Committee on Old Hall, Minutes, 1856-1857
Is Referenced By
Carpenters' Company of the City and County of Philadelphia
This volume contains the minutes from the Carpenters' Company Committee on Old Hall. This Committee was formed for the purpose of renovating and reoccupying Carpenters' Hall by the Carpenters' Company. The Company had met in New Hall since 1791 and Carpenters' Hall had been rented by a variety of different institutions and individuals. Many members of the company wished to return to Carpenters' Hall and there had been several unsuccessful attempts but by April 28th 1856 the Company was in agreement to reoccupy Carpenters' Hall. These minutes describe the proceedings of the Committee deciding to reoccupy the Old Hall, deal with the existing tenants, and the building's renovation. Towards the end there is a list of the individuals employed to renovate Carpenters' Hall, their work, and the amount they were paid and a list of expenses for refitting and and furnishing Carpenters' Hall.
Series Records for Carpenters' Hall at APS by J.A. Cohen
Legacy Record Number
[s.a. item 18:51 = Subscribers for erection of Hall] [s.a. item 23:18 = Bills of Worrell, Carlisle, 1770-71] [s.a. item 23:34 = Report on Hall, 1801] [s.a. item 23:50 = raising on supper, 1810] [s.a. item 23:10 = Report on front bldg, 1810] [s.a. item 23:11 = Report on Bldg Comm., 1812] [s.a. item 23:14 = Report on Hall subscribers, 1814] [s.a. item 37h.#6 = inventories, 1838, 1851, n.d.] [s.a. item 37h:#2 = Report on Old Hall, 1856-57] [s.a. item 23:92 = Notice on reocc. of Hall] [s.a. item 37h:#3 = Committee on Buildings, 1860] [s.a. item 31:#53 = Hall renovation report, 1904] [s.a. item 76:#4 = Est. for Hall renvtn., c. 1900-40?] [s.a. item 76:#22 = inventory and appraisal., 1914] [s.a. item 77:#29 = repairs to Hall, 1926-27] [s.a. item 78:#23 = Hall repairs, 1939]