Ladislas Segoe and Associates, City Planners Records, 1924-1966

Collection Number: 2789

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Ladislas Segoe and Associates, City Planners records, 1924-1966
Collection Number:
2789
Creator:
Ladislas Segoe and Associates, City Planners.
Quantity:
24.6 cubic ft., 2 volumes.
Forms of Material:
Reports, master plans, correspondence, job files, tape recordings, and a transcript.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
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.
Language:
Collection material in English


COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

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, including Ashland, Kentucky; Charleston, West Virginia; Frederick, Maryland; Lansing and Detroit, Michigan; and Wayne County, Indiana. 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.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Ladislas Segoe and Associates, City Planners.
Segoe, Ladislas.
Williams, Sydney H., interviewer.
Kentucky. State Planning Board.
Ohio. State Planning Board.
Tennessee Valley Authority.
United States. National Resources Committee.

Subjects:
City planning.
City planning--Ohio.

Places:
Ashland (Ky.)--City planning.
Charleston (W. Va.)--City planning.
Cincinnati (Ohio)--City planning.
Dayton (Ohio)--City planning.
Detroit (Mich.)--City planning.
Frederick (Md.)--City planning.
Greenville (Ohio)--City planning.
Lansing (Mich.)--City planning.
Wayne County (Ind.)


