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Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

A booklet containing sketches, floorplans, renderings, and elevations of a proposed residence in Beirut, Lebanon.
A booklet containing sketches, floorplans,...

Ali Tayar Archive

Identifier: AKDC-2017-0003

The Ali Tayar Archive covers many of the works of the late architect and designer Ali Tayar. Present in the collection are records concerning works of architecture, interior design, and furniture/product design. Also included are works from design competitions, special projects, publicity materials, ephemera, and photographic materials.

Dates: 1983-2016; Majority of material found within 1994-2014

Atoms for Peace Awards records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0010
Abstract Atoms for Peace, Inc. was formed by the Ford Motor Company as a memorial to Henry and Edsel Ford to present awards to those who made contributions to the peaceful uses of atomic energy. In August 1955, James R. Killian, president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, accepted the invitation of Henry Ford II to serve as chairman of the Organization and Planning Committee for the Atoms for Peace awards. The directors of the Ford Motor Company authorized an appropiation of one million...
Dates: 1944 - 1972

Collection on Telegraphy

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0704
Abstract This collection was largely assembled by Robert Voss, who sold the collection to Thomas F. Peterson, Jr. Peterson continued to add to the collection prior to donating it to MIT. The collection presents a general view of the history, use, and technology of the telegraph, and includes telegrams, photographs of telegraph workers and military use of the technology, records from telegraph companies, and a wide variety of ephemera and realia. The majority of the collection dates from the...
Dates: 1809 - 1998

Eric Hodgins papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 39080008716661]
Identifier: MC-0054
Scope and Contents Collection includes a manuscript of the article "Mr. Blandings Builds His Castle," later expanded to book length as Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House. The light-hearted story follows a family as they move from an apartment in New York City to a house in the country. Also in the collection are screen plays of television series and a movie based on the book. In addition there is a conductor's musical part, promotional photographs, and press kit for the movie. About half of the collection...
Dates: 1946 - 1958

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Class Photograph Albums

Identifier: AC-0319
Scope and Contents of the Collection The collection consists of class photograph albums which contain portrait photographs (primarily individual) of class members, faculty, and administrators of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Many of the portrait subjects are identified by name. Some of the albums group the portraits by course and include labeled photographs of classrooms, laboratories, buildings, and workshops, and group photographs. The albums span the graduating classes of the Massachusetts Institute of...
Dates: 1870 - 1895

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Combined Musical Clubs records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0312

In 1890, the Glee Club, Banjo Club, and Mandolin Club joined to create the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Combined Musical Clubs. After several dormant periods and name changes, the Combined Musical Clubs reappeared in 1908 and persisted as an umbrella organization for undergraduate musical groups until 1986. The collection includes correspondence, photographs, financial and administrative reports, brochures, concert programs, and a scrapbook.

Dates: 1884 - 1972

Nicholas Stone slide collection

Identifier: AKDC-2015-0011
Abstract The Nicolas Stone slide collection features the architectural heritage of Turkey spanning the Seljuk to Ottoman eras, captured in 35mm slide photography. Stone’s photographs date from his travels from 1983 to the 1990s, roughly coinciding with his time working for the Egyptian architect Abdel Wahed El-Wakil and afterwards. The Stone Collection has particular strengths in its pre-restoration details of foundational sites in Islamic architecture from Istanbul, Edirne, Bursa, and Konya. It also...
Dates: 1983-1990s

Records of Howe, Manning & Almy, Inc. and the papers of Lois Lilley Howe, Eleanor Manning O'Connor, and Mary Almy

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0009
Abstract The firm of Howe, Manning & Almy is believed to be the first architectural firm in Boston founded by women and the second in the United States. Lois Lilley Howe (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, SB 1890), whose commissions began in 1894, established her own firm in 1900 and asked Eleanor Manning (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, SB 1906), one of her draftsmen, to be her partner in 1913, creating the firm of Lois Lilley Howe & Manning. In 1926, another draftsman from the...
Dates: 1883 - 1972

Samuel Glaser photographs and print materials

Identifier: VC-0004

Samuel Glaser (1902-1983) was a Boston area architect who worked in his field for almost 50 years. The collection contains potographs of structures designed by Glaser, along with promotional booklets for his firms and other print materials related to his works.

Dates: 1939 - 2000; Majority of material found within 1939-1960s

Theodore Grover collection of autographs, signatures, and images of Massachusetts Institute of Technology faculty members, administrators, students, and alumni

Identifier: MC-0093

The Theodore Grover collection includes autographs, signatures, and photographs of Massachusetts Institute of Technology faculty members, administrators, and alumni accumulated during Grover's 40 years as a member of MIT's staff, from 1878 to 1918.

Dates: 1863 - 1944

William T. Pierce travel diary and photograph album

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 39080008714500]
Identifier: MC-0047
Scope and Contents of the Collection William T. Pierce, a civil engineer in Boston, Massachusetts, traveled from Boston to Europe in 1902. On the trip he kept a diary and took photographs of views and gardens and important buildings, bridges, and other engineering structures in various locations in Europe. He recorded his observations in the diary which also includes descriptions of the photographs he took. The photographs are organized in an album. The black and white photographs in the album are numbered and most...
Dates: 1902