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Bruce Goff Designs for the Donald Pollock House

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Identifier: WHC-M-2872
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Architect. Designs (circa 1957) drawn by Bruce Goff for the Donald Pollock House in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Dates: 1957

Bruce Goff Plans for the Wakil House

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Identifier: WHC-M-2881
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Architect. A set of architectural plans (1971) by Bruce Goff for an unbuilt house for Mr. and Mrs. S.J. Wakil and family in Houston, Texas. This set of drawings was owned by Georgia architect and Bruce Goff scholar, Nelson Brackin.

Dates: 1971

Celestine Barby collection of Bruce Goff architectural papers

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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

Chayo Frank papers

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Identifier: WHC-M-2879
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Architect. Chayo Frank’s typescript reminiscences on Bruce Goff and the University of Oklahoma School of Architecture during the period of 1962-1967. The collection also contains a full-color printed brochure on Frank’s self-designed “sanctuary paradise” home in Miami, Florida.

Dates: 1967-2021

Christopher C. Gibbs College of Architecture collection

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Identifier: WHC-M-2875
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College of Architecture. Original drawings by students and architects associated with the University of Oklahoma’s School of Architecture. The organic architecture style depicted in the drawings resulted from the influence of OU professor Bruce Goff and others, and is now known as the American School of Architecture. The school later became the Christopher C. Gibbs College of Architecture.

Dates: 1936 - 1989

Donald MacDonald papers and graphic materials

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Identifier: WHC-M-2852
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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.

Dates: 1946 - 2017

Gerardo Brown-Manrique slides

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Identifier: WHC-M-2874
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Architect. A collection of color photographic slides (1974-1978) taken by architect and professor Gerardo Brown-Manrique. The slides depict Bruce Goff’s Bavinger House, the Herb Greene House (the “Prairie Chicken”), student projects for architecture courses in 1951-1960 at the University of Oklahoma, and projects by students in Brown-Manrique’s Graphics 2 classes.

Dates: 1974 - 1978

Harvey Ferrero architectural drawings

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Identifier: WHC-M-2853
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Architect. Drawings of residences, commercial buildings, and design concepts by Michigan architect Harvey Ferrero, who apprenticed with Bruce Goff in Bartlesville, Oklahoma, in 1958-1960. The collection includes drawings (1955-2014) for built and unbuilt projects for which he was architect, as well as several Bruce Goff-designed residences. Photographs (1960-2010) in the collection depict renderings, residences, and commercial buildings by Ferrero, including the Max Klein Building in Southfield, Michigan. An accompanying minor series of papers (1957-2019) contains news articles on architecture, original and copies of letters to Ferrero from Goff, and a published portfolio (2014) of Ferrero’s works.

Dates: 1955 - 2019

John Hurtig architectural drawings

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Identifier: WHC-M-2856
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Architect. Drawings and paintings (1953-1983) created by architect John Hurtig primarily during his years as a student of Bruce Goff at the University of Oklahoma during the 1950s. The works are primarily architectural in nature. The collection also contains a small series of largely copied materials (2009-2012) on fellow OU School of Architecture student, Vincent E. Van De Venter, sculptor Alphonso Iannelli, and architect Bruce Goff.

Dates: 1953 - 1983; 2009-2012

Nick Harm collection on the American School of Architecture

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Identifier: WHC-M-2867
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Architect. A collection of papers, slides, and printed materials on the American School of Architecture collected by University of Oklahoma faculty member and architect, Nick Harm. The collection focuses on Bruce Goff’s career and influence on students at the OU School of Architecture.

Dates: 1951-2010

Norman Rudi Collection on Bruce Goff and Frank Lloyd Wright

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Identifier: WHC-M-2880
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Architect. A collection of printed materials and ephemera on architects Bruce Goff and Frank Lloyd Wright, gathered by Iowa architect Norman Rudi. The materials pertain in part to the University of Oklahoma School of Architecture, where Bruce Goff taught and from which Norman Rudi graduated.

Dates: 1948 - 2010

Reproductions of Bruce Goff drawings of the Corsaw Residence

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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 A. Bowlby architectural slides

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Identifier: WHC-M-2886
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Architect. A collection of slides and other photographic materials (1958-2018) created or collected by architect Robert Alan Bowlby. They include slides, transparencies, prints, and negatives, in hard copy as well as digital formats. The images depict architectural works by Bowlby, his University of Oklahoma architecture professor, Bruce Goff, by architect Herb Greene, and by fellow OU School of Architecture alumni and others who designed in the organic American School style.

Dates: 1958 - 2018

Robert L. Faust architectural drawings

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Identifier: WHC-M-2855
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Architect. Architectural drawings (1952-1956) created by Robert L. Faust as a student of Bruce Goff at the University of Oklahoma School of Architecture. The drawings depict a forestry fire control station, a gas station, an airport for Oklahoma City, a motel, and other structures. Faust’s projects completed for Goff’s aesthetic course illustrate various design concepts and their practical application. Many of the drawings are on board, or cased in original board frames. An addition to the collection contains 16 original paintings by Faust, created between 1965 and 2014.

Dates: 1952 - 2014

William Haney architectural drawings and papers

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Identifier: WHC-M-2866
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Architect. Papers and architectural drawings by William Haney, who studied architecture at the University of Oklahoma under Bruce Goff. The papers contain Haney’s recollections of his early interest in architecture, his student days at OU, and his later work as a minister for the Unitarian Universalist Church in Columbia, Missouri. The drawings reflect Haney’s work during the period of 1949-1965, which includes some assignments as an architecture student. The collection also contains photographs of Bruce Goff with Duke Ellington, and digitized copies of the photographs and selected drawings.

Dates: 1949-2019

William Murphy papers and architectural drawings

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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