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COLLECTION Identifier: DES-2011-0003-012705748

The Stanley L. Myers Collection

Scope and Contents

The Myers Collection includes representative residential designs, as well as other work. Included are architectural drawings, related correspondence and job files, and photographs. The bulk of the materials dates from 1950 through 1990.

The monograph, _Stanley L. Myers, Architect_ (2003) includes a comprehensive chronology and a broader array of his work.

Stanley Myers was the co-author of _Creative Home Remodeling_, (Englewood Cliffs, Prentice-Hall, 1981).

Dates

  • 1950-1990

Language of Materials

English.

Physical Description

Collection extent is approximate.

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Extent

6 linear feet (collection)

History

Stanley L. Myers was a graduate of Harvard College (AB 1948) and the Graduate School of Design (M.Arch, 1953).

Arrangement

The collection is arranged in four series as follows: Series A (Architectural Drawings and Project Files); Series B (Job Files); Series C (Miscellanea); and Series D (Photographs).

Acquisition Information

Gift of Mrs. Hanni Myers, 2011.

Processing Information:

Processed by: Mary Daniels

Personal Names Index

Bishop, Edward (Photographer) -- Photographs
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Cabitt, Robert (Client) -- Photographs
des00028c00024
D001
Cohen, David (Client) -- Correspondence
des00028c00015
B001
Cohen, David (Client) -- Photographs
des00028c00025
D002
Cohen, David (Client) -- Site plans
des00028c00002
A001
Fanueil, Ben (Client) -- Photographs
des00028c00026
D003
Foster, Henry (Client) -- Correspondence
des00028c00016
B002
Foster, Henry (Client) -- Photographs
des00028c00027
D004
Foster, Henry (Client) -- Presentation drawings
des00028c00003
A002
Franklin, William (Client) -- Photographs
des00028c00028
D005
Howard, Jack (Client) -- Presentation drawings
des00028c00004
A003
Karofsky, Sydney (Client) -- Presentation drawings
des00028c00005
A004
Kraft, Gerald (Client) -- Correspondence
des00028c00017
B003
Kraft, Gerald (Client) -- Presentation drawings
des00028c00006
A005
Kroll, Arnold (Client) -- Elevations
des00028c00007
A006
Lampert, Edward (Client) -- Photographs
des00028c00036
D013
Myers, Marcus (Client) -- Photographs
des00028c00029
D006
Myers, Stanley L., 1923-2010 -- Architects' files
<ptr xlink:title="(Collection), " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr xlink:title="(Collection)" xlink:type="simple"></ptr>
Myers, Stanley L., 1923-2010 -- Architectural drawings (Visual materials)
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Myers, Stanley L., 2003-2010 -- Architectural drawings (Visual materials)
des00028c00022
C002
Philopoulos, Socrates (Client) -- Correspondence
des00028c00018
B004
Philopoulos, Socrates (Client) -- Presentation drawings
des00028c00008
A007
Sibley, George (Client) -- Photographs
des00028c00030
D007
Solomon, Philip (Client) -- Dwellings
des00028c00009
A008
Sonnabend, Paul (Client) -- Descriptions
des00028c00019
B005
Sonnabend, Paul (Client) -- Photographs
des00028c00035
D012
Sonnabend, Steven (Client) -- Photographs
des00028c00031
D008
Stein, David (Client) -- Photographs
des00028c00032
D009
Tatelman, Herbert (Client) -- Photographs
des00028c00033
D010
Wasserman, Oscar (Client) -- Presentation drawings
des00028c00010
A009
Wolf, William (Client) -- Photographs
des00028c00034
D011
Wolf, William (Client) -- Presentation drawings
des00028c00011
A010
Zimberg, George (Photographer) -- Photographs
des00028c00035
D012

Corporate Names Index

Edward Bishop Studios (Photographic Studio)j -- Photographs
des00028c00032
D009
Hellenic College (Brookline, Mass.) (Client) -- Site plans
des00028c00013
A012
Hirschberg Clinic (Client) -- Specifications
des00028c00012
A011
Souza & True (Consulting Structural Engineers) -- Presentation drawings
des00028c00003
A002

Titles Index

Stanley L. Myers Architect -- Architectural drawings (Visual materials)
des00028c00022
C002

LC Topical Headings Index

Architects, American -- Architects' files
(Collection)

