Charles Abrams Papers,1923-1970

Collection Number: 3086

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Charles Abrams papers, 1923-1970.
Collection Number:
3086
Creator:
Charles Abrams 1902-1970.
Quantity:
128 Cubic Feet., 54 reels positive microfilm
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, manuscripts, clippings, scrapbooks, microfilm
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
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.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Lawyer, urban housing planner, professor of city planning.
Charles Abrams studied at Brooklyn Law School, and was a landlord in Greenwich Village. He became an authority on urban housing, and served as a consultant on various private, state, federal, and international housing projects. He taught city planning at several colleges, and wrote numerous books, articles, and pamphlets on housing, planning, racial problems, neighborhoods, and other aspects of urban life.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Papers include biographical materials, speeches, course materials, lectures, newspaper clippings, press releases, and correspondence with Max Bloom, John Clarke, Aryeh Cooperstock, Jacob Crane, Alexander L. Crosby, Earle S. Draper, Julius Edelstein, Felix Frankfurter, Josephine Gomon, William L. Halford, Averell Harriman, Hubert H. Humphrey, Jacob K. Javits, J. Marshall Kaplan, John F. Kennedy, Robert F. Kennedy, Blanche Mahler Koeffler, Otto Koenigsberger, Louis J. Lefkowitz, Herbert Lehman, Max Lerner, John V. Lindsay, Lewis Lorwin, Bleecker Marquette, Albert Mayer, Morris Miller, Constance Baker Motley, Daniel Patrick Moynihan, Kevin Nowlan, William S. Paley, Charles H. Percy, Langdon Post, Perry Prentice, A. Philip Randolph, Lloyd Rodwin, Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr., Nathan Straus, Walter Thabit, Jacqueline Tyrwhitt, Warren Jay Vinton, Robert F. Wagner, Jr., William English Walling, Harrison A. Williams, Herman Wouk, and Catherine Bauer Wurster pertaining to organizations and agencies in which Abrams was actively involved, including the Agency for International Development, American Federation of Housing Authorities, American Institute of Architects, American Institute of Planners, American Jewish Congress, Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith, Department of Housing and Urban Development, Ekistico-Delos, Federal Public Housing Authority, Ford Foundation, and the Housing and Home Finance Agency.
Correspondence also concerns the International Federation for Housing and Town Planning, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, National Committee Against Discrimination in Housing, National Committee on the Housing Emergency, National Public Housing Conference, New York State Commission Against Discrimination, Southeast Asia Development Advisory Group; Abrams' affiliations with Columbia University, Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, New School for Social Research, Princeton University, United Nations International School, and the University of Pennsylvania. There are studies pertaining to Abrams' principal work in planning domestic and foreign housing, prepared while on United Nations missions to Kenya, Pakistan, India, the Philippines, Ireland, Japan, Jamaica, Singapore, and other places. Also available are published and unpublished articles on housing and a list of articles written by Abrams while affiliated with the NEW YORK POST; drafts, galley notes, and reviews of "Housing Programs for America," and "Squatter Settlements"; a manuscript for "The City is the Frontier"; and unfinished manuscripts for "Democracy in Crisis," and "Housing for the People." Also, family correspondence and personal financial materials.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Abrams, Charles,1902-1970.
Bloom, Max.
Clarke, John.
Cooperstock, Aryeh.
Crane, Jacob L.(Jacob Leslie), 1892-1988.
Crosby, Alexander L.
Draper, Earle Sumner, 1893-
Edelstein, Julius.
Frankfurter, Felix, 1882-1965.
Gomon, Josephine.
Halford, William L.
Harriman, W. Averell(William Averell), 1891-
Humphrey, Hubert H.(Hubert Horatio), 1911-1978.
Javits, Jacob K.(Jacob Koppel), 1904-
Kaplan, J. Marshall.
Kennedy, John F.(John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963.
Kennedy, Robert F., 1925-1968.
Koeffler, Blanche Mahler.
Koenigsberger, Otto H.
Lefkowitz, Louis J.
Lehman, Herbert H.(Herbert Henry), 1878-1963.
Lerner, Max, 1902-
Lindsay, John V.(John Vliet)
Lorwin, Lewis Levitski, 1883-1970.
Marquette, Bleecker.
Mayer, Albert.
Miller, Morris.
Motley, Constance Baker, 1921-
Moynihan, Daniel P.(Daniel Patrick), 1927-
Nowlan, Kevin B.
Paley, William S.(William Samuel), 1901-
Percy, Charles H., 1919-
Post, Langdon.
Prentice, Perry.
Randolph, A. Philip(Asa Philip), 1889-
Rodwin, Lloyd.
Schlesinger, Arthur Meier, 1917-
Straus, Nathan.
Thabit, Walter.
Tyrwhitt, Jacqueline.
Vinton, Warren Jay, 1889-1969.
Wagner, Robert Ferdinand, 1910-
Walling, William, 1926-
Wouk, Herman, 1915-
Wurster, Catherine Bauer
American Federation of Housing Authorities.
