STANLEY M. ISAACS NEIGHBORHOOD CENTER RECORDS

Collection Description


Date Range: 1959-1994.
Size of Collection: 21 linear ft. (48 boxes and 3 oversize rolls)
Date of Acquisition: Gift, 1994.
This finding aid was prepared by LaGuardia and Wagner Archives of LaGuardia Community College, The City University of New York for Columbia University Rare Book and Manuscript Library, and was made possible by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

The Stanley M. Isaacs Neighborhood Center Records were identified for preservation by the New York City Settlement House Records Survey of LaGuardia and Wagner Archives, LaGuardia Community College, The City University of New York. The survey was funded by a 1993-94 grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission. The survey was conducted by: Richard K. Lieberman, Director, LaGuardia and Wagner Archives; Sarah Lederman, Project Coordinator; and James Moske and Holly MacCammon, Project Archivists. Emily Marks and Suzy Edelstein of United Neighborhood Houses lent invaluable assistance to the project. Julius C. C. Edelstein has provided guidance and inspiration to the project from its inception.

Donation of the records was coordinated by: Jean Ashton, Director, Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University; Bernard Crystal, Curator of Manuscripts, Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University; Wanda Wooten, Executive Director, Stanley M. Isaacs Neighborhood Center; and Walter Higley, Assistant Executive Director, Stanley M. Isaacs Neighborhood Center.

The records were processed and this finding aid prepared by James Moske and Holly MacCammon of LaGuardia and Wagner Archives, with funding from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

This finding aid is dedicated to C. Michael Spero, a member of the Stanley M. Isaacs Neighborhood Center Board of Directors for over three decades.

For further information on Columbia University Rare Book and Manuscript Library, please contact:

Bernard Crystal, Curator of Manuscripts
Columbia University Rare Book and Manuscript Library
535 West 114th Street
New York, NY 10027
Tel (212) 854-8481
Fax (212) 854-1365
email crystal@columbia.edu

For further information on Stanley M. Isaacs Neighborhood Center, please contact:

Wanda Wooten, Executive Director
Stanley M. Isaacs Neighborhood Center
415 East 93rd Street
New York NY, 10128
Tel (212) 360-7620
Fax (212) 360-7629

For further information on LaGuardia and Wagner Archives and the New York City Settlement House Records Preservation Project, please contact:

Richard K. Lieberman, Director
LaGuardia and Wagner Archives
LaGuardia Community College
The City University of New York
31-10 Thomson Avenue
Long Island City, NY 11101
Tel (718) 482-5065
Fax (718) 482-5069
email gqjlg@cunyvm.cuny.edu


INTRODUCTION

The records of Stanley M. Isaacs Neighborhood Center were surveyed by archivists from the LaGuardia and Wagner Archives New York City Settlement House Records Survey Project during January-March 1994. The survey identified for preservation 30 linear feet of records and recommended that they be donated to the Rare Book and Manuscript Library of Columbia University. The Stanley M. Isaacs Neighborhood Center Board of Directors accepted this recommendation and donated the records to Columbia University on September 22, 1994.

At the time of the donation the bulk of the records were roughly arranged in six series, which were maintained in processing the collection. The collection now measures 21.25 linear feet, contained in 48 document cases and three oversize rolls. All records are open to research use without restrictions.

The records were processed during September 1995 by James Moske and Holly MacCammon of the LaGuardia and Wagner Archives New York City Settlement House Records Preservation Project, funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission. Processing was supervised by Bernard Crystal, Curator of Manuscripts, Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University.

HISTORY

In 1959 the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) drew up plans for a public housing project on 1st Avenue between 93rd and 95th Streets. The design for "Swope Houses" called for 45% of apartments to be reserved for tenants over the age of 62. Like many other NYCHA projects built in this period, Swope Houses would include a community center to provide recreational and social services to its residents. A history of successful collaboration with settlement houses encouraged NYCHA to invite Lenox Hill Neighborhood Association (LHNA), a settlement located on East 70th Street, to sponsor the community center at Swope Houses. Before accepting, LHNA promoted public discussion of the new center by convening the "Swope Housing Project Committee for a Community Center" that included representatives of such institutions as Lenox Hill Hospital, Yorkville Civic Council, East Side House, James Weldon Johnson Community Centers Inc., Children's Aid Society, and the Junior League. Sub-committees were formed to consider sponsorship, finances, physical lay-out, and services of the community center. In 1961 the committee and NYCHA agreed that LHNA would sponsor the Swope community center, and that an emphasis would be placed on developing programs and services for the aging. With an initial grant from the Junior League, LHNA hired Mrs. Davida Rabb to coordinate program development.

During 1962, two unforseen events modified LHNA plans for the community center. First was NYCHA's announcement of construction of an additional housing project (first called "Swope South" but later renamed "John Haynes Holmes Towers") on First Avenue between 92nd and 93rd Streets. Over 60% of Swope South apartments were reserved for elderly tenants. The LHNA-sponsored community center would now serve a much larger population, and would need to devote even more attention to the needs of the aged.

