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Nikolaus Pevsner papers, 1903-1982

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Pevsner (Nikolaus) Papers
Series I. Correspondence, 1903-1982 5.4 Linear Feet (16 boxes)
Contains correspondence related to Pevsner's professional activities and affiliations.
Arrangement
Arranged in six sub-series: A) General correspondence, B) The Architectural Review, C) Publisher's correspondence, D) Affiliations, E) Exhibitions, and F) Additional correspondence. (See also correspondence in Series II, IV, and VI.)
Series I.A. General correspondence, 1919-1979 1.9 Linear Feet (5 boxes)
Correspondence with scholars, architects, artists, and publishers. See also correspondence in Series II, IV, and VI.
Arrangement
Arranged alphabetically according to correspondent, as per Pevsner's original arrangement. It should be noted that Pevsner filed Dutch surnames with the preposition "van" under "V".
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1 A-D, 1919-1979
Ackerman, J.; Akos, Kiss; Albini, Alfred (approximately 60 photographic prints; images of drawings); Alexander, John H.; Amer-Lewis, Francis; Ames, Winslow; Antal, [?]; Argent, Charles; Arup, Sir Ove; Ashbee, C. R.; Ashbee, Janet; Ausell, W. H.; Auzas, Pierre-Marie; Baer, Bernhard; Bahn, Hans; Baker, David; Bauknecht; Bayley, Stephen; Berger, Max; Berger, Sanford; Bergman, Eckart; Bergman, W. Dieter; Bird, Donald; Birnstengel, Richard; Boase, Tom; Boldizar, Ivan; Bondy, Lewis; Bossaglia, Rossana; Bournville Village Trust; Brangwyn, Sir Frank; Brockhaus, F. A.; Broomhead, Bert; Burival, Zdzislav; Carline, Richard; Carter, Edward; Cassel, Pol; Chen, Charles; Cherry, Bridget; Clayton, Barry; Clifton-Taylor, Alec; Cobb, Gerald; Cockerell, Sydney; Coe, Ralph T.; Colvin, Howard; Coulson, C. L. H.; Creswell, H. Bulkeley; Curman, Sigurd; Dalton, John; Dean, David E.; Dehio, Georg Gottfried; Denholm-Young, Hilda; Dent, Allcroft and Company Limited; Deumeyer, [?]; Dezso, Dr. Ladislao; Dimacopoulos, J.; Dittmayer, Hans; Dragon, Peter.
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2 E-H, 1930-1979
Ebhardt, Professor Bodo; Ellis, Clifford; Elven, John W.; Emberton, Kathleen; Escuela Tecnica Superior de Arquitectura; Ettlinger, Ellen; Fairweather, Leslie; Fehl, Philipp P.; Feist, Peter H.; Ferraris, T.; Finnie, Ann M.; Finsterlin, Hermann; Fiocco, Giusseppe; Fondazione Giorgio Cini (Branca, Vittore); Fong, William; Fowlds, G. M.; Fowler, Angus; French, Douglas; Freudenheim, Leslie; Friedlaender, Walter; Fry, E. Maxwell; Gayle, Margot; Giado, Eric; Gillum, Colonel W. N.; Gisske (folder reads "Gisske – see Kuhn, Grete"); Gloag, John; Gombrich, Ernst; Gomme, Andor; Goodison, Jack W.; Gropius, Walter; Gros, Gabrrella; Grossman, Dieter; Gugg, Hugo; Gurlitt, Cornelius; Gutbier, L. W. (Galerie Ernst Arnold); Harvey, John; Haslam, Richard; Hausmann, Raoul; Herrmann, Frederick H.; Herrmann, Wolfgang; Hertner, W.; Hipple, Walter J. Jr.; Hitchcock, Henry-Russell; Hoeltje, Georg; Hollamby, E.; Huber, Rudolf; Huch, Ricarda; Hussey, Christopher.
