John N. Patterson Papers

Collection ID: 
URB 18 (Acc. 82)
Date: 
1965-1970
Footage: 
3.5 cubic feet
Collecting Area: 

Subjects:

 

BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE


John Patterson was a consultant to the School District of Philadelphia and was also active in community and con.servation organizations. The bulk of his papers concern education and the Philadelphia public school system, including correspondence, task force reports, speeches, studies, proposals, and projects. Subjects covered are vocational education, inner city school problems, school decentralization, model school districts, and Philadelphia's Parkway School. Papers also include correspondence, reports, and proposals concerning the Household Employment Association for Re-Evaluation and Training (H.E.A.R.T.); material on SugarLoaf, a country estate which Patterson wished to convert to a conservation preserve; and the Schuylkill Valley Nature Center. There is also some material on Patterson's financial holdings.

 

ACQUISITION INFORMATION

Deposited by Mrs. Anne Patterson in 1971. Accession no. 82.

 

INDEX TERMS

Corporate Names
 
Household Employment Association for Re-Evaluation and Training (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Parkway Program
Philadelphia Advisory Council for Vocational Education 
School District of Philadelphia, Pa.
Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Sugarloaf Estate (Philadelphia, Pa.)
 
Personal Names
 
Brenner, Clifford 
Finney, Graham S. 
Meigs, Henry H., 1924- 
Stahl, Ben, 1915-1998
 
Subjects
 
Education--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia
Environmental protection
Nature conservation
School districts -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia.
School management and organization -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia.
 
Geographic Places
 
Philadelphia (Pa.)

INVENTORY


Box 1


URB 18/1 Andorra Homes Project, Montgomery County-- miscellaneous papers 1969
URB 18/2 Bank Street College--Correspondence 1968
URB 18/3 Bank Street College--Conference program 1968
URB 18/4 Bank Street College--Conference report 1968
URB 18/5 Bicentennial Corporation--Learning Sub-committee, proposals 1969
URB 18/6 Bicentennial Corporation--Miscellaneous papers 1969
URB 18/7 Blue House--Investment account
URB 18/8 "Changes in the Philadelphia Public Schools: A Source Document" 1967
URB 18/9 "Changes in the Philadelphia Public Schools: A Source Document" 1967
URB 18/10 "Changes in the Philadelphia Public Schools: A Source Document" 1967
URB 18/11 Citizens' Education Campaign Committee--Corres- pondence 1969
URB 18/12 Citizens' Education Campaign Committee-- Correspondence 1969
URB 18/13 Citizens' Education Campaign Committee--Financial estimates
URB 18/14 Citizens' Education Campaign Committee--Mailing lists
URB 18/15 Citizens' Education Campaign Committee--Mailing lists
URB 18/16 Citizens' Education Campaign Committee--"School Visits Report" 1961-1962
URB 18/17 Commonwealth Realty Trust, Inc.--Annual reports 1967, 1969
URB 18/18 Commonwealth Realty Trust, Inc.--Board meeting minutes 1970
URB 18/19 Commonwealth Realty Trust, Inc.--Correspondence 1968-1970
URB 18/20 Commonwealth Realty Trust, Inc.--Golden Beach Hotel, education 1970
URB 18/21 Commonwealth Realty Trust, Inc.--Miscellaneous financial figures 1970
URB 18/22 Commonwealth Realty Trust, Inc.--Nature of stockholders meeting and proxy forms 1968
URB 18/23 Commonwealth Realty Trust, Inc.--Nature of stockholders meeting and proxy forms 1970
URB 18/24 Commonwealth Realty Trust, Inc.--Proposed stock purchase agreement 1968
URB 18/25 Commonwealth Realty Trust, Inc.--Questionnaire to board members 1970
URB 18/26 Commonwealth Realty Trust, Inc.--Southgate Apartments, brochure
URB 18/27 "A Curriculum Proposal for Modern Foreign Languages for Nursery School through Grade Twelve" 1963
URB 18/28 Day Care Project--Summary of Day Care situations 1967
URB 18/29 Day Care Project--Memoranda on proposal 1968
URB 18/30 Demonstration Cities Program--Proposal by Mayor James Tate for Philadelphia participation 1966
URB 18/31 "Dimensions of an Urban University"
URB 18/32 Eberhard Faber, Inc.--Correspondence 1970
URB 18/33 Education Parks--"Feasibility Study" 1966
URB 18/34 Education Parks--Proposal for community service park in Germantown 1966
URB 18/35 Education--Untitled speech by Patterson 1967
URB 18/36 "Education Voucher System"
URB 18/37 "Educational Perceptions, Preferences, Needs, and Goals" 1969
URB 18/38 "Exploring the Wissahickon Valley" 1968
URB 18/39 "Federal Grant for Desegregation" 1965
URB 18/40 George A. Fuller Company--Draft notes on 1966
URB 18/41 Household Employment Association for Re-Evaluation and Training (HEART)--Correspondence 1968, 1970
URB 18/42 Household Employment Association for Re-Evaluation and Training (HEART)--Final proposal July 1970
URB 18/43 Household Employment Association for Re-Evaluation and Training (HEART)--Final proposal July 1970

