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Guide to the Ronald Shiffman collection on the Pratt Center for Community Development 2013.023

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Collection processed by Maggie Schreiner and Kevina Tidwell. Digital materials processed by Erica López in 2019.

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Series 5: International Work

Scope and Contents

During the 1990s and early 2000s, Shiffman and the Pratt Center undertook substantial international consulting work. The majority of this series reflects projects in South Africa and Europe. Materials pertaining to South Africa include affordable housing projects, the Rural Advice Center, community development initiatives, outreach and conferences, as well as the micro-granting organization Shared Interest. Materials reflecting European projects include a French tour and exchange, German collaborations, and the Salzburg Congress on Planning and Development. This series also contains materials about Chile, Israel, Russia, and Japan.

Arrangement

Materials in this series are arranged alphabetically by subject.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 73 Folder : 10 A Community-Based Development Strategy for South Africa -- US Agency for International Development
1990
Box: 73 Folder : 11 Affordable Housing in Alexandria, South Africa and People's Express
1990-1991
Box: 73 Folder : 12 Africa -- African Participant Profiles
1991
Box: 74 Folder : 1 Africa -- African Participants
1991
Box: 74 Folder : 2 Africa -- Conference Follow Up Thanks Received
1991
Box: 74 Folder : 3 Africa -- Revised Addresses
1991-1992
Box: 74 Folder : 4 Africa -- United States Participants
1991
Box: 74 Folder : 5 Africa -- Workbook
1991
Box: 73 Folder : 13 Africa Community Development Finance Conference Fall 1991
1991-1992
Box: 73 Folder : 14-15 Africa Conference -- Participant Lists
1991-1992
Box: 74 Folder : 6 African National Congress -- PICCED
1991
Box: 74 Folder : 7 AHEC/Community Partners Russia Trip
1996
Box: 74 Folder : 8 All National Fund (ANF) Russia
1995-1996
Box: 74 Folder : 9 Buenos Aires Visit
1997-1998
Box: 74 Folder : 10 Chile
1993-1995
Box: 75 Folder : 2 Chile -- Coneulo Gazmuri's Paper
1993
Box: 75 Folder : 3 Chile -- List of Participants in Chile Exchange
1993
Box: 75 Folder : 4 Chile -- Trip to Chile July 1993
1993
Box: 74 Folder : 11-12 Chile Exchange -- Material from Trip
1993
Box: 75 Folder : 1 Chile Exchange -- Material from Trip
1993
Box: 75 Folder : 5-7 Chile/US Exchange Logistics and Tour Arrangements
1993
Box: 75 Folder : 8 Chile/Vergara/Ford
1994-1996
Box: 75 Folder : 9-10 Community Development Finance in Africa Conference
1991
Box: 75 Folder : 11 Community Development in Japan
1995-1996
Box: 76 Folder : 1 Community Revitalization in Central Europe
1991-2000
Box: 76 Folder : 2 COPE/CAST Cooperative Planning and Education
1991
Box: 76 Folder : 3 CUNY Concept Paper on Internships for South Africa
1991
Box: 76 Folder : 4 Czech Republic
1996
Box: 76 Folder : 5 Draft Report to the Ford Foundation Development Finance March 1991
1991
Box: 76 Folder : 6 Drug Treatment Alternative to Prison Housing Program (DTAP)
1993
Box: 76 Folder : 7 Edilter Construction Company
circa 1990s
Box: 76 Folder : 8 Emscher Park Study Tour -- Admin
1997
Box: 76 Folder : 9 England
1993-1996
Box: 76 Folder : 10 Europe 2002 PICCED Europe Tour
2002-2004
Box: 76 Folder : 11 European Delegation
2002
Box: 76 Folder : 12 Evangelische Akademie Lokkum
1992-1994
Box: 76 Folder : 13 Exchange European -- PICCED Visit Exchange
2002
Box: 76 Folder : 14 Ford-Funded African Participants in Training Program 1991-92
1991
Box: 76 Folder : 15 France and Vienna Visit
1993
Box: 76 Folder : 16-17 France Exchange
1992-1995
Box: 77 Folder : 1 France Exchange
1992-1993
Box: 77 Folder : 2 France Exchange -- French Visit to the United States
1993
Box: 77 Folder : 3 France Exchange -- French-American Foundation Tour
1992
Box: 77 Folder : 4 France Exchange -- French-American Foundation Tour of France
1992-1994
Box: 77 Folder : 5 France Visit December
1993
Box: 77 Folder : 6 France Visit November
1993
Box: 77 Folder : 7 Fred O'Regan's Evaluation of the Africa Conference
1991-1992
Box: 77 Folder : 8 French Approaches to the Urban Crisis -- Ron Shiffman Delegate
1992
Box: 77 Folder : 9 German Marshall Fund
2002
Box: 77 Folder : 10 German Participants in the Red Hook Workshop
1996
Box: 77 Folder : 13-14 Germany -- Emscher Park and Duisburg
1994-1996
Box: 77 Folder : 11-12 Germany (IBA)
1992-1997
Box: 78 Folder : 1 Grassroots Action in a Global World Seminar, Pocantico
2000
Box: 78 Folder : 2 Handouts from Africa Conference
1991
Box: 78 Folder : 3 House Banking Committee -- NAFTA
1993-1994
Box: 78 Folder : 4-5 Housing in the Netherlands
1978-1983
Box: 78 Folder : 6 IBA Germany in Hamburg and Bitterfeld
2000-2010
Box: 141 Item : 424 Institute Trappetto