American Institute of Architects.
American Institute of Planners.
American Jewish Congress.
B'nai B'rith.Anti-Defamation League.
Columbia University--Faculty.
Ekistico-Delos.
Ford Foundation.
Harvard University--Faculty.
International Federation for Housing and Town Planning.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology--Faculty.
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.
National Committee Against Discrimination in Housing.
National Committee on the Housing Emergency (U.S.)
National Public Housing Conference.
New School for Social Research.
New York (State).Temporary Commission Against Discrimination.
Southeast Asia Development Advisory Group.
United Nations.
United States.Agency for International Development.
United States.Federal Public Housing Authority.
United States.Housing and Home Finance Agency.
University of Pennsylvania--Faculty.

Titles:
New York post.

Subjects:
City planning.
Discrimination in housing.
Housing.
Land use, Urban.
Urban policy.
Urban renewal.
Housing--India.
Housing--Ireland.
Housing--Kenya.
Housing--Pakistan.
Housing--Philippines.
Housing--Singapore.

Form and Genre Terms:
Lectures.
Speeches.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Access Restrictions:
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Cite As:
Charles Abrams papers, #3086. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
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CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1
Biographical
Also available on Reel 1
Box 5
Biographical
Box 5a
Biographical
Box 21
Biographical
Box 101
Charles Abrams: Papers and Files; A Guide to the Microfilm Publication
1975
Annotated with additions and corrections.
Box 101
Nations and Cities: A Comparison of Strategies for Urban Growth
1970
Box 101
Description of office files
Undated
Box 101
Bibliographies of reports, articles and speeches, drafts
Undated
Box 101
Examples of schedules
Undated
Box 101
Certificate of Incorporation of Eighth Street Holding Corporation, Inc.
Undated
Box 101
Certificate of Incorporation of J & M Operating Corporation
1958-09-18
Box 101
Trust Agreement
1955-04-15
Box 101
Photographs
Undated
Mostly portraits
Box 101
Ruth Abrams and miscellaneous materials
Undated
Box 1
A-Bl
Also available on Reel 2
Box 2
Bl-C
Also available on Reel 2
Box 3
C
Also available on Reels 2 and 3
Box 4
D-F
Also available on Reels 3 and 4
Box 5
G
Also available on Reel 4
Box 5a
H
Also available on Reel 4
Box 6
I-Ka
Also available on Reels 5 and 6
Box 7
Ka-Ku
Also available on Reels 5 and 6
Box 8
L-Ma
Also available on Reel 6
Box 9
Ma-Ne
Also available on Reels 6 and 7
Box 10
Ne-Po
Also available on Reels 7 and 8
Box 10a
Po-Ry
Also available on Reels 7 and 8
Box 11
S-St
Also available on Reels 7 and 8
Box 12
St-V
Also available on Reels 8 and 9
Box 13
W-Wo
Also available on Reels 9 and 10
Box 14
Wo-Z, dated, undated, miscellaneous enclosures
Also available on Reels 9 and 10
Box 101
Europe travel letters
1952
Box 101
London travel letters
1968
Box 101
A
Undated
Box 101
B-D
Undated
Box 101
F
Undated
Box 101
Fefferman
Undated
Box 101
Hilbert
Undated
Box 101
G-L
Undated
Box 102
M-N
Undated
Box 102
The Nation/New Leader Controversy
Undated
Box 102
O-P
Undated
Box 102
R-S
Undated
Box 102
Schechter, Arthur
Undated
Box 102
Schulman, John
Undated
Box 102
T-W
Undated
Box 15
A-C
Also available on Reels 11 and 12
Box 16
City-Columbia
Also available on Reels 11 and 12
Box 17
C-D
Also available on Reels 11 and 12
Box 18
F-H
Also available on Reel 12
Box 19
Housing and Urban Development-Liberal Party
Also available on Reel 12
Box 20
Liberal Party-Mayor's Advisory Council
Also available on Reels 12 and 13
Box 21
Modern Community Developers-National Association of Real Estate Boards
Also available on Reels 13 and 14
Box 22
National Committee Against Discrimination in Housing- National Committee on the Housing Emergency
Also available on Reel 14
Box 23
National Public Housing Conference
Also available on Reel 15
Box 24
New School for Social Research Correspondence-Lectures
Also available on Reel 15
Box 25
New School for Social Research Lectures-New York City Housing Authority
Also available on Reels 15 and 16
Box 26
New York City Housing Authority-New York State Commission Against Discrimination
Also available on Reel 16
Box 27
New York State Commission Against Discrimination-New York State Housing and Rent Administration
Also available on Reel 17
Box 28
New York State Housing and Rent Administration-World Peace through Law
Also available on Reels 17 and 18
Box 102
American Jewish Congress
1947
Box 102
The American City
1951
Box 102
American Federation of Housing Authorities
1939
Box 102
Anti-Nazi League
1947
Box 102
Brighton Beach Design Competition
1968-05
Box 102
Chelsea Citizens Project
1956-1958
Box 102
Citizens Housing and Planning Association
1963
Box 102
Citizens' Housing Council of New York, Inc.
