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Reginald R. Isaacs papers, circa 1842-1991, bulk 1928-1991

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The collection is arranged into fourteen series. Glass plate negatives are housed separately and closed to researchers.

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Series 1: Biographical Material , 1935-1986, undated
8 Folders
Boxes 1, 22

This series contains biographical material about Isaacs such as biographical sketches, educational records, and obituaries. The award found here is a citation from the Society of American Registered Architects from 1942. Isaacs's wedding announcement, an employee identification card from Chicago, Illinois, and an enlistment card for "C" Company of the 3rd Regiment of the New York Guard can be found in the folder housing miscellaneous material.
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Biographical Sketches, undated
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1
Curriculum Vitae, 1950-1978, undated
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2
Diplomas and Transcript (photocopies), 1935, 1939, 1949
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3
Architecture Licenses (photocopies), 1940, 1941, 1967
1
4
Certificates of Membership and Award, 1941, 1942, 1972
Oversized 1972 award in Box 22, Folder 1.
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5
Obituaries and Eulogy, 1986
1
6
Miscellaneous, 1943, undated
1
7
Oversized Society of American Registered Architects Award, 1972
22
1

Series 2: Legal Material , 1976-1984
3 Folders
Box 1

This series contains the last will and testament for Reginald and Charlotte Isaacs and includes related correspondence and drafts of the documents.
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Wills, Correspondence, and Drafts, 1976-1984
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8
Wills, Correspondence, and Drafts, Reginald R. Isaacs, 1982, 1984
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9
Wills, Correspondence and Drafts, Charlotte Alders Isaacs, 1982, 1984
1
10

Series 3: Financial Material , 1945-1969
2 Folders
Box 1

This series contains cancelled checks for art related purchases and donations by Reginald and Charlotte Isaacs. Signatures that can be found here include those of Herbert Bayer, William Hunt, Fernand Leger, Jackson Pollock, Reba Stewart, and Jack Shadbolt.
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Cancelled Checks, 1945-1956
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11
Cancelled Checks, 1964-1969
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12

Series 4: Correspondence , circa 1891, 1936-1986
1.5 Linear feet
Boxes 1-2

This series contains personal and professional correspondence of Reginald R. Isaacs, with copies of his replies.
The series is organized into two subseries.
  • 4.1: Chronological Correspondence, 1936-1986, undated
  • 4.2: Alphabetical Correspondence, circa 1891, 1941-1985
4.1: Chronological Correspondence, 1936-1986, undated
Correspondents from 1936 to 1940 include Frank Lloyd Wright and the Chicago Planning Commission. Records from these years also include performance appraisals from the Federal Security Agency's National Youth Administration.
1941 to 1945 correspondents include Marcel Breuer on the purchase of a Fernand Leger painting; Walter Blucher on the Michael Reese Hospital project; Hubert H. Humphrey; Mies van der Rohe; the Federal Works Agency's United States Housing Authority; and the National Housing Agency regarding notification of personnel action.
1946 to 1950 correspondence concerns the Michael Reese Hospital project; Rexford G. Tugwell; the University of Chicago regarding enrolling for a Doctor of Philosophy in Sociology; and activities as a panel speaker for the Citizens' Housing and Planning Council of Detroit.
Correspondents from 1951 to 1955 include Hubert H. Humphrey, Leon Eugene Arnal, Jose Luis Sert, Rafael Pico, Earl H. Reed, Chester Nagel, Edward Everett Horton's (autograph), Christian Herter, Leverett Saltonstall, Nathan M. Pusey (President of Harvard University on Urban Renewal project), Peter Nash, Walter H. Blucher, and Lewis Mumford. The records also contain correspondence with Adlai Stevenson on nominating Ferd Kramer for an award; and letters of congratulations on appointment as the Charles Dyer Norton Professor of Regional Planning and Chairman of the Regional Planning and Landscape Architecture Department of Harvard University.
Correspondents from 1956 to 1960 include William F. Buckley, Jr., on Dr. von Mises', Jose Luis Sert, Lewis Mumford, Edwin S. Burdell, President of The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, Lewis Mumford, Jasper D. Ward (Architect of General Electric Company) on the project "Research for Living," Rexford G. Tugwell, Leverett Saltonstall, Hubert H. Humphrey, John F. Kennedy, Paul Douglas on Senator John Sparkman's bill S. 1230, Candido Oliveras (Chairman of the Puerto Rico Planning Board on the Southern Metropolitan Area Project), Fernando Belaunde Terry, and Richard M. Bennett.
1961 to 1965 correspondents include John A. Holabird on an urban design project, Nelson A. Rockefeller, Arthur Schlesinger, Jr., Fernando Belaunde Terry, and Francois C. Vigier.
1966 to 1970 correspondents include Lewis Mumford, Walter F. Bogner, and Abraham A. Ribicoff.
Correspondents from 1966 to 1970 include Everett McKinley Dirksen, Ralph M. Paiewonsky (Governor of the Virgin Islands), Hubert H. Humphrey, Jorge Ricardo Riba (Director of Instituto de Vivienda y Urbanismo in Panama), and Luis A. Ferre (Governor of Puerto Rico).
Correspondents from 1971 to 1975 include Fernando Belaunde Terry, and Frank O. Gehry which includes the publication Children and the City, by Olga Adams.
1976-1980 correspondents include William Saltzman, Newton S. Friedman, Arete Publishing Company, Inc. on manuscripts for an encyclopedia, and The Free Press on biographies for the Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects.
1981-1985 correspondents include Jeffrey Potter on Jackson Pollock, Kazuhiko Satani of the Satani Gallery in Tokyo, Ati (Beate) Gropius Johansen, Norma Farber, Fernando Belaunde Terry, William W. Nash, Jr., Newton S. Friedman, Leone Blooston, Bruno Zevi, Robert Rosenthal, Chester Nagel, Howard Henry, Harry Seidler, and Ferd Kramer.
1986 correspondence includes sympathy cards to Charlotte Aldes Isaacs.
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Correspondence, General, 1936-Sept. 10, 1986, circa 1986
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13-62
4.2: Alphabetical Correspondence, circa 1891, 1941-1985
Subjects covered by the correspondence found in this subseries include the publication of various works by Isaacs, Isaacs' work as a consultant, various exhibitions, conferences, and lectures, and sales of Isaacs' artwork. There are also files relating to Isaacs' collection of paintings by Jackson Pollock and Emil Singer which document Isaacs' dontaion of Pollock paintings to the Fogg Museum at Harvard University, and his sale of Singer etchings in the United States. In addition to correspondence, files may contain writings, teaching material, and printed matter.
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Architectural History Foundation, Inc., 1981-1982
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63-65
Walter Blucher, 1960, 1982-1984, undated
1
66-69
Cambridge Boat Club, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1984
1
70
Columbus Town Meeting, Columbus, Ohio, 1954
1
71
Committee for Economic Development, Washington, D.C., 1957
1
72
John M. Gaus, 1941-1970
1
73-81
Goethe Institute Boston, 1985-1986
1
82
Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts, 1964-1985
1
83
Walter Gropius (and Ise), 1945-1980, undated
Regarding the Michael Reese Hospital project, Gropius as Architectural Consultant, 1945-1953, and collaboration on the biography.
2
1-34
About Charles Wilson Killam, 1961-1962, 1965
2
35
Jack (Jacobus Josephus) Liebenberg, 1979, 1980-1985
2
36-39
The M.I.T. Press, 1969, 1970
2
40
Mount Auburn Hospital, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1978-1979
2
41
About Richard Nelson, 1948
2
42
Rafael Pico, 1959, 1961, 1979-1980
2
43-44
Jackson Pollock's Artwork, 1956, 1960-1981
2
45-55
Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts Manufactures and Commerce, 1977-1985
2
56
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, 1962
2
57
Emil Singer, 1938-1940
2
58
Emil Singer, 1938-1940
2
59
University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1969
2
60
Francois C.D. Vigier, 1970, 1976
Writings by Vigier.
2
61-64

Series 5: Project Files , 1948-1980, undated
0.5 Linear feet
Box 2, OV 23

These files concern Isaacs' involvement in various projects, including his work as a planning and landscape consultant with Hideo Saski and Chester Nagel at Springfield College, and elsewhere. Correspondence and other records relating to reports written by Isaacs can also be found here.
This series is arranged chronologically by date of project.
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Leon Arnal, Retirement and Scholarship Funds, 1948
Includes photographs of Arnal.
2
65
Springfield College, Massachusetts, 1954-1959, undated
2
66-71
Housing Association of Metropolitan Boston, Massachusetts, 1958
2
72
Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 1959
2
73
McLean Hospital, Belmont Massachusetts, 1959
2
74
Guatemala City, Guatemala, 1959-1960
Includes correspondence with Harland Gibson and Gustavo W. Jacobsthal.
2
75
Reconnaissance in Latin America, 1960
2
76-77
Don Mills Development, Limited, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1959-1960, undated
2
78
Butler Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island, 1962-64
2
79-80
British Virgin Islands, 1963
2
81-82
Ford Foundation Urban and Regional Redevelopment Advisory Program in Chile, 1964
2
83
Deaconess Hospital, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1966-67
Oversized plats in OV 23.
2
84-85
"A Program of Urban and Regional Planning Studies at the University of Alabama...," Alabama, 1968
2
86
Instituto Medico del Norte, Puerto Rico, 1978
2
87
Hospital Dr. Pila, Puerto Rico, 1979-80
2
88
Oversized Plat, Deaconess Hospital, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, circa 1966
OV 23

Series 6: Subject Files , 1961-circa 1982, undated
2 Folders
Box 3

This small series contains writings and photographs concerning Katherine McNamara's retirement, and clippings and printed material concerning Horatio Alger.
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Katherine McNamara's Retirement, 1961, 1963
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1
Horatio Alger, 1962-69, circa 1982
3
2

