Architecture and Planning

Abrams, Charles papers, 1923-1970   [no physdesc:quantity]

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.

Adams, Thomas papers   [no physdesc:quantity]

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2731
Five letters to W. F. Burditt concerning the Town Planning Commission in Canada; pamphlets by Adams.

Alexander, Robert Evans papers, 1935-1993   [no physdesc:quantity]

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.

Allen, Nellie Beatrice Osborn papers   [no physdesc:quantity]

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6338
Photographs, planting plans, drawings, and blueprints of gardens designed by Allen while a student at the Lowthorpe School and in her professional practice. Also an album of photographs of English gardens taken by Allen in 1938.

American Institute of Planners Records, 1934-1978   [no physdesc:quantity]

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4007
Primarily files of American Institute of Planners executive offices, departments, and committees, this collection consists of correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, bylaws, policy statements, contracts, proposals, bills and receipts, publications by AIP and other organizations, drafts, articles, reviews, surveys, and other materials relating to the activities of AIP and its local chapters. Subjects represented include educational and career opportunites for women and minorities in planning; grants and fellowships; continuing education; planning awards; AIP annual meetings; AIP conferences (including talks as well as files); AIP's 50th anniversary; AIP membership standards, registration, and role in the planning profession; certification of educational institutions offering degrees in planning; professional development; professional ethics; housing; regional planning; environmental issues; and related topics.

American Planning and Civic Association Records, 1909-1970   [no physdesc:quantity]

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,   [no physdesc:quantity]

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   [no physdesc:quantity]

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   [no physdesc:quantity]

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.   [no physdesc:quantity]

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.

Arthur D. Little, Inc. Ithaca urban renewal report   [no physdesc:quantity]

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 3326
140 page bound mimeo volume entitled "The Economic Basis for Downtown Renewal: A Report to the City of Ithaca, New York," July 1961, prepared by Arthur D. Little, Inc.

Babcock, Frederick Morrison Publications, 1941-1973.   [no physdesc:quantity]

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.   [no physdesc:quantity]

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   [no physdesc:quantity]

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   [no physdesc:quantity]

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.

Bernhard, Harold C. memoirs   [no physdesc:quantity]

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 3805
Pamphlet of Bernhard's memoirs, and a second pamphlet which is an addendum to his memoirs.

Bettman, Alfred papers, 1910-1945   [no physdesc:quantity]

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,1934-1969.   [no physdesc:quantity]

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.

Black, Russell Van Nest papers   [no physdesc:quantity]

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 3018
Correspondence, reports, notes, questionnaires, articles, maps, contracts, pamphlets, brochures, ordinances, and legal notices related to city and state planning, primarily in the mid-Atlantic states. In addition to his private practice, papers deal with Black's membership in the Commonwealth Club of San Francisco; participation in the initial activities of the Regional Plan Association of San Francisco Bay Counties.

Blood, Charles Hazen papers, 1889-1909   [no physdesc:quantity]

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   [no physdesc:quantity]

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)   [no physdesc:quantity]

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   [no physdesc:quantity]

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   [no physdesc:quantity]

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   [no physdesc:quantity]

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   [no physdesc:quantity]

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   [no physdesc:quantity]

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.

Cannon, Douglas V. papers   [no physdesc:quantity]

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 3014
Pamphlets, speeches, correspondence, articles, and books, largely authored by Douglas Cannon, relating to land economics and the International Fraternity of Lambda Alpha, including the Golden Gate and the Los Angeles chapters.

Caparn, Harold collection   [no physdesc:quantity]

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 8473
Collection consists of correspondence, photographs, and plans produced and collected by Harold Caparn. Also includes secondary materials relating and materials related to other members of the Caparn-Chamberlain family who were involved in horticulture, landscape design, and the arts, such as William John Caparne, Thomas John Caparn, and Rhys Caparn.

Carroll, J. Douglas, Jr. papers, 1938-1985.   [no physdesc:quantity]

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.

