Legal Aid Society (Philadelphia, Pa.) Records

Collection ID: 
Acc. 253, 259, 282
Date: 
1934-1976
Collecting Area: 

 

ORGANIZATION AND ARRANGEMENT


This collection is organized into four series:
 
  • SERIES I. BACKGROUND, BOARD OF DIRECTORS
  • SERIES II. OFFICE FILES
  • SERIES III. FINANCIAL RECORDS
  • SERIES IV. OUTSIDE AGENCIES

INVENTORY
 

SERIES I. BACKGROUND, BOARD OF DIRECTORS

BOX 1

Scrapbook, 1934 (Acc. 282)
Background, history
Annual Reports. 1935-1936, 1952-1954, 1957-1958, 1960-1961, 1965-1968.
Constitution and By-laws, articles of incorporation and amendments.
Board of Directors. Correspondence re-membership on Board of Directors. 1945-1946, 1948-1954
Board of Directors. Membership lists and correspondence re-membership. 1956-1957.
Board of Directors. Minutes, agenda, reports to Board of Directors. 1942, 1944-1975.
Board of Directors. Budget Committee. Correspondence, etc. 1945-1947.
Board of Directors. Committee on Social Agencies. Correspondence, etc. 1945-1947.
Board of Directors. Finance Committee. Correspondence, etc. 1945-1946, 1954, 1957-1958.
Board of Directors. Nominating Committee. Correspondence, etc. 1951, 1956, 1959.
Board of Directors. Policy Committee. Correspondence, etc. 1945-1946, 1948.
Board of Directors. Special Budget Committee. 1948-1949.
Board of Directors. Correspondence re minutes and meeting of Board of Directors. 1945-1975
Board of Directors. Miscellaneous correspondence, reports. 1946-1973.


SERIES II. OFFICE FILES

Abrahams, Robert D. Article and correspondence on French Legal Aid. 1952-1953.
Abrahams, Robert D. General Correspondence. 1950-1963.

BOX 2

Abrahams, Robert D. General Correspondence. 1964-1973.
Abrahams, Robert D. "Lawyer, Marriage Counselor, or Both." n.d.
Advertising Claims, 1947.
Alterations and Repairs to Legal Aid Society office.
Correspondence, 1945-1946.
Attorneys Reports. 1933-1957.
Attorneys Reports, Comparative Statistics, etc. 1933-1966.
Attorneys Reports. 1967-1974.
Attorneys Reports, Statistics. 1975-1976.
Auxilliary Staff Attorneys Reports. 1937-1943.
Bethanien Evangelical Lutheran Church Branch. Correspondence, statistics, etc. 1966-1968.
Case Information. Miscellaneous. 1940, 1969-1975, n.d.
Center for Consumer Affairs. University of Wisconsin Extension. 1965.
Closing of Legal Aid Society and Merger with Community Legal Services. Correspondence, etc. 1975-1976.
Committee on the Bar. Correspondence, reports. 1945-1946, 1948.

BOX 3

Contract and Proxy Marriages. 1943-1945, 1952-1953.
Contributions (General). 1934, 1936, 1941-1942.
Correspondence (Miscellaneous). 1962-1975
Council -n- Volunteers. n.d.
Court Orders, State Acts. Miscellaneous. 1959, 1970, 1972, 1975.
Debt Adjustment and Dept Pooling. Correspondence, etc. 1955-1956.
Delayed Birth Certificates. 1942.
Divorce Cases. Correspondence, etc. 1944, 1952-1972.
Eligibility Requirements for Clients. 1953, 1958-1975.
Endowment Fund and Investment Committee. Correspondence, etc. 1935, 1944-1946, 1948-1950, 1958, 1962-1965.
Financial Service System and U.S. Commercial Services. Correspondence, briefs. 1954-1955.
Fine Arts Sterling Silver C. 1970-1971
Germantown Branch. Correspondence, statistics, etc. 1965- 1966.
Greekoler, Anna H. Case File. 1968. Haas Community Fund. Correspondence re-office equipment. 1973.
Hahnemann Hospital. Child Advocacy Program. 1972.
Heard, et . al . v. Rizz, et . al . 1968.
Henrietta Tower Wurts Memorial. Correspondence re-office equipment. 1973-1974.
Housing Code Amendment. Bill No. 624. 1965.
Inter-office Memos. 1947-1952, 1966-1976.
Interesting Cases and Letters of Appreciation. 1948.
Interesting Cases. 1952-1953, 1962-1963, 1966, 1971.
George Kahn Co. (Legal Aid Society v.) 1949.
Lease of Legal Aid Society Office. Correspondence. 1946- 1948.
Legal Aid Supplementation Plan. Correspondence. 1964-1965.
Low Cost Legal Service. 1945
Ludlow Branch Office. Correspondence. 1966-1967, 1970.