Series 7: Writings, 1940-1986 , undated
2 Linear feet
Boxes 3-4, 22

This series includes writings by Isaacs other than the biography of Walter Gropius, which is documented in Series 13.
The series is organized into three subseries.
  • 7.1: Lectures and Articles, circa 1940-1986
  • 7.2: Biographical Entries, undated
  • 7.3: Publications, 1944-1974
7.1: Lectures and Articles, circa 1940-1986
This subseries contains many of Isaacs's lectures and articles in draft or photocopy form.
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"Air Raid Shelters for Private Residences and Housing Projects," with Henry G. Hunt, circa 1940
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3
"Preliminary," for a Radio Address Given by Homer Hoyt, c. 1940
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4
"City Planning", circa 1940
3
5
"Summary of Text of Preliminary Master Plan of Recreation Areas," Chicago Plan Commission, 1943
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6
Outline for "Areas for New Growth, Profitable Plans for New Areas, Trends in Subdivision Planning, Effects of Subdivision Planning on Real Estate, Decentralization - An Evil?," with Victor H. Bringe, 1945 October
3
7
"Community Organization for Planning and Action", 1947
3
8
"The Neighborhood Concept in Theory and Application," Journal of Land Economics, 1949 February
3
9
"Public Relations for Architects," Public Relations Committee Preliminary Report on Policy and Program, American Institute of Architects, Chicago Chapter, 1949 November
3
10
"The Rape of the Lake", 1947-1972
Oversized photograph in Box 22, Folder 2.
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11-14
"A Tribute to Louis Wirth," South Side Planning Board, Annual Meeting, Chicago, 1952
3
15
"Administrative Aspects of Rehabilitation," Discussion, New England Conference on Neighborhood Improvement, 1954 February
3
16
"Inter-professional Relations," Report, A.I.A. 86th Annual Convention, 1954 June
3
17
"Planners in History", 1954 December
3
18
"Careers in Planning," Harvard University Career Conference, 1955 March
3
19
"Providing for Future Urban Growth," Ohio State University Conference on Slum Prevention and Neighborhood Rehabilitation, 1955 March
3
20
"Training for the Planning Profession," University of San Juan, 1956 April
3
21
The Core of the City: A Pilot Study of Changing Land Uses in Central Business Districts, by John Rannells, Reviewed by Isaacs, 1956
3
22
"Obligations of Good Practice," The Standards of Professional Practice, A.I.A. Document 330, 1957 March
3
23
"Geography and Natural Resources Administration in the United States," by Meredith F. Burrill, Reviewed by Isaacs, 1957 July
3
24
"Observations on Being a Slave in the Market - A Report from an Ex-job Seeker," American Society of Planning Officials, comments by Isaacs, 1957 July
3
25
"Flyspeck, U.S.A. - Portrait of a Village", 1957 December
3
26
"Urban Sprawl - Patterns, Implications and Prospects," National Health Forum, 1958
3
27-28
"Who Killed the Fallen Sparrow?," Urban Sprawl and Health, National Health Council, 1959 January
3
29
"A Preliminary Survey of Objectives, Policies, Program and Organization," Area Planning Association, Boston, Massachusetts, 1959 February
3
30
"Social Planning in the Community," Cambridge Community Center, 1959 May
3
31
"Citizen Education, Organization, and Participation - A Program for Puerto Rico," American Society of Planning Officials, 1959 May
3
32
"Estetica Del Area Metropolitana," Associacion Argentina De Planeamiento, 1959 October
3
33
"The Real Costs of Urban Renewal", c. 1960
3
34-35
"History: Its Effects on Tomorrow's Architecture," Architecture Plus for 1960, A & M College of Texas, 1960 February
3
36
"Puerto Rico and the 'Junta,'" Draft, 1960
3
37
"Educacion en Planificacion", 1960
3
38
"The Role of Educational Plant Planners in Urban Renewal," Overview Magazine, with William Nash, 1961 April
3
39
"Consideration of the Culture of Puerto Rico in Planning and Architecture", 1961 June
3
40
"The Education of Planners and Architects", c. 1962
3
41
"Planning the South Shore's Future, the South Shore Region, 1837-1937, the Present 1987-2087, a Retrospective and Prospective Study," with Francios Vigier, 1962 January
3
42-43
"Statements for WGBH-TV," regarding planning in Metropolitan Boston, 1962 January -
3
44
"Goals for Planning," an audit of University of Buffalo, New York, 1962 February
3
45
"Metas Ideales Para Planeamiento", 1962 February
3
46
"The Design of Low-rent Public Housing - A Statement for the Housing Yearbook", 1962 April
3
47
"Goals for 2012: A Retrospective and Prospective View of the Twin Cities", 1962 April -
3
48-49
"The Education of Planners - An Epilogue", 1962 April - August
3
50-54
"Minneapolis Community Improvement Program - Proposed Work Program - Urban Design Studies", 1962 August - November
3
55
"Fuera de Brasil Y Mexico...", c. 1963
3
56
"Walter Gropius and the Form of Cities", 1963 April
3
57
Art in Latin American Architecture, by Paul F. Damaz, reviewed by Isaacs, 1963 August
3
58
"El Programa de Renovacion Comunal", 1964 April
3
59
"Planning for the Future," Discussion Panel for the 9th Annual Conferma Presentation, Boston, 1964 November -
3
60
"Human Relations", circa 1965
3
61
"Toward a New City," Lecture at the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, 1965 September
3
62
"Gropius and the City," Lecture Introductions for the University of Washington, University of British Columbia, and University of Rhode Island, 1966 February
3
63
"Reconnaissance" - Regarding the Establishment of a Masters in Regional Planning Program at Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, 1967 February
3
64
"Problems & Resources of Man's Environment," Putney School Spring Conference "Man and His Environment," Putney, Vermont, 1967 April
3
65
"Gropius y la Ciudad," Lecture for the Division de Estudios Superiores Escuela Nacional de Arquitectura, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, 1968 September
3
66
Gropius and the City, 1969
3
67-68
"Walter Gropius and the City," Lecture for Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana, 1969
3
69
"Walter Gropius - A Tribute," with the introduction of Ise Gropius, Chicago Chapter American Institute of Architects; and "Walter Gropius, 1883-1969," Faculty of Design Meeting Minutes, Harvard University, 1969
3
70
"National Urban Growth Policies," speech given by Luis Ferre, Governor of Puerto Rico at the National Housing Conference, 1970 February
3
71
Gropius Y La Ciudad, 1970
3
72
"Proposed Program for Doctor of Philosophy - Florida State University," report, 1970
3
73
"The Common Good", 1971 January
3
74
"Some Comments on the City and Regional Planning Program at Auburn University," with M. Ismail Serageldin, 1971 January
3
75
"Planning for the Future", 1971
3
76
"The Art, Education and Responsibility of Planners - A tribute to John Merriman Gaus and Howard W. Odum, Sr.," with M. Ismail Serageldin, 1971-72
3
77-81
Society of American Registered Architects regrading education, 1972-1973
3
82
The Making of Cities, by Dennis Sharp, reviewed by Isaacs and M. Ismail Serageldin, 1973
3
83
Verhandlungen des XXXVIII. Internationalen Amerikanistenkongresses Band IV Symposium title The Process of Urbanization in America Since its Origins to the Present Time Organized by Jorge E. Erwin, Walter Palm and Richard Schaedel, Reviewed by Isaacs, 1975
3
84
"The Bauhaus - Utopia?", circa 1975
3
85
Laudation-Ise Gropius' 80th Birthday, 1977
3
86
"The Urban Prospect: Future of the Small American City," Symposium, Lafayette College, Easton, Pennsylvania, 1978 February
3
87
"Walter Gropius (1883-1969)," for MacMillan Encyclopedia, c. 1982
3
88
"Gropius - Harvard Teacher", c. 1983
3
89-90
"The Man Gropius", c. 1984
3
91
Early Twentieth Century Sociologists as Planners: A Rare Breed? A Prelude to Research, by Thomas H. Jenkins, reviewed by Isaacs, 1984
3
92
"Walter Gropius, Architect, Teacher, Humanist, Philosopher," Lecture for the Cambridge Historical Society, 1986
3
93
"Civil Defense Needs in Site Selection for Hospitals," undated
3
94
Introduction of Stuart Hughes, undated
4
1
The Rationalization of Research on Housing and Urban Problems, by Richard Ratcliff, Reviewed by Isaacs, undated
4
2
Lecture on Michael Reese Hospital, undated
4
3
"Planning as a Profession - A Discussion," undated
4
4
"Planning in Education and Practice," undated
4
5
"Socio-Economic and Political Problems - Social Aspects of Planning," undated
4
6
Urban design Lecture, undated
4
7
"Urban Land: Some Proposals for Its Use," undated
4
8
Miscellaneous Notes, undated
4
9
Card File and Lists of Reginald Isaacs' Writings, undated
4
10-14
Lists of Reginald Isaacs' Writings, undated
4
15
Bibliography of Writings by Others, undated
4
16
Oversized Photograph, "The Rape of the Lake", circa 1949
22
2
7.2: Biographical Entries, undated
This subseries contains biographical entries for the following individuals: Patrick Abercrombie; Franz Adickes; Josef Albers; Alfred Arndt; Otto Bartning; Herbert Bayer; Walter Curt Behrendt; Peter Behrens; Hendrik Petrus Berlage; Max Bill; Otto Eduard Leopold Von Bismarck; Serge Ivan Chermayeff; Wells Wintemute Coates; Arthur Coleman Comey; James Bryant Conant; Lucio Costa; Jack Cotton; John Dewey; Thomas Stearns Eliot; Friedrich Engels; Lyonel Feininger; Johann Gottlieb Fichte; Philip Sargeant Florence; Fountains and Waterfeatures; Edwin Maxwell Fry; Patrick Geddes; Frederick Gibberd; Sigfried Giedion; David Gilly; Friedrich Gilly; Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe; Ise Frank Gropius; Manon Gropius; Martin Carl Philipp Gropius; Walther Gropius; George Grosz; Knut Hamsun; Gustav Hassenpflug; Werner Hebebrand; Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel; Fritz Hesse; Moses Hess; Theodor Heuss; Ludwig Hilberseimer; Paul Hindemith; William Graham Holford; Sutemi Horiguchi; Ebenezer Howard; Joseph Fairman Hudnut; Aldous Leonard Huxley; Julian Sorrell Huxley; Reginald Roderic Isaacs; Wassily Kandinsky; Immanuel Kant; Oskar Kokoschka; Ferdinand Lassalle; Le Corbusier; Karl Liebknecht; Adolf Loos; Wassili Luckhardt; Rosa Luxemburg; Fritz Mackenson; Gerhard Marcks; Sven Gottfrid Markelius; Sir John Leslie Martin; Karl Marx; Ernst May; Erich Mendelsohn; Adolf Meyer; Hannes Meyer; Laszlo Moholy-Nagy; Sir Oswald Ernald Mosley; Lewis Mumford; Hermann Muthesius; Friedrich Naumann; Ernst Neufert; Richard Joseph Neutra; Friedrich Nietzsche; Karl Ernst Osthaus; Jacobus Johannes Pieter Oud; Hans Poelzig; John Craven Pritchard; Walther Rathenau; Sir Herbert Read; James M. Richards; Henry Hobson Richardson; Philip Rosenthal; Bertrand Arthur William Russell; Hans Bernhard Scharoun; Johann Christoph Friedrich Von Schiller; Karl Friedrich Schinkel; Gottfired Semper; Jose Luis Sert; Morton Phillip Shand; Thomas Sharp; Georg Simmel; Adolf Sommerfeld; Mart Stam; Gordon Stephenson; Igor Stravinsky; Louis Henri Sullivan; Bruno Taut; Leo Tolstoy (Count Lev Nikolayevich); Ferdinand Tonnies; Sir Raymond Unwin; Henri Van De Velde; Wilhelm Von Humboldt; Martin Wagner; Richard Wagner; Max Weber; Alma Mahler Gropius Werfel; Wilhalm I (Wilhelm Friedrich Ludwig); Wilhalm II (Friedrich Wilhelm Viktor Albert); Louis Wirth; and Frank Lloyd Wright.
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Biographical Entries, Lists/Notes
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17
Biographical Entries, A-W
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18-34
7.3: Publications, 1944-1974
This subseries contains published copies of other published writings by Isaacs. The material generally focuses on the fields of planning and architecture, and the works and teachings of Walter Gropius. Some of the writings have been translated into Spanish and German.
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"Traffic and Residential Real Estate," Federal Home Loan Bank Review, with Victor H. Bringe, 1944
4
35
"Planning Review of 1944," Planning and Civic Comment, with G. Holmes Perkins and Victor Bringe, vol. 11, no. 1; "Educational, Cultural, and Recreational Services," The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, vol. 242, 1945
4
36
"Traffic and Residential Real Estate;" "City Region and Regionalism," by Robert E. Dickinson, Reviewed by Isaacs, Journal of Land Economics; "The "Neighborhood Concept," Journal of Housing, 1947-1948
4
37
"The Neighborhood Theory," Journal of the American Institute of Planners, vol. XIV, no. 2; "The Neighborhood Concept in Theory and Application," Land Economics; Communities for Better Living, by James Dahir, and Community Organization and Planning, Arthur Hillman, Reviewed by Isaacs, Journal of Housing; Children and the City, by Olga Adams, Published by Isaacs, 1948-1952
4
38
The Core of the City: A Pilot Study of Changing Land Uses in Central Business Districts, by John Rannells, reviewed by Isaacs, Journal of the American Statistical Association, vol. 52, no. 278; "Public Relations and Planning," Planning; "History: Effect on Tomorrow's Architecture," Architecture Plus; "Historia: su efecto sobre la arquitectura de futuro," Revista de la Facultad de Arquitectura, no. 3. Seti., 1957-1961
4
39
"Goals for Planning," Audit, vol. II, no. 4; Consideraciones sobre la cultura de Puerto Rico en la planificacion, Ediciones Rvmbos; "La Estetica del Arte Metropolitano," Orbanismo, vol I, no. 2; "Bibliotecas y Documentacion para la planeacion," Orbanismo, vol I, no. 3, 1962
4
40
"Factores Culturales en la planeacion," Orbanismo, vol. I, no. 4; "Metas Ideales para el Planeamiento," Revista Mexicana de Sociologia, vol. XXIV, no. 3; "La estetica del area metropolitana," Urbe, vol. 1, no. 4, 1962
4
41
"El concepto de la Unidad Vecinal en la teoria y en la practica," Revista de la Facultad de Arquitetura Universidad de la Republica, no. 4; Art in Latin American Architecture, by Paul F. Damaz, reviewed by Isaacs, Landscape Architecture; "Metas Ideales para el Planeamiento;" "Consideracioines sobre la cultura de Puerto Rico en la planificacion,", 1963-1964
4
42
"Metas Ideales para el Planeamiento;" "Kaduna Forum - an international forum," Architectural Association Quarterly; "Gropius and the City," Boston University Journal, vol. XVIII, no. 1, 1969-1970
4
43
"The Art, Education and Responsibility of Planners," with M. Ismail Serageldin, The Place of Planning; Evaluation and Updating of the 1967 Study Design, Gulf Regional Planning Commission, Gulfport, Mississippi, 1971-72
4
44
"Threshold to the Future," Profile '73; "The Making of Cities," Architectural Association Quarterly , vol. 5, no. 2; "Economic growth is just part of development," National Development/Modern Government; "Threshold to the Future," Profile '73, 1973-1977
4
45

