History Faculty Building, University of Cambridge, Competition and Construction
Part of:
  • James Stirling (Firm) (creator)
  • James Stirling (Firm) (architectural firm)
  • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

History Faculty Building, University of Cambridge, Competition and Construction


1962-[2000], predominant 1963-1968

Level of archival description:
File 26
Extent and medium:
  • 38 photographs
    34 drawings
    27 textual records
    9 negatives
    3 models
    1 printing plate
    0.42 l.m. of photographic materials
Scope and content:
File documents a successful competition entry and an executed project for a library for the University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England, United Kingdom. Material in this file was produced between 1962 and 2000.

File contains publication drawings and several working drawings. Photographic materials include views of drawings, of models, including by John Donat Photography and by photographer Richard Einzing of Brecht-Einzig studio, an aerial view of the site, views of the building site, of the completed building and of James Stirling, including by photographers Ian Nairn, Norman R.C. McGrath, James Stirling, Ezra Stoller, Alessandro Vasella and Colin Westwood. Photographs of building defects and remedial work are also present in the file. File also contains textual records, presentation models and a printing plate.
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Material in this project series was likely kept in its original order when it was first processed upon its arrival at CCA.

Cambridge Cambridgeshire England United Kingdom

Language of material:
  • Documents are in English, German, Italian, and Spanish.
Related units of description:
  • Textual records AP140.S2.SS1.D36.P1 also include information on file AP140.S2.SS1.D26.
  • Slides AP140.S2.SS7.D2.P8 also include information on file AP140.S2.SS1.D26.

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