Found 3 collections related to Recreation areas -- New York (State) -- New York

Vaux, Calvert, 1824-1895
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3150
.3 linear feet (1 box and portfolio)
Calvert Vaux (1824-1895) was a British-born landscape architect who practiced in the U.S. He worked on the designs for the grounds of the U.S. Capitol and the Smithsonian Institution. In 1857 he began collaborating with Frederick Law Olmsted on... more
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
Booker T. Washington Center for Servicemen (Staten Island, New York, N.Y.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 362
.6 linear feet (1 archival box and 1 flat box)
The Booker T. Washington Center for Servicemen, located in Stapleton in Staten Island, New York City, opened in 1943. The Center received funding from the New York City Defense Recreation Committee and operated much like a USO club. It provided... more