Newton Camp Farr Papers, [ca. 1933-1967]

Collection Number: 2848

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Newton Camp Farr papers, [ca. 1933-1967]
Collection Number:
2848
Creator:
Newton Camp Farr, 1887-1967.
Quantity:
5 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Publications and correspondence.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
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.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

In 1912, Farr joined the firm of Farr, Chinnock & Sampson, Inc., Chicago's oldest real estate firm, founded by his father in 1872. He also advised many cities on redevelopment and renewal as a member and former president of the Urban Land Institute. Member, International Fraternity of Lambda Alpha, Ely Chapter.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

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.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Farr, Newton Camp, 1887-1967.
Chicago (Ill.). Dept. of Planning.
International Real Estate Federation.
National Association of Real Estate Boards.
San Diego Chamber of Commerce.
Urban Land Institute.
Lambda Alpha International. Ely Chapter.

Titles:
Harvard Law Review.

Subjects:
City planning.
City planners.

Places:
Chicago (Ill.)
Illinois.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Newton Camp Farr Papers, #2848. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1
Publications, Reports and Printed Matter
Box 1
Department of City Planning, Chicago, publications
Box 1
Urban Land Institute Panel Study to Boise, Idaho
Box 1
International Real Estate Federation, publication
Box 1
Committee for Economic Development, programs
Box 1
Urban Land Institute, publications - technical bulletins
Box 2
Urban Land Institute, technical bulletins
c. 1955-1967
Box 2
Urban Land Institute, newsletters
1943-1966
Box 2
Misc. publications
Box 3
Chicago Plan Commission publication
1942
Box 3
Omaha City Planning Commission reports, 3 parts
1945
Box 3
"A Limited Way Plan for Greater Chicago Traffic Area"
October 1933
Box 3
The Comprehensive Plan of Chicago, Department of Development and Planning, 118 pp.
December 1966
Box 3
Illinois Resources, 185 pp., 2 copies
November 1944
Box 4
Printed matter (ca. 1/3 of the contents of the box)
Box 4
Urban Land Institute, Technical Bulletins (old) and other printed material
Box 5
Urban Land Institute, Research Monographs
ca. 1959-1965
Box 5
Misc. planning reports pertaining mostly to Chicago, Illinois
Correspondence files
Box 2
"The Class of 1909 of Cornell" binder of correspondence; circular letters, mostly pertaining to Cornell Fund
1943-1951
Box 2
Correspondence regarding the Urban Land Institute
Box 4
Chamber of Commerce, San Diego Conference
March 4, 1954
Box 4
Urban Land Institute, Sagamore, N.Y.,
October 5, 1958
Box 4
Urban Land Institute, Philadelphia
January 11, 1951
Box 4
Urban Land Institute, Columbia, Missouri
December 5-6, 1957
Box 4
Urban Land Institute, Minneapolis Chamber of Commerce, Downtown Council
August 14, 1956
Reel 4 whatever10
Urban Land NAREB, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
May 9, 1955
Box 4
Urban Land Institute--Battle Creek, panel meeting and previous
February 21, 1956
Box 4
Urban Land Institute, Boise, Idaho, panel
September 17-22, 1965
Box 4
NAREB--Hawaiian conference
November 1953
Box 4
NAREB--Educational, Gainesville, Florida
February 16-26, 1954
Box 4
Urban Land Institute, panel--Wichita, Kansa
October 20, 1955
Box 4
Urban Land Institute--Syracuse, panel meeting
Box 4
Urban Land Institute--Sagamore, Syracuse University
October 5-9, 1958
Box 4
Urban Land Institute, Walter Schmidt Memorial
Box 4
Urban Land--NAREB, Vancouver
1963
Box 4
Urban Land Institute--Mexico City, panel meeting
April 1965
Box 4
Urban Land Institute, St. Louis panel
April 5-6, 1955 and October 11-16, 1954
Box 4
Urban Land Institute, Indianapolis panel
September 23-27, 1957
Box 4
Harvard Law Review, interview on urban renewal
Box 4
Urban Land Institute, Dallas, Texas
January 29, 1957
Box 4
Urban Land Institute, Columbus, Ohio, panel
June 10, 1959
Box 4
Urban Land Institute, Cleveland, panel meeting
Box 4
Urban Land Institute
1962
Box 4
Urban Land Institute
1963
Box 4
Urban Land Institute
1964-1965