1942-1945
3 Folders
Box 102
Citizens Housing and Planning Council of New York, Inc.
1950
Box 102
Citizens Union of the City of New York
1961
Box 102
City-Wide Citizens Committee on Harlem
1943-1947
Box 102
New York City City Council
1952-1953
Box 103
Columbia University; Avery Library, Ford Foundation Grant, Institute of Urban Environment
1964-1968
14 Folders
Student strike
Box 104
Council for Civic Unity of San Francisco
Undated
Box 104
Downtown New York Arts Festival
1968
Box 104
Greenwich Village, Sih Street zoning, Walter Thabil
1956-1967
6 Folders
Photos
Box 104
International Cooperation Year
1965
Box 104
Irish Bilateral Conference
1968-06-06-1968-06-08
Box 104
Jefferson Market Courthouse
1961
Box 104
Jewish Labor Committee
1957
Box 105
Loula D. Lasker Fellowship Trust
1959-1969
9 Folders
Box 105
League for Industrial Democracy
1962-1968
Box 105
Lectures
1960-1969
Box 105
Lehman, Herbert H.
1938
Election
Box 105
Liberal Party
1944-1960
6 Folders
Box 105
Library of Urban Affairs
1965-1966
Box 106
Mayor's Advisory Council, Housing and Redevelopment Subcommittee
1954
3 Folders
Box 106
Mayor's Committee for Better Housing
1954-1955
Box 106
Mayor's Committee on the Multiple Dwelling Law
1934-1938
Box 106
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
1962
Box 106
Mutual Real Estate Investment Trust, Modern Community Developers, Planned Communities
1961-1968
Box 106
National Association of Housing Officials (NAHO)
1937-1956
4 Folders
Box 106
National Association of Real Estate Boards
1941
Box 107
National Committee Against Discrimination in Housing (NCDH)
1955-1968
12 Folders
Box 107
National Committee Against Discrimination in Housing (NCDH), Trends in Housing
Undated
Misc. issues
Box 108
National Committee on the Housing Emergency
1941-1943
Box 108
National Committee on Housing
1943-06-23-1947
8 Folders
Box 108
National Housing Agency
1943-1945
Box 108
National Housing Conference
1952
3 Folders
Pictures
Box 109
National Housing Conference
1952-1962
10 Folders
Box 110
National Public Housing Conference
1939-1945
9 Folders
Box 111
National Public Housing Conference
1946-1947
9 Folders
Box 112
New School for Social Research
1944-1961
Box 112
New York City Housing Authority
1937-1960
3 Folders
Box 112
New York City Housing Authority v. Consolidated Gas
1936
Box 112
New York City Housing Authority v Muller
1935-1936
4 Folders
Box 112
New York City Housing Authority-First Homes
1935-1937
2 Folders
Box 112
New York City Housing Authority-War Housing
1942
Box 113
New York State Commission Against Discrimination
1956-1959
6 Folders
Box 113
New York State Committee on Discrimination in Housing
1955, 1959-1960
2 Folders
Box 113
New York State Joint Legislative Committee to Recodify the Multiple Dwelling Law/on Housing and Multiple Dwellings
1945-1952
3 Folders
Box 114
New York State Joint Legislative Committee to Recodify the Multiple Dwelling Law/on Housing and Multiple Dwellings
1945-1952
4 Folders
Box 114
New York State Rent Administrator
1955
Letters of Congratulations
Box 114
Omega Chi Fraternity
1946-1954
Box 114
Office of Emergency Preparedness
1964
Box 114
Planners for Equal Opportunity, Walter Thabit
1967
Box 114
Regional Plan Association
1968
Box 114
Rent Control
1937-1962
5 Folders
Box 115
Seaview Association (Fire Island)
1956
Box 115
Snag Club
1960-1963
Box 115
Socialist Party
1951
Box 115
Stockbridge School
1961-1966
Box 115
Temporary Committee for Tree Planting Legislation
1959
Box 115
Temporary State Housing Rent Commission
1955
Box 115
Union for Democratic Action
1946
Box 115
United Nations
Undated
Box 115
United States Housing Authority
1937
Box 115
Urban Redevelopment
1949-1953
Box 115
World Bank
1966
Box 115
World Study Tours
1945-1950
Box 115
Europe travel letters
1948
Box 115
Germany travel letters
1948-07
Box 115
Europe travel letters
1950
Box 29
Alaska-Baltimore
Also available on Reel 19
Box 30
Barbados-Bolivia
Also available on Reel 19
Box 31
Boston-Calcutta
Also available on Reel 20
Box 32
California
Also available on Reel 20
Box 33
California
Also available on Reel 20
Box 34
California-Chile
Also available on Reels 20 and 21
Box 35
Ghana [Gold Coast]
Also available on Reel 21
Box 36
Ghana-Ireland
Also available on Reels 21 and 22
Box 37
Jamaica-Louisville
Also available on Reel 22
Box 38
New York City Housing Task Force
Also available on Reel 23
Box 39
Nigeria
Also available on Reel 23
Box 40
Pakistan-Philadelphia
Also available on Reels 23 and 24
Box 41
Philippines-Singapore
Also available on Reel 24
Box 42
Turkey-Venezuela
Also available on Reel 25
Box 116
"Housing the Alaska Native."
