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Dupont Circle Community Association Records

Identifier: 106

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of meeting minutes, legal documents, clippings, and correspondence related to the Dupont Circle Community Association.


  • Creation: 1972-1978


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There are no restrictions on this collection.

Biographical / Historical

The Dupont Circle Community Association was formed in May 1922. The goals of the organization were “the advancement of the city’s housing conditions; school betterment; traffic regulations; and fair and equitable rates for public service corporations, especially street car fares and electric light rates.” The North Dupont area boundaries were defined as Florida Avenue to the west, T Street to the north, and 15th Street to the south. In the 1970s, the Dupont Circle Community Association was involved in a number of legal disputes over property and zoning regulations, including a proposed plan to demolish the Salvation Army Building at 1800 Corcoran Street NW.


1.5 Linear feet

3 Boxes


Series I: Organizational Materials
This series contains meeting minutes, photographs, and a history of the organization.

Series II: Zoning
This series contains legal documents, correspondence, clippings, and a copy of the DC Zoning Regulations.

Custodial History

This collection was donated by Joseph A. Glover of the Dupont Circle Community Association.

Processing Information

Standard archival procedures were used at the time of processing.

Dupont Circle Community Association Records
An inventory of Dupont Circle Community Association Records at DC Public Library
Finding aid prepared by Rachel Telford.
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Repository Details

Part of the The People's Archive, Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Library Repository

901 G Street NW
4th Floor East
Washington DC 20001