Cautley, Marjorie Sewell papers, 1847-1995.   [no physdesc:quantity]

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4908
Family papers, including correspondence and photographs from members of the Moore and Sewell families, including Judge Albert H. Sewell and Rear Admiral John White Moore; her parents William Elbridge Sewell and Minnie Sawyer Moore Sewell; and her sisters Barbara and Helen; student letters concerning her work on the Cornell University Women's Pageant and her efforts to find employment as a landscape architect. Correspondents include Ralph W. Curtis, Charles N. Lowrie, Warren J. Manning, and Russell Van Nest Black. Also, photographs, notes, and plans relating to her landscape projects including plans of Wadleigh Park (Sutton, N.H.) and Dorr's Pond (Kingston Park, Manchester, N.H.); correspondence about her hospitalization; unpublished writings by Marjorie Sewell; articles and book by her; biographical materials; and 16mm. movie films of Radburn, Sunnyside, Phipps Garden Apartments, outdoor theatres and family.

Center for Housing and Environmental Studies records   [no physdesc:quantity]

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   [no physdesc:quantity]

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 and Papers, 1945-2015   [no physdesc:quantity]

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

Chapman, M. Perry papers   [no physdesc:quantity]

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 8453
Collection consists of M. Perry Chapman's professional records. Includes project files, reports, master plans, and publications related to campus planning.

Christopherson, Susan papers,   [no physdesc:quantity]

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 15-2-4300
Collection consists of papers related to Christopherson's research, writing, and teaching.

Churchill, Henry S. papers, 1929-1962   [no physdesc:quantity]

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   [no physdesc:quantity]

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   [no physdesc:quantity]

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.   [no physdesc:quantity]

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   [no physdesc:quantity]

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.

Conference on Alternative State and Local Policies records,   [no physdesc:quantity]

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   [no physdesc:quantity]

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,1898-2006   [no physdesc:quantity]

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 faculty biographical files, 1865-2004.   [no physdesc:quantity]

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 47-10-3394
Correspondence, photographs, clippings, and biographical data concerning Cornell faculty, staff, and various other notables.

Cornell University Fine Arts Library records, 1872-1995.   [no physdesc:quantity]

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 15-3-2284
Records of the Fine Arts Library, 1962-1969; correspondence, 1945-1980; volumes with list of subject headings, catalogue by authors (2 v.), "Gift Book," "Classification System," storage record book, "Catalogue de la Bibliotheque d'Architecture," "References to Illustrations in the Architecture Library," and "Senior Seminary in Architectural Bibliography, 1915-1916." Also, photographs of the interior of the Fine Arts Library, book charge card, and invitation to a reception for the Cornell Journal of Architecture, n.d. Also, 1 drawing each of proposed renovations, 1974, 1977.

Cornell University, New York State College of Home Economics records,   [no physdesc:quantity]

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.

Cornick, Philip H. papers, 1922-1971   [no physdesc:quantity]

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,   [no physdesc:quantity]

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   [no physdesc:quantity]

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

Davidoff, Paul papers, 1951-1985   [no physdesc:quantity]

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.

Denny, Willis Franklin architect's plans and photographs   [no physdesc:quantity]

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 1716
Diagrams and plates of houses, churches, and hotels in Atlanta, Georgia designed by Denny.

Department of Design and Environmental Analysis records, 1947-2007.   [no physdesc:quantity]

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 Floriculture records, 1905-1940   [no physdesc:quantity]

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 21-25-137
Correspondence, 1907-1914, of the Dept. of Rural Art, largely that of E. Gorton Davis; correspondence, 1915-1917, of the Dept. of Landscape Art; also correspondence relating to extension, the development and growth of plants, landscaping and city planning, departmental budgets, allotments, and University regulations; departmental photographs and photographs of orchid studies; correspondence of E.A. White (personal and orchid studies); personal and lecture materials of L.H. MacDaniels; and departmental files, mostly relating to pomology.

Dept. of Housing and Dining Services records   [no physdesc:quantity]

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 records   [no physdesc:quantity]

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.

Detroit Statler Hotel collection   [no physdesc:quantity]

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 8471
Reports, magazine articles, newspaper clippings, photographs, floor plans, and ephemera relating to the hotel and the history of the site where it was built.

Detweiler, A. Henry papers   [no physdesc:quantity]

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 15-2-1363
Papers include student drawings, business and personal correspondence, subject files, account books, diaries, postcards, clippings, notebooks, lecture slides, course material and exams, notes and drafts of articles, reports, printed material concerning Sardis, pamphlets, maps, charts, blueprints, floor plans, and other material pertaining to Detweiler's work at Cornell, the American Schools of Oriental Research, history of architecture, and archaeological field work.

