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Marcel Breuer papers, 1920-1986

Contents and Arrangement

The Marcel Breuer papers are arranged into 11 series, based on type of document. Each series, except Project Files, has been arranged chronologically. The Project Files Series has been divided into 19 subseries of related architectual and design project types. The overall arrangement reflects Breuer's original arrangement. Each subseries or file group within is arranged alphabetically according to the surname of an individual, or a location name of a university. The contents of each project file have been arranged according to material type and a chronology that best reflects the progression of the project toward completion.

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Series 1: Biographical Material , 1920-1981
0.4 Linear feet
Boxes 1, 36; Reel 5708

Series 1 contains résumés, identity cards, licenses, diplomas, certificates, applications, and awards that list or certify significant events or associations attained by Breuer during his career.
The files are arranged by type of material and then chronologically.
Description Container Select
Résumés, 1920-1981
1
5708
1-17
Identity Cards, 1935-circa 1955
1
5708
18-21
Architects' Licenses, 1939-1977
3 Folders
oversized material housed in Box 36
1
5708
22-103
Oversized architects' Licenses, 1939-1977
oversized material scanned with Box 1, Reel 5708, Frames 22-103
36
5708
Honorary Diplomas
Pratt Institute, 1969
oversized material housed in Box 36
1
5708
104-131
Harvard University, 1970
1
5708
132-137
Parsons School of Design, 1980
oversized material housed in Box 36
1
5708
138-144
Pratt Institute, 1969
oversized material scanned with Box 1, Reel 5708, Frames 104-131
36
5708
Parsons School of Design, 1980
oversized material scanned with Box 1, Reel 5708, Frames 138-144
36
5708
Membership Cards and Certificates, 1947-1976
1
5708
145-150
Membership Applications
Fellowship nomination, American Institute of Architects, 1958
1
5708
151-174
Membership application for title of Architecte étranger in L'Ordre des Architectes, France, 1963-1964
1
5708
175-191
Fellowship proposal, Royal Society of Arts, London, 1968
1
5708
192-227
Awards
Compasso d'Oro (1956), 1955-1964
1
5708
228-273
Schönsten Bücher des Jahres 1962 Börsenverein des Deutchen Buchhandels (Beautiful Book of the Year 1962 Organization of German Booksellers), 1963
1
5708
274
George Washington Award, American-Hungarian Studies Foundation, 1967
1
5708
275-288
Library Buildings Award, American Institute of Architects, 1966-1970
1
5708
289-316
Jefferson Foundation Medal in Architecture, University of Virginia, 1967-1968
1
5708
317-354
Gold Medal, American Institute of Architects, 1968
1
5708
355-473
Fifth Avenue Association Award, 1968
1
5708
474-509
Beaux Arts Award, Beaux Arts Club, 1968
1
5708
510-512
Concrete Industry Board Award, 1969
1
5708
513-538
Certificate of Merit, Metropolitan Washington Board of Trade, 1969
1
5708
539-549
Excellence in Architectural Design, Pennsylvania Society of Architects of the American Institute of Architects, 1970
1
5708
550-584
Prestressed Concrete Institute Award, 1970
1
5708
585-596
La Grande Médaille d'Or, Académie d'Architecture, 1978
1
5708
597-598

Series 2: Correspondence , 1923-1986
5.3 Linear feet
Boxes 1-6, OV 47; Reels 5708-5717

