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Edith Elmer Wood papers, 1900-1943

Series II: Foreign Correspondence

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BELGIUM AND ITALY



Box 51 Folder 06 Belgium, Correspondence



Box 51 Folder 07 Belgium - Low Income Housing, Bulletins and Essays

Societe pour la construction et l'amelioration de maisons d'ouvriers. Mars, 1922;

The Builder. Nov 11, 1921. Excerpt;

Notice de la constitution des societe local ou regionales de construction et a leur fonctionnement. Janvier, 1921;

Notes sur la Societe cooperative de locataires;

Notice succincte sur le fonctionnement de la societe nationale et des Societe agrees, 1922.



Box 51 Folder 08 Belgium - Low Income Housing, Pamphlets

"La Cooperation Socialiste Belge, 1924";

Le Foyer Schaerbeekois. Societe anonyme pour la Construction d'habitation a bon Mare. 1910;

"De Goedkoope Woning van het Arrondissement Antwerpen". 2 copies;

Societe anonyme anversoise pour la construction et l'amelioration de maisons d'ouvriers.



Box 51 Folder 09 Belgium - Caisse Generale d'Epargne et de Retraite, Correspondence and Pamphlets

Discours pronounces a l'occaision du 75 eme Anniversaire, 1925; Une habitation a bon Mare.



Box 51 Folder 10 Italy, "Instituto per le case popolari"

Notes on the building of… Un decennio di uvita del l'instituto fiorentino per le case popolari; Borgata giardini alla "Garbatella".



Box 51 Folder 11 Federazione Nazionale delle Cooperative, Statuto, 1929



Box 51 Folder 12 Milan, Italy

Edizione, 1921; Pianta guida di Milano; Unione cooperative di Milano.



Box 51 Folder 13 "National Building Union"



Box 51 Folder 14 Rome International Housing Congress

Characteristic features of the house policy in Italy. Speech by the Minister of Industry and Agriculture.



Box 51 Folder 15 Reports

Disegno di Legge. Atti Parlamentari, XXVI, Sessione. 1921-22. Camera Dei Deputati. N. 1678;

Leggi e Decreti per la case popolari ed economiche e per l'industria edilizaia. Ministero Dell' Industria e Del Commercia. 1921;

Urbanistica e Traffica locale in Roma.


FRANCE



Box 52 Folder 01 Association pour l'etude de l'Amenagement et de l'Extention des villes; Circulaire…sur les Plan d'Amenagement et d'Extention. Ministere de l'interieur, 1920 Mar 5



Box 52 Folder 02 Caisse Fonciere de credit pour l'amelioration du logements dan l'industry, Assemblee Generale Ordinaire, 1920-1922



Box 52 Folder 03 Correspondence



Box 52 Folder 04 Garden Cities

Dautry, M. Revue D'Hygiene. Les Cites;

Jardins du Chemin de fer du Nord. 1922. 2 copies;

Les Tablettes de l'Aisne. Jun 18, 1922 (newspaper);

Les Dix Commandements de la Sante de l'habitant des Campagnes;

"Le village modele";

Maps Cite Jardin de Tergnier;

Office Public des habitations a bon Mare du department de la Seine. 5 reports;

Societe Anonyme des habitations economiques de la Seine;

Societe anonyme cooperative de construction de maisons a bon Mare.



Box 52 Folder 05 International Garden Cities and Town Planning Association



Box 52 Folder 06 Ligue Nationale contre le Taudis

Bulletin de la Ligue…Mars-Avril, 1929, Fevrier, Juillet, 1930, Mai, 1931; Informations, etudes et documents. Ligue Nationale…Avril, 1926, Janvier-Fevrier, 1929; Dautry Conference sur la Lutte contre le Taudis. 1925.



