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Norman Bel Geddes Database

Job 403, Amusement Park, 1953, 1956-1957

Summary: Bel Geddes created a venture partnership with Marjorie Anderson and George Zuckerman. Their prospects included a recreation park or club in Stamford, Connecticut, Westchester County, New York, and Manhasset, Long Island. Other prospects included an aquarium at Cedar Point on Lake Erie, and an amusement park incorporating New York World's Fair proposals.

Box/Location Folder Description
box 23 403.1 Proposal "Recreational Club Westchester County" Aug1957.
box 23 403.2 Draft proposal, memos, phone transcripts, Holmes (Atty.) correspondence Aug-Sep1957.
box 23 403.3 Memos, correspondence Anderson 1956-1957.
box 23 403.3a Correspondence --- Zuckerman 1956-1957 [Spain Office Files].
box 23 403.4 Stamford --- Proposal 1956. Correspondence 1955-1957. Memos 1957. Clippings 1956.
box 23 403.5 Stamford --- Memos, correspondence City of Stamford real estate Feb-Aug1957. Letter rec. Zuckerman Apr1956.
oversize box 8a 403.1 Stamford --- "Cove Island Park City of Stamford" presentation brochure.
box 23 403.6 Stamford --- Memos and phone transcripts Aug-Sep 1957.
box 24 403.3 Stamford --- Memos and phone transcripts Aug-Sep 1957 (cont.).
box 24 403.8 Prospect data --- Cost estimates, memos Aug1957. Data - Clippings 1957-1958.
box 24 403.9 Publicity --- Stamford clippings 1956-1957.
box 24 403.10 Data --- Blind Brook Polo Club - Memos Aug1957. Brochure, maps.
flat file 403.1 Blind Brook Polo Club (Rye, N.Y.) --- Survey, 2 maps.
box 24 403.11 Phone transcripts de L'horbe --- Cedar Point on Lake Erie Jul-Aug1957.
box 24 403.12 Recreation Park --- Clippings 1957.
box 24 403.13 Kelly-Whitney "North Shore Beach Club" (Manhasset, L.I.) --- Correspondence, memos, sketch, map 1955. Data - Island Dance Restaurant at New York World's Fair proposal 1938.
flat file 403.2 Kelly-Whitney "North Shore Beach Club" (Manhasset, L.I.) --- 6 photostats of plans, presentation drawings.
photo box 12 403.1 Data --- Dance Island Restaurant - 2 Photographs of model, rendering.
box 24 403.14 Data --- Aquarium - memos, letter rec. 1953; brochure "New York City Aquarium".
oversize box 8a 403.2 Data --- Aquarium - Clipping "Marineland".
flat file 403.3 Kelly-Whitney "North Shore Beach Club" (Manhasset, L.I.) --- 6 photostats of plans, presentation drawings.
flat file 403.4 Plot plan Palisades Amusement Park 1944.
box 24 403.15 Data --- South Sea Island NYWF concession proposal 1938.
box 24 403.16 Data --- Rubber Ideas - Memos Goodyear exhibit atNYWF 1938-1939.
box 24 403.17 Data --- Sky Ride - Correspondence, sketch, proposal for NYWF concession 1937-1938 (cf. File 394).
photo box 12 403.2 Data --- Sky Ride - 4 Photographs of renderings.
box 24 403.18 Ideas --- NYWF exhibit prospects 1937.
box 24 403.19 Data --- Madison Square Garden - Indoor Country Fair proposal, sketch 1937. Correspondence 1933, 1940.
box 24 403.20 Gnome Village concession for NYWF --- Letter rec., memos, presentation book 1938.
photo box 12 403.3 Data --- Luna Park - 35 Photographs.
box 24 403.21 Data --- Children's Camps - Brochures 1950s.
damaged box 11 403.1 Data --- Disneyland clipping.

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