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Finding aid for the Ernest Born architectural drawings of medieval aisled timber halls, ca. 1944-ca. 1981
920089  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Biographical/Historical Note
  • Administrative Information
  • Related Materials
  • Related Material
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Ernest Born architectural drawings of medieval aisled timber halls
    Date (inclusive): ca. 1944-ca. 1981
    Number: 920089
    Creator/Collector: Born, Ernest, 1898-
    Physical Description: 800.0 items
    Repository:
    The Getty Research Institute
    Special Collections
    1200 Getty Center Drive, Suite 1100
    Los Angeles, California, 90049-1688
    (310) 440-7390
    Abstract: 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.
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    Language: Collection material is in English

    Biographical/Historical Note

    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.

    Administrative Information

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    Open for use by qualified researchers.

    Publication Rights

    Preferred Citation

    Ernest Born architectural drawings of medieval aisled timber halls, ca. 1944-ca. 1981, Getty Research Institute, Research Library, Accession no. 920089.
    http://hdl.handle.net/10020/cifa920089

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired in 1992 from the Born estate.

    Processing History

    Processed when acquired. Finer processing and arrangement by Hillary Brown, 1997.

    Related Materials

    Walter Horn Papers, 1917-1989, Getty Research Institute, Research Library, Accession no. 920087.

    Related Material

    Walter Horn papers, 1917-1989. Getty Research Institute, Research Library, Accession no. 920087.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    A series of architectural drawings, executed in ink and pencil, of 13th and 14th centuries English, French, Dutch and Belgian vernacular buildings, consisting of ground plans, site plans, structural details, and elevations, some 800 items in all, as well as some photostats, photographs, and maps. Produced in collaboration with Walter Horn as part of an unpublished study of medieval 3-aisled timber halls, they document churches, tithe barns, manor halls, hospitals, and market halls, representing over fifty buildings, 30 English, 20 French, one Dutch, and one Belgian.

    Arrangement note

    The collection is arranged by countries, in 3 series: Series I: Architectural drawings: French barns, ca. 1944-ca. 1981; Series II. Architectural drawings: Dutch and Belgian barns, ca. 1944-ca. 1981; Series III. Architectural drawings: English barns, ca. 1944-ca. 1981.

    Indexing Terms

    Subjects - Corporate Bodies

    Barn of Great Coxwell (Great Coxwell, England)
    Beaulieu Abbey
    Church of St. James and St. Paul . (Marton, Cheshire, England)
    Grange de Vaulerant (Seine-et-Oise, France)
    Great Hall (Leicester Castle, Leicester, England)
    St. Mary's Hospital (Chichester, England)
    St. Oswald's Church (Lower Peover, England)
    Ter Doest (Cistercian abbey : Lissewege, Belgium)

    Subjects - Topics

    Architecture, Medieval--England
    Architecture, Medieval--France
    Barns
    Markets--England
    Markets--France
    Vernacular architecture--England
    Vernacular architecture--France

    Genres and Forms of Material

    Architectural drawings (visual works)
    Maps
    Photographic prints
    Photographs, Original
    Stats (copies)

    Contributors

    Horn, Walter William, 1908-1995