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Contents and Arrangement | A Finding Aid to the Gyorgy Kepes papers, 1909-2003, bulk 1935-1985

Gyorgy Kepes papers, 1909-2003, bulk 1935-1985

Contents and Arrangement

The collection is arranged as eleven series.

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Series 1:Biographical Material, circa 1940-circa 1980
0.25 linear feet
Boxes 1, 28

Biographical material consists of awards, certificates, and medals from schools including Carnegie-Mellon University, Loyola University, and M.I.T, and associations such as the American Institute of Architects; biographical notes and resumes including an entry in Who's Who; and a folder of personal financial records such as checks and miscellaneous receipts.
DescriptionContainer
Awards, Certificates, and Medals, circa 1940-1972
Oversized material housed in Box 28, Folder 1
1
1-7
Biographical Notes and Resumes, circa 1940s-circa 1980
1
8
Personal Financial Records, 1963-1974
1
9
Oversized Awards, Certificates and Medals from Box 1, Folders 1-7
28
1

Series 2:Correspondence, 1936-1984
5.7 linear feet
Boxes 1-7; 28, OV 33, FCs 39-41

Correspondence represents almost one quarter of the collection and relates to all aspects of Kepes's career including his relationships and collaborations with artists, architects, and writers; his ideas and achievements as an educator and aesthetic theorist; the publication of his writings; and exhibitions which featured both his artwork and his designs.
Artists, architects, writers, and colleagues represented here include Josef Albers, Rudolf Arnheim, Marcel Breuer, Alexander Calder, Henry Dreyfuss, Charles and Ray Eames, Clive Entwhistle, R. Buckminster Fuller, Walter Gropius, S. W. Hayter, Jean Helion, Laszlo and Sibyl Moholy-Nagy, Lev Nussberg, Robert Osborn, George Rickey, Saul Steinberg, Kenzo Tange, Robert Jay Wolff, Jekabs Zvilna, and various colleagues and fellows at M.I.T.
M.I.T. correspondence documents the early planning stages for CAVS from 1963 on, including details of Kepes's vision for the program and his efforts to gain support for its funding. Also documented are events and ongoing activities at CAVS and in the visual arts department at M.I.T. , including the organization of symposia and other events, and Kepes's interactions with fellows including Margaret Mead, Otto Piene, Athena Tacha, Vassilakis Takis, Philip Thiel, Harold Tovish, and Wen-Ying Tsai.
Correspondence with publishers such as George Braziller, Inc., Paul Theobald and Company, M.I.T. Press, and others document the publication of Kepes's writings including the publication of The New Landscape in Argentina and Japan, and foreign language editions of Vision + Value. Also documented are Kepes's submissions to various periodicals including Daedalus, Design, Domus, Leonardo, Time and Life magazines, and Transignia, as well as correspondence with artists and others who contributed to the Vision + Value series, including Michael Blee, Kazuhiko Egawa, Jean Hélion, and others.
There is correspondence with many universities and other educational institutions, often in regard to visits by Kepes for exhibitions, lectures, and other programs, including universities throughout the United States and abroad in countries such as Columbia and Mexico. Also found is a small amount of scattered correspondence with galleries who showed and sold artwork by Kepes, including Saidenberg Gallery.
The series includes 3 motion picture films, including what appears to be an early version of the Charles and Ray Eames film Powers of Ten.
DescriptionContainer
Addison Gallery of American Art (Sara Weeks), 1966-1968
1
10
Adrian, Marc, 1962-1971
1
11
Albright-Knox Art Gallery, 1970
1
12
Albers, Josef, 1943-1960
1
13
Alexander, Christopher, 1965
1
14
Alfieri, Bruno, 1960
1
15
Alliance Graphique Internationale, 1963-1964
1
16
Allphin, Willard, 1967
1
17
American Academy in Rome, 1966-1974
1
18
American Academy of Arts and Letters, 1972-1981
1
19
American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 1946-1976
1
20-22
American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1969-1972
1
23
American Federation of Arts, 1961-1968
1
24
American Heritage, 1968
1
25
American Institute of Architects, 1967-1969
1
26
Aquinas College, 1970-1971
1
27
Archives of American Art, 1965-1973
1
28
Arnheim, Rudolf, 1963-1974
1
29
Art College of Ontario, 1969-1974
1
30
Art Institute of Chicago, 1942-1973
1
31
Arts and Crafts Center, 1971
1
32
ArtsCanada, 1968-1969
1
33
Athens Technological Institute/Athens Center of Ekistics, 1967-1974
1
34-39
A, General, 1962-1979
1
40
A, General, 1943-1972
2
1-2
Balieu, Joost, 1962
2
3
Bank Street College of Education, Arts in Education Committee, 1968
2
4
Bauhaus Archiv, 1965-1974
2
5
Beinart, Julian, 1959-1974
2
6
Belluschi, Pietro, 1963-1974
2
7
Bennington College, 1946-1956
2
8
Benthall, Jonathan, 1973
2
9
Bernhard, Ruth, 1961-1962
2
10
Beverly Tercentenary Celebration Committee, 1968
2
11
Bill, Max, 1953-1968
2
12
Bihalji-Meri, O., 1967
2
13
Blee, Michael, circa 1943-1974
2
14
Boston 200: Office of the Boston Bicentennial, 1973
2
15
Boston University, 1968-1974
2
16
Brambilla, Robert, 1973-1974
2
17
Braziller, George/George Braziller, Inc., 1967-1974
2
18
Brighton College of Art (Jean M. Creedy), 1965-1969
2
19
Brockton Art Center, 1968-1969
2
20
Bronowski, Jacob, 1957-1967
2
21
B, General, circa 1943-1974
2
22-24
Calder, Alexander and Louisa, 1950-1973
2
25
Cambridge Art Association, 1966-1972
