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Series 2: Aline Saarinen Professional Papers , 1906-1969
10 linear feet
Boxes 4-14, 15, OV 16, FC 17-18

Series consists of files stemming from Aline Saarinen's professional activities as an art critic, author, and television correspondent, and as a member of arts-related and other committees.
The Aline Saarinen Professional Papers series is arranged into six subseries:
  • 2.1: Writings, 1933-1967
  • 2.2: Research Material for The Proud Possessors, 1906-1967 (bulk 1956-1959)
  • 2.3: Research Material on Stanford White, 1880s-1969
  • 2.4: NBC Correspondent Files, 1961-1971
  • 2.5: Miscellaneous Research Files, circa 1960-1964, undated
  • 2.6: Committee Files, 1961-1968
2.1: Writings, 1933-1967
Subseries consists of manuscripts, typescripts, notes, notecards and clippings of Aline Saarinen's writings. Her writings include: articles on art and architecture for The New York Times and other publications, including a manuscript of her article on Eero Saarinen with his annotations in the margins and her notebook from her interview with him; samples of her early art criticism and early writings, including some short stories and college essays; lectures and speeches on art, architecture and related topics, including ones on Eero Saarinen, art collectors and collecting, modern art, culture and visual arts, and writing biography; scripts for television shows; notes on project ideas and plans developed and presumably shared with her literary agent, Bernice Cozzens; and other creative writing such as fiction, a play, and poems (some of which may have been written by her and others of which may have been transcribed by her) and personal writing such as a piece on the suicide of woman she knew in passing, Ruth Gornick.
Writings are arranged alphabetically by type.
Description Container
Article for Harper's Magazine, "Uncle Sam as an Art Expert,", 1954
4
15
Articles on Architecture, undated
4
16
Articles on Architecture - Clippings, 1950, 1954
4
17
Article on Art, undated
4
18
Articles on Art - Clippings, 1949-1963
(2 folders)
4
19-20
Articles on Art for McCall's, 1967
4
21
Article on Eero Saarinen, 1953
4
22
Article on Eero Saarinen - Notebook, 1953
4
23
Articles and Stories, Miscellaneous, undated
4
24
Articles, Miscellaneous - Clippings, 1947, 1949
4
25
Early Art Criticism - Clippings, 1934
4
26
Early Writings, 1933-1935
(3 folders)
4
27-29
Fiction, Miscellaneous, undated
(3 folders)
5
1-3
Lecture, "Art Collecting in America", circa 1950s
5
4
Lecture on "Style", Vassar College, 1966
5
5
Lectures and Speeches, 1950s-1960s
5
6
Lectures and Speeches, Notecards, 1950s-1960s
(12 folders)
5
7-18
Play, "The Correct Collections", 1952
5
19
Poetry (by Aline Saarinen and others?), 1962
5
20
Project Ideas and Plans, 1950s
5
21
Television Script, "The American Image" (written by Aline Saarinen and John Lord), undated
(Not scanned)
5
22
Television Script, "Venus in Venice", 1964
(Not scanned)
5
23
Television Scripts, Miscellaneous, 1960s
(3 folders; not scanned)
5
24-26
Writing on Ruth Gornick's Suicide, 1959
5
27
2.2: Research Material for The Proud Possessors, 1906-1967 (bulk 1956-1959)
Series consists of files stemming from Aline Saarinen's work researching and writing her book, The Proud Possessors, which was published by Random House in 1958. Files consist of notes, manuscripts, correspondence, photographs and printed material on art collectors, as well the application for a Guggenheim grant (which was awarded to Saarinen in 1957), Eero Saarinen's notes on the book, a scrapbook of correspondence received in response to the publication of the book (of particular note is Peggy Guggenheim's negative response to the chapter on her), and clippings of reviews and other articles about the book after its publication. Among the correspondents are Bernard Berenson, Dorothy Miller, Bernice Cozzens, Albert Ten Eyck Gardner, Alfred H. Barr (?), Edward Steichen, Francis Brown, Hiram Haydn, Daniel Cotton Rich, John Goldsmith Phillips, George Heard Hamilton, Dorothy Sieberling, Saul Steinberg, Sam N. Behrman, Jean Lipman, Irving Hoffman, Electra Webb, Henry Allen Moe, Peggy Guggenheim, Alice B. Toklas, H. P. Roche, Cy Sulzberger, Clifford Odets, and Alfred A. Knopf.