Downing, William S. papers,   [no physdesc:quantity]

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   [no physdesc:quantity]

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, Massachusetts in March 1942.

Dyckman, John W. papers, 1959-1987   [no physdesc:quantity]

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   [no physdesc:quantity]

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]   [no physdesc:quantity]

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   [no physdesc:quantity]

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 papers, [ca.1928]-1991   [no physdesc:quantity]

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; and microfilm of Feiss' papers, 1946-1952, from the now defunct School of Architecture, University of Denver, Colorado.

Field, Frederick W. student notebooks   [no physdesc:quantity]

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 15-5-1627
Eight manuscript volumes of notes taken by Frederick W. Field while a student at Cornell University.

Finch, Herbert papers, 1967-1983   [no physdesc:quantity]

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.

First Baptist Church of Ithaca records,   [no physdesc:quantity]

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2004
Materials from the Board of Trustees, boards of deacons and deaconesses, and church meetings; lists of members, baptisms, and funerals; records of women's and youth organizations; Sunday School materials; letters from donors to the church building fund. Tape recordings of services; plans for remodelling the church; records of the Danby Baptist Church and the First Baptist Church of Christ of Ithaca.

Fisher, Mary Jones student notebook   [no physdesc:quantity]

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 37-5-1738
Bound volume of notes from Professor Eugene P. Andrews course on Greek architecture.

Fleming, Bryant plans   [no physdesc:quantity]

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)   [no physdesc:quantity]

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.

Forest Hills Gardens Corporation Records   [no physdesc:quantity]

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2775
Collection includes materials relating to the history of Forest Hills Gardens, a planned residential community in Queens, New York that was devleloped by the Russel Sage Foundation in 1908.

Gibb and Waltz blueprint   [no physdesc:quantity]

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2810
Blueprint of wing of Ithaca City Hospital.

Glass, Milton files on Kitimat Canada   [no physdesc:quantity]

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   [no physdesc:quantity]

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)   [no physdesc:quantity]

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   [no physdesc:quantity]

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   [no physdesc:quantity]

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).

Handler, Phil and Maddy papers   [no physdesc:quantity]

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 41-5-3229
Files relating to research and DVD versions of videos created by Fly on the Wall Productions.

Harland Bartholomew and Associates planning reports   [no physdesc:quantity]

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   [no physdesc:quantity]

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]   [no physdesc:quantity]

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.   [no physdesc:quantity]

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.

Harvard University. Graduate School of Design. Francis L. Loeb Library scrapbooks   [no physdesc:quantity]

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 1533
Microfilm of nine volumes of newspaper clippings concerning city planning, landscape architecture, and housing, especially in the Boston area.

Hedden, Paul van Tassel papers, 1951-1960   [no physdesc:quantity]

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.

Heller House records,   [no physdesc:quantity]

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 15-4-1886
Research files of Elizabeth Hancock Sillin include "A Master Plan for the Miller-Heller House, 122 Eddy St., Ithaca, New York"; poem about William Henry Miller, 1906; letter about 1849 Chickering piano, 1944; "Life of John West Jackson," 1943; and letters to graduate students about history of Heller House. Also, correspondence and notes from or about Lillian Purvis Heller, 1940-1977. Also includes a stained glass fragment, videocassettes, slides, an audiocassette, photographs, and assorted papers.

Herrey, Hermann papers,   [no physdesc:quantity]

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.

History of architecture notes   [no physdesc:quantity]

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 37-5-93
Two volumes of notes on the history of architecture, including many illustrations.

Holden, Arthur Cort papers, 1920-1987   [no physdesc:quantity]

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   [no physdesc:quantity]

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)   [no physdesc:quantity]

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.

Isaacs, Reginald R. papers   [no physdesc:quantity]

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 8468
Collection consists of Isaacs' professional records as a planner in Chicago, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, South America, and other locations, including correspondence, working papers, and reports. Collection also includes materials related to his teaching career at Harvard University.

Isard, Walter papers   [no physdesc:quantity]

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 3959
Faculty and professional papers of Walter Isard (1919-2010), Economist and Peace Scientist. Includes records of professional organizations which he founded, including the Regional Science Association (RSA), Peace Research Society International and Peace Science Society International (PSSI).

