Avery Drawings & Archives Collections

Edgar J. Kaufmann papers on Fallingwater, 1909-1976, bulk 1932-1955

Series V: Other Papers

This series comprises photographs, magazines, newspaper clippings, exhibition catalogs, legal documents, and various writings and printed records of Frank Lloyd Wright and Edgar J. Kaufmann. The series contains three black and white photographs of Frank Lloyd Wright, one with Edgar J. Kaufmann; and one color transparency of a photograph by Luke Swank, entitled Tobacco Bar; various printed items related to Frank Lloyd Wright's personal involvements, including the transcript of a speech given by Wright at a Hungry Club event, and a draft of an essay entitled "Music and Its Place in the Museum of Non-Objective Painting," also by Wright; and various printed items related to Edgar J. Kaufmann's personal involvements, including the deeds to various properties owned by Kaufmann, as well as two documents of his capital investments.

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Box 05 Folder 01 Frank Lloyd Wright portraits, c.1952

Photographs : 2 items ; re : two black and white photographs, one in studio, the other at exhibition

Box 05 Folder 02 Frank Lloyd Wright and Edgar J. Kaufmann at Taliesin West, undated

Photograph : 1 item ; re : black and white photograph of Frank Lloyd Wright and Edgar J. Kaufmann at Taliesin West ; marked "Bulldog" in red pencil on back

Box 05 Folder 03 Tobacco Bar, undated

Color transparency : 1 item ; re : Luke Swank photograph, Tobacco Bar

Box 05 Folder 04 Frank Lloyd Wright, Hungry Club papers, 1936 October

Invitation copy : 1 item ; Speech transcript : 1 item ; re : Hungry Club invitation (copy) to event in which Frank Lloyd Wright spoke; remarks preceding Frank Lloyd Wright speech, October 21, 1936

Box 05 Folder 05 Frank Lloyd Wright Essay, "Music and Its Place in the Museum of Non-Objective Painting", undated

Essay : 1 item ; re : "Music and Its Place in the Museum of Non-Objective Painting" ; note at top : "Received from Angelica Rudenstein January 1977 Ekjr"

Box 05 Folder 06 Edgar J. Kaufmann, Various property deeds, 1932-1935

Deeds and excerpts of deeds : 9 items ; Letters : 5 items ; re : Edgar J. Kaufmann properties

Box 05 Folder 07 Edgar J. Kaufmann, Capital Investments, 1955-1972

Recorded Capital Investment documents : 2 items ; Memo : 1 item ; Note : 1 item