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

.25" Helical Scan Video. Runtime: 0:30:00

undated
Box: 78 Folder : 7 Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility ICCR SANCO
1991-1995
Box: 78 Folder : 8 International Community Development Curriculum
1991
Box: 78 Folder : 9 International Development
1992-1995
Box: 78 Folder : 10 International Guarantee Fund
1995-1996
Box: 78 Folder : 11-12 International Neighborhood South Africa Issues
1982-1992
Box: 79 Folder : 1 International Projects
1992-2008
Box: 79 Folder : 2 International Symposium 'Local Economy' Technical University of Berlin
1992
Box: 79 Folder : 3-5 International Urban Development

Scope and Contents

Contains 2 CDs

1980-2002
Box: 79 Folder : 6-7 International Work
1992-2002
Box: 79 Folder : 8 International Work Including Germany, UNICEF, and South Africa
1989-1995
Box: 79 Folder : 9 Investing in People Conference on South Africa
1994
Box: 79 Folder : 10-11 IRED Innovations et Reseaux pour le Developpement / Development Innovations and Networks
1993-1999
Box: 80 Folder : 1-8 IRED Innovations et Reseaux pour le Developpement / Development Innovations and Networks
1993-1999
Box: 81 Folder : 1 IRED Innovations et Reseaux pour le Developpement / Development Innovations and Networks
1993-1999
Box: 81 Folder : 3 IRED Innovations et Reseaux pour le Developpement / Development Innovations and Networks -- Rome, Italy
1994
Box: 81 Folder : 2 IRED International
1992-1994
Box: 81 Folder : 4 Israel
1996-1997
Box: 81 Folder : 5 Johannesburg Housing Corporation Inner City Housing Design
1997
Box: 81 Folder : 6 Joint UHAB proposal to USAID Russia
1994-1995
Box: 81 Folder : 7 Kellogg Educational Development for Development Staff
1991
Box: 140 Item : 471 L'Espoir

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

VHS NTSC SUBMASTER 525/60. Runtime: 0:52:00

1996
Box: 81 Folder : 8 Margins of the City Symposium on Local Communities in Global Restructuring
1993-1994
Box: 81 Folder : 9 Mega-Cities -- Innovations for Urban Life
1993
Box: 81 Folder : 10 Ministerium fur Stadtentwicklung, Kultur, and Sport des Landes
1998-2001
Box: 81 Folder : 11 Mzwanele Mayekizo -- Planner's Network Article
1995
Box: 81 Folder : 12 Neighborhood Economic Development Seminar
1979-1980
Box: 81 Folder : 13 New York City Commission on Human Rights Triville, France Conference
1991
Box: 81 Folder : 14 Originals International Projects, Ford Foundation
1991-1992
Box: 85 Folder : 12 Parks Council -- Miscellaneous
1994-1996
Box: 81 Folder : 15 Peace Dividend Network
1990
Box: 82 Folder : 1 Personnel New York City
1990-1991
Box: 82 Folder : 2-5 Planact South Africa
1989-1991
Box: 82 Folder : 6 Pratt Center Visitors -- South Africa
1995-1996
Box: 142 Item : 411 Pratt Institute -- City of Duisbury

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

VHS NTSC Submaster. Runtime: 0:15:03

1998
Box: 138 Item : 316 Pratt Institute L'Espoir

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

VHS NTSC Submaster 525/60. Runtime: 0:50:46

1996
Box: 142 Item : 412 Pratt Institute, Bottrop, Uberraschend Anders

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

VHS NTSC Submaster 525/60. Runtime: 0:15:30

1998
Box: 82 Folder : 7 Prefeitura do Municipio de Sao Paul Secretaria Municipal do Planejamento
1996
Box: 82 Folder : 8 Proposal South Africa
1990
Box: 82 Folder : 9 RAFAD Research and Applications of Alternative Financing for Development
1985-1995
Box: 82 Folder : 10 Roberta Gratz/Vankovka
2000-2001
Box: 85 Folder : 13 Rome-South Africa Project
1990
Box: 82 Folder : 11 Ron -- Europe Commentaries
2002
Box: 82 Folder : 12 Ron's European Visitors to PICCED
2002
Box: 82 Folder : 13 Rotterdam Trip
1997
Box: 82 Folder : 14 Rudy's Trip to India
1995
Box: 82 Folder : 15 Rural Advice
1990-1991
Box: 83 Folder : 1 Rural Advice Center
1990-1991
Box: 83 Folder : 2 Rural Advice Center -- South Africa Conference
1990-1991
Box: 83 Folder : 3-6 Russia ANF

