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Guide to the Records of the
Friends of Hopper Gibbons Underground Railroad Site
and Lamartine Place Historic District
2005-2017
 MS 3136

New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West
New York, NY 10024
(212) 873-3400


New-York Historical Society

Collection processed by Joseph Ditta

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on February 10, 2021
English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Container List

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Offsite-Box: 1 Folder : 1 339 West 29th Street. Department of Buildings violations [5 folders in 1]
2005, 2007, 2008
Offsite-Box: 1 Folder : 2 339 West 29th Street. Photos and plans [2 folders in 1]
2007
Offsite-Box: 1 Folder : 3 Contact lists, to-do lists [3 folders in 1]
2008-?
Offsite-Box: 1 Folder : 4-5 [Emails, correspondence, general] [7 folders in 2]
2008 February - December
Offsite-Box: 1 Folder : 6 Four Borough Neighborhood Preservation Alliance
2008
Offsite-Box: 1 Folder : 7 Historic Districts Council
2008
Offsite-Box: 1 Folder : 8 New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission [2 folders in 1]
2008
Offsite-Box: 1 Folder : 9 New York Landmarks Conservancy
2008
Offsite-Box: 1 Folder : 10-12 New York State Historic Preservation Office [11 folders in 3]
2008
Offsite-Box: 1 Folder : 13 Preservation League of New York State [2 folders in 1]
2008
Offsite-Box: 1 Folder : 14 Gibbons Quaker House
2008
Offsite-Box: 1 Folder : 15 [Elected officials and others] [9 folders in 1]

Scope and Contents

Files for Colin Casey / Tom Duane (New York State Senate); Bill Clinton; Gregory Dietrich (Cultural Resource Consulting Group); Justin Ferate (tour guide); Richard N. Gottfried (New York State Assembly); H + H Building Consultants; Jerrold Nadler / Micah Lasher (U.S. House of Representatives, New York's 8th District); Christine Quinn (New York City Council Speaker); Carl Westmoreland / Fergus Bordewich (Underground Railroad scholars).

