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Daniel Libeskind papers, 1968-1992

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Libeskind (Daniel) Papers
Series II. Lectures, Manuscripts, Publications and Student Work, 1970-1990 ca. 17 boxes ca. 9.5 lin. ft.
Series 2A. Lectures, Manuscripts, and Publications, 1970-1990 3.5 box(es) ca. 2.5 lin. ft.
Notebooks, lectures, manuscripts directly or loosely related to his teaching, 1970-1990. Transparencies in Series 3 may have been used in conjunction with Libeskind's teaching materials.
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10 B.Arch thesis, Collage
10 1 Collage, Spring 1970
1 bound copy of Collage - An Architectural Methodology; thesis presented for B.Arch. at Cooper Union School of Architecture, 1970; with plastic binding in clear plastic cover; 23 x 28.5 cm.; 35 pgs.; n.s.; English.
10 2 Collage, Spring 1970
2 copies of Collage - An Architectural Methodology; thesis presented for B. Arch. at Cooper Union School of Architecture, 1970; 1 copy stapled; 1 copy missing title page; 22 x 28 cm.; n.s.; English.
10 3 Notebook, 1974
1 blue lecture notebook; spiral-bound; 16 x 24 cm.; roughly 80 pgs.
10 4 Loose notebooks pages, 1974
Pages from the inside front and back covers of 1974 notebook [see Box 2, Folder 3].
10 5 Notebook, ca. 1974
1 blue lecture notebook; spiral-bound; 16 x 24 cm.; roughly 80 pgs. with a few loose sheets inserted between pages.
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11 Manuscripts and Lectures, 1979-1989
11 1 End Space, from Micromegas, 1979
Written at Cranbrook Academy of Art; 2 pgs.; photocopy of galley.
11 2 Cranbrook, Department of Architecture: Theoretical Orientation and Teaching Method, Sept 1981
Written at Cranbrook Academy of Art; 3 pgs.; photocopies of typed manuscript.
11 3 Piranesi and My Work, 1981
Written at Cranbrook Academy of Art; 4 pgs.; photocopies of typed manuscript.
11 4 Untitled, lecture, ca. 1981
Written shortly after publication of From Zero to Infinity; transcript of lecture; 37 pp.; typed.
11 5 The Silence of the Sirens, 1982
Written at Cranbrook Academy of Art; delivered to A.S.C.A. National Teacher's Conference, Quebec 1982; 3 pgs. typed: 1 pgs. of text, 2 pgs. of descriptions of illustrations.
11 6 Unoriginal Signs, from Chamberworks, 1983
Written at Cranbrook Academy of Art; 2 pgs.; photocopy of book pages.
11 7 The Lamentable Center: for Peter Eisenman, 1984
4 drafts:
Draft 1:
23 pgs, photocopies of typed manuscript with erasures and notations
Draft 2:
18 pgs., typed with erasures and notations
Draft 3:
18 pgs., photocopies of typed manuscript with erasures and notations
Draft 4:
20 pgs., photocopies of typed manuscript with erasures and notations
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11 8 The Maladicta of Style, 1984
Written at Cranbrook Academy of Art; 4 pgs.; typed and photocopies of typed manuscript.
11 9 Perspective: Emblem of Sacrifice, 1984
9 pgs.; photocopies of typed manuscript.
11 10 Untitled, "Disbelieve nothing abysmal," 1984
Written at Cranbrook Academy of Art; 3 pgs.: 1 pgs. of text, 1 pgs. of descriptions of illustrations, 1 pgs. of sketches of plates; photocopies of typed manuscript.
11 11 Deus ex Machina/Machina ex Deo: Aldo Rossi's Theatre of the World, 1984
Also Rossi's Theatre of the World; 27 pgs.; photocopies of typed manuscript with notations.
11 12 Nouvelles Impressions d'Architecture, 1984
15 pgs.; typed and photocopies of typed manuscript with erasures and notations.
11 13 Countersign, Sept 1985
Delivered in Toronto; 3 drafts.
Draft 1:
6 pgs., typed manuscript
Draft 2:
7 pgs., typed with erasures and notations
Draft 3:
6 pgs., photocopies of typed manuscript with erasures and notations
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11 14 Architecture Intermundium, 1 Apr 1987
Transcripts of introduction and lecture delivered at University of Chicago, School of Architecture, 1987 Spring Lecture Series; photocopies: introduction by Stanley Tigerman, 2 pgs.; lecture, 23 pgs.