The second event was the death of politician Stanley M. Isaacs. Isaacs was Manhattan Borough President from 1938 until 1941, and member of the New York City Council from 1941-1962, where he was Republican minority leader from 1950-62. Isaacs was a strong advocate of public housing, civil rights, and urban development. He served as President of United Neighborhood Houses, President and board member of Educational Alliance, and was active on the boards of such organizations as Citizens Housing Council, the Baron de Hirsch Fund, and the Wiltwyck School. In addition to his many public activities, Isaacs maintained private practice in real estate law. At LHNA's request, NYCHA agreed to rename Swope Houses Stanley M. Isaacs Houses, and also to dedicate the community center to his memory.

In 1964 Stanley M. Isaacs Neighborhood Center (SMINC) was formally established as an "Associate Committee" of the LHNA Board of Directors, with its decisions subject to LHNA approval. At the same time, SMINC obtained independent incorporation and formed its own board of directors, with Isaacs' widow Edith as Honorary Chair. This dual structure enabled funds to be raised for SMINC directly, rather than through LHNA. It also anticipated an eventual separation from LHNA once the new agency was on its feet (the legal division was effected in 1968.)

The first apartments at Isaacs Houses were occupied in March 1965. Under the leadership of a new Director, Marvin Sicherman, SMINC opened its doors in January 1966. As planned, services for the elderly were at the heart of the new center's work. These included a low-cost cafeteria where lunch was served daily, referrals and counselling, a health clinic and an innovative "Senior Resident Advisor" who lived in the housing project and helped tenants adjust to the challenges of life in a new community. The advisor acted as a liaison with building management, and guided seniors to appropriate social services. A Meals on Wheels program was started at SMINC in November 1967, with funding from the New York State Office for the Aging. This successful demonstration project, modeled on similar programs elsewhere in the U.S., was soon emulated across New York City.

SMINC's work was not limited to the elderly, however. Sponsorship of a youth center at John Haynes Holmes Towers was granted by NYCHA in March 1966. Within the next few years this facility housed programs such as a nursery school, teen recreational and social groups, and vocational guidance. SMINC also organized classes and clubs for younger adult residents of the projects during this period.

In 1969 SMINC joined United Neighborhood Houses, the umbrella organization of New York settlement houses which Stanley Isaacs had served as board president. That same year Charles I. Katze was appointed as the new Executive Director. During his tenure SMINC broadened its commitment beyond the Isaacs/Holmes projects to encompass the entire Yorkville and East Harlem area. The Board of Directors took an interest in local housing issues, sought to attract young people from the surrounding community to the center, and agreed to sponsor a new facility at the Knickerbocker Plaza apartment complex on 90th Street between Second and Third Avenues. During the 1970s programs were expanded to include English and citizenship classes for adults, tutoring for students, day camp, a community thrift shop, and telephone reassurance for seniors.

Charles Katze was succeeded in 1978 by Carol Tweedy. Tweedy oversaw the development of programs to encourage greater independence among the homebound elderly, such as the Independent Living Program, and Social Activities for the Frail Elderly. A Family Center was begun, offering counselling and GED assistance to parents, and after school activities for young people were organized at P.S. 198. By the end of the 1980s SMINC had outgrown its original quarters, and a $2.1 million capital campaign was launched to enlarge the center's buildings. Renovations were completed in 1991. That same year, former Development Director Wanda Wooten was appointed Executive Director.

SCOPE AND CONTENT

The Stanley M. Isaacs Neighborhood Center Records document the agency from its origins in a committee led by Lenox Hill Neighborhood Association, to its work during the 1990s providing social services to thousands of Yorkville and East Harlem residents. They document social conditions, demographic change, political activity, and philanthropy on Manhattan's upper east side over a thirty-five year period. The records span from 1960 to 1995, and include: Board of Directors minutes and correspondence; annual reports; Executive Director correspondence; program files; development records; and audio-visual materials.

The origins and early history of Stanley M. Isaacs Neighborhood Center are best documented in the "Board of Directors" series. Swope/Isaacs Committee minutes from as early as 1960 show collaboration between NYCHA, LHNA and various social service institutions to establish SMINC. Board of Directors minutes chronicle the construction of the center, its program development, and its incorporation as an independent agency. They also offer the most comprehensive view of administrative, fundraising and program decisions from these early years to the 1990s. The Board of Directors files are supplemented by architectural drawings and plans for the community center in the "Audio-Visual Materials" series.

Records in the "Programs and Services" series focus on the period 1980-90, with a few items from the 1960s and '70s. Of particular interest are case records of now deceased participants in the Meals on Wheels and Adult and Senior Citizen programs. These files include family background, service descriptions, and often detailed case notes over an extended period of time. They provide a fascinating glimpse into the lives of SMINC members, as well as the attitudes and approaches of center staff towards their clients. "Programs and Services" files also include proposals, budgets, correspondence and flyers. Some additional proposals and reports may also be found appended to correspondence in the "Development" and "Executive Director" series.

The very successful history of fundraising by SMINC is thoroughly documented in the "Development" series which includes correspondence with foundations and individuals, donor lists, committee files and records of the Stuyvesant Square Thrift Shop. The "Executive Director" series also contains correspondence thanking donors for contributions, as well as reports and proposals to foundations.

