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At a Glance
This collection is arranged in two series. Series I: Administrative Files, 1966-2005; Series II: Published Materials, 1974-2003.
The collection contains records related to the New York City taxicab industry, particularly pertaining to regulatory issues in the 1970s and 1980s. The materials describe New York City taxicab agency rules and regulations and taxi driver perspectives and concerns. The collection was created by Edward Rogoff, professor of Management and Academic Director of the Lawrence N. Field Center for Entrepreneurship and Small Business at Baruch College. Rogoff began compiling these materials during research for his dissertation "The Regulation of the New York City Taxicab Industry" and continued to collect items as his interest and involvement in industry issues grew. In addition to publications and records, the collection also includes notes written by Rogoff chronicling his experience driving a taxicab on the streets of New York City, notes from interviews with taxicab drivers and transcripts of testimony given by Rogoff at various committee meetings. The collection consists of reports, articles, brochures, correspondence, notes, memoranda, proposals, and press releases.
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Restrictions on Access
The following boxes are located off-site: 1 through 5. 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); Edward G. Rogoff - New York City Taxicab Industry records; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
No additions are expected
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Papers processed Lesley Espenship August 2008.
2009-03-05 File created.
2009-04-15 xml document instance created by Lea Osborne
2013-06-10 Accession integrated by Carrie Hintz
2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.
History / Biographical Note
The collection was created by Edward Rogoff, professor of Management and Academic Director of the Lawrence N. Field Center for Entrepreneurship and Small Business at Baruch College. Rogoff began compiling these materials during research for his dissertation The Regulation of the New York City Taxicab Industry and continued to collect items as his interest and involvement in industry issues grew.