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Daniel Libeskind papers, 1968-1992

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Libeskind (Daniel) Papers
Series V. Transparencies, ca. 1968-1990 18 box(es) ca. 3450 images
This series is comprised of photographic images of work by Libeskind and others. There are ca. 3400 35 mm. slides, with some larger format transparencies and photographs included.
Series 5A. Design Projects, 1970-1990 5 box(es)
This subseries is organized chronologically by project. As some images are not identified nor dated, they are organized by the film processing date marked on the slide mounts; therefore, they may be reproductions of photographs taken much earlier.
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34 Early Libeskind projects
Includes images of Collage Rebus, Janus, Micromegas, City Edge, and others.
34 1 Collage Rebus I
Axonometrical Crystal; NY, 1970/Toronto, 1976; 35 mm. color slide transparencies (6 items).
34 2 Collage Rebus 2
Axonometrical Crystal; NY, 1970/London, 1975; 35 mm. color slide transparencies (6 items).
34 3 Collage Rebus II
Layered plan; NY, 1970/London, 1975; 35 mm. color slide transparencies (2 items).
34 4 Collage Rebus II
Schema; NY, 1970/London, 1975; 35 mm. color slide transparencies (3 items).
34 5 Collage Rebus IV
Axonometrical Crystal; NY, 1970/London, 1975; 35 mm. color slide transparencies (6 items).
34 6 Collage Rebus IV
Schema; NY, 1970/London, 1975; 35 mm. color slide transparencies (2 items).
34 7 Janus and other projects, 1978
Janus, (1 item); 35 mm. color slide transparencies (4 items).
34 8 Micromegas, 10 slides of model, ca. 1978-1980
35 mm. color slide transparencies of model.
34 9 Various [unlabeled] projects, ca. 1981
35 mm. color slide transparencies of model; various titled project slides, 18 items.
34 10 City Edge, Berlin site model in urban context, ca. 1987
Reproduction; 3 views of Ante-Berlino site model, details; color positive film; 9 x 7 cm. and smaller; photo by Hélène Binet.
Model information: site model, collage, paper, wood, metal, paint on wooden base, 270 L x 155 W x 40 H cm.; labeled in English.
34 11 6 views of Ground Plan/James Joyce model, ca. 1987
Reproduction; views of Ante-Berlino Ground Plan/James Joyce model; photo by Hélène Binet.
Model information: collage, paper, wood, metal, paint on wooden base, 270 L x 155 W x 40 H cm.; labeled in English:
4 x 5 in. color transparency film (1 item, in two pieces);
23.5 x 15.5 cm. b/w photographs (2 items);
35 mm. color slide transparencies (3 items).
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34 12 Cloud Prop model, ca. 1987
Original and reproductions; 3 views of Ante-Berlino Cloud Prop model; 35 mm. color slide transparencies.
Model information: collage, paper, wood, metal, paint, 125 L x 25 W x 70 H cm.; labeled in English:
34 13 Ante-Berlino Aleph Wing model, ca. 1987
Original and reproductions; 2 views of Ante-Berlino Aleph Wing model; 7.5 x 6.5 cm.; color positive film.
Model information: metal, wood, paper, paint, 335 L x 85 W 30 H cm.; labeled in English:
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35 Libeskind projects, cont.
Includes images of Villa on Lützowplatz,Line of Fire, Marking the City Boundaries, Museum of Edinburgh.
35 1 Villa on Lützowplatz: Views of model, ca. 1988
Eight 35 mm. color slide transparencies of model; a few labeled "STADTVILLA PROJECT."
Model information: 25 x 25 cm.; scale M1:100; labeled in English.
35 2 Line of Fire: model photographs, ca. 1988
Color photographs (2 items) of assembled model; 14 x 20 cm. and smaller;
Model information: original; grey base with building red model with additional small pieces; balsa wood, grey and red paint; main grey structure 101 L x 26 W x 6 H cm., several misc. additional parts; scale M1:200; n.s.
