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Title: Walter Thabit papers,
Creator: Walter. Thabit
Inclusive dates: 1950-2004.
72 cubic ft.
Project files, newsletters, administrative and financial records, and oral history interviews.
Abstract::
Files relating to projects with which Walter Thabit was associated include records of the Vest Pocket and Housing Rehabilitation and Model Cities programs in the East New York section of Brooklyn; planning papers and work files for consulting work in Hartford, Connecticut, and Newark, New Jersey; proposals for a variety of projects both in the United States and abroad which never materialized; president's files of the Planners for Equal Opportunity; files on the development of new private ferry services to and from Manhattan, as well as Staten Island ferry planning; Health Pac newsletters, "Better Transit Bulletin," and Ekistics newsletters; and administrative and financial records of Thabit's planning consulting firm. Oral history interviews by Matthew Lyons, Nov. 17 and Dec. 13, 1988. Also, "Desperately Needed Now: An SRO Housing Revolution," 1991.

Call number: 4215
Language: Collection material in English
Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library