Philip Newell Youtz papers, 1920-1972

Youtz, Philip Newell, b. 1895 d. 1972
Curator, Educator, Architect
Active in Brooklyn, N.Y.; San Francisco, Calif.; Mich.; Pa.,

Collection size: 0.4 linear ft. (on partial microfilm reel)

Collection Summary: Essays and articles by Youtz on architecture, architecture education, and museums; photographs of his architecture in the U.S. and in China; clippings; and an inventory of Youtz papers in the Michigan Historical Collections, Ann Arbor.

Biographical/Historical Note: Architect, curator, educator. Curator of the Pennsylvania Museum of Art (1930-1932), director, Brooklyn Museum (1934-1938), director, Pacific Area at the Golden Gate International Exposition, San Francisco (1938-1939), and dean, University of Michigan College of Architecture and Design (1957-1965).

Donated June 5, 1972 by Frances L. Youtz.

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Philip Newell Youtz papers also located at: Michigan Historical Collections, Ann Arbor.