Found 6 collections related to Civic improvement -- New York (State) -- New York

Butler, Ellis Parker, 1869-1937
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 441
1.4 linear feet (4 boxes)
Ellis Parker Butler was an American author best known for his story "Pigs is Pigs" (1905). During his lifetime he wrote 30 books and more than 2,000 stories and essays. His papers consist of his correspondence, a typescript of his story "The... more
New York Public Interest Research Group. Straphangers Campaign
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6147
24 linear feet (59 boxes)
Bard, Albert Sprague, 1866-;City Club of New York
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 206
63 linear feet (150 boxes)
Albert S. Bard (1866-1963) was an attorney and civic activist in New York City. A graduate of Amherst College and Harvard Law School, Bard came to New York City in 1893, where he engaged in the practice of corporation and general law until a few... 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
City Club of New York
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 553
2.6 linear feet (6 boxes)
The City Club of New York was founded in 1892 by Edmund Kelly as a men's club to promote effective and honest government in New York City. The collection, 1896-2004, consists mainly of records from the early years of the organization and the... more
Civic Affairs Forum
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6211
1.5 linear feet (4 boxes)
The Civic Affairs Forum was established in 1971 as an informal coalition of citywide civic organizations concerned with the welfare of New York City. The records include correspondence, internal memoranda, meeting minutes, and printed ephemera... more