• IdentificationMSASPO76
  • TitleAmerican Society of Planning Officials, Chicago records MSASPO76
  • PublisherSpecial Collections
  • LanguageEnglish
  • RepositorySpecial Collections
  • Physical Description1.5 Linear feet
  • Date1945-1959
  • AbstractThe American Society of Planning Officials (ASPO) was founded in 1934. It was a national private organization whose members engaged in city, country, and regional planning. The collection consists of correspondence, reports, meeting notes, newsletters, bulletins, press releases, receipts, clippings, invitations, brochures, meeting proceedings, programs, by-laws, meeting minutes, editorial, conference programs, conservation committee reports, meeting agendas, resolutions, court transcripts, blueprints, discussion notes, survey forms, maps, membership application form, attendee and member lists, proposals, and speech transcripts.
  • OriginationAmerican Society of Planning Officials.

Old Resource ID was AmerSocPlanning

The American Society of Planning Officials (ASPO) was founded in 1934. It was a national private organization whose members engaged in city, country, and regional planning. The state organizations had as its member's official state agencies. ASPO served as a clearinghouse of planning information for its members throughout the U.S. and abroad. In 1978, ASPO merged with the American Institute of Planners to become the American Planning Association.

The collection consists of correspondence, reports, meeting notes, newsletters, bulletins, press releases, receipts, clippings, invitations, brochures, meeting proceedings, programs, by-laws, meeting minutes, editorial, conference programs, conservation committee reports, meeting agendas, resolutions, court transcripts, blueprints, discussion notes, survey forms, maps, membership application form, attendee and member lists, proposals, and speech transcripts.

American Society of Planning Officials, Chicago records, Special Collections and University Archives, University of Illinois at Chicago

  • NamesAmerican Society of Planning Officials. -- Archives
  • SubjectChicago Political and Civic Life.