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Robert Allan Jacobs papers, 1890s-1990s, bulk 1909-1983

Series IV: Office Records

This series, organized around individual projects or general themes as appropriate, includes a broad range of materials, from Kahn & Jacobs firm publicity and presentations to appointment books and firm financial records, scrapbooks, personnel photographs, and awards.

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Subseries 1: Appointment Books



Box 9 1961 Appointment Book, 1961



Box 9 1962 Appointment Book, 1962



Box 9 1963 Appointment Book, 1963



Box 9 1964 Appointment Book, 1964



Box 9 1965 Appointment Book, 1965



Box 9 1966 Appointment Book, 1966



Box 9 1967 Appointment Book, 1967



Box 9 1968 Appointment Book, 1968



Box 9 1969 Appointment Book, 1969



Box 9 1969 Diary, 1969



Box 9 1970 Appointment Book, 1970



Box 9 1970 Diary, 1970



Box 9 1971 Appointment Book, 1971



Box 9 1971 Diary, 1971



Box 9 1972 Appointment Book, 1972



Box 9 1972 Diary, 1972



Box 9 1973 Appointment Book, 1973



Box 9 1973 Diary, 1973



Box 9 1974 Appointment Book, 1974



Box 9 1975 Appointment Book [1 of 2], 1975



Box 9 1975 Appointment Book [2 of 2], 1975



Box 9 1976 Appointment Book [1 fo 2], 1976



Box 9 1976 Appointment Book [2 fo 2], 1976



Box 9 1977 Appointment Book [1 of 2], 1974



Box 9 1977 Appointment Book [2 of 2], 1977



Box 9 1977 Pocket Diary, 1977



Box 9 1978 Appointment Book, 1978



Box 9 1978 Pocket Diary, 1978



Box 9 1979 Appointment Book, 1979



Box 9 1980 Appointment Book [1 of 2], 1980



Box 9 1980 Appointment Book [2 of 2], 1980



Box 9 1980 Diary, 1980


Subseries 2: Firm Presentations



Oversize 14 Folder 1 1095 Avenue of the Americas (New York, NY), undated

2 items



Oversize 13 Folder 1 Baruch College (New York, NY), 1974

5 items



Box 7 Folder 2 Concept and Program - State Courts Facility (Juneau, AK), 1972

1 item



Box 8 Folder 2 Corporate Headquarters Qualifications to Union Carbide Corporation, undated

1 item



Box 7 Folder 4 Furnishings Program and Budget - National Service Center - General American Life Insurance Company (St. Louis, MO), 1975

1 item



Oversize 13 Folder 2 HOK Marketing Portfolio, undated

1 item



Box 7 Folder 3 Housing Projects, undated

1 item



Oversize 14 Folder 4 Little Bennett Regional Park Economic Feasibility Study, undated

1 item



Oversize 15 Folder 1 New York Correctional Facilities for Women (New York, NY), undated

2 items



Oversize 14 Folder 3 New York Hospital - Cornell University Medical College (New York, NY), undated

1 item



Box 7 Folder 5 Outline Specifications and Relevant Experience - Hyatt Regency (New York, NY), 1974

2 items



Oversize 14 Folder 2 Proposed New Belmont - New York Racing Association (Elmont, NY), undated

1 item



Oversize 15 Folder 2 Stauffer Chemicals (Dobbs Ferry, NY), undated

2 items



Box 8 Folder 1 The Village of Lake Placid Proposal for Comprehensive Planning Services (Lake Placid, NY), 1974

1 item



Box 8 Folder 3 U.S. Government Architect-Engineer Questionnaire Standard Form 251, undated

1 item



Oversize 13 Folder 3 United States Air Force Academy Cemetery (Colorado Springs, CO), undated

1 item



Box 8 Folder 4 to 5 University and College Projects [2 folders], undated

12 item



Box 7 Folder 6 Untitled Presentation - Suburban Work and Buildings Involving Large Acreage, undated

13 items



Box 7 Folder 7 West Side Highway Management Planning Design (New York, NY), 1971

1 item



Box 7 Folder 1 Western Union Original and Revised Requirements (Upper Saddle River, NJ), undated

2 items



Oversize 16 Folder 1 Westfield State Farm (Bedford Hills, NY), undated

3 items



Oversize 15 Folder 3 Youth Houses - Shelter for Delinquent Boys (Bronx, NY), undated

1 item


Subseries 3: General Records



Box 5 Folder 1 to 4 "Kahn & Jacobs Architects" Marketing Portfolio [4 folders], undated



Box 16 Folder 5 "Robert A. Jacobs: An Architect's Career" by Lewis Mumford, 1994



Box 10 Folder 3 1961 Financial Statements, 1961



Box 10 Folder 2 1967 Financial Statements, 1967



Box 10 Folder 5 1967 Ledger, 1967



Box 11 Folder 4 3rd Interim Revision - 1967 - 1964 Master Plan for the City University of New York, 1967



Oversize 21 Advisory Committee of the High School of Art & Design Certificate of Membership, 1963



Box 35 Folder 24 Architectural League of New York Shows and Exhibitions Folder, ca. 1963-1964



Box 12 Folder 1 Architecture and the Arts Awards 1965 - Program, 1965

Carver Houses Plaza given an award



Box 10 Folder 4 Architecture League of New York Records, ca. 1962-1963



Box 11 Folder 3 Asphalt Green Booklets and Programs (Municipal Asphalt Plant - New York, NY), 1979-1984



