Architecture and Planning

Abrams, Charles papers, 1923-1970   128 cubic ft., 54 reels positive microfilm

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 3086
Papers include biographical materials, speeches, course materials, lectures, newspaper clippings, press releases, and correspondence pertaining to organizations and agencies in which Abrams was actively involved.

Alexander, Robert Evans papers, 1935-1993   86.4 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 3087
Includes architectural plans and drawings, reports, correspondence, legal papers, agenda and minutes of meetings, printed material and photographs from the firms of Neutra and Alexander, and Alexander and Associates. Projects include a plan for various buildings and schools. Also, "Checkpoint Charlie," a volume of personal reminiscences; "Convicts with AIDS," and "Why L.A.?;" and obituary material.

American Planning and Civic Association Records, 1909-1970   45.3 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2777
Scrapbooks, pamphlets, publications, bulletins, papers and correspondence of the American Planning and Civic Association. Correspondents include General Ulysses S. Grant III, Harland Bartholomew, and Harlean James.

American Planning Association records, 1925-2012   139 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4075
Contains office files and printed materials relating to planning conferences and programs; National Planning Awards submissions; and materials regarding planning education. Also includes minutes, newsletters, conference records, planning publications from various institutional entities now part of APA, proceedings from meetings, and audiotapes of lectures.

American Society of Planning Officials Records, 1925-1982   43 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 3247
Includes files of the American Society of Planning Officials (ASPO) and material on the activities of other professional planning organizations, including topics of education and job opportunities for minorities and women in planning, professional ethics, awards, transportation, community improvement, and zoning. Also included are records of the Dennis O'Harrow Memorial Fund, and a manuscript for a book about O'Harrow; and files of or about Walter Blucher, Harvey S. Perloff, and Israel Stollman.

Architects' brochures   .4 cubic feet.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 8051
Brochures from architectural firms showcasing their work.

Armstrong, Furst & Tilton records, ca. 1927-1955.   130 items.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2243
Material of this firm and its successor, Furst & Tilton (after 1950) of Chicago, Illinois. Many items relate to the Seabury-Western Theological Seminary at Evanston, Illinois; others pertain to churches, mainly in Wisconsin and Illinois; also schools, public buildings, business establishments and residences.

Babcock, Frederick Morrison Publications, 1941-1973.   3 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4087
Publications, including land valuations, estimates, reports and development studies by Frederick Morrison Babcock. Areas represented in these studies are located in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Nevada, New Mexico, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Washington, D.C.

Babcock, Henry Andrews papers, 1924-1961.   11 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 3022
Valuation, appraisal and audit reports, certificates and summaries of William H. Babcock and Sons, Inc., 1924-1936. Also, Babcock's files of the Santa Monica, California and Bunker Hill, Los Angeles Redevelopment Projects; and material concerning mass transportation, primarily in Los Angeles.

Bassett, Edward M. papers, 1892-1948   20 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2708
Correspondence, books, articles, reports, legal briefs transcripts, and scrapbooks dealing with Bassett's tenure as a U.S. Congressman, 1902-1905, and his membership on committees and boards including the Public Service Commission of New York, the Brooklyn Committee on City Plan, the Zoning Committee of the City of New York, and the Regional Plan of New York and Its Environs Committee. Papers deal primarily with zoning and city planning in New York City. Also includes many articles, reports and books authored by Bassett, such as The Master Plan, Zoning, and the Autobiography of Edward M. Bassett.

Benería, Lourdes papers   2 cubic feet.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 15-2-3934
Includes subject files, conference proceedings, lecture notes, related to her career at Cornell University and her work concerning labor, women's work, gender and development, globalization, and Latin American development.

Bettman, Alfred papers, 1910-1945   33 reels, 1 folder

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2774
Microfilmed papers include correspondence, memoranda, drafts, lectures, clippings, minutes, articles, pamphlets, programs, budgets, reports, briefs, regulations, and records of conferences and committees pertaining to various planning agencies and projects. Also includes a photocopied "Draft of an Act for Urban Development and Redevelopment," by Alfred Bettman, 1943.

Beyer, Glenn H. papers,1939-1969.   10 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 53-4-1548
Manuscripts and galley proofs; correspondence; questionnaires; photographs, negatives, and slides; research material, notes, and rough drafts pertaining to rural housing; printed materials; and 2 victrola records and 3 film strips relating to the 1950 census.

Blood, Charles Hazen papers, 1889-1909   3.8 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2263
Consists of incoming and outgoing correspondence, depositions and other legal documents, statements of account, and memoranda, mainly concerning legal matters Blood handled in public office and in private practice, as well as his family and personal business affairs. Also documented are Blood's activities as a Cornell alumnus, mainly regarding the promotion and financing of Alumni Field and his candidacy for reelection as alumni trustee in 1906, as graduate treasurer of the Cornell Masque, and as an alumnus and supporter of Kappa Alpha fraternity; and his activities as an Ithaca landlord, developer of Cornell Heights and Cayuga Heights, supporter of the Ithaca Conservatory of Music (now Ithaca College), and Presbyterian layman.

Blucher, Walter Harold papers, 1934-1970   31.4 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 3698
Includes planning files and reports; speeches; articles; monthly reports and minutes of the American Society of Planning Officials; minutes of the Association of State Planning and Development Agencies; annual reports of the Detroit City Plan Commission; pictures; and correspondence between Blucher and Rexford G. Tugwell.

Bohnen, Arthur papers, 1918-1977, 1962-1972 (bulk)   9.2 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 3195
Reports, speeches, job files, articles, and publications of Arthur Bohnen, concerning city and regional planning, housing, and urban renewal. Also, transcript of interview of Otar Aamodt, by Bohnen, 1977.

