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La Guardia Memorial House records

 Collection
Identifier: SW 168

Scope and Content

The records trace the program and policies of the settlement, and include miscellaneous papers of Edward Corsi, long-time executive director of the settlement. Also in the collection are records of the East Harlem Civic Association, founded in 1956.

Dates

  • 1921-1965

Language of Materials

English

Use of Materials

Open for use in Social Welfare History Archives reading room.

Copyright

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Historical Note

Founded in 1898 as Haarlem House, the settlement on the upper East Side of New York City was renamed in 1956 to honor the former mayor of the city, Fiorello La Guardia.

Extent

6.3 Linear Feet

Abstract

The records trace the program and policies of the settlement, and include miscellaneous papers of Edward Corsi, long-time executive director of the settlement. Also in the collection are records of the East Harlem Civic Association, founded in 1956.

Other Finding Aid

Unpublished inventory available. Please contact Archives for more information.

Title
La Guardia Memorial House records, 1921-1965
Date
June 2004
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Collecting Area Details

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