BOX 4

Lynch, E. Raymond. Correspondence re-employment with Legal Aid Society. 1971-1974.
Lynch, E. Raymond. General Correspondence. 1963-1976.
McFall, Alan B. "Poverty, Justice, and Legal Aid." 1967.
Mental Health Commitment Procedures. Correspondence, etc. 1962-1964.
Mutual Insurance Companies. Correspondence. 1964, 1970.
National Council on Alcoholism. Correspondence, etc. 1972.
National Defense
File. 1940-1941.
National Legal Services Corporation. Correspondence, etc. 1973, 1975.
Office Form Letters. n.d. Pennsylvania v. David Dillwaorth and Pennsylvania v. Emmett A. Murphy. Paternity Case. 1967.
Pennsylvania. Department of Public Welfare. Correspondence, publications, matching funds. 1970-1974.
Pennsylvania Budget-Planning Act. Correspondence, etc. 1959.
Pennsylvania Legal Services Center. Correspondence, etc. 1975.
Pennsylvania Prison Society. Correpondence, etc. 1968-1969.
Personnel and Salary Special committee, 1948.
Philadelaphia Police Department. Correspondence, memos, cases on police brutality, Legal Aid Society relationships with police. 1967-1973.
Philadelphia Council for Community Advancement. Correspondence with Samuel Dash re Philadelphia Inquirer article. 1964.
Philadelphia Industrial Union Council (CIO). Correspondence, etc. 1945-1946.
Philadelphia Veterans Advisory Committee. Philadelphia Veterans Center. Correspondence. 1945-1949.
Poverty Law. Miscellaneous. 1967-1968, 1973
Price Fixing. 1941-1943.
Publicity. Newspaper clippings. 1934-1947, 1949-1951, 1954-1964, 1967-1975.

BOX 5

Real Estate-Land Title and Trust Company. Bill of Complaint. 1933.
Reorganization of Legal Aid Society. Correspondence, etc. 1949.
Ribikauskas v. Ribikauskas. Child Support Case. 1949. Rutgers University School of Law (Camden). Correspondence re intern. 1970-1971.
Salary Schedules. 1942-1943.
Solicitation of Members. 1963.
South Philadelphia Branch. Correspondence, statistics. -1965 - 1966.
Statistics. 1947-1948, 1956-1976. Statistics, Yearly Totals. 1964-1976.
Stewart, George Scott, Jr. Correspondence. 1934, 1938,-1944 - 1949.
Students. Mr. Massey's Office. 1969.
Temple University School of Law Branch. Annual Report. -1968- 1973.
Temple University School of Law Branch. Correspondence, etc. 1950-1952.
Temple University School of Law Branch. Correspondence, statistics, etc. 1953-1964.

