The Percy and Harold D. Uris Papers, 1901-2003, primarily contains materials related to Percy and Harold Uris and their real estate businesses.
Correspondence, financial records, and estate papers document the professional and personal lives of the brothers and their wives, Joanne Diotte (Mrs. Percy) and Ruth Chinitz (Mrs. Harold). The bulk of the business records are from their proprieties at 380 Madison Avenue and 300 Park Avenue in New York City. There is limited information about other Uris properties and the Uris Building Corporation. Finally, the collection contains records from the Uris Brothers Foundation, Inc. about the family's philanthropic endeavors. Materials include office papers, holographic and typescript papers, printed papers, photographic materials, architectural reprographic prints, mixed media
This collection is restricted according to the terms of its donation. Researchers wishing to consult or publish material from it must first apply in writing to the Curator, Avery Library Department of Drawings & Archives, who will seek the appropriate permission. Confidential employee materials are restricted until January 1, 2080. The bulk of this collection is maintained in off-site storage and will be retrieved with advance notification only. For further information about obtaining permission and to make an appointment to view the collection, please call (212) 854-4110.