Bouck, William C. papers   2.6 cubic feet, 4 reels microfilm.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2206
Correspondence, appointment papers, official documents, and other papers chiefly relating to Bouck's political career.

Bowman, Charles Lewis, photographs and drawings, 1917-1962   8 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 3807
Photographs and architectural drawings of houses designed or altered by Charles Lewis Bowman.

Bullard, Helen papers   8 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6501
The collection contains original files of H.E. Bullard containing both personal correspondence and memorabilia (music programs, tax records, and Sunday school materials) and professional project papers and blueprints.

Čapek, Stella M. papers   1 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6958
Audio tapes and files relating to research on rent control and progressive urban politics in Santa Monica, California.

CALS freehand drawing collection   1.7 cubic feet.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 21-25-3736
This collection features art projects and assignments created in the studio and left behind by students.

Carroll, J. Douglas, Jr. papers, 1938-1985.   1.8 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4178
Correspondence, speeches, lectures, and publications about transportation issues in regional planning. Also curriculum vitae.

Center for Housing and Environmental Studies records   13 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 53-4-1308
Correspondence, project reports, accounts, speeches, publications, and committee records of Director Glenn H. Beyer of the Cornell Center for Housing and Environmental Studies.

Center for Policy Analysis records   7 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6755
Records of the Center, including reports, pamphlets, brochures, and newsletters.

Chapin, F. Stuart Publications, 1945-1978   ca. 1 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4092
Printed and manuscript versions of publications by Chapin.

Churchill, Henry S. papers, 1929-1962   4.2 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2347
Includes correspondence, speeches, course material, and other papers relating to Henry S. Churchill's career as an architect and city planner.

Clarke and Rapuano Records, 1940-1993   94.1 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 3047
Reports and studies, including plans, blueprints, photographs, publications, contracts, and drawings pertaining to transportation, parkways, and city planning projects in Queens, Westchester County, Long Island, Buffalo, and New York, New York; Bethlehem, Pennsylvania; and other places. Also, includes planning material pertaining to the 1964 World's Fair in New York City and a report prepared for Cornell University on Cornell Heights, 1987.

Clarke, George Hyde and Hyde Hall research papers   2.4 cubic feet.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 8439
Notes, copies, tapes, and other files from Kearns' research on the George Hyde Clarke family of Cooperstown, Hyde Hall, their house, and their plantations in Jamaica.

Clarke, Gilmore D.   4 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 15-1-808
Collection consists primarily of correspondence documenting Clarke's unsuccessful campaign to prevent the demolition of Cornell University's Boardman Hall and its replacement by Olin Library. Also included are addresses, published Christmas sonnets by Clarke, 1968-1980, 1982, clippings, articles, letters to the editor (Ithaca Journal and the New York Times), photographs, campus maps, and photocopies of letters, including two from Harry S. Truman concerning Clarke's opinion on remodelling part of the White House (1947). Represented in the collection are Bernhard Louis Clynes, John Lyon Collyer, George Bain Cummings, Edmund Ezra Day, Arthur Hobson Dean, C.W. DeKiewiet, Douglass Boardman Lee, Thomas W. Mackesey, Deane W. Malott, Floyd Roy Newman, Jerome O'Connor, Nathaniel Alexander Owings, Gustav Jaeger Requardt, and Allen Hosie Treman.

College of Architecture, Art, and Planning, Cornell University, Records, 1905-2004   68.7 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 15-1-512
Contains administrative and historical records of the College of Architecture, Art, and Planning.

College of Home Economics records, 1875-1979   ca. 79.7 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 23-2-749
Collection includes administrative records; records of the College's involvement with government, educational, and private organizations at the national, state, and local levels; College activities within divisions of the University; the College's involvement in World War I, World War II, ; student activities of undergraduates, graduate students, and alumni; teaching and research studies and reports; and extension work. Also included is a large amount of material related to the history of the College of Home Economics, Martha Van Rensselaer, Flora Rose, and their correspondence previous to 1921.

Conference on Alternative State and Local Policies records,1974-1986.   4 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6756
Reports and legislation briefs, policy agendas, reports, and briefs. Subjects include women's issues, family farms, tax reform, community energy planning, local food, plant closings, cooperatives, South African divestment, toxic chemicals, and health care.

Cooperative Consumers' Society records, 1936-1982   17.7 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 1689
Materials relating to the activities of the Cooperative Consumers' Society, including records pertaining to store management, cooperation, volunteers, personnel, expansion, planning, construction, reopening, and other subjects. Also included are minutes and reports of the Board of Directors and Executive Committee; Education Committee materials; "Trade Winds," an employee publication; copies of the "Co-op Bulletin"; papers and a market survey analysis; and papers concerning the early history of the Co-op.

Cornell University College of Architecture, Art and Planning student projects,1898-2000   29 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 15-5-1416
Volumes containing honors designs and theses; an interscholastic competition; and merit solutions for landscape design, also, student projects and drawings, and photographs of projects.

Cornell University miscellaneous pamphlet report and publication collection   12

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: ARP 1598
Catch all collection of various booklets, brochures, and other publications produced by Cornell University. Includes items from different colleges, departments and organizations from across the University.

Cornick, Philip H. papers, 1922-1971   31 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 3287
Correspondence, pamphlets, charts, speeches, reports, published and unpublished manuscripts, and other printed material relating to Philip Cornick's research and writings in the fields of land economics, taxation, land use, urban planning, and public works planning. Materials cover many areas across the country, including Tennessee, Ohio, Maine, Massachusetts, New York City and Newark, New Jersey. Also includes materials concerning Henry George's "single tax," forest taxation, the Regional Plan Association, the International Fraternity of Lambda Alpha, and land assessment.