Box 16 Folder 3 Awards and Certificates, 1953-1968

6 items



Oversize 21 Folder 3 Awards and Certificates, 1940s-1970s

5 items



Box 34 Folder 2 Awards and Certificates, 1940s-1970s

21 items



Box 34 Folder 1 Boy Scouts of America Appreciation Trophy, 1960



Box 34 Commerce and Industry Association of New York Membership Certificate, 1949



Box 4 Folder 21 Commercial Credit Corporation Executive Offices (New York, NY), undated

3 items



Box 20 Folder 4 Costs and Figures, 1950-1979



Box 16 Folder 6 Dissemination of Kahn & Jacobs Drawings, 1978



Box 36 Folder 1 Dissemination of Kahn & Jacobs Drawings, undated



Box 15 Folder 2 Early Kahn & Jacobs Scrapbook, ca. 1940s



Box 21 Folder 3 Event Programs, 1950-1980



Box 17 Folder 1 Federation of Jewish Philanthropies Appreciation Trophy, 1954



Box 34 Federation of Jewish Philanthropies of New York 1956 Distinguished Service Award, 1956



Box 34 Federation of Jewish Philanthropies of New York 1959-1960 Award of Honor, 1959



Box 34 Federation of Jewish Philanthropies of New York 1960 and 1963 Awards, 1960 & 1963



Box 34 Federation of Jewish Philanthropies of New York 1966 Award of Honor, 1966



Box 21 Folder 2 Firm History, Biography, and Client References



Box 34 Folder 1 Flushing Meadow Park Municipal Stadium Ground Breaking Ceremony Souvenir, 1961



Oversize 20 Framed New York Times Article, 1967



Oversize 20 High School of Industrial Arts Ely Jacques Kahn Appreciation Certificate, 1957



Box 12 Folder 4 HOK Publicity Portfolio, 1970s



Box 12 Folder 2 HOK Publicity Portfolio 12, 1970s



Oversize 21 Institutions Magazine First Award -- Mt. Sinai Hospital, 1953



Box 10 Folder 1 K&J Designs Inc. Records, ca. 1969

Includes financial statements, by-laws, board of directors meeting minutes, and other records from" K&J Designs, Inc.", a distinct entity within Kahn & Jacobs Architects



Box 14 Kahn & Jacobs Architects 25th Anniversary Guest Book, 1965



Oversize 21 Folder 2 Kahn & Jacobs Firm Portraits, undated



Box 9 Kahn & Jacobs Firm Stamps, undated

6 items



Box 6 Folder 1 to 2 Kahn & Jacobs Marketing Portfolios [2 folders[, undated



Box 6 Folder 3 Kahn & Jacobs Marketing Portfolios, undated



Oversize 16 Kahn & Jacobs Publicity Portfolio, 1969



Oversize 16 Kahn & Jacobs Publicity Portfolio, 1959-1967



Oversize 17 Kahn & Jacobs Publicity Portfolio, 1972



Oversize 17 Kahn & Jacobs Publicity Portfolio, 1973



Oversize 18 Kahn & Jacobs Publicity Portfolio, 1950



Box 13 Folder 1 Kahn & Jacobs Scrapbook, ca. 1940s



Box 13 Folder 2 Kahn & Jacobs Scrapbook, ca. 1940s



Oversize 18 Kahn & Jacobs Scrapbook, undated



Oversize 19 Kahn & Jacobs Scrapbook, ca. 1950



Oversize 19 Kahn & Jacobs Scrapbook, ca. 1950



Oversize 21 Kahn & Jacobs Scrapbook, ca. 1940s-1950s



Box 12 Folder 5 Kahn & Jacobs/HOK Marketing Portfolio, ca. 1970s



Box 12 Folder 3 Kahn & Jacobs/HOK Publicity Portfolio, 1970s



Oversize 1 Folder 5 Kahn & Jacobs Cartoon, 1968



Box 20 Folder 5 Kahn & Jacobs/H.O.K. Records, 1973



Box 4 Folder 20 Misc. Kahn & Jacobs Firm Presentations, undated

8 items



Box 4 Folder 19 Misc. Site Studies, 1950s - 1970s

144 items



Box 4 Folder 22 Philip Morris (New York, NY), 1957

4 items



Box 16 Folder 1 Photographs from Events and Parties, undated



Box 11 Folder 5 Proposed Concept for 1964 World's Fair Submitted by Kahn & Jacobs, Architects, and Graham Arrociates, 1961



Oversize 2 Folder 4 Prospectuses and Clippings from Completed Projects for Firm Publicity (Including New York Telephone, Connecticut Light and Power, and One Penn Plaza



Box 20 Folder 7 to 8 Public Relations and Publicity [2 folders], 1973-1974



Box 21 Folder 1 Public Relations and Publicity, 1976



Box 20 Folder 6 Public Relations and Publicity for New York Telephone, 1973



Box 16 Folder 7 Public Relations and Publicity, Misc. 1955-1970s, 1955-1979



Box 17 Folder 1 RAJ Desk Ornament, undated



Oversize 20 Robert Allan Jacobs New York State Architecture License, 1939



Oversize 21 Robert Allan Jacobs Scrapbook, ca. 1940s



Box 11 Folder 6 Shopping Center Showcase Marketing Portfolio, 1961



Oversize 21 State Insurance Fund Appreciation Plaque, 1964



Box 34 The Times Union Democrat and Chronicle 1969 Better Rochester Building Program Special Commendation for New Construction, 1969



Box 17 Folder 1 Topping Out The Traveler's Exhibit Building at the 1964-1965 New York World's Fair, 1963



Box 34 Western Union Telegraph Company New Good Neighbor Award 1973, 1973