Avery Drawings & Archives Collections
 

Walter Sobotka architectural records and papers, 1897-1971, bulk 1922-1954

Series 1: Project Records

Subseries A: Drawings

Materials are arranged in alphabetical order by country or state, then by city and project name, followed by unidentified projects arranged in alphabetical order by title.

A complete inventory of these drawings may be found in thisdownloadable Excel spreadsheet.

Subseries B: Files

Materials are arranged in alphabetical order by country and city.

Box 3: Folder 1 Housing Project, Guntramsdorf, Austria., Typescript papers, and typed letter, signed 1927 Jun 29-1928 Sep 25

Project description. Includes letter from the mayor of Guntramsdorf explaining why the municipality cannot build the housing project

Box 3: Folder 4 Surgical Sanatorium, Vienna (Grinzing), Austria., Typescript papers 1935 Aug 02

Project description.

Box 3: Folder 2 Sobotka, Walther. Apartment Building, Vienna, Austria (Troststrasse at the corner of Leebgasse)., Typescript papers 1937 Dec

Correspondence with Engineer and [Owner].

Box 3: Folder 3 Sperber, J., Dr., Residence, Vienna, Austria (Krottonbachstrasse, 5)., Typescript papers undated

Project description.

Box 3: Folder 5 Sobotka, Walther. Kjerulf, Axel, Residence, Klampenborg near Copenhagen, Denmark., Typescript papers undated

Project description.

Box 3: Folder 6 Sobotka, Walther. Austrian Pavilion, Paris Exposition 1937, Competition, Paris, France. undated

Project description.

Box 3: Folder 7 Sobotka, Walther. Bolin, Residence, Småryd-Båstad, Sweden., typescript papers undated

Project description.

Subseries C: Scrapbook

Materials listed in order of appearance in the scrapbook.

Four Flap Scrapbook Sobotka, Ignaz, Dr., Memorial. Unidentified location., 1 itemBlack and white photographic print, mounted 1910
Lake Promenade, Gate. Strobl, Austria, 1 itemBlack and white photographic print, mounted 1912-1913
Rothberger, M., Sculptor's Studio. Vienna, Austria, 1 itemBlack and white photographic print, mounted 1913
Hauser, J., Memorial. Unidentified location, 2 itemsBlack and white photographic print, mounted 1919
Sobotka, M., Memorial. Unidentified location, 2 itemsBlack and white photographic print, mounted 1919
Heinsheimer, Apartment, Ceramic Stove. Unidentified location, 1 itemBlack and white photographic print, mounted 1922
Sobotka, F., Gen. Consul, Cabinet. Unidentified location, 1 itemBlack and white photographic print, mounted 1923
Granichstädten, Emmerich, Dr., Residence, Interior and Furnishings. Unidentified location, 3 itemsBlack and white photographic print 1925

Also includes bound volume.

Granichstädten, Emmerich, Dr., Residence. Unidentified location, 1 itemBlack and white photographic print 1925

Also includes bound volume.

Kahler, Residence, Interiors. Wolfratshausen, Germany, 2 itemsBlack and white photographic print 1927

Also includes bound volume.

Weissenhof Siedlung, Interiors for House designed by Peter Behrens. Stuttgart, Germany, 1 itemBlack and white photographic print, mounted 1927
Christmas Exhibition, Österreichische Werkbund Room. Vienna, Austria, 1 itemBlack and white photographic print, mounted 1927
Karlskirche (Church of St. Charles), Soldiers' Memorial. Vienna, Austria, 1 itemBlack and white photographic print, mounted 1927
Gemeindebau Wien, Housing Project. Weinlechnergasse, Vienna, Austria, 1 itemBlack and white photographic print, mounted 1927-1928

Also includes bound volume; City of Vienna, client.

"Pressa" Exhibition, Interior., 1 itemBlack and white photographic print, mounted 1928
Adam, Otto, Residence. Iglau, Czech Republic, 1 itemBlack and white photographic print 1929-1930

Bound volume; now Jihlava, Czech Republic.

