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Karl Schneider papers, 1910-1962 (bulk 1925-1945)

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Finding aid for the Karl Schneider papers, 1910-1962, bulk 1925-1945
Series III. Photographs, ca. 1910-1944 ca. 800 photographs
Photographic prints document Schneider's architectural constructions in Germany, and include photographs of many unrealized plans and models, some personal photographs, and a substantial number of photographs of work by Schneider's German, Austrian, and American contemporaries, such as Frank Lloyd Wright, Lewis Mumford, and Louis Sullivan. The photos were taken by Ernst Scheel and Schneider's second wife, Ursula Wolff.
Series III.A. Photographs of Karl Schneider's architecture, 1910-1944 10.0 box(es)
Note: There are many cross references between small and oversize sketches, small and oversize photographs, and glass negatives. These cross references are listed after the heading to which they pertain.
Box
28 Kirche mit Pfarrhaus und Schule, 1910
2 Drawings, exterior
Wettbewerb Crematorium Pforzheim, 1911-1912
Elevation
Floorplan
2 Paintings
Umbau Haus Eber, Hamburg-Blankenese, 1921-1922
See also box 44*.
Gardens: exterior views, children
28 35 mm. negatives.
Proof sheet from above negatives
13 Exterior views
11 Views of grounds
2 oversize photographs of exterior
Haus Michaelsen, Hamburg-Blankenese, 1921-1924
12 Sketches: view, 1921-1922
variante 1, pencil, 1922
variante 1, charcoal, 1922
variante 2, charcoal (2) 1922
variante 3, charcoal (2) 1922
variante 3, ink, 1922
from south-east (3) 1923
north façade, pencil, 1923
4 drawings: perspective, north-east (2) 1921-1922
perspective, entrance, 1921-1922
floorplan, entrance, 1921-1922
1 model, 1923
11 views: exterior from south-east (3) 1923
exterior (3)
exterior from south
exterior from east
interior
aerial (2)
Wettbewerb Börsenhof Königsberg, 1922
1 drawing: exterior
Fassaden-Wettbewerb der Deutsche Allegemeine Zeitung Berlin, 1924
3 drawings: exterior
Tischlerei Riehl, Hamburg-Osdorf, 1924-1925
3 drawings: exterior
Haus Schneider, Hamburg-Osdorf, 1924-1925
2 exterior views
Box
29 Wettbewerb Messe- und Ausstellungsgebäude Berlin, 1925
3 sketches: perspective (2)
façade view
Wettbewerb Reform-Realgymnasium, Hamburg-Poppenbüttel, 1925
2 drawings: perspective
Project Keramische Fabrik Meimerstorf, Hamburg-Wandsbek, 1925
1 model
Haus Bauer, Hamburg-Wohldorf, 1925-1928
See also box 44*, negatives box 46.
7 drawings: site plan
floor plan
perspective from north-east (3)
perspective from south-west (2)
24 views: exterior (13)
interior, including living and dining rooms (8)
grounds (2)
aerial (1)
1 oversize photograph
Wettbewerb Südermarkt und Bahnhofszufuhrstraße Flensberg, 1926
With R. Tüngel, Architect.
5 sketches: exteriors (3)
aerial views (2)
1 site plan
Wettbewerb Kleinwohnungsbau Jarrestraße, Hamburg-Winterhude, 1926
See also negatives box 46.
9 models
1 site plan
4 drawings: exterior views
Modellserie, ca. 1926-1930
See also box 44*, negatives box 46.
Schneider's studio, model - building in progress on Jarrestraße complex
22 photographic prints.
