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Abstract Collection contains correspondence, minutes, reports, legal documents, financial documents, newsletters, clippings, promotional materials, photographs, and other materials. The material dates from 1966-2005, and was created and collected by Brian Furness in connection with his work as a community leader in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Washington, D.C. The papers reflect Furness' involvement with a number of civic organizations, most notably the Capitol Hill Restoration Society.
Abstract Collection consists of material gathered and created by the Capitol Hill Restoration Society as a function of their work as an advocacy agency in the Capitol Hill neighborhood. The type of material in the collection includes newsletters, correspondence, photographs, treasurer reports, maps, reports, and studies. This material dates from 1904-2012 with the majority of the material falling within the dates 1958-2012. Topics of interest include Eastern Market, Barney Circle Freeway Modification...
Overview This collection contains Foggy Bottom Association records related to historic preservation and urban renewal in the Foggy Bottom neighborhood. The association has been very active in advocating for the preservation of the residential character of Foggy Bottom as profound changes have come to the neighborhood since the mid-20th century.
Dates: 1969-2006; Majority of material found within 1980 - 2006
Overview This collection contains architectural drawings (both oversize and letter file size), photographs, negatives and reports. The firm began in 1984, but the records date from 1981-2007. These records document the work this firm undertook in historic preservation Washington DC Metropolitan area.
Abstract Peter Stebbins Craig was a lawyer in Washington, D.C. who led legal challenges against the construction of interstate highways through the city in the 1960s and 1970s. Taking the side of residents whose homes would be razed for new freeways, Craig successfully battled developers, business leaders, and members of Congress to block seven multilane highways that would have destroyed 200,000 housing units within the city. This collection contains reports and studies, correspondence, legal...
Dates: 1904-1983; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1975
Abstract The Peter Smeallie and Peter Smith Collection consists of 167 photographs and graphics that were reproduced in the book New Construction for Older Buildings: A Design Sourcebook for Archivists and Preservationists (New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1990), which they co-authored. The collection also contains .25 linear feet of correspondence and releases.
Abstract 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.
Abstract Collection contains reports, photographs, slides, correspondence, and clippings related to the restoration of the West Front of the United States Capitol. The material dates from 1962 to 1985. The reports, images, and correspondence deal with the technical issues involved in the restoration, whereas the clippings are mainly concerned with the political debates surrounding the proposed expansion and restoration of the building.
- Photographs 4
- Maps 3
- Washington (D.C.) 3
- Zoning 3
- Capitol Hill (Washington, D.C.) 2
- Citizens' associations 2
- Express highways 2
- Urban renewal 2
- Urban transportation 2
- Architects 1
- Architecture 1
- Architecture -- Washington (D.C.) 1
- Barney Circle (Washington, D.C.) 1
- Black-and-white slides 1
- Blueprints (reprographic copies) 1
- City traffic 1
- Color slides 1
- Community development 1
- Eastern Market (Washington, D.C.) 1
- Foggy Bottom (Washington, D.C.) 1
- Historians 1
- Historic buildings -- Conservation and restoration 1
- Home rule 1
- Mall, The (Washington, D.C.) 1
- Maryland 1
- Neighborhood planning -- United States -- Citizen participation. 1
- Planning 1
- Plats (maps) 1
- Subways 1
- Transportation 1
- Transportation maps 1
- United States Capitol (Washington, D.C.) 1
- Washington (D.C.) -- History 1 ∧ less
- Capitol Hill Restoration Society 2
- Arnheim, Willy 1
- Committee of 100 on the Federal City (Washington, D.C.) 1
- Craig, Peter Stebbins 1
- Foggy Bottom Association 1
- Furness, Brian R. 1
- George Washington University 1
- George Washington University--Alumni and alumnae 1
- George Washington University. American Studies Dept. 1
- Oehrlein & Associates 1
- Oehrlein, Mary L. 1
- Overbeck, Ruth Ann 1
- Smeallie, Peter H. 1
- Smith, Peter H. 1
- United States. National Capital Planning Commission 1
- Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority 1
- Washington Perspectives, Inc. 1 ∧ less