Epstein, Memorial., 1 itemBlack and white photographic print, mounted 1930
Werkbundausstellung, Hotel Lobby. Vienna, Austria, 2 itemsBlack and white photographic print, mounted 1930

Also includes bound volume.

Seidner, H., Apartment, Interiors. Iglau, Czech Republic, 2 itemsBlack and white photographic print, mounted 1931

Also includes bound volume.

Die Neuzeitliche Wohnung, Interiors. Vienna, Austria, 2 itemsBlack and white photographic print, mounted 1931

Also includes bound volume.

Internationale Raumausstellung IRA, Interior. Cologne, Germany, 1 itemBlack and white photographic print, mounted 1931

Also includes bound volume.

Sobotka, Walther. "Zur Ausstellung." Der Gute Billige Gegenstand, Ausstellung im Österreichischen Museum für Kunst und Industrie., 1 itemPrinted material, mounted 1931-1932
Gemeindebau Wien, Housing Project. Donaufelderstrasse, Vienna, Austria, 2 itemsBlack and white photographic print, mounted 1931-1932

Also includes bound volume. City of Vienna, client

Werkbundsiedlung, Rowhouses. Vienna-Lainz, Austria, 2 itemsBlack and white photographic print, mounted 1932

Also includes bound volume. Houses destroyed during World War II, 1944

Werkbundsiedlung, Rowhouse, 29, Interior. Vienna-Lainz, Austria, 1 itemBlack and white photographic print, mounted 1932

Also includes bound volume.

Büchler, Memorial., 1 itemBlack and white photographic print, mounted 1933
Weiss, Fritz, Apartment, Furnishings. Vienna, Austria, 6 itemsBlack and white photographic print, mounted 1935
"Design for To-day.", 1 itemPrinted material, mounted 1935

Article excerpt on Sobotka, with image of Fritz Weiss Apartment.

Stein, Dr., Residence, Interiors. Prague, Czech Republic, 3 itemsBlack and white photographic print, mounted 1936
Szölösi, S., [Apartment], Interiors. Vienna, Austria, 1 itemBlack and white photographic print, mounted 1936
Bix, Dr., Apartment, Interiors. Vienna, Austria, 2 itemsBlack and white photographic print, mounted 1936
Hutter, Apartment, Interiors. Vienna, Austria, 2 itemsBlack and white photographic print, mounted 1936
Rattner, Apartment, Interiors. Vienna, Austria, 1 itemBlack and white photographic print, mounted 1936
Pilzer, Generaldir., Apartment. Vienna, Austria, 1 itemBlack and white photographic print, mounted 1936
Restaurant am Franzikanerplatz. Franziskanerplatz, Vienna, Austria, 1 itemBlack and white photographic print, mounted 1936-1937
Restaurant am Franzikanerplatz, Interiors. Franziskanerplatz, Vienna, Austria, 8 itemsBlack and white photographic print, mounted 1936-1937
Mandl, Fritz, Hunting Lodge, alterations and expansion. Schwarzau, Austria, 1 itemBlack and white photographic print, mounted 1937
Untitled article on the Werkbund Exhibition, "Moderne Möbel aus Privatem Besitz." Innen-Dekoration and excerpt from the guide to the exhibit., 1 itemprinted material 1937

Also includes bound volume.

Chorche, Dr., Apartment, Art Collection and Furnishings. Vienna, Austria, 2 itemsBlack and white photographic print, mounted 1937
Hussar, Apartment, Barcabinet on casters. Vienna, Austria, 1 itemBlack and white photographic print, mounted 1937
Hygiene Exhibition, Displays for Joh. Hoff; Maggi, Kathreiner's Kneipe Malzkafee; Mautner Markhof, Yeast; and Strakosch, Sugar. Vienna, Austria, 4 itemsBlack and white photographic print, mounted 1938
Rafalski, R., Apartment, Interiors. New York, NY, 4 itemsBlack and white photographic print, mounted 1940

Also includes bound volume.

Veitscher Magnesitwerke A.G., Office Building. Schubertring, 10-12, Vienna, Austria, 1 itemBlack and white photographic print, mounted 1950

Presse Photo Makart [photographer].

