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INVENTORY OF THE NIKOLAUS PEVSNER PAPERS, 1919-1979
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Series I. Correspondence, 1919-1979

Physical Description: 14 boxes 7 lin. ft.

Scope and Content Note

Series contains correspondence related to Pevsner's professional activities and associations, organized in six subseries: A) General correspondence, B) The Architectural Review, C) Publisher's Correspondence, D) Affiliations, E) Exhibitions, and F) Additional Correspondence. (See also correspondence in Series II, IV, and VI.)
 

Series I.A. General Correspondence, 1919-1979

Physical Description: 5 boxes 2.5 lin. ft.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with scholars, architects, artists, and publishers, arranged alphabetically according to correspondent (See also correspondence in II, IV, and VI).
Box 1

A-D, 1919-1979

Box 2

E-H, 1930-1979

Box 3

I-N, 1921-1929

Box 4

O-W, 1920-1979

Box 5

Z, 1942-1945

 

Series I.B. The Architectural Review 1945-1947 1961-1977

Physical Description: 1 box .5 lin. ft.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence and material related to architecture magazine includes editorial correspondence, information regarding war damage in Germany and Austria, and general correspondence arranged alphabetically by correspondent. Includes letters from Walter Gropius, Andor Gomme, Frau Erich Mendelsohn, Julius Posener, and Ala Fern.
Box 6

Letters and printed material 1945-1977

 

Series I.C. Publishers correspondence, 1963-1976

Physical Description: 1 box .5 lin. ft.

Scope and Content Note

Includes letters with publishers regarding various Pevsner articles and manuscripts (See also correspondence related to specific publications.).
Box 7

Prestel Verlag 1963-1976

Box 7

The Johns Hopkins Press 1967-1972

Box 7

Fritz Thyssen Stiftung 1964-1974

 

Series I.D. Affiliations, 1959-1977

Physical Description: 6 boxes 3.0 lin. ft.

Scope and Content Note

Includes correspondence related to offical commissions, committees, professional organizations, associations, historical societies, and preservation boards with which Pevsner was affiliated.
Box 8

Advisory Board for Redundant Churches 1973-1977

Box 9

The Architectural Association 1964-1973

Box 9

Art Workers Guild Trustees 1973-1975

Box 9

British Academie 1975-1977

Box 9

Historic Buildings Council of England 1975-1977

Box 9

International Council of Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS):

Box 9

National Committee for the United Kingdom 1967-1974

Box 9

The Professional and Academic Regional Visits Organization, PARVO; 1975-1977

Box 9

Royal Fine Art Commission 1966-1973

Box 9

The Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings 1967-1973

Box 9

Society of Architectural Historians of Great Britain 1959-1966

Box 9

The Victorian Society 1973-1979

Box 9

The William Morris Society 1975-1978

Box 10-11

Jerusalem Committee 1970-1977

Scope and Content Note

Includes correspondence (Box 10) and related documents (Box 11).
Box 12

Shepheard and Epstein 1972-1973

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, documents, photos, and hearings regarding the preservation of Russell Square.
Box 13

Milton Keynes Development Corporation 1967-1971

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence and Pevsner's "Preservanda and Contervanda in Milton Keynes" report regarding the preservation of the village of Milton Keynes.
 

Series I.E. Exhibitions, 1960-1975

Physical Description: 1 box .5 lin. ft.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence and documents regarding Pevsner's contributions to art and architectural exhibitions.
Box 14

The Sources of Twentieth Century Exhibition, Council of Europe, 1960:

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, notes, drafts and meeting minutes.
Box 14

Art Nouveau Exhibition, The Arts Council of Great Britain, 1965

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, notes, typescripts and proof.
Box 14

Gothic Art in Europe, Council of Europe, 1968:

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, notes, drafts and documents.
Box 14

Bauhaus Exhibition, 1969

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence and notes.
Box 14

Mackintosh Exhibition, Vienna, 1969:

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence.
Box 14

Victorian Church Art Exhibition, Victoria and Albert Museum, 1971:

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, lists.
Box 14

Age of neo-classicism, Council of Europe

Box 14

The Croydon Exhibition, 1975

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, documents.
 

