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Mayfair Merchants Association Records

Collection ID

Acc. 476a

Related Subject(s)

Collecting Area(s)


Collection Summary

Mayfair Merchants Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) Records


Collection ID
Acc. 476a

Mayfair Merchants Association (Philadelphia, Pa.)

1 linear foot (1 box)   

Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries

Materials in English.

Detailed Collection Information

Description of Collection

This collection contains administrative records, correspondence, financial records, reports, and other materials related to the Mayfair Merchants Association.

Organization and Arrangement

The collection is arranged by type of material.         

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 Mayfair Merchants Association (Philadelphia, 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], Mayfair Merchants Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) Records, Acc. 476a, Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information

Donated by the Mayfair Merchants Association through Peter Vizza, August 1981         

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:
Mayfair Merchants Association (Philadelphia, Pa.)

Commerce -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia
Community development -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia
Community organization -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia
Neighborhood planning -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia
Urban renewal -- Pennsylvania – Philadelphia

Mayfair (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Northeast Philadelphia (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Philadelphia (Pa.)

Material Types:
Administrative records
Financial records


1          1          Bicentennial Celebration          1976

1          2          Christmas Decorations & Parade Expenses          1975-1976

1          3          Christmas Decorations & Parade Statements/Receipts          1976-1977

1          4          Correspondence          1976-1978

1          5          Financial: Bills Paid          1977

1          6          Financial: Cashbook          1971-1977

1          7          Financial: "Dues Due"          1972, 1976, 1977

1          8          Financial: Treasurer's Report          1975-1976

1          9          Hummel Proposal

1          10          Membership          1974-1976

1          11          Merben Parking          undated

1          12          Sidewalk Sale          1973-1974

1          13          Study of The Mayfair Community in North-East Philadelphia, A - Klein, Hymovitz          undated

1          14          Town Watch - Merchants          undated

1          15          Town Watch - Vandalism          1974-1975