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RC-099 Cobbs1 Plan made for the Law Department of the City of Philadelphia in the matter of selecting for an extension of Cobbs Creek Park two tracts of land designated as "B" and "C" situated in the Borough of Yeadon, Delaware Co. PA. [Ordinance March 18, 1925; survey returned May 21, 1925] Albright & Mebus 1925
Blueprint
38 x 69 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
West Philadelphia. Cobb's Creek Park
Cobb's Creek Park
RC-102-y1 Plan of the property of Friends Asylum for the Insane in the Thirty-fifth Ward near Frankford, Philadelphia Webster, John H., Jr. 1892
Blueprint
34 x 36 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
Friends Asylum (now Friends Hospital). Property bounded roughly (in 1892) by Philadelphia, Bustleton & Trenton Railroad, Adams (or Asylum) Road, Oakland Cemetery, and Tacony Creek
Building footprints of the Asylum, Tacony (mislabeled Frankford) Creek and tributary streams, pond, property lines and ownership
RC-102-y2 Plan of the property of Friends Asylum, Thirty-fifth Ward near Frankford, Philadelphia Webster, John H., Jr. 1919
Blueprint
36 x 44 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
Friends Asylum and surrounding property, bounded (in 1919) by Whitaker Ave., Loudon St., Wyoming Ave., Ramona Ave (Fisher's La.), Adams Ave., Roosevelt Boulevard, and Oxford Road Branch of the Connecting Railway
Building footprints of the Asylum, Tacony Creek and tributary streams, pond, mill race, property lines and ownership, Tacony Creek Park, Oakland Cemetery
RC-102-z Plan of grounds occupied by the West Philadelphia Railroad [Copy made in 1896] Campbell, Henry R. 1835
Tracing
43 x 148 in.
West Philadelphia Railroad, from Schuylkill River to junction with Columbia Railroad
Property lines and ownership, streams crossing the line, building footprints
RC-103 LetitiaPenn 1 [No title. Photostat of pages 101 and 102 in Warrant Book No. 2 shows lot at Second and Market Sts. owned by Letitia Penn, daughter of William Penn] Not named 1698
Photostat
21 x 16 in.
Philadelphia. Second and Market Sts.
Building footprint, garden plan
RC-108-z Frankford Creek [Flood] Relief - General Plan. Oct. 1931. Scale 200 feet to 1 inch. Not named 1931
Blueprint
30 x 98 in.
1 inch = 200 feet
Frankford Creek and adjacent area from Ramona Ave. to the Delaware River
Frankford Creek, property lines and ownership, building footprints
RC-109-03 [No title. Benjamin Franklin Parkway. In corner: "Bureau of Engineering , Surveys & Zoning. City Plans Division. Compiled July 12, 1930 by R. J. B. Revised to Nov. 15, 1941." Similar to RC-109-03-a and RC-109-03-B, with all jury plans listed.] Not named 1941
Blueprint, positive, folded
26 x 85 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Jury plans listed for each Parkway section
RC-109-04 Plan of approaches to Art Museum. Commissioners of Fairmount Park, Phila. PA. Not named 1943
Blueprint
36 x 78 in.
1 inch = 50 feet
Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Art Museum, Aquarium in old Fairmount Water Works, cliffs above Aquarium, Lincoln Monument, Italian Fountain, public boat house
RC-110-x Map of the public roads in Bucks County Pennsylvania constructed from actual surveys made under the direction of the State Highway Department. 1935. Not named 1935
Paper
22 x 34 in.
Bucks County, Pennsylvania
Roads, municipal divisions
RC-110-y Map of the public roads in Montgomery County Pennsylvania enlarged from actual surveys by the State Highway Department. Not named 1930 ca.
Paper
22 x 34 in.
Montgomery County, Pa.
Roads, municipal divisions
RC-110-z Map of the Main Line and Eastern Delaware County including portion of Chester County in Penna. Published by Franklin Survey Co. Franklin Survey Co. 1933
Mounted
49 x 77 in.
1 inch = 200 feet
Main Line: Parts of Montgomery, Delaware and Chester Counties, Pennsylvania
Roads, property owners and acreage, municipal divisions
RC-111-x Plan showing proposed location of hospital group, administration building, power plant, railroad siding, and roads & drives connecting the same. 35th Ward, Phila. PA. November 1912. [Plan labeled on back, "Byberry Farms", showing buildings of Philadelphia State Hospital at Byberry, a psychiatric institution that closed in 1990 and was mostly demolished in 2006] Albright & Mebus 1912
Blueprint
42 x 53 in.
