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Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation Archives : exhibition files, 1902-1965

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Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation Archives : exhibition files, ca. 1902-1965. The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation Archives (The Museum of Modern Art | Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library, Columbia University, New York).

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Summary Information

Abstract

Wright's work and ideas were exhibited throughout the United States and Europe on numerous occasions during his lifetime. This collection represents over 40 of those different exhibitions and includes shows mounted by Wright as well as those mounted by some of the most established curators and institutions of the time. Highlights in the collection include papers on Wright's first traveling show in 1930, a scrapbook compiled by H.T. Wijdeveld celebrating the exhibition he organized for Wright that toured Germany and Netherlands in 1931, and correspondence and other papers related to the many Sixty Years of Living Architecture shows throughout the United States and the world.

At a Glance

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Creator(s):Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959.
Title:Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation Archives : exhibition files, 1902-1965
Physical description:approx. 2 linear feet
Language(s):In English
Access: This collection is available for use by appointment in the Department of Drawings & Archives, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library, Columbia University. For further information and to make an appointment, please call (212) 854-4110 or email avery-drawings@libraries.columbia.edu.  More information »

Arrangement

Arrangement

The collection is made up of one series:

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Description

Scope and Content

The files are arranged chronologically by exhibition title and location. The exhibitions are documented through announcements, catalogs, checklists, correspondence, publicity material, and miscellaneous notes.

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Using the Collection

Access Restrictions

This collection is available for use by appointment in the Department of Drawings & Archives, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library, Columbia University. For further information and to make an appointment, please call (212) 854-4110 or email avery-drawings@libraries.columbia.edu.

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Columbia University is providing access to the materials in the Library's collections solely for noncommercial educational and research purposes. The unauthorized use, including, but not limited to, publication of the materials without the prior written permission of Columbia University is strictly prohibited. All inquiries regarding permission to publish should be submitted in writing to the Director, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library, Columbia University. For additional guidance, see Columbia University Libraries' publication policy.

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Preferred Citation

Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation Archives : exhibition files, ca. 1902-1965. The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation Archives (The Museum of Modern Art | Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library, Columbia University, New York).

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About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries. Avery Architecture and Fine Arts Library. Department of Drawings and Archives; machine readable finding aid created by Columbia University Libraries Digital Library Program Division

Processing Information

Arranged and described by Shelley Hayreh (Avery Archivist)

Machine readable finding aid generated from MARC-AMC source via XSLT conversion November 23, 2017 Finding aid written in English.
    2017-11-23 File created.

CLIO ID: 12471339 View CLIO record

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Index Terms

The names and terms listed below are represented in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a consortial/union catalog offered by OCLC that allows users to search the holdings of multiple archives and libraries.

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Subjects

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Taliesin Fellowship.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Wright, Frank Lloyd, |d 1867-1959--Exhibitions.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Wijdeveld, H. Th., 1885-1987.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Architects--United States.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Architecture, American--Exhibitions.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Architecture--United States--History--20th century--Exhibitions.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Architectural models--Exhibitions.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Architectural drawings--Exhibitions.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note

Biography

Frank Lloyd Wright (1867-1959) was an American Architect internationally recognized for his innovative building design, Taliesin school and fellowship, and philosophy of "organic architecture."

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