Guggenheimer, Elinor C., 1912-2008

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Public official and civic worker, educated at Vassar and Barnard (A.B., 1934), Guggenheimer founded and directed the Day Care Council of New York (1948-1964), and the Day Care and Child Development Council of America (1958-1965). As a member of the N.Y.C. Planning Commission, she was involved in the planning and organization of the parks system, and lectured and wrote on urban recreation and park planning. Guggenheimer has also served as commissioner of the N.Y.C. Dept. of Consumer Affairs, worked in television, and been active in the women's movement.

From the description of Papers, 1959-1980 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232006616

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referencedIn Papers of Betty Friedan, 1933-1985 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn Additional papers of Betty Friedan, 1941-2006 (inclusive), 1980-2000 (bulk) Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn Records, 1976-2005 (inclusive), 1978-2004 (bulk) Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
creatorOf Dimitri Mitropoulos International Music Competition. Correspondence with Marian Anderson, 1961-1970. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Heide, Wilma Scott, 1921-1985. Papers, 1968-1985 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Lutzker, Edythe. Papers, 1959-1961 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
creatorOf Guggenheimer, Elinor Coleman, 1912-. Papers, 1959-1980 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Photographs: Index. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn ILGWU. Operations Department. Industrial Homework records, 1986-1989 Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library
referencedIn Phyllis Chesler Papers, 1968-1990 David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
referencedIn Alix Jeffry additional papers, 1935-1993. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn United Jewish Appeal-Federation of New York Collection, Subgroup V: Oral History Project, undated, 1943, 1955, 1962, 1965-2004 American Jewish Historical Society
referencedIn Papers, 1968-1985 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
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associatedWith Betty Friedan person
correspondedWith Betty Friedan person
associatedWith Chesler, Phyllis person
associatedWith Community Council of Greater New York. corporateBody
associatedWith Day Care and Child Development Council of America. corporateBody
associatedWith Day Care Council of New York City. corporateBody
associatedWith Dimitri Mitropoulos International Music Competition. corporateBody
associatedWith Heide, Wilma Scott, 1921-1985. person
associatedWith International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union. Operations Department corporateBody
associatedWith Jeffry, Alix person
associatedWith Lutzker, Edythe. person
associatedWith National Council of Jewish Women. corporateBody
associatedWith National Organization for Women. corporateBody
associatedWith National Women's Political Caucus (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith New York (N.Y.). City Planning Commission. corporateBody
associatedWith New York (N.Y.). Dept. of Consumer Affairs. corporateBody
associatedWith Rockefeller, Nelson A. (Nelson Aldrich), 1908-1979. person
associatedWith Shriver, Eunice Kennedy, 1921- person
associatedWith United Jewish Appeal-Federation of New York corporateBody
associatedWith Wilma Scott Heide, 1921-1985 person
associatedWith Women's Economic Round Table corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
New York (State)--New York
New York (N.Y.)
Subject
Parks--Planning
Recreation
Women's rights
Consumer protection
City planning
Television
Day care centers
Child development
Parks
Educators
Occupation
Public officers
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Birth 1912-04-11

Death 2008-09-29

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