BOX 6

Temple University School of Law Branch. Correspondence, statistics, etc. 1965-1972.
Temple University and Legal Aid Office-Advisory Board. Correspondence, statistics, etc. 1973-1974.
Temple University and Legal Aid Office-Advisory Board. Correspondence, etc. 1975.
Temple University School of Law. Legal Clerkship Program. Professional Responsibility Project. 1962.
Temple University School of Law. Legal Interns. 1970-1974.
Temple University School of Law. Manual of Procedure for the Legal Aid Branch. n.d.
Temple University School of Law. Proposal to National Council on Legal Clinics. 1960-1961.
Temple University Schools of Law and Medicine. Unit in Law and Psychiatry. Report on Combined Legal and Psychiatric Research. 1957-1959.
Temple University Schools of Law and Medicine. Unit in Law and Psychiatry. Forencsic Psychaitry Clinic. Correspondence, case studies. 1965-1966.
Tenants and Landlords. Correspondence, etc. 1966, 1968.
Thank-you Correspondence from clients. 1962-1973.
United Restitution Organization. Correspondence, etc. 1955 - 1968.

BOX 7

United States. Department of Justice. Alien Enemy Certificates of Identification. 1942.
United States. Department of Labor. Children's Bureau. 1942-1952.
United States. Department of Treasury. Internal Revenue Service. Correspondence, tax forms. 1945, 1947-1950, 1969-1976.
University of Pennsyvania Law School. Correspondence. 1949-1966.
University of Pennsylvania. Volunteers. 1947-1949.
University of Pennsylvania. Weekly Office Duty. 1971.
Veterans Referral List. 1945-1948.
Miscellaneous Office Files.


SERIES III. FINANCIAL RECORDS

Budget. 1936-1948.

BOX 8

Budget. 1948-1963.

BOX 9

Budget. 1963-1976.

BOX 10 (VOLUMES)

Volume 1. General Ledger. 1945-1960.
Volume 2. Treasurer's Account. 1945-1964.
Volume 3. Financial Records. 1964-1966.

BOX 11 (VOLUMES)

Volume 1. Attorney's Account. 1950-1956.
Volume 2. Attorney's Account. 1969-1971. and Treasurer's Account. 1970-1971.

BOX 12

Financial Reports. 1933-1951.
Auditor's Reports. 1948, 1950, 1952-1961, 1963-1966, 1969- 1975.


SERIES IV. OUTSIDE AGENCIES.

Alabama, Birmingham. Legal Aid. Annual report. 1964.
Arizona, Phoenix, Maricopa County Legal Aid Society. Annual reports. 1961, 1963-1966.
Arizona, Tucson. Legal Aid Society. Annual reports. 1958 - 1959, 1961.
California, Sacramento. Legal Aid Society of Sacramento County. Annual reports. 1959-1960, 1963.
California, San Diego. Legal Aid Society of San Diego, Inc. Annual report. 1958.
California, San Francisco. Legal Aid Society of San Francisco. Annual reports. 1958-1962, 1965
California, Stockton. Legal Aid Society of San Joaquin County. Annual report. 1963.
Colorado, Denver. Legal Aid Society of Denver. Annual reports. 1958-1960, 1962, 1964-1966.
Community Chest. Correspondence, etc. 1946-1952, 1956-1960.
Community Chest. Social Audit. 1955-1956.

BOX 13

Community Fund. Correspondence. 1938, 1945-1946.
Community Fund and Federation of Jewish Charities. A Study of the Philadelphia Legal Aid Society. 1943-1944.
Community Legal Services. Correspondence on contract between Legal Aid Society and Community Legal Services. 1966, 1971.
Community Legal Services. Correspondence, etc. 1966-1970.
Community Services of Pennsylvania. Forums, etc. 1972.
Council of Social Agencies. Children's Division. Committee on Illegitimacy. 1944-1947.
Council of Social Agencies. Position Classification Study. 1944-1948.
Council on Legal Education and Professional Responsibility. Correspondence, newsletter. 1970-1973.
Council on Volunteers. Board Members' Institute. 1948.
Diagnostic and Rehabilitation Center. Reports, correspondence, etc. 1967, 1969, 1972.
Florida, Jacksonville. Duval County Legal Aid Association. Annual report. 1960.
Florida, Jacksonville. Duval County Legal Aid Association. Annual report. 1960.
Florida, Miami. Legal Aid Society. Annual report. 1968.
Georgia, Atlanta. Atlanta Legal Aid Society. Annual report. 1958, 1960-1965.
Hawaii, Honolulu. Legal Aid Society of Hawaii. Annual report. 1958-1961, 1964.
Health and Welfare Council. Correspondence. etc. 1948- 1959, 1951, 1953-1955, 1960-1971, 1975.
Health and Welfare Council. Directory Advisory Committee. 1954.
Health and Welfare Council. Protective Service for the Aged. 1954.
Health and Welfare Council. Resources-Needs Study. 1955- 1956.
Health and Welfare Council. Social Statistics. Form M-1. 1956-1970.

