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Peter Eisenman - Miscellanea

Peter Eisenman - Miscellanea

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People

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

Title

Peter Eisenman - Miscellanea

Dates of creation

1967-1982

Level of archival description

Sub-series 4

Extent and Medium

  • 1 book
  • 10 files
  • 10 negatives
  • 0,01 l.m. photographic materials
  • 1 prospectus

Scope and Content

Sub-series collects unlabelled files containing unsorted material relating predominately to Peter Eisenman's IAUS activities. Material in sub-series was produced between 1967 and 1982.

Sub-series contains predominately correspondence, clippings, notes, articles, memos, and photographic material.

Reference Number

AP057.S4.SS4

Inventory

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    • Reference Number: ARCH153873
    • Title: Institute Report Info , 1969
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies (archive creator)

    Description:

    Hand written notes on lectures(?) and books.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Related units of description:

    • Textual documents in sub-series AP057.S2.SS1 also contain information relevant to file ARCH153873.

    Folder Number:

    D4-1

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    • Reference Number: ARCH153874
    • Title: Miscellaneous articles
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies (archive creator)

    Description:

    Issue of At Cooper Union, September 1974
    Two copies of unidentified book “The Gothic Revival” etc.; pages 9-104
    Press release, Letters 1973-1978 (miscellaneous);
    Draft of Generative Design Program
    Press clippings of Kenneth Frampton's Urban Development Committee's : Low Rise High Density.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Related units of description:

    • Textual documents in sub-series' AP057.S2.SS5, AP057.S2.SS6, AP057.S4.SS1and AP057.S4.SS2 also contain information relevant to file ARCH153874.

    Folder Number:

    D4-2

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    • Reference Number: ARCH153875
    • Title: Two letters to PDE from John Hejduk
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies (archive creator)

    Description:

    Two letters to PDE from John Hejduk, 1) 9 March 1978 - Request for recommendation of Raimund Abraham 2) 5 September 1973 - Letter of protest to Architecture Plus concerning the MoMA LRHD exhibition
    Two letters of complaint from PDE To Architectural Design, 18 January 1973, To the New York Times, 4 March 1974, with handwritten draft
    Letter from MoMA inviting PDE to exhibit his works
    Planning program for a hotel to be built in Jerusalem, 10 January 1974
    Invitation to Stanley Tigerman's exhibition at PS1, February 1979 Folder : Press releases - Photocopies and newspaper clippings reviewing the MoMA LRHD exhibition
    Four letters to PDE, 1977- 1978
    Letter from PDE to Bill N. Lacy from National Endowment for the Arts describing IAUS educational goals, 28 June 1972
    Draft of the Application to the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation describing the Program in Generative Design

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Related units of description:

    • Textual documents in sub-series' AP057.S1.SS3, AP057.S2.SS5, AP057.S2.SS6 and AP057.S4.SS1contain information relevant to file ARCH153875.

    Folder Number:

    D4-3

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    • Reference Number: ARCH153876
    • Title: Miscellaneous [Articles and Lectures]
    • Dates of creation: 1980-1981
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies (archive creator)

    Description:

    “On Reading Architecture” by Mario Gandelsonas (typewritten)
    Xerox of Newseek (Oct. 27, 1980)
    The Architectural Discourse: Gandelsonas's Course
    50 Riverside Tenants Corp (PDE's residence): financial statement, December 31, 1981. Postcard from John Lobell to PDE
    Fragment of a thesis (2 chapters), 2 copies with notes
    Letters to Michael Spens from MIT Press

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Related units of description:

    • Textual documents in sub-series AP057.S2.SS6, sub-file AP057.S3.SS1.D1.SD2, sub-series AP057.S4.SS1, sub-series AP057.S4.SS2 and and sub-series AP057.S4.SS5 also contain information relevant to file ARCH153876.

    Folder Number:

    D4-4

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    • Reference Number: ARCH153877
    • Title: “The Historical Project”, “The Pilgrimage Chapel at Ronchamp", “Transformations, Decompositions, and Critiques: House X”
    • Dates of creation: 1975-1978
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies (archive creator)

    Description:

    Typewritten translation of Tafuri's “The Historical Project” by Diane Ghirardo
    Stuart Cohen & Steven Hurtt: “The Pilgrimage Chapel at Ronchamp
    House X - Notes + Lecture (1975-1978) “Transformations, Decompositions, and Critiques: House X”
    Letter to PDE from University of Washington (invitation) January 1977
    Statement of Project for a Research to develop a rational approach to urban design (early document)
    Memo to IAUS Executive Committee from P. Wolf - November 1976: Finances
    Xerox: Fred Berstein: “Consistency through Change a Review of Princeton's School fo Architecture from Labatut to Geddes.”
    Proforma Invoice from PDE to Japan Architect; 28 May 1976

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Credit line:

    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

    Related units of description:

    • Textual documents in sub-series AP057.S1.SS2, sub-series AP057.S2.SS2, sub-series AP057.S2.SS3, sub-file AP057.S3.SS1.D1.SD2, file AP057.S3.SS2.D2, sub-series AP057.S4.SS1, and sub-series AP057.S4.SS3 contain information relevant to file ARCH153877.

