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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 II. Writing, 1934-2012, undated 41.4 Linear Feet (87 boxes, 2 flatfile folders)
Writing: 1934-2012, undated

The material in Series II is writings by Huxtable organized in sections: newspapers and periodicals; books; lectures. Huxtable often kept draft versions of her writings with corrections and improvements in her hand as well as the research, illustrations, contract papers and related correspondence for each project. Files also typically include proofs or clippings of published writing. The bulk of this series is almost a complete archive of clippings from Huxtable's contribution to the New York Times, including her editorials, which often did not attribute her as author. Huxtable's New York Times bibliography is available here. Series II also contains the writing and research for Classic New York the first volume from the multivolume work The Architecture of New York: A History and Guide which comprises a large portion of this series as Huxtable was expecting to complete five more volumes for the publisher. Other incomplete writing projects found in Series II include the foreword and research for her book on ranch house style and research for a book on extreme architecture, which were both unpublished.
Inclusive dates for the files are usually broader in scope than publishing dates.
Selected digitized writing is available to on-site readers and Getty staff here.
Arrangement
Items are filed alphabetically by newspaper or periodical titles and then by publishing date. Books are arranged by publishing date. Lectures are arranged by date of lecture delivery.
Newspapers and periodicals, 1954-2012
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14, 365 Architectural Digest: "Guest speaker: Ada Louise Huxtable-Where Summers Are Easy," 1986 June
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14 2 Architectural Forum: "Building the Soviet Society," 1967 November
14 3 Art in America: "Twentieth-Century Architecture," 1960
Arts Digest, 1954-1955
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14 4 "New York Revisited: The Produce Exchange," 1954 May 1
14 5 "The Art of Glass," 1955 June 1
14 6 Consumer Reports, 1956
"Table Radio Design," 1956 August
"Stainless Steel Flatware," 1956 November
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14 7 Daily Telegraph: "Why the Critics Got It Wrong," 1991 July 25
14 8 Dissent: "Stumbling Toward Tomorrow: The Decline and Fall of the New York Vision," 1987 Fall
14 9 Horizon: "Water, the Wine of Architecture," 1962 May
14 10 House & Garden: "The Battle for the Future," 1976 May
14 11 Industrial Design: "Stainless Comes to Dinner," 1954 August
14 12 Lettre International: "Neue Architektur: Baukunst zwischen Ausdruckswillen und praktischer Funktion," 1995
Possibly a translation of article from New York Review of Books.
14 13 Memories: "New York Centerpiece," 1989 October/November
Includes clippings of New York Times articles by Huxtable, "Is It Curtains for the Music Hall?" and "Update on the Music Hall."
14 14 Le Monde: "Une si jolie petite ville...," 1986 August 11
14 15 New Criterion: "New York in the Eighties: Architecture," 1986 August
New York Review of Books, 1973-1999
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15 1 "In Love with Times Square," 1973 October 18
Review of Learning from Las Vegas, Robert Venturi, Denise Scott Brown and Steven Izenour.
15 2 "Modern Architecture in Question," 1975 November 27
Review of The Architecture of the École des Beaux-Arts exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art. Includes Huxtable's response to a letter about the article published in 1976 March 18 issue.
15 3 "The Troubled State of Modern Architecture," 1980 May 1
15 4 "Is Modern Architecture Dead?," 1981 July 16
15 5 "After Modern Architecture," 1983 December 8
15 6 "Rebuilding Architecture," 1983 December 22
15 7-8 "Inventing American Reality," 1992 December 3
Reprinted in Interior Design, 1993.
15 9 "The New Architecture," 1995 April 6
15 10 "Museums: Making It New," 1999 April 22
Review of Towards a New Museum, Victoria Newhouse.
box folder
16 1 Unidentified Frank Lloyd Wright article, 1987-1988
16 2-3 Research and assorted, 1975-1999
New York Times, 1957-2008
Contains mostly clippings and some photocopies of clippings. Huxtable's original arrangement of organizing her clippings by newspaper section, has been maintained. Some articles, especially from the Opinion/Editorial section, do not have Huxtable attribution but are assumed to be by her as they were collected along with her other writing. Huxtable's index to her articles in the Sunday and Daily section of the newspaper is available in box 433.
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16-17, 433 Daily, 1962-1978
Arts & Leisure, 1957-1997
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17-20, 365 Papers
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427 D21 "Living With the Fake And Learning to Like It" data on 3.5 inch floppy disk
One Microsoft Word 6.0/95 (.doc) files.
See Series VII, Digital media for further description about individual physical media.
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20-24, 334 Opinion/Editorial, 1961-1994
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24 2-6 Home, 1977-1981
24 7-11 Real Estate, 1964-1972
24 12 Week in Review, 1969-1970
24 13 Travel: "A Personal Inquiry into the Nature of Some Hotel Rooms Overseas," 1969 August 17
Includes letter to the editor published August 31, 1969 responding to Huxtable article.