2 Rathausmarkt model
1 oversize photo
Wettbewerb Verwaltungsgebäude Flughafen, Hamburg-Fuhlsbüttel, 1926
5 drawings: aerial perspective (2)
façade perspective (3)
1 sketch, ink wash
Box
30 Wettbewerb Mittelschule, Hamburg-Niendorf, 1926
2 perspective sketches: façade
Projekt Ausstellungsgelände und Sportforum Hamburg, 1926
6 sketches: aerial views
perspective of large stadium (2)
façade
Projekt Geschäftshaus Küchenschüler, Hamburg-Altstadt, 1926
1 drawing: façade
Wohn- und Aterlierhaus Eber, Hamburg-Blankenese 1926-1927
7 exterior views
Etagenwohnhaus mit Sparkasse, Hamburg-Eidelstedt, 1927
1 drawing: floorplan
1 exterior view
Wettbewerb Finanz- und Telegraphenamt Mainz, 1927
5 drawings: perspective views
1 sketch
Haus Spörhase, Hamburg-Bahrenfeld, 1927
1 exterior view
Wettbewerb Verwaltunggebäude Wollkämmerei Bremen, 1927
2 drawings: perspective
1 elevation
Projeckt Tribune Trabrennbahn Farmsen, Hamburg-Farmsen, 1927
3 sketches
Wohnblöcke Burmeister, Hamburg-Winterhude, 1927-1928
2 exterior views
1 interior view: staircase
Kino Emelka-Palast, Hamburg-Eimsbüttel, 1927-1928
2 wash sketches: interior
2 exterior views: Osterstraße façade
10 interior views, some with audience
Box
31 Heidburg Wohnblöcke der G.D.W.G., Hamburg-Winterhude, 1927-1928
1 site plan
1 floor plan
6 exterior views
Wohnblock der Wohnhausgesellschaft Raum, Jarrestraße, Hamburg-Winterhude, 1927-1928
See also negatives box 46.
1 aerial photograph
3 site plans
3 models
25 exterior views
Haus Römer, Hamburg-Othmarschen, 1927-1928
1 site plan
2 floor plans: ground floor, first floor
11 exterior views: from north, south, and east
Wettbewerb Klein- und Kleinstwohnungen Duhlsberg, 1927-1928
4 models of complex
1 drawing: perspective view of complex
1 isometric view of an apartment
Wohnblock Habichtplatz/Habichtstraße, Hamburg-Barmbek, 1927-1928
See also negatives box 46.
1 drawing: window design
1 site plan
21 exterior views
View from Habichstraße right wing; entrance with shop.
U-Bahnhof Hallerstraße, Hamburg-Rotherbaum, 1927-1928
1 exterior view
Box
32 Projekte u. Wettbewerb Kammerspiele, Hamburg-Rotherbaum, 1927-1930
Schneider designed four entries for this competition, and a fifth in collaboration with Block and Hochfeld, Architects.
5 sketches: aerial view (3)
façade (2)
4 drawings: perspective views (3)
isometric view
9 models of designs I-IV
8. Austellung der Hamburgischen Sezession, Raumgestaltung, Möbel und Projekte, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg-Altstadt, 1928
12 interior views of the exhibition installations with furniture designed by Schneider
1 Wohnraum mit Sofa, Sitzgruppe mit Tisch und
Stühlen (Plastik: Karl Opferman)
1 Halle mit Sitzgruppe, Sofa, Sessel und Tisch (Tischlamp von Naum Slutzky)
1 Wohnraum mit Bibliothek u. Stahlrohrsessel (Tischlamp von Naum Slutzky)
9 Möbel von Karl Schneider, unidentified artworks
Wettbewerb Verwaltungsgebäude Provinzialversicherung Kiel, 1928
See also box 44*.
1 drawing: perspective
4 oversize photos
Haus Schneider, Hamburg-Bahrenfeld, 1928
See also negatives box 46.
6 exterior views: from the north and south
14 interior views: staircase
Karl Schneider's study
dining room
Box
33 Sommerrestaurant Trabrennbahn, Hamburg-Farmsen, 1928
1 exterior view
Projeckt Reichsforschungsgesellschaft Berlin, 1928
1 site plan
4 models
Projekt WOBAG Typenhäuser, Hamburg-Poppenbüttel, 1928
2 models, "6-Zimmer-Haus"
1 model, unidentified
Haus Müller-Drenkberg, Hamburg-Ohlstedt, 1928-1929
3 exterior views
1 model
1 floorplan/elevation
Wohnblock Hamburg-Barmbek Nord, 1928-1930
See also negatives box 46.
2 exterior views
Etagenwohnhäuser Bahrenfelder Marktplatz, Hamburg, 1928-1929
2 floorplans/elevations
1 site plan
4 exterior views
1 model
Röntgenröhrenfabrik C.H.F. Müller, Hamburg-Fuhlsbüttel, 1928-1930
8 exterior views
1 interior view: helical staircase
1 isometric plan
Israelistischer Friedhof, 1929
7 models
Haus Ridder, Hamburg-Blankenese, 1929
2 exterior views
Box
34 Projekt Ladenumbau Schuhaus Bata Berlin, 1929
1 drawing: perspective
Großwohn-Anlage Harburg D.W.G., Hamburg-Harburg, 1929-1930
2 isometric plans
5 exterior views
Kunstausstellungsgebäude, Hamburg-Rotherbaum, 1929-1930
3 drawings: façade (3)
5 exterior views: façade (5)
10 interior views
4 plans of exhibition space's modular possibilities
Wettbewerb Telefonfabrik Fuld, Frankfurt/Main, 1929-1930
5 perspective drawings
Wohnblock Erfurt D.W.G., Erfurt (with E. Sack) 1929-1930
3 exterior views
1 interior view
1 model
Projekt Notprogramm Karl-Marx-Straße, Hamburg-Altona, 1930
5 models
Wettbewerb Justizgebäude Berlin, 1930
2 drawings: perspective
2 elevations, 1 with floorplan
Innenraumgestaltung Holthusen, Hamburg-Eppendorf, 1930
See also box 44*, negatives box 47.