Weiner, A., Residence. Pittsburgh, PA, 4 itemsBlack and white photographic print, mounted 1960
Sobotka, Walther. "Das Möbel als Gerät." Innen-Dekoration., 1 itemBound volume 1921 Jun

Article includes images of George Sobotka Apartment.

Untitled article Moderne Bauformen., 1 itemBound volume 1926 Mar

Article includes images of Granichstädten Residence, Heinsheimer Office and Warehouse, Heinsheimer Apartment and W. Sobotka Apartment.

Sobotka, Walther. "Familienwohnhaus-Mietwohnung." Innen-Dekoration., 1 itemBound volume 1927 Jan

Article includes images of Granichstädten Residence

Volkelt, Johanne. "Vom Schauen des Schönen: Ästhetische Lust Bedeutet Belebung. Innen-Dekoration., 1 itemBound volume 1927 Jan

Article includes images of Granichstädten Residence

Hofmann, Herbe. "Das Erlebnis der Form." Innen-Dekoration., 1 itemBound volume 1927 Jan

Article includes images of Walther Sobotka Apartment

Schiebelhuth, Hans. "Lebensform als Verpflichtung: Der Höhere Sinn der Wohnkultur." Innen-Dekoration., 1 itemBound volume 1927 Jan

Article includes images of Walther Sobotka Apartment

W., Dr. "Brief an Einen Modernen Raumkünstler: Vom Streben nach den Bedingungen Gesunden Lebens." Innen-Dekoration., 1 itemBound volume 1927 Jan

Article includes images of Sobotka's Furniture.

Wenzel, Alfred. "Von der Neuen Wohnform: Die Kommende Grossstadt-Wohnung." Innen-Dekoration., 1 itemBound volume 1927 Jan
Ziegler, Leopold. "Einrichten, Publikum und Architekten." Innen-Dekoration., 1 itemBound volume 1928 Apr

Article includes images of Villa on Adriatic and Small House from "Kunstschau" Exhibition,.

Rössler, A.. "»Was Sein Soll«." Innen-Dekoration., 1 itemBound volume 1928 Apr

Article includes images of Mautner Apartment

Drost, Willi. "Handeln im Rechten Augenblick: Der Mensch Muss Sich Ganz Einsetzen." Innen-Dekoration., 1 itemBound volume 1928 Apr

Article includes images of furniture designs.

"Gedanken Über Tradition." Innen-Dekoration., 1 itemBound volume 1928 Apr

Article includes images of E.E. Apartment

Image of Granichstädten, E., Dr., Residence, Music Room. Die Kunst.Vienna, Austria, 1 itemBound volume, mounted 1928 Oct
"Der Verstand und die Kunst." Innen-Dekoration., 1 itemBound volume 1929 Oct

Article includes images of P. Beck Apartment and M. Heinsheimer Apartment.

Ritter, Heinrich. "Moral des Neuen Innenraums." Innen-Dekoration., 1 itemBound volume 1929 Oct

Article includes images of M. Heinsheimer Apartment

Dessauer, Friedrich Dr. "Das Werk des Technikers." Innen-Dekoration., 1 itemBound volume 1929 Oct

Article includes images of Helena Rubenstein Salon

Wichert, Fritz, Prof. "Die Neue Baukunst." Innen-Dekoration., 1 itemBound volume 1929 Oct

Article includes images of Dr. V. Pollak. Apartment and J. Federer Apartment

Untitled article on Werkbund Ausstellung Moderne Bauformen., 1 itemBound volume 1930 Aug
Excerpt from Das Schöne Heim., 1 itemBound volume 1930 Oct

Article includes images of Frank Apartment and Small House from "Kunstschau" Exhibition.

H., C "Interessanti particolari di alcuni ambienti di Walter Sobotka - Architetto Viennese." Domus ., 1 itemBound volume 1931 Mar

Article includes images of the Hieffer Apartment, Kahler House, and Strauss Apartment

Internationale Raumausstellung IRA Moderne Bauformen., 1 itemBound volume, mounted 1931 Dec
Eiser, Max, Professor. "Wohnhaus in Iglau Architekt Walther Sobotka, Wien." Moderne Bauformen., 1 itemBound volume 1932 Jan

Article includes images of Adam House and Hieffer Apartment.

