Handivan Records, 1979-1983

Collection number: 21-24-3412

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Handivan Records, 1979-1983
Collection number:
21-24-3412
Creator
Cornell University. Cooperative Extension. Handivan
Quantity:
.2 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Publications, news clippings, photographs, manuscripts
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract
Includes training manuals, memos, pamphlets, newspapers clippings and photographs describing the program, including articles about Janet Brown, the founder of the program and Mark Russo, one of the staff members.
Language:
Collection material in English


ORGANIZATIONAL HISTORY

Started in April 1979 and funded by Citibank, the Handivan was a traveling education program in New York City, that taught tenants and homeowners how to maintain and repair their homes. Its bilingual staff worked for Cornell University's Cooperative Extension.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Includes training manuals, memos, pamphlets, newspapers clippings and photographs describing the program, including articles about Janet Brown, the founder of the program, and Mark Russo, one of the staff members.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Russo, Mark.
Brown, Janet.
Citibank (New York, N.Y.)

Subjects:
Housing--New York, (N.Y.)
Building Repair and reconstruction.

Form and Genre Terms:
Photographs


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Cornell University Cooperative Extension Handivan Records, #21-24-3412. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

Container List

Container
Description
Date
Box 1 Folder 1
Publicity
1987-1991
Box 1 Folder 2
"Three Years Later and 32,263 Miles Later... Handivan is Still Rolling"
1983
Box 1 Folder 3
"Tenant Orientation Program Specialist" Training Project
1974-1976
Box 1 Folder 4-6
Scrapbook
1979-1983
Box 1 Folder 7-10
Photographs
1970s-1980s
Box 1 Folder 11
Slides