Series 8: Teaching Files , circa 1954-1973
1 Linear foot
Boxes 4-5

Teaching files include material for the courses Isaacs taught at Harvard University's Graduate School of Design in the Departments of City and Regional Planning and Landscape Architecture, and include his miscellaneous faculty committee files. These files also contain documentation of the courses Isaacs taught while a guest lecturer at the University of Puerto Rico for the Graduate Program in Planning, 1969-1970. Files found in this series may contain course outlines, lecture and discussion notes, reading lists, and course projects.
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Methods in Planning
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46-59
Metropolitan and Regional Areas Planning, Development and Administration in the United States and Other Countries
4
60-68
Community Facilities and Services
4
69
Dept. of City and Regional Planning, Advanced Theory and Method of Planning, circa 1973
5
1
Dept. of City and Regional Planning, Planning, Development and Administration in the United States and Other Countries, undated
5
2
Dept. of City and Regional Planning, An Experiment in Pedagogy, Evaluation, undated
5
3
Dept. of City and Regional Planning, Implementation of City and Regional Planning in Developing Countries, 1973
5
4
Dept. of City and Regional Planning, Functional Analysis and Policy Formulations, Area - Metropolitan Buenos Aires, 1967-1968
5
5
Dept. of City and Regional Planning, Miscellaneous Lists for Lecture and Seminar Topics, undated
5
6
Architectural Sciences, Housing Design, 19554
5
7
Dept. of Landscape Architecture and Dept. of City and Regional Planning, Regional Planning and Special Projects on Institutions, 1955, undated
5
8
Dept. of Landscape Architecture, Regional Expression in Housing and Community Design, 1965-1966
5
9
Faculty Committee, Discussion of Proposal for a Laboratory of Regional Science, Memorandum; Essay: "Wistful Reflections on the Proposed Building for the Graduate School of Design;" Balanced Program Memorandum, 1965
5
10
Miscellaneous, Statements of Conscience on the War in Vietnam, 1966
5
11
University of Puerto Rico, Utopia and Ideal Society, 1969-1970
5
12
University of Puerto Rico, Goals and Values for Planning, 1969-1970
5
13-14
University of Puerto Rico, Planner's Responsibility to Urban Society, 1969-1970
5
15

Series 9: Works of Art , 1965-1967,undated
3 Folders
Box 5, OV 23

This series includes a sketch in colored pencil by Max Bill; a pen and ink bookplate by Hans Maria Wingler; a water color poster by Gary M. Tierney announcing Isaacs's lecture "Walter Gropius and the City;" a caricature of Isaacs sculling by an unidentified artist; and two pen and ink sketches of Walter Gropius by Christian Hofer that were previously filmed on Reel 2331, Frames 488 to 491.
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Artwork by Bill, Wingler, Tierney and Unidentified, 1965-1967, undated
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16
Artwork by Christian Hofer, 1967
5
17
Oversized Watercolor Poster by Gary M. Tierney announcing Isaacs's lecture "Walter Gropius and the City"
OV 23

Series 10: Scrapbooks, 1929-1969 ,
2 Folders
Box 5

This series contains two scrapbooks. The first includes correspondence and printed material regarding Isaacs's appointment as the Charles Dyer Norton Professor of Regional Planning. The second contains obituaries and eulogies for Walter Gropius.
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Reginald Isaacs at Harvard University, 1929-1964
5
18
Obituaries and Eulogies for Walter Gropius, 1969
5
19

Series 11: Printed Material, 1842-1844, 1913-1986 , undated
0.5 Linear feet
Box 5

This series includes exhibition catalogs and announcements, including a 1936 catalog for the Twenty-Second Annual Twin City Art Exhibit at the Institute of Arts in Minneapolis; news clippings, lecture announcements, and commission reports relating to the Chicago Plan Commission; publicity material, programs, and reports from the Graduate School of Design at Harvard University; and general miscellaneous material including the Farmer's Almanac from 1842 and 1844, Rudolf Serkin's autograph from 1943, lecture announcements, and newspaper and magazine articles regarding architecture, engineering, planning, and other subjects.
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Exhibition Catalogs and Announcements, 1936, 1979-1985
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20
Chicago Plan Commission, Michael Reese Hospital, 1943, 1945-1968, undated
5
21-25
Harvard University, Graduate School of Design, 1941-1986
5
26-32
General, 1842-1844, 1913, 1926, 1935-1985, undated
5
33-46

Series 12: Photographs , 1959-1981, undated
7 Folders
Boxes 5, 22

Photographs of Isaacs and his family include images of his wife, Charlotte Aldes Isaacs. Photographs of friends and associates include photos of Newton S. Friedman, the Cambridge Skating Club, Karl Carstens, and Hans Maria Wingler.
Glass plate negatives have been digitized.
Description Container Select
Portraits of Reginald Isaacs, 1963, 1973
Oversized portrait of Isaacs in Box 22, Folder 3.
5
47
Reginald Isaacs and Family, undated
5
48-49
Reginald Isaacs with Friends and Associates, 1981, undated
5
50
Miscellaneous, Unidentified, undated
5
51
Works of Art by Pollock, Saltzman, Heiliger, Citreon, and Carter, 1959-1966, undated
5
52
Sculptures of Walter Gropius, 1959-1966
5
53
Oversized Portrait of Reginald Isaacs, undated
22
3

Series 13: Walter Gropius Biography , circa 1800s-1991, undated
16 Linear feet
Boxes 6-22, OV 23, MGP 1, 2, 4

