Avery Drawings & Archives Collections
 

Douglas Darden papers and drawings, 1979-1996

Series VI: Drawings

Subseries 1: Early Works

Roll A84.01b Harvard Project, Theater ca. 1981

9 item : drawings

Roll A84.01a Harvard Project, Miscellaneous ca. 1981

11 item : drawings; includes 2 drawings for L'Hotel Guimard Addition; 2 drawings Lewis Wharf Office/Residential Building; and 7 drawings for unidentified project(s)

Drawer 206: Folder 6 "Section looking East" 1982 Feb 16

1 item : mounted drawing

Drawer 206: Folder 6 "Section looking East" 1982 Feb 16

1 item : mounted drawing

Drawer 206: Folder 12 Project with Bridge 1982

2 items : mounted drawings

Box 14: Folder 1 "An Egypt for Baltimore" & "Place to say 'No'" 1983 Apr

2 items : drawings

Box 14: Folder 2 "Family House" 1983

1 item : drawing with images pasted on back

Box 14: Folder 3 "Gold-diggers" 1983/4

5 items : collages

Box 14: Folder 4 "House on Two Hills" 1983

1 item : drawing

Box 14: Folder 5 "One if by Land, Two if by Sea" 1983

1 item : drawing

Box 14: Folder 6 "Progress" 1983

1 item : collage

Box 14: Folder 7 "Spinning Wheel" 1983

1 item : collage

Box 14: Folder 8 "Station for a Childhood Eclipsing" 1983

1 item : drawing

Box 14: Folder 9 "Subjects Made Sensitive to the Wind" 1983

1 item : drawing

Box 14: Folder 10 "A Trysting Place" 1983

1 item : drawing

Box 14: Folder 11 "Windmill" 1983

1 item : collage

Box 14: Folder 12 "The Illusion of Choice" 1984

1 item : collage

Box 14: Folder 13 Pillar of Progress 1984, undated

5 items : 2 undated, "Pillar of Progress: The Journeyman," "Pillar of Progress," "Gold- Tipped Pillar of Progress"

Box 14: Folder 14 "'Q2' Escapes His Nightmare" 1984

1 item : collage

Box 14: Folder 15 "The Lost Bridge" 1985

1 item : collage

Box 14: Folder 16 "Mill for Grinding Time" 1985

1 item : collage

Box 14: Folder 17 "Sacre Coeur" 1985

1 item : collage

Box 14: Folder 18 "Triptich" 1985

1 item : collage

Box 14: Folder 19 Night School Perspectives 1985

3 items : drawings

Box 14: Folder 20 "Symptoms of Refuge" 1984

1 item : drawing

Box 14: Folder 21 Subdivisions 1985

11 items : "Subdivisions, Opus" 2 through 12; drawings

Box 14: Folder 22 Vacancies 1985

7 items : "Vacancies" I, VI, VIII, IX, XI, XII, XIII; drawings

Box 14: Folder 23 "Felix Culpa: Weehawken, N. J." 1985

1 item : drawing

Box 14: Folder 24 "The Hollow Door" 1985

1 item : drawing

Box 14: Folder 25 "Pilings" 1985

1 item : drawing

Box 14: Folder 26 Untitled 1985

2 items : pastels

Drawer 206: Folder 2 Unfixed Pastels 1985, undated

26 items : includes charcoal drawings ; graphite drawings ; pen & ink drawings ; "Air Factory" Collage ; "Vacancies" ; "Night School."

Roll X Untitled 1986

1 item : mixed media

Roll X "VII" 1986

1 item : charcoal drawing

Drawer 206: Folder 7 "The Construction of Demolition, Preliminary Design" 1987 Jan 15

1 item : mounted drawing for an installation at the Nature Morte Gallery, in collaboration with Bob Curtis.

Roll X "IX" 1989

1 item : mixed media

Box 14: Folder 27 Untitled Collages undated

untitled collages : 3 items; also includes misca. collage pieces

Box 14 "Eliade Institute- Campus Entry" undated

5 items : mounted drawings

Subseries 2: Condemned Building

Drawer 207: Folder 1 Prints 1991

11 items : Douglas Darden: Past the Present : Hostel, Temple Forgetful, Oxygen House, Museum of Impostors, Night School.

Drawer 206: Folder 3 Transparencies ca. 1980s-1993

51 items : Discontinuous Genealogies and Dreamed Client Profile forCondemned Building.

Drawer 207: Folder 2 Museum of Impostors 1983, undated

14 items : sections ; elevation ; site plan ; interior perspectives ; Composite Ideogram sketch ; print of Baltimore Harbor.

Drawer 208: Folder 4 Museum of Impostors & Saloon for Jesse James Finished Drawings 1983-4, undated

14 items : "Museum for Impostors" : monument to Sarah Wilson, with draft; section; interior perspective; Inner Harbor elevation, day; longitudinal section; plan view; "A Saloon for Jesse James" : Kitty's Four Poster Bed; East Elevation; Bar Stools; Gatehouse; Plan view and South elevation for Saloon; Bar assembly for Saloon; Section for Saloon.