Undated
Including appendices
>Alaska
Box 116
Memorandum to the Concept Team on the Unrescathed Political Issues
Undated
>Baltimore
Box 116
Involving the Baltimore Highway
Undated
>Baltimore
Box 116
Memorandum to the Concept Team on Housing Policy
Undated
>Baltimore
Box 116
Memorandum to Norman Klein on Proposals for Stabilizing Rosemont
Undated
>Baltimore
Box 116
Trip Diary
1967
>Calcutta
Box 116
Summary of Housing in California
1963-03-11
A condensation with illustrations
>California
Box 116
"Housing and Community Facilities," Committee 3, pp. 3-1 to 3-18 in Reports of Committees of Special Areas of Work. Supplement to Review Report Number 1
1960-09-10
>Japan
Box 116
"Report of Housing and Urban Renewal Task Force,"
1966-01-10
>New York
Box 116
"The Negro Housing Problem: A Program for Philadelphia,"
1966-09-1966-12
5 Folders
>Philadelphia
Box 116
Trip Diary
1954-1959
Correspondence and Memorandum
>Turkey
Box 117
Photographs and slides
Undated
Ethiopia, Alaska, Ghana, Bolivia, Japan, Chile, Madagasca
Box 43
1935-1945
Also available on Reel 26
Box 44
1946-1947
Also available on Reels 26 and 27
Box 45
1948-1949
Also available on Reel 27
Box 46
1950
Also available on Reels 27 and 28
Box 47
1951
Also available on Reel 28
Box 48
1952
Also available on Reels 28 and 29
Box 49
1953-January 1954
Also available on Reels 29 and 30
Box 50
February-October 1954
Also available on Reel 30
Box 51
1955
Also available on Reel 30
Box 52
1955-1956
Also available on Reel 30
Box 53
1956-57
Also available on Reels 30 and 31
Box 54
1958-1959
Also available on Reel 31
Box 55
1960
Also available on Reel 32
Box 56
1961-1962
Also available on Reel 32
Box 57
1963-1964
Also available on Reel 32 and 33
Box 58
1965
Also available on Reel 33
Box 59
1966-1967
Also available on Reels 33 and 34
Box 60
1967-1968
Also available on Reel 34
Box 61
1969-undated and untitled
Also available on Reel 34
Box 62
Speaking Requests Refused, 1946-1949
Also available on Reel 35
Box 63
New York Post(scrapbooks)
Also available on Reel 35
Box 64
New York Post Correspondence
Also available on Reel 35
Box 118
Panel. "The People vs. H. C. L." Consumers National Federation
1937-12-11
Box 118
"Brief of Amicus Curiae." Anna M. Dornan v. The Philadelphia Housing Authority, A Corporation, et al. In the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, Eastern District, January term.
1938
Box 118
"Housing Opposition: New Style." The Nation
1938-12-24
Box 118
"Slum Clearance or Vacant Land Development?" Shelter
1939-02
Box 118
Reprinted in The Reference Shelf
1939
Box 118
"Housing and Politics." Survey Graphic, 29, no. 2
1940-02
Box 118
Preliminary Report of the Legislative Committee to the Temporary National Committee on Housing Legislation
1941-01-24
Box 118
Speech. Convention of the National Public Housing Conference, St. Louis
1944-03-24
Box 118
"Economic Changes in Real Estate." In New Architecture and City Planning: A Symposium, edited by Paul Zucker. New York: Philosophical Library.
1944
Box 118
The No Man's Land in Housing." Citizens' Housing Council of New York
1945-03-15
Box 118
The Walls of Stuy vesant Town. The Nation
1945-03-24
Box 118
"Shall We Spend More Money for Public Housing?" Central Harlem Council for Community Planning, YMCA
1945-10-30
Box 118
"Housing Hoax?: A Criticism of the GI Bill of Rights." Veterans Outlook
1945-10
Box 118
Progressives and the Social Order-Here and Abroad. Annual Conference, League for Industrial Democracy
1946-02-08
Panel
Box 118
"Joseph Dorsey, etal. v. Stuyvesant Town Corporation and Metropolitan Life Insurance Company." Supreme Court of the State of New York
1947-07-09
Brief of Plaintiffs
Box 118
New York Metropolitan Committee for Planning
1948-12-16
Speech, See February 1949
Box 118
Progressive Architecture
1948-12-17
Article
Box 118
Housing: The Ever-Recurring Crisis. In Saving American Capitalism, edited by Seymour E. Harris. New York: Knopf.
