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Series I. United Nations, 1946-1955 [series]:
Crane held various appointments as housing consultant for the U.N. Department of Social Affairs, Housing and Planning Section, and for the U.N. Technical Assistance Administration. H.H.F.A. granted him leave for this work. Nov. 13, 1950-Jan. 26, 1951, he was chairman of the U.N. Mission to S.E. Asia on tropical housing. 1951 he prepared his report "Study on Methods of Preparing Programs of National Governments for Housing and Community Development," stressing methodology. He was seminar advisor for the U.N. Regional Seminar on Housing and Community Development, Jan. 21, 1953-Feb. 17, 1953, in New Delhi and produced the paper "Experience of National Government in Preparing Programmes for Housing and Community Development." In 1955 Crane did a study on demographic information needed for planning housing program in Economic Commisssion for Asia and Far East region to be used at Rio De Janeiro Seminar. This was under the joint auspices of U.N. Technical Assistance Divison and International Social Science Council.

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United Nations - Correspondence and accounts, 1946-1954
Correspondence of Ernest Wiessman, U.N. Department of Social Affairs-Housing and Planning Section, U.N. Technical Assistance Administration

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United Nations - Correspondence and reports, 1951-1953
Correspondence with Roy J. Boroughs, Ernest Weissman, Einer Engberg, United Nations. Deaprtment of Social Affairs. Housing and Planning Section, U.S. Housing and Home Finance Agency, International Housing Activities

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United Nations - Correspondence and report, 1953-1954
Correspondence with Eleanor Hinder, United Nations. Technical Assistance Administration

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United Nations - Correspondence and report, 1955
Correspondence with Donald Young, John Durand, Anatole Solow, United Nations. Bureau of Social Affairs-Director in charge of population, International Social Science Council, Organization of American States. Division of Housing and Town Planning

 
Series II. Greece, 1950-1956 [series]:
In 1954 Constantine Doxiadis renewed aquaintences with Crane and interested him in making a report for the National Mortgage Bank of Greece on proposed housing policy, especially the financial and technical aspects. Crane was engaged by the Bank in Aug. 1954, and according to his scheduling studied the Greek situation by reports from Greece, U.N., and U.S. agencies, then visited Greece for a field trip in Mar. 1955-Apr. 1955. In May 1955 he presented his report, "National Housing Policy in Greece," advocating the building of a Home Loan Savings Bank type program around the National Mortgage Bank. Renewed contacts with Doxiadis led to Crane becoming a senior consultant for Doxiadis Associates.

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Greece - Correspondence, 1954-1956
Correspondence with Constantine Doxiadis, Charles C. Arliotis, National Mortgage Bank of Greece, International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, Housing and Home Finance Agency. International Housing Section

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Greece - Studies and reports, 1950-1954
Correspondence with Roy Burroughs, George Speer, Jan Bommer, Yves Salaun, U.N. Economic Commission for Europe, U.N. Department of Social Affairs-Housing and Planning Section, U.S. Economic Cooperative Administration Mission in Greece, International Confederation of Free Trade Unions, National Mortgage Bank of Greece

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Greece - Notes, draft of report, ca. 1955
Correspondence with the National Mortgage Bank of Greece

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Greece - Report, 1955
Correspondence with the National Mortgage Bank of Greece

 
Reports
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National housing policy in Greece. May 1955 (typescript). Crane, Jacob
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Post War Housing in Greece...Greek State ECA accomplishments in attacking the post war housing problem. (multi-copied) Mar. 1, 1951Speer, George A.
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The Greek Housing Situation Report, June 1957. Athens, U.S.A. Operations Missions to Greece. Jenks, Barton P.
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Destruction of towns and villages in Greece. Athens. 1947 Ministry of Reconstruction publication #11 - Inscription to Crane from head of Housing Dept. Doxiadis, Constantine
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Economic policy for the reconstruction of the settlement of Greece ca. 1946. Underscretary for the Reconstruction publication #3 - Inscription to Crane from head of Housing Dept. Doxiadis, Constantine A.
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Greece...Experimental settlement of St. George Keratasine. Piraeus. Athens, 1947. Dept. of Reconstruction report C1 - Part of report by Doxiadis. Department of Reconstruction
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The Greek House. Its Evolution and its Relation to the House of other Blakan Peoples. Athens, 1951. Ministry of Reconstruction publication #37. Megas, George A.
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Annual Report, 1953, 1955National Mortgage Bank of Greece
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Savings and loan associations, their services, 1952National Savings and Loan League
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Rules and regulations for insurance of accounts, Sept. 1, 1953. Federal Savings and Loan Insurnace Corporation, Washington D.C. Federal Home Loan Bank Board
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Federal Savings and Loan Associations. What they are...and how charters are granted, Feb. 1955Federal Home Loan Bank Board
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Rules and regulations for the Federal Savings and Loan System. With amendments to Apr. 15, 1954. (2 copies) Federal Home Loan and Bank Board
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Federal Home Loan Bank Act. Provisions of Home Owners' Loan Act of 1933...as amended to Jan. 1, 1952. Washington, H.H.F.A. (2 copies) Housing and Home Finance Agnecy, Federal Home Loan Bank Board
 