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3 I-N, 1921-1979
Ikenberg, Ludwig; Irvine, Louise; Isenbart, M.; Isermeyer, Christian Adolf; Jaffe, A.; Joliffe, Harold; Jope, E. M.; Juynbool, Dr. W. R.; Kanokogi, Takehiko; Kaufman, S.; Kaye, Barrington; Kelly, Dennis; Kennet, Lord; Keyserling, Herman; Kingscote-Billinge, L.; Knowles, P. Douglas; Kokkelink, Gunther; Kolleck, Teddy; Kowalski, Helene; Kretzschmar, Bernhard; Krönig, Wolfgang; Kuhn, Grete (Schinkel's Bauakademie in East Berlin); Kuhn, Ivan; Kumer, Friedrich; Leedy, Walter C. Jr.; Liebermann, M.; Liess, Dr. Reinhard; Linsey, Martin; Lipman, V. D.; Lloyd, J. Sampson; Mackmurdo, Arthur H.; Marasovic, Tomislav; Mariani, Valerio; Marshall, Margaret Wiley; Martienssen, Heather; Martin, Carolyn; Mason, Francis; Mayes, Judy; Mellinghoff, Gotz-Tilman; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (Highcliffe Castle, The Cloisters); Michel, Edouard; Millar, Oliver; Miller, Alec; Moore, Henry; Müller, Michael; Münter, G.; Murray, Keith; Muthesius, Stefan; Neurath, Thomas; Newman, John; Nohl, Herman; University of Nottingham.
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4 O-W, 1920-1979
O'Neal, William; Oehme, Georg; Oprescu, G.; Paatz, Walter; Pächt, Otto; Parsons, G. D.; Peterich, Magnus; Phillips, John A. S.; Pick, Frank; Pinder, Wilhelm; Pittoni, Laura Coggiola; Plantengia, J. H.; Pollack, Heinz & Gabriela; Posener, Julius; Pritchard, Jack; Puppi, Giampietro (Venezia Isola Degli Studi); Quirk, Roger; Railing, Hugo; Read, Herbert; Reese, Johann-Anton; Reiff, Daniel D.; RIBA (RE: Gold Medal); Richards, Jim; Ritchie, Walter; Robbins, Michael; Robertson, Joan; Rockel, Robin; Rosenau, Helen; Rowan, Alistair; Rudolph, Wilhelm; Ruhemann, F. A.; Schaack, Margaret von; Schaefer, Herwin; Scheidig, Dr. (Direktion der Staatlichen Kunstammlungen in Weimar); Schlaffenberg, Bruno; Schultze-Görlitz, Hans; Schwagenscheiot, Walter; Sekler, Eduard F.; Shaw, G. Bernard; Simpson, Duncan; Simpson, W. Douglas; Sosa Gallardo, Santiago A.; Spence, Basil; Spengler, Dr. Oswald; Stanton, Phoebe; Starkowski, Mieczyslaw T.; Sumner, Heywood; Suter, Karl Friedrich; Tabner, Judith; Thomas, Trevor; Tyser, Greenwood and Company (Chartered Auctioneers and Estate Agents); Ullrich, Dr. Ruth-Maria; Valenciennes, Museum of; Van de Velde, Henry; Van de Waal, H.; Van der Grinten, E. F.; Van Geest, J. ; Vitto Battagilia, Silvia de; Wagner-Rieger, Renate; Walker, David; Walker, Lynne; Watkin, David J. ; Watson, W. C.; Whiffen, Marcus; Whitehead, Pat; Wiegert; Wigglesworth, G. H.; Willis, Peter; Wingler, Hans M.; Witt, Robert; Womersley, J. L.; Wontner, Sir Hugh; Wood, H. J. Limited.
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5 Z, 1942-1945
Correspondence with Richard Ziegler and two postcards from anonymous senders criticizing Pevsner in relation to broadcast lectures in London. Also contains bound copies of manuscripts, writings, and drawings by Richard Ziegler.
Series I.B. The Architectural Review, 1945-1977 .4 Linear Feet (1 box)
Correspondence and material related to the architecture magazine. Includes editorial correspondence, information regarding war damage in Germany and Austria, and general correspondence with: Beatty, C. J. P.; Fern, Alan; Fisher, Alice; Fisker, Kay;Gomme, Andor H.; Gropius, Walter; Guedes, A. d'Alpoim; Hammer, Karl; Killick, John; Long, E. T.; Mare, Eric de; Marsh, John; Mendehlson, Erich; Mendehlson, Louise; Parker of Waddington, Lady Pehnt, Wolfgang; Plischke, E. A.; Posener, Julius; Rosner, R.; Schapire, Rosa; Taylor, Nicholas; Von Moos, Stanislaus; Wilson, Henry.
