12 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) City planning.

  1. Laura Wood Roper papers, 1822-1982

    2,280 items. 19 containers. 9 linear feet. 10 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Biographer of Frederick Law Olmsted (1822-1903). Correspondence, research notes, reports, clippings, and printed matter related to Olmsted and the landscape architectural firm, Olmsted Associates (1961- ) and its predecessors, collected by Roper for her biography of Olmsted. Also includes card indexes containing abstracts mostly from Olmsted’s correspondence in the Library of Congress Manuscript Division.

  2. Frederick Law Olmsted papers, 1777-1952

    24,000 items. 73 containers plus 1 oversize. 23 linear feet. 60 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Landscape architect. Correspondence, letterbooks, journals, drafts of articles and books, speeches and lectures, biographical and genealogical data, business papers, scrapbooks, maps, drawings, and other papers encompassing Olmsted's career and private life. The papers focus on Olmsted's career as a landscape architect, specifically as a designer of parks and the grounds of private estates and public buildings and as a city and regional planner.

  3. August Heckscher papers, 1931-1999

    23,000 items. 64 containers. 26 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Writer, arts consultant, social commentator, and journalist. Correspondence, speeches, writings, and miscellaneous papers relating primarily to Heckscher's work as arts consultant to President John F. Kennedy, editorial writer at the New York Herald Tribune, director of the Twentieth Century Fund, parks commissioner and Administrator of Recreation and Cultural Affairs for the city of New York, and his work with various educational and cultural institutions.

  4. Kōnstantinos Apostolou Doxiadēs papers, 1959-1976

    2,000 items. 6 containers plus 1 oversize. 2.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Architect and urban planner. Correspondence, subject files, and miscellany, including near-print reports and proposals, photographs, architectural drawings and plans, financial records, and ephemeral printed matter from the Doxiadis Associates office formerly located in Georgetown, Washington, D.C.

  5. I.M. Pei papers, 1920-2016

    180,000 items. 534 containers plus 49 oversize. 314 linear feet. 1,100 digital files (53 GB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Architect. Correspondence, planning files, biographical material, maps, blueprints, drawings, proposals, minutes, reports, scrapbooks, press releases, clippings, invitations, brochures, interviews, appointment calendars, travel records, certificates, awards, and photographs related to architectural activities, urban planning, and professional associations of I. M. Pei.

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  6. Yousef Waffa papers, 1932-1934

    10 items. 8 containers. 3 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Landscape design student. Ten scrapbooks consisting of photographs, maps, blue prints, and notes detailing the urban and park planning of different cities and subdivisions across the United States at the outset of the New Deal.

  7. Victor Gruen papers, 1886-1991

    30,450 items. 88 containers plus 83 oversize. 123.6 linear feet. 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Designer, architect, and urban planner. Personal and business correspondence, project files, speeches, writings, biographical material, and scrapbooks documenting Gruen's career in architectural design, city planning, and environmental counseling, with special emphasis on architectural and land use projects undertaken from 1960 to 1980 by his firms, Gruen Associates, headquartered in New York, New York, and Los Angeles, California, and Victor Gruen International, centered in Vienna, Austria.

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  8. James Dudley Morgan collection of Digges-L'Enfant-Morgan papers, 1674-1923

    400 items. 2 containers plus 1 oversize. 0.8 linear feet. 2 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Chiefly correspondence, accounts, commissions, notes, and other papers (1778-1828) relating to soldier and engineer Pierre C. L'Enfant, including material concerning the Society of the Cincinnati, the design of the city of Washington, D.C., Robert Morris's home in Philadelphia, and Fort Mifflin, Pennsylvania, and Fort Washington, Maryland. Also includes papers relating to the Digges family of Prince Georges County, Maryland, especially Thomas Atwood Digges and William Dudley Digges, and to James Dudley Morgan's research interest in L'Enfant and the Digges family.

  9. Nathaniel Alexander Owings papers, 1911-1983

    28,300 items. 64 containers plus 12 oversize. 29.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Architect and engineer. Correspondence, journals. memoranda, minutes and reports, drafts of speeches and writings, legal and financial papers, subject file, biographical material, poetry, notes, appointment calendars, charts, graphs, diagrams, clippings, printed matter, photographs, scrapbooks, and other material chiefly dating from 1960 to 1980, documenting Owings's career as a founding partner of the architectural firm, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, as chairman of public commissions responsible for the redesign of Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, D.C., as a member of various commissions relating to conservation, preservation, and redevelopment in California, and as an author of works on architecture and city planning.

  10. George Peabody Wetmore papers, 1885-1916

    2,000 items. 15 containers. 5.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Governor and United States representative and senator from Rhode Island. Correspondence related mainly to the United States Commission of Fine Arts.