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Terence Harold Robsjohn-Gibbings papers, 1915-1977

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Series 3: Writings , circa 1930-1976
0.5 Linear feet
Box 1, BV 12

Writings by Robsjohn-Gibbings consist of 13 typescript essays, 2 copies of the draft The Cuckoo Sings, 2 drafts of Furniture of Classical Greece, and a notebook of collected inspirational quotations. One draft of Furniture of Classical Greece is a bound volume mockup layout for the forthcoming book. There is also a translation of a selection of Heinz Kahler's Hadrian und Seine Villa Bei Tivoli.
Materials are arranged by author and document type.
Description Container Select
Writings by Robsjohn-Gibbings
Draft, Cuckoo Sings, circa 1970-1976
1
17-18
Draft, Cuckoo Sings (copy), circa 1970-1976
1
19
Draft, Furniture of Classical Greece, 1963
Oversized material in BV 12.
1
20
Essay, "Art No. 1 Bore", circa 1940-1970
1
21
Essay, "Clutter, A Lost Art", circa 1940-1970
1
22
Essay, "Consoeurs of Architecture", circa 1940-1970
1
23
Essay, "Dear Olde Avante-Garde", circa 1940-1970
1
24
Essay, "For Great Ladies Only", circa 1940-1970
1
25
Essay, "Last of the Red-Hot Moderns", circa 1940-1970
1
26
Essay, "New Taste", circa 1940-1970
1
27
Essay, "No Taste: Today's New Recipe for Decorative Elegance", circa 1940-1970
1
28
Essay, "Timeless Design", circa 1940-1970
1
29
Essay, "Ungracious Living", circa 1940-1970
1
30
Essay, "Water, Water, Everywhere", circa 1940-1970
1
31
Essay, "You Can't Put Your Feet Up On a Mondrian", circa 1940-1970
1
32
Essay, "Comfort and Amenities", 1957
1
33
Notebook, Quotations, circa 1930-1976
1
34
Oversized Volume, Draft, Furniture of Classical Greece, 1963
Oversized material from Box 1, F20.
12
Writings by Others
Kahler, Heinz, Hadrian und Seine Villa Bei Tivoli, 1950
1
35

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