The material on John Quinn includes correspondence between Saarinen and Jeanne Foster Roberts; letters to Foster from Quinn and his sister, Julia Anderson; a copy of a letter to Foster from William Butler Yeats and a drawing of Quinn possibly by Yeats; material relating to Roger Casement, Foster, and Florence Farr; and photographs of Quinn and Foster, and Quinn with Constantin Brancusi, Picasso and Mme Picasso, Henri Pierre Roche and Erik Satie.
The material on Edward Root includes correspondence between Root and his father, Elihu, dating from 1903 to 1936; letters to Root from Charles Culver, Robert de Forest, Frederick James Gregg, Ernest Lawson, George Luks, Duncan Phillips, and Grace Root, dating from 1909 to 1936; and copies of two letters to Edward Christiana, dated 1949.
Files are typically arranged according to format and then alphabetically according to name of collector.
Description Container
Guggenheim Grant, 1956-1957
6
1
Correspondence, 1957
6
2
Correspondence, 1958
(3 folders)
6
3-5
Scrapbook of Correspondence, 1958-1959
(5 folders)
6
6-10
Correspondence, 1959
6
11
Correspondence, 1960
6
12
Correspondence, undated
6
13
Berenson, Bernard
Correspondence, 1953, 1956
6
14
Correspondence, 1957
(2 folders)
6
15-16
Correspondence, 1958
(2 folders)
6
17-18
Correspondence, 1959
6
19
Correspondence, undated
6
20
Aline Saarinen Writings, 1959
6
21
Printed Material, 1959
6
22
Collector Files
Cone, Claribel and Etta, 1949-1956
(Not scanned in entirety)
6
23
Freer, Charles Lang, 1957-1958
6
24
Gardner, Isabella Stewart, 1957-1959
6
25
Gilcrease, Thomas, 1948-1958
(2 folders; not scanned in entirety)
6
26-27
Guggenheim, Peggy, 1949, 1956-1958
(2 folders; not scanned in entirety)
6
28-29
The Havemeyers, 1957
6
30
Hirshhorn, Joseph H., 1956-1958
(Not scanned in entirety)
6
31
Ingersoll, R. Sturgis and Johnson, John G., 1939-1958
(5 folders; not scanned in entirety)
6
32-36
Morgan, J. Pierpont, 1957
6
37
Quinn, John, 1956-1962
(4 folders)
6
38-41
Quinn, John - Miscellaneous Original Papers, 1918-1927, undated
6
42
Quinn, John - Material Relating to Roger Casement, 1959, undated
6
43
Quinn, John - Material on Jeanne Robert Foster, 1959, undated
6
44
Quinn, John - Material Relating to Florence Farr, 1906
6
45
The Rockefellers, 1928, 1955-1958
(2 folders)
6
46-47
Root, Edward Wales, 1956-1958
(2 folders)
6
48-49
Root, Edward Wales - Original Correspondence, 1903-1949
6
50
Root, Edward Wales - Memorial Exhibition, 1957
6
51
The Steins, 1957-1959
6
52
Webb, Electra Havemeyer, 1957-1958
6
53
Webb, Electra Havemeyer - Printed Material, 1953-1955
(2 folders)
6
54-55
Notes (Notebooks)
A-D (Altman, Barnes, Cone, and Dreier), 1955-1958
7
1
"Freer", 1955-1958
7
2
"Gardner", 1956-1958
7
3
"G-H" (Gilcrease, Guggenheim, and Hirshhorn), 1956-1958
7
4
Havemeyer, 1956-1958
7
5
"I-L" (Ingersoll, Johnson, Hearst, and Lewisohn), 1955-1958
7
6
Mellon, 1956-1958
7
7
"Morgan", 1956-1958
7
8
"Potter Palmer", 1956-1958
7
9
"Quinn", 1956-1958
7
10