2 drawings: isometric view
perspective view
9 interior views: Living Room (Wohnzimmer)
Study (of Hermann Holthusen)
2 oversize photos
Tankstelle Dapolin, Hamburg-Harvesthude, 1930-1931
1 exterior view
Box
35 Typenmöbel, 1930-1931
See also negatives box 47.
1 photocopy of Schneider furniture catalog page
47 photographs of Karl Schneider furniture
chairs (7)
stools (2)
tables (2)
dining/living room sets (10)
wall units (15)
desks (3)
beds and bedroom furnishings (8)
Wettbewerb Umgestaltung der Brückenköpfe Straßenbrücke, Mainz, 1931
1 model
2 photograph views (Mainz?)
10. Ausstellung der Hamburgischen Sezession, Sonderausstellung
Karl Schneider Architekt, Kunstvereinsgebäude, Hamburg-Rotherbaum, 1931
7 interior views of the exhibition installations of Karl Schneider's models, drawings, and plans
Box
36 Haus Praesent, Hamburg-Winterhude, 1932
See also box 44*, negatives box 47.
2 exterior views
15 interior views of Karl Schneider interior design, including staircases, bookcases, living room furnishings, etc.
3 oversize photos
Haus Bührmann, Hamburg-Othmarschen, 1932-1933
See also box 44*, negatives boxes 47, 55.
2 floorplans
1 proof sheet: exterior views
5 exterior views
1 oversize photograph
Umbau Haus Möring, Hamburg-Blankenese, 1933-1934
1 exterior view
Städtebaulicher Wettbewerb Schloßgebiet Kiel, 1936
See also negatives box 47.
4 photocopies of sketches
3 aerial photographs
2 drawings
Wettbewerb Sparkassen- und Verwaltungsgebäude München, 1936
See also negatives box 55.
5 elevations
3 of which are not photoprints, but rather printed pages from a small book or pamphlet.
Wettbewerb Geschäftshaus Opel Wiesbaden, 1936
See also box 44*, negatives box 47.
4 drawings: perspective studies (2)
ground plan
elevation
2 photocopies of drawings
1 oversize photo
Bau Schmann, undated
Identified on verso.
2 exterior views: under construction
4 negatives: exterior under construction
Wettbewerb Reichsautobahn-Einfart, Hamburg-Horn, 1936
See also negatives box 55.
1 site plan
1 isometric plan
Unidentified German Works, undated
2 sketches: for Typenhäuser competitions?
4 drawings: exteriors of professional or commercial buildings
1 exterior view of a "Wohnblock"
1 photograph of Karl Schneider, Professor Lachmann, and other students
Box
37 Haus Morgan, Mount Prospect, IL, 1940
See also boxes 2, 12*, 25*, 44*.
4 photocopies: exterior
2 sheets of negatives: exterior
1 proof sheet: exterior
14 exterior views
5 interior views
3 oversize photos
Studien zur Rekonstruktion die Medici-Kapelle und das Grabmal Julius II. im Auftrag von Prof. Edgar Wind, Chicago, IL
See also boxes 2, 13*, 26*, 27*, 59*, negatives box 56.
4 3x3 negatives: Medici drawings
31 5x7 negatives: drawings, sketches, and plans
67 photoprints from the negatives: sketches
photographs of Julius II tomb, Italy
photographs of Medici Chapel, Italy
Innenraumgestaltung Wohnung Prof. Edgar Wind, Chicago, IL, 1942-1924
15 interior views
Model for "Sears Standard Store," Oct 1944
See also boxes 2, 3*, 4*, 45*.
11 different photographic views (with inscriptions on the back of two)
Karl Schneider design for Sears, Mexico City, built 1946
2 pages of negatives: under construction
11 photoprints: under construction
Series III.B. Personal photographs, ca. 1928 1.0 box(es)
Photographs of Schneider and his family and friends. Two albums hold travel photographs from trips to Vienna and Dalmatia.