Crane, Jacob Leslie papers, 1927-1980, 1946-1965 (bulk)   4 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2646
Seven project files composed largely of correspondence, accounts, drafts, reports, and working and reference papers such as maps, charts, and legislation relating to city planning. Also, printed material by Crane, and correspondence with Constantine Doxiadis. Files contain projects for the United Nations, 1946-1955; Greece, 1950-1956; Puerto Rico, 1952-1962; Piney Orchard, Maryland, 1954-1958; Norfolk, Virginia, 1954-1965; Baltimore, Maryland, 1955-1956; and Ponca City, Oklahoma, 1927, 1955-1959.

Czamanski, Stanislaw Papers, 1942-1990   8.5 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 15-2-2293
Curriculum vitae, drafts of speeches, reports, research projects, typescripts of articles, published articles, manuscripts, and reprints about regional planning and regional science.

Davidoff, Paul papers, 1951-1985   26.1 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4250
Papers relating to Paul Davidoff's career as a city planner, including his civil rights activism on housing discrimination.

Department of Design and Environmental Analysis records, 1947-2007.   4.3 cubic ft.; 10 oversize folders.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
Collection Number: 23-16-1472.
Oversize drawings from Professor Helen J. Cady's interior design classes in the Department of Design and Environmental Analysis at Cornell University.

Dept. of Housing and Dining Services records   4 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 42-1-1598
Collection includes menus, records of reunion events, plans and renovations of dining halls, photographs, and other records pertaining to Cornell University housing and dining. Also includes material concerning questionnaires which were sent to 18 eastern universities, and evaluation of the questionnaires.

Dept. of Landscape Architecture design problems   1 cubic ft., 4 map case drawers.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 15/5/1433
Exchange problems between Cornell and other universities, and landscape problems set by Bryant Fleming and Eugene D. Montillon.

Dept. of Landscape Architecture records   1.9 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 15-2-1622
Includes correspondence and material relating to the College of Architecture and the Department of Landscape Design.

Downing, William S. papers,   309 cubic feet.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6971
Collection consists of project files, correspondence, meeting notes, architectural drawings, specifications, photographs, photographic negatives, and slides related to Downing's architectural practice.

Draper, Earle Sumner Sr. papers, 1933-1969   1.3 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2745
Primarily articles and speeches of Earle Sumner Draper, Sr., city planner. Also includes correspondence concerning a conference on urbanism held in Cambridge, Mass. in March 1942.

Dyckman, John W. papers, 1959-1987   5.1 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4382
Correspondence, biographical materials, course outlines, project files, notes, drafts, lectures, articles, reports, and other writings relating to John W. Dyckman's professional activities.

Ewald, William R., papers, 1947-1970   5 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4876
Projects, articles, maps, audiotapes, reports, and other materials pertaining to Ewald's career as a planner.

Farr, Newton Camp papers, [ca. 1933-1967]   5 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2848
Includes publications of the Urban Land Institute, International Real Estate Federation, and the Chicago Department of City Planning. Also, correspondence of the Urban Land Institute, the National Association of Real Estate Boards, the San Diego Chamber of Commerce, and the Harvard Law Review.

Fefferman, Hilbert papers   .9 cubic feet.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 8421
Includes correspondence, 1946-2002 on housing and financing issues and journal articles. Also, signed photographs of George Romney and Robert Weaver and a HUD Distinguished Service Award certificate.

Feiss, Carl L. papers, [ca.1928]-1991   64 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2635
Papers include family and business correspondence, reports, published material, speeches, financial records, minutes and studies, primarily concerning various consulting jobs (largely in the South). Also, material concerning Feiss' participation in various national and international commissions and committees and his work for regional commissions such as the Tennessee Valley Authority. Also, family and personal correspondence of Carl, Paul and Julian Feiss; correspondence of Sir Raymond Unwin; and microfilm of Feiss' papers, 1946-1952, from the now defunct School of Architecture, University of Denver, Denver, Colorado.

Finch, Herbert papers, 1967-1983   6.3 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 13-6-2182
Contains personal and professional documentation; correspondence, consultant reports, committee work, organizational memberships and boards, speeches, articles, master's thesis, Ph.D. dissertation, course material and various other items. Also material from Joyce Hamilton Finch, 1930-1991.

Fleming, Bryant plans   27 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 1380
Sketches, plans, details, and blueprints of landscaping projects for parks, private estates, and housing projects from Fleming's landscape architecture firms.

Forest Hills Gardens (New York, N.Y.) Records, 1900-1970, 1911-1919 (bulk)   8.6 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2495
Brochures, specifications, declarations of restrictions, and blueprints of homes in Forest Hills Gardens.

Glass, Milton files on Kitimat Canada   ca. 10 cubic feet

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6896
Files relating to the planning and development of Kitimat, B.C..

Greeley and Hansen, Engineers records   4 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2874
Consulting reports, reprints, and articles pertaining to water resources and sanitation projects written by Samuel A. Greeley, Paul Hansen, their staff, and others.

Grinnalds, Jefferson Cleveland papers, 1908-1966, 1920-1960 (bulk)   10 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2617
Collection includes correspondence (1920-1966) with planners, clients, and professional groups; zoning ordinances and plans for Baltimore, Frederick, Salisbury, Annapolis, and Bel Air, Maryland; Raleigh and Burlington, North Carolina; and Martinsburg, West Virginia; monographs and reports by Grinnalds and other planners including Edward M. Bassett and Robert Whitten; selected magazine articles on zoning (1922-1934); plans and maps for towns and cities particularly in Maryland; and newspaper clippings on zoning.

