Joan McClure papers, 1955-1980s

Joan McClure papers, 1955-1980s
7 linear feet
Joan McClure was a resident of the West Village in New York City for more than sixty years and active in many local civic and social issues. She was closely involved in the planning for the Westway highway along the Hudson River, the creation of a landscaped traffic island at Abbingdon Square, and the founding of the Village Halloween Parade.
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This collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, printed papers, black and white and color photographs, 35mm film, audio cassette tapes, and realia related to the civic activities of Joan McClure from the 1960s through the 1980s. The collection materials relate specifically to the Westway Highway project, the Village Halloween Parade, BASIC (Beautiful Abingdon Square Is Coming); and McClure's community activism.
This collection is available for use by appointment in the Department of Drawings & Archives, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library, Columbia University. For further information and to make an appointment, please call (212) 854-4110 or email
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Joan McClure papers. Located in the Dept. of Drawings & Archives, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library, Columbia University.
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