Maurice Emile Henri Rotival papers
Call Number: MS 1380
Scope and Contents
The papers consist of reports, drawings, and correspondence, documenting the professional work, particularly city renewal planning, of Maurice Emile Henri Rotival during the years 1944-1963.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Maurice Rotival, 1967.
131.25 Linear Feet
The papers consist of reports, drawings, correspondence, photographs, and printed materials documenting the professional work, particularly city renewal planning, of Maurice Emile Henri Rotival during the years 1944-1963.
Biographical / Historical
Maurice Emile Henri Rotival, born in 1892, was one of the founders of city and regional planning. He was a graduate of L'Ecole Central in Paris. He developed major renewal plans for Algiers, Madagascar, Caracas, Reims, and New Haven, Connecticut. He also founded the faculty for city planning at the Yale University School of Fine Arts and taught at Yale in various capacities in the 1940s and 1950s. He died in Paris in February 1980.
- Guide to the Maurice Emile Henri Rotival papers
- compiled by staff of Manuscripts and Archives
- June 1998
- Language of description
- Finding aid written in English
- June 2013: Finding aid revision description not supplied.