Griswold, Alexander papers, [ca. 1950]-1985   35.4 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4290
General correspondence, especially correspondence relating to Griswold's study of Asian and Indian art; notes, subject files, research materials, manuscripts, and drafts relating to books and articles including "Hindu Gods at Sukhodaya," "Wat Pra Yün Reconsidered," "Prolegomena to the Study of the Buddha's Dress in Chinese Sculpture," "The Epigraphy of Mahadharmaraja I of Sukhodaya," "Rulers and Kings of Siam," and work on Theravada Buddhism; and a Buddhist icon. Also, papers of Gordon H. Luce including correspondence, and notes, charts, drafts, and galley proofs for his work OLD BURMA - EARLY PAG´AN; and photograph album of J. Alexis Shriver from Thailand (Siam), ca. 1913, includes sketch of Siamese fighting fish.Includes photographs of Asian and Indian art, persons, landscapes, and structures.ent

Hand, Irving papers, 1967-1992   24 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4855
Correspondence and newsletters, principally dealing with the American Planning Association and the American Institute of Planners; also, planning reports, publications, and other documents dealing with planning education and the Institute of State and Regional Affairs, Pennsylvania State University - Capitol Campus, Middletown. Includes articles and speeches by Hugh R. Pomeroy (1947-1957).

Harland Bartholomew and Associates planning reports   6.4 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6400
This collection consists of planning reports and printed information created and used by the office of Harland Bartholomew and Associates.

Harris, Britton papers, 1952-1988   .6 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4255
Articles and other publications by Britton Harris on land use development, transportation, use of computers, and various other topics in planning and regional science.

Hartmann collection on Indochina, [ca. 1900-1970]   7.5 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4298
The Hartmann Collection's main focus is Vietnam, but there is material on Cambodia and Laos, as well as a few items on Burma and Thailand. There are numerous scenes of all parts of Indochina, with particular attention to various important architectural sites. Historical materials emphasize the colonial period. Of particular interest are an extensive collection of portraits of Vietnamese and Cambodian monarchs from the colonial period and a wide and (generally) well-labelled selection of pictures showing the many different ethnic groups in Vietnam.

Hartzog, Justin R. papers,1917-1966.   38.5 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2407
Correspondence, reports, blueprints, whiteprints, maps, pamphlets, monographs, and newspaper clippings mainly concerning his association (1922-1937) with John Nolen.

Hedden, Paul van Tassel papers, 1951-1960   4 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2532
Papers consist mainly of correspondence, reports, legislative bills, pamphlets, surveys, photographs, maps, and other items relating to city and industrial planning.

Herrey, Hermann papers, ca. 1939-1971   16.5 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 3476
Drawings, paintings, plans and photographs (including glass plate negatives) of architectural work, planning projects, stage designs, industrial designs, furniture and inventions. Also includes correspondence, biographical material, lecture notes, talks and reports; writings in city and regional planning, economic development, architecture, theater and related fields. Also, manuscript of a novel written by Herrey in the 1930s; and a play written under the pseudonym of Gilbert Tanner, ca.1960.

Historical Planning publications collection   [no physdesc:quantity]

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 15-3-3669
Historical planning publications, transferred from the Fine Arts Library.

Holden, Arthur Cort papers, 1920-1987   110.1 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 3748
Collection includes extensive correspondence, blueprints, sketches, drawings, financial records, and photographs from Holden's private practice around New York City; correspondence, articles, surveys and reports documenting his service on many boards, committees, and commissions. Also included are drafts and copies of articles and books including The Settlement Idea and Sonnets for My City; and a bound volume, "Are Bankers Credit Allocators?", of photocopies of a collection of commentaries, based on a New York Times article.

Holt, Claire papers   6.8 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 14-27-2648
Collection consists of slides, correspondence, and research materials of Claire Holt.

Housing Study Guild Records, 1929-1957, 1929-1941 (bulk)   1.4 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 3333
Publications, reports, and correspondence by or concerning the Housing Study Guild. Also, correspondence of Benjamin Macson Gruzen, council member of the Housing Study Guild, and publications of the National Association of Housing Officials, New York City Housing Authority and the United States Resettlement Administration.

Jacobs, Stephen W. papers, 1954-1978   65.7 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 15-2-1713
Includes correspondence and other materials related to Stephen W. Jacobs' career as Professor of Architecture at Cornell University and his involvement with historical preservation efforts.

Jones, Barclay papers, 1954-1988   42.4 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 15-2-2552
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Jones, Robert Trent papers   418 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6855
Business records and plans of golf courses.

Kelley, H. Roy papers, 1913-1965   14 v.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 3864
Thirteen scrapbooks of designs, articles, and photographs of residences designed by Kelley. Also, postcard-size architectural drawings done as a student at Cornell under Professor Phelps.

Kellough, William Roy papers, 1979-1985.   3.1 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 3521
Reports, lectures and speeches, articles, pamphlets and books concerning Kellough's career as a land economist.

Kelly, Burnham papers, 1947-1971   9.8 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 15-01-1633
Correspondence, manuscripts, and reports relating to the development of an architecture and regional planning program at the University of Puerto Rico and to Kelly's visit to observe the planning and architecture programs at the University Del Valle in Colombia; file on the planning of a Cornell art museum, 1959-1968; report of the Centennial Planning Committee, 1960-1961, including material on the size of the University. Also, bibliographic cards on construction techniques. Additional records include speeches, lesson plans, consulting project and subject files, concerning Burnham Kelly's career as Dean of the College of Architecture, Art and Planning, 1960-1971.

Kraushaar, Robert papers   6 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6754
Records relating to planning in Great Britain, including the Greater London Council, Sheffield, other British cities, and Community Development Projects.

Lambda Alpha International Philadelphia Chapter Records, 1968-1988   1.5 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 3593
Minutes, member notices, and correspondence. Part of Lambda Alpha Literary Archives.

Lambda Alpha International records, 1931-1986   6.9 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2917
Includes records of Lambda Alpha International, formerly the International Fraternity of Lambda Alpha, which was established in 1931 at Northwestern University by a group of students of land economics and real estate as an honorary professional fraternity to foster the study of land economics.

