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Records of the CIAM Belgian Section, 1928-1958 (bulk 1934-1958)

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Finding aid for the Records of the CIAM Belgian Section, 1928-1958 (bulk 1934-1958)
Series III. Documents, 1928-1957 ca. 2.1 lin. ft.
Series III.F. CIAM VI, Liège (cancelled conference), 1938-1939 1.0 box(es)
Documents relate to the planned but cancelled 6th CIAM congress, planned for Liège, Belgium and cancelled in 1939.
Box Folder
6 1 Belgian section financial report, 1938 Apr 4 3.0 copies
Report for fiscal years 1936-1937-1938.
6 1 Circular to Belgian section, 1938 Apr 13
Belgian section meeting announced for Apr 25. With agenda.
6 1 Minutes of Belgian section meeting, 1938 Apr 4 3.0 pp.
Discussion of reorganization document; admission of Braem; questions by Hoste and De Koninck.
6 1 Extrait des statuts de l'association "Les congrès internationaux d'architecture moderne," n.d.
Excerpt of statute concerning CIRPAC meetings and the election of CIRPAC delegates.
6 1 Minutes of Belgian section meeting, 1938 Apr 25 2.0 pp.
De Koninck withdraws resignation; formation of work teams; CIRPAC meeting proposed for Belgium, 1938 May.
6 1 Agenda for Belgian section meeting, 1938 May 9
6 1 Minutes of Belgian section meeting, 1938 May 9 2.0 pp., 2 copies
Formation of work teams; CIRPAC in Belgium; publication of CIAM V book.
6 1 Giedion to CIAM delegates and members, n.d. 3.0 pp., 2 copies
Discussion of CIAM V publication ( Logis et loisirs) and CIAM IV publication, also a layman's publication on city planning, prepared by Sert and Perriand; preliminary preparations for CIAM VI.
6 1 CIAM, bulletin d'information bibliographique, 1938 July 18 2.0 copies
Plan for quarterly index of articles covering the work of CIAM architects.
6 1 CIAM, bulletin d'information bibliographique, n.d. 2.0 copies
Order form for CIAM bulletins.
6 2 Minutes of Belgian section meeting, 1938 Oct 17 2.0 pp.
Development of application studies ("cas d'application"); important points to communicate during 1939 Liège "Exposition d'urbanisme". With agenda for Nov 7 meeting, and duplicate of p. 1.
6 2 Minutes of Belgian section meeting, 1938 Nov 28 2.0 pp.
Flémalle-Haute survey; "Pavillon d'urbanisme" at planned Exposition internationale de Liège, 1939.
6 2 Fortecon, n.d. 2.0 pp.
Description of Fortecon, an international technical clearing-house for the construction and home furnishing industries. Written by P. Morton Shand.
6 2 Fortecon, société anonyme anglaise, n.d.
Advertisement card for Fortecon, with descriptive text. With mention of Cyril Sweett and P. Morton Shand.
6 2 Loose sheet, n.d.
Page 4 of a document recommending creation of city planning authorities, including a national office, an inspection service and an experimental institute.
6 2 La charte du logis, n.d. 2.0 pp.
Proposal by Paul Fitschy for a CIAM charter covering requirements for residences.
6 2 Handwritten notes, n.d. 2.0 pp.
Handwritten draft of Fitschy's "La charte du logis".
6 2 Roster, n.d. 3.0 pp.
Architects (delegates?) listed by country.
6 2 Thème du VIe congrès (résumé), n.d. 2.0 pp., 2 copies
Discussion of "La ville fonctionnelle: cas d'application de la Charte d'Athènes" as potential CIAM VI topic; draft text for document below.
6 2 Programme du VI congrès CIAM (La ville fonctionnelle, cas d'application de la Charte d'Athènes), [1938] 4.0 pp., 2 copies
CIAM circular written by Sert, based on Brussels resolutions, with planned CIAM VI topic and project specifications.
6 3 CIAM: Bulletin d'information bibliographique, 1939 Mar 15 13.0 pp., 3 copies
Includes summary of Brussels meeting, 1938 July 10, with a report of L'Equerre's tenth anniversary celebration; city planning questions in Geneva (M. A. Bodmer) and southwest of Paris (M. André Noël); traffic calculation (E. Bachmann); advantages of the trolleybus (Thomann); climate and house construction in Palestine (J. Posener); thoughts on industrial housing production in the United States (K. [Knud] Lonberg-Holm and C. Theodore Larson). [#17]
6 4 Minutes of Belgian section meeting, 1939 Apr 19 2.0 pp.
