Avery Drawings & Archives Collections
 

Eleanor Brilliant collection of New York State Urban Development Corporation reports and proposals, 1961-1999, bulk 1967-1974

Summary Information

At a Glance

Bib ID 14230707 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Brilliant, Eleanor L. ; New York State Urban Development Corporation
Title Eleanor Brilliant collection of New York State Urban Development Corporation reports and proposals, 1961-1999, bulk 1967-1974
Physical Description 1 document box
Language(s) English .
Access

This collection is available for use by appointment in the Department of Drawings & Archives, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library, Columbia University. For further information and to make an appointment, please email avery-drawings@library.columbia.edu.

Description

Content Description

The collection consists primarily of New York State Urban Development Corporation (UDC) reports and proposals. The bulk of the material dates from 1967 to 1974, however, there is some material that pre and postdates this period. The collection also contains some reports created by entities outside the UDC such as the New York City Planning Committee and various other NYC urban development community programs. The collection is arranged chronologically.

Using the Collection

Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is available for use by appointment in the Department of Drawings & Archives, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library, Columbia University. For further information and to make an appointment, please email avery-drawings@library.columbia.edu.

Preferred Citation

Eleanor Brilliant collection of New York State Urban Development Corporation reports and proposals, 1961-1999, bulk 1964 to 1974, Drawings and Archives, Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library, Columbia University.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Genre/Form

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Annual reports Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Proposals Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
City planning and redevelopment law -- New York (State). Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
City planning. Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Community development -- New York (State) -- New York. Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Empire State Development Corporation Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Housing -- New York (State). Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Land use, Urban. Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Neighborhoods -- Economic aspects. Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
New York (N.Y.) -- Buildings, structures, etc. Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Urban renewal -- United States. Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Eleanor Brilliant is researcher and educator. She earned her B.A. at Smith College, a Master of Social Service from Bryn Mawr College, and a doctorate in Social Work from Columbia University. She is a professor emeritus at the Rutgers School of Social Work. In 1975, she published a book on the New York State Urban Development Corporation called The Urban Development Corporation : private interests and public authority .