Kahn, Louis I., 1901-1974
- Existence: February 20, 1901-March 17, 1974
Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: A006
Scope and Contents: This collection consists of audio and video material about the Yale Center for British Art that has been created by other entities. Highlights of the collection include media about the opening of the Center, documentaries from television and public radio related to the Center and its exhibitions, and the film “Something to Brighten up the Morning” about Paul Mellon's horse Mill Reef.
Call Number: A010
Scope and Contents: This collection contains publications related to the Yale Center for British Art and its directors, the Paul Mellon Centre, Paul Mellon, Rachel Lambert Mellon, the Mellon family, and Louis I. Kahn.Series 1: Paul Mellon and Mellon family-related publications contains publications that address topics that detail the lives of Paul Mellon and other Mellon family members, including Rachel "Bunny" Lambert Mellon and Andrew W. Mellon, as well as titles that relate to Paul Mellon’s...
Call Number: A004
Call Number: A002
Scope and Contents: This collection consists of photographs and negatives created between 1970 and 1998 that relate to the formation, use, and renovation of the Yale Center for British Art. It includes photographs of the building’s construction and public use, original building plans and elevations, and images of architect Louis I. Kahn on site. It also includes photographs of programs, events, and staff.
Call Number: MS 1873
Overview: The John W. Cook Interviews with Architects consist of recorded interviews conducted with American architects prominent in the mid-to-late 20th century. These interviews were recorded by Cook and Heinrich Klotz in 1969-1970 and largely transcribed in their 1973 book Conversations with Architects, published by Praeger Publishers, New York. The full interview with Louis Kahn was transcribed more recently in Louis I. Kahn in Conversation,...
Call Number: S004
Scope and Contents: This collection consists of verbatim transcripts from the interviews of Louis I. Kahn conducted by John W. Cook and Heinrich Klotz between July 15, 1969 and April 5, 1970. It also includes the hardcover book produced from these interviews: “Louis I. Kahn in Conversation: Interviews with John W Cook and Heinrich Klotz, 1969-1970” edited by Jules David Prown and Karen E. Denavit, published in 2014, and signed by both editors on April 15, 2015.
Collection — Box: 987
Call Number: S014
Scope and Contents: This collection comprises two audio cassette tape recordings, as well as their digitized versions, of an interview of Jules David Prown by Alessandra Latour, held in New Haven, Connecticut on June 23, 1982. In the interview, Prown discusses architect Louis I. Kahn and his work.
Dates: June 23, 1982
Call Number: S015
Dates: September 2004
Call Number: MS 1872
Call Number: A001
Scope and Contents: This collection consists of material related to the construction and maintenance of the Yale Center for British Art. It includes correspondence, publications, architectural sketches, mechanical specification notebooks, photographs, and slides.
Call Number: A003