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Correspondence of Peter Eisenman

Correspondence of Peter Eisenman

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People

  • Peter Eisenman (creator)
  • Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies (archive creator)

Title

Correspondence of Peter Eisenman

Dates of creation

1966-1982

Description

Correspondence of Peter Eisenman with individuals, institutions, and magazines. Folders "Q-Miscellaneous correspondence" (D1-25) and "Z-Miscellaneous correspondence" (D1-32) were empty and were therefore not kept.

Level of archival description

Sub-series 1

Extent and Medium

  • 42 files

Scope and Content

Sub-series contains correspondence of Peter Eisenman with individuals, institutions, and magazines. Material in sub-series was produced between 1966 and 1982.

Reference Number

AP057.S4.SS1

Arrangement

Correspondence files are mainly arranged alphabetically.

Related units of description

  • Textual documents in files ARCH153874, ARCH153875, ARCH153876, ARCH153877, ARCH153878 (sub-series AP057.S4.SS4) also contain information relevant to sub-series AP057.S4.SS1.

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    • Reference Number: ARCH153796
    • Title: New York State Council on Architecture, 1968-1969
    • Dates of creation: 1966-1968
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies (archive creator)

    Description:

    Laws defining the role of the New York State Council on Architecture
    Description of a project for "A National Urban Design Center" prepared by George A. Dudler, Dean School of Architecture and Urban Planning, University of California, March 1966-March 1967, 54p
    Report on the Minnesota Experimental City, Nov. 11, 1968

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

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    • Textual documents in sub-series AP057.S1.SS2 include information relevant to file ARCH153796.

    Folder Number:

    D1-1

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    • Reference Number: ARCH153797
    • Title: IAUS: correspondence, 1971-1973 - PDE personal
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

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    • Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies (archive creator)

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    1 file(s)

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    D1-2

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    • Reference Number: ARCH153798
    • Title: Some Early Correspondence & Business of IAUS, 1972
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 19

    People:

    • Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies (archive creator)

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    1 file(s)

    Folder Number:

    D1-3

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      • ARCH401327
      • Recommandations of the Board of Fellows to the Board of Trustees for inclusion in Article X of the IAUS by-laws
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      • ARCH401328
      • Letter from Peter D. Eisenman to Steven Benedict about the Program in Generative Design
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      • ARCH401329
      • Letter from Peter D. Eisenman to Henry A. Acres about IAUS support for a proposed seminar in Poland
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      • ARCH401330
      • Memorandum from Peter D. Eisenman to Arthur Drexler about Low-Rise High-Density (LRHD) exhibition
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      • ARCH401331
      • Letter from Peter D. Eisenman and Peter Wolf to Jacob Javits about possible implementation of IAUS projects
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      • ARCH401332
      • Draft memorandum from Peter Wolf and Peter D. Eisenman about financial status of IAUS and fundraising
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      • ARCH401333
      • Letter from Robert D. Stone about incorporation of IAUS with attached copy of vote adopted and a copy of sections 3.25 and 13.11 of the Rules of the Board of Regents
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      • ARCH401338
      • Letter from Stanford Anderson to Peter D. Eisenman about collaboration between Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and IAUS
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      • ARCH401339
      • Memorandum from Peter D. Eisenman to the Trustees with attached proposed amendment to IAUS By-Laws
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      • ARCH401340
      • Agenda for meeting of the Board of Trustees with attached debt list, current accounts payable, proposed budget for financial year 1973-1974, and projected income for financial year 1973-1974
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      • ARCH401341
      • Draft memorandum from Peter Wolf and Peter D. Eisenman about financial status of IAUS and fundraising with corrections and annotations
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      • ARCH401342
      • Revised agenda for meeting of the Board of Trustees with annotations and corrections
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      • ARCH401345
      • Memorandum from Peter Wolf to Peter D. Eisenman with attached Article X from IAUS Fellowship by-laws dated June 6th, 1972
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    • Reference Number: ARCH153799
    • Title: Misc. Corres., 1978
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 9

    People:

    • Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Folder Number:

    D1-4

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      • ARCH401346
      • Press release by the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum about OMA The Sparkling Metropolis
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      • ARCH401347
      • Letter from Janice Litwin to Peter D. Eisenman about paperwork for Consultant Grant Program
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      • ARCH401348
      • Letter from Anatole Senkevitch Jr. to Peter D. Eisenman about translation of Moisei Ginzburg's book Style and Epoch
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      • ARCH401349
      • Letter from Robert Slutzky to Peter D. Eisenman about Slutzky's contract for teaching in the Undergraduate Program in Architecture at IAUS
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      • ARCH401350
      • Contract letter from Peter D. Eisenman to Robert Slutzky for teaching work in the Undergraduate Program in Architecture at IAUS
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      • ARCH401351
      • Letter from Kenneth Frampton to Peter D. Eisenman about Julia Bloomfield's role at IAUS
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    • Reference Number: ARCH153800
    • Title: P. Eisenman, Correspondence, 1978
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Folder Number:

    D1-5

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    • Reference Number: ARCH153801
    • Title: PDE Correspondence 1978
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

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    • Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Folder Number:

    D1-6

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    • Reference Number: ARCH153802
    • Title: Nebraska-St.Louis-Arkansas-Washington University Conferences 1978
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

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    • Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies (archive creator)

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    1 file(s)

    Folder Number:

    D1-7

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    • Reference Number: ARCH153803
    • Title: The High School Program - Spring 1979
    • Form: textual records
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    • Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies (archive creator)

    Description:

    Catalogue of the IAUS High School Program dedicated to PDE, 5/13/79

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    1 file(s)

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    • Textual documents in sub-series AP057.S1.SS5 contain information relevant to file ARCH153803.

    Folder Number:

    D1-8

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    • Reference Number: ARCH153804
    • Title: A- Miscellaneous Correspondence
    • Dates of creation: 1980-1981
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

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    • Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Folder Number:

    D1-9

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    • Reference Number: ARCH153805
    • Title: B- Miscellaneous Correspondence
    • Dates of creation: 1980-1981
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Folder Number:

    D1-10

    Objects that have been catalogued:

      • ARCH401354
      • Letter from Jonathan Barnett to Peter D. Eisenman responding to a collaboration request
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    • Reference Number: ARCH153806
    • Title: C- Miscellaneous Correspondence
    • Dates of creation: 1980-1982
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

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    • Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Folder Number:

    D1-11

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    • Reference Number: ARCH153807
    • Title: D- Miscellaneous Correspondence
    • Dates of creation: 1980-1982
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

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    • Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Folder Number:

    D1-12

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    • Reference Number: ARCH153808
    • Title: E- Miscellaneous Correspondence
    • Dates of creation: 1980-1981
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

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    • Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Folder Number:

    D1-13

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    • Reference Number: ARCH153809
    • Title: F- Miscellaneous Correspondence
    • Dates of creation: 1980-1981
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

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    • Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Folder Number:

    D1-14

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    • Reference Number: ARCH153810
    • Title: G- Miscellaneous Correspondence
    • Dates of creation: 1980-1982
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

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    • Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Folder Number:

    D1-15

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    • Reference Number: ARCH153811
    • Title: H- Miscellaneous Correspondence
    • Dates of creation: 1981
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

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    • Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Folder Number:

    D1-16

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    • Reference Number: ARCH153812
    • Title: I- Miscellaneous Correspondence
    • Dates of creation: 1980-1981
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

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    • Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies (archive creator)

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    1 file(s)

    Folder Number:

    D1-17

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    • Reference Number: ARCH153813
    • Title: J- Miscellaneous Correspondence
    • Dates of creation: 1981-1982
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

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    • Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies (archive creator)

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    1 file(s)

    Folder Number:

    D1-18

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    • Reference Number: ARCH153814
    • Title: K- Miscellaneous Correspondence
    • Dates of creation: 1980-1981
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

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    • Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Folder Number:

    D1-19

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    • Reference Number: ARCH153815
    • Title: L- Miscellaneous Correspondence
    • Dates of creation: 1980-1981
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

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    • Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies (archive creator)

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    1 file(s)

    Folder Number:

    D1-20

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    • Reference Number: ARCH153816
    • Title: M- Miscellaneous Correspondence
    • Dates of creation: 1980-1982
    • Form: textual records
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    • Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies (archive creator)

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    1 file(s)

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    D1-21

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    • Reference Number: ARCH153817
    • Title: N- Miscellaneous Correspondence
    • Dates of creation: 1980-1981
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

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    • Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies (archive creator)

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    1 file(s)

    Folder Number:

    D1-22

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    • Reference Number: ARCH153818
    • Title: O- Miscellaneous Correspondence
    • Dates of creation: 1981
    • Form: textual records
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    • Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies (archive creator)

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    1 file(s)

    Folder Number:

    D1-23

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    • Reference Number: ARCH153819
    • Title: P- Miscellaneous Correspondence
    • Dates of creation: 1980-1981
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

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    • Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies (archive creator)

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    1 file(s)

