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Reyner Banham papers, 1877-1988, undated (bulk 1960-1988)

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INVENTORY OF THE REYNER BANHAM PAPERS, 1877-1988, undated, bulk 1960-1988
Series II. Articles and reviews, circa 1970-1988, undated 0.4 linear feet (1 box)
Series includes notes, manuscripts, whole issues of magazines and tear sheets of articles written by Banham, published in Casabella, Art in America, A+U, New Society, and other publications.
Arrangement note
Arranged in rough chronological order.
Box Folder
10 1-2 Notes for articles, 1970s-1988
3 notebooks and a few loose pages, with handwritten versions of articles, including one on the TVA [Tennessee Valley Authority].
Published articles (photocopies), 1974-1980
Box Folder
10 3 "A question of magic," 1976
10 3 "Buffalo Archaeological," 1980
10 3 "Catacombs of the Modern Movement," 1980
10 3 "Europe and American Design," 1974
10 4 "Valley of the Dams," 1977 July 21
About the TVA, in New Society (whole issue).
10 5 "Ransome at Bayonne," 1983
Typed manuscript in 2 versions, with notes, apparently written for the Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians (JSAH), 1983.
10 6 Correspondence regarding Banham article, 1985
For article on "Modern Nomadism" (called "Domesticity of movement") for catalog of the 17 triennale di Milano.
10 7 "The Most Beautiful Power Plant in the World," 1985 November
In California (whole issue).
10 8 "Art space angst," 1986 January 24
Published article about the Lloyds of London building by Richard Rogers, in New Society (whole issue). See also: Box 10, Folder 20 for another article, in manuscript, about Lloyds building.
10 9 "Modern monuments," 1986 November 14
In New Society (whole issue).
10 10 Interview with Reyner Banham, 1986 March
In Progressive Architecture (PA); several sets of tear sheets, plus whole issue.
"In the neighborhood of art," 1981-1987
Box Folder
10 11 General, 1981-1987
Includes correspondence, receipts, notes, Banham's manuscript and research for article about the De Menil museum for Art in America, June 1987.
10 12 Art in America (whole issue), 1987 June
Box Folder
25 5 The Architecture and Design: Review of Houston, 1981
Box Folder
10 13 "Well Suited to Its Site and Institution," 1987 May
Tear sheets from magazine, Architecture, about Elena Baskin Visual Arts Studios.
10 14 "Making Architecture: The High Craft of Renzo Piano," 1987
Two copies of typed manuscript called "Making architecture," for A+U magazine, with letter from Banham to the magazine.
10 15 Book reviews, 1987
Manuscripts, for TLS ( Times Literary Supplement); with letter to the paper from Banham.
Casabella, 1984-1987, undated
Box Folder
10 16 Correspondence, 1984-1987
Letters from Casabella editors and Banham's carbon copy replies, regarding articles he is writing for the magazine.
10 17 "The Engineering of Utopia," 1987
Manuscript of article on the Tennessee Valley Authority and with letters from Banham.
10 18 Museums: U.S.A., undated
Manuscript.
10 19 "End of Silicon Valley," 1987
Manuscript and letter from Banham.
Other articles, undated
Box Folder
10 20 "Grain Elevators: Symbol and Substance"
Proposal for an article.
10 20 "The Quality of Modernism"
10 20 The English Terraced House
10 20 MIT Press book reports
10 20 "New Lloyds of Old London"
10 20 "A Black Box: the Secret Profession of Architecture"
Unpublished article.
10 20 "Fagus & Fiat"
10 20 "The Becher Vision"


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