New York World's Fair 1964-1965 Corporation records, 1959-1971, bulk (1963-1965).


New York World's Fair 1964-1965 Corporation. New York World's Fair 1964-1965 Corporation records, 1959-1971, bulk (1963-1965).

New York World's Fair 1964-1965 Corporation records, 1959-1971, bulk (1963-1965).

Collection consists of office files, which constitute the core of the administrative records of the corporation, plus contracts, minutes, press releases and clippings, photographs, phonotapes, phonograph recordings, and films. Also, press clippings; records of the Medical Dept. including emergency case records; photographs (prints and some negatives) of buildings and exhibits, special events, staff, etc.; Comptroller's Division records; printed matter (mainly Fair publications); visitors' registers. The audiovisual materials include sound recordings of ground breaking and dedication ceremonies for Fair sites, press conferences, speeches by Fair officials, musical performances, and Board of Directors meetings; and motion pictures produced to promote the Fair or to document the progress of its construction, television productions about the Fair, press conferences, and outtakes from these productions.

304 moving images.

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