Born, Wolfgang, Dr. "Einige Wiener Wohnungen: Arbeiten von Architekt Walther Sobotka-Wien." Innen-Dekoration., 1 itemBound volume 1932 Feb

Article includes images of the Wakler Apartment, Seidner Apartment, Pfundmayr Apartment, and Lorenz Apartment.

Internationale Raumausstellung IRA, Form., 1 itemBound volume, mounted 1932 Apr
Untitled article on Weinlechnergasse Housing Project Moderne Bauformen. Weinlechnergasse, Vienna, Austria, 1 itemBound volume 1932 Apr
Untitled article on the Werkbndsiedlung interiors. Innen-Dekoration., 1 itemBound volume 1932 Aug

Article includes images of House 29 and 30 of the Austrian Werkbundsiedlung

Untitled article on the Werkbundsiedlung. Moderne Bauformen., 1 itemBound volume 1932 Sep

Article includes images of House 29 and 30 of the Austrian Werkbundsiedlung

Untitled article on F. Schnabel Apartment, Interiors. Moderne Bauformen., 1 itemBound volume 1932 Sep
Hofmann, Else, Dr. "Architekt Walther Sobotka." Österreichische Kunst., 1 itemBound volume 1933 Aug

Article includes images of the Schwoner Apartment, Seidner Apartment, and Werkbundsiedlung.

"Organisation des Wohnbetriebs." Innen-Dekoration., 1 itemBound volume 1933 Dec

Article includes images of the Fridezko Apartment, Ettinger Apartment, Baudisch Apartment and the giftshop of the Viennese Werkbund

"Walther Sobotka, Wien/Wohnäume." Moderne Bauformen., 1 itemBound volume 1934 Mar

Article includes images of the Silberstein Apartment, Gibian Apartment, Baudisch Apartment, Schwoner Apartment, Fridezko Apartment and Oser Apartment.

Sch., E. "Wohnraum in einem New Yorker Miethaus." Innen-Dekoration (Architektur und Wohnform)., 1 itemBound volume 1950 May

Article includes images of chairs designed for Thonet Brothers, NY., 1939.

Roth, B., Dining Room, Barcabinet and Storage.Pittsburgh, PA, 1 itemColor photographic print, mounted undated
Madden, M., Residence, Living Room, Barcabinet and Seat. Pittsburgh, PA, 1 itemColor photographic print, mounted undated
Stern, W. P., Carlton House, Office Furnishings. Pittsburgh, PA, 3 itemsColor photographic print, mounted undated
Madden, M., Residence, Furnishings. Pittsburgh, PA, 3 itemsBlack and white photographic print, mounted undated
Roth, B., Residence, Furnishings. Pittsburgh, PA, 3 itemsBlack and white photographic print, mounted undated
Halphen Memorial. Unidentified location., 1 itemBlack and white photographic print, mounted undated
Oppenheimer, Alois, Optician, Storefront. Kärntnerstrasse, Vienna, Austria, 1 itemBlack and white photographic print, mounted undated
Ittner Storefront. Kärntnerstrasse, Vienna, Austria, 1 itemBlack and white photographic print, mounted undated
Gibian, E., Dr., Apartment, Interiors. Vienna, Austria, 1 itemBlack and white photographic print, mounted undated

Also includes bound volume.

Schwoner, B., Dr., Apartment, Interiors. Vienna, Austria, 1 itemBlack and white photographic print, mounted undated

Also includes bound volume.

Baudisch, Gudrun, Apartment. Vienna, Austria, 2 itemsBlack and white photographic print, mounted undated

Also includes bound volume.

Schnabel, F., Apartment, Interiors. Vienna, Austria, 1 itemBlack and white photographic print, mounted undated

Also includes bound volume.