Correspondents in this series include a wide range of international architects, designers, and artists who interacted with Breuer. The letters discuss his training and the execution of his hundreds of architectural projects and designs for furnishings. Researchers will find the letters between Breuer and his Bauhaus colleagues, including Josef Albers, Herbert Bayer, Walter Gropius, and László Moholy-Nagy, of particular interest.
The files are arranged chronologically, with the undated letters arranged alphabetically according to the correspondents' surnames.
Description Container Select
Unidentified Correspondents, undated
1
5708
600-617
Multiple Correspondents, undated
1
5708
618-626
First Names Known, undated
2 Folders
1
5708
627-689
Surnames A-C, undated
1
5708
690-793
Surnames D-G, undated
1
5708
794-913
Surnames H-J, undated
3 Folders
1
5708
914-998
Surnames K-N, undated
1
5709
2-99
Surnames O-Z(oversized material housed in OV 47), undated
1
5709
100-246
Oversized surnames O-Z(oversized material scanned with Box 1, Reel 5709, Frames 100-246), undated
OV 47
5709
Correspondence, 1923-1926, 1932
1
5709
247-260
Correspondence, January-September 1933
1
5709
261-321
Correspondence, October-December 1933
1
5709
322-370
Correspondence, January-March 1934
1
5709
371-478
Correspondence, April-September 1934
1
5709
479-584
Correspondence, October-December 1934
1
5709
585-639
Correspondence , January-June 1935
1
5709
640-691
Correspondence , July-December 1935
1
5709
692-775
Correspondence , January-July 1936
1
5709
776-857
Correspondence, August-December 1936
1
5709
858-923
Correspondence, January-June 1937
2
5709
924-1006
Correspondence, July-December 1937
2
5709
1007-1076
Correspondence, January-April 1938
2
5709
1077-1114
Correspondence, May-July 1938
2
5709
1115-1168
Correspondence, August-December 1938
2
5709
1169-1226
Correspondence, 1939
2
5709
1227-1278
Correspondence, 1940
2
5709
1279-1302
Correspondence, 1941-1942
2
5709
1303-1321
Correspondence, 1943
2
5709
1322-1370
Correspondence, January-April 1944
2
5709
1371-1416
Correspondence, April-July 1944
2
5710
3-64
Correspondence, August-October 1944
2
5710
65-110
Correspondence, November-December 1944
2
5710
111-182
Correspondence, January-February 1945
2
5710
183-263
Correspondence, March-April 1945
2
5710
264-394
Correspondence, May 1945
2
5710
395-433
Correspondence, June 1945
2
5710
434-483
Correspondence, July-August 1945
2
5710
484-541
Correspondence, September-October 1945
2
5710
542-616
Correspondence, November-December 1945
2
5710
617-668
Correspondence, January-February 1946
2
5710
669-740
Correspondence, March 1946
2
5710
741-804
Correspondence, April 1946
2
5710
805-933
Correspondence, May 1946
2
5710
934-957
Correspondence, June 1946
2
5710
958-1002
Correspondence, July 1946
2
5710
1003-1046
Correspondence, August 1946
2
5710
1047-1097
Correspondence, September 1946
2
5710
1098-1187
Correspondence, October 1946
2
5710
1188-1256
Correspondence, November 1946
2
5710
1257-1301
Correspondence, December 1946
2
5710
1302-1334
Correspondence, January 1947
2
5710
1335-1402
Correspondence, February 1947
2
5710
1403-1416
Correspondence, February 1947 continued
2
5711
2-20
Correspondence, March 1947
2
5711
21-52
Correspondence, April 1947
2
5711
53-113
Correspondence, May 1947
2
5711
114-189
Correspondence, June 1947
2
5711
190-240
Correspondence, July 1947
2
5711
241-273
Correspondence, August 1947
2
5711
274-293
Correspondence, September 1947
2
5711
294-359
Correspondence, October 1947
2
5711
360-390
Correspondence, November 1947
2
5711
391-418
Correspondence, December 1947
2
5711
419-462
Correspondence, 1948-1949
2
5711
463-549
Correspondence, January 1950
3
5711
551-618
Correspondence, February 1950
3
5711
619-672
Correspondence, March 1950
3
5711
673-743
Correspondence, April 1950
3
5711
744-774
Correspondence, May 1950
3
5711
775-810
Correspondence, June-July 1950
3
5711
811-845
Correspondence, August-September 1950
3
5711
846-912
Correspondence, October 1950
3
5711
913-945
Correspondence, November 1950
3
5711
946-966
Correspondence, December 1950
3
5711
967-993
Correspondence, January 1951
3
5711
994-1037
Correspondence, February-March 1951
3
5711
1038-1093
Correspondence, April-May 1951
3
5711
1094-1160
Correspondence, June 1951
3
5711
1161-1195
Correspondence, July 1951
3
5711
1196-1216
Correspondence, August 1951
3
5711
1217-1238
Correspondence, September 1951
3
5711
1239-1277
Correspondence, October-November 1951
3
5711
1278-1310
Correspondence, December 1951
3
5711
1311-1331
Correspondence, January-May 1952
3
5711
1332-1355
Correspondence , June-December 1952
3
5711
1356-1395
Correspondence, January-April 1953
3
5711
1396-1422
Correspondence, April-July 1953
3
5712
4-50
Correspondence, August-December 1953
3
5712
51-81
Correspondence, January-February 1954
3
5712
82-125
Correspondence, March 1954
3
5712
126-164
Correspondence, April 1954
3
5712
165-222
Correspondence, May 1954
3
5712
223-250
Correspondence, June 1954
3
5712
251-289
Correspondence, July 1954
3
5712
290-324
Correspondence, August 1954
3
5712
325-354
Correspondence, September 1954
3
5712
355-421
Correspondence, October 1954
3
5712
422-457
Correspondence, November 1954
3
5712
458-517
Correspondence, December 1954
3
5712
518-561
Correspondence, January 1955
3
5712
562-617
Correspondence, February 1955
3
5712
618-640
Correspondence, March 1955
3
5712
641-682
Correspondence, April 1955
3
5712
683-704
Correspondence, May 1955
3
5712
705-741
Correspondence, June 1955
3
5712
742-787
Correspondence, July 1955
3
5712
788-841
Correspondence, August 1955
3
5712
842-893
Correspondence, September 1955
3
5712
894-908
Correspondence, October 1955
3
5712
909-943
Correspondence, November 1955
3
5712
944-971
Correspondence, December 1955
3
5712
972-1004
Correspondence, January 1956
3
5712
1005-1060
Correspondence, February 1956
3
5712
1061-1114
Correspondence, March 1956
3
5712
1115-1169
Correspondence, April 1956
3
5713
4-30
Correspondence, May 1956
3
5713
31-76
Correspondence, June 1956
3
5713
77-110
Correspondence, July 1956
3
5713
111-135
Correspondence, August 1956
3
5713
136-158
Correspondence, September 1956
3
5713
159-195
Correspondence, October 1956
3
5713
196-230
Correspondence, November 1956
3
5713
231-276
Correspondence, December 1956
3
5713
277-331
Correspondence, January 1957
4
5713
332-374
Correspondence, February 1957
4
5713
375-415
Correspondence, March 1957
4
5713
416-462
Correspondence, April 1957
4
5713
463-482
Correspondence, May 1957
4
5713
483-512
Correspondence, June 1957
4
5713
513-538
Correspondence, July 1957
4
5713
539-556
Correspondence, August 1957
4
5713
557-586
Correspondence, September 1957
4
5713
587-605
Correspondence, October 1957
4
5713
606-638
Correspondence, November 1957
4
5713
639-659
Correspondence, December 1957
4
5713
660-684
Correspondence, January 1958
4
5713
685-707
Correspondence, February 1958
4
5713
708-731
Correspondence, March 1958
4
5713
732-758
Correspondence, April 1958
4
5713
759-799
Correspondence, May 1958
4
5713
800-824
Correspondence, June 1958
4
5713
825-848
Correspondence, July 1958
4
5713
849-872
Correspondence, August 1958
4
5713
873-908
Correspondence, September 1958
4
5713
909-943
Correspondence, October 1958
4
5713
944-966
Correspondence, November 1958
4
5713
967-1009
Correspondence, December 1958
4
5713
1010-1045
Correspondence, January 1959
4
5713
1046-1078
Correspondence, February 1959
4
5713
1079-1119
Correspondence, March 1959
4
5713
1120-1152
Correspondence, April 1959
4
5713
1153-1187
Correspondence, May 1959
4
5714
4-43
Correspondence, June 1959
4
5714
