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PRELIMINARY INVENTORY OF PHILIP JOHNSON ARCHITECTURAL PROJECTS, 1984-1995
2002.M.39  
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Description
American architect. Architectural drawings, study models, photographs, brochures, and miscellaneous papers, the bulk of which relate to the Franklin Square building, Washington, D.C., a project by John Burgee Associates with Philip Johnson. The collection also includes models and brochures for other projects by the firm, and papers relating to the Peter Lewis guesthouse, a project by the office of Philip Johnson.
Background
Born in 1906, Philip Johnson was one of the most prominent and outspoken architects of the post-World War II era. During his long career from the 1930s until his death in 2005, Johnson has been a major participant in the architectural debate of his time and has contributed to all major architectural movements during those years.
Extent
30.5 linear feet
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Availability
Open for use by qualified researchers.