Unfortunately there is no Executive Director Correspondence prior to the 1980s, and very few administrative or program records prior to the 1970s. However, the records of Lenox Hill Neighborhood House (formerly Lenox Hill Neighborhood Association), located at Hunter College Archives, contain 2 linear feet of records from Stanley M. Isaacs Neighborhood Center and its antecedent committees dating from 1960-1970. These records are included in "Series IV - Related Organizations" of "The Lenox Hill Neighborhood House Collection." They include chronological correspondence, minutes, program records and New York City Housing Authority files. These records document the founding of SMINC, its early functioning as an Associate Committee of the LHNA Board of Directors, and its incorporation as an independent agency. Two files from the Lenox Hill Neighborhood House Collection - "Board Minutes, 1960-63", and "Board Minutes, 1964-68" - have been photocopied and added to the Stanley M. Isaacs Neighborhood Center Records. These files were selected for photocopying because of their importance to an understanding of the planning and founding of Stanley M. Isaacs Neighborhood Center. They have been integrated into "Series II - Board of Directors" and are located in Box 10 Folders 6-8. Researchers interested in a complete picture of the early years are encouraged to consult all of the material at Hunter College Archives. For further information contact:

Julio Hernandez-Delgado, College Archivist Hunter College Archives 695 Park Avenue New York NY 10021 Tel (212) 772-4149 Fax (212) 772-4140

The Stanley M. Isaacs Neighborhood Center Records are arranged in six series:

Series I - Administration, 1959-1995, 3 linear feet Includes Articles of Incorporation and by-laws; internal memos; staff meeting minutes; correspondence, reports and contracts with public funding agencies; New York City Housing Authority correspondence and reports; printed material including annual reports. Folders arranged alphabetically. Documents arranged chronologically.

Series II - Board of Directors, 1960-1994, 1.75 linear feet Includes committee files, correspondence, and minutes. Folders arranged alphabetically. Documents arranged chronologically.

Series III - Development Files, 1964-1985, 5.5 linear feet Includes correspondence, committee files, proposals and reports to funding sources, fundraising event files, contribution lists, and Stuyvesant Square Thrift Shop records. Folders arranged alphabetically. Documents arranged chronologically.

Series IV - Executive Director Correspondence, 1984-1991, 7.5 linear feet Includes correspondence on administrative matters, settlement programs, fundraising and contributions. Appended to some correspondence are program reports and proposals. Folders arranged chronologically. Documents arranged chronologically.

Series V - Programs and Services, 1968-1994, 2.5 linear feet Includes reports, correspondence, memos, announcements, and client case records. Folders arranged alphabetically. Documents arranged chronologically.

Series VI - Audio-Visual Material, 1959-1984, 1 linear foot Includes black and white and color photo prints, transparencies, and negatives; architectural drawings. Photoprints arranged alphabetically by subject. Architectural drawings arranged by subject.

RESTRICTIONS ON USE AND/OR ACCESS

Permission to quote or publish must be obtained in writing from the Director of The Rare Book and Manuscript Library.


CONTAINER LIST

SERIES I - ADMINISTRATION

Box 1

Folder:
1 Board of Elections, 1990-92
2 By-laws, 1968
3 Certificates of Incorporation and Change of Purpose, 1964-67
4 City Council Redistricting, 1991
5 Community Action Neighbors, 1993
6 Community Resources, 1988-89
7 Construction-Kuhn, Smith and Harris, 1989-90
8 Construction-Meetings, 1989
9 Construction-Meetings, January-March 1990
10 Construction-Meetings, April-June 1990
11 East Side Council on the Aging, 1986-88
12 Executive Women in Human Services, 1984-87
13 Executive Women in Human Services-Membership Lists, 1984-87
14 Financial Statements and Budgets, 1972-79
15 Financial Statements and Budgets, 1980-83

Box 1

Folder:
1 Financial Statements and Budgets, 1983-86
2 Financial Statements and Budgets, 1986-89
3 Financial Statements and Budgets, 1989-93
Government Funding, City of New York--
4 Board of Education-Community Achievement Project, 1990-92
5 Board of Education-Contract, 1982
6 Community Development Agency-Contract,
1984-89
7 Community Development Agency-Contract, 1990
8 Community Development Agency-Contract,
1991-92
9 Community Development Agency-Correspondence, 1982-92
10 Community Development Agency-Proposals, 1982-83

Box 3

Folder:
Government Funding, City of New York--
3 1 Community Development Agency-Proposals, 1984
2 Community Development Agency-Proposals, 1987
3 Community Development Agency-Proposals, 1989
4 Community Development Agency-Proposals,
1990-92
5 Department For the Aging-Contracts, 1977-78
6 Department For the Aging-Contracts, 1980-81
7 Department For the Aging-Contracts, 1981-82
8 Department For the Aging-Contracts, 1983-84
9 Department For the Aging-Contracts, 1984-85
10 Department For the Aging-Contracts, 1986-88
11 Department For the Aging-Contracts, 1989-90
12 Department For the Aging-Contracts, 1990-91
13 Department For the Aging-Contracts, 1991-93

