American Institute of Architects Philadelphia Chapter minute books, 1869-1943
American Institute of Architects. Philadelphia Chapter
Place of publication, production, or execution:
2.0 linear ft. (on 3 microfilm reels)
Access Note / Rights:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
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.
American Institute of Architects Philadelphia Chapter minute books, 1869-1943. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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.
Location of Originals:
Originals in: The Athenaeum of Philadelphia.
American Institute of Architects, Philadelphia Chapter papers also at Syracuse University.
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.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001