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Subseries 4.5 | A Finding Aid to the Esther McCoy papers, 1876-1990, bulk, 1938-1989 | Digitized Collection

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

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4.5: Other Writings and Research Notes, 1937-1989, undated

This subseries contains other architectural writings and research notes written by McCoy that were either unpublished or for which the publication information is unknown. Found here are writings arranged by title and by subject. Titled writings include essays about her colleagues John Entenza and Julius Shulman. Subject files include writings about architecture, creativity, and Italian and Mexican architecture and culture. Also included here are notes and handwritten transcripts of an interview of architect Louis Kahn, conducted by McCoy in 1964. A recording of this interview is available in Series 10: Audio and Video Recordings. Additional material in this subseries includes book reviews written by McCoy and other unidentified writings and notes.
This subseries has been scanned in its entirety.
DescriptionContainer
Book Reviews, circa 1950s-1985
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7
Miscellaneous Unidentified Writings and Notes, circa 1950s-1980s
24
8
Writings By Title
"Architecture West,", 1950
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9
"Bethlehem Baptist Church Story,", 1939, undated
24
10
"Broadway Plaza,", circa 1973
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11
"Bunker Hill,", undated
24
12
"Derwin Ranch,", circa 1960s
24
13
"Edward Weston,", undated
24
14
"Heth Wharton,", 1958
24
15
"Interview with Wayne Williams on Color,", undated
24
16
"John Entenza,", circa 1980
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17
"Julius Shulman,", 1989
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18
"LA, LA" Book Proposal, circa 1985-1986
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19
"Los Angeles Slums,", 1937-1938
24
20
"Pallladio of Vicenza,", undated
24
21
"Ranch House: Sugar Bush Hill,", circa 1940s
24
22
"Report to the Board,", undated
24
23
"Richard Lechner House: Studio City,", undated
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24
"Suave Fruits from Mexico,", 1955
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25
"Thoughts on the Eye,", circa 1980s
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26
"Watts Towers,", circa 1965
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27
"Wiltern Theatre,", 1980
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28
Writings and Notes by Subject
Architecture, circa 1950s-1988
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29-30
Creativity, circa 1960-1970
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31
Italian Architecture and Culture, circa 1950s-1960s
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32
Louis Kahn Interview, 1964
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33
Mexico's University City (Ciudad Universitaria), circa 1952-1954
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34
Mexican Architecture and Culture, circa 1950-1957
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35-37
Mexican Gardens and Nurseries, circa 1955
24
38
New Mexico, 1949
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39

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