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Stanley Myer Isaacs papers, 1938-1989

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Series I: Correspondence


Cataloged Correspondence:



Box 1 John Haynes Holmes


Box 1 Fiorello Henry LaGuardia


Box 1 Edith Kermit Roosevelt


Box 1 Eleanor Roosevelt


Arranged Correspondence:


Box 1 Outgoing Correspondence, 1937-1962

(including annual folders for Manhattan Borough President Correspondence)



Box 2 Outgoing Correspondence, 1943-1962



Box 8 Folder 11 Two letters and a card to Edith S. Isaacs, 1930-1968



Box 2 Personal


Box 2 Topical, 1938-1942



Box 8 Folder 6 Committee for the Election of Stanley M. Isaacs, 1941



Box 2 Undated


Box 2 Edith S. Isaacs and material regarding Love Affair with a City


Letters removed from a large scrapbook:

These letter relate mostly to Isaacs's campaing for public office. Many are in direct response to his letters of solicitation to serve on his election committees.



Box 8 Folder 20 A miscellaneous


Box 8 Folder 20 Mrs. Auerback-Levy


Box 8 Folder 20 Mrs. Yorke Allen, June 12, 1941


Box 8 Folder 20 Mrs. Max Ascoli, October 3, 1941


Box 8 Folder 20 Ernest Angell, June 20, 1941


Box 8 Folder 20 Henry Bruére, September 29, 1941


Box 8 Folder 20 John Harlan Amen, November 14, 1941


Box 8 Folder 20 William T. Andrews, November 14, 1941


Box 8 Folder 20 Daniel Allen (State, County and Municipal Workers of America), January 5, 1942


Box 8 Folder 21 B miscellaneous


Box 8 Folder 21 Charles C. Burlingham, August 21, 1933


Box 8 Folder 21 Dorothy Dunbar Bromley, November 3, 1937


Box 8 Folder 21 Bruce Barton, June 30, 1941


Box 8 Folder 21 Mrs. Sidney C. Borg, June 12 [n.y.]