Box 52 Folder 07 Low Income Housing



Box 52 Folder 08 News clippings



Box 52 Folder 09 Offices Publices d'Habitations a Bon Mare



Box 52 Folder 10 Monsieur Dautry, reports

Etas Generaux de la Famille Francaise, May, 1923; Report, Dec, 9, 1922. 2 copies.



Box 52 Folder 11 Reports, loose

Comtoir Generale du logement economique. Statuts. L'ingenieur constructeur. Fevrier, 1923;

Fondation "Groupe des Maisons Ouvriers". Ses immeubles en 1907, 1908;

Foundation Rothschild pour l'amelioration des conditions de l'existence materielle des travailleurs. Séance du comite de direction. Exercise 1913, Exercise 1914, 1915, 1916, Exercise 1917, 1918, 1919;

Institute d'histoire de geographie et d'economie urbaines de la ville de Paris; Javary. L'effort du reseau du Nord. Pendant et après la guerre. Conference. 1921;

Mangini, f. Les Petits Logements dan les grandes villes particulierment de la ville de Lyon. 1891;

Le Musee Social. Jan 1922, Mar 1928;

Regie immobiliere de la ville de Paris;

Societe anonyme de logements economiques et d'alimentation. Assemlee generales. Lyon. 1922;

Societe anonyme de logements economiques, Statuts. Lyon, 1889; Societe Civile "Group des Maisons Ouvriers". Notes et considerations, 1905.


GERMANY



Box 52 Folder 12 Articles

"Die Gewog-Wohnung. 1931."; Internationale Hygiene, Austellung. No. 2. Jun, 1931; Der Neuhau. Vol VII, No.7, Apr 10, 1925; "Wohnungsbau mit Stahl und Stroh." Bau-Kurier, Jan, 1931.



Box 52 Folder 13 Breslau

Ansprache des Herrn Oberburgermeister Dr. Wagner; Ausstellungspark Jahrhunder – thalle; Breslauer Wohnungsbauten; iedlungs Gesellschraft Breslau Ag; Siedlung und Stadtplanung in Schlesien.



Box 53 Folder 01 Garden Cities

Botz, Georg. "Gartenstadt bad Durrenberg." "Die Gartenstadt Karlsruhe," 1925. Die Neue Garten Vorstadt Gesundbrunnen. Stadterweiterung Halle.



Box 53 Folder 02 Guide Books

"Around Frankfurt by motor car"; Das Stadion zu Frankfurt a.m.; "Wo in Halle."



Box 53 Folder 03 Housing reports

Ausstellung Karlruhe Dammerstock. Katalog; Leipzig in wort und hild, 1928; Leipzigs Wohnungsbau der Nachkriegszeit. 1930.



Box 53 Folder 04 International Housing Association, correspondence, 1931

Map, Breslau; Bauer, Catherine K. "Prize Essay: Art in Industry," Fortune, May, 1931. Reprint; Thompson, Dorothy. "The State Dictates – The Economic Revolution in Germany," The Saturday Evening Post, Feb 6, 1932.



Box 53 Folder 05 Nürnberg

Bauten der Gemeinnutzigen wohningsbaugesellschaft der Stadt Nurnberg; Gemainnutzige Wohnungsbaugesellschraft der Stadt. Nurnberg; Nurnberger wohnungsbau seit Kriegsende …, 1929; Das Siedlungswerp Nurnberg, 1919-1925.



Box 53 Folder 06 Reports.

Arheiter Kolonie Eisen u. Stahlwerke Vormals Georg Fisher Schaffhausen;

Deutsche Bauausstellung Berlin, 1931;

"Gartenstadt Nurnberg. Gelchafts Bericht." 1927;

"Siemens. Gelchaftsbericht." 1929;

Strassenbahner-Baugenossenschaft Nurnberg." 1919-1929.


GREAT BRITAIN - HOUSING DEVELOPMENT SCHEMES, I



Box 53 Folder 07 Association of women house property managers

"House property management by trained women"; "Housing for single women in London"; "Management of houses occupied by the working classes, on Miss Octavia Hill's system"; Training scheme; "Women and housing labour saving the home"; Unwin, Raymond. "Distribution."



