Clarence Stein papers, 1905-1983.


Clarence Stein papers, 1905-1983.

Contains job files relating to Clarence Stein's work as an architect and city planner, along with writings, including material pertaining to his book, . Also contains personal and professional correspondence; correspondence and photographs pertaining to travels in China and the Far East; photographs of Stein, friends, and family; and medals, certificates, and pins. Toward New Towns for America



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