|Avery Drawings & Archives Collections|
At a Glance
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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
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