Lambda Alpha International, Los Angeles Chapter records, 1981-1985.   2.5 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 3594
Correspondence, membership lists, minutes, Keynotes (newsletter), photographs, conference programs, and other papers.

Lawson, Edward G. papers, 1915-1937   3.4 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4237
Scrapbook kept by Lawson during his years as a student at the American Academy in Rome, as a "Prix de Rome" winner in landscape architecture. Includes photographs and measured drawings of buildings and architectural details, planting lists, plans, and elevations, primarily in Italy. Also, photographs of plans of American cemeteries in France and England, 1921; photographs of Lawson, and of a portrait of Lawson; photographs of unidentified architectural details and plans; measured drawings of unidentified details; and a postcard and note sent to Lawson. Bound volumes from the American Academy in Rome and Lantern slides of illustrations from Lawson's Rome Prize thesis

Lay, Charles Downing papers, 1898-1956   11 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4477
Notebooks of architectural class notes and drawings; student papers; notebooks and sketchbooks on gardens; photographs of gardens and parks; architectural drawings and renderings; pen and ink drawings; and articles on architectural topics. Also, papers relating to lectures and club memberships, miscellaneous correspondence, and condolence letters upon his death.

Lewis, Nelson Peter papers, 1881-1942, 1896-1925 (bulk)   1 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2712
Speeches and papers given by Nelson P. Lewis; scrapbooks of news clippings and programs, 1896-1923; scrapbook of reviews of The Planning of the Modern City, 1919-1923; professional engineering license, 1921; three illuminated memorial booklets, 1924; copies of The Planning of the Modern City, 1916; Urbanizacion, the Spanish edition, 1917-1918; and other books by Nelson P. Lewis.

Mackesy, Thomas papers   47 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 15-2-1745
Includes correspondence; manuscripts of speeches; teaching notes; newsletters, pamphlets, A.I.P. and A.I.A. journals, books, and other printed materials; planning material pertaining to Cornell University.

Manning, Warren H. landscape architecture blueprints and drawings, 1903-1914   .3 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 43-2-1657
Two blueprints of a ground plan of a house and stable in Bar Harbor, Maine, 1903, a sketch showing proposed trails and planting along Six Mile Creek in Tompkins County, New York; reports and plans for Cornell University, 1910 and 1930; published report on a city plan for Birmingham, Alabama, 1919.

Manuscript collections, 1818-1905   216 items.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2594
Ezra Cornell papers include minutes of a citizens' meeting (February 5, 1863), at which Cornell's proposal for building the Cornell Public Library was considered, and letters to Cornell, 1863-1874, from William Hodgins, the library architect, and John Henry Selkreg, Francis Miles Finch, and others concerning the operation of the library; records of the Ithaca & Owego Railroad, 1834-1845, later the Cayuga Division of the Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad, include a letter from William Ross Humphrey to his father, Charles Humphrey, discussing some of the problems that were faced in starting the railroad, correspondence, financial statements, vouchers, bonds, and minutes of Board of Directors' meetings; land records include War of 1812, Black Hawk, and Seminole Wars bounty warrants, 1851-1864 and letters patent for lands in Illinois and Dakota Territory, 1818-1887; records concerning the Edward H. Rulloff murder trial and appeal, 1847-1860, include copies of indictments, briefs, notes on the selection of jurors, testimony, writs of error, New York State Supreme Court opinions, and letters from Rulloff to Douglass Boardman and Francis Miles Finch; the "Nautical Journal from River Plate [La Plata] to Pacific Ocean on Board Brig Laura of Salem" (ca. 150 pp.) contains a narrative of John Holman's voyage along the coast of South America, 1822-1824, and includes a sketch of the LAURA laying to off Cape Horn in a tremendous gale.

Markam, Wolfe papers, 1991-1975   11 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 3855
Includes a few student drawings from Wolfe Markam's undergraduate courses in architecture at Cornell University. Also, drawings of his major projects, including Elm Hill West Apartments, Kings Gate West Apartments, High Acres Apartments, Swiss Village, Sarkin Brothers Apartments, Metals Processing Company, numerous private residences, and some commercial buildings, almost all built in or near Syracuse, New York.

Nantucket project records,1712-1968.   .7 cubic ft.,

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 13-6-943
Collection includes photographs, maps, charts; microfilm of 18th, 19th, and 20th century maps and charts of Nantucket Island; final report AN HISTORICAL SURVEY OF THE PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT OF NANTUCKET: A BRIEF NARRATIVE HISTORY AND DOCUMENTARY SOURCE MATERIAL by Michael Hugo-Brunt; tapes and transcripts of oral history interviews (1968) of Parker W. Gray, Edouard A. Stackpole, Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Orpin, and Grace B. Gardner conducted by Constance Werner, and of Charles C. Coffin interviewed by Michael Hugo-Brunt; and a tape and transcript of an informal discussion (gam) led by Edouard Stackpole (1968).

National Grange of the Patrons of Husbandry records, 1842-1994   64 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 3020
Includes the files of National Masters and other Grange officials, the Executive Committee, and the Diamond Jubilee Building Fund. Material concerning the administration of the national and state granges, other agricultural organizations, farm credit, insurance, bonding, prices and price control, parity, taxation, Grange history, conferences, the "National Grange Monthly", and the building of the National Grange headquarters. Also included are personal papers of William Saunders, horticulturist, landscape architect, and first National Master; and personal papers of Oliver H. Kelley, founder and first National Secretary.

New York and Pennsylvania Railway Co. records, 1892-1935.   62.8 cubic ft.; 184 v.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 358
Daily, monthly, and yearly records of the operation of the railroad, including account books, letter books and correspondence, blueprints of construction and rights of way, company stock, schedules, tariffs, coupons, state, interstate, and federal reports, tickets, and excursion handbills.