This series documents the research for, and the writing and publication of, Isaacs' two volume biography of Bauhaus architect, Walter Gropius, through research material collected and organized by Isaacs during the course of his work on the biography.
The series is organized into seven subseries according to material type. Glass plate negatives are housed separately and closed to researchers.
  • 13.1: Survey Responses, circa 1965
  • 13.2: Research and Bibliographic Material, circa 1883-1986, undated
  • 13.3: Drafts of Biography, circa 1972-1977, 1991
  • 13.4: Comments on the Biography, circa 1991, undated
  • 13.5: Publication Correspondence, 1969-1989
  • 13.6: Photographs and Illustrations for the Biography, circa 1800s-1983, undated
  • 13.7: Printed Material, 1912-1991, undated
13.1: Survey Responses, circa 1965
This subseries contains questionnaires for a survey that were distributed by Isaacs and returned to him by former students of Gropius at the Bauhaus and at Harvard University. In addition to the survey responses, there are also charts which summarize the data contained therein.
Description Container
Bauhaus Graduates, Chart of Responses, circa 1965
6
1
Bauhaus Graduates, Responses, circa 1965
6
2-34
Harvard Bachelor of Architecture Graduates, Chart of Responses, circa 1965
6
35
Harvard Bachelor of Architecture Graduates, Responses, circa 1965
6
36-38
Harvard Master of Architecture Graduates, Chart of Responses, circa 1965
6
39
Harvard Master of Architecture Graduates, Responses, circa 1965
6
40-47
13.2: Research and Bibliographic Material, circa 1883-1986, undated
This subseries contains general research and bibliographic files compiled and organized by Isaacs for his work on the biography. The files contain correspondence, notes, writings, printed materials, and a few photographs. Many of the documents were created and/or authored by Walter Gropius and Ise Gropius. Large portions of these files are photocopies, although some originals can also be found; many are in German. Following is a list of the major subjects and names found in these files.
Description Container
Adler - American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Includes Alcher-School, Inge, 1957, 1959.
6
48
American Association for the Advancement of Science
About building proposals.
6
49
Americans for Democratic Action - Arend, Herbert von
6
50
Argan, Givlio Carlo
6
51
Argentini, Antonio Amadeo - Augustyniak, Marian Z.
Includes clippings about Arup, Ove, 1966.
6
52
Bach to Bartlett
Includes correspondence between Reyner Banham and Ise Gropius about Bauhaus; and Alfred J. Barr, Jr., 1938.
6
53
Bartning, Otto, 1951-1957
6
54
Barucki to Bauer
Includes Fred Bassetti, 1947-1948.
6
55
Bauhaus, 1924-1983, undated
Includes correspondence with Alvar Aalto, Alfred Barr, Donald C. Dunham, Heinrich Engel, Carola W. Giedion, Fritz Hesse, Herbert Hubner, Jane Fiske McCullough, William Wurster, notes and writings about the Bauhaus by Isaacs and others, and clippings.
6
56-60
Bauhaus Archiv, 1960-1986
Includes correspondence with Peter Hahn, Hans and Heidi Wingler, Christian Wolsdorff, exhibition announcements and clippings.
7
1-7
Bayer, Herbert and Joella, 1932-1981
Includes correspondence with Ise Gropius, writings by and about Herbert Bayer.
7
8-14
Behrens, Peter - Bellman
7
15
Beneman, Maria, undated
7
16
Berg, Alban - Berlin
7
17
Bernberger, Maschinen Fabrik - Beyer, 1964-1968, undated
7
18
Bibliographies Regarding Walter Gropius, undated
7
19-21
Bill, Max, 1945-1979
About the Hochschule fur Gestaltung also known as the "Ulm Bauhaus."
7
22-24
Black Mountain College - Bluhova
7
25
Bochum University Competition, 1962-1963
7
26
Bogner - Boyd
7
27
Brauneck - Britz-Buckow-Rudow (BBR)
One BBR plat and one BBR map housed in OV 23.
7
28
Buenos Aires, Argentina - Bundesbaudirektion
7
29
Büro-Organisation, 1928-1931
Includes memos, contract drafts, brochures, and clippings about office organization.
7
30-35
Busch-Reisinger Museum, 1984-1985
About the Gropius Archive and exhibition.
7
36-38
Campbell - Carter
7
39
Chermayeff, Serge, 1948-1977
About Institute of Design, Congres Internationaux D'Architecture Moderne (CIAM) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) includes correspondence with Ivan Chermayeff, Jose Luis Sert, and Konrad Wachsmann.
7
40-42
Chilar - Clark
Includes Clarenbach, Dietrich, 1968, about the monument to those killed in the Kapp Putsch - Denkmal Fur der Marzgefallen, Weimar.
7
43
Clay, General Lucius, 1947-1949
Includes Gropius' report as Advisor to Clay on the reconstruction of Germany.
7
44
Cleveland, Ohio, Tower East
7
45
Coates, Wells, 1937-1938, 1953, 1956
Includes correspondence with Jose Luis Sert and Isaacs.
7
46
On Collaboration, 1953-1956
7
47
Collein - Colwell
7
48
Computer Conference: Architecture and the Computer
7
49
Conant, James Bryant, 1938-1978
7
50-52
Conant, Kenneth, 1952
7
53
Congres Internationaux D'Architecture Moderne (CIAM), 1938-1955
Includes correspondence with Fred Forbat, Sigfried Giedion, Julian Huxley, Le Corbusier, Stamo Papadaki, Jose Luis Sert, Helena and Szymon Syrkus, and Jaqueline Tywhitt, a copy of Grille CIAM d'Urbanisme, 1948, and 1949 meeting dossier.
7
54-65
Conklin - Costa
7
66
Cotton, Jack, 1961-1972
About Monico Piccadilly Circus, London.
7
67
Council for the Aging, Boston - Currie
7
68
DADD - Danilevskil
7
69
Davison, Robert L., 1928-1943, 1965
Includes correspondence with Josef Albers and Herbert Bayer.
7
70-71
Dearstyne, Howard, 1955-1968
7
72
Deiters - Despotopolous
7
73
Deutschen Demokratischen Republic, 1964-1966, undated
Includes Isaacs' correspondence with Christian Schadlich, and Hans Scharoun.
7
74-75
Diamantopulis - Docker, Richard
Includes Docker re: "The Ring," 1951-1965.
7
76
Dollinger - Eberhard
Includes Dorner, Alexander, 1947.
7
77
Ebert - Edson
Includes Ebert, Wills re. the Berlin School, 1957, 1968.
7
78
Egbert, Donald Drew, 1947-1952
7
79
Elliott - Engels
Includes Eliot, T.S., 1940-1958 - Ise's correspondence with Eliot and Thorton Wilder.
7
80
Faquswerk - Feuchtwanger
Includes Feininger, Lyonel, 1959, 1968 - essay "Address on the Artist."
7
81
Field - Fitch
7
82
Fletcher - Frank
Includes Florence, Philip Sargent correspondence with Jack C. Pritchard, 1936-1937, 1966; Forberg, Sarina Elisabeth, 1975.
7
83
Frankfurt, Germany, 1948, 1962-1964
Concerns proposed planning procedure for Frankfutam-Main to be the Capitol of West Germany; two plats relating to Am Lindenbaum Development competition housed in OV 23.
8
1
Free University, Berlin - Friedrich
8
2
Fry, E. Maxwell, and Jane Drew, 1937-1984
8
3-5
Furniture, 1972-1985
About furniture designed by Gropius including correspondence with Ise Gropius and Hans Wingler, and photographs and appraisals of furniture.
8
6-9
Galbraith - Gibbard
8
10
Giedion, Sigfried, 1933-1965, 1982
8
11-12
Gilbert - God is in the Details
8
13
Goethe Prize, 1966
8
14
Gonzalez-Reyna - Griswold
8
15
Gropius, Ise, 1911-1967
Includes biographical material, notes, and excerpts from her correspondence.
8
16-19
Gropius, Walter, 1906-1974
Includes biographical material, genealogy material, and notes and writings by and about Gropius.
8
20-44
Gropius House History, 1977
8
45
Gropp - Gummere
8
46
Hamm - Hannoversche Papiefabriken Alfeld-Gronau
8
47
Hardt - Hartmann
8
48
Harvard University, 1920-1983
Material about the Departments of Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Regional Planning, and the Graduate School of Design including correspondence with Walter Bogner, John T. Boyd, Jr., Joseph B. Conant, Richard Filipowski, Henry A. Frost, Henry Hubbard, Joseph Hudnut, Charles Killam, Henry A. Kissinger, Warren P. Laird, Bremer Pond, Jerzy Solton, and Jaqueline Tyrwhitt.
8
49-71
Harvard University, cont.
9
1-4
Harvard University, Visiting Committee, 1962-1968
About the Graduate School of Design and Visual Arts.
9
5-8
Hassenpflug - Hess
Includes Hebebrand, Werner, 1951, 1956, 1963.
9
9
Hesse - Hildebrandt, Hans
9
10
Hildebrandt, Lily, 1919-1984
Includes excerpts of letters between Gropius and Hildebrandt translated by Ise Gropius; correspondence with Isaacs and Rainer Hildebrandt; and photographs of Hildebrandt, and her works of art.
9
11-14
Hildebrandt, Rainer - Hillebrecht, Rudolf, 1948-1974
9
15
Hinder - Holden
9
16
Holford, Sir William, 1960, 1973
9
17
Hollatz - Honig
9
18
Hopp - Hoyt
9
19
Hudnut, Joseph, 1929, 1934-1952, 1967
Includes correspondence with Charles A. Coolidge, John M. Gaus, Henry James, Charles D. Maginnis, Elbert Peets, Leverett Saltonstall, Henry R. Shepley, regarding the arrival of Walter and Ise Gropius to Harvard University, and the Department of City and Regional Planning.
9
20-44
Huffner - Hutcheon
9
45
Huter, Karl-Heinz, 1964-1975, 1983-1984
9
46
Huxley, Aldous
9
47
Implington Village College, Cambridge, England
9
48
Integrity
9
49
Interbau Bilderdienst, 1956, 1960
9
50
Institute of Design, Chicago, 1939-1955
Includes correspondence with Charles Eames, Sigfried Giedion, Nathaniel H. Owings, Walter Paepcke, and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe.
9
51-54
Iraq, University of Baghdad - Janos
Includes Itten, Johannes, 1964-1965.
9
55
Japan, 1953-1985
About Walter and Ise Gropius' travels.
9
56-61
Jefferson National Expansion Memorial Architectural Competition, St. Louis, Missouri, 1947
9
62-63
Jenney - Joedicke
9
64
John F. Kennedy Federal Building, 1963-1969
Includes correspondence with Herbert Ferber, Dimitri Hadzi, and Robert Motherwell.
9
65-68
Johnson - Kagan
9
69
Kandinsky - "Kapp Putsch"
Includes Kapp Putsch memorial commission, 1968 with photograph of Emauel Dion.
10
1
Karbe, Klaus, 1964-1983
10
2-5
Karlsruhe, Dammerstock - Klopfer
Includes Klee, Paul, 1921, 1926; and Klee, Felix Paul, 1966, 1967.
10
6
Koch - Kokoschka
10
7
Konig, Heinrich, 1928, 1965
10
8
Korn, Arthur, 1964-1966
10
9
Kramer - Kusmirek
10
10
Lanier - Le Corbeiller
10
11
Le Corbusier, 1952-1965
Includes correspondence with Lucio Costa and Jose Luis Sert.
10
12-14
Lectures by Walter Gropius, 1932-1934
Includes correspondence with Farkas Molnar, Maxwell Fry, Sigfried Giedion, and Erich Mendelsohn.
10
15-21
Leiteritz - Linde
10
22
Literature-Publications Which Influenced Gropius
10
23
Lock - Lynch
10
24
London, England, 1934-1983
Information about the Park Lane Building Commission, Piccadilly Circus project and the Pioneer Health Center, correspondence with Ronald Coleman, Jack Cotton, Richard Llewelyn Davies, Sir William Holford, and Jack Pritchard.
10
25-38
Mackay-Lewis - Maginnis
Includes Maginnis, Charles, 1951-1952.
10
39
Mahler, Alma, circa 1910-1920
Includes Ise Gropius' translations of letters between Walter and Alma.
