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   Stanley M. Isaacs Papers ca. 1938-1989.

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Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Stanley Myer Isaacs Papers. Rare Book and Manuscript Library. Columbia University.

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Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.:MS#0651
Bib ID:4078833 View CLIO record
Creator(s):Isaacs, Stanley M. (Stanley Myer), 1882-1962.
Title:Stanley M. Isaacs Papers ca. 1938-1989.
Physical description:6 linear feet (11 boxes)
Language(s):In English
Access: Boxes 2-11 are shelved off-site and require advance notice of intent to use.  More information »

Arrangement

Arrangement

Material is arranged into five series

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Description

Scope and Content

Correspondence, manuscripts, subject files, biographical material, photograph, personal property, audio cassettes, and memorabilia. Among the cataloged correspondence are letters from John Haynes Holmes, Fiorello Henry LaGuardia, Edith Kermit Roosevelt, and Eleanor Roosevelt. The arranged correspondence is filed chronologically with annual folders for materials from Isaacs' terms as Manhattan Borough President and bulk date folders for general, personal and topical correspondence. There is a file of correspondence with Mrs. Edith S. Isaacs concerning her biography of Stanley M. Isaacs, "Love Affair with a City." Also includes manuscripts by her, and other material relating to her and her charitable work. Addresses, essays and lectures are included in the manuscript files. Among the subject files are campaign materials for the City Councilman elections, 1937, 1941, 1957, etc. There is a brochure from the Dedication of the East River Drive (June 18, 1940) and the New Municipal Asphalt Plant (May 24, 1944), as well as newspaper clippings and other printed political pamphlets and reports. The biographical materials include facts for speakers, personal legal papers and memorial statements. There are three photographs. A leather portfolio and a collection of memorabilia including awards, certificates, plaques, and medals.

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Using the Collection

Partially Offsite

Access Restrictions

 Boxes 2-11 are shelved off-site and require advance notice of intent to use.

      offsite requestMore information and link to off-site request form

Restrictions on Use

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. Permission to publish material from the collection must be requested from the Curator of Manuscripts/University Archivist, Rare Book and Manuscript Library (RBML). The RBML approves permission to publish that which it physically owns; the responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Stanley Myer Isaacs Papers. Rare Book and Manuscript Library. Columbia University.

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About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries. Rare Book and Manuscript Library; machine readable finding aid created by Columbia University Libraries Digital Library Program Division

Processing Information

Processed 06/27/89 HH

Additions processed by Patrick Lawlor.

Machine readable finding aid generated from MARC-AMC source via XSLT conversion June 26, 2009 Finding aid written in English.
    2009-06-26 File created.
    2013-10-22 Addition processed and EAD file created by Patrick Lawlor.

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Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Additional Creators

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Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
La Guardia, Fiorello H. (Fiorello Henry), 1882-1947.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Roosevelt, Edith Kermit Carow, 1861-1948.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

Subjects

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New York (N.Y.)--Politics and government.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Politicians--New York (State)--New York.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note

Biographical Note

Columbia A.B. 1903, A.M. 1904. Lawyer and municipal official. President Borough of Manhattan January 1938 - December 1941. President of City Council 1941-1962.

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