Box 53 Folder 08 Bebington



Box 53 Folder 09 Building Guild, brochures

"The Building Guild in London," [1921]

The Building Guildsman," Vol 1, No. 3, Feb 15, 1922;

"The Call of the Guild Builders," [1920];

The Case for the Building Guild; Cole, G.D.H. "Guild Socialism," 1920;

The Guild Socialist, Annual Report, No. 63, Mar 1922;

"National Guilds";

Prospectus of the Guild of Builders";

"Wage Slaves or Free Men: The Building Workers' Choice."



Box 53 Folder 10 Borough of Colchester, Annual Report of the Medieval officer of Health, 1937



Box 53 Folder 11 Earswick, York

A lecture on Earswick delivered … Oct. 6, 1923. New Earswick, York.



Box 53 Folder 12 Garden Cities, pamphlets

Childs Richard S. "The New Garden Cities of England," The Outlook, Mar 9, 1918; Garden City Catechism; Lethaby, W.R. and others. "Town Theory and Practice"; Unwin, Raymond. "The Nation's New Houses," 1919; Unwin, Raymond. "Nothing Gained by Overcrowding!" 1918.



Box 53 Folder 13 Glasgow, correspondence, office forms, rent books

McKinley, Adam S. Maxwell, and others. "Housing inspection and ceremony of cutting of the first sod at Pollock Housing Scheme"; By-laws for farmed-out houses in the city and royal burgh of Glasgow.



Box 53 Folder 14 Hampstead Garden Suburb

Some views and general information; "The Suburb by the Heath."



Box 54 Folder 01 Leeds

City of Leeds. Rent scheme; Quarry Hill Flats.



Box 54 Folder 02 Letchworht

"Facts about Letchworth the first garden city in England"; "Letchworth, the garden city."



Box 54 Folder 03 Liverpool

"City of Liverpool. Housing," 1934, 1937.



Box 54 Folder 04 Manchester Corporation Housing Schemes

Scaled drawings.



Box 54 Folder 05 Manchester, Housing Scheme

Burnage, Wilbraham Road and Withington Estates. Drawings.


GREAT BRITAIN HOUSING DEVELOPMENT SCHEMES, II



Box 54 Folder 06 Manchester

City of Manchester, Annual Report of the City Treasurer on the Housing Schemes. 1938; Wythenshawe. Notes; Specimen. Notes on the Computation of rent debates. 1939.



Box 54 Folder 07 National Housing and Town Planning Council



Box 54 Folder 08 Nottingham

"A Brief review of Nottingham Housing." 1919-1938.



Box 54 Folder 09 Welsyn Garden City, newspaper and drawings

Welwyn Garden City News, Mar 10, 24, 1922, Sep 3, 1926; Welwyn Garden City Illustrated, Spring, 1922. 3 copies; Map of Welwyn; Welwyn for work-play-rest; Welwyn, Herefordshire.



Box 54 Folder 10 Essays

Arkle, A.S. "The Correlation of Mental and Physical Development." Journal of the Royal Institute of Public Health, Dec. 1908;

Barnett, S. A. "Homes, Not Habitations";

Final Report of the Women's House Sub-Committee of the Ministry of Reconstruction, Advisory Council, England. Supplement to the Journal of American Architects, May 1919;

Horsfall, T.C. "The Relation of Town Planning to the National Life";

Howard, Ebenezer, "An approach toward an economic rent";

Purdom, C.B. "The Garden City after the War";

Veiller, Lawrence. "Are Great Cities a Menace?";

Walrous, Richard B. "Personal observations of some developments in housing in Europe."



