Guide to the Carol R. Lubin papers, 1960-1981

Carol R. Lubin C0105


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Descriptive Summary

Repository George Mason University. Special Collections Research Center.
Creator Carol Riegelman Lubin, 1909-2005
Title Carol R. Lubin papers
Date 1960-1981
Physical Characteristics 4 linear ft.;8 boxes
Abstract The Carol R. Lubin papers is a collection of papers pertaining to Lubin's work as a consultant for social planning in Reston, Virginia. The collection contains correspondence, reports, and plans as well as papers from international communities in Israel, Poland and Great Britain.
Collection number C0105
Language English

Biographical Information

Carol Riegelman Lubin was born on September 23, 1909. She graduated from Smith College in 1930 and received a M.A. and Ph.D. from Columbia University in public law. She married Isador Lubin, an economist who worked closely with President Franklin D. Roosevelt on the New Deal, and they had two daughters. Lubin was associated professionally with the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, the International Labor Organization, Rutgers University, the New York Urban Coalition and the United Neighborhood Houses.

Lubin joined the Reston staff in September of 1961 in order to direct the community planning for the city in the areas of educational, cultural, recreational, social, and religious activities. As the consultant for social planning she developed conferences with social scientists, religious leaders, architects, foundation representatives, government officials, developers of the British new towns and community leaders in various voluntary agencies. Carol Lubin died on July 26, 2005.

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Scope and Content

The Carol R. Lubin papers is a collection of papers pertaining to Dr. Lubin's work as a consultant for social planning in Reston, Virginia. The collection contains correspondence, reports, plans and papers from international communities in Israel, Poland and Great Britain.

Series one is titled correspondence. The series contains the correspondence to and from Carol R. Lubin. The correspondence pertains to Reston activities, committees, school, foundation for community programs, nature center and various other organizations. The series is dated from 1962 to 1969 and is contained in box 1.

Series two is titled reports and plans. The series contains the reports and plans for different projects in Reston. Some of the projects include, child care, education, low income housing and papers from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The series is dated from 1961 to 1969 and is contained in boxes 1-3.

Series three is titled international. The papers in this series are from different planned communities around the world. Most of the papers relate to Israel with additional information from Poland, Great Britain and Japan. The series is dated from 1965 to 1971 and is contained in boxes 3-5.

Series four is titled booklets. The information in this series includes office workbooks, Reston manual, promotional pamphlets and other information. The series is dated from 1960 to 1981 and is contained in boxes 5-6.

Series five is titled general information. The papers cover a variety of topics related to Dr. Lubin's career in Reston. Among the papers are addresses, maps, notes, press releases, newspaper articles and other papers. The series is dated from 1962 to 1971 and is contained in boxes 6-7.

Series six is titled oversize. The series is small and contains information related to Israel. Included in the series are drawings of different planned communities and a book about Israeli development. The series is dated from 1967 to 1968 and is contained in box 8.

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Arrangement

Organized into six series.

Series 1: Correspondence, 1962-1969 (Boxes 1)
Series 2: Reports and Plans, 1961-1969 (Boxes 1-3)
Series 3: International, 1965-1976 (Boxes 3-5)
Series 4: Booklets, 1960-1981 (Boxes 5-6)
Series 5: General Information, 1962-1971 (Boxes 6-7)
Series 6: Oversize, 1967-1968 (Boxes 8)

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

Use Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

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Related Material

Special Collections Research Center holds many other collections on the history and development of Reston, Virginia, as well as other collections that document United States and international planned communities.

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Index Terms

Persons:

Lubin, Carol Riegelman.

Geographical Names:

Reston (Va.).

Subjects:

Housing--Virginia--Reston.
Planned communities--Virginia--Reston.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Carol R. Lubin papers, Collection #C0105, Special Collections Research Center, George Mason University Libraries.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Carol R. Lubin in August of 1995.

Processing Information

Processed in January 2010 by Emily Martin. The Carol R. Lubin Papers were originally attached to the larger Planned Community Collection currently in the Special Collections Research Center. In 2010 the documents from the Carol R. Lubin Papers were removed and organized into a separate collection still housed in the Special Collections Research Center at George Mason University Libraries.

