Avery Drawings & Archives Collections
 

J. Max Bond Jr. papers, 1955-2009

Series IV: Professional Papers

is the heart of the collection and contains materials related to work done by J. Max Bond, Jr. outside of the various architectural firms he practiced in. The majority of the material in the series relates to the many juries, panels, design award juries and working group Bond served on throughout his career, as well to Bond's work with Architects' Renewal Committee in Harlem (ARCH). The series also includes lectures and writings by J. Max Bond.

Box 06: Folder 16 African Projects, Angola 1989

Correspondence, notes, and proposals.

Box 06: Folder 17 African Projects, Ghana 1996

Correspondence, notes, proposals and clippings.

Box 06: Folder 18 African Projects, Lagos 2005

Correspondence, notes, and proposals.

Box 06: Folder 19 African Projects, Togo 1990

Correspondence, notes, proposals and clippings.

Box 06: Folder 20 AIA Baltimore 1998
Box 06: Folder 21 AIA Certificates 2002-2007
Box 06: Folder 22 AIA Continental Europe, Conference 2004-2005
Box 06: Folder 23 AIA Continental Europe, Conference 2004
Box 06: Folder 36 AIA General 1987-2005

Max Whitney M. Young Citation, 1 photograph of Max Bond, and Miscellaneous correspondence.

Box 06: Folder 24 AIA Heritage Ball 2005

Honoring J. Max Bond; includes video of the event on CD-ROM.

Box 06: Folder 25 AIA Heritage Ball 2005
Box 06: Folder 26 AIA Honor Awards for Regional and Urban Design Jury 2006-2007
Box 06: Folder 27 AIA International Committee 2008
Box 06: Folder 28 AIA National Convention 2007
Box 06: Folder 29 AIA New York Chapter 1994-1999
Box 06: Folder 30 to 32 AIA New York State 1992-2006

(3 folders)

Box 06: Folder 33 AIA Philadelphia 1996
Box 06: Folder 34 AIA Staten Island 2000-2001
Box 06: Folder 35 AIA Washington D.C. 1994-2000
Box 07: Folder 01 AIA/Architectural Record Continuing Education 2001
Box 07: Folder 02 American Academy in Rome 1995-1997
Box 07: Folder 03 American Academy of Arts and Sciences [1 of 2] 1996-2004
Box 07: Folder 04 American Academy of Arts and Sciences [2 of 2] 1996-2004
Box 07: Folder 05 An American Architect: J. Max Bond, Jr. 1992

Student paper by Joseph Bergamini for Professor Tony Schuman at New Jersey Institute of Technology.

Box 07: Folder 06 Architects and Engineers for Obama 2008

"An Evening on the New Public Works: Design & Policy Excellence in Public Housing and Infrastructure."

Box 07: Folder 07 Architects' Renewal Committee in Harlem (ARCH) 1968-1973
Box 07: Folder 08 Architects' Renewal Committee in Harlem (ARCH) 1968-1969
Box 07: Folder 24 Architect's World, The 1968

Poster promoting Bond.

Box 07: Folder 09 Architects/Designers/Planners for Social Responsibility 1968

Conference.

Box 07: Folder 10 Architects/Designers/Planners for Social Responsibility 1990

New York Chapter.

Box 07: Folder 11 Architects/Designers/Planners for Social Responsibility 1991

Forum.

Box 07: Folder 12 Architectural License, Connecticut 1993-2008
Box 07: Folder 13 Architectural License, Delaware 2008-2009
Box 07: Folder 14 Architectural License, District of Columbia 1994-2006
Box 07: Folder 15 Architectural License, Georgia 2004-2009
Box 07: Folder 16 Architectural License, Illinois 1998-2006
Box 07: Folder 17 Architectural License, Kentucky 1998-2007
Box 07: Folder 18 Architectural License, Louisiana 2000-2009
Box 07: Folder 19 Architectural License, Maryland 1995-2008
Box 07: Folder 20 Architectural License, Massachusetts 1994-2007
Box 07: Folder 21 Architectural License, Missouri 1992-1993
Box 07: Folder 22 Architectural License, New Jersey 2004-2009
Box 07: Folder 23 Architectural License, New York 1993-2009
Box 07: Folder 25 Aristide Foundation for Democracy, The 1996
Box 07: Folder 26 Arnold W. Brunner Grant 1995

Proposed project: "Towards an Architecture of Engagement."

