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New Haven Redevelopment Agency records

Call Number: MS 1814

Scope and Contents

Project files, minutes, correspondence, and property records, documenting the work of the New Haven Redevelopment Agency, primarily from the 1950s to the 1980s.


  • [195-]-2005
  • Majority of material found within 1950 - 1985


Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Original audiovisual materials, as well as preservation and duplicating masters, may not be played. Researchers must consult use copies, or if none exist must pay for a use copy, which is retained by the repository. Researchers wishing to obtain an additional copy for their personal use should consult Copying Services information on the Manuscripts and Archives web site.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is retained by the creator(s) of this collection for materials they have authored or otherwise produced. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposited by the City of New Haven, 2003, 2005.


Arranged in twenty-eight series and one addition: I. Administrative. II. Applications are Rehabilitation Loans. III. Capital Projects. IV. Chronological Files. V. City Housing Projects. VI. City of New Haven. VII. Contracts and Agreements. VIII. Demolition/Contracts. IX. Development Administrator’s Files, 1980-1985. X. Environmental Impact. XI. Federal Government. XII. Housing Code Compliances. XIII. Litigation, Closed Files. XIV. Office of Land Disposition. XV. Office of Public Information. XVI. Open Space Program. XVII. Printed. XVIII. Projects. XIX. Regional Water Authority. XX. Reuse Parcel Survey Maps. XXI. State of Connecticut. XXII. Taft-Adams. XXIII. Urban Renewal in Other Cities. XXIV. Workable Programs. XXV. Card Files. XXVI. Minutes, 1959-1995. XXVII. Projects, Miscellaneous. XXVIII. Miscellaneous.


770.75 Linear Feet

Language of Materials


Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL


Project files, minutes, correspondence, and property records, documenting the work of the New Haven Redevelopment Agency, primarily from the 1950s to the 1980s.

Biographical / Historical

The New Haven Redevelopment Agency was established in 1950. It directed and oversaw the major redevelopment projects undertaken in New Haven from that time on.

Preliminary Guide to the New Haven Redevelopment Agency Records
Under Revision
compiled by Staff of Manuscripts and Archives
July 2003
Description rules
Finding Aid Created In Accordance With Manuscripts And Archives Processing Manual
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

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