44-56
Correspondence, July 1959
4
5714
57-91
Correspondence, August 1959
4
5714
92-102
Correspondence, September 1959
4
5714
103-126
Correspondence, October 1959
4
5714
127-144
Correspondence, November 1959
4
5714
145-190
Correspondence, December 1959
4
5714
191-204
Correspondence, January 1960
4
5714
205-248
Correspondence, February-March 1960
4
5714
249-280
Correspondence, April-May 1960
4
5714
281-310
Correspondence, June 1960
4
5714
311-343
Correspondence, July 1960
4
5714
344-384
Correspondence, August 1960
4
5714
385-423
Correspondence, September 1960
4
5714
424-442
Correspondence, October 1960
4
5714
443-486
Correspondence, November 1960
4
5714
487-525
Correspondence, December 1960
4
5714
526-571
Correspondence, January 1961
4
5714
572-611
Correspondence, February 1961
4
5714
612-631
Correspondence, March 1961
4
5714
632-657
Correspondence, April 1961
4
5714
658-678
Correspondence, May 1961
4
5714
679-689
Correspondence, June 1961
4
5714
690-713
Correspondence, July 1961
4
5714
714-741
Correspondence, August 1961
4
5714
742-756
Correspondence, September 1961
4
5714
757-769
Correspondence, October-December 1961
4
5714
770-783
Correspondence, January 1962
4
5714
784-799
Correspondence, February 1962
4
5714
800-821
Correspondence, March 1962
4
5714
822-834
Correspondence, April 1962
4
5714
835-851
Correspondence, May 1962
4
5714
852-877
Correspondence, June 1962
4
5714
878-897
Correspondence, July 1962
4
5714
898-916
Correspondence, August 1962
4
5714
917-934
Correspondence, September 1962
4
5714
935-970
Correspondence, October 1962
4
5714
971-987
Correspondence, November 1962
4
5714
988-1012
Correspondence, December 1962
4
5714
1013-1038
Correspondence, January 1963
4
5714
1039-1094
Correspondence, February 1963
4
5714
1095-1128
Correspondence, March 1963
4
5714
1129-1172
Correspondence, April 1963
4
5714
1173-1206
Correspondence, May 1963
4
5714
1207-1246
Correspondence, June 1963
4
5714
1247-1275
Correspondence, July 1963
4
5715
4-44
Correspondence, August 1963
4
5715
45-83
Correspondence, September 1963
5
5715
85-148
Correspondence, October 1963
5
5715
149-242
Correspondence, November 1963
5
5715
243-290
Correspondence, December 1963
5
5715
291-315
Correspondence, January 1964
5
5715
316-375
Correspondence, February 1964
5
5715
376-395
Correspondence, March 1964
5
5715
396-412
Correspondence, April 1964
5
5715
413-453
Correspondence, May 1964
5
5715
454-510
Correspondence, June 1964
5
5715
511-562
Correspondence, July 1964
5
5715
563-620
Correspondence, August 1964
5
5715
621-660
Correspondence, September 1964
5
5715
661-704
Correspondence, October 1964
5
5715
705-739
Correspondence, November 1964
5
5715
740-766
Correspondence, December 1964
5
5715
767-821
Correspondence, January 1965
5
5715
822-846
Correspondence, February 1965
5
5715
847-873
Correspondence, March 1965
5
5715
874-932
Correspondence, April 1965
5
5715
933-990
Correspondence, May 1965
5
5715
991-1055
Correspondence, June 1965
5
5715
1056-1080
Correspondence, July 1965
5
5715
1081-1090
Correspondence, August 1965
5
5715
1091-1110
Correspondence, September 1965
5
5715
1111-1128
Correspondence, October 1965
5
5715
1129-1160
Correspondence, November 1965
5
5715
1161-1180
Correspondence, December 1965
5
5715
1181-1195
Correspondence, January 1966
5
5715
1196-1217
Correspondence, February 1966
5
5716
4-37
Correspondence, March 1966
5
5716
38-50
Correspondence, April 1966
5
5716
51-73
Correspondence, May 1966
5
5716
74-89
Correspondence, June 1966
5
5716
90-119
Correspondence, July 1966
5
5716
120-128
Correspondence, August 1966
5
5716
129-146
Correspondence, September 1966
5
5716
147-165
Correspondence, October 1966
5
5716
166-191
Correspondence, November 1966
5
5716
192-248
Correspondence, December 1966
5
5716
249-282
Correspondence, January 1967
5
5716
283-307
Correspondence, February 1967
5
5716
308-343
Correspondence, March 1967
5
5716
344-407
Correspondence, April 1967
5
5716
408-444
Correspondence, May 1967
5
5716
445-461
Correspondence, June 1967
5
5716
462-478
Correspondence, July 1967
5
5716
479-504
Correspondence, August 1967
5
5716
505-520
Correspondence, September 1967
5
5716
521-553
Correspondence, October 1967
5
5716
554-586
Correspondence, November 1967
5
5716
587-616
Correspondence, December 1967
5
5716
617-724
Correspondence, January 1968
5
5716
725-768
Correspondence, February 1968
5
5716
769-832
Correspondence, March 1968
5
5716
833-868
Correspondence, April 1968
5
5716
869-924
Correspondence, May 1968
5
5716
925-959
Correspondence, June 1968
5
5716
960-1026
Correspondence, July 1968
5
5716
1027-1053
Correspondence, August 1968
5
5716
1054-1061
Correspondence, September 1968
5
5716
1062-1077
Correspondence, October 1968
5
5716
1078-1095
Correspondence, November 1968
5
5716
1096-1141
Correspondence, December 1968
5
5716
1142-1164
Correspondence, January-February 1969
6
5716
1165-1185
Correspondence, March 1969
6
5716
1186-1205
Correspondence, April 1969
6
5716
1206-1222
Correspondence, May 1969
6
5716
1223-1245
Correspondence, June 1969
6
5716
1246-1259
Correspondence, July-August 1969
6
5716
1260-1274
Correspondence, September 1969
6
5716
1275-1280
Correspondence, September 1969 continued
6
5717
12-43
Correspondence, October 1969
6
5717
44-111
Correspondence, November-December 1969
6
5717
112-123
Correspondence, January-February 1970
6
5717
124-142
Correspondence, March-April 1970
6
5717
143-150
Correspondence, May-June 1970
6
5717
151-175
Correspondence, July-August 1970
6
5717
176-182
Correspondence, October 1970
6
5717
183-199
Correspondence, November 1970
6
5717
200-258
Correspondence, December 1970
6
5717
259-275
Correspondence, January-February 1971
6
5717
276-287
Correspondence, March-December 1971
6
5717
288-316
Correspondence, January-February 1972
6
5717
317-339
Correspondence, March-July 1972
6
5717
340-364
Correspondence, August 1972
6
5717
365-379
Correspondence, September-December 1972
6
5717
380-394
Correspondence, 1973
6
5717
395-416
Correspondence, January-July 1974
6
5717
417-440
Correspondence, August 1974
6
5717
441-462
Correspondence, September 1974
6
5717
463-492
Correspondence, October 1974
6
5717
493-510
Correspondence, November 1974
6
5717
511-549
Correspondence, December 1974
6
5717
550-586
Correspondence, January 1975
6
5717
587-637
Correspondence, February 1975
6
5717
638-675
Correspondence, March 1975
6
5717
676-702
Correspondence, April 1975
6
5717
703-736
Correspondence, May 1975
6
5717
737-759
Correspondence, June 1975
6
5717
760-778
Correspondence, July 1975
6
5717
779-797
Correspondence, August 1975
6
5717
798-810
Correspondence, September 1975
6
5717
811-826
Correspondence, October 1975
6
5717
827-846
Correspondence, November 1975
6
5717
847-869
Correspondence, December 1975
6
5717
870-911
Correspondence, January 1976
6
5717
912-928
Correspondence, February 1976
6
5717
929-940
Correspondence, March 1976
6
5717
941-970
Correspondence, April 1976
6
5717
971-992
Correspondence, May 1976
6
5717
993-1006
Correspondence, June-August 1976
6
5717
1007-1022
Correspondence, September-December 1976
6
5717
1023-1036
Correspondence, January-June 1977
6
5717
1037-1060
Correspondence, July-December 1977
6
5717
1061-1075
Correspondence, January-April 1978
6
5717
1076-1100
Correspondence, May-December 1978
6
5717
1101-1114
Correspondence, 1979
6
5717
1115-1131
Correspondence, 1980
6
5717
1132-1158
Correspondence, January-July 1981
6
5717
1159-1190
Correspondence, August-September 1981
6
5717
1191-1233
Correspondence, October 1981
6
5717
1234-1259
Correspondence, 1982-1983
6
5717
1260-1266
Correspondence, 1984-1986
6
5717
1267-1297