Geographic Names Index

Massachusetts: Andover: Herbert Tatelman Residence -- Photographs
des00028c00033
D010
Massachusetts: Brookline: Chatham Street & Chatham Circle: Solomon Residence -- Dwellings
des00028c00009
A008
Massachusetts: Brookline: George Sibley Residence -- Photographs
des00028c00030
D007
Massachusetts: Brookline: Hellenic College -- Site plans
des00028c00013
A012
Massachusetts: Brookline: Paul Sonnabend Residence -- Descriptions
des00028c00019
B005
Massachusetts: Brookline: Paul Sonnabend Residence -- Photographs
des00028c00035
D012
Massachusetts: Brookline: Steven Sonnabend Residence -- Photographs
des00028c00031
D008
Massachusetts: Buzzards Bay: Howard Residence -- Presentation drawings
des00028c00004
A003
Massachusetts: Chestnut Hill: Manet Circle -- Architectural drawings (Visual materials)
des00028c00022
C002
Massachusetts: Chestnut Hill: Marcus Myers Residence -- Photographs
des00028c00029
D006
Massachusetts: Lowell: Lincoln Parkway: Wolf Residence -- Presentation drawings
des00028c00011
A010
Massachusetts: Lowell: William Wolf Residence -- Photographs
des00028c00034
D011
Massachusetts: Milton: Brush Hill Rd. & Wolcott Rd.: Philopoulos Residence -- Correspondence
des00028c00018
B004
Massachusetts: Milton: Brush Hill Rd. & Wolcott Rd.: Philopoulos Residence -- Presentation drawings
des00028c00008
A007
Massachusetts: Newton: Nancy Rd :, David Cohen Residence -- Photographs
des00028c00025
D002
Massachusetts: Newton: Nancy Road: Cohen Residence -- Correspondence
des00028c00015
B001
Massachusetts: Newton: Nancy Road: Cohen Residence -- Site plans
des00028c00002
A001
Massachusetts: Newton: Whittlesey Road: Cohen Residence -- Correspondence
des00028c00015
B001
Massachusetts: Newton Center: Ben Fanueil Residence -- Photographs
des00028c00026
D003
Massachusetts: Newton Center: Cabitt Residence -- Photographs
des00028c00024
D001
Massachusetts: Newton Center: David Stein Residence -- Photographs
des00028c00032
D009
Massachusetts: Newton Center: Dudley & Drumlin Roads: Foster Residence -- Correspondence
des00028c00016
B002
Massachusetts: Newton Center: Dudley & Drumlin Roads: Foster Residence -- Photographs
des00028c00027
D004
Massachusetts: Newton Center: Dudley & Drumlin Roads: Foster Residence -- Presentation drawings
des00028c00003
A002
Massachusetts: Newton Center: Dudley Rd.: Wasserman Residence -- Presentation drawings
des00028c00010
A009
Massachusetts: Newton Center: William Franklin Residence -- Photographs
des00028c00028
D005
Massachusetts: Quincy: McGrath Highway: Hirschberg Clinic -- Specifications
des00028c00012
A011
Massachusetts: South Dartmouth: Howard Residence -- Presentation drawings
des00028c00004
A003
Massachusetts: Weston: 14 Middleway: Kroll Residence -- Elevations
des00028c00007
A006
Massachusetts: Weston: Blake Road: Karofsky Residence -- Presentation drawings
des00028c00005
A004
Massachusetts: Weston: Falmouth & Scotch Pine Roads: Kraft Residence -- Correspondence
des00028c00017
B003
Massachusetts: Weston: Falmouth & Scotch Pine Roads: Kraft Residence -- Presentation drawings
des00028c00006
A005