Box 4

Folder:
Government Funding, City of New York--
1 Department For the Aging-Correspondence,
1977-93
2 Department For the Aging-Proposal, 1979
3 Department of Youth Services-Contracts,
1992-93
4 Department of Youth Services-Reports,
1989-90
5 Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1979-80
6 Youth Board-Contract, 1983-84
7 Youth Board-Contract, 1983-84
8 Youth Board-Correspondence, 1978-84
9 Youth Bureau-Contracts, 1984-85
10 Youth Bureau-Contracts, 1985-86
11 Youth Bureau-Reports, 1985-88
12 Government Funding, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 1993
Government Funding, State of New York--
13 Department of Social Services-Contract, 1986

Box 5

Folder:
Government Funding, State of New York--
1 Department of Social Services-Proposal,
1992-93
2 Division for Youth-Correspondence, 1978-81
3 Division for Youth-Reports, 1986-88
4 State Education Department-Contracts,
1989-93
5 State Office for the Aging-Contracts,
1986-92
6 Histories, 1970-84
7 Internal Memos, 1985-86
8 Internal Memos, 1987-88
9 Internal Memos, 1989-91
10 Knickerbocker Plaza, 1974-82
11 Knickerbocker Plaza-Construction, 1975-78
12 Knickerbocker Plaza-New York Junior League Task Force, 1974-75

Box 6

Folder:
1 Knickerbocker Plaza-Reports, 1977-81
2 Miscellaneous Flyers, 1989-93
3 National Council on the Aging, 1989-91
4 "Not By Bread Alone"-Conference, 1987
New York City Housing Authority
5 Architectural Drawings, 1959-66 (See also "Series VI-Audio-Visual Materials")
6 Correspondence, 1978-94
7 Lease Agreement, 1965
8 Narrative Reports, 1979-88
9 Narrative Reports, 1990-91
10 News Release and Flyer, 1963
11 Statistical Reports, 1979-84
12 Statistical Reports, 1985-88
13 Statistical Reports, 1990
14 Statistical Reports, 1991

Box 7

Folder:
New York City Housing Authority
7 1 Statistical Reports, 1992
2 Tenant Characteristics, 1992
3 Opening Dinner, 1966
4 Organization Charts, 1977-85
5 Personnel Practices, 1973-93
6 Policy Statement, ca. 1980
7 Printed Material-Annual Reports, 1970-77
8 Printed Material-Annual Reports, 1980-89
9 Printed Material-Annual Reports, 1992-95
10 Printed Material-"Centerline" Newsletter, 1980-82
11 Printed Material-"Festival of Youth" Journal, 1991
12 Printed Material-Promotional Brochures, 1965-94
13 Report-"Stanley M. Isaacs Neighborhood Center: Critical Analysis and Strategic Plan," 1993
14 Report-"Stanley M. Isaacs Neighborhood Center: 1975 Self-Study," 1975
15 Scholarships, 1986-90
16 Staff, 1976-93
17 Staff Meetings, 1987-89
18 United Neighborhood Houses, 1991-92
19 United Neighborhood Houses-Core Management
Project, 1981-82
20 Volunteer Opportunities, 1993-94
21 Welfare Research, Inc., 1982
22 Yorkville Civic Council, 1991-92

SERIES II - BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Box 8

Folder:
1 Affiliations, 1980-93
2 Annual Meetings, 1968, 1980-84, 1989-94
Committees--Adult and Family Learning Center
3 Advisory, 1985-93
4 Benefits/Special Events, 1992-93
5 Development, 1992-93
6 Executive, 1970-73
7 Executive, 1974-75
8 Executive, 1976-79
9 Executive, 1980-82
10 Executive, 1983-85
11 Executive, 1986-89

Box 9

Folder:
Committees--Adult and Family Learning Center
1 Executive, 1990-91
2 Executive, 1992
3 Executive, 1993
4 Finance, Personnel, Administration, 1992
5 Finance, Personnel, Administration, 1993-94
6 Foundation, 1985-94
7 Membership Lists, 1992-93
8 Scholarship, 1992
9 Senior Services Advisory, 1981-94

Box 10

Folder:
Committees--Adult and Family Learning Center
1 Youth, 1982-93
2 Correspondence, 1977-92
3 Development, 1990
4 Former Members, 1989-94
5 Giving, 1979-94
6 Minutes-Swope/Isaacs Committee, 1960-63
7 Minutes, 1963-66
8 Minutes, 1967-70
9 Minutes, 1971-73
10 Minutes, 1974-76
11 Minutes, 1977-79

Box 11

Folder:
1 Minutes, 1980
2 Minutes, 1981
3 Minutes, 1982
4 Minutes, 1983
5 Minutes, 1984
6 Minutes, 1985
7 Minutes, 1986-89
8 Minutes, 1990-93
9 Profiles and Updates, 1994
10 Rosters, 1975-94

SERIES III - DEVELOPMENT

Box 12

Folder:
1 Appeals, 1980-88
2 Benefit Committees, 1982-85
3 Board Contributions (A-L), 1985-87
4 Board Contributions (M-Z), 1985-87

