Wood, I. A. C. (Ian Alexander Christie), 1901-1992
National Library of Australia Manuscripts
The papers include: autobiographical manuscripts; newspaper clippings on Ian Wood and his family; memorabilia; papers relating to Mackay City Council and to development and town planning in Mackay; papers relating to Ian Wood Travel Service (1927-1974); papers concerning Wood's purchase and development of the Bora Vista property, Mackay (1953-1975); printed material concerning Wood's political career and membership of the Liberal party and the Senate Standing Committee on Regulations and Ordinances
Notes on town planning with special reference to City of Hawthorn, including a paper given at the First Australian Town Planning Conference in Adelaide, October 1917 and a typescript lecture "Town-planning and Garden Cities.".
Ralph Adams Cram (1863-1942) was an American ecclesiastical and collegial architect of the 20th century. The Cram collection includes manuscripts, correspondence, watercolors, sketches, journals, printed materials, and photographs. While some materials in the collection relate to Cram's professional career in architecture, the majority of the collection materials document his non-architectural pursuits, including a prolific literary career, and many artistic and literary clubs and organizations, including the Visionists, the Order of the White Rose, and the Mediaeval Society. Cram's strong interest in religion is represented throughout the collection in his correspondence and writings, and correspondence between Cram and fellow family members illustrate life during the early 20th century
Speeches and papers given by Nelson P. Lewis; scrapbooks of news clippings and programs, 1896-1923; scrapbook of reviews of THE PLANNING OF THE MODERN CITY, 1919-1923; professional engineering license, 1921; three illuminated memorial booklets, 1924; copies of THE PLANNING OF THE MODERN CITY, 1916; URBANIZACIʹON, the Spanish edition, 1917-1918; and other books by Nelson P. Lewis
Plans, reports, and project files relating to zoning, city planning, and other related topics in Rye, New York and various towns in Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Maryland, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island
Collection includes international housing studies relating in Turkey, Chile, Argentina, Honduras, Nigeria, Panama, Cyprus, and Lesotho, 1963-1981; U.S. housing market analysis in Centre and Clearfield Counties, Pa., Brunswick-Bath, Me., New Britain, Ct., St. Petersburg, Fl, and Syracuse, Sidney, Utica-Rome, Long Island, Rockland County, Rochester, Sullivan County, and Poughkeepsie-Kingston, N.Y., 1956-1983; studies on housing for the elderly in the U.S., 1960-1978; studies on housing needs on Indian reservations including Pine Ridge Reservation, S.D. (Oglala Sioux) and Fort Belknap and Fort Peck Reservations, Mt. (Blackfeet), 1961; international housing and urban development reports for Kenya, Lesotho, and South Africa, 1965-1979, and for Spain, England and Wales, 1961-1975; U.N. and World Bank projects in underdeveloped nations, 1967-1976; miscellaneous U.S. government reports on housing market analysis, 1955-1975; and early reports on slums and the work of the Public Housing ... Read More
Manuscripts by Ira J. Bach include: "New Illinois-Indiana Bi-State Commission: What It's All About," speech, 1975 (photocopy); article, "Cities: Their Value and Survival," 1977; draft of "The Choice is Yours: A Case for Urban Survival," 1976; draft of "A New Race to the Suburbs," 1969; "The Keys to 2076: Urban America at the Tricentennial," n.d.; "From the Eye of the Urban Storm," n.d.; and "Public Sculpture in Chicago.".