Series 4: Interviews , 1963-1985
0.4 Linear feet
Boxes 6-7; Reel 5718

This series includes transcripts of interviews with Breuer and untranscribed audiotaped, partially digitized interviews with Breuer and his colleagues, including György Kepes.
The series is arranged into two subseries; files are arranged chronologically.
  • 4.1: Transcripts, 1963-1974
  • 4.2: Audiocassettes, 1976-1985
4.1: Transcripts, 1963-1974
Description Container
Transcript of interview film Beyond Form, by Walter Sanders, Department of Architecture, University of Michigan, 1963
6
5718
503-507
Transcript of interview of Breuer by television reporter István Kardos, 1972
(transcript in Hungarian, followed by a translation into German)
6
5718
508-530
Transcript of interview of Breuer by Les Archives du XXième Siècle, 1974
3 Folders
(transcript in French)
6
5718
531-593
4.2: Audiocassettes, 1976-1985
Description Container
Breuer interviewed by Robert Osborn ("From Pécs to Vienna to Weimar") , Nov. 22, 1976.
2 Cassettes
Includes born-digital records, see ER01
(approximately 30 minutes with a 3-minute blank area on side 2 before the interview continues; Breuer describes his travels in 1920, from his hometown in Hungary to his arrival at the Bauhaus, including brief descriptions of the Hungarian painter Papp and of his first meeting with Johannes Itten and Josef Albers)
7
unfilmed
unfilmed
Breuer interviewed by Robert Osborn ("From Pécs to Vienna to Weimar", Nov. 22, 1976), Partial Digitized Audio Recording, 2014
0.14 Gigabytes
8 computer files
ER01
György Kepes interviewed by Constance Breuer in Wellfleet, Massachusetts, August 29, 1983
(approximately 30 minutes, side 2 is blank; Kepes recalls his first meeting with Breuer in Berlin in 1930, describes Hungarian architect Schabuk, and discusses his house built by Breuer in Wellfleet)
7
unfilmed
unfilmed
Mr. A. Elzas interviewed by Rufus [?] Stillman (and Constance Breuer) concerning the construction of the De Bijenkorf Department Store and Garage in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, September 11, 1983
(2 tapes, approximately 90 minutes, side 2 of Tape 2 is blank. Tape 1: Elzas recounts the history of the building of the De Bijenkorf Store, including recollections of Breuer and G. Van der Wal, with brief references to their reaction to the assassination of John F. Kennedy; Tape 2: Elzas discusses the Van Leer office building in Amstelveen, The Netherlands, and mentions the circus; he discusses Naum Gabo's sculpture and briefly refers to Alexander Calder's work; there is also a description of a trip to Greece with Breuer and I. M. Pei and a discussion of the Flaine Ski Resort Town)
7
unfilmed
unfilmed
Jacques and Christina Koerfer interviewed by Constance Breuer, in Breuer's apartment, New York, New York, November 1, 1984
(approximately 45 minutes; the Koerfers recount their first meeting with Breuer and the history of the building of their house in Switzerland; they describe their art collection and tell anecdotes about the Koerfer family)
7
unfilmed
unfilmed
Harry Seidler interviewed by Constance Breuer, Jan. 2, 1985
(approximately 30 minutes; beginning of side 2 is recorded at a slow speed and is partially unintelligible. Seidler gives an account of his student days with Breuer and his training under Breuer; he discusses Breuer's furniture designs, his opinion of Breuer's legacy, and the misinterpretation of modern architecture in the popular media; he also describes his life and career in Australia)
7
unfilmed
unfilmed

Series 5: Notes , 1934-1976
0.4 Linear feet
Box 7; Reel 5718

This series consists primarily of address lists of colleagues and patrons. The résumés are from architects and architectural students applying for positions in Breuer's firm. Miscellaneous Resumes includes resumes for Yi-hsien Chow, Claude Gaborit, Carter Gifford, Kevin Lynch, Mrs. David Middleton, Wolfram Friedrich Niessen, Muriel Raclot, and Hamilton Smith.
Files are arranged chronologically.
Description Container Select
Miscellaneous Addresses, 1945, undated
7
5718
598-617
Address Lists, undated, 1946-1948
7
5718
618-695
Address Lists, 1952-1962
7
5718
696-791
Miscellaneous Résumés, 1946-1975
7
5718
792-806
Notes on Building Details, 1941-1959
Unidentified study, undated
1 Photograph
7
5718
808-810
Experimental Shell Tests, undated
10 Photographs
7
5718
811-816
Sunshades, undated
photographs of drawings
7
5718
817-821
Sliding Window Study, 1941
photographs of drawings
7
5718
822-825
Concrete Block Walls, undated, 1959
15 photographs of completed projects and a clipping
7
5718
826-843
Miscellaneous Notes, 1934-1976, undated
7
5718
844-871