    Folder Number:

    D4-5

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    • Reference Number: ARCH153878
    • Title: Miscellaneous - [Documents from the 1980's + Documents from 1969]
    • Dates of creation: 1969, 1976, 1980-1982
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies (archive creator)

    Description:

    Memo to the Trustees about Skyline; 9 June 1982
    International Style Conference at Harvard, June 1982: letters and reviews
    Personal & internal correspondence + memos
    Scelled enveloppe for A. Bartos
    Open Plan Budget - 1980
    M. Gandelsonas: “The Architectural Process”
    Invoices circa 1976
    Correspondence 1969 - PDE Personal
    Posters - IAUS

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Related units of description:

    • Textual documents in sub-series' AP057.S1.SS1, AP057.S1.SS4, AP057.S3.SS3, AP057.S4.SS1, AP057.S4.SS2, AP057.S4.SS3 and AP057.S4.SS5 also contain information relevant to file ARCH153878.

    Folder Number:

    D4-6

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    • Reference Number: ARCH153879
    • Title: Invitation, exhibition budgets, long memo-questionnaire to P. Eisenman
    • Dates of creation: 1976-1981
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies (archive creator)

    Description:

    Invitation to suscribe to Oppositions sent to Peter Eisenman- 15 October 1976
    Three exhibition budgets, 9/14/81
    Long memo-questionnaire to P. Eisenman from new secretary Cynthia Kemper, no date.
    Oppositions: editors meeting, 4 December 1981
    Text : "The Institute turning 15"

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Related units of description:

    • Textual documents in sub-file AP057.S3.SS1.D1.SD1 also contain information relevant to file ARCH153879.

    Folder Number:

    D4-7

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    • Reference Number: ARCH153880
    • Title: DDR [Miscellaneous, 1981]
    • Dates of creation: 1981
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies (archive creator)

    Description:

    Announcement from Rizzoli: publication of The Making of an Architect; Nov. 25, 1981.
    Two b&w prints of Peter Eisenman
    Program of the AIA National Convention, Minneapolis, Minnesota, May 17-21, 1981. Letter from Milan about the exhibition "Oggetto banale", 15 June 1981.
    Bill of a carpet sent to P. Eisenman's home and paid by Jacquelin Robertson, March 11, 1981.
    Letter from the Daily News answering a request for funding the retrospective of Raymond Hood's work, August 4, 1981.
    Telephone bill of Peter Eisenman's home, 12-16 August 1981.
    Three pages of information about Middle School.
    Page 5 of an article by Joan Copjec.
    Notes by P. Eisenman: "Colin when did you come"

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Related units of description:

    • Negatives for the exhibtion catalogue for the Hood retrospective are in file ARCH153760 (file AP057.S3.SS2.D1).

    Folder Number:

    D4-8

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    • Reference Number: ARCH153881
    • Title: Telephone book of the IAUS, hand notes by P. Eisenman, organization chart
    • Dates of creation: 1982
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies (archive creator)

    Description:

    Telephone book of the IAUS, Jan. 6, 1982
    Two pages of hand notes by P. Eisenman (work to be done); 15 Jan. 1982? Organization chart

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Folder Number:

    D4-9

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    • Reference Number: ARCH153882
    • Title: Documents (maps, handwritten calculations) for an unknown project, possibly in Brooklyn, New York
    • 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:

    D4-10

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    • Reference Number: ARCH252099
    • Title: Space Structures: A study of methods and developments in three-dimensional construction resulting from The International Conference on Space Structures University of Surrey, September 1966
    • Dates of creation: published 1967
    • Form: books
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • R.M. Davies (author)
    • Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies (archive creator)

    Description:

    The book is stamped as part of the IAUS Library.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 book(s)

    Dimensions:

    book: 30,8 x 21,5 x 7,1 cm

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    • Reference Number: ARCH252103
    • Title: McDonough, Rainey/Davis, Brody & Associates, Architects in a Joint Venture prepared for: AMCA International, Corporation, Hanover New Hampshire
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies (archive creator)

    Description:

    prospectus for a joint venture between McDonough, Rainey and Davis, Brody & Associates, two architectural firms, for the design of the new headquarters for AMCA International Ltd (now known as United Dominion Industries). Includes curriculum vitaes, lists of awards and publications, an exhibition label for "Progressive Architecture," photographs of past projects, some by completed by the firms

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 prospectus(es)

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 22 x 28 cm

    Document Type:

    • prospectus
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    • Reference Number: ARCH252107
    • Title: Views of models, floor plans and preliminary drawing for the Vassar College Art History Department
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies (archive creator)
    • Michael Graves (architect)

    Description:

    views of models, floor plans and preliminary drawing for the Vassar College Art History Department, Poughkeepsie, New York; of a model of The Portland Building, Portland, Oregon; and of models of the Sunar Showroom, Chicago, Illinois by architect Michael Graves, some photographs by Stephen Blutter

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photographic material(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver print, black-and-white negatives, colour chromogenic, colour transparency

    Dimensions:

    photographic materials: 0,01 l.m.

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    • Reference Number: ARCH252110
    • Title: Views of floor plans, plan obliques, elevations of unknown building
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    10 negative(s)

    Technique and media:

    Black-and-white negatives

    Dimensions:

    negatives: 28 x 35 cm

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