Jacobs, Stephen W. papers, 1954-1978   [no physdesc:quantity]

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.

Jennings, Jan papers   [no physdesc:quantity]

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 23-16-3913
Exhibit items, records and related material for an exhibition researched and designed by Jennning's undergraduate and graduate students (2003-2006).

Jones, Barclay papers, 1954-1988   [no physdesc:quantity]

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 15-2-2552
[no abstract]

Jones, Robert Trent papers   [no physdesc:quantity]

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 6855
Collection consists of Jones' records related to golf course design. Includes correspondence, personal material, business records, photographs, sketches, and golf course plans.

Kelley, H. Roy papers, 1913-1965   [no physdesc:quantity]

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.   [no physdesc:quantity]

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   [no physdesc:quantity]

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 15-1-1633
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.

Kennedy, Raymond McCormick, Autobiographical sketch   [no physdesc:quantity]

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 3755
Autobiographical Sketch by Raymond McCormick Kennedy.

Kraushaar, Robert papers   [no physdesc:quantity]

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   [no physdesc:quantity]

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   [no physdesc:quantity]

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.   [no physdesc:quantity]

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   [no physdesc:quantity]

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   [no physdesc:quantity]

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.

Lewis, Nelson Peter papers, 1881-1942, 1896-1925 (bulk)   [no physdesc:quantity]

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.

Manning, Warren H. landscape architecture blueprints and drawings, 1903-1914   [no physdesc:quantity]

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.

Matyas, Robert papers, 1951-2012   [no physdesc:quantity]

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 43-1-3368
Slides, photographs, and papers concering Matyas' career in facilities at Cornell, including his work on the Superconducting Super Collider, the Laboratory of Nuclear Studies, the Wilson Synchrotron Laboratory, Arecibo Ionospheric Observatory, and various other campus buildings.

Miller, William Henry miscellany   [no physdesc:quantity]

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2811
Includes drawings and blueprints for Cornell buildings, including Sage infirmary medical building and the Cascadilla School in Ithaca, New York; unidentified drawings; details of two fireplaces in the Ithaca Conservatory of Music (now Ithaca College); two small hand carved wooden panels presented by Miller to the College of Architecture at the time of its semi-centennial (1921); a scrapbook of clippings and plates from architectural magazines; a book of architectural postcards, including some depicting Miller's buildings; account books with Gauntlett and Brooks, pertaining to the Fiske House of Jennie McGraw Fiske; two letters from Andrew Dickson White to Miller, 1870, 1896; and correspondence relating to the construction of the kitchen in Prudence Risley Hall, including letters to E.L. Williams (Cornell University Treasurer) from Miller, Thomas Tree (Manager of Sage College), and Flora Rose, 1913.

Miller, William Henry papers   [no physdesc:quantity]

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 1856
Drawings, photographs, plans, and specifications of Ithaca and Cornell buildings by Miller, list of newspaper articles concerning Miller and notable architecture in Ithaca, and a biographical sketch of Miller by Dethlefsen.

Montes, Gregory E. urban history and travel collection   [no physdesc:quantity]

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 8035
Travel brochures, city guides, maps, books of views, postcards, and related materials.

Montillon, Eugene Davis pamphlet   [no physdesc:quantity]

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 3222
Pamphlet by Eugene D. Montillon: "Historic Architecture in Broome County, N.Y. and Vicinity."

Nantucket project records,1712-1968.   [no physdesc:quantity]

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.

National Grange of the Patrons of Husbandry records, 1842-1994   [no physdesc:quantity]

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.

