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1. American School Archive (Architecture)

 Record Group
Identifier: 1
The American School team is working with the University of Oklahoma Libraries to develop The American School archive as part of the OU Western History Collection. The American School Archive will include drawings, models, and historical documentation related to American School architecture, design, and pedagogy. Key figures of The American School, including Donald MacDonald, Arn Henderson, Vince Mancini, John Hurtig, Don Olsen, and Jim Gardner, have already donated materials to The American School archive, and the collection continues to grow.

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Celestine Barby collection of Bruce Goff architectural papers

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2790
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Collector. Correspondence, architectural drawings, textile samples, photographs, and financial records (1963-1991) related to three homes architect Bruce Goff designed for Celestine Barby. The residences were built in Beaver, Oklahoma, and Tucson, Arizona; a third home in Golden, Colorado, was not built. The collection also includes published materials about Goff, and issues (1983-1988) of Friends of Kebyar.
Dates: 1963 - 1991

Donald K. Olsen architectural drawings

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2854
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Architect. The collection contains architectural drawings (1954-1956) created by Donald K. Olsen as a student at the University of Oklahoma School of Architecture.
Dates: 1954-1956

Donald MacDonald papers and graphic materials

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2852
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Architect. Correspondence and research materials (1983-1991) on the American School of Architecture, and the 1985 Royal Institute of British Architects’ (R.I.B.A.) London exhibition, The American School of Architecture: The Bruce Goff Legacy. The correspondents are primarily the exhibition curator Susan King, architect Donald MacDonald, and Jane Preger of the British Architectural Library. The collection also includes a series of board-mounted drawings and images (undated) of structures in California and Washington by Donald MacDonald Architects.
Dates: 1983 - 1991

Ernest Burden architectural drawings

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2846
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Architect. Architectural drawings (1954-1956) created by Ernest Burden, Jr., as a student at the University of Oklahoma School of Architecture, where he studied under Herb Greene and Bruce Goff. The collection consists of original and copy prints of drawings, digitized drawings in jpeg and pdf formats, and slides of artists’ illustrations.
Dates: 1954 - 1956

Kemp collection of Mendel Glickman papers

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2849
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Architect. A collection of architect Mendel Glickman’s papers (1952-1967) and related architectural drawings owned by fellow architect, Edward V. Kemp. The papers contain Glickman’s correspondence with Taliesin Associated Architects of the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation, primarily regarding his engineering services for building projects in California and Wisconsin. The architectural drawings (1965-1966) were produced for the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Hall of Justice and Veterans Memorial Auditorium of the Marin County, California, civic center. The collection also includes copies of Edward V. Kemp’s American Institute of Architects corporate membership application and related papers (1977-1986), and lithograph plates of the Winslow House from Frank Lloyd Wright’s Wasmuth portfolio.
Dates: 1952 - 1986

Melvin Shivvers papers and architectural drawings

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2850
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Architect. The collection contains class notebooks, architectural drawings, and artifacts (1954-1963) produced by Melvin Shivvers while he was a student in the University of Oklahoma School of Architecture. The collection also contains sepia and blueline prints from glass slides depicting examples of Renaissance architecture that were used for study by students.
Dates: 1954 - 1963

Mendel Glickman Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-1033
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Architect. Correspondence between Glickman and Frank Lloyd Wright concerning their collaboration on various construction projects (1932-1959), along with a few unidentified blueprints.
Dates: 1932-1967

Reproductions of Bruce Goff drawings of the Corsaw Residence

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2847
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Architect. Reproductions of architectural drawings (undated) of the Corsaw Residence in Norman, Oklahoma. Bruce Goff designed the home for the Roger Corsaw family in 1952.
Dates: 1952

Robert Ingulli drawings

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2848
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Architect. Drawings (1955) created by Robert Ingulli as a student in the University of Oklahoma School of Architecture.
Dates: 1955

William Murphy papers and architectural drawings

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2851
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Architect. Papers (1958-2017) and architectural drawings (1961-1996) of William "Bill" Murphy, and architectural drawings (1951-1983) by architect Herb Greene. Murphy’s papers contain correspondence with Herb Greene, Lloyd Wright, Bruce Goff, Esther McCoy, and others. The papers also contain publicity materials, posters, and clippings about exhibitions, building projects, and architects. The graphic materials include drawings created over the span of Murphy’s career as an architect from his student days at the University of Oklahoma, to his work for New York University, at Kahn and Jacobs, and his partnership with Louis Muller. The Herb Greene materials include drawings created as a student of Bruce Goff at the University of Oklahoma, as well as later works.
Dates: 1951 - 2017