Box 54 Folder 11 Housing publications



Box 54 Folder 12 News clippings



Box 54 Folder 13 News clippings



Box 54 Folder 14 Miscellaneous


GREAT BRITAIN, III, HOUSING REPORTS



Box 54 Folder 15 National Federation of Housing Societies, 1938-1939

Fourth Annual Report and Accounts and Official Bulletin.



Box 54 Folder 01 Bournville

Bournville"; "Bournville Housing," 1922. 2 copies; "Bournville Village Trust," 1921; "The Bournville Village Trust," [1916] Plans; "Experimental House, Hay Green Lane, Bournville"; "The Factory in a Garden"; George Cadbury, 1893-1922; "Your Own House"; "The Bournville Village Trust" [1910].



Box 54 Folder 02 Essex



Box 54 Folder 02 Hampstead

"Co-Partnership in Housing"; "The Pioneer Co-Partnership Suburb"; The Housing Centre. Third Annual General Report, 1937-1938.



Box 54 Folder 03 Harborne

Harborne Tenants Limited.



Box 54 Folder 03 Liverpool

British Association Visit.



Box 54 Folder 03 London Country Council

Chingford Housing Estate; Housing; Housing scheme, review of position.



Box 54 Folder 03 The Lands Improvement Company



Box 54 Folder 03 Manchester

City of Manchester and how it is managed, 1938. Report of the Housing Director …



Box 54 Folder 04 Newcastle

Newcastle upon Tyre, Housing. A Brief review of post-war activities.



Box 54 Folder 04 Port Sunlight

Employees' Handbook. Lever Brothers Ltd. Vol. 5, Jul, 1925; Port Sunlight and its people; Progress, in Memoriam, William Hesket Viscount Leverhulme"; "Souvenir"; "Souvenir of Port Sunlight"; Visit of the International Housing Conference to Port Sunlight, Aug. 9, 1907. Mr. Lever's Address; Worldwide Progress.



Box 54 Folder 04 Welwyn

Guessens Court. Welwyn Garden City.


GREAT BRITAIN, IV, GOVERNMENT REPORTS



Box 56 Folder 01 Circulars and reports

Circulars. Ministry of Health. No. 222, 1696, 1697, 1740;

General housing memorandum No. 9A. Financial assistance to public utility societies and housing trusts;

Memorandum of the housing committee upon the housing needs of the city – Mar 1925;

Ministry of Health. Type Plans and Elevations of houses designed by the Ministry of Health in Connection with the State Aided Housing Scheme. 1920;

Public Works Loan Board. 63rd Annual report of the Public Works Loan Board. 1937-1938;

Shears, R.T. "Housing the Rural Worker." The Journal of the Ministry of Agriculture. Vol. XLII, No. 6 (Sep, 1935);

Statement made by the Minister of Health in the House of Commons on 14th Jul, 1921.



Box 56 Folder 02 Health

Arkle, A.S., "The Condition of the Liverpool School Children";

Medical inspection. Paper Read at the North England Education Conference, Bradford, 1907;

Arkle, A.S., "Modern Problems in Education," Medical Inspection II. Paper read before the Liverpool child study association, 1907;

Interim report of the committee appointed by the Minster of Health to consider and advise on the principles to be followed in dealing with unhealthy areas;

Unhealthy areas committee, Ministry of Health, Second and final report (1921).



Box 56 Folder 03 Local Government Board, 1912-1917

Annual Reports



Box 56 Folder 04 Ministry of Health Housing Acts

Housing Acts, 1890-1919. Assisted scheme (public utility society);

Housing (Additional Powers) Act, 1919;

Grants to Private Persons or Bodies of Persons Constructing Houses under the Housing (Additional Powers) Acts, 1919;

Housing Act, 1921, 1930, 1935;

Housing Act, 1935, Consolidation of Housing Contributions and Accounts;

Housing (Financial Provision Act, 1938.);

Rural Housing Manual, Housing (Financial Provisions) Act, 1938.