Box 07: Folder 27 Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture International Convention 2002

Havana, Cuba.

Box 33: Folder 10 Awards, Certificates, and Honorary Degrees 1980s-2000s
Box 07: Folder 28 Blacklines Magazine Conference 2002 Apr

"Limitless Layers: Uncovering the full potential of all design possibilities."

Box 07: Folder 29 Brooke Russell Astor Award Selection Committee 2007
Box 30: Folder 02 Canadian Museum for Human Rights 2001 Nov

Appendices.

Box 30: Folder 02 Canadian Museum for Human Rights, The, 1 videocassettes (VHS) undated

Promotional Video. VHS : 1 item.; CD-ROM: 1 item.

Box 07: Folder 30 Canadian Museum for Human Rights, The, International Design Competition 2003
Box 30: Folder 02 Canadian Museum for Human Rights, The, International Design Competition 2005 Apr

Final Jury Report.

Box 30: Folder 02 Canadian Museum for Human Rights, The, International Design Competition 2005

Photographic Memento Album.

Box 08: Folder 01 Center for Architecture Foundation 2006-2007
Box 08: Folder 02 to 03 Center for Civil & Human Rights 2007-2008

Requests for proposals, Programming document, Reports, and Newspaper clippings. (2 folders)

Box 08: Folder 04 Century Association, The 1985-2002
Box 06: Folder 14 (CHAD) Charter High School for Architecture & Design 2003

Promotional material.

Box 08: Folder 05 Chrysler Award for Innovation in Design 1994

Nominee submission list.

Box 08: Folder 06 Church Raising Project 1996

Correspondence and clippings.

Box 08: Folder 07 City Planning Commission 2007

Public Hearing on Columbia University's Manhattanville Rezoning and Community Board 9's 197-a Plan.

Box 08: Folder 08 City Planning Commission, Midtown Development Report 1981
Box 25: Folder 01 Clippings, Africa 1994-2000
Box 25: Folder 02 Clippings, African American History 1970-1990
Box 25: Folder 03 Clippings, Bond Firms 1975, 1990
Box 25: Folder 16 Clippings, J. Max Bond 1960s-1970s
Box 25: Folder 17 Clippings, J. Max Bond 1980s
Box 25: Folder 04 Clippings, Miscellaneous 1975, 1993-1994
Box 25: Folder 05 Clippings, Projects 1960s-1970s
Box 25: Folder 06 Clippings, Projects 1980s
Box 25: Folder 07 Clippings, Projects 1990s
Box 25: Folder 08 Clippings, Projects 2000s
Box 08: Folder 10 Community Planning 2002

Invitations to join roundtables and committees.

Box 08: Folder 11 Community Service Program, College of Public and Community Service 1980

2 pamphlets.

Box 08: Folder 12 Concurrent Session SCUP Conference Proposal on Libraries 1995
Box 08: Folder 13 Conference on the Teaching of Engineering and Architecture (Havana, Cuba) 1986

Conference notebook.

Box 08: Folder 14 Conference, "New Homes for New York Neighborhoods" 1984

Co-Sponsored by The New York City Partnership, Inc., David Rockefeller, Chairman, and The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Box 08: Folder 15 Cooper Union, President's Council Member Biographies 2002
Box 08: Folder 16 Correspondence, 4 Architects 1999
Box 08: Folder 17 Correspondence, Andre Wogenscky 1960
Box 09: Folder 08 Correspondence, Contribution Requests 1996-1997
Box 08: Folder 18 Correspondence, General 1973, 1976-1977
Box 08: Folder 19 to 20 Correspondence, General 1980s

(2 folders)

Box 08: Folder 21 Correspondence, General 1990
Box 08: Folder 22 Correspondence, General 1991
Box 08: Folder 23 Correspondence, General 1992
Box 08: Folder 24 to 25 Correspondence, General 1993

(2 folders)

Box 08: Folder 26 Correspondence, General 1994
Box 08: Folder 27 Correspondence, General 1995
Box 08: Folder 28 Correspondence, General 1996
Box 08: Folder 29 to 30 Correspondence, General 1997

