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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 III. Conferences, lectures, symposia, 1965-1988, undated 0.8 linear feet (2 boxes)
Includes correspondence, printed material and manuscripts related to research on Frank Lloyd Wright's Ocatillo project, 1980; a 1980 lecture at the Neuberger Museum; a conference presentation at the University of Delaware, 1981; L'Americanisme et la modernité colloquium, Paris 1985; Open Spaces, City Places conference, Tucson 1987; and the SE/SAH 1987 conference lecture (about the TVA) in Knoxville, Tennessee. The series also includes multiple manuscripts of a 1988 undelivered lecture titled, "A Set of Actual Movements." Teaching materials course outlines and a bound course reader from Banham's classes at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC), with some emphasis on "High-Tech" architecture, are also found in this series.
Arrangement note
Conferences and lectures are arranged by venues, with teaching papers, mostly UCSC materials, at the end of the series.
Box Folder
12 1 "A set of actual monuments," 1988 February 8
1 handwritten and 2 typed versions of lecture in manuscript, with heading: "An inaugural lecture which was not delivered on Monday Feb. 8, 1988 at the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, by Reyner Banham, First Sheldon H. Solon Professor of the History of Architecture."
SE/SAH conference, 1965, 1987, undated
Southeast chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians conference in Knoxville, Tennessee.
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12 2 Problems of the Art Gallery, 1984-1987, undated
Letters and printed material relate to lecture and travel arrangements.
12 3 TVA lecture, 1965, 1987
Manuscript of lecture (1987), and transcript of interview (1965) with architect of the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA). See also: TVA article in Box 10.
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28 8 Color photograph, undated
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12 4 Open Spaces, City Places Conference, Tucson, 1987
Conference held November 19-21; 2 copies of manuscript of Banham's lecture ("Riders of the empurpled page") with slide list, letters and printed program.
12 5 Colloque L'Americanisme et la modernité, Paris, 1985-1986
Correspondence, printed conference material, manuscript of Banham's lecture, and notes. Symposium at École des Hautes études en Sciences Sociales l'Institut Français d'Architecture, October 23-25, 1985.
University of Delaware conference paper, 1980-1981
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12 6 Papers
Includes manuscript of "What the Traffic Would Bear," slide list and correspondence.
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25 6 Poster
Frank Lloyd Wright's Ocatillo Desert Camp project, 1980-1983
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12 7 Papers
Research files on F.L. Wright's Ocatillo camp (for lecture?): manuscripts (by Colin Flavin and Neil Levine) and correspondence.
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28 9 Slide
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12 8 Neuberger Museum lecture, 1980
Manuscript of lecture and slide list.
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13 1 Notebook, 1985-1987, undated
Handwritten notes regard travel, lectures, research, and readings. Includes some notes for Paris' "A et M," 1985 and Tucson's "WOTPS," 1987.
13 2 Other lectures, 1970-1986
IDCA talk, 1970 (photocopy), See also: Series VI for more IDCA materials; Berkeley chat, 1986 (notes); Manuscript of lecture for SAH 1981 annual meeting; transcript of lecture at SUNY, Buffalo School of Architecture and Environmental Design, circa 1983.
University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) 1981-1988, undated
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13 3 Course material, undated
Bound reader of photocopied articles about palaces.
13 4-5 Winter course: The Rise of High Tech Architecture, 1981-1988
Course description, preliminary material for teaching, correspondence, course reader (bound photocopied articles), book lists and other materials for course.
13 6 Slide lists, undated


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