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.