American Institute of Architects. Philadelphia Chapter,
Collection size: 2.0 linear ft. (on 3 microfilm reels)
Collection Summary: The minute books list officers and members; contain information about exhibitions, competitions, awards; and include guidelines on issues such as wages, and give descriptions of the organization's role in city planning and restoration.
Biographical/Historical Note: Professional society of Philadelphia area architects; founded 1869.
All the records of the AIA Philadelphia Chapter are on deposit at the Philadelphia Athenaeum, but only the minute books were microfilmed, in 1988, as part of AAA's Philadelphia Arts Documentation Project.
How to Use this Collection
- Microfilm reels 4156-4158 available at Archives of American Art offices, through interlibrary loan, at the Free Library of Philadelphia and at the Athenaeum of Philadelphia.
- The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
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