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John Deere Headquarters, Moline, Illinois

John Deere Headquarters, Moline, Illinois

Part of

People

  • Eero Saarinen & Associates (architectural firm)
  • Eero Saarinen (architect)
  • Eero Saarinen (draughtsman)
  • Deere & Company (client)
  • Eero Saarinen (archive creator)

Title

John Deere Headquarters, Moline, Illinois

Dates of creation

1959-1963

Form

  • photographs
  • drawings
  • textual records

Level of archival description

File 4

Extent and Medium

  • 149 drawings
  • 34 photographs
  • 4 textual documents

Scope and Content

File documents the executed project for the John Deere Headquarters building at Moline, Illinois.

File includes conceptual drawings (many by Eero Saarinen), design development drawings, photographs of of the site and of a full-scale maquette and textual documents.

Reference Number

AP159.D4

Inscription

inscribed - see object for complete inscription

Location

Moline Illinois United States

Subject

  • architecture

Language of material

Documents are in English.

Inventory

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    • Reference Number: DR2001:0008:001:001-034
    • Title: Conceptual sketches, John Deere Headquarters, Moline, Illinois
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Eero Saarinen (archive creator)

    Description:

    2 sets of sketches and 1 loose sketch
    - the sets of sketches are on sheets that are attached as part of a note-pad (some sheets have detached and there are two blank sheets)

    Quantity / Object type:

    34 drawing(s)

    Technique and media:

    Graphite

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 22 x 28 cm sheet (largest): 36 x 22 cm

    Location:

    Moline Illinois United States

    Credit line:

    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de David Graham Powrie/
    Gift of David Graham Powrie

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    • Reference Number: DR2001:0008:002:001-009
    • Title: Plans and elevations, John Deere Headquarters, Moline, Illinois
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Eero Saarinen (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    9 drawing(s)

    Technique and media:

    Graphite, coloured pencil, wax crayon

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 31 x 58 cm sheet (largest): 46 x 164 cm

    Location:

    Moline Illinois United States

    Credit line:

    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de David Graham Powrie/
    Gift of David Graham Powrie

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    • Reference Number: DR2001:0008:003:001-027
    • Title: Perspectives, John Deere Headquarters, Moline, Illinois
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Eero Saarinen (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    27 drawing(s)

    Technique and media:

    Graphite, coloured pencil, wax crayon

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 22 x 28 cm sheet (largest): 47 x 144 cm

    Location:

    Moline Illinois United States

    Credit line:

    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de David Graham Powrie/
    Gift of David Graham Powrie

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    • Reference Number: DR2001:0008:004:001-053
    • Title: Details, John Deere Headquarters, Moline, Illinois
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Eero Saarinen (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    53 drawing(s)

    Technique and media:

    Graphite, coloured pencil, wax crayon

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 28 x 22 cm sheet (largest): 46 x 142 cm

    Location:

    Moline Illinois United States

    Credit line:

    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de David Graham Powrie/
    Gift of David Graham Powrie

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    • Reference Number: DR2001:0008:005:001-026
    • Title: Copies of plans, sections, details, perspectives and charts, John Deere Headquarters, Moline, Illinois
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Eero Saarinen (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    26 drawing(s)

    Technique and media:

    Coloured pencil, marker, photomechnical print, diazotype

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 20 x 28 cm sheet (largest): 84 x 126 cm

    Location:

    Moline Illinois United States

    Credit line:

    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de David Graham Powrie/
    Gift of David Graham Powrie

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    • Reference Number: DR2001:0008:006:001-017
    • Title: Photographs of plans, photomontages, models and site views, John Deere Headquarters, Moline, Illinois
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Eero Saarinen (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    17 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver prints, adhesive film

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 21 x 26 cm

    Location:

    Moline Illinois United States

    Credit line:

    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de David Graham Powrie/
    Gift of David Graham Powrie

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    • Reference Number: DR2001:0008:007:001-004
    • Title: Textual documents, John Deere Headquarters, Moline, Illinois
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Eero Saarinen (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    4 textual record(s)

    Technique and media:

    Typescript, reprographic copy

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 29 x 22 cm sheet (largest): 36 x 22 cm

    Location:

    Moline Illinois United States

    Credit line:

    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de David Graham Powrie/
    Gift of David Graham Powrie

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    • Reference Number: DR2005:0005
    • Title: Views of full-scale mock-up of building, John Deere Headquarters, Moline, Illinois
    • Dates of creation: between 1957 and 1963
    • Form: photographs, textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • David Graham Powrie (photographer)
    • Eero Saarinen (architect)
    • Deere & Company (client)
    • Eero Saarinen (archive creator)

    Description:

    14 photographs and 14 corresponding negatives on three strips

    Quantity / Object type:

    17 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver prints and black-and-white negatives

    Dimensions:

    photographic materials (smallest): 4 x 23 cm photographic materials (largest): 11 x 16 cm

    Inscription:

    inscribed

    Location:

    Moline Illinois United States

    Subject Descriptive Terms:

    • corporate headquarters

    Credit line:

    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de David Graham Powrie/
    Gift of David Graham Powrie

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