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Douglas Putnam Haskell papers, 1866-1979-(bulk 1949-1964).

Series VIII. Memos

This series contains memos pertaining to the internal activities of Architectural Forum. The memos are mainly from Douglas Haskell to various staff members and departments. The topics covered are mainly of an editorial nature. The dates span 1949-1964. This series contains select item level descriptions.

The folders in this series are arranged alphabetically by name of staff person or department, and thereunder in reverse chronological order.

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Box 77 Folder 1 to 4 Advertising Department 1957-1963

Contains memos from DH to various people in FORUM's advertising department. Memo topics include sales; volume; competition from other architectural magazines; etc. Bulletin topics include circulation analysis; marketing strategies; computerization; budget; performance statistics; sales; etc.



Box 77 Folder 5 Brooke Alexander 1955, 1957-1963

This folder mainly contains memos from DH to FORTUNE staff member Brooke Alexander regarding proposed books; reprints; and other miscellaneous matters.



Box 77 Folder 6 Charles Bear 1957-1960

This folder mainly contains memos from DH to Charley Bear. Topics include the kind of stories FORUM should be covering, as opposed to the kind of stories in House & Home.



Box 77 Folder 7 to 9 Peter Blake 1957-1964

Contains memos from DH to Peter Blake, FORUM Managing Editor. Included in some memos are progress reports on proposed changes for FORUM. There are notes on various stories to be covered and other editorial concerns such as content and layout.



Box 78 Folder 1 to 3 Circulation Department 1954-1964

Contains memos relating to circulation figures and subscription analysis.



Box 78 Folder 4 John Fistere 1956-1958

This folder mainly contains memos from DH to John Fistere. Topics include promoting various FORUM endeavors such as the film "The New Age of Architecture"; exhibits; etc.



Box 78 Folder 5 Frank Fogarty 1956-1959

This folder mainly contains memos from DH to Frank Fogarty. Topics include FORUM's business, economic, and real estate coverage.



Box 78 Folder 6 Fortune Magazine 1957-1961

This folder mainly contains memos from DH to staff members at FORTUNE regarding various matters including a proposed film on the "exploding metropolis."



Box 78 Folder 7 Jack Frey (and business office ) 1957-1964

This folder contains memos relating to a possible book of FORUM excerpts on the building business. Other topics include salary increases; expenses; and other business related matters.



Box 78 Folder 8 Mireille Gerould (and Research Department)

This folder mainly contains memos requesting background research for various articles to be published in FORUM.



Box 79 Folder 1 to 4 Joe Hazen 1957-1964

Contains memos relating to the last issue of FORUM; promotion activities; editorials; and other matters concerning the editorial staff.



Box 79 Folder 5 House & Home (and Mr. Prentice) 1956-1960

This folder contains memos relating to the editorial franchises of FORUM and House & Home, and other matters relating to both magazines.



Box 79 Folder 6 Jane Jacobs 1956-1960

This folder contains memos relating to Jacobs' staff assignments at FORUM.



Box 79 Folder 7 Lawrence Lessing 1956-1960

This folder contains memos relating to FORUM articles on technology and their editing, planning and research.



Box 79 Folder 8 Life Magazine 1957-1964

This folder mainly contains memos from DH to various staff members at LIFE. Topics of memos vary.



Box 79 Folder 9 Mary Jane Lightbown 1957-1964

This folder contains memos relating to research scheduling and other research matters.



Box 79 Folder 10 Henry R. Luce 1954-1964

This folder contains memos relating to staff appointments; new departments; FORUM stories; and other managerial topics.



Box 79 Folder 11 Walter McQuade 1957-1962, 1964

This folder contains memos relating to FORUM stories and criticism.



Box 80 Folder 1 Miscellaneous 1952-1954, 1957-1962, 1964-1965

This folder contains memos relating to various departments and staff members at FORUM. The topics vary but are mainly editorial in content.



Box 80 Folder 2 to 4 Miscellaneous—other editorials and stories 1957-1964

DH to Don Canty. 1964; Memo. Re Pennsylvania AM Project.

DH to Don Canty. 1963; Memo. Re Federal Building

DH to Don Canty. 1962; Memo. Re World's Fair mentions [Robert] Moses.

DH to Og Tanner. 1962; Memo. Re Lafayette Square; Capitol Hill; Mall.

DH to Og Tanner. 1961; Memo. Re St. Louis Episcopal Cathedral (rebuilding job.)

DH to Marshall Burchard. 1961; Memo. Re Tatnall School.

