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Photographs

Photographs

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People

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

Title

Photographs

Level of archival description

File 1

Extent and Medium

  • 958 slides
  • 120 photographs
  • 3 montages
  • 2 posters

Scope and Content

- The file includes slides of architectural projects in which Gene Summers was involved and slides of works of art by various artists, photographic portraits of Gene Summers, and posters.

Reference Number

AP114.S1.SS3.D1

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    • Reference Number: ARCH197162
    • Title: Interior and exterior views of the Newporter Resort Hotel, exterior view of McCormick Place
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Gene Summers (archive creator)

    Description:

    Interior and exterior views of the Newporter Resort Hotel (pages 1/10 to 9/10); exterior view of McCormick Place (page 1/10); various historical and contemporary images assembled for the “Coral Gables” competition presentation (pages 9/10 and 10/10).

    Quantity / Object type:

    195 slide(s)

    Technique and media:

    Colour slides

    Dimensions:

    slides: 2.5 x 3.5 cm

    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 material on McCormick Place in File 9 of Series 1, subseries 1.

    Folder Number:

    114-021-008 T

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    • Reference Number: ARCH197163
    • Title: Various historical and contemporary images and title slides assembled for the “Coral Gables” competition presentation
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Gene Summers (archive creator)

    Description:

    Various historical and contemporary images and title slides assembled for the “Coral Gables” competition presentation (pages 1/5 to 5/5).

    Quantity / Object type:

    95 slide(s)

    Technique and media:

    Colour slides

    Dimensions:

    slides: 4 x 4 cm

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    114-021-009 T

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    • Reference Number: ARCH197164
    • Title: Interior and exterior views of the Newporter Resort Hotel and grounds, before and after their renovation
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Gene Summers (archive creator)

    Description:

    Includes 6 miscellaneous images.

    Quantity / Object type:

    83 slide(s)

    Technique and media:

    Slides

    Dimensions:

    slides: 2.5 x 3.5 cm

    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 material on the Newporter Resort Hotel in Series 1, Sub-series 1, File 21.

    Folder Number:

    114-021-010 T

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    • Reference Number: ARCH197165
    • Title: Reproductions of works by artists including Andrew Wyeth
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Gene Summers (archive creator)

    Description:

    Reproductions of works by artists including Andrew Wyeth, Leon Golub, Willem de Kooning, Constantin Brancusi and many others.

    Quantity / Object type:

    60 slide(s)

    Technique and media:

    Colour slides

    Dimensions:

    slides: 2.5 x 3.5 cm

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    114-021-011 T

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    • Reference Number: ARCH197166
    • Title: Views of McCormick Place (Chicago) under construction interspersed with images of landscapes and flora
    • Dates of creation: 1969-1984
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Gene Summers (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    75 slide(s)

    Technique and media:

    Colour slides

    Dimensions:

    slides (smallest): 2.5 x 3.5 cm slides (largest): 4 x 4 cm

    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 material on McCormick Place in File 9 of Series 1, subseries 1.

    Folder Number:

    114-021-012 T

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    • Reference Number: ARCH197167
    • Title: Exterior and interior views of various buildings and projects involving Gene Summers
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Gene Summers (archive creator)

    Description:

    Exterior and interior views of various buildings and projects involving Gene Summers, from the offices of Mies van de Rohe, C.F. Murphy Associates and Ridgway Ltd. They include: Seagram Building; Farnsworth House; IIT Chapel; Federal Center; Social Services Building, University of Chicago; McCormick Place; Kansas City Convention Center; Malcom X Jr. College, Chicago; The Newporter Resort Hotel; Cañada Business Center; Ridgway Office at Newport Beach; the Biltmore Hotel; Coral Gables Hotel competition and others. Includes works of ceramic art.

    Quantity / Object type:

    241 slide(s)

    Technique and media:

    Colour slides

    Dimensions:

    slides (smallest): 3.5 x 2.5 cm slides (largest): 4 x 4 cm

    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 of the Kansas City Convention Center in Series 1, Subseries 1, File 10.
    • - See also photographs of the Kemper Arena in Series 1, Subseries 1, File 11.
    • - See also documents related to Ridgway Office in Newport Beach, California, in Series 1, Sub-series 1, File 19.