National Historic Preservation Program oral histories, 1986-1987   [no physdesc:quantity]

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4327
Interviews (59) by James A. Glass on the subject of the development of the National Historic Preservation Program between 1957 and 1980. Interviewees include Lawrence E. Aten, Edwin C. Bearss, Martha M. Bigelow, Tersh Boasberg, J.O. Brew, Helen D. Bullock, John A. Burns, James H. Charleton, S. Allen Chambers, Jr., Ernest Allen Connally, Chris T. Delaporte, Eric N. DeLony, Antoinette F. Downing, Carl Feiss, Robert G. Ferris, John Fowler, Russell W. Fridley, Robert R. Garvey, Jr., George B. Hartzog, Jr., Gary L. Hume, Casey and Lucille Ireland, H. Ward Jandl, George A. Karas, Russell V. Keune, Thomas F. King, Bennie C. Keel, Lawson B. Knott, Jr., James M. Lambe, Ben Levy, Nellie L. Longworth, Elizabeth A. Lyon, James C. Massey, John D. McDermott, Lee McElvain, Terry B. Morton, William Penn Mott, Jr., William J. Murtagh, Lee H. Nelson, Loretta Neumann, Stephen D. Newman, Sally G. Oldham, Mary Carolyn Pitts, Constance Werner Ramirez, Dwight F. Rettie, Jerry L. Rogers, Douglas H. Scovill, Horace J. Sheely, Jr., Carol D. Shull, Ann Webster Smith, Larry E. Tise, Merle Wells, Thomas B. Williams, Frederick C. Williamson, and Alfred B. Wolfe.

New York and Pennsylvania Railway Co. records, 1892-1935.   [no physdesc:quantity]

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 358
Daily, monthly, and yearly records of the operation of the railroad.

New York, Ontario, & Western Railway Co. records, 1868-1956   [no physdesc:quantity]

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.   [no physdesc:quantity]

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   [no physdesc:quantity]

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.

Notes for Central New York Chapter tour, Cortland, N.Y.   [no physdesc:quantity]

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 3731
31 page loose-leaf brochure entitled "The New 'GRIP'S' Historical Souvenir of Cortland," tour notes for "Wagons, Corsets, and Woven Wire, Architecture in Cortland, 1880-1910," prepared by Kevin and Elaine Harrington for the Central New York Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians, December 23, 1976.

Octagon buildings in New York State   [no physdesc:quantity]

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 1599
"Octagon buildings of New York State" and a note.

Office of Development records, 1884-1992.   [no physdesc:quantity]

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.   [no physdesc:quantity]

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   [no physdesc:quantity]

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.

Oppermann, Paul papers, 1926-1964   [no physdesc:quantity]

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.

Osmundson, Theodore Ole papers   [no physdesc:quantity]

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 3597
Two articles by Osmundson published in LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE magazine.

Ostrander, Edward papers, 1967-1977   [no physdesc:quantity]

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   [no physdesc:quantity]

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   [no physdesc:quantity]

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   [no physdesc:quantity]

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   [no physdesc:quantity]

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2299
Office correspondence, bills, receipts, contracts, job indexes, photographs, blueprints, and detail drawings

Pierce, Samuel R. papers   [no physdesc:quantity]

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   [no physdesc:quantity]

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   [no physdesc:quantity]

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}   [no physdesc:quantity]

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   [no physdesc:quantity]

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.

Postcard collection, 1898-2000.   [no physdesc:quantity]

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4525
Wide miscellany of postcards, topics including Cornell University, New York State, all other states of the United States, and foreign countries and cities.

Rabinowitz, Alan papers   [no physdesc:quantity]

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.

Raymore, Henry Bond architectural drawings   [no physdesc:quantity]

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4443
Architectural drawings.

Reardon, Kenneth M. papers   [no physdesc:quantity]

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 8528
Collection consists of Kenneth M. Reardon's professional papers, including correspondence, teaching materials, and community plans and studies.

Regional Plan Association records,1919-1997   [no physdesc:quantity]

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 2688
[no abstract]

Regional Science Association International records   [no physdesc:quantity]

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4991
Correspondence, conference meeting files, papers delivered, annual meeting records, subject files.

Reps, John papers,   [no physdesc:quantity]

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 15-2-1101
Drafts, resource materials, proofs and correspondence concerning Reps's book, Monumental Washington, ca.1967; first drafts, final manuscripts and galley proofs of The Making of Urban America, ca.1965 and Town Planning in Frontier America, ca.1968. Also, five photographs, ca.1865: three albumen prints of the Rochester flood; and two gelatin prints of the Sibley fire, Rochester, New York, collected by Professor Reps. Also notes on Competitors Australian Federal Capital Competition for the book Canberra, 1912; correspondence pertaining to Saint Louis Illustrated; and publications and lectures by Reps. Files for CRP 462.