10
40-47
Maldonado - Manchester, England, A.P. Simon Housing Development
Plat housed in OV 23.
10
48
Mandroti - Markische Viertel
10
49
Modern Architectural Research (MARS) Group, 1937-1938, 1947-1955
Includes correspondence with Wells Coates, Jane Drew, Sir William Holford, and Jacqueline Tyrwhitt, meeting minutes and membership information.
10
50-52
Martin - McCullough
10
53
McGrath - Mendizabal
10
54
Meyer, Hannes, 1963
10
55
Mickin, Margaret and Walter, 1964-1965
10
56
Miller - Molnar
10
57
Moholy-Nagy, Laszlo and Sibyl, 1937-1949
About the formation of the "New Bauhaus," the Institute of Design, includes correspondence with Alexander Archipenko, Sewell Avery, Sibyl Moholy-Nagy, Richard Neutra, Walter Paepcke, and Xanti Schawinsky.
10
58-67
Morgan - Muller-Boehat
10
68
Mumford - Muthesius
Includes Mumford, Lewis, 1940, 1946.
10
69
Nachtigal - Neufert
Includes National Broadcasting Co., Inc., 1957 about Gropius' appearance on NBC's "Wisdom Series, Conversation with Walter Gropius."
10
70
Neumann - Norton
Includes Neutra, Richard, 1951, 1968.
10
71
O'Connor - Osthaus
10
72
Otto - Owers
10
73
Paepcke, Walter, 1944-1945
10
74
Pan American Building, 1962-1983
10
75-78
Pankok - Paulssen, van Lunaeboerg
11
1
Peht - Plimpton
11
2
Poland
11
3-5
Political Activities, 1946, 1948
About the United Nations building site and the Mundt-Nixon Bill.
11
6
Portaluppi - Prefabrication
Includes Gropius' correspondence and statements regarding prefabrication, 1946-1963.
11
7
Pritchard, John (Jack), 1946-1961
11
8-13
Pryzoda - Pusey
11
14
Quebec, Place St. Cyrille Limitee
11
15
Raabe - Reale Accademia D'Italia
Includes Read, Sir Herbert, 1938, 1954-1968.
11
16
Redslob - Rickey
11
17
Riegl, Alois
11
18
Riemerschmid - Roth
11
19
Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Journal, 1934, 1936, 1955
11
20-22
Royal Society of Arts, 1961
About the Gold Albert Medal.
11
23
Rubin - Russia
11
24
Sabais - Schadlich
11
25
Scharoun, Hans, 1964-1966
11
26
Schawlinsky - Schiller
11
27
Schinkel, Karl Friedrich
11
28
Schlemmer - Schmidt, Pauli
Includes Schlemmer, Tut, 1965, about Oskar Schlemmer; and Schmidt, Kurt, 1968.
11
29
Schneider - Selmanagic
11
30
Sert, Jose Luis, 1939-1969
11
31-35
Shanghai - Silber
11
36
Simon - Soltan
11
37
Sommerfield, Andrew, 1943-1949, 1964-1974
11
38-39
Staber - Stevens
11
40
Sting, Hellmuth
11
41
Stout - Syrkus, Helena and Szymon
11
42
Tallahassee, Florida - TASK
11
43
Taunton Elementary School, Taunon, Massachusetts
11
44
Taut, Bruno and Max
11
45
The Architects Collaborative (TAC), 1945, 1961-1973
11
46-47
Theater - Thiel
11
48
Thiersch - Thompson
11
49
Tiergarten, Berlin, Germany, circa 1931
11
50
Tillich - Tupler
11
51
Uhlig, Klaus K.
11
52
United Nations Science and Culture Organization (UNESCO), 1947-1972
About the design and construction of UNESCO's headquarters in Paris including correspondence with Max Bill, Marcel Breuer, Wells Coates, Lucio Costa, Sigfried Giedion, Le Corbusier, Sven Markelius, Nervi, Ernesto Rogers, Eero Sarrinen, Jose Luis Sert, Zehrfuss, reports, and meeting minutes.
11
53-72
United Nations Headquarters, New York, 1946-1959
11
73
Unwin - Utopia
11
74
Vagnetti - Van Voss
11
75
Waschmann, Konrad, 1962, undated
11
76
Wagner, Martin, 1940, 1981-1985
11
77-79
Wagner - Waterstradt
Includes Walden Pond Reservation, undated.
11
80
Weber - Weimar
11
81
Weissberger - Williams
Includes Ise Gropius' correspondence with Wilder, Thornton, 1958.
11
82
Williams College - Windowless Factories
11
83
Wingler, Hans Maria, 1963-1979, undated
11
84-85
Wingler, Hans Maria and Heidi, 1980-1985
11
86
Winston - Wright
Includes Writings, 1967, 1969, undated; and Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1925, 1940.
11
87
Wurm - Zinn
Includes Wurster, William, 1950-1953; and Zevi, Bruno, 1952, 1963-1965.
11
88
Oversized Map and Plat of Britz-Buckow-Rudow (BBR)
OV 23
Oversized Plats, Am Lindenbaum Development Competition
OV 23
Oversized Plat, A.P. Simon Housing Development Manchester, England
OV 23
13.3: Drafts of Biography, circa 1972-1977, 1991
This subseries includes drafts of the two volume German edition, Der Mensch und sein Werk and a draft for volumes three and four (never published) as well as drafts of the English edition published posthumously, Walter Gropius An Illustrated Biography. All are in English.
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Front Material, circa 1977
12
1
Part 1: The Forge, A: Germany, circa 1977
12
2-3
Part 1: The Forge, B: Weimar, circa 1977
12
4-5
Part 1: The Forge, C: Dessau, circa 1977
12
6
Part 1: The Forge, D: Berlin, circa 1977
12
7-8
Part 2: The Transition, A: Introduction to England, circa 1977
12
9
Part 2: The Transition, B: Interlude in England, circa 1977
12
10-11
Part 3: The Fertile Ground, A: Changing United States, circa 1977
12
12
Part 3: The Fertile Ground, B: Harvard University, circa 1977
12
13-14
Part 3: The Fertile Ground, C: Emeritus Career, circa 1977
12
15
Part 3: The Fertile Ground, C: Emeritus Career, and Epilogue, circa 1977
12
16
Part 4: Attitudes and Principles, A: Introduction, circa 1972
12
17
Part 4: Attitudes and Principles, B: Goals and Social Concerns, circa 1972
12
18
Part 4: Attitudes and Principles, C: Education, circa 1972
12
19
Part 4: Attitudes and Principles, D: History, circa 1972
12
20
Part 4: Attitudes and Principles, E: Housing, Community, City, and Planning, circa 1972
12
21
Part 4: Attitudes and Principles, F: Responsibility, circa 1972
12
22
Part 4: Attitudes and Principles, G: Teamwork and the Collaborative Process, circa 1972
12
23
Part 4: Attitudes and Principles, H: Design, circa 1972
12
24
Part 5: The Works of Other Embodying Gropius' Principles, A: Introduction, circa 1972
13
1
Part 5: The Works of Other Embodying Gropius' Principles, B: Students of the Bauhaus, circa 1972
13
2
Part 5: The Works of Other Embodying Gropius' Principles, C: Harvard Graduates, circa 1972
13
3
Part 5: The Works of Other Embodying Gropius' Principles, D: Others in the Professions and the Public, circa 1972
13
4
Part 6: The Years to Come, A: Introduction and B: Consistency and New Directions, circa 1972
13
5
Part 6: The Years to Come, C: Gropius - Symbol and Spokesman, circa 1972
13
6
Part 6: The Years to Come, D: Predictions, circa 1972
13
7
Prospectus, 1981
13
8
Front Material, 1981
13
9
Part 1: The Forge, A: Germany to 1918, 1981
13
10-12
Part 1: The Forge, B: Weimar, 1981
13
13-15
Part 1: The Forge, C: Bressau, 1981
13
16-17
Part 1: The Forge, D: Berlin, 1981
13
18-20
Part 2: The Transition, A: Introduction to England, 1981
14
1
Part 2: The Transition, B: Interlude in England, 1981
14
2-4
Part 3: The Fertile Ground, A: Changing United States, 1981
14
5
Part 3: The Fertile Ground, B: Harvard University, 1981
14
6-8
Part 3: The Fertile Ground, C: Emeritus Career, 1981
14
9-10
Part 3: The Fertile Ground, Epilogue, 1981
14
11
Part 4: Goals, Social Concerns, and Responsibility, A: Introduction, 1984
14
12
Part 4: Goals, Social Concerns, and Responsibility, B: Goals and Social Principles, 1984
14
13
Part 4: Goals, Social Concerns, and Responsibility, C: Responsibility, 1984
14
14
Part 5: Teamwork and the Collaborative Process, A: Introduction and B: In Education, 1984
14
15
Part 5: Teamwork and the Collaborative Process, C: In Practice, 1984
14
16
Part 6: Eduation, A: Introduction and B: The Bauhaus, 1984
14
17
Part 6: Education, C: The English Experience, 1984
14
18
Part 6: Education, D: Harvard University, 1984
14
19
Part 7: History, A: Introduction - Gropius' Heritage and B: Historical Influences, 1984
14
20
Part 8: Design Principles, A: Introduction and B: Principles of Architecture, 1984
14
21
Part 8: Design Principles, C: Architectural Works and Projects, 1984
14
22
Part 8: Design Principles, D: Housing and Community, 1984
14
23
Part 8: Design Principles, E?: Planning, 1984
15
1
Part 8: Design Principles, F: Public Spaces, G: Landscape Architecture, H: Art and Art in Architecture, I: Interiors, Furniture, and Product Design (not included), and J: Parctice Management and Costs, 1984
15
2
Part 9: The Works of Others, A: Introduction, 1984
15
3
Part 9: The Works of Others, B: Students of the Bauhaus, 1984
15
4
Part 9: The Works of Others, C: Harvard Graduates, 1984
15
5
Part 9: The Works of Others, Others in the Professions and the Public, 1984
15
6-7
Part 10: The Years to Come, A: Introduction and B: Consistency and New Directions, 1984
15
8
Part 10: The Years to Come, C: Gropius - Symbol and Spokesman, 1984
15
9-10
Part 10: The Years to Come, D: Prediction, 1984
15
11-12
Appendices, 1984
15
13-14
Letters from Bullfinch Press Regarding Edited Manuscript, 1992
15
15
1st Edition, Forward, Preface, Prologue, and Chapter 1: The Forge, circa 1991
15
16
1st Edition, Chapter 2: The Young Architect, circa 1991
15
17
1st Edition, Chapter 3: Weimar and the Bauhaus, circa 1991
15
18-19
1st Edition, Chapter 4: The Dessau Bauhaus, circa 1991
15
20
1st Edition, Chapter 5: Berlin, circa 1991
15
21-22
1st Edition, Chapter 6: The Transition, circa 1991
15
23-24
1st Edition, Chapter 7: The Fertile Ground, circa 1991
16
1-2
1st Edition, Chapter 8: Emeritus Career, circa 1991
16
3-4
2nd Edition, Chapter 1: The Forge, circa 1991
16
5
2nd Edition, Chapter 2: The Young Architect, circa 1991
16
6
2nd Edition, Chapter 3:Weimar and the Bauhaus, circa 1991
16
7
2nd Edition, Chapter 4: The Dessau Bauhaus, circa 1991
16
8
2nd Edition, Chapter 5: Berlin, circa 1991
16
9
2nd Edition, Chapter 6: The Transition, circa 1991
16
10
2nd Edition, Chapter 7: The Fertile Ground, circa 1991
16
11
13.4: Comments on the Biography, circa 1991, undated
These include the handwritten notes by Ise Gropius and Reginald Isaacs regarding the book drafts.
Description Container
Notes, First Draft, circa 1991
16
12
Notes, Second Draft, circa 1991
16
13
Notes, Final Draft, circa 1991
16
14
Comments by Ise Gropius, Parts 1-6, undated
16
15-20
Comments by Ise Gropius, 2nd Edition, Parts 4 and 6, undated
16
21-22
Editing Comments by Reginald Isaacs, Parts 1 and 2, undated
16
23-24
13.5: Publication Correspondence, 1969-1989
This subseries includes correspondence for the English and German editions of the biography with the Gerbruder Mann Verlag, Franziska P. Hosken, The M.I.T. Press, and the New York Graphic Society Ltd.
Description Container
Correspondence Regarding English Edition of Biography, 1969-1989
16
25-32
Correspondence Regarding German Edition of Biography, 1981-1983
16
33-38
13.6: Photographs and Illustrations for the Biography, circa 1800s-1983, undated
