Alfred Bettman Papers, 1910-1945

Collection Number: 2774

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Alfred Bettman Papers, 1910-1945
Collection Number:
2774
Creator:
Alfred Bettman, 1873-1945.
Quantity:
33 reels, 1 folder
Forms of Material:
Microfilm reels and a photocopy of a pamphlet.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
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.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Alfred Bettman was a city planner.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Microfilmed papers include correspondence, memoranda, drafts, lectures, clippings, minutes, articles, pamphlets, programs, budgets, reports, briefs, regulations, and records of conferences and committees pertaining to the American Bar Association, American City Planning Institute, American Institute of Planners, American Society of Planning Officials, Better Housing Authority, Cincinnati City Planning Commission, Cincinnati Metropolitan Housing Authority, Federal Reserve, Maryland National Park and Planning Commission, National Capital Park and Planning Commission, National Resources Planning Board, Regional Planning Commission of Hamilton County, Ohio, Resettlement Administration, Tennessee Valley Authority, and the U.S. Department of Commerce Advisory Committee on Planning and Zoning. Material relates primarily to zoning, housing, and city planning in Alabama, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Puerto Rico, Tennessee, West Virginia, and Wisconsin. Also includes a photocopied "Draft of an Act for Urban Development and Redevelopment," by Alfred Bettman, 1943.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Bettman, Alfred, 1873-1945.
American Bar Association.
American Institute of Planners.
Better Housing Authority (Cincinnati, Ohio)
Cincinnati (Ohio). City Planning Commission.
Cincinnati (Ohio). Metropolitan Housing Authority.
Maryland. National Park and Planning Commission.
Regional Planning Commission (Hamilton Co., Ohio)
Tennessee Valley Authority.
United States. Federal Reserve.
United States. National Capital Park and Planning Commission.
United States. National Resources Planning Board.
United States. Resettlement Administration.
United States. Dept. of Commerce. Advisory Committee on Planning and Zoning.

