MG 033 - Harrisburg Regional Planning Committee Collection

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Scope and Content

Includes a listing of the members of the General Committee of the Harrisburg Area Regional Planning Commission in February, 1943 with a listing of the officers; a listing of the officers of the Municipal League of Harrisburg and the Area Planning Commission in 1946; and a Report of the Harrisburg Area Regional Planning Committee of the Municipal League, "Planning for the Future of the Harrisburg Area," by Malcolm H. Dill, 1939-1940. The officers of the Executive Committee at that time included Vance C. McCormick, Chairman, and J. Horace McFarland, Secretary. All members are listed in the report which includes many illustrations and maps of the geography of the area with recommendations of the Committee for the inner city, the suburban fringe, and the metropolitan problems. Includes, also, five maps of the city of Harrisburg, 1933-1967, by the Harrisburg City Planning Commission. One map has listed the patents covering the city; another map has the boundaries of the city in 1933 showing the original area in 1791 and the extensions made to 1925.

Background

The Harrisburg Area Regional Planning Committee was a part of the Municipal League of Harrisburg and its membership included names of many of Harrisburg's outstanding leaders of that time.

Date(s): 1939-1946

Extent: 1 folder, 3 enclosures, 5 maps