Box 2


URB 18/44 Household Employment Association for Re-Evaluation and Training (HEART)--Magazine article
URB 18/45 Household Employment Association for Re-Evaluation and Training (HEART)--Miscellaneous papers
URB 18/46 Household Employment Association for Re-Evaluation and Training (HEART)--Quarterly report, April and July 1970
URB 18/47 Household Employment Association for Re-Evaluation and Training (HEART)--Report on seminar 1969
URB 18/48 "The Human Services Manpower Crisis"
URB 18/49 Inner City School Problems--Seminar 1969
URB 18/50 Inner City School Problems--Seminar 1969
URB 18/51 "An Instructional Management Strategy for Individual Learning"
URB 18/52 Intensive Learning Center--Advisory Committee meeting minutes 1969
URB 18/53 Intensive Learning Center--Comments by Advisory Committee members on possible changes 1969
URB 18/54 Intensive Learning Center--Organization for instructions 1969-1970
URB 18/55 Intensive Learning Center- -Prospectus 1968
URB 18/56 Intensive Learning Center--"Summer Stuff" 1969
URB 18/57 Intergroup Education--Seminar 1965
URB 18/58 Intergroup Education--Seminar 1965
URB 18/59 Kalodner, Philip P.--Article on 1969
URB 18/60 Middle Schools--"As of Now: Philadelphia's Community and Magnet Schools" 1966
URB 18/61 Middle Schools--Conference 1966
URB 18/62 Middle Schools--Conference 1966
URB 18/63 Middle Schools--Conwell School, "Challenge and Change at..." 1967
URB 18/64 Middle Schools--Conwell School, fact sheets
URB 18/65 Middle Schools--Conwell School, test score results 1969
URB 18/66 Middle Schools--Miscellaneous papers
URB 18/67 Middle Schools--Miscellaneous papers
URB 18/68 Middle Schools--Miscellaneous papers
URB 18/69 Middle Schools--Report on, n.d.
URB 18/70 Middle Schools--Report on, n.d.
URB 18/71 Model School Program--Memoranda and committee meetings 1967
URB 18/72 Model School Program--Report on Masterman Laboratory
URB 18/73 Model School Program--Report on North Phila- delphia Model School District 1967
URB 18/74 National Committee for Support of the Public Schools--Newsletter 1968
URB 18/75 National Committee for Support of the Public Schools--Special reports 1968
URB 18/76 "New Approaches in Public Education"
URB 18/77 New Land Purchase--115 Acre Tract 1969
URB 18/78 New Land Purchase--"Philadelphia International Airport Related Land"
URB 18/79 "Notes on a Teaching Experience" 1967
URB 18/80 Oxon Hill Children's Farm--Correspondence 1970
URB 18/81 Parkway School--Committee meeting
URB 18/82 Parkway School--Evaluation Project 1968
URB 18/83 Parkway School--Miscellaneous papers and memoranda 1967-1968
URB 18/84 Parkway School--Status report 1968
URB 18/85 Pennsylvania Horticultural Society--Educational programs for Children 1969-1970