35 3 Marking the City Boundaries, Groningen, ca. 1989
Street level views of various sites; 4 color photographs; 19.5 x 12.5 cm.; n.s.
[numbered in ink, upper right front, possibly site number indications]
35 4 Marking the City Boundaries, Groningen, ca. 1989
Ten 35 mm. color slide transparencies of various models.
view of study model, second design, tilted split V (1 item), model information: Kappa-board and wood, 50 L x 21 W x 16 H cm.
views of related materials (9 items)
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35 5 Museum of Edinburgh, Scotland
Four views of working models, competition phase.
35 mm. color slide of display presentation sheet of model with drawing (1 item)
photographs of grey cardboard study model (3 items); model size: 23 L x 45 W x 23 H cm.; B/W photographs
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35 6 Various, unidentified, ca. 1968
35 mm. color transparencies.
October (3 items)
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35 7 Various, unidentified, ca. 1969
35 mm. color transparencies.
November (20 items)
December (2 items)
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35 8 Various, unidentified, ca. 1970
35 mm. color transparencies.
May (3 items)
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35 9 Various, unidentified, ca. 1971
35 mm. color transparency.
November (1 item)
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35 10 Various, unidentified, ca. 1973
35 mm. color transparencies.
May (7 items)
September (8 items)
December (3 items)
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36 Various unidentified design project slides
36 1 Untitled, ca. 1974
35 mm. color transparencies.
October (55 items)
December (93 items)
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36 2 Untitled, ca. 1975
35 mm. color transparencies:
January (5 items).
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36 3 Untitled, ca. 1977
35 mm. color transparencies:
May (11 items).
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36 4 Untitled, ca. 1981
35 mm. color transparencies (38 items).
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37 Between the Lines (the Jewish Museum Extension to the Berlin Museum)
37 1 Jewish Museum, Competition Phase, Spring 1989
35 mm. color transparency; 7 views of working model, labeled Berlin Museum A1; some have specific directional information; English.
Model information: grey cardboard, scale M1:100.
37 2 Jewish Museum, Competition Phase, Spring 1989
35 mm. color transparency, labeled Berlin Museum A2, geometrical frame model, English.
Model information: white wood members, scale M1:100, partially damaged.
37 3 Jewish Museum, Competition Phase, Voids, Spring 1989
7 views of voided Voids, 1989. 35 mm. color transparency, not labeled.
Model information: white cardboard with copy of Hebrew script, scale M1:100.
37 4 Jewish Museum, Preliminary Design Phase
4 views of The Names. 35 mm. color transparency, labeled with different directional views.
37 5 Jewish Museum, Preliminary Design Mar 1990
3 views of partitioning wall system model, 2nd floor. 35 mm. color transparency, not labeled.
Model information: 2 parts; Kappa-board with copy of drawing; 45 L x 20 W x 5 H cm.; scale M1:100.
37 6 Jewish Museum, Preliminary Design, views of models, ca. Mar 1990
4 views of voided Voids. 35 mm. color transparency, labeled Berlin Museum C2.
Model information: grey cardboard; scale M1:100.
37 7 Jewish Museum, Preliminary Design: views of models, ca. Apr 1990
3 views of temporary exhibition space study model. 35 mm. color transparency, not labeled.
Model information: white cardboard; 45 L x 45 W x 9 H cm.; scale M1:100.
37 8 Jewish Museum, Preliminary Design, views of models, ca. Apr 1990
5 views of working model. 35 mm. color transparency, labeled BM C6.
Model information: 3 parts; Kappa-board; scale M1:50.
37 9 Jewish Museum, Preliminary Design, views of models, ca. May 1990
2 views of voided Voids/café. Longitudinal sections; 4 x 5 in. color transparency; photo by Udo Hesse.
Model information: 4 pieces; 18.5 L x 3 W x 9.5 H cm.; scale M1:200.
