Avery Drawings & Archives Collections
 

Hugh Ferriss architectural drawings and papers, 1906-1980, bulk 1918-1960

Series II: Archival Materials

This series consists of a small collection of correspondence with architects and others; talks, including radio talks, and speeches on architecture; photographs of drawings; clippings; job book and listings; records related to the exhibition of Ferriss' work; and some personal material. The collection is divided into sub-series based on each box of this archival collection. History of this inventory is unknown, but likely dates from the 1980s, if not earlier.

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Sub-series 1: New York Projects (Future City): Photographs



Box 1 Airlines Terminal / Peterkin, John



Box 1 Air-supported roof / Stevens, Herbert



Box 1 American Radiator Company Building / Hood, Raymond



Box 1 Apartment Building at 24 West 40th Street / Kahn, Ely Jacques



Box 1 Astor Plaza / Carson, Lundin & Thorson



Box 1 Avenue of the Americas



Box 1 Bank of Manhattan / Severence, H. C.; Matsui, Y.



Box 1 Broadway Tabernacle / Barber, Donn



Box 1 Brooklyn Army Base



Box 1 Bush Terminal / Helmle & Corbett



Box 1 Caltex Petroleum Co. (Amsterdam) / Riley, Chauncey W.



Box 1 Castle Village / Paterno, C. V. (developer)



Box 1 Cathedral of St. John the Divine



Box 1 Chanin Building / Sloan & Robertson



Box 1 Chizuk Amino Congregation / Schwartzman & Turkel & Rosen Partnership



Box 1 Chrysler Building / Van Alen, William



Box 1 City Hall Square; New York Chapter AIA



Box 1 Columbia University, East Campus / Harrison & Abramovitz



Box 1 Convocation Tower / Goodhue, Bertram



Box 1 Daily News Building / Howells & Hood



Box 1 Eastern Airlines Building / Reinhard & Hofmeister, W.K. Harrison & J.A. Fouilhoux



Box 1 Empire State Building / Shreve Lamb & Harmon



Box 1 Fashion Institute of Technology / DeYoung, Moskowita & Rosenberg



Box 1 FDR Drive / Stevenson, Harvey (consulting architect)



Box 1 Hall of Our History / Eisenman & Gugler



Box 1 Hayden Planetarium / Trowbridge & Livingston



Box 1 Lever House / Skidmore, Owings & Merrill



Box 1 Lincoln Center / Harrison & Abramovitz



Box 1 Majestic Hotel



Box 1 Master Building & Roerich Museum / Harrison & MacMurray



Box 1 MMA / Brown, Lawford & Forbes



Box 1 New Year's Eve



Box 1 New York School of Printing / Kelly & Gruzen



Box 1 New York State Psychiatric Institute & Hospital / Jones, S.W.



Box 1 New York World's Fair



Box 1 100 Park Avenue



Box 1 Palisades Bomb Shelter / Atwell, G.J. (Engineer)



Box 1 Pan American World Airways Passenger Terminal / Tippetts, Abbott, McCarthy & Stratton (Engineers)



Box 1 Radio City, Rockefeller Center / Hood & Corbett



Box 1 Salmon Tower / York & Sawyer



Box 1 Shelton Hotel / Harman, A.L.



Box 1 Socony-Vacuum Building / Harrison & Abramovitz



Box 1 Washington Square Park



Box 1 Woolworth Building


Sub-series 2: Ephemera/Illustrations/Brunner Illust./Adv. Drwgs.



Box 2 Washington University, Alumni Citation, 1955



Box 2 Honorary Lunch for HF / Wright, Aalto, W.K. Harrison, etc.



Box 2 101 Park Directory



Box 2 AIA 2/9/62 Show, 1962



Box 2 High School Yearbook 1906, 1906



Box 2 New York the Beautiful -- Banker's Trust Co., 1946



Box 2 Hangers in the Sky -- AI Steel Construction



Box 2 Ricwilville



Box 2 Times Square



Box 2 Chicago Merchandise Mart



Box 2 Cement Companies, drawings for



Box 2 Banker's Trust Company



Box 2 Banker's Trust Company



Box 2 NYC in Wartime, 1918



Box 2 Zoning Law, 1920's, 1920s



Box 2 Zoning Law



Box 2 Fifth Avenue Plaza



Box 2 St. John the Divine (Duplicate of 'Cathedral of St. John the Divine')



Box 2 World Acheivement



Box 2 Egyptian Temple



Box 2 Art Center, Russel Sage Foundation



Box 2 Architectural Review, 1918



Box 2 Second Prize Natco XXX Hollow Title Apartment Building



Box 2 Wanamaker Bridge



Box 2 View North at Ninth and Olive (St. Louis)



