Douglas Putnam Haskell papers, 1866-1979 (bulk 1949-1964).


Douglas Putnam Haskell papers, 1866-1979 (bulk 1949-1964).

Correspondence, memos, articles, speeches, transcripts, clippings, notes, printed matter, photographs, audio tapes, and memorabilia mainly relating to Douglas Haskell's editorship at Architectural Forum from 1949-1964. A great portion of the collection (more than 46 boxes) consists of Douglas Haskell's correspondence with prominent architects during his tenure at Architectural Forum. The collection also contains material relating to Haskell's editorial duties and professional activities. Memos to various staff members (7 boxes) provide insight into the internal oranization of the editorial staff. Some of the staff members with whom Haskell communicated most frequently include Peter Blake, Thomas Creighton, Paul Grotz, Joseph Hazen, Jane Jacobs, Roy Larson, Lawrence Lessing, Mary Jane Lightbown, Henry R. Luce, Walter McQuade, Ralph D. Paine, Ogden Tanner, Perry I. Prentice, Allan Temko, and Ann Wilson. The inclusive dates for the collection are 1915-1979, which includes material before Haskell's arrival at Architectural Forum.

56 linear ft. (118 boxes including 5 oversize).

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