Box 48

Folder:
1 Donor Master File Report, 1990

Box 12

Folder:
Foundations--
5 Abrons Foundation, 1982-85
6 Achelis Foundation, 1968-82
7 Emma J. Adams Memorial Fund, 1981-85
8 Altschul Foundation, nd
9 American Express, 1969-85

Box 13

Folder:
Foundations--
1 J. Aron Charitable Foundation, 1975-85
2 Astor Foundation, 1968-85
3 Rose M. Badgeley Charitable Trust, 1984-85
4 George F. Baker Trust, 1975-85
5 Barker Welfare Foundation, 1975-85
6 BEA Associates, 1981-89
7 The House of Bernstein, 1976-85
8 Blue Hill Troupe, 1976-85
9 The Bodman Foundation, 1968-85
10 Booth Ferris Foundation, 1976-83
11 The Brick Church, 1970-85

Box 14

Folder:
Foundations--
1 The Brick Presbyterian Church, 1979-85
2 Buckeye Trust, 1980-86
3 Florence Burden Foundation, 1970-82
4 Louis Calder Foundation, 1968-73
5 Louis Calder Foundation, 1974-84
6 The Campe Foundation, 1971-85
7 Chase Manhattan Bank, 1981-85
8 Chemical Bank, 1983-85
9 Citibank, 1968-84
10 Citizens' Committee for New York City, 1984
11 The Clark Foundation, 1976-85

Box 15

Folder:
Foundations--
1 The Edna McConnell Clark Foundation, 1973-79
2 The Frank E. Clark Religious and Charitable Trust, 1969-85
3 The Robert Sterling Clark Foundation, 1975-78
4 Columbia Foundation, 1984-85
5 Consolidated Edison Company, 1978-84
6 Charles E. Culpeper Foundation, 1974-79
7 Dember Foundation, 1968-86
8 Cleveland H. Dodge Foundation, 1973
9 Dyson Foundation, 1982-85
10 Congregation Emmanu-El, 1983-85
11 Exxon Community Fund, 1979-85
12 Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies, 1970-86
13 Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church, 1983-85
14 Ford Foundation, 1967-80
15 Fribourg Foundation, 1981-84

Box 16

Folder:
Foundations--
1 Charles A. Frueauff Foundation, 1977-84
2 Gannett Foundation, 1983-84
3 Herman Goldman Foundation, 1976-85
4 Goldman Sachs Fund, 1974-79
5 William T. Grant Foundation, 1985-87
6 The Green Fund, 1981-85
7 David J. Green Foundation, 1981-85
8 Mary W. Harriman Trust, 1971-85
9 Charles Hayden Foundation, 1975-76
10 Hearst Foundation, 1976-82
11 The Church of Heavenly Rest, 1977-84
12 The Heckscher Foundation for Children,
1964-85
13 Herzfeld Foundation, 1965-84
14 Holy Trinity, 1965-74
15 Hyde Foundation, 1975-78

Box 17

Folder:
Foundations--
1 IBM, 1969-84
2 J.M. Foundation, 1980-84
3 Joint Foundation Support, 1976-85
4 J.M. Kaplan Fund, 1964-81
5 Henry Kaufman Foundation, 1973-75
6 Kimmelman Foundation, 1983
7 Korn Foundation, 1972-74
8 Kresge Foundation, 1988
9 Lavanburg Corner House, 1978-84
10 Edith and Herbert Lehman Foundation, 1964-85
11 Lincoln Fund, 1981-85
12 Loeb Foundation, 1971
13 Joe and Emily Lowe Foundation, 1971-85
14 Lane Bryant Malsin Foundation, 1965-85
15 Mandeville Foundation, 1977-85
16 Gerard H. Mandes Fund, 1982-85

Box 18

Folder:
Foundations--
1 Matz Foundation, 1965-84
2 J.M. McDonald Foundation, 1979-85
3 Memton Fund, 1968-69
4 Merill Lynch, 1971-85
5 Metzger-Price Fund, 1974-85
6 Barbara and Clifford Michel Foundation, 1972, 1983
7 Mobil Foundation, 1983-85
8 Edward S. Moore Foundation, 1979-83
9 Morgan Guaranty Trust Company, 1968-85
10 Henry and Lucy Moses Fund, 1972-85
11 Muehlstan Foundation, 1972
12 National Westminster Bank, 1985
13 New-Land Foundation, 1970-85
14 New York Community Trust, 1983-85

Box 19

Folder:
Foundations--
1 New York Foundation, 1964-83
2 New York Foundation, 1984-85
3 New York Community Trust, 1969-74
4 New York Community Trust, 1975-84
5 New York State, 1984-85
6 New York Times Company Foundation, 1968-85
7 Ray and Charles Newman Memorial Foundation, 1973-85
8 Newsweek, 1982-85
9 Nichols Foundation, 1969-72

