William S. Huff papers, Louis I. Kahn collection, 1949-

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Malo, Alvaro. William S. Huff papers, Louis I. Kahn collection, 1949-

William S. Huff papers, Louis I. Kahn collection, 1949-

The Louis I. Kahn collection in the William S. Huff papers contains a complete set of drawings for the Tribune Review Publishing Company building in Greensburg, PA and drawings for the Margaret Esherick House in Philadelphia. Also included are an extensive collection of newspaper clippings and periodical articles about Kahn, photographs and slides of other buildings designed by Kahn (Salk Institute for Biological Studies, Yale University Art Gallery addition, Yale Center for British Art, Carborundum Company Warehouse and Office, and First Unitarian Church and Community Center, Rochester, NY), correspondence with Kahn, correspondence with others about Kahn's work, and correspondence with Kahn's widow Esther Israeli Kahn and others pertaining to passage of legislation by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to purchase Kahn⁰́₉s papers. There are also numerous small, original works by Kahn, and ephemera. Transcripts of interviews by Alvaro Malo on four of Kahn⁰́₉s buildings--Yale Center for British Art, Kimbell Art Museum, Phillips Exeter Library, and Salk Institute for Biological Studies--and books about Kahn and his work are also included.

11 boxes; 51 oversized folders

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Carborundum Company Warehouse and Office (Niagara Falls, N.Y.)

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Kimbell Art Museum.

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Art museum; Fort Worth, Tex. From the description of Kimbell Art Museum records, 1961-1983. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80335388 ...

Kahn, Louis I., 1901-1974

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Louis I. Kahn was born in Estonia and raised in Philadelphia. He was trained in architecture in the Beaux-Arts tradition at the University of Pennsylvania under Paul Philippe Cret. As a mature architect, Kahn was distinguished from his contemporaries (in a period dominated by the International Style) by his unique personal philosophy of architecture and a style marked by a profound sense of history and pure geometry in design and the texture of materials in construction. His legacy is as much in...

Tribune Review Press building (Greensburg, Pa.)

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Salk Institute for Biological Studies

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Yale Center for British Art.

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First Unitarian Church of Rochester, N.Y.

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State university of New York at Buffalo

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Margaret Esherick House (Philadelphia, Pa.)

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Malo, Alvaro

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Huff, William S.

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Yale University. Art Gallery.

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Phillips Exeter Academy. Library

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