2
26
Cape Cod Art Association Gallery, 1969
2
27
Cape Cod Conservatory of Music and Arts, 1973-1974
2
28
Carnegie-Mellon University, 1968-1971
2
29-31
Cauman, John, 1973
2
32
Centro y Arte y Comunicacion, 1972-1973
2
33
Chermayeff, Serge, 1947-1967
2
34
City of Cambridge, 1960-1966
2
35
Claus, Juergen, 1970-1972
2
36
Cleveland Museum of Art, 1961-1973
2
37
Club of Rome, 1970-1974
2
38-43
Cole, & Weber, Inc., 1970
2
44
Commission on the Humanities in the Schools, 1967-1969
2
45-46
Corcoran Gallery of Art, 1964-1965
2
47
Cornell University, 1965-1969
2
48
C, General, 1942-1974
2
49-51
Daedalus, 1959-1974
2
52
Davis, Douglas, 1973
2
53
DeCordova and Dana Museum and Park, 1961-1969
2
54
DeMarco, Richard, 1972-1973
2
55
Design (Elio Cenci), 1972-1973
2
56
Domus (Gio Ponti), 1961-1973
2
57
Dreyfuss, Henry, 1970-1972
2
58
duCharme, Louis A. (Young & Rubicam, Inc.), 1970-1971
2
59
D, General, 1947-1974
2
60-61
Eames, Charles and Ray, 1950-1973
Includes 2 film reels.
Includes a report to M.I.T. President Howard Johnson from Charles Eames as a member of the 1969-1970 Arts Commission with recommendations written by Eames.
Correspondence includes two motion picture films: "Powers of Ten," (circa 1968) which is possibly an earlier version of the 1977 film by Charles and Ray Eames; and "Farming the Sea" (1967). Film reels stored separately in film cans numbered 39-40.
2
62
Education Development Center, 1972
2
63
Egawa, Kazuhiko, 1965
2
64
Elek, Paul (Elek Books Ltd.), 1968-1974
2
65
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1972
3
1
Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology, 1964
3
2
Entwistle, Clive, 1965
3
3
Everson Museum of Art, 1963, 1973
3
4
Experiments in Art and Technology, Inc. (Billy Kluver), 1966-1972
3
5
E, General, 1958-1974
3
6
Fallani, Mario, 1965-1968
3
7
Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, 1971-1972
3
8
Flocon, Albert, 1961-1974
3
9
Flores, Ricardo, 1971-1971
Oversized material housed in OV 33
3
10
Ford Foundation, 1968-1969
3
11
Frontiers of Learning Lecture Series, 1967-1968
3
12
R. Buckminster Fuller, 1967-1974
3
13
F, General, 1949-1978
3
14-15
Galerie Moos, Inc., 1970-1974
3
16
Galerie Parnass/R. Jahrling, 1958-1959
3
17
Gibson, James J., 1964-1967
3
18
Giedion, Siegfried, 1951-1966
3
19
Glaser, Esther, 1962-1965
3
20
Goeritz, Matias, 1967-1973
3
21
Greene-Mercier, Zoe, 1970-1974
3
22
Gregotti, Vittoria (Edilizia Moderna), 1964-1966
3
23
Gropius, Walter, 1937-1973
3
24
Gropius Foundation/Lecture, 1969-1970
3
25
Gutman, Judith Maria, 1971
3
26
G, General, 1950-1973
3
27-28
Haacke, Hans, 1968-1971
3
29
Haar, Charles , 1965-1972
3
30
Haar, Francis, 1968-1974
3
31
Hampshire College, 1967
3
32
Hanson, Bill, 1962-1969
3
33
Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Inc., 1967-1971
3
34
Harvard Business Review, 1970
3
35
Harvard University, 1947-1974
3
36-39
Harvard University, Fogg Art Museum, 1954-1974
3
40
Harvard University Press, 1963-1966
3
41
Hayter, S. W. , 1967-1969
3
42
Hélion, Jean, 1950-1972
3
43
Hiler, Hilaire, 1962-1963
3
44
Hill, Anthony, 1964-1969
3
45
Hodin, J. P., 1961-1973
3
46
Hofer, Philip, 1963-1973
3
47
Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc., 1962-1968
3
48
Holter, Patra, 1971-1972
3
49
Holton, Gerald, 1963-1971
3
50
Honkavaara, Sylvia, 1966-1971
3
51
House and Garden, 1970-1973
3
52
Houghton Mifflin Company, 1963-1973
3
53
Hudson, Tom, 1963-1964
3
54
H, General, 1955-1974
3
55-57
Ihara, Michio, 1973-1974
3
58
Illinois Arts Council, 1969-1972
3
59
Indiana University, 1968-1973
3
60
Institute of Contemporary Art, 1960-1974
3
61
Institute of Design of Illinois Institute of Technology, 1969-1973
3
62
Institute of International Education, 1970-1974
3
63
International Center for Integrative Studies, 1967-1973
3
64-67
International Association for Cultural Freedom, 1969-1970
3
68
Internationales Design Zentrum, 1973-1974
4
1
International Fund for Concerned Photography, Inc., 1967-1974
4
2-6
Itten, Johannes, 1961-1962
4
7
I, General, 1936-1974
4
8
Jakobson, Ronan, 1970-1972
4
9
Japan Pottery Design Center, 1972-1973
4
10
John Dewey Society Lecture, Ward Madden, 1966-1969
4
11
Joint Center for Urban Studies, 1965-1970
4
12
Jones, Cranston, 1961-1969
4
13
J, General, 1959-1973
4
14
Katzen, Lila, 1971
4
15
Kepes, Gyorgy and Joan White, 1968-1971
4
16
KLM-Royal Dutch Airlines, 1959-1965
4
17
Koch, Erik, Lord's Gallery, 1963-1973
4
18
Kostrisky, George E. , 1966-1969
4
19
Kowalski, Piotr, 1973-1974
4
20
Kupferberg, C. A. (Florian Kupferberg Verlag), 1970-1971
4
21
K, General, 1950-1974
4
22-23
Lacerda, Carlos, 1972-1973
4
24
Lehigh University, 1972
4
25
Loyola University, 1969-1972
4
26
L, General, 1947-1974
4
27
MacDonald, Angus, 1965-1971
4
28
Malina, Frank L., Leonardo, 1969-1974
4
29
Massachusetts College of Art, 1964-1972
4
30
M.I.T. Alumni Association, 1969
4
31
M.I.T. Center for Advanced Visual Studies, 1963-1973
4
32
M.I.T. General, circa 1943-1974
4
33-37
M.I.T. Press, 1961-1974
4
38-39
Meyer, Howard R., 1969
4
40
Meyer, John R., 1968
4
41
Michael Berger Gallery, 1971
4
42
Michigan State College, 1947
4
43
Moholy-Nagy, László (publications about), 1948-1973
4
44
Mondadori Publishing Company, Inc., 1964-1969
4
45
Morris, Charles, 1951-1958
4
46
Morton, James, Urban Training Center for Christian Mission, 1965-1974
4
47
Mumford, Lewis, 1961-1970
4
48
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1968-1973
4
49
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, School of, 1947-1972
