Avery Drawings & Archives Collections

Max Abramovitz architectural records and papers, 1925-1990

Series X: Art and Artifacts

Includes artifacts, models, and sketches.

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Includes plumb line, unlabeled film reel, and unlabeled audio tape.

Box 25 Film recording of Max Abramovitz being interviewed with the Lincoln Center model, 1 film reels

Short film with 3 brief clips (00:18 to 00:28 Banquet, no sound; 00:29 to 03:07 Interview with Max Abramovitz discussing Lincoln Center model; 03:08 to 03:29 footage of Lincoln Center under construction, no sound.)

Box 25 Audio recording of University of Illinois Alumni Association luncheon, 1963, 1 open reel audiotapes

Max Abramovitz acceptance speech at the 1963 University of Illinois Alumni Association Achievement Award ceremony.

Model of Assembly Hall, University of Illinois

Model, in wooden crate, housed in Storage.

Model of Philharmonic Hall

Model, in wooden crate, housed in Storage.

Model by Dimitri Hadzi

Model of sculpture from Jewish Chapel, Brandeis University

Hugh Ferriss rendering

Proposed Banker's Building, New York World's Fair, 1939.

Barbara Hepworth sketches

3 sketches of United Nations sculpture.

Box 14 Folder 38 Le Corbusier sketch, 1947 Dec.

Pencil on tracing paper sketch of "le mer neurtalisant, le brise-soleil" for UN Secretariat.

Drawer 403 Richard Lippold sketches

9 studies of unexecuted ark sculpture for Brandeis Chapel and 2 of Philharmonic Hall stabile.

Seymour Lipton's Archangel

Finish sample, ALS, and sketch of Archangel for Avery Fisher Hall.