N., P., Apartment, Interiors. Vienna, Austria, 1 itemBlack and white photographic print, mounted undated
Lorenz, P., Apartment, Interiors. Vienna, Austria, 2 itemsBlack and white photographic print, mounted undated
Wakler, R., Apartment, Interiors. Vienna, Austria, 1 itemBlack and white photographic print, mounted undated
Barany, E., Residence, Furnishings. Unidentified location., 1 itemBlack and white photographic print, mounted undated
Untitled article on "Die Neuzeitliche Wohnung" Exhibition Innen-Dekoration, 1 itemBound volume 1931 Mar
Anninger, O., Residence, Interior. Vienna, Austria, 1 itemBlack and white photographic print, mounted undated
Hildesheimer, A., Dr., Apartment, Interior. Vienna, Austria, 1 itemBlack and white photographic print, mounted undated
Frank, G., Apartment, Furnishings. Vienna, Austria, 1 itemBlack and white photographic print, mounted undated
Sobotka, W., Apartment, Interiors. Vienna, Austria, 1 itemBlack and white photographic print, mounted undated
Beck, P., Dr., Interiors. Unidentified location., 1 itemBlack and white photographic print, mounted undated

Also includes bound volume.

Heinsheimer, M., Apartment, Cabinet. Unidentified location., 1 itemBlack and white photographic print, mounted undated

Also includes bound volume.

Series 2: Professional Papers

Subseries A: General Papers

Materials are arranged in alphabetical order by title.

Drawer 179o Exhibition Diplomas., 3 items 1925-1930

Printed materials

Box 4: Folder 26 "Die neuzeitliche Wohnung." Wiener Sonn- und Montags-Zeitung. 1928 Jun 18

Printed materials

Box 4: Folder 13 "The Autobiography of a Fighting Architect: Frank Lloyd Wright Tells the Story of His Battle for a Humane Functionalism in Building." New York Times Book Review. 1932 Apr 03

Printed materials; autograph letter, signed

Box 4: Folder 14 Sedlmayr, Hans, Dr. "Der Karlsplatz, die Karlskirche und Wien." Neue Freie Presse. 1936 Apr 05

Printed materials

Originally filed with student drawings.

Box 4: Folder 24 Correspondence, Jean Wykoff to Sobotka. 1945 Jan 17

Typed letter, signed

Regarding Sobotka's induction into the University of Pittsburgh's Faculty Hall of Fame.

Box 4: Folder 22 Correspondence with Retail Home Furnishings magazine. 1945 Feb 16-1945 Apr 13

Typed letter, signed;typescript carbon

Regarding an article by Sobotka entitled "Putting Fashion In Its Place."

Box 4: Folder 20 Correspondence between Elizabeth B. Mock to Sobotka. 1945 Jul 23 and undated

Typed letter, signed; autograph letter; typescript carbon

Regarding the exhibition "Tomorrow's Small House"; handwritten draft of Sobotka's response on verso.

Box 4: Folder 16 Correspondence with Display World Magazine. 1946 Oct 29-1946 Nov 06

Typed letter, signed

Regarding an article by Sobotka to be published on Nov. 15 1946.

Box 4: Folder 15 Correspondence, Stephen V. P. Amico to Sobotka. 1947 Apr 01

Autograph letter, signed

Regarding an article by Sobotka for Charette [perhaps regarding The Prefabricated House].

Box 4: Folder 19 Correspondence with Interiors Magazine. 1950 Oct 13-1950 Oct 17

Telegram;typed letter, signed;typescript carbon;typescript papers, with annotations

Regarding Tenth Anniversary number of Interiors.

Box 4: Folder 21 Correspondence, Bernhard Pfau to Sobotka. 1951 Oct 05

Typed letter, signed

Box 4: Folder 18 Correspondence, Eric N. Gilling to Sobotka. 1951 Dec 18

Typed letter, signed

Box 4: Folder 23 Correspondence with Retailing Daily. 1952 Oct 07-1952 Oct 23

Typescript carbon;Typed letter, signed;printed materials

Includes a newspaper article by Harry Martin and a bulletin from Wittenborn and Company, Books on the Fine Arts.

