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Alfred Neumann architectural records and papers, 1900-1985, bulk 1950s-1960s

Series VII: Publications

Comprised of three subseries: Articles about Projects (Periodicals), Articles about Projects (Newspapers), and Articles about Neumann. The first subseries is the largest and contains articles about and photographs of Neumann's projects, mainly in architecture, engineering, and design periodicals in numerous languages, along with a handful of popular magazines (1959-1971). The second subseries contains articles about projects in Israeli newspapers (mainly in Hebrew). The third subseries contains articles concerning Neumann's architectural career, his influence within Israeli architecture, his role as an educator, and his thoughts on various architectural topics, in both newspapers and architectural periodicals. This last subseries also contains an exhibition catalogue from Harvard, which cites Neumann's projects and research.

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Subseries 1: Articles about projects (periodicals)



Box 5 Folder 55 Kokusai Kentiku, international review of architecture, vol. 26, no. 8, August, 1959

International competition for Auschwitz Monument, pages 12-16 (Japanese language architecture periodical)



Box 5 Folder 56 Journal of the Association of Engineers and Architects in Israel (Handasa we adrikhalut), January, 1960

Monument to Auschwitz victims, competition entry, pages 32-34 (Hebrew language periodical, with limited English) (3 copies)



Box 5 Folder 57 Journal of the Association of Engineers and Architects in Israel (Handasa we adrikhalut), vol. 18, no. 1-2, January-February, 1960

Bat Yam (photograph of model), page 34 (Hebrew language periodical, with limited English)



Box 5 Folder 58 Casabella continuita, rivista internazionale di architettura e urbanistica, vol. 11, no. 245, November, 1960

Boulogne sur Seine, page 17 (includes copies of the excerpt) (Italian language architecture periodical)



Box 6 Folder 1 Journal of the Association of Engineers and Architects in Israel, vol. 20, no. 2, February, 1962

Results for the competition for the municipality building in Beer-Sheba, which Neumann may have entered (pages 67-71) (Hebrew, English)



Box 6 Folder 2 L'Architecture d'Aujord'hui, vol. 34, no. 106, February-March, 1963

Village for Arab farmers at Ein-Raffa, page 59; Bat Yam city hall, pages 66-69; Arhziv vacation area, pages 94-97 (French language architecture periodical)



Box 6 Folder 3 International asbestos-cement review, vol. 8, no. 4, October, 1963

Village for Arab farmers at Ein-Raffa, pages 19-23 (English language engineering periodical)



Box 6 Folder 4 Journal of the Association of Engineers and Architects in Israel, vol. 22, no. 1, January, 1964

Natanya town hall competition, pages 12-16 (Hebrew language periodical, with limited English)



Box 6 Folder 5 Domus, architettura arredamento arte, vol. 411, February, 1964

Bat Yam, pages 14-18 (Italian language periodical with limited French)



Box 6 Folder 6 Review of the International Union of Architects, vol. 26, April, 1964

Arhziv holiday village, pages 16-20 (English and French language architecture periodical)



Box 6 Folder 7 L'Architecture d'Aujourd'hui, vol. 35, no. 113-114, April-May, 1964

Bat Yam, pages 178, 180; El Al airport terminal, page 181 (French language architecture periodical)



Box 6 Folder 8 L'Architecture d'Aujourd'hui, vol. 35, no. 115, June-July, 1964

Bat Yam, pages 70-75 (also contains excerpts from a conference on morphologic architecture) (French language architecture periodical with limited English)



Box 6 Folder 9 Architectural Design, vol. 34, no. 11, November, 1964

Bat Yam, pages 552-563 (English language architectural periodical)



Box 6 Folder 10 Progressive Architecture, March, 1965

Frontispiece featuring Bat Yam windows, page 130; Bat Yam and Arhziv, pages 166-171 (in reference to page 168, Neumann inserted a note in German) (English language architecture periodical)



Box 6 Folder 11 Architectural Design, vol. 35, no. 4, April, 1965

Club Mediterranee, Arhziv, pages 193-197 (English language architectural periodical)



Box 6 Folder 12 Concrete quarterly, excerpt, April-June, 1965

Photograph of Bat Yam, page not given (English language engineering periodical)



Box 6 Folder 13 Domus, architettura arredamento arte, vol. 427, June, 1965

Faculty of mechanical engineering, Technion, pages 14-18; El Al airport terminal, pages 19-21 (Italian language architecture periodical)