Rural indexes and maps, 1920-1940, 1959   [no physdesc:quantity]

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   [no physdesc:quantity]

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

San Francisco Planning and Urban Renewal records   [no physdesc:quantity]

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 3199
Includes records related to housing planning and redevelopment; recreation; land use; organizational materials; social policy; and transportation.

Schickel family papers, 1905-1965   [no physdesc:quantity]

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   [no physdesc:quantity]

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   [no physdesc:quantity]

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.   [no physdesc:quantity]

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   [no physdesc:quantity]

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   [no physdesc:quantity]

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.

Solberg, Erling D. papers, [ca. 1942-1970]   [no physdesc:quantity]

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   [no physdesc:quantity]

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 papers   [no physdesc:quantity]

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]   [no physdesc:quantity]

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 15-2-3442
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.

Stepping stones: Letters to Eunice 1932-1974 on paths of architecture and planning and archaeology, article   [no physdesc:quantity]

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 4439
Bound volume of typescript transcripts of letters, with autobiographical notes. Also, "Aerial Archaeology: A Personal Account," an article by Whittlesey published in the JOURNAL OF FIELD ARCHAEOLOGY, Vol. 1, Number 1/2, 1974.

Stewart Airport development studies, 1973-1975.   [no physdesc:quantity]

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.

Strander, John student notebooks   [no physdesc:quantity]

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 37-5-4076
Seven volumes of typed lecture notes, lab exercises, and class handouts related to landscape architecture, horticulture, and agricultural economics.

Street trees: their care and preservation   [no physdesc:quantity]

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 21-24-2501
Typescript manuscript with photographs, annotated by Liberty Hyde Bailey. Published by Cornell University College of Agriculture Dept. of Rural Art (Extension Work) as Bulletin 256.

Stryke, Anna Clegg papers   [no physdesc:quantity]

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 21-23-2349
Two photograph albums, loose photographs, diplomas, and Sigma Xi certificate of Anna Clegg Stryke; also, house plan by Gibb and Waltz.

Sunnyside Gardens Preservation Alliance records   [no physdesc:quantity]

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   [no physdesc:quantity]

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.

Tjaden, Olive papers, 1919-1980   [no physdesc:quantity]

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.

Tokmakian, Harold papers   [no physdesc:quantity]

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 8620
Collection consists of professional papers, including city planning reports and presentations. Also includes teaching materials such as lecture notes and 35mm slides.

Vinton, Warren Jay papers, 1932-1969   [no physdesc:quantity]

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.

Webb, Lee papers   [no physdesc:quantity]

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 8465
Collection consists of correspondence, meeting agendas and minutes, and reports related to the New York State Urban Development Corporation. Also includes materials related to the New York State Job Development Authority.

Weber, Nelva papers, 1933-1986.   [no physdesc:quantity]

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, Andrew Dickson architectural photograph collection   [no physdesc:quantity]

Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Collection Number: 15-5-3090
Includes approximately 13,000 photographs of buildings, sculpture and decorative arts in the United States, Europe and the Middle East. Collection consists of nineteenth- and early twentieth-century photographs: 9,000 individual, mounted images and about 150 albums containing approximately 4,000 images. Other sub-collections include nineteenth-century American domestic architecture, 1893 Chicago Columbian Exposition, plans and drawings by fellows of the American Academy in Rome (200 items, ca. 1930-1940); Clifton Beckwith Brown memorial albums (118 albums containing about 2,600 images); photographs of drawings of the U. S. Capitol Building and U. S. Treasury Buildings by Alfred B. Mullett, supervising architect of the U.S. Treasury; three albums of views of the Middle East by Félix Bonfils; photogravures of the Louvre Museum by Edouard-Denis Baldus; and Metropolitan Museum period rooms. Photographic processes include albumen prints, carbon prints, cyanotypes, photogravures, and gelatin silver prints.

White, J. DuPratt papers, 1915-1939.   [no physdesc:quantity]

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.

Whitnall, Gordon and Brysis papers, 1913-1975   [no physdesc:quantity]

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.   [no physdesc:quantity]

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   [no physdesc:quantity]

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   [no physdesc:quantity]

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   [no physdesc:quantity]

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   [no physdesc:quantity]

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


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