R-S (Robinson, Root, and Stein), 1956-1958
7
11
"Rockefeller", 1956-1958
(2 folders)
7
12-13
T-W (Thompson, Walters, and Webb), 1956-1958
7
14
"General Background", 1956-1958
7
15
"Biblio", 1956-1958
7
16
Eero Saarinen's Notes on the Book, 1957-1958
7
17
Miscellaneous Notes, 1956-1957, 1966-1967
7
18
Drafts, 1957-1958
(4 folders)
7
19-22
Photographs
Altman, Benjamin, undated
7
23
Berenson, Bernard, circa 1958
7
24
Cone, Claribel and Etta, undated
7
25
Freer, Charles Lang, undated
7
26
Gardner, Isabella Stewart, undated
7
27
Gilcrease, Thomas, undated
7
28
Guggenheim, Peggy, undated
7
29
Hirshhorn, Joseph H., 1950s
7
30
Morgan, J. Pierpont, undated
7
31
Palmer, Mr. and Mrs. Potter, undated
7
32
Quinn, John, 1918-1922, undated
(2 folders)
7
33-34
Photographs
The Rockefeller Family, 1957, undated
8
1
Root, Edward Wales, undated
8
2
The Stein Family, undated
8
3
Webb, Electra Havemeyer, 1950s
8
4
Unidentified, undated
8
5
Negatives, undated
(Not scanned)
8
6
Printed Material on Collectors, 1955-1957
(Not scanned in entirety)
8
7
Scrapbook, Clippings on The Proud Possessors, 1958-1959
8
8
Other Clippings on The Proud Possessors, 1958-1959
8
9
Book Contract for Italy, 1960
8
10
Book Jacket, 1958
8
11
2.3: Research Material on Stanford White, 1880s-1969
Subseries consists of files stemming from Aline Saarinen's research for a planned, but never completed, biography of Stanford White "as an interpreter of the Age of Elegance." Included are: correspondence, notebooks, writings, scattered original material belonging to Bessie White, Stanford White and the firm of McKim, Mead and White, printed material, photographs, and architectural drawings.
2.3.1: Correspondence, 1959-1969
Correspondence consists of letters exchanged with Aline Saarinen's literary agent, publisher, scholars, friends and relatives of White, and others, as well as responses to her inquiry about Stanford White published in The New York Times. Correspondence concerns book ideas, research inquiries, her struggles with the work, and related matters. Correspondents include: Bernice Cozzens, Random House, Wayne Andrews, Mrs. Lawrence Grant White (White's daughter-in-law), Welles Bosworth, R. W. G. Vail, Francis Brown, Edward Fowles, Van Wyck Brooks, and Evelyn Nesbit.
Correspondence is typically arranged chronologically, except for the extended correspondence with her literary agent which is arranged in its own file.
Description Container
Correspondence - Cozzens, Bernice, 1959-1962, 1969
8
12
Correspondence, 1959
(3 folders)
8
13-15
Correspondence, 1960
(2 folders)
8
16-17
Correspondence, 1961
8
18
Correspondence, 1962
8
19
Correspondence, 1963-1971
8
20
Correspondence, undated
8
21
2.3.2: Notebooks, circa 1959-1962
Notebooks contain Aline Saarinen's notes on various topics related to Stanford White gathered in the course of her research. Individual notebooks were removed from their original binders at some previous point, and are arranged alphabetically according to subject.