(2 folders)

Box 08: Folder 31 to 32 Correspondence, General 1998

(2 folders)

Box 08: Folder 33 to 34 Correspondence, General 1999

(2 folders)

Box 09: Folder 01 Correspondence, General 2000
Box 09: Folder 02 Correspondence, General 2001
Box 09: Folder 03 Correspondence, General 2002
Box 09: Folder 04 Correspondence, General 2003
Box 09: Folder 05 Correspondence, General 2004
Box 09: Folder 06 Correspondence, General 2005
Box 09: Folder 07 Correspondence, General 2006, 2008, undated
Box 09: Folder 09 Correspondence, International Education Exchange Program 1958

Regarding a grant to study Architecture at the Ecole du Louvre in Paris, France.

Box 09: Folder 10 Correspondence, Mwamuka Mercury & Associate Architects and Manilius Garber Jarett-Yarkey & Partners 1994
Box 09: Folder 11 Correspondence, References 1997
Box 09: Folder 12 Correspondence, US Department of State 1968

Regarding travel to Cuba.

Box 09: Folder 13 Design Trust for Public Space, INC. 1995-2003
Box 26: Folder 08 Desktop Files 2001 Dec

Archived on CD-ROM; includes files for Apollo Performing Arts Center, drafts of writings and talks, and biographical notes .

Box 09: Folder 14 Detroit Design Charrette 2002-2003
Box 09: Folder 15 Detroit Design Charrette 2003
Box 09: Folder 16 Directory of African American Architects 1991
Box 09: Folder 17 Dormitory Authority of the State of New York, Courts Project 1993-1996

Correspondence.

Box 09: Folder 18 Downtown Macon Design Competition 1997
Box 09: Folder 19 Educational Facilities Studies ca. 1969
Box 09: Folder 20 Essay on Miles Davis ca. 1991
Box 09: Folder 21 Event Invitations 2003
Box 09: Folder 22 FAIA 1994-1995
Box 09: Folder 23 FAIA 1997-2001

Nomination of Donald R. Blair.

Box 09: Folder 24 Fontainebleau Association, Ecoles d'Art Americanines 2001-2002
Box 09: Folder 25 Freedom Park Architectural Competition 2002-2003
Box 09: Folder 26 Freedom Park Architectural Competition 2003

Agenda.

Box 09: Folder 27 to 28 Freedom Park Architectural Competition 2003-2004

(2 folders)

Box 10: Folder 01 to 02 Freedom Park Architectural Competition 2003-2004

(2 folders)

Box 26: Folder 09 Ghana Institute of Architects 1964-1965

Minutes of a Council Meetings held at the Office of the Chief Architect, G.N.C.C.

Box 10: Folder 03 Ghana Projects, Miscellaneous 1991-2000
Box 16: Folder 14 Ghann, Accra-Tema-Akosombo Regional Programme and Plan ca. 1960s

Interim Report produced by Doxiades Associates.

Box 16: Folder 15 Governor's Design Awards Catalog 1987
Box 10: Folder 04 Graduate School of Design, Harvard University 1995-2001
Box 10: Folder 05 Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce 1996-2003
Box 06: Folder 12 "Harlem + : A Land Use and Economic Development Master Plan," The Arthur Andersen Real Estate Service Group and Davis Brody Bond 1996

Summary Proposal.

Box 10: Folder 06 Harlem Empowerment Zone 1993-2001

Physical development meeting minutes, Design/Planning Study, Correspondence, and Notes.

Box 10: Folder 07 to 09 Harlem Urban Development Corporation 1991

Binder (in 3 folders)

Box 10: Folder 10 Harlem Urban Development Corporation 1993

Harlem Area Statistics For Planning Areas, Briefing Information, HUDC booklets.

Box 10: Folder 11 Harvard Graduate School of Design, Visiting Committee Meeting 2002
Box 10: Folder 12 Harvard Urban Field Service, The (Cuba) 1968-1973
Box 10: Folder 13 Historically Black Colleges 1995

Facilities Evaluations.

Box 10: Folder 14 Historically Black Colleges

Ideas: correspondence, notes, and clippings.

