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Identifier: CPP 10/018-01
Scope and Contents The collection, including minutes, reports, correspondence, construction specifications, contracts, and related material, documents the work of the Building Committee, 1861-1864, and the construction of the Hall of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Most of this material was produced by Isaac Hays, chairman of the committee.Notable items include the Building Committee's minute book, 24 February 1862-2 February 1864, which contains details of all alterations to the...
Dates: 1861 - 1864
Identifier: CPP 10/018-02
Overview The Building Committee of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia was appointed on 6 April 1904, shortly after the Fellows elected to construct a new College building on 22nd and Ludlow Streets in Philadelphia. The Building Committee continued to meet through 1914, when the furnishing and construction of the College building on 22nd Street was completed.Several short-term committees were established previously, while the decision was made to construct a new building and purchase...
Dates: 1859-1979; undated
Identifier: CPP 10/018-04
Overview The Building Committee, first active between 1861 and 1864, and again between 1904 and circa 1911, was re-established in October 1948 to discuss and plan for Library-secific building work, notably reading room renovations, a new heating system, and an addition to the stacks. This small collection, dating from 1948 to 1956, documents the work of the Committee, and includes meeting minutes, correspondence, contracts with vendors, and mailers oncerning the project sent to College Fellows.
Identifier: CPP 10/018-03
Overview There have several iterations of a Building Fund Committee during the College's history. The first was formed in 1849 to "ascertain and report to the College the probable cost of a lot and the sum necessary to erect thereon a building suitable for the accommodation of the College, and to suggest a plan for raising the funds estimated to be requisite for the execution of the project." In its most recent form, the Committee was likely re-established in the early 1900s when the College began...
Identifier: CPP 10/021-01
Scope and Contents This collection of records from the Building Committee of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia, spanning 1903 to 1915, consists of correspondence, minutes, reports, financial records, and miscellaneous material such as photoprints and blueprints. The collection also includes minutes, correspondence, and financial records from the Subcommittee on Furniture.The general correspondence of the Building Committee is contained in Series 1, Included are numerous letters from Cope and...
Dates: 1903 - 1915