Citizens for a Quieter City records, bulk (1966-1977).

Title
Citizens for a Quieter City records, 1950-1977, bulk (1966-1977).
Author
Citizens for a Quieter City.
Supplementary Content
Finding Aid
0

Details

Additional Authors
Description
40 linear feet (41 boxes).
Genre/Form
  • Audio tapes.
  • Motion pictures.
  • Photoprints.
  • Posters.
  • Scrapbooks.
  • Slides.
  • Videotapes.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Source (note)
  • Baron, Robert A.; Robert Wallace
Biography (note)
  • Citizens for a Quieter City, Inc. was founded in New York City in 1966 by Robert Alex Baron (1921-1980) as a non-profit, voluntary organization dedicated to the reduction of urban noise. Its objective was to develop information about the injurious effects of noise, the methods of controlling and reducing it, and the education of the public to the importance of its abatement. Baron, a theatrical manager, founded a predecessor organizaton, the Upper Sixth Avenue Noise Abatement Association, in 1965.
Processing Action (note)
  • Cataloged
Call Number
MssCol 552
Author
Citizens for a Quieter City.
Title
Citizens for a Quieter City records, 1950-1977, bulk (1966-1977).
Summary
Collection consists of correspondence, minutes, diaries, financial records, photographs, printed matter, audio and video tape recordings pertaining to Citizens for a Quieter City and the Upper Sixth Avenue Noise Abatement Association as well as Baron's papers as a theatrical manager. Correspondence, 1966-1974, is with officials of city, state and federal agencies, civic and community organizations, and manufacturers of construction equipment and noise abatement devices. Minutes and by-laws section contains minutes of the board of directors and of the technical committee, and by-laws of the organization. Diaries and notebooks, 1970-1973, consists of desk diaries and memoranda by Baron. Complaint center problem reports, 1969-1972, contain complaints received from the public; financial records include invoices, ledgers, balance sheets, audit reports, bank statements, and other items; and noise pollution inquiry, 1970-1972, consists of forms summarizing the nature of inquiries received. Upper Sixth Avenue Association records, 1965-1966, include correspondence, minutes and reports of Baron. Theater papers, ca. 1950-1960s, consist of his records as general manager of Theatre Tours. Also, photographs of Baron and photographic slides; printed matter; audio and video tape recordings of conferences, television shows and public events in which Citizens for a Quieter City participated; and some oversize materials, such as scrapbooks and publicity posters.
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Manuscripts and Archives Division; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Biography
Citizens for a Quieter City, Inc. was founded in New York City in 1966 by Robert Alex Baron (1921-1980) as a non-profit, voluntary organization dedicated to the reduction of urban noise. Its objective was to develop information about the injurious effects of noise, the methods of controlling and reducing it, and the education of the public to the importance of its abatement. Baron, a theatrical manager, founded a predecessor organizaton, the Upper Sixth Avenue Noise Abatement Association, in 1965.
Finding Aids
Collection guide available in repository and on internet.
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Occupation
Theatrical managers.
Added Author
Baron, Robert Alex, 1921-1980.
Theatre Tours.
Upper Sixth Avenue Noise Abatement Association.
Research Call Number
MssCol 552
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