Series I.F. Additional Correspondence, 1909-1982

Physical Description: 2 boxes 1.0 lin. ft.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence arranged in chronological order, with miscellaneous notes and printed material (these items have been transfered from the library). Most of the letters received concern complementary copies and reviews by Pevsner.
Box 14A

Corespondence, notes, 1909-1982

Box 14B

Notes, printed items, 1909-1982

 

Series II. Publication Notes and Manuscripts, 1919-1974

Physical Description: 37 boxes ca. 19.0 lin. ft.

Scope and Content Note

Series includes manuscripts, notes, correspondence, photographs, reviews, and other material related to Pevsner's books and articles. Arranged in general chronological order by publication date.
Box 15

"Vincent Van Gogh", 1919

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript.
Box 15

"Die Gemalde des Giovanni Battista Crespi gennant Cerano", 1925

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence.
Box 15

"Gegeninformation und Manierismus", 1925

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, notes.
Box 15

"Spatbarock und Rokoko: Handbuch, III teil", n.d.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript.
Box 15

"Austellung der Akademie Dresden..", 1927

Scope and Content Note

1 letter.
Box 15

"Beitrage zur Stilgeschichte des Fruh-und Hochbarok", 1928

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence.
Box 15

"Die Lehrjahre des Cararaggio: 1928-1929

Scope and Content Note

Notes, Correspondence, ephemera.
Box 15

"Giulio Cesare Procaccion:", 1929:

Scope and Content Note

Notes, correspondence.
Box 15

"Die Antwerpener Jahrhundert Ausstellung", 1930

Scope and Content Note

Illustrations.
Box 15

"Gemeinshaft Sideals unter den Bildenden Kunstlern des 19 Jahrhunderts", 1931

Scope and Content Note

1 letter.
Box 15

"Die wandlung um 1650 in der Italienishes Malerei, Werner Jahrbuch fur Kunstgegichte", 1932

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence.
Box 15

"Die Deutsche Kunst und die Hoheren Schulen", 1933

Scope and Content Note

1 letter.
Box 15

"Kunst der Gegenward und Kunst der Zukunft", 1934

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript and correspondence.
Box 15

"Pottery", 1936

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence.
Box 15

"The Designer in Industry", 1936

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence.
Box 16

Pioneers of the Modern Movement from William Morris to Walter Gropius, 1935-1974

Box 16

English Editions, 1935-1974

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence: including; Faber-Faber (1936-1941, 1946-1961) and letters by Charles R. Ashbee, Walter Gropius, Josef Hoffmann, Arthur Mackmurdo, Gordon Russell, Henry van de Velde and Charles A. Voysey (1935-1936); press cuttings; typescript forward and correspondence for the Museum of Modern Art edition (1947-1963); forward, additions, illustrations and correspondence for Penguin books editions, the later arranged according to correspondents (1957-1974).
Box 17

Foreign Editions, 1937-1965

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence regarding foreign editions (1953-1965); photos (see also illustrations in: Ch. R. Mackintosh, 1950 and in: Minor Masters of the 19th century; Christopher Dresser.., 1937); printed material.
 

An Inquiry into Industrial Art in England, 1937

Scope and Content Note

Letters by Gordon Russell, Frank Pick and Frank Murphy 36 items; photos; reviews.
 

"Minor Matters of the 19th century; Christopher Dresser, Industrial designer", 1936, 1978

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence (1936, 1978) with Ada Nettleton Dresser and the Victoria and Albert Museum; photos.
 

"English and German art and their inter-relations in German life and letters", 1937-1938:

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with L. A. Willenghly 1937-1938.
 