2008-2009
Offsite-Box: 1 Folder : 16 Abby Hopper Gibbons @ Swathmore
2008
Offsite-Box: 1 Folder : 17 Mount Morris Park Community Improvement Association [2 folders in 1]
2008-2009
Offsite-Box: 1 Folder : 18 Underground Railroad [4 folders in 1]
2008-2009
Offsite-Box: 1 Folder : 19-20 [Emails, correspondence, general] [9 folders in 2]
2009
Offsite-Box: 1 Folder : 21 Fifteenth Street Monthly Meeting & Farmington Quaker Meetinghouse [3 folders in 1]
2009
Offsite-Box: 1 Folder : 22 New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission [4 folders in 1]
2009
Offsite-Box: 1 Folder : 23 Press [2 folders in 1]
2009
Offsite-Box: 1 Folder : 24 339 West 29th Street. Department of Buildings applications, permits, violations, etc. [6 folders in 1]
2009-2010
Offsite-Box: 1 Folder : 25 Photos - dated - BSA & court
2007-2010
Offsite-Box: 1 Folder : 26 Boilerplate "mission statement," advisory committee, Fern's letter
2008-2011
Offsite-Box: 1 Folder : 27 339 West 29th Street. Department of Buildings violations, FOIA, etc. [5 folders in 1]
2009-2011
Offsite-Box: 2 Folder : 1 City Council
2010 January 26
Offsite-Box: 2 Folder : 2 Underground Railroad conference [2 folders in 1]
2010
Offsite-Box: 2 Folder : 3 Gibbons general & backup [2 folders in 1]
2010-2011
Offsite-Box: 2 Folder : 4 Loose material
2010-2011
Offsite-Box: 2 Folder : 5 Interview
2011
Offsite-Box: 2 Folder : 6 My [Fern Luskin's?] speech, Victorian Society
2011
Offsite-Box: 2 Folder : 7 Hopper Gibbons timelines [5 folders in 1]
2011-2012
Offsite-Box: 2 Folder : 8 Lamartine Place Historic District marker unveiling [6 folders in 1]
2011-2012
Offsite-Box: 2 Folder : 9-13 New York City Board of Standards and Appeals [14 folders in 5]
2012
Offsite-Box: 2 Folder : 14 29th Street Block Association
2012
Offsite-Box: 2 Folder : 15-16 Gibbons press clips [5 folders in 2]
circa 2008-2016
Offsite-Box: 2 Folder : 17 Quaker-formed groups / Women's Prison Association
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Offsite-Box: 2 Folder : 18 Friends of Hopper Gibbons Underground Railroad Site fundraiser [6 folders in 1]
2013
Offsite-Box: 2 Folder : 19 New York City Board of Standards and Appeals
2013
Offsite-Box: 2 Folder : 20-21 New York State Supreme Court [4 folders in 2]
2013
Offsite-Box: 2 Folder : 22 Press conferences
2013
Offsite-Box: 2 Folder : 23 Loose material
[2013?]
Offsite-Box: 2 Folder : 24 Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
[2013?]
Offsite-Box: 2 Folder : 25 Historic Districts Council financial accounts
2013-2014
Offsite-Box: 2 Folder : 26 2nd appeal Gibbons [2 folders in 1]
2014 July
Offsite-Box: 2 Folder : 27 Letters of support
2014-2015
Offsite-Box: 2 Folder : 27 Loose material
2014-2015
Offsite-Box: 3 Folder : 1 Historic Districts Council financial accounts
2015-2016
Offsite-Box: 3 Folder : 2 Advisory committee [2 folders in 1]
2016
Offsite-Box: 3 Folder : 3 Friends of the Hopper Gibbons Underground Railroad Site fundraiser [2 folders in 1]
2016
Offsite-Box: 3 Folder : 4 General [4 folders in 1]
2016
Offsite-Box: 3 Folder : 5 Loose material
2015-2017
Offsite-Box: 3 Folder : 6 New York City Department of Buildings / Community Board 4 [5 folders in 1]
2016
Offsite-Box: 3 Folder : 7 New York City Department of Buildings lawsuit [3 folders in 1]
2016
Offsite-Box: 3 Folder : 8 New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission [7 folders in 1]
2016
Offsite-Box: 3 Folder : 9 Press conference
2016
Offsite-Box: 3 Folder : 10 Retainer fiscal agent
2016
Offsite-Box: 3 Folder : 11 West 29th Street owners
[2016?]
Offsite-Box: 3 Folder : 12 New York City Department of Buildings
2016-2017
Offsite-Box: 3 Folder : 13 Mailing list [2 folders in 1]
2017
Offsite-Box: 3 Folder : 14 New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission
2017
Offsite-Box: 3 Folder : 15 Fern Luskin files. Meetings
2007
Offsite-Box: 3 Folder : 16 Fern Luskin files. 29th Street Certificates of Occupancy & Zoning Code [2 folders in 1]
2007
Offsite-Box: 3 Folder : 17 Fern Luskin files. 339 West 29th Street photos
2007-2012
Offsite-Box: 3 Folder : 18 Fern Luskin files. 339 West 29th Street Department of Buildings violations, audits [2 folders in 1]
2007-2017
Offsite-Box: 3 Folder : 19 Fern Luskin files. Correspondence
2007-2009
Offsite-Box: 3 Folder : 20 Fern Luskin files. Architectural Plans & My Calculations
[2007-2010]
Offsite-Box: 3 Folder : 21 Fern Luskin files. Legal Papers, Part 1
2007-2016
Offsite-Box: 3 Folder : 22 Fern Luskin files. Legal papers, part 2
2007-2016
Offsite-Box: 3 Folder : 23 Fern Luskin files. Legal papers, part 3
2007-2016
Offsite-Box: 3 Folder : 24 Fern Luskin files. Petitions, flyers, news clippings [2 folders in 1]
2007-2016
Offsite-Box: 3 Folder : 25 Fern Luskin files. New York State Historic Preservation Office application
2008
Offsite-Box: 3 Folder : 26 Fern Luskin files. [Award speeches] [3 folders in 1]

Scope and Contents

Includes Historic Districts Council Grassroots Preservation Award (2009), Victorian Society Preservation Advocacy Award (2011), and Chelsea Reform Democratic Club Doris Corrigan Award (2013).

2009-2013
Offsite-Box: 3 Folder : 27 Fern Luskin files. Fern's speeches
2009-2014
Offsite-Box: 3 Folder : 28 Fern Luskin files. DVDs of all Hopper-Gibbons House Records & Photographs [5 discs]

Restricted

The digital media is currently restricted from use in order to ensure that the files are not accidentally corrupted. N-YHS will be developing procedures to properly handle digital media and this content will be opened in the future after those procedures are established and implemented.

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