4
50
Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, 1970-1974
4
51
Museum of Modern Art, 1948-1973
5
1
M, General, 1961-1974
5
2-3
National Academy of Design, 1972-1974
5
4
National Endowment for the Arts, 1972-1974
5
5
National Endowment for the Humanities, 1974
5
6
National Institute of Arts and Letters, 1967-1974
5
7-12
New England School of Art, Inc., 1971-1973
5
13
New Orleans Museum of Art, 1972-1974
5
14
New York State Teachers Association, 1964-1969
5
15
New York Studio School, 1972-1973
5
16
Nicoletti, Manfredi, 1960-1974
5
17
Nusberg, Lev, 1970-1974
5
18
N, General, 1949-1973
5
19-21
Ohio State College, 1970
5
22
Ohio State University, 1950-1973
5
23
Ong, Walter J., 1966-1967
5
24
Ontario College of Art, 1973-1974
5
25
Osborn, Robert, 1961-1973
5
26
Oster, Gerald, 1965-1967
5
27
Osze, Andrew, 1964-1965
5
28
Otto Maier Verlag Ravensburg, 1962
5
29
O, General, 1961-1973
5
30
Palmer & Dodge (Raya S. Dreben), 1973-1974
5
31
Pan Am Building, 1962-1963
5
32
Paul Theobald and Company, 1961-1973
5
33
Phillips Exeter Academy, 1966-1967
5
34
Phoenix Art Museum, 1964-1967
5
35
Photographic Society of Japan, 1960
5
36
Provincetown Art Association, 1971-1973
5
37
P, General, 1951-1974
5
38-39
Rand, Paul, 1960-1965
5
40-41
Richards, I. A., 1962-1972
5
42
Richmond, Norman, 1962
5
43
Richter, Hans, 1963-1967
5
44
Rickey, George, 1962-1971
5
45
Rockford Art Association, 1965-1968
5
46
R, General, 1955-1974
5
47
Saidenberg Gallery, 1960-1973
5
48
Sarabhai, Vickram, 1962-1970
5
49
Schnebli, Dolf, 1966-1973
5
50
Scripps College, 1970-1973
5
51
Sert, Jose Luis, 1971-1973
5
52
Smith College, 1965-1969
5
53
Smithsonian Institution, 1968-1974
5
54
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 1957-1973
5
55
Southeastern Community College, 1969
5
56
Southern Illinois University , 1972
5
57
Stanford University, 1964-1973
5
58
State University of New York at Binghampton, 1970-1972
5
59
State University of New York at Stony Brook, 1971-1972
5
60
Steinberg, Saul, 1961-1963
5
61
Structurist, 1973-1974
5
62
Szépmuvészeti Múzeum, 1970
5
63
S, General, 1940-1984
Oversized material housed in in Box 28 Folder 2
5
64-65
S, General, 1940-1984
6
1
Tange, Kenzo, 1960-1971
6
2
Terrazas, Eduardo, 1970-1972
6
3
Thiel, Phiip, 1957-1973
6
4
Time/Life Magazines/Building, 1961-1971
6
5
Tokyo Cinema Inc., 1963-1966
Includes 1 film reel.
Correspondence includes 1 motion picture film: a documentary by Tokyo Cinema, Inc., "Life is Born" (circa 1963). Film reel stored separately in film can numbered 41.
6
6
Toledo Museum of Art, 1972-1973
6
7
Transigna, 1970-1971
6
8
Townley, Hugh, 1965-1972
6
9
Tulane University, 1971-1974
6
10
Tulbert, David (White Ox Films), 1968-1973
6
11
T, General, 1944-1973
6
12
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), 1971-1974
6
13
United States Government and White House, 1964-1973
6
14
Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajura, 1972
6
15
Universidad de los Andes, 1971-1973
6
16
Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Mexico, 1969-1971
6
17-18
Università Internazionale Dell'Arte di Firenze e Venezia, 1972
6
19
University Center in Virginia, Inc., 1970-1971
6
20
University of California, 1952-1973
6
21
University of Cincinnati, 1965-1974
6
22
University of Connecticut, 1971-1974
6
23
University of Delaware, 1968
6
24
University of Hartford, 1968-1971
6
25-26
University of Hawaii, 1955-1977
6
27-28
University of Illinois, 1950-1973
6
29
University of Iowa, 1972-1974
6
30
University of Kansas, 1973-1974
6
31
University of Manitoba, 1969-1970
6
32
University of Massachusetts, 1948-1974
6
33
University of New Hampshire, 1962-1969
6
34
University of North Carolina, 1961-1965
6
35
University of Oregon, 1964-1965
6
36
University of Rhode Island, 1967
6
37
University of Rochester, 1972-1973
6
38
University of South Florida, 1968-1974
6
39
University of Toronto, H. Marshall McLuhan, 1959-1972
6
40
University of Virginia (includes publication Modulus), 1966-1973
6
41
University of Washington, 1951-1967
6
42
University of Wisconsin, 1963-1972
6
43
U, General, 1942-1979
6
44-45
Vancouver Art Gallery, 1972-1973
6
46
Virginia Polytechnic Institute, 1969-1973
6
47
V, General, 1949-1973
6
48
Wadsworth Atheneum, 1972-1974
6
49
Walls, Michael, 1967-1971
6
50
Washington University, 1945-1970
6
51
Weeks, Edward (Ted), 1962-1973
6
52
Weiss, Jack (Low's Incorporated), 1964
6
53
Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research, 1967-1969
6
54
Werner, Heinz, 1951-1969
6
55
Weslyan University/Press, 1962-1969
6
56
Western Michigan University at Kalamazoo, 1970-1971
6
57
Wheaton College, 1947-1971
6
58
Whyte, Lance, 1957-1967
6
59
Willet Stained Glass Studios, 1967-1972
6
60
Wolff, Robert Jay, 1961-1972
6
61
Workman, Lillian Garrett, 1965-1967
6
62
Wurster, William W., 1961-1970
6
63
W, General, 1948-1974
6
64-66
X, General, 1973
6
67
Yaddo, 1965
6
68
Yale University, Jack Tworkov, 1965-1971
6
69
York University, 1970-1972
6
70
Y, General, 1957-1974
6
71
Zvilna, Jekabs, 1961-1974
6
72
Z, General, 1960-1982
6
73
First Names Only, circa 1950s-circa 1974
7
1
Illegible/Unidentified, circa 1950s-1985
7
2
Publication of Foreign Language Editions of Books by Kepes, 1960s
7
3-5
Publication Permissions, 1973-1974
7
6-7
Oversized from S, General from Box 5, Folder 63-64
28
2
Oversized Flores, Ricardo from Box 3, Folder 10
OV 33
Film Reel from Box 2, Folder 62
FC 39
Film Reel from Box 2, Folder 62
FC 40
Film Reel from Box 6, Folder 6
FC 41