"The First Plywood Furniture", 1938-1939

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript, correspondence (1938-1939), notes, printed material.
Box 17

"George Walton, his life and work", 1939

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence including letters by Frank Pick and Daisy A. Walton, 1939, photo.
Box 18

"The Elements of Contemporary Architecture in Britain - Historicism and Traditionalism", 1939

Scope and Content Note

Typescript and manuscript, correspondence with J. H. Richards, notes, printed material, photos.
Box 18

"Ch. R. Mackintosh, A Glasgow Pioneer of Modern Architecture", 1939

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, print.
Box 18

"Charles F. Annsley Voysey", 1939-1947

Scope and Content Note

Original edition published in 1940. Includes typescript, correspondence (1939-1947) including letters by Charles A. Voysey and C. Cowles Voysey, notes, photos and research material.
Box 20

Academies of Art, Past and Present, 1921-1976

Scope and Content Note

Original edition published in 1940.
 

Correspondence, 1931-1949, 1968-1976

Scope and Content Note

Includes letters by Walter Gropius; notes; printed material including catalogues for the Bauhaus and academies in Berlin, Dusseldorf, Nurnberg, Dresden, Leipzig and Stuttgart.
Box 21

Schools and Academies 1921-1952

Scope and Content Note

Printed material regarding schools and academies in the United States, Holland, Great Britain, Sweden, Italy, Czechoslovakia and Belgium.
Box 22

"Omega", 1941:

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence regarding the `Omega' workshops including letters by Margaret Armitage, J. M. Keynes, Frederik Etchelle, E. M. Forster, Vanessa Bell, Margery Fry, notes, photos and printed material.
Box 22

"Schuttsschiffer von Ramaduri" (i.e. Nikolaus Pevsner), 1941

Scope and Content Note

Typescript.
Box 22

"Architecture in Germany under the Nazis by Peter F. R. Donner" (i.e. Nikolaus Pevsner), 1941

Scope and Content Note

Notes; newspaper clippings.
Box 22

"The Evolution of the Easy Chair", 1942

Scope and Content Note

Notes; sketches; photos.
Box 22

"Patient progress: the Life work of Frank Pick", 1941-1942

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence (1941-1942), notes and research material regarding industrial design.
Box 23

An Outline of European Architecture, 1947-1976

Scope and Content Note

Original edition published in 1942.
Box 23

New Editions 1957-1976

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence; reviews; additions, correspondence and illustrations for new editions.
Box 24

Correspondence regarding foreign editions 1947-1975

Scope and Content Note

Additions, illustrations and reviews.
Box 25

"Terms of Architectural Planning in the Middle Ages", 1942

Scope and Content Note

Proof, notes, extracts.
Box 25

The Leaves of Southwell, 1945-1953

Scope and Content Note

Photographs by F. L. Attenborough 1945-1953; correspondence 1945-1953); reviews.
Box 25

"Visual Planning and the City of London", 1945

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript, notes, illustrations.
Box 25

"Architecture of Mannerism", for Geoffrey Grigsonis Mint, 1946

Scope and Content Note

Addition.
Box 25

"Frank Lloyd Wright", 1946

Scope and Content Note

Proof.
Box 25

"Neue Baukunst und Bautradition" 1947

Scope and Content Note

Proof.
Box 26

"The Picturesque in Architecture", 1947

Scope and Content Note

Notes.
Box 26

"Price on Picturesque", 1949

Scope and Content Note

Notes.
Box 26

"Richard Payne Knight", 1949

Scope and Content Note

Proof, notes.
Box 26

"Reassessment 4. Three Oxford colleges", 1949

Scope and Content Note

see "Visual Planning..." in Box 25.
Box 26

Matthew Digby Wyatt, The First Cambridge Slade Professor of Fine Art, 1949-1950

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence (1949-1950); notes.
Box 26

"Goethe and Architecture", 1950

Scope and Content Note

Notes.
Box 26

Ch. R. Mackintosh, 1950

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence (1948-1961), notes, printed material, illustrations; also correspondence, clippings and notes regarding the Ingram Street tea-room article, 1953 and `No Grace for Mackintosh', 1955 (1953-1956).
Box 27