37 10 >Jewish Museum, Preliminary Design, views of models, ca. Aug 1990
2 views of new stairway in old building. 4 x 5 in. color transparency:
Model information: grey cardboard; 20.5 L x 20.5 W x 10.5 H cm.; scale M1:100.
37 11 Jewish Museum Preliminary Design, views of models, ca. Aug. 1990
2 views of facade study models. 35 mm. color transparency, labeled BM C11.
Model information: 4 pieces; kappa-board with copy of drawing; scale M1:100.
37 12 Jewish Museum, Design Phase/Entwurf, views of models
3 views of study model, westernmost section. 35 mm. color transparency; labeled BM D2 M1:100; ca. 1990.
Model information: grey cardboard; 75 L x 47 W x 21.5 H cm.; scale M1:100.
37 13 Jewish Museum, Design Phase/Entwurf, views of models, ca. 1990
2 views of study model, easternmost section. Correction of facade and windows; 35 mm. color transparency, labeled BM D3.
Model information: Kappa-board, plastic windows, grey paint; 108 L x 39 W x 25 H cm.; scale M1:100.
37 14 Jewish Museum, Design Phase/Entwurf, views of models, ca. 1990
2 views of study model, facade. Correction of facade; 35 mm. color transparency, labeled study model Berlin Museum 1:50 D5 p22.
Model information: white Kappa-board; 2 pcs.; A: 42 L x 23 W x 39.5 H cm., B: 52 L x 13 W x 39.5 H cm.; scale M1:50.
37 15 Jewish Museum, Design Phase/Entwurf, views of models, ca. 1990
1 view of study model, facade and windows. 35 mm. color transparency, labeled BM D7.
Model information: grey cardboard, plastic, wood; 100 L x 14.5 W x 45 H cm.; scale M1:20.
Series 5B. Themes, n.d. 1 box(es)
Libeskind organized these slides by particular themes. Individual slides are labeled. Where the name of the theme was not explicitly stated, the general idea is noted in square brackets.
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38 Slides arranged by themes
38 1 Auschwitz and Disney
35 mm. color transparencies (49 items); labeled.
38 2 Beaux Arts
35 mm. color transparencies (12 items); labeled.
38 3 [Kodak Ekta Test]
35 mm. color transparencies (6 items); labeled.
38 4 Marionettes
35 mm. color transparencies (5 items); labeled.
38 5 [Medical Tools/Human Anatomy]
35 mm. color transparencies (8 items); 1 labeled.
38 6 [Portraits]
35 mm. color transparencies (27 items); labeled.
38 7 [Theaters: Operating and Performance]
35 mm. color transparencies (19 items); labeled:
operating (13 items);
performance (6 items).
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38 8 [Text]
35 mm. color transparencies (7 items); labeled.
38 9 Victorian Inventions
35 mm. color transparencies (12 items); labeled.
38 10 Woman's Face, Profile Puzzle
35 mm. color transparencies (4 items); labeled.
Series 5C. Locations, ca. 1968-1980 1 box(es)
Organized by particular themes, places, trips. Some of the images suggest that they were shot on family trips.
While most of the individual slides are labeled, some images are not identified nor dated. These are organized by the film processing date marked on the slide mounts; some may be reproductions of photographic images taken earlier.
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39 Places, identified and unidentified
39 1 Gardens
Various identified garden sites (40 items); 35 mm. color transparencies; labeled.
39 2 Cities
Various identified city sites (33 items); 35 mm. color transparencies; labeled.
39 3 [Places]
Various identified sites (91 items); 35 mm. color transparencies; labeled.
39 4 ca. Sep 1968
35 mm. color transparencies (114 items); not labeled.
39 5 ca. Oct 1968
35 mm. color transparencies (10 items); not labeled.
39 6 ca. July 1969
35 mm. color transparencies (35 items); not labeled.
39 7 ca. Oct 1980
35 mm. color transparencies (3 items); not labeled.
Series 5D. Architects/Artists, n.d. 5 box(es)
These are images of the work of various architects and artists, most of the 19th - 20th centuries.