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Contents List

Series 1: Correspondence, 1962-1969 (1 box)
The series contains the correspondence to and from Carol R. Lubin. The correspondence pertains to Reston activities, committees, school, foundation for community programs, nature center and various other organizations.
Box Folder
1 1 American Organization for Rehabilitation through Training (O.R.T.) Federation, 1969
2 Correspondence, 1963
444.12
3 Correspondence: Biographical Material, 1967
444.13
4 Day Care, 1967
444.14
1. Letter: Eleanor M. Hosley to Carol R. Lubin November 29, 1967
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Box Folder
1 5 Employee Benefits, 1965
444.16
6 Federal Aid to Reston, 1963
444.17
7 Ford Foundation Presentation, 1966
444.18
1. Letter: Marshall Kaplan to Carol R. Lubin July 5, 1966
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2. Reston Proposal Part I: Anonymous ca. 1965
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Box Folder
1 8 Ford Foundation Presentation, 1966
444.19
1. Memorandum: Joan Wofford to Robert Simon, Carol Lubin, Bernie Norwitch, and Jane Wilhelm March 24, 1966
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2. Reston Proposal Part II: Anonymous ca. 1965
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Box Folder
1 9 From: David Best, 1970
10 Gulf Investment in Reston, 1967
445.1
1. Gulf Investment in Reston (Memo) May 5, 1967
Image
Box Folder
1 11 Personal, 1960-1967
446.9
12 Pop Quiz for Reston Salesmen, 1966
447.9
1. Answers to Pop Quiz for Reston Salesman October 28,1966
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Box Folder
1 13 Presentation to Magazine and Industrial Officials, 1964
447.11
14 Reston Activities/Commitments, 1967
446.8
15 Reston Virginia Foundation for Community Programs, Incorporated, 1967
448.14
1. Letter: T. Keith Glennan and Richard G. Henniger September 1, 1967
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2. Memo: Linsenmeyer to Board of Trustees of Reston, VA Foundation for Community Programs, Inc. November 14, 1967
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3. Memo: Reston Foundation for Community Programs, Inc. November 1967
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Box Folder
1 16 Reston School, 1967
448.6
17 The Nature Center-Reston, Virginia, 1967
446.12
1. The Nature Center, Reston Virginia November 8, 1967
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Box Folder
1 18 Weekly Legislative Digest, 1965
19 Zukowsky Manuscript, 1962
448.19
Series 2: Reports and Plans, 1961-1696 (2 boxes)
The series contains the reports and plans for different projects in Reston. Some of the projects include, child care, education, low income housing and papers from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
Box Folder
1 20 A Survey of Town House Buyers and Prospects-Reston, Virginia, 1965
448.17
21 Architectural Development Proposal, 1966
444.5
1. Architectural Development Proposal February 18, 1966
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2. Report: Anonymous, Architectural Development Proposal February 18, 1966
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Box Folder
1 22 Architectural Drawings-Whittlesey and Conklin, 1963
444.6
23 Child Care and Working Mothers, 1965
24 Community and Public Relations Division-May Monthly Report, 1965
444.11
Box Folder
2 1 Education in Media, 1960s
444.15
1. Project Proposal: Anonymous, "Education in Media" ca. 1965
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Box Folder
2 2 Elementary School, Intermediate School-Reston, Virginia, 1964
448.16
3 First Exhibition-Reston Art Gallery, 1960s
448.2
4 Grant Application-Familiar Problems of Mother in a New Town, 1967
445.2
1. Letter: Mary Dublin Keyserling to Jane G. Wilhelm October 26, 1967
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Box Folder
2 5 Grant Application-Reston Demonstration: Community Approach to Child Care, 1967
445.3
6 Housing and Urban Development (HUD), 1967
445.5
7 Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Low Cost Housing Research Project, 1967
445.6
1. Memorandum: Linsenmeyer, J.C. to Board of Trustees, Reston Foundation re: HUD Low Cost Housing Research Project, December 1, 1967
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Box Folder
2 8 Housing and Urban Development (HUD)/Reston Housing Study-Phase Two Report, 1967
445.7
9 LAX Plywood Tree House and Other Play Equipment, 1966
445.11
10 Master Plan for Reston, Virginia Submitted to Fairfax County Planning Commission, 1962
446.13
1. Master Plans for Reston, Va. submitted, March 15, 1962