This subseries contains the photographs and illustrations used in the published version of the biography Walter Gropius der Mensch und sein Werk. Walter Gropius biography, totaling 3 linear feet and including original and copy prints. At the beginning of the series are 3 folders containing a chart with the captions and credits for the materials. This, in concjunction with identification information on the materials themselves, serve as an excellent guide to the items.
Some of the prints found here were taken by amateur photographers and belonged to Walter and Ise Gropius and others while most were taken by professionals. Isaacs' sons, Mark and Henry, also produced many images to aid in their fathers' research of Walter Gropius' building designs.
The following Gropius family members, and other significant individuals, are depicted in photographs found throughout the subseries and particularly at the beginning:
  • Walther Gropius (1848-1911): father
  • Auguste Pauline Manon Scharnweber (1855-1933): mother
  • Manon Gropius: sister
  • Carl Ludwig Adolf Gropius (1819-1871): paternal grandfather
  • Louise Honig Gropius (1821-1906): paternal grandmother
  • Karl August Scharnweber: maternal grandfather
  • Willy, Felix, and Erich Gropius: uncles
  • Felicitas, Heidi, Conrad, and Werner: cousins
  • (Johann) Carl Christian (1781-1854): great grandfather
  • Wilhelm Ernst Gropius: great uncle
  • Martin Karl Philipp Gropius (1824-1880): great uncle
  • Georg Ludwig Gropius (1726-1784): great-great grandfather
  • Dorothea Gropius (1739-1816): great-great grandmother
  • Gabain, George (1763-1826) and Caroline (1769-1831): founders of the family silkworks
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1-3: List of Captions and Credits, 1979-1983
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4: Gropius signature; Gropius' principle; portraits of Gropius and Reginald Isaacs; bookplate by Gropius, circa 1903, undated
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5: "Walter Gropius" caricature on tile, by Max Ernst; "Metallisches Fest;" Gropius "Fest;" family members and the Gabains, circa 1800s, 1929, 1970,
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6: Schinkel, Karl Friedrich and 2 buildings designed by him; family members; Martin Karl Philipp Gropius and illustration for "Kladderadatsch," by him; Gropius brothers' diorama, circa 1800s, undated
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7: Gropius as 2nd Lieutenant, Franco-Prussian War; family members; Gymnasium Liebniz, circa 1800s
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8: Gymnasium Kaiserin Augusta; Gymnasium Steglitz; Gropius; family members, circa 1800s, 1901
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9: Family members; Gross Schonfeld, estate of Carl Ludwig Adolf Gropius, Pomerania; principal estate workers of Gross Schonfeld, circa 1800s, 1906
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10: Hohenstein, estate of Felix Gropius, Kreis Deutsch Krone; Gropius; cousins; uncle Erich, circa 1800s-1900
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11: Kurnfurstendamm 25 (Now Hotel Am Zoo), Gropius' home; Gropius and friends; sister, circa 1890s-1903, 1965
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12: Gropius as Cadet, 15th Hussar Regiment Wandsbeck; Gropius and Loiuse Honig; Technische Hochschule, Munich; Konigliche Technische Hochschule, Berlin, 1902-1905
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13: Gropius, 1905; Gropius' term paper cover, -Viollet-le-Duc: Porportionen; term paper sketches and text, 1905, undated
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14: Granary (Kornspeicher), at Janikow; Erich Gropius house, Janikow; Metzner house, Dramburg; Farm worker's housing, Golzengot, 1903-1906
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15: Farm worker's housing, Janikow; site plan of Janikow housing; miscellaneous photos of Janikow (Warsaw), 1906-1907, undated
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16: Griesbach, Helmuth and Gropius in Spain, 1907
Two glass plate negatives housed in MGP 2.
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17: Boxehrens, Peter; Boxehrens and daughter, Petra; Karl Ernst Osthaus' house; Lehmann Department Store, Cologne, interiors designed with Behrens; Gropius and his Aunt Wiene, Chislehurst, England, 1908-1910
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18: Sears, Roebuck & Co., catalog, "Houses by Mail"; E. F. Hodgson, Co., Hodgson Houses, 1908
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19: Gropius, Janikow; Meyer, Adolf; Kleffel Starch Factory, Baumgarter (Kreis Karwitz), Janikow, with Meyer; Mahler, Alma Schindler; monument to Otto von Bismarck, Coblenz, competition entry, with Meyer, 1910-1929
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20: Fagus Werk, Alfeld-an-der-Leine, with Meyer (includes an original drawing of a door handle), 1910-1911
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21: Von Arnim House, Falkenhagen, Pomerania, with Meyer, 1911
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22: Storage Warehouse, Markisch, Friedland; Von Brockhausen workers' housing, Mittelfelde; Von Brockhausen conservatory, Mittelfelde; Von Borke house, Gut Golzen; Boxenzine motor railroad car, 1911-1914
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23: Alfeld-an-der-Leine hospital proposal with Meyer; "Eigene Scholle," Wittenberge an der Oder, with Meyer, 1912-1913
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24: Worker's housing for Bernburger Machine Company, Alfeld; Worker's housing, Dramburg, 1913-1914
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25: Werkbund Exhibition, Cologne: factory, office building, and machinery hall pavilion for Deutz Machine Factory, with Meyer, 1914
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26: Gropius Hohe, Mt. Aubry, Senones, Vosges; Moussey Chateau, Gropius' billet; Alma Schindler Mahler, letter to Gropius; van de Velde, Henry, 1915, 1914, undated
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27: Alma Schindler Mahler Gropius; Gropius, Vonvalescence; the Oise, aftermath of battle, 1916-1918
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28: "Mountains for Living," project for the "Glass Chain," drawings by Gropius and Frank Moller; Weimar Bauhaus, 1919
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29: Birthday letters from Lyonel Feininger "Papileo" to Gropius; Hildebrandt, Lily and other students of AdolfHolzel in Dachau; Sommerfeld Andrew; Sommerfeld house, Berlin-Dahlem, and furniture; Weimar Bauhaus Director's Office; Sommefeld Factory and office building, Berlin; Sommerfeld rowhouses, Berlin, with Meyer, 1920-1952
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30: Monument to those killed in the Kapp Putsch designed by Gropius, 1921
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31: Otte house, Berlin-Zehlendorf, with Meyer; Kallenbach house, Berlin, with Meyer, 1921-1922
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32: Municipal Theater, Jena, before and after remodeling, with Meyer, 1923-1924
One glass plate negative housed in MGP 4.
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34: Bauhaus cooperative housing project, Weimar; Demonstration house "am Horn", Weimar, with Georg Muche and Adolf Meyer, architects, 1922-1923
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35: Chicago Tribune office building competition entry, with Meyer; Rauth house, Berlin-Wohnhaus, proposal, with Meyer, 1922
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36: "Die Meisterrat," Oskar Schlemmer and Gropius in Opposition, sketch by Schlemmer; "Color sonatina in red," Ludwig Hirschfeld-Mack; Henri van de Velde's villa; LeCorbusier's diagram and instructions for mounting his works at the 1923 exhibition; Weimar Bauhaus mural, Herbert Bayer, 1922-1923
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37: Gropius; Ise Frank; Le Corbusier, Cafe des Deux Magots, Paris; Wassily Kandinsky, J.J.P. Oud Gropius; von Klitzing Summer house, Timmendorf, proposal with Meyer; Faguswerk warehouse and service building, Alfeld-an-der-Leine, with Meyer, 1923-1924
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38: Piet Mondrian letter to Gropius; Hannover Paper Factory, Alfeld-Gronau, with Meyer; Kappe storage warehouse, Alfeld-an-der-Leine, with Meyer, 1924
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39: Friedrich Frobel Institute, Bad Liebenstein, Thuringia, proposal; Philosophy Academy, Erlangen, proposal with Meyer, 1923-1924
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40: Gropius, Amalfi; Ise Gropius, Amalfi, 1925
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41-45: Boxauhaus, Dessau, buildings with plans, exterior and interior views, 1927
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46: Master's house and student housing, Bauhaus, Dessau, 1927
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47: Masters and students at the Elbe River, Dessau, 1927
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48: Torten housing development, Dessau, 1928
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49: Friedrichshone, Bernberg, 1926-1929
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50: Remodelled residence of Karl Benscheidt, Jr., Alfeld; Teachers Association building, Dresden, proposal, 1925
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51: Muller factory, Kirchbraak, 1925
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52: Passport photos, Gropius and Ise Gropius; Oskar Schlemmer's class, Dessau, 1925
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53: Two dwellings for Werkbund Housing Exhibition, the "Weissenhof," Stuttgart, and Zuckerkandl house, Jena, 1927-1928
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54: Harnischmacher house, Mainz; Lewin house, Berlin-Zehlendorf; Hecke house, Hamburg, proposal; Molling and Co.; Jacobsthal house, 1927
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55: Dammerstock housing development, Karlsruhe, competition, 1927
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56: Total Theater, Berlin, proposal for Erwin Piscator, 1927
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57: Municipal Employment Office, Dessau, competition, 1927-1928
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58: Gropius in Copenhagen; Ostwald, Wilhelm with Gropius; Boxerlage, Hendrik with Gropius; Boxartok, Bela, and Paul Klee with Gropius, 1927
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59: Gropius with Manon; Manon; Meyer, Hannes, 1927-1930, undated
