Contents and Arrangement

Correspondence, 1925 January-March

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


Consists of correspondence of the New York Urban League. Included is correspondence (1922-1933) of Arthur Cort Holden, president, 1922-1931 and board member to 1943, his wife Miriam Holden, also a board member, James H. Hubert, executive director, 1919-1943, L. Hollingsworth Wood, and others primarily concerning fund raising, especially John D. Rockefeller III's donations, and other financial matters of the organization.

There is a small amount of correspondence from 1954 to 1979; a copy of the pamphlet The Story of the New York Urban League 1919-1979, Sixty Years of Service; other related printed material (1915-1979); a typescript of an article, "Do'ers Not Talkers - Progressives and the New York York Urban League in the 1920's" by Christine A. Lunardini; and charts (1930s) of family income analysis, sources of income and percentage of rent to income by city block in the Harlem area of New York City.

Collection History

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Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

Collection is open for research use.

Conditions for Reproduction and Use:

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Credit this material:

Correspondence; New York Urban League Correspondence, C0869, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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