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Series 10 | A Finding Aid to the Marcel Breuer papers, 1920-1986 | Digitized Collection

Marcel Breuer papers, 1920-1986

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Series 10: Photographs, 1928-1979
0.3 linear feet
Boxes 34, 41-42; Reel 5738

This series contains photographs of Breuer and his family and colleagues. Three photograph albums are of dozens of architectural projects. Researchers will find photographs of Breuer interacting with his colleagues including Alexander Calder, Naum Gabo, and Walter Gropius.
The series is organized into five chronologically arranged subseries.
10.1: Photographs of Breuer and Mrs Breuer, 1928-1979
10.2: Photographs of Breuer with Friends and Colleagues, 1938-1978
10.3: Photograph Albums of Architectural Projects, 1947-1970
10.4: Miscellaneous Photographs, 1961
10.1:Photographs of Breuer and Mrs. Breuer, 1928-1979
DescriptionContainer
Portrait photographs of Breuer, including two by Tamás Breuer, 1928-1979
3 folders
34
5738
450-493
Passport Photograph of Mrs. Breuer, 1966
34
5738
494
10.2:Photographs of Breuer with Friends and Colleagues, 1938-1978
Photographs 1938-circa 1940 include Breuer with friends in Concord, Massachusetts, 1938; Herbert Bayer, Marian Willard, Ise Gropius, Ati Gropius in Breuer House, Lincoln, Massachusetts, circa 1940; Constance Breuer, Dottie Noyes, and Christopher Tunnan; Breuer with Mercedes Matter, Konrad Wachsmann, and Alexander Calder; and Breuer with Joan McVitty, Edward Larrabee Barnes, Mary Barnes, and Alexander Calder in Breuer House I, New Canaan, Connecticut.
Photographs 1955-1958 include Breuer with Matta at UNESCO cocktail party, 1957; Breuer with Walter Gropius in Paris for UNESCO. Photographs 1958-1961 include Breuer with George Salle in Paris, 1958; Breuer with Eduardo Catalano in Argentina; Breuer on a jury with unidentified South American colleagues, on a panel with unidentified colleagues and in Philip Johnson's house, 1961.
Photographs 1961-1978 include Breuer with Eric Boissonnas and Flaine Architects at Hunter College, 1961; at a reception with Dino Gavina in Milan, 1962; Breuer on a panel at College of Architecture and Design, University of Michigan, with Chet LaMore, David Reider, Robert Iglehart, and William Muschenheim, 1963; Birthday party [80th birthday of Walter Gropius?], 1963; Breuer on jury for R. S. Reynolds Memorial Award, 1965, with William Stephen Allen, George Harrell, Vernon DeMars, and Mario Pani; Breuer with Yuichiro Kojiro at Breuer House II in New Canaan, Connecticut, 1966; Breuer receiving the George Washington Award at American Hungarian Studies Foundation ceremony, Plaza Hotel, New York, 1967.
DescriptionContainer
Photographs of Breuer with Friends and Colleagues, circa 1938-circa 1940
34
5738
496-501
Photographs of Breuer with Friends and Colleagues, 1955-1958
34
5738
502-511
Photographs of Breuer with Friends and Colleagues, 1958-1961
34
5738
512-543
Photographs of Breuer with Friends and Colleagues, 1961-1978
34
5738
544-575
10.3:Photograph Albums of Architectural Projects, 1947-1970
10.3.1:Album I, 1947-1956, undated
DescriptionContainer
Thompson House, 1947
41
5738
578-584
Kniffin House, 1948
41
5738
585-589
Vassar College Dormitory, 1949
41
5738
590-594
Clark House, 1949
41
5738
595-599
Pack House, 1950
41
5738
600-604
Wolfson Trailer House, 1950
41
5738
605-611
Hanson House, 1950
41
5738
612-614
Rufus Stillman House I, 1950
41
5738
615-620
Sarah Lawrence College, 1951
41
5738
621-631
Breuer House II, 1951
41
5738
632-640
Caesar House, 1951
41
5738
641-645
Neumann House, 1952
41
5738
646-652
St. John's Abbey and University, 1953
41
5738
653-655
Litchfield Schools, model, 1953
41
5738
656-660
Torrington Factory, Canada, 1953
41
5738
661-665
Princeton University Housing, Institute for Advanced Study, model, 1954
41
5738
666-668
Grieco House, 1954
41
5738
669-675
Annunciation Priory, Convent, model, and New London Station, 1954-1955
41
5738
676-678
Starkey House, 1954
41
5738
679-685
St. John's Abbey, Monastery Wing, undated
41
5738
686-690
Gagarin House I, undated
41
5738
691-697
Litchfield High School, 1953
41
5738
698-706
Hunter College Library, model, 1955
41
5738
707-709
De Bijenkorf Department Store (23 photographs are by Robert Doisneau), 1953
41
5738
710-740
Institute for Advanced Study, Members' Housing Project, undated
41
5738
741-745
St. John's Abbey Church and Bell Tower, model, 1956
41
5738
746-748
New Haven Railroad trains, undated
41
5738
749-755
Torrington Manufacturing Company, California, undated
41
5738
756-760
Laaff House, undated
41
5738
761-763
New York University, Bronx Campus, undated
41
5738
764-770
St. John's Abbey, undated
41
5738
771-779
New York University, Bronx Campus, undated
41
5738
780-784
Scarves by Vera, Los Angeles, undated
41
5738
785-787
Staehelin House, undated
41
5738
788-794
10.3.2:Album II, 1953-1970
DescriptionContainer
Fairview Heights Housing, 1961-1964
42
5738
796-798
Torrington Manufacturing Plant, Nivelles, Belgium, 1963-1964
42
5738
799-801
Scarves by Vera, 417 Fifth Avenue (4 photographs are by André Kertész), 1965
42
5738
802-803
Torrington Administration Building, Torrington, Connecticut
42
5738
804-806
Whitney Museum of American Art, 1963-1966
42
5738
807-819
Rufus Stillman House II, 1965
42
5738
820-822
Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial, 1966
42
5738
823-824
St. Francis de Sales Church (one photograph is by Marcel Breuer), 1961-1967
42
5738
825-831
St. John's Abbey and University, 1953-1968
42
5738
832-848
Housing and Urban Development Headquarters Building, 1963-1968
42
5738
849-855
ZUP Project, 1963-1967
42
5738
856-862
Geller House II, 1959-1969
42
5738
863-866
New York University, Bronx Campus, Technology Building II, 1967-1969
42
5738
867-874
University of Massachusetts Campus Center and Parking Garage, 1965-1970
42
5738
875-877
Mary College, 1965-1968
42
5738
878-883
Flaine Ski Resort Town, 1969
42
5738
884-888
Armstrong Rubber Company, 1965-1970
42
5738
889-891
IBM, Boca Raton, Florida, 1967-1970
42
5738
892-896
Yale University, 1965-1970
42
5738
897-900
Laboratoires Sarget, undated
42
5738
901-906
10.3.3:Album III, 1965-1970
DescriptionContainer
Cleveland Museum of Art, 1967-1970
42
5738
908-919
Cleveland Trust Company, undated
42
5738
920-929
University of Massachusetts Campus Center and Parking Garage, 1965-1969
42
5738
930-934
Baldegg Convent, undated
42
5738
935-939
Scrapbook of Printed Material
42
5738
940-1159
10.4:Miscellaneous Photographs, 1961, undated
DescriptionContainer
Photo-collage of an unidentified Hispanic festival; photographs of architectural details in Greece, 1961, undated
34
5738
1160-1163

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