Box 6 Folder 14 L'Industria Italiana del Cemento, vol. 35, no. 8, excerpt, August, 1965

Bat Yam, pages 491-506 (includes copy of this excerpt) (Italian language engineering periodical)



Box 6 Folder 15 Queen, excerpt, October, 1965

Michmoret holiday camp, pages 100-101 (English language magazine)



Box 6 Folder 16 Saturday Review, January, 1966

Bat Yam, pages 22-23 (English language magazine)



Box 6 Folder 17 The Architectural Forum, excerpt, January-February, 1966

Ramat Gan housing block, page 79 (English language architecture periodical)



Box 6 Folder 18 Architecture in Israel, vol. 1, January-March, 1966

Faculty of mechanical engineering, Technion, pages 34-43, 66-67 (Hebrew language architecture periodical, with limited English)



Box 6 Folder 19 Domus, architettura arredamento arte, vol. 436, excerpt, March, 1966

Natanya city hall, page 3, page not given (Italian language architecture periodical)



Box 6 Folder 20 Life International, vol. 40, no. 5, March, 1966

Club Mediterranee, Arhziv, pages 11, 20-21 (English language magazine)



Box 6 Folder 21 RAIC Journal (Royal Architectural Institute of Canada), vol. 43, no. 4, April, 1966

Arhziv, page 53 (includes copy of excerpt) (French and English language architecture periodical)



Box 6 Folder 22 Kokusai Kentiku, international review of architecture, vol. 33, no. 6, June, 1966

Ashdod city center, page 9-19 (also on cover) (Japanese language periodical with limited English)



Box 6 Folder 23 Arts and Architecture, vol. 83, no. 6, July, 1966

Natanya town hall, pages 12-13; faculty of mechanical engineering, Technion, pages 14-15 (English language periodical)



Box 6 Folder 24 Architecture in Israel, no. 3, July-September, 1966

Natanya city hall, pages 42-49 (Hebrew language architecture periodical, with limited English)



Box 6 Folder 25 Polytechnisch tijdschrift, vol. 21, August, 1966

Bat Yam, pages 702-709 (Dutch language architecture periodical)



Box 6 Folder 26 L'Architecture d'Aujourd'hui, vol. 37, no. 128, October-November, 1966

Housing block at Ramat Gan, pages 26-27; Natanya city hall, page 28; Ashdod city center, page 29; synagogue project, page 30 (includes copies of the excerpts) (French language architecture periodical)



Box 6 Folder 27 The Architect and Building News, vol. 230, no. 25, December, 1966

Housing block at Ramat Gan, pages 1083-1086 (English language architecture periodical)



Box 6 Folder 28 Zodiac 16, a review of contemporary architecture (vol. 16), 1966

Natanya city hall, pages 140-147; Faculty of mechanical engineering, Technion, pages 148-159; also contains article Morphologic Architecture, pages 136-139 (English and Italian language architecture periodical)



Box 6 Folder 29 Kenchiku Bunka, vol. 22, no. 243, January, 1967

Bat Yam, pages 170-171; Arhziv, pages 172-173; Faculty of mechanical engineering, Technion, pages 174-175; Natanya city hall, page 175; Ashdod city center, page 176 (Japanese and English language architecture periodical)



Box 6 Folder 30 Landscape Architecture, vol. 57, no. 3, April, 1967

Arhziv, pages 202-203 (English language periodical)



Box 6 Folder 31 Bouwkundig Weekblad, vol. 85, June, 1967

Housing block at Ramat Gan, pages 206-212 (Dutch language architecture periodical)



Box 6 Folder 32 Cement, vol. 19, no. 9, September, 1967

Bat Yam, pages 350-351 (Dutch engineering periodical)



Box 6 Folder 33 Werk, excerpt, October, 1967

Faculty of mechanical engineering, pages not given (German language art and architecture periodical)



Box 6 Folder 34 Space, vol. 13, no. 11, November, 1967

Photograph of Ramat Gan apartments, page 39 (Korean language architecture periodical)



Box 6 Folder 35 Architecture, no. 80, November-December, 1967

Faculty of mechanical engineering, pages 863-869 (French language architecture periodical)



Box 6 Folder 36 Holiday, vol. 42, no. 6, December, 1967

Ramat Gan housing block, pages 138-139 (English language magazine)