Box 20

Folder:
Foundations--
1 Edward John Noble Foundation, 1979-80
2 Norman Foundation, 1965-81
3 O'Neil Foundation, 1970
4 Louise L. Ottinger Charitable Trust, 1973-74
5 Oaklawn Foundation, 1983
6 Overbrook Foundation, 1972-85
7 William S. Paley Foundation, 1969-72
8 Park Avenue Methodist Church, 1982-83
9 Mimmie Parker Charitable Trust, 1983
10 Penn Central Corporation, 1981-83
11 Ellis L. Phillips Foundation, 1981-84
12 Pinkerton Foundation, 1985
13 Jack and Lillian Poses Foundation, 1979-82
14 Prospect Hill Foundation, 1983-85
15 Ridgefield Foundation, 1981-85
16 Edward and Ellen Roche Relief Foundation, 1980-85
17 Rockefeller Brothers Fund, 1964-84

Box 21

Folder:
Foundations--
1 Helena Rubenstein Foundation, 1971-85
2 Rubin Foundation, 1970-85
3 Scherman Foundation, 1972-76
4 St. James Church, 1979-85
5 Frederick and Amelia Schimper Foundation, 1970-1971
6 Evelyn Sharp Foundation, 1972-85
7 Franz W. Sichel Foundation, 1983-85
8 Silverman Charitable Trust, 1985
9 Starr Foundation, 1984-85
10 Surdna Foundation, 1974-85
11 Taconic Foundation, 1965-85
12 Tanenbaum Foundation, 1982-83

Box 22

Folder:
Foundations--
1 Temple Schaaray Tefila, 1967-85
2 Oakleigh L. Thorne Foundation, 1966-85
3 Micheal Tuch Foundation, 1980-85
4 Isaac H. Tuttle Fund, 1979-85
5 United Neighborhood Houses, 1977-85
6 United Way of New York, 1973-85
7 Upton Foundation, 1984
8 van Ameringen Foundation, 1972-85
9 Vinmont Foundation, 1964-85
10 Nina W. Werblow Charitable Trust, 1973-83
11 Harry Winston Foundation, 1983-84
12 Wooley-Clifford Foundation, 1971-84
13 Yorkville Emergency Alliance, 1982-85

Box 23

Folder:
1 Heartbusters Ball, 1984-88
2 Meals on Wheels, 1983-84
3 Phantom of the Opera, 1987-88
4 "Song and Dance" Benefit, 1985
5 Thrift Shop, 1980-86
6 U.S. Open Tennis Tournament, 1981-84
7 U.S. Open Tennis Tournament, 1985-88
8 United Neighborhood Houses, 1984

SERIES IV - EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR CORRESPONDENCE

Box 24

Folder:
1 Contribution Correspondence, November 1986
2 Contribution Correspondence, December 1-10 1986
3 Contribution Correspondence, December 11-31 1986
4 Contribution Correspondence, January 1987
5 Contribution Correspondence, February-March 1987
6 Contribution Correspondence, June 1987

Box 25

Folder:
1 Contribution Correspondence, July 1987
2 Contribution Correspondence, December 1987
3 Contribution Correspondence, December 1988
4 Contribution Correspondence, January 1989
5 Contribution Correspondence, February 1989
6 Contribution Correspondence, November 1989
7 Contribution Correspondence, December 1989

Box 26

Folder:
1 Contribution Correspondence, January 1-15 1990
2 Contribution Correspondence, January 15-31 1990
3 Contribution Correspondence, February 1990
4 Contribution Correspondence, March 1990
5 Contribution Correspondence, April 1990
6 Contribution Correspondence, May 1990

Box 27

Folder:
1 Contribution Correspondence, June 1990
2 Contribution Correspondence, July 1990
3 Contribution Correspondence, August 1990
4 Contribution Correspondence, September 1990
5 Contribution Correspondence, October 1990
6 Contribution Correspondence, November 1990
7 Contribution Correspondence, December 1-7 1990

Box 28

Folder:
1 Contribution Correspondence, December 8-15 1990
2 Contribution Correspondence, December 17-20 1990
3 Contribution Correspondence, December 21-31 1990
4 Contribution Correspondence, January 1-5 1990

Box 29

Folder:
1 Contribution Correspondence, January 7-10 1991
2 Contribution Correspondence, January 11-16 1991
3 Contribution Correspondence, January 17-24 1991
4 Contribution Correspondence, January 25-29 1991
5 Contribution Correspondence, February 1-6 1991

Box 30

Folder:
1 Contribution Correspondence, February 9-14 1991
2 Contribution Correspondence, February 15-28 1991
3 Contribution Correspondence, March 1991
4 Contribution Correspondence, April 1991
5 Contribution Correspondence, May 1991
6 Contribution Correspondence, June 1991
7 Contribution Correspondence, July 1991

Box 31

Folder:
1 Contribution Correspondence, August 1-19 1991
2 Contribution Correspondence, August 20-31 1991
3 Contribution Correspondence, September 1991
4 Contribution Correspondence, October 1991
5 Contribution Correspondence, November 1991
6 General Appeal, 1987-88

