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At a Glance
These papers relate to her governmental activities and provide an important documentary record of her career to 1950. Included are mimeographed and typed copies of minutes of the various committees upon which she served, city bills and other municipal legislation, correspondence, memoranda, notes, etc. Earle family papers have been added. There is also a microfilm copy of Asher William Schwartz's A STUDY OF THE NEW YORK CITY COUNCIL
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Restrictions on Access
Series I: Catalogued Correspondence is located on-site.
Series II: Papers 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); Genevieve Earle papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
Selected Related Material--at Columbia
Oral History, Reminiscences of Genevieve Beavers Earle, 1950, Columbia Center for Oral History.
In the files of the Oral History Research Project is a typed transcription of a memoir of Mrs. Earle's career and activities based upon an interview with her.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Source of acquisition--Earle, Genevieve Mrs. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1950. Accession number--M-1950.
Gift of Genevieve Earle, 1950.
Gift of Joseph Katz, 1965.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Entered in AMC 09/24/90.
2014-06-25 xml document instance created by Adrien Hilton
2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
Mrs. Earle was active for many years in various phases of New York City government ie. Bureau of Municipal Research, Child Welfare Board, Mayor's Committee on plan and survey of New York City, Emergency Unemployment Committee, New York City Council, etc.