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Sketches and notes from the period when Gene Summers worked in the Office of Mies van der Rohe

Sketches and notes from the period when Gene Summers worked in the Office of Mies van der Rohe

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People

  • Gene Summers (creator)
  • Gene Summers (archive creator)

Title

Sketches and notes from the period when Gene Summers worked in the Office of Mies van der Rohe

Dates of creation

1957- 1959

Level of archival description

Subseries

Extent and Medium

  • - 279 sheets

Reference Number

AP114.S1.SS1.D1

Inventory

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    • Reference Number: ARCH193536
    • Title: Notes on sayings and teachings of Mies van der Rohe and others
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Gene Summers (archive creator)

    Description:

    Notes on sayings and teachings of Mies van der Rohe and others; small sketch and accompanying notes by Mies van der Rohe; sketches of still-life and model compositions; plans, perspectives, elevations, axonometric views and structural details including some for identified projects such as Home Federal Savings and Loan, Des Moines, Iowa (1959-62); Federal Center, Chicago (1959-73); Ron Bacardi y Compañia Administration Building, Mexico City (1958-61); Office Building for United States Consulate, Sao Paulo, Brazil (1957-62); New National Gallery, Berlin (1962-68). Accompanied by notes added by Phyllis Lambert (November 2000).

    Quantity / Object type:

    279 sheet(s)

    Technique and media:

    Graphite, coloured pencil, ink, and typescript on paper

    Dimensions:

    sheets (largest): 24,3 x 15,2 cm

    Drawing Type:

    • sketch

    Document Type:

    • notes

    Physical Description:

    - Papers include Apex paper and hotel letterhead

    Credit line:

    Gene Summers fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Gene Summers/
    Gift of Gene Summers

    Related units of description:

    • - See also photographs an early model of the New National Gallery in Series 1, Subseries 1, File 6.

    Folder Number:

    114-2001-001 S

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