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Finding aid for the Ernest Born architectural drawings of medieval aisled timber halls, ca. 1944-ca. 1981
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Architect and professor at the University of California, Berkeley. Architectural drawings document English, French, and Dutch and Belgian vernacular buildings of the 13th and 14th centuries, including churches, tithe barns, manor halls, hospitals, and market halls.
Ernest Born (1898-) was an architect, professor at the University of California, Berkeley, and a frequent collaborator of Walter Horn, whose related papers the repository also holds. One of their best-known collaborations resulted in the exhaustive study, The Plan of St. Gall, 1979. They also wrote on medieval timber hall structures in the 1965 publication, Barns of the Abbey of Beaulieu at its granges of Great Coxwell & Beaulieu-St. Leonards.
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