Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Here are entered works on the social and economic aspects of housing. Works on the history and description of human shelters are entered under Dwellings. Works on the architectural aspects of residences are entered under Architecture, Domestic.
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: RG 65
Abstract: Gerald Hamilton Beard was born in Hammersmith, England in 1862. He received the B.A., B.D. and Ph.D. degrees from Yale. He was a Congregational clergyman with pastorates in Norwalk and Bridgeport, Connecticut and Burlington, Vermont during the years 1892-1921. He was an Alumni Lecturer at Yale Divinity School in 1910. He died in 1921. Of particular interest in the collection is the fairly complete file of sermons and addresses delivered during the period 1888-1921. These sermons, in...
Call Number: MS 1970
Abstract: The collection consists of reports by city, local, and regional planning agencies spanning approximately from 1873 to 2000. The geographic range of the reports is global, but is focused mainly on Southeastern Connecticut and New Haven, though many smaller towns and cities in Connecticut are also represented. More general reports about the New York region and other states, socioeconomic data about the United States, and scattered documentation about urban planning in other countries are...
Call Number: MS 1175
Call Number: MS 1861
Abstract: The papers are comprised of writings, drafts, research and topical files, notes, correspondence, clippings, articles, reports, proposals, and other documents relating to the career of architect and planner George A. Dudley, who oversaw the development and construction of many large-scale projects, such as campuses for the State University of New York and mass housing programs in Latin America, the Middle East, and India. The collection includes records produced and collected by Dudley when...
Dates: Circa 1948-circa 2005
Call Number: MS 1156
Call Number: MS 1661
Abstract: The John Arthur Wilkinson Papers Documenting the Center for Advocacy, Research, and Planning (CARP) document the administrative and institutional history of CARP, and offer a detailed view of the workings of a non-profit civil rights legal agency. CARP's work in the New Haven area with dozens of minority economic interests and neighborhood organizations is reflected in extensive correspondence, legal memoranda, proposals, and collected material. Much of the CARP material also addresses the...