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Nikolaus Pevsner miscellaneous papers, 1957-1979

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Finding aid for the Nikolaus Pevsner miscellaneous papers, 1957-1979
Series II. Writings and lectures, 1958-1978 3.5 linear feet (7 boxes)
Material in this series includes correspondence, typescripts, text carbons, and general research materials related to Pevsner's writings and lectures. The following book projects are particularly well represented: A Dictionary of Architecture (1966), Studies in Art, Architecture and Design (1968), and A History of Building Types (1976).
Arrangement note
Organized into three groups, each of which is arranged chronologically: book projects; articles and reports; book reviews.
Box
11-16 Book projects, 1961-1978
Box Folder
11 1 An Outline of European Architecture (1942), 1972
Materials relating to an idea for a television series based on the 1942 book.
11 2-7 The Buildings of England (1951-1974), 1961-1977
11 2 General research materials, 1961-1974
Research on building materials; typescript: "Surrey Building Materials," by Alec Clifton-Taylor.
11 3-7 Correspondence, 1970-1977
11 3 1970-1977
General
11 4 1970
Regarding Cambridgeshire
11 5-7 1977
11 5 Cheshire 1977
11 6 Derbyshire 1977
11 7 Lincolnshire 1977
11 8-12 Les Sources du xxe siècle: les arts en Europe de 1884-1914 (1961), 1960-1962
Materials relating to Pevsner's chapter, "Architecture and the Applied Arts," in the catalogue of the Paris exhibition in January 1961, including typescripts.
11 13-14 The Sources of Modern Art (1962), 1961-1963
Correspondence and typescript for addenda and introduction.
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12-13 A Dictionary of Architecture (1966), 1964-1977, undated
First published as the Penguin Dictionary of Architecture by J. Fleming, H. Honour, and Nicholas Pevsner
Box Folder
12 1 List of drawings, 1964-1966
12 2 Handwritten notes and text, carbon typescript, undated
12 3 Note, drawing of Claude Bernard, undated
12 4-9 Correspondence, 1961-1971
12 4 1961
12 5 1962
12 6 1963
12 7 1964
12 8 1965-1966
12 9 1970-1971
Box
12-13 Carbon typescript, 1966-1970, undated
Box Folder
12 10 List of entries, royalty receipt; some entries with corrections, 1966
12 11 Notes and correspondence, 1970
12 12 For specific countries and handwritten notes, undated
Box Folder
13 1 For U.S. and 20th century entries, undated
13 2-7 Galleys, 1970
13 2 September 25, 1970
13 3 November 12, 1970
13 4 November 16, 1970
13 5 November 24, 1970
13 6 undated
13 7 A-S, undated
13 8 Article on Pevsner, correspondence, 1971
13 9 Correspondence regarding revised edition, 1977
Box Folder
14 1-8 Studies in Art, Architecture and Design (1968), 1966-1976, undated
14 1-2 Notes on revisions, 1967-1968
14 3-9 Correspondence, 1966-1976, undated
14 3 With publishers, 1966-1967
Includes a list of black-and-white photographs lent to Thames and Hudson, and correspondence regarding a series proposed by Harper and Row.
14 4 Regarding English, German and Italian editions, 1967-1976
14 5 General, 1968
14 6 Regarding the German edition, 1968-1976
14 7 Regarding errors, 1969
14 8 Regarding "The Riddle of the Hieroglyphs" (1956) undated
Includes photographs.
14 9 Some Architctural Writers of the Nineteenth Century (1972), undated
Letter asking about interest in a Spanish edition.
14 10 The Anti-Rationalists (1973), 1971-1977
Papers published in the Architecture Review, 1959-1968; correspondence and drafts for the introduction and article.
14 11 Academies of Art, Past and Present (1973), 1977
Reprint of the 1940 volume published in England by the University of Cambridge Press with a new preface; correspondence regarding an Italian edition.
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14-16 A History of Building Types (1976), 1972-1977, undated
An extended version of the Mellon Lectures given at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D. C. 1970.
Box Folder
14 12-13 Handwritten pages, undated
Forward through chapter 6; 12 unlabeled pages; labeled pages on railroad stations; pages from forward, chapters 1,7,8,9,11,17.
