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Yorktown Community Organization (Philadelphia, Pa.) Records

Collection ID

Acc. 646

Related Subject(s)

Collecting Area(s)


Collection Summary

Yorktown Community Organization (Philadelphia, Pa.) Records

Collection ID
Acc. 646

Yorktown Community Organization (Philadelphia, Pa.)

0.75 linear feet (2 boxes)       

Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries

Materials in English.         

Detailed Collection Information

Historical Note

The Yorktown Community Organization was established in 1962 to serve a small section within North Philadelphia adjacent to the Temple University Campus. The community is bounded by Girard Avenue, Broad Street, Columbia Avenue and Eleventh Street.

Description of Collection

The collection documents the programs and activities of the association, and contains administrative records, correspondence, financial records, minutes, clippings, architectural drawings, photographs, and other materials.

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 Yorktown Community Organization (Philadelphia, Pa.) Records are in custody 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], Yorktown Community Organization (Philadelphia, Pa.) Records, Acc. 646, Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information

Deposited by the Yorktown Community Organization through Lillian Green, President, May 14, 1987.   

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:
Yorktown Community Organization (Philadelphia, Pa.)

Community organization -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia
Neighborhoods -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia

Philadelphia (Pa.)

Material Types:
Administrative records
Architectural drawings
Financial records
Membership lists


1                    Awards          undated

1                    Correspondence          1966

1                    Correspondence          1967

1                    Correspondence          1968

1                    Correspondence          1969-1971

1                    Correspondence          1972

1                    Correspondence          1973-1974

1                    Correspondence          1975

1                    Correspondence          1977-1979

1                    Correspondence          1980

1                    Correspondence          1981-1982

1                    Correspondence          1983

1                    Correspondence          1985-1987

1                    Correspondence          undated

1                    Financial Reports          undated

1                    Membership Records          undated

1                    Minutes          undated

1                    Executive Meetings          undated

1                    General Meetings          undated

1                    Miscellaneous          undated

1                    Newspaper Clippings          undated

2                    Photographs          undated

2                    Plans          undated

2                    Fence Plan          1967

2                    Project Green Tree          1966

2                    Public Notices          undated

2                    Real Estate          undated

2                    Miscellaneous Documents          undated

Map Case 10          Plans          undated

2                    Rules, Policies          undated