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Henry Joseph Browne papers, 1797-1980

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Series III. Urban Planning and Community Organizing

This series chronicles Browne's involvement in urban planning and urban renewal initiatives in New York City and Paterson, New Jersey.


Subseries 1: Paterson, New Jersey, 1972-1979

This subseries contains Browne's files relating to his work with organizations such as the Paterson Coalition, a coalition of local community organizations working together for the general betterment of their community, and local groups committed to historic preservation.



Box 34 Folder 6 to 7 Correspondence, 1972-1979, (2 Folders)


Box 34 Folder 8 Great Falls Development Corporation, 1973-1979



Box 35 Folder 1 History, 1977-1979


Box 35 Folder 2 INCCA Carroll Street Housing, 1977-1979


Box 35 Folder 3 Minutes and Agendas (Various Groups), 1973-1978


Box 35 Folder 4 to 5 Paterson Coalition, 1973-1976, (2 Folders)


Box 35 Folder 6 Save Paterson's Living American Social Heritage (SPLASH), 1975


Subseries 2: West Side Urban Renewal, 1959-1979

This subseries documents Browne's involvement in issues of urban renewal on New York's Upper West Side. Notably, it documents the development and early activities of the Strycker's Bay Neighborhood Council and Strycker's Bay Housing Development, including correspondence, meeting minutes and agendas, and manuscript and printed material dealing with the development of the Upper West Side of Manhattan.



Box 36 Folder 1 to 3 General, 1964-1979, (3 Folders)


Box 36 Folder 4 City-Wide Squatter's Movement, 1971


Box 36 Folder 5 Clippings, 1973-1974


Box 36 Folder 6 Clippings-- Broadway Local, Undated



Box 37 Folder 1 Joint Parish Committee, 1959-1960


Box 37 Folder 2 New York City Housing Authority, 1974-1976


Box 37 Folder 3 Publications and Manuscripts, 1960s


Box 37 Folder 4 Ratensky, Samuel, 1959


Box 37 Folder 5 Redevelopment Sites, 1971-1974


Box 37 Folder 6 Religious Organizations, 1961-1963


Box 37 Folder 7 Reports and Plans, 1960


Box 37 Folder 8 Sacred Heart Parish Centennial, 1977


Box 37 Folder 9 Statements and Press Releases, 1961-1962



Box 38 Folder 1 to 2 Strycker's Bay Cooperative, 1960-1969, (2 Folders)


Strycker's Bay Neighborhood Council


Box 38 Folder 3 to 6 General, 1960-1979, (4 Folders)



Box 39 Folder 1 to 6 General, 1967-1979, (6 Folders)



Box 40 Folder 1 to 2 General, 1980 and Undated, 1980, Undated, (2 Folders)


Box 40 Folder 3 General, Microfilm


Box 40 Folder 4 to 8 Correspondence, 1965-1971, (5 Folders)



Box 41 Folder 1 Correspondence-- Schafer, Roger, 1960-1961


Box 41 Folder 2 to 3 Community Action Projects, 1966-1967, (2 Folders)


Box 41 Folder 4 Housing Committee, 1960-1961


Box 41 Folder 5 Legal Documents, 1971


Box 41 Folder 6 New York City Board of Estimate, 1970-1971


Box 41 Folder 7 New York City Housing Authority, 1968-1973



Box 42 Folder 1 Newsletters and Announcement, 1970-1971


Box 42 Folder 2 Project Committee, 1966-1967


Box 42 Folder 3 Relocation Committee, 1960


Box 42 Folder 4 Reports, 1967-1970


Box 42 Folder 5 Statement of the Role of Federal Government in Urban Affairs,, 1966


Box 42 Folder 6 West Side Neighborhood Organizations, 1959-1960