Genre / Form Index

Architect's files /
des00028c00021
C001
Architects' files /
<ptr xlink:title="(Collection), " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00001" xlink:title="A000" xlink:type="simple"></ptr>
Architectural drawings (Visual materials) /
<ptr xlink:title="(Collection), " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00001" xlink:title="A000, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00022" xlink:title="C002" xlink:type="simple"></ptr>
Chronologies (Lists) /
des00028c00021
C001
Contact sheets /
<ptr target="des00028c00030" xlink:title="D007, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00037" xlink:title="D014, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00038" xlink:title="D015" xlink:type="simple"></ptr>
Contracts /
des00028c00018
B004
Correspondence /
<ptr target="des00028c00015" xlink:title="B001, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00016" xlink:title="B002, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00017" xlink:title="B003, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00018" xlink:title="B004" xlink:type="simple"></ptr>
Daybooks /
des00028c00021
C001
Descriptions /
des00028c00019
B005
Detail drawings /
<ptr target="des00028c00002" xlink:title="A001, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00003" xlink:title="A002, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00004" xlink:title="A003, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00005" xlink:title="A004, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00006" xlink:title="A005, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00007" xlink:title="A006, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00008" xlink:title="A007, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00010" xlink:title="A009, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00011" xlink:title="A010, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00013" xlink:title="A012" xlink:type="simple"></ptr>
Dwellings /
des00028c00009
A008
Elevations /
<ptr target="des00028c00002" xlink:title="A001, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00005" xlink:title="A004, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00006" xlink:title="A005, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00007" xlink:title="A006, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00008" xlink:title="A007, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00009" xlink:title="A008, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00010" xlink:title="A009, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00011" xlink:title="A010" xlink:type="simple"></ptr>
Exterior views /
<ptr target="des00028c00024" xlink:title="D001, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00026" xlink:title="D003, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00027" xlink:title="D004, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00030" xlink:title="D007, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00031" xlink:title="D008, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00032" xlink:title="D009, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00033" xlink:title="D010, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00034" xlink:title="D011, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00035" xlink:title="D012, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00036" xlink:title="D013, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00037" xlink:title="D014" xlink:type="simple"></ptr>
Financial records /
<ptr target="des00028c00015" xlink:title="B001, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00016" xlink:title="B002, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00017" xlink:title="B003, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00018" xlink:title="B004" xlink:type="simple"></ptr>
Floor plans /
<ptr target="des00028c00002" xlink:title="A001, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00004" xlink:title="A003, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00005" xlink:title="A004, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00007" xlink:title="A006, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00009" xlink:title="A008, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00010" xlink:title="A009" xlink:type="simple"></ptr>
Framing plans /
<ptr target="des00028c00002" xlink:title="A001, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00005" xlink:title="A004, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00006" xlink:title="A005, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00009" xlink:title="A008, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00011" xlink:title="A010" xlink:type="simple"></ptr>
Interior views /
<ptr target="des00028c00024" xlink:title="D001, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00029" xlink:title="D006, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00033" xlink:title="D010, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00034" xlink:title="D011, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00038" xlink:title="D015" xlink:type="simple"></ptr>
Job lists /
des00028c00021
C001
Miscellanea /
des00028c00020
C000
Perspective views /
<ptr target="des00028c00012" xlink:title="A011, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00013" xlink:title="A012" xlink:type="simple"></ptr>
Photographs /
<ptr target="des00028c00023" xlink:title="D000, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00024" xlink:title="D001, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00025" xlink:title="D002, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00026" xlink:title="D003, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00027" xlink:title="D004, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00028" xlink:title="D005, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00029" xlink:title="D006, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00030" xlink:title="D007, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00031" xlink:title="D008, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00032" xlink:title="D009, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00033" xlink:title="D010, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00034" xlink:title="D011, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00035" xlink:title="D012, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00036" xlink:title="D013, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00037" xlink:title="D014, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00038" xlink:title="D015" xlink:type="simple"></ptr>
Portraits /
des00028c00022
C002
Presentation drawings /
<ptr target="des00028c00003" xlink:title="A002, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00004" xlink:title="A003, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00005" xlink:title="A004, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00006" xlink:title="A005, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00007" xlink:title="A006, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00008" xlink:title="A007, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00009" xlink:title="A008, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00010" xlink:title="A009, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00011" xlink:title="A010" xlink:type="simple"></ptr>
Professional papers /
<ptr xlink:title="(Collection), " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00021" xlink:title="C001" xlink:type="simple"></ptr>
Project files /
des00028c00014
B000
Sections /
<ptr target="des00028c00002" xlink:title="A001, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00006" xlink:title="A005, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00009" xlink:title="A008, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00010" xlink:title="A009, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00011" xlink:title="A010" xlink:type="simple"></ptr>
Site plans /
<ptr target="des00028c00002" xlink:title="A001, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00004" xlink:title="A003, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00013" xlink:title="A012" xlink:type="simple"></ptr>
Specifications /
<ptr target="des00028c00004" xlink:title="A003, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00009" xlink:title="A008, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00010" xlink:title="A009, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00011" xlink:title="A010, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00012" xlink:title="A011" xlink:type="simple"></ptr>
Street elevations /
<ptr target="des00028c00026" xlink:title="D003, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00028" xlink:title="D005, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00032" xlink:title="D009" xlink:type="simple"></ptr>