Box
38 Personal photographs, ca. 1928
Hamburg? See also negatives box 55.
40 35mm negatives: Karl Schneider, Emma Schneider, children, and friends
1 5x7 negative: portrait of Karl Schneider
2 large portraits of Karl Schneider
6 small photoprints: portraits of Karl Schneider
5 3x5 photoprints: Schneider with friends
3 photoprints of Karl Schneider as a boy c
2 unidentified portraits
1 postcard, "Der Deutschen Werkbund Ausstellung CÖLN 1914"
Travel Album - Dalmatia, 1928
See also negatives boxes 48, 49. 45 photoprints: architectural sights, primarily churches and other public buildings.
Travel Album - Wein, 1928
See also box 44*, negatives boxes 49, 55. 58 photoprints: architectural sights, incl. Karlskirche, apartment complexes, and public buildings.
Series III.C. Photographs of architecture by other architects, ca. 1929-1938 4.0 box(es)
Photographs collected by Karl Schneider of work by European and American architects.
Box
39 Filippo Brunelleschi
See also box 43*, negatives box 57. 16 photoprints, including views of Duomo, L'Ospedale, sculptural details, and floorplans (See also Box 2 folder 10 and Box 43, Edgar Wind project, for more Brunelleschi photographs).
Chicago Buildings
12 photoprints, including skyscrapers, panoramas, bridges, and commercial architecture
1 proof sheet
Hermann Distel and A. Grunitz, Krankenhaus Bethanien
See also box 44*.
2 photoprints
1 photocopy of same
Friedmann, Eppendorferlandstraße Wohnhaus
See also negatives box 50.
10 photoprints: exterior and stairway
Foger, Hamburg Stadttheatre
See also negatives box 50.
3 photoprints: entrance hall
Architect Unknown, Haus Hübner
3 photoprints: exterior
10 negatives: exterior
1 proof sheet: exterior
Hinsch and Daimling, Schadesweg Wohnblock
See also negatives box 50.
8 photoprints: exterior
Holabird and Root (in assoc. with Rebori, Wentworth, Dewey, and McCormick) LeSalle-Wacker Building, Chicago, IL, 1929-1930
7 exterior views
5 small proofs: exterior
Fritz Höger, Hamburger Freudenblatt Building, Hamburg
See also negatives box 50.
4 photoprints: detail of stonework
Box
40 Friedrich Kallmorgen, Haus Sierksdorf
1 proof sheet: exterior and interior
1 sheet negatives: same views
Friedrich Kallmorgen, Nielsen & Bartenwerfer Fabrik
See also negatives box 50.
4 exterior views
Friedrich Kallmorgen, Models
See also box 44*, negatives box 58.
4 photoprints
Ernst Langloh, Haus Braben
See also negatives box 50.
9 photoprints: exterior, interior, staircase, terrace
Ernst Langloh, Mittelschule Niendorf
See also box 44*, negatives boxes 51 & 52.
61 photoprints: exterior, interior, stairs, halls, classrooms, auditorium, grounds
2 photocopies: façade
Ernst Langloh, Haus Teheran
See also negatives box 52.
1 negative
10 exterior views
Ernst Langloh, other works
See also negatives box 53.
3 photoprints: Haus GroßeHeidestraße
3 photoprints: Nebel Und Sander Wäscherei
1 photoprint: Eckerdt's Bazaar
1 photoprint: Jarrestraße Brücke
H.E. August Meyer, Bau Wisternsweg
See also negatives box 53.
3 photoprints: exterior
Musée de Cluny, Collection Hebraïque
3 negatives
2 negatives: architectural designs by M. Hoffmann
Ostermeier, Fuhlsbüttlerstraße Wohnhaus
See also box 44*, negatives box 53.
2 photoprints: exterior
1 photocopy: exterior
Box
41 Ernst Schmarje, Haus Siebert
See also box 44*, negatives box 53)
16 exterior views
1 photocopy of exterior
Ernst Schmarje, Haus Meiendorfe
1 sheet negatives
1 proof sheet
Ernst Schmarje, House Designs
See also box 44*.
11 photoprints of house design models
1 Wohnblock
Fritz Schumacher, Gerichtsvollziehergebäude
See also box 44*, negatives box 53.
2 photoprints: façade
1 photocopy: façade
Fritz Schumacher, Pavilion
2 photos of model
1 photoprint: exterior, built
Fritz Schumacher, other works
3 Stühle im Kunstgewerbemuseum
4 Wohnung Buchenau
Werner Stephan
See also negatives box 53).