1 inch = 200 feet
Northeast Philadelphia. Philadelphia State Hospital at Byberry
Topography, building footprints and use identified, streams, property owners
RC-111-y Plot Plan - Northwest of the [Roosevelt] Boulevard. Philadelphia State Hospital [Byberry], Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Showing all buildings, roads & utilities. March 6, 1942. Revised to 1950. Not named 1942
Paper
22 x 38 in.
1 inch = 200 feet
Northeast Philadelphia. Philadelphia State Hospital at Byberry
Topography, building footprints Poquessing and Byberry Creeks
RC-111-z Plot plan - Southeast of the [Roosevelt] Boulevard. Philadelphia State Hospital [Byberry] showing all buildings, roads & utilities. March 6, 1942. Revised to 1949. Not named 1942
Paper
27 x 50 in.
1 inch = 200 feet
Northeast Philadelphia. Philadelphia State Hospital at Byberry
Topography, building footprints Poquessing and Byberry Creeks. On reverse: "Mr. R. F. Johnson, Resident Engineer; Dr. Eugene L Sielke, Superintendent. Phila. State Hospital. Phone: OR3-8800"
RC-119 Topographical map of the Country Club Grounds at Bala, Penna. Van Duzee, H., C.E. 1890
Mounted
46 x 49 in.
1 inch = 50 feet
West Philadelphia
Golf course, trees, building footprints
RC-A-1 U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey. Water Front of the City of Philadelphia from Tasker to Pollock Street. Surveyed under the direction of R. M. Bache, Assistant, by Neville B. Craig, in September and October, 1889. Scale 1:1200 Craig, Neville B. 1889
Tracing
29 x 100 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
Delaware River front
Wharves, streams, marshland, river banks, drainage ditches, building footprints, Port Wardens Line, chart of triangulation points
RC-A-2 U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey. Water Front of Philadelphia from Market to Tasker Street. Surveyed under the direction of R. M. Bache, Assistant, by Neville B. Craig, in September and October, 1889. Scale 1:1200 Craig, Neville B. 1889
Tracing
29 x 102 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
Delaware River front
Wharves, railroads, chart of triangulation points, Port Wardens Line
RC-A-3 U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey. Water Front of the City Of Philadelphia from Bridge Street to Erie Avenue. Surveyed under the direction of R. M. Bache, Assistant, by Neville B. Craig in December 1888. Scale 1:1200 Craig, Neville B. 1888
Tracing
36 x 100 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
Delaware River front
Wharves, streams, marshland, river banks, drainage ditches, building footprints, Port Wardens Line, chart of triangulation points
RC-A-4 U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey. T. C. Mendenhall, Superintendent. Water Front of the City of Philadelphia from Erie Avenue to Susquehanna Avenue. Surveyed under the direction of R. M. Bache, Assistant, by Neville B. Craig. Drawn under the direction of the City by A. E. Harvey, C. M. Broughton and J. H. Hutchinson in July, August and September 1890. Scale 1:1200 Craig, Neville B. 1890
Tracing
33 x 132 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
Delaware River front
Wharves, railroads, Port Richmond coal piers, marshland, building footprints, Port Wardens Line, chart of triangulation points
RC-A-5 U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey. T. C. Mendenhall, Superintendent. Philadelphia. Greenwich Point to Fort Mifflin Topographical survey by R. M. Bache, Assistant. August 5th to November 4th, 1891. Scale 1:2400 Bache, R. M. 1891
Tracing
38 x 162 in.
1 inch = 200 feet
Delaware River front
Topography, building footprints, Navy Yard, railroads, wharves, marshland, streams
RC-A-6 Sheet No. 3. U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey. Waterfront of the City of Philadelphia from Susquehanna Avenue to Market Street. Surveyed under the direction of R. M. Bache, Assistant, by Neville B. Craig in December 1888 and January 1889. Scale 1:1200 Craig, Neville B. 1889
Tracing
59 x 100 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
Delaware River front
Wharves, railroads, street railway, Port Wardens Line. "Elevations refer to the plane of mean low water at Kensington Water Works"
RC-A-7 U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey. Philadelphia Water Front, Delaware River, Pennsylvania. October 1900. USCGS 1900
Paper
55 x 29 in.
