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A Tribute to Lewis Mumford

Collection Identifier: DES-1998-0001-008170002
Scope and Contents: Organizational files, including invitations, correspondence, photographs and the texts of tributes to Lewis Mumford, assembled by Charles M. Haar and Jerold S. Kayden. Haar and Kayden were organizers of the events celebrating Mumford as the first recipient of The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy Award.The collection includes correspondence and announcements related to the award dinner, the texts of tributes contributed by guests, and photographs of the dinner/award ceremony....

ARCHIGRAM: Magazine and Ephemera Collection

Collection Identifier: DES-2019-0007-15420111630
Scope and Contents: ARCHIGRAM (an amalgamation of archi-tecture and tele-gram) began as a self-published magazine by its main group members Peter Cook and David Greene. Produced between 1961 - 1974, the magazines (spanning nine and a half issues) showcased experimental architectural work to an increasingly global audience; as such they are seminal documents of avant-garde architectural ideas. The hugely influential and extremely scarce Archigram magazine included in this collection (9 vols., various formats) is...

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.

Cossutta, Araldo, 1925-2017. Papers of Araldo Cossutta

Collection Identifier: DES-2018-0003-15420111600
Scope and Contents: Original architectural drawings, photographs, and job files of architectural projects designed by Araldo Cossutta during his tenure in the architectural firm I.M. Pei and Partners: Christian Science Center in Boston (1973), Tour du Credit Lyonnais in Lyon, France (1977), Long Wharf Marriott in Boston (1982). His papers also include his own 63 acre vacation compound in Chilmark, Martha's Vineyard, Cape Cod.

Eleanor Raymond Collection

Collection Identifier: DES-1986-0001-009331040
Scope and Contents: The Eleanor Raymond Collection includes documentation of some 300 architectural projects, ranging from drawings to related correspondence, as well as project photographs, personal papers, snapshots, and memorabilia. Also included are diaries kept by architectural journalist and writer Ethel Power, Raymond’s long-time companion and professional colleague.Project files, drawings, correspondence, photographs and personal papers drawn from the professional and personal files of...

GSD Lectures Collection

Collection Identifier: DES-2013-0001-014379898
Scope and Contents: The GSD Lectures Collection is comprised of materials from the Lectures and Exhibition Department mainly between 1972 and 2006, all in typescript and/or print-out form. There are three series: Series A, Series B, and Series C. Series A contains 173 files, Series B contains 13 files, and Series C contains 34 files. Series A is comprised mainly of the lecture materials, Series B contains mainly exhibition materials, with accompanying lecture materials when available and Series C contains mainly...

GSD Photographs Collection of Faculty and Administrative Staff

Collection Identifier: DES-2001-0005-008869532
Scope and Contents: This collection includes photographs (portraits) of GSD faculty (from visiting lecturers to tenured faculty). The collection also includes photographs (portraits) of GSD administrative staff, invited speakers, and other academics with no GSD faculty appointment. Also includes limited typescript resume and/or vitae, and clippings. The bulk of the collection dates from the 1970s through the 1990s, although portraits of earlier faculty and academics may also be included.The collection...

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...

Hugh Stubbins Archive: The Schools Collection

Collection Identifier: DES-1988-0004-009367006
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 Schools Collection (part...

James Carpenter Collection

Collection Identifier: DES-2017-0002-15420111620
Scope and Contents: The James Carpenter Collection consists of material spanning over forty years of practice with projects ranging from art to architecture. It is primarily comprised of drawings for various projects and installations, models, art films and material samples. [Samples will be readily available in the Material Collections at the Frances Loeb Library]. These items document his dedication to research and innovation in using glass as building material. The collection also includes notes and...