Description Container
"Biblio", circa 1959-1962
8
22
Century, Metropolitan, and Other Clubs, circa 1959-1962
8
23
"Cheney", circa 1959-1962
8
24
"CHR" (Chronology), circa 1959-1962
8
25
"Mackay", circa 1959-1962
8
26
"McK., M. and W. Architecture", circa 1959-1962
(2 folders)
8
27-28
"New York", circa 1959-1962
8
29
"Newport", circa 1959-1962
8
30
"R. G. W." (Richard Grant White), circa 1959-1962
8
31
"S. W. and Artists", circa 1959-1962
(2 folders)
8
32-33
"S. W. General", circa 1959-1962
(2 folders)
9
1-2
"S. W. Jobs"
A-B (Astor, Barney, Col. Day, Box Hill, and Breese), circa 1959-1962
9
3
"Ch-H" (Colony, Fish, Herald Building, and Houses, Miscellaneous), circa 1959-1962
9
4
I-M (IRT, Judson, Hyde, Knickerbocker, Madison Square, Miscellaneous, and Monuments), circa 1959-1962
9
5
N-V (NYU, Oelrichs, Reid, Sherry, Tiffany, and Villard), circa 1959-1962
9
6
"W-Z" (University of Virginia, Washington Arch, Payne Whitney, and William C. Whitney), circa 1959-1962
9
7
"S. W. Murder", circa 1959-1962
(2 folders)
9
8-9
"Unsorted", circa 1959-1962
9
10
Miscellaneous, circa 1959-1962
9
11
2.3.3: Writings, 1959-1960s
Writings include drafts and manuscripts of chapters for Saarinen's planned biography on White and her article on White for Life Magazine. Also found are scattered research notes, an outline of the planned biography, and various writings on White and architecture by others.
Description Container
Research Notes, circa 1959
(2 folders)
9
12-13
Research Notes, "State of Buildings", 1961
9
14
Tentative Chapter Headings and Outline, 1960
(2 folders)
9
15-16
Notes and Writings, circa 1959-1962
(2 folders)
9
17-18
Drafts
"Prologue - in work (Also Prince Henry Version)", circa 1959-1962
9
19
"Chapter I in work", circa 1959-1962
9
20
"Chapter II in work", circa 1959-1962
9
21
"Chapter III in opera", circa 1959-1962
9
22
"Chapter IV - in opera", circa 1959-1962
9
23
"Chapter V - in opera", circa 1959-1962
9
24
"Chapter VI in opera", circa 1959-1962
9
25
Chapters VII and VIII, circa 1959-1962
9
26
Chapter XII (Cheneys), circa 1959-1962
9
27
Miscellaneous, circa 1959-1962
(2 folders)
9
28-29
Manuscripts
Article for Life, 1960s
(3 folders)
9
30-32
Book, Chapter I (?), 1960s
9
33
Book, Chapter on Richard Grant White, 1960s
9
34
Book, Chapter II, 1960s
9
35
Book, Chapter III, 1960s
9
36
Book, Chapter IV, 1960s
9
37
Book, Chapter V, 1960s
9
38
Manuscripts
Book, Chapter VI, 1960s
10
1
Book, Chapter VII, 1960s
10
2
Book, Chapter, VIII, 1960s
10
3
Book, Chapter IX, 1960s
10
4
Book, Chapter XII (Cheneys), 1960s
10
5
Book, Chapter XIV (Katherine Mackay), 1960s
10
6
Miscellaneous, 1960s
(2 folders)
10
7-8
Caption Suggestions, undated
10
9
Writings by Others, 1962, undated
(2 folders; not scanned in entirety)
10
10-11
2.3.4: Original Material, 1880s-1936, 1960
Original material includes certain scattered papers of Bessie White and Stanford White, and scattered office "files" of the architectural firm McKim, Mead and White, which were presumably accumulated by Aline Saarinen in the course of her research. Also found is a microfilm reel of the correspondence of Richard Grant White (approximately 25 letters) and Stanford White (1 letter) held by the Huntington Art Library.
The papers belonging to Bessie White consist of correspondence from her father-in-law, Richard Grant White; scrapbooks on the Washington Centennial and White's Washington Art, and on the Thaw Murder Trial; and written reminiscences of White. The papers belonging to Stanford White consist of lists, notes, and other documents. The McKim, Mead and White documents include memoranda and correspondence; files consisting of correspondence, contracts estimates, and descriptions for various projects (extensive documentation for the Whitelaw Reid residence can be found); and a record book.
