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Esther McCoy papers, 1876-1990, bulk, 1938-1989

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3.5: Writing by Others , circa 1920s-1989, undated

This series contains writings, some in draft form, by McCoy's friends and colleagues. Included are several pieces of writing about architecture, urban planning, and design. Of note are two essays about Esther McCoy written by architect Denise Scott Brown, and writings by architects Evans Woollen, Yona Friedman, and Paul Sterling Hoag. Also found are short stories written by McCoy's lovers, John Mitchell and Albert Robert, including a story by Albert Robert as "Pierre St. Clement," and unidentified writings not written by McCoy.
Files are arranged alphabetically by author.
This subseries has been partially scanned.
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Denise Scott Brown, "Knowing Esther McCoy" and "Esther McCoy and The Second Generation,", 1988-1989
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J. K. Cruz, "Pressure at Their Respective Crises Zones" ("The Variances"), circa 1970s
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Jean Evans, "Three Studies in Conflict,", circa 1952
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Jean Evans, "The Golden Years (Introduction),", undated
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Yona Friedman, "A Research Program for a Scientific Method of Planning,", undated
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Cecil Gray, "Chameleon's Dish,", undated
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Paul Sterling Hoag, "Wisdom From the Doheny's Back Hall,", 1987
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Raymond Marcel, "Builders and Humanists: The Renaissance Popes as Patrons of the Arts,", 1966
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Gabriel Garcia Maroto, "Popular Architecture in Mexico,", undated
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Mrs. J. L. McCoy, "A Fictionalized Story of the Book of Philemon,", undated
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John Mitchell, Various Writings, circa 1920s-1930s
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Paul B. Ohannesian, "Letters from Pauline Schindler: 1969-1977,", circa 1977
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Albert Eide Parr, "Paths of Dispersal and Encounter in the City,", circa 1970
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Albert Robert, "Temporary Gentlemen,", circa 1930s
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Stephen Spender, "I Think Continually?,", 1934
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Pierre St. Clement (Albert Robert), "Heroism and Other Magic,", circa 1930s
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Eleanor Walker, "The Nineteen Forty-Niners of Malibu Hills,", circa 1949
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Evans Woollen, "Towards an Architecture of Process,", 1984
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Various Authors, Department of Architecture, National Institute of Fine Arts, Mexico, Conference Presentations, 1954
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Unidentified Authors, Miscellaneous Writings, 1949, 1971, undated
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