Zürich CIRPAC meeting announced; Hoste expresses reservations on the choice of air pollution as sole topic for CIAM VI, Liège. With agenda for May 2 meeting.
6 4 Note concernant le congrès de Liège, 1939 Apr 23
Remarks by Hoste, for submission in May 2 section meeting.
6 4 Minutes of Belgian section meeting, 1939 May 2 6.0 pp.
Debate over amendments to CIAM VI topic.
6 4 Intervention de Braem, 1939 May 2 2.0 pp.
Handwritten notes of Braem's speech at Belgian section meeting.
6 4 Préparation VIe congrès CIAM, 1939 May 5 5.0 pp.
Handwritten notes, schedules and outlines relating to preparation and correspondence for CIAM VI, Liège. Includes notes on "les grandes expositions", commissions, air pollution, and the 1939 June 3 CIAM meeting held in Liège.
6 4 Organisation du congrès, n.d.
Handwritten note. With a mention of Didesch and Quétant.
6 4 Schéma du rapport relatif aux problèmes urbanistiques [...], n.d.
Handwritten note discussing need for CIAM study of air pollution (page 1 of longer document?).
6 4 Handwritten notes, n.d.
Addresses for L.G. Pineau, Heiberg and Fred Forbat. With a mention of a work on air pollution by René Humery.
6 4 List of CIRPAC delegates, n.d. 2.0 pp.
Listed by country, with addresses.
6 5 Wichtige Bemerkung, n.d. 3.0 copies
Notice of change in Zürich CIRPAC meeting dates from 1939 May 28-29 to 1939 July 8, with additional Liège meeting 1939 June 4.
6 5 Vorschläge der belgischen Gruppe der CIAM, 1939 May 16 6.0 pp., 3 copies
Belgian section suggestions for CIAM VI, Liège, including overall CIAM work methods, air pollution as proposed topic, and schedule for pre-conference topic preparation.
6 5 Remarque importante, n.d.
Notice of change in Zürich CIRPAC meeting dates from 1939 May 28-29 to 1939 July 8, with additional Liège meeting 1939 June 4.
6 5 Proposition de la section belge des CIAM à la réunion de CIRPAC à Zürich, 1939 May 16 7.0 pp., 2 copies
Belgian section suggestions for CIAM VI, Liège, including overall CIAM work methods, air pollution as proposed topic, and schedule for pre-conference topic preparation. The second copy is an earlier draft.
6 6 L'hygiène de la ville et de la campagne, 1939 May 30 34.0 pp.
Report written by O. Olsen for the "Organisation d'hygiène, Commission de l'habitation" of the Société des Nations. Contains discussions of air pollution, water supply and waste treatment. Stamped by F. Quétant.
6 6 Rundschreiben an die Delegierten, 1939 May 30
Announcement of Zürich CIRPAC meeting, 1939 July 8, and CIAM VI, Liège, 1939 Sept First version of text.
6 6 Circulaire aux délégués, 1939 May 30
Announcement of Zürich CIRPAC meeting, 1939 July 8, and CIAM VI, Liège, 1939 Sept First version of text.
6 6 Handwritten notes, n.d.
Addresses for Hans Schmidt, Sert, and Robert von der Mühll (H. R. von der Mühll).
6 6 Handwritten notes, n.d.
Addresses for Piero Bottoni, G. L. Baufi, L. B. Belgiojoso, G. Pollini, G. Terragni, G. Pagano, and Hans Brechbüller.
6 6 Addresses, 1939 June 1 3.0 pp.
Addresses of CIAM officers and delegates.
See Series IV. Box 10*, f. 4 for 1939 June 9 announcement of Zürich CIRPAC meeting and CIAM VI, Liège.
6 6 Liste des confrères, 1939 June 16 2.0 pp., 2 copies
List of recipients of Van Eesteren's June 9 circular and the Belgian report concerning the Zürich CIRPAC meeting and CIAM VI, Liège.
6 6 Minutes of Belgian section meeting, 1939 June 21 2.0 pp.
Zürich and Liège meetings; new candidates for membership.
6 7 CIAM: préparation du VI congrès, 1939 June 30 4.0 pp.