14 14 Carbon typescript and first carbon, undated
Addenda: carbon typescript, first carbon; typed addenda to introductions and chapters 1 and 2; list of illustrations.
Box
14-15 Carbon typescript, undated
Box Folder
14 15 List of illustrations, forward, introduction, chapters 1-3 with notes, undated
14 16 Addenda to chapters 3-10, 14, undated
Box Folder
15 1 Chapters 4-7 with notes, undated
15 2 Addenda to chapters 5, 11, 15; typerwritten clarification for chapters 6-11, 15, 17, bibliography, introduction and postscript, undated
15 3 Chapters 8-10 with notes, undated
15 4 Chapters 11-15 with notes, undated
15 5 Addenda to chapters 11-13, 15-17, undated
15 6 Chapter 16, conclusion, postscript, with notes, undated
15 7 First complete carbon typescript, undated
Box Folder
16 1 Materials, correspondence, 1972
16 2-3 Correspondence, regarding possible Spanish edition, 1977
Regarding attribution of illustrations and rights permissions.
16 4 Materials apparently from the University of Zagreb, undated
16 5-7 A History of English Architecture, 1977-1978
16 5 Correspondence and copies of photographs, 1977-1978
Regarding possible contribution by Pevsner, correspondence, draft of chapter by Pevsner (?).
16 6 Correspondence and copies of photographs, 1978
16 7 Draft of chapter by Pevsner (?), correspondence, copies of photographs, 1977-1978
Box
16-17 Articles and reports, 1959-1969
Box Folder
16 8-9 Architecture Review, 1959-1968
Articles: Luis Domenech Y Montner; Lechner Odon; Paul Scheerbart; Aladar Arkey; Czech Cubism; Grosse Schauspielhaus "Nine Swallows -- No Summer" by Pevsner 1942; Mackmurdo; Mackintosh; Art Nouveau; Arts and Crafts Movement; Watts Chapel; Black Friars; Berenguer.
16 10 Maxwell Fry Exhibition: Eccles Public Libraries, Central Library, 1964
Correspondence regarding Pevsner's preface to exhibition guide.
Box
16-17 A two-volume collection of Pevsner's papers, 1967
Box Folder
16 11 First and second carbons, 1967
16 12 Text carbons for three chapters, undated
16 13 Text carbon for one chapter, undated
16 14 Handwritten additions, text carbons, undated
Additions to chapters, text carbons for two, notes for a building (not identified) dedication speech.
Box Folder
17 1 Text and typed carbons, undated
For several articles in the collection, xerox copies of articles regarding the collection, typed carbons of additions.
17 2 Xerox copies and typed carbons, undated
Several articles, typed carbon additions to several, correspondence regarding original articles.
17 3 Correspondence, 1967
Regarding an article in Bauen+Wohen (Building and Home) December 1967.
17 4 "Broadcasting in the Seventies," 1969
Ariel, December 1969 and related correspondence.
17 5 Drafts for "Art Nouveau in Italy and "Hector Guimard," undated
17 6-11 Book reviews, 1960-1975
17 6 1960-1962
Correspondence regarding book reviews for The Guardian, The Times Literary Supplement, and the Royal Society of Arts.
17 7 1963-1965
Correspondence regarding book reviews for The Guardian, The Times Literary Supplement, and The Royal Society of Arts.
17 8 1966-1969
Correspondence regarding book reviews for The Guardian and The Times Literary Supplement. Letter to the editor of Art Bulletin (author's galley), correspondence regarding a review of Die Alte Pinakothek.
17 9 1970-1972
Letter transmitting the review of Passagen, ein Bautyp des 19 Jahrhunderts by J. F. Geist in The Burlington Magazine, correspondence regarding book reviews for The Times Literary Supplement, The Guardian, The Art Quarterly. Correspondence regarding the Alte Pinakothek in Munich.
17 10 1973-1975
Correspondence regarding book reviews for The Burlington Magazine, The Architectural Review, The London Journal, The Times Literary Supplement, The Art Quarterly, several handwritten and carbon typescript reviews.
17 11-13 Lectures, 1958-1977
17 11 Invitations and correspondence, 1965-1977
17 12 Invitations and related correspondence with BBC and ABC, 1958-1977


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