Series 3:Interviews and Transcripts, 1954-1970
4 folders
Box 7

The series includes transcripts of two interviews with Kepes as interviewee and interviewer respectively. Also found are sound recordings of an interview with Kepes regarding the first collaborative exhibition at CAVS, Exploration, and a sound recording of an interview of Takis (probably CAVS fellow Vassilakis Takis) by Edward J. W. Cooper conducted for a Boston public radio station.
Sound recordings have been digitized for research access.
DescriptionContainer
Interview with Gyorgy Kepes about the exhibition Exploration, by Marshall Lay, 1970 April 7
1 sound tape reel
7
8
Interview of Takis for "The Art World" WBUR Radio Series by Edward J. W. Cooper , 1968 November 11
1 sound tape reel
7
9
Transcript of Interview with John Cage, James T. Farrell and Andreas Feininger by Kepes, 1954 December 10
7
10
Transcript of Interview with Kepes by American Association for Advancement of Science (December 1968), 1969
7
11

Series 4:Writings and Notes, 1948-circa 1980s
1.4 linear feet
Boxes 7-8, 28

Series is arranged as three subseries.
  • 4.1 Writings by Kepes, 1948-circa 1980s
  • 4.2 Writings by Kepes and Others, circa 1950s-1974
  • 4.2 Writings by Others, circa 1950s-circa 1970s
4.1:Writings By Kepes, 1948-circa 1980s
Applications and proposals are for an undated grant to design and construct an electronic kinetic generator, a 1959 Guggenheim application related to the creative use of light, and a 1974 proposal for Boston Harbor.
Untitled essays are on subjects such as Asian scrolls, artistic idiom, perceptions of the spatial and complex dynamic environments, the man-made environment, contemporary cities, the dialog between man and light, environmental light and shadow, the energy crisis, kinetic aspects of visual experiences, and technology and randomness in twentieth century art.
Published writings by Kepes are articles for journals such as Art and Architecture, Daedalus, Graphis, Leonardo, and others. Scattered additional published writings may be found in Series 8: Printed Material.
Lists include lists of artwork and writings by Kepes, and several lists of his commitments in the early 1970s. Additional scattered and incomplete lists relate to illustrations and photographs for various publications, and invitees to exhibitions.
Notes relate to subjects such as light and color, including an outline for a book on light, and continuity and sequence, and include a group of illustrated notes from the 1940s which appear to relate to Education of Vision, which was volume 1 of Vision + Value.
The series includes one sound recording of a lecture Kepes delivered to the International Institute of Design.
DescriptionContainer
Applications/Proposals, circa 1959-circa 1974
7
12
Articles/Essays
"A Sketch of Plot for a Future Work: Modern Painting and New Theatre", circa 1950s-circa 1970s
7
13
"Art and the Universities: Two Other Cultures", circa 1950s-circa 1970s
7
14
"Juan Gris: His Life and Work", circa 1950s-circa 1970s
7
15
"The Shaping of the Exhibition", circa 1950s-circa 1970s
7
16
Untitled, circa 1950s-circa 1970s
7
17-20
"Form and Motion", 1948
7
21
Untitled , 1955
7
22
"A Mobile Light Mural" (for Art in America), 1960
7
23
Introduction to The Visual Arts Today, 1960
7
24
"Light in Art and Architecture", 1963
7
25
Untitled , 1965
7
26
"Toward Civic Art" (for Leonardo), circa 1968
7
27
Untitled, 1968
7
28
Untitled (for ArtsCanada), 1969
7
29
"A Proposal", 1970
7
30
Untitled, 1970-1974
7
31
"Light-Art on a New Scale", 1974
7
32
Untitled, 1974
7
33
Untitled, Regarding "Design and Technology in Hagia Sophia," by William MacDonald, 1974
7
34
Book Excerpt, Language of Vision, 1973
7
35
Fragments, circa 1950s-circa 1970s
7
36
Lectures
Untitled, circa 1950s
7
37
International Institute of Design Lecture, circa 1950s-circa 1960s
1 sound tape reel
7
38
"Aesthetics on a Civic Scale", circa 1950s-circa 1970s
7
39
"Aesthetics of Everyday Life", circa 1950s-circa 1970s
7
40
Cooper Union Lecture, "The Integration of Architecture and the Allied Arts", 1958
7
41
Columbia University Seminar Talk, "A Painter's Response to the Idiom of Science", 1965
7
42
UCLA Arts Council, "Arts for a Changing Scale", 1969
7
43
Gropius Lecture, 1970
7
44-46
Introductory Lecture (Venice Lecture?), 1970-1972
7
47-48
Tulane Lecture, 1973
7
49
Berlin/Ontario College of Art Lecture, "Art in a Civic Place", 1973-1974
7
50-53
Manuscript in Hungarian, 1937
7
54
Published Writings, circa 1940s-1973
7
55-59
Lists
Artwork and Writings, circa 1970s-circa 1980s
8
1
Bibliography for "The Perceptual Form of the City", 1956
8
2
Commitments, 1971-1974
8
3
Illustration Captions for Unidentified Publications/Exhibitions, circa 1950s-circa 1970s
8
4
Miscellaneous, 1966-1974
8
5
Photographs Missing from The New Landscape, circa 1950s-circa 1970s
8
6
Notes
On Continuity/Sequence, circa 1940s-circa 1950s
8
7
On Visual Communication, circa 1940s-circa 1950s
8
8
Outline for "Revision of Vision", circa 1940s-circa 1950s
8
9
Quotations of/Biographical Notes on Various Authors, circa 1940s-circa 1960s
8
10
On "Education of Vision/Visual Fundamentals", 1940-1951
8
11-16
Miscellaneous Notes, 1953-1960
8
17
On "Aspects of a City", 1956-1957
8
18
Daedalus Notes and Writings, 1959
8
19
On Light and Color, 1961
8
20
Lecture Notes, circa 1965
8
21
Outline for Book on Light, 1974
8
22
Illustration Photocopies for Unidentified Publication , circa 1980
8
23
4.2:Writings by Kepes and Others, circa 1950s-1974
This series comprises primarily draft manuscripts documenting Kepes's collaborative work with M.I.T. professor Kevin Lynch. Kepes and Lynch co-directed a five-year research project funded by The Rockefeller Foundation, "The Perceptual Form of the City," which became the foundation of Lynch's research on city planning.
Also found are writings in the form of annotated manuscripts, and related records including correspondence, for a book proposed by Kepes to M.I.T. Press, entitled "Art on a Public Scale." Files include requests for contributions to CAVS fellows from Kepes, and submissions and some scattered correspondence from Lowry Burgess, Margaret Mead, Carl Nesjar, Bill Parker, Otto Piene, Keiko Prince, Alan Sonfist, Athena Tacha, and others.
DescriptionContainer
By Kepes and Lynch
"A Framework for the Form of City Study and Some Topics for Study", circa 1950s
8
24
"Art and Civilization (6), Shapes of Enclosed Spaces", circa 1950s
8
25
"Perception of Environmental Symbols", circa 1950s
8
26-30
Responses to Environment, circa 1950s
8
31
Research Proposal, "Perceptual Form of the City", 1953
8
32
Boston Environment, 1956
8
33
Essays for "Art on a Public Scale", 1970-1974
8
34-37
4.3:Writings By Others, circa 1950s-circa 1970s
In addition to writings about Kepes, this series also contains writings on subjects of interest to Kepes by authors and colleagues including S. Giedion, Michio Ihara, Cranston Jones, Marshall McLuhan, Alan Sofist, and Philip Thiel.
DescriptionContainer
About Kepes by Unidentified Authors, circa 1960s
Oversized material housed in Box 28, Folder 2
8
38
About Kepes, Essays for Exhibition Gyorgy Kepes: Works in Review, circa 1973
8
39-41
Articles/Essays by Authors B-C, 1960s-1970s
8
42
Articles/Essays by Authors D-G, 1950s-1970s
8
43
Articles/Essays by Authors H-L , 1950s-1970s
8
44
Articles/Essays by Authors M-S, 1950s-1970s
8
45
Articles/Essays by Authors T-Z, 1950s-1970s
8
46
Articles/Essays by Authors by Unidentified Authors, circa 1970s
8
47
Contributions to Book Arts of Participation, circa 1960s-circa 1970s
8
48-51
Student Proposals, circa 1957-circa 1972
8
52
Oversized About Kepes by Unidentified Authors from Box 8, Folder 38
28
2

