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Architecture, Modern -- 20th Century

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:

19th-20th Century Architecture Photograph Collection

 Collection
Call Number: VRC 35
Overview: Collection consists of mounted black and white and color reproductions of modern African, Australian, European, and Asian architecture. Content varies from original photographic prints to reproductions from magazines and other published sources. Some sections have accompanying clippings folders.
Dates: 1900-2005

19th and 20th century Architecture Lantern Slide Collection

 Collection
Call Number: VRC 2005
Overview: Collection consists of black and white glass lantern slides of modern architecture, predominantly European.
Dates: 1900-1960

Collection of Mellon Family and Yale Center for British Art-related Publications

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1963-2018

Constance Clement collection of Yale Center for British Art photographs and negatives

 Collection
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.
Dates: 1971-2011

Edison Price Papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 2015
Overview: The collection is comprised of business and design records generated by the two lighting design, manufacturing, and consulting companies founded by Edison Price in New York, New York: Edison Price, Inc. (founded in 1952) and Nulux, Inc. (founded in 1990). Papers include both project and product records, as well as research files, patent documents, and general documentation about the firms. Project records consist of drawings, correspondence, and notes relating to lighting designs, including...
Dates: 1937-1999 (bulk 1954-1999)

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

Jules David Prown Interview by Alessandra Latour recording

 Collection — 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

Jules David Prown interview by Karen E. Denavit manuscript

 Collection — 1280
Call Number: S013
Scope and Contents: This collection consists of the transcript of an interview with Jules Prown by Karen E. Denavit and accompanying color photographs. The interview was conducted at the Yale Center for British art between March 1 and June 26, 2013. In it, Prown discusses his family, education, and time as Director of the Center. Prown edited the interview and wrote a brief introduction, which is included in this manuscript.
Dates: March 1, 2013 - June 26, 2013

Kevin Owens Watercolors of the Yale Center for British Art

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Call Number: S003
Scope and Contents: This collection consists of thirteen watercolors showing different scenes at the Yale Center for British Art, including views of the building's exterior and of sculptures inside it.
Dates: undated

Richard Gamble Knight papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1999
Overview: The papers comprise images captured during Richard Gamble Knight's tenure from 1957 to 1961 as an employee of the architectural firm Eero Saarinen and Associates, and during other periods of Knight's life, such as his student years. Consisting of photographic prints, negatives, and slides, the images range from projects designed by Saarinen and Associates (including Dulles International Airport, John Deere and Company, Trans World Flight Center, and CBS Building in New York), to candid shots...
Dates: Circa 1952-2003

Ugo La Pietra papers

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 1308
Scope and Contents: Correspondence, writings, photographs, artwork, printed material and other papers by, to, or relating to Italian artist Ugo La Pietra. The collection documents La Pietra’s creative process from the 1960s through the 1980s, exhibitions of his works, and his collaborations with other architects and artists such as Riccardo Dalisi, Gianni Pettena, and Franco Vaccari.
Dates: circa 1964-2013

Natalini Superstudio collection

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 796
Overview: The Natalini Superstudio Collection documents the career of Adolfo Natalini and the experimental group Superstudio. There is also abundant material relating to other radical architectural groups and projects of the 1960s and 1970s, including Archigram, Archizoom, 9999, and Global Tools. The collection consists of both manuscript and printed material. The former includes original drawings, collages, photographs, and artwork as well as typescript or mimeographed circulars and documents relating...
Dates: 1967-2012

New York Architects/Frank Lupo Daniel Rowen records

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1973
Overview: The collection is comprised of a sampling of the work of two architects, Frank Lupo and Daniel Rowen, as well as their work together in partnership as the architecture firm New York Architects. Four major projects are represented through drawings, photographs, and job files; four additional projects are documented by sketches and presentation drawings. Lupo and Rowen, both alumni of the Yale School of Architecture, were protégés of the architect Charles Gwathmey, and formed their own...
Dates: 1986-1997

Eero Saarinen collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS 593
Overview: The Eero Saarinen collection includes drawings, photographs, correspondence, writings, clippings, and audio-visual material relating to Saarinen's professional work as an architect, as well as a small amount of personal material created by himself and his wife, Aline Saarinen. A small amount of material in this collection documents the work of his father, architect Eliel Saarinen.
Dates: 1880-2004, bulk 1938-1962

Victor Christ-Janer papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 2010
Overview: The records are comprised of sketches, drawings, and project records pertaining to the work and practice of Victor Christ-Janer and his firm, Victor Christ-Janer and Associates. Project records include bid documentation, correspondence, meeting minutes, photographs, reports, and specifications. Personal and professional papers include awards and certificates, correspondence, his student work, teaching files, and lectures. Office records include job lists and firm profile.
Dates: 1946-1980, bulk 1956-1973

Yale Center for British Art building construction and maintenance collection

 Collection
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.
Dates: 1965-2007

Yale Center for British Art Cross-Sectional Model

 Collection
Call Number: S002
Scope and Contents: This model represents a cross-section of the Yale Center for British Art. It was created and donated to the Center by Lindsay Falck's architecture students at the University of Pennsylvania School of Design.
Dates: 2013