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Walter Horn papers, 1917-1989

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Scope and Content of Collection

This scholarly archive of professor Walter Horn contains material relating to Horn's study of timber-framed vernacular structures at various sites in England, France, and the Lowlands. These materials include field notes, drawings, correspondence, publications, offprints, and photographs, slides and negatives. This research was accomplished in collaboration with the architect Ernest Born [see also Born architectural drawings Special Collections accn no. 920089].

Media in the collection include manuscripts, drawings, blueprints, clippings, correspondence, photographs, slides, and negatives. The titles on the folders (i.e. “Halles: General”) are the titles given by Horn. Most of the material in Series II, III, IV, and V was separated out of Series I.

Arrangement note

The collection is arranged in five series:
Series I. Papers, ca. 1929-1989
Series II. Photographs, ca. 1929-1989
Series III. Slides, ca. 1929-1989
Series IV. Negatives, ca. 1929-1989
Series V. Oversize blueprints, plans and drawings, ca. 1937-1987

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