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60: "The Dessau Bauhaus Cracks-Up," cartoon; "The Bauhaus Director in Dessau Removing the Last Ornaments from his Family," cartoon from "Simplicissimus," Munich, 1927
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61: Walter Gropius; Ise Gropius; "Farewell party," Sommerfeld home, Berlin; Gropius' impressions of U.S. including housing and oil rigs, Chicago; Gropius at the Grand Canyon, Arizona, 1928
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62: 121 Potsdamer Street, Berlin, Gropius' flat and office; Gropius' office staff, Berlin, 1929
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63: Mechanical Engineering School, Hagen, 1929
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64: Fischtalgrund Exhibition Hall, Berlin-Zehlendorf; Spandau-Haselhorst experimental housing project, Berlin, competition, 1928, 1929
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65: Siemensstadt housing cooperative, Berlin, 1929-1930
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66: "Am Lindenbaum" housing development, Frankfurt, 1929
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67: Aschrott Home for the Aged, Kassel, competition, 1929
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68: Modular furniture for the Feder Company, Berlin, 1929
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69: Designs for Adler Automobiles; School, Berlin-Copenick, 1929-1933
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70: School, Schwarzerden in der Rhon; slab block, steel construction, proposal, 1930
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71: Ukrainian State Theater competition, Kharkov Palace of Justice, Berlin, proposal; Palace of the Soviets, Moscow, competition, 1930, 1931
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72: Wannsee Shores apartments, Berlin, proposal, 1931
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73: Prefabricated houses for Hirsch Copper and Brass Works, Finow, 1931
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74: Mendelssohn Sanatorium, proposal; Schawinsky, Alexander (Xanti) with photos of Herbert Bayer, Marcel Breuer, and Walter; Gropius, 1928-1931
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75: Deutscher Werkbund Exhibition, Paris - Gropius with Herbert Bayer, Marcel Breuer, and Laszlo Moholy-Nagy, 1929-1930
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76: Gropius on skis, Davos; Palace of Justice, competition?; Nagel apartments, Nuremberg, proposal; exhibition of Gropius' works, Zurich, 1930-1931
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77: Stove for Frank Iron Works; "Spirit of Ascona," with Ise Gropius, Xanti Schawinsky, and Herbert Bayer; B.D.A. (Bund Deutscher Architekten) meeting, Berlin; C.I.A.M. (Congres Internationaux d'Architecture Moderne) meeting, Barcelona, including Jose Luis Sert, Le Corbusier, Cornelius van Eesteren, Gropius, and Victor Bourgeois; beach resort, Ciudad Balneira, Argentina, 1931-1932
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78: German Building Exhibition, Berlin; Gropius; Reichsbank, Berlin, competition; Bahner house, Klein-Machow, Berlin, 1932
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79: Non Ferrous Metal Exhibition, Berlin, with Joost Schmidt, 1934
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80: Recreation center project, Tiergarten, Berlin, competition, with Rudolf Hillebrecht; Rosa-Barcelona project; Gropius in Budapest; Xanti Schawinsky letter to Gropius, 1933-1934
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81: A. P. Simon project, Manchester, proposal, with Maxwell Fry, 1934
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82: Volta Theater Conference, Rome; Gropius passport photo; Pritchard, Jack C., sketch by Kapp; Lawn Roads flats, Hampstead, London, Wells Coates, architect; Gropius' Birthday including Gropius, Molly Pritchard, Ise, J.C. Pritchard, and Mrs. Marcrieff; Dr. Markova, Marcel Breuer, Ise, Gropius, unknown, and J.C. Pritchard, 1934-1935, 1942
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83: Dartington Hall cottages and theater, Totnes, Devonshire, with Maxwell Fry, 1934-1935
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84: Gropius, Manon; Manon Gropius' gravestone designed by Gropius; C.I.A.M. meeting, Amsterdam; Frank Gropius, Beate (Ati) with Ise and Hertha Frank, 1934-1936
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85: Film Processing Laboratory for Denham Laboratories, Oxbridge, with Maxwell Fry (includes slides), 1935
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86: Pioneer Health Care Center, Peckham, London, proposal (includes slides), 1935
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87: Impington Village College, Cambridgeshire, with Maxwell Fry, 1936-1937
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88: Max Ernst's depiction of Gropius as a bird in a cage (England), caricature on tile, circa 1935
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89: Levy house, London, with Maxwell Fry (includes slides), 1936
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90: Donaldson house, Shipbourne, Kent, with Maxwell Fry; farewell at Waterloo Station, London, Gropius and Ise; Gropius' horoscope drawing by Joost Schmidt (includes a slide), 1936-1937, circa 1947
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91: Gropius and Ise, arrival in New York; teaching of the Beaux-Arts at Harvard University, 1937
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92: Gropius; Ati Gropius and Gropius; Boxauhauslers at Planting Island, Massachusetts including Xanti Schawinsky, Herbert Bayer, Mary Breuer, Gropius, and Laszlo Moholy-Nagy, 1937
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93: Gropius house, Lincoln, Massachusetts, with Marcel Breuer, 1938
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94: Wheaton College Art Center, Norton, Massachusetts, with Marcel Breuer; Breuer house, Lincoln, Massachusetts; Hagerty house, Cohasset, Massachusetts with Breuer; Bauhaus Exhibition, Museum of Modern Art, New York designed by Herbert Bayer; James Ford house, Lincoln, Massachusetts with Breuer, 1937-1938
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95-98: Gropius, Chairman, Department of Architecture, Graduate School of Design, Harvard University including Gropius with Marcel Breuer, Joseph Hudnut, Ise, Richard Neutra, Konrad Waschsmann, and students (includes slides), circa 1938-1952
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99: Wright, Frank Lloyd, Lincoln Massachusetts, including Marcel Breuer, Mr. and Mrs. Plant and Gropius; Gropius, "Falling Water," Pennsylvania photos including Gropius, Edgar Kaufmann and Edgar Kaufmann, Jr., 1939-1940
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100: Frank house, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Gropius with Dahlen K. Ritchey and Breuer, 1939
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101: Pennsylvania Pavilion, New York World's Fair, with Breuer; Black Mountain College project, North Carolina, proposal with Breuer; Huxley, Julian with Gropius, Lincoln, Massachusetts, 1939
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102: Stravinsky, Igor, Lincoln, Massachusetts; Gropius, Long Island, New York; Gropius, Key West, Florida; Recreation Center, Key West, Florida with Konrad Waschmann; Aluminum City Terrace, housing project, New Kensington, Pennsylvania with Breuer; Abele house, 1940-1941
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103: Ozenfant, Amedee, Lincoln, Massachusetts; Packaged House System and General Panel Corporation with Konrad Waschmann, 1941-1942
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104: Gropius and Colvin, Lincoln, Massachusetts; Hudnut, Joseph and Gropius, Harvard University; Michael Reese Hospital, Chicago, Illinois (Gropius - Planning Consultant), 1942, 1945-1958
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105: "Two Cities: Planning in North and South America," Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York including exhibition program; Church, Torreon, Mexico, proposal, with Jorge Gonzales Reyna, 1946-1947
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106: School of Design, Chicago, Illinois including Gropius, Laszlo Moholy-Nagy, and students; Howlett house, Belmont, Massachusetts, with TAC (The Architects Collaborative); Gropius' Harvard faculty meeting note regarding Joseph Hudnut, 1945-1948
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107: Graduate Center, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts - with TAC, 1948-1960
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108: C.I.A.M. meeting, London including Ernesto Rogers and Le Corbusier; Stichweh house, Hanover; Boston Back Bay Center, Boston, Massachusetts, proposal, with Pietro Belluschi, Walter Bogner, Carl Koch, Hugh Stebbins, and TAC, 1951, 1953
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109: Gropius, near Colorado Springs; Gropius Pine Tree, Lincoln, Massachusetts; Gropius Copper Beech Tree, Cambridge, Massachusetts; "World Tree," Harvard Graduate Center, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1938-1952
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110: International Advisory Panel for UNESCO headquarters building, Paris including Breuer, Gropius, Le Corbusier, Sven Markelius, Ernesto Rogers, Eero Saarinen, and others, 1952
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111: Gropius' 70th Birthday including John Retalliata, Gropius, Mies van der Rohe, Isaacs; Gropius Oak Tree, Chicago; Matarazzo International Grand Prize in Architecture, Sao Paulo, Brazil, including Alvar Aalto, Gropius, Ernesto Rogers, and Jose Luis Sert, 1953-1954, 1973
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112-113: Gropius in Japan, including Ise and others, 1954
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114: Gropius on the Acropolis in Greece, including Ise; Adenauer, Konrad with Gropius, Harvard University, 1954-1955
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115-116: Pan-American World Airways Building, New York City, designed with Alex Cvijanovic and Pietro Belluschi, 1958
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117: Interbau apartment building, Berlin Hansaviertel, with TAC, 1955-1957
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118: United States Embassy, Athens, with TAC, 1956-1961
