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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 IV. Consulting and design juries, 1966-1988, undated 0.8 linear feet (2 boxes, 1 flatfile)
Manuscripts, correspondence, photocopies of articles, photographs, drawings and printed materials regarding Banham's involvements as a juror for the Brooklyn Museum competition, 1986 and Progetto Bicocca, 1986; expert for renovation of Frank Lloyd Wright's Robie house, 1986; essayist for Museum of Moving Image exhibit proposal. Also includes materials relating to Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (MOCA) exhibit Blueprint for modern living, 1989 including 3 versions of NEH grant applications.
Arrangement note
Arranged by project.
Brooklyn Museum Competition, 1966-1986, undated
Regards a publication about the competition, and Banham's involvement.
Box Folder
14 1-3 Catalogue introduction (by Banham) and competition documents, 1966-1986, undated
Manuscript, photocopies of clippings and correspondence.
Flatfile
3** Brooklyn Museum drawings, undated
Blueprint architectural drawings (6) and photocopied illustrations (2) of the Brooklyn Museum.
Blueprints for Modern Living: History and Legacy of the Case Study Houses, 1985-circa 1988
An exhibition at Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (MOCA) in 1989.
Box Folder
15 1 Correspondence, 1985-1987
Most correspondence with Elizabeth Smith, regards planning the exhibit and related events; abstract essay by Thomas Hines; with printed materials about the project and NEH grant.
15 2-4 NEH [National Endowment for the Humanities] grant applications, 1986
Working title: Case Study Houses: History and Legacy. 3 versions of the application.
15 5 "Klarheit, Ehrlichkeit, Einfachkeit...and wit too! The Case-study Houses in the World's Eyes," circa 1988
Banham lecture about case study houses, for MOCA.
15 6 Grant application assessments, 1981, undated
Banham's draft letters of evaluation for 2 grant applications: Léon Ploegaerts study of Henry van de Velde, 1981; and Design Communications grant, undated, to document the Doumani house (Venice, California).
15 7 Progetto Bicocca jury, 1985-1986
Banham manuscript, "BICOCCA '86" and correspondence and printed material
15 8 Robie house cooling and ventilation recommendations, 1985
Correspondence and printed material.
15 9 Motion Picture Design and Vernacular Architecture, 1986-1987
Printed material regarding Museum of the Moving Image; correspondence with Donald Albrecht regarding grant application proposal.


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