Series 6: Writings , 1923-1981
1 Linear foot
Boxes 7-8; Reels 5718-5720

This series contains typescripts of lectures and articles written by Breuer concerning architecture and its history. Writings by others are about Breuer and his work and include typescripts, galleys, and photographs of architectural and design projects used in the publication of the book Marcel Breuer Buildings and Projects, 1921-1961 by Cranston Jones.
The series is arranged into four subseries and the files are arranged chronologically.
  • 6.1: Speeches and Lectures by Breuer, 1923-1975
  • 6.2: Articles and Books by Breuer, 1936-1978
  • 6.3: Speeches by Others, 1958-1981
  • 6.4: Articles and Books by Others, 1959-1981
6.1: Speeches and Lectures by Breuer, 1923-1975
Description Container
Typescript: ["Defining Modern Architecture"], undated
7
5718
875-884
Typescript of lecture: ["History of Modern Architecture"], undated
7
5718
885-910
Typescript of lecture: "On Form and Function at the Bauhaus in 1923," published in Offzett magazine
7
5718
911-935
Typescript of lecture: "Where Do We Stand?" Zurich, Switzerland, 1934
7
5718
936-954
Typescript of lecture: "What Is Happening to Modern Architecture?" Museum of Modern Art, 1948
7
5718
955-957
Typescript of lecture for symposium on Paul Klee, Museum of Modern Art, 1950
7
5718
958-966
Typescript: "Speech to the Student Body," Sarah Lawrence College, 1950
7
5718
967-974
Typescript of speech: "Must Architecture Be Sterile?" Architectural League, 1950
7
5718
975-984
Manuscript and typescript of speech: "On Freezing the Terms of Aesthetics," dedication of Vassar dormitory, 1951
7
5718
985-1002
Manuscript and typescript of lecture: "Notes on Architecture,", 1959
7
5718
1003-1010
Manuscript and typescript of lecture: "On Regional Architecture," First Inter-American Architectural Symposium, Bogotá, Colombia, 1959
7
5718
1011-1029
Typescript: "Speech on the Occasion of the Exhibit of Pier Luigi Nervi's Work at the Architectural League,", 1959
7
5718
1030-1054
Typescript of speech: "On Religious Architecture," dedication of the Westchester Reform Temple, Scarsdale, New York, 1959
7
5718
1055-1061
Typescript of speech: "On City Administration," dedication of Hunter College, 1959
7
5718
1062-1069
Typescript of speech for panel discussion: "Individual Expression Versus Order: The Issue in Architecture Today," Architectural League of New York (also given in Toronto, 1974), 1961
7
5718
1070-1091
Typescript of lecture: "Matter and Intrinsic Form," University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1963
typescript, printed announcement and program
7
5718
1092-1183
Typescript of speech at the presentation of the Whitney Museum of American Art, 1963
7
5718
1184-1193
Typescript of speech: "Remarks of Marcel Breuer," Cornell University, 1963
7
5718
1194-1200
Typescript of speech accepting honorary degree from Budapest Technical University, 1967
7
5718
1201-1203
Typescript of lecture: "The Artist in the World of Science," St. John's University Science Symposium, 1967
7
5718
1204-1241
Manuscript and typescript of speech: "Politics and Architecture," with Senator Eugene McCarthy, television Channel 13, 1967
7
5718
1242-1249
Typescript of speech: "About the Eye,", 1968
7
5718
1250-1254
Typescript of speech accepting Gold Medal from the American Institute of Architects, 1968
7
5718
1255-1260
Manuscript of speech: "Reinforced Concrete," Cimenteries Cementbedrijven, Brussels, Belgium, 1969
7
5718
1261-1265
Typescript of speech for dedication of New York University Technology Building, 1970
7
5718
1266-1268
Typescript of speech for panel discussion: "Individual Expression Versus Order," Toronto, 1974
(speech originally given in 1961 to the Architectural League of New York)
7
5718
1269-1289
Manuscript and typescript of speech accepting posthumous award for László Moholy-Nagy, 1975
7
5718
1290-1292
6.2: Articles and Books by Breuer, undated, 1936-1978
Description Container
Miscellaneous fragments, undated
7
5718
1294-1302
Text for The Marcel Breuer Coloring Book, undated
7
5718
1303-1321
Typescript of article: "On Architecture and Material," published in Circle, 1936
7
5718
1322-1324
Typescript of article: "On a Design of a Bi-Nuclear House," published in California Arts and Architecture, 1943
7
5718
1325-1326
Typescript: "M. B. Aluminum Furniture,", 1944
7
5718
1327-1336
Typescript of article: "A New Sarah Lawrence Building" for a brochure for the college, 1951
7
5718
1337-1340
Typescript for book: Sun and Shadow, 1954-1960
2 Folders
including notes and receipts
7
5718
1342-1361
Typescript for book: Sun and Shadow, 1954-1960
2 Folders
including notes and receipts
7
5719
12-79
Manuscript and typescript: "On Frank Lloyd Wright," for Architectural Forum, 1959
7
5719
80-83
Typescript: "Introduction for Publication in Architectural Record,", 1963
7
5719
84-86
Typescript of foreword of book Egypte by Jean-Louis de Cenival, 1964
7
5719
87-91
Typescript of article: "Some Reflections About the Facade," published in Industria Italiana del Cemento, 1966
7
5719
92-94
Typescript of article: "The Faceted, Molded Facade: Depth, Sun and Shadow," published in Architectural Record, 1966
7
5719
95-113
Typescript of article: "On Concrete," published in Architecture Formes et Fonctions, 1971
7
5719
114-119
Typescript: "Hugh Stubbins,", 1975
7
5719
120-121
Typescript statement for the National Concrete Masonry Association, 1978
7
5719
122-123
6.3: Speeches by Others, 1958-1981
Description Container
Typescript of speech delivered by Walter Gropius on his 75th birthday at Harvard Club Alumni Dinner, 1958
7
5719
125-129
Typescript of speech honoring Breuer by the ambassador of France, 1978
7
5719
130-133
Typescript of speech honoring Breuer by Mr. Remoudet [?], 1978
7
5719
134-137
Typescript of speech: "Recollections on Working with Lajkó," delivered at the memorial at the Whitney Museum of American Art, 1981
7
5719
138-144
Typescript of speech about Breuer by Robert F. Gatje, delivered at the Smithsonian Institution, 1981
7
5719
145-150
6.4: Articles and Books by Others, 1959-1981, undated
Description Container
Typescript of entry on Breuer for Collier's Encyclopedia by Nina Bremer, undated
7
5719
152-155
Material for book, Marcel Breuer Buildings and Projects, 1921-1961 by Cranston Jones, 1959-1969
34 Folders
Contract and Notes
7
5719
157-199
Typescript with annotations by Breuer
8 Folders
7
5719
200-873
Brief writings by Breuer for book
7
5719
874-888
Galley proofs
7
5719
889-960
Proof sheets of photographs
4 Folders
8
5719
962-1046
"Back-up material" photographs for book (see list of projects included below)
8
5719
1047-1455
"Back-up material" photographs for book, continued
  • Portrait of Breuer (photograph by Hans Namuth)
  • Potsdamer Platz
  • South Boston Redevelopment Project
  • Stuyvesant Six
  • El Recreo Urban Center
  • Flaine Ski Resort Town
  • Wellfleet Housing Development (Bi-Nuclear "H" House)
  • UNESCO Headquarters
  • U.S. Embassy, The Hague
  • Elberfeld Hospital
  • New London Railroad Station
  • Bantam Elementary School
  • Litchfield High School
  • Whitby School
  • Hunter College (photographs by Breuer)
  • Institute for Advanced Study
  • Convent of the Annunciation
  • New York University
  • St. John's Abbey and University
  • Sarah Lawrence College Arts Center
  • Vassar College
  • Wheaton College Art Center
  • St. Francis de Sales Church
  • Temple B'Nai Jeshurun
  • One Charles Center
  • IBM, France
  • Torrington Manufacturing Company, Canada
  • Torrington Manufacturing Company, Van Nuys
  • Van Leer Vatenfabrieken, Office Building
  • De Bijenkorf Department Store (photograph by Robert Doisneau)
  • Obergurgl Ski Hotel
  • Kharkov Theater
  • Ariston Club, Mar del Plata, Argentina
  • Kleinmetallhaus
  • Plas-2-Point Demountable Houses
  • Yankee Portables
  • Boroschek Apartment
  • Breuer Apartment, Berlin
  • Breuer House, Lincoln, Massachusetts
  • Breuer House I, New Canaan, Connecticut
  • Breuer Cottage, Wellfleet, Massachusetts
  • Breuer House II, New Canaan, Connecticut
  • Caesar House
  • Chamberlain Cottage
  • Clark House
  • De Francesco Apartment (bedroom)
  • Gagarin House I
  • Geller House I
  • Grieco House
  • Haggerty House
  • Hanson House
  • Harnischmacher [Apartment?] bedroom
  • Harnischmacher House
  • Laaff House
  • McMullen Beach House
  • Neumann House
  • Preston Robinson House
  • Staehelin House
  • Starkey House
  • Edgar Stillman House, Wellfleet, Massachusetts
  • Rufus Stillman House I, Litchfield, Connecticut
  • Thompson House
  • Thost House
  • Tompkins House
  • Ventris Apartment
  • Wolfson Trailer House
  • Multistory apartment house
  • Dolderthal Apartments
  • Tanaguarena Apartments, Venezuela
  • Miscellaneous furniture designs
  • Candlesticks (photograph by Hans Namuth)
  • Bedroom for Bauhaus exhibition
  • Haus-am-Horn kitchen
  • House for a Sportsman
  • Wohn Hotel
  • Gane's Exhibition Pavilion
  • Garden City of the Future (civic center), 1936
  • House in museum garden, Museum of Modern Art
  • Miscellaneous designs for rooms
  • Dining room designed by Gropius
8
5720
10-165
Jacket design for book
8
5720
166-168
Typescript of book Marcel Breuer by Camillo Gubitosi and Alberto Izzo, 1981
8
5720
169-217

