Avery Drawings & Archives Collections
 

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

Series IV: Articles & Printed Materials

This series consists of printed materials related to various projects, affairs and endeavors of Edgar J. Kaufmann, Edgar Kaufmann, Junior, and Frank Lloyd Wright. These items include magazines, exhibition pamphlets, newspaper clippings, event tickets, phone bills, speech transcripts, prints, and other printed materials.

Of note are the copies of Time with Frank Lloyd Wright on the cover, as well as a collection of newspaper clippings pertaining to the 1976 recovery of stolen art works that had belonged to Edgar J. Kaufmann, including the original plans and sketches for Fallingwater.

Box 05: Folder 08 Time Magazine Frank Lloyd Wright Cover 1938 January

Magazines : 2 items ; re :Timemagazine. Vol. 31, No. 3. January 17, 1938.

Box 05: Folder 09 Fortune article 1944

Letter with attached manuscript : 1 item ; Envelope : 1 item ; re : draft of proj. article inFortune; attached note from Mary Ellen Murphy at Fortune to Edgar J. Kaufmann regarding manuscript ; envelope in which the manuscript was mailed

Box 06: Folder 2 New York Times Magazine 1949 June

Newspaper : 1 item ; re : incomplete ; starts at pg. 25, includes 2 images of Frank Lloyd Wright buildings

Box 05: Folder 10 Taliesin exhibition pamphlets 1950-1952

Pamphlets : 3 items ; re : one pamphlet no longer bound together

Box 05: Folder 11 Miscellaneous Articles & Printed Materials 1951-1954

Event programs : 6 items ; Exhibition catalogs : 2 items ; Event tickets : 3 items ; Speech transcripts : 2 items ; Taliesin newsletter : 1 item ; Architectural Services of Frank Lloyd Wright : 2 items ; Exhibition review : 1 item ; Journals : 2 items ; Clippings : 6 items ; Note : 1 item

Box 05: Folder 12 Frank Lloyd Wright exhibition catalog : École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-arts 1952 April

Exhibition catalog : 1 item

Box 05: Folder 13 News clippings on Kaufmann art theft 1976

Clippings : 3 items ; re : articles on the recovery of art works stolen from the Kaufmanns, including original plans and sketches for Fallingwater

Box 05: Folder 14 Bell Telephone Company bills undated

Phone bills : 19 items ; Note : 1 item ; re : Bell Telephone Company of Penn., Spring Green

Box 05: Folder 15 Kaufmann, Edgar Jr. – Bibliography of writings undated

Bibliography : 1 item ; re : Bibliography of articles 1944-1984 published in various art and design journals, includingArt News,Interiors,Architectural Forum,Industrial Design,Arts and Architecture, as well as contributions to monographs ; includes two articles on Fallingwater (1947 and 1977) : "Undampened Wright". Letter response about water and defense of Frank Lloyd Wright.Architectural Forum., Introduction to Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater: the House and Its History by Donald Hoffman

Box 05: Folder 16 Prints by Joseph Urban undated

Print reproductions : 12 items ; Letter : 1 item ; re : 12 color reproductions, labeled on back in pencil, stamped on back "AUSTRIA" ; letter from Gretl Urban identifying prints