Box 3


URB 18/86 Personal papers. Biographical data on John N. Patterson
URB 18/87 Personal papers. Correspondence 1966-1970
URB 18/88 Personal papers. "The Individual and Society: The Players and the Plot" 1969
URB 18/89 Personal papers. Life insurance--miscellaneous papers
URB 18/90 Personal papers. Medical examination 1954
URB 18/91 Personal papers. Miscellaneous speech notes
URB 18/92 Personal papers. Miscellaneous speech notes
URB 18/93 Personal papers. Mrs. Patterson--correspondence and miscellaneous papers 1970
URB 18/94 Personal papers. Naval records--correspondence
URB 18/95 Personal papers. Naval records--correspondence
URB 18/96 Personal papers. Naval records--discharge and promotion papers
URB 18/97 Personal papers. Naval records--instructions
URB 18/98 Personal papers. Naval records--miscellaneous pamphlets
URB 18/99 Personal papers. Naval records--officer's qualifications record jacket
URB 18/100 Personal papers. Naval records--photograph 1953
URB 18/101 Personal papers. Naval records--training program
URB 18/102 Personal papers. "The Windward Passage-Both Ways: Some Comparisons and Afterthoughts" 1970
URB 18/103 "The Phantom Nongraded School" 1968
URB 18/104 Philadelphia Council for Community Advancement-- Newsletter 1967
URB 18/105 Philadelphia Opportunities for Women-- Correspondence 1969
URB 18/106 Plays for Living--Committee members and committee fact sheet 1969-1970
URB 18/107 Plays for Living--Correspondence 1969
URB 18/108 Plays for Living--Future objectives requiring additional finances
URB 18/109 Plays for Living--Performances 1967-1969
URB 18/110 Plays for Living--Request to the Grant Foundation for support 1967
URB 18/111 Primary and Secondary Education in the Delaware Valley--Staff memoranda 1968
URB 18/112 "A Program Proposal for WTAF-TV"
URB 18/113 "A Proposal to Implement Educational Change through Community Co-Operation 1966
URB 18/114 Regional Cooperation between the Schools of Philadelphia and the Suburbs--Miscellaneous papers 1969
URB 18/115 "The Relationship between Metropolitan Areas, Manpower Shortages, and the Volunteer" 1965
URB 18/116 Request for Operational Planning Grant n.d.
URB 18/117 Ridgeway Library Site--Correspondence 1969
URB 18/118 "School Administrators to Attend Human Relations Retreats" 1965
URB 18/119 School Board Question--Patterson speech 1966
URB 18/120 School Board Question--Primary election 1969
URB 18/121 School Decentralization--"An Evaluation of Decentralization in New York City" 1968
URB 18/122 School Decentralization--"An Evaluation of Decentralization in New York City" 1968
URB 18/123 School Decentralization--"An Evaluation of Decentralization in New York City" 1968
URB 18/124 School Decentralization--"An Evaluation of Decentralization in New York City" 1968
URB 18/125 School Decentralization--"An Evaluation of Decentralization in New York City" 1968
URB 18/126 School Decentralization--"An Evaluation of Decentralization in New York City" 1968
URB 18/127 School Decentralization--"An Evaluation of Decentralization in New York City" 1968

Box 4


URB 18/128 School Decentralization--"The Politics of Decentralization" 1968
URB 18/129 School Decentralization--Proposed guide- lines of the Philadelphia Chapter of the American Jewish Committee 1969
URB 18/130 School Decentralization--Recommendations of Education Committee of the Americans for Democratic Action
URB 18/131 School Decentralization--Unititled paper n.d.
URB 18/132 "A School Designed for Kids" 1970
URB 18/133 School District of Philadelphia-- Architecture and construction expenses
URB 18/134 School District of Philadelphia--Budget 1965
URB 18/135 School District of Philadelphia--Budget proposal 1967
URB 18/136 School District of Philadelphia--Consultants, employed
URB 18/137 School District of Philadelphia--Correspondence, In-coming A-C
URB 18/138 School District of Philadelphia--Correspondence, In-coming D-H
URB 18/139 School District of Philadelphia--Correspondence, In-coming J-N
URB 18/140 School District of Philadelphia--Correspondence, In-coming O-R
URB 18/141 School District of Philadelphia--Correspondence, In-coming S-T
URB 18/142 School District of Philadelphia--Correspondence, In-coming U-Z
URB 18/143 School District of Philadelphia--Correspondence, Out-going 1965-February 1966
URB 18/144 School District of Philadelphia--Correspondence, Out-going March-May 1966
URB 18/145 School District of Philadelphia--Correspondence, Out-going June-August 1966
URB 18/146 School District of Philadelphia--Correspondence, Out-going September-December 1966
URB 18/147 School District of Philadelphia--Correspondence, Out-going 1967
URB 18/148 School District of Philadelphia--Correspondence, Out-going 1969-1970
URB 18/149 School District of Philadelphia--Field Foundation Project, preliminary planning 1966
URB 18/150 School District of Philadelphia--Mental Health Programs
URB 18/151 School District of Philadelphia--Office of Planning, meetings 1966
URB 18/152 School District of Philadelphia--Organization plan for school district n.d.
URB 18/153 School District of Philadelphia--Recruitment of personnel, memoranda on n.d.
URB 18/154 School District of Philadelphia--Recruitment of personnel, miscellaneous resumes
URB 18/155 School District of Philadelphia--Repairs and physical expansion 1967
URB 18/156 School District of Philadelphia--Research for Better Schools, statements on personnel
URB 18/157 School District of Philadelphia--Services and activities of division of school extension 1966
URB 18/158 School District of Philadelphia--Task Forces, correspondence 1965
URB 18/159 School District of Philadelphia--Task Forces, correspondence 1966-1967
URB 18/160 School District of Philadelphia--Task Forces, report to board of education 1965
URB 18/161 School District of Philadelphia--Task Forces, report to board of education 1967

