Ascher, Charles S. (Charles Stern), 1899-1980

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BIOGHIST REQUIRED Professor of political science at Brooklyn College from 1949 to his retirement in 1966. (Columbia A.B., 1920; LL.B., 1921). He was also secretary and general counsel of the City Housing Corporation, builder of the experimental developments Sunnyside (Queens, N.Y.) and Radburn (New Jersey); served as founding executive secretary of the Public Administration Clearing House in Chicago; regional director of the National Housing Agency from 1942-1947; and executive officer for programs at UNESCO.

From the guide to the Charles S. Ascher Papers, 1926-1979., (Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library, )

Urban planner.

From the description of Oral history interview with Charles Stern Ascher, 1972. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309727074

Professor of political science at Brooklyn College from 1949 to his retirement in 1966. (Columbia A.B., 1920; LL.B., 1921).

He was also secretary and general counsel of the City Housing Corporation, builder of the experimental developments Sunnyside (Queens, N.Y.) and Radburn (New Jersey); served as founding executive secretary of the Public Administration Clearing House in Chicago; regional director of the National Housing Agency from 1942-1947; and executive officer for programs at UNESCO.

From the description of Charles S. Ascher papers, 1926-1979. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 460879651

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creatorOf Ascher, Charles S. (Charles Stern), 1899-1980. Charles S. Ascher papers, 1926-1979. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Ascher, Charles Stern, 1899-1980. Letters, 1925-1979, to Lewis Mumford. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Black, Russell Van Nest, 1893-1969. Russell Van Nest Black papers, 1919-1968. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Ascher, Charles S. (Charles Stern), 1899-1980. Oral history interview with Charles Stern Ascher, 1972. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Charles S. Ascher Papers, 1926-1979. Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
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associatedWith American Civil Liberties Union. corporateBody
associatedWith American Society of Public Administration. corporateBody
associatedWith American Society of Public Administration. corporateBody
associatedWith Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981. person
associatedWith Black, Russell Van Nest, 1893-1969. person
associatedWith Brooklyn College. corporateBody
associatedWith Brooklyn College. Faculty. corporateBody
associatedWith Calderone, Mary Steichen, 1904-1998. person
associatedWith Citizens Housing and Planning Council (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith City Housing Corporation. corporateBody
associatedWith City Housing Corporation. corporateBody
associatedWith Hogan, Thomas F., person
associatedWith Huxley, Julian, 1887-1975. person
associatedWith International Institute of Administrative Sciences. corporateBody
associatedWith International Union of Local Authorities. corporateBody
associatedWith Kuhn, Loeb & Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Maxwell Graduate School of Citizenship and Public Affairs. corporateBody
associatedWith Mead, Margaret, 1901-1978. person
associatedWith Mielziner, Jo, 1901-1976. person
associatedWith Mumford, Lewis, 1895-1990. person
associatedWith Myrdal, Alva, 1902-1986. person
associatedWith National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials. corporateBody
associatedWith National Municipal League. corporateBody
associatedWith Public Administration Clearing House. corporateBody
associatedWith Regional Plan Association (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Samuel, Edward Herbert. person
associatedWith Samuel, Edward Herbert. person
associatedWith Social Science Research Council (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Social Science Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Public Administration. corporateBody
associatedWith Society for Ethical Culture. corporateBody
associatedWith Sutton, Percy E. person
associatedWith Tennessee Valley Authority. corporateBody
associatedWith Tsatsos, Kōnstantinos, 1899-1987. person
associatedWith Unesco. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Federal Housing Administration. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. National Housing Agency. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. National Resources Planning Board. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Public Works Administration. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Works Progress Administration. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Radburn (N.J.)
Sunnyside (New York, N.Y.)
New York (State)--New York
New Jersey
Radburn (N.J.)
United States
Sunnyside (New York, N.Y.)
Subject
Housing
Housing development--New York (State)--New York
New Deal, 1933-1939
Political science
Housing policy
Zoning law
City planning
Federal-city relations
Urban policy
City planning and redevelopment law
Community development corporations
Housing--New York (State)--New York
City planners--Interviews
City planning--New Jersey
Urban Renewal
Real estate development
Housing authorities
City planning--New York (State)--New York
Housing development
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College teachers
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Birth 1899-04-20

Death 1980

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