Arrangement
Arranged alphabetically by correspondent.
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6 Letters
6 Printed material
Series I.C. Publishers correspondence, 1963-1976 .4 Linear Feet (1 box)
Includes letters with publishers regarding various Pevsner articles and manuscripts. See also correspondence related to specific publications.
Arrangement
Arranged by publisher and therewithin chronologically.
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7 Prestel Verlag, 1963-1976
7 The Johns Hopkins Press, 1967-1972
7 Fritz Thyssen Stiftung, 1964-1974
Series I.D. Affiliations, 1959-1979 1.7 Linear Feet (6 boxes)
Includes correspondence related to official commissions, committees, professional organizations, associations, historical societies, and preservation boards with which Pevsner was affiliated.
Arrangement
Arranged roughly alphabetically by title of organization.
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8 Advisory Board for Redundant Churches, 1973-1977
Includes bound volumes of Advisory Board for Redundant Churches reports (1968-1976), Church Commissioners for England reports and accounts (1974-1975), and a bound volume titled Pastoral Measure No.1 (1968).
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9 Architectural Association, The, 1964-1973
9 Art Workers Guild Trustees, 1973-1975
9 British Academy, 1975-1977
9 Historic Buildings Council of England, 1975-1977
9 International Council of Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS), 1967-1974
9 National Committee for the United Kingdom, 1967-1974
9 The Professional and Academic Regional Visits Organization (PARVO), 1975-1977
9 Royal Fine Art Commission, 1966-1973
9 The Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings, 1967-1973
9 Society of Architectural Historians of Great Britain, 1959-1966
9 The Victorian Society, 1973-1979
9 The William Morris Society, 1975-1978
Jerusalem Committee, 1970-1977
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10 Correspondence and notes
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11 Research and reports
Contains reports, committee members biographical information, presentation material for the urban design of "Jerusalem – The Old City – Jewish Quarter", aerial photographs, newspaper clippings, and copies of large scale site maps (in Hebrew) relating to the Jerusalem Committee.
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12 Shepheard and Epstein, 1972-1973
Correspondence, documents, and photographs regarding the preservation of Russell Square.
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13 Milton Keynes Development Corporation, 1967-1971
Correspondence and Pevsner's "Preservanda and Contervanda in Milton Keynes" report regarding the preservation of the village of Milton Keynes.
Series I.E. Exhibitions, 1960-1975 .4 Linear Feet (1 box)
Correspondence, notes and documentation regarding Pevsner's contributions to art and architectural exhibitions.
Arrangement
Arranged chronologically by exhibition date.
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14 The Sources of Twentieth Century Exhibition, Council of Europe, 1960
14 Art Nouveau Exhibition, The Arts Council of Great Britain, 1965
14 Gothic Art in Europe, Council of Europe, 1968
14 Bauhaus Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, 1968
14 Mackintosh Exhibition, Vienna, 1969
14 Victorian Church Art Exhibition, Victoria and Albert Museum, 1970-1971
14 Age of neo-classicism, Council of Europe, 1972
14 The Croydon Exhibition, 1975
Series I.F. Miscellaneous correspondence, 1903-1982 0.6 Linear Feet (2 boxes)
Includes correspondence, handwritten notes and printed material (transfered from the library). Most of the letters received contain complimentary reviews of Pevsner's work.
Arrangement
Arranged chronologically within each box, with loose black-and-white photographs having been removed and rehoused.
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14A Correspondence, 1909-1982
Includes correspondence with journals, professors and professionals, including a complimentary letter from Walter Gropius.
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14B Notes and clippings, 1903-1982
Contains handwritten notes regarding lectures and radio broadcasts, and professional correspondence. Also includes newspaper clippings (1938-1968), copies of articles regarding Frank Lloyd Wright, a copy of the periodical Das Andere from October, 1903, and a handmade bound volume containing typescript (in German) and black-and-white photographs regarding Venice, Italy.
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144 10 Black-and-white photographic prints , 1945, undated


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