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Ada Louise Huxtable papers, 1859-2013 (bulk 1954-2012)

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Huxtable (Ada Louise) papers, 1859-2013 (bulk 1954-2012)
Series VI. Personal papers, 1912-2013, undated 74 Linear Feet (93 boxes, 3 flatfile folders)
Huxtable's personal papers contain her extensive collection of acknowledgements and awards received. This collection of honors is comprised of diplomas and certificates (often large format), academic hoods, medals, three-dimensional awards and commemorative objects. Huxtable amassed over 33 honorary degrees during her long career as well as receiving the prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship, Pulitzer Prize, MacArthur award and various honors from the City of New York and the American Institute of Architects. This series also includes clippings from articles and interviews about Huxtable, publicity materials, ephemera, Huxtable's annual calendars and heavily annotated address book, research resources, papers regarding her retirement from the New York Times and some of her personal art. Series VI also contains the bulk of Huxtable's photographs including images from national and international trips and of her residences, documenting the household settings and changing environs that the Huxtables shared during their life together.
Access is restricted for boxes 331 and 352*-362* which contain only academic hoods.
Arrangement
Personal papers are organized by topic with Huxtable's awards arranged chronologically.
Acknowledgments and awards received, 1958-2008, undated
box folder
284 1 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship, 1958
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291, 332 Albert S. Bard Award, 1964
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284 2 American Institute of Architects, Long Island Chapter Award, 1964
box
291, 349* American Institute of Architects, honorary membership, 1966
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284 3 Newspaper Women's Club of New York, Front Page Award, 1965, 1971
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284, 352* Skidmore College, Honorary Degree, 1966
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291, 349* New York State Council on the Arts Award, 1967
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291, 328 New York Chapter of the Finlandia Foundation Arts and Letters Award, 1968
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291 8 Frank Jewett Mather Award, 1968
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284, 352* Smith College, Honorary Degree, 1968
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284, 322, 350* American Institute of Architects, Architectural Criticism Medal, 1969
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291, 327 American Institute of Interior Designers, Elise de Wolfe Award, 1969
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284 7 Maryland Institute and College of Art, Honorary Degree, 1970
284 8 New York Society of Architects, Sidney L. Strauss Memorial Award, 1970
Pulitzer Prize in Journalism for Distinguished Criticism, 1970
box folder
284 9-12 Papers
flatfile
27** Oversize
box
284, 330 Young Women's Christian Association of Philadelphia's Centennial Gold Medal, 1970
box
285, 352* Mount Holyoke College, Honorary Degree, 1971
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285, 318 National Arts Club Medal for Literature, 1971
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319, 332 National Trust for Historic Preservation, Special Award, 1971
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285 3 Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Women's Division, Spirit of Achievement Award, 1972
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285, 327 Hunter College Alumni Recognition Award, 1972
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285, 332, 354* La Salle College, Honorary Degree, 1972
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291 8 National Society of Interior Designers, Press Award, 1972
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285, 327 National Women's Division of the American Jewish Congress, Award for Journalism, 1972
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285, 354* Oberlin College, 1972
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285-286, 330, 353*, 363* Pace College, Honorary Degree, 1972
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330, 353* Pratt Institute, Honorary Degree, 1972
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286, 354* Trinity College, Honorary Degree, 1972
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286, 353* Yale University, Honorary Degree, 1972
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291 7 City Club of New York, "For New York" Award, 1973
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291, 350* Colgate University, Honorary Degree, 1973
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291, 318, 351* Diamond Jubilee Medallion of the City of New York, 1973
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286, 332 Hamilton College, Honorary Degree, 1973
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286 5 Williams College, Honorary Degree, 1973
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287 1 American Association of University Women, Woman of Achievement Award, 1974
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349* 2 American Institute of Architects, honorary membership, 1974
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287, 401 Finch College, Honorary Degree, 1974
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291, 350* Rutgers University, Honorary Degree, 1974
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287, 332 American Institute of Architects, New York Chapter, Award of Merit, 1975
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287, 355* Cleveland State University, Honorary Degree, 1975
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287 6 Emerson College, Honorary Degree, 1975
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287, 356* Long Island University, Honorary Degree, 1975
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288, 317 National Home Fashions League, Trailblazer Award, 1975
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288, 315 New School's Center for New York City Affairs, Fiorello LaGuardia Award, 1975
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288 3 Conservation Service Award of the U.S. Department of the Interior, 1976
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288, 356* New York University, Honorary Degree, 1976
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291, 320 Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Furness prize, 1976
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288, 350* University of Pennsylvania, Honorary Degree, 1976
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288 6-7 Washington University, Honorary Degree, 1976
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288, 318 West Side Award, 1976
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288 9 Women's City Club of New York, Award for Contribution to City Life, 1976
288 10 City University of New York, Honorary Degree, 1977
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319 1 Thomas Jefferson Medal for Architecture, 1977
See also Series II, University of Virginia lecture.
