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Donald MacDonald papers and graphic materials

Identifier: WHC-M-2852

Scope and Contents

Architect. Correspondence, research files, and photographic materials (1946-2017) on Bruce Goff and the American School of Architecture. The collection documents Donald MacDonald’s work to organize exhibitions and publications about Bruce Goff’s legacy and the students he and fellow architect Herb Greene influenced at the University of Oklahoma. The files primarily trace the development of the 1985 Royal Institute of British Architects’ exhibition in London, The American School of Architecture: The Bruce Goff Legacy; and a 1981 special issue of A+U magazine that focused on the American School architects. The collection also includes a series of board-mounted drawings and images of structures in California by Donald MacDonald Architects.


  • Creation: 1946 - 2017


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Restrictions on Access

Open for public research. This collection is located at the Library Service Center. Request via Sooner Xpress to view at the Western History Collections.


4.66 Cubic Feet

Ownership and Custodial History

Gift of Donald MacDonald.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Donald MacDonald. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--2018.

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Repository Details

Part of the Western History Collections Repository

630 Parrington Oval
Room 300
Norman Oklahoma 73019 United States