Box 32

Folder:
1 General Correspondence, December 1984
2 General Correspondence, January 1985
3 General Correspondence, November-December 1986
4 General Correspondence, January 1-15 1987
5 General Correspondence, January 16-31 1987
6 General Correspondence, February 1987
7 General Correspondence, March 1987

Box 33

Folder:
1 General Correspondence, April 1987
2 General Correspondence, May 1987
3 General Correspondence, June 1987
4 General Correspondence, July 1987
5 General Correspondence, August 1987
6 General Correspondence, September 1987
7 General Correspondence, October 1987

Box 34

Folder:
1 General Correspondence, November 1987
2 General Correspondence, December 1987
3 General Correspondence, January 1988
4 General Correspondence, February 1988
5 General Correspondence, March 1988

Box 35

Folder:
1 General Correspondence, April 1988
2 General Correspondence, May 1988
3 General Correspondence, June 1988
4 General Correspondence, July 1988

Box 36

Folder:
1 General Correspondence, August 1988
2 General Correspondence, September 1988
3 General Correspondence, October 1988
4 General Correspondence, November 1988
5 General Correspondence, December 1988

Box 37

Folder:
1 General Correspondence, January 1989
2 General Correspondence, February 1989
3 General Correspondence, March 1989
4 General Correspondence, April 1989
5 General Correspondence, May 1989

Box 38

Folder:
1 General Correspondence, June 1989
2 General Correspondence, July 1989
3 General Correspondence, August 1989
4 General Correspondence, September 1989
5 General Correspondence, October 1989
6 General Correspondence, November 1989
7 General Correspondence, December 1989

Box 39

Folder:
1 General Correspondence, January 1990
2 General Correspondence, February 1990
3 General Correspondence, March 1990
4 General Correspondence, April 1990
5 General Correspondence, May 1990
6 General Correspondence, June 1990
7 General Correspondence, July 1990

Box 40

Folder:
1 General Correspondence, August 1990
2 General Correspondence, September 1990
3 General Correspondence, October 1990
4 General Correspondence, November 1990
5 General Correspondence, December 1990

Box 41

Folder:
1 General Correspondence, July 1991
2 General Correspondence, August 9-15 1991
3 General Correspondence, August 19 1991
4 General Correspondence, August 20-31 1991
5 General Correspondence, September 1991
6 General Correspondence, October 1991
7 General Correspondence, November 21 1991
8 General Correspondence, December 12 1991

SERIES V - PROGRAMS AND SERVICES

Box 42

Folder:
1 Adult and Family Learning Center, 1987-94
2 Adult and Family Learning Center-Publications, 1992-93
3 Adult and Senior Services, 1977-93
4 Adult and Senior Services-Case Log, 1986
5 Adult and Senior Services-Deceased Cases (A-B), 1975-91
6 Adult and Senior Services-Deceased Cases (C-D), 1975-91
7 Adult and Senior Services-Deceased Cases (Goebel), 1978-91
8 Adult and Senior Services-Deceased Cases (Golding), 1975-90

Box 43

Folder:
1 Adult and Senior Services-Deceased Cases (Homlok), 1983-89
2 Adult and Senior Services-Deceased Cases (G-K), 1975-91
3 Adult and Senior Services-Deceased Cases (L-O), 1984-91
4 Adult and Senior Services-Deceased Cases (P-R), 1975-91
5 Adult and Senior Services-Deceased Cases (Schwartz), 1976-90
6 Adult and Senior Services-Deceased Cases (S-W), 1983-91
7 Adult and Senior Services-Reports, 1984-86
8 Adult and Senior Services-Reports, 1987-90
9 Adult and Senior Services-Staff Meetings, 1986-87

Box 44

Folder:
1 After School, 1985-91
2 Camp Programs, 1978-93
3 East Harlem Tutorial Program, 1988
4 Elders at Home, 1989-93
5 Family Center, 1983-85
6 Family Center, 1986-87
7 Helping Hand Circle, 1966

Box 44

Folder:
8 Independent Living Program, 1984-89
9 Independent Living Program-Proposals, 1989-90
10 Intergenerational Programs, 1970, 1987-88
11 Meals on Wheels, 1967-74
12 Meals on Wheels, 1981-90
13 Meals on Wheels-Deceased Cases (F), 1985-91

Box 45

Folder:
1 Meals on Wheels-Deceased Cases (H-K), 1988-91
2 Meals on Wheels-Deceased Cases (Ma), 1987-91
3 Meals on Wheels-Deceased Cases (Mc), 1987-91
4 Meals on Wheels-Deceased Cases (Mi-O), 1987-91
5 Meals on Wheels-Correspondence, 1967-73
6 Meals on Wheels-Correspondence, 1981-89
7 Miscellaneous Proposals, 1974-86
8 Neighborhood Prevention Network, 1987
9 Program Descriptions, 1968-94
10 Program Reports, 1982-90
11 Retired Senior Volunteer Program, 1975-82
12 Senior Resident Advisory Program, 1978-89