Subjects:
City planning--Alabama.
City planning--Illinois.
City planning--Indiana.
City planning--Kentucky.
City planning--Puerto Rico.
City planning--Tennessee.
City planning--West Virginia.
City planning--Wisconsin.
City planning and redevelopment law.
Housing.
Regional planning.
Zoning.
Cincinnati (Ohio)--City planning.
City planners.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Available Copies:
Originals held by the University of Cincinnati.
Cite As:
Alfred Bettman Papers, #2774. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Series I. Public activities
Cincinnati City Planning Commission
Reel 1-3
Correspondence, 1919-1944
Reel 3
Proceedings of the Commission, 1927-1928
Reel 3
Proceedings of the Commission, 1929
Reel 3
Proceedings of the Commission, 1936-1944
Reel 3
Calendars of the Commission meetings, 1927-1940
Reel 3
Budgets for Commission and related correspondence, 1937-1944
Reel 3
United City Planning Committee, ca. 1922-1926
Reel 3
Master Plan, ca. 1942-1944
Reel 3
City Bond and improvement program, ca. 1926-1945
Reel 3-4
Technical Advisory Corp. and the City Plan (Preliminary Report - 1922 and final scheme - 1925 )
Zoning Board of Appeals
Reel 4
Correspondence, 1926-1931
Reel 4
Annual Reports, 1926-1938
Zoning Regulations, Building Codes, etc.
Reel 4
Cincinnati City Planning reports
Reel 4
Drafts, ca. 1929-1932
Reel 5
Miscellaneous Zoning manuscripts
Miscellaneous
Reel 5
Price Hill area
Reel 5
Flood control
Reel 5
Misc. reports, 1932-1937
Reel 5
Undated misc.
Reel 5
Newspaper clippings
Reel 5
Bureau of Municipal Research (Governmental Research)
Regional Planning Commission of Hamilton County, Ohio
Reel 5
Correspondence, Mar. 19, 1928-Dec. 4, 1941
Reel 6
Sub-division regulations, 1937-1941
Reel 6
Zoning, 1936-1941
Reel 6
Drafts, ca. 1935-1941
Reel 6
Misc. pamphlets
Reel 6
Minutes of Commission, 1929-1941
Reel 6
Miscellaneous
National Resources Planning Board
Reel 6-7
National Resources Board--correspondence 1933-May 1935
National Resources Commission
Reel 7
Correspondence, June-Oct. 1935
Reel 7
Correspondence, Nov. 1935-Feb. 1936
Reel 7-8
Correspondence, Mar.-Dec. 1936
Reel 8
Correspondence, Feb.-Dec. 1937
Reel 8-9
Correspondence, Jan.-Apr. 1938
Reel 9
Correspondence, May-Dec. 1938
Reel 10
Correspondence, Jan. 1938-May 1939
Miscellaneous National Resources Commission
Reel 10
Stream Pollution Compact Commission, flood control, etc.
Reel 10
Drainage basin--Scioto, Ohio
Reel 11
B-56 bulletin
Reel 11
Roadside development
Reel 11
Cutover reports
Reel 11
State planning--Indiana and Wisconsin
Reel 11
State planning--Illinois and W. Virginia
Reel 11
State planning--Tennessee and Kentucky
Reel 11
State planning boards--General
Reel 11-12
Travelling expenses and correpondence
Reel 12
Misc. bulletins, pamphlets, and reports
National Resources Planning Board
Reel 12
General correspondence, July 1939-1944
Reel 12-13
General travelling expenses, etc.
Puerto Rico planning
Reel 13
Correspondence, 1941-1944
Reel 13
Travel correspondence and expenses, 1941
Reel 13
Memos to Gov. Tugwell, 1941-1942
Reel 13
Articles, etc. re: Gov. Tugwell
Reel 13
Martinez memoes
Reel 13
Drafts of stages of zoning bill, 1941
Reel 14
Misc. drafts
Series II. Civic activities
Advisory Committee on Planning and Zonings of U.D. Dept. of Commerce
Reel 14
Papers, ca. 1929-1937
American City Planning Institute
Reel 14
Correspondence, 1923-1940
Reel 14
Misc. reports (zoning plans)
American Institute of Planners
Reel 14
Correspondence, 1935-1944
Reel 14
Miscellaneous
American Society of Planning Officers
Reel 14-15
Correspondence, 1934-1938
Reel 15
Correspondence, 1939-1945
Miscellaneous
Reel 15
Reports--Minutes of Society, 1935-1936
Reel 15
Redevelopment Committee--drafts and reports
Reel 15
Redevelopment Committee--pamphlets and misc. reports
Reel 16
Redevelopment Bill--misc. drafts
National Conference on City Planning
Reel 16
Correspondence, 1919-1920 , Program for Conference, 1920
Reel 16
Reorganization Committee, 1933-1935
Reel 16
Amalgamation with A.C.P.I., ca. 1934-1935
Reel 16
Program and Expense Budget for 1935 Conference
Reel 17
Miscellaneous
National Municipal League Committee on Municipal Charter
Reel 17
Correspondence, 1929-1944
Reel 17
Misc. drafts, reports, minutes, meetings, etc.
Ohio State Conference on City Planning
Reel 17
Correspondence, 1919-1925
Reel 18
Correspondence, 1926-1941
Miscellaneous
Reel 18
Programs and proceedings, 1920-1931
Reel 18
Legislative Committee reports, 1922-1925
Reel 18
Misc. drafts of act and bills for legislative committee
Reel 18
Misc. reports and pamphlets
Ohio State Planning Board
County Zoning (possibly re: Ohio State Conference)
Reel 19
Correspondence, 1933-1939
Reel 19
Correspondence, 1941-1945
Reel 19
Minutes of meetings, 1934-1936
Reel 19
Misc. drafts
Series III. Professional activities
American Bar Association
Reel 19
Correspondence, 1928-1944
Reel 19
Reports
Legal cases
Reel 19
City Bulletin Case, 1933
Reel 19
City of Cincinnati vs. Vester, 1930
Reel 19
City of Cincinnati vs. Wess, 1933
Reel 19-20
Devoll vs. Better Housing League, 1929
Reel 20
Eighth Street Viaduct Case, 1926-1928
Reel 20
Erdman vs. Hauser, n.d.
Reel 20
Land Registration Case, 1927-1928
Reel 20
Meyer vs. Cupid Ice Cream Company, 1934
Reel 20
Pritz vs. Messer, 1924-1925
Maryland National Park and Planning Commission
Reel 20
Correspondence, 1927-1940
Reel 21
Correspondence, 1941-1944
Reel 21
Drafts re: formation of Commission
Reel 21
Misc. litigation and legislation material
Reel 21
Pritz case
Reel 21
Misc. zoning drafts
Reel 22
Misc. printed material
National Capital Park and Planning Commission
Reel 22-23
Correspondence, 1926-1943
Reel 23
Correspondence, 1944-1945
Reel 23
Memos, 1936-1944
Reel 23
Reports, 1926-1944
Reel 23
Drafts re: formation of Commission
Reel 23
Drafts, 1943
Reel 23
Drafts, 1944
Reel 24
Pamphlets
Reel 24
Misc. notes, etc.
Resettlement Administration
Reel 24
Papers, 1935-1940
State legislation in zoning, planning, etc.
Reel 24
Akron, Ohio, 1929
Reel 24
Birmingham, Alabama, 1926-1929
Reel 24
Euclid Village Case, 1923-1931
Reel 24-25
Lexington, Kentucky, 1929-1930
Louisville, Kentucky--building line case
Reel 25
Correspondence, 1936-1939
Reel 25
Drafts
Reel 25-26
Missouri, 1927-1933
Reel 26
Princeton, New Jersey, 1928-1930
Reel 26
TVA and Tennessee State planning, 1933-1939
Reel 26
Louisville, Kentucky, Housing case, 1933-1936
Technical Advisory Corporation
Reel 26
Papers
Series IV. General planning information--city, state, regional planning
Housing
Reel 26
Better Housing League, 1931-1944
Reel 26
Cincinnati Housing Corporation, 1933-1934
Reel 27
Cincinnati Metropolitan Housing Authority, 1933-1936
Federal Reserve
Reel 27
Correspondence, 1936-1945
Reel 27
Drafts (Wagner and Thomas bills)
Reel 27-28
Misc. memos, reports, drafts re: Wagner and Thomas bills
Misc. housing
Reel 28
Correspondence, 1930-1943
Reel 28
Misc. reports, bills, pamphlets
Planning
Planning decisions
Reel 28-29
Correspondence, 1929-1945
Reel 29
Briefs
Reel 29
Rough notes and drafts
Reel 29
Misc. planning
Regional planning--general
Reel 30
Correspondence, 1927-1941
Reel 30
Misc. reports, pamphlets, articles
Reel 30-31
Building Line Authority, 1927-1937
Roadside zoning
Reel 31
Papers, 1932-1942
Misc. printed pamphlets and articles
Reel 31-32
Papers
Series V. Alfred Bettman's writings
Lectures at Harvard and Western Reserve
Reel 32
Papers
Misc. writings
Reel 32
Correspondence re: some articles, 1929-1944
Series VI. Miscellaneous correspondence
Reel 33
Correspondence, 1910-1944
Series VII. Maps and plans
Reel 33
Cincinnati City Planning Commission
Reel 33
Louisville, Kentucky
Reel 33
Maryland National Park and Planning Commission
Reel 33
National Capital Park and Planning Commission
Reel 33
Miscellaneous