Undated
Box 118
Community Relations Seminar on Fair Housing Practices
1949-01-12
Speech
>Philadelphia
Box 118
How Good is 'Best' Under Title 608? Progressive Architecture
1949-02
Box 118
The Role of the President of the United States in Housing and Civil Rights." National Conference on Constitutional Rights and American Freedom
1950-10-11-1950-10-12
Excerpts
Box 118
The New 'Gresham's Law of Neighborhoods': Fact or Fiction? Appraisal Journal vol. 19, no. 3
1951-07
Reprinted in Selected Readings in Real Estate Appraisal. Chicago: Lakeside Press, 1954, and in The Changing Metropolis, edited by Frederick I. Tietze ano James L. McKeown, 71-76. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1964.
Box 118
This I Believe.
1952-02-19
Box 118
Government Administration Seminar, Columbia University
1952-03-28
Lecture
Box 118
Urban Land Policies. International Federation for Housing and Planning
1952-09-22
>Lisbon
Box 118
United Israel Appeal
1952-11-09
Speech
Box 118
Speech. National Association of Intergroup Relations Officials, Washington, D. C
1952-11-13
See editorial, "Right End, Wrong Means," Minneapolis Slur, November 21 and CA letter to the Editor, December 1
Box 118
Private Home Building and Ownership for Minorities: Fiction or Reality?" Mayor's Council on Human Relations, Minneapolis
1952-11-20
Box 118
Statement in Acceptance of the 1953 Award from the League for Industrial Democracy
1953-02-08
Including "Extemporaneous Remarks"
Box 118
Criticism of Abrams' work on Puerto Rico
1953-02-09
Box 118
"Facing the Housing Problem." The Wesley Foundation
1953-03-08
Harvard University
>Cambridge
Box 118
"Land Policies and Effect on Development Possibilities." Bemis Foundation Conference on Economic Development and Housing Abroad
1953-05-01
See September 22,1952
>Cambridge
Box 118
1953-06-08
Box 119
Opinion of Referee
1954-05-05
See full entry under June 8,1953
Box 119
23rd Annual National Housing Conference
1954-06-07
Speech, Entered in The Congressional Record Appendix, June 25
>Washington, D.C.
Box 119
"Urban Land Problems and Policies," Housing and Town and Country Planning. Bulletin No. 7
1954-06-17
New York: Housing and Town and Country Planning Section of the Department of Social Affairs, United Nations. Abrams was guest editor and wrote the lead article
Box 119
Pacific Northwest Regional Council, National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials
1954-07-16
Box 120
Women's Club of New York
1955-02-17
Speech
Box 120
Annual Legislative Conference, Liberal Party
1955-02-21
>Albany
Box 120
"Will Your Rent Go up?" Housing Committee of the Lower East Side Planning Council
1955-02-24
Box 120
"Slums and Our Children." New York Herald Tribune Fresh Air Fund
1955-03-19
Box 120
"Memorandum on the Washington Square Southeast Development Plan." Hearing, Subcommittee No. 2, Select Committee on Small Business, House of Representatives, 84th Congress
1955-04-19
Box 120
Potomac Chapter. National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials
1955-05-04
Speech, see NAHRO Newsletter June 15
Box 120
Review of Adventures of a Slum Fighter, by Charles F. Palmer. New York Times
1955-10-18
Actually published November 6
Box 120
"A Regional Approach to the Housing Problem." Conference on Technology for Israel and the Middle East
1955-11-01
Submitted to Yearbook Technion, September 16
Box 120
"Income and Ability to Pay for Housing of Nonwhite Families in New York State." Report of the Commission on Housing and Family Life to the National Association of Intergroup Relations Officials.
Undated
Box 120
Trade Union Council of the Liberal Party
1956-03-21
Speech
Box 120
National Housing Conference
1956-04-12
Speech, printed in Progressive Architecture (August)
>Washington, D.C.
Box 120
"Redevelopment: Its Hazards and Opportunities." Conference on Housing, Allegheny County Council on Civil Rights
1956-04-28
>Pittsburgh
Box 120
"Civil Rights in 1956: Politics Replaces the Economic Motive.' Commentary
1956-08
Box 120
Milton Steinberg Group of Hadassah
1956-09-24
Speech
Box 120
New York State Welfare Conference
1956-12-11
Speech
Box 120
"Report to the Councils." Citizens Councils of SCAD
1957-05-10
Box 120
"SCAD's Housing Jurisdiction." Long Island Conference on Housing, Rockville Center.
1957-05-26
Box 120
Harvard Urban Design Conference
1957-05
Speech, reported in Architectural Record (May)
>Cambridge
Box 120
"United States Housing: A New Program" Special Supplement, The New Leader
1958-01-13
Reprinted in Congressional Record Appendix, 104, no. 6 'January 15: 284-^6. Publis
Box 120
Golden Agers' Hobby Fair, Buffalo Mayor's Committee on Recreation for the Aging and the Western New York Geriatrics Society
1958-05-05
Speech
>Buffalo
Box 120
"Regional Planning Legislation in Under-Developed Areas." United Nations Housing Seminar
1958-07-27
>Tokyo
Box 120
New jersey Welfare Council
1958-10-28
Speech, published as "Poverty amidst Plenty." Interracial Review
>Atlantic City
Box 120
"Lets Find Out." WCBS.
