Found 4 collections related to Civic leaders

Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.). Park Commissioners
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 22911
.25 linear feet (1 box)
The minutes of the Brooklyn Park Commissioners, 1860-1862, 1864-1873, in one volume, document the formative years of Brooklyn’s park system and its crown jewel, Prospect Park, as established and developed by acts of the New York State Legislature.... more
Isaacs, Stanley M. (Stanley Myer), 1882-1962
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1526
52 linear feet (52 boxes)
Stanley Myer Isaacs (1882-1962) was a New York City politician and civic leader. After practicing law and being active in real estate, building and investments, Isaacs was elected president of the Borough of Manhattan in 1937. In 1941 he became a... more
Kelley, Nicholas, 1885-1965
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1627
70 linear feet (165 boxes, 9 volumes)
Nicholas Kelley was a New York City lawyer and civic leader. He served as an assistant secretary in the U.S. Department of the Treasury from 1918 to 1921 and later specialized in arbitration and labor law. Kelley was vice president of the Chrysler... more
Finley, John H. (John Huston), 1863-1940
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1000
105 linear feet (168 boxes)
Collection contains correspondence, addresses and speeches, writings, diaries, miscellaneous papers, photographs, and printed matter that document Finley's varied career. Correspondence, 1892-ca.1939 reflects his professional activities,... more
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