Box 2 Student Notes, Washington University



Box 2 Student Notes, Washington University


Sub-series 3: Non-New York City Projects



Box 3 Miscellaneous Letters



Box 3 Cathedral of the Assumption (Baltimore) / Maginnis & Walsh



Box 3 Chicago Board of Trade / Holabird & Root



Box 3 Chicago Tribune Building / Howells & Hood



Box 3 Chicago Exposition



Box 3 Marshall Fields Department Store (Chicago)



Box 3 Players Club (Detroit)



Box 3 Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago / Graham, Anderson, Probst & White



Box 3 Institute of Arts / Cret, Paul & others



Box 3 Fisher, GM & Detroit News Buildings / Kahn, Albert



Box 3 David Stott Building / Donaldson & Meier



Box 3 Greater Penobscot, Buhl & Union Guardian Buildings / Smith, Hinchmann & Grylls



Box 3 Public Library / Gilbert, Cass



Box 3 General Motors Technical Center (Detroit) / Saarinen, Swanson & Saarinen



Box 3 Capitol Park (Harrisburg, PA) / Gehron & Ross



Box 3 Peninsular Life Insurance Co. (Jacksonville, FL) / Kemp, Bunch & Jackson



Box 3 Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta / Toomb & Co.



Box 3 Upjohn Co. (Kalamazoo, MI) / McAdams, William D.



Box 3 Chamber of Mines (Johannesburg)



Box 3 Bush House (London) / Corbett & Helmle



Box 3 Schine Center (Los Angeles) / Lapidus, Haile & Liebman



Box 3 Palace of the Soviets (Moscow) / Kastner & Stonorov



Box 3 Sterling Memorial Library (New Haven, CT) / Goodhue, Bertram



Box 3 Solomon's Temple - Exposition (Philadephia) / Corbett, Harvey Wiley



Box 3 U.S. Post Office / Sternfield & Ballinger Co.



Box 3 Philadelphia Savings Fund Society Building / Howe & Lescaze



Box 3 Reyburn Plaza



Box 3 S.W. Bell Telephone Building (St. Louis) / Mauran, Russell & Crowell



Box 3 Civic Center



Box 3 Plaza



Box 3 Municipal Auditorium



Box 3 Pacific Edgewater Club (San Francisco) / Miller & Pfleuger



Box 3 Stock Exchange / Miller & Pfleuger



Box 3 Memorial (Springfield, MA) / Corbett, Harvey Wiley



Box 3 Mitsui Bank (Tokyo) / Stewart, J.



Box 3 Pershing Memorial Design (Washington, DC) / Harrison & Abramovitz



Box 3 National Academy of Sciences



Box 3 F.D.R. Memorial / Pederson & Tilney



Box 3 West Virginia State Capitol / Gilbert, Cass


Sub-series 4: Advertising/Future City/Diplomas/Non-New York City Projects



Box 4 Diplomas



Box 4 Future City



Box 4 Cement



Box 4 Prudential Insurance Co. (Jacksonville, FL) / Kemp, Bunch & Jackson



Box 4 Shrine of the Ages Chapel (Grand Canyon, AZ) / Wagoner, Harold E.



Box 4 Inter-American Trade Center (Miami, FL) / Smith, R.F. et al



Box 4 Solomon's Temple (Philadelphia, PA) / Corbett, Harvey Wiley



Box 4 Smithsonian Institute, Museum of History and Technology



Box 4 Pershing Memorial / Harrison & Abramovitz



Box 4 National Academy of Science



Box 4 F.D.R. Memorial / Pederson & Tilney


Sub-series 5: Photographs & Archival Material



Box 5A Early New York Scenes



Box 5A Rockefeller Center, 1931



Box 5A Rockefeller Center, 1957



Box 5A Rockefeller Center, 1947



Box 5B United Nations - a-e



Box 5A Palisades Bomb Shelter



Box 5A American Capitols of Industry



Box 5A New York in Wartime, 1917-1919



Box 5A Industrial Drawings (WWII)



Box 5A Lehigh University (Bethlehem, PA)



Box 5A Angkor



Box 5A Foley Square



Box 5A Idlewild Airport



Box 5A Metropolitan Museum



Box 5A Metropolitan Museum of Art - 1955 proposals, 1955



Box 5A New York World's Fair, 1936-1939



Box 5A New York World's Fair, 1964-1965


Sub-series 6: Illustrations/Brunner Illustrations



Box 6 Unknown



Box 6 Curtis-Wright



Box 6 Dams



Box 6 Dams



Box 6 Fallingwater (Bear Run, PA) / Wright, Frank Lloyd



Box 6 Cranbrook Academy of Art (Bloomfield Hills, MI)