Description Container
Bessie White Papers
Correspondence, 1880s
10
12
Scrapbook on Washington Centennial and Arch, 1889
10
13
Scrapbook, "Thaw Trial Clippings", 1907-1908
(2 folders)
10
14-15
Written Memories, 1926
10
16
Stanford White Papers
Menu for Dinner Honoring Stanford White, 1884
10
17
Lists of Works (White's own?), undated
10
18
"Goods Held in Trust for Stanford White, Esq." (list with drawings), 1902
10
19
Notes on Furnishings (White's own?), undated
10
20
"S. W.'s matters, left in the hands of McKim, Mead and White", 1894
10
21
Legal Document (partial), undated
10
22
McKim, Mead and White Documents
Memoranda, 1887-1888, undated
10
23
Memoranda, 1893-1897
10
24
Memoranda, 1900-1903
10
25
Memoranda, 1904-1905
10
26
Correspondence, 1888-1904
10
27
Correspondence, 1905-1906
10
28
Correspondence, 1923
10
29
Correspondence, 1933, 1935
10
30
The Metropolitan Club, undated
10
31
Madison Square Presbyterian Church, 1903
10
32
The Colony Club, undated
10
33
Actor's Fund Fair, undated
10
34
Plan for Unidentified Building (blueprint), undated
10
35
Fairmont Park, 1895
10
36
Vanderbilt Portal, St. Bartholomew's Church, 1902, 1934
10
37
Columbian Celebration Awards, undated
10
38
Arch at Washington Square, 1889
10
39
Tiffany Building, 1903
10
40
Whitelaw Reid Residence - Estimate, Proposal, and Report on Progress, 1890-1891
10
41
Whitelaw Reid Residence - Correspondence, 1891
(2 folders)
10
42-43
Whitelaw Reid Residence - Correspondence, 1892
10
44
Whitelaw Reid Residence - Correspondence, 1893
10
45
Whitelaw Reid Residence - Correspondence, 1894
10
46
Whitelaw Reid Residence - Correspondence, 1895
10
47
Whitelaw Reid Residence - Correspondence, 1896-1899
10
48
Whitelaw Reid Residence - Correspondence, undated
10
49
Whitelaw Reid Residence - Clipping, 1936
10
50
Grant Monument, undated
10
51
University of Virginia, 1923, 1934
10
52
Arlington Memorial Bridge, undated
10
53
Record Book, "Antiques at 120 W 30", 1905
10
54
Microfilmed Correspondence of Richard Grant White (circa 25 letters) and Stanford White (1 letter) from Huntington Library, 1960
10
55
2.3.5: Printed Material, 1890s-1968
Printed material collected by Aline Saarinen in the course of her research consists primarily of clippings and publications with articles on White, his buildings, and certain people associated with him. Also found is miscellaneous printed material on the Garden City Hotel, Newport, RI, and architecture.
Description Container
Clippings
Stanford White, 1896-1898
10
56
Stanford White, 1919, 1931-1936, 1960
10
57
Stanford White, 1960, 1962
10
58
Stanford White, undated
10
59
Stanford White, Auctions, 1934
10
60
Players' Club, 1890s?
10
61
Madison Square Presbyterian Church, 1906
10
62
Madison Square Garden, 1890s
(2 folders)
10
63-64
Madison Square Garden, Horse Show, 1890s
10
65
New York, 1904
10
66
Garden of J. L. Breese, 1915
10
67
Article on Architecture by Lawrence Grant White, 1929
10
68
Building and Designs of Stanford White, Various, 1932-1968
10
69
Evelyn Nesbit, 1905, 1954
10
70
Amelie Rives Chanler, 1895-1897
10
71
Other Printed Material on Stanford White and His Buildings, 1955-1967
(Not scanned in entirety)
10
72
Garden City Hotel (Long Island, NY), circa 1894
10
73
Newport, RI and "The Breakers", 1946-1963
(Not scanned in entirety)
10
74
Miscellaneous Printed Material on Architecture, 1928-1960
(Not scanned in entirety)
10
75
Miscellaneous Printed Material, undated
10
76
2.3.6: Photographs, 1880s-circa 1960
Photographs include ones of Stanford White and his family, his clients, Anne, Louise, and Robert Cheney, and his one-time mistress, Evelyn Nesbit; and ones of buildings and residences designed by White or McKim, Mead and White, many of which were photographed by Wayne Andrews. Also found are photographs of interiors and slides and negatives of certain photographs of buildings and residences.
