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Baltimore Economic Development Commission Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: R0009-BEDC
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials documenting the business and economic revitalization work of The Baltimore Economic Development Commission (BEDC) in Baltimore, Maryland between 1968 and 2010. Some significant topics included in the collection are urban renewal, transportation, development, local businesses, committee work, and government programs among others. Materials are mainly textual and include minutes, project reports, publications, reference materials, correspondence...
Dates: 1968-2010

Baltimore Industrial Development Commission Records

 Collection
Identifier: R0012-BIDC
Scope and Contents This collection documents the history, functions, and projects of the Baltimore Industrial Development Commission in Baltimore, Maryland between 1971 and 1975. The collection include materials relating to the Commission's functions and committee work, projects related to local businesses and the City of Baltimore, and newspaper clippings. Materials are mainly textual and include meeting minutes, project reports, reference files, correspondence, organizational, administrative and financial...
Dates: 1971-1975

Baltimore Urban Renewal and Housing Authority Records

 Collection — Box: Unprocessed 1
Identifier: R0019-BURHA
Scope and Contents

This collection contains materials documenting the history and work of the Baltimore Urban Renewal and Housing Agency (BURHA) between 1962 and 1967. Materials are mainly textual and include Commission meeting minutes, Design Advisory Panel meeting minutes, fiscal and budget information, correspondence, press releases, reports, project and grants information, publications, and other material submitted to members of the agency’s governing commission.

Dates: 1962-1967

Betty Garman Robinson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: R0157-BGR
Abstract Betty Garman Robinson was a community organizer in Baltimore, Maryland from the 1970s until her passing in 2020. She has contributed to multiple nonprofit and grassroots organizations including Citizens Planning and Housing Association (CPHA), Baltimore Neighborhood Collaborative (BNC), Save Middle East Action Committee (SMEAC), Northeast Good Neighbors (NEGN), and others. In 2003, Robinson was awarded an Open Society Institute Fellowship to teach the history of social justice and community...
Dates: 1983-2017

Greater Baltimore Committee Records

 Collection
Identifier: R0046-GBC
Scope and Contents The Greater Baltimore Committee Records document the work of the organization between 1955 and 1972. Notably, the collection includes materials from the Poppleton Historic Survey, and the Subcommittee series includes materials related to projects including city planning, airport development, Charles Center and Inner Harbor projects, the Jones Falls Expressway development, and other urban renewal projects. Materials present in the collection include correspondence, subcommittee minutes and...
Dates: 1955-1972

John Cain American Can Company Building Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: R0181-ACC
Content Description

The collection documents the historic preservation and subsequent redevelopment of the American Can Company site in the waterfront neighborhood of Canton in southeast Baltimore City. Types of materials include correspondence, newspaper clippings, preservation reports, handwritten notes, development corporation circulars, and committee reports from the grassroots activist organization, the Waterfront Coalition.

Dates: 1980 - 1998

Larry Reich Urban Planning Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: R0146-REICH
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of 9 containers (8.3 linear feet) and includes the records of Larry Reich related to his work in urban planning in Baltimore City.

Dates: Other: Date Not Yet Determined

Neighborhood Design Center Records

 Collection
Identifier: R0149-NDC
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of a sample of organizational records from 1998-2000, including: a strategic plan, an annual report, a frequently asked questions sheet, a flyer, and a sample project: the Boyd Booth Neighborhood Plan.

Dates: 1998-2000

Seton Hill Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: R0164-STN
Content Description The collection contains documentation on the Seton Hill neighborhood from the 1960s to the present, with the bulk of the records from the 1970s through the 1990s. Included are organizational records for the Seton Hill Neighborhood Association and Seton Hill Organizations Together (SHOT), as well as the historical research files of longtime neighborhood leader, Tom Kravitz. Types of records include newsletters, bylaws, meeting minutes, maps, historical narratives, photographs of buildings in...
Dates: 1960s-2010s; Majority of material found in 1970s-1990s

Walter Sondheim, Jr. Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: R0131-WS
Abstract

Walter Sondheim, Jr. Papers document the work of Walter Sondheim Jr. (b.1908 – d. 2007) who was a Baltimore civic leader known for his roles in the redevelopment of downtown Baltimore City and the desegregation of Baltimore City schools.

Dates: 1942-1994

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