DH to Russ Bourne. 1960; Memo. Re Portsmouth, NH historic Preservation project. Mentions John Mead Howells.

DH to [Carlson and Thompson] Staff. 1960; Memo. Re Grand Central bowling alleys.

DH to [PG, McQ, OT] Staff. [?]; Memo. Re Callister Houses.

DH to Russ Bourne. 1960; Memo. Re Airport in Brazil. Mentions architect Sergin Bernardi.

DH to Russ Bourne. 1960; Memo. Re prefab schools and "numbers system" of Ehrenkrantz.

Tanner, Og to [DH, staff?]. 1960; Memo. Re notes for future, including U.S. Embassy in Montevideo, high-rise Honolulu office, etc. Mentions industrial designer Henry Dreyfus.

DH to Rich Miller. 1960; Memo. Re Fresh Meadows project. Mentions Holly Whyte's study.

DH to Og Tanner. 1960; Memo. Re John Graham, biggest shopping center architect in U.S.

DH to Og Tanner. 1960; Memo. Re Pittsburgh Hilton.

DH to Og Tanner. 1960; Memo. Re Chatham Village.

DH to Og Tanner. 1960; Memo. Re Canada's "Golden horseshoe" and tremendous building activity.

Carlson, Dave to DH. 1960; Memo. Re Problem of housing, especially for low-income projects.

DH to Og Tanner. 1959; Memo. Re Jacksonville waterfront story.

Bourne, Russ to Joe Hazen. 1959; Memo. Re Bob Dowling's Sterling Forest near Tuxedo, NY.

Bourne, Russ to Joseph C. Hazen, Jr. 1959 ; Memo. Re Architect of the Capitol.

The New York Times. May 1, 1959; Clipping. "Shift in architect Urged." Re Architect of the Capitol.

Tanner, Og to [Staff]. 1959; Memo. Re Notes from trip to Mt. Holyoke, March 20-21; Symposium "Tomorrow's Cities—Plan or Chaos?"; Mt. Holyoke's new dormitory by Perkins & Will; Vernon DeMars' Student Center at UC Berkeley; DeMars and Scheur Capitol Towers; Golden Gateway redevelopment proposal; Victor Gruen shopping Centers and garage in Los Angeles; Charles River Project, Boston.

DH to [Staff]. 1959; Memo. Re Negro [sic] Housing by Modern Community Developers, Inc.

DH to [Staff]. 1958; Memo. Re Story suggestions including glass and metallic buildings, modern designs done in materials that will age. Mentions Frank Lloyd Wright, Le Corbusier, George Hellmuth; preserving traditional buildings; mentions Brooklyn Bridge, New York Public Library.

DH to Russ Bourne. 1958; Memo. Re Attached Bauen & Wohnen. Mentions Vienna Municipal Hall Competition scandal.

Tanner, Og [to?] E.P.Smith. 1958; Memo. Re Profiles and Editorial Gallery. Mentions Dan Kiley, Larry Halprin, Garrett Eckbo, Harold Wise, John Volk. Discusses thruway architecture.

DH to Russ Bourne. 1959; Memo. Re June editorial subject on listing the Wright monuments for preservation.

DH to Rich Miller. 1958; Memo. Re Perkins & Will International Minerals and Chemical office in Skokie (Ill.).

Tanner, Og to DH. 1959; Memo. Re Rouse Shopping Centers. Mentions Rogers Taliaferro & Lamb's Baltimore Harundale Mall; A.G. Odell Jr.'s Charlottetown—Charlotte, NC; Vincent Kling's Cherr Hill, Camden NJ.

Ottman, Henry to [Staff]. 1958; Memo. Re 1957 Reports. Includes most popular articles and subjects.

DH to Russ Bourne. 1958; Memo. Re Rockefeller story. Comments on Rockefeller family, Raymond Hood, Daily News Building, McGraw Hill, Rockefeller Center as Le Corbusier concept, Time-Life Building.

DH to Paul Grotz. 1958; Memo. Re Photographer Roy Flamm on publication of Bernard Maybeck.

DH to Paul Grotz. 1958; Memo. Re Miller House [Saarinen?]

DH to Ogden Tanner. 1957; Memo. Re "Why Not Good U.S. Architecture at Home?"

DH to Paul Grotz. 1957; Memo. Re Photography layout of Gruen store [Litwin].

Bourne, Russ to DH. 1957; Memo. Re new format of FORUM.