Roll X Museum of Impostors Outer Harbor elevation, night 1984

1 item : graphite & pastel drawing with lace

Drawer 207: Folder 10 Temple Forgetful 1988 Oct, undated

5 items : elevations; "This That Shrine" ; "Cross Section" ; "Preliminary Site Plan."

Roll X Temple Forgetful "Preliminary Cross Section" 1988 Dec 16

1 item : drawing on trace

Drawer 206: Folder 4 Clinic for Sleep Disorders 1985 Nov 15 - 1987 May 18

23 items : includes long section, "Insomniac Clinic" ; "South Elevation" ; "North Elevation" ; "Preliminary Study/South Elevation" ; "Study for Boat."

Drawer 208: Folder 2 Clinic for Sleep Disorders Finished Drawings 1986-7

7 items : Plan view, North/South section, East elevation, South elevation/section, West/East section, South section/elevation, Drawn boat.

Drawer 206: Folder 5 Night School Studies 1987 June 20 - 27

5 items : "Northeast Elevation" ; "West Elevation" ; "Southwest Elevation" ; "Theatre Section" ; "Long. Section."

Drawer 207: Folder 3 Night School 1984, 85, 87, undated

43 items : set of 6 drawings showing process work ; set of 12 drawings showing process work ; preliminary designs ; plans, sections, elevations ; "Day Section" ; "Theatre Perspective" ; "Study for Library" ; massing studies.

Roll X Night School South elevation/section 1987

1 item : graphite drawing

Drawer 207: Folder 4 Melvilla 1989 - 1990

58 items : sketches, plans, sections, elevations; Composite Ideogram sketch ; "Ahab's tails" ; "Ishmael's Uncertainty" ; "Moby Rock & Mask."

Drawer 208: Folder 1 Melvilla Finished Drawings 1990

6 items : Sea Level Plan, Grade Level Plan, West Elevation, South/North Section, South Elevation, Longitudinal Section.

Drawer 207: Folder 5 Hostel 1989 - 1990

27 items : sketches, plans, sections, elevations ; "Preliminary Study, Hostel, west elev. View from first Cataract" ; "Study, View from first Cataraca."

Drawer 208: Folder 3 Hostel & Confessional Finished Drawings 1989, 1990

12 items : "Hostel": site plan, elevations, plan view, South/North Section, perspective ; "Confessional" : longitudinal section, Confessor's Amplifier, side elevation, cross section, plan view, front elevation.

Drawer 206: Folder 11 "A Saloon for Jesse James" 1982 Oct 5

1 item : mounted drawing

Drawer 207: Folder 6 Saloon for Jesse James 1982, undated

12 items : plans, sections, elevations; drawings for "Kitty's Four Poster Bed" ; barstool designs.

Drawer 207: Folder 7 Confessional 1989, undated

29 items : plan, section, and elevation studies; Xerox of San Pancrazio Plan with drawing on top ; drawings of "Confessor's Amplifier."

Subseries 3: Other Projects

Drawer 206: Folder 9 Untitled, by Fred Soffa undated

1 item : graphite drawing

Drawer 206: Folder 1 Exhibition Posters 1986-1995

"American Excursions: Doug Darden" Center for Architecture, New York, 1986 Oct 20; "Douglas Darden: Spaces Left Behind: Architecture and the Body Politic" John Nichols Gallery, 1988 Jun 16-Jul 23; "Douglas Darden: Past the Present" IZM Gallery, Tokyo & Tojuso Center, Osaka, 1991 Jun 3 – 27; "The Prints of Douglas Darden" Osamu Nakasuji Printmakers, Osaka, Japan 1993; "Douglas Darden" Taiwan, 1995; "Douglas Darden: Allegories" Okayama, Japan, 1993 May 15-21.

Drawer 206: Folder 8 Displaced Suburb Preliminary 1984, undated

20 items : plan and section sketches

Drawer 207: Folder 8 McMillan Water Filtration Plant Site undated

3 items : McMillan Water Filtration Plan Site Plan ; Night School site plan ; Displaced Suburb plan.

Drawer 207: Folder 9 Displaced Suburb Studies 1984, undated

40 items : sketches, plans, sections, elevation ; "Suburb for the Lost and Found."

Drawer 206: Folder 10 "Troy II: Exstng Site" 1993 Apr 3

1 item : cardboard with Laughing Girls drawing and paper clipped drawing.

Drawer 208: Folder 5 Assorted Projects 1979, 1985, undated

30 items : sketches, drawings, "Four Thresholds of Lent," "The John ca. Maultsby Farm Columbus County, N.ca." copy, surveyed 1973 Dec 28, 2 "Fort Residence"? project drawings.