Pennypack Park Maps, Plans and Drawings
Held at: Fairmount Park Historic Resource Archives [Contact Us]1515 Arch Street, 10th Floor, Philadelphia, PA
This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the Fairmount Park Historic Resource Archives. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in their reading room, and not digitally available through the web.
Overview and metadata sections
This collection contains a variety of maps, plans and drawings relating to Pennypack Park. Materials included in the collection are blueprints, bluelines, linens, mylars and paper. The collection contains diverse types of maps and plans, such as sewer plans, topographic plans, site plans, latitudinal and longitudinal plans, water main plans, street maps, and landscape plans. The collection is particularly strong in items relating to city and utility plans, and contains limited information relating to structural sites such as the Pennypack Bandshell and the former Pennypack Stables. Items included in this collection are dated from 1897 to 2003. All items included are in English.
- Fairmount Park Historic Resource Archives
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- Finding aid prepared by Andrew J. Beck and Caity Tingo
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- Access Restrictions
This collection is open for research.
- Use Restrictions
Copyright restrictions may apply. Please contact the Archives with requests for copying and for authorization to publish, quote or reproduce the material.
The drawings depict revisions to the bandshell and walkway lighting at Welsh and Cresco roads and include details on the types and sizing of pipes.