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At a Glance
Printed material and some correspondence related to low rental housing and tenements in New York City. Included are business records concerning the rental and maintenance of tenements.
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This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.
This collection has no restrictions.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Alfred T. White papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 09/--/89.
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
Merchant in Brooklyn, N.Y. White did a study of homes of the laboring classes and , in 1876, erected the first successful improved tenement homes in the country.