New York, Ontario, & Western Railway Co. records, 1868-1956   4 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 1949
Includes volumes of copies of deeds showing trackage locations; volumes of dispatchers' diaries; volumes of engineers' survey books; one volume of official notices of schedule and route changes; map and survey; timetable; map and profile of the Pecksport Loop line.

Newman, Jared Treman papers, 1803-1953.   23.2 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2157
Jared Treman Newman was an Ithaca, New York attorney, 1893-1896, and mayor, 1907-1908; Cornell University Trustee, 1895-1903 and 1907-1933; and a bank official.

Nolen, John pamphlet collection   17.4 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6337
Pamphlets relating to city planning and affiliated issues collected by John Nolen in the course of his career.

Office of Development records, 1884-1992.   c. 124.1 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4-3-2157
Includes biographical material, correspondence, giving records and signatures of donors, personnel files, job search files, annual reports, project files, and conference files. Also, tape recordings.

Office of Regional Resources and Development publications, 1969-1971.   9 v.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4-10-1303
Various publications concerning city and regional planning, history, architecture, archaeological sites, and historic preservation in the Finger Lakes Region.

Olmsted, Frederick Law architectural drawings and plans, 1877-1927   1 map case drawer; .3 cubic feet

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 462
Copies of sketches, planting plans, maps, and general plans of gardens, parks, private estates, and portions of cities with material from various firms. Also "Ancestral Register of Frederick Law Olmsted, c. 1592-1878," and reports and brochures dealing with Olmsted.

Olpadwala, Porus   ca. 7 cubic feet.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 15-1-3749
Files relating to his time as dean, to a proposed reorganization of the college units, and to his work at Bethe House.

Oppermann, Paul papers, 1926-1964   2 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 3161
Correspondence between Alfred Bettman and officials of the Federal Housing Administration; findings of committees; reports; legislative acts; proposals; agenda; proceedings of the Conference on City Planning Administration in Chicago; correspondence as Director of City Planning, City and County of San Francisco and of the Northeastern Illinois Metropolitan Area Planning Commission; speeches; and scrapbooks.

Ostrander, Edward papers, 1967-1977   4.4 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
Collection Number: 23-16-3259.
Documents Ostrander's study of architecture and planning in senior housing and its effect on the aged.

Parsons, K.C. publications, 1915-1999   8 cubic feet

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6691
Includes publications, published and unpublished ralating to urban planning issues and various national building projects.

Parsons, Kermit Carlyle papers, circa 1945-1999   121 cubic feet, plus oversize material

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 15-2-1428
Includes manuscripts, publications, files, and other papers related to Kermit C. Parsons' career as a planner and as professor of architecture at Cornell University.

Peets, Elbert Papers   4.2 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2772
Includes correspondence, reports, clippings, photographs, plans, and drawings related to projects on which Peets worked; material on the L'Enfant plan for Washington, D.C., of which Peets was a major proponent and guardian; material related to articles and books by or about Peets, including photographs and negatives from the book Civic Art; and personal correspondence, notes, manuscripts, and family papers.

Pierce and Bickford records   55 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2299
Correspondence consists of both outgoing (51 letter impression books, 1899-1926) and incoming letters (131 letterboxes, ca. 1892-ca. 1931) to and from clients, contractors, and supply companies in regard to the design and construction of schools, churches, private homes, apartment houses, commercial establishments, hospitals, public buildings, and other structures in New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania, including the stairs and stone walls at Watkins Glen (1908), the Arnot Art Gallery, the Corning Glass Works, Cortland County and Arnot-Ogden Hospitals, the Elmira College Library, Elmira Y.M.C.A. and Masonic Temple, and the Elmira Free Academy; also, bills, receipts, contracts, indexes (2 volumes) of jobs, and various photographs, blueprints, and detail drawings.

Pierce, Samuel R. papers   ca. 40 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6531
Memorabilia and papers of Samuel R. Pierce from his Treasury Board appointment in 1970 to his later years as Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

Planners for Equal Opportunity records, 1964-1978   3 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 3943
Planners for Equal Opportunity was established in 1964 by a small group of professionals in the housing, planning, architecture and social work fields as an organization through which planning skills and concepts could be used to work for equality among minorities. The group encouraged professional planners to serve as civil rights advocates and to work for the change of policies and practices they considered racist.

Planners Network records   2 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4054
Records of the organization and its various conferences, brochures and newsletters, from 1975 onward.

Platt, Charles Carsten and Frederick Putnam papers, [ca.1937-1955}   12.3 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2852
Charles Carsten Platt (Cornell University Class of 1901) and his brother, Frederick P. Platt, headed F.P. Platt & Brother, an architecture firm. The collection is mostly a file of jobs done by the Platts. Also includes insurance records, paid bills, cancelled checks, and blueprints and drawings.

Pomeroy, Hugh R. papers, 1926-1970   .8 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 3961
Manuscript drafts; mimeographed and printed papers, talks, and addresses; outline of a seminar series at the University of North Carolina; transcripts of testimony as an expert witness; printed material relating to zoning; correspondence; and other materials about Pomeroy. Also, two photographs.

Progressive Cities and Neighborhood Planning 1969-2005 Collection, 1969-2005   18.6 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 15-2-3414
Papers documenting the work of Pierre Clavel.

Rabinowitz, Alan papers   2 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6708
Reports and documents relating to his work in planning, housing, urban renewal, municipal finance and urban economics, which integrate the worlds of public planning, public finance, and private development.

Regional Plan Association records,1919-1997   291.5 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2688
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Rural indexes and maps, 1920-1940, 1959   1.5 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 3953
"Compass system" maps and rural indexes of New York State counties published by Rural Directories, Inc. Also, rural directories published by others.

