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INVENTORY OF THE ALDO ROSSI PAPERS, 1943-1999
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Series I. Lectures and course material, 1954-1985, undated

Physical Description: 1.3 linear feet (3 boxes)

Scope and Content Note

Series I. contains unpublished speeches, conference papers, and teaching notes. Subjects include design theory, history and principles of architecture, and rational architecture. Rossi lectured extensively both domestically and internationally. Because original order has been maintained this series also contains writing that is not designated as lecture or course material.

Arrangement note

Files are arranged chronologically.
Box 1, Folder 1

"Architettura moderna e tradizione nazionale," 1954 April

Scope and Content Note

For conference held in Rome, "Conferenza internazionale studenti di architettura." Lecture includes annotations.
Box 1, Folder 6

Turin conference, 1955

Scope and Content Note

Conference possibly regarding Italy and USSR relations.
Box 1, Folder 7

Berlin, Weimar conference, 1961

Scope and Content Note

Contains manuscript drafts of lecture in Italian and German.
Box 2, Folder 5

"Lezione, Venezia," 1964

Scope and Content Note

Handwritten notes, manuscripts and typescripts.
Box 2, Folder 2

"Corso di caratteri degli edifici," 1966

Scope and Content Note

Lesson for Politecnico di Milano.
Box 2, Folder 1

Corso di teoria della progettazione architettonica, 1966

Scope and Content Note

Published text.
Box 1, Folder 11

"La residenza in Inghilterra," 1966

Scope and Content Note

Course syllabus from Politecnico.
Box 2, Folder 3

"Il problema dell'abitazione negli studi urbani," 1967 June 3

Scope and Content Note

Lecture for University of Naples course "Rinnovamento delle tipologie residenziali."
Box 2, Folder 7

"Forme tipologiche della abitazione," 1968

Scope and Content Note

Notebook.
Box 1, Folder 20

"Discorso sulle facoltà e sul suo assetto," 1969

Scope and Content Note

Also includes notes on Alexander Lynch.
Box 1, Folder 29

"Prime lezioni e interventi," 1969

Box 1, Folder 31

Lessons from Politecnico di Milano, 1966-1970

Scope and Content Note

Notes and annotated typescripts.
Box 1, Folder 17

"Seminario," 1970 February 18

Box 1, Folder 13

"Per una teoria della progettazione," 1970 April 20

Scope and Content Note

For University of Palermo. Typescript with annotations.
Box 2, Folder 9

"Il nostro progetto," 1970 May 18

Box 1, Folder 24

"Razionalismo," 1970 May 26

Scope and Content Note

Typescript with annotations.
Box 1, Folder 25

"Ideologia/Architettura," 1970 June 11

Scope and Content Note

Notes from an all-day debate.
Box 1, Folder 27

"Dibattito razionalismo 1," 1970 June 19

Box 1, Folder 28

"Dibattito nel gruppo," 1970 July 8

Box 1, Folder 26

"Principi," 1970 July 13

Box 1, Folder 30

"Presentazione ricerca, appunti," 1970 November 30

Scope and Content Note

Annotated typescript.
Box 1, Folder 14

"Letteratura architettonica," 1971 February 3

Scope and Content Note

Includes photocopies of resource materials.
Box 1, Folder 23

"Architettura e storia," 1971 February 17

Box 1, Folder 18

"Architettura del realismo," 1971 March 3

Box 1, Folder 19

Notes on Luckacs, 1971 March 3

Box 2, Folder 4

Texts from Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule lessons, 1972-1974

Scope and Content Note

Published texts. Rossi was a visiting professor in the department of architecture.
Box 2a, Folder 4

Materials from Internationale Design Zentrum conference, 1974

Scope and Content Note

Includes Aldo Rossi exhibition catalog.
Box 2, Folder 10

"L'architettura analoga," 1976, undated

Scope and Content Note

Typescripts in Italian and German. German typescript for Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule.
Box 1, Folder 2

Untitled lecture, 1976

Scope and Content Note

With annotations. For conference in United States.
Box 1, Folder 4

"I miei progetti e l'architettura analoga," 1975, 1977

Scope and Content Note

For lecture at Cooper Union. Also includes translated version "The meaning of analogy in my last projects," translated by Nina Galetta.
Box 2a, Folder 2

Assorted conference typescripts, 1974-1978

Box 2, Folder 11

"Mailand," 1977-1978, undated

Scope and Content Note

"Mailand I" and "Mailand II." Typsescripts in Italian and German. One typescript from Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule lecture.
Box 1, Folder 3

Untitled lecture, 1980

Scope and Content Note

Lecture in the United States, possibly at Pratt. Includes typescript and manuscript drafts.
Box 2a, Folder 5

"Teatro domestico," 1985

Scope and Content Note

Lecture given at the Triennale, Milan.
Box 1, Folder 15

"Abitazione 1," undated

Box 1, Folder 12

Anthology of writing on architectural history, undated

Box 2, Folder 6

Centuriation research material, undated

Scope and Content Note

Castagnoli, Fraccaro. Contains photocopies from unidentified publications.
Box 1, Folder 16

