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Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation Archives : Taliesin Fellowship talk transcripts, 1948-1956

Summary Information

Abstract

"Talk to the Taliesin Fellowship" was a regular lecture series at Taliesin where Wright addressed the fellows and apprentices on a range of philosophical and personal topics. The collection consists of transcripts of those talks as well as additional talks given by Wright to various public audiences.

At a Glance

Bib ID 12471384 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959 ; Taliesin Fellowship
Title Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation Archives : Taliesin Fellowship talk transcripts, 1948-1956
Physical Description 2.5 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 transcripts are arranged chronologically and are dividied into two series: Series I: Fellowship Talk transcripts; Series II: Other talks, interviews and lectures

Description

Scope and Content

Series I: Talks to the Taliesin Fellowship includes transcripts of 236 of those talks dating from 1948 until a few weeks prior to Wright's death in 1959. The format of the transcripts are unbound typescripts. About 50 of those transcripts include manuscript annotations likely in Wright's hand.

Series II: Other talks, interviews and lectures includes 57 transcripts of various talks, interviews and lectures given by Wright to a public audience.

[RESTRICTION: Audio recordings exist for nearly all of the talks represented in this collection. Those audio recordings are currently closed for research pending preservation work.]

Publication Date

1948-1959

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.

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Preferred Citation

Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation Archives : Fellowship talk transcripts, ca. 1890-1960. 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 Nicole L. Richard.

Revision Description

2017-11-28 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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Architects -- United States Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Architectural criticism Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Architecture -- Study and teaching Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Architecture -- United States -- History -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Taliesin (Spring Green, Wis.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Taliesin West (Scottsdale, Ariz.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biography

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