Box 5


URB 18/162 School District of Philadelphia--Task Forces, report on capital program and physical plant 1965
URB 18/163 School District of Philadelphia--Task Forces, report on capital program and physical plant
URB 18/164 School District of Philadelphia--Task Forces, report on budget analysis procedures 1965
URB 18/165 School District of Philadelphia--Task Forces, report on manpower and programs 1965
URB 18/166 School District of Philadelphia--Task Forces, report on manpower and programs 1965
URB 18/167 School District of Philadelphia--Task Forces, seminar 1965
URB 18/168 School District of Philadelphia--Task Forces, report on proposed
URB 18/169 School District of Philadelphia--"A Video- sponder Teaching System"
URB 18/170 School District of Philadelphia--Warehousing 1966, 1968
URB 18/171 School Superintendents--Miscellaneous articles on
URB 18/172 Schuylkill Valley Nature Center--Adult Ecology course 1969
URB 18/173 Schuylkill Valley Nature Center--Budget and expenses 1969-1970
URB 18/174 Schuylkill Valley Nature Center--Christmas Count 1969, 1970
URB 18/175 Schuylkill Valley Nature Center--"Computer Utilization in Air and Water Pollution Control" 1969
URB 18/176 Schuylkill Valley Nature Center--Correspondence 1968-1970
URB 18/177 Schuylkill Valley Nature Center--Employee's manual 1969
URB 18/178 Schuylkill Valley Nature Center--Executive Committee minutes 1969
URB 18/179 Schuylkill Valley Nature Center--Executive Committee minutes 1970
URB 18/180 Schuylkill Valley Nature Center--Insurance coverage
URB 18/181 Schuylkill Valley Nature Center-Maintenance and janitorial manual 1969
URB 18/182 Schuylkill Valley Nature Center--Miscel- laneous papers and brochures
URB 18/183 Schuylkill Valley Nature Center--Monthly attendance record 1969-1970
URB 18/184 Schuylkill Valley Nature Center--Monthly summary February-March 1969
URB 18/185 Schuylkill Valley Nature Center--Monthly summary April-August 1969
URB 18/186 Schuylkill Valley Nature Center--Pilot Urban Ecology Study 1970
URB 18/187 Schuylkill Valley Nature Center--Problems affecting Nature Center
URB 18/188 Schuylkill Valley Nature Center--Program proposal
URB 18/189 Schuylkill Valley Nature Center--Public Tours, program for
URB 18/190 Schuylkill Valley Nature Center--"A Seasonal Study of a One Meter Section of a Stream on the Schuylkill Valley Nature Center" 1970
URB 18/191 Schuylkill Valley Nature Center--Sugar Loaf Conference 1970
URB 18/192 Schuylkill Valley Nature Center--Teacher's Urban Ecology Workshop proposal 1970
URB 19/193 "Some Major Areas of Concentration for Improv- ing the Quality of Education in Phila- delphia"
URB 18/194 Sugar Loaf, Greenfield Estate- -Correspondence 1967
URB 18/195 Sugar Loaf, Greenfield Estate--Correspondence January-February 1968
URB 18/196 Sugar Loaf, Greenfield Estate--Correspondence March-June 1968
URB 18/197 Sugar Loaf, Greenfield Estate--Correspondence July 1968 - April 1969
URB 18/198 Sugar Loaf, Greenfield Estate--Miscellaneous newspaper articles
URB 18/199 Sugar Loaf, Greenfield Estate--Proposal for creation of Conference Center 1968