Series 5:Times Square Project Files, 1972-1974
6 folders
Box 9

This series documents a project proposed by Kepes "for the orchestration of the lightscape at Times Square," which was ultimately not realized. It includes the proposal and related correspondence with New York's Office of Midtown Planning, as well as correspondence documenting efforts to raise money and support for the project, plans, and supporting photographic and printed material.
DescriptionContainer
Times Square Project, 1972-1974
9
1-6

Series 6:Teaching Files Sound Recordings, circa 1953-1972
0.7 linear feet
Box 9

This series consists primarily of sound recordings of various symposia, most of which took place at M.I.T. CAVS. Kepes is probably featured in many of the recordings, although the recording for the Symposium on Architectural Lettering is the only one labeled specifically to indicate his participation, and also includes Philip Johnson, Eero Saarinen and others.
Teaching notes for two seminars and a class, can also be found in the series.
Records are arranged chronologically.
All of the sound recordings in this series have been digitized for research access.
DescriptionContainer
Symposium on Architectural Lettering at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, circa 1953
2 original sound tape reels, and duplicates on 2 sound cassettes.
9
7-8
Teaching Notes, 1964
9
9
Symposium on Science and Art
Center for Theoretical Physics session I, 1968 March 20
1 sound tape reel
9
10
Luncheon Address and Banquet Address, 1968 March 21
2 sound tape reels
Includes luncheon address by James R. Killian, Jr. and banquet address by Howard W. Johnson
9
11
Center for Theoretical Physics, Sessions 2 and 3; CAVS Session 1, 1968 March 21
4 sound tape reels
9
12-13
CAVS Sessions 3 and 4, 1968 March 22
2 sound tape reels
9
14
Bauhaus Symposium at the Illinois Institute of Technology, 1968 September 15-19
2 sound tape reels
9
15
Symposium on "Art in Civic Scale" , 1971
3 sound tape reels
9
16-17
Discussion on "Art and the Environment" , 1972 February 14
4 sound tape reels
9
18-19

Series 7:Exhibition Files, 1958-1973
0.4 linear feet
Boxes 9-10

This series comprises scattered records for several exhibitions, and more comprehensive documentation of the 1968 exhibition Light as a Creative Medium and accompanying symposia, at Harvard University's Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts. Records include proposals, sketches and plans, related correspondence, photographs of the exhibition, and printed material.
Also found are correspondence and photographs related to Kepes's involvement in the design of the 1968 Milan Triennale, lists and notes related to a 1968 Kepes exhibition at Saidenberg Gallery, and a guest book signed by attendees of an unidentified Kepes exhibition in 1958.
Records are arranged in rough chronological order.
DescriptionContainer
Guest Book from Kepes Exhibition, 1958
9
20
Light as a Creative Medium (1968), 1963-1968
Oversized material housed in Box 28, Folder 3
9
21-26
Triennale di Milano (1968), 1967-1968
9
27-29
Saidenberg Gallery Exhibition, 1968
10
1
Invitation List for Science Museum Exhibitions, 1973
10
2
Oversized Light as a Creative Medium from Box 9, folders 22-27
28
3

Series 8:Printed Material, circa 1922-1989
3.6 linear feet
Boxes 10-12, 28-29, OVs 35, 37, FCs 42-49

Printed material provides an extensive overview of Kepes's career and activities through news clippings and magazine and journal articles, catalogs, and announcements of exhibitions, lectures, symposia, and other printed matter.
Brochures for publications include those for Language of Vision and the Vision + Value series.
Clippings are from newspapers, magazines, and other publications. Many are about Kepes, including reviews of exhibitions and publications. Some files may also contain published writings by Kepes, or designs by him, such as a 1940 copy of Direction magazine with a back cover designed by Kepes.
Programs are for events such as school commencements and award ceremonies.
Exhibition announcements and catalogs provide a fairly comprehensive record of solo and group exhibitions in which Kepes was represented. Also found are scattered catalogs and announcements for exhibitions of Juliet Kepes. Lecture announcements and press releases are primarily for events in which Kepes was involved.
The series includes sound and motion picture film recordings of a CBS television series "The 21st Century." The recordings are not the final production copies but contain original material presumably filmed for the episode entitled "Art for Tomorrow." They appear to feature CAVS fellows Jack Burnham and Vassilakis Takis, and may also relate to some additional motion picture films found in Series 10.2.
Also found is a motion picture film reel that appears to be of an educational Italian television program "Operazione Cometa."
Records are arranged by type, and chronologically thereafter.
All sound recordings of "21st Century Art" have been digitized for research access.
DescriptionContainer
Blueprints and Plans, circa 1958-1970s
Oversized material housed in Box 29, Folder 1 and OV 37
10
3
Booklets, circa 1922-1984
10
4-6
Brochures, Miscellaneous, 1960-1974
10
7-8
Brochures for Museums/Galleries, 1942-1968
10
9
Brochures for Publications, 1941-1966
10
10
Brochures for Schools, circa 1941-circa 1971
10
11
Calendars of Events, circa 1941-1986
10
12
Clippings, circa 1935-1969
10
13-45
Clippings, 1970-1989
11
1-9
Exhibition Announcements and Catalogs, Kepes, circa 1937-1987
Oversized material housed in OV 35
11
10-32
Exhibition Announcements and Catalogs for Others, circa 1946-1985
Oversized material housed in Box 28, Folder 4
11
33-38
Lecture Announcements (mostly Kepes), circa 1939-1959
Oversized material housed in Box 28, Folder 4 and OV 37
11
39-40
Lecture Announcements (mostly Kepes), 1960-1981
12
1-3
Miscellaneous, circa 1951-circa 1975
Oversized material housed in Box 28, Folder 4
12
4-5
Press Releases, 1943-1986
12
6
Programs, 1940-1986
12
7
Sound Recordings and Motion Picture Film of CBS Television Series "The 21st Century"
Unedited Sound Recordings, 1968
6 sound tape reels
12
8-10
Motion Picture Films, 1968
2 film reels
16mm
1 sound track film reel
16mm
Labels include "electrical poles dancing, Takis, Art" and "Interview." Film reels stored separately in film cans numbered FC 42-44.
12
11
Motion Picture Film, Reels 1, 2, and 3, 1968 November 25
1 film reel
16mm
1 sound track film reel
16mm
Labels read "Subject: Incredible Journey," and "Art Livesey." Majority of content is a man sitting at a desk. It ends with two men talking to each other and looking at books. Possibly footage for the 1969 episode "Art for Tomorrow." Film reels stored separately in film cans numbered FC 45-46.
12
12
Motion Picture Film, Reels 4, 5, and 6, 1968 November 25
1 film reel
16mm
1 sound track film reel
16mm
Labels read "Interview Burnham and Landon Pix; Art-Livesey," and "MIT pix art Burnham/Takis." Content is similar to motion picture film of Reels 1, 2, and 3. Film reels stored separately in film cans numbered FC 47-48.
12
13
"Operazione Cometa" di Mino E. Damato, circa 1960s
1 film reel
16mm
Possibly an educational film about comets in Italian. May be part of "Traveling Among the Stars," an Italian television show with Mino Damato. Film reel stored separately in film can numbered FC 49.
12
14
Reproductions of Artwork by Kepes, circa 1940s-circa 1970s
Oversized Reproductions of Artwork housed in Box 29, Folder 2
12
15-16
Reproductions of Artwork by Others, circa 1940s-circa 1970s
Oversized material housed in Box 29, Folder 2
12
17-18
Oversized Exhibition Announcements and Catalogs for Others from Box 11, Folders 33-38
28
4
Oversized Lecture Announcements (mostly Kepes) from Box 11, Folders 39-40
28
4
Oversized Miscellaneous from Box 12, Folders 4-5
28
4
Oversized Blueprints and Plans from Box 10, Folder 3
29
1
Oversized Reproductions of Artwork by Kepes from Box 12, Folder 15-16
29
2
Oversized Reproductions of Artwork by Others from Box 12, Folder 17-18
29
2
Oversized Exhibition and Lecture Announcements from Boxes 11-12
OV 35
Oversized Exhibition and Lecture Announcements from Boxes 11-12
OV 37
Oversized Blueprints and Plans from Box 10, Folder 3
OV 37
Film Reel from Box 12, Folder 11
FC 42
Film Reel from Box 12, Folder 11
FC 43
Film Reel from Box 12, Folder 11
FC 44
Film Reel from Box 12, Folder 12
FC 45
Film Reel from Box 12, Folder 12
FC 46
Film Reel from Box 12, Folder 13
FC 47
Film Reel from Box 12, Folder 13
FC 48
Film Reel from Box 12, Folder 14
FC 49