"Confronto e programma," undated

Scope and Content Note

Annotated typescript.
Box 1, Folder 10

"Considerazioni sulla morfologia urbana e la tipologia edilizia," undated

Scope and Content Note

Lesson for University of Architecture in Venice.
Box 1, Folder 21

Debate notes, undated

Box 2, Folder 8

"Descrizione di alcune architetture," undated

Scope and Content Note

Fragment of typescript on San Carlone.
Box 1, Folder 8

Grenier research material, undated

Scope and Content Note

Contains photocopies from unidentified publication.
Box 1, Folder 5

"Lezione," undated

Box 1, Folder 9

Realism lectures, undated

Scope and Content Note

Typescripts titled "Un educazione al realismo," "Lezione sul realismo."
Box 1, Folder 22

"Seminario autovalutazione," undated

Box 2a, Folder 1

"Some of my projects (designs)," undated

Scope and Content Note

For lecture in the United States and possibly Berlin.
Box 2a, Folder 3

"Un educazione 'realista,'" undated

 

Series II. Drafts and writings, 1943-1999, undated

Physical Description: 10.8 linear feet (11 boxes, 4 flat file folders)

Scope and Content Note

This series includes drafts of Rossi's books Architecture of the City and A Scientific Autobiography as well as work he contributed to other authors' books, notes, and preliminary and final drafts of his writing. Notes regarding publishing are included only when the published item is present in the collection. This series also includes documentation such as plans, descriptions and official letters for such projects as Piazza di Sannazzaro and the Scandicci competition. Rossi bibliographies, ephemera, photographs, and additional clippings are located in this series. While most clippings comprise writing by Rossi or about Rossi, there are also materials outside of this scope that were most likely used for Rossi's research or that reflect his personal interests. Because original order has been maintained this series also contains work other than drafts or writing.

Arrangement note

Files are arranged chronologically.
Box 3, Folder 1

Notes on L'urbanistica dall'antichità ad oggi, 1943

Box 3, Folder 1a

"La casa unifamiliare: Case per salariati agricoli nel basso milanese," 1953

Scope and Content Note

Typescript. Paper delivered at Politecnico.
Box 3, Folder 2

Paper on Le Corbusier, 1953 May

Scope and Content Note

Typescripts. Paper delivered at Politecnico.
Box 3, Folder 3

"J.J. Pieter Oud," 1954 January

Scope and Content Note

Typescripts.
Box 3, Folder 4

"Considerazioni su spazio, tempo e architettura," 1954 May

Scope and Content Note

Typescript.
Box 3, Folder 5

"Il sentimento della natura nell'Unione Sovietica," 1954 August

Scope and Content Note

Published in Voce Comunista. Clipping and typescript.
Box 3, Folder 6

"Un dibattito nell'U.R.S.S.: Considerazioni sull'architettura sovietica a proposito di un recente congresso," 1954

Scope and Content Note

Typescripts and manuscript.
Box 3, Folder 7

"La cultura dei monopoli: Politica dell'industrial design," 1955 June

Scope and Content Note

Published in Voce Comunista. Written with Guido Canella. Clippings and typescripts.
Box 3, Folder 8

"Relazione tenuta al convegno degli architetti comunisti," 1955 October

Scope and Content Note

Typescripts.
Box 3, Folder 9

"Presentazione al monumento di Franco Buzzi," 1955 November

Scope and Content Note

Typescripts.
Box 3, Folder 10

"Architettura e realismo," 1955

Scope and Content Note

Typescript. Written with Guido Canella.
Box 3, Folder 11

"Attualità di Perret," circa 1955

Scope and Content Note

Review of Auguste Perret by Ernesto Rogers. Typescript and notes.
Box 3, Folder 12

Review of Giuseppe Pagnano, 1956 March

Scope and Content Note

Book by Carlo Melograni. Typescripts.
Box 3, Folder 13

"Il concetto di tradizione nell'architettura neoclassica milanese," 1954-1956

Scope and Content Note

Rossi thesis for Politecnico. Also titled "Il concetto di tradizione nell'architettura neoclassica." Published in Società. Typescripts, notes and offprints.
Box 3, Folder 14

Article for Il Contemporaneo, circa 1956

Scope and Content Note

Untitled typescript.
Box 3, Folder 15

"L'influenza del romanticismo europeo nell'architettura di Alessandro Antonelli," 1957 February

Scope and Content Note

Written with Vittorio Gregotti. Published in Casabella. Clipping, photographs, typescripts and manuscripts.
Box 3, Folder 16

"Una discussione su "Casabella" all'M.S.A.," 1957 May

Scope and Content Note

Published in Casabella. Article is also titled "Relazione presentata all'M.S.A. per la discussione sulla rivista Casabella." Clippings, notes and typescript.
Box 3, Folder 17