Box 46

Folder:
1 Social Activities for the Frail Elderly, 1982-90
2 Social Activities for the Frail Elderly-"El Bohio," 1989-91
3 Social Activities for the Frail Elderly-Funding, 1982-88
4 Social Activities for the Frail Elderly-Reports, 1982-84
5 Social Activities for the Frail Elderly-Reports, 1985-86
6 Social Activities for the Frail Elderly-Reports, 1987-88
7 Social Activities for the Frail Elderly-Reports, 1989-90
8 Support and Training Results in Valuable Employment (STRIVE), 1990-94
9 Youth Employment, 1968-86

Box 47

Folder:
1 Youth Employment, 1987-94
2 Youth in Criminal Justice, 1985-88
3 Youth Services, 1971-94

SERIES VI - AUDIO-VISUAL MATERIALS

Box 47

Folder:
4 Photographs-Summer Teen Adventure, 1984
5 Photographs-Knickerbocker Plaza, ca. 1975
6 Photographs-Senior Programs, 1970's-80's
Oversize Rolls:
15/26/East Corner
1 Architectural Drawings-Stanley M. Isaacs Houses,
1959-62
2 Architectural Drawings-John Haynes Holmes Towers, 1964-66
3 Architectural Drawings-Stanley M. Isaacs Neighborhood Center,
nd-1987

Name and Subject Index

BoxFolder
Achelis Foundation126

Adelphi University322

American Express128

Anderson, Warren333

Astor Foundation132

Badillo, Herman455

Bank Street College382, 5
394

BEA Associates136

Blue Hill Troupe138

The Bodman Foundation139

The Brick Church1311
455

The Brick Presbyterian Church141

Brokaw, Tom321-2, 5

Burden, Carter455

Louis Calder Foundation144-5

Citibank149

City of New York, Board of Education24-5
332, 4-5
387
391-3
405

City of New York, Community Development Agency
352-3
373
381, 3
393
403

City of New York, Department for the Aging35-13
41-2
324-5, 7
333, 5-7
341-2, 4
352-4
361, 3-4
371-5
381, 3, 5
391-4
401

City of New York, Department of
Cultural Affairs321
333, 7

City of New York, Human Resources
Administration333, 5, 7
342
351-2
364
372
387
402-3

City of New York, Youth Bureau49-11
322, 5, 7
332, 7
341-3, 5
362-3, 5
372, 4
381

Columbia University337
341
374
392

Community Board #8343

Community Board #11375

Cornell University Medical College341
351-2, 4

Cuomo, Mario326
372, 5

Daly, John333

D'Amato, Alfonse472

Davis, Gloria383
405

Del Toro, Angelo372
381
392, 4
416

Dember Foundation157

Dinkins, David327
335-6
354
361, 5
381, 2, 6
396

Dryfoos, Robert332, 4
353
365
371-2
381, 5
396-7

East Harlem Council for Community
Improvement334-5, 7
343

East Side Council on the Aging321-2

Farley, Hugh T.322

Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies 15 12

Fordham University322

Goddard-Riverside Community Center354

Goodman, Roy N.333,5
352-3
371, 3-4
391, 2, 6
403
449
455

Grand Street Settlement391

Grannis, Alexander "Pete"55
66
332-3
343
353
364
372
381, 7
392
449

Green, Bill472

Grosvenor Neighborhood House344

Heckscher Foundation for Children1612

Henry Street Settlement383

Herzfeld Foundation1613

Houghton, Amory327

Hudson Guild344

Hunter College334

IBM171

J.M. Kaplan Fund174

Javits, Jacob K.455

Koch, Edward I.332
343
352
375
381

Lane Bryant Malsin Foundation1714

Lehman College423

Lavanburg Corner House179

Edith and Herbert Lehman Foundation1710

Lenox Hill Hospitall353
364

Lenox Hill Neighborhood Association67
106-8
364-5
371-2
461

Marchi, John333

Matz Foundation181

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center322

Memton Fund183

Mendez, Olga 52

Merril Lynch184

Messinger, Ruth386
393, 6-7
402
416

Metropolitan Hospital334
343
352-3
361
383
394

Miller, Melvin363

Mobil Foundation187

Morgan Guaranty Trust Company189

Henry and Lucy Moses Fund1810

Mount Sinai Hospital354
365
392
416

Moynihan, Daniel Patrick402
472

New York City Housing Authority65-14
71-2
324
337
342-3
352-4
372
384
392, 6-7
403
416

New York Community Trust193-4

New York Foundation191-2

New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center 33 4
354
362, 4
375
391
402

New York Times Company Foundation196

New York University354
391

Norman Foundation202

Riverdale Neighborhood House344

Helena Rubenstein Foundation211

Rubin Foundation212

School of Visual Arts354
374

Schumer, Charles327

Seigel, Mark343
372
392

State of New York, Department of
Social Services413
51
345
351-2
391, 6
416

State of New York, Department of Youth Services391-3

Surdna Foundation2110

Sutton, Percy455

Taconic Foundation2111

Temple Shaaray Tefila221

Oakleigh L. Thorne Foundation222

Union Settlement Association322
352

United Neighborhood Houses716-17
225
238
392
405

United Way of New York226
322

Vinmont Foundation229

Weprin, Saul344

Yorkville Civic Council720
337

Yorkville Emergency Alliance2213