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Guide to the Carole De Saram Papers
 MS 3059

New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West
New York, NY 10024
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New-York Historical Society

Collection processed by Ariana Heinsdorf

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on March 09, 2021
English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Scope and Contents

The materials in the Carole De Saram papers generally relate to development and quality of life issues, landmark designations, community supported projects, and lawsuits that affected Tribeca.

Series I includes correspondence, press releases, memorandum, minutes, articles, resolutions, newsletters, meeting notices, booklets, handbooks, brochures, pamphlets, journals, photographs, ephemera, maps, guides, and legal documents that were gathered and produced by De Saram as a result of her involvement in Tribeca community affairs. Many specific buildings, addresses, developers, and corporations are documented within these papers. New York City government departments including the Board of Standards and Appeals, the Landmarks Preservation Commission, the City Planning Commission, and the Department of Sanitation are also represented. More detailed information pertaining to topics, names, and places covered by each subheading can be found in the collection inventory scope and contents notes.

Series II consists of publications such as booklets, guides, pamphlets, brochures, ephemera, periodicals, manuals and reports.


The collection is organized in two series: Subject Files and Publications. The Subject Files comprise 10 record cartons and 1 over-size folder and the Publications, 1 record carton.