"A proposito di un recente studio sull'Art Nouveau," 1956, 1957

Scope and Content Note

Published in Casabella. Clippings, typescripts and manuscripts. Review of Sources of Art Nouveau by Stephan Tschudi Madsen.
Box 3, Folder 18

"Il passato e il presente nella nuova architettura," 1958

Scope and Content Note

Published in Casabella. Clipping, typescripts and manuscripts.
Box 3, Folder 19

"Una critica che respingiamo," 1958

Scope and Content Note

Published in Casabella. Review of Die Revolution der modernen Kunst or La rivoluzione dell'arte moderna by Hans Sedlmayr. Clipping, typescripts and manuscripts.
Box 3, Folder 19a

"Emil Kaufmann e l'architettura dell'illuminismo," 1958

Scope and Content Note

Typescripts and manuscript.
Box 3, Folder 20

"Il Seagram building," 1959 January

Scope and Content Note

Published in Casabella. Clippings and typescript.
Box 3, Folder 21

"Avant-Garde Painting and Sculpture (1890-1955) in Italy," 1959 May

Scope and Content Note

Published in Casabella. Clippings.
Box 3, Folder 22

Review of L'architettura moderna in Italia, 1959 June

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript.
Box 3, Folder 23

"L'ordine greco," 1959 June

Scope and Content Note

Published in Casabella. Review of L'ordre grec, by François Cali. Clippings, notes and typescripts.
Box 3, Folder 24

"Quale tradizione," 1959

Box 4, Folder 1

Adolf Loos research materials 1959, undated

Scope and Content Note

Clippings and notes.
Box 4, Folder 2

"Adolf Loos, 1870-1933," 1957-1959

Scope and Content Note

Published in Casabella. Clippings, typescripts, manuscripts and notes.
Box 4, Folder 3

"Architecture You and Me," 1959-1960

Scope and Content Note

Published in Casabella. Includes clippings and manuscript.
Box 4, Folder 4

"Aspetti dell'architettura tedesca contemporanea," 1960 January

Scope and Content Note

Published in Casabella. Clippings, typescript, manuscript, postage and French coin.
Box 4, Folder 5

"Ventiquattro per cento," 1960 March

Scope and Content Note

Clippings and typescripts. Possibly also titled "Arredamento e architettura."
Box 4, Folder 6

"Aspetti dell'architettura industriale in Germania," 1960 April

Scope and Content Note

Typescripts and manuscript.
Box 4, Folder 7

"Peter Behrens e il problema dell'abitazione moderna," 1960 June

Scope and Content Note

Published in Casabella. Clippings, typescript and notes.
Box 4, Folder 8

"La città e la periferia," 1960 July

Scope and Content Note

Published in Casabella. Clippings, typescripts and notes.
Box 4, Folder 9

"Il problema della periferia nella città moderna," 1960 July

Scope and Content Note

Written with Gianugo Polesello and Francesco Tentori. Published in Casabella. Clippings.
Box 4, Folder 10

Response to Argomenti di architettura, 1960 October

Scope and Content Note

Typescripts.
Box 4, Folder 11

"Un giovane architetto tedesco: Oswald Mathias Ungers," 1960 October

Scope and Content Note

Published in Casabella. Clippings and typescript.
Box 4, Folder 12

"Il convento de la Tourette di Le Corbusier," 1960 December

Scope and Content Note

Published in Casabella. Clippings and typescripts.
Box 8, Folder 1

Via Farini project, circa 1960

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript.
Box 8, Folder 2

Villa ai Ronchi, circa 1960

Scope and Content Note

Black-and-white photographs.
Box 4, Folder 13

"Aspetti della architettura industriale in Svizzera," 1961 January

Scope and Content Note

Typescripts and notes.
Box 4, Folder 14

"L'esperienza inglese e i nuovi problemi urbanistici," 1961 April

Scope and Content Note

Published in Casabella. Clippings and typescript.
Box 4, Folder 15

"Architettura italiana: 6 domande," 1961 May

Scope and Content Note

Published in Casabella. Response to a questionnaire written with Luciano Semerani and Silvano Tintori. Clipping and typescript.
Box 4, Folder 16

"L'atelier 5 di Berna," 1961 December

Scope and Content Note

Clippings and typescript.
Box 4, Folder 17

"L'uomo della metropoli," 1962 January

Scope and Content Note

Published in Casabella. Clipping and typescripts. Review of book by Willy Hellpach.
Box 4, Folder 18

"Nuovi problemi," 1962 June

Scope and Content Note

Published in Casabella. Clippings and typescripts.
Box 4, Folder 19

"L'architetto e l'urbanistica," 1962 July

Scope and Content Note

Published in Casabella. Review of L'urbanisme au service de l'homme, by André Gutton. Clipping, typescript and manuscript.
Box 4, Folder 20