Box 6 Larkin Building (Buffalo, NY) / Wright, Frank Lloyd



Box 6 Ford Aircraft Engine Plant (Dearborn, MI)



Box 6 Red Rocks Park (Denver, CO)



Box 6 Grain Elevator (Kansas City, MO)



Box 6 Ohio Steel Foundry (Lima, MO)



Box 6 Triborough Bridge Anchorage, Randall's Island



Box 6 Viaduct on Washington Heights



Box 6 United States Post Office



Box 6 Johnson Wax Building (Racine, WI) / Wright, Frank Lloyd



Box 6 Soldier's Memorial (St. Louis, MO)



Box 6 Oakland Bay Bridge



Box 6 Yerba Buena Tunnel



Box 6 Taliesin-in-Arizona (Scottsdale, AZ) / Wright, Frank Lloyd



Box 6 National Airport (Washington, DC)



Box 6 U.S. Supreme Court Building (Washington, DC)



Box 6 Zapotec Structure (Monte Alban, Mexico)



Box 6 Correspondence



Box 6 Steel Porch


Sub-series 7: Articles, Talks & Citations



Box 7 Biographical Articles, Records



Box 7 Portrait Photographs



Box 7 Letters: architectural collegues & others



Box 7 Rendering; Encyclopedia Britannica article



Box 7 Architectural rendering & architecture; published comment



Box 7 Talks on Architecture, AIA Journal, 1945-1955



Box 7 Radio dialogue with Frank Lloyd Wright



Box 7 AIA: speeches, activities, correspondence



Box 7 AIA & other Architectural Societies: talks



Box 7 Architects League of New York: correspondence, exhibitions, speeches



Box 7 Century Club Activities



Box 7 Citations



Box 7 New York City Art Commission



Box 7 Letters from architectural students & university officials re H.F. talks in the 1920's



Box 7 Talk, Royal Architectural Institute of Canada on the U.N., 1948


Sub-series 8: Designs for a Future City: 1922-1932



Box 8 Lofty Terraces



Box 8 Lure of the City



Box 8 Buildings like Mountains



Box 8 Glass



Box 8 Philosophy



Box 8 Mooring Mast



Box 8 Skyscraper Hangar



Box 8 Portrait



Box 8 Beauty & Reality in Civic Art



Box 8 Misc. proof pages



Box 8 City at Night



Box 8 Crowding Towers



Box 8 Crude clay for architects



Box 8 Reversion to Past Styles



Box 8 Elevated Sidewalks



Box 8 Apartments on Bridges



Box 8 Zoning Studies



Box 8 Zoning Studies



Box 8 Buildings in the Modeling



Box 8 Final Mass Carried out in Steel



Box 8 Terraces on Setbacks



Box 8 Hanging Gardens, NY



Box 8 Two Block Building



Box 8 Imaginary Metropolis, bird's eye view



Box 8 Art Center & Vista in the Art Zone



Box 8 The Science Center



Box 8 Night in the Science Zone



Box 8 Business Center



Box 8 Twin Office Building



Box 8 Isolated Masses



Box 8 Imaginary Seaport



Box 8 Overhead Traffic Ways



Box 8 Pedestrian/Vehicular Trafffic Separation



Box 8 Skyscapers Spanning Streets



Box 8 Zoning Envelopes, 1-4



Box 8 Exhibitions - Roerich Museum



Box 8 Exhibitions - Roerich Museum


Sub-series 9: New York, NY



Box 9 Architectural League, Power of America, 1942



Box 9 Metropolitan Museum of Art, American Industry at War, 1943



Box 9 Whitney Museum, Power of America, 1942



Box 9 American Academy of Arts & Letters, 1943



Box 9 Century Club, 1976



Box 9 Columbia University, Avery Library; "1776-1976"



Box 9 Wasington University, Gallery of Art



Box 9 Smithsonian Institute, National Collection of Fine Arts



Box 9 Koln, Germany, 1980


Sub-series 10: Exhibitions/Job Book/Scrap Book



Box 10 Job Book, 1922-1961



Box 10 Scrap Book



Box 10 Review, Power in Buildings



Box 10 Reviews, Metropolis of Tomorrow



Box 10 United Nations Headquarters



Box 10 Exhibitions - Future City, 1925-1929



Box 10 Unidentified photographs of drawings



Box 10 Lincoln Center



Box 10 Industrial drawings



Box 10 Business diary pages



Box 10 Washington University, Exhibition



Box 10 Exhibitions, 1960-1980



Box 10 Letters re exh. of H.F. work, 1920s



Box 10 Reproductions of Ferriss drawings, clippings, photographs filed with material for book (J. Lerch), 1920s



Box 10 Lofty Terraces