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Guide to the Fiorello H. LaGuardia letters to Fannie M. Neumann 1974.241

128 Pierrepont Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11201

Brooklyn Historical Society

Collection processed by Nicholas Pavlik

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on November 09, 2011
English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Descriptive Summary

Creator: La Guardia, Fiorello H., (Fiorello Henry), 1882-1947
Title: Fiorello H. LaGuardia letters to Fannie M. Neumann
Dates [inclusive]: 1938-1947
Quantity: 0.01 Linear feet in one folder.
Text [Box]: A0026
Call Phrase: 1974.241
Sponsor: This collection was processed and described as part of the project, "Uncovering the Secrets of Brooklyn's 19th Century Past: Creation to Consolidation," funded by the Council on Library and Information Resources, with additional support from The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation.

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Biographical/Historical note

Fiorello H. LaGuardia (1882-1947) was Mayor of New York City from 1934 to 1945.

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Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of four short letters from Fiorello H. LaGuardia, Mayor of New York City, to Fannie M. Neumann (also spelled Newmann) of 1363 Albany Avenue in Brooklyn. The letters span 1938 to 1947 and mainly convey LaGuardia's thanks to Neumann for the receipt of letters and cards, though one letter concerns Neumann's unspecified complaints about Coney Island boats.

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Access Points

Document Type

  • Correspondence

Subject Topics

  • Mayors -- New York (State) -- New York

Subject Places

  • Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)

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Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Access

Open to researchers without restriction.

Preferred Citation

Identification of item, date (if known); Fiorello H. LaGuardia letters to Fannie M. Neumann, 1974.241, Box and Folder number; Brooklyn Historical Society.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Source and date of acquisition unknown. Collection formally accessioned in 1974.

Processing Information note

Minimally processed to the collection level.

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