    Folder Number:

    D1-24

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    • Reference Number: ARCH153821
    • Title: R- Miscellaneous Correspondence
    • Dates of creation: 1981
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    • Catalogued items within this file 0

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    • Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies (archive creator)

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    1 file(s)

    Folder Number:

    D1-26

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    • Reference Number: ARCH153822
    • Title: S- Miscellaneous Correspondence
    • Dates of creation: 1979-1980
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 2

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    • Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Folder Number:

    D1-27

    Objects that have been catalogued:

      • ARCH401358
      • Letter from Letty H. Simon to Peter D. Eisenman about Undergraduate Program in Architecture at IAUS
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      • ARCH401359
      • Letter from Vincent Scully to Peter D. Eisenman about ending Scully's involvement with IAUS
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    • Reference Number: ARCH153823
    • Title: T- Miscellaneous Correspondence
    • Dates of creation: 1981
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

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    • Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies (archive creator)

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    1 file(s)

    Folder Number:

    D1-28

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    • Reference Number: ARCH153824
    • Title: U- Miscellaneous Correspondence U
    • Dates of creation: 1981
    • Form: textual records
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    • Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Folder Number:

    D1-29

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    • Reference Number: ARCH153825
    • Title: V- Miscellaneous Correspondence
    • Dates of creation: 1979-1980
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

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    • Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies (archive creator)

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    1 file(s)

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    D1-30

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    • Reference Number: ARCH153826
    • Title: W- Miscellaneous Correspondence
    • Dates of creation: 1981-1982
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

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    • Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies (archive creator)

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    1 file(s)

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    D1-31

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    • Reference Number: ARCH153828
    • Title: Letters to Peter Eisenman from Douglas Davis, ca. 1981
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    • Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies (archive creator)

    Description:

    Correspondence

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    1 file(s)

    Folder Number:

    D1-33

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    • Reference Number: ARCH153829
    • Title: Letter, S. Rustow to P. Eisenman 1981
    • Dates of creation: 1979-1981
    • Form: textual records
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    • Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies (archive creator)

    Description:

    With one essay by S. Rustow, "An Essay on Notation: a Speculative Examination of What and How Architectural Drawings Might Mean" (1979)

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    1 file(s)

    Related units of description:

    • Textual documents in sub-file AP057.S3.SS1.D1.SD2 contain information relevant to file ARCH153829.

    Folder Number:

    D1-34

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    • Reference Number: ARCH153830
    • Title: To be done, Letters to P. Eisenman, 1982
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    • Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies (archive creator)

    Description:

    Teaching Appointment for Spring Semester of 1982 at University of Illinois.

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    1 file(s)

    Folder Number:

    D1-35

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    • Reference Number: ARCH153831
    • Title: Letters to David Mackay, 1980-1982
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    • Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies (archive creator)

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    1 file(s)

    Folder Number:

    D1-36

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    • Reference Number: ARCH153832
    • Title: H - Analysis - Area Density
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    • Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies (archive creator)

    Description:

    Drafts of letters to Suzanne Davis Analysis Area Density (draft)

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    1 file(s)

    Folder Number:

    D1-37

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    • Reference Number: ARCH153833
    • Title: PDE Personal, 5a Alvin Boyarsky
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    • Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies (archive creator)

    Description:

    Letters to Peter Eisenman from Alvin Boyarsky, 1972 & 1982

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    1 file(s)

    Folder Number:

    D1-38

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    • Reference Number: ARCH153834
    • Title: Peter Eisenman
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 2

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    • Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies (archive creator)

    Description:

    Grant Applications
    Correspondence with the University of Venice.

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    1 file(s)

    Folder Number:

    D1-39

    Objects that have been catalogued:

      • ARCH401360
      • Letter from Jacob K. Javits to Joseph Duffey about Challenge Grant application with attached memorandum from Joan Silverman dated June 11th, 1980
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    • Reference Number: ARCH153835
    • Title: Progressive Architecture
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    • Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies (archive creator)

    Description:

    Correspondence, 1975

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    1 file(s)

    Folder Number:

    D1-40

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    • Reference Number: ARCH153836
    • Title: A+U (Architecture and Urbanism)
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

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    • Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies (archive creator)

    Description:

    Correspondence with the Editor
    Notes and press clippings, 1973-1975.

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    1 file(s)

    Folder Number:

    D1-41

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    • Reference Number: ARCH153837
    • Title: Letters to Michael Spens & Bernard Rosen
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    • Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies (archive creator)

    Description:

    Request for debt repayment

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Folder Number:

    D1-42

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