Chestnut Hill Community Centre records
Held at: Chestnut Hill Historical Society [Contact Us]8708 Germantown Ave., Philadelphia, PA, 19118
This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the Chestnut Hill Historical Society. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in their reading room, and not digitally available through the web.
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The Chestnut Hill Community Centre was an organization that worked to improve the quality of life of the citizens of Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia.
This collection is comprised of various records and scrapbooks created by the Chestnut Hill Community Centre. These records include:
Scrapbooks compiled by the donor which follow the history of the Chestnut Hill Community Centre with photos, clippings, brochures etc.
Annual reports, 1922-1996
Monthly reports, misc. financials and notes, 1933-1979
party notes, 1980-1996
Misc. clippings, scrapbook contents, 1917-1979 (1921-40 missing)
Bylaws, date unknown
Items from timeline from Anniversary Open House
Sketch of weekly ad for the Chestnut Hill Local, 1988 and 1998
Financials, Monthly reports, 1980-84
Sheet titled Activities of the Chestnut Hill Community Centre, 1947
National League for Women's Service brochure and Canning Centre card ballot for Trustees
letter to Mrs. George (Gertrude) Woodward re loan paid, 1930
bridge and tea party invitation
Stokes Brothers Carpenters and Builders, Mt. Airy invoices, 1918
promissory note from Lucy Vecchione, 1948
Letters to Mrs. George Woodward, Miss Josephine M. Dallett, 1926
92nd Anniversary Annual Report brochure, January-December 31, 2010
Ledger books, orange, accounts 1975-1982
4 black/red books 1817, 1918, 1946, and 1943
Gift of Chestnut Hill Community Centre, 1999, 2008, and 2011.
Summary descriptive information on this collection was compiled in 2011-2012 as part of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania’s Hidden Collections Initiative for Pennsylvania Small Archival Repositories (HCI-PSAR), using data provided by the Chestnut Hill Historical Society. The HCI-PSAR project was funded by a grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
This is a preliminary finding aid. No physical processing, rehousing, reorganizing, or folder listing was done in the HCI-PSAR project.
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- Finding aid prepared by staff of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania's Hidden Collections Initiative for Pennsylvania Small Archival Repositories using data provided by the Chestnut Hill Historical Society.
- This preliminary finding aid was created by staff of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania’s Hidden Collections Initiative for Pennsylvania Small Archival Repositories (HCI-PSAR) using data provided by the Chestnut Hill Historical Society. The HCI-PSAR project was made possible by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
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