Sketches and notes from the period when Gene Summers worked in the Office of Mies van der Rohe
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  • Gene Summers (creator)
  • Gene Summers (archive creator)

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


1957 - 1959

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Extent and medium:
  • 271 drawings

    0.01 l.m. of textual records
Scope and content:

Sub-series documents Gene Summers’ time working in the office of architect Mies van der Rohe, 1957 – 1959. It includes sketches, plans, elevations, and other drawings for various projects, such as the Ron Bacardi y Compañia Administration Building in Mexico City (1958-61) and the New National Gallery in Berlin (1962-68). The sub-series also contains notes on van der Rohe’s teachings recorded by Summers as well as supplementary notes added to the records by Phyllis Lambert in 2000.
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The material in this project series was likely kept in its original order by the archivist who first processed this fonds.

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