Puerto Rico, 1952-1962 [series]:
Crane held a number of consulting jobs of short duration mostly with Puerto Rican government agencies and Puerto Rican Industrial Development Companies. He consulted on planning and housing matters (public housing, low cost private housing, cooperative housing), creation of the Housing Research Board to replace the Model Housing Board, an establishment of Commonwealth States for Puerto Rico, financing of mortgages, etc. Papers include his reports of Aug. 11, 1955, Mar. 9, 1956, Mar. 1957, and July 30, 1960. An interesting series of reports by George Reed, Consultant FOA describes history and issues of housing since 1934 in Puerto Rico.

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Puerto Rico - Correspondence; 1952-1962, n.d.
Correspondence with Ramon Avila Sanchez, Luis Rivera Santos, George L. Reed, Housing Research Board, Puerto Rico Urban Renewal and Housing Corporation

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Puerto Rico Accounts - Income tax returns, contracts, accounts, 1956-1962
Correspondence with Managment Services, Administration for Cooperative Development, Puerto Rico Industrial Development Company

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Puerto Rico - Reports (multi-copied), 1960-1961
Correspondence with George Reed, Consultant

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Puerto Rico - Legislation (multi-copied); 1934, 1954
Correspondence with U.S. Congress, Puerto Rico

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Puerto Rico - Reports, multi-copied, typescript, Spanish and English, 1955-1960
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Puerto Rico - Article, bulletin, 1954
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Puerto Rico - Newspaper clippings, advertisements, in Spanish, 1954-1956
 
Reports
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"A report on teh renewal possibilities of the historic triangle of the city of San Juan." May 1955Keith, Nathaniel
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"First annual report 1954-1955." (typescript) Puerto Rico Housing Research Board
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"Housing problems and policies of Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. Dec. 16, 1955." (multi-copied) Puerto Rico. Puerto Rico Housing Authority
 
Piney Orchard, Maryland, 1954-1958 [series]:
Crane and Elbert Peets were hired as consultants by Winwood Corporation (owned by National Plastics) to plan and lay out a new model town of 900 single family houses and 200 garden apartments between Baltimore and Washington D.C. near Fort Meade. Country Manor Estaes Corp. of Foundation Co-operative Housing Inc., the National Security Agency group, was interested in developing an housing area but the project foundered over provisions of water and sewage facilities and F.H.A. requirements.

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Piney orchard, Maryland - Correspondence; 1954-1958, n.d.
Correspondence with David T. Raisen, Ephraim Winer, E.V. Bueneman, Roger Willcox, Philip Klutznick, Winwood Corp., Country Manor Estates Corp., Foundation for Cooperative Housing, Inc.

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Piney Orchard, Maryland - Plans, drawings, specifications, ca. (approximately) 1955
Correspondence with Charles Wagner, Winwood Corp.

 
Norfolk, Virginia, 1954-1965 [series]:
Correspondence with Lawrence Cox, Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority and with S.E. Virginia Regional Planning and Economic Developemnt Commission about planning and possible consultation; correpondence on Advisory Plan for selecting developer for Hauge Residential Site Development.

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Norfolk - Correpondence, 1954-1962
Correspondence with Lawrence Cox, Wendell Winn, Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority, S.E. Virginia Regional Planning, Economic Development Commission

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Norfolk. Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority. Hague Residential Site Redevelopment - Correspondence, 1962-1965
Correspondence with Lawrence Cox

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Norfolk - Clippings, notes1959-1960
Correspondence with Hilltop Enterprises

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Norfolk. Norfolk Redvelopment and Housing Authority. Hague Residential Site Redevelopment - Farms, invitation to bid, 1962
Correspondence with Lawrence Cox

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Norfolk - Maps and plans, charts, 1954-1961
 
Reports and Legislation
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Virginia. Department of Conservation and Economic Development. Planning Legislation, 1958. (multi-copied)
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Southereastern Virginia Regional Planning Commission By-laws (as amended Aug. 14, 1958). (mulit-copied)
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A master plan for the central buisness and financial district, July 1956. (multi-copied) Agle, Charles
 
Baltimore, 1955-1956 [series]:
Crane was consultant in 1955-1956 when Baltimore Urban Renewal and Housing Agency was established for urban renewal projects; typical deteriorated block in Harlem Park created "314" pilot study for rehabilitation.