They are organized by name, then by date. Where there are more than a few images of the work of a single architect or artist, he is given a separate folder. These are followed by two sections for work done by teams. They are organized by project and the first name that appears on the slide. At the end of the subseries, there are two sections identified by Libeskind as Figures, and Paintings, in which images are organized by artist name.
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40 A-B
40 1 Alvar Aalto
35 mm. color transparencies (13 items):
10 slides labeled 1: Finnish Technical Institute at Otaniem
1 slide labeled 2: Sport Hall at Otaniem.
2 slides labeled 3: Electrical Building at Otaniem.
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40 2 Aalto-Later Work
35 mm. color transparencies (37 items); various projects.
40 3 ALBI-BARB
35 mm. color transparencies (22 items); Albierti; Alchemy; Appollinaire; Arras; Atelier; Atget; Bacon; Barbieri.
40 4 Behrens
35 mm. color transparencies (117 items); various projects.
40 5 BELA-BOSS
35 mm. color transparencies (52 items); Belangor; Belon; Berlage; Bernini; Bettini; Bibiera; Bilek; Blacke; Boccioni; Bondt; Borromini; Bosse.
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41 B-G
41 1 BOUL-BUON
35 mm. color transparencies (80 items); Boullee; Bourges; Boyd; Bracelli; Bramante; Brancusi; Brassai; Braques; Breton; Brogniant; Bruegel; Brunelleschi; Buon.
41 2 BUON-DOWN
35 mm. color transparencies (80 items); Buon; Buroff; Burov; Carnavalet; Carpaccio; Carstens; Cartier-Bresson; Cesare; Cheval; de Chirico; de Chombray; A.C. Clarke; W. Clarke; Cockerell; Cocteau; Cole; Colonna; Considerant; Le Corbusier; Dali; Dallagret; Daumier; David; Delacroix; Delamir; Delauney; Desiderio; Diderot; Doré; Downing.
41 3 DUBU-FRIE
35 mm. color transparencies (100 items); Dubuffet; Duchamp; Dujiker; Durand; Durer; Eiffel; Eisenman; Eliade; Ensor; Ernst; Escher; Filarete; Fontaine; Fontana; Friedrich.
41 4 FRIE-GOET
35 mm. color transparencies (79 items); Friedrich; Fuselli; Galileo; Garnier; Gaudi; Gericault; Giacometti; Ginzberg; fra Giocondo; di Giorgio.
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42 G-L
42 1 GOLO-KIRC
35 mm. color transparencies (77 items); Golosov; Gonzales; Grandeville; Graves; Grinberg; Gris; Gropius; Grünewald; Guarini; Haviland; Hejduk; Hilbersiemer; de la Hire; Hoffman; Holbein; Husserl; Ivanov; Johnson; Jung; Kastner; Kavakita; Kircher.
42 2 KLER-LEAR
35 mm. color transparencies (28 items); de Klerk; Komarova; Krasilomikov; Kubin; Père Lachaise; Langman; Lear.
42 3 Ledoux
35 mm. color transparencies (40 items).
42 4 Leonidov
35 mm. color transparencies (31 items).
42 5 Lequeu
35 mm. color transparencies (50 items).
42 6 Lewerentz
35 mm. color transparencies (42 items).
42 7 Lissitsky
35 mm. color transparencies (11 items).
42 8 Loos
35 mm. color transparencies (33 items).
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43 M-R
43 1 MAGR-MERY
35 mm. color transparencies (29 items); Magritte; Maillol; Malevich; Mantegna; Marchant; Martin; Malton; Martini; Masaccio; Melnikov; Meryon.
43 2 Michelangelo
35 mm. color transparencies (31 items).
43 3 MILL-ROTH
35 mm. color transparencies (76 items); Mills; Mondrian; Munch; Miceron; Mikolas; Olbrich; Oud; Ozanam; Ozenfant; Palladio; Paxton; Pelli; Picasso; Piero; Rodin; Rohe; Romano; Romberch; Rothko.
