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Alfred T. White papers, 1884-1910

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#1331
Bib ID 4079466 View CLIO record
Creator(s) White, Alfred Tredway, 1846-1921
Title Alfred T. White papers, 1884-1910
Physical Description 1 box (1 box)
Language(s) English .
Additional Description http://www.columbia.edu/cu/libraries/inside/projects/findingaids/scans/pdfs/47_WH-WID_04.pdf
Access

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Description

Summary

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.

Using the Collection

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Restrictions on Access

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.

Preferred Citation

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

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 09/--/89.

Subject Headings

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Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Housing -- New York (State) -- New York Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Merchants Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
New York (N.Y.) -- Commerce Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
New York (N.Y.) -- Social conditions Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Rental housing -- New York (State) -- New York Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Tenement houses -- New York (State) -- New York Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Working class -- New York (State) -- New York Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

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.