Box 56 Folder 05 Ministry of Health, publications

"About Housing";

Central Housing Advisory Committee, "Rural Housing";

"Construction of flats for the working class";

"Housing";

"New Homes for Old";

"Housing, House Production, Slum clearance, etc. England and Wales," 1938;

"Housing, powers and duties of local authorities";

List of publications of the Ministry of Health. 1938;

The Management of municipal housing estates. 1938;

Rents of houses and flats owned by local authorities. 1937.



Box 56 Folder 06 Reports

"The Mortalities of Birth, Infancy and Childhood." National Health Insurance. Medical Research Committee. Series 10, 1918; "The Working Class Home, its Furnishings and Equipment," Report by the Council for Art and Industry. 1937.



Box 56 Folder 07 Statutory Rules and Orders

Housing of the Workings Classes, England, 1919.; Housing, England, 1920; Statutory Rules and Orders, 1920.;Town Planning, England. 1921.


HOLLAND



Box 56 Folder 08 Correspondence, 1922



Box 56 Folder 09 Correspondence, 1939



Box 56 Folder 10 Drawings, blueprints, 1922



Box 56 Folder 11 Cooperatives

"Amsterdamsche Cooperatieve wonig vereeninging zamenwerking," 1925-1926;

"Centrale Bond van Nederlandsche Verbruikscooperaties." Jaarnerslag over 1925;

"Centrale cooperatie voor woninginrichting G. A., mart," 1926;

Centrum van's – Gravenhage. Map; Coop Restaurant. Dutch Cooperative Housing Societies and the Mutual Ownership plan";

Glasfabriek. Leerdam; Lidmaalschapsboekje en Aandeelen; Bewijs der Amsterdamsche Cooperatieve Woningvereeniging;

"De Moderne Woning."



Box 57 Folder 01 Dutch housing

Amsterdam, development of the town, housing improvement; Housing picture postcards; Gemeentelijken Woningdenst, Verslag, 1921; "Roterdam."



Box 57 Folder 02 Financial survey, ca. 1938



Box 57 Folder 03 Photographs, 1939



Box 57 Folder 04 Reports

Algemene woning-bouwvereniging en stickting "Amsterdam." Verslag, 1938; Nationale Woningraad. Jaarverslag over 1937; Woningdenst. "Verslagen der Bedrijven Diensten en Commissien van Amsterdam, 1937.



Box 57 Folder 05 Reports

Address by Mr. Jan Bommer. Member of the City Council. Amsterdam … and special lecturer for the National Public Housing Conference. 1937; Algemene woningbouwvereeniging te Amsterdam; Nederlandsch Institute voor Volkshuisvesting. Report XV. 1922; Oueredo, Dr. A. "Het Zeesburgerdorp," 1933.



Box 57 Folder 06 "The housing problem of the asocial or undesirable families", 1937


NORWAY



Box 57 Folder 07 Oslo, Housing



Box 57 Folder 08 Photographs



Box 57 Folder 09 to 10 Loose Journals

The Cooperative movement in Norway;

Folketellingen i Norge. Dec, 1920;

Hoorledes stiftes cooperative foreninger?;

Katalog over Bygge Og Bo Utstilling;

Norges Kooperative Landsforening Kooperatoren, Sep, 1926. Social work in Oslo – Norway;

Stein, Clarence. Amsterdam – Old and New. Journal of the American Institute of Architects. Reprint.



Box 58 Folder 01 to 05 Loose Journals

Survey of social work and hindered activities in Norway;

Tijdschrift voor volkshusvesting. Jul, Aug, Oct, Dec, 1922; Jan-Dec, 1924; Jan-Feb, Oct, 1925;

The work of the Norwegian women's public health association during 25 years.


SPAIN



Box 58 Folder 06 Spanish Linear City

Correspondence and Printed drawings.



Box 58 Folder 07 Linear City

Drawings.