Box 8 Folder 21 Arthur A. Ballantine, September 24, 1941


Box 8 Folder 21 Samual J. Bloomingdale, November 13, 1941


Box 8 Folder 21 W. Russell Bowie, November 19, 1941


Box 8 Folder 21 George Britt, March 22, 1942


Box 8 Folder 21 Peter Blume, December 10, 1942


Box 8 Folder 22 C miscellaneous


Box 8 Folder 23 D miscellaneous


Box 8 Folder 23 Hubert T. Delany, October 1, 1941


Box 8 Folder 23 Allen W. Dulles, October 28, 1941


Box 8 Folder 23 Gano Dunn, November 8, 1941


Box 8 Folder 23 Albert Deutsch, November 2, 1943


Box 8 Folder 24 E miscellaneous


Box 8 Folder 24 John L. Elliott, September 2, 1941


Box 8 Folder 24 Douglas L. Elliman, November 13, 1941


Box 8 Folder 24 Philip Evergood


Box 8 Folder 24 Genevieve B. Earle, November 17, 1943


Box 8 Folder 25 F miscellaneous


Box 8 Folder 25 John A. Fitch, November 3, 1941


Box 8 Folder 25 Carl Feiss, November 12, 1941


Box 8 Folder 25 Paul Frankfurter, November 12, 1941


Box 8 Folder 25 William H. Friedman, November 10, 1943


Box 8 Folder 25 Louis Fischer, September 30, 1943


Box 8 Folder 25 Father Ford, September 24, 1943


Box 8 Folder 26 G miscellaneous


Box 8 Folder 27 H miscellaneous


Box 8 Folder 27 Walter Hoving, November 16, 1943


Box 8 Folder 27 Helen Hall, November 3, 1937


Box 8 Folder 27 Augustus N. Hand, November 28, 1941


Box 8 Folder 27 E. Adelaide Hahn, August 12, 1944


Box 8 Folder 27 Edward Heilman, June 27, 1944


Box 8 Folder 27 John Haynes Holmes, August 20, 1944


Box 8 Folder 27 Charles E. Hughes, Jr., July 19, 1941


Box 8 Folder 28 J miscellaneous


Box 8 Folder 29 J miscellaneous


Box 8 Folder 29 Alvin Johnson, 1943


Box 8 Folder 30 K miscellaneous


Box 8 Folder 30 Beatrice S. Kahn


Box 8 Folder 30 J. M. Kaplan, May 29, 1941


Box 8 Folder 30 J.P. Keppel, August 21, 1941


Box 8 Folder 30 Rockwell kent, October 13, 1941


Box 8 Folder 30 George S. Kaufman, September 23 [n.y.]


Box 8 Folder 30 Oswald W. Knauth, September 24, 1941


Box 8 Folder 30 Dorothy Kenyon, November 14, 1943


Box 8 Folder 30 Robert D. Kohn, November 16, 1943

Letter contains a drawing of Kohn rejoycing.


Box 8 Folder 30 Freda Kirchway, September 18, 1941


Box 8 Folder 31 L Miscellaneous


Box 8 Folder 31 Solomon Lowenstein, September 22, 1937


Box 8 Folder 31 Eduard C. Lindeman, October 4, 1943


Box 8 Folder 31 Sam A. Lewisohn, June 18, 1941


Box 8 Folder 32 M miscellaneous


Box 8 Folder 32 Philip McCook, November 3, 1937


Box 8 Folder 32 George McAneny, November 3, 1937


Box 8 Folder 32 Robert Moses, June 23, 1944


Box 8 Folder 32 Newbold Morris, July 11, 1944


Box 8 Folder 32 Henry Morgenthau, September 6, 1941


Box 8 Folder 32 A. Wilfred May, November 8, 1941


Box 8 Folder 32 Julian S. Myrick, October 22, 1941


Box 8 Folder 33 N miscellaneous


Box 8 Folder 33 Frederick Buckley Newell, October 25, 1943


Box 8 Folder 33 Reinhold Niebuhr, September 24, 1943


Box 8 Folder 34 O miscellaneous


Box 8 Folder 34 Willioam Church Osborn, August 22, 1941


Box 8 Folder 35 P miscellaneous


Box 8 Folder 35 Molly Picon, October 25, 1943


Box 8 Folder 36 Michael J. Quill, June 23, 1944


Box 8 Folder 37 R miscellaneous


Box 8 Folder 37 Samuel I. Roseman, June 27, 1944


Box 8 Folder 37 John Charles Riedel, November 12, 1941


Box 8 Folder 37 Harold Riegelman, November 14, 1941


Box 8 Folder 38 S miscellaneous


Box 8 Folder 38 Samuel Seabury, November 3, 1937


Box 8 Folder 38 Joseph T. Sharkey, June 28, 1944


Box 8 Folder 38 James Speyer, January 19, 1941


Box 8 Folder 38 Mrs. Arthur Hays Sulzberger, November 10, 1941


Box 8 Folder 38 Bernard L. Shientag, November 13, 1941


Box 8 Folder 38 Gerald Swope, November 11, 1943


Box 8 Folder 39 T miscellaneous


Box 8 Folder 39 T.O. Thackrey, November 2, 1943


Box 8 Folder 40 U-Z miscellaneous


Box 8 Folder 40 Robert F. Wagner, November 4, 1937


Box 8 Folder 40 Stephen S. Wise, 1941

Series II: Writings



Box 2 Addresses, essays, lectures



Box 3 Skits and songs



Box 8 Folder 4 Poem by S.M.I., November 1, 1925


Box 8 Folder 8 Speech on race by S.M.I. (fragment)


Manuscripts by Edith S. Isaacs:



Box 3 "Apartment to Let -- Furnished?"