[Staff] to DH. 1957; Memo. Re Little Rock Conference. Discusses at length "Mainstreet 1969" conference on planning and community.

Miller, Richard [to] Mr.Paine. 1957; Memo. Re Addendum to April 4 Memo. Oppenheimer and scientific progress discussed.

Tanner, Og [to] Joseph Hazen. 1957; Memo. Re Air Force Chapel, Colorado.

DH to Russ Bourne. 1957; Memo. Re Westport.

DH to Paul Grotz. 1957; Memo. Re Experimental layouts for a Table of Contents.

[?] to DH. Undated; Memo. Re Harry Belafonte's "Hosanna" about house raising.

DH to Og Tanner. 1955; Memo. Re Report on Kansas City [attached Memo]. Mentions Kivett & Meyers' Doctors Motels, Antioch Shopping Center, Airport. In St. Louis Hellmuths' Catholic school, Riverview Gardens, Village church.

DH to David Hardy. 1958; Memo. Re Exhibit for Great Lakes Conference. Mentions restricted budget for FORUM.

Hardy, David to Del Paine. 1958; Memo. Re New Age of Architecture film.

Hardy, David to [Staff]. 1958; Memo. Re Summary of major projects -- Movies, editorial stories, speaking engagements, conferences, misc.*attached to Film Media magazine.

Hardy, David to Gurney Breckenfeld. [1957]; Memo. Re Time Inc. Conference to discuss cities and their problems.

Heiskell, Andrew to Dept. Heads—Life, Fortune, Forum. 1957; Memo. Re "Metropolitan Affairs."

Hardy, David to Del Paine. 1957; Memo. Re an American Design Council.

Hardy, David [to] [Staff]. 1957; Memo. Re Metropolitan Affairs Dept.



Box 80 Folder 5 to 8 Miscellaneous—Time, Inc. 1949, 1951, 1953-1964

DH to Mike O'Keefe. 1964; Memo. Re sentiments toward desk used by Howard Myers.

Linen, James A. to [Staff]. 1964; Memo. Re realignment of management positions.

Wilson, Ann to Mr. Dowd. 1964; Memo. Re DH Feb. Editor's note. Mentions Robert Moses, F.W. Dodge.

West, Ellen to DH. 1963; Memo. Re updated department head list for Time, Inc.

Linen, James A. to Editorial Staff. 1962; Memo. Re Conflict of interests.

Linen, James A. to the Staff. 1962; Memo. Re Ralph D. Paine, Jr. becomes publisher of House & Home.

DH to Mr. Grover. 1962; Memo. Re Hagia Sophia project.

[DH] to Perry. 1962; Memo. Thanks to Perry on his knowledge and shared experiences.

DH to Hedley Donovan. 1961; Memo. Re New York World's Fair. Reference to Architectural Advisory Board and Robert Moses.

Linen, James to [Staff]. 1961; Memo. Re protection from nuclear war.

[Morris to Hedkoming?]. Undated; Memo. Re Jane Jacobs and urban renewal.

DH to Mr. Furth. 1961; Memo. Re Cindarella City in Denver, Co.

DH to Mr. Larson. 1961; Memo. Re Le Corbusier. Harvard Art Building and April issue.

DH to Mr. Linen. 1961; Memo. Re Brown & Daltas. Mentions CocaCola plant in Mashad, 1,000 miles from Tehran; Palace for Princess Fatemeh, the Shah's sister in Tehran.

Brennan, Francis [to] [DH]. August 1960; Typescript. 53 pp. "A Trip to Russia Pre U-2."

DH to Trudi Lanz. 1960; Memo. Re Architectural Review and Bruce Goff.

[Cate, Ben to Hed Koming]. Undated; Memo. Re FORUM's view of Time & Life Building.

DH to Mr. Larsen. 1960; Memo. Re Uris Project.

DH to Francis Brennan. 1960; Memo. Re Development of Washington D.C. Mentions J. George Stewart, Architect of Capitol; Presidential Monuments; Capitol expansion.

DH to Thomas E. Carroll. 1960; Letter, (carbon copy.) Re "Alleghany Conference."

The New York Times. April 22, 1960; "TIME, Inc., Shifts 15 Executives, Heiskell and Linen Get Top Jobs."

DH to Roy Larson. 1960; Memo. Re the winner of the 1960 R. S. Reynolds Award: Jean Tschmumi for the Nestle Administration Building in Vevey (France).

Wilson, Ann to Barbara De Gray—Personnel. 1959; Memo. Re Brief list of the activity of FORUM's personnel in the college field.

