Housing Association of Delaware Valley Records, Series 2

Collection ID: 
SCRC 1
Date: 
1870-1985
Footage: 
Approximately 360.38 linear feet (Approximately 527 boxes + 23 microfilm reels)
Collecting Area: 

Collection Overview
Series 1: URB 3, 1870-1970
Series 2: URB 29, 1909-1985
Series 3: Accession 63, circa 1968 (Unavailable)
Series 4: Accession 74, Undated (Unavailable)
Series 5: Accession 185, Undated (Unavailable)
Series 6: Accession 192, 1964-1974
Series 7: Accessions 107, 124, 141, 161, 162, 192, 239
Series 8: Accession 375, 1950-1977
Series 9: Accession 425, 1960-1979
Series 10: Accession 439, 1958-1979
Series 11: Accession 477, 1964-1982  
Series 12: Accession 561, 1954-1982  
Series 13: Accession 580, 1959-1982
Series 14: Accession 584, 1968-1984  
Series 15: Accession 618, 1976-1985
Series 16: HADV Neighborhoods and Urban Renewal Areas (Accessions 781 and 980), 1947-1972
Series 17: Accession 981, 1953-1979
Series 18: Newspaper Clippings, 1911-1960
Series 19: Negro Migrant Study Records, 1923-1924 (URB 31)
Series 20: Photographs: Numbered, circa 1897-1972 (PC-1, PC-2)
Series 21: Photographs: Unnumbered, circa 1918-1967 (PC-4)
Series 22: PHA Lantern Slides, circa 1904-1929 (PC-7, PC-8, PC-9)

 

Series 2: URB 29, 1909-1985

 

Series 2 contains 9 boxes of records from 1909-1985, consisting of reports and publications, minutes, statistics, and evaluations of the Housing Association. It is organized into 4 subseries: Subseries 2.1: Reports and Publications, 1913-1985; Subseries 2.2: Board and Executive Minutes, 1909-1971; Subseries 2.3: Statistics, 1920-1968; and Subseries 2.4: Evaluations of Housing Association, 1940-1967.

 

Subseries 2.1: Reports and Publications, 1913-1985

 

Box 1

URB 29/I/1 Annual Reports, 1913-1916
URB 29/I/2-6 Housing in Philadelphia (Annual Report), 1919-1920, 1922-1943, 1950, 1955, 1958, 1960-1961 
URB 29/I/7-11 Issues, 1943-1967, 1970 Infill, 1972 (On Reference Shelves; See Also URB 3/V/1674-1678)
URB 29/I/12 Annual Reports, 1966-1976, 1961
URB 29/I/13 To Our Members, 1971, 1974 

Box 2

URB 29/I/14-18 Policy Committee Working Papers, 1961-1965 (#1-16) 
URB 29/I/19-21 Housing Facts, 1965-1971 (#1-35)
URB 29/I/22-32 Memorandum, 1965-1970 (#1-60) 

 

Subseries 2.2: Board and Executive Minutes, 1909-1971

 

Box 3

URB 29/II/1-12 Board Minutes, 1909-1929 

Box 4

URB 29/II/13-21 Board Minutes, 1930-1947 

Box 5

URB 29/II/22-33 Board Minutes, 1948-1959 

Box 6

URB 29/II/34-43 Board Minutes, 1960-1965, 1970-1971 

 

Subseries 2.3: Statistics, 1920-1968

 

Box 7

URB 29/III/1 Census Tract Data, 1940-1950
URB 29/III/2 Metropolitan Area Population Growth – Mobility, 1960-1962
URB 29/III/3 Occupied Housing by Tract – Race and Tenure, 1960-1963
URB 29/III/4 Neighborhoods – Population and Housing, 1950-1961
URB 29/III/5 Income Distribution, 1950-1960
URB 29/III/6 Income and Family Size, 1960
URB 29/III/7 Poverty, 1960
URB 29/III/8 Low Income Household – Income Sources, 1960
URB 29/III/9 Low Income Household – Characteristics, 1960
URB 29/III/10-13 Elderly – Housing, 1960
URB 29/III/14 Non-Whites – Population, 1960-1961
URB 29/III/15 Non-Whites – Housing, 1960-1961
URB 29/III/16 White and Non-White Housing – Suburbs, 1940-1960
URB 29/III/17 Miscellaneous Economic Characteristics, 1960 

Box 8

URB 29/III/18 School Population – Metropolitan, 1963-1967
URB 29/III/19 Residential Construction, 1946-1962
URB 29/III/20 Demolitions, 1940-1959
URB 29/III/21 Change in Building Supply, 1920-1959
URB 29/III/22 Housing Tables and Summaries, 1960-1962
URB 29/III/23 Housing Trends, 1950-1970
URB 29/III/24 Apartment Construction, 1946-1964
URB 29/III/25 Housing Cost – Value and Ability to Pay, 1960
URB 29/III/26-27 Subsidies Needed to Supply Decent Housing, 1960
URB 29/III/28 Housing Quality and Income, 1960 

Box 9

URB 29/III/29 Housing Conditions, 1950-1960
URB 29/III/30 Housing and Family Size, 1960
URB 29/III/31 Substandard Housing and Income, 1960-1964
URB 29/III/32 Substandard Housing – Philadelphia, 1950-1960
URB 29/III/33 Substandard Housing – Outside Philadelphia, 1950-1960
URB 29/III/34 Households in Substandard Housing, 1960
URB 29/III/35 Crowding and Density, 1950-1960
URB 29/III/36 Vacancies, 1940-1960
URB 29/III/37 Public Housing, 1963-1964
URB 29/III/38 Montgomery County Housing Survey, 1967-1968 

 

Subseries 2.4: Evaluations of Housing Association, 1940-1967

                       

URB 29/IV/1A Report for Community Fund, 1940
URB 29/IV/1 Evaluation for Community Chest, 1953
URB 29/IV/2 Developments Since 1953 by Health and Welfare Council, 1961
URB 29/IV/3 United Fund Agency Review Report, 1967