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Guide to the Cyrus Adler Papers (includes Shorewalkers)
1952-2011
 MS 3

New-York Historical Society
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New York, NY 10024
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New-York Historical Society

Collection processed by Margaret Kaczorowski

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on February 24, 2021
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Descriptive Summary

Title: Cyrus Adler Papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1952-2011
Abstract: This collection contains records relating to Cyrus Adler's involvement with New York City political and community organizations between 1952 and 2011. Adler, a long-time resident of Manhattan's upper west side, founded Shorewalkers, Inc., in 1982 to preserve and protect the Hudson River waterfront, and the largest portion of the collection relates to that organization. Among the other organizations represented are the 97th Street Block Association, Village Independent Democrats, Broadway Independent Democrats, and Scientists and Engineers for Kennedy and other candidates.
Quantity: 8.25 Linear feet ( 17 boxes, 2 flat files)
Location: Materials are stored offsite and advance notice is required for use. Please contact manuscripts@nyhistory.org prior to your research visit to coordinate access. Keep in mind that it will take between two (2) and five (5) business days for collections to arrive, and you should plan your research accordingly.
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Call Phrase: MS 3