Series 7: Sketches , circa 1920s-circa 1980
1 Folder
Box 8; Reel 5720

This file consists of 3 original undated drawings of floor plans for unidentified buildings.
Description Container Select
Unidentified floor plans, undated
8
5720
218-220

Series 8: Project Files , 1921-1986
27.6 Linear feet
Boxes 8-23, 36-40, OVs 43-57; Reels 5720-5737

This series has been divided into 19 subseries of related architectual and design projects. Each subseries is arranged alphabetically. The contents of each project file has been arranged according to material type and a chronology that best reflects the progression of the project toward completion.
  • 8.1: Urban Development Projects, 1928-1981
  • 8.2: Planned Communities, 1928-1976
  • 8.3: Government Agencies, 1949-1980
  • 8.4: Civic Buildings, 1928-1981
  • 8.5: Elementary and Secondary Schools, 1953-1980
  • 8.6: Colleges and Universities, 1938-1981
  • 8.7: Museums and Galleries, 1963-1981
  • 8.8: Convents, Churches, and Synagogues, 1957-1978
  • 8.9: Memorials, 1945-1975
  • 8.10: Office Buildings, 1961-1978
  • 8.11: Industrial and Factory Properties, 1929-1984
  • 8.12: Retail, 1936-1978
  • 8.13: Hotels, 1937-1980
  • 8.14: Theaters, 1929-1936
  • 8.15: Bars and Clubs, 1922-1948
  • 8.16: Miscellaneous Unidentified Municipal Projects, 1953-1958
  • 8.17: Residences, 1923-1982
  • 8.18: Furniture Designs, 1921-1977
  • 8.19: Projects by Others, [1930?]-1986
8.1: Urban Development Projects, 1928-1981
This subseries consists of 5 project files concerning the improvement of large inner-city areas. Files include photographs of plans, drawings, and models, clippings, and related letters.
Description Container
Boston Redevelopment Parcel 8 Competition, Boston, Massachusetts, 1964
(letters from Breuer to Sverud Associates and Jaros Baum & Bolles)
8
5720
223-227
Potsdamer Platz, Berlin, Germany, 1928-1929
(photographs of plans for traffic clover-leaf pattern for a multi-level traffic circulation system)
8
5720
228-237
Sadat City Ministries Complex, Cairo, Egypt, 1976-1981
oversized material housed in Box 36
8
5720
238-254
South Boston Redevelopment Project, Boston, Massachusetts, 1943-1944
8
5720
255-262
Stuyvesant Six (housing development), New York, New York, 1943-1944
8
5720
263-273
Oversized Sadat City Ministries Complex, Cairo, Egypt, 1976-1981
oversized material scanned with Box 8, Reel 5720, Frames 238-254
36
5720
8.2: Planned Communities, 1928-1976
This subseries consists of 10 project files concerning the construction of facilities for specific communities.
8.2.1: Acquitaine Coast Resort, Port Contis, France, 1971-1973
Description Container
Letters and contract
8
5720
276-299
Photographs of a map and drawings
oversized material housed in Box 36
8
5720
300-318
Negatives
8
unfilmed
unfilmed
Oversized photographs of a map and drawings
oversized material scanned with Box 8, Reel 5720, Frames 300-318
36
5720
8.2.2: El Recreo Urban Center, Caracas, Venezuela, 1958-1960
Description Container
Letters
8
5720
320-327
Photographs of plans, drawings, and model
3 Folders
8
5720
328-366
Negatives
2 Folders
8
unfilmed
unfilmed
Clippings
8
5720
367-399
8.2.3: Flaine Ski Resort Town, Haute-Savoie, France, 1960-1976
Description Container
Letters and contracts
8
5720
401-449
Photographs of Breuer and Eric Boissonnas; photographs of plans
4 Folders
8
5720
450-506
Photographs of drawings
oversized material housed in Box 36
8
5720
507-517
Photographs of model
oversized material housed in Box 36
8
5720
518-534
Photographs of construction and completed project, exterior
26 Folders
8
5720
535-687
Photographs of construction and completed project, exterior
26 Folders
9
5720
688-883
Photographs of completed project, interior
3 Folders
9
5720
884-925
Negatives
7 Folders
9
unfilmed
unfilmed
Color transparencies
2 Folders
9
unfilmed
unfilmed
Clippings and booklet
oversized material housed in Box 36
9
5720
926-1024
Oversized photographs of drawings
oversized material scanned with Box 8, Reel 5720, Frame 507-517
36
5720
Oversized photographs of model
oversized material scanned with Box 8, Reel 5720, Frames 518-534
36
5720
Oversized clippings and booklet
oversized material scanned with Box 9, Reel 5720, Frames 926-1024
36
5720
8.2.4: Interama (Community for Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, and Uruguay), Miami, Florida, 1965-1967
Description Container
Letters and contract
9
5720
1026-1040
Transcript of a press conference
9
5720
1041-1056
Press release and booklets
9
5720
1057-1094
Photographs of architects
(Breuer, Edward Durell Stone, José Luis Sert, Louis I. Kahn, and Robert B. Browne with Irving E. Muskat, chairman of Interama, Harry M. Weese, and Paul Rudolph)
9
5720
1095-1096
Aerial site photographs; photographs of plans
9
5720
1097-1099
Photographs of plans, drawings, model
9
5720
1100-1134
Negatives
9
unfilmed
unfilmed
Clippings
9
5720
1135-1156
8.2.5: Lawton Community, Lawton, Oklahoma, Letters and Contract, 1975-1976
Description Container
Letters and Contract
9
5720
1157-1202
8.2.6: New Kensington Defense Housing, New Kensington, Pennsylvania, 1941
Description Container
Photographs of plans, drawings, and model
oversized material housed in Box 36
9
5720
1205-1222
Photographs of construction
9
5720
1223-1225
Photographs of completed project
6 Folders
9
5720
1226-1247
Negatives
9
unfilmed
unfilmed
Oversized photographs of plans, drawings, and model
oversized material scanned with Box 9, Reel 5720, Frames 1205-1222
36
5720
8.2.7: Spandau-Haselhorst Housing, Spandau, Germany, 1928
Description Container
Photographs of plans and drawings
9
5720
1248-1254
8.2.8: Sports Park, Corona-Flushing Meadow Park, Queens, New York, 1966-1974
Description Container
Letters and contracts
9
5720
1256-1324
Photographs of architects Breuer, Arthur Rosenblatt, and Lawrence Halprin
9
5720
1325-1326
Photographs of plans and drawings
9
5720
1327-1332
Photographs of model
5 Folders
9
5720
1333-1375
Photographs of model, continued
9
5721
12-19
Negatives
9
unfilmed
unfilmed
Clippings
9
5721
20-57
8.2.9: Wellfleet Housing Development, Bi-Nuclear "H" House, Wellfleet, Massachusetts, 1943
Description Container
Photographs of plans
9
5721
58-62
8.2.10: ZUP (Zone à Urbaniser par Priorité/"Zone Designated for Priority Urbanization"), Community Bayonne, France, 1964-1972
Description Container
Letters and contracts
9
5721
64-152
Photographs of plans
3 Folders
oversized material housed in Box 36
9
5721
153-179
Photographs of drawings
oversized material housed in Box 36
9
5721
180-186
Photographs of model and construction
9
5721
187-198
Photographs of completed project
8 Folders
oversized material housed in Box 36
10
5721
199-248
Negatives
2 Folders
10
unfilmed
unfilmed
Clippings
10
5721
249-261
Oversized photographs of plans
oversized material scanned with Box 9, Reel 5721, Frames 153-179
36
5721
Oversized photographs of drawings
oversized material scanned with Box 9, Reel 5721, Frames 180-186
36
5721
Oversized photographs of completed project
oversized material scanned with Box 36, Reel 5721, Frames 199-248
36
5721
8.3: Government Agencies, 1949-1980
This subseries consists of 6 project files concerning the construction of buildings for the U.S. government or for the governments of other countries. The subseries is arranged alphabetically.
8.3.1: Australian Embassy, Paris, France, 1970-1976
Description Container
Letters, notes, and contract
3 Folders
10
5721
264-349
Photographs of plans, drawings, and model
oversized material housed in Box 36
10
5721
350-397
Photographs of architects Breuer, Harry Seidler, and Mario Jossa on the construction site; photographs of completed project, exterior
10
5721
398-399
Photographs of completed project, exterior
10
5721
400-423
Photographs of completed project, interior
10
5721
424-427
Negatives
10
unfilmed
unfilmed
Color transparencies
10
unfilmed
unfilmed
Clippings
10
5721
428-439
Oversized photographs of plans, drawings, and model
oversized material scanned with Box 10, Reel 5721, Frames 350-397
36
5721
8.3.2: Department of Health, Education, and Welfare (HEW) Headquarters Building, Hubert H. Humphrey Building, "Air Rights Building-South Portal Site," Washington, D.C., 1965-1979
Description Container
Letters, contracts, and blueprint
10 Folders
10
5721
441-912
Photographs of plans
5 Folders
10
5721
913-938
Photographs of drawings
10
5721
939-947
Photographs of model
10
5721
948-954
Photographs of construction
10
5721
955-961
Photographs of completed project, exterior, including photos by Herbert Beckhard
8 Folders
oversized material housed in Box 36
10
5721
962-1020
Photographs of completed project, interior
3 Folders
oversized material housed with Box 36
10
5721
1021-1047
Negatives
2 Folders
10
unfilmed
unfilmed
Color transparencies
5 Folders
10
unfilmed
unfilmed
Printed material concerning the dedication and clippings
10
5721
1048-1111
Oversized photographs of completed project, exterior, including photos by Herbert Beckhard
oversized material scanned with Box 10, Reel 5721, Frames 962-1020
36
5721
Oversized Photographs of completed project, interior
oversized material scanned with Box 10, Reel 5721, Frames 1021-1047
36
5721
8.3.3: Department of Highways and Traffic, Headquarters Building Washington, D.C., undated
Description Container
Letters and contract
4 Folders
OV 48
unfilmed
unfilmed
8.3.4: Department of Housing and Urban Development(HUD), Headquarters Building Washington, D.C., 1963-1974
Description Container
Letters and contract
4 Folders
11
5721
1114-1224
Material concerning the investigation of the settling of the building
4 Folders
11
5721
1225-1366
Photographs of plans
2 Folders
11
5722
12-28
Photograph of drawing
11
5722
29-31
Photographs of completed project, exterior
6 Folders
oversized material housed in Box 36
11
5722
32-79
Photographs of completed project, interior and dedication ceremony
(includes photos of President Lyndon and Mrs. Johnson)
11
5722
80-86
Negatives
2 Folders
11
unfilmed
unfilmed
Color transparencies
11
unfilmed
unfilmed
Clippings
6 Folders
11
5722
87-244
Press releases
11
5722
245-270
Brochures and Miscellaneous Printed Material
11
5722
