Held at: Radnor Historical Society [Contact Us]113 West Beech Tree Lane, Wayne, PA, 19087
This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the Radnor 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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In 1923, C. N. Agnew founded a real estate business to sell and appraise real estate on the Main Line of Philadelphia. He was involved, among other organizations, the American Institute of Real Estate Appraisers, the Main Line Board of Realtors, and the Philadelphia Real Estate Board, and was awarded Realtor of the Year in 1969. As of 2014, the firm he established continues to operate from its office at 103 North Wayne Ave. in Wayne, Delaware County, Pennsylvania.
This collection consists of Main Line Board of Realtors listing cards and C. N. Agnew, Realtor, Inc. files on properties. The listing cards, which date from circa 1965 to 1985, are organized chronologically by year and then alphabetically by address. Some are annotated. The files on properties include inspection forms, appraisals, correspondence, contracts, copies of checks, newspaper clippings, photographs of the property, deeds, and other materials associated with the sale of real estate. At least a portion of these files are in alphabetical order by address.
Gift, circa 2010.
Summary descriptive information on this collection was compiled in 2012-2014 as part of a project conducted by the Historical Society of Pennsylvania to make better known and more accessible the largely hidden collections of small, primarily volunteer run repositories in the Philadelphia area. The Hidden Collections Initiative for Pennsylvania Small Archival Repositories (HCI-PSAR) 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 accomplished during the HCI-PSAR project.
In some cases, more detailed inventories or finding aids may be available on-site at the repository where this collection is held; please contact Radnor Historical Society directly for more information.
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- Finding aid prepared by Celia Caust-Ellenbogen and Sarah Leu through the Historical Society of Pennsylvania's Hidden Collections Initiative for Pennsylvania Small Archival Repositories
- This preliminary finding aid was created as part of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania's Hidden Collections Initiative for Pennsylvania Small Archival Repositories. The HCI-PSAR project was made possible by a grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
- Access Restrictions
Some financial and other personal information on buyers and sellers may be restricted for a limited term of time. Contact Radnor Historical Society for information about accessing this collection.