Avery Drawings & Archives Collections
 

Gordon Bunshaft architectural drawings and papers, 1909-1990, bulk 1950-1979

Series I: Correspondence

Box 1: Folder 1 General 1952-1964 [with gaps]

Correspondents include: H.J. Heinz, Frederick Beinecke, J. de LaBaume Durrbach, Mitchell Jan, Seymour Knox; 11 letters; 3 envelopes; 1 "Gastronomic Diary"; 1 letter with 2 copies of translation, and document allowing Bunshaft to practice architecture in Belgium

Box 1: Folder 2 General 1965-1969 [with gaps]

Correspondents include: Joseph Hirshhorn, Pierre Matisse, Lyndon B. Johnson; 10 letters; 2 envelopes

Box 1: Folder 3 General 1970-1979 [with gaps]

Correspondents include: Armand Blaton, Lyndon B. Johnson, Lady Bird Johnson, Linda Flannery, Umberto Allemandi, David Finn, Manuel Ungaro Zevallos, 47 letters; 6 envelopes; 1 postcard; 5 documents; 1 note; 1 photograph; 2 brochures

Box 1: Folder 4 General 1980-1989 [with gaps]

46 letters; 5 envelopes; 3 cards; 1 postcard; 1 business card; 1 photograph

Box 1: Folder 5 Bunshaft family 1937, 1945, 1951, [undated]

4 letters; 1 telegram; 3 envelopes

Box 1: Folder 6 Bunshaft, Nina (Wayler), World War II 1941, 1945

Letters from Nina to Gordon leading up to and following their marriage; content often very personal; 19 letters (including a telegram); 18 envelopes

Box 1: Folder 7 Calder, Alexander "Sandy" 1955, [undated]

3 postcards

Box 1: Folder 8 Carta de Matchu Picchu 1977-1979

25 documents; primarily correspondence with some translations from Spanish, but also includes a poster, certificate, and general information

Box 1: Folder 9-10 Dubuffet, Jean 1963-1973, 1974-1984, [with gaps]

43 letters; 33 photographs; 19 envelopes; 3 documents, including copies of Dubuffet's address to the Press at Chase Manhattan Plaza, 1972; 1 note; 1 drawing

Box 1: Folder 11 Honors 1946-1984, [with gaps]

7 letters; 1 telegram; 1 program; 1 speech; 1 award; 1 invitation; 1 envelope;

Box 1: Folder 12 Kennedy Library 1964

Correspondents include: Jaqueline Kennedy, I.M. Pei, Stephen Smith; 4 letters; 1 envelope

Box 1: Folder 13 Moore, Henry, general 1961-1987, [with gaps]

55 letters; 2 drawings; 9 postcards; 6 envelopes; 1 travel itinerary; 1 telegram

Box 1: Folder 14 Moore, Henry, "Animal Form" 1970-1971

13 letters; 3 telegrams, 2 drafts; 4 receipts; 1 drawing

Box 1: Folder 15 Moore, Henry, "Oval with Points" 1971-1972

5 letters; 2 drawings

Box 1: Folder 16 Moore, Henry, "Reclining Figure - Arch Leg" 1972-1973

8 letters; 1 receipt; 1 note

Box 1: Folder 17 Moore, Henry, estate, "Perry Green" 1992

Correspondence with Nina Bunshaft and Harry Brooks regarding Moore's "Perry Green"; 2 letters; 1 photocopy of newspaper article

Box 1: Folder 18 New York Times Magazine article 1972

July 23, 1972 article was written by David Jacobs (copy is not included); series of congratulatory letters, with Gordon Bunshaft's replies, collated.

Box 2: Folder 1 Pritzker Prize 1988

Letters of congratulation on being awarded the Pritzker Prize; correspondence regarding application for and awarding of the Pritzker

Box 2: Folder 2 Publication of Gordon Bunshaft of Skidmore Owings and Merrill 1988-1989

Letters of congratulation on the publication and thanks for receiving copies; 26 letters; 2 postcards; 3 cards; 1 list by Bunshaft of friends to give books to

Box 2: Folder 3 Rotch Travelling Scholarship 1936, 1951,

2 letters; 1 clipping; 1 note; 1 page of notes on architectural styles and eras

Box 2: Folder 4 Assorted cards 1960-1988?