Interview for Deutsche Architektur, 1961-1962

Scope and Content Note

Typescript.
Box 4, Folder 21

Review of Garden Cities of Tomorrow, 1963 January

Scope and Content Note

Published in Casabella. Review of book by Ebenezer Howard. Clipping and notes.
Box 4, Folder 22

"Due monumenti," 1963 June

Scope and Content Note

Published in Casabella. Clipping. Includes article written with Gianugo Polesello and Luca Meda "Monumento alla resistenza a cuneo," and article written with Luca Meda "Fontana monumentale nel centro direzionale di Milano."
Box 4, Folder 23

"Manuale d'urbanistica," 1963 June

Scope and Content Note

Notebook.
Box 4, Folder 24

"Un piano per Vienna," 1963 July

Scope and Content Note

Published in Casabella. Clipping and notes.
Box 5, Folder 1

"Locomotiva 2," 1963 August

Scope and Content Note

Clipping.
Box 5, Folder 2

"Appunti libro urbanistico," 1963

Scope and Content Note

Probably notes for a book.
 

Caleppio project, 1962-1963

Scope and Content Note

Probably for workers' housing project.
Box 8, Folder 3

Papers and plan

Flatfile 1**

Oversize

Box 5, Folder 3

"Aspetti della tipologia residenziale a Berlino," 1964 June

Scope and Content Note

Published in Casabella. Clippings and notes.
Box 5, Folder 4

"Concorso tronchetto," 1964 November

Scope and Content Note

Typescripts.
Box 5, Folder 5

"Architettura dei fatti urbani," 1964-1965

Scope and Content Note

Notebooks. Probably an early version of Architecture of the City.
Box 8, Folder 4

Abbiategrasso project, 1964-1965

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence and project descriptions. Probably for Ticino river sport and leisure center project.
 

Broni project, 1962-1965

Box 8, Folder 5

Papers

Scope and Content Note

Project description, letters and city council minutes regarding building project.
Flatfile 2**

Plans

Box 5, Folder 6

Introduction to La torre de Babele, 1967

Scope and Content Note

Typescript.
 

Piazza di Sannazzaro project, 1967

Box 8, Folder 6

Drawings and papers

Scope and Content Note

Includes project description and official project guidelines.
Flatfile 3**

Plans

Box 5, Folder 7

"Che fare delle vecchie città," 1968 February

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box 5, Folder 8

Gruppo Rossi papers, 1967-1968

Scope and Content Note

Photocopied papers from the Gruppo Rossi which included Aldo Rossi, Giorgio Grassi, Vittorio Introini, Vanna Gavazzeni, Massimo Scolari. One typescript identified as "documento politico."
Box 5, Folder 9

"L'architettura della ragione come architetture di tendenza," 1969 July

Scope and Content Note

Typescript and photocopy of published version. Introduction to exhibition Illuminismo e architettura del '700 veneto.
Box 5, Folder 10

Preface to second edition of L'architettura della città, 1969

Scope and Content Note

Typescripts.
Box 5, Folder 11-12

"Città venete" or "Caratteri urbani delle città venete," 1968-1970, 1977

Scope and Content Note

Notebook and typescripts.
Box 8, Folder 7

Scandicci palazzo comunale, 1968-1969

Scope and Content Note

Drawings, project description, quote, pamphlet and official letters.
Box 5, Folder 13

"Bernardo Vittone e la disputa fra classicismo e barocco nel Settecento," 1970 September

Scope and Content Note

Published in Accademia della scienza di Torino. Offprint.
Box 5, Folder 14

"Risposte a Melograni," 1971 October

Scope and Content Note

Typescript.
Box 5, Folder 15

"L'architettura dell'illuminismo," 1971 November

Scope and Content Note

Typescript.
Box 5, Folder 16

"Topografia e architettura milanese fino al 1870," 1964-1971

Scope and Content Note

Notes and typescripts. Includes lessons "I piani regolatori di Milano" and "Ricapitolazione Milano."
Box 5, Folder 17

"La costruzione della città," 1972 January

Scope and Content Note

Published in catalog for exhibition at Museo Poldi Pezzoli. Excerpt and typescript.
Box 6, Folder 1

"Progetti scuola x controspazio," 1972 April

Scope and Content Note

Typescript.
Box 6, Folder 2

Zurich exhibition catalog text, 1972

Scope and Content Note

Typescripts and clippings. Typescripts in German and Italian.
Box 6, Folder 3

"Architettura e città/Passato e presente," 1972 September

Scope and Content Note

Typescripts and notes.
Box 6, Folder 4

Introduction to L'architettura razionale, 1973 August

Scope and Content Note

Typescript.
Box 6, Folder 5

Transcript of interview with Rossi, 1973 August

Scope and Content Note

Interview conducted by Vanna Becciani.
Box 6, Folder 6

"L'abitazione e la città," 1974 May

Scope and Content Note

Published in L'architecture d'aujourd'hui. Clippings and typescripts.
Box 6, Folder 7

"Introduzione alla ricerca urbana su Zurigo," 1974 July

Scope and Content Note

Typescript.
Box 6, Folder 8

Internationales Design Zentrum conference papers, 1974 September

Scope and Content Note

Clippings with conference press, letter, black-and-white photographs, lectures by others.
Box 6, Folder 9

"Casa a Borgo Ticino," 1974

Scope and Content Note

Typescript.
Box 6, Folder 10

"Alcuni miei progetti," 1975

Scope and Content Note

Various typescripts.
 

