Avery Drawings & Archives Collections
 

Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation Archives : exhibition files, 1902-1965

Summary Information

Abstract

Wright's work and ideas were exhibited throughout the United States and Europe on numerous occasions during his lifetime. This collection represents over 40 of those different exhibitions and includes shows mounted by Wright as well as those mounted by some of the most established curators and institutions of the time. Highlights in the collection include papers on Wright's first traveling show in 1930, a scrapbook compiled by H.T. Wijdeveld celebrating the exhibition he organized for Wright that toured Germany and Netherlands in 1931, and correspondence and other papers related to the many Sixty Years of Living Architecture shows throughout the United States and the world.

At a Glance

Bib ID 12471339 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959 ; Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959 ; Wijdeveld, H. Th., 1885-1987 ; Taliesin Fellowship
Title Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation Archives : exhibition files, 1902-1965
Physical Description 2 linear feet
Language(s) English .
Access

This collection is available for use by appointment in the Department of Drawings & Archives, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library, Columbia University. For further information and to make an appointment, please email avery-drawings@library.columbia.edu.

Arrangement

Arrangement

The collection is made up of one series: Series I: Exhibition Files

Description

Scope and Content

The files are arranged chronologically by exhibition title and location. The exhibitions are documented through announcements, catalogs, checklists, correspondence, publicity material, and miscellaneous notes.

Publication Date

1902-1965

Part of The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation Archives (The Museum of Modern Art | Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library, Columbia University, New York

Using the Collection

Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library

Restrictions on Access

This collection is available for use by appointment in the Department of Drawings & Archives, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library, Columbia University. For further information and to make an appointment, please email avery-drawings@library.columbia.edu.

Restrictions on Use

Columbia University is providing access to the materials in the Library's collections solely for noncommercial educational and research purposes. The unauthorized use, including, but not limited to, publication of the materials without the prior written permission of Columbia University is strictly prohibited. All inquiries regarding permission to publish should be submitted in writing to the Director, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library, Columbia University. For additional guidance, see Columbia University Libraries' publication policy.

In addition to permission from Columbia University, permission of the copyright owner (if not Columbia University) and/or any holder of other rights (such as publicity and/or privacy rights) may also be required for reproduction, publication, distributions, and other uses. Responsibility for making an independent legal assessment of any item and securing any necessary permissions rests with the persons desiring to publish the item. Columbia University makes no warranties as to the accuracy of the materials or their fitness for a particular purpose.

Preferred Citation

Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation Archives : exhibition files, ca. 1902-1965. The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation Archives (The Museum of Modern Art | Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library, Columbia University, New York).

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library

Processing Information

Arranged and described by Shelley Hayreh (Avery Archivist).

Revision Description

2017-11-23 File created.

2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Architects -- United States Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Architectural drawing -- Exhibitions Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Architectural models -- Exhibitions Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Architecture -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Exhibitions Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Architecture, American -- Exhibitions Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical sketch

Frank Lloyd Wright (1867-1959) was an American Architect internationally recognized for his innovative building design, Taliesin school and fellowship, and philosophy of "organic architecture.".