Oral history interview with Esther McCoy
An interview of Esther McCoy conducted 1987 June 7-Nov. 14, by Joseph Giovannini, for the Archives of American Art.
Reginald R. Isaacs papers
The papers of Reginald R. Isaacs measure 22.54 linear feet and date from 1842 to 1991, with the bulk of the material from 1928 to 1991. The collection includes Isaacs's personal and professional papers, as well as extensive research material he collected and created for his two-volume biography, Walter Gropius: The Man and His Work.
Esther McCoy papers
The papers of Southern California architectural historian, critic, and writer Esther McCoy measure 44.0 linear feet and date from 1876 to 1990 (bulk 1938-1989). McCoy was interested in both Italian and Mexican architecture as well as the folk art and crafts of Mexico and South America. The collection documents McCoy's career, as well as her family and personal life through biographical material, extensive correspondence, personal and professional writings, project files, Southern California architects' files, clippings and other printed material, a large collection of photographs and slides, and taped interviews of Southern California modern architects.
Wilfred and Myrtle Stedman scrapbooks
Resumes; letters and greeting cards; photographs of works of art; clippings and articles; illustrations from publications; pencil drawings; exhibition catalogs; and miscellany; photographs of adobe houses designed by the Stedmans; architectural writings; and articles about the Stedmans' architectural projects.
Sibyl and Laszlo Moholy-Nagy papers
Moholy-Nagy, László, 1895-1946
Correspondence; diaries; writings; photographs; and printed material.
Henry-Russell Hitchcock papers
The papers of architectural historian, author, critic, teacher, and museum director, Henry-Russell Hitchcock, date from 1919-1987 and measure 24.8 linear feet. Almost all of the collection is comprised of Hitchcock's correspondence files relating to academic research, teaching, curatorial interests, and professional associations. Letters are from prominent architectural historians, architects, artists, preservationists, museum directors and curators, and family and friends. Also found are two feet of writings by Hitchcock and others, scattered biographical information, printed material, and photographs of Hitchcock and architecture.
James S. Ackerman papers
Teaching material, correspondence, writings, and photographs.
Correspondence relating to Edgar J. Kaufmann, Jr. bibliography
Willis' correspondence with Edgar J. Kaufmann, Jr., architectural historians, and librarians concerning the preparation of a bibliography of Kaufmann's writings, sponsored by the Buell Center for the Study of American Architecture, Columbia University, to be published by Architectural History Foundation.
Benjamin Forgey papers
A majority of the collection contains subject and research files documenting the writings of Benjamin Forgey and focuses on urban development, the art scene, and museum and monument building projects in Washington, D.C. Also included are administrative files, photographs, correspondence, and sound cassettes of lectures by Forgey on Washington architecture …