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Subseries 8.8 | A Finding Aid to the Marcel Breuer papers, 1920-1986 | Digitized Collection

Marcel Breuer papers, 1920-1986

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8.8: Convents, Churches, and Synagogues, 1957-1978

This subseries consists of 6 project files concerning the construction of buildings for religious organizations.
Files are arranged alphabetically.
8.8.1:Baldegg Convent, Mother House Institute near Lucerne, Switzerland, 1967-1975
DescriptionContainer
Letters and contracts
21
5729
836-865
Photographs of plans
oversized material housed in Box 39
21
5729
866-880
Photograph of a drawing
oversized material housed in Box 39
21
5729
881-884
Photographs of construction
(includes photos of Breuer examining prefabricated concrete sections)
Contact sheet photographs of completed project, exterior and interior
2 folders
21
5729
886-920
Photographs of completed project, exterior
7 folders
oversized material housed in Box 39
21
5729
921-989
Photographs of completed project, interior
2 folders
21
5729
990-1017
Negatives
21
unfilmed
unfilmed
Color transparencies
21
unfilmed
unfilmed
Clippings
21
5729
1018-1035
Oversized photographs of plans
oversized material scanned with Box 21, Reel 5729, Frames 866-880
39
5729
Oversized photograph of a drawing
oversized material scanned with Box 21, Reel 5729, Frames 881-884
39
5729
Oversized photographs of completed project, exterior
oversized material scanned with Box 21, Reel 5729, Frames 921-989
39
5729
8.8.2:Olgiata Parish Church, Rome, Italy, 1968-1969
DescriptionContainer
Letter and contract
21
5729
1037-1040
Photographs of plans, drawing, and model
21
5729
1041-1056
Photographs of proposed construction site
4 folders
21
5729
1057-1093
Negatives
21
unfilmed
unfilmed
Picture postcards of Chiesa di S. Giovanni Battista dell'Autostrada del Sole, Florence, Italy
21
5729
1094-1101
8.8.3:St. Francis de Sales Church, Church and Rectory, Muskegon, Michigan, 1961-1978
DescriptionContainer
Letters and contract
21
5729
1103-1118
Presentation book
21
5729
1119-1148
Photographs of plans
21
5729
1149-1162
Photographs of drawings and model
21
5729
1163-1171
Photographs of completed project, exterior
2 folders
oversized material housed in Box 39
21
5729
1172-1208
Photographs of completed project, interior
oversized material housed in Box 39
21
5729
1209-1220
Clippings
3 folders
21
5729
1221-1294
Press Kit
(includes portrait photographs of Breuer, Herbert Beckhard, and Rev. Louis La Pres)
21
5729
1295-1323
Press Kit, continued
(includes portrait photographs of Breuer, Herbert Beckhard, and Rev. Louis La Pres)
21
5730
10-18
Oversized photographs of completed project, exterior
oversized material scanned with Box 21, Reel 5729, Frames 1172-1208
39
5729
Oversized photographs of completed project, interior
oversized material scanned with Box 21, Reel 5729, Frames 1209-1220
39
5729
8.8.4:St. Luke's Church, Fairport, New York, 1964-1965
DescriptionContainer
Contract, photographs of plans, and clippings
21
5730
20-33
8.8.5:Temple B'Nai Jeshurun, Short Hills, Millburn Township, New Jersey, 1961- 1965
DescriptionContainer
Letters and contract
22
5730
36-55
Photographs of plans
22
5730
56-60
Photographs of drawings and model
22
5730
61-75
Negatives
2 folders
22
unfilmed
unfilmed
Clippings
22
5730
76-123
8.8.6:Westchester Reform Temple, Scarsdale, New York, 1957
DescriptionContainer
Photographs of plans and drawings
22
5730
125-126
Photographs of completed project, exterior
2 folders
22
5730
127-139
Photographs of completed project, interior
2 folders
22
5730
140-155

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