DH to Mr. Bernard Barnes. 1959; Memo. Re Capsule-nomination of May issue of FORUM for current magazine inclusion.

DH to Hed Koming. 1959; [Memo]. Re Comment on FORUM and FORTUNE receiving awards for "assistance in the American program for the Brussels Universal and International Exhibition, 1958."

Shea, Frank to SH. 1958; Memo. Re Information on architectural exhibition "Forum-Givers at Mid-Century", cosponsored by Time and the American Federation of Arts. *Attached: Description of exhibition, the architects' works. Mentioned: Pietro Belluschi, Cranston Jones, Gyorgy Jones, Frank Lloyd Wright, Le Corbusier, Mies van der Rohe, Philip Johnson, Walter Gropius, Marcel Breuer, Eero Saarinen, Gordon Bunshaft, Wallace Kirkland Harrison, Edward D. Stone, Buckminster Fuller.

DH to Jack Dowd. 1958; Memo. Re attached letters to Mr. Kiplinger and Mr. Leo A. Daly re FORUM article on Guarantee Mutual Life Company.

DH to Mr. Grover. 1958; Memo. Re Capitol east front.

DH to C.D. Jackson. 1958; Memo. Re FORUM Editors' article on Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts.

Wilson, Ann to Mr. Dowd. 1958; Memo. Re letter to be sent to Bank Building Corporation's President Gander regarding FORUM's comment on the building.

DH to Hank Brennan. 1958; Memo. Re Ponti Auditorium.

DH to Grace Brynolson. 1958; Memo. Re FORUM Prospectus.

DH to Jerry O'Brien. 1958; Memo. Re Smithsonian.

DH to Mr. Gover. 1958; Memo. Re Interim Report: Saving the Capitol.

DH to Jack Dowd. 1958; Memo. Re asking for advice on lobbying for the Capitol.

DH to Mr. Grover. 1958; Memo. Re the Capitol.

DH to Mr. Grover. 1958; Memo. Re National Capitol: objection to the project.

DH to Mr. Grover. 1958; Memo. Re Capitol east front extension.

Larson, Roy E. to the Staff. 1957; [Memo]. Re V.P. C.D. Jackson returns to publishing operations of TIME Inc.

D.H. to Mr. John Dowd. 1957; Memo. Re Illegal distribution of assignment photos.

D.H. to Mr. Hank Luce. 1957; Memo. Re Churches.

DH to Bill Sumits, LIFE LAB. 1957; Memo. Re raising front camera.

Luce, Hank to Allen Grover. 1957; Memo. Re architecture in post-war Europe. Mentions: England, Sweden, Denmark, West Germany, West Berlin, East Berlin, Italy.

DH to Mr. Grover. 1957; Memo. Re Panel discussion on "New Highways: Challenge to the Metropolitan Region."

DH to Hank Luce. 1957; Memo. Re Response to Luce's suggestion for FORUM.

DH to Mr. Allen Grover. 1957; Memo. Re Design Committee.

Larson, Roy E. to the Staff. 1957; Memo. Re Weston C. Pullen, Jr. becomes manager of TIME Inc. Radio and Relevision Operations; changes in the Co-ordinating Committee.

DH to Mr. Grover. 1956; Memo. Re Design Committee: opinion on exterior building columns.

DH to Hank Brennan. 1956; Memo. Re Manny Kirchheimer's proposal to film the building of Frank Lloyd Wright's Guggenheim Museum.

DH to Mr. Roy Larson. 1955; Memo. Re School costs.

DH to DH. 1955; Memo. Re Roy Wenzlock's remarks to the building committee

DH to Mr. Roy Larson. 1954; Memo. Re National Homes's schools.

Larson, Roy E. to the Staff. 1954; [Memo]. Re Expansion of House & Home and FORUM and realignment of administrative assignments.

Zisman, S.B. and [O'Neil Ford] to D.H. 1954; Letter. Re suggestion of Forum story on building project of East Texas Pulp and Paper Company.

DH to Mr. Grover. 1953; Memo. Re effort to keep Frank Lloyd Wright in FORUM and House & Home.

DH to Mr. Grover. 1953; Memo. Re estimated costs of Wright's Price Tower and FORUM effort to keep Wright.

Dowd, John F to Mr. Joseph Hazen. 1951; [Memo]. Re FORUM's proposed column on "Monsters".

[DH] to [Mr. Roy E. Larson]. 1949; [Memo]. Re school research on school construction. Mentions: Texas Engineering Experiment Station, William W. Caudill, University of Michigan, Theodore Larson, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Moon, Bolt.