Saltzman, Sid papers   5 cubic feet.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 15-2-3808
Includes papers documenting Sid Saltzman's work.

Schickel family papers, 1905-1969   15.1 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 3671
Schickel family papers include correspondence, applications, a housing survey, inquiries and replies, licences, patents, financial records, payroll, blueprints, drawings, specifications, advertisements, brochures, trade catalogs, contracts, orders, political letters, progress reports, and other records pertaining to the business interests of Norbert H. Schickel, Sr., particularly relating to his involvement in Ithaca, New York housing and real estate development, engineering, investments, and the family owned motorcycle manufacturing company, Schickel Motor Co. Personal papers include bills, a broadside, theses, correspondence, income tax and insurance records, maps, notes, diaries, legal papers, and photographs of the Schickel family.

Segoe, Ladislas and Associates City Planners Records, 1924-1966   24.3 cubic ft., 2 volumes.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2789
Includes reports, master plans, correspondence, and job files of Ladislas Segoe and Associates of Cincinnati, Ohio; and reports of the National Resources Committee (1937-1939). Master plans for Ohio cities, especially Cincinnati and Dayton; and many other areas. Correspondence regarding the Tennessee Valley Authority, Ohio State Planning Board, and Kentucky State Planning Board; and correspondence and job files concerning Greenville, Ohio. Also, tape recordings and published transcript of interview with Ladislas Segoe by Sydney H. Williams, May 1978.

Shearer, Derek papers   1 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6753
Planning reports, primarily relating to Santa Monica, California.

Shipman, Ellen McGowan Biddle papers, 1914-1946.   24.6 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 1259
Correspondence, bills, orders, vouchers, subject files on landscaping and garden ornamentation, lectures, articles, printed material, a broadside. Photographs, planting plans, and oversize drawings and blueprints of gardens and landscape designs by Ellen Shipman.

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill: Michael McCarthy records   81 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6306
Correspondence, preliminary design work drawings, slides, photographs, blueprints, a model, publicity and promotional materials relating to Michael McCarthy's partnership in the New York office of the firm.

Sleeper, Harold Reeve papers, 1911-1960.   29.1 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2135
Business and personal papers consisting mainly of correspondence, records, and files, including sketches and photographs dealing with architectural work and with professional associations and councils in which Sleeper was active, but also including personal correspondence, minutes, reports, and published material dealing with the American Institute of Architects (national, New York, and other chapters), Architectural League of New York, Downtown - Lower Manhattan Association, Inc., New York State Association of Architects, New York Building Congress, National Institute for Architectural Education, New York City Mayor's panel of architects, and other groups; correspondence, data, and publications related to the Presbyterian Church, including the Fifth Avenue and Madison Avenue parishes; lecture notes and other papers relevant to lectures given at New York School of Interior Decoration, Columbia University, and Princeton University; drawings, blueprints, photographs, and financial and business records for architectural work completed, including churches, banks, schools, other public buildings, and private homes; research notes and/or published copies of books and articles by Sleeper or to which he contributed, including ARCHITECTURAL GRAPHIC STANDARDS (1932, 4th ed. 1951) and BUILDING PLANNING AND DESIGN STANDARDS (1955).

Solberg, Erling D. papers, [ca. 1942-1970]   6.5 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 3172
Publications, speeches, correspondence, and related research notes of Erling D. Solberg, a land economist.

Southern Tier Central Planning and Development Board reports, 1968-1990   3 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4476
Planning reports from the New York State Legislative Commission on Rural Resources, New York State Energy Research and Development Authority, New York State Office of Planning Coordination, New York State Temporary State Commission to Study the Catskills, Southern Tier Regional Planning and Development Board, Southern Tier West Regional Planning and Development Board, Capital District Regional Planning Commission, Central New York Regional Planning and Development Board, and Genesee/Finger Lakes Regional Planning Council, as well as planning reports from Chemung and Steuben Counties, and miscellaneous planning documents.

Stein, Clarence   31.4 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 3600
Contains job files relating to Clarence Stein's work as an architect and city planner, along with writings, including material pertaining to his book, Toward New Towns for America. Also contains personal and professional correspondence; correspondence and photographs pertaining to travels in China and the Far East; photographs of Stein, friends, and family; and medals, certificates, and pins.

Stein, Stuart papers, [ca. 1960-1995]   15.2 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 15-02-3442
Papers, including correspondence, photographs, financial records, meeting minutes and agenda, class notes, and student work, relating to Stuart W. Stein's professional career as a consultant for planning, urban renewal, housing and urban design, land use planning, and historic preservation planning, as well as, his professorship in the Department of City and Regional Planning at Cornell University.

Stewart Airport development studies, 1973-1975.   8 v.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4432
"A Study for the Development of Stewart Airport," January 1973, 6 volumes, prepared by TransPlan Incorporated and Seelye Stevenson Value & Knecht, Inc. for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority; "Stewart Airport Environmental Impact Assessment Report," 2 volumes, prepared by Landrum & Brown, Airport Consultants for the Federal Aviation Administration.

Sunnyside Gardens Preservation Alliance records   .3 cubic feet.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6910
Records from the inception of the Sunnyside Gardens Preservation Alliance (2003) to the completion of their quest for Landmarks designation (2007); items from Oral History program.

Thabit, Walter papers, 1950-2004   72 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4215
Files relating to projects with which Walter Thabit was associated include records of the Vest Pocket and Housing Rehabilitation and Model Cities programs in the East New York section of Brooklyn; planning papers and work files for consulting work in Hartford, Connecticut, and Newark, New Jersey; proposals for a variety of projects both in the United States and abroad which never materialized; president's files of the Planners for Equal Opportunity; files on the development of new private ferry services to and from Manhattan, as well as Staten Island ferry planning; Health Pac newsletters, "Better Transit Bulletin," and Ekistics newsletters; and administrative and financial records of Thabit's planning consulting firm. Oral history interviews by Matthew Lyons, Nov. 17 and Dec. 13, 1988. Also, "Desperately Needed Now: An SRO Housing Revolution," 1991.

