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Dorothy Alexander photographs

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Call Number: GEN MSS 1750
Overview: The collection consists of black-and-white and color photographic prints, contact sheets, negatives, slides, indices and other papers, audiovisual media, and digital files related to the work of Canadian-American photographer Dorothy Alexander. Photographic materials encompass her professional freelance work and personal creative endeavors, particularly street photography.
Dates: 1967–2016

Henry Austin papers

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Call Number: MS 1034
Overview: The papers consist of architectural drawings and specifications for domestic, religious, and public buildings in New Haven, Connecticut, surrounding environs, and elsewhere. Included also are the architect's watercolor sketches of proposed buildings and two licenses to practice architecture (1864-1865.)
Dates: 1851-1865

Bunnell family papers

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Call Number: MS 1149
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, diaries, legal and financial records, writings, memorabilia, and pictorial material which document the activities of four generations of Bunnell and Sterling family members living primarily in Connecticut and New York. Correspondence, diaries, writings, and memorabilia document the Yale academic careers of Sterling Haight and Frank Scott Bunnell and John W. Sterling, the Civil War service of Rufus W. Bunnell and Henry T. Plant, and the travels of family...
Dates: 1772-1958

Centerbrook Architects and Planners records

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Call Number: MS 1844
Overview: The records consist of architectural and working/detail drawings of institutional, public, and private projects undertaken by Centerbrook Architects and Planners, LLC, as well as documentation of projects by pre-Centerbrook firms M/L/T/W Moore-Turnbull, Charles W. Moore Associates, and Moore Grover Harper. Relevant photographs, slides, correspondence, and newspaper clippings are included.
Dates: 1963-2004

Basil Champneys correspondence

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Call Number: GEN MSS 156
Overview: Letters received by Basil Champneys from various correspondents including George Du Maurier, R. C. Jebb, A. C. Lyall, Hallam Tennyson, and Francis Warre Cornish. Many letters concern a dinner in 1904 for the Artists' General Benevolent Institution. Also included are manuscript pieces by Coventry Patmore, an autograph sheet, and third-party letters including items to or from Annie Wood Besant, John Fulleylove, and Brooke Foss Westcott.
Dates: 1882-1925

Serge Chermayeff papers

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Call Number: MS 1240
Overview: Chiefly printed copies of Serge Chermayeff's writings and research files on architecture. About half the papers consist of teaching materials from master class seminars in architecture conducted by Chermayeff at Yale University in 1966-1967.
Dates: 1957-1968

John W. Cook interviews with architects

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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,...
Dates: 1969-1970

Roy and Clara Creighton Papers

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Call Number: RG 177
Overview: Consisting primarily of correspondence between the Creightons and family members in the U.S., this collection provides valuable detailed information about Roy Creighton's work, the life of a typical missionary wife, and the complications of raising a family on the mission field. Roy Creighton was an American architect who supervised the construction of buildings on the mission field. He served under the YMCA and Presbyterian Board in China, at the American University of Beirut in Lebanon, and...
Dates: 1908-1972

H. Page Cross papers

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Call Number: MS 776
Overview: Photographs of architectural designs and finished work executed by H. Page Cross. Included are photographs of commercial, institutional and residential buildings with both interior and exterior views. A small amount of funiture design is also shown. Among the projects are floor plans for the Museum of Modern Art, the Foxcroft School, Trinity Episcopal Church of Upperville, Virginia, and designs for Paul Mellon residences in Virginia, Massachusetts, and the British West Indies.
Dates: 1930-1975

William Adams Delano papers

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Call Number: MS 178
Overview: The papers consist almost entirely of social and professional correspondence. They also include an unpublished autobiography, The Reminiscences of William Adams Delano; printed matter; and a drawing made for the 46th anniversary of The Record. Much of the personal correspondence concerns Delano's membership in various New York clubs and his classmates in the Yale College class of 1895. His professional correspondence relates in part to important commissions, among them his work on the White...
Dates: 1902-1960, bulk 1939-1960

