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Minutes, correspondence, financial records, speeches and publications.
Operational files, beginning with the papers for the Committee on the Regional
Plan of New York of the Russell Sage Foundation and the papers of Charles D.
Norton. Material from the New York Metropolitan Region Study done by Harvard
and the Regional Plan Association (1956-1961); study of migration in industry
by Henry Fagin (1953-1954), Arden House conferences; Inter-County Planning
Conference; Race for Open Space, working notes and folders; American Institute
of Planners committee reports, minutes, and correspondence; county reference
files for the area served by RPA; American Planning and Civic Association,
minutes, reports, and correspondence; information files on all subjects
connected with urban life; and scrapbooks of clippings about the Regional Plan
Association. Major correspondents include Thomas Adams, Frederic Delano,
Richard Hurd, Lawson Purdy, Lewis Mumford, Richard Whitten, Edward Bassett,
Lawrence Orton, and Flavel Shurtleff.