Four Flap no # Certificate honoring Sobotka's contributions to the University of Pittsburgh. 1958 Jun 10

Typescript paper, signed

Enclosed in plastic protective cover

Box 1: Folder 22 "Mitteilungen der Architekten-Vereinigung." Wiener Bauhütte 1911 Dec

Printed materials

Box 4: Folder 17 Correspondence, Josef Frank to Sobotka. 1931 Aug-1935 Oct 26

Autograph letter, signed

Box 4: Folder 27 Notes on Vitruvius. undated

Holograph papers

Box 4: Folder 25 List of exhibitions. undated

Typescript paper

Subseries B: Lectures

Materials are arranged in chronological order, followed by undated papers arranged in alphabetical order by title.

Box 3: Folder 8 Untitled lecture [Development of Industrial Design] for the Associated Artists of Pittsburgh. 1941 Nov 17

Typescript papers, with annotations;holograph papers;typed letter, signed

Two copies and notes; also includes correspondence.

Box 3: Folder 9 Untitled lecture for K. K. T. 1941 Winter

Typescript papers, with annotations

Box 3: Folder 11 "Commercial Taste and Interior Decoration." Lecture for Fourteenth Meeting of the Western Pennsylvania Education Conference. 1942 Oct 09

Typescript papers, with annotations;typescript paper;autograph letter, signed;typed letter, signed

Two copies of lecture; includes program and correspondence.

Box 3: Folder 10 "Architect and Interior Designer and Client." Lecture at the Carnegie Institute of Technology as part of a course on Professional Practice. 1942 Oct 19

Typescript papers, with annotations;typescript paper

Lecture to seniors of the architectural class 1942-1943 at Carnegie Institute of Technology; includes schedule of lectures.

Box 3: Folder 12 Lecture on "Display" at Robert Morris School. 1944 Nov 28

Typescript carbon

Box 3: Folder 13 "The Age of Distribution." Lecture given at Outlines, A Public Gallery. 1945 Mar 25

Typescript carbon, with annotations;typed letter, signed;typescript papers

Includes announcement and correspondence.

Box 3: Folder 14 "An Architects View of Housing Problems." Lecture given to The Ciloets. 1945 Oct 01

Typescript papers, with annotations;typed letter, signed;typescript carbon

Includes correspondence.

Box 3: Folder 15 Announcements for "A Popular Course of Study on The Contemporary Home," a class at the Carnegie Institute of Technology. 1945 Oct 11-1946 May 16

Printed materials

Box 3: Folder 16 "Theoretical Aspects on the Prefabricated House." 1946 May

Typescript carbon

Lecture given before the Pittsburgh Chapter of the AIA on May 21, 1946.

Box 3: Folder 17 "Why Interior Decoration?" Lecture given to the Associated Artists of Pittsburgh. 1947 Mar 09

Typescript papers, with annotations;typescript carbon;holograph papers;autograph letter, signed

Includes, announcements and correspondence.

Box 3: Folder 18 Lecture outline on Architecture, for Outlines, A Public Gallery. 1947 Spring

Holograph papers

Box 3: Folder 19 Correspondence, Daniel Hemmander to Sobotka 1947 Dec 29

Typed letter, signed

Regarding reimbursement for slides used in lecture at Swedish Forum.

Box 3: Folder 20 "What Is Tradition?" Lecture given to the College Club. 1948 Jan 16

Typescript papers, with annotations;typescript carbon, with annotations;autograph letter, signed

Two copies of lecture; includes newspaper announcements and correspondence.

Box 3: Folder 21 "The Human Side of Interior Decoration." Lecture given to the Women's Clan of the Carnegie Institute of Technology. 1949 Jun 11

Typescript papers, with annotations;autograph letter, signed;typescript papers

Includes announcements, correspondence and abbreviated resume.

Box 3: Folder 22 "Relation Between House and Garden." Lecture given to the Hilltop Garden Club. 1949 Sep 08

Typescript papers with annotations;typescript carbon

Two copies of lecture; includes announcements.

Box 3: Folder 23 Notes for lecture given to the Laurel Garden Club. 1954 Nov 11

Holograph papers

Includes list of names, perhaps of attendees.

Box 3: Folder 24 "Who, what makes up the mind of the consumer? 'Style versus Fashion.'" Lecture given to the American Association of University Women. 1955 Jan 08

Typescript papers, with annotations;typescript carbon;typed letter, signed;typescript papers

Includes announcements and correspondence.