1 inch = 800 feet
Delaware River front
Wharves, river banks, marshland, building footprints, railroads, streets
RC-A-7-a Philadelphia Water Front, Delaware River, Pennsylvania USCGS 1891
Blueprint
53 x 30 in.
1 inch = 800 feet
Delaware River front
Soundings, marshland, riverfront structures, and many other features
RC-A-8 Chart of the Delaware River in front of the City of Philadelphia from Bridesburg to Fort Mifflin December 1879. Scale 1:9600 [800 feet to 1 inch] USCGS 1879
Mounted
1 inch = 800 feet
Delaware River front, Pennsylvania and New Jersey sides
Worn, dirty working copy with penciled annotations including proposed drawbridge at Market Street, Philadelphia to Camden, which was never built
RC-AA-1 Plan of property between Wissahickon Ave. and Park Boundary, 21st Ward, to be included in Fairmount Park. Russell Thayer, Chief Engineer & Supt, Fairmount Park, March 1889. Thayer, Russell 1889
Mounted
26 x 28 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
Fairmount Park property around Rittenhouse Town
Building footprints, Monoshone Creek and tributary stream, mill race, dam and pond, property owners, boundaries and acreage
RC-AA-2 [No title. Topography from Wayne Avenue west to Wissahickon Creek and north of Chelten Avenue.] Not named 1890 ca.
Tracing
38 x 51 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
Wayne Avenue north of Chelten Ave. and west to Wissahickon Creek
Topography, streams, Wissahickon Creek
RC-AA-z The Bulletin presents the first complete map of Fairmount Park. The Wisasahickon Hills of legend and story. [Two maps, with accompanying article and key to deatures, published by the Evening Bulletin, April 1, 1939. Negative print.] Not named 1939
Paper
23 x 17 in.
Fairmount Park
Roads, drives, trails, streams, park buildings, with key identifying many features
RC-A-z Philadelphia Water Front. Schuylkill River, Pennsylvania. Published Feb. 1891. T. C. Mendenhall, Superintendent. Verified: B. A. Colonna, assistant in charge of Office. Price 50 cents. USCGS 1891
Blueprint
53 x 30 in.
1 inch = 800 feet
Schuylkill River and vicinity, Fairmount to Delaware River
Annotated in red ink with location of industries and other property owners along the riverfront. Soundings, marshland, streams, building footprints, wharves
RC-B-01 Plan of the Port Warden’s line on the Delaware River from Pike Street to Poquessing Creek in the 23rd, 25th and 35th Wards of the City of Philadelphia, established by ordinance of Councils approved May 18, 1886 and May 28, 1888, showing the computed position of the line with reference to city streets. Neville B. Craig, December 30, 1891. Craig, Neville B. 1891
Tracing
21 x 274 in.
1 inch = 200 feet
Delaware River front
Port Warden's Line and benchmarks used to determine its location
RC-B-03 Plan of the Port Warden’s line on the Delaware River from Snyder Avenue to Oregon Avenue, established by ordinance of Councils approved May 18, 1886, showing the computed positions of the line with reference to city streets. Calculations by C. A. Trik, October 13, 1890, from data of city coordinates computed by Neville B. Craig in connection with U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey October 1889. [Title transcribed fromCity Archives Record Group 90.14 Index, page 451] Trik, C.A. 1890
Tracing
31 x 47 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
Delaware River front
Port Warden's Line and benchmarks used to determine its location
RC-B-04 Plan of Port Warden’s line on the Delaware River from Lombard to Christian Street. Survey of Nov. 1889. [From 90.14 Index, page 451: "Line as fixed by Act of Assembly approved February 27, 1854 and ordinance of Councils approved December 4, 1856."] Craig, Neville B. 1889
Tracing
24 x 39 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
Delaware River front
Port Warden's Line and benchmarks used to determine its location
RC-B-05 Plan of the Port Warden’s line on the Delaware River from Moore Street to Schuylkill River, showing connection with city streets, authorized by ordinance of councils, approved May 18, 1886. Computed and drawn in the Bureau of Surveys March 1899. [From City Archives Record Group 90.14 Index, p. 451: "Drawn by B. A. Haldeman and R. P. Green"] Haldeman, B. A., and Green, R. P. 1889
Tracing
28 x 113 in.
1 inch = 400 feet
Delaware River front
Port Warden's Line and benchmarks used to determine its location
RC-BB-2 Plan of the Borough of Frankford, Philadelphia, Pa. Webster, George S. 1890
Mounted
22 x 30 in.