"A Century of Industrial Design and Designers",1851-1951, 1951

Scope and Content Note

In Designers in Britain. Includes correspondence, notes.
Box 27

High Victorian Design: A Study of the Exhibit of 1851, 1949-1978

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence (1949-1978); notes.
Box 27

The Buildings of England, 1951, 1974-1979

Scope and Content Note

Typescript and correspondence regarding 2nd edition of Nottinghamshire (1974-1979).
Box 27

"COID: Progress Report. Industrial Design: 1951, An examination of the exhibits chosen by the COID for the South Bank exhibition", 1951

Scope and Content Note

Photos.
Box 27

"Thoughts on Coventry Cathedral", 1952

Scope and Content Note

Notes; printed material; photos.
Box 27

"Art Furniture in the Eighteen Seventies", 1952

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence (1949), notes, photos.
Box 28

"Colonel Gillum and the Pre Raphaelites", 1953

Scope and Content Note

Typescript, notes, correspondence, photos.
Box 28

"A Note on the Art of the Exeter Carvers", 1953

Scope and Content Note

Notes.
Box 28

"Old Somerset House", 1953

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, notes, photo.
Box 28

Christopher Wren, 1632-1723,, 1954

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript, notes, correspondence, photo.
Box 28

"Hill Hall", 1953-1955

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence (1953), notes.
Box 28

The Englishness of English Art, 1955-1975

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence (1955-1975); additions, notes, printed material (see also the Reith Lectures under BBC Talks, Box 50.
Box 28

"The Egyptian Revival", 1951-1969

Scope and Content Note

With Susi Lang. Includes correspondence (1951-1969), notes, photos.
Box 28

"An Italian Miscellany: Pedrocchino..", 1957

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript, correspondence, notes, photos.
Box 28

"Universities: I. Yesterday", 1957

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript; notes.
Box 28

"A Note on the East End of Winchester Cathedral", 1958-1960

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence (1958-1960).
Box 29

"Libraries, I.: Nutrimentum Spiritus", 1961

Scope and Content Note

Notes and correspondence.
Box 29

The Planning of the Elizabethean Country House, 1961, May 23, 1980:

Scope and Content Note

An inaugural lecture delivered at Birkbeck college. Includes correspondence and typescript of "A Tudor Checklist" (not dated); notes.
Box 29

"Gropius and Van de Velde", 1962

Scope and Content Note

Notes (see also correspondence, Gropius in Box 1).
Box 30

"Gordon Russell", 1925-1962

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript; notes; correspondence including correspondence with Gordon Russell (1958-1962); research material including catalogues and prospectuses (1925-1959), with Pevsner's "Roots and Branches: the Story of Gordon Russell, 1961, and Gordon Russell Ltd. archives (xerox); photos.
Box 30

The Choir of Lincoln Cathedral, 1963

Scope and Content Note

Typescript.
Box 30

"Kunzle", 1964

Scope and Content Note

Notes.
Box 30

"Randall Wells", 1964

Scope and Content Note

With Enid Ratcliffe. Correspondence; notes; photos.
Box 30

Introduction for Ludwig Hunz and Gustave Kunstler's Adolf Loos..., 1965-1966

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence (1965-1966).
Box 31

The Penguin Dictionary of Architecture, 1966

Scope and Content Note

Notes; revisions.
Box 31

Correspondence related to Penguin Dictionary of Architecture, 1966-1977

Scope and Content Note

Includes correspondence with John Fleming and Hugh Honour; correspondence with Penguin Books Ltd (1966-1977) and with Prestel Verlag (1966-1970); mixed correspondence arranged alphabetically and including Alan Gowans, J. Burke, Ivor Prinsloo and Nicholas Taylor (1966-1977).
Box 33

Introduction for Oscar Beyer's edition of Eric Mendelsoh: Letters of an Architect, 1966-1969

