- Mayer, Albert
- Call number
- MssCol 1921
- Physical description
- .5 linear feet (2 boxes)
- Preferred Citation
- Albert Mayer papers, Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library
- Manuscripts and Archives Division
- Access to materials
- Advance notice required. Request access to this collection.
Albert Mayer (1897- ) was an American architect, city planner and engineer. He was appointed planning advisor to the government of Uttar Pradesh, India, in 1947 to study rural development in the region. Collection consists of correspondence, reports, programs, and other papers relating to "pilot intensive projects" at Etawah and elsewhere in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India, collected by Mayer, originator and principal consultant on the project. Papers were used as source material for Mayer's 1958 book Pilot Project, India.
Source of acquisitionGift, Mayer, Albert, 1960
Mayer, Albert. Pilot Project, India: The Story of Rural Development in Etawah, Uttar Pradesh. Berkeley, Calif.: University of California Press, 1958
Using the collection
LocationManuscripts and Archives Division
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building
Fifth Avenue at 42nd Street, New York, NY 10018-2788
Brooke Russell Astor Reading Room, Third Floor, Room 328
Access to materialsAdvance notice required. Request access to this collection.
Alternative form available
Entire collection available on microfilm; New York Public Library