Report by Swiss CIAM group. List of conclusions of past CIAM VI topic meetings (Brussels, 1938 July 10; Amsterdam, 1939 June 9; Liège, 1939 May 16); recommendations for topics and proposed schedule.
6 7 Invitation pour la rencontre de CIAM à Zürich, 1939 June 14 2.0 copies
With program schedule.
6 7 Programme des délégués du congrès, 1939 July 8-11
Zürich CIRPAC meeting schedule.
6 7 Minutes of Zürich CIRPAC meeting, 1939 July 9 8.0 pp., 3 copies
Debate over CIAM VI topic (air pollution or air, light, greenery, open spaces vs. "cas d'application"); exhibition of prepared application studies; future CIAM topics. With a list of attendees. Includes a supplement page: CIAM VI book proposal, presented by Le Corbusier.
6 8 Moser to Fitschy, 1939 July 5
Sends financial statement for fiscal years 1937-38 and 1938-39. With a request for dues.
6 8 Financial statement, 1939 July 1 5.0 pp.
Statement for fiscal years 1937 Apr-1938 Mar and 1938 Apr-1939 Mar.
See also Series IV. Box 10*, f. 5 for Finanzielle Leistungen der Ländergruppen: a graph showing contributions of CIAM national groups (1939 July 1).
6 8 Programme du congrès, tel qu'il fût décidé à Zürich, n.d. 2.0 copies
Program discussed at Zürich, including topic of air pollution.
6 8 Programme du congrès: contre-proposition du groupe belge, n.d.
Revised program, without mention of air pollution. With list of "cas concrets" for exhibition.
6 9 Notes for prospectus, n.d. 3.0 pp.
Handwritten notes; draft text for prospectus for CIAM VI, Liège.
6 9 Thèmes du VIe congrès: "cas concrets d'urbanisme", suivant les directives de la "Charte d'Athènes", n.d. 3.0 pp. plus fragment
Handwritten notes; draft text for prospectus for CIAM VI, Liège.
6 9 Text for prospectus for CIAM VI, Liège, n.d. 7.0 pp.
Typed draft text.
6 9 Layout for prospectus for CIAM VI, Liège, n.d.
Mock-up of title page.
6 9 Prospectus for CIAM VI, Liège, n.d. 8.0 pp., 2 copies
Printed, unbound booklet sheets with CIAM VI program details, schedule etc. With five extra sheets.
6 9 VIe congrès à Liège, 1939
Handwritten notes; rough draft text for prospectus for CIAM VI, Liège.
6 10 VIe Kongress in Liège, n.d. 2.0 pp.
Fragments of program text (German), with a listing of planned presentations.
6 10 Einladung zur Teilnahme des VI. Kongresses, 1939 3.0 pp.
Preliminary text (German) for invitation and schedule of CIAM VI, Liège.
See Series IV. Box 10*, f. 6 for further German text for announcement of CIAM VI, Liège.
6 10 Identity cards, 1939 3.0 items
Identity cards and reduced-fare train coupon for the 1939 Liège exposition ("Grande saison internationale de l'eau"). Train coupon has pencil notes on verso.
6 10 Aux délégués de CIAM, 1939 Aug 30
Draft text of letter cancelling CIAM VI, Liège.
6 10 An die Delegierten der CIAM, 1939 Aug 30
Draft text of letter cancelling CIAM VI, Liège.
6 10 Aux délégués de CIAM, 1939 Sept 7 3.0 copies
Final bilingual cancellation announcement for CIAM VI, Liège, with annotations.
6 10 Envelope, 1939 Sept
Envelope to L'Equerre from Imprimerie Georges Thone. With handwritten accounting (in francs).
6 10 Nos universités, n.d.
Postcard of modern university building with two men in foreground. Pencilled on verso: "L'Equerre."
6 10 Advertisement clipping, n.d.
Portion of pre-war advertising text for low-cost apartments, produced by L'Equerre. With mention of Falise, Fitschy, Klutz, Parent and Tibaux.
6 10 Address labels, n.d.
Address labels for the pre-war Belgian section.
6 10 Receipt, n.d.
For printing, copying or photography services.
6 10 Résidence Maghin, n.d. 3.0 card(s)
Advertisement for building located near site of Liège exposition, to have lodged attendees for CIAM VI, Liège attendees.


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