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Model Land Development Code Records

ALI.04.008

This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the University of Pennsylvania. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in our reading room, and not digitally available through the web.

Summary Information

Repository:
University of Pennsylvania: Biddle Law Library: American Law Institute Archives
Creator:
American Law Institute
Title:
Model Land Development Code Records
Date:
1960-1974 and undated
Call Number:
ALI.04.008
Extent:
2 linear feet
Language:
English
Text: [Box]
1
Abstract:
In 1964, the American Law Institute (ALI) secured funding to examine and codify the law relating to land use and development. The resulting document was the Model Land Development Code, adopted by the ALI in May 1975. The collection, 1960-1974 and undated, includes preliminary studies, drafts, memoranda, correspondence, and related material concerning the drafting and adoption of the Model Land Development Code.
Cite as:
[Identification of item], in the Model Land Development Code Records, American Law Institute Archives, ALI.04.008, Biddle Law Library, University of Pennsylvania Law School, Philadelphia, PA.
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Biography/History

In 1964, the American Law Institute ( ALI) secured funding to examine and codify the law relating to land use and development. The resulting document was the Model Land Development Code, adopted by the ALI in May 1975. It contained 10 Articles. Allison Dunham served as Chief Reporter on the project.

Scope and Contents

The Model Land Development Code Records, 1960-1974 and undated, include preliminary studies, drafts, memoranda, correspondence, and related records concerning the drafting and adoption of the Model Land Development Code, a project that examined and codified the law relating to land use and development. The Model Land Development Code was promulgated in 1975.

Administrative Information

Publication Information

University of Pennsylvania: Biddle Law Library: American Law Institute Archives,  2008

Finding Aid Author

Finding aid prepared by Jordon Steele

Access Restrictions

None.

Use Restrictions

The archives reserves the right to restrict access to material of sensitive nature. Please contact the department for further information.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

First shipment received from the American Law Institute in 1995.

Processing Information note

Preliminary container list prepared by Melissa Backes, 1995-2005.

Reprocessed by Chris Defeliciantonio, September 2007.

Encoded by Jordon Steele, May 2008.

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Controlled Access Headings

Subject(s)
  • Land use
  • Real estate development

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Other Finding Aids note

An item-level container list is available offline in spreadsheet form.