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Baltimore - Correspondence, 1955-1956
Correspondence with Jacob Crane, Oliver Winston, Eugene Wheeler, Baltimore Planning Department, Office of Urban Renewal Coordinator

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Baltimore "314" Rehabilitation Project Harlem Park - Correspondence, reports, 1956-1957
Correspondence with Eugene Wheeler, R.L. Steiner, Philip Darling, Baltimore Planning Department, Urban Renewal Administration, H.H.F.A.

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Baltimore - News releases, 1956-1957
Correspondence with Housing and Home Finance Agency

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Baltimore - Newspaper clippings, 1954-1956
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Baltimore - Report (multi-copied), 1956
Correspondence with Urban Renewal Staff Committee Report

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Baltimore - Draft report, 1955
Correspondence with Urban Renewal Advisory Council

 
Reports
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Report to Mayor Thomas d'Alesandro Jr., Sept. 1956. Appendices. Baltimore. Urban Renewal Study Board
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Baltimore city zoning ordinaces and state enabling act. 1956Baltimore. Planning Commission
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Maryland zoning and planning enabling act. Published by Women's Civic League. Charlottesville, Virginia, 1956Maryland
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Study of the attitudes of potential applicants toward public housing. Jan. 1954. (multi-copied) Baltimore. Housing Authority
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Workable program for urban renewal in Baltimore, Maryland, Nov. 22, 1954. (multi-copied) Baltimore. City Council
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Housing rehabilitation and enforcement of housing laws. n.d. Public health monograph no. 34 U.S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare. Public Health Service
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The legal basis for redevelopment in Baltimore, Maryland. Sept. 1949. (multi-copied) Baltimore. Redevelopment Commission
 
Ponca City, Oklahoma; 1927, 1955-1959 [series]:
Crane prepared first master plan, 1927; hired as consultant for two two year terms, 1955-1957, 1957-1959; supervised hiring planner, applying for "701" H.H.F.A. grant for planning studies, tentative approaches to urban renewal grant for Dixie Hill, brought Doxiadis Inc. for an urban renewal and civic facilities study, 1959.

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Ponca City, Oklahoma - Correspondence; 1955-1959, n.d.
Correspondence with Frank Winsted, Joe Hutchison, Marvin Hatcher, Constantine Doxiadis

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Ponca City, Oklahoma - Newspaper clippings; 1955-1956, 1957, 1959
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Ponca City, Oklahoma - Leaflets, 1957
Correspondence with Housing and Home Finance Agency

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Ponca City, Oklahoma - Pamphlet, 1957
Correspondence with State of Oklahoma

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Ponca City, Oklahoma - Pamphlets (multi-copied), 1957
Correspondence with Ponca City, Oklahoma

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Ponca City, Oklahoma - Maps, subdivision plans, 1955-1959
 
Reports
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The Development Plans of Ponca City, Oklahoma, 1927, annotated Crane, Jacob
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Urban renewal possibilities, development of Lake Ponca and a civil facilities program for Ponca City, Oklahoma. Under a contract with the Department of Commerce. Industry State of Oklahoma. Winter, 1959Doxiadis, Associates Inc.
 
Printed material [series]:
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"City Planning in the Soviet Union" in the Economic Review of the Soviet Union, Jan. 15, 1932Crane, Jacob
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Report on the Iowa Twenty-five Year Conservation Plan. Prepared for the Iowa Board of Conservation and the Iowa Fish and Game Commission. Des Moins, Iowa, Wallace-Homestead Co., 1933. Transferred to Mann Library, New York State School of Agriculture, Cornell. Crane, Jacob
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"Making Cities out of Housing Programs." Outline of Address before Annual Meeting, National Association of Housing Officials, New York City, May 20, 1943Crane, Jacob
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Urban Planning - Illusion and Reality: A New Philosophy for Planned City Building. New York: Vantage Press, 1973, 169 pp. Autographed first edition presented to Arthur Bohnen, May 1973. Rec'd. from Arthur Bohnen, 1976 but not accessioned, per. H. Finch. Crane, Jacob L.