Series 9:Sketchbooks, circa 1940s-circa 1970s
2 folders
Box 12

This series comprises two sketchbooks. The untitled sketchbook is primarily filled with pen and ink sketches and accompanying notes. The American Academy in Rome sketchbook primarily contains pen and ink and painted sketches.
DescriptionContainer
Sketchbook, Untitled, circa 1940s-circa 1970s
12
19
Sketchbook, American Academy in Rome, 1961
12
20

Series 10:Artwork and Moving Images, circa 1924-2003
2.5 linear feet
Boxes 12, 13, OVs 33-36, 38, FCs 50-62

Series is arranged as two subseries.
  • 10.1: Artwork by Kepes, circa 1930s-circa 1970s
  • 10.2: Artwork by Others, circa 1924-2003
10.1:Artwork by Kepes, circa 1930s-circa 1970s
Artwork by Kepes includes five caricatures for "The Emperor's New Clothes" (1934), and eleven folders of pencil, pen, and ink sketches with accompanying notes, in addition to circa sixteen large format paintings and painted sketches on paper and board. Sketches and paintings include designs for exhibitions and publications, stained glass designs, and studies for paintings. Posters includes a series of thirteen posters designed by Kepes for a 1977 exhibitions during his artist-in-residency at Dartmouth College.
Also found are four stencils of numerical and elliptical forms.
DescriptionContainer
Caricatures and Posters, 1934-1977
Oversized material housed in OVs 33-34
12
21
Sketches and Paintings, circa 1930s-circa 1970s
Oversized material housed in Box 28, Folder 5 and OVs 33, 35, 36 and 38
12
22-29
Sketches , 1935-1973
Oversized material housed in Box 28, Folder 5 and OVs 35, 36 and 38
12
30-32
Stencils, circa 1950s-circa 1970s
12
33
Oversized Sketches and Paintings from Box 12, Folders 22-32
28
5
Oversized Sketches and Paintings from Box 12, Folder 22-32
OV 33
Oversized Posters from Box 12, Folder 21
OV 34
Oversized Sketches and Paintings from Box 12. Folders 22-32
OV 35
Oversized Sketches and Paintings from Box 12, Folders 22-32
OV 36
Oversized Sketches and Paintings from Box 12, Folders 22-32
OV 38
10.2:Artwork by Others, circa 1924-2003
Artwork by others includes a portrait sketch of Kepes by Joe Fener, Budapest, 1924; an ink on mylar sketch by Konstancija Brazdys; a folder of ink on mylar sketches by D. Judelson; and a sketch by Harold Tovish.
The remainder of the series consists of motion picture films and sound recordings by various artists, including several who were colleagues of Kepes and fellows at M.I.T. and CAVS, including Otto Piene, Vassilakis Takis, Harold Tovish, and Wen-Ying Tsai. Some of these recordings may be related to the CBS television series "21st Century Art" recordings found in Series 8.
DescriptionContainer
Sketches and Prints, circa 1924-1985
Oversized material housed in Box 28, Folder 6
12
33-35
Amateur Motion Picture Film of Boston City Scenes, circa 1955
1 film reel
16mm
Film reel stored in film can numbered FC 50.
12
36
Amateur Motion Picture Film of Building Construction, circa 1952-circa 1953
1 film reel
16mm
Film reel stored in film can numbered FC 51.
12
37
Motion Picture Films by Various Artists, 1950s-1960s
5 film reels
originals
16mm
Film reels housed in film cans numbered FC 52-56. For access copies, see VHS and digital betacam in Box 12, Folder 39 and Box 13, Folder 1. Notes on leaders of original films include:
  • E. D. Cizek Spring, 1965; "Coney Island" January 1966 ("Night Light" by R. Dattner); Untitled Michael Southworth, May 1967
  • CBS-"Art"-M.I.T. Tovish Exhibit & Takis Pix only; "Twentieth Century" Harold Tovish
  • "Light Line Experiment" Otto Piene, workprint, original, cut negative
  • Untitled by P.C. Sugar, circa 1953; Untitled by Melvin Smith, 1954; "Experiments in Synoptic Recording of Spatial Experience" Philip Thiel, December, 1959
  • Unidentified
12
38
Motion Picture Films by Various Artists, Compilation, 2003
1 videocassette (digital betacam)
duplicate
12
39
Motion Picture Films by Various Artists, Compilation, 2003
1 videocassette (vhs)
duplicate
13
1
Motion Picture Films, Unidentified, circa 1950s-circa 1960s
3 film reels
16mm
1 film reel
8mm
Subjects of films include reflections off a grid of disks; squares of different sizes forming patterns; an unidentified skyline; and a street scene. Film reels housed in film cans numbered FC 57-60.
13
2
Motion Picture Film, Untitled, by Wen-Ying Tsai, circa 1960s
1 film reel
16mm
Film reel housed in film can numbered FC 61.
13
3
Motion Picture Film, Untitled, of Colored Light Patterns by Woolf and Lau, circa 1964
1 film reel
8mm
Film reel housed in film box numbered FC 62.
13
4
Sound Recordings, Unidentified
4 sound tape reels
Sound recordings include the following content: an unidentified man's reminiscences of Cambridge, Massachusetts; an unidentified man's reminiscences of Warsaw, Poland; unidentified literary readings and spoken word with musical accompaniment; and an unidentified musical recording with label "The slip."
13
5-6
Oversized Sketches and Prints from Box 12, Folder 33-35
28
6
Film reel from Box 12, Folder 36
FC 50
Film reel from Box 12, Folder 37
FC 51
Film reel from Box 12, Folder 38
FC 52
Film reel from Box 12, Folder 38
FC 53
Film reel from Box 12, Folder 38
FC 54
Film reel from Box 12, Folder 38
FC 55
Film reel from Box 12, Folder 38
FC 56
Film reel from Box 13, Folder 2
FC 57
Film reel from Box 13, Folder 2
FC 58
Film reel from Box 13, Folder 2
FC 59
Film reel from Box 13, Folder 2
FC 60
Film reel from Box 13, Folder 3
FC 61
Film Reel from Box 13, Folder 4
FC 62

