Richardson Dilworth papers 1881-2002, undated 1940 - 1972

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Main Author: Dilworth, Richardson 1898-1974.
Format: Manuscript
Language: English
Subjects: Clark, Joseph S.
D́Ortona, Paul.
Rizzo, Frank > 1920-1991.
Shapp, Milton J. > 1912-1994.
Tate, James H. J. (James Hugh Joseph) > 1910-
Childreńs Hospital of Philadelphia
Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission
Philadelphia Bar Association
Philadelphia County (Pa.)
Reading Company
School District of Philadelphia, Pa.
Yale Law School
City planning--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia.
Education, Urban--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia.
Education, Urban--United States--Administration.
Education--United States--History--20th century.
Education--United States--Management.
High speed ground transportation.
Municipal charters--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia.
Municipal government--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia.
Municipal officials and employees--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia.
Pennsylvania. Governoŕs Committee for Transportation.
Philadelphia (Pa.)--City planning.
Philadelphia (Pa.)--Civic improvement.
Philadelphia (Pa.)--Race relations--History--20th century.
Philadelphia (Pa.)--Social problems.
Segregation in education--Law and legislation--United States--History.
Social reformers--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia.
Urban development.
Urban policy--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia.
Urban renewal--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia.
Pennsylvania--Politics and government.
Philadelphia (Pa.).
Philadelphia County (Pa.).
Hate mail.
Speeches, addresses, etc.
Online Access: Finding aid online:
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 Dilworth́s role on the Philadelphia Board of Education, his failed run for Pennsylvania governor, and from his law firm Dilworth Paxson LLP.
Physical Description: 87.7 Linear feet ; 258 boxes, 19 volumes, 7 flat files
Collection Number: 3112
Bulk Dates: 1940 - 1972
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