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Guide to the Robert Vadheim Brooklyn neighborhood renewal and development collection 1987.002

128 Pierrepont Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11201

Brooklyn Historical Society

Collection processed by Tiffany Tyau-Wong

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on March 21, 2015
Finding aid written in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

 Finding aid revised and entered into Archivists' Toolkit by Weatherly Stephan.  , March 11, 2011

Descriptive Summary

Creator - Compiler: Vadheim, Robert, 1919-2010
Title: Robert Vadheim Brooklyn neighborhood renewal and development collection
Dates [inclusive]: 1962-1987
Abstract: The Brooklyn neighborhood renewal and development collection contains 2.33 linear feet of materials dating from 1962 to 1987, compiled by Dr. Robert H. Vadheim. The collection focuses on revival, renewal, and renovation efforts within Brooklyn's neighborhoods and cultural institutions. Document types in the collection include newspaper clippings, magazine articles, social announcements, invitations, neighborhood tour pamphlets, and other ephemera. In addition to Brooklyn neighborhoods, brownstones, and building restoration, the collection also documents the Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Botanic Garden, and the Brooklyn Bridge--particularly the 1983 Brooklyn Bridge Centennial. Magazine clippings discussing specific observances or general occasions of change in New York City as a whole are also included.
Quantity: 2.33 linear feet in one manuscript box, one record carton, and one oversize box.
Text [Box]: 1987.002 Box 2 of 2
Text [Box]: 1987.002 Box 1 of 2
Call Phrase: 1987.002
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.