Preliminary Guide to Environmental Sources
Center Moriches Free Public Library.
Center Moriches, N.Y.
- Center Moriches Free Public Library. Long Island collection,
ca. 250 items.
Material on the history of the Moriches area and Long Island in general, including scrapbooks of clippings, photographs, programs, fliers and other items, 1961-1983, on activities at the Center Moriches Free Public Library and events around Center Moriches, East Moriches and Moriches; video tapes on the history of the Center Moriches Free Public Library, the dedication of the new library building, and programs at the library, 1986-1989; slides of houses, stores, churches, cemeteries, boats and other scenes in the area; and oral history tapes of conversations with Charlotte Stark, Howard H. Johnson, William Robinson, Louise Barett, and other long-time residents of the area.
Also pamphlets, programs, guidebooks, genealogies, reports, clippings and other material pertaining to the history and development of the Moriches area and Long Island in general. Topics include Indians, shipwrecks, historic sites, tax protests, and the Long Island Lighting Company nuclear power plant at Shoreham, L.I.
- Multer, Abraham J. Papers, 1957-1967.
10.5 cubic ft.
United States Representative from Brooklyn, New York, 1947-1967. Correspondence, reports, clippings, publications, resolutions, and some copies of congressional reports. Topics discussed include Banking and Currency Committee, housing, medicine, mass transportation, credit union, nuclear weapons, Supreme Court decisions about prayer in schools (1966), veterans, postal pay raise, air pollution, taxation, and legislation regarding governance of Washington, D.C.
- Richardson, Roy M. D., d. 1968. Papers, 1937-1968.
2.5 cubic ft.
Arrangement: Arranged in series. Chronological within series.
Lawyer, judge, civic leader, local politician.
Correspondence and campaign literature regarding Richardson's candidacy on the Republican ticket for Congress in 1944 and 1946 for Brooklyn's 7th District, for a campaign in 1950; speeches regarding his campaign, and as President of the Bar Association. His papers as President of the Brooklyn Heights Association include correspondence, 1941-1951; minutes of meetings, 1939-1949; reports, correspondence, clippings and resolutions about various issues such as zoning, smoke abatement, proposed parks and traffic conditions, highway construction, and Japanese-American relocation during World War II.
Other papers relating to the Brooklyn Heights Association include lists of honorary members, a 1941 report from the City Planning Commission, and maps of Brooklyn. Collection also includes his correspondence as Treasurer of First Presbyterian Church, 1939-1949.
City University of New York. City College. Archives.
New York, N.Y.
- Riis, Jacob A. (Jacob August), 1849-1914. Jacob A. Riis collection,
ca. 10 cubic ft.
Collection consists of subject files on social conditions in American society gathered by Jacob Riis and was formerly part of the Russell Sage Foundation Library. Files consist of newspaper clippings, statistical reports, handwritten notes, maps, charts, graphs, speeches and lectures, and photographs. Among the subjects covered are alcoholism, anarchism, charity, immigrants, lectures and correspondence related to HOW THE OTHER HALF LIVES, New York City social conditions, police, pollution, poverty, schools, reform in government, tenements, and women. Also included is correspondence with the New York Public Library, which holds the bulk of Riis Papers, concerning the use and composition of City College's Riis Collection.
Provenance note: Donated by the Russell Sage Foundation when it closed its library in the 1960s.
Corporate author: New York Public Library.
City University of New York.College of Staten Island. Library.
130 Stuyvesant Plaza, Staten Island, New York 10301.
- Local History Collection, 1926-1981.
7.0 linear feet (ca.)
Library of Congress call number order.
The College of Staten Island was formerly known as Richmond College of the City University of New York.
Printed reports, booklets, and pamphlets primarily pertaining to Staten Island, with some materials relating to the greater metropolitan area, including archeological survey and site reports by Jerome Jacobson on Tottenville, 1975 and 1980, and by Lorraine Williams on Wort Farm, c.1968; scientific reports on Staten Island cretaceous ponds by Albert J. Hendricks and Hans Behm, 1976, and on the Clay Pit pond area by Hans Behm, 1980.
Also Staten Island Chamber of Commerce materials such as reports, directories, and statistical guides, 1945-81; pamphlets, booklets, and a Bicentennial almanac on local history, 1946-76; annual reports of the Richmond Borough President, 1926-56; papers from a seminar on water pollution held at the College of Staten Island in 1978; and proposals, planning studies, and reports on community development, zoning, education, ports, transportation, and historic parks, 1960-81, including the 1944 municipal report 'NYC: Postwar Program'.
City University of New York. Lehman College.
New York, N.Y
- Wallace, John. Hunter Island wildlife refuge : an environmental
and historical review, 1975
6 leaves, bound ; 28 cm.
Typescript (photocopy) "Division of Conservation and Environmental Education, PRCA"
Subject: Ecology -- New York (State) -- New York. Bronx (New York, N.Y.)