AAT Terms Index

Additions -- Elevations
des00028c00007
A006
Additions -- Presentation drawings
des00028c00008
A007
Architects -- Architectural drawings (Visual materials)
des00028c00022
C002
Beach houses -- Presentation drawings
des00028c00004
A003
Birthdays -- Architectural drawings (Visual materials)
des00028c00022
C002
Campuses -- Site plans
des00028c00013
A012
Chimney breasts -- Photographs
des00028c00024
D001
Clinics (Buildings, medical) -- Specifications
des00028c00012
A011
Courtyards -- Photographs
des00028c00029
D006
Dining rooms -- Photographs
<ptr target="des00028c00029" xlink:title="D006, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00033" xlink:title="D010, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00034" xlink:title="D011" xlink:type="simple"></ptr>
Dwellings -- Architects' files
(Collection)
Dwellings -- Correspondence
<ptr target="des00028c00015" xlink:title="B001, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00016" xlink:title="B002, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00017" xlink:title="B003" xlink:type="simple"></ptr>
Dwellings -- Descriptions
des00028c00019
B005
Dwellings -- Elevations
des00028c00007
A006
Dwellings -- Photographs
<ptr target="des00028c00024" xlink:title="D001, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00025" xlink:title="D002, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00026" xlink:title="D003, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00027" xlink:title="D004, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00028" xlink:title="D005, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00029" xlink:title="D006, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00030" xlink:title="D007, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00031" xlink:title="D008, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00032" xlink:title="D009, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00033" xlink:title="D010, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00035" xlink:title="D012, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00036" xlink:title="D013, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00037" xlink:title="D014, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00038" xlink:title="D015" xlink:type="simple"></ptr>
Dwellings -- Presentation drawings
<ptr target="des00028c00003" xlink:title="A002, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00004" xlink:title="A003, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00005" xlink:title="A004, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00006" xlink:title="A005, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00008" xlink:title="A007, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00010" xlink:title="A009, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00011" xlink:title="A010" xlink:type="simple"></ptr>
Dwellings -- Site plans
des00028c00002
A001
Entrances -- Photographs
<ptr target="des00028c00025" xlink:title="D002, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00027" xlink:title="D004, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00030" xlink:title="D007, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00033" xlink:title="D010, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00035" xlink:title="D012" xlink:type="simple"></ptr>
Exterior views -- Photographs
des00028c00025
D002
Facades -- Photographs
des00028c00028
D005
Faculty housing -- Site plans
des00028c00013
A012
Fireplaces -- Photographs
des00028c00024
D001
Gardens -- Photographs
des00028c00027
D004
Greek Orthodox -- Site plans
des00028c00013
A012
Health facilities -- Specifications
des00028c00012
A011
Libraries -- Site plans
des00028c00013
A012
Living rooms -- Photographs
<ptr target="des00028c00024" xlink:title="D001, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00029" xlink:title="D006, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00034" xlink:title="D011" xlink:type="simple"></ptr>
Loggias -- Photographs
des00028c00027
D004
Pavilions (Building divisions) -- Presentation drawings
des00028c00008
A007
Picture windows -- Photographs
des00028c00024
D001
Religious schools -- Site plans
des00028c00013
A012
Renovations -- Elevations
des00028c00007
A006
Renovations -- Presentation drawings
<ptr target="des00028c00003" xlink:title="A002, " xlink:type="simple"></ptr> <ptr target="des00028c00008" xlink:title="A007" xlink:type="simple"></ptr>
Solar greenhouses -- Presentation drawings
des00028c00004
A003
Solar heating -- Elevations
des00028c00007
A006
Student housing -- Site plans
des00028c00013
A012
Suburban houses -- Architectural drawings (Visual materials)
des00028c00001
A000
Theological seminaries (Buildings) -- Site plans
des00028c00013
A012
Title
The Stanley L. Myers Collection
Subtitle
An Inventory
Status
completed
Author
Special Collections, Frances Loeb Library, Harvard University Graduate School of Design
Language of description
und
EAD ID
des00028

Repository Details

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