271-330
Oversized photographs of completed project, exterior
oversized material scanned with Box 11, Reel 5722, Frames 32-79
36
5722
8.3.5: Strom Thurmond Courthouse and Federal Office Building, Columbia, South Carolina, 1974-1980
Description Container
Letters and printed "scope of services" instructions
4 Folders
11
5722
332-513
Photographs of plans, drawing and model
oversized material housed in Box 36
11
5722
514-539
Contact sheet photographs of completed project, exterior and interior
11
5722
540-557
Photographs of completed project, exterior
4 Folders
11
5722
558-594
Photographs of completed project, interior
2 Folders
11
5722
595-610
Negatives and color transparencies
11
unfilmed
unfilmed
Oversized photographs of plans, drawing and model
oversized material scanned with Box 11, Reel 5722, Frames 514-539
36
5722
8.3.6: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Headquarters, Paris, France, 1949-1975
Appendix B: Alphabetical List of Correspondents in 8.3.5
Description Container
Contracts and supporting material, 1953-1957
3 Folders
11
5722
612-818
Chronological correspondence, undated, 1952
11
5722
819-927
Chronological correspondence, 1953
11
5722
928-1013
Chronological correspondence, 1954
11
5722
1014-1053
Chronological correspondence, 1955
11
5722
1054-1087
Chronological correspondence, 1956
11
5722
1088-1101
Chronological correspondence, January 1957
11
5722
1102-1211
Chronological correspondence, February 1957
11
5722
1212-1279
Chronological correspondence, March-August 1957
11
5722
1280-1361
Chronological correspondence, September-October 1957
11
5722
1362-1405
Chronological correspondence, October-December 1957
11
5723
13-47
Chronological correspondence, January-June 1958
12
5723
48-127
Chronological correspondence, July-December 1958
12
5723
128-251
Chronological correspondence, January-April 1959
12
5723
252-341
Chronological correspondence, May-December 1959
12
5723
342-360
Chronological correspondence, 1960
12
5723
361-436
Chronological correspondence, January-June 1961
12
5723
437-533
Chronological correspondence, July-December 1961
12
5723
534-576
Chronological correspondence, 1962
12
5723
577-592
Chronological correspondence, 1963-1966
12
5723
593-610
Chronological correspondence, January-April 1967
12
5723
611-670
Chronological correspondence, May-December 1967
12
5723
671-738
Chronological correspondence, 1968
12
5723
739-795
Chronological correspondence, 1971-1975
12
5723
796-802
Financial records including accounts of salaries and office expenses, 1952-1954
12
5723
803-833
Financial records including accounts of salaries and office expenses, 1955-1956
12
5723
834-875
Financial records including accounts of salaries and office expenses, 1957
12
5723
876-933
Financial records including accounts of salaries and office expenses, 1958-1960
12
5723
934-1013
Miscellaneous receipts, 1952-1959
4 Folders
12
5723
1014-1082
Committee reports, 1952-1953
oversized material housed in Box 37
12
5723
1083-1184
Committee reports, 1954-1956
12
5723
1185-1297
Committee reports, 1957
12
5723
1298-1395
Committee reports, 1957
12
5724
11-27
Committee reports, January-July 1958
12
5724
28-144
Committee reports, August 1958-1959
12
5724
145-200
Blueprints, 1957
37
5724
201-230
Notes and writings, including typescripts: "On Architecture and Aesthetics" "L'UNESCO: Future Mal Logée," "Plans for New UNESCO Buildings Completed", 1949, undated
12
5724
231-268
Rough sketches of building designs
12
5724
269-297
Photographs of architects, plans and drawings
(Breuer, Pier Luigi Nervi, Eero Saarinen, Hernan Vieco Benjamin Wermiel, and Bernard Zehrfuss at conferences and dinners)
12
5724
298-391
Photographs of plans and model
12
5724
392-404
Photographs of construction
(includes photo of Breuer, Nervi, and Zehrfuss on a patio)
12
5724
405-420
Contact sheet photographs of completed project, exterior and interior
12
5724
421-438
Photographs of completed project, exterior
15 Folders
oversized material housed in Box 37
(including sculpture by Alexander Calder, Henry Moore, and Joan Miró)
12
5724
439-628
Photographs of completed project, interior
6 Folders
(one photograph is by Robert Doisneau)
13
5724
629-720
Negatives
8 Folders
13
unfilmed
unfilmed
Color transparencies
13
unfilmed
unfilmed
Clippings
8 Folders
oversized material housed in Box 37
13
5724
721-997
Printed material from inauguration of the Headquarters Building, November 1958
13
5724
998-1003
Miscellaneous printed material
13
5724
1004-1012
Oversized committee reports, 1952-1953
oversized material scanned with Box 12, Reel 5723, Frames 1083-1184
37
5723
Oversized photographs of completed project, exterior
oversized material scanned with Box 12, Reel 5724, Frames 439-628
(including sculpture by Alexander Calder, Henry Moore, and Joan Miró)
37
5724
Oversized clippings
oversized material scanned with Box 13, Reel 5724, Frames 721-997
37
5724
8.3.7: U.S. Embassy, The Hague, The Netherlands, 1956-1961
Description Container
A one-page typescript about the embassy, undated
13
5724
1014
Photographs of plans and drawings
3 Folders
13
5724
1015-1041
Photographs of completed project, exterior
3 Folders
13
5724
1042-1077
Photographs of completed project, interior
13
5724
1078-1087
Negatives
2 Folders
13
unfilmed
unfilmed
Color transparencies
13
unfilmed
unfilmed
Clippings
3 Folders
13
5724
1088-1167
Presentation book
13
5724
1168-1188
Brochure
13
5724
1189-1194
8.4: Civic Buildings, 1928-1981
8.4.1: Hospitals, 1928-1966
Description Container
Charlotte Hungersford Hospital, Torrington, Connecticut, 1966
letter and contract
13
5724
1198-1202
Elberfeld Hospital, Elberfeld, Germany, 1928-1929
(photographs of plans, drawings, and model)
13
5724
1204-1220
8.4.2: Libraries, 1951-1981
Description Container
Atlanta Central Library, Atlanta, Georgia, 1971-1981
Photographs of plans
13
5724
1223-1242
Photographs of drawings
13
5724
1243-1247
Photographs of model
13
5724
1248-1258
Contact sheet photographs of completed project, exterior and interior
13
5724
1259-1269
Photographs of completed project, exterior
3 Folders
13
5724
1270-1295
Photographs of completed project, interior
2 Folders
13
5724
1296-1306
Negatives and color transparencies
13
unfilmed
unfilmed
Clippings
13
5724
1307-1325
Clarksburg Public Library, Clarksburg, West Virginia, 1972-1975
Letter and contracts
13
5724
1327-1355
Photograph of completed project; clippings
oversized material housed in Box 37
13
5724
1356-1360
Oversized photograph of completed project; clippings
oversized material scanned with Box 13, Reel 5724, Frames 1356-1374
37
5724
Grosse Pointe Public Library, Grosse Pointe, Michigan, 1951
Contracts
13
5724
1362-1374
Photographs of plans
13
5725
12-22
Photographs of completed project, exterior
2 Folders
13
5725
23-48
Photographs of completed project, interior
13
5725
49-54
Negatives and a color transparency
13
5725
55
8.4.3: Airline Facilities, 1945, undated
Description Container
Alaska Air Terminal, Anchorage, Alaska, undated
(photograph of a drawing)
14
5725
59-62
Eastern Airlines Ticket Office, Boston, Massachusetts, 1945
(photographs of plans and completed project, interior)
14
5725
64-71
8.4.4: Rail Facilities, 1954-1975
Description Container
Boston and Maine Railroad, Fairbanks, Morse Locomotive and Passenger Cars, 1956-1958
(photographs of plan and completed project)
14
5725
74-91
Boston and Maine Railroad North Station, Industrial Building, Staff Dining Room and Living Quarters, [location unknown], 1956-1958
letter and contract
14
5725
93-96
Hoboken Terminal Building, Hoboken, New Jersey, blueprints, 1963
OV 48
5725
98-113
Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority, Red Line Subway Expansion, Cambridge, Massachusetts, correspondence, 1974-1975
14
5725
115-171
New Haven Railroad Station, New Haven, Connecticut, clippings, 1956
14
5725
173-200
New London Railroad Station, New London, Connecticut, 1954
Photographs of plans and model
14
5725
202-213
Photographs of planned construction site
14
5725
214-222
Negatives
14
unfilmed
unfilmed
Clippings
14
5725
223-225
New York, New Haven, and Hartford Railroad, Train "X," Budd "Hot Rod," Budd "Flying Cloud," and ACF Talgo Locomotives and Passenger Cars, 1955-1958
Photographs of plans, drawings, and completed projects
5 Folders
oversized material housed in Box 37
14
5725
226-272
Negatives
14
unfilmed
unfilmed
Color transparencies
14
unfilmed
unfilmed
Clipping
14
5725
273-276
Oversized photographs of plans, drawings, and completed projects
oversized material scanned with Box 14, Reel 5724, Frames 226-272
37
5725
Rye Railroad Station, Rye, New York, photographs of drawings, undated [1955?]
14
5725
278-279
8.4.5: Miscellaneous Civic Structures, 1966-1978
Description Container
Litchfield County Courthouse, Litchfield, Connecticut. Memoranda and letter of agreement, 1978
14
5725
282-301
Southern New England Telephone Company (SNET), Traffic Service Position Systems Building Torrington, Connecticut, 1972-1974
Contract
14
5725
303-311
Photographs of plans
14
5725
312-313
Photographs of completed project, exterior
5 Folders
oversized material housed in Box 37
14
5725
314-331
Photographs of completed project, interior
14
5725
332-336
Oversized photographs of completed project, exterior
oversized material scaneed with Box 14, Reel 5725, Frames 314-331
37
5725
Stables Competition, Central Park, New York, New York, 1966-1970
Letters and contract
14
5725
338-360
Photographs of plans and drawings
14
5725
361-367
Photographs of model
14
5725
368-372
Negatives
14
unfilmed
unfilmed
Clippings
14
5725
373-377
8.5: Elementary and Secondary Schools, 1953-1980
8.5.1: Bantam Elementary School, Litchfield, Connecticut, 1953-1957
Description Container
Photographs of plans and model
oversized material housed in Box 37
14
5725
380-386
Photographs of completed project, exterior
2 Folders
14
5725
387-404
Photographs of completed project, interior
14
5725
405-414
Negatives
14
unfilmed
unfilmed
Color transparencies
14
unfilmed
unfilmed
Clippings
14
5725
415-428
Oversized photographs of plans and model
oversized material scanned with Box 14, Reel 5725, Frames 380-386
37
5725
