Jacobs, Jane, 1916-2006

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Urbanologist and architectural critic.

Jacobs was born in 1916. For many years she lived in New York; after 1968, she made her home in Toronto. Jacobs wrote a number of books dealing with cities and urban life in general.

From the description of Jane Jacobs papers, 1927-2002 (bulk 1960-2002). (Boston College). WorldCat record id: 35987341

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referencedIn Churchill, Henry S. (Henry Stern). Henry S. Churchill papers, 1929-1962. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Jacobs, Jane, 1916-2006. Letters, 1958-1962, to Lewis Mumford. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Macdonald, Dwight. Dwight Macdonald papers, 1865-1984 (inclusive), 1920-1978 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn James Marston Fitch papers, 1933-2000 Columbia University. Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library, Department of Drawings & Archives,
referencedIn Voices from the Food Revolution: People Who Changed The Way Americans Eat, An oral history project conducted by Judith Weinraub, 2009-2011 Fales Library & Special Collections
creatorOf Haskell, Douglas Putnam, 1899-1979. Douglas Putnam Haskell papers, 1866-1979 (bulk 1949-1964). Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Haskell, Douglas Putnam, 1899-1979. Douglas Putnam Haskell papers, Series I: Pending correspondence, 1949-1964. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Henry S. Churchill papers, 1929-1962 Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
creatorOf Fitch, James Marston. James Marston Fitch papers, 1933-2000. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Jacobs, Jane, 1916-2006. Jane Jacobs papers, 1927-2002 (bulk 1960-2002). Boston College, Thomas P. O'Neill Library
referencedIn Jane Jacobs : vertical file. Centre canadien d'architecture, | Canadian Centre for Architecture | CCA
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associatedWith Churchill, Henry S. (Henry Stern) person
associatedWith Fitch, James Marston. person
associatedWith Haskell, Douglas Putnam, 1899-1979. person
correspondedWith Jacobs, Jane person
associatedWith Macdonald, Dwight. person
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Urbanization--Sources
Cities and towns--Sources
Urban economics--Sources
City planning--Sources
Economic history--Sources
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Birth 1916-05-04

Death 2006-04-25

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