Ticino project, 1975

Box 8, Folder 8-9

Papers and plans

Scope and Content Note

Includes project descriptions and notes. Project descriptions in Italian and German.
Box 23*, Folder 1

Oversize plans

Box 6, Folder 11

Lecture, 1977

Scope and Content Note

German lecture text. Città progetto.
Box 6, Folder 12

"Venezia," 1977

Scope and Content Note

See also "Città venete." Typescripts in German and Italian.
Box 6, Folder 13

Casa Romana research materials, 1980, undated

Scope and Content Note

Typescript notes on various authors, typescripts on general themes. Includes typescript of lecture in English from the United States.
Box 6, Folder 14-15

A Scientific Autobiography, 1981

Scope and Content Note

Typescripts. In English and Italian. English version translated by Lawrence Venuti.
Box 6, Folder 16

Introduction to Architecture of the City, 1982

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript and typescripts. Introduction for American and Portuguese editions.
 

Baltimore monumental clock, 1981-1983

Scope and Content Note

Also referred to as Charles Center Project.
Box 8, Folder 10

Papers and black-and-white photographs

Scope and Content Note

Includes drawings, letters and project description.
Box 24, Folder 1

Black-and-white negatives

Box 23*, Folder 2

Plans

Box 6, Folder 17

Essay on Paesaggio Urbano, by Mario Sironi, 1985

Scope and Content Note

Typescript.
Box 7, Folder 1

"Le bambole dell'estate," undated

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript.
Box 7, Folder 2

Caption project for Angeli book, undated

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript, clippings and typescripts.
Box 8, Folder 11

Corbetta project, undated

Scope and Content Note

Notes.
 

Furniture projects, undated

Box 8, Folder 12

Drawings

Box 23*, Folder 3

Plans

Box 8, Folder 13

Lomello, S. Michele restoration project, undated

Scope and Content Note

Project descriptions and notes.
Box 8, Folder 14

Monza project, undated

Scope and Content Note

Project description.
Box 7, Folder 3

Notes for Casa Vogue, undated

Box 8, Folder 15

Novara restoration project, undated

Scope and Content Note

Black-and-white photograph, project description and notes.
Box 7, Folder 4

Otto Wagner research materials, undated

Scope and Content Note

Black-and-white photographs, clipping and notes.
 

Rome project, undated

Box 8, Folder 16

Papers

Box 23*, Folder 4

Hand-drawn plan of Rome

Box 7, Folder 5

"Piano territoriale di coordinamento della regione veneta," undated

Scope and Content Note

Typescripts.
Box 7, Folder 6

Review or notes on Le modulor, undated

Scope and Content Note

Book by Le Corbusier. Typescript is signed by Le Corbusier.
Box 7, Folder 7

Review of Von Ledoux bis Le Corbusier, undated

Scope and Content Note

Book is by Emil Kaufmann. Notes.
Box 7, Folder 8

"San Lorenzo," undated

 

Sant'Angelo Lodigiano, undated

Box 8, Folder 17

Drawings and papers

Flatfile 4**

Plans

Box 7, Folder 9

"Le tendenze dell'urbanistica contemporanea," undated

Scope and Content Note

Typescript.
Box 7, Folder 10

[Tipologie delle residenze], undated

Scope and Content Note

Untitled typescript.
Box 7, Folder 11

"Triennale," undated

Scope and Content Note

Typescripts.
Box 8, Folder 18

Urbino project, undated

Scope and Content Note

Notes.
Box 7, Folder 12-14

Assorted writing by Rossi, 1976-1984, undated

Box 7, Folder 15

Assorted writing by others, 1957-1975, undated

Scope and Content Note

Excerpt by Erminio includes drawings.
Box 9-10, 10a, 10b, 10c

Clippings, ephemera and publications, 1943-1999, undated

Scope and Content Note

Most clippings and publications include writing by Aldo Rossi or writing about Aldo Rossi. Other writing is also included here, perhaps as resource material for Rossi.
Box 7, Folder 16

Bibliographies and project lists, 1971-1974

 

Assorted unidentified, undated

Box 8, Folder 19

Unidentified project

Box 10b, Folder 4

Postcards

Box 7, Folder 17

Drawings

Scope and Content Note

Includes unidentified drawing probably by Rossi.
Box 10b, Folder 5

Drawings by children

Box 10b, Folder 6

Plans

Box 10b, Folder 7-8

Black-and-white photographs

Scope and Content Note

Includes photographs of unidentified exhibitions.
Box 24, Folder 2-3

Color photographs and black-and-white negatives

Box 10b, Folder 9

Notes

 