1958-11-23
Box 120
National Association of Intergroup Relations Officials, Pittsburgh
1958-11
Speech
Box 120
"Determination on Reconsideration." American Jewish Congress v. Arabian American Oil Company before SCAD. Case no. C-4296-56
1959-01-26
Box 120
Review of Pilot Project, India, by Albert Mayer, et aL The New Leader.
1959-04-15
Box 120
WMCA
1959-04-15
Speech
Box 120
"Credit Terms in Relation to Demand for Housing." Subcommittee on Housing, Committee on Banking and Currency, U. S. Senate.
1959-05-14
Box 120
"Are We Nearing the End of Public Housing?" Viewpoint, WRCA.
1958-1959
Box 120
"Population Explosion and the Housing Problem." Unsolved Problems in a Changing World, New School for Social Research
1960-01-11
Box 120
Review of Property Values and Race: Studies in Seven Cities, by Luigi Laurenti. Submitted to The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science.
1960-04-06
Box 120
Americans for Democratic Action, Subcommittee on Housing, Committee on Banking and Currency, U. S. Senate
1960-05-23
Testimony. See May 14,1959
Box 120
"Housing the Nation's Low- and Middle-Income Families." Governor's Conference on Housing
1960-06-13
>Los Angeles
Box 120
Speech
1960-07-13
Upon arrival in Ireland
Box 120
"Urban Renewal." Irish Branch, Town Planning Institute
1960-08-02
>Dublin
Box 120
Memorandum on "Roor Loan Schema"
1960-11-14
>Ghana
Box 120
Focal Point Conference
1961-10-02
Speech, pictures
>Baltimore
Box 120
Cooper Square Community Development Committee
1961-10-24
Speech, pictures
Box 120
Comments on Paul Ylvisaker's speech. New School for Social Research.
1961-10-06
The speech itself was not filmed
Box 120
"The Legal Basis for Reorganizing Metropolitan Areas in a Free Society Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society
1961-06-29
Box 120
"Housing and Urban Development Activities in the United States."
1962-03-12
Possibly for UN conference
Box 120
Speech
1962-04-09
On the Housing Executive Order
Box 120
Governor's Conference on California Growth
1962-06-22
Panel
Box 120
UN Housing Conference
1962-02-07-1962-02-21
Speech. See also, March 12 and May 15
Box 120
"Cities of the World." The Eduard C. Lindeman Lectures, The New School Associates.
1963-03-26
Box 120
1963-04-22
Statement
Box 120
"The Ethics of Power in a Welfare Society." Equal Opportunity in Housing: A National Conference, National Committee Against Discrimination In Housing
1963-04-25
>Washington, D.C.
Box 120
"The Low-Income Housing Crisis." Massachusetts Committee on Discrimination in Housing
1963-11-22
>Boston
Box 120
"The Negro Issue and Housing." University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee
1964-03-18
Box 120
"Economic Aspects of Public Housing." Massachusetts Committee on Discrimination in Housing
1964-05-15
Box 120
"Deten lining Priorities for New York City." The Future by Design Symposium, Panel III, 115-152, City Planning Commission.
1964-10-16
Box 120
Memorial of Catherine Bauer Wurster, New York Metropolian Chapter, National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials.
1964-12-10
Speech
Box 120
"Preface." Downtown U.S.A., by Oscar H. Steiner. Dobbs Ferry: Oceana Publications.
1964
Box 120
Fair Housing Conference, National Committee Against Discrimination in Housing.
1965-06-29
Speech
Box 120
"The Uses of Land in Cities." Scientific American, 213, No. 3
1965-09
Reprinted by Knopf
Box 120
AID-HHFA Conference
1965-10-08
Speech
Columbia University
Box 120
"The Rise of New Towns." America's Crisis Series. National Educational Television script, 28-36
1966-03-14
Box 120
"Opportunities in Taxation for Achieving Planning Purposes." American Society of Planning Officials
1966-06-05
See Real Estate Section, New York Times, June 5
>Philadelphia
Box 120
"Planning to Preserve the Central City and Prevent Urban Sprawl." American Press Institute
1966-05-16
Columbia University
Box 120
"The Role of the University in the Urban Environment." Alumni Seminar. Massachusetts Institute of Technology
1967-09-10
See Columbia Daily Spectator, April 6,1968
>Cambridge
Box 120
"Housing in the Year 2000." The Next Fifty Years Conference, American Institute of Planners
1967-10-05
Published in Environment and Policy, The Next Fifty Years. Bloomington: Indiana University Press. Also see report in Engineering News-Record, 29. October 12
Box 120
"Influencing the Future of New York City." Urban Action and Experimentation Program, Institute of Urban Environment
1967-10-17
Columbia University
Box 120
On Harvard's Planning Division
1968-06-18
Memorandum
Box 120
To the National Commission on Urban Problems
1968-07-11
Memorandum
Box 120
"Noise and Planning." Federal Panel on Noise Abatement
1968-10-31
Box 120
"Aesthetics and Human Values." New England Regional Conference, AIA
1968-11-07
>New Haven
Box 120
"Invasion and Counterattack." Violence in America: A Historical and Contemporary Reader, edited by Thomas Rose
1970
Vintage Books/ Random House. Chapter 14,18
>New York
Box 121
Africa
Undated
Box 121
Comments on a paper by Mr. Millikan
Undated
Box 121
History of Housing
Undated
Box 121
"Kingsview Homes, Inc."
