Avery Drawings & Archives Collections
 

Felix Augenfeld architectural records and papers, 1910-1972

Series III: Personal Papers

Consists of photographs, correspondence, writings, personal documents, and awards. Of particular interest is the correspondence regarding Freud's chair design, as well as a brief correspondence regarding Augenfeld's friendship with Richard Neutra. The largest part of this series consists of photographs, which are grouped with regard to original order and by subject.

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Box 5 Folder 6 Immigration Documents (London, UK), 1938-1939

Additional creators: Muriel Morris Gardiner (Buttinger), The American Consulate; 29 documents (English and German), includes letters between Augenfeld and Gardiner, and a letter from Augenfeld to Richard Neutra



Box 5 Folder 7 Personal Records, 1971-1984

1 death certificate; 2 documents; 3 passports



Box 5 Folder 8 Architectural Registration (New York and Connecticut), 1942-1972

Additional creators: AIA, Richard Neutra, 16 documents, including correspondence, certificates, applications, and a curriculum vitae



Box 5 Folder 9 Awards, 1950, 1961

2 awards



Drawer 73 License to Practice (New York), 1941

1 license from the University of the State of New York



Box 5 Folder 10 Correspondence regarding Sigmund Freud, 1968-1984

71 documents; 1 photograph; 7 newspaper clippings regarding Augenfeld's design for Freud's chair, as well as the location and acquisition of a bronze bust of Freud by Paul Koenigsberger



Box 5 Folder 11 Correspondence regarding Richard Neutra, 1982

2 letters (with copies)



Box 5 Folder 12 Design: party invitation for Paul Falkenberg, 1983

14 documents; 1 folder



Box 5 Folder 13 Poetry, 1984?

37 documents



Box 6 Folder 1-2 Writings

2 notebooks; 1 short story (2 copies); 10 chapters (multiple versions regarding time spent in the army and as a prisoner of war); 1 binder; 7 letters



Box 6 Folder 3 Christmas Cards, 1945-1984

series of Christmas cards in album



Box 6 Folder 4 Felix Augenfeld, Portraits

63 photographs; 7 negatives



Oversize 1 Folder 4 Felix Augenfeld, Portrait

1 photograph



Box 6 Folder 5 Felix Augenfeld, childhood through World War I, c. 1893-1918

Served in Italy during WWI; 15 photographs



Box 6 Folder 6 Felix Augenfeld, alone

49 photographs; 3 negatives



Box 6 Folder 7 Felix Augenfeld & Jan Hird Pokorny, c. 1960/1961?

Accepting an award with photographs of the Buttinger Residence in the background; 3 photographs



Box 6 Folder 8 Felix Augenfeld, group photographs

Includes Anna Augenfeld; 86 photographs; 10 negatives



Box 7 Folder 1 Felix Augenfeld, Family

Felix Augenfeld's mother, Paula Augenfeld (née Bendiener) and his maternal grandfather, Gottlieb Bendiener; 26 photographs



Box 7 Folder 2 Anna "Anny" Augenfeld

61 photographs; 11 negatives [Known as Anna de Carmel in the design world]



Box 7 Folder 3 Muriel Morris Gardiner Buttinger

7 photographs; 9 negatives labeled "Wein, 1958" (Vienna, 1958)



Box 7 Folder 4 "Gelman", 1970

20 photographs; 1 envelope



Box 7 Folder 5 "Greta V.N."

4 photographs



Box 7 Folder 6 Jacques & Jacqueline Groag

Jacques (an architect) and Jacqueline (a textile designer), friends of the Augenfelds; 32 photographs; 6 negatives



Box 7 Folder 7 "Timmy and Tania", 1950

12 photographs



Box 7 Folder 8 Charles & Uli Lloyd Pack, and family

Ulrike "Uli" Lloyd Pack (née Pulay) married to actor Charles Lloyd Pack; 21 photographs



Box 7 Folder 9 "Walter & Nelley"

37 photographs



Box 7 Folder 10 Miscellaneous

Includes images of Bethold Viertel, Ossip Vadkine, Conrad Veidt, and Marianne K.; 21 photographs; 4 negatives; 3 Christmas cards



Box 7 Folder 11 Unidentified photographs

35 items



Box 7 Folder 12-14 Travels, Italy and Mexico

Assorted photos and negatives of Augenfeld's travels; 195 photographs; 49 negatives; 28 postcards



Oversize 1 Folder 5 Photograph with poem, 1956

1 photograph with poem, signed 'Sibyl'