AIA Awards Programs
"AIA Awards from 1982 including all submissions, not just the winning
entries. Comments from the jury are also included for winning entries.
Projects from around the world designed by American architects for a wide
variety of building types: skyscrapers, vacation cabins, parking garages,
etc. Information provided on each project includes: name of project, geographic
location, floor plans, drawings, and more."
Arch Microforms - NA2340
Arch Ref. NA2340 .A22 1995 index
American Architectural Books
"This microfilm collection is based on the Henry Russell Hitchcock bibliography,
American Architectural Books: a List of Books, Portfolios, and Pamphlets
on Architecture and Related Subjects Published in America before 1895
(Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, [c1962]), and on Helen Park's
bibliography, A List of Architectural Books Available in America before
the Revolution, Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians, (October,
1961), 115-130." 114 reels of microfilm, with index.
Arch Micro NA707
American History and Culture: Research Studies by the National Park
Historic sites and structures.
Lied Microforms E160.A54
The Architectural Drawings of Alvar Aalto, 1917 - 1939
"Collection of more than 200,000 sketches and drawings, 20,000 letters,
photographs, building models, job descriptions, old exhibition material,
newspaper cuttings, and more." Compiled by the Alvar Aalto Foundation
in collaboration with the Museum of Finnish Architecture and the Alvar
Aalto Museum. The Garland Architectural Archives. Eleven volumes.
Arch Stacks NA2707.A16
The Architectural Drawings of R.M. Schindler
"Collection ranges from figurative drawings produced during his early
years in Chicago to his last sketches and working drawings of 1953. In
most cases, the collection contains his first sketches for a project,
followed by presentation drawings, and then a complete set of working
drawings accompanied by written specifications." Collection preserved
in the Architectural Drawing Collection of the University Art Museum,
University of California Santa Barbara. The Garland Architectural Archives.
Four volumes cover 1929-1953.
Arch Stacks NA2707.S34
Architecture and Early Photography in France
"Comprehensive set of photographs of Paris, from the end of the 19th
century to present day ... almost 2,000 churches and over 4,000 monuments,
important buildings and general views". Includes many ground plans, architectural
drawings and detail pictures. "Paris views include street scenes, the
1914 floods and topographical views of France". Many monuments and works
destroyed or lost in the two world wars. The Photographic Archives of
the Caisse Nationale des Monuments Historiques et des Sites, Paris, established
by the French Ministry of Culture.
Arch Microforms NA1050.A69
Architecture and Monuments in France
"Unique collection of over 17,000 photographs by noted photographer-archaeologist
Felix Martin-Sabon. Collection records important and interesting buildings
and monuments throughout France showing interiors and many details". Includes
rural and provincial France before industrialization. The Photographic
Archives of the Caisse Nationale des Monuments Historiques et des Sites,
Paris established by the French Ministry of Culture.
Arch Microforms NA1041.A73
Architecture Education Study
Case studies. Directed by William Porter and Maurice Kilbridge.
Arch Microforms NA2108.A74
Architecture Interiors and Furniture
"An extraordinary look at the architecture and design of Western civilization.
1,900 color slides and over 500 pages of commentaries. Immediate access
to celebrated structures that are the keystone of architectural history.
Divided into 19 lessons, each providing a penetrating look at one particular
period of design." Eight volumes cover 3100 B.C.-1975.
Arch Slides Media NA202.S22
The Artifacts of R. Buckminster Fuller
"Comprehensive collection of his designs and drawings -- documents every
design project in which Fuller was directly involved. Includes photographs
of models and completed projects. Drawings for each design are preceded
by a description of the project." The Garland Architectural Archives.
Four volumes cover 1926-1983.
Lied Oversize TA174.F86
Oeuvre Complete. Le Corbusier.
Eight volumes cover 1910-1969. In French.
Arch Stacks NA1053.J4
The Early Alinari Photographic Archive of Art & Architecture in Italy
"Over 7,000 reproductions of important buildings, churches and monuments
in towns throughout the country taken at the turn of the 19th century.
Major sections on Florence and Rome and extensive coverage of works in
museums and galleries."
Lied Microforms N6911.E23
The Furniture Library Collection
"Unique collection relating to the history of furniture design, architecture,
decoration, style, manufacture, furniture and cabinetmakers in Europe
and America from the 1600s to the early 20th century. Materials detail
stylistic elements, furniture construction, aesthetic terminology and
include complete sets of the pattern books from Chippendale, Sheraton
and Hepplewhite". From the N.I. Bienenstock collection housed in the Bernice
Bienenstock Furniture Library in High Point, North Carolina.
Arch Microforms NK2260.F87
Historic American Buildings Survey
"The largest and most important record of American architecture ever
published. Architecture and/or historically significant sites and structures.
Part I to 1980 -- original photographs and texts of 20,000 sites. Part
II 1980-1988 -- photographs and texts of 13,000 sites plus measured drawings
for sites in both Parts I and II. Arranged by state, county and city".
Arch Microforms NA730
Historic American Engineering Record
"Unique survey of America's vast industrial-technological heritage.
Over 24,000 photographs and more than 20,000 pages of text documenting
1,827 structures, it is an invaluable resource for engineers, architects,
historians, preservationists ... anyone with an appreciation of the development
and intricacies of engineering and technology in America. Sites include
such diverse structures as western canneries, silver mines, a missile
range, eastern steel and stone railway bridges, midwestern railways, windmills,
brewery complexes, etc. Founded jointly by the National Park Service,
the Library of Congress and the American Society of Civil Engineers.
