Contents and Arrangement

Miscellaneous Pamphlets and Printed Materials, 1880-1949

2 boxes

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


Contains papers of McAneny--lectures, reports, correspondence, committee and association files, clippings, scrapbooks, and photographs--referring to his numerous positions in the government of New York City, including president of the Borough of Manhattan (1910-1913), president of the Board of Aldermen (1914-1916), and chairman of the State Transit Commission (1921). Also included are files relating to his work in civil service reform associations (1897-1937) and on the staff of New York newspapers, the New York World’s Fair Corporation (1935-1940), the Carl Schurz Memorial Committee, and the Regional Plan Association (1930-1940), all of which reflect his special interests in regional and city planning, zoning, city and state transit, and city financing.

Collection History

Archival Appraisal Information:

Papers of Abraham Jacobi (previously boxes 119-122) were separated in 1992 and moved to the A. Jacobi Papers (C0724) at Firestone Library. Jacobi was noted in a previous version of this finding aid as being McAneny's father-in law.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

Collection is open for research use.

Conditions for Reproduction and Use:

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. For quotations that are fair use as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission to cite or publish is required. For those few instances beyond fair use, any copyright vested in the donor has passed to Princeton University and researchers are free to move forward with use of materials without anything further from Mudd Library. For materials not created by the donor, where the copyright is not held by the University, researchers are responsible for determining who may hold the copyright and obtaining approval from them. In these instances, researchers do not need anything further from the Mudd Library to move forward with their use. If you have a question about who owns the copyright for an item, you may request clarification by contacting us through the Ask Us! form.

Credit this material:

Miscellaneous Pamphlets and Printed Materials; George McAneny Papers, MC091, Public Policy Papers, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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