Rare Book & Manuscript Library

Rudolf and Margot Wittkower papers, 1916-1995

Series III: Lectures and publishing, 1931-circa 1980s, bulk 1946-1971

The correspondence consists of invitations to give lectures, 1955-1971 including the Slade Lectures, 1970-1971 and correspondence and lectures for the "Congress on Proportion," Milan, 1951; as well as correspondence and clippings related to reviews of Wittkower's works. There is the typescript for Wittkower's bibliography, Literature on Georgian Architecture (1946); a photocopy of page proofs for the German editions of his Allegory and the Migration of Symbols (1976); entries and notes for an unpublished annotated bibliography of works on English architecture from the 16th through the 18th centuries. There are also files related to publishing Wittkower's works, and lectures given by Wittkower at universities in the United States and Europe.

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Correspondence re: Lectures by Wittkower

Box 39 Invitations for Lectures Accepted, 1955-1971

Box 39 Lecture Tour, Canada, 1967

Box 39 Slade Lectures, Cambridge, UK, 1970-1971

Congress on Proportion, Milan, 1951

Box 39 Correspondence and Lectures

Manuscripts, Notes, and Proofs

Box 39 Allegory and the Migration of Symbols (1976) proof for German edition literature on Georgian Architecture", 1946 t.ms. (bibliography), 1946

Box 39 Miscellaneous

"Annotated Bibliography on Works of English Architecture",1 16C through 18C (arranged alphabetically by author)

Box 40 A-N

Box 41 P-Z

Box 53 Folder 14 German to English architectural dictionary, undated

Box 54 Alphabetical files on book publishing and university lectures: A-Penguin, circa 1960s-1970s

Box 55 Alphabetical files on book publishing and university lectures: Phaidon-Z, circa 1960s-1970s

Box 55 Reviews of Wittkower's works: correspondence and clippings, circa 1960s-1980s

Box 59 Rudolf Wittkower lecture programs and report, 1931-1971, 2 folders