Getty Research Institute
Designs for a mercantile establishment in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, one in a Greek Revival style, the other Italianate
Brooklyn College - Walter W. Gerboth Music Library
This collection consists of alphabetically arranged subject fields created by John Cashmore, continued by Abe Stark, or created by Abe Stark. Lloyd Herzka was Mr. Cashmore's professional secretary throughout the borough presidents' tenure and he likely served Mr. Hayes briefly as well as Mr. Stark evident by the maintenance of files created under Cashmore. Although the collection is arranged alphabetically, nearly 60 document types have been identified, including: Acts, applications, campaign material, censuses, contracts, film reels, laws, maps, petitions, photographs, plans, posters, press kits, proclamations, proposals, reports, speeches, statements telegrams, transcripts. Of interest to researchers may be material about New York during the War Years (1941-1945); the Home Relief Bureau (the predecessor of welfare); the many emotional personal appeals to Mr. Cashmore for aid and assistance; files that relate to Senator John F. Kennedy's visits to Brooklyn as well to his ... Read More
University of Virginia
The collection consists chiefly of reports on issues before the Charlottesville, Va., City Council. Broad subjects include Council meetings, education, elections, the environment, the city budget, neighborhoods, city planning, real estate, social services, technology, tourism, transportation and the University of Virginia
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The Yona Friedman papers contain manuscripts, sketches and drawings, photographs and slides documenting the broad intellectual activity of this visionary architect and planner. In his primary role as a theoretician, Friedman was a key participant in many of the defining architectural discussions of the second half of the twentieth century, including megastructures, prefabrication and modular design, adaptability and participatory design
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Letters and love poems, kept private by Beese until her death, chronicling her relationship with Meyer. Includes ca. 74 letters from Meyer and ca. 34 from Beese (some of Beese's letters seem to be originals, suggesting that Meyer returned them to her) -- The correspondence documents their daily lives, both personal and professional, illuminating their emotions and personalities, their circle of friends (primarily Margret Mengel and Nina Balcerova), and their politics
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A proposal for the expansion of the city in order to accommodate its growing population
University of Chicago - Special Collections Research Center
Contains correspondence, reports, memoranda, budgets, manuscripts, architectural drawings and plans, lectures, articles, newsletters, offprints, maps, reference materials, and photographs. Contains material relating to Mayer's project work on rural and community development in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh and the planning and architecture of several Indian cities, regions, and colleges such Bombay, Delhi, Chandigarh, and the Allahabad Agricultural Institute. Correspondents include Jawaharlal Nehru, Baij Nath Singh, Richard L. Park, and members of Mayer's American architectural firm Mayer and Whittlesey. Includes material relating to the preparation and publication of Pilot Projet, India, and Mayer's unpublished book While Nehru, What? Contains photographs of the Etawah Project, some architectural projects, and general scenes from India
University of Chicago - Special Collections Research Center
George Ellsworth Hooker was born in Peacham, Vermont in 1861. He attended Amherst College in Massachusetts and graduated in 1883. He then received an LL.B. from Columbia and a B.D. from Yale. Hooker practiced law in New York, served as a Congregationalist minister in Washington State, and then traveled widely in the US and Europe investigating urban conditions. His frequent travel allowed him to combine that interest with his hobby of studying urban problems. After settling in Chicago, he wrote editorials for the Chicago Tribune and was an incorporator (1903), secretary (1903-1908), and civic secretary (after 1908) of the City Club of Chicago, an organization of Chicago business and civic leaders interested in urban development and reform. As Civic Secretary, Hooker had access to all of the civic committees, and thus contributed to nearly all civic projects in Chicago during that time. In 1902, the Chicago City Council passed a resolution commissioning Hooker to gather 'such ... Read More
Wilfrid Laurier University Library
The fonds consists of publications, reports, plans and other material pertaining planning and development, produces and accumulated by John Horton. It is arranged in the following series: Niagara Escarpment Commission; Waterfront Regeneration Trust; The Office for the Greater Toronto Area; California State Coastal Conservancy; California Coastal Commission; San Francisco Bay Area; New York State Adirondack Park Commission; Hudson River Valley Greenway; Vermont planning and development; New Jersey Pinelands
University of Chicago - Special Collections Research Center
London's urgent needs, by A. Freeman.--London and New York, by Sydney Brooks.--The London coach, by Charles Dickens.--Model bye-laws issued by the local government board.--New streets and buildings.--Our London and what we make of it, by J.W. Benn.--London old and new, by John Burns.--London, the Cinderella of the cities, by John Burns.--Some observations on the report of the Royal commission on London traffic with special reference to the proposed formation of new thoroughfares, by Paul Waterhouse.--The streets of London, by R.D. Blumenfeld.--The laying-put of London, by Paul Waterhouse.--The city of the Phoenix by Paul Scheffauer.--London's electrical future, by T.H. Minshall.--Guide-souvenir Exposition Franco-Brittanique.--Franco-British exposition


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