Series 11:Photographs, 1909-1988
10.4 linear feet
Boxes 13-32

Photographs are arranged as six subseries.
  • 11.1: Photographs of People and Events, 1909-1980
  • 11.2: Photographs of Exhibitions, circa 1930s-circa 1970s
  • 11.3: Photographs for Publications, circa 1953-circa 1970s
  • 11.4: Photographs of Artwork, circa 1922-1988
  • 11.5: Photographs by Subject, circa 1950s-circa 1970s
  • 11.6: Lantern Slides, circa 1930s-circa 1970s
11.1:Photographs of People and Events, 1909-1980
This series includes photos of Kepes, including portraits and photos of him in his studio, and with Juliet Kepes and his children. Also found are photos of colleagues and friends including Harry Bertoia, Varujan Boghosian Alexander Calder, Serge Chermayeff, R. Buckminster Fuller, Oskar Koleoshka, Marshall McLuhan, Margaret Mead, Herbert Read, I. A. Richards, Jonas Salk, Saul Steinberg, Arnold Toynbee, and William Wurster. Some of the photos of colleagues were taken by Kepes. Also found are photos of students at Colby Junior College.
DescriptionContainer
Kepes, circa 1960-1980
Oversized material housed in Box 28, Folder 7
13
7-8
Kepes, Juliet Kepes, and Family, 1909-1957
13
9-10
Carnegie-Mellon Commencement Album, 1971
13
11
Kepes in Studio, circa 1960-circa 1974
Oversized material housed in Box 28, Folder 7
13
12
Kepes with Colleagues, 1924-1977
13
13
Colleagues and Friends, 1948-1977
13
14
Students, circa 1970s
13
15
Oversized Kepes and Juliet Kepes from Box 13, Folder 8
28
7
Oversized Kepes in Studio from Box 13, Folder 12
28
7
11.2:Photographs of Exhibitions, circa 1930s-circa 1970s
Exhibition installations represented here include the New Bauhaus photograph exhibition in Chicago (1937); several exhibitions designed by Kepes including Art of the United Nations (1945), Visual Education of Artists at the University of Minnesota (1949), and a Moholy-Nagy exhibition at the Fogg Art Museum (1950); and exhibitions featuring paintings and other artwork by Kepes.
DescriptionContainer
Exhibition Installations, circa 1930s-circa 1970s
Oversized material housed in Box 28, Folder 8
13
16
Exhibition Installations, 1937-1973
13
17-19
New Landscape Exhibition Installation, Japan, circa 1958
13
20
Oversized Exhibition Installations from Box 13, Folder 16
28
8
11.3:Photographs for Publications , circa 1953-circa 1970s
Photographs in this series provide further documentation of publications written or edited by Kepes, including Language of Vision, The New Landscape, and the Vision + Value volume Module, Symmetry, Proportion, Rhythm.
DescriptionContainer
Language of Vision, circa 1961
13
21
Structure and Art in Science, 1965
13
22
"The Artist's Role in Environmental Self-Regulation," Picture Essay, circa 1972
13
23
The New Landscape, circa 1953-circa 1967
13
24-32
The New Landscape 301-400, circa 1953-circa 1967
13
33-36
The New Landscape 301-400, circa 1953-circa 1967
14
1-2
The New Landscape, Discarded Material, circa 1953-circa 1967
14
3-7
Vision + Value Series, "Module", circa 1960s
14
8
Miscellaneous, circa 1950s-circa 1970s
Oversized material housed in Box 28, Folder 8 and Box 29, Folder 3
14
9
Oversized Miscellaneous from Box 14, Folder 9
28
8
Oversized Miscellaneous from Box 14, Folder 9
29
3
11.4:Photographs of Artwork, circa 1922-1988
Series includes photographs of artwork by old masters and other established artists as well as students. Also found are photos of artwork by region and genre, and a reel of microfilm from the British Museum containing images of the notes of J.M.W. Turner.
11.4.1:By Kepes, 1928-1941
DescriptionContainer
By Kepes, circa 1939-circa 1960s
Oversized material housed in Box 28, Folder 9, Box 29, Folder 4, and Box 30, Folder 1
14
10-11
By Kepes, 1928-1981
Oversized material housed in Box 28, Folder 9, Box 29, Folder 4, and Box 30, Folder 1
14
12-16
By Kepes, Architectural Design/Murals, circa 1948-1968
14
17
By Kepes, Slides, 1960s-1970s
14
18
Oversized by Kepes from Box 14, Folders 10-16
28
9
Oversized By Kepes from Box 14, Folders 10-16
29
4
Oversized By Kepes from Box 14, Folders 10-16
30
1
11.4.2:By Others, circa 1922-1988
DescriptionContainer
Artists, A, circa 1930s-circa 1970s
Oversized material housed in Box 28, Folder 10
14
19
Artists, B, circa 1930s-circa 1970s
14
20
Artists, C-G, circa 1930s-circa 1970s
14
21
Artists, H-K, circa 1930s-circa 1970s
14
22
Artists, L, circa 1930s-circa 1970s
14
23
Artists, M, circa 1930s-circa 1970s
14
24
Artists, N-P, circa 1930s-circa 1970s
14
25
Artists, R-T, circa 1930s-circa 1970s
Oversized material housed in Box 28, Folder 10
14
26
Artists, T, Turner's Studies on Perspective, Microfilm Reel, circa 1950s-circa 1960s
14
27
Artists, V-Z, circa 1930s-circa 1970s
14
28
Artists, A-Z, Slides, circa 1930s-circa 1970s
14
29-30
Artists, Unidentified/Various , circa 1930s-circa 1970s
Oversized material housed in Box 28, Folder 11 and Box 30, Folder 2
14
31-35
Artists, Unidentified, Slides, circa 1950s-circa 1970s
14
36-38
Artists, Unidentified, Slides , 1960-1970
15
1-3
Students, A, circa 1960s
15
4-5
Students, B, circa 1960s
15
6-7
Students, B, F, circa 1949-circa 1960
15
8
Students, H, circa 1960-circa 1984
15
9
Students, J-K, circa 1960-circa 1980
15
10-12
Students, L, circa 1960s
15
13
Students, P, circa 1986
15
14
Students, S-W, 1966-1988
15
15
Students, Z, 1978
15
16
Students, Unidentified, circa 1946-circa 1970s
15
17-19
Students, Unidentified, Slides, circa 1969-circa 1970s
15
20-21
Students, "Light", 1949-1961
15
22-33
Students, Stage Sets, circa 1960s
15
34
By Region/Genre, Asian Art, circa 1950s-circa 1970s
15
35
By Region/Genre, British Art, circa 1950s-circa 1970s
15
36
By Region/Genre, Ethnographic Art, circa 1950s-circa 1970s
15
37
By Region/Genre, French Art, circa 1940s-circa 1970s
15
38
By Region/Genre, Greek Art, circa 1950s-circa 1970s
15
39
By Region/Genre, Italian Art, circa 1950s-circa 1970s
16
1-4
By Region/Genre, Nicaraguan Art, circa 1950s-circa 1970s
16
5
By Region/Genre, Northern European Art, circa 1950s-circa 1970s
16
6
By Region/Genre, Russian Art, circa 1950s-circa 1970s
16
7
By Region/Genre, Spanish Art, circa 1909-circa 1970s
16
8
By Region/Genre, Turkish Art, circa 1940s-circa 1970s
16
9
Oversized by Artists from Box 14, Folders 19 and 26
28
10
Oversized by Artists, Various and Unidentified from Box 14, Folders 31-35