[DH] to [Mr. Roy E. Larson]. 1949; [Memo]. Re New York's school planning problem.

DH to Mr. Roy Larson. 1949; [Memo]. Re DH's opinion on school architecture and architects.

DH to Mr. Bernard Barnes. 1949; [Memo]. Re School architecture study in Texas A&M.

DH to Mr. Larson. 1949; [Memo]. Re list of suggested steps in school campaign.

New York Herald Tribune, May 16, 1949; "Citizens' Group Set Up to Help Public Schools—Roy Larson Heads National Committee; Labor and Business Are Represented."



Box 80 Folder 9 New Product Department 1955-1957, 1959-1961

This folder mainly contains memos relating to the New Products Department and how new products are brought to the building industry's attention in FORUM.



Box 80 Folder 10 News Department 1957-1962

This folder mainly contains memos from DH to various staff in the News Department regarding information that might be useful for the "News" section in FORUM.



Box 81 Folder 1 Out-of-town stringers, queries, correspondents, etc. 1956-1962

This folder mainly contains memos to, and from, out-of-town stringers regarding various types of information of interest to DH and FORUM. The folder also contains inquiries for correspondents and stringers to follow up on.



Box 81 Folder 2 to 5 Del Paine (Ralph D. Paine, Jr.) 1954-1964

This folder mainly contains memos regarding managerial matters, such as DH's salary; observations on FORUM's performance; editorial development; organization of FORUM's managing staff; editorial ambitions; and other such matters.



Box 81 Folder 6 to 7 Policy, Mr. Prentice et al 1952-1959

This folder contains memos regarding FORUM policies on narrative writing; criticism; instructions on writing in general; circulation; editorial program; FORUM's growth; etc.



Box 82 Folder 1 to 3 Mr. Prentice (Perry I. Prentice) 1950-1954

This folder mainly contains memos discussing prospective stories to be published in FORUM and the editorial character of the magazine.



Box 82 Folder 4 Promotion Department

This folder mainly contains memos regarding promotional matters such as posters; FORUM's film "The New Age of Architecture"; TV appearances; talks; salesmen; radio broadcasts; press clippings; and other such publicity matters.

DH to Joe Hazen. 1963 Memo. Re poster suggestions. Mentions: Le Corbusier, Saarinen, SOM, Nervi, Wright, Pei, Yamasaki, Kump, Aalto, Sert, Eierman, [Alkgani?], Lundy, Golderg, Rudolph.

DH to Nancy Williams. 1963 Memo. Re selecting a sample city for a market research study.

Benton, Nick to Doug Haskell. 1961 Memo. Re showings of FORUM film "The New Age of Architecture." Attached: Showings Report. March 1, 1960-December 1, 1960.

DH to Nick Benton. 1961 Memo. Re FORUM winning Industrial Marketing Award.

Benton, Nick to DH. [1960] Memo. Re Response to "In the FORUM."

DH to Nick Benton. 1960 Memo. Re DH and [Steve?] seminar class at Columbia.

DH to Nick [Benton?] 1961 Memo. FORUM wins the Ordem do Cruzeiro do Sul fom the Brazilian Government.

DH to Messrs. Lawson, Beard, Benton. 1961 Memo. Re DH's trip to Richmond, Virginia and his speeches to the Richmond AIA Chapter and to the Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities.

DH to Nick Benton. 1961 Memo. Re symposium on urban renewal in Cleveland.

Benton, Nick to All FORUM Salesmen. 1961 Memo. Re abstract of editor Haskell's remarks at Columbia University. Attached: Abstract of Haskell's speech on the Skyscraper as part of "Four Great Makers" series at C.U.

DH to Nick Benton. 1961; Memo. Re abstract from DH's work as moderator of the skyscraper panel in Cycle 3 of Columbia's "Four Great Makers" series.

Benton, Nick to DH. 1961; Memo. Re the Editor's letter. Attached: [1] Copy of FORUM's "A Letter from the Publisher." 1961 [2] TIME February 10, 1961 "A Letter from the Publisher" by Bernhard M. Auer.