Box 26: Folder 10 Indo-U.S. Sub-Commission on Education and Culture Seminar 1981 Nov

Seminar on Architecture and Community Planning.

Box 10: Folder 15 J. Max Bond, Jr. Interview 1990

Interview conducted by Thomas A. Dutton.

Box 10: Folder 16 Journals [1 of 5] 1986, 1989, 1993-2005

17 items.

Box 10: Folder 17 Journals [2 of 5] 1986, 1989, 1993-2005
Box 10: Folder 18 Journals [3 of 5] 1986, 1989, 1993-2005
Box 11: Folder 01 Journals [4 of 5] 1986, 1989, 1993-2005
Box 11: Folder 02 Journals [5 of 5] 1986, 1989, 1993-2005
Box 11: Folder 03 Kent State University 2005

Florence lecture.

Box 11: Folder 04 Kisoson Realty Corp. 1997

Notice of Settlement.

Box 11: Folder 05 Lawsuit, Frank Williams & Partners vs. Perl Properties, Inc. 2003

Affidavit of J. Max Bond, Jr.

Box 24: Folder 02 Lecture Materials, Binder undated

Includes slides, photographs, notes, and CD-ROM.

Box 11: Folder 06 Lecture, "A Public Architecture, Not Just Another Pretty Façade" 2002

CCAC Architecture Lecture Series.

Box 11: Folder 07 Lecture, "A View of Architecture and Development" 2007

Lecture presented at Tuskegee University.

Box 24: Folder 04 Lecture, "African Canvas," Tunisia, Ghana undated

Slides.

Box 11: Folder 08 Lecture, "Architecture and Architectural Practice in Africa and America" 1995

Contemporary African Architecture and Urbanism Symposium.

Box 11: Folder 09 Lecture, "Harlem: Evolution of Revitalization" 2001

Urban Land Institute.

Box 11: Folder 10 Lecture, "If Buildings Were For People: responding to need and desire" 1999

Morgan Lecture for the Hite Art Institute, University of Louisville.

Box 11: Folder 11 Lecture, "Post European Architecture" 1978

Lecture presented at the School of Architecture & Environmental Studies at City College of New York.

Box 11: Folder 12 Lecture, "Productivity, Health, and Safety in Constructed Facilities" 2000

Board on Infrastructure and the Constructed Environment (BICE) of the National Research Council.

Box 11: Folder 16 Lecture, AIA's "Multiculturalism and Leadership in Education and Practice, 2 audiocassettes
Box 11: Folder 13 Lecture, Architecture Talk 2004

Given at Howard University and Cooper Union; includes slides and CD-ROM.

Box 11: Folder 16 Lecture, Cooper Hewitt, 1 audiocassettes 1994 Apr 12
Box 11: Folder 14 Lecture, Ghana Talk at NYU 2005

Includes a CD-ROM entitled "NYU Presentation 3.2.05."

Box 11: Folder 15 Lecture, Jazz Museum Talk & Discussion 2005
Box 11: Folder 16 to 18 Lecture, Notes and Drafts 1990s

(3 folders)

Box 11: Folder 19 Lecture, Notes and Drafts 1990s-2000s
Box 11: Folder 20 Lecture, Notes and Drafts 1990s-2000s
Box 24: Folder 05 Lecture, Slides ca. 1989

Includes some notes.

Box 24: Folder 06 Lecture, Slides ca. 1998

Includes some photographs and negatives.

Box 24: Folder 07 Lecture, Slides ca. 1992

Includes travel material for Harare, Zimbabwe.

Box 24: Folder 01 Lecture, Working Cities 1998

Notes, drafts, and lecture slides.

Box 11: Folder 21 Lincoln Park Redevelopment Concept (Newark, NJ) 2001
Box 11: Folder 22 to 23 Little Rock Roundtable Design Initiatives Toward an Inclusive and Competitive America 1992

Presidential Transition Roundtable Series. (2 folder)

Box 12: Folder 01 Lower Manhattan Redevelopment 2001-2002

Includes material from the NYCRebuild Planning Task Force, as well as news clippings on the September 11th Terrorist Attacks.

Box 12: Folder 02 Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial Project 2002-2003

Design Committee.