43 4 PIRA-RIET
35 mm. color transparencies (39 items); Piranesi; Pilon; Portman; Pugin; Rietveld.
43 5 Rossi
35 mm. color transparencies (94 items).
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44 R-W, and other artists
44 1 ROWE-TANG
35 mm. color transparencies (60 items); Rowe; Saarinen; Sainthill; Schinkel; Schoen; Schübler; Serlio; Shirov; Shukov; Silchenko; Smith; Soleri; Souine; Spitweg; Stienberg; Stendhal; Stoer; Tanguy.
44 2 TATL-WRIG
35 mm. color transparencies (85 items); Tatlin; Tschernischov; Turner; Van Doesburg; Van Eestern; Van Eyck; Van Gogh; Van Hoostaeten; Venturi; Vesalius; Vesnin; Vesnin Brothers; Vézeley; Vielkovski; Von Erlach; Vredeman; Wagner; Wright.
44 3 Teams: Projects
35 mm. color transparencies (39 items); Berchin and Barchin; Barkine and Barkine; Barsch and Sinyavsky; Lewerentz and Asplund; McKim, Meand and White; Saarinen and Milles; Serafimov, Glagler and Kravetz; Serafimov and Kravetz; Skidmore Owings and Merrill; Van Doesberg and Van Eestern.
44 4 Teams: published pages
35 mm. color transparencies [of images taken from pages in various publications] (14 items); Bumin, Lavrov; Golossov, Miffleman; Gropius, Meyer; Hirs, Linstrom; Malevich, Barkine and Barkine; Menikov, Gegello and Krigschievski; Nikolski, Kochner; Serafimov, Leonidov, Sternberg; Silchenko, Nikolsky; Vhutemas students; Steinberg, Vesnin; Varenzov, Balichim; Volfensohn and Valdenberg.
44 5 Figures, by artist
35 mm. color transparencies (44 items); Arcimbolo; Baldung; Bosch; Brueghel; Coello; Goya; El Greco; van Leyden; Lorenzetti; Martini; Masaccio; Memling; Michelangelo; Morone; Veronese; Palladio; Parmigianino; Raphael; Romano; Tibaldi and Carducci; Tintoretto; Verrochino; Zucchi; misc.
44 6 Paintings, by artist
35 mm. color transparencies (54 items); Baldung; Bandinelli; Bosch; Brueghel; Cano; Delafosse; Durer; Ensor; Filarete; Fuseli; El Greco; Géricault; Goya; Hubert; Koninck; Lorenzetti; Martini; Panini; Pereda; Pozzo; Rembrandt; Ribera; Tiepolo; Turner; Vérard; Vesalius; misc.
Series 5E. Teaching, 1968-1982 5 box(es)
Most of these slides are from Libeskind's tenure at University of Kentucky and at Cranbrook Academy of Art. They perhaps were used for lectures and other presentations.
When the images are identified, they are organized by name. Otherwise, the majority of the slides, particularly in the Kentucky section, are organized by the film processing date appearing on the slide mounts. Some may be reproductions of photographic images taken much earlier.
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45 University of Kentucky
45 1 ca. 1968
35 mm. color transparencies.
May (11 items)
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45 2 ca. 1969
35 mm. color transparencies ( items).
December (22 items)
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45 3 ca. 1970
35 mm. color transparencies.
May (1 item)
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45 4 ca. 1972
35 mm. color transparencies.
December (28 items)
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45 5 ca. 1973
35 mm. color transparencies.
May (2 items)
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45 6 ca. 1974
35 mm. color transparencies.
October (145 items)
December (48 items)
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45 7 ca. 1975
35 mm. color transparencies:
January (5 items).
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45 8 1977
35 mm. color transparencies.
May (31 items)
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45 9 ca. 1978
35 mm. color transparencies:
March (1 item)
October (3 items)
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45 10 n.d.
35 mm. color transparencies (26 items).
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46 Cranbrook Academy of Art
46 1 Studio Work, 1978
35 mm. color transparencies (65 items).