DH to Nick Benton. 1961; Memo. Re National AIA Awards. Mentions: [1] U.S. Embassy, New Dehli, by Edward D. Stone; [2] Shrine, New Harmony, Indiana, by Philip Johnson; [3] Reynolds Metals Office, Detroit, by Minoru Yamasaki; [4] Fernardo Rivera School, Daly City, Cal., by Mario Ciampi; [5] Pepsi-Cola Headquarters, New York, by SOM; [6] Summer House, Northville, Michigan, by Birkerts & Straub; [7] Ivory Tower Restaurant, Santa Monica, by Richard Dorman & Associates; [8] Denver Hilton Hotel, by I.M. Pei & Associates; [9] Marin Bay Display Pavilion, Cal., by Bay Group Associates; [10] Cooperstone Office & Warehouse, Miami, by Weed-Johnson-Associates; [11] Crown Zellerback Building, San Francisco, by Hertzka & Knowles and S.O.M.; [12] Lincoln Commons Building, Lake Erie College, Painesville, Ohio, by victor Christ-Janer & Associates; [13] Willow Creek Apartments, Palo Alto, by Henry Hill, John W. Kruse, Associate; [14] Office Building for Development Firm, by Killingsworth, Brady, Smith & Associates; [15] Unitarian Church, Concord, New Hampshire, by Hugh Stubbins and Associates; [16] House for Henry G. Simon, New Orleans, by Charles R. Colbert.

DH to Messrs. Benton, Beard, Lawson. 1960; Memo. Re speech following I.E.S. seminar on correlations between illuminating and air conditioning.

DH to Nick Benton. 1960; Memo. Re Pratt Institute's series of lectures over WNYC on architecture.

DH to Nick Benton. 1960; Memo. Re differences between FORUM and other architectural magazines.

Hillyer, Peter to DH. 1960; [Memo]. Re FORUM and the press.

DH to Nick Benton. 1960; Memo. Re phony AIA building-award claims by Architectural Record.

Hillyer, Peter to DH. 1960; [Memo]. Re FORUM and the press.

[B.A.] to DH. 1960; [Memo]. Re FORUM in the press.



Box 82 Folder 5 to 7 Staff 1949-1962

This folder mainly contains memos from DH to the FORUM edit staff and writers. The subject of the memos include DH's opinions on how articles should be written; adequate research; the focus of certain issues; and general editorial direction.

DH to Edit Staff. 1962; Memo. Newbold Morris confirms that no part of Union Square has been given to Veterans.

DH to Senior Editors. 1962; Memo. George Dudley and Albany Plan; New York State University.

DH to Senior Editors. 1962; Memo. Highlights of western trip: Eugene, Oregon; Paul Thiry; Bill Pereira.

DH to Edit Staff[?] 1962; Memo. Story suggestion for article on levels in cities. Remarks on vertical planning.

DH to Edit Staff. 1962; Memo. Gives information regarding Round Table in St. Louis.

DH to Edit Staff. 1962; Memo. Trip notes: Milwaukee; Pittsburgh; Boston.

DH to Edit Staff. 1961; Memo. Connecticut General's Symposium on "The Issues and Challenges of Air Transportation."

DH to Senior Editors. 1961; Memo. Ernest J. Kump.

DH to Edit Staff. 1961; Memo. Schenectady trip.

DH to Staff. 1961; Memo. [Eero] Saarinen and TWA.

DH to Edit Staff. 1961; Memo. Cambridge trip. Notes on Joint Center for Urban Studies of Harvard and MIT.

DH to Edit Staff. 1961; Memo. Re UIA [L'Union Internationale des Architectes] Congress in London. States ideas for stories rising out of UIA including: better answer to school stock plans; British housing; status of architects.

DH to Staff. 1961; Memo. Notes on Philadelphia AIA convention. Mentions: William Holford; Bruno Zevi; Edmund Bacon and others.

DH to Edit Staff. 1961; Memo. Story re AIA rulings and status of architect in relation to package dealer. Mentions: Burchard; Kline Fulmer; Belluschi.

DH to [Staff?]. 1961; Memo. Story suggestion on collaborative building programs between universities and corporations. Comments on MIT.

DH to Edit Staff. 1961; Memo. Comments on changing architectural practice. Remarks on ethics; Kline Fulmer; MIT partnership with Cabot, Cabot & Forbes.

DH to Edit Staff. 1961; Memo. Pietro Belluschi updater.

DH to Edit Staff. 1961; Memo. Re Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture, The Committee on Expansion of Schools to Serve the Building Industry.

Thompson-Haskell to Edit Staff. 1960; Memo. Story suggestion on needed revamping of FHA.

DH to [Staff?]. 1960; Memo. Remarks on course at Columbia University School of Architecture, "The Architect and The Entrepreneur."

