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Collections personnelles = Personal collections

Collections personnelles = Personal collections

Part of

People

  • Pierre Jeanneret (archive creator)
  • Pierre Jeanneret (creator)

Title

Collections personnelles = Personal collections

Dates of creation

1951-1965

Level of archival description

Sous-série 3

Extent and Medium

  • 19 documents textuels
  • 8 diapositives
  • 6 diachromies
  • 5 négatifs
  • 19 textual records
  • 8 slides
  • 6 transparencies
  • 5 negatives

Scope and Content

La sous-série documente la collection personnelle de Pierre Jeanneret. La matériel dans cette sous-série a été produit entre 1951 et 1965. La sous-série comprend des collages, un album pour le 61e anniversaire de Pierre Jeanneret, des documents photographiques, incluant des diapositives et des négatifs d'oeuvres d'art de Le Corbusier, et des documents textuels.

Sub-series documents the personal collection of Pierre Jeanneret. The material in this sub-series was produced between 1951 and 1965. The sub-series contains collages, an album for the 61st birthday of Pierre Jeanneret, photographic documents including slides and negatives of artworks by Le Corbusier, and textual records.

Reference Number

AP156.S2.SS3

Language of material

Les documents sont en français et anglais. The documents are in French and in English.

Inventory

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    • Reference Number: ARCH264583
    • Title: Collage for Pierre Jeanneret's 60th birthday
    • Dates of creation: 1956
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Pierre Jeanneret (recipient)
    • Architects' Office (Chandigarh) (role unspecified)
    • Pierre Jeanneret (archive creator)

    Description:

    Collage prepared by collaborators at the Architects' Office in Chandigarh for Pierre Jeanneret on the occasion of his sixtieth birthday.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 dessin(s)

    Technique and media:

    Collage of drawing and cutouts on paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 48,6 × 64,8 cm

    Inscription:

    dated, inscribed, and signed

    Location:

    Chandigarh India

    Credit line:

    Fonds Pierre Jeanneret
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Jacqueline Jeanneret/ Gift of Jacqueline Jeanneret

    Copyright:

    © CCA

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    • Reference Number: ARCH267537
    • Title: Manifesto for MARG magazine entitled "Architecture and You"
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1965
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Pierre Jeanneret (archive creator)
    • Pierre Jeanneret (recipient)
    • Mulk Raj Anand (editor)

    Description:

    A copy of the MARG manifesto entitled "Architecture and You", first printed in volume 1, issue number 1 (October 1946) of MARG magazine, later reprinted in volume 17, issue number 1 (December 1963). This manifesto describes architecture as the indicator of social customs, and identifies the factors guiding the character of Indian architecture. This document was given to Pierre Jeanneret by MARG editor Mulk Raj Anand in 1965.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 34 × 25,3 cm

    Document Type:

    • manifesto

    Physical Description:

    - The lower right corner of the first page is annotated in blue ink. - The booklet is comprised of 3 sheets, bound together with glue on the left side. Both the recto and verso of each sheet are imprinted. - The title of the article was printed on a separate sheet of paper and glued to the cover of the booklet.

    Inscription:

    dated, inscribed and signed - by Mulk Raj Anand in blue ink, l.r.: "Homage [sic] / for Pierre Jeanneret / from / Mulk Raj Anand / 1965".

    Location:

    India

    Credit line:

    Fonds Pierre Jeanneret
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Jacqueline Jeanneret/
    Gift of Jacqueline Jeanneret

    Folder Number:

    156-003-22

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    • Reference Number: ARCH267538
    • Title: Puzzle showing Pierre Jeanneret's pedal boat
    • Dates of creation: n.d.
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Pierre Jeanneret (archive creator)
    • Pierre Jeanneret (creator)
    • Pierre Jeanneret (photographer)

    Description:

    Photograph by Pierre Jeanneret of his pedal boat, cut by the architect into a puzzle.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 artefact(s)

    Dimensions:

    sheet (irreg.): 15,3 × 20,9 cm

    Physical Description:

    - A design was drawn onto the photograph in black ink. These lines were used as a guide in the creation of this puzzle. - The puzzle pieces are attached to a paper backing using double-sided tape.

    Location:

    Chandigarh India

    Credit line:

    Fonds Pierre Jeanneret
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Jacqueline Jeanneret/
    Gift of Jacqueline Jeanneret

    Folder Number:

    156-003-23

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    • Reference Number: ARCH267540
    • Title: Book "Le Corbusier"
    • Dates of creation: 1951
    • Form: books
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Pierre Jeanneret (archive creator)
    • Le Corbusier (author)

    Description:

    Dedicated to Pierre Jeanneret by Le Corbusier.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 book(s)

    Dimensions:

    book: 16,6 × 11,8 × 0,8 cm

    Physical Description:

    - Item has a paper cover.

