Goodyear Archival Collection Series 1: General correspondence 1887-1923, n.d. 1903-1923 (bulk).

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Goodyear Archival Collection Series 1: General correspondence 1887-1923, n.d. 1903-1923 (bulk).

Correspondence in the Goodyear collection focuses largely on Goodyear's architectural refinements research. He exchanged letters exploring many pivotal episodes and projects in his life with an international group of prominent architects, scholars, art historians, book dealers, publishers, editors, museum administrators, and representatives from scholarly and professional organizations. He reflected on his survey expeditions to Europe, discussed his exhibitions and corresponded with editors of scholarly and architectural journals regarding his articles and publications. These letters also record his reactions to the application of architectural refinements in contemporary buildings and to the critics of his research such as John Bilson and E.S. Prior.

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