166 records — Page 1 of 17
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
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.

Found In
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
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.

Found In
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
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.

Found In
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
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.

Found In
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
Samuel Yellin Metalworkers
Dates:
1909-1944
Size:
13 Linear feet ((on 12 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.samuyell
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Alphabetical and location indexes of commissions; photographs of commissions, Samuel Yellin and the shop; correspondence and commendations from architects, 1909-1923; photograph albums; and ca. 4,000 drawings and sketches of designs.

Found In
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
Sears, Thomas Warren, 1880-1966
Sears & Wendell
Olmsted Brothers
Harvard University
More …
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.

Found In
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
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...

Found In
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
Andrade, Edna, 1917-2008
Dates:
1917-circa 1986
Size:
5.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.andredna
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of painter and educator Edna Andrade measure 5.4 linear feet and date from 1917 to circa 1986. The collection documents Andrade's career through biographical materials including a video recording, personal and professional correspondence, printed material, and photographs including five photo albums. Of note are examples of propaganda Andrade created for the Office of Strategic Services during World War II.

Found In
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
Gendell, David S., 1839-1925
Dates:
ca. 1860s-1900.
Size:
0.25 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0644
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Eighty-three architectural drawings, including floor plans and various views of numerous structures, including churches, a depot, and houses. None of the drawings are dated or identified, with the exception of one set of drawings identified as the New Jersey Classical and Scientific Institute (later called the Peddie School), another annotated as "...

Found In
[ ]
Collapse
[ ]
Expand
Creators:
Archambault, Anna Margaretta, 1856-1956
Dates:
circa 1880-1946
Size:
2 Microfilm reels (partial microfilm reels)
Collection ID:
AAA.archanna
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The microfilmed Anna Margaretta Archambault selected papers contain correspondence and papers relating primarily to Archambault's work in miniatures. Omitted from microfilming are photographs of Archambault's sitters and models.

Found In
166 records — Page 1 of 17