Scope and Content Note

1967 edition; translation by Geoffrey Strachan. Typescript, notes, printed material, correspondence including letters by Louise Mendelsohn and Ralph Beyer (1966-1969).
Box 33

"The Architectural setting of Jane Austen's Novels", 1968

Scope and Content Note

Proof, notes, correspondence (1966-1968), photos.
Box 33

The Sources of Modern Architecture and Design, 1968-1969

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence (2 letters).
Box 33

Foreword for Andor Gomme and David W. Walker's Architecture in Glasgow, 1968

Scope and Content Note

Typescript; proof.
Box 33

Foreword for Alison Smithson and Peter Smithson's The Euston Arch and the Growth of the London, Midland and Scottish Railway, 1968

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence and notes.
Box 33

Foreword for William B. O'Neal's American Association of Architectural Bibliographers, Papers, 1970, 1969-1970

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence (1969-1970); notes.
Box 33

Some Architectural Writers of the XIXth Century, 1972

Scope and Content Note

Typescripts.
Box 34

Some Architectural Writers of the XIXth Century, related material, 1969-1973

Scope and Content Note

Addenda, notes, correspondence (1969-1973), illustrations and reviews. (See also Oxford Slade Lectures in Box 57).
Box 34

"A Westminstor Cathedral Episode" with Norbert Wibiral, 1975-1976

Scope and Content Note

1976 publication. Includes manuscript, notes, correspondence (1975-1976), photos.
Box 35

The History of Building Types, 1976

Scope and Content Note

Typescripts (complete).
Box 36

The History of Building Types: Addenda; notes. 1971-1976

Box 37-41

The History of Building Types: Notes, 1965-1977

Scope and Content Note

Notes organized according to chapters: Box 37 (general, royalty, national monuments, Houses of Parliament, government buildings, law courts, town halls), Box 38 (university buildings, libraries, museums), Box 39 (hospitals; prisons, hotels), Box 40 (exchanges, banks, stations, theater halls, exhibition building, public baths, shops and stores and arcades), Box 41 (factories; office buildings; warehouses, skyscrapers, houses, churches, town planning, types not done); addenda.
Box 42

The History of Building Types: Index cards, n.d.

Scope and Content Note

Index cards (bio- and bibliography data).
Box 43

The History of Building Types: Correspondence - General, 1969-1976

Scope and Content Note

General correspondence arranged alphabetically according to correspondentts or subject; includes correspondence with Thames and Hudson and with Princeton University Press (1973-1975).
Box 44-45

The History of Building Types: Correspondence - Chapters, 1970-1974

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence arranged according to chapters and therein according to correspondents or subjects. Box 44 (national monuments, parliaments, government buildings, law courts, town halls, theatres, libraries, museums, hospitals, prisons), Box 45 (hotels, banks and exchanges, stations, exhibition buildings, market halls, shops and stores).
Box 46-48

The History of Building Types: Correspondence - Illustrations, 1970-1976

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence regarding illustrations, arranged alphabetically according to correspondent. Box 46 (A-O), Box 47 (P-Z), Box 48 (copyrights and invoices).
Box 49

The History of Building Types Printed material 1955-1974

Scope and Content Note

Printed material arranged according to chapters.
Box 50

The History of Building Types: Photos, n.d.

Scope and Content Note

Photos arranged according to chapters.
Box 51

Book reviews by N. P., 1928, 1930-1932, 1949, 1957-1977

Scope and Content Note

Typescripts, correspondence and notes; includes important file for the Architect in History by M. Briggs 1930/32.
Box 52

BBC talks, 1946-1977

Scope and Content Note

Material related to the "Art for Everyone" radio talks. Includes typescripts, correspondence, letters to newspapers, clippings from the Listener, printed material; includes the Reith Lectures (1955).
 

Series III. Lectures, 1934-1978

Physical Description: 25 boxes ca. 12.0 lin ft.