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288, 349*, 356*, 401 University of Massachusetts, Honorary Degree, 1977
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289 1 Radcliffe College, Honorary Degree, 1978
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357* Rhode Island School of Design, Honorary Degree, circa 1978
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291 8 Young Women's Christian Association of New York, Humanitarian Award, 1978
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291, 318 Gari Melchers Memorial Medal, 1979
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289, 332 John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Fellowship, 1979-1991
Huxtable was associated with Columbia University's Graduate School of Architecture Planning and Preservation during the duration of her fellowship term.
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291, 355* Bard College, Honorary Degree, 1979-1980
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350* 6 Manhattan Cultural Award, 1980
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289 9 Associate Alumnae of Barnard College, Woman of Achievement Award, 1981
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289, 332, 357*, 425 Fordham University, Honorary Degree, 1981
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290, 322 Municipal Art Society of New York, President's Medal, 1982
Includes papers regarding Huxtable's contribution to unknown exhibition.
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290, 401 City of New York, Mayor's Awards of Honor for Arts and Culture, 1984
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291, 332, 355* Cooper Union, Honorary Degree, 1984
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349* 4 University of Miami, Honorary Degree, 1984
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291 7 Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture, Honorary Degree, 1987
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290 3 Union Internationale des Architects Jean Tschumi Prize for Architectural Criticism, 1987
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318, 332 L'Académie d'Architecture, La grande médaille de l'Analyse Architecturale, 1988
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347* 10 Massachusetts College of Art, Honorary Degree, 1990
box
290, 333 Harvard University, Honorary Degree, 1991
box box
332 10 American Philosophical Society of Philadelphia, Henry Allen Moe Prize, 1992
332 11-12 Parsons School of Design, Honorary Degree, 1992
New York Public Library, Center for Scholars and Writers Fellowship, 1998-2000
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290, 401, 425 Papers and photographs
See also Series II for research and writing Huxtable completed during her fellowship.
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429 D51-D52 Data on 3.5 inch floppy disks
D51 contains 57 Microsoft Word 97-2003 (.doc) files. D52 contains four Microsoft Word 6.0/95 (.doc) files; nine Microsoft Word 97-2003 (.doc) files; one Rich Text Format 1.5-1.6 (.rtf) file; one Plain Text File (.txt); two Microsoft Word 97-2003 backup (.wbk) files; two Microsoft Word 6.0/95 backup (.wbk) files.
See Series VII, Digital media for further description about individual physical media.
University of Nottingham, Honorary Degree, 1999
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290 7-8 Papers
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426 V8 Videocassette
Graduation ceremony. Videocassette (VHS) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
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291, 319 Boston Public Library, Literary Light, 2005
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291 2 National Institute of Social Sciences Gold Medal, 2005
box
291, 401 University of Michigan, Honorary Degree, 2006
box
291, 322 Fine Arts Federation of New York Medal, 2007
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291, 322, 401 The Architectural League of New York, President's Medal, 2008
box
291, 319 Museum of the City of New York, Louis Auchincloss Prize, 2008
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291, 328, 332 Acknowledgments, 1969-1987
Includes: Cooper-Hewitt Museum certificate of recognition of support; Cooper-Hewitt Museum conference of honorary membership in the Society of the Arts; Women's Forum program for luncheon honoring distinguished women; Rhode Island School of Design certificate of designation; Hudson County Courthouse Restoration Committee certificate of appreciation; The Old Merchant's House certificate of recognition and key; Two Thousand Women of Achievement publication; program and clipping from dinner honoring literary friends of The Research Library at the New York Public Library; citation for distinguished and exceptional service from the city of New York; Honorary citizen of Dallas certificate, Texas; Honorary United States park ranger appointment; acknowledgement from Columbia University for Huxtable gift; certificate of Honorary Fellowship in Royal Institute of British Architects; citation of recognition for outstanding contributions to journalism from Who's Who of American Women.
