A report from the mayor, city council, and various governmental departments of Charleston, S.C. for the year 1940. The Year Book opens with an address from the mayor, Henry W. Lockwood, followed by reports from various departments.
Letter to Frederick Law Olmsted from Robert N.S. Whitelaw (Nov. 11, 1940) enclosing clippings, mentioning Miss [Helen] McCormack's work with the Regional Planning Committee, and enclosing a copy of the "book we released on Nov. 1st."
Letter to Robert N.S. Whitelaw from Frederick Law Olmsted (Feb. 12, 1940) enclosing draft "Central Considerations" that completes the "Inventory" section, and informing Whitelaw that subsequent sections on zoning, parking, and traffic, will be delayed.
Letter to Robert N.S. Whitelaw from Frederick Law Olmsted (Mar. 6, 1940) enclosing another installment of his report related to the architectural inventory and also a New England Planning Commission report on its traffic problems.
Letter to Robert N.S. Whitelaw from Frederick Law Olmsted (Feb. 2, 1940) enclosing brief introduction [to report], promising, i.e., "Central Considerations" that will deal with the immediate need for an architectural inventory.