Box 3: Folder 25 Speech upon retiring and becoming Professor Emeritus at the University of Pittsburgh. 1958 Jun 10

Typescript papers with annotations;typed letter, signed;holograph paper

Includes correspondence and list of reservations for retirement dinner.

Box 3: Folder 26 Untitled lecture. undated

Holograph papers

Box 3: Folder 27 Original file folder containing lecture materials. undated

Holograph papers

Subseries C: Prefabricated House

Materials are arranged in alphabetical order by title.

Box 3: Fol. 40 Dahlberg, Bror. "The House of the Future." An address in Washington, D. C. 1943 Feb 03

Printed materials

Box 3: Folder 36 Correspondence with Publishers and Critics. 1943 Jul 29-1949 Jul 30

Typed letter, signed;typescript carbon;typed letter;holograph papers

Includes correspondence with Lewis Mumford and various publishers.

Box 3: Folder 37 "Description of the Prefabricated House." The Charette. 1947 Apr-1947 May

Printed materials

Box 3: Folder 38 "Development and Assembly of the Prefabricated House." The Charette. 1947 Jun-1947 Jul

Printed materials

Box 3: Folder 39 "House Folds Up Like Accordion For Shipment: Prefabricated Dwelling for Four Shown by Goodyear; Constructed of Plastics." New York Herald Tribune. undated

Printed materials

Box 4: Folder 1 "The Manufactured House." undated

Typescript papers, with annotations

Box 4: Folder 2 Notes on Housing and the Prefabricated House. undated

Holograph papers

Box 4: Folder 3 Original File Folder, Prefab House Korresp. undated

Holograph paper

Box 4: Folder 4 The Prefabricated House., Diazo print 1944 Mar 3

Typescript papers, signed

Includes signed statement by notary public and original envelope.

Box 4: Folder 5 "Walter Sobotka's Prefabricated House." [1 of 2] circa 1963

Printed materials

Bound volume includes articles written by Sobotka for Charette on the Prefabricated House, January-July 1947.

Box 4: Folder 6 "Walter Sobotka's Prefabricated House." [2 of 2] 1963 May 6

Typed letter, signed;typescript papers;diazo print;printed materials

Bound volume includes drawings and articles written by Sobotka for Charette on the Prefabricated House, January-July 1947; also includes correspondence with publisher of Charette and a quotation from Alberti.

Subseries D: Principles of Design

Materials are arranged in alphabetical order by title.

Box 4: Folder 7 Changing Relations of Man to Nature and Their Reflection on Residential Architecture (Three phases in the fight of the artists against Classicism). [1 of 2] 1971 Apr 9 and undated

Typescript carbon;typescript papers;typescript carbon;typescript carbon, signed

Part V. of Principles of Design;includes letter to publisher.

Box 4: Folder 8 Changing Relations of Man to Nature and Their Reflection on Residential Architecture (Three phases in the fight of the artists against Classicism). [2 of 2] undated

Typescript carbon;typed letter, signed

Part V. of Principles of Design; includes letter from publisher returning manuscript.

Box 4: Folder 9 Correspondence with Publishers. [1 of 2] 1954 Nov 08-1965 Mar 06

Typescript carbon, with annotations;Typescript carbon;typed letter, signed;autograph letter, signed

Includes resume, biography and list of publications.

Box 4: Folder 10 Correspondence with Publishers. [2 of 2] 1954 Mar 29-1965 Sep 29

Typescript carbon, with annotations;Typescript carbon;typed letter, signed;autograph letter, signed

Box 4: Folder 11 Original Envelope for Publisher Correspondence. undated
Box 4: Folder 12 "The Principles of Design." undated

Typescript papers

Contains part of the text in the three bound volumes.

Subseries E: Writings

Materials are arranged in chronological order, followed by undated papers arranged in alphabetical order by title.