4 Wohnung Buchenau
3 Stühle im Kunstgewerbemusuem
2 Modell Gavillon
Strohmeyer, Hamburger Heim
See also negatives box 54.
10 photoprints: exterior, kitchen, dining room
Strohmeyer, Begling-Stift * Kampe Stift
See also negatives box 54.
10 photoprints (exterior of Begling-Stift, kitchen, living room
1 photoprint: façade of Kampe Stift
Strohmeyer, Haus Sander
See also negatives box 54.
9 photoprints: façade, entrance, kitchen, view of a complex of homes
Strohmeyer, Haus Hermann (See also negatives box 54)
1 sheet negatives: exterior
4 photoprints: exterior
Louis Sullivan, Carson, Pirie, Scott & Co Building, Chicago, IL
7 exterior views
Box
42 Frank Lloyd Wright, Unity Temple, Oak Park, IL
4 negatives: exterior
6 photoprints: exterior
2 proofs: exterior
Frank Lloyd Wright, Arthur Heurtley Residence, Oak Park, IL
5 photoprints: exterior
2 proofs: exterior
Frank Lloyd Wright, Johnson and Son, Administration Bldg, Racine, WI
1 sheet negatives
2 proof sheets
32 photoprints: exterior, construction, architectural details
Frank Lloyd Wright, Geneva Inn, Lake Geneva, WI (demolished 1970)
18 35mm negatives: exterior views
1 proof sheet: from above negatives
2 photoprints: exterior
Unidentified
5 photoprints labelled F--- Ilford: exterior
1 photoprint: Erculosis Sanatorium, exterior
8 photoprints: misc. including a bank, school, Rathaus interior, restaurant
Series III.D. Oversize Photographs, ca. 1921-1945 3.0 box(es) ca. 132 photographs
Photographs of Italian architecture (for the Julius II Tomb reconstruction project), of Schneider's architectural designs, furniture and object designs, and his personal photographs from his travels, which include images of buildings by other architects.
Box
43* Photo Album of Italian Architecture
See also negatives boxes 57, 58. 44 photos of various Italian sites, incl. architecture by Brunelleschi and various artifacts.
Box
44* Photographs of Karl Schneider Architecture, 1921-1940
2 Umbau Haus Eber, Hamburg-Blankenese, 1921-1922
1 Haus Bauer, Hamburg-Wohldorf, 1925-1928
1 Modellserie (Jarrestraße, 1926?) ca. 1926-1930
2 Wettbewerb Verwaltungsgebäude Provinzialversicherung Kiel, 1928
2 Innenraumgestaltang Holthusen, Hamburg-Eppendorf, 1930
3 Haus Praesent, Hamburg-Winterhude, 1932
1 Haus Bührmann, Hamburg-Othmarschen, 1932-1933
1 Wettbewerb Geschäftshaus Opel Wiesbaden, 1936
3 House Morgan, Mount Prospect, IL 1940
3 Miscellaneous photos
Personal Photographs, 1928
2 Travel Album - Wien, Ebert-Hof, 1928
Photographs of architecture by other architects
1 Hermann Distel & A. Grunitz, Krankenhaus Bethanien
1 Friedrich Kallmorgen, Model
1 Ernst Langloh, Mittelschule Niendorf, façade
1 Ostermeier, Fuhlsbüttlerstraße Wohnhaus, exterior view
3 Ernst Schmarje
2 Haus Siebert, exterior view
1 Various house design, exterior view of model
1 Fritz Schumacher, Gerichtsvollziegergebäude, façde
Box
45* Photographs of Sears Stores, ca. 1942-1945
4 Savannah, GA Store, 12 April 1944
6 Dayton, OH Store, floorplan
2 Photos of Sketches dated 5 April 1944
6 Photos of Sketches dated 12 April 1944
15 Sears Standard Store
7 Various views of Sears stores
1 Photo of Sketch Signed Emory Wilcox
Photographs of Products Designed by Karl Schneider, ca. 1930-1945
1 Typemöbel von Professor Karl Schneider, 1930-1931
3 Standardized Photos of low priced furniture, 14 Oct 1938
Livingroom furniture
Diningroom furniture
Bedroom ensemble
1 Pinking Shears, 17 Nov. 1941
1 Dish Cabinet, 26 Nov 1941
2 Horse Baby Walker, 5 June 1942
2 Perculators
3 Skillets
1 Sauce Pan
1 Double Broiler


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