Maynard L. Parker negatives, photographs, and other material. 1930-1974 bulk 1940s-1960s


Maynard L. Parker negatives, photographs, and other material. 1930-1974 bulk 1940s-1960s

Maynard L. Parker negatives, photographs, and other material consists of 58,093 black-and-white negatives, color transparencies, black-and-white prints, and color prints; 39 presentation albums; and 17 boxes of office records, 1930-1974. Created primarily by Maynard Parker, the archive documents the residential and non-residential work of architects, interior designers, landscape architects, artists, builders, real estate developers, and clients associated with these fields, foremost among them the magazine . Also included in the collection are photographs taken by other individuals, such as architect Cliff May and Parker's assistant, Charles Yerkes. House Beautiful

231 boxes,; 150.01 linear feet



SNAC Resource ID: 6658131

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