Series III. Correspondence and business documents, 1954-1988

Physical Description: 12.0 linear feet (14 boxes and 2 flat file folders)

Scope and Content Note

Series III includes incoming and outgoing letters concerning current topics in architecture, symposia and interview proposals, work contracts, invitations, publishing information, student research papers on Rossi buildings, and financial statements. Correspondents include Carlo Aymonino, Peter Eisenman, Léon Krier, Rob Krier, Paolo Portoghesi, Hans Hollein, and Manfredo Tafuri. Because original order has been maintained this series also contains writing that is not designated as correspondence or business papers.

Arrangement note

Files are arranged chronologically with non-correspondence materials at the end.
Box 11, Folder 1

1954

Box 11, Folder 2

1955

Box 11, Folder 3

1959

Box 11, Folder 4

1961

Box 11, Folder 5

1966

Box 11, Folder 6

1967

Box 11, Folder 7

1968

Scope and Content Note

Includes letters from Carlo Aymonino and Salvador Tarrago.
 

1969

Box 11, Folder 8

Letters

Scope and Content Note

Includes letters from Carlo Aymonino and Salvador Tarrago.
Box 24, Folder 4

Color photograph

Box 11, Folder 9-11

1970

Scope and Content Note

Includes letters from Carlo Aymonino, Vittorio Gregotti and Salvador Tarrago.
Box 11, Folder 12-13

1971

Scope and Content Note

Includes black-and-white photograph from Salvador Tarrago and letters from Carlo Aymonino, Salvador Tarrago, Manfredo Tafuri, Nory Miller, Carlo de Carli.
Box 12, Folder 1-2

1972

Scope and Content Note

Includes letters from Carlo Aymonino.
Box 12, Folder 3-4

1973

Scope and Content Note

Includes letters from Carlo Aymonino, Manfredo Tafuri, Michael Graves, Salvador Tarrago, John Hejduk and Rob Krier.
Box 12, Folder 5-6

1974

Scope and Content Note

Includes letters from Francois Burkhardt, Francesco dal Co and Rob Krier.
Box 12, Folder 7-9

1975

Scope and Content Note

Includes letters from Salvador Tarrago, Rob Krier, Manfredo Tafuri, Francois Burkhardt, Oswald Mathias Ungers and Hans Hollein.
 

1976

Box 13, Folder 1-4

Letters

Scope and Content Note

Includes letters from Michael Graves, John Hejduk, Josef Paul Kleihues, Oswald Mathias Ungers, Robert Terradas, Léon Krier, Carlo Aymonino, Vittorio de Feo and letter to Cesar Portela.
Box 24, Folder 4

Color photograph

 

1977

Box 13, Folder 5-8

Letters

Scope and Content Note

Includes letters from Carlo Aymonino, Manfredo Tafuri, Leo Castelli, John Hejduk, Vittorio Savi, Oswald Mathias Ungers, Paolo Portoghesi and Hans Hollein.
Box 24, Folder 4

Color photograph

 

1978

Box 14

Letters

Scope and Content Note

Includes letters from Vittorio Savi, Rob Krier, Hans Hollein, John Hejduk and Paolo Portoghesi.
Box 24, Folder 4

Color photograph

 

1979

Box 15

Letters

Scope and Content Note

Includes letters from Peter Eisenman, Udo Kultermann, Daniel Liebskind, Léon Krier, John Hejduk, Mark Mack, Vittorio Savi, Heinrich Klotz, Franklin D. Israel and Carlo Aymonino.
Box 24, Folder 4

Color slides and color photographs

Flatfile 5**

Plans

Scope and Content Note

Plans for unidentified market originally with correspondence from José Charters Monteiro.
 

1980

Box 16a

Letters

Scope and Content Note

Includes letters from Udo Kultermann, Heinrich Klotz, John Hejduk and César Pelli.
Box 24, Folder 4

Color slides and color photographs

 

1981

Box 16b

Letters

Scope and Content Note

Includes letters from Daniel Liebskind, Vittorio Savi, César Pelli, John Hejduk, Philip Johnson, Manfredo Tafuri and Heinrich Klotz.
Box 24, Folder 4

Color photographs

 

1982

Box 17a-17b

Letters

Scope and Content Note

Includes letters from Francesco Dal Co, Leo Castelli, Peter Eisenman, Rob Krier, Vittorio Savi, Vincent Scully, Joseph Kleihues, Cesar Pelli, and Carlo Aymonino. Also includes an unidentified drawing.
Box 24, Folder 4

Color slide and color photographs

 

1983

Box 17b

Letters

Scope and Content Note

Includes letters from Daniel Liebskind, Carlo Aymonino and Francesco Dal Co. Also includes an unidentified drawing.
Box 24, Folder 4

Color slide

Box 18a

1984

Scope and Content Note

Includes letters from Heinrich Klotz, Josef Paul Kleihues and Francesco Dal Co.
 

