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Subseries 6.1 | A Finding Aid to the Marcel Breuer papers, 1920-1986 | Digitized Collection

Marcel Breuer papers, 1920-1986

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6.1: Speeches and Lectures by Breuer, 1923-1975

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Typescript: ["Defining Modern Architecture"], undated
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875-884
Typescript of lecture: ["History of Modern Architecture"], undated
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885-910
Typescript of lecture: "On Form and Function at the Bauhaus in 1923," published in
Offzett
magazine
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911-935
Typescript of lecture: "Where Do We Stand?" Zurich, Switzerland, 1934
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936-954
Typescript of lecture: "What Is Happening to Modern Architecture?" Museum of Modern Art, 1948
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955-957
Typescript of lecture for symposium on Paul Klee, Museum of Modern Art, 1950
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958-966
Typescript: "Speech to the Student Body," Sarah Lawrence College, 1950
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967-974
Typescript of speech: "Must Architecture Be Sterile?" Architectural League, 1950
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975-984
Manuscript and typescript of speech: "On Freezing the Terms of Aesthetics," dedication of Vassar dormitory, 1951
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985-1002
Manuscript and typescript of lecture: "Notes on Architecture,", 1959
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1003-1010
Manuscript and typescript of lecture: "On Regional Architecture," First Inter-American Architectural Symposium, Bogotá, Colombia, 1959
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1011-1029
Typescript: "Speech on the Occasion of the Exhibit of Pier Luigi Nervi's Work at the Architectural League,", 1959
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1030-1054
Typescript of speech: "On Religious Architecture," dedication of the Westchester Reform Temple, Scarsdale, New York, 1959
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1055-1061
Typescript of speech: "On City Administration," dedication of Hunter College, 1959
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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
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1070-1091
Typescript of lecture: "Matter and Intrinsic Form," University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1963
typescript, printed announcement and program
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1092-1183
Typescript of speech at the presentation of the Whitney Museum of American Art, 1963
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1184-1193
Typescript of speech: "Remarks of Marcel Breuer," Cornell University, 1963
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1194-1200
Typescript of speech accepting honorary degree from Budapest Technical University, 1967
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1201-1203
Typescript of lecture: "The Artist in the World of Science," St. John's University Science Symposium, 1967
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1204-1241
Manuscript and typescript of speech: "Politics and Architecture," with Senator Eugene McCarthy, television Channel 13, 1967
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1242-1249
Typescript of speech: "About the Eye,", 1968
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1250-1254
Typescript of speech accepting Gold Medal from the American Institute of Architects, 1968
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1255-1260
Manuscript of speech: "Reinforced Concrete," Cimenteries Cementbedrijven, Brussels, Belgium, 1969
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1261-1265
Typescript of speech for dedication of New York University Technology Building, 1970
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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)
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1269-1289
Manuscript and typescript of speech accepting posthumous award for László Moholy-Nagy, 1975
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1290-1292

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