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Chester Home Improvement Project (Chester, Pa.) Records

Collection ID

URB 25

Related Subject(s)

Collecting Area(s)

Description

Collection Summary

Title
Chester Home Improvement Project (Chester, Pa.) Records

Dates
1965-1969      

Collection ID
URB 25

Creator
Chester Home Improvement Project (Chester, Pa.)

Quantity
0.5 linear feet (1 box) 

Repository
Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries

Language
Materials in English.         

Detailed Collection Information

Historical Note

A private organization, which tried to improve the living conditions of Chester's residents.

Description of Collection

This collections contains administrative records, bylaws, financial records, histories, minutes, memberships records, and other materials related to the Chester Home Improvement Project.

Patron Information

Research Access

Collection is open for research.

Collections Stored Off-Site

This collection may be housed off-site at the Library Depository, and require up to two business days to retrieve. Please review the finding aid and be prepared to identify specific materials to be retrieved. Contact the Special Collections Research Center in advance of your visit, so that materials may be relocated to the reading room for research.

Publication and Copyright Information

The Chester Home Improvement Project (Chester, Pa.) Records are the physical property of the Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries. Intellectual property rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. Researchers are responsible for determining the identity of rights holders and obtaining their permission for publication and for other purposes where stated.

Preferred Citation

[Description and date of item], [Box/folder number], Chester Home Improvement Project (Chester, Pa.) Records, URB 25, Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information

Donated by Holley R. Webster, 1972 (Accession 115).

Processing Information

Finding aid revised according to contemporary archival standards in June 2015.         

Index Terms

The following headings have been used to index the description of this collection in Temple University’s electronic catalog:

Corporate Names:
Chester Home Improvement Project (Chester, Pa.)

Subjects:
Community development -- Chester (Pa.)
Community organization -- Chester (Pa.)
Housing -- Chester (Pa.)
Neighborhood planning -- Chester (Pa.)
Urban renewal -- Chester (Pa.)

Places:
Chester (Pa.)

Material Types:
Administrative records
Bylaws (administrative records)
Financial records
Histories
Membership lists
Minutes

Inventory

1          1          Bylaws          1966-1969

1          2          Formation          1965

1          3          Mailing list          1965

1          4          Membership list          1965

1          5          Brief history          1967

1          6          Director's report          1966-1967

1          7          Financial report          1966-1967

1          8          Minutes          1965

1          9          Minutes          January-June 1966

1          10          Minutes          July-November 1966

1          11          Minutes          December 1966

1          12          Minutes          January-June 1967

1          13          Minutes          July-December 1967

1          14          Minutes          January-June 1968

1          15          Minutes          July-August 1968

1          16          Minutes          September-December 1968

1          17          Minutes          January-August 1969

1          18          Miscellaneous resource and publicity material          undated

1          19          Miscellaneous resource and publicity material          undated