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2. Press Release: Safire Public Relations, "Master plans for Reston, VA submitted to Fairfax County Planning Commission", March 15, 1962
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Box Folder
2 11 "New Town: Prospects and Problems" by Robert E. Simon, Jr., 1960s
446.15
1. New Towns: Prospects and Problems, 1960s?
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2. Paper: Robert E. Simon, "New Towns: Prospects and Problems", early-1960s
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Box Folder
2 12 Option Agreement-Palindrome Corporation and Carol Lubin, 1964
446.18
13 Plan for a Democratic School for Inspectors, 1960s
14 Planning Memoranda on Reston-Report to Simon Enterprises, 1962
447.1
1. Memorandum: Arthur D. Little, Inc., January 1962
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2. Memorandum: Arthur D. Little, Inc. (#2), January 1962
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Box Folder
2 15 Proposed Children's Center, 1960s
444.9
16 Report Accompanying the Preliminary Master Plan for Reston, 1961
447.16
1. Report: Safire Public Relations, Inc, October 3, 1961
Image
Box Folder
2 17 Report to Reston, Virginia Incorporated, 1965
447.17
1. Letter: Robert E. Simon, Jr. to the Stockholders of Reston, VA, Inc., January 1966
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2. Report: George M. Sachs and Company, "Report to Reston, VA, Inc. (name changed from Palindrome Corporation)", September 30, 1965
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Box Folder
2 18 Reston Day Care Center, 1969
448.5
19 Reston Low Income Housing Demonstration Program, 1969
445.13
1. Report: Norman Rowland, Reston Low Income Housing Demonstration Program, April 1969
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Box Folder
3 1 Reston Outline, 1967
448.11
2 Reston Outline, 1967
448.12
3 Reston Studies Working Paper No. 9 Tables Developed for Reston Market Potential Studies, 1965
448.13
4 Simon Enterprises, Developers Reston, Virginia, 1962
448.1
1. Reston, Virginia (Planning Report), May 1962
Image
Box Folder
3 5 Some Proposals for Research in Reston, 1963
447.14
1. Paper: Herbert Gans, "Some Proposals for Research in Reston", June 22, 1963
Image
Box Folder
3 6 The Reston Community-Fairfax County Revenue and Expense Analysis, 1962
447.18
Series 3: International, 1965-1976 (2 boxes)
he papers in this series are from different planned communities around the world. Most of the papers relate to Israel with additional information from Poland, Great Britain and Japan.
Box Folder
3 7 Lubin Trips to Israel, Finland, Denmark, Poland and Switzerland, 1965
447.8
8 England-Public Housing, 1969
9 Israel-A Tour Guide, 1969-1970
10 Israel-Address by David Horowitz (Bank of Israel Governor), 1967
11 Israel-Addresses, 1960s
12 Israel-Agriculture Report, 1976
13 Agricultural and Rural Development in Israel, 1974
14 Israel-Arad Development Project, 1966
449.1
1. Report: State of Israel Ministry of Housing, Arad Development Project, ca. 1966
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Box Folder
3 15 Israel-Building Centre, 1970s
16 Israel-Department of Social Welfare, 1970
17 Israel-Department of Social Welfare, 1970
18 Israel-Department of Social Welfare, 1970
19 Israel-Department of Social Welfare, 1971
20 Israel-Development, 1968
21 Israel-Development of Negev Towns, 1960s
449.2
22 Israel-First World Congress of Engineers and Architects, 1967
23 Israel-First World Congress of Engineers and Architects, 1967
24 Israel-First World Congress of Engineers and Architects , 1967
449.3
Box Folder
4 1 Israel-First World Congress of Engineers and Architects-Development Patterns in Emerging Countries, 1967
449.4
2 Israel-First World Congress of Engineers and Architects-Housing and Architecture, 1967
449.5
1. Presentation: Abba Elhanani, Architectural Problems of Large Scale Building, 1967
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2. Presentation: Pierre Drouin, Art and Science of Urban Renovation, 1967
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Box Folder
4 3 Israel-Hebrew University-Excavations, 1971
4 Israel-Housing for Integration, 1965
5 Israel-Jaffa Community, 1960s
6 Israel-Jerusalem, The Southern Project, 1975
7 Israel-Kibbutz Gezer, 1972
8 Israel-Map, 1967
9 Israel-Maps, 1967
10 Israel-Mental Health, 1970
11 Israel-Moshav Settlement, 1975
449.7
1. Article: Raanan Wietz, "Integrative Planning for Israel's Rural Cooperatives (Moshavim): A New Model", 1975
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2. Booklet: The Jewish Agency Settlement Department, The Moshav in Israel, June 1971