Undated
Box 121
"On the Desirability of an Anti-Bias Ordinance in San Francisco's Urban Redevelopment Program." For the Council for Civic Unity.
Undated
Box 121
Invitations Refused
Undated
Box 121
New York Post drafts
1948-1949
Box 65
The City is the Frontier
Also available on Reel 36
Box 66
The City is the Frontier-Forbidden Neighbors
Also available on Reels 36 and 37
Box 67
Future of Housing-Housing Program for America
Also available on Reel 37
Box 68
Man's Struggle for Shelter
Also available on Reels 37 and 38
Box 69
Revolution in Land-Squatter Settlement
Also available on Reel 38
Box 121
Critiques by Crosby and Rodwin
Undated
Box 121
The City is the Frontier
Undated
Box 121
Forbidden Neighbors
Undated
Box 121
Future of Housing including a copy marked for revision
Undated
Box 121
Language of Cities
Undated
Box 121
Man's Struggle for Shelter
Undated
Box 121
Squatter Settlements: The Problem and the Opportunity. Ideas and Methods Exchange No. 63; 302 Urban Planning. Agency for International Affairs, Division of International Affairs, Department of Housing and Urban Development
1966-04
>Washington, D. C.
Box 70
Alaska-Bibliographies
Also available on Reel 39
Box 71
Bolivia-Calcutta
Also available on Reel 40
Box 72
California
Also available on Reels 40 and 41
Box 73
California - Clippings and News Releases, (undated)
Also available on Reel 41
Box 74
Canada-Chicago, 1948-1951
Also available on Reel 42
Box 75
Chicago (undated)-Chile, 1966-1968
Also available on Reel 42
Box 76
Cicero-Colombia
Also available on Reel 43
Box 77
Connecticut Housing-Current History
Also available on Reel 43
Box 78
Defense Housing-Discrimination
Also available on Reel 44
Box 79
Discrimination
Also available on Reel 44
Box 80
Discrimination-Elderly
Also available on Reels 44 and 45
Box 81
Federal Housing
Also available on Reel 45
Box 82
Ghana
Also available on Reel 46
Box 83
Harlem-Frank Horne
Also available on Reel 46
Box 84
Housing
Also available on Reel 46
Box 85
Ireland-Japan
Also available on Reel 47
Box 86
Kenya-Negro Mortgage Company
Also available on Reel 48
Box 87
Negro Housing-New York City Municipal Law
Also available on Reel 48
Box 88
New York State Legislature-Pakistan
Also available on Reel 49
Box 89
Philadelphia-Refugee Planners
Also available on Reels 49 and 50
Box 90
Restrictive Covenants-Singapore
Also available on Reel 50
Box 91
Stuyvesant Town
Also available on Reel 50
Box 92
Turkey-World Trade Center
Also available on Reel 51
Box 121
Papers by Catherine Bauer
1939-1959
Box 121
Prefabricated Lustron Housing
1949
Box 121
Slum Clearance
1948
Box 121
Urban Renewal papers by Morton J. Schussheim
Undated
Box 93
1938-1946
Also available on Reel 52
Box 94
1947-1954
Also available on Reel 52
Box 95
1955
Also available on Reel 52
Box 96
1955-1958
Also available on Reel 52
Box 97
1958-1959
Also available on Reel 53
Box 98
undated
Also available on Reel 53
Box 122
Scrapbook
1955
Box 122
Eight Recorded Speeches
Undated
Box 122
"Yes, We Can Have Housing," filmstrip produced by U. S. Housing Authority, Federal Works Agency, Washington, D. C.
1944
Box 99
Correspondence
Also available on Reels 53 and 54
Box 100
Finances
Also available on Reel 54
Box 101-122
Series for box 101-122
Continuation of Box List
Box 123 Folder 1
Advisory Council on Human Settlements
Box 123 Folder 2
Action, Inc.
Box 123 Folder 3
Action, Inc. (1)
Box 123 Folder 4
Action, Inc. (2)
Box 123 Folder 5
Action, Inc (3)
Box 123 Folder 6
Action, Inc (4)
Box 123 Folder 7
Action, Inc.