Description Container
Stanford White and His Family, 1880s-1890s
11
1
The Cheney Family, 1880s?
11
2
Evelyn Nesbit, 1890s-1902
11
3
Buildings and Residences Designed by Stanford White, 1960, undated
(7 folders; not scanned in entirety)
11
4-10
Residences in Newport, RI Designed by Stanford White and McKim, Mead and White, 1960, undated
(2 folders; not scanned in entirety)
11
11-12
Residences Designed by Stanford White and McKim, Mead and White, 1960, undated
(3 folders; not scanned in entirety)
11
13-15
Views of Interiors, Various, undated
11
16
Views of Interiors, Unidentified, undated
11
17
Slides, Buildings Designed by Stanford White and McKim, Mead and White, circa 1960
(Not scanned)
11
18
Negatives, Buildings Designed by Stanford White and McKim, Mead and White, circa 1960
(Not scanned)
11
19
2.3.7: Architectural Drawings, undated
Included are reproductions and negatives of architectural drawings for various buildings and residences, which date from 1884 to 1903, designed by White or McKim, Mead and White.
Description Container
Reproductions of Architectural Drawings, undated
(See also OV 16)
11
20
Negatives, Architectural Drawings, undated
(Not scanned)
11
21
Oversize, Reproductions of Architectural Drawings, undated
(See Box 11, F20)
OV 16
2.4: NBC Correspondent Files, 1961-1971
(Not scanned)
Subseries consists of files kept by Aline Saarinen while working as a television correspondent for NBC on such shows as "Today", "Sunday", and "The Hunter-Brinkley Report", reporting on mainly art-related topics. Files include correspondence, printed material, notes, scripts, clippings, motion picture films and video transfers, and photographs. Also included are printed material on Eero Saarinen and photographs of his work.
Files are arranged alphabetically according to subject or format.
Description Container
The 101 Ranch (Oklahoma), 1965
11
22
Amon Carter Museum, 1963
11
23
Astronauts, 1965
(4 folders; see also Box 15)
11
24-27
Biltmore House and Gardens, circa 1965
11
28
"Blacks and Art", undated
11
29
Clippings, 1964-1971
(3 folders)
11
30-32
Clippings, Articles by Aline Saarinen, 1964, 1966
11
33
Computer Art, 1966
11
34
Correspondence, 1963-1971
11
35
Correspondence, Miscellaneous, 1967, undated
11
36
Engagement Calendar, 1965
11
37
Federal Building Design, 1965
11
38
Films
"Art Special" Sunday Show: Eyes Opening, 1964 May 24
1 videocassette (vhs)
duplicate
1 videocassette (digital betacam)
duplicate
1 film reel
16 mm
Motion picture film stored separately
12
1-2
The Metropolitan Museum with John Lindsay, 1970
1 film reel
16 mm
1 videocassette (digital betacam)
duplicate
1 videocassette (vhs)
duplicate
Motion picture film stored separately
12
3-4
"Mobile Homes" , circa 1963
1 film reel
16 mm
Motion picture film stored separately in film can numbered FC 17
12
5
Footage of artist working, circa 1964
1 film reel
Leader is labeled "Thomas Moore out-take"
16 mm
Motion picture film stored separately in film can numbered FC 18
12
6
Gemini 9 Material, circa 1966
12
7
Held, John, 1964
12
8
"Hemisfair '68", 1968
12
9
Marine Amputee Story, 1967
(2 folders)
12
10-11
Metropolitan Museum, 1970
(2 folders)
12
12-13
Museum of Modern Art, 1964
12
14
Notebooks
Grand Canyon, 1966
12
15
"Hawthorne and Alcott", 1960s
12
16
"Script - Film Schedule - Dept. List", undated
12
17
Notes and Drafts, 1960s
12
18
"Osaka" (Japanese World Exposition), 1968
12
19
Pavilion Hotel (Montpelier, VT), 1965-1966
12
20
Peterson, Susan (Reporter for Bissell Inc.), 1960s
12
21