DH to Edit Staff. 1960; Memo. Comments on Ezra Ehrenkrantz; Doxiadis story; building for hot climates; Ehrenkrantz vs. Olgyay; jazz and the "numbers system."

DH to [Staff]. 1960; Memo. Comments regarding Columbia course "Architecture and the Entrepreneur."

DH to Edit Staff. 1960; Memo. Re World's Fair.

DH to [Staff]. 1960; Memo. Re Fresh Air Camp by Ed Barnes.

DH to Edit Staff. 1960; Memo. Re Oklahoma City.

DH to Francis Brennan. 1960; Memo. Thoughts on architectural forces in Washington D.C.

DH to [Staff?]. 1960; Memo. Re Seymour Fogel, art vice president of the Architectural League.

DH to [Staff]. 1960; Memo. Boston trip notes including remarks on: Sert; Stubbins; syncopation [DH's jazz theme]; Riverview Redevelopment; Kevin Lynch; Blue Cross.

DH to Edit Staff. 1960; Memo. Re New Jersey Architect's Convention.

DH to [Staff?]. 1960; Memo. Re contracting job at TWA Terminal, Idlewild Airport.

DH to Edit Staff. 1960; Memo. Re Indianapolis.

DH to Edit Staff. 1960; Memo. Report on interviews with Minister of Construction and Architecture, Kucherenko, from Soviet Union; Eero Saarinen.

DH to Edit Staff. 1960; Memo. Re Pittsburgh. Remarks on ACTION meeting in Pittsburgh; Chatham Village; Burnham Kelly; Ernie Bohn; Paul Schweiker.

DH to Mary Jane Lightbown. 1960; Memo. Re the next St. Louis Urban Renewal.

DH to [Staff?]. 1959; Memo. Story suggestion re redevelopment of the smaller town. Mentions Professor Rudolph Frankel, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio.

DH to [Staff?]. 1959; Memo. Story suggestion re economists.

DH to Staff. 1959; Memo. Notes from recent trips including: Providence, Rhode Island College Hill; Colby College; Brazil.

DH to [Staff]. 1959; Memo. Comments about Professor Gotteman.

DH to Edit Staff. 1959; Memo. Re Negro [sic] architects.

DH to Edit Staff. 1959; Memo. Re AIA Convention: how can architects compete with package-dealers; how can architects be trained to work on rebuilding cities. Speeches made by: Ed Stone; Philip Johnson; Sam Hurst. Yamasaki comments on being a member of a minority in a creative field.

DH to Edit Staff. 1959; Memo. Notes from New Jersey Architects Meeting.

DH to [Staff]. 1959; Memo. Story suggestion on how cities can handle their waterfronts.

DH to [Staff]. 1959; Memo. Re Rochester.

DH to [Staff?]. 1959; Memo. Re Tuskegee Institute: Paul Rudolph; Yamasaki; Moreland Smith.

DH to Edit Staff. 1959; Memo. Re Richard Llewelyn Davis.

DH to Edit Staff. 1959; Memo. Re Abe Feder.

DH to Edit Staff. 1959; Memo. Discussion re rehabilitation; building for industry; remodeling.

DH to [Staff]. 1959; Memo. Re Chicago and Sarasota: situation between Chicago Chapter of AIA and Pratt & Lambert regarding a package dealer; annual awards sponsored by Chicago Association of Commerce and Industry and the Chicago Chapter of AIA.



Box 83 Folder 1 to 2 Staff 1949-1962

This folder mainly contains memos from DH to the FORUM edit staff and writers. The subject of the memos include DH's opinions on how articles should be written; adequate research; the focus of certain issues; and general editorial direction.

DH to Writers. 1958; Memo. Thoughts on FORUM's architectural criticism and what it means.

DH to Edit Staff. 1958; Memo. Re Morris Lapidus and Lincoln Road redevelopment, Miami Beach.

DH to Edit Staff. 1958; Memo. Miscellaneous notes: Department of Labor practices; Frank Lloyd Wright and Zeckendorf; the new boroque architecture; Johansen's Irish embassy; city squares.

DH to Edit Staff. 1958; Memo. Remarks on Brown and Daltas and their projects in Iran.

DH to Edit Staff. 1958; Memo. Re Lewis Mumford on architectural criticism.

DH to [Staff]. 1958; Memo. Re John Graham and Company.

DH to Edit Staff. 1958; Memo. Story suggestion on theme of buildings and graceful weathering.

DH to Edit Staff. 1958; Memo. Re Strauss house by Ed Barnes.

