COLLECTIONS: 1 - 10 of 11
Scope and Contents: The Jerzy Soltan Collection includes, in large part, teaching and administrative files related to his academic years at the GSD and his consulting activities, research files on various topics and architects (mainly related to Le Corbusier and Team 10 members), as well as writings by himself and others. The collection also contains a few set of drawings and numerous slides of architectural sites, sketches and drawings, including projects and built works by Soltan in Europe and in the United...
Scope and Contents: The collection includes some 5,000 letters exchanged with his wife, Sophia White Olmsted (1862-1956), during the years 1898-1920. During this period Olmsted traveled for lengthy periods on firm business and this correspondence provides insight into the realities of both practice and domestic concerns. There are also correspondence files with professional colleagues, scattered manuscript materials of professional interest, as well as family papers, ephemera and photographs.
Overview: The photographs which comprise this collection were assembled by Henry Hobson Richardson and include 53 volumes of photographs of sites, structures and works of art in Europe, the United States and Asia. The photographs were arranged thematically by Richardson under a variety of rubrics and include building types, components, materials and geographical location. Although the bulk of the photographs were acquired in the 1870s and 1880s, some are of earlier vintages. Photographers represented...
Overview: Drawings, plans, manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, slides and ephemera related to the landscape design practice founded by Arthur A. Shurcliff and its successor firms.
Overview: The collection includes architectural drawings, photographs, clippings, lectures, and publications related to Barnes’ architectural practice that spans five decades of work during the 20th century.
Overview: This collection includes student work as well as materials related to Hosken’s work as a designer and journalist, focused on architectural and urban planning topics. See also Franziska Porges Hosken Papers, Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe College.
Overview: The Jackson House Collection is comprised of drawings, plans, a model, correspondence and ephemera related to the design, construction and alterations to the Jackson House, built in Dover, MA, 1941.