Avery Drawings & Archives Collections

Eleanor Pepper architectural records and papers, 1891-1997, bulk 1920-1990

Series III: Personal Papers

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Box 4 Folder 1 "An Architect for the UN", undated

Profile of E.P. by Dorothy Woolf in Barnard Alumnae magazine

Box 4 Folder 6 Barnard College Alumnae Magazine , 1943

Profile of E.P.

Box 4 Folder 2 to 3 Academic Record, 1936, undated

Various versions; includes Photostat of grades from MIT

Box 4 Folder 54 Alumnae Magazines and Commencement Programs etc., 1942, 1963, 1966, 1976

Fieldston-Ethical Alumni Association,Alumni Annual(Vol. 1 no.1); Pratt Institute Commencement Address (1963), by Philip Cortelyou Johnson; The Harvard Crimson Visual Arts Center Supplement (1963 May); MIT and NIAE dinner program for dinner in honor of Jacques Carlu; Program for the Inauguration of Jacquelyn Anderson Mattfeld as President of Barnard College (1976)

Box 4 Folder 17 Apartment Plan, undated

9 East 96th Street, Unit B (New York, NY)

Box 5 Folder 3 Articles on Ceramics, 1983

The Metropolitan Museum of ArtBulletin

Box 5 Folder 4 Articles on Costumes, 1971

The Metropolitan Museum of ArtBulletin

Box 5 Folder 5 Articles on Gold, 1972/1973

The Metropolitan Museum of ArtBulletin

Box 5 Folder 6 Articles on Greek Art, 1972, 1995

The Metropolitan Museum of ArtBulletin

Box 5 Folder 7 Articles on Japanese Art, 1979-1980

The Metropolitan Museum of ArtBulletin

Box 5 Folder 8 Articles on Literature, Language and Letters, 1984, undated

Articles from unidentified sources andSmithsonian

Box 5 Folder 9 Articles on Music and Musical Instruments, 1977/1978

The Metropolitan Museum of ArtBulletin

Box 5 Folder 10 Articles on Photography, undated, 1978

The Metropolitan Museum of ArtBulletinand unidentified source

Box 5 Folder 11 Articles on Primitive Art, 1981

The Metropolitan Museum of ArtBulletin

Box 4 Folder 5 Autobiography, undated

Includes autobiographical speech for the Women's Architectural Auxiliary of the New York Chapter of the AIA, with updated versions

Box 4 Folder 45 Autograph Book and Folder, 1916

Box 4 Folder 53 Banking Statements

Box 4 Folder 46 Barnard College, 1933, 1968

Pamphlet on the history of Barnard 1893-1933, and program for Greek Games (1968)

Box 4 Folder 4 Barnard College, Alumnae List, 1985-1986?

Box 4 Folder 56 Barnard College, Inauguration, 1981

Program for the inauguration of Ellen V. Futter

Box 4 Folder 55 Barnard College, Miscellaneous, 1947, 1964, undated

Barnard College Alumnae Magazine(1947 Jun); Sheet music for "Barnard! Barnard!" by Richard Rodgers

Box 4 Folder 47 Barnard College, Wigs and Cues, 1954

Program for "A Phoenic too Frequent," with E.P. listed as an Alumnae Gift

Box 4 Folder 7 Biography for M.I.T. and Barnard College, 1964, 1981

IncludesBarnard Alumnae Magazine

Box 5 Folder 12 Book Announcements, 1957, 1977

ForThree Centuries of Architectural Craftsmanshipby Colin Amery;Mirror for Gothamby Bayrd Still;Ralph Walker Architect

Box 4 Folder 57 Cathedral of the Incarnation, undated

"A Short History and Guide to the Cathedral of the Incarnation," Garden City, New York

Box 4 Folder 48 Chicago Map, ca. 1938

Box 4 Folder 22 to 32 Clippings, Architecture and Drawings, 1926-1936, 1959

Pencil Points,The Technology Review,Architecture Record,Metal Craft,Home and Garden,Lincoln National Forest Motor Trip,The Atlantic Monthly,Think, andThe New Yorker

Box 4 Folder 8 Clippings, Biographical Information, undated

Unidentified Source

Box 4 Folder 15 Clippings, Biographical Information, undated

Unidentified Source

Box 4 Folder 33 Clippings, Cities, 1945, 1946

Box 5 Folder 13 Clippings, Exercise and Diet, 1970, undated

Oversize 01 Folder 11 Clippings, Military Insignia, undated

Box 4 Folder 35 Clippings, Miscellaneous, undated

Including announcement of E.P.'s promotion to head of Interior Design at Pratt Institution

Box 5 Folder 14 Clippings, Miscellaneous

Includes article about Prof. Robert Cooper; Columbia University Map; misc. clippings; and business cards

Box 4 Folder 36 Clippings, United Nations, 1946

PM Daily, (1946 Mar 28);The New York Times Magazine(1946 Mar 31);The New YorkerCartoons