Scope and Contents

Digital files include six text files addressing changes in Russia, support for community organizations and community development, and Ford Foundation budget and reporting.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Access to digital materials is available onsite at the Othmer Library. Request to access digital materials must be made at least 2 days in advance by emailing library@brooklynhistory.org.

1991-1996
Box: 83 Folder : 7 Salzburg Congress
1984
Box: 83 Folder : 8 Salzburg Congress on Urban Planning and Development
1991-1992
Box: 83 Folder : 9 Salzburg Congress on Urban Planning and Development
1997-1998
Box: 83 Folder : 10 Soche Progressive Institute of Education
1996
Box: 83 Folder : 11 Society for International Development Sustainable Livelihoods Programme
1996
Box: 83 Folder : 12-14 South Africa
1989-1997
Box: 84 Folder : 1-5 South Africa
1989-1997
Box: 85 Folder : 1 South Africa
1989
Box: 84 Folder : 6-8 South Africa Congressional
1988-1989
Box: 84 Folder : 9 South Africa Notes, Clippings, and Papers
1991-1993
Box: 85 Folder : 2-3 South Africa Notes, Clippings, and Papers
1984-1990
Box: 85 Folder : 4 South Africa Post-Graduate Public Policy and Development Administration Programme
1991
Box: 85 Folder : 5 South Africa Shared Interest
1996
Box: 85 Folder : 6-8 South Africa USAID Mott Ford
1989-2002
Box: 85 Folder : 9 South Africa USAID Mott Ford -- South African Rural Development Support Program
1992-1993
Box: 85 Folder : 10 South African Outreach Effort
1991
Box: 85 Folder : 11 SUNY-Brooklyn -- Outreach Programs
1989
Box: 138 Item : 360 Tender for Acquisition of a Share in Reconstruction Investment (Moscow, Russia, 1/2 Solyanka Street)

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

VHS.

1995
Box: 138 Item : 361 Tender for Acquisition of a Share in Reconstruction Investment (Moscow, Russia, 1/2 Solyanka Street)

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

VHS. Runtime: 0:04:45

November 3, 1995
Box: 138 Item : 364 Tender for Acquisition of a Share in Reconstruction Investment (Moscow, Russia, 1/2 Solyanka Street)

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

VHS NTSC SUBMASTER 525/60. Runtime: 0:04:45

September 25, 1995
Box: 138 Item : 365 Tender for Acquisition of a Share in Reconstruction Investment (Moscow, Russia, 1/2 Solyanka Street)

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

VHS NTSC SUBMASTER 525/60. Runtime: 0:04:45

September 25, 1995
Box: 142 Item : 413 Tender for Acquisition of a Share in Reconstruction Investment (Moscow, Russia, 1/2 Solyanka Street)

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

VHS. Runtime: 0:04:45

1995
Box: 85 Folder : 14 Transcultural Practices in Architecture and Urbanism
2015
Box: 85 Folder : 15 Travel -- PICCED Europe Tour
2002
Box: 86 Folder : 1 UNICEF Urban Consulation
1992-1993
Box: 86 Folder : 2 United Nation
1993-1997
Box: 142 Item : 447 United Nations Cuban Delegation Reception and Seminar Puck Building

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

VHS. Runtime: 2:00:00

February 9, 1996
Box: 86 Folder : 3-4 Urban Assembly
1991-1997
Box: 86 Folder : 5 Urban Strategies -- The Rene Dubos Center for Human Environments Inc.
1989
Box: 86 Folder : 6-7 Urban Summit Conference
1989-1990
Box: 142 Item : 451 VCDO Magazine 2

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

VHS. Runtime: 2:00:00

undated
Box: 86 Folder : 8 VIMAR -- Vivienda Para Los Marginados
1987-1989
Box: 138 Item : 312 Voices from South Africa American Friends Service Conference Part 2

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

VHS. Runtime: 0:26:00

undated
Box: 86 Folder : 9 World Bank
1992-1999
Box: 138 Item : 366 Zu Neuen Ufern

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

VHS NTSC SUBMASTER 525/60. Runtime: 0:16:03

1998

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