Box 6 Folder 37 Le Carre Bleu, excerpt, January, 1968

Ashdod city center, pages not given (French language architecture periodical)



Box 6 Folder 38 Bauen Wohnen, vol. 22, no. 2, February, 1968

Ramat Gan housing block, pages 50-51 (German language architecture periodical, with limited French and English)



Box 6 Folder 39 Life Atlantic, vol. 44, no. 3, February, 1968

Ramat Gan housing block, pages 47-53 (English language magazine)



Box 6 Folder 40 The Kentiku, architecture, a monthly journal for architects and designers, no. 94, June, 1968

Arhziv, Ashdod city center, page 17; Synagogue project, pages 20-21; synagogue in the Negev desert, page 22-23; school project in Beer-sheba, pages 24-25; faculty of mechanical engineering, pages 26-29; Bat Yam, pages 30-31; Ramat Gan housing block, pages 32-38 (includes copies of the excerpts) (Japanese language architecture periodical)



Box 7 Folder 1 Architecture Canada, excerpt, September, 1968

Photograph of Ramat Gan apartments, page 49 (English language architecture periodical)



Box 7 Folder 2 Domus, architettura arredamento arte, vol. 466, September, 1968

Ramat Gan housing block, pages 1-3; studies in polyhedric architecture, pages 4-5 (includes copies of second excerpt) (Italian language architecture periodical)



Box 7 Folder 3 Progressive Architecture, excerpts, March, 1969

Arhziv, pages 116-117; Michmoret holiday camp, page 117; Kiriat Yam youth camp, page 118; Bat Yam, page 119; Natanya city hall, page 120; synagogue in the Negev desert, page 120; synagogue project, page 121; faculty of mechanical engineering, page 122; Ramat Gan apartments, pages 122-123 (includes copy) (English language architecture periodical)



Box 7 Folder 4 L'Architecture d'Aujourd'hui, vol. 40, no. 144, June-July, 1969

Arhziv, Bat Yam, Ramat Gan, faculty of mechanical engineering, page VII (includes copies of the excerpt) (French language architecture periodical)



Box 7 Folder 5 Domus, architettura arredamento arte, vol. 476, excerpt, July, 1969

Synagogue in the Negev desert, pages not given (Italian language architecture periodical)



Box 7 Folder 6 L'Industria Italiana del Cemento, vol. 39, no. 8, excerpt, August, 1969

Faculty of mechanical engineering, pages 597-608 (Italian language engineering periodical)



Box 7 Folder 7 Israel Magazine, vol. 3, no. 3, March, 1971

Faculty of mechanical engineering, pages 4-8; Bat Yam, pages 8-10; synagogue in the desert, page 8; Arhziv, pages 10-11; Ramat Gan, pages 10, 12 (English language magazine)



Box 7 Folder 8 L'Industria Italiana del Cemento, vol. 41, no. 7, excerpt, July, 1971

Ramat Gan housing block, pages 481-494 (Italian language engineering periodical)



Box 7 Folder 9 Architecture in Israel, no. 2, August, 1971

Beit Zait holiday camp, pages 19-21 (English and Hebrew language architecture periodical)



Box 7 Folder 10 md (moebel interior design), excerpt, undated

Bat Yam, pages 45-48 (includes copies) (German, English, and French language interior design periodical)



Box 7 Folder 11 Selearchitettura, Segnalazioni Lettere il Mondo in Architettura, excerpt, undated

Bat Yam, pages 742, 747 (exists only as copies) (Italian language architecture periodical)



Box 7 Folder 12 Unknown periodicals, 1963, undated

Contains photographs and articles in periodicals and newspapers regarding Neumann's projects in Israel (English, Italian, Hebrew)



Box 7 Folder 13 Proportion, a measure of order, Spring-Summer, 1965

Exhibition catalogue, Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Harvard University; Bat Yam city hall project cited with reference to Neumann's paper, L'Humanisation de l'espace, page 81 (English)


Subseries 2: Articles about projects (newspapers)



Box 7 Folder 14 Building Industry News, April, 1964

Bat Yam, page not given (English language architecture newspaper)



Box 7 Folder 14 The Jerusalem Post, February, 1965

Bat Yam, page not given (English language Israeli newspaper)



Box 7 Folder 14 The Jerusalem Post, March, 1965

Ramat Gan apartments, page 7 (English language Israeli newspaper)



