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Guide to the Robin Ketchum Prospect Heights Community Organizing Collection BCMS.0079

Center for Brooklyn History
128 Pierrepont St
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Brooklyn Collection

Collection processed by Diana Bowers-Smith

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on October 19, 2022
eng using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Scope and Contents

This collection includes the following materials:

Newspaper articles and reports related to general economic development in Prospect Heights.

Agendas and minutes of the Vanderbilt Avenue Merchants Association and newspaper articles and reports related to the improvement of the business environment on Vanderbilt Avenue.

Corporate records, minutes, correspondence, plans, newsletters and reports of the Prospect Heights Neighborhood Corporation.

Flyers, meeting notices, newsletters and newspaper articles related to housing, safety and security, and block association activity.

Reports, correspondence and newspaper articles related to the history of the neighborhood.

Agendas and minutes from meetings of Brooklyn Community Board 8.

Correspondence, plans, meeting minutes, public notices, and photographs related to community-led rehabilitation of the Underhill Playground and programming for residents.

Photographs of the neighborhood and neighborhood events.


This collection is arranged alphabetically by subject. The donors grouped the materials roughly by subject and that arrangement has been maintained as much as possible.