Skip to main content

Pennsylvania Horticultureal Society Logo

The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society -
Archive Collections Guides

A Collection of POWER Library: Pennsylvania's Electronic Library.



Inventory of the Records of Philadelphia Green and Associated Programs

Inventory of the Records of Philadelphia Green and Associated Programs

1 of 8
Open Finding Aid
small (250x250 max)
medium (500x500 max)
Large
Extra Large
large ( > 500x500)
Full Resolution

Inventory of the Records of Philadelphia Green and Associated Programs, 1970-2009

Pennsylvania Horticultural Society
McLean Library
100 N. 20th Street
Philadelphia, PA, 19103
215-988-8782
mcleanlibrary@pennhort.org



Repository: Pennsylvania Horticultural Society
Title: Inventory of the Records of Philadelphia Green and Associated Programs
Dates: 1970-2009
Quantity: 4.0 linear feet (6 boxes, 9 albums)
AbstractCollection of materials relating to the early years of the Philadelphia Green program and includes proposed initiatives, activity reports, program reports to funders, budgets, funding proposals and minutes, and documentation consisting of slides and photographs of various projects. The collection also includes consultant studies and reports on the Center City Green Initiative, Greene Countrie Townes, and the Philadelphia Neighborhood Vacant Land Initiative.
Identification: 2018.13
Location noteARC
Language: English

Scope and Contents note

This is a collection of administrative and other records documenting the Philadelphia Green Initiative as well as other programs including Neighborhood Vacant Lands, Center City Green, Greene Countrie Townes and others. The collection contains minutes, correspondence, photographs, reports, slides, pamphlets, financial records, studies, and publications. The records date roughly from 1970 to 2006 and cover topics such as community-based horticultural programs and events. The collection is divided into seven series: "Materials relating to the founding and early years," "Philadelphia Green's Initiatives," "Greene Countrie Townes," "Studies and reports on the Center City Green Initiative and on Philadelphia's Neighborhood Vacant Land," "Slides, photos, and negatives documenting the projects," and "Slide Albums."


Index Terms

Agreements
Announcements
Ballard, Ernesta Drinker
Bel Arbor Community Garden
Bonham, J. Blaine
Bowmer, Cheryl
Brewery Garden (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Brochures
Budgets
Campbell Square Park (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Carroll Park (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Center City Green (Project).
Clark Park (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Cliveden Park (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Community development, Urban
Community gardens--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia--History
Contracts
Correspondence
Eastern State Penitentiary of Pennsylvania.
Ephemera
Fels Center of Government.
Fernhill Park (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Fliers (Printed matter)
Francisville (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Frankford Avenue Garden (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Friends Community Garden (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Garden of R.U.N. (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Garden Tenders (Program).
Gas Station Garden (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Glenwood Green Acres (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Greene Countrie Towne (Program).
Kensington (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Minutes
Neighborhood Gardens Trust.
Nichols, Mamie, 1917-2009
Norris Square (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Olde Richmond (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Olin, Victoria
Pennsylvania Horticultural Society.
Pepper, Jane G.
Pew Charitable Trusts.
Philadelphia City Planning Commission.
Philadelphia Green (Program).
Philadelphia Museum of Art.
Photographs
Point Breeze (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Port Richmond (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Reports
Shusterman and Schiller (Firm).
Shusterman, Heidi
Slides (Photographs)
Spilka, Gerri
Strawberry Mansion (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Susquehanna (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Urban beautification
Urban gardening
Urban gardens--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia
West Hagert (Philadelphia, Pa.)
West Shore (Philadelphia, Pa.)
William Penn Foundation.
Yeh, Lily

Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access note

This collection is open for research use

Conditions Governing Use note

Copyright restrictions may apply. Please contact the Archives with requests for copying and for authorization to publish, quote or reproduce the material.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

[Description and date of item], [Box and folder number], Preliminary Inventory of the Records of Philadelphia Green and Associated Programs, Pennsylvania Horticultural Society McLean Library.

Accruals note

Materials consist of transfers from various departments and an integration of visual materials from the Publicity/Marketing Department in 2010.


Related Material

Pennsylvania Horticultural Society: Horticultural Society Public Relations and Marketing Department records, 1958-2005; Pennsylvania Horticultural Society records, 1791-2006.


you wish to report:


...
Select the collections to add or remove from your search
A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H
I
J
K
L
M
N
O
P
Q
R
S
T
U
V
W
X
Y
Z
 
OK