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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...

Papers of Dan Kiley

Collection Identifier: DES-1995-0004-006399835
Scope and Contents: This collection includes landscape drawings representing the work of Dan Kiley, and The Office of Dan Kiley, ca.1941-ca.1995.The collection includes landscape architecture drawings for a broad representation of his landscape designs, including site plans, planting plans, and topographical maps gifted by Dan Kiley in 1995. It should be noted that a large amount of drawings and several hundred boxes of job files remained in Vermont to be gifted at a later date, but because of a tragic...

Papers of John Charles Olmsted

Collection Identifier: DES-1977-0001-000603289
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.

Papers of Martin Wagner

Collection — Box: 1Identifier: DES-1971-0001-000603299
Scope and Contents: The Papers of Martin Wagner collection includes notebooks containing typed and handwritten drafts of articles and books by Wagner, correspondence, and clippings.

Included are items related to metropolitan planning of Greater Berlin, planning of Istanbul, Cologne, and Boston; lectures given at the GSD on Site and Shelter, and Housing; some writings co-authored with Walter Gropius; materials on Wagner's prefabricated house project; a few items by Wagner’s son Bernard.

Photographs Collected by Henry Hobson Richardson

Collection Identifier: DES-1936-0001-001561485
Scope and Contents: 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...

Sekler Collection of Student Reports II

Collection Identifier: DES-2005-0004-013684547
Scope and Contents: Students' final reports for seminars directed by Eduard F. Sekler, ca. 1961-1993. The Sekler Collection of Student Reports II is a collection of student work, developed in the course of their studies analyzing historic building structures, historic districts, and undertaking spatial and historical analysis of these structures and neighborhoods. It contains 241 reports.Throughout Eduard Sekler's distinguished teaching career at both the Graduate School of Design and the Carpenter...

Shurcliff, Arthur A. and Shurcliff, Sidney N., Papers

Collection Identifier: DES-1981-0001-000603275
Scope and Contents: The Shurcliff Collection includes drawings and plans related to firm projects, as well as professional and personal correspondence. Also included are miscellaneous manuscript and printed materials, an early billbook, a personal diary and hundreds of photographs and slides. These visual materials relate not only to firm work, but served as research images in the Shurcliff office.

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, are...

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 sketchbooks,...

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.