46 2 Studio, 1982
35 mm. color transparencies (7 items).
46 3 Lecture Series I
35 mm. color transparencies (26 items).
46 4 Lecture Series II
35 mm. color transparencies (26 items).
46 5 Illustration and Animation
35 mm. color transparencies (51 items).
46 6 Illustrations
35 mm. color transparencies (50 items).
46 7 Symbol and Interpretation, 1978-1980
Covers of 1978/1979 and 1979/1980 issues of the Cranbrook publication; strips of 2.25 in. color transparency film (4 items).
46 8 Miscellaneous
Various projects possibly related to teaching:
35 mm. color transparencies (11 items);
strips of 2.25 b/w negative film (8 items);
strips of 35 mm. negative film (5 items).
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47 Cranbrook Academy Students, B-L
47 1 Bates
35 mm. color transparencies (11 items);
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47 2 Buck
35 mm. color transparencies (14 items);
35 mm. color transparencies (11 items);
4 x 5 color transparency film (3 items).
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47 3 Bunschoten
35 mm. color transparencies (5 items);
5 x 7 color photographs (3 items).
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47 4 Chu
35 mm. color transparencies (3 items).
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47 5 Figgins
35 mm. color transparencies (32 items).
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47 6 Fukushima
35 mm. color transparencies (6 items).
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47 7 Gadelha
4 x 5 color transparency film (2 items).
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47 8 Hatano
35 mm. color transparencies (36 items);
4 x 5 color transparency film (1 item).
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47 9 Hayashi
35 mm. color transparencies (4 items).
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47 10 Herrington
35 mm. color transparencies (20 items).
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47 11 Laessing
35 mm. color transparencies (57 items);
4 x 5 color transparency film (19 items).
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48 Cranbrook Academy Students, L-T
48 1 Lee
35 mm. color transparencies (23 items);
4 x 5 color transparency film (2 items).
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48 2 Muramoto
35 mm. color transparencies (15 items);
4 x 5 color transparency (2 items).
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48 3 Nicholson
35 mm. color transparencies (15 items);
4 x 5 color transparency film (3 items).
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48 4 Parcell
35 mm. color transparencies (28 items).
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48 5 Reiser
35 mm. color transparencies (4 items).
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48 6 Sandell
35 mm. color transparencies (8 items);
4 x 5 color transparency film (2 items).
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48 7 Shirdel
35 mm. color transparencies (27 items).
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48 8 Tanaka
35 mm. color transparencies (10 items).
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49 Cranbrook Academy Students, T-Y and unlabeled
49 1 Taylor
35 mm. color transparencies (73 items).
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49 2 Teriyaphirom
35 mm. color transparencies (7 items);
4 x 5 color transparency film (5 items).
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49 3 Thanapura
35 mm. color transparencies (27 items).
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49 4 Williamson
35 mm. color transparencies (7 items);
4 x 5 color transparency film (8 items).
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49 5 Wong
35 mm. color transparencies (16 items).
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49 6 Yamabe
35 mm. color transparencies (35 items);
4 x 5 color transparency film (1 item).
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49 7 Unlabeled
35 mm. color transparencies (26 items).
Series 5F. Miscellaneous slides, n.d. 1 box(es)
These are labeled and unlabeled slides roughly organized by types of images represented.
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50 Miscellaneous and unidentified slides
50 1 Labeled miscellaneous
35 mm. color transparencies (22 items).
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50 2 Unidentified Architectural Drawings
35 mm. color transparencies (21 items).
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50 3 Unidentified Drawings, Paintings, Two-Dimensional
35 mm. color transparencies (37 items).
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50 4 Unidentified Exteriors and Interiors
35 mm. color transparencies (15 items).
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50 5 Unidentified Exhibition
35 mm. color transparencies (15 items).
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50 6 Unidentified Models
35 mm. color transparencies (4 items).
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50 7 Unidentified Miscellaneous
35 mm. color transparencies (10 items).


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