11 15 Documents and Projects, Vol. 4: Sudliches Tiergartenvertel 40, 9 Sept 1987
Information provided to IBA for documentation for urban Villa on Lützowplatz, Berlin; written in Milano; 1 pgs.; photocopies of typed manuscript.
11 16 Report on the Project, for City Edge, 1987
2 copies, 3 pgs. each; photocopies of typed manuscript with erasures and notations.
11 17 Dedication to Aldo Rossi, Mar 1988
Written in Milan; 1 pgs.; typed with erasures and corrections.
11 18 Untitled, list of names for Line of Fire, 1988
3 sets; typed and photocopies of typed manuscript.
Set 1:
4 pgs., typed [pg. 4 is missing]
Set 2:
5 pgs., photocopies of typed manuscript
Set 3:
5 pgs., photocopies of typed manuscript with pencil notation
photocopy of typeface
1 pgs., Caslon Bold 28 pt.
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11 19 Three Lessons About Architecture, 1988
Published for the Biennale; written in Milan; 2 sets; typed and photocopies of typed manuscript.
Set 1:
6 pgs., photocopies of typed manuscript with erasures and corrections
Set 2:
5 pgs., photocopies of typed manuscript with erasures and corrections
"Synopsis of Biennale,"
2 pgs., photocopies of typed manuscript with pencil notation
box folder
11 20 Between the Lines, 5 Dec 1989
Transcript of lecture delivered at Hanover University; 3 pgs.; photocopies of typed manuscript.
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32* Manuscripts and Lectures
32* 1 Untitled Lecture, "Very nice to be here." 22 Nov 1990
Lecture delivered at Jan van Eyk Akademie; 13 pgs.; oversized photocopies of typed manuscript with corrections.
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12 Manuscripts
12 1 The Four Texts, n.d.
4 pgs.; photocopies of typed manuscript with erasures.
12 2 Novantiqua Berlin,, n.d.
For urban Villa on Lützowplatz, Berlin; 1 pgs.; computer printed.
12 3 The Origin of the Orders,, n.d.
6 pgs. doubled-sided; handwritten notebook pages.
12 4 Problem of the Corner,, n.d.
5 pgs. doubled-sided; handwritten notebook pages.
12 5 Space and Imagination,, n.d.
38 pgs.; including notes and bibliography; typed manuscript with erasures and notations.
12 6 "Whims, Musings, Fragments, with Jeffrey Kipnis,", n.d.
19 pgs.; photocopies of typed manuscript.
12 7 Untitled, "Contemporary Architecture and Theory of Planning," n.d.
2 pgs.; photocopies of typed manuscript.
12 8 Untitled,"Sand falling silently into towers," n.d.
2 pgs.; photocopies of typed manuscript.
12 9 Untitled, "The whole world is talking about," n.d.
20 pgs.; double-sided; handwritten pages [pg. 23 has small note attached].
12 10 Untitled, "You must be sitting and wondering," n.d.
3 sets of 11 pgs.; photocopies of typed manuscript.
12 11 Untitled, "History is universal history," n.d.
3 pgs.; handwritten notes on lined paper [heavily creased].
12 12 Untitled, "Danger to desire," n.d.
2 pgs.; handwritten notes on ivory paper [heavily creased].
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32* Oversize Manuscripts
32* 2 Untitled, "Shapes exist in fragments." n.d.
3 pgs.; enlarged photocopies of typed manuscript [heavily creased].
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12 Manuscripts, printed matter
12 13 Intermediate Unit 9,documentation of student work, 1975-1976
Architectural Association, School of Architecture; 8 exemplars; printed brochures.
12 14 Intermediate Unit 9,documentation of student work, 1976-1977
Architectural Association, School of Architecture; 5 exemplars; printed brochures.
12 15 A Meditation on a New Science of Writing from Memory, by Donald Phillip Verene, Nov 1987
Prepared for inclusion in the volume documenting Libeskind's machine destroyed in the Geneva museum fire; 2 sets; photocopies of typed manuscript; 11 pgs. each.


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