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Box Folder
4 12 Israel-New Immigrants in Safad, 1974
13 Israel-New Towns, 1960s
449.9
14 Israel-Notes, 1960s
449.10
15 Israel-School Menu, 1969-1970
16 Israel-Settlement Committee Tour, 1973
449.12
17 Israel-Social Welfare, 1970
18 Israel-Social Welfare Law, 1970
19 Israel-The Arava, 1960s
20 Israel-The Industrial Village, 1974
449.6
1. Report: Jewish Agency Settlement Department, "The Industrial Village", July 1974
Image
Box Folder
4 21 Israel-The Jerusalem Post, 1967
22 Israel-The Jewish Agency, The Settlement Department, 1969
23 Israel-The Mountainous Galilee Proposed Plan for Accelerated Development, 1974
449.8
24 Israel-The Rural Development Program, 1976
449.11
25 Israel-Twenty Years Housing , 1967
449.13
26 Poland-Band Shell Architectural Drawings, 1960s
447.7
27 Poland-Band Shell Architectural Drawings, 1960s
447.6
Box Folder
5 1 Poland, 1967
447.3
2 Poland, 1966
447.4
1. Letter: Mrs. Carol R. Lubin to Professor Boleslaw Malisz, October 25, 1966
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Box Folder
5 3 Poland, 1965
447.5
4 Japan Travel Bureau (JTB), 1969
Series 4: Booklets, 1960-1981 (1 box)
The information in this series includes office workbooks, Reston manual, promotional pamphlets and other information.
Box Folder
5 5 A Guide to Reston, Virginia, 1960s
445.4
6 CETA Administration manual, 1981
444.8
7 Committee for Economic Development, 1970
8 "Let There Be Commitment" a Housing, Planning and Development Program for New York City, 1966
445.12
9 Manpower Report, 1967
10 More Than Shelter, 1968
11 New Towns, 1960s
446.10
12 Office Workbook, Low Income Housing Demonstration, Reston, Virginia, Proposed Schematic Designs, 1960s
446.1
1. Office Workbook Designs: Norman Rowland, ca. 1969
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Box Folder
5 13 Office Workbook, Low Income Housing Demonstration, Reston, Virginia, Construction Industry Contacts, 1960s
446.2
14 Office Workbook, Low Income Housing Demonstration, Reston, Virginia, Development of Contacts, 1960s
446.3
15 Office Workbook, Low Income Housing Demonstration, Reston, Virginia, 1960s
445.14
16 Office Workbook, Low Income Housing Demonstration, Introduction, Sections of Activity, 1960s
445.15
1. Office Workbook Introduction: Norman Rowland, ca. 1969
Image
Box Folder
5 17 Office Workbook, Low Income Housing Demonstration, Reston, Virginia, Consultants, 1960s
445.16
1. Office Workbook Consultants: Norman Rowland, ca. 1969
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Box Folder
5 18 Office Workbook, Low Income Housing Demonstration, Reston, Virginia, Work Program and Schedule, 1960s
445.17
1. Office Workbook Work Program and Schedule: Norman Rowland, ca. 1969
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Box Folder
5 19 Office Workbook, Low Income Housing Demonstration, Reston, Virginia, Building and Constraints, 1960s
445.18
20 Office Workbook, Low Income Housing Demonstration, Reston, Virginia, Land Development Costs, 1960s
445.19
1. Office Workbook Land Development Costs: Norman Rowland, ca. 1969
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Box Folder
5 21 Office Workbook, Low Income Housing Demonstration, Reston, Virginia, market Analysis, 1960s
445.20
22 Office Workbook, Low Income Housing Demonstration, Reston, Virginia, Mobile Home Industry, 1960s
445.21
1. Office Workbook Mobile Home Industries: Norman Rowland, ca. 1969
Image
Box Folder
5 23 Office Workbook, Low Income Housing Demonstration, Reston, Virginia, Alternative Construction Methods, 1960s
445.22
1. Office Workbook Alternate Construction Methods: Norman Rowland, ca. 1969
Image
Box Folder
5 24 Office Workbook, Low Income Housing Demonstration, Reston, Virginia, Environmental Design Team, 1960s
445.23
1. Office Workbook Environment Design Team: Norman Rowland, ca. 1969
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Box Folder
5 25 Office Workbook, Low Income Housing Demonstration, Reston, Virginia, F.H.A. Low Income Minimum Property Standards Study, 1960s
445.24
1. Office Workbook F.H.A. Low Income Standards: Norman Rowland, ca. 1969
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Box Folder
6 1 Our People and Their Cities, 1966
446.20
1. Book: Frederick A. Gutheim, "Our People and Their Cities: A Background to Urban America's Conference to Improve the Quality of Urban America", September 11-13, 1966
Image
Box Folder
6 2 Play Sculptures, 1960s
447.2
3 Presentation Kit-Reston, Virginia, 1961
447.10
4 Promotional Material, 1960s
447.13
5 Quayside House-Reston, Virginia, 1960s
447.15
6 Reston at a Glance, 1960s
448.3
7 Reston Manual, 1960s
