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John Lautner papers, 1929-2002

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Lautner (John) Papers
Series II. Other professional papers, 1933-1998, undated 50.7 Linear Feet (39 boxes, 4 flatfile folders, 1 roll)
Materials relating to a broad range of Lautner's professional activities comprise this series. It includes correspondence, awards and honors received, professional committee work, presentation, portfolios assembled by Lautner, and reference materials. The series also includes extensive documentation of Lautner's career.
Arranged topically.
Correspondence, 1937-1993, undated
General, 1961-1993, undated
General correspondence including invitations and thank you letters for school visits, speaking engagements, home tours, exhibition loans, and various Lautner events; appreciations of his work by colleagues and the broader public; reactions to articles; and image requests. Correspondence relating to specific projects is filed with the project.
box folder
169 1 1960s
169 2 1970s
169 3-4 1980s
169 5-6 1990-1993
169 7 undated
169 8 Regarding Frank Lloyd Wright, 1941-1992
Letters to Lautner's parents, 1937-1939
Including mentions of Lautner's early impressions of Los Angeles, the construction of the Sturges House for Wright, and the Lautner House.
box folder
169 9 General
box folder
182* 1-2 Oversize with clippings
Curriculum vitae and biographical materials, 1978-1994, undated
box folder
170 1 General
box folder
182* 4 Obituaries and memorials
Honors, 1952-1992
box folder
170 2 AIA fellowship election, 1969-1970
170 3 AIA Gold Medal, 1985-1986
170 4 Various honors, 1975-1991
198*-199* Certificates, 1952-1992
Committees and service, 1961-1988, undated
box folder
171 1-4 Northern Michigan University, 1985-1988
171 5 Various, 1961, undated
Exhibitions and lectures, 1951-1994, undated
172 General
Includes publicity materials and brochures, related correspondence, exhibition lists, notes and press coverage.
691** Posters
190*-197A* Presentation portfolios, 1968, undated
box folder
170 9 Writings by Lautner, 1933-1990, undated
Documentation of Lautner's career, 1940-1998, undated
Articles and papers, 1940-1998, undated
Magazine and newspaper articles, 1940-1998, undated
176-180 General
box folder
182* 3 Oversize
box folder
180 3 Student papers, reprints, typescripts, 1985-1992, undated
Book, 1982-1994, undated
Includes research on book publishing and publishers, correspondence, project descriptions, portions of a manuscript by Lautner and layouts and reviews of Escher's monograph.
box folder
174 1-9 General
box folder
182* 5-6 Oversize
692** Chart
Film and video, 1989-1993
The Spirit in Architecture: John Lautner
Includes correspondence, documents and ephemera related to the film by Betty Jane Cohen.
box folder
175 1-2 General
693** Posters
box item
207 R1 John Lautner special - audio track dubbed from KVCR-TV, 1973 April 3
box folder
170 8 Bibliography, undated
Photographic documentation of Lautner, undated
Includes portraits of Lautner; images of Lautner in his office, with colleagues and friends; events and exhibitions; images of Michigan, including Midgaard and Roberts House(?); travel photographs.
181 Black-and-white prints
200* Oversize black-and-white prints
202-206 Negatives, color prints, transparencies and slides
Material relating to other architects and designers, 1934-1992, undated
box folder
170 10 General
box folder
182* 7-8 Oversize
box folder
180 4 Office documents, 1956-1960, undated
Printed matter and general correspondence relating to various topics including zoning, construction inspection, cost estimates, contractors, and compensation.
Maps, 1929-1964, undated
Maps of California and Arizona
694** Standard
136** Oversize
Miscellaneous professional papers, 1950-1991, undated
Includes a small quantity of personal material.
box folder
170 5-7A General
box folder
182* 11 Oversize

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