Box 4 Folder 37 Correspondence Barnard Bulletin, 1950


Box 4 Folder 9 Correspondence, Barnard College, 1947-1958

Box 4 Folder 38 Correspondence, Barnard College, 1964

Correspondence re: E.P. profile inBarnard Alumnae Magazine, and fundraising pamphlets

Box 4 Folder 39 Correspondence, Barnard College Alumnae, 1947

Box 4 Folder 40 Correspondence, Miscellaneous, 1924-1966

From Women's Peace Society (1924); E.P.'s cousin Eleanor (1927); William Casl [?] (1927); Morton Pepper (1946); Marie de Ste. Madeleine (1948 and 1952); Mrs. S. A. Wander (1950); Rose Goldstone (1966); includes calling cards and other misc. items

Box 4 Folder 41 Correspondence, Miscellaneous, 1930-1965

From G. Pepper (father), Ruth [?], and death notice for Lillian Schoedler

Box 4 Folder 42 Correspondence, Miscellaneous, 1941-1965

From Barnard College (1941); W.J. Brockelbank (1943); William Emerson (1950); Mrs. Paul Davidson (1954); Bernd Foerster (1962); and Flemming Hurt (1965)

Box 4 Folder 43 Correspondence Progressive Architecture, 1951

Letter concerning editorial appointment

Box 4 Folder 44 Correspondence, U.N. Security Council Chamber, 1946 March

Notes of Congratulations

Box 4 Folder 10 to 11 Curriculum Vitaes, 1960, undated

Includes form with background for publicity, college unidentified

Oversize 4 Folder 03 Diplomas

(3 items)

Box 4 Folder 76 Donation Receipt, 1951

Konrad Wittmann Memorial Loan Fund

Box 4 Folder 58 Edward Field, undated

Photocopied page "Impressions of the Field Trip to Edward Field's"; Handwritten notes

Box 4 Folder 59 Epworth-Euclid Methodist Church, 1979 April

Easter Program, Postcard, Pamphlet for The Fund for Peace

Box 4 Folder 60 Ethical Cultural School, 1946

Alumni AnnualSpring 1946

Box 5 Folder 30 Examination for Architects, 1939, 1948

Exam administrated by the University of the State of New York. New York Structural Institute exam and handwritten notes

Box 4 Folder 49 Expo 67, 1967

Official Souvenir Map Expo 76, Montreal, Canada

Box 4 Folder 61 Fordham University Commencement, 1979

Citation for Honorary Degree for Jessica Feingold of the Jewish Theological Seminary; includesNew York Timesarticle

Oversize 4 Folder 04 Gouache on board paintings, undated

Box 4 Folder 50 Governors Island, undated

History and Plan

Box 4 Folder 13 Graduation Programs, 1891

Harvard Convocation for Morton Pepper

Box 4 Folder 12 Graduation Programs, 1920, 1924, 1928

Ethical Culture Schools (1920), Barnard College, Columbia University (1924), MIT (1928)

Box 4 Folder 63 Jewish Theological Seminary, 1970

"Report to Seminary Family from Isfahan, Tehran, April 6, 1970"

Box 4 Folder 62 Le Corbusier's Romchamp, undated

Box 4 Folder 51 Lettering Exercises, 1942

"Lettering Exercises from Technical Drawing Problem" by F.E. Giesecke, A. Mitchell, and H.C. Spencer

Box 4 Folder 64 to 65 Lillian Schoedler Manuscript, undated

Mostly letters by Lilian Schoedler written to Lara Beam(?) , with introductory chapter by Lara Beam, and two chapters with bibliography of Lilian Schoedler (2 folders)

Box 4 Folder 14 M.I.T., Class of 1928, 25th Reunion, 1953

Class Report

Box 4 Folder 67 M.I.T., Convocation, 1949


Box 4 Folder 66 M.I.T., Miscellaneous, 1945, 1949, 1968

Tribute program for Karl Taylor Compton, President of MIT; Preliminary Program for MIT Convocation (1949); program for Inauguration of James Rhyne Kullian, Jr. tenth president of MIT; certificate presented to members of the class of 1928

Box 4 Folder 71 Miscellaneous, 1941, 1969, undated

"Architecture of Philanthropy", "Arthur Miller in Russia"Harper's(1969 Sept), Program for "France Forever" New York City (1941 Jul 14), "Chesterwood" flyer, flyer for NY Arch. League performance, and handwritten notes

Box 4 Folder 73 Miscellaneous, 1965, undated

Includes "Books: Constancy and Change," The New Yorker (1965 Mar 6)

Box 4 Folder 68 Miscellaneous, undated

Includes invitation to M.I.T. inauguration, East of Fifth (Vol. 1 no.20 Oct 7, 1954), newspaper image of Carleen Steckelberg, Chicago postcard and Easter card

Box 4 Folder 69 Miscellaneous, undated

Photo cards for Boyd Goodwin and unidentified man.; page from unidentified source with photos of Jacques Carlu (director) and Victor Laloux (head-master of studies), and print signed to E.P.

