American Institute of Architects Philadelphia Chapter minute books

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.amerinst
Creators:
American Institute of Architects. Philadelphia Chapter
Dates:
1869-1943
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
3 Microfilm reels
2 linear feet on 3 microfilm reels
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The microfilmed American Institute of Architects Philadelphia Chapter minute books list officers and members; include guidelines on issues such as wages; and give descriptions of the organization's role in the city planning and restoration.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
The American Institute of Architects is a professional organization for architects in the United States. AIA functions as a national organization with state and local chapters. Organized in 1869, the Philadelphia chapter is the second oldest in the country after New York City.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm 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.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals in: The Athenaeum of Philadelphia.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
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.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

Related Materials
American Institute of Architects, Philadelphia Chapter papers also at Syracuse University.
Related Materials
The Athenaeum of Philadelphia holds the American Institute of Architects Philadelphia Chapter records, 1840-1956.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Architecture -- Competitions Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Architecture -- United States Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Architects -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Professional associations -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Function Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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