Box 7 Folder 14 The Jerusalem Post, March, 1965

Note to the editor from Zvi Hecker refers to Neumann's projects, page 3 (English language Israeli newspaper)



Box 7 Folder 14 The Daily Telegraph, September, 1965

Photograph of Bat Yam, page 16 (British broadsheet newspaper)



Box 7 Folder 14 The Jerusalem Post Magazine, July, 1970

Synagogue in the Negev desert, page 9 (English language Israeli magazine)



Box 7 Folder 14 Bat Yam newspaper clippings (unknown newspapers), undated

3 clippings from the Jerusalem Post and other newspapers (English language Israeli newspapers)



Box 7 Folder 15 Achziv holiday village (Club Mediterranee), clippings, 1961, 1962

Contains 2 clippings from Israeli newspapers (Hebrew)



Box 7 Folder 15 Auschwitz memorial competition, clippings, undated

Contains 2 copies of a clipping from an Israeli newspaper or periodical (Hebrew)



Box 7 Folder 15 Bat Yam newspaper clippings, 1962, 1963, undated

Contains 13 clippings from Israeli newspapers (Hebrew)



Box 7 Folder 15 Dubiner House at Ramat Gan, clipping, undated

Contains 1 clipping from an Israeli newspaper (Hebrew)



Box 7 Folder 15 Faculty of mechanical engineering (Danciger building), Technion, clippings, 1966, 1967, undated

Contains 22 clippings from Israeli newspapers (Hebrew, 1 article in English)



Box 7 Folder 15 Jerusalem Gate, clipping, 1960s

Contains 1 clipping from an Israeli newspaper (Hebrew)



Box 7 Folder 15 Natanya city hall, clipping, 1967

Contains 1 clipping from an Israeli newspaper (Hebrew)



Box 7 Folder 15 Village for Arab refugees at Ein-Rafa, clipping, undated

Contains 1 clipping from an Israeli newspaper (Hebrew)



Box 7 Folder 16 Clippings regarding Danciger Building controversy, 1966, 1967, undated

Articles pertaining to the Danciger building controversy, of the faculty of mechanical engineering, Technion (mainly in the Jerusalem Post, one article in Jedioth Ghadashoth) (English, German, Hebrew)


Subseries 3: Articles about Neumann



Box 7 Folder 17 L'Architecture d'Aujourd'hui, vol. 38, no. 130, February-March, 1967

Articles discuss Neumann's research on space packing patterns, and Neumann's and Hecker's research on units arranged in special patterns, pages 24 and 25 (includes copies of the excerpts) (French and English language architecture periodical)



Box 7 Folder 18 La Terre Retrouvee, October, 1953

Interview with Neumann regarding the formation of a national architecture in Israel, page 7 (French language newspaper)



Box 7 Folder 18 Technion Review, vol. 8, no. 4, October, 1957

Article regarding the work of Neumann's students at the Technion, page 10 (English language periodical)



Box 7 Folder 18 Technion Review, vol. 9, no. 4, October, 1958

Short article refers to Neumann's thoughts on architecture education, page not given (English language periodical)



Box 7 Folder 18 L'Evenement, May, 1963

Article gives a brief background of Neumann's career, along with other professors of architecture at the Ecole d'Architecture, Universite Laval, page 8 (French language newspaper)



Box 7 Folder 18 Unknown newspaper, October, 1964

Article refers to Neumann's work on morphological architecture, page 29 (French language newspaper)



Box 7 Folder 18 Le Soleil, November, 1966

2 articles about Neumann's career, his thoughts on the evolution of architecture in Quebec, and the role of architecture in the modern world, pages 6-7 (French language newspaper)



Box 7 Folder 18 Le Soleil, February, 1967

Article gives Neumann's thoughts on Le Corbusier, page 23 (French language newspaper)



Box 7 Folder 18 RIBAJ (Royal Institute of British Architects Journal), June, 1967

Article refers to Neumann as being a practitioner of new trends in architecture, pages 244-246 (English language architecture periodical)



Box 7 Folder 18 The Gazette, April, 1968

Article includes biographical notes and refers to Neumann's role as a monumental figure in Israeli architecture and as an educator of the next generation of architects, page 21 (English language newspaper)



Box 7 Folder 19 Articles about Neumann (Hebrew), 1966, undated

Contains press clippings from Israeli newspapers, perhaps regarding the controversy surrounding the faculty of mechanical engineering building (Hebrew)