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Bernard Rudofsky papers, ca. 1910-1987

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Finding aid for the Bernard Rudofsky papers, ca. 1910-1987

Scope and Content of Collection

Bernard Rudofsky's papers document his architectural and other design ideas through 56 notebooks with dense writings and pencil drawings, magazine cover designs, ca. 150 drawings of building studies and other designs, and plans, sketches and photographs of his building projects in Brazil, Italy and the United States. Included are his illustrated lectures, magazine articles by and about him, photographs of exhibition installations organized by Rudofsky, and examples of fashion designs. Also included are 33 travel notebooks (1948-1984) with writings and many drawings, and ca. 5500 color slides and 128 black and white photographic prints taken during his travels. Includes a copy of his dissertation.

Arrangement note

The papers are arranged in 2 series:
Series I. Working papers, ca. 1910-1987;
Series II. Travel notebooks and photographs, ca. 1910-1987




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