Box 3: Folder 28 Sobotka, Georg Dr. "Sechs Exlibris von Walther Sobotka (Wien.)" 1911 and undated

Printed materiautograph letter, signed

Sonderabdruck aus dem IX. Jahrbuch der Österreichischen Exlibris-Gesellschaft with insert stapled in; includes two loose drawings by Walter Sobotka for bookplates and the article "Sechs Neue Blätter von Walther Sobotka" which someone had inserted into the pages.

Box 3: Folder 29 "Vom Einrichten, vom Publikum und Architekten." 1928 Feb 13

Typescript carbon

Box 3: Folder 30 "On Redecoration of Obsolete Theatre Auditoriums." 1944 Jun 13

Typescript carbon

Box 3: Folder 31 "Better Taste and Decent Merchandise -- a Worthy Cause for a Promotion. 1945 Apr 28

Typescript carbon, with annotations

April 28, 1945, mailed to Mrs. Esther Kelly for Mr. W. Kaufmann.

Box 3: Folder 32 Monographs. 1952 Mar 3

Typescript papers

Proposals for Research Bureau for Retail Training.

Box 3: Folder 28 "Sechs Neue Blätter von Walther Sobotka." undated

Printed materials

Originally found inserted into "Sechs Exlibris von Walther Sobotka (Wien.)"

Box 3: Folder 33 A Stripfilm on Classical Tradition in three parts. undated

Typescript papers, with annotations

Two copies.

Series 3: Personal Papers

Subseries A: Art

Materials are arranged in chronological order, followed by undated items arranged in alphabetical order by title.

Box 1: Folder 23 Portrait bust, drawing., Watercolor, graphite and conté crayon on paper. [1897]
Box 1: Folder 24 Interior, sketch., Watercolor, ink, metallic paint and conté crayon on paper. 1899
Box 1: Folder 25 Travel sketch., Watercolor, graphite and conté crayon on paper. 1899
Box 1: Folder 25 Travel sketch., Watercolor and ink on paper. undated
Dr 179o Portraits, drawings. [1 of 2], 9 itemsGraphite on tracing paper. 1907 Jan 17 and undated
Dr 179o Portraits, drawings. [2 of 2], 7 itemsGraphite on tracing paper. 1909 and undated
Dr 179o Exhibition Poster., Ink and watercolor on paper. 1908 May 26-1908 Jun 06
Box 1: Folder 26 Sketch of a woman., Sepia diazo print on paper. 1924 Nov 12
Box 1: Folder 27 Sketch of a plant., Conté crayon and graphite on paper. 1931 Jan 29
Box 1: Folder 28 Ruth Sobotka. Costume Designs for Twelfth Night., Watercolor and ink on paper, mounted. 1943 Oct
Box 1: Folder 29 An Old Woman, portrait., Ink, conté crayon and graphite on paper. undated
Dr 179o Canal., Black and white photographic print. undated
Roll A55.06 Maypole Celebration., Graphite and colored pencil on tracing paper. undated
Dr 179o Town Hall, Oudenarde., Ink and watercolor on paper, mounted. undated
Dr 179o A Man sketch., Ink on paper, mounted. undated

Subseries B: General Papers

Materials are arranged in alphabetical order by title.

Dr 179o Internationales Fechtturnier Poster, Walter Sobotka, Silver Medalist., Printed paper. 1911 May 19-1911 May 23
Box 4: Folder 29 Correspondence, [Dagmar ?] to Sobotka. 1966 Aug 28-1967 Feb 20

Autograph letter, signed.

Box 4: Folder 28 Correspondence, Carmela Haerdtl to Sobotka. 1967 Jan 25-1967 Mar 01

Typed letter, signed.

Box 4: Folder 30 Correspondence, Sobotka to Carmela Haerdtl. 1967 Jan 31

Autograph letter, signed

Subseries C: Student Work

Materials are arranged in alphabetical order by title.

Dr 179o Presentation drawings, various. 1909-1910 and undated

4 items : Watercolor, ink and graphite on paper and ink on paper.

Dr 179o Presentation drawing, Town Hall for a Small City. undated

1 item : Ink and watercolor on paper, mounted.

Series 4: Additional Donation

Dr 179o "Dining Rooms" interior rendering 1940

[Accession 2017.006]

1 item : pencil, color pencil and collage on trace paper.