1985

Box 18b-19a

Letters

Scope and Content Note

Includes letters from Vittorio Savi, Paolo Portoghesi, Robert Venturi, Daniel Liebskind and Carlo Aymonino. Also includes black-and-white photographs from Breda exhibition and Bordeaux exhibition Architecture, Ville, Theatre.
Box 24, Folder 4

Color photographs

 

1986

Box 19a, Folder 3-7

Letters

Scope and Content Note

Includes letters from Vittorio Savi, Paolo Portoghesi, Carlo Aymonino
Box 24, Folder 4

Color photographs

Box 19b, Folder 1-2

1987

Box 19b, Folder 3

1988

 

undated

Box 19b, Folder 4

Letters

Box 24, Folder 4

Color photographs

Box 19b, Folder 5

Photocopies of drawings, 1973-1980

Box 19b, Folder 6

Henry James quotes, undated

Box 19b, Folder 7

Introduction to "La mia architettura," undated

Box 19b, Folder 8

"Progetto pensato/progetto realizzato," undated

Box 19b, Folder 9

Introduction to "Scritti scelti," undated

Box 19b, Folder 10

Fantasia, 1960

Scope and Content Note

Contains article "4 case per la vacanze dell'anno prossimo," which includes reference to Rossi.
Box 19b, Folder 11

"Il padiglione sovietico all biennale" by Carlo Bertolli, 1956

Scope and Content Note

Offprint from Società.
Box 19b, Folder 12

"Tipologia e morfologia edilizia" by Giorgio Grassi, undated

Scope and Content Note

Lecture delivered at Politecnico Milano.
Box 19b, Folder 13

"Caratteri degli edifici: Prison d'Aix-En Provence," undated

Scope and Content Note

Author unidentified.
Box 19b, Folder 14

Lecture fragments, 1954, undated

 

Assorted, 1966-1986, undated

Box 19b, Folder 15-16

Papers, 1970-1986, undated

Scope and Content Note

Includes clippings and various Rossi biographies.
Flatfile 6**

Plan for Municipio di Segrate piazza, 1966

 

Series IV. Notebooks, 1949-1986

Physical Description: 0.4 linear feet (2 boxes)

Scope and Content Note

This series contains notebooks on architecture often including notes, sketches, drawings in color, comments on travels, analyses, and drafts of letters. There are 32 of Rossi's original 47 numbered notebooks, the so called Blue Notebooks, additional typescript drafts of writing including draft versions of A Scientific Autobiography, and other notebooks and sketchbooks. This series also contains photocopies of Il libro azzurro notebook and sketchbook as well as photocopies of other sketchbooks and notebooks.
Folder of conservation templates that refer to numbered notebooks is also located in this series.

Arrangement note

Series is arranged in chronological order.
Box 21, Folder 4

Notebook 1, 1968 June 19

Box 21, Folder 4

Notebook 2, 1968 November 26

Box 21, Folder 4

Notebook 3, 1969 December 5

Scope and Content Note

Contains drawing.
Box 21, Folder 4

Notebook 5, 1970 May-November

Box 21, Folder 4

Notebook 4, 1970

Box 21, Folder 4

Notebook 6, 1971 February-May

Scope and Content Note

Santa Clara. Includes exhibition announcement insert and note.
Box 21, Folder 4

Notebook 7, 1971 May-June

Scope and Content Note

Architettura analitica. Contains some drawings.
Box 21, Folder 4

Notebook 8, 1971 July

Box 21, Folder 4

Notebook 9, 1971 August-October

Scope and Content Note

Il cimitero di Modena. Contains some drawings.
Box 20, Folder 9

"Note autobiografiche sulla formazione eu," 1971 December

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript.
Box 21, Folder 4

Notebook 10, 1971 November-1972 February

Scope and Content Note

Contains some drawings.
Box 20, Folder 7

"Appunti conferenza Zurigo," 1972 February 8

Scope and Content Note

Typescript of lecture given at Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule conference.
Box 21, Folder 4

