Query: Architecture--New York (State)--New York
Oral history interview with Arthur Cort Holden
Creators:
Holden, Arthur Cort, 1890-
Cummings, Paul
Dates:
1971 Jan. 20
Size:
1 Sound tape reel (Sound recording (1 hour), 5 in.)
23 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.holden71
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Arthur Cort Holden conducted 1971 Jan. 20, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art. Holden speaks of Frank Lloyd Wright and his work in conjunction with Wright on the Guggenheim Museum, and difficulties in the construction of the museum. He recalls James Johnson Sweeney.

Digital Content Available

Loading...
in AAA.holden71 for Architecture--New York (State)--New York
Charles R. Lamb scrapbook on the Dewey Arch
Creators:
Lamb, Charles R. (Charles Rollinson), 1860-1942
Dates:
1899-1901
Size:
1 Volume ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.lambchar
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Scrapbook contains clippings concerning the construction and history of "Dewey Arch" in New York City, a monument designed by Lamb built to honor and welcome Admiral George Dewey upon his return from Manila Bay where Dewey destroyed the Spanish fleet, helping to end the Spanish-American War in 1898.

Loading...
in AAA.lambchar for Architecture--New York (State)--New York
Oral history interview with H. Harvard Arnason
Creators:
Arnason, H. Harvard
Cummings, Paul
Dates:
1970 March 3-9
Size:
44 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.arnaso70
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of H. Harvard Arnason conducted 1970 March 3-9, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art. Arnason speaks of his family and educational background; the influence of the WPA Federal Art Project on museums; lecturing at the Frick Collection and Hunter College; his work as U.S. representative of UNESCO …

Digital Content Available

Loading...
in AAA.arnaso70 for Architecture--New York (State)--New York
Forbes Watson papers
Creators:
Watson, Forbes, 1880-1960
Dates:
1840-1967
bulk 1900-1960
Size:
13.92 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.watsforb
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of New York City art critic, writer, and lecturer Forbes Watson date from 1840-1967 with the bulk of materials dating from 1900-1960 and measure 13.92 linear feet. Found are biographical materials, correspondence, business records relating to the Arts Publishing Corporation, records documenting Watson's work for the Public Works of Art Project and the Section of Painting and Sculpture, reference files, an exhibition file from the Pepsi-Cola Company's Third Annual Exhibition, writings and notes, ten scrapbooks and loose pages, printed materials, and photographs.

Digital Content Available

Loading...
in AAA.watsforb for Architecture--New York (State)--New York
Edward J. Orth Memorial Archives of the New York World's Fair
Creators:
Orth, Edward J.
Exhibition Collectors Historical Organization
Dates:
1835-2000, undated
Size:
130 Cubic feet (417 boxes, 25 map-folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0560
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection documents the 1939 New York World's Fair in Flushing Meadows, New York. Also includes material relating to other fairs, the Exhibition Collectors Historical Organization (ECHO), New York City tourism and The Walt Disney Company.

Digital Content Available

Loading...
in NMAH.AC.0560 for Architecture--New York (State)--New York
Catha Grace Rambusch collection of papers on architecture
Creators:
Rambusch, Catha Grace
Dates:
1921-1975
Size:
7 Items ((on 2 partial microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.rambcath
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Papers acquired by Rambusch concerning architectural history of New York.

Loading...
in AAA.rambcath for Architecture--New York (State)--New York
Three generations of Frost architecture in the New York area : photo album
Creators:
Frost, Frederick G., 1907-1991
Dates:
1985
Size:
0.3 Linear feet ((1 v.))
Collection ID:
AAA.frosfred
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An album compiled by Frederick G. Frost, Jr. regarding the architectural firms Frederick G. Frost, Architects, Frederick G. Frost, Jr. and Associates, and Frost Associates. Included are 117 photographs, arranged chronologically, of structures designed by the firms, as well as by Frost, Sr. while with the firm Trowbridge and Livingston. Included …

Loading...
in AAA.frosfred for Architecture--New York (State)--New York
Kahn Family Film Collection
Creators:
Bergman, Harry M.
Kahn family
Kahn, Kimberly
Dates:
1926-1957
Size:
3 Cubic feet (5 document boxes )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0722
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A collection of films shot by Harry B. Bergman documenting Bergman's New York City, New York construction firm Godwin Construction Company. Films document construction of landmark buildings such as The Chrysler Building, New York Port Authority and others. Films also document company "beefsteaks", and Bergman's numerous vacations and pursuits.

Digital Content Available

Loading...
in NMAH.AC.0722 for Architecture--New York (State)--New York
Marcel Breuer papers
Creators:
Breuer, Marcel, 1902-
Dates:
1920-1986
Size:
37.6 Linear feet
0.14 Gigabytes
Collection ID:
AAA.breumarc
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Marcel Breuer papers, 1920-1986, contain biographical material, correspondence, business and financial records, interviews, notes, writings, sketches, project files, exhibition files, photographs, and printed material that document the career of architect and designer Marcel Breuer.

Digital Content Available

Loading...
in AAA.breumarc for Architecture--New York (State)--New York
Vincent Glinsky papers
Creators:
Glinsky, Vincent, 1895-1975
Dates:
1927-1982
Size:
0.5 Linear feet ((on 3 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.glinvinc
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical material; correspondence; printed material; financial papers; sketches; and photographs.

Loading...
in AAA.glinvinc for Architecture--New York (State)--New York
776 records — Page 1 of 78