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Committee of 100 on the Federal City (Fonds containing MS2017 and MS2131)

 Fonds
Identifier: Fonds-Committee of 100
Scope and Contents This fonds contains correspondence, reports, minutes, publications, newspaper articles, memorandum, bank statements, financial records, maps, and blueprints. The material dates from 1909-2006 with the bulk of the material falling within the dates 1930-2003.The material in this fonds document the Committee's stance on the issues it chose to address within the areas of planning, historic preservation, and transportation. Within the subject of transportation there are enough files to detail...
Dates: 1909-2010; Majority of material found within 1930-2007

Dennis Gale papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2191-UA
Abstract

This collection includes research notes, clippings, reports, notes from interviews, dissertation drafts, correspondence, dissertations, and photographs. Most of the material dates from 1966-1983. These are the papers of Dennis Gale from his time teaching and working on his dissertation at George Washington University. This collection consists of materials on the history of Georgetown and on urban planning and development.

Dates: 1903-1989; Majority of material found within 1966 - 1983

Frederick Gutheim papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS0244-UA
Abstract

Frederick Albert Gutheim (1908-1993) was a city planner, urban historian and architectural critic, and professor at The George Washington University from 1971-79, and director of the University's graduate program in historic preservation from 1976-1979. Collection include correspondence, papers, publications, exams, syllabi, lecture notes, newsletters, and news clippings ranging from 1952-1980.

Dates: 1952-1980

Harrison Lee papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2011
Abstract

Collection consists of the D.C. Comprehensive Plan including documents relating to the comprehensive plan for the National Capital; manuscript and committee records; printed ephemera; newspaper articles; newsletters; magazine articles; brochures and guidebooks; awards and certificates. The material dates from 1928-92.

Dates: 1928-1992

John Nolen, Jr. papers

 Collection — oversize-folder: UP1
Identifier: MS2193
Abstract This collection contains materials related to the work of John Nolen as an urban planner in Washington D.C. The materials date from 1906-2000 with the bulk of the material falling between 1935 and 1968. The materials in this collection include official records from organizations such as the Committee of 100 on the Federal City and the National Capital Park and Planning Commission (now the National Planning Commission) for which John Nolen worked as well as material from organizations of...
Dates: 1906-2000; Majority of material found within 1935 - 1968

Leon Zach scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: MS2164
Abstract

Collection consists of a scrapbook of newspaper clippings. The clippings date from 1953-1955 and have been culled from local newspapers, including the Washington Star, Washington Daily News, and Washington Post. The clippings document urban planning efforts in Washington, D.C. Zach served on the National Capital Planning Commission during this period.

Dates: 1953-1955

Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) photographs, audiovisual, and publications

 Collection
Identifier: MS2374
Abstract This collection contains photographs, slides, film and a small number of paper records with materials such as press releases, public hearings, planning records, newspaper articles, and memoranda related to the construction of Metro. These records were produced by Larry Levine while employed by WMATA as a staff photographer. These materials cover the years 1944-2003. Additional materials were added to Series 1 that include publications about the Metro, produced by both WMATA and outside...
Dates: 1944-2014