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Architectural League of New York records, 1880s-1974, bulk 1927-1968

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5.5: 1939 World's Fair , 1935-1939

1939 World's Fair subseries documents the League's involvement in organizing the New York World's Fair in 1939. Found is correspondence; brochures and other printed materials; questionnaires to architects for awarding commissions; and records of the collaborative council. Folders are arranged alphabetically by folder title.
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Agenda for Collaborative Council Meeting (Aug. 18, 1937), 1937
81
1
Artists Coordination Committee, 1936-1937
81
2
Board of Design Chairman, Stephen F. Voorhees, 1936-1937
81
3
Bulletins, 1936
81
4
Clippings, 1936-1937
81
5
Collaborative Council After Jan. 31, 1936, 1936
81
6
Collaborative Council
Booklets Returned From World's Fair Office, 1937-1939
81
7
Chairman, A.F. Brinckerhoff, 1937
81
8
Chairman of Council, 1936-1938
81
9
Circulars, 1936-1938
81
10
Consultants re: Painters, Sculptors - Endorsements, 1936
81
11
Disbanding of Council - Also Final Report and Notice to Members of the Council, 1938
81
12
Executive Committee, 1936-1937
81
13
Extra Lists of Professional Societies and Their Representatives, 1936-1937
81
14
Fees for Temporary Expenses, Mailings, Etc., 1936
81
15
General Correspondence, 1936
81
16
List of Council Members and Executive Committee Members, 1935-1937
81
17
Minutes (Revised), 1937
81
18
Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1933-1938
(2 folders)
81
19-20
Notices of Meetings and Acknowledgements, 1936-1937
81
21
Questionnaires Sent to Board of Design (List and Correspondence With the Board), 1936-1937
81
22
Receipts for Books Sent to Board of Design From N.S.S., M.P., A.I.D. and Others, 1936-1938
81
23
Collaborative Council, Leon V. Solon, 1936
81
24
Committee on Code and By-Laws, 1936-1937
81
25
Committee Meetings, 1936-1937
81
26
Correspondence With Fair Office re: "Competition Drawings" and Model for Fair, 1936- 1937
81
27
Correspondence With George McAneny, 1935-1936
81
28
Correspondence With Percy S. Straus, 1936
81
29
Correspondence With Grover Whalen, New York World's Fair President, 1936
81
30
The Decorators Club, 1936
81
31
Delegates (Letters re:), 1937
81
32
Designer-Craftsmen, 1936-1937
81
33
Duplicate Lists and Questionnaires from Coordination Committee, 1936
81
34
Invitations to Attend Dinners, Etc., 1936
81
35
J. Scott Williams' Memo re: Collaborative Council Meeting (Oct. 1937), 1937
81
36
Meetings (Joint and Others), 1936-1937
81
37
Memos, 1936-1937
81
38
Memos, Ernest Peixotto, 1936
81
39
Metropolitan Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers Yearbook, 1936
81
40
Minutes and Correspondence re: Meetings Held at NY World's Fair Office, 1937
81
41
Minutes of Meetings, Collaborative Council of Architectural League, 1936-1938
81
42
Miscellaneous, 1936-1937
81
43
National Sculpture Society 1936-1937
Circulars, 1936
81
44
Inquiries (Misc. for Members and Others), 1936-1937
81
45
Questionnaires, circa 1936
81
46
National Society of Mural Painters 1936-1937, Michael Hare, 1936
81
47
National Society of Mural Painters 1936-1937, Inquiries re: Photos, Questionnaires, Etc., 1936
81
48
New York Building Congress, 1936
81
49
Professional Organization, 1935-1936
81
50
Questionnaire
American Artists' Congress, Inc., 1936
81
51
American Society of Painters, Sculptors and Gravers, 1936
81
52
An American Group, Inc., 1936
81
53
Artist Union of New York, 1936
(3 folders)
81
54-56
National Society of Mural Painters, 1936
81
57
New York Chapter American Society of Landscape Architects, 1936
81
58
New York Society of Women Artists, 1936
81
59
Reports of Groups, 1936
(2 folders)
82
1-2
Scrapbook of Clippings, 1936-1937
82
3
Secretary 1938-1939, Inquiries, 1938-1939
82
4
Secretary 1939-1940, New York World's Fair, 1939
82
5
Secretary 1939-1940, Slobodkin Matter (Lincoln Statue at NY World's Fair), 1939
82
6
Statement of Policy, 1937
82
7
Suggestions by E.I. Williams and Presented to Com. Flanigan of the Fair, 1936-1937
82
8
To Be Filed [Correspondence and Notes], 1936-1937
82
9
World's Fair Bulletin, Vol. 1, Nos. 1-3, 1936
82
10
World's Fair Bulletin, Vol. 1, No. 8, 1937
82
11
World's Fair Letters, 1935-1936
82
12

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