Box 12: Folder 03 Mayors Institute on City Design, The (Charlottesville, VA) 1991
Box 12: Folder 04 Midtown-West Conference 2003
Box 30: Folder 03 Midtown-West: Development Options Conference 2002

Draft program.

Box 12: Folder 05 Mutasa Tour Schedule 1994
Box 12: Folder 06 Nakheel Design Summit 2004

Executive Summary; also included is material related to Dubai Waterfront development.

Box 12: Folder 07 to 09 National Council of Architectural Registration Boards 1991-2007

Documentation. (3 folders)

Box 12: Folder 10 National Foreign Affairs Training Center 2003

Responses to the Questions & Answer Session from the Site Visit for the NFATC.

Box 12: Folder 11 National Organization of Minority Architects 1994-2006

Membership correspondence.

Box 12: Folder 12 National Organization of Minority Architects 1999

National Conference in Charlotte, NC.

Box 12: Folder 13 National Organization of Minority Architects 1989

National Conference in San Francisco, CA.

Box 12: Folder 14 National Research Council, Board on Infrastructure and the Constructed Environment 2001-2002
Box 12: Folder 15 National Research Council, Committee to Assist the Architect of the Capitol 2002

Statement of Acceptance, and "Potential Sources of Bias and Conflict of Interest" Form.

Box 12: Folder 16 National Research Council, Master Plan for U.S. Capitol and Grounds 2003
Box 12: Folder 17 National Urban Coalition, The 1972

Steering Committee Meeting.

Box 06: Folder 15 Neighborhood Strategy for East Harlem Report, A 1982

New York City Department of City Planning.

Box 12: Folder 18 New Jersey Institute of Technology, Honorary Degree Recipient 1993

Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa; includes a photograph of J. Max Bond, Jr. receiving his honorary diploma.

Box 12: Folder 19 New Orleans Neighborhood Planning 2005-2006

Notes and correspondence.

Box 12: Folder 20 to 23 New York Building Congress 2002-2006

(4 folders)

Box 12: Folder 24 New York Civil Liberties Union [1 of 3] 1992-2002

Board of Directors Meeting Agendas and Minutes.

Box 12: Folder 25 New York Civil Liberties Union [2 of 3] 1998-2003

Board of Directors Meeting Agendas and Minutes.

Box 13: Folder 01 New York Civil Liberties Union [3 of 3] 1998-2003

Board of Directors Meeting Agendas and Minutes.

Box 13: Folder 02 to 03 New York Coalition of Black Architects 1989-1999

(2 folders)

Box 13: Folder 04 Newman Institute City Roundtable Symposium 2006

"Harlem in Our Eyes: Sustaining Cultural Legacy in a Rapidly Changing Neighborhood."

Box 13: Folder 05 Notebooks and Sketchbooks undated
Box 13: Folder 06 NYC Planning Commission 1979

Finical disclosure forms.

Box 13: Folder 07 NYC Rebuild Task Force 2001
Box 13: Folder 08 NYC School Construction Authority 1989-1991
Box 13: Folder 09 to 11 Pan African Parliament Competition 2005-2007

(3 folders)

Box 13: Folder 12 Portfolio of Work ca. 1996
Box 26: Folder 11 Poster for Forum on Social Responsibility and the Design Professions 1991 Mar 2

Sponsored by Architects, Designers and Planners for Social Responsibility/New York. J. Max Bond, Jr. was on a panel on "Ethics Vs. Esthetics in the Discourse of Design."

Roll 01 Posters, Miscellaneous 1987, 1993, undated

1987 AIA National Convention, "Fact Future + Fantasy;" "Spaces & Places: A photographic exhibit convenying the contributions, aspirations and aesthetic values of Afro0Americans as reflected in architecture;" "African American Architects in Current Practice , 1993."

Box 13: Folder 13 Pratt Center for Community Development 2008

Anniversary Tribute Journal honoring Max Bond.

Box 13: Folder 14 Pratt Institute Center for Community & Environmental Development (PICCED) 2002-2003
Box 13: Folder 15 Pratt Institute Center for Community & Environmental Development (PICCED) 2005-2008
Box 14: Folder 01 to 03 Pratt Institute Center for Community & Environmental Development (PICCED) 2005-2008

(3 folders)

Box 14: Folder 04 Presentation, Lecture Binder 2003-2006

Includes notes and presentation slides for lectures on the World Trade Center Memorial and the Jazz Museum in Harlem.