    Folder Number:

    114-021-013 T

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    • Reference Number: ARCH197168
    • Title: Exterior and interior views of various buildings involving Gene Summers
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Gene Summers (archive creator)

    Description:

    Exterior and interior views of various buildings involving Gene Summers from the offices of Mies van der Rohe, and C.F. Murphy Associates. They include Farnsworth House; IIT Chapel; Seagram Building; Ron Bacardi y Compañia Administration Building, Cuba; Federal Center, Chicago; New National Gallery, Berlin; Social Service Building, University of Chicago; Place du Sable (project); Malcom X Jr. College; Kemper Arena, Kansas City; Kansas City Convention Center; Rehabilitation Center of Chicago; Bell Telephone Building, as well as other buildings and projects. Includes hand written slide list.

    Quantity / Object type:

    76 slide(s)

    Technique and media:

    Colour slides

    Dimensions:

    slides (smallest): 3.5 x 2.5 cm slides (largest): 4 x 4 cm

    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 of the Kemper Arena in Series 1, Subseries 1, File 11.
    • - - See also photographs of the Kansas City Convention Center in Series 1, Subseries 1, File 10.

    Folder Number:

    114-021-014 T

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    • Reference Number: ARCH197169
    • Title: Exterior and interior views of various buildings, views of landscapes, construction photos
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Gene Summers (archive creator)

    Description:

    Exterior and interior views of various buildings, views of landscapes, construction photos for projects by Ridgway Ltd., including the Newporter Resort Hotel, the Biltmore Hotel, the Cañada Business Center and the Coral Gables Hotel competition (project).

    Quantity / Object type:

    133 slide(s)

    Technique and media:

    Colour slides

    Dimensions:

    slides (smallest): 3.5 x 2.5 cm slides (largest): 4 x 4 cm

    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 drawings and photographs of the Cañada Business Center in Series 1, Sub-series 1, File 13.
    • - See also material on the Newporter Resort Hotel in Series 1, Sub-series 1, File 21.

    Folder Number:

    114-021-015 T

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    • Reference Number: ARCH197170
    • Title: Portraits of Gene Summers and others
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

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

    Description:

    Portraits of Gene Summers and others, including pictures from events surrounding the Illinois Institute of Technology's 100th anniversary (inscription on verso of 2 of the colour prints: “Oct 18 '91 ACSA").

    Quantity / Object type:

    76 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    67 negatives, 2 gelatin silver prints, 4 chromogenic colour prints, 3 b/w contact sheets

    Dimensions:

    20.5 x 25.5 cm

    Physical Description:

    67 negatives, 2 gelatin silver prints, 4 chromogenic colour prints, 3 b/w contact sheets Negatives, 10 x 13 cm and 6.5 x 6.5 in. Prints, 10 x 13 cm Contact sheets, 20.5 x 25.5 cm

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    114-021-016 T

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    • Reference Number: ARCH197171
    • Title: Portraits of Gene Summers and an unidentified portrait.
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

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

    Quantity / Object type:

    44 photograph(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 44 portraits

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver prints

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 20.5 x 25.5 cm

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    114-021-017 T

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    • Reference Number: ARCH197172
    • Title: Set of posters presenting drawings and photographs of works by Gene Summers, titled “Gene R. Summers, FAIA.”
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Gene Summers (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    2 poster(s)

    Technique and media:

    Photomechanical prints

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 61 x 69.5 cm

    Document Type:

    • posters

    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:

    • - The file also includes 2 montages from which the posters were printed and a print on film of the caption (ARCH197174).

    Folder Number:

    114-019-002 M

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    • Reference Number: ARCH197174
    • Title: Two assemblages of Photostat negatives, depicting works by Gene Summers
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Gene Summers (archive creator)

    Description:

    Two assemblages of Photostat negatives, depicting works by Gene Summers, for the production of posters. One print on film of the caption "Gene R. Summers, FAIA".

    Quantity / Object type:

    3 flat(s)

    Technique and media:

    2 flats with red masking tape; 1 flat

    Dimensions:

    sheets (largest): 50,5 x 50,5 cm sheet (smallest): 11,1 x 36,2 cm

    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:

    • - The file also includes 2 photomechanical prints made from the 2 montages (ARCH197172).

    Folder Number:

    114-019-002 M

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