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Chester Nagel Collection

Collection Identifier: DES-1990?-0005-014378629
Scope and Contents:

The Chester Nagel Collection contains material spanning almost five decades. Primarily related to his relationship with Walter Gropius, the collection consists of personal as well as professional items such as letters, postcards, photographs, bow ties along with magazine excerpts, drawings and monographs.

Hugh Stubbins Archive: The Early Years Collection

Collection Identifier: DES-1988-0003-009333574
Scope and Contents: The Hugh Stubbins Archive documents more than fifty years of professional practice in drawings, plans, correspondence, research files, photographs and memorabilia. As well as documenting the work of Stubbins as an individual designer, the Archive offers access to a broad array of building types (ranging from private residences to educational complexes to stadiums to office buildings) and to the operating history of a mid-20th century architectural firm. The Early Years Collection...

Jerzy Soltan Collection

Collection Identifier: DES-2008-0003-014379248
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...

The Alison and Peter Smithson Archive

Collection Identifier: DES-2003-0001-009455761
Scope and Contents: The Alison and Peter Smithson Archive includes project files, architectural drawings, sketches, photographs aperture cards, clippings, correspondence, published and unpublished texts drawn from the professional files of architects Alison and Peter Smithson. The collection is comprised of material assembled and maintained by Alison and Peter Smithson, and documents more than fifty years of practice through their architectural work and writings. Projects, both built and unbuilt,...

The Architecture of Ulrich Franzen

Collection Identifier: DES-2000-0001-008649663
Scope and Contents: Ulrich Franzen’s collection is comprised of over sixty projects, including private residences, educational structures (notably projects at Cornell University: MVR Hall, the Growth Chamber Laboratories and the Agronomy Building), commercial and industrial commissions (The Philip Morris Research Center and Headquarters at 42nd Street and Park Avenue in New York), and cultural sites ranging from Houston's Alley Theater to the Harlem School of Arts.The collection includes...

The Breuer Lectures Collection

Collection Identifier: DES-2010-0002-011320691
Scope and Contents:

The Breuer Lectures Collection is comprised of 17 lectures and writings by Marcel Breuer, both in manuscript and/or typescript form.

The CIAM Collection

Collection Identifier: DES-1982-0002-000603297
Scope and Contents:

The CIAM Collections includes correspondence files and manuscript material related to the planning and proceedings of the organization’s conferences (1928-1956) as well as organizational files and photographs.

The correspondence, reports, photographs and ephemera related to the International Congress of Modern Architecture, drawn from the files of Josep Lluís Sert, who was both a founding member of the organization and its president (1947-1956).

The Curutchet Collection

Collection Identifier: DES-1977-0002-000603292
Overview:

Drawings, correspondence and photographs related to the design, by Le Corbusier (1887-1965), and construction of the Curutchet House, La Plata, Argentina.

The Edward Larrabee Barnes Collection

Collection Identifier: DES-1993-0001-004165878
Scope and Contents: The Edward Larrabee Barnes Collection includes architectural drawings, photographs, clippings, lectures, and publications related to Barnes’ architectural practice that spans over five decades of work during the 20th century.His early works consisted of small commissions: private houses, camps and university projects. Later works were larger in scale and range from museums and galleries such as the Walker Art Center (1966-1971, 1984) and the Dallas Museum of Art (1983-1984, 1993),...

The Ferrari Hardoy Archive

Collection Identifier: DES-1995-0001-007823498
Scope and Contents: The Ferrari Hardoy Archive includes drawings, plans, competition entries, manuscripts, correspondence and research materials related to Jorge Ferrari Hardoy’s work as a designer, architect and city planner.Jorge Ferrari Hardoy’s papers span approximately forty years: from his student years in the 1930’s to the mid-1970’s. There are substantial files related to CIAM Argentina and Grupo Austral, the forums for the discussion of modern architecture in Argentina during the late 1940’s....

The Jackson House Collection

Collection Identifier: DES-2007-0002-.011320691
Scope and Contents:

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, designed by architect Eliot Noyes, with architect G. Holmes Perkins as supervising architect, and built in Dover, MA. Original construction, 1941; additions, 1948; and alterations,1990.

The Josep Lluis Sert Collection

Collection Identifier: DES-1982-0003-000603276
Scope and Contents: The Sert Collection includes thousands of drawings and plans related to his work as an architect and urban designer, as well as substantial files of correspondence, manuscript material, photographs and slides. The collection’s contents also document his activities as a writer and lecturer and his involvement in professional and civic organizations.The drawings, plans, correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, slides and ephemera are drawn from the personal and professional files...

The Kenzō Tange Archive -- 丹下健三アーカイブ

Collection Identifier: DES-2011-0012-014379275
Scope and Contents: The Kenzō Tange Archive is comprised of architectural drawings, architectural models, clippings, manuscript notebooks, and print publications from the professional practice of architect, urban planner, and educator Kenzō Tange (1913-2005). More specifically, the archival materials included consist primarily of architectural drawings for 140 projects and printed materials collected by Tange. The architectural and urban projects, both built and unbuilt, were developed during Kenzō Tange's...

The Stanley L. Myers Collection

Collection Identifier: DES-2011-0003-012705748
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).

Yann Weymouth Collection

Collection Identifier: DES-2013-0005-014379903
Scope and Contents: The collection consists most notably of 9 boxes of Yann Weymouth's sketchbooks and meeting notebooks recorded during his architectural career from 1963 through 2000. The collection spans 40 years of design work and provides fresh insight into the design development of the projects he worked on, many of which are museums and other cultural institutions, including I.M. Pei's Glass Pyramid Entrance to the Louvre in Paris. The collection also includes some related publications and...