Gwathmey Siegel & Associates Architects, LLC, records

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Call Number: MS 1971
Overview: The Gwathmey Siegel & Associates Architects, LLC, records consist of drawings, photographs, correspondence, and other materials documenting a selection of the firm's built and unbuilt projects.
Dates: 1965-2010

Michael Meredith Hare papers

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Call Number: MS 6
Overview: Correspondence, writings, notes, diaries, research materials, and other papers of Michael Meredith Hare, architect, philosopher, and author. The papers relate primarily to Hare's interest in the philosophical, theological, and mystical implications of the creative process and to his attempts to reconcile the laws of physics and parapsychological phenomena. In connection with this work, Hare corresponded with a number of psychologists, mathematicians, physicists, and philosophers. Correspondents...
Dates: 1935-1968

Norman Morrison Isham papers

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Call Number: MS 1156
Overview: Correspondence, writings, architectural drawings, blueprints, photographs, and miscellanea relating to Isham's career as an architect, particularly in the restoration of old houses.
Dates: 1848-1937

Jules David Prown collection of Louis I. Kahn Interviews by John W. Cook and Heinrich Klotz

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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.
Dates: 2015

Louis Isadore Kahn collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1345
Overview: The collection consists of publications on or by Louis Kahn and photographs of structures designed by Kahn.
Dates: 1951-1978, bulk 1962-1977

Annie Burr Lewis and Wilmarth Sheldon Lewis Photographs

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Call Number: LWL MSS 22
Overview: The Annie Burr Lewis and Wilmarth Sheldon Lewis Photograph Collection consists of prints, negatives, transparencies, slides, and tintypes that provide visual documentation of the lives, family, friends, and activities of Wilmarth and Annie Burr Lewis. The images range from formal portraits by noted artists such Arnold Genthe and Yousuf Karsh, to hundreds of snapshots taken by friends and family, and by Annie Lewis herself. The material spans a full century in date, from a group of tintypes to...
Dates: 1859-1979, bulk 1900-1959

Frederick J. Mahaffey, School of Fine Arts, Yale University, correspondence and memorabilia

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Call Number: RU 1118
Overview: The collection consists of correspondence, photographs, and memorabilia relating to Frederick J. Mahaffey, BArch, 1953. Included are letters written to a friend, George Browner Cash, BArch 1956; photographs of a student architecture project to build a geodesic dome; eulogy by Mahaffey for Nelson J. Palmer, BArch 1953; and related academic materials.
Dates: 1951-2002

Henry Killam Murphy papers

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Call Number: MS 231
Overview: The papers consist of architectural drawings, project files, photographs, correspondence, and ephemera documenting Henry Killam Murphy, particularly in his roles as a founding partner in the New Haven firm Murphy & Dana, and the New York City firm Murphy, McGill & Hamlin.
Dates: 1899-1938

William E. and Myra L. Parsons papers

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Call Number: MS 1033
Overview: Correspondence, receipts, and memorabilia connected with a trip to Manila taken by William E. Parsons with his wife, Myra, while working as consulting architect to the Philippine government. Included in the correspondence are accounts by Myra Parson of the trip across the Pacific, descriptions of life in Manila, and comments on the political situation in the Far East.
Dates: 1939

Charles Mason Remey papers

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Call Number: MS 413
Overview: The papers consist of his travel journals in Europe and Latin America as a teacher of the Bahá'i faith (1945-1948) and typescripts of family biographies and other aspects of the Remey family history. Included are compilations of the life and letters of Charles Mason, chief justice of Iowa, of George Collier Remey, rear admiral in the United States Navy, and of Mary Josephine Remey. Remey's architectural career is represented in an "Architectural design for a Bahá'i temple to be built upon Mt....
Dates: 1891-1957, bulk 1939-1957