1 inch = 400 feet
Frankford Borough and adjacent area, bounded roughly by Bridge St., Duncannon St., M St., Wheatsheaf Lane, and Almond St.
Shows the changing boundaries of Frankford, as defined by Acts of Assembly on March 7, 1800, April 4, 1831 and April 5, 1863.
RC-BB-w Plan showing former and present beds of Frankford Creek adjacent to Pennsylvania and New Jersey Railroad and registered owners abutting thereon. Bureau of Surveys, Registry Division, August 18, 1914. P-4-18. Hoffman, A. Zane 1914
Tracing
32 x 22 in.
1 inch = 100 feet
Frankford Creek, bounded roughly by Sepviva St., Roxborough St., Almond St. and Wheatsheaf Lane
Frankford Creek and tributary streams, both the former and present creek beds, property owners
RC-BB-x Frankford Creek surveyed under the direction of William Ludlow, Capt. of Engrs. Bvt. Lt. Col. U.S.A, by Assistant Engineers E. A. Gieseler, F. Sylvester, J. N. Odiorne and W. B. Silvey. November 1881. [Copy made in 1883] Ludlow, William, and others 1881
Tracing
42 x 108 in.
Frankford Creek. Army Corps of Engineers plan, from Frankford Ave. to mouth of creek at Delaware River.
Soundings, property owners, factories. This plan has an associated report that can be found online at http://www.phillyh2o.org/backpages/FrankfordCreek1882.htm
RC-BB-y Map of Frankford and vicinity. Published by J. Albert Brous. Brous, J. Albert 1873
Mounted
30 x 34 in.
Frankford. Bounded roughly by Frankford Creek, Delaware River, Longshore St. and F St.
Creeks, new street names added in red ink, property owners, cemeteries, U.S. Arsenal
RC-BB-z Plan of Frankford Creek from Frankford Ave. to Delaware River. Compiled tracing from official plans on file in Bureau of Surveys, Dec. 28, 1892. Scale 1" = 100' Not named 1892
Tracing
43 x 107 in.
Frankford Creek, from Frankford Avenue to mouth at Delaware River.
Property owners, factories
RC-B-z Plan of Port Warden’s and arbitrary low water lines on the Delaware River below Bridesburg. July 30, 1894. [From City Archives Record Group 90.14 Index p. 451: "John H. Webster"] Not named 1894
Blueprint
13 x 30 in.
1 inch = 300 feet
Delaware River front, Pike St. to Bridge St.
Port Warden's Line and low water line
RC-C-01 Sheet No. 1. Delaware River, mouth of Schuylkill to Gloucester. Port Warden lines of 1886. Prepared by U.S. Advisory Commission for Board of Harbor Commissioners of the City of Philadelphia, January 1886. Approved by Board of Harbor Commissioners ... March 4, 1886. Approved by ordinance of Councils ... May 18, 1886 USCGS 1886
Tracing
36 x 61 in.
1 inch = 400 feet
Delaware River front, Schuylkill River to Gloucester
League Island, wharves, creeks, Greenwich Point, Howell's Cove, Ladd's Cove, Red Bank, Big Timber Creek
RC-C-01-a Sheet No. 1. Delaware River, mouth of Schuylkill River to Gloucester. Port Warden lines proposed by U.S. Advisory Commission for the Port of Philadelphia, November 1884. Transmitted to the Philadelphia Harbor Commission, December 13th, 1884, in accordance with its resolution of October 21st, 1884. USCGS 1884
Tracing
36 x 60 in.
1 inch = 400 feet
Delaware River front, Schuylkill River to Gloucester
League Island, wharves, creeks, Greenwich Point, Howell's Cove, Ladd's Cove, Red Bank, Big Timber Creek
RC-C-02 Sheet No. 2. Delaware River, Gloucester to Kaighn's Point. Port Warden lines of 1886. Prepared by U.S. Advisory Commission for Board of Harbor Commissioners of the City of Philadelphia, January 1886. Approved by Board of Harbor Commissioners ... March 4, 1886. Approved by ordinance of Councils May 18, 1886 USCGS 1886
Tracing
36 x 49 in.
1 inch = 400 feet
Delaware River front, Gloucester to Kaighn's Point
Wharves
RC-C-02-a Sheet No. 2. Delaware River, Gloucester to Kaighn’s Point. Port Warden lines proposed by U.S. Advisory Commission for the Port of Philadelphia, November 1884. Transmitted to the Philadelphia Harbor Commission, December 13th, 1884, in accordance with its resolution of October 21st, 1884 USCGS 1884
Tracing
36 x 49 in.