Notebook 11, 1972 February-June

Scope and Content Note

14 Aprile Pisa mit Sonja. Contains some drawings.
Box 21, Folder 4

Notebook 12, 1972 June

Scope and Content Note

Alcune mie architetture. Contains some drawings.
Box 21, Folder 4

Notebook 13, 1972 July-October

Scope and Content Note

Settembre inizio Zurich. Contains some drawings.
Box 21, Folder 4

Notebook 14, 1972 November-December

Scope and Content Note

Architettura analitica-citta analoga. Contains some drawings.
Box 20, Folder 10

"Appunti conferenza Barcelona," 1972

Scope and Content Note

Typescript and handwritten notes.
Box 21, Folder 4

Notebook 15, 1973 February-October

Scope and Content Note

Contains some drawings.
Box 21, Folder 4

Notebook 16, 1973 November-1974 May

Box 21, Folder 5

Notebook 17, 1974 May-December

Scope and Content Note

Contains some drawings.
Box 20, Folder 12

"Autobiografia scientifica," 1975 March

Scope and Content Note

Notebook. Includes one drawing.
Box 20, Folder 13

"La mia architettura," "L'architettura analoga," 1975 March

Scope and Content Note

Notebook.
Box 20, Folder 17

"L'architettura analoga," 1975 April

Scope and Content Note

Typescript.
Box 21, Folder 5

Notebook 18, 1975 January-June

Scope and Content Note

Contains some drawings.
Box 21, Folder 5

Notebook 19, 1975 September-1976 July

Scope and Content Note

Contains inserts.
Box 21, Folder 5

Notebook 20, 1976 July-December

Box 20, Folder 16

"La città analoga," 1976 December

Scope and Content Note

Typescript.
Box 20, Folder 5

"L'architettura analoga," "Autobiografia scientifica," "Alcuni miei progretti," 1974-1977

Scope and Content Note

Typescripts and clipping.
Box 20, Folder 11

"Berlin," 1951-1977

Scope and Content Note

Notebook. Includes clipping, receipts, some ephemera.
Box 20, Folder 15

"Autobiografia scientifica," "Alcuni miei progretti," 1977 January

Scope and Content Note

Notebook.
Box 21, Folder 5

Notebook 21, 1976 October-1977 May

Scope and Content Note

Contains some drawings.
Box 21, Folder 5

Notebook 22, 1977 May-1978 July

Scope and Content Note

Contains drawing.
Box 21, Folder 5

Notebook 23, 1978 July-1979 January

Scope and Content Note

Contains some drawings and insert.
Box 21, Folder 5

Notebook 24, 1979 February-June

Scope and Content Note

NY-Cranbrook-Detroit-Chicago. Contains some drawings.
Box 21, Folder 5

Notebook 25, 1979 June-October

Scope and Content Note

Contains drawing.
Box 24, Folder 5

Notebook 26, 1979 November 11

Scope and Content Note

Il teatro del mondo. Contains color polaroids.
Box 21, Folder 5

Notebook 27, 1980 April

Box 21, Folder 5

Notebook 28, 1980 April-August

Box 21, Folder 5

Notebook 29, 1980 August-1981 March

Scope and Content Note

Grecia. Contains some drawings.
Box 21, Folder 5

Notebook 30, 1981 March-September

Scope and Content Note

Contains some drawings and inserts.
Box 20, Folder 1

Borgoricco; Tradizione Milano; Case Milano, 1983 August

Scope and Content Note

Sketchbook. Includes ephemera, letter from Werner Blaser and additional notebook.
Box 20, Folder 3

Torino, 1982 and 1984

Scope and Content Note

Sketchbook.
Box 20, Folder 14

"Torino, custodia, guardia," 1985 April

Scope and Content Note

Sketchbook. Includes furniture drawings.
Box 21, Folder 5

Notebook 31, 1985 November-1986 January

Scope and Content Note

Contains some drawings.
Box 21, Folder 5

Notebook 32, 1986 February-May

Scope and Content Note

Contains some drawings.
Box 20, Folder 6

Alfred Loos notes, undated

Scope and Content Note

Typescripts and handwritten notes.
Box 20, Folder 4

La casa del Mantegna, undated

Scope and Content Note

Sketchbook. Includes writing by Rossi on Pinocchio with sketch.
Box 20, Folder 8

"Padova," undated

Scope and Content Note

Typescript.
Box 20, Folder 2

Municipio Borgoricco, undated

Scope and Content Note

Sketchbook.
Box 21, Folder 1-3

Notebook transcripts, undated

Scope and Content Note

Transcripts for numbered notebooks 1-32.
Box 21, Folder 6

Photocopies of notes and notebooks, 1949-1982

Scope and Content Note

Includes photocopy of Il libro azzurro. Some photocopied notebooks duplicate originals in the collection.
 

Series V. Architectural designs, 1972-1982

Physical Description: 9.5 linear feet (1 box, 8 flat file folders and 1 roll)

Scope and Content Note

This series contains drawings and plans with no associated papers.

Arrangement note

Projects are arranged chronologically.
Box 22

Città con architetture e monumenti, 1972

Scope and Content Note

Drawing. Pencil and oil on paper.
 

V. Palazzo dei Congressi, 1982

Scope and Content Note

Contains schematic and tissue drawings, blueprints, site maps, elevation sketches, and conceptual studies representing the full design development of the Palazzo dei Congressi. The project, designed for Milan, was never realized.
Flatfile 7**-11**

Sketches

Flatfile 12**-13**

Drawings on vellum

Flatfile 10**, 14**

Plans

Scope and Content Note

Includes one print of Duomo.
Roll 1**

Other plans and sketches

Scope and Content Note

Includes plans with hand drawn color details.