Arch Microforms NA730.A1
Holabird & Roche and Holabird & Root
"Over 1,400 illustrations including hundreds of photographs. The volumes
reproduce a number of the excellent ink on linen working drawings, as
well as design sketches and presentation drawings from the Chicago Historical
Society Architectural Collection. Additionally hundreds of photographs
of the firm's work are reproduced. Holabird & Root is an ideal subject
for surveying American architecture of the past 100 years ... provides
an unusually complete and well documented example of what large commercial
firms in every American city were doing during this period. Interesting
for what they reveal about the economics and politics of real estate development,
relationships with the client, and the internal operation of a large firm
in developing designs and overseeing construction." The Garland Architectural
Archives. Four volumes cover 1880-1940.
Arch Stacks NA737.H558
The Le Corbusier Archive
"Collection of architectural drawings, projects and urban plans contains
sheets that range from conceptual sketches down to the final working drawings
and details. Drawings include title, description, and dimensions. " Volume
1 - Early Buildings and Projects 1912-1923. Le Corbusier's Formative Years
at La Chaux-de-Fonds by H. Allen Brooks and The Significance of Le Corbusier
by Alan Colquhoun. From the Foundation Le Corbusier, Paris. The Garland
Arch Stacks NA2707.L4
The Louis I. Kahn Archive
"The collection, representing the vast majority of his work, consists
of 6,500 drawings executed by Kahn, approximately 10,000 development and
working drawings from his office, 50 models, 7,000 photographs, 3,000
slides, and his personal and office correspondence. Full cataloging for
each drawing including information on media, dimensions, date, scale,
state of realization, aspect treatment and factual information including
client, present status of the project, etc." Personal drawings from the
Kahn Collection on permanent loan to the University of Pennsylvania. The
Garland Architectural Archives. Seven volumes cover 1926-1974.
Arch Stacks NA2707.K33
"A complete detailed catalogue of all architectural and other drawings,
building fragments, manuscripts and Sullivan memorabilia, as well as the
work of his associates housed in the art Institute of Chicago." An Illustrated
Catalogue from the collection in the Art Institute of Chicago. The Garland
Arch Stacks NA737.S9
Martin Stern Jr.
The Martin Stern Jr. special collection of drawings and specifications
is housed in the Lied Library Special Collections. The collection consists
of over 600 tubes of plans and drawings, over 100 notebooks of programs
and documents, 35 drawers of various plans and sketches, a collection
of project photos, project catalogs, and numerous artists' renderings
of resort hotels in Las Vegas, Hawaii, British Columbia, Lake Tahoe, Atlantic
City, as well as other influential architectural projects.
The Mies van der Rohe Archive
"The first four volumes contain a complete checklist of all the European
drawings with reproductions of 2,000 of them, background information for
each project, and some photographs. Volume 1 includes an extensive introduction
by Arthur Drexler discussing the origin and history of the Mies Archive,
Mies's relationship with the Museum of Modern Art, and a discussion of
what we can learn about Mies as an architect and draftsman from studying
these drawings. Volumes 5 and 6 present more than 1,300 drawings omitted
from the first volumes. Together they show the full scope of Mies's work
during his European years. In addition many of the 80-odd unidentified
drawings catalogued at the end of Volume 4 are identified in Volumes 5
and 6. The final volumes of the Archive document the more than 12,000
drawings done by Mies and his office during the American phase of his
career." An Illustrated Catalogue of the Mies van der Rohe Drawings in
the Museum of Modern Art. The Garland Architectural Archives. Twenty volumes
Arch Stacks Oversize NA2707.M55
Table of Contents
listing for 20 volume set
Fire Insurance Maps 1885-1950
These maps record the creation and decline of cities and towns, building
by building, in detail. The maps may contain information on the following:
building size, shape, and construction, street names, street names, street
and sidewalk widths, property boundaries, buildings use, house and block
numbers, textual information on construction, information on building
use, pipelines, railroads, wells, dumps, and heavy machinery. Within each
state, the maps are arranged by city name in alphabetical order. Within
each city, each edition of maps is in chronological order.
Lied Microforms G4350.A1
The Walter Gropius Archive
"Complete documentation of Gropius's European work including his early
pre-Bauhaus period and all the projects he undertook independently after
he came to the United States. The later Bauhaus years - the time of his
association with Mies van der Rohe - is extensively represented as well.
" Volumes 1 - 3 cover 1911-1957 -- more than 3,000 drawings, Volume 4
covers the work of the Architects Collaborative -- more than 750 drawings.
"Each project is introduced by an essay by the principal who worked with
Gropius on the project. The essays explain Gropius's working methods and
his concerns for the projects under discussion." An Illustrated Catalogue
of the drawings, prints, and photographs in the Walter Gropius Archive
at the Busch-Reisinger Museum, Harvard University. The Garland Architectural
Archives. Four volumes cover 1911-1969.
Arch Stacks NA1088.G85
Information on published collections was taken from
Compiled by Kim Hardy 9/96
Reviewed by Jeanne Brown. Updated 7/03.
Links to library catalog added 10/03.