1 inch = 400 feet
Delaware River front, Gloucester to Kaighn's Point
Wharves
RC-C-03 Sheet No. 3. Delaware River, Petty’s Island to Bridesburg. Port Warden lines of 1886. Prepared by U.S. Advisory Commission for Board of Harbor Commissioners of the City of Philadelphia, January 1886. Approved by the Board of Harbor Commissioners ... March 4, 1886. [From City Archives Record Group 90.14 Index: "Approved by ordinance of Councils May 18, 1886"] USCGS 1886
Tracing
36 x 65 in.
1 inch = 400 feet
Delaware River front, Petty's Island to Bridesburg
Wharves, Pensauken [Pennsauken] Creek, Fishers Point
RC-C-03-a Sheet No. 3. Delaware River, Petty’s Island to Bridesburg. Port Warden lines proposed by U.S. Advisory Commission for the Port of Philadelphia, November 1884.Transmitted to the Philadelphia Harbor Commission, December 13th, 1884, in accordance with its resolution of October 21st, 1884 USCGS 1884
Tracing
36 x 65 in.
1 inch = 400 feet
Delaware River front, Petty's Island to Bridesburg
Wharves, Pensauken [Pennsauken] Creek, Fishers Point
RC-C-04 Sheet No. 4. Delaware River, Bridesburg to Poquessing Creek. Port Warden line recommended by U. S. Advisory Commission and adopted by the Harbor Commissioners September 23, 1887. February 8, 1888 transmitted to the Harbor Commissioners to accompany the geographical description, in accordance with their resolution passed September 23, 1887 USCGS 1887
Tracing
30 x 93 in.
1 inch = 400 feet
Delaware River front, Bridesburg to Poquessing Creek
Disston's, House of Correction, Riverton, wharves, Pennypack Creek
RC-C-04-a Sheet No. 4. Delaware River from Bridesburg to Torresdale. Preliminary Port Warden’s lines. Prepared by U.S. Advisory Commission February 1886. Scale 400 ft. to 1 inch. Approved by Board of Harbor Commissioners March 4, 1886. Superseded by Revised Sheet No. 4. [Transcribed from City Archives Record Group 90.14, p. 452-453] USCGS 1886
Tracing
30 x 99 in.
1 inch = 400 feet
Delaware River front, Bridesburg to Torresdale
Soundings, Frankford Creek, Pennypack Creek, Fisher, Hen & Chicks, Disston, Frankford Pumping Station, House of Correction wharf, Poquessing Creek
RC-CC A copy of an original map of the Northern Liberties, found among the Proprietary Papers and remaining in the Office of the Surveyor General of Penna. . . . [Copy made] 1850. John Laporte, S.G. [Surveyor General] Not named 1850
Mounted
33 x 38 in.
Wingohocking and Frankford Creeks to Vine St., Delaware River to the east
Gunner's Run, Little Tacony Creek, Petty's Island, ownership with acreage, creeks, marshland
RC-CC-1 A copy of an original map remaining in the office of the Surv. Genl. of Penna. Indorsed "This belongs to the Survy Genl's office Northern Liberties." … [Copy made] 1850. John Laporte, S.G. [Surveyor General] Not named 1850
Mounted
27 x 40 in.
Bounded by Wingohocking and Frankford Creeks to Vine St., with the Delaware River to the east
Petty's Island, original 1690-era ownership with acreage, creeks, marshland
RC-CC-2 Map showing location of lots as given to original purchasers or their grantees - purchasers of W. Penn in England before coming over. Not named 1680 ca.
Mounted
48 x 19 in.
Philadelphia. Original purchasers
Almshouse at 3rd St., The Dock, Stadt House, Corporation Burying Ground, two other burial grounds on Arch St., lots numbered and color coded
RC-D-x Plan of Frankford Creek from Kensington Ave. to Delaware River. Twenty-third & Forty-fifth Wards, Philadelphia. [Note on reverse: "Original A-8-5 filed in Sewer Div."] Not named 1916
Blueprint
19 x 75 in.
1 inch = 200 feet
Frankford Creek and surrounding area, from Kensington Ave. to the Delaware River
Frankford Creek, existing and proposed channel, building footprints, railroads