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Ladislas Segoe and Associates, City Planners records, #2789. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1-5
Urbanism--technical monographs
Box 3
Interprofessional Urban Planning Committee, 1 f.f.
Box 6
Urbanism Study--files
Box 7
National Resources Planning Board
Box 8
National Resources Committee including folders on Indiana
Box 9-10
National Resources Committee--reports, monographs, plus some correspondence
1934-1935
Box 11
Master plan for development of Howe Smith properties, Consolidated Toronto Development Corp. Ltd.
January 1955
Box 11
Ohio State Planning Board Reports; local planning administration reports; low-cost housing and slum clearance project, Cincinnati, Ohio; the Oakland Study--Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1950
Box 11
Centennial Competition for a plan for Redevelopment and Improvement of the Central Commercial District of Chicago--Carson, Pirie, Scott & Co.
1954
Box 11
pamphlets related to planning; Metropolitan Data Center project
March 1, 1965
Box 12-13
Local planning adm. drafts and related correspondence
Box 14
General correspondence
1938-1940
Box 14
Covington, Ky. correspondence
1931-1940
Box 14
Lexington, Ky. correspondence
1928-1932
Box 14
Columbus, Ohio correspondence and county zoning bill (old)
Box 15
Institute of Traffic Engineers correspondence
1931-1932
Box 15
Tennessee Valley Authority correspondence
1934-1946
Box 15
Hamilton County Regional Planning
1929-1930, 1931-1934
Box 15
Laurel Homes Redevelopment
1930-1931
Box 16
Cincinnati Union Terminal; Covington, Ky.
1929-1931
Box 16
Dayton, Ohio
1925-1930
Box 17
Toronto, Canada, Switchyard Study; Tucson, Arizona, Comprehensive Plan Reports
1936
Box 17
Rehabilitation of Blighted Areas and Conservation of Sound Neighbors; Louisville, Ky., Traffic Survey
1926-1929
Box 17
Comprehensive Master Plan for Madison, Wisconsin and its Environs; Second Inter-American Congress of Municipalities, Santiago, Chile
1941
Box 17
Ladislas Segoe's speeches and papers (1 envelope)
Box 18
Ohio State Planning Board, correspondence
1934-1936
Box 18
Ohio State Planning Conference; Ohio State Planning Board, reports, activities, etc.
1934-1937
Box 18
Ohio Valley Regional Planning Commission
1936-1937
Box 18
Correspondence, reports, meetings
Box 19
Dayton, Ohio Comprehensive Plan; Greenville files; Madeira, Ohio, Jonas B. Frenkel, Davis Betts, National Safety Council; Middletown, Ohio
1930
Box 20
Niagara Falls, Oakwood, Ohio, reports, correspondence, bills, zoning ordinances; Indian Hill Comprehensive Plan (Ohio)
Box 21
Piqua, Ohio, correspondence, bills, contracts; Kentucky State Planning Board correspondence (old); Louisville Traffic Survey; Woodside Homes
Box 22
Our Cities--National Resources Committee
1937
Box 22
Urban Planning and Land Policies--National Resources Committee, vols. I-II
1939
Box 22
Ashland, Kentucky Comprehensive Master Plan
1959
Box 22
Bellaire, Ohio Comprehensive Master Plan
1963
Box 22
Bellefontaine, Ohio City Plan
1956
Box 22
Cahokia, Illinois Comprehensive Master Plan
1966
Box 22
Charleston, W. Va. Comprehensive Master Plan, vols. I-II
1962
Box 22
Chillicothe, Ohio Master Plan
1949
Box 22
Chillicothe, Ohio Master Plan (revised)
1960
Box 22
Cincinnati, Ohio--Official plan
1925
Metropolitan Master Plan studies (monographs)
Airports
1946
Economy of the area
1946
Industrial areas
1946
Motorways
1947
Parking
1947
Population
1945
Public service facilities
1947
Public transit
1946
Recreation
1947
Residential areas
1946
Riverfront development
1946
Riverfront redevelopment plan
1946
Statement and evidence submitted on pending zoning ordinance
1924
Zoning ordinance outline
1958
Box 22
Columbus, Indiana--A renewal action program
1961
Box 22
Coshocton, Ohio Comprehensive Master Plan
1961
Box 22
Covington, Kentucky Comprehensive Master Plan
1931
Box 22
Dayton, Ohio
Dayton, Ohio and Its City Plan (brochure)
1930
Grade crossing elimination
1925
Box 22
Delaware, Ohio Comprehensive Master Plan
1964
Box 22
Delaware County, Ohio Comprehensive Master Plan
1964
Box 22-23
Detroit, Michigan
Master Plan (oversize, loose on shelf)
1951
Expressway and Transit System (oversize, loose on shelf)
1945
Master Plan (brochures):
Development of Riverfront
1945
Land Use Plan
1947
Recreational Facilities
1946
Trafficways
1946
Box 23
Elmwood Place, Ohio General
1964
Box 23
Fayette County, Ohio General Plan
1964
Box 23
Franklin, Ohio
Comprehensive Development Plan
1966
Report on Plan Effectuation and Review
1966
Capital Improvements Program
1966
Box 23
Frederick, Maryland Comprehensive Plan
1964
Box 23
Granville, Ohio Comprehensive Master Plan
1964
Box 23
Greenville, Ohio City Plan
1945
Box 23
Guernsey County, Ohio Comprehensive Master Plan
1965
Box 23
Hamilton County, Ohio Report on Main Thoroughfares
1936
Box 23
Heath, Ohio Community Plan
1963
Box 23
Kanawha County, W. Va. Comprehensive Metropolitan Plan, vols. I-II
1964
Box 23
Kenton, Ohio Comprehensive Master Plan
1964
Box 23
Lansing, Michigan Comprehensive Master Plan
1958
Box 23
Lawrenceburg, Indiana Comprehensive Master Plan
1965
Box 23
Lexington, Ky. Comprehensive Plan
1931
Box 23
Louisville, Ky. Traffic Survey, vols. I-II
1927
Box 24
Mason, Ohio Master Plan
1963
Box 24
Newark, Ohio
Comprehensive Master Plan
1964
Supporting documentation--Vol. II
1964
Box 24
North College Hill, Ohio Comprehensive Development Plan
1966
Box 24
Norwalk, Ohio Comprehensive Master Plan
1964
Box 24
Oconomowoc, Wisconsin City Plan
1957
Box 24
Richmond, Indiana Comprehensive Master Plan and Appendix
1966
Box 24
Richmond, Virginia Land Use and Community Facilities
1951
Box 24
Rock Island, Illinois
City Plan
1958
Extension of Comprehensive City Plan
1958
Box 24
St. Albans, West Virginia City Plan
1953
Box 24
St. Bernard, Ohio General Community Plan
1964
Box 24
San Francisco, California
Redevelopment Study
1947
New City--San Francisco Redeveloped
1947
Transportation Plan
1948
Box 24
Springfield, Missouri
Master Plan for Commercial Development
1964
Supporting Documentation
1964
Box 24
Tuscon, Arizona Rehabilitation of Blighted Areas--Conservation of Sound Neighborhoods
1942
Box 24
Tulsa, Oklahoma Program for Community Renewal
1963
Box 24
Washington, Ohio Comprehensive Master Plan
1962
Box 24
Wayne County, Indiana Comprehensive Master Plan
1966
Box 24
Zanesville, Ohio Comprehensive Master Plan, vols. I-II
1963
Box 25
Interviews with Ladislas Segoe (3 tape recordings - tr-10504, tr-10505, tr-10506)
1978
-contents of recordings have been digitized and placed on DVD-1323, which is also located in this box
Box 25
Transcript of interviews with Ladislas Segoe
1978
Box 25
"The Development of the Practitioner's Art: Ladislas Segoe, 1921-1968", by David J. Allor and Elizabeth D. Byrne
n.d.
Box 25
City plan, Newport, Kentucky
1947
Box 26
Master Plan, Winona Minnesota
1959
Box 26
Comprehensive Master Plan, Flint Michigan
1960