Richardson Dilworth papers

The papers of Richardson Dilworth include correspondence, office files, accounts, reports, political campaign materials, brochures, pamphlets, scrapbooks, and photographs that primarily pertain to the immediate years before and after he became mayor of Philadelphia (1956-1962). The collection also c... Full description

Record Source: Archival Materials
Collection Information: Richardson Dilworth Papers (#3112)
Online Access: Link to finding aid
Main Author: Dilworth, Richardson 1898-1974.
Format: Manuscript
Language: English
Subjects and Genres: More/Less
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Physical Description: 87.7 Linear feet ; 258 boxes, 19 volumes, 7 flat files
Summary: The papers of Richardson Dilworth include correspondence, office files, accounts, reports, political campaign materials, brochures, pamphlets, scrapbooks, and photographs that primarily pertain to the immediate years before and after he became mayor of Philadelphia (1956-1962). The collection also contains papers related to Dilworth’s role on the Philadelphia Board of Education, his failed run for Pennsylvania governor, and from his law firm Dilworth Paxson LLP.