8.5.2: Bryn Mawr School for Girls, Baltimore, Maryland, 1970-1972
Description Container
Letters and contract
14
5725
430-494
Photographs of plans and drawings
14
5725
495-500
Photographs of completed project, exterior
2 Folders
oversized material housed in Box 37
14
5725
501-517
Photographs of completed project, interior
14
5725
518-522
Negatives
14
unfilmed
unfilmed
Clippings
14
5725
523-526
Oversized photographs of completed project, exterior
oversized material scanned with Box 14, Reel 5725, Frames 501-517
37
5725
8.5.3: Campus High School, Secondary Education Complex, Madison Park Urban Renewal Area, Boston, Massachusetts, 1967-1968
Description Container
Photographs of plans, drawings, and model
oversized material housed in Box 37
14
5725
528-549
Photograph of completed project, exterior
14
5725
550
Negatives
14
unfilmed
unfilmed
Oversized photographs of plans, drawings, and model
oversized material scanned with Box 14, , Reel 5725, Frames 528-549
37
5725
8.5.4: Connecticut Junior Republic Association Dormitory, Litchfield, Connecticut, 1955-1980
Description Container
Letters, contract, and photographs of plans, 1955-1980
oversized material housed in Box 37
14
5725
552-569
Oversized letters, contract, and photographs of plans, 1955-1980
oversized material scanned with Box 14, Reel 5725, Frames 552-569
37
5725
8.5.5: Litchfield High School, Litchfield, Connecticut, 1953-1960
Description Container
Photographs of plans and model
14
5725
571-577
Photographs of completed project, exterior
3 Folders
14
5725
578-590
Photographs of completed project, interior
14
5725
591-617
Negatives and color transparency
14
unfilmed
unfilmed
Clippings
14
5725
618-639
8.5.6: Northfield Elementary School, Litchfield, Connecticut, 1953
Description Container
Photographs of plans and model
14
5725
641-645
8.5.7: Pine Ridge High School, Pine Ridge, South Dakota, 1971-1975
Description Container
Letters, 1971
14
5725
647-655
Letters, 1972
14
5725
656-673
Letters, 1973
14
5725
674-799
Letters, 1974
14
5725
800-899
Letters, 1975
14
5725
900-926
Photograph of a Drawing
37
5725
927-928
8.5.8: School for 450 Children Competition, undated
Description Container
Photographs of Plans and Drawings
14
5725
930-934
8.5.9: State School for the Mentally Retarded Nassau County, New York, 1965-1971
Description Container
Contracts
4 Folders
14
5725
936-1099
Photographs of plans
oversized material housed in Box 37
14
5725
1100-1116
Photographs of drawings
14
5725
1117-1122
Photographs of model
14
5725
1123-1138
Negatives
14
unfilmed
unfilmed
Clippings
14
5725
1139-1158
Oversized photographs of plans
oversized material scanned with Box 14, Reel 5725, Frames 1100-1116
37
5725
8.5.10: Torrington High School, Torrington, Connecticut, 1955-1957
Description Container
Letters and contract
15
5725
1161-1181
Photographs of plans and drawing; negatives; clippings
15
5725
1182-1186
8.5.11: West Queens High School, Long Island City, New York, 1969-1970
Description Container
Photograph of a Drawing and a Negative
15
5725
1187-1189
8.5.12: Whitby Elementary School, Greenwich, Connecticut, 1959-1961
Description Container
Contract, Photographs of Plans, and Negatives
15
5725
1190-1204
8.6: Colleges and Universities, 1938-1981
8.6.1: Black Mountain College, Black Mountain, North Carolina, 1939-1946
Description Container
Photographs of plans, drawings, and model; a clipping, 1939-1946
15
5725
1208-1223
8.6.2: Cardinal Stritch College, Tri-Arts Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1965-1968
Description Container
Letters and contract
15
5725
1225-1238
Photographs of plans
15
5725
1239-1244
Photographs of drawings
15
5725
1245-1246
Negatives
15
unfilmed
unfilmed
Clipping and brochures
15
5725
1247-1253
8.6.3: Harvard University, Biology-Chemistry Building, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1969
Description Container
Letters and contract
15
5725
1255-1283
Photographs of plans and drawings
15
5725
1284-1292
Negatives
15
unfilmed
unfilmed
8.6.4: Hunter College, Library, Classrooms, and Administration Building Bronx, New York, 1955-1965
Description Container
Letters and contract
15
5725
1294-1328
Photographs of plans
15
5725
1329-1345
Photographs of drawings, model, and construction
15
5725
1346-1353
Photographs of completed project, exterior
15
5725
1354-1406
Photographs of completed project, exterior
6 Folders
15
5726
12-25
Photographs of completed project, interior
15
5726
26-41
Negatives
2 Folders
15
unfilmed
unfilmed
Color transparencies
2 Folders
15
unfilmed
unfilmed
Clippings
2 Folders
15
5726
42-104
8.6.5: Institute for Advanced Study, Louis Bamberger and Mrs. Felix Fuld Foundation, Members' Housing, Princeton University Princeton, New Jersey, 1954-1967
Description Container
Letters and contract
15
5726
106-120
Presentation Book
37
5726
121-135
Photographs of plans, drawings and models
15
5726
136-169
Photographs of completed project, exterior
4 Folders
oversized material housed in Box 37
15
5726
170-217
Photographs of completed project, interior
15
5726
218-222
Negatives
2 Folders
15
unfilmed
unfilmed
Color transparencies
15
unfilmed
unfilmed
Clippings
15
5726
223-234
Oversized photographs of completed project, exterior
oversized material scanned with Box 15, Reel 5726, Frames 170-217
37
5726
8.6.6: Kent School, Girls' Chapel, Kent, Connecticut, 1967
Description Container
Letters and contract
15
5726
236-244
Photographs of plans and drawings
15
5726
245-250
Negatives
15
unfilmed
unfilmed
Copy of the school magazine
15
5726
251-255
8.6.7: Mary College and Annunciation Priory, and the Associated Convent of the Annunciation in Dickinson, North Dakota Residence Hall, Dining Facility, Science Laboratory, and Classroom Building with Auditorium, Bismarck, North Dakota, 1954-1975
Description Container
Letters and contract
15
5726
257-272
Negatives
4 Folders
15
unfilmed
unfilmed
Color transparencies
15
unfilmed
unfilmed
Clippings
6 Folders
15
5726
273-398
Brochures
2 Folders
16
5726
400-466
Miscellaneous printed material
16
5726
467-475
Convent of the Annunciation, Dickinson, North Dakota, 1955
Photographs of plans
16
5726
477-487
Photographs of drawings and model
16
5726
488-496
Presentation book
38
5726
497-530
Mary College, Bismarck, North Dakota, 1965-1968
Photographs of plans
oversized material housed in Box 38
16
5726
532-547
Contact sheet photographs of construction, exterior and interior
16
5726
548-549
Photographs of completed project, exterior
7 Folders
oversized material housed in Box 38
16
5726
550-589
Photographs of completed project, interior
2 Folders
16
5726
590-608
Oversized photographs of plans
oversized material scanned with Box 16, Reel 5726, Frames 532-547
38
5726
Oversized photographs of completed project, exterior
oversized material scanned with Box 16, Reel 5726, Frames 550-589
38
5726
Annunciation Priory, Bismarck, North Dakota, 1954-1963
Photographs of plans, drawings, model, and construction
16
5726
610-631
Photographs of completed project, exterior
10 Folders
oversized material housed in Box 38
16
5726
632-712
Photographs of completed project, interior
3 Folders
16
5726
713-735
Study photographs of Byzantine and Renaissance mosaics and frescoes
16
5726
736-755
Oversized photographs of completed project, exterior
oversized material scanned with Box 16, Reel 5726, Frames 632-712
38
5726
8.6.8: University of Massachusetts, Murray Lincoln Campus Center and Parking Structure Amherst, Massachusetts, 1965-1977
Description Container
Letters and contracts
2 Folders
16
5726
757-889
Photographs of plans
3 Folders
oversized material housed in Box 38
16
5726
890-921
Photographs of drawings and construction
16
5726
923-930
Photographs of completed Campus Center, exterior
3 Folders
oversized material housed in Box 38
16
5726
931-970
Photographs of completed Campus Center, interior
2 Folders
16
5726
971-990
Photographs of completed Parking Structure, exterior and interior
16
5726
991-999
Negatives
3 Folders
16
unfilmed
unfilmed
Clippings
16
5726
1000-1026
Oversized photographs of plans
oversized material scanned with Box 16, Reel 5726, Frames 890-921
38
5726
Oversized photographs of completed Campus Center, exterior
oversized material scanned with Box 16, Reel 5726, Frames 931-970
38
5726
8.6.9: New York University, University Heights Campus, Bronx, New York, 1956-1971
Description Container
Letters and contracts
3 Folders
16
5726
1028-1129
Photographs of plans
2 Folders
16
5726
1130-1170
Photographs of drawings and model
16
5726
1171-1181
Photographs of campus
2 Folders
oversized material housed in Box 38
16
5726
1182-1203
Oversized photographs of campus
oversized material scanned with Box 16, Reel 5726, Frames 1182-1203
38
5726
Negatives
8 Folders
17
unfilmed
unfilmed
Color transparencies
17
unfilmed
unfilmed
Clippings
6 Folders
17
5726
1205-1317
Technology Building II, 1967-1970
Comprehensive plan review book
BV 43
5726
1320-1329
Photographs of plans
17
5726
1330-1337
Photographs of drawings and model
17
5726
1338-1350
Photographs of completed project, exterior
folders
17
5726
1351-1376
Photographs of completed project, exterior
oversized material housed in Box 38
17
5727
11-56
Photographs of completed project, interior
17
5727
57-67
Press Packet
17
5727
68-95
Oversized photographs of completed project, exterior
oversized material scanned with Box 17, Reel 5727, Frames 11-56
38
5727
Laboratory Building, 1957-1961
Photographs of plans, model, construction, and completed project, exterior
17
5727
97-115
Photographs of completed project, interior
17
5727
116-123
Lecture Hall Wing, 1957-1961
Photographs of plans, drawings, and construction
17
5727
125-137
Photographs of completed project, exterior
2 Folders
oversized material housed in Box 38
17
5727
138-169
Oversized photographs of completed project, exterior
oversized material scanned with Box 17, Reel 5727, Frames 138-169
38
5727
Community Hall and Bridges. Photographs of plans, construction, and completed project, exterior, 1957-1961
17
5727
170-178
Library> Photographs of plans and drawings, 1969
17
5727
179-183
Residence Hall and Parking Structure, 1961-1965
Photographs of plans and drawings