Tjaden, Olive papers, 1919-1980   6.2 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 15-6-2919
Correspondence, scrapbooks, diaries, photographs, business and financial records, lists and other records pertaining to the practice of architecture and the renovation of Tjaden Hall on the Cornell campus, clippings, broadsides, diplomas, certificates, licenses, and other papers. Collection includes framed images, drawings, watercolors, and other visual images deriving from Tjaden's professional career, with numerous references to individual clients and patrons. Also includes books, leaded glass items, and architectural instruments.

Vatet family papers, 1899-1950   .8 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 3984
Includes photograph albums and other family photographs; student scrapbook of Oscar Eugene Valentine Vatet; and other papers of Oscar V. Vatet, Oscar Pierson Vatet, and John Valentine Vatet, some concerning architecture.

Vinton, Warren Jay papers, 1932-1969   28 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2946
Consists primarily of correspondence, memoranda, telegrams, minutes, reports, pamphlets, programs, newsletters, membership lists, reprints, speeches, press releases, broadsides, clippings, photographs, and copies of legislative hearings and bills documenting Vinton's active role in designing and implementing federal housing policies from 1935 to 1957. Papers concern many aspects of governmental activity in the public housing area, including low-income housing, defense housing, housing for the elderly, racial policy in public housing, and particularly the development and passage of housing legislation and congressional investigations of federal housing practices. In addition to Vinton's own work, the papers document the work and opinions of many other planners, architects, housing experts, economists, federal administrators, and politicians.

Weber, Nelva papers, 1933-1986.   8.6 cubic feet; 1 map case folder; 1 box of c. 36 rolled drawings.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4840
Correspondence, drawings, published articles, manuscripts of books and articles, biographical material, photoprints and negatives, and sketches; drawings, plans and sketches pertain to various work executed by Weber, particularly for Arrowsmith.

White, J. DuPratt papers, 1915-1939.   15.4 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 5-1-4
Correspondence, accounts, plans, maps, and notes relating to legal services rendered to Cornell University by the firm of White and Case and to White's membership on the Cornell Board of Trustees, particularly to work on the Buildings and Grounds, Law School, and Medical School Committees.

White, William Pierrepont collection, 1728-1939.   63.6 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 399
Correspondence, diaries, deeds, accounts, maps, surveys, pamphlets, statements, registers, bills, land contracts, inventories, cashbooks, indentures, minutes, and other records and papers reflecting the westward and southward movement of members of the White and related families, concerning their activities in the development of land, canals, railroads, cotton manufacturing, mining, banking, and highways, chiefly in New York State. The early papers relate to the White family of Middletown, Connecticut, and the development after 1783 of Whitestown, New York, and include the town books (1807-1823) for Richland, New York, church records, early election returns, deeds, documents on the Brothertown Indians, grist mills, civil and criminal cases, slave sales, the War of 1812, the Bank of Utica, and the Pierrepont Land Office. Includes the diary of William Pierrepont White. One group of papers relates to the disposal of the Constable lands and the development of Pierrepont Manor, and contains statements of land contracts (1801-1810) given by William Constable, an inventory of the Constable estate (1829), a memorandum of journeys made by William Constable Pierrepont to the Constable tract, lists of bonds for Ellisburgh, New York (1834-1841), and a series of letters from Franklin B. Hough relating to life boats for Ellisburgh and Oswego, and to other matters.

Whitnall, Gordon and Brysis papers, 1913-1975   22.6 cubic ft., 12 tape recordings, 9 transcripts.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2880
Contains material on Gordon and Brysis Whitnall's careers as planners as well as family and biographical records.

Will, Philip, Jr. papers, 1941-1985.   8.1 cubic ft., 1 volume.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 3749
Includes records of Will's involvement with the American Institute of Architects, including his term as president; his files as trustee of Cornell University, ca.1962-1976, including material concerning the Buildings and Properties Committee; plans for Sigma Phi fraternity at Cornell; and correspondence, speeches, and reports pertaining to the College of Architecture, Art and Planning and to architectural education in general. Also, speeches and photographs relating to Will's nomination for the American Institute of Architects' Gold Medal, 1970.

Winston, Oliver C. papers, ca. 1930-1973   17 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4408
Materials relating to Oliver C. Winston's work in Washington, D.C., Baltimore, Binghamton and Cornell University.

Wood, Taber, and Morse Company printed items   50 items.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2082
Pamphlets, broadsides, circulars, catalogues, and pictures issued by the Wood, Taber, and Morse Company and its predecessor, the A.N. Wood Company of Eaton, New York. The materials were designed to advertise their steam engines for sale. Also included are pamphlets from the Blizzard Manufacturing Company of Canton, Ohio; the Erie City Iron Works of Erie, Pennsylvania; and the Oneida Iron Works of Oneida, New York.

Woodbury, G. Coleman papers, 1920-1980   16 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4931
Correspondence, articles and drafts of articles, biographical material, book reviews, research proposals, syllabi, speeches, and other papers pertaining to city planning, public housing, and government policy. Includes material on the National Housing Agency, the Illinois Housing Authority, the Redevelopment Council of America, the Institute for Research in Land Economics and Public Utilities, the Washington Center for Metropolitan Studies, and Northwestern University. Correspondents include Clarence Stein and Richard T. Ely.

Wright, Henry papers   .9 cubic ft.

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2736
Includes project descriptions and reports on garden cities, some of which are with Clarence Stein; housing research, some on war housing and some done with Albert Mayer; the relation of city planning to architecture; article notes written jointly with Lewis Mumford; and biographical material.


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