The Verrazano-Narrows Bridge Collection

1959-1969


Archives & Special Collections
College of Staten Island Library, CUNY
2800 Victory Blvd., 1L-216
Staten Island, NY 10314

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Finding Aid by James A. Kaser


Overview of the Collection

Collection No. : SIM-25
Title: The Verrazano-Narrows Bridge Collection
Creator: Various
Dates: 1959-1969
Extent: .5 Linear Feet
Abstract: This artificial collection mostly consists of brochures, invitations, and programs related to major events in the history of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge.1.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

The Verrazano-Narrows Bridge Collection, Archives & Special Collections, Department of the Library, College of Staten Island, CUNY, Staten Island, New York.

Acquisition

This collection was assembled over time by staff members of the College of Staten Island Library Archives & Special Collections. 

Processing Information

Processing and finding aid by James Kaser.

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Restrictions

Access

Access to this record group is unrestricted.

Copyright Notice

The researcher assumes full responsibility for compliance with laws of copyright. Requests for permission to publish material from this collection should be discussed with the Coordinator of Archives & Special Collections.

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Containter Listing

Box# Folder# Title
1 1 VNB Ground Breaking. Booklet (2 copies), 8/13/1959
2

VNB Brooklyn Tower. First Day of Construction. Press Packet. Booklet. U.S. Harris Steel, 4/19/1962

  3

VNB Brooklyn Tower. First Day of Construction. Press Packet. Brooklyn Tower Fact Sheet, 4/19/1962

4

VNB Brooklyn Tower. First Day of Construction. Press Packet. Printed folder, 4/19/1962

  5

VNB Brooklyn Tower. First Day of Construction. Press Packet. Photographs, 4/19/1962

6

VNB Brooklyn Tower. First Day of Construction. Press Packet. Press release, 4/19/1962

  7

VNB Brooklyn Tower. First Day of Construction. Press Packet. TBTA 1961 Annual Report, 4/19/1962

  8

VNB Brooklyn Tower. First Day of Construction. Press Packet. TBTA Statistical Sheet, 4/19/1962

  9

VNB Brooklyn Tower. First Day of Construction. Press Packet. VNB Fact Sheet, 4/19/1962

  10 VNB Cable Spinning. Press Packet. Booklet, 3/7/1963
  11

VNB Cable Spinning. Press Packet. Directions to Ceremony Map, 3/7/1963

12

VNB Cable Spinning. Press Packet. Press release, 3/7/1963

  13

VNB Cable Spinning. Press Packet. Printed folder, 3/7/1963

14 VNB Cable Spinning. Press Packet. Program, 3/7/1963
  15

VNB Cable Spinning. Press Packet. Remarks of Robert Moses, 3/7/1963

  16

VNB Cable Spinning. Press Packet. Remarks of
S. Sloan Colt, 3/7/1963

  17

VNB Cable Spinning. Press Packet. U.S. Steel Press Release (1), 3/7/1963

  18

VNB Cable Spinning. Press Packet. U.S. Steel Press Release (2), 3/7/1963

  19

VNB Cable Spinning. Press Packet. U.S. Steel Press Release (3), 3/7/1963

  20

VNB Cable Spinning. Press Packet. Fact Sheet and Span Comparison Chart, 3/7/1963

  21

Unveiling of VNB Commemorative Stamp. Program, 10/22/1964

  22

VNB Dedication. Pamphlet. Message from the President and Remarks of Robert Moses, 11/21/1964

  23 VNB Dedication. Invitations (5 items), 11/21/1964
  24 VNB Dedication. Invitation, 11/21/1964
  25 VNB Dedication. Program (2 copies), 11/21/1964
  26

VNB Dedication. Booklet. TBTA Historical Highlights, 1964

  27

VNB Dedication. Brochure. The Story of the VNB, 11/21/1964

  28

VNB Dedication. Press Packet. Photographs (8 items), 11/21/1964

  29

VNB Dedication. Press Packet. Press Release (3 pgs.), 11/21/1964

  30

VNB Dedication. Press Packet. Press Release: George V. Laughlin (2pgs.), 11/21/1964

  31

VNB Dedication. Press Packet. Press Release: Navy Participants, 11/21/1964

  32

VNB Dedication. Press Packet. Press Release: Remarks of Abe Stark, 11/21/1964

  33

VNB Dedication. Press Packet. Press Release: Albert Maniscalco (2pgs.), 11/21/1964

  34

VNB Dedication. Press Packet. Press Release: Remarks of Robert Moses (4pgs.), 11/21/1964

  35

VNB Dedication. Press Packet. Press Release: Remarks of S. Sloan Colt, 11/21/1964

  36

VNB Dedication. Press Packet. Press Release: Robert Moses, 11/21/1964

  37

VNB Dedication. Press Packet. Press Release: Remarks of Robert Wagner, 11/21/1964

  38

VNB Dedication. Press Packet. Press Release: VNB Fact Sheet, 11/21/1964

  39

VNB Dedication. Press Packet. Press Release: William J.
Tracy (2pgs.), 11/21/1964

  40

VNB Dedication. Press Packet. Press Release: Printed
Folder, 11/21/1964

  41 VNB Dedication. Press Packet. Programs, 11/21/1964
  42

VNB Commemorative Stamp First Day of Issue. Program, 11/21/1964

  43

Testimonial Dinner Honoring Builders of the VNB. Program, 5/8/1965

  44

VNB Lower Level Roadway Opening Ceremony. Program, 6/28/1969

  45

VNB Lower Level Roadway Opening Ceremony. Booklet: VNB Lower Level Roadway, 6/28/1969

  46

Photographs. Suspended Center Section from Brooklyn
Side, 1964 (?)

  47

Booklet. Remarks by Wagner College President Arthur O. Davison at VNB Dedication, 1964

  48

Magazine. “Trade Winds,” McKee High School, vol. 1, no. 1, 1962.

  49 Magazine. “Downtown Athletic Club Journal,” 11/1964
  50

Pamphlet. “From Plan to Reality: Metropolitan Area
Bypass System, 1969(?)

  51 Newsclippings, 1963
  52 Newsclippings, 1964; 1965