Scope and Content Note

Series contains notes, correspondence, agendae, visual aids, and other material related to Pevsner's lectures and lecture tours. There are three subseries: A) Courtlauld Institute, Birbeck College, Cambridge, and Oxford Slade lectures, B) Special Lectures and lecture Tours, C) Lecture Notes.
 

Series III.A. Courtauld Institute, Birkbeck College, Cambridge and Oxford Slade lectures, 1934-1978

Physical Description: 7 boxes 3.5 lin. ft.

Scope and Content Note

Material includes correspondence, study schemes, student lists and lecture preparations (see also Lecture Notes).
Box 53

Courtauld Institute, 1934-1976

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence (1963-1974); examination material (1934-1976); candidates and (1958-1966); study schemes (1958-1969) (see also Lecture notes).
Box 54

Birkbeck college, 1942-1968

Scope and Content Note

Lecture notes, bibliography, schedules, lists of students (1942-1968). See also Planning of the Elizabethan Country House, box 29.
Box 55-57

Lecture preparations, ca. 1944-1945

Scope and Content Note

Notebooks.
Box 58

Cambridge, 1948-1978

Scope and Content Note

Lecture notes (1948-1978); see also Lecture notes and Matthew Digby Wyatt, 1950 in Box 24.
Box 59

Oxford Slade lectures, 1967-1969

Scope and Content Note

Includes correspondence (1967-1969); lecture preparations (see also Some Architectural writers of the XIXth Century, 1972 in Boxes 31-32).
 

Series III.B. Special lectures and lecture tours, ca. 1950-1978

Physical Description: 8 boxes 4.0 lin. ft.

Scope and Content Note

Agenda, notes, manuscripts and typescripts of lectures, and correspondence, including correspondence and clippings relating to subsequent publication such as Palladio and Europe (Venize, 1955), L'Inghiererra e il Manierismo and Palladio e il Manierismo (Vicenza, 1967), Borromini e l'Inghieterra (Rome, 1968), Ruskin and Violet-le-Duc (W. Neurath Memorial Lecture, 1969) Die Stadt in 19 Jahrhundert (Munich 1971). Correspondents include Alford Albini, Marcia Allentuck, Alf Boe, Henry R. Hitchcock, Hans Kaufmann, Brian Knox, P. Douglas Knowles, Susi Land, Stephen Tschudi Madsen, Michael McCarthy, William B. O'Neal, Anna Zador (see also 3. Lecture notes).
Box 60

Maitland Historical Society, 1950

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence regarding lecture on Anglo-Saxon art.
Box 60

Society of Antiquaries: "The Warwick Giltern", 1952-1953

Scope and Content Note

(Abandoned.) Includes Correspondence, notes, printed material, photos.
Box 61

Australia and New Zealand, 1958

Box 62

Canada, 1959

Box 62

Hambourg, 1959

Box 62

South America, 1960

Box 62

Austria, 1962

Box 62

Denmark, 1962

Box 63

Munich, 1963

Box 63

Miami, 1963.

Scope and Content Note

AIA Convention.
Box 63

Yale, 1963

Box 63

Rome, 1964.

Scope and Content Note

Italia nostra.
Box 63

Switzerland, 1965

Box 63

Aachen, 1965

Scope and Content Note

Council of Europe.
Box 63

North Germany, 1965

Box 63

Baltimore, 1965

Box 63

Hungary and Yugoslavia, 1965

Box 64

Hamburg, 1966

Box 64

Munster, 1966

Box 64

Turkey, 1966

Box 64

Prague, 1966

Box 64

Dusseldorf, 1967

Box 64

Vicenza, 1967

Scope and Content Note

Centro Internationale di Studi Architectura Andrea Polladio. Correspondence (1966-1969), L'Inghilterra e il Manierismo and Palladio e il Manierismo Manuscript, typescript and notes.
Box 64

Rome, 1967:

Scope and Content Note

Convegno di Studi Borrominiani Academia, Nazionale di San Luce. Correspondence (1