    Inscription:

    dated, inscribed, and signed - in black ink by Le Corbusier, c.: "pour Pierre / ami / Le Corbusier ami - / juin 51"

    Credit line:

    Fonds Pierre Jeanneret
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Jacqueline Jeanneret/
    Gift of Jacqueline Jeanneret

    Folder Number:

    156-003-24

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    • Reference Number: ARCH267550
    • Title: Note and signatures of participants in the eighth Congrès international d'architecture moderne (CIAM 8)
    • Dates of creation: 13 July 1951
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Pierre Jeanneret (archive creator)
    • Pierre Jeanneret (recipient)
    • Le Corbusier (correspondence writer)

    Description:

    Note and the signatures of participants in CIAM8, the eighth International Congress of Modern Architecture ("Congrès International d'Architecture Moderne") sent to Pierre Jeanneret by Le Corbusier.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 manuscript(s)

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 27,1 × 21,1 cm

    Document Type:

    • letters (correspondence)

    Physical Description:

    - The note from Le Corbusier is written on the top of the recto of the sheet in black ink. - The participant signatures are on both the recto and verso of the sheet in a variety of different inks and graphite.

    Inscription:

    dated and signed

    Credit line:

    Fonds Pierre Jeanneret
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Jacqueline Jeanneret/
    Gift of Jacqueline Jeanneret

    Folder Number:

    156-003-25

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    • Reference Number: ARCH267587
    • Title: Slides of Le Corbusier's artworks owned by Pierre Jeanneret
    • Dates of creation: n.d.
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 11

    People:

    • Pierre Jeanneret (archive creator)
    • Le Corbusier (artist)
    • Unknown (photographer)

    Description:

    Contains 5 slides, 6 transparencies, and 8 negatives of artworks by Le Corbusier having belonged to Pierre Jeanneret.
    Slides are stored in individual envelopes, upon which monetary values are inscribed. It is possible that these inscriptions correspond to the value of the work(s) represented in each slide. Further research is required.

    Quantity / Object type:

    19 file(s)

    Technique and media:

    8 negatives, 5 slides, 6 transparencies

    Dimensions:

    photographic materials: 0,02 l.m. box: 2,6 × 16 × 12 cm

    Physical Description:

    - Box is annotated in black and blue ink. - Box is stamped with the name and address of Jacqueline Jeanneret. - Slides are in small paper envelopes, which are annotated in black and blue ink.

    Inscription:

    inscribed

    Credit line:

    Fonds Pierre Jeanneret
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Jacqueline Jeanneret/
    Gift of Jacqueline Jeanneret

    Folder Number:

    156-003-26

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    • Reference Number: ARCH267588
    • Title: Transparencies of Le Corbusier's artworks
    • Dates of creation: n.d.
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 6

    People:

    • Pierre Jeanneret (archive creator)
    • Le Corbusier (artist)
    • Unknown (photographer)

    Description:

    2 sets of 6 transparencies showing artworks by Le Corbusier. 1 envelope.

    Quantity / Object type:

    13 file(s)

    Technique and media:

    12 transparencies

    Dimensions:

    photographic materials: 0,01 l.m. envelope (irreg.): 21,6 × 27,1 × 0,02 cm

    Physical Description:

    - Centre of the envelope is imprinted with the name and address of Jacqueline Jeanneret. - Upper centre of the envelope is inscribed in black ink: "Photos Tableau L.C.". - Transparencies are in black mounts and each is stored in a clear plastic envelope. Labels on each envelope are imprinted with the name and address of Jacqueline Jeanneret. These labels cover other inscribed labels imprinted with the the name of a gallery: "GALERIES ENGELBERTS / 11 Grand Rue - Case 434 / 1211 GENÈVE 3 (SUISSE)". These labels also contain inscriptions, possibly referencing the items pictured in the transparencies. - Transparencies have been removed from the plastic sleeves. The sleeves have also been preserved.

    Credit line:

    Fonds Pierre Jeanneret
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Jacqueline Jeanneret/
    Gift of Jacqueline Jeanneret

    Folder Number:

    156-003-27

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    • Reference Number: ARCH267619
    • Title: Postcard showing a view of the Gandhi Bhawan at Punjab University, Chandigarh, India
    • Dates of creation: after 1963
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Pierre Jeanneret (archive creator)
    • Pierre Jeanneret (photographer)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 postcard(s)

    Dimensions:

    card: 9 × 14 cm

    Document Type:

    • postcards

    Inscription:

    Stamped - in blue ink on the verso, l.l.: "[illeg.] Sector 22, Chandigarh / Ghandi Bhawan (P.U.)"

    Location:

    Chandigarh India

    Credit line:

    Fonds Pierre Jeanneret
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Jacqueline Jeanneret/
    Gift of Jacqueline Jeanneret

    Folder Number:

    156-003-28

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    • Reference Number: ARCH268351
    • Title: Album for Pierre Jeanneret’s 61st birthday
    • Dates of creation: 1957
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Pierre Jeanneret (archive creator)
    • Architects' Office (Chandigarh) (role unspecified)
    • Pierre Jeanneret (recipient)

    Description:

    Album containing a compilation of birthday cards prepared by collaborators at the Architects' Office in Chandigarh for Pierre Jeanneret on the occasion of his sixty-first birthday.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 album(s)

    Dimensions:

    album: 25,8 × 34,8 × 1,4 cm

    Physical Description:

    - Pages of the album were previously bound between particle board. Boards and pages were attached together with string. Pages are now unbound.

    Inscription:

    inscribed, dated and signed - by various individuals throughout

    Location:

    Chandigarh India

    Credit line:

    Fonds Pierre Jeanneret
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Jacqueline Jeanneret/
    Gift of Jacqueline Jeanneret

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