Oversize 02 Folder 25 Miscellaneous, undated

"La Roue de l'Europe": rotating disk with country information

Box 4 Folder 70 Miscellaneous

"Famous Americans", notes, "Translation Instructions" Translation Company of America, "On the Return of a Book Left to a Friend" by C. Morley, "Queen Elizabeth Cake", "Walking Tour - Lower Manhattan", handwritten (poems?), floor plan, "presenting Alexander S. Kline", "Biographical Supplement", "Appellate Division of the Supreme Court of the State of New York First Department", "The Sun Building ... NYC", "A Glossary of French Foods and Cookery", "Make the War Strengthen Your Marriage", and "Guide to Quaker Practice"

Box 4 Folder 74 Monastere de Chalais, undated

Report on restoration of the monastery and postcards

Box 4 Folder 16 Obituary, 1997

New York Times(1997 Sep 13), p. 50

Box 4 Folder 77 Photographs, undated

Includes early portrait of E.P.

Box 5 Folder 1 Photographs, undated

E.P. with (unidentified) others

Box 5 Folder 43 Postcards, 1933, 1939-40

Chicago Fair (1933), New York World's Fair (1939-40); "Flushing Meadow Improvement" (1938 Jul), and Guide to the French Pavilion

Box 5 Folder 41 Postcards, undated

U.S.O., Indiana, California, New Mexico

Box 5 Folder 42 Postcards, undated

Historic views of New York City

Oversize 01 Folder 08, 14 Princeton Herald, 1947

Box 4 Folder 18 Resumes, 1960s-1970s

Box 5 Folder 31 Student Work, Brick Architecture, undated

Student paper in French. Two pages and bibliography (pages missing?)

Box 5 Folder 27 Student Work, Class Notes, 1925-1926

M.I.T. "Town Planning and Civic Design" taught by Thomas Adams

Box 5 Folder 24 Student Work, Class Notes, 1938

Building Code and other notes

Box 5 Folder 17 Student Work, Class Notes, undated

Handwritten notes in binder; Problems in the Romanesque Art of France and Spain, Prof. W.S. Cook, Metropolitan Museum of Art

Box 5 Folder 18 Student Work, Class Notes, undated

Handwritten notes

Box 5 Folder 19 Student Work, Class Notes, undated

Handwritten notes

Box 5 Folder 20 Student Work, Class Notes, undated

Handwritten notes and pencil on trace map

Box 5 Folder 21 Student Work, Class Notes, undated

Copies of typed outlines from NYU Fine Arts

Box 5 Folder 22 Student Work, Class Notes, undated

Copies of typed outlines from NYU Fine Arts

Box 5 Folder 23 Student Work, Class Notes, undated

Typed notes, in French; includes handwritten list of contents on folder

Box 5 Folder 25 Student Work, Class Notes, undated

Handwritten notes

Box 5 Folder 26 Student Work, Class Notes, undated

Handwritten notes

Box 5 Folder 28 Student Work, Essays, 1916

Box 5 Folder 16 Student Work, Essays, 1924

Student paper entitled "The Pantheon in Rome," written while at Barnard College

Box 5 Folder 29 Student Work, Essays, ca. 1924

Two essays for psychology class

Box 5 Folder 32 to 34 Student Work, University of Paris, ca. 1932

Institute d'art et d'architecture. Reports for seminars (in French) and on the Pantheon (in English); includes drawings (3 folders)

Box 4 Folder 52 The Sydney Opera House, 1965

Booklet and handwritten note

Box 4 Folder 19 Travel, European Trip, 1957, undated

Draft of letter describing trip to Europe, written to justify deduction of costs

Box 5 Folder 35 to 37 Travel, China Slides, undated

(3 folders)

Box 5 Folder 38 Travel, Maps, undated


Box 5 Folder 39 Travel, Maps, undated

United States and Los Angeles

Box 5 Folder 40 Travel, Maps, undated

Chicago, New York, Texas, and Washington. Articles "The Lone Woman Traveller"Vogue(1961 Mar 15)

Box 5 Folder 44 Travel, Postcard and Guides, undated

Chicago, Texas, San Antonio, Nebraska, Wisconsin, Indiana, Road Island, New York, Pennsylvania, Kentucky, New Mexico. Includes map and soldier's guide to San Antonio

Box 5 Folder 45 Travel, Postcard and Guides, undated

Postcards of Mexico, guide and map of St. George, Bermuda

Box 4 Folder 20 U.S. Civil Service Application, 1939 January

Includes Curriculum Vitae information and university courses

Box 4 Folder 21 U.S.O., 1945, undated

Draft of summary of activities and partial report

Box 5 Folder 2 Unidentified Book, undated

Book with black and white plates, in Russian