Box 14: Folder 05 Presidential Design Awards 1988

Achievement Jury.

Box 14: Folder 06 Presidential Design Awards 1992
Box 14: Folder 07 Recommendations 1994-1998
Box 14: Folder 08 to 09 Regional Plan Association 1994-2006

(2 folders)

Box 14: Folder 10 Regional Plan Association 2006

Newark Master Vision Plan Workshop.

Box 14: Folder 11 to 13 Regional Plan Association 1990s-2000s

(3 folders)

Box 15: Folder 01 to 03 Regional Plan Association 1990s-2000s

(3 folders)

Box 15: Folder 04 Regional Plan Association 1990s-2000s
Box 15: Folder 05 Resume and Short Professional Biographies undated
Box 15: Folder 06 Resume and Short Professional Biographies ca. 1990s
Box 15: Folder 07 Review of the Capitol Master Plan, The National Academies 2004

Workshop I: Vision for the U.S. Capitol in 2005.

Box 15: Folder 08 Review African American Architects in Current Practice, by Jack Travis 1992

Reviewed by J. Max Bond, Jr.

Box 15: Folder 09 Review The Glass House, by John Hix 1981

Reviewed by J. Max Bond, Jr.

Box 15: Folder 10 Roosevelt Island Housing undated

Article on J. Max Bond's reaction to UDC's RI Housing Commission.

Box 15: Folder 11 Roosevelt Island Housing Competition 1975

New York State Urban Development Corporation.

Box 15: Folder 12 Roxbury Master Plan and Implementation Strategy 1999

Boston Redevelopment Authority.

Box 15: Folder 13 Roy DeCarava Talk 1994

Bond's Notes.

Box 26: Folder 12 Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture 1987

Various event and discussion materials.

Box 15: Folder 14 Sketchbooks and Notebooks undated
Box 15: Folder 15 Speech to Architects and Planners against the war in Viet Nam, by J. Max Bond, Jr. 1968
Box 15: Folder 16 Spelman College, Cosby Academic Center 1991

Correspondence and Committee Meeting Minutes.

Box 26: Folder 13 Stored Computer Files undated

13 3.5" Floppy Disks and 1 Zip Disk.

Box 15: Folder 17 Studio Museum in Harlem, The 2002

Frederick Douglass Circle Artists Selection.

Box 15: Folder 18 Studio Museum in Harlem, The 2000. 2003

News clippings.

Box 15: Folder 19 to 20 Studio Museum in Harlem, The 1994-2000

Board Meeting Minutes. (2 folders)

Box 16: Folder 01 Sugar Hill Project at 155th Street, Design Advisory Committee 2008
Box 16: Folder 02 Transition Search Committee for Mayor-Elect David Dinkins 1989-1990

Committee Binder.

Box 16: Folder 03 Tuskegee Institute, Center for Afro-American Architecture 1980 Jan

Planning Workshop #4.

Box 16: Folder 04 United Nations Development Programme 1996-1997
Box 16: Folder 05 University Design Studios 2000-2002
Box 16: Folder 06 Urban Habitats Competition 2005

Binder.

Box 16: Folder 07 Urban Land Institute 1998, 2001
Box 06: Folder 13 "We Design II" Project 1994
Box 16: Folder 08 West Harlem Group Assistance, Inc. 2002
Box 16: Folder 09 White House Comprehensive Design Plan 1995
Box 24: Folder 03 World Trade Center Memorial 2004

Photographs of a site visit given to Bond from Governor George Pataki.

Box 16: Folder 10 World War II Monument Jury, General Service Administration 1996-1999
Box 16: Folder 11 World War II Monument Jury, General Service Administration 1996-1998
Box 16: Folder 12 Writings, "Working Cities" 2000
Box 26: Folder 14 Writings, Articles and Reviews [1 of 2] 1960-2007
Box 26: Folder 15 Writings, Articles and Reviews [2 of 2] 1960-2007
Box 16: Folder 13 Writings, Drafts 1997