Box 3 "Baskets for the Rich"


Box 3 "Big Shot"


Box 3 "The First Year"


Box 3 "For Service Rendered"


Box 3 "Joji on Trial"


Box 3 "Mad Party"


Box 3 "Mingo Mealtime"


Box 3 '"Our Talking Dog"


Box 3 "A Play in Three Acts"


Box 3 "Point of View"


Box 3 "Rim of the Cup"


Box 3 Title-pages


Box 3 "Too Many Husbands"


Box 3 "Windfall"


Box 3 "You Can't Miss the Kabuki"


Audiocassettes of Broadcasts by Stanley I. Isaacs


Box 3 "Let's Find Out"


Box 3 "This I Believe"



Box 11 Terry S. Ruderman "Stanley M. Isaacs: The Conscience of New York". Ph.D. dissertation.

Series III: Personal Property



Box 3 Portfolio


Box 3 Real Estate


Box 3 Photographs



Box 8 Folder 20 Family photographs (early) from an album


Box 8 Folder 16 & 17 Family photographs


Box 8 Folder 18 & 19 Portrail photographs of S.M.I.


Box 8 Folder 5 Photographs, campaign: Optometrists


Box 8 Folder 12-15 Photographs of Edith S. Isaacs award celebration at the Waldorf Astoria

Series IV: Subject Files



Box 4 Barnard College


Box 4 Biographical



Box 8 Folder 9 Biographical: "Personal Data and Affiliations" and "Biographical Notes", November 1, 1925



Box 4 Campaign material -- 1937 1941 1957, 1937, 1941, 1957



Box 8 Folder 2 Campaign material -- 1937 & n.d., 1937


Box 8 Folder 3 Campaign Receipts list


Box 8 Folder 10 Campaign leafletts, handouts, etc. d



Box 4 Citations


Box 4 East River Drive Dedication, 1940 June 18, 1940


Box 4 Edith S. Isaacs-charitable organizations


Box 4 Edith S. Isaacs-80th birthday


Box 4 Honorary events-lunches, dinners, etc.


Box 4 Memorabilia-awards, certificates, honors


Box 4 Memorial statements


Box 4 Miscellaneous


Box 4 Mt. Airy Road, Croton related


Box 4 The New Municipal Asphalt Plant, 1944 May 24, 1944



Box 5 New York Service for Orthopedically



Box 8 Folder 7 Editorial from the NY Times: "Where Stanley Isaacs Has Been", October 13, 1937



Box 5 Handicapped


Box 5 New York State Constitution-article XIII



Box 8 Folder 1 Press clippings, 1969



Box 10 Press clippings

This material is so brittle that it cannot he handled.



Box 5 Notes in memory of Edith S. Isaacs to H.I.H.


Box 5 Notes in memory of Edith S. Isaacs to M.S.I.


Box 5 Rosner-Simon

Series V: Memorabilia



Box 9 Large album: "Dinner to Honor Stanley M. Isaacs, November 7, 1954"

Includes congratulary letters from Mamie Eisenhower, Eleanor Roosevelt, and Herbert Lehman



Box 11 Lawyers' Title Insurance Company. Memorial booklet on the death of Myer S. Isaacs.


Box 11 The Baron de Hirsch Fund. Memorial booklet celebrating the 75th birthday of Stanley M. Isaacs, September 27, 1957.


Box 11 The Baron de Hirsch Fund. Memorial booklet commemorating the death of Stanley M Isaacs, July 1962


Box 11 Laurence Gomme. Stanley M Isaacs Personal Correspondence Donated to The New York Public Library, March 1969


Box 11 A Tribute to Stanley M. Isaacs, President of the Borough of Manhattan, January 1, 1938-December 31, 1941 from The Employees of that Office.



Box 5 Printed Material



Box 6 Citations, plaques, certificates of election



Box 7 Citations, plaques, certificates of election, medals


Objects:



Box 11 Felix M. Warburg Memorail Award


Box 11 Bronze plaque from Ninth A.D. Republican Club, March 1, 1961


Box 11 Bronze medal from Citizens Budget Commission


Box 11 First spike removed from the demolition of the 6th Avenue elevated rail road, December 20, 1938


Box 11 Wallet of S.M.I.