Walter Thabit papers,
72 cubic ft.
Project files, newsletters, administrative and
financial records, and oral history interviews.
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.
Language: Collection material in English
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell