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Brian Furness papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2149
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.

Dates: 1966-2005

Capitol Hill Restoration Society records

 Collection
Identifier: MS2009
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...
Dates: 1904-2012

Foggy Bottom Restoration Association records

 Collection
Identifier: MS2159
Abstract

Collection contains correspondence, agendas, a questionnaire, a report, and newspaper articles from 1954-1985 documenting the history of the Foggy Bottom Restoration Association.

Dates: 1954-1985

Geneva Valentine papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2340
Abstract This collection contains correspondence, personal writing, publications, legal and financial documents, memoranda, meeting minutes, memorabilia, photographs, scrapbooks, negatives, yearbooks, and company records documenting the activities of businesswoman, realtor, and Washington DC community leader Geneva K. Valentine. These materials date from 1922 to 2008 since they include records of family members and family-run corporations in addition to the records of Mrs. Valentine. The bulk of the...
Dates: circa 1920s to circa 2008; Majority of material found within 1922 - 1987

Greater Washington Board of Trade records

 Collection
Identifier: MS2029
Abstract Collection contains correspondence, minutes, reports, publications, audio tapes, photographs, directories, programs, and artifacts. These materials date from 1899-1986. The founders of the Board of Trade shared a vision of a vibrant multi-faceted region and its history reflects the Board's involvement in almost every major issue concerning the metropolitan area. This subjects includes economic development, home rule, business development, trade associations, race relations, transportation,...
Dates: 1889-1986

Grosvenor Chapman papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2181
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1931-1994

Individual manuscripts, publications, and artifacts

 Collection
Identifier: MS2135
Abstract

This artificial collection was created to manage documents that are too small to be separate collections of their own. Includes individual manuscripts, undated; Elbridge Colby's "The National Guard of the United States", 1903-1945; Book Arts Specimens, 1600 ca- 1850 ca.; Performing Arts Material, 1890-1980; Gay and lesbian publications, 1994-1998; Washingtoniana magazines, journals, and newsletters, 1879-1974; Washington associations, clubs, lodges, and societies, 1845-1948.

Dates: 150 AD. - Circa 2014

John A. Wilson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS2190
Abstract

This collection consists of the office files of Council of the District of Columbia Member John A. Wilson.

Dates: 1974-1993

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

Louis Justement papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2045
Abstract

Collection consists of correspondence, newspaper and periodical articles, patents, meeting minutes, reports, programs, and press releases. The material dates from 1946-68. The correspondence comes from the Committee on Urban Planning of the American Institute of Architects and the Interprofessional Urban Planning Committee, which Justement chaired from 1946-49.

Dates: 1946-1968

Walter E. Fauntroy papers, part 1

 Collection
Identifier: MS2070
Abstract

Collection contains correspondence, news releases, booklets, articles, brochures, statements, meeting files, briefing books, memorabilia, newsletters, photographs, negatives, slides, bills, and hearing files documenting the life and activities of civil rights activist Walter F. Fauntroy. These materials date from 1941-1990 with the bulk of the records falling between 1960-1990.

Dates: 1941-1990

Walter E. Fauntroy papers, Part III

 Collection
Identifier: MS2394
Abstract Walter E. Fauntroy is a civil rights and religious leader in Washington, DC, with a career spanning over sixty years. Fauntroy served previously as delegate to the House of Representatives for Washington, DC; pastor of New Bethel Baptist Church; and as director of Walter E. Fauntroy and Associates (a Washington, DC-based consulting firm)--among many other things.This collection contains administrative files, project proposals, speeches, correspondence, financial and legal...
Dates: 1930-2006; Majority of material found within 1990-2006