BOX 14

Health and Welfare Council. Social Statistics. Form M-1. 1971-1976.
Illinois, Chicago. Legal Aid Burea of the United Charities of Chicago. Annual reports. 1961-1963.
Illinois, Peoria. Greater Peoria Legal Aid Society. Annual report. 1958-1966.
Indiana, Evansville. Legal Aid Society of Evansville, Inc. Annual reports. 1959-1961.
Indiana, Indianapolis. Indianapolis Legal Aid Society, Inc. Annual reports. 1958-1961, 1963.
International Bar Association. Miscellaneous. 1950, 1953- 1954, 1958.
International Legal Aid Association. Memoranda on legal aid in other countries. 1961-1962.
Jefferson Medical College. Community Mental Health Program, drug program. 1972, n.d.
Kansas. Legal Aid Society. Annual report. 1966.
Kansas, Kansas City, Wyandotte County Legal Aid Society, Inc. Annual report. 1959, 1965.
Kansas, Wichita. Legal Aid Society of Wichita, Inc. Annual report. 1962.
Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law. Correspondence. 1971.
Maryland, Baltimore. Legal Aid Bureau of Baltimore.
Annual report. 1958-1961, 1963-1966, 1970-1971, 1973.
Correspondence. 1973.
Massachusetts, Boston. Boston Legal Aid Society.
Correspondence. 1947-1948.
Annual reports. 1958-1963, 1965-1967.
Massachusetts, Cambridge. Harvard Legal Aid Bureau. Report. 1959-1962, 1964-1967.
Michigan, Detroit. Legal Aid Bureau and Defender Association of Detroit. Annual report. 1967.
Michigan, Flint. Genesee County Legal Aid Society. Annual report. 1958, 1960-1967.
Michigan, Grand Rapids. Legal Aid Society of Grand Rapids and Kent County. Annual reports. 1958-1966.
Michigan, Kalamazoo. Kalamazoo County Legal Aid Bureau. Annual reports. 1959-1965, 1968.
Michigan, Lansing. Legal Aid Bureau. Annual report. 1962.
National Association of Legal Aid Organizations. Reports of Committees. 1934-1940.
National Association of Legal Aid Organizations. Bradway Honorarium. 1940.
National Association of Legal Aid Organizations. Correspondence, etc. 1941--1946.

BOX 15

National Association of Legal Aid Organizations. Correspondence, etc. 1947-1949.
National Association of Legal Aid Organizations. Budget. 1947-1950.
National Association of Legal Aid Organizations. National Social Welfare Assembly, Inc. 1948-1949.
National Legal Aid Association. Correspondence, etc. 1950-1952, 1956.
National Legal Aid and Defender Association. Correspondence, etc. 1960-1968.

BOX 16

National Legal Aid and Defender Association. Correspondence, etc. 1969-1975.
National Legal Aid Association. Annual conference. 1951- 1952.
National Legal Aid and Defender Association. Annual conference. 1961, 1967, 1969-1970.
National Legal Aid and Defender Association. Executive committee. Minutes, correspondence, reports. 1963-1969.
National Legal Aid Association and the Association of the Bar of the City of New York. Special Committee to Study Defender Systems. Final Draft of the Report. 1958.
National Legal Aid and Defender Association. White House Conference on Children and Youth. 1960.
National Legal Aid and Defender Association. Standards and Practices for Civil Legal Aid. 1969.
National Legal Aid and Defender Association. Statstics of Legal Aid Work in the United States and Canada. 1959-1964, 1966-1970.
National Legal Aid and Defender Association. Summary of Data on Defender Offices. 1963.
National Legal Aid and Defender Association. Summary of Data on Legal Aid Offices in Communities of 100,000 and Over. 1960-1965.
National Legal Aid and Defender Association. Summary of Data on Legal Aid Offices. 1966, 1968-1970.

