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Creators:
American Institute of Architects. Philadelphia Chapter
Dates:
1869-1943
Size:
3 Microfilm reels (2 linear feet on 3 microfilm reels)
Collection ID:
AAA.amerinst
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The microfilmed American Institute of Architects Philadelphia Chapter minute books list officers and members; include guidelines on issues such as wages; and give descriptions of the organization's role in the city planning and restoration.

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Creators:
Venturi, Robert
Reed, Peter
Dates:
1991 June 1-July 20
Size:
156 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.ventur91
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Robert Venturi conducted 1991 June 1-1991 July 20, by Peter Reed, for the Archives of American Art Philadelphia Project.

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Creators:
Cret, Paul Philippe, 1876-1945
Bryant and Detwiler Co.
Dates:
1919-1931
Size:
2 Microfilm reels
Collection ID:
AAA.cretpaul
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Papers relating to Cret's position as architect of the Detroit Art Institute. Included are correspondence with Clyde H. Burroughs and Ralph H. Booth of the Detroit Arts Commission, architect Albert Kahn, art historian William H. Valentiner, and builders Bryant and Detwiler Co.; and design and construction files, 1920-1929, containing construction p...

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Creators:
Scott Brown, Denise, 1931-
Reed, Peter
Dates:
1990 October 25-1991 November 9
Size:
188 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.scottb90
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Denise Scott Brown conducted 1990 October 25-1991 November 9, by Peter Reed, for the Archives of American Art.

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Creators:
Walter, Thomas Ustick, 1804-1887
Dates:
1829-1887
Size:
20 Linear feet ((on 19 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.waltthom
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Papers documenting Ustick's work in Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., Venezuela, and other locations, and include detailed information on Girard College, Philadelphia, and the U.S. Capitol Building. Included are letters from Randolph Rogers, Robert Mills, and M.C. Meigs regarding the Capitol.

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Creators:
Nakashima, George, 1905-1990
Dates:
1950-1991
Size:
1 Linear foot
Collection ID:
AAA.nakageor
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of architect, craftsman, woodworker, and furniture designer George Nakashima measure 1.0 linear foot and date from 1950 to 1991. The collection is comprised of biographical material, correspondence, writings, subject files, and printed material that mostly relate to Nakashima's work in furniture design.

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Creators:
Youtz, Philip Newell, 1895-1972
Dates:
1920-1972
Size:
0.4 Linear feet ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.youtphil
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Essays and articles by Youtz on architecture, architecture education, and museums; photographs of his architecture in the U.S. and in China; clippings; and an inventory of Youtz papers in the Michigan Historical Collections, Ann Arbor.

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Creators:
Sears, Thomas Warren, 1880-1966
Sears & Wendell
Olmsted Brothers
Harvard University
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Dates:
1899-1964
Size:
44.5 Cubic feet (4,317 glass negatives. 363 film negatives. 182 glass lantern slides. 12 photograph albums. 56 plans and drawings. 3 monographs. )
Collection ID:
AAG.SRS
Repository:
Archives of American Gardens

The Thomas Warren Sears Photograph Collection documents examples of the design work of Thomas Warren Sears (1880-1966), a landscape architect and amateur photographer from Brookline, Massachusetts. Sears, who was based for most of his career in Philadelphia, designed a variety of different types of landscapes ranging from private residences, schools, and playgrounds to parks, cemeteries, and urban housing developments located primarily in Pennsylvania, Maryland, and New York. In addition to some of Sears' design work, images in the collection document Sears' domestic and foreign travels, design inspirations, and family. The collection includes over 4,800 black and white negatives and glass lantern slides dated circa 1899 to 1930. While most images show private and public gardens, there are a significant number of unidentified views and views photographed in Europe during two trips he took there in 1906 and 1908. Few images are captioned or dated. In addition, there are over 50 plans and drawings, most notably for Balmuckety in Pikesville, Maryland and Reynolda in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and 3 monographs by or about Sears.

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Creators:
Wodell, Helen Page
Cottrell, Lois Page
Poinier, Lois W.
Dates:
circa 1920-1999
Size:
154 Lantern slides
1 Album
2,243 Color slides
2.25 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
AAG.PNR
Repository:
Archives of American Gardens

The Lois W. Poinier Collection documents the work of Lois W. Poinier, a self-taught garden designer who designed scores of gardens, most of them in New Jersey.

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Creators:
Fransioli, Thomas Adrian, 1906-1997
Brown, Robert F.
Dates:
1981 April 21
Size:
2 Items (Sound recording: 2 sound files, digital, wav file)
37 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.fransi81
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Interview of Thomas Adrian Fransioli, conducted April 21, 1981, by Robert F. Brown for the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, in Wenham, Massachusetts.

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