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Guide to the Records of the Washington Square Association, Inc. MC 94

Elmer Holmes Bobst Library
70 Washington Square South
New York, NY, 10012
(212) 998-2641

New York University Archives

Collection processed by F. Michael Angelo. Electronic version prepared by Emilyn L. Brown in 2003.

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on September 27, 2012
Description is in English.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Records of the Washington Square Association, Inc.
Dates [inclusive]: 1908-1979
Dates [bulk]: Bulk, 1955-1965
Abstract: The Records of the Washington Square Association cover a 75-year period and demonstrate the organization's strong commitment to civic organizing. The Association organized community events and addressed zoning, traffic, and housing issues. These efforts brought the Association into close contact with numerous municipal agencies such as the Department of Transportation, the Parks and Police Department, the Board of Estimate, New York University, Community Planning Board #2 and a number of historic preservation organizations. Overall, the Association's records reflect the history of a changing urban neighborhood.
Quantity: 13.5 linear feet
Call Phrase: MC 94