Photographs of Buildings and Memorial Designed by Eero Saarinen, 1960s
12
22
Photographs of Saarinen Home in Helsinki, Finland, undated
12
23
Photographs of Aline Saarinen on Assignment and from Shows, 1960s
(4 folders)
13
1-4
Photographs, Portraits of Aline Saarinen, circa 1965
13
5
Photograph of Aline Saarinen, Contemporary Press Course, Vassar College, 1966
13
6
Press Pass, Democratic National Convention, 1964
13
7
Press Releases and Other Printed Material, 1963-1970
13
8
Printed Material, Miscellaneous, 1970, undated
13
9
Protest, Internal Revenue Service, 1969
13
10
Quotes, 1962-1963
13
11
Regan, Nancy, 1968
13
12
Religious Architecture, 1963, undated
13
13
"Remote Possibilities" (Gallery of Art Interpretation designed by Katharine Kuh, The Art Institute of Chicago), undated
13
14
Resume and Awards, 1964-1969
13
15
Rockefeller, Nelson, 1965-1969
(2 folders)
13
16-17
Rockefeller, Nelson - Photograph of Art Work from Collection, undated
13
18
Saarinen, Eero, 1961-1971
13
19
Scripts
Frank McGee Reports, 1966, undated
13
20
"From Here to the Seventies", 1969
13
21
The Huntley-Brinkley Report, 1966-1968, undated
(2 folders)
13
22-23
"Israel: From this Hill", 1965
13
24
Sixth Hour, 1967, undated
13
25
The Southern Baptist Hour, 1969
13
26
Sunday Show, 1964-1965
13
27
Today Show, 1963-1969
(5 folders)
13
28-32
"Year Ender Script", 1964
13
33
Miscellaneous, 1960s
(4 folders)
13
34-37
The Southern Baptist Hour, "Art and the Bible", 1969
13
38
Storyboard (?), undated
13
39
"Sunday Artists", 1964
(2 folders)
13
40-41
"Sunday Artists"
Arp, 1964
13
42
Calder, 1964
13
43
Davis, 1964
13
44
Giacometti, 1964
13
45
Miro, 1964
13
46
Moore, 1964
13
47
Vietnam, 1965
(3 folders)
13
48-50
Writings on Art, 1960s
13
51
Writing on Saigon, circa 1965
13
52
Yugoslavia, 1965
13
53
Oversize, Astronauts, 1965
15 (sol)
2 Reels Motion Picture Film from Box 12, folders 5-6
FC 17-18
2.5: Miscellaneous Research Files, circa 1960-1964, undated
Subseries consists of files stemming from Aline Saarinen's research on various artists and relating to miscellaneous or unidentified projects. Files mostly include notes and correspondence. Of particular note is a letter from Georgia O'Keeffe referring to Saarinen's idea of "a color film story" about the artist.
Files are arranged alphabetically according to subject.
Description Container
Held Jr., John, undated
14 (hol)
1
Lawrence, Jacob, circa 1960
14 (hol)
2
McCarter, Henry, undated
14 (hol)
3
O'Keeffe, Georgia, 1964
14 (hol)
4
Outline, Unidentified Project, undated
14 (hol)
5
2.6: Committee Files, 1961-1968
Subseries consists of files relating to Saarinen's participation on various committees, boards, and commissions, including the Design Advisory Committee for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) which recommended I. M. Pei's design for a standard air traffic control tower. Files include reports, minutes, printed material, correspondence, and photographs. Also found is correspondence and a partial manuscript for a proposed article on Najeeb Halaby of the FAA for Harper's Magazine.
Files are arranged in chronological order.
Description Container
Design Advisory Committee, Federal Aviation Adminstration, 1961-1962
(3 folders)
14 (hol)
6-8
Fine Arts Commission, 1964-1967
(Not scanned in entirety)
14 (hol)
9
Yale University, 1962-1966
14 (hol)
10
Yale-New Haven Educational Corporation, Board of Directors, 1967-1968
(2 folders; not scanned in entirety)
14 (hol)
11-12

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