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Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects records

Call Number: MS 1939
Scope and Contents
The records consist of drawings, photographs, correspondence, and administrative and design files associated with the 1977 expansion and renovation of The Museum of Modern Art in New York. Also included are project descriptions and fact sheets, press clippings, marketing materials, and other project files documenting buildings designed by Cesar Pelli before he incorporated his own firm in 1977. Project records for work undertaken by the firm Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects since 1977 include drawings, correspondence, photographs, project descriptions, marketing materials, and other administrative and design files. Detailed finding aids prepared by staff at Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects also are part of the collection and are filed with individual accessions.
Conditions Governing Access
Boxes 94-113 are restricted, requiring permission from Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects, until 2033. Electronic records are closed until processed.

Original audiovisual materials, as well as preservation and duplicating masters, may not be played. Researchers must consult use copies, or if none exist must pay for a use copy, which is retained by the repository. Researchers wishing to obtain an additional copy for their personal use should consult Copying Services information on the Manuscripts and Archives web site.

Original computer files may not be accessed due to their fragility. Researchers must consult access copies.
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright interests in the collection materials held by Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects have been transferred by the donor to Yale University. Nonetheless, the collection materials may contain content owned by third-party copyright holders. Determination of the copyright status of specific material may require extensive research and it is the responsibility of researchers and others intending to use the materials to secure permission of the appropriate copyright holder(s). All other uses not requiring permission of third-party copyright holders are permitted only in accordance with the restrictions and requirements specified herein.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects, 2009-2013. Gift of Will Miller, Irwin Management Company, 2010-2011.
The records are arranged in three series: I. Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) Expansion and Renovation, 1952-2007. II. Pre-Cesar Pelli & Associates Project Records, 1965-2010. III. Project Records, Circa 1975-2005. The records were arranged by staff of Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects, and that arrangement has been maintained.
173.1 Linear Feet (113 boxes )
33.713 Gigabytes
Related Names
Pelli, Cesar
Language of Materials