448.10
1. Reston Manual, ca. 1964
Image
Box Folder
6 8 Reston North Golf Course, 1960s
444.20
9 Technical-Resource Base (Washington), 1963
10 The Citizen and the Parks, 1966-1967
444.10
11 The Needs of New communities, 1967
446.11
12 Urban Land, 1966
448.18
Series 5: General Information, 1962-1971 (1.5 boxes)
The papers cover a variety of topics related to Dr. Lubin's career in Reston. Among the papers are addresses, maps, notes, press releases, newspaper articles and other papers.
Box Folder
6 13 Addresses-Miscellaneous, 1960s
444.1
14 Addresses-Reston, 1960s
444.2
15 Article, 1966
16 Articles on Reston, 1965
444.4
1. Article: Anonymous; "New Towns: Shape of Utopia?"; Newsweek, November 23, 1964
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2. Article: Anonymous; "Reston: An Answer to Suburban Sprawl, Urban Living in the Country," Architectural Record, July 1964
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3. Article: Reston: The New Town Planned to Stop Urban Sprawl, Anonymous, January 28, 1965
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4. Article: Wolf Von Eckardt, "America Tomorrow: Creating the Great Society," The New Republic, 7 November 1964
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5. Press Reports: Reston and House and Home, February 1964
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6. Report: Edward Carpenter, "Brave New Town", Industrial Design, March 1964
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7. Report: House and Home, Editorial, "New Towns for America", February 1964
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8. Report: Washington Center for Metropolitan Studies, January 1965
Image
Box Folder
6 17 Articles on Reston, 1967
444.3
1. Article: Anonymous; "The Reston, Virginia Story," Washington World, 17 August 1964
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2. Article: Anonymous; "Reston Industry: Progress Report," Washington World, October 1964
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3. Article: Carl Norcross, "What Buyers Think of Reston," Urban Land: News and Trends in City Development, Volume 25, Number 2, 1965?
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4. Article: Dallas M. Lee, "Planned Communities: Who's Shaping the Future," Home Missions, December 1967
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Box Folder
6 18 Biographical Material-Carol Lubin, 1965
446.4
19 Georgetown-East Annapolis, Maryland-Coloring Book, 1960s
Box Folder
7 1 Introduction to Reston, Virginia, 1960s
445.8
1. Paper: Anonymous, "Introduction to Reston, Virginia", no date
Image
Box Folder
7 2 Lake Anne Center, 1960s
445.9
1. Community Activities at Reston: Lake Ann Center, November 10, 1965
Image
Box Folder
7 3 Lake Anne Nursery-Kindergarten, 1967
445.10
1. Lake Anne Nursery-Kindergarten, August 11, 1965
Image
Box Folder
7 4 Map of Metropolitan Area of Virginia, 1960s
446.7
5 Newsclippings, 1967
446.14
6 Notes, 1960s
446.16
7 Notes, 1971
8 Organizational Chart, 1960s
446.19
9 Palindrome Corporation-Unanimous Written Consent of Shareholders, 1965
446.21
1. Palindrome Corporation Unanimous Written Consent of Shareholders (Certificate of Incorporation), 24 May 1965
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Box Folder
7 10 Payroll, Expenses and Insurance, 1965
446.5
11 Payroll and Expenses, 1967
446.9
12 Press Releases, 1967
447.12
1. News From Reston, 1967
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2. Press Release: Gulf Oil, Executive Office in Reston, VA, no date
Image
Box Folder
7 13 Reston Community Association, 1960s
448.4
14 Reston Diary, 1961
448.7
15 Reston, Virginia-Exhibits, 1963-1969
448.8
16 Reston, Virginia-History, 1964
448.9
17 Robert H. Ryan, 1960s
448.15
18 Shotwell Gallery, 1967
19 The Great Powers of the United Nations, 1962
20 The Objectives of the Developer, 1960s
446.17
1. Reston Virginia: The Objectives of the Developer, no date - 1960s?
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2. Paper: Anonymous, "Reston, VA The Objectives of the Developer", early 1966
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Series 6: Oversize, 1967-1968 (1 box)
The series is small and contains information related to Israel. Included in the series are drawings of different planned communities and a book about Israeli development.
Box Folder
8 1 Israel-Journal of the Association of Engineers and Architects, 1967
450.1
2 Israel Planned Community Drawing, 1960s
450.2
3 Israel-Moshav Drawing, 1960s
450.3
4 Israel-Rehabilitation of the Southern Heights in Ashkelon Pre-Planning Survey, 1968
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