BOX 17

New Jersey, Asbury Park. Legal Aid Society of Monmouth County. Annual report. 1958.
New Jersey, Paterson. Passaic County Legal Aid Society. Annual reports. 1963-1964.
New York, Albany. Legal Aid Society of the City of Albany, Inc. Annual reports. 1958-1964.
New York, Bay Shore. Legal Aid Society of Suffolk County. Annual report. 1960.
New York, New York. New York Legal Aid Society. Publications. 1947, 1952, 1957, 1961, 1967-1970, 1972, 1975.
New York, Rochester. Legal Aid Society of Rochester. Annual reports. 1958-1969.
Ohio, Akron. Legal Aid Society of Summit County. Annual reports. 1962, 1964, 1966.
Ohio, Canton. Stark County Legal Aid Society. Annual reports. 1959-1962, 1964.
Ohio, Cincinnati. Legal Aid Society of Cincinnati. Annual reports. 1958-1965.
Ohio, Cleveland. Legal Aid Society of Cleveland. Annual reports. 1959-1960, 1962-1963.
Ohio, Columbus. Legal Aid and Defender Society. Annual reports. 1960-1961.
Ohio, Dayton. Legal Aid Service. Annual report. 1960.
Oklahoma, Oklahoma City. Legal Aid Society of Oklahoma County, Inc. Annual reports. 1960, 1962-1965.
Oregon. Oregon State Bar. Committee on Legal Aid. Annual reports. 1958-1959. Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh. Legal Aid Society of Pittsburgh. Annual reports. 1958, 1960-1963.
Pennsylvania, Scranton. Lackawanna County Legal Aid and Defender Association. Annual reports. 1965-1968.
Pennsylvania Citizens' Council. Commission on Aging. Pennsylvania Conference on Protective Services for Older People. 1964.
Pennsylvania. Commission on Charitable Organizations. Correspondence, etc. 1973-1975.
Pennsylvania. Department of Labor and Industry. Bureau of Employment Security. WIN Program. 1973.
Pennsylvania. Department of Labor and Industry. Bureau of Employment Security. Correspondence and forms re ex- employees of LAS. 1974-1975.
Pennsylvania. State Board of Law Examiners. Applications for admission to practice before Supreme Court of Pennsylvania. 1965-1968.
Pennsylvania Bar Association. Miscellaneous. 1947, 1973.
Philadelphia Bar Association. Lawyers' Referral List. Correspondence, memos, etc. 1945-1947.
Philadelphia Bar Association. Lawyer Reference Service. 1947, 1949-1952, 1956-1976.
Philadelphia Bar Association. Neighborhood Law Offices. 1939, 1943.
Philadelphia Bar Association. Neighborhood Law Office Plan and extension of Legal Aid Society work. Correspondence. 1964-1966.
Philadelphia Bar Association. Miscellaneous. 1970, 1974.
South Carolina, Charleston. Legal Aid Society of Charleston. Annual reports. 1958, 1960-1963, 1966-1969.
Texas, Corpus Christi. Legal Aid Society of Nueces County. Annual report. 1966.
United Fund. Correspondence, etc. 1959, 1961-1972, 1974- 1975.
United Fund. Allocation Payment Requests. 1973-1974.
United Fund. Fund-Agency Review. 1964.
United Fund. Voluntary Financing Policy. 1966-1967.
United War Chest. Correspondence, etc. 1942-1946.
West Virginia, Charleston. Legal Aid Society of Charleston. Annual reports. 1958-1962.
Wisconsin, Milwaukee. Legal Aid Society of Milwaukee. Annual reports. 1958-1960.
Other Agencies. Miscellaneous.

BOX 18 (OVERSIZE MATERIALS)

Publicity scrapbooks. Newspaper clippings. 1954-1975.
Payroll books. 1956-1967.