DH to Edit Staff. 1958; Memo. Re school jobs underway.

DH to [Staff]. 1958; Memo. Re "negro architects."

DH to [Staff]. 1958; Memo. Re Cliff May house.

DH to Edit Staff. 1958; Memo. Re Florida-South Atlantic Regional Conference. Includes comments on Richard Neutra; Paul Rudolph; Philip Hiss; Mark Hampton; Victor Lundy, and various school projects.

DH to Edit Staff. 1958; Memo. Notes on Western trip: San Francisco; Houston; Dallas.

DH to [Staff]. 1957; Memo. Re redevelopment activity by Jim Scheuer with Mayer, Whittlesey & Glass as architectural consultants; professional ethics among redevelopers.

DH to Edit Staff. 1957; Memo. Notes from the field: Monsanto Chemical; McDonnell Aircraft by Harris Armstrong; Kansas City; Memphis.

DH to Edit Staff. 1957; Memo. Re Paul Nelson.

[DH?] to [Edit Staff?]. 1957; Memo. Re National Housing Policy.

DH to Edit Staff. 1957; Memo. Re Stevens & Wilkinson.

DH to Edit Staff. 1957; Memo. Re New Jersey Society of Architects Convention.

DH to Edit Staff. 1957; Memo. Re Pennsylvania Station.

DH to Edit Staff. 1957; Memo. Washington notes: schools; urban renewal; highways and civilization; and other notes.

DH to Edit Staff. 1957; Memo. Washington AIA convention notes.

DH to [Staff]. 1956; Memo. Re Columbia University.

DH to Edit Staff. 1956; Memo. Chicago notes: Fort Dearborn project; metropolitan government; business and civic buildings; air academy; wood reinforcement and a Lloyd Lewis house; Elting; Sullivan centenary.

Haskell, Douglas. May 9, 1956; Typescript. 12 pp. "Gist of speech for FORUM Salesmen by Douglas Haskell." Outline of FORUM's editorial program.

DH to [Staff]. 1956; Memo. Report from Europe: Rome; Milan; Zurich; London; and Europe in general.

DH to FORUM Writers. 1955; Memo. Re school stories.

DH to FORUM Writers. 1954; Memo. Re atomic irradiation story.

DH to Staff. 1953; Memo. Re Architectural League Gold Medal Awards.



Box 83 Folder 3 Technology—Dave Allison, Warren Cox, Bernard Spring.

See also Lawrence Lessing. 1956-1963.



Box 83 Folder 4 to 6 Allan Temko 1958-1964

This folder contains memos regarding Temko's work as FORUM's Western correspondent in California. The material contains Temko's reports of architectural news in the west.



Box 83 Folder 7 to 9 Time, Inc. Design Committee 1951-1952, 1955-1959

Contains memos, clippings, notes, minutes, suggestion sheets, correspondence, press release, and reports relating to Time, Inc.'s Design Committee for the new Time and Life Building on the west side of Avenue of Americas, between Fiftieth and Fifty-first Streets. The building was designed by Harrison & Abramovitz and Harris. Also contains the Committees thoughts and suggestions regarding the design of the building, from furniture to the actual structure. Members of the Committee included Allen Grover, Francis Brennan, Douglas Haskell, and Hank Luce.



Box 83 Folder 10 Time Magazine

This folder mainly contains memos from DH to various staff at Time regarding a wide variety of topics. Much of the material is informative in nature.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art to [Cran Jones, TIME]. 1959; Press Release. Re Exhibition on "Form Givers at Mid-Century" to show work of major architects. Mentions: R. Buckminister Fuller, Walter Gropius, Wallace K. Harrison, Philip C. Johnson, Eero Saarinen, Skidmore, Owings & Merill, Edward D. Stone, Marcel Breuer, Pietro Belluschi, Pier Luigi Nervi, Bernard Zehrfuss, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Frank Lloyd Wright, Louis Sullivan, Richard Neutra, Alvar Aalto, Le Corbusier, Pietro Belluschi, Gyorgy Kepes, Crane Jones.

The American Federation of Arts to Cranston Jones—TIME. [1959]; Press Release. Re Exhibition of "Form Givers at Mid-Century" to show work of major architects.

DH to Cranston Jones. 1958; Memo. Re Report on Capitol.

DH to Mr. Ed Thompson, Mr. Cran Jones. 1958; Memo. Re [Sullivan's] Owatonna Bank, [Iowa].

DH to Cranston Jones. 1958; Memo. Re Owatonna Bank.