Box 58 Folder 08 Legislation sobre Casas baratas y economicas, 1925-1926



Box 58 Folder 09 Photographs



Box 58 Folder 10 Reports

Castillo, Mr H.G. del. "Project de cite lineaire Belge"; La Cite Lineaire; Ciudades jardines y ciudades lineales; Ponencia. Congreso Nacional de Ingenieria.



Box 59 Folder 01 Loose Journals

La ciudad lineal. Memoria. Madrid. Cuidad Lineal, 1911; Datos Acercade la ciudad lineal. Valencia, Federico Lopez. "El problema de la Vivienda en Espana. Ministerio de trabajo y prevision.



Box 59 Folder 02 Publications of Instituto de Reformas Sociales

Construccion de casas baratas. Auxilios del estadopara la construccion de casas baratas. Exposicion y Congreso Internacional de Trazado de Poblaciones. La Mision de los ayunlamientos en el problema de la vivienda; El problema de la vivienda en Inglaterra por Federico Lopez Valencia; El problema de la vivienda en las Estados Unidos; Que es una casa barata?, 1922; Que es una casa barata? 1923.


MISCELLANEOUS FOREIGN DEVELOPMENT SCHEMES



Box 59 Folder 03 Austria, Luxembourg, Iceland

Reykyvik. Development and Town Planning Board. 1939; Die Sozialpolitische Bedeutung Der Wohnungswurtschaft in Gegenwardt und Zukunft. Austria; Frommes, Henry. "Die Wohnungswirt – schaft im Grossherzogtum Luxemburg."



Box 59 Folder 04 Correspondence, Canada



Box 59 Folder 05 Correspondence, Displaced foreign scholars

[Wood, Edith Elmer] "The International Conference at London." Handwritten.



Box 59 Folder 06 Correspondence, European Trip, 1921-1922

Housing, Name Cards



Box 59 Folder 07 Correspondence, Displaced foreign scholars



Box 59 Folder 08 Correspondence, World Travel Acquaintance, Inc.



Box 59 Folder 09 Cuba



Box 59 Folder 10 Czechoslovakia, Prague - Housing

Treusch-Butter, O. "Building activity in Prague"; Reports book; Velke Praha. Orientacni Plan a seznam ulic.



Box 59 Folder 11 Czechoslovakia, Prague

"The City of Praha and Housing Welfare." 1928; Das kuratorium. Zur Verhasserung der Wohnungs – Verhaltnisse in Prag und Umgebung, 1912-1936; The Planning of Greater Prague and Environs; Praha; Der Regulierungsplan von Gross; Prag und Umgebung.



Box 59 Folder 12 Japanese - Housing



Box 59 Folder 13 Mexico, 1928

Map



Box 59 Folder 14 New Zealand, Broadside

The Dominion of New Zealand. The Times. (Annual Financial and Commercial Review), Feb 10, 1925.



Box 59 Folder 15 Poland

Dom Osiedle Mieszkanie. 1939; Warszawska Spoldzielnia Mieszkaniswa.



Box 60 Folder 01 Stockholm, Sweden, brochures

Circular Tours in Stockholm and Environs; The Circular Tour; Kindergarten activities of the "HSB" Organization; Grand Hotel; Map of Stockholm; 1939 Stockholm Stads Smastugor. Plan of Brussels; The Social Pedagogic Seminary. Var nar hur i Stockholm.



Box 60 Folder 02 Sweden, reports

Alm, Ulla. "Cooperative Housing in Sweden"; Dwellings for large families. Oxholm, Axel. "The Small Housing Scheme of the City of Stockholm." U.S. Department of Commerce. 1935; "Stockholm of Today."



Box 60 Folder 03 U.S.A.

The Emergency Committee in aid of displaced foreign [German] scholars. 1940; American Civic Association, Series III, No. 1, May 1925; "Your Washington."



Box 60 Folder 04 U.S.S.R.

News clippings.