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This collection contains documents mostly government documents collected and used as part of a lawsuit to stop the 11th Street bridges project. These records date from 2003-2009.
The C. Darwin Stolzenbach papers consists of correspondence and memoranda, bound and unbound reports, original and photocopied news clippings, documents related to civil action suits pertaining to highway legislation, excerpts from law review magazines, press releases, copies of speeches, minutes and agendas of meetings, original and photocopied Congressional and other legislation, photographs, and maps.
Collection consists primarily of photocopied multiple-page letter-size documents. The bulk of the collection is memoranda and typewritten notes. These memoranda come from different departments within WMATA and some from outside sources, so both the style and format vary. The collection also has bound reports, oversize magazines and maps, oversize timeline projections, and original newspaper.
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.
This collection contains papers documenting the civic and professional activities of the late Grosvenor Chapman including those as a member of the Committee of 100 on the Federal City and as a local architect. The records date from 1931-1994 with the bulk falling between 1957-1984.
This collection consists of the office files of Council of the District of Columbia Member John A. Wilson.
Collection contains correspondence, reports, notes, photographs, and transcripts from 1967-1998 relating to the civic work of Myles Glasgow and covers such topics as zoning, bridge safety, Adams Morgan, and transportation.
The Patricia Miller Washington Metropolitican Area Transit Authority collection largely consists of photographs and maps documenting the the construction of the Metrorail system between the years of 1950 and 2000. The collection also includes WMATA publications, including flyers and newsletters, that provide updates on the progress of the construction of the Metrorail system.
This collection contains WMATA safety reports from the mid-1980s and were donated by Richard Bolt who was a safety engineer.
Collection documents the breath and depth of work done by Ruth Ann Overbeck as a historian in D.C. for thirty years. The collection has material for many projects from house histories for individual homeowners to a survey of the Upper Cardozo Columbia Heights neighborhood with oral histories and surveys of buildings such as the Tivoli Theater.
This collection consists of oral history interviews conducted by Dr. Zachary Schrag. These oral histories relate to the history of the Washington Metro.
Collection contains correspondence, clippings, transcripts of speeches and Congressional hearings, bound volumes, cassette tapes, and maps that document the history of the development of rapid transit facilities for the Washington metropolitan area. The records date from 1930 to 1984.
The WMATA Metrorail Specifications collection is comprised primarly of technical specifications and contracts related to the construction of Metrorail. The collection consists of unbound letter-size documents, bound letter-size reports and specifications, oversize reports and specifications, and blueprints. The WMATA website was added in 2023 as part of GW's Web Archives Program.
- Transportation 15
- Washington (D.C.) 13
- Transportation -- Washington Metropolitan Area 10
- Urban transportation 6
- Housing 5
- Photographs 5
- Subways 5
- Transportation maps 5
- Urban renewal 5
- Express highways 4
- Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority 4
- Zoning 4
- Barney Circle (Washington, D.C.) 3
- City planning 3
- Historic preservation 3
- Local transit 3
- Local transit -- Washington (D.C.) 3
- Maps 3
- Architecture -- Washington (D.C.) 2
- Bridges 2 + ∧ less
- Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority 11
- Committee of 100 on the Federal City (Washington, D.C.) 4
- National Capital Transportation Agency (U.S.) 3
- United States. National Capital Planning Commission 3
- Craig, Peter Stebbins 2
- District of Columbia. City Council 2
- Herman, Christopher 2
- Nolen, John 2
- Pfanstiehl, Cody 2
- Shackleton, Polly 2
- Stolzenbach, C. Darwin 2
- Alley Dwelling Authority (Washington, D.C.) 1
- American City Planning Institute 1
- American Institute of Planners 1
- American Planning and Civic Association 1
- American Society of Civil Engineers 1
- Bolt, Richard Barkwill,, 1939- 1
- Capitol Hill Restoration Society 1
- Carter, Charles Carroll, 1928-2021 1
- Chapman, Grosvenor 1 + ∧ less