28
11
Oversized by Artists, Various and Unidentified from Box 14, Folders 31-35
30
2
11.5:Photographs by Subject, circa 1950s-circa 1970s
Subjects include architecture, cityscapes, celestial bodies, and mechanical devices, and also include photographic prints of x-rays and photomicrographs showing experiments with light and other natural phenomena. Many of these photographs were possibly used in teaching.
DescriptionContainer
Aerial Photographs, circa 1960s-circa 1970s
Oversized material housed in Box 30, Folder 3
16
10
Architecture, circa 1960s-circa 1970s
16
11-12
Brickwork/Walls, circa 1950s-circa 1970s
16
13
Celestial Bodies, circa 1950s-circa 1970s
Oversized material housed in Box 31, Folder 1
16
14
Children, circa 1960s-circa 1970s
16
15
Citgo Signs, circa 1960s-circa 1970s
16
16
Cityscapes, circa 1960s-circa 1970s
16
17-20
Cityscapes/Travel, circa 1960s-circa 1970s
16
21-22
Diagrams and Schematic Drawings, circa 1940s-circa 1970s
16
23-27
Experiments and Natural Phenomena, circa 1940s-circa 1970s
Oversized material housed in Box 31, Folders 2-3
16
28
Industrial Sites/Waterfront Sites, circa 1960s-circa 1970s
16
29-34
Light Patterns, circa 1950s-circa 1970s
16
35-36
Mechanical Devices, circa 1950s-circa 1970s
16
37
Nature/Plants, circa 1950s-circa 1970s
Oversized material housed in Box 32, Folder 1
16
38
People, 1930-circa 1950s
16
39
Photomicrographs, 1940s-circa 1970s
Oversized material housed in Box 32, Folder 2-4
16
40
X-Ray Photographs, 1940s-circa 1970s
Oversized material housed in Box 32, Folder 5
16
41
Oversized Aerial Photographs from Box 16, Folder 10
30
3
Oversized Celestial Bodies from Box 16, Folder 14
31
1
Oversized Experiments and Phenomena from Box 16, Folder 28
31
2-3
Oversized Nature/Plants from Box 16, Folder 38
32
1
Oversized Photomicrographs from Box 16, Folder 40
32
2-4
Oversized X-Ray Photographs from Box 16, Folder 41
32
5
11.6:Lantern Slides, circa 1930s-circa 1970s
Lantern slides reflect the same scope and content found in Series 11.4-11.5. One lantern slide related to "Sequence/Continuity" shows Picasso creating a design with light.
11.6.1:Of Artwork, circa 1940s-circa 1970s
DescriptionContainer
Lantern Slide Notes, circa 1930s-circa 1970s
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By Kepes, circa 1940s-circa 1970s
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1
By Others, Artists A-V, circa 1940s-circa 1950s
17
2
By Others, Artists, Unidentified, circa 1940s-circa 1970s
17
3
By Others, Artists, Unidentified, circa 1940s-circa 1970s
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1
By Others, Artists Unidentified, circa 1940s-circa 1970s
19
1
By Others, Children, Drawings, circa 1940s-circa 1960s
19
2
By Others, By Genre/Region, Impressionists, circa 1940s-circa 1960s
19
3
By Others, By Genre/Region, Expressionists and "Fauves", circa 1940s-circa 1960s
19
4
By Others, Students, A-C, circa 1950s-circa 1970s
19
5
By Others, Students C-R, circa 1950s-circa 1970s
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1
By Others, Students R-Z, circa 1950s-circa 1970s
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1
By Others, Students, "Light and Color", circa 1950s-circa 1970s
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2
11.6.2:By Subject, circa 1933-circa 1970s
DescriptionContainer
Architecture, African, circa 1950s-circa 1970s
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1
Architecture, Belgian, circa 1950s-circa 1970s
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2
Architecture, Byzantine, circa 1950s-circa 1970s
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3
Architecture, Greek, circa 1950s-circa 1970s
22
4
Architecture, Indian, circa 1950s-circa 1970s
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5
Architecture, Ireland, New Grange Prehistoric, 1957
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6
Architecture, Italian, 1957
22
7
Architecture, Japanese, circa 1950s-circa 1970s
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1
Architecture, Mexican, circa 1933-circa 1970s
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2
Architecture, Moroccan, circa 1950s-circa 1970s
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3
Architecture, Persian, circa 1950s-circa 1970s
23
4
Architecture, Spanish, circa 1950s-circa 1970s
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5
Architecture, Miscellaneous, circa 1950s-circa 1970s
23
6
Architecture, Architectural Drawings, circa 1950s-circa 1970s
23
7
Brickwork/Walls, circa 1940s-circa 1970s
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8
Brickwork/Walls, circa 1940s-circa 1970s
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1
Cityscapes, Miscellaneous, circa 1950s-circa 1970s
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2
Diagrams, circa 1950s-circa 1970s
24
3
Forms from Nature, circa 1950s-circa 1970s
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4
Forms from Nature, circa 1950s-circa 1970s
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1
Landscapes, circa 1950s-circa 1970s
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2
"Light/Science", circa 1950s-circa 1970s
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3
"Module and Rhythm", circa 1960s
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4
"Module and Rhythm", circa 1960s
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1
Optical Illusion, circa 1950s-circa 1970s
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2
People, circa 1940s-circa 1970s
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3
"Sequence/Continuity", 1949-1958
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4
"Sequence/Continuity", 1949-1958
Includes a lantern slide of Picasso creating a design with light.
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1
Space Perception, circa 1950s-circa 1970s
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2
Stage Sets, circa 1960s
27
3
Stained Glass Windows, circa 1950s-circa 1970s
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4
Views of Boston, circa 1950s-circa 1970s
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5
Views of French Cities, circa 1950s-circa 1970s
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