Box 6


URB 18/200 "Survival...and the Pursuit of Happiness" 1970
URB 18/201 Temple University--Operating expenses 1967-1970
URB 18/202 "Towards a Differentiated Teaching Staff"
URB 18/203 "Training as an Agent of Institutional Change" 1966
URB 18/204 "Urban Observatories: A Proposal for the National League of Cities" 1965
URB 18/205 "The Value of the Dollar" 1970
URB 18/206 Vocational Education--Advisory Council, Pennsylvania--members 1969
URB 18/207 Vocational Education--Advisory Council, Pennsylvania--plan for administration vocational education 1969
URB 18/208 Vocational Education--Advisory Council, Pennsylvania--plan for administration of vocational education 1969
URB 18/209 Vocational Education--Advisory Council, Pennsylvania--plan for administration of vocational education 1969
URB 18/210 Vocational Education--Advisory Council, Philadelphia--field exposure sessions 1969
URB 18/211 Vocational Education--Advisory Council, Philadelphia--organization
URB 18/212 Vocational Education--Advisory Council, Philadelphia--members
URB 18/213 Vocational Education--Advisory Council, Philadelphia--summary of activities 1970 URB 18/214 Vocational Education--Advisory Council, Philadelphia--meeting minutes 1969-1970
URB 18/215 Vocational Education--Advisory Council, Philadelphia--correspondence 1969
URB 18/216 Vocational Education--Advisory Council, Philadelphia--correspondence 1970
URB 18/217 Vocational Education--Advisory Council, United States--miscellaneous papers
URB 18/218 Vocational Education- -Conference 1966
URB 18/219 Vocational Education--"Cooperative Work Experiences in Industrial Education" 1969
URB 18/220 Vocational Education--"Involving Industry in Local Vocational and Technical Education"1967
URB 18/221 Vocational Education--Miscellaneous papers
URB 18/222 Vocational Education--Occupational education conference 1968
URB 18/223 Vocational Education--"Plans and Prospects for Federal Vocational Education Funds" 1969
URB 18/224 Vocational Education--Proposal for Job Bound Youth 1969
URB 18/225 Vocational Education--Proposal for Job Bound Youth 1969
URB 18/226 Vocational Education--Proposal for Job Bound Youth 1969, Revised
URB 18/227 Vocational Education--Proposal for Job Bound Youth 1969, Revised
URB 18/228 Vocational Education--School District of Philadelphia, organization of vocational education administration
URB 18/229 Vocational Education--Skill Center Program, budget
URB 18/230 Vocational Education--Skill Center Program, description
URB 18/231 Vocational Education--Skill Center Program, scheduling
URB 18/232 Vocational Education--Skill Center Program, technical advisor's meeting
URB 18/233 Vocational Education--"A Statement of Philosophy of Occupational Education" 1968
URB 18/234 Vocational Education--"A Statement of Philosophy of Occupational Education" 1968, excerpts
URB 18/235 Vocational Education--Suggestions and proposals for programs of Occupational Education in Philadelphia schools 1969
URB 18/236 Vocational Education--"Survey of Vocational Education in 19 Large City School Systems" 1969
URB 18/237 Vocational Education--Three year plan for advisory committee on vocational education
URB 18/238 Vocational Education--Venango County Technical School, report 1970
URB 18/239 "Where We're At in Philadelphia"--"Old Needs and New Directions" 1967
URB 18/240 "Where We're At in Philadelphia"--Managing the Public Schools" 1967
URB 18/241 "Where We're At in Philadelphia"--Revolutions in Philadelphia
URB 18/242 "Where We're At in Philadephia--"A Proposal for an Institute of Administrative Training and Planning" 1968
URB 18/243 Young America Preserves, Inc.--Proposal for the
Children's Museum of Philadelphia 1968
URB 18/244 Miscellaneous newspaper clippings
URB 18/245 Miscellaneous newspaper clippings

Box 7


Appointment Book 1967
Appointment Book 1968
Appointment Book 1969
Appointment Book 1970
Mass Cards on Death 1970