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119: Springfield College, Massachusetts, Master Plan; Civic center, Tallahassee, Florida; Hanseatic Goethe Prize, Hamburg; "Universal" School Prototype proposal for Collier's Magazine, with TAC, 1955-1957
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120: Award of "Grosse Verdienst Kruez mit Stern," from the Federal Republic of Germany showing Gropius with German Embassy Attache, Franz Kraps and Gropius' granddaughter, Sarina Forberg; Sarina Forberg and Gropius, 1958
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121: Gropiusstadt, Britz-Buckow-Rudow, Berlin, with TAC, including Gropius at the ground breaking ceremony with Willy Brandt and others, 1956-1961
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122: University of Baghdad, master plan with TAC, 1955-1957
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123: University of Baghdad, master plan with TAC, 1955-1957
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124: Taut, Max, Gropius, Hans Scharoun, and Richard Scheibe at the Akademie der Kunste, Berlin; award of the Goether Prize, Paulskirche, Frankfurt Am Main, 1961-1962
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125: Hillebrecht, Rudolf, Gropius, Hans Maria Wingler, Darmstadt, Berlin, Bauhaus-Archiv; Bauhaus-Archiv, Darmstadt, Berlin, with Alex Cvijanovic and TAC; Bochum University project, competition, with TAC, 1961-1968
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126: Dom-Romerberg, Frankfurt, competition, with TAC, 1962
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127: Prof. Erhard with Gropius, Selb; Rosenthal Ceramic Factory, Selb, with TAC including the building, Philip Rosenthal, Alex Cvijanovic, and others, 1963-1967
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128: Double school and day care center, Berlin-Buckow-Rudow, with TAC; apartment building for GEHAG, Gropiusstadt, Berlin, with TAC; apartment-office project, Toronto, with TAC, 1961-1966
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129: Thomas Glass Factory, Amberg, with TAC, 1967
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130: Park Lane Building, London, with Richard Llewelyn-Davies, John Weeks, and TAC; Gropius' lost wager: a pig-pen for Philip Rosenthal's pet pig, with TAC, 1960-1968
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131: China service for Rosenthal, with Louis McMillen and Katherine DeSouza; Royal Gold Medal of Royal Institute of British Architects (R.I.B.A.), including Gropius with C.H. Aslin, E. Maxwell Fry, and Sir Herbert Read, 1956-1968
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132: Place St. Cyrille, Quebec, proposal, with TAC; John F. Kennedy Federal Building, Boston, with N. C. Fletcher and Samuel Glaser Associates, 1961-1966
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133: Television Talk with Jack Cotton, Gropius, and Ise, London; Gropius' 80th Birthday, 1960, 1963
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134: Tower East, Shaker Heights, Ohio, with TAC, 1964
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135: TAC Office Building, Cambridge, Massachusetts, with TAC; Pepper Pike housing, Ohio, propsal, with TAC, 1965, 1968
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136: Gropius' 85th Birthday, Harvard University; German ambassador's residence, Buenos Aires, proposal, with Alex Cvijanovic, 1968-1969
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137: Gropius in Arizona (includes a slide); Gropius' 86th Birthday at TAC, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1969
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138: Gropius Exhibition, Stuttgart including Gropius with Ise, Herbert Bayer, and the exhibiton, 1968
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139: Portraits of Walter Gropius and others, including a group photo of architecture educators at Cranbrook Academy with Eero Saarinen, Joseph Hudnut, Leon Arnal, and Eliel Saarinen, 1930-1939
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140: Portraits of Walter Gropius and others including Ise Gropius, C.I.A.M. meeting Bridgewater, and Gropius in Havana, Cuba, 1940-1949
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141: Portraits of Walter Gropius and others, including Gropius by Hans Namuth, Max Cetto, Gropius in Lima, Peru, 1950-1954
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142: Portraits of Walter Gropius and others including Jose Luis Sert, and presentation of the American Institute of Architects (A.I.A.) Gold Medal to Gropius, 1955-1959
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143: Portraits of Walter Gropius and others, 1960-1963
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144: Portraits of Walter Gropius and others including Gropius' 80th Birthday with Alvar Aalto, Ise, TAC staff, and Reginald Isaacs, 1963
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145: Portraits of Walter Gropius and others, 1964-1967
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146: Portraits of others: Bayer, Herbert; Dorner, Alexander, 1929, 1940, 1957, 1959, undated
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147: Architectural designs by Walter Gropius and others including Peter Behrens, Le Corbusier, Adolf Loos, J.J.P. Oud, Hans Poelzig, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Louis Sullivan, undated
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148: Architectural designs by Walter Gropius and others - East Berlin, unidentified, undated
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149: Architectural designs by Le Corbusier including (slides) Palace of Assembly, Chandigarh, India; Sainte-Maire de La Tourette; Notre-Dame du Huat, Ronchamp; and Villa Savoye, Poissy, Paris (slides), undated
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150: Architectural designs by Bauhaus Faculty -Bill, Max, undated
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151: Architectural designs by Bauhaus Graduates, Horstmann, Edgar and Selmanagic, Selman, 1939, undated
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152: Architectural designs by Harvard Graduates including Department of Architecture and Regional Planning; Morse, John, undated
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153-156: Architectural designs by Harvard Graduates of the School of Design including Duhart, Emilio; Seidler, Harry, 1948, 1960, 1967, undated
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157: Architectural designs, unidentified, undated
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158-161: Works of art by Bauhaus Graduates including Ahlfeld-Heyman, Marianne; Cidor, Ruth; Driesch-Foucar, Lydia; Graeff, Werner; Lutz, Rudolf, undated
(3 glass plate negatives housed in MGP 1)
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162: Works of Art by the Architects Collaborative (TAC), for Gropius' 83rd Birthday, 1966
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163-164: Miscellaneous including Pergamon Allar, Berlin; Coca Castle, Spain; Church of Santa Maria Ara Coeli, Rome; Albert Medal Plaque (slides); 1709 Cambridge, 1935-1936; Megapolis, Greece (slides); Walter Gropius (slides), undated
One lantern slide housed in MGP 2.
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Oversized Photograph of Family Group, undated
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Oversized Photograph of Unidentified Individual, undated
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Oversized Pencil Drawing (of two men at a table), undated
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Oversized Plat, German Building Exposition, 1932
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Oversized Photograph of Gropius and others, Harvard Architects School, 1940
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Oversized Photograph, [Sears, Roebuck & Co. houses], undated
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Oversized Portraits of Gropius, 1955-1959
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Oversized Portrait of Gropius, 1960
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Oversized Portrait of Gropius, 1966
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Oversized Township Study Prepared by students in Depts. of Architecture and Regional Planning, Harvard University, 1946
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Glass Plate Negatives
3 glass negatives
MGP 1
Glass Plate Negatives and Lantern Slide
2 glass negatives
1 lantern slide
MGP 2
Glass Plate Negative
1 glass negative
MGP 4
13.7: Printed Material, 1912-1991, undated
The printed material Isaacs collected as research material for the Gropius biography totals 2 linear feet. The items are mostly newspaper, journal, and magazine clippings, but there are a few bound volumes including The Architects Collaborative, TAC, edited by Herausgegeben von, Arthur Niggli Ltd., 1965, and the completed 2 volume biography by Isaacs, Walter Gropius: der Mensch und sein Werk, 1983, 1984.
The folder of miscellaneous exhibition catalogs and announcements concerns the exhibitions "de stijl," at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, in 1961 and Hampstead in the Thirties, A Committed Decade, Camden Arts Centre, London, in 1975
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Exhibition Catalogs and Announcements, Walter Gropius, 1963-1971
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Exhibition Catalogs and Announcements, Bauhaus Faculty and Graduates, 1953-1986, undated
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Exhibition Catalogs and Announcements, The Bauhaus, 1961-1971
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Exhibition Catalogs and Announcements, Miscellaneous, 1961, 1973
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Printed Material for Walter Gropius Biography (in alphabetical order), undated
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Printed Material for Walter Gropius Biography, 1912-1963
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Printed Material for Walter Gropius Biography, 1964-1991, undated
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Series 14: Unprocessed Addition , 1974-1985
1 Linear foot
Box 24

This unprocessed addition from 1997 includes correspondence, manuscript drafts, notes, copy prints and negatives, and publishing information pertaining to Isaacs' biography of Walter Gropius.
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Unprocessed Addition, 1974-1985
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