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Subseries 8.12 | A Finding Aid to the Marcel Breuer papers, 1920-1986 | Digitized Collection

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8.12: Retail, 1936-1978

This subseries consists of 11 project files concerning the construction of stores, shops, and markets.
Files are arranged alphabetically.
DescriptionContainer
Abraham & Straus Department Store, Facade Hempstead, Long Island, New York. Photograph of drawing; clipping, 1960
27
5734
220-226
De Bijenkorf Department Store and Garage Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 1953-1970
Letters
27
5734
229-239
Photographs of plans and drawings
oversized material housed in Box 40
27
5734
241-251
Photographs of models
2 folders
27
5734
253-271
Photograph Album I, 1954-1955
3 folders
(contains photographs of construction and an unidentified ceremony; clippings)
27
5734
273-352
Photograph Album II, 1955-1956
3 folders
(contains photographs of construction, an architect's office, and flag-raising ceremony)
27
5734
354-431
Photograph Album III, 1956-1957
3 folders
(contains photographs of construction)
27
5734
433-495
Photograph Album IV, 1957
3 folders
(contains photographs of the exterior and interior of the store)
27
5734
497-563
Photograph Album V, 1957
3 folders
(contains photographs of the raising of the Naum Gabo sculpture and of the exterior and interior of the store)
27
5734
565-623
Photographs of completed project, exterior
5 folders
(includes 12 photographs by Robert Doisneau)
27
5734
625-669
Photographs of Naum Gabo sculpture
(includes photographs of plans and model, and of Breuer, A. Elzas, and Naum Gabo)
27
5734
671-680
Photographs of completed project, interior
4 folders
(includes 2 photographs of Breuer and 10 photographs by Robert Doisneau)
27
5734
682-722
Negatives
6 folders
27
unfilmed
unfilmed
Color transparencies
2 folders
27
unfilmed
unfilmed
Clippings
3 folders
27
5734
724-849
Booklet and postcards
27
5734
851-881
Oversized photographs of plans and drawings
oversized material scanned with Box 27, Reel 5734, Frames 241-251
40
5734
Andrew Geller Shoes, Inc., Showroom, New York, New York, 1975-1978
Letters and contract
27
5734
883-911
Photograph of plans
27
5734
912-913
Photographs of completed project, interior
27
5734
914-919
Negatives and color transparencies
27
unfilmed
unfilmed
Clippings
27
5734
920-921
Mideast Market (fish, meat, and vegetable market), Kuwait. Photographs of drawings; clippings, 1976-1978
27
5734
923-934
Motley Fashion Shop, London, England. Photographs of completed project, interior, 1936
27
5734
936-940
Scarves by Vera, Showroom (address unknown), New York, New York. Photographs of plans and completed project, interior; clippings, 1952-1953
28
5734
943-954
Scarves by Vera, Showroom, Los Angeles, California. Photographs of plans and completed project, interior, including Alexander Calder sculpture, 1962
28
5734
956-964
Scarves by Vera, Showroom and Offices, 417 Fifth Avenue, New York, New York, 1964-1965
Letters and contract
28
5734
966-970
Photograph of plans
28
5734
971-972
Photographs of completed project, interior
oversized material housed in Box 40
(includes 4 photographs by André Kertész)
28
5734
973-983
Negatives
28
unfilmed
unfilmed
Clippings
28
5734
984-987
Oversized photographs of completed project, interior
oversized material scanned with Box 28, Reel 5734, Frames 973-983
(includes 4 photographs by André Kertész)
40
5734
Scarves by Vera, Showroom, 1411 Broadway, New York, New York, 1968-1973
Letters
28
5734
989-1003
Photographs of completed project, interior
4 folders
(includes 9 photographs by Tamás Breuer)
28
5734
1004-1027
Scrapbook of clippings
40
5734
1028-1031
Clippings
28
5734
1032-1047
Schwab's Showroom (shoes), New York, New York. Photographs of completed project, interior, undated
28
5734
1049-1050
Wohnbedarf Furniture Showroom Zurich, Switzerland, 1956
Blueprints
28
5734
1052-1059
Photographs of completed project, interior
28
5734
1060-1069
Clippings
28
5734
1070-1074

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