Various and unidentified medals and awards, 1977-1980, undated
Includes unidentified academic hoods, Avery Fisher Hall award, President's award, Frank Gehry designed plaque, commemorative fragment from Frank Lloyd Wright's Unity Temple, New York Public Library Literary Lion award, Hawthorne Historic Preservation award, Parks and Recreation department badge and Women in Communication Matrix award.
box folder
291 7-9 Papers
box
315-329 Various medals and awards
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331, 358*-362* Unidentified academic hoods
box folder
401 2 Color photographs
box
292-295 Calendars, 1968-2013
Address book, 1989-2011, undated
box folder
298 6 Papers
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427 D7 Digital file
One Microsoft Word Document 97-2003 (.doc) file. Address book.doc.
See Series VII, Digital media for further description about individual physical media.
Archive, 1969-2012
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295-297 Papers
Includes inventories, papers on appraisal, correspondence regarding the acquisition of the archive by various repositories.
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429 D53-D56 Data on compact discs
D53 contains 67 JPEG File Interchange Format 1.02 (.jpg) files; one Microsoft Word 97-2003 (.doc) file. D54 contains three Microsoft Word 97-2003 (.doc) files; one Microsoft Word for Windows 2007 onwards (.docx) file; 351 JPEG File Interchange Format 1.02 (.jpg) files. D55 contains 457 JPEG File Interchange Format 1.02 (.jpg) files. D56 contains eight Microsoft Word 97-2003 (.doc) file; 384 JPEG File Interchange Format 1.02 (.jpg) files.
See Series VII, Digital media for further description about individual physical media.
box
424 Microfilm
box
297-298 Articles about Huxtable, 1963-2011
Includes biographical articles and articles regarding Huxtable's opinions on specific buildings or architectural issues.
box folder
298 2-5 Interviews with Huxtable, 1974-2001
Biographies, personal statements and curriculum vitae, 1952-2010
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298 7 Papers
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429 D57 Digital file
One Microsoft Word Document 6.0/95 (.doc) file. BIO.DOC.
See Series VII, Digital media for further description about individual physical media.
box
299-300 Identification documents and certificates, 1943-circa 1995
Includes rubber stamps.
Stationery 1998-1999, undated
Includes Tiffany stationery plate.
box folder
299 3-5 Papers and other materials
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429 D66 Digital versions
Fax and stationary templates. Four Microsoft Word Document 6.0/95 (.dot) files. !Faxtemp.dot; !Faxtemm.dot; !Alhtemp.dot; ALHCRANE.DOT.
See Series VII, Digital media for further description about individual physical media.
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299 6-8 Postcards, valentines, holiday and birthday cards, 1977, undated
box
299, 301 Research resources, 1985-2010
Includes access information for various institutions and online resources.
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301, 330 Marblehead and New York residences papers, 1952-2010
Includes photographs from New York Times articles: "Three Different Apartments - One Classic Style," 1977 March 17; "Blending Old and New," 1952 May 11. The Huxtables regularly photographed their homes additional photographs are filed in assorted photographs.
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301, 349* Retirement papers, 1981-1982
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302, 342*, 349* Huxtable ephemera and promotional materials, 1965-1997, undated
Includes large reproductions of New Yorker cartoon.
Art, 1963-2012
Includes artwork by Paul Mayan, Piero Dorazio, L. Garth Huxtable, Ed Nilsson, Carle Vernet, Carlo Buffagnotti with Ferdinando Galli Bibiena, Giuseppe Zocchi and Giuseppe Magni.
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302-311, 318, 350*, 364*, 431 Artworks
box folder
401 3 Color photograph
flatfile
25**, 26** Oversize art
box
312-313, 330, 401 Publicity photographs, circa 1970-1997, undated
Assorted Photographs, 1912-2010, undated
box
313-314 Black-and-white photographs
Color photographs, slides and negatives
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401-414, 423 1930-1975
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415-422 1976-2010, undated
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301 3-5 Computer materials, 2003-2012
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423, 426 C1-C5 Unidentified and assorted recordings, undated
Microcassette and soundcassettes. Includes Jose Maceda, "Kubing;" Isang Yun, "Reak" and Huxtable's phone message tape.
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312 1-5 Assorted papers, 1961-2010
Includes Rothschild menus, favorite articles and quotes, poems by Huxtable, shopping research, medical research and papers and unidentified notes.


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