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Douglas Leigh Papers, 1903-1999

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Series 13: Urban Improvement Project Files , 1903-1992
(Box 9, 14, 28-32, OV 34; 2.2 linear feet)

This series consists of photographs, a promotion book, clippings, miscellaneous printed material, 18 scrapbooks, and individual project files that document the development of Leigh's urban improvement projects involving both the construction design of new buildings and the lighting of prominent buildings in New York City and elsewhere. Project files typically contain photographs, printed materials, notes, floorplans, blueprints, and scattered letters. The 18 consecutively numbered scrapbooks document both individual project files and general multiple projects. Scrapbooks containing material concerning multiple products have been numbered first.
Urban improvement project files are on reel 5848.
Description Container Select
Photographs of Miscellaneous Buildings in New York City, 1980-1985
9
28
Photograph File of Atlanta and New York, 1992
9
29-35
Miscellaneous Clippings, 1982-1989
9
36
Promotion Book of Clippings and Photographs, 1984-1990
9
37-38
General Urban Improvement, Scrapbook 1, 1957-1967
9
39-46
General Urban Improvement, Scrapbook 2 (see Box 28), 1962
9
47
General Urban Improvement, Scrapbook 3 (see Box 14), 1963-1969
9
48-50
Airline Terminal on Sixth Avenue Project, 1946
9
51
Bank of Tokyo Building (100 Broadway) Project, 1981
9
52
Chrysler Corporation Building Project, ca. 1964
9
53
Claridge Building Project, ca. 1965
9
54
Claridge Building Project, Scrapbooks 4-6 (see Boxes 28-29), ca. 1965
9
55
Convention Center Project, 1964
9
56
42nd Street Renovation Project, ca. 1965
9
57
Four Corners (Fifth Avenue and 57th Street) Project, 1988-1989
9
58
Garment District Building, Scrapbook 7 (South side of 42nd Street) (see Box 29), 1961
9
59
Grand Central Station Project (see Also OV 34), 1946-1965
9
60-62
Helmsley Building (230 Park Avenue) Project, 1980-1981
9
63
Helmsley Building, Scrapbook 8 (230 Park Avenue) Project (see Box 30), 1980-1981
9
64
Pan Am Building Project, Scrapbook 9 (see Box 30), ca. 1967
9
65
Port Authority Project, Scrapbook 10 (see Box 31), ca. 1965
9
66
Times Building/Allied Chemical Building Project, 1903-1965
9
67-69
Times Building/Allied Chemical Building Project, Scrapbooks 11-12 (see Box 31), ca. 1960
9
70
Times Building/Allied Chemical Building Project, Scrapbooks 13-18 (see Box 32), April 1963-January 1965
9
71-72
Times Building/Allied Chemical Building Project, Printed Material , 1903-1965
9
73-74
Baltimore Urban Improvement Project, Maryland National Bank, 1991
9
75
City of Reno Urban Improvement Project (see also Box 32), ca. 1964
9
76
Cincinnati Urban Improvement Project File, Atrium I and II Lighting, 1988
9
77
New York City, Windowless Facade Between 45th and 46th Streets , undated
9
78
Oversize pages from Scrapbook 3, General Urban Improvement , 1963-1969
14
8
Oversize photographs of the Times and Allied Chemical Building Projects, 1903-circa 1961
14
9
Oversized General Urban Improvement, Scrapbook 2, 1962
28
2
Oversized Claridge Building Project, Scrapbook 4, ca. 1965
28
3
Oversized Claridge Building Project, Scrapbook 5-6, ca. 1965
29
1-2
Oversized Garment District Building (South side of 42nd Street) Project, Scrapbook 7, 1961
29
3
Oversized Helmsley Building (230 Park Avenue) Project, Scrapbook 8, 1980-1981
30
1
Oversized Pan Am Building Project, Scrapbook 9, ca. 1967
30
2
Oversized Port Authority Project, Scrapbook 10, ca. 1965
31
1
Oversized Times Building/Allied Chemical Building Project, Scrapbooks 11-12, ca. 1960
31
2-3
Oversized Times Building/Allied Chemical Building Project, Scrapbooks 13-18, April 1963-January 1965
32
1-6
Oversized Photographs from City of Reno Urban Improvement Project, ca. 1964
32
7
Grand Central Station Project Oversized Drawings and Blueprints, 1946-1965
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