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Citizen's Budget Committee (Philadelphia, Pa.) Records

Collection ID

Acc. 261, 296

Related Subject(s)

Collecting Area(s)

Description

 

Collection Summary

Title
Citizen's Budget Committee (Philadelphia, Pa.) Records

Dates
1952-1965      

Collection ID
Acc. 261, 296

Creator
Citizen's Budget Committee (Philadelphia, Pa.)

Quantity
2 linear feet (2 boxes)

Repository
Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries

Language
Materials in English

           

Detailed Collection Information

Historical Note

The Philadelphia Citizens Budget Committee was created on December 10, 1951 as a non-political and non-profit organization to engage in a continuous study of Philadelphia's governmental operations and its fiscal, budgetary and revenue problems, for the purpose of promoting "efficient and economical government for the City of Philadelphia on a comprehensive, objective and continuing basis."

Description of Collection

The records of the Citizens Budget Committee consists of two linear feet of material. The bulk of the material covers the years 1952 to 1959 with the minutes of the Committee's meetings continuing to November of 1965.

Organization and Arrangement

The collection has not been arranged  into series.

Patron Information

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Temple University’s online library catalog: http://diamond.temple.edu/record=b5623464~S12

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 Citizen's Budget Committee (Philadelphia, Pa.) Records are the physical property of the Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries. Temple University holds intellectual property rights only for material donated to the university with such rights specifically assigned. For all other material, 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], Citizen's Budget Committee (Philadelphia, Pa.) Records, Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information

Accession 261 was donated through the Greater Philadelphia Movement, June 1976. Accession 296 was donated through the Greater Philadelphia Partnership, April 1977.    

Processing Information

Finding aid revised according to contemporary archival standards in May 2014 by Katy Rawdon, Coordinator of Technical Services.     

           

Index Terms

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

Subjects:
Budget--Philadelphia
Finance, Public--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia

Places:
Philadelphia (Pa.)

Material Types:
Correspondence
Financial records
Minutes
Reports

Inventory

BOX 1

Callable Bonds
Capital Budget Material - 1953 - Ordinance for The Adoption of Capital Budget for Philadelphia for 1953
Capital Budget Material -1954 - Resume of Mayor's Message on Proposed 1954-1959 Capital Improvement Program and copy of 1954 Capital Budget
Capital Budget Material - 1954 - Suggestions-Newspaper Clippings
Capital Budget Material - 1956
1957
1958
1959
Chart #1 - 1952
Chart #2 - and 1952
Chart #4 - 1953
Chart #5 - 1954
Charts - Proposed
Citizens Budget Commission - New York - 1948-1956
Citizens Council on City Planning - 1953-1959
Civic Agencies Committee - 1956 City Budget-Carryover Policy - 1953
City Wage
Debt Policy
Employee Information - 1953-1954
1954 - General
1954 - Recommendations
1954 - Surplus
1955 - General
1955 - Recommendations
City Budget - 1956 - General
1956 - Firemen and Recommendations
1956 - Recommendations
1957 - Recommendations
1958 - General
Clippings in re. Recommendations of CBC - 1954
Commerce (Study) - 1953
Cost Consciousness - 1957
Debt Retirement - 1955-1957
Expenditures - 1956
Financial - 1953-1954
Financial Facts - 1952-1954
Financial Facts I, II, and III and CBC Comments - 1956
Financial Survey - 1952 - Correspondence and Completed Questionnaires
Information from New York
Information from other cities

BOX 2

Fire Insurance - 1953 and 1955
Fiscal Trends - Philadelphia - 1951 and 1954
Forty Hour Work Week - 1955-1959
Fringe Benefits-Health and Welfare, 1954
General-Correspondence and General Materials - 10/50 to 10/51
April to December 1952
1953 - 1954
1955 - 1956 (November 1957, July 1958)
General Fund Budget 1953 - Questions about the 1953 General Fund Budget
1954 - Development of General Fund Surplus Budget for 1954
1956 - General
1956 - General Fund Estimates 1956-1960 - Summary of
Projections
1957 - General Fund
GRA Reporter Vol. 8 - #3 - 1956
Higher Education Opportunities in Philadelphia - 1957
History of CBC - 1957
Loan Proposal - 1953-1957
"Matter of Principal and Interest-Debt Policy for Philadelphia" - 1957
Membership and Committees - 1953-1957
Meeting Material - 1956
Meetings-Summary - November 1950 - May 1952
Minutes of Meetings - 3 bound volumes - 1952-1965
Minutes-Extra Copies plus Meeting Material - 1952-1954 - folders
Monthly Analysis Report - 1953"Net Tax Supported Debt Issued and Authorized and Debt Limit" - 1944 to 1955
Newsletter - 1954-1956
Newspaper Clippings - 2 folders
"Pros and Cons of Certain Taxes Proposed to City of Philadelphia" 1952
Proposed Outline of Study of Tax Delinquency...in Philadelphia
"Relationship between Prices of Real Estate Sales in 1951 and...1953"
Secretary's Reports - 1954 and 1955 - 2 folders
State Highway Grants and Expenditures
Summary of Discussion of Assessment Organization and Techniques - Before GPM - July 16, 1952