Box 124 Folder 1
American Institute of Planners
1961
Box 124 Folder 2
American Institute of Planners
1962
Box 124 Folder 3
American Institute of Planners
1963-1964
Box 124 Folder 4
American Institute of Planners
1960
Box 124 Folder 5
American Institute of Planners
1967
Box 124 Folder 6
American Institute of Planners
1968
Box 125 Folder 1
Americans for Democratic Action
1945-1946
Box 125 Folder 2
Americans for Democratic Action (1)
1947
Box 125 Folder 3
Americans for Democratic Action (2)
1947
Box 125 Folder 4
Americans for Democratic Action (3)
1947
Box 125 Folder 5
Americans for Democratic Action (4)
1947
Box 125 Folder 6
Americans for Democratic Action
1945-1947>
Box 125 Folder 7
Americans for Democratic Action
1948-1950
Box 125 Folder 8
Americans for Democratic Action
1951-1955
Box 125 Folder 9
Americans for Democratic Action
1952-1956
Box 125 Folder 10
Americans for Democratic Action
1962
Box 125 Folder 11
Americans for Democratic Action
1963
Box 125 Folder 12
Americans for Democratic Action
1964-1966
Box 126 Folder 1
Agency for International Development
1963
Box 126 Folder 2
Agency for International Development (1)
1964
Box 126 Folder 3
Agency for International Development (2)
April-May 1964
Box 126 Folder 4
Agency for International Development(3)
June-December 1964
Box 126 Folder 5
Agency for International Development 1965
1965
Box 126 Folder 6
Agency for International Development
1966
Box 126 Folder 7
Agency for International Development - Advisory Committee
1966-1967
Box 126 Folder 8
Agency for International Development - Advisory Committee
1968
Box 127 Folder 1
American Jewish Committee
1950-1952
Box 127 Folder 2
American Jewish Congress
1948-1958
Box 127 Folder 3
American Jewish Committee 1955-1958
Box 127 Folder 4
American Jewish Congress (1)
1958
Box 127 Folder 5
American Jewish Congress (2)
1959
Box 127 Folder 6
American Jewish Congress (3)
1959
Box 127 Folder 7
American Jewish Congress
1960-161
Box 127 Folder 8
American Jewish Congress
1961
Box 127 Folder 9
American Jewish Congress
1961-1962
Box 128 Folder 1
American Jewish Congress (1)
1963
Box 128 Folder 2
American Jewish Congress (2)
1963
Box 128 Folder 3
American Jewish Congress (3)
1963
Box 128 Folder 4
American Jewish Congress
1964-1966
Box 128 Folder 5
American Jewish Congress
1965-1966
Box 128 Folder 6
American Jewish Congress
1967-1968
Box 129 Folder 1
American Society of Consulting Planners
1968
Box 129 Folder 2
American Society of Planners and Architects
1946-1947
Box 129 Folder 3
American Society of Planning Officials
1947-1952
Box 129 Folder 4
American Society of Planning Officials
1953
Box 129 Folder 5
American Society of Planning Officials
1954
Box 129 Folder 6
American Society of Planning Officials
1955
Box 129 Folder 7
American Society of Planning Officials (1)
1958-1960
Box 129 Folder 8
American Society of Planning Officials 1961
Box 129 Folder 9
Amdrican Society of Planning Officials 1962
Box 129 Folder 10
American Society of Planning Officials 1965-1967
Box 130 Folder 1
Anti-Defamation League of B'nai Brith 1955-1962
Box 130 Folder 2
Architects' Renewal Committee in Harlem, Inc. 1966-1967
Box 130 Folder 3
Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning 1967-1968
Box 130 Folder 4
Boston Urban Renewal Program
Box 130 Folder 5
Boston Urban Renewal Program - 1953
Box 130 Folder 6
Boston Urban Renewal Program 1968-1969
Box 130 Folder 7
Boston Urban Renewal Program 1969
Box 130 Folder 8
Bureau of Labor Statistics 1951-1954
Box 131 Folder 1
Columbia University Administration / Kirk and Truman
Box 131 Folder 2
Columbia University Congratulatory Letter 1961-1965
Box 131 Folder 3
Columbia University Division of Urban Planning 1965-1968
Box 131 Folder 4
Columbia University - Division of Urban Planning (School of Architecture) 1962-1968 (1)
Box 131 Folder 5
Columbia University - Division of Urban Planning (School of Architecture) 1969 (2)
Box 131 Folder 6
Columbia University Term Classwork 1965-1966
Box 132 Folder 1
Columbia University, Institute of Urban Environment 1966-1968
Box 132 Folder 2
Columbia University - Introductory Course - Division of Urban Planning 1967-68 (Fall Term) (1)
Box 132 Folder 3
Columbia University - Introductory Course - Division of Urban Planning 1967-68 (Fall Term) (2)
Box 132 Folder 4
Columbia University Personal Notebook 1968-1969
Box 133 Folder 1
Columbia university Problems in the Urbanizing World 1964-66 (1)
Box 133 Folder 2
Columbia University - Problems in the Urbanizing World 1967 - (2)
Box 133 Folder 3
Columbia University Reading Lists 1967-69 (1)
Box 133 Folder 4
Columbia University - Reading Lists 1967-69 (2)
Box 133 Folder 5
Columbia University - Urban Action and Experimental Program - 1966-1967
Box 133 Folder 6
Columbia University - Urban Action and Experimental Program 1968