24 14 Automobiles: "Love, Not Logic, Sets Design," 1964 April 5
24 15 Business and Finance, 1966-1967
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24-25 Magazine, 1957-1984
box folder
25 5-7 Book Review, 1964-1989
25 8 New Jersey Weekly: "Atlantic City: Growth vs. Grandeur," 1978 March 19
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26, 341*-344* Assorted, 1961-2008
Includes article lists, items for oral history project, unidentified articles and articles by others. Oversize materials are articles by Huxtable enlarged and mounted on foamcore.
box folder
26 6 Preservation: "Visions and Revisions," 1999 September/October
Huxtable was contributor to symposium publication.
Progressive Architecture, 1956-1958
Huxtable wrote for the Progressive Architecture in America section of the publication. Many of the files have corresponding black-and-white negatives.
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26 7 "Progressive Architecture in America: Historic Contributions to Contemporary Architecture," 1956 June
26 8 "The Cleveland Arcade,"1956 September
26 9 "Grand Central Depot" 1596 October
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26, 366 "Jayne Building," 1956 November
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27, 366 "Allendale Mill," 1956 December
27, 366 "Harper & Brothers Building," 1957 February
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27 3 "Larkin Company Administration Building," 1957 March
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27, 366 "Eads Bridge," 1957 April
27, 366 "The Balloon Frame," 1957 May
27, 366 "Home Insurance Building," 1957 June
27, 366 "New England Mill Village," 1957 July
27, 366 "The Washington Monument," 1957 August
27, 366 "Reinforced-Concrete Construction," 1957 September
"Factory for Packard Motor Car Company," 1957 October
box folder
27 11-12 Papers
flatfile
1** Oversize plans
box folder
27 12 "Factory for Ford Motor Company," 1957 November
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28, 366, 425A "Store for E. V. Haughwout & Company," 1958 February
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28, 366 "Quincy Market," 1958 April
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28 3 "Granite Wharf, Warehouse, Office Buildings,"1958 June
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28, 366 "Commercial Buildings," 1958 August
28, 366 "Brooklyn Bridge," 1958 October
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28, 340*, 366 "River Rogue Plant for Ford Motor Company," 1958 December
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28, 78 Research, 1957
Includes card index.
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28 8 Rockefeller Center Magazine: "Rockefeller Plaza West," 1991 January/February
Wall Street Journal, 1983-2012
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29 1 "Notable & Quotable," 1983 March 11
29 2 "Architecture: Feeding the Coliseum to the Lions," 1997 January 14
29 3 "Architecture: Miracle on 42nd Street," 1997 April 3
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29, 365 "Redefining the Modern," 1997 May 8
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29 5 "Architecture: Send in the Clowns: Fine Dining in a Circus,"1997 July 1
29 6 "Great Works: Libraries in London and Paris ... ," 1997 August 28
Also printed in the August 29-30 edition of Wall Street Journal, Europe.
29 7-9 "Architecture: Refitting 'The Shoe'," 1997 October 2
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29, 365 "New Guggenheim: Art and Architecture as One," 1997 October 16
Also printed in the October 17-18 edition of Wall Street Journal, Europe.
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29 11 "Battling the Bulge," 1997 December 30
29 12 "Architecture: Finnish Master Alvar Aalto" 1998 February 26
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30, 365 "Remembering Architecture's Dream Team," 1998 April 23
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30 2 "Northern Enclosure: Hot Museums in a Cold Climate," 1998 May 14
30 3 "Architectural Design: Going Dutch," 1998 August 26
Also printed in the September 18-19 edition of Wall Street Journal, Europe.
30 4 "Turning Its Back to the Land," 1998 November 24
30 5 "Columbus Circle: A Project Without a Plan," 1999 January 14
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30, 365 "Henry Cobb's Design: Order in the Courthouse," 1999 March 9
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30 8 "On Design: Manhattan's Landmark Buildings Today," 1999 May 6
30 9 "On Design: 'The Un-Private House' at MoMA," 1999 August 30
"Beyond the Chair: Honoring the Eamses," 1999 October 28
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30 10 Papers
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427 D8 Digital version of article
One Microsoft Word 97-2003 (.doc) file. wsjeames.doc.
See Series VII, Digital media for further description about individual physical media.
box folder
30 11 "Ghosts of Hope and Despair," 1999 December 9
"French Elegance Hits Midtown Manhattan," 2000 January 10
box folder
30 12 Papers
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427, 429 Digital versions of article
D3 contains two Microsoft Word Document 6.0/95 (.doc) files and one text file (.txt).
D57 contains one Microsoft Word Document 6.0/95 (.doc) file; one Rich Text Format (.rtf) file: LVMH Tower Christian de Portzamparc Wall Street Journal December 1999.doc; LVMH Tower Christian de Portzamparc Wall Street Journal December 1999.rtf.
See Series VII, Digital media for further description about individual physical media.
"What's Cool in Britannia?," 2000 February 9
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30 13 Papers
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427 D13 Digital version of article
One Microsoft Word 6.0/95 (.doc) file. BRIT2000.DOC.
See Series VII, Digital media for further description about individual physical media.
"Architecture: The Beaubourg Grows Up," 2000 March 30
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30 14 Papers
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427 D13 Digital version of article
One Microsoft Word 6.0/95 (.doc) file. BRANCUSI.DOC.
See Series VII, Digital media for further description about individual physical media.
"Out For Blood: Planners Target Skyscrapers," 2000 July 24
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31 1 Papers
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428 D65 Digital version of article
One Microsoft Word 97-2003 (.doc) file. NYC Zoning Wall Street Journal July 2000 Ada Louise Huxtable.doc.
See Series VII, Digital media for further description about individual physical media.
"Three Shows Gives as Many Views of Modern Design," 2000 July 27
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31, 365 Papers
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427, 429 D15, D66 Digital versions of article
D15 contains one Microsoft Word 97-2003 (.doc) file; one Microsoft Word 97-2003 (.wbk) backup file. Design 2000 Wall Street Journal July 2000 Ada Louise Huxtable.doc; Backup of Design 2000 Wall Street Journal July 2000 Ada Louise Huxtable.wbk.
D66 contains one Microsoft Word Document 6.0/95 (.doc) file, but format attribution is not 100 percent. Design 2000 Wall Street Journal July 2000 Ada Louise Huxtable.doc.
See Series VII, Digital media for further description about individual physical media.
"An Architect Who Reconciled Commerce and Art," 2001 January 10
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31 3 Papers
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427 D7 Digital version of article
One Microsoft Word Document 97-2003 (.doc) file. Cass Gilbert 1.doc.
See Series VII, Digital media for further description about individual physical media.
"Born-Again Modernism," 2001 March 1
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31 4 Papers
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427 D6 Digital version of article
Born-Again Modernism (digital version available on-site only): 2001 March 1

One Microsoft Word 97-2003 (.doc) file.
See Series VII, Digital media for further description about individual physical media.
"Architecture's Best-Kept Secrets," 2001 May 15
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31 5 Papers
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427 D6 Digital version of article
Architecture's Best-Kept Secrets (digital version available on-site only): 2001 May 15

One Microsoft Word 97-2003 (.doc) file.
See Series VII, Digital media for further description about individual physical media.
"Architecture: The Bold and the Beautiful," 2001 June 12
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31 6 Papers
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427 D9 Digital version of article
One Microsoft Word 97-2003 (.doc) file. Frank Gehry Architect June 2001 Guggenheim Museum.doc.
See Series VII, Digital media for further description about individual physical media.
"The Gallery: How Less Became More - Two Shows of Mies van der Rohe's Drawings, Models and Photos Show Us the Inventor of Cool," 2001 July 25
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31 7 Papers
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427 D9 Digital version of article
One Microsoft Word 97-2003 (.doc) file. Mies van der Rohe.doc.
See Series VII, Digital media for further description about individual physical media.
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31 8 "'The New York Process' - Don't Expect Anything Uplifting from the Pols and Realtors Now Pondering the WTC Site," 2001 September 17
"The Several-Billion-Dollar Question - How Do You Balance a Memorial and Development in Order to Honor Both Living and Dead?," 2002 January 8
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31 9 Papers
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427 D14 Digital version of article
One Microsoft Word 97-2003 (.doc) file. World Trade Center II January 2002.doc.
See Series VII, Digital media for further description about individual physical media.
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31 10 "Comment: Museums," 2002 January 9
"Two New Museums Reveal the Virtues of Intimacy," 2002 March 13
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31 11 Papers
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427 D6 Digital version of article
Two New Museums Reveal the Virtues of Intimacy (digital version available on-site only): 2002 March 13

One Microsoft Word 97-2003 (.doc) file.
See Series VII, Digital media for further description about individual physical media.
"A Home for Folk Art Is Art Itself," 2002 April 8
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31 12 Papers
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427 D14 Digital version of article
One Microsoft Word 97-2003 (.doc) file. American Folk Art Museum.doc.
See Series VII, Digital media for further description about individual physical media.
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31 13 "Merging Culture and Commerce in Architecture," 2002 May 16
31 14 "The Myth of the Invulnerable Skyscraper - Despite Sept. 11, It Persists; So, Too, Will the Yearning to Build Toward the Clouds," 2002 May 28
31 15 "Another World Trade Center Horror - The Art of the Deal Yields Six Dreadful Proposals Utterly Devoid of Artistry," 2002 July 25
31 16 "'Downtown' Is More Than Ground Zero - Developers Lack Vision, Politicians Fear Planning; Getting Half the Message," 2002 August 7
"Rebuilding Lower Manhattan: 'Don't Blame the Architects': Designs Are Visionary, but the Process Is Business as Usual," 2003 January 7
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32 1 Papers
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427 D7 Digital version of article
One Microsoft Word 97-2003 (.doc) file. World Trade Center IV Ada Louise Huxtable Wall Street Journal January 2003.doc.
See Series VII, Digital media for further description about individual physical media.
"The Next Great Center of the City: Daniel Libeskind Envisions Ground Zero," 2003 March 19
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32 2 Papers
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427 D8 Digital version of article
One Microsoft Word 97-2003 (.doc) file. World Trade Center V March 2003.doc.
See Series VII, Digital media for further description about individual physical media.
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32 3 "In the Fray: No Games with Ground Zero, Please," 2003 July 24
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32, 365 "The New Hub of Architecture: Boston and a Neighbor Embrace the New with Fervor," 2003 July 31
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32 6 "All's Well That Ends Well for Two Innovative Architects, Utzon and Gehry," 2003 October 2
"The Best Way to Preserve 2 Columbus Circle" A Makeover," 2004 January 7
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32 7 Papers
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427 D16 Digital version of article
One Microsoft Word 97-2003 (.doc) file. Two Columbus Circle Part 2.doc.
See Series VII, Digital media for further description about individual physical media.
"Seeking the Father, Finding the Architect," 2004 February 16
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32 8 Papers
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427 D9 Digital version of article
One Microsoft Word 97-2003 (.doc) file. My Architect February 2004.doc.
See Series VII, Digital media for further description about individual physical media.
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32, 365, 423 "A Landmark Destination: The Bus Station," 2004 June 15
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32 10 "Tall, Taller, Tallest: New Buildings Still Scrape the Skies," 2004 August 12
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33 1 "...In MoMA's Big, New, Elegantly Understated Home," 2004 December 7
33 2 "Philip Johnson: Short on Attention Span, Long on Aesthetics," 2005 February 10
33 3 "Peale Appeal: Portraits of the Nation's Founders Go Back on View," 2005 February 22
33 4 "Death of the Dream for Ground Zero Site," 2005 April 20
"Down-to-Earth Masterpieces of Public Landscape Design," 2005 May 14
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33 5 Papers
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427 D14, D16 Digital versions of articles
Disk D14 contains one Microsoft Word 97-2003 (.doc) file. Groundswell and Landscape Architecture The Wall Street Journal March 23005.doc.
Disk D16 contains two Microsoft Word 97-2003 (.doc) files. Groundswell and Landscape Architecture The Wall Street Journal March 23005.doc; Groundswell and Landscape Architecture The Wall Street Journal May 2005 .doc.
See Series VII, Digital media for further description about individual physical media.
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33 6 "The Planning Vacuum," 2005 June 22
Article possibly also titled, "New York Stadium Deals: Good, Bad..."
33 7 "Too Much of a Good Thing," 2005 December 8
33 8 "When the Outrageous Became Mainstream," 2006 February 16
"A Marriage of Nature and Art," 2006 March 18-19
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33 9 Papers
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427 D11 Digital version of article
Contains one Microsoft Word 97-2003 (.doc) file.
See Series VII, Digital media for further description about individual physical media.
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33 10 "Spain's Extraordinary Building Boom," 2006 April 18
33 11 "The New Morgan Library's Building Is Cool...," 2006 June 8
33 12 "Modernism, in Proper Perspective," 2006 July 12
33 13 "The Disaster That Has Followed the Tragedy," 2006 September 28
33 14 "Little in Common but Architectural Success," 2006 December 19
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34 1 "Shows Try to Renovate Moses' Reputation," 2007 March 14
34 2 "Library Branches in Full Flower," 2007 May 17
"Reflections on the Glass House," 2007 June 19
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34 3 Papers
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429 DR1 Digital version of article
One Microsoft Word Document 97-2003 (.doc) file. Glass House Wall Street Journal May 2007 Ada Louise Huxtable.doc.
See Series VII, Digital media for further description about individual physical media.
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34 4 "Soviet Modernist Architecture Is Rediscovered at MoMA," 2007 October 3
34 5 "Flights of Fancy, Centuries Apart," 2007 November 27
34 6 "The Hudson Yards Proposals: Plenty of Glitz, Little Vision," 2008 January 2
"Found - and Lost - in Translation," 2008 February 6
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34 7 Papers
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429 DR1 Digital versions of article
Two Microsoft Word Document 97-2003 (.doc) files. The New Museum and the Toledo Glass Museum 3 Wall Street Journal January 2008.doc; The New Museum and the Toledo Glass Museum 1 Wall Street Journal January 2008.doc.
See Series VII, Digital media for further description about individual physical media.
"In Praise - and Note - of Follies," 2008 May 15
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34 8 Papers
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429 DR1 Digital version of article
One Microsoft Word Document 97-2003 (.doc) file. Follies April 2008.doc.
See Series VII, Digital media for further description about individual physical media.
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34 9 "The Lure of the Curve from 1730 to Today," 2008 June 4
34 10 "New York's 9/11 Site Needed Not a Moses but a Logue," 2008 August 27
34 11 "Setting the Record Straight About Ed Stone and Brad Cloepfil," 2008 December 10
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35 1 "The Beauty in Brutalism, Restored and Updated," 2009 February 25
"Breaking All the Rules with New York's Public-Building Design," 2009 May 13
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35 2 Papers
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429 DR1 Digital version of article
One Microsoft Word Document 97-2003 (.doc) file. Saratoga Community Center Wall Street Journal April 2009 Ada Louise Huxtable.doc.
See Series VII, Digital media for further description about individual physical media.
"Lincoln Center Rejoins the City," 2009 July 1
box folder
35 3 Papers
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429 DR1 Digital versions of article
One Microsoft Word Document 97-2003 (.doc) file, one Plain Text File (.txt). Lincoln Center OK.doc; Lincoln Center OK.txt
See Series VII, Digital media for further description about individual physical media.
"The Hand and Eye of Genius," 2009 July 29
box folder
35 4 Papers
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429 DR1 Digital version of article
One Microsoft Word Document 97-2003 (.doc) file. Guggenheim, July 2009.doc
See Series VII, Digital media for further description about individual physical media.
"Ingenious and Demanding," 2009 September 20
box folder
35 5 Papers
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429 DR1 Digital version of article
One Microsoft Word Document 97-2003 (.doc) file. Koolhaas Houselife The Wall Street Journal September 2009 Ada Louise Huxtable.doc.
See Series VII, Digital media for further description about individual physical media.
"State of the Cooper Union," 2009 December 2
box folder
35 6 Papers
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429 DR1 Digital version of article
One Microsoft Word Document 97-2003 (.doc) file. Cooper Union The Wall Street Journal November 2009 Ada Louise Huxtable.doc.
See Series VII, Digital media for further description about individual physical media.
"His Buildings Defined a Decade," 2010 January 5
box folder
35 7 Papers
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429 DR1 Digital version of article
One Microsoft Word Document 97-2003 (.doc) file. Saarinen Wall Street Journal December 2009 Ada Louise Huxtable.doc.
See Series VII, Digital media for further description about individual physical media.
"Ramping Up Wright's Vision," 2010 March 11
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35 8 Papers
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429 DR1 Digital version of article
One Microsoft Word Document 97-2003 (.doc) file. Contemplating the Void Guggenheim Museum Wall Street Journal February 2010.doc.
See Series VII, Digital media for further description about individual physical media.
"Rules of Engagement," 2010 March 31
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35 9 Papers
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429 DR1 Digital version of article
One Microsoft Word Document 97-2003 (.doc) file. Snøhetta exhibition Wall Street Journal March 2010 Ada Louise Huxtable.doc.
See Series VII, Digital media for further description about individual physical media.
"A Golden Age and Its Heirs," 2010 May 25
box folder
35 10 Papers
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429 DR1 Digital version of article
One Microsoft Word Document 97-2003 (.doc) file. Palladio show.doc.
See Series VII, Digital media for further description about individual physical media.
"A Landmark Jewel Box Loses Its Biggest Gem," 2010 November 4
box folder
35 11 Papers
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429 DR1 Digital version of article
One Microsoft Word Document 97-2003 (.doc) files. Chase 43rd Street November 2010.doc.
See Series VII, Digital media for further description about individual physical media.
"Postmodernism's Pivotal Figure," 2010 December 9
box folder
35 12 Papers
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429 DR1 Digital version of article
One Microsoft Word Document 97-2003 (.doc) file. James Stirling exhibition.doc.
See Series VII, Digital media for further description about individual physical media.
"The MFA's New Art of the Americas Wing...," 2011 February 2
box folder
36 1-2 Papers
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429 DR1 Digital version of article
One Microsoft Word Document 97-2003 (.doc) file. Boston MFA Art of the Americas Wing Wall Street Journal January 2011.doc
See Series VII, Digital media for further description about individual physical media.
"Why One Remained Standing," 2011 May 10
box folder
36 3 Papers
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429 DR1 Digital version of article
One Microsoft Word Document 97-2003 (.doc) file. Sendai Mediatheque.doc.
See Series VII, Digital media for further description about individual physical media.
"Symbols of Our Nation," 2011 September 21
box folder
36 4-5 Papers
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429 DR1 Digital version of article
One Microsoft Word Document 97-2003 (.doc) file. The Colonial Revival Museum of the City of NY August 2011 Ada Louise Huxtable.doc
See Series VII, Digital media for further description about individual physical media.
"The Empire State Building's Luster Returns," 2011 November 10
box folder
36 6-7 Papers
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429 DR1 Digital version of article
One Microsoft Word Document 97-2003 (.doc) file. Empire State Building Wall Street Journal October 2011 Ada Louise Huxtable.doc
See Series VII, Digital media for further description about individual physical media.
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36 8 "Coming In From the Cold," 2011 December 22
"The New World Reborn," 2012 January 26
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36 9 Papers
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427 D5 New American Wing press kit data on compact disc
Contains 68 jpeg image files (.jpg) and one Microsoft Word 97-2003 (.doc) file.
See Series VII, Digital media for further description about individual physical media.
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429 DR1 Digital versions of article
One Microsoft Word Document 97-2003 (.doc) file, one Microsoft Word Document 97-2003 (.wbk) file. American Wing version 2.doc; Backup of American Wing version 2.wbk.
See Series VII, Digital media for further description about individual physical media.
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37 1 "Crosshatching a Miracle," 2012 March 28
"The Symphonic Boom," 2012 April 28-29
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37 2 Papers
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429 DR1 Digital versions of article
One Microsoft Word Document 97-2003 (.doc) file and one Microsoft Word Document 97-2003 (.wbk) file. Site and Sound Book Review The Wall Street Journal April 2012 revised.doc; Backup of Site and Sound Book Review The Wall Street Journal April 2012 Ada Louise Huxtable.wbk.
See Series VII, Digital media for further description about individual physical media.
"The New Barnes Shouldn't Work-But Does," 2012 May 24
box folder
37 3 Papers
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429 DR1 Digital versions of article
One Microsoft Word Document 97-2003 (.doc) file, One Microsoft Word Document 97-2003 (.wbk) file. Barnes Collection Wall Street Journal May 2012 Ada Louise Huxtable.doc; Backup of Barnes Collection Wall Street Journal May 2012 Ada Louise Huxtable.wbk
See Series VII, Digital media for further description about individual physical media.
"New York Public Library: Undertaking Its Destruction," 2012 December 3
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37 4-7 Papers
box folder
365 11 Color photographs
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429 DR1 Digital versions of article
One Microsoft Word Document 97-2003 (.doc) file, one Microsoft Word Document 97-2003 (.wbk) file. NYPL #5.doc; Backup of NYPL #5.wbk.
See Series VII, Digital media for further description about individual physical media.
box folder
38 1-12 Assorted, 1996-2012
Includes research, legal papers, invoices and financial papers and article lists.
Books, 1934-2012
Includes books Huxtable wrote or contributed to.
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39 1 Pier Luigi Nervi, 1960
39 2-6 Four Walking Tours of Modern Architecture in New York City, 1961
The Architecture of New York: A History and Guide, 1964, 1972
The first volume, Classic New York, was published, but additional volumes scheduled in the series: Volume II, Victorian New York; Volume III, Building for Business; Volume IV, The Proper New Yorkers; Volume V, Skyscraper New York; Volume VI, New York Today, were not published.
In 1995 Huxtable began working on revising the Classic New York volume probably for a new edition of the book. The revised edition was not published.
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39-46, 78 Papers and black-and-white photographs
Includes card index.
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367-373 Color photographs, slides and black-and-white negatives
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427 D17-D18 Classic New York, digital files
D17, 1995 revisions, contains two Microsoft Word 6.0/95 (.doc) files and two Microsoft Word 6.0/95 backup (.bak) files.
D18 contains nine Microsoft Word 6.0/95 (.doc) files and nine Microsoft Word 6.0/95 backup (.bak) files.
See Series VII, Digital media for further description about individual physical media.
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47-48, 340* Will They Ever Finish Bruckner Boulevard?, 1970
Large materials are printer proofs.
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49 1-5 Kicked a Building Lately?, 1976
49 6-7 "The Death and Rebirth of Modern Architecture," 1978
This work was never completed as the publishing contract was cancelled. Book began as a University of Michigan lecture. All research materials are filed with the manuscript even though possibly some were used only for Huxtable's lecture.
49 8 Ada Louise Huxtable, An Annotated Bibliography, 1981
By Lawrence Wodehouse.
The Tall Building Artistically Reconsidered: The Search for a Skyscraper Style, 1985, 1993
Book began as University of California, Berkeley, lecture. Book text was also used in New Criterion article. All research materials and illustrations are filed with the book even though possibly some were used only for Huxtable's lecture or article.
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49-53, 334, 340* Papers and photographs
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373-375, 425 Color photographic materials
flatfile
2** Oversize plan
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53-54, 376 Architecture, Anyone?, 1986
Slides are possibly not related to project.
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54 4 Goodbye History, Hello Hamburger: An Anthology of Architectural Delights and Disasters, 1986
54 5 Afterword to Inventing Times Square: Commerce and Culture at the Crossroads of the World, 1991
54 6 Foreword to The Late, Great Pennsylvania Station, 1996
Book is by Lorraine B. Diehl.
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54-57, 376 The Unreal America: Architecture and Illusion, 1997
Huxtable received grant funding from organizations including the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, J.M. Kaplan Fund and the Graham Foundation.
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57 7 Chapter of A Century of Arts & Letters: The History of the National Institute of Arts & Letters and the American Academy of Arts & Letters as Told, Decade by Decade, by Eleven Members, 1998
57 8 Contribution to New York Times Guide to the Arts of the 20th Century, 2001
Frank Lloyd Wright, 2004
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61-66, 376 Papers and photographic materials
Includes card index.
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427 D22 Frank Lloyd Wright Companion data on compact disc
Disk contains a multimedia program to view Wright plans using Deneba Software's Canvas for Windows drawing program as well as six moving image files (.avi).
Please note that the library is not able to provide access to disc's entire contents, due to lack of required software. If interested in viewing this material, please contact the reference desk for more information.
427 D9, D16, D23-D26 Digital files
Disc D9 contains six Microsoft Word 97-2003 (.doc) files; four Microsoft Word 6.0-2003 (.doc) files; two OLE2 Compound Document Format (.doc) files: Frank Lloyd Wright I.doc; Frank Lloyd Wright II.doc; Frank Lloyd Wright III.doc; Frank Lloyd Wright IV OK.doc; Frank Lloyd Wright V.doc; Frank Lloyd Wright VI.doc; Frank Lloyd Wright VII.doc; Frank Lloyd Wright VIII.doc; Frank Lloyd Wright X.doc; Frank Lloyd Wright XI.doc; Frank Lloyd Wright XII.doc; Frank Loyd Wright IX OK.doc. Disk D16 contains one Microsoft Word 97-2003 (.doc) files: FLLWMedway Notes.doc.
D23 contains three Microsoft Word 97-2003 (.doc) files; one Compound WordPerfect for Windows Document (.doc) file.
Disk D24 contains 23 Microsoft Word 97-2003 (.doc) files; three OLE2 Compound Document Format (.doc) files; one Compound WordPerfect for Windows Document (.doc) file; one unidentified file (no extension).
Disk 25 contains 15 Microsoft Word 97-2003 (.doc) files; one OLE2 Compound Document Format (.doc) file.
Disk D26 contains 12 Microsoft Word 97-2003 (.doc) files.
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On Architecture: Collected Reflections on a Century of Change, 2008
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67-68 Papers
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429 DR1 Digital files
Two Microsoft Word Document 97-2003 (.doc) file. INTRODUCTION.doc; Organization, On Architecture.doc.
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"Extreme Architecture: Living in the Digital Age," 1989-2003
Book was never published, it was part of a research project for Huxtable's fellowship at the New York Public Library, see also Lectures for her presentation on the subject and Series VI for papers regarding the fellowship.
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57-59, 377 Papers and photographic materials
Includes research on Alsop & Störmer Architects; Gigon & Guyer; Herzog & de Meuron; Steven Holl; Smith-Miller + Hawkinson Architects; Van Berkel & Bos Architectuurbureau; beauty; building materials; theory. Papers also include library resource materials, correspondence regarding illustrations and bibliography sources.
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427 D27 Museum und Park Kalkriese data on compact disc
68 Adobe Illustrator Encapsulated PostScript File Format (.eps) files; two Acrobat PDF 1.3 - Portable Document Format (.pdf) files; 76 Macintosh PICT Image (.psd) files; two Microsoft Excel 97 Workbook (.xls) files; four Rich Text Format (.doc) files.
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427 D28 DuPont Benedictus Awards data on compact disc
60 Tagged Image File Format (.tif) files. See Series VII, Digital media for further description about individual physical media.
427 D13 Digital file
One Microsoft Word 6.0/95 (.doc) file. EXARCH.DOC.
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"The Ranch House: The Iconic American Home," 1942-2012
Title was not final. The book was never completed.
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69-73 Papers
Huxtable applied for funding towards her book writing project. The grant was awarded to her via the Storefront for Art and Architecture, Inc. Includes foreword, grant application, research and card index.
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427, 429 Research, and dissertations by others
D29 contains three Acrobat PDF 1.2 - Portable Document Format (.pdf) files; one Acrobat PDF 1.5 - Portable Document Format (.pdf) files; one Acrobat PDF 1.6 - Portable Document Format (.pdf) file.
DR1 includes one Acrobat PDF 1.4 - Portable Document Format (.pdf) file; one Microsoft Word Document 97-2003 (.doc) file. ranchhousedecoration.pdf; JAH Articles on Ranch Houses.doc.
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73 6-9 Assorted, 1980-2012
Contains additional correspondence with Huxtable's literary agent and papers regarding Will They Ever Finish Bruckner Boulevard?, Kicked a Building Lately? and Architecture Anyone?
Lectures, 1953-2008, undated
Lecture titles are included in notes when available. Exhibitions curated by Huxtable are also filed here. When writing or typescripts were not available, papers were filed in Series IV Speaking engagements.
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74 1-2 Museum of Modern Art, 1953
Includes materials from exhibition The Modern Movement in Italy: Architecture and Design, and photographs from unidentified exhibitions.
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378 1 American Federation of Arts exhibition, 1956
The Museum in the United States, organized and designed by Ada Louise and Garth Huxtable for the United States Information Agency. Contains color slides.
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74 3 American Institute of Architects Conference, 1963 May
74 4 Graham Foundation, 1968 October 30
Includes typescript of opening statement by John D. Entenza.
74 5 Brandeis University, 1969
"Architecture up Against the Wall - A Redefinition of the Building Arts."
74 6 Vassar College, 1969 October
74 7 American Society of Newspaper Editors, 1974 April 19
74 8 Neighborhood Conference, 1975
74 9 Washington University, 1976 May
Eliot Honors convocation speaker.
74 10 Dallas Public Library, 1976 November 10
"The Arts in Society."
74 11 Oberlin College, 1977 January 15
74 12 Palm Beach, 1977
Unidentified lecture.
74 13 University of Virginia, 1977
Huxtable received the Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medal in Architecture. Huxtable identifies 1978 as the year for this lecture but she received the honor in 1977.
74 14 Association of National Advertisers Annual Meeting, 1979 December
"The Future is a Set of Plans."
74 15 American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 1980 January
"The Present: The Troubled State of Modern Architecture." Also published in the American Academy bulletin.
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75 1 University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 1981 April 6
"Architecture and the Daily Press."
75 2 Radcliffe College, 1981 April 27
"Modern Architecture and Moral Vision."
75 3-5 University of California, Berkeley, 1982
Hitchcock Lectures. "The Tall Building Artistically Reconsidered: Beyond Style."
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75, 378 Goucher College, 1984
"The Search for a Skyscraper Style."
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75 7 American Philosophical Society, 1990 April 19
"Derived Arts as Primary Arts."
75 8 American Academy of Arts and Letters, 1991 May 15
Blashfield Address: "Inventing Reality; Variations on a Theme."
75 9 New York Public Library, 1992 March 24
"The Art and Craft of Criticism."
75 10 Metro International, 1993 March 24
Dinner at the United Nations honoring Senator William J. Fulbright.
75 11 Society of Architectural Historians, 1993 April
75 12 Museum of the City of New York, 1996 March 25
Huxtable received the $24 Award.
75 13 New York Public Library, 1997 April 29
"America the Faux."
75 14 Brooklyn Museum of Art, 1998 January 31
"Architecture and Illusion," part of the Architecture on Screen '98 film program.
75 15 Union League Club, 1999 April 28
"America the Faux."
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76 1 Peabody Essex Museum, 1999 December 14
"My Life in Museums."
Pennsylvania State University, 2000 March 24
"The Way It Never Was (and Shouldn't Be) - A Cautionary Tale."
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76 2 Papers
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427 D13 Digital file
One Microsoft Word 6.0/95 (.doc) file. PENNSTAT.DOC.
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Dolf Placazek Memorial, 2000 April 19
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76 3 Papers
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427 D13 Digital file
One Microsoft Word 97-2003 (.doc) file. Dolph.doc.
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New York Public Library, 2000 December 6
"Extreme Architecture." See also Books for research related to this project and Series VI for papers related to Huxtable's New York Public Library fellowship.
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76 4 Papers
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427 D7 Digital version of lecture
One Microsoft Word 97-2003 (.doc) file. NYPL Lecture 2.doc.
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Cleveland Museum of Art, 2001 May 19
"New Worlds and Dead Ends," for "The Edifice Complex: The Art of Museum Architecture" conference.
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76, 378 Papers and color slides
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427 D31 Digital version of lecture
One Microsoft Word 97-2003 (.doc) files. Cleveland, May 19, 2001.doc.
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Marion Koogler McNay Art Museum, 2003 March 2
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76, 379 Papers
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427 D8 Digital version of lecture
One Microsoft Word 97-2003 (.doc) file. McNay Museum March 2 03.doc.
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The Getty Center, 2004 April 15
"The Preservation Follies: Inventing the Near and Distant Past."
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76, 379 Papers
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427 D16 Digital version of lecture
One Microsoft Word 97-2003 (.doc) files. Preservation Follies Getty Conservation Institute April 15.doc.
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76 9 Philadelphia Library, 2004 December 9
"Frank Lloyd Wright."
The American Trust for the British Library, 2005 April 4
"Frank Lloyd Wright and Truth Against the World."
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76 10 Papers
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427 D14 Digital version of paper
One Microsoft Word 97-2003 (.doc) file. FLW talk ATBL 4-4-05.doc.
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76 11 American Architectural Foundation, 2008
Honoring the Museum of Modern Art's receiving Keystone Award.
76 12 International Committee of Architecture Critics, undated
Assorted, 1974-1980
Mostly correspondence regarding assorted lecturing opportunities, but also includes unidentified lecture typescripts including: "The Day Architecture Died, Or Fables of Our Time," "Building Better Cities: A Report on Progress Toward A Dubious Utopia," and "Monday Morning Architecture."
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76 13-16 Papers
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429 DR1 Digital file
One Microsoft Word Document 97-2003 (.doc) file. Lecture List.doc.
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Assorted and unidentified, circa 1941-1973, undated
Various writing by others is located in Series IV, Research files.
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77 1-12 Papers
Contains various writing by Huxtable. Includes Huxtable's thesis: "Popular American Graphic Art, 1850-1860: An Investigation of Periodical Illustration," circa 1941, most likely written for Huxtable's Master's degree from Hunter College. Also includes an encyclopedia article on glass, and papers titled: "Comments on Ruskin's Seven Lamps of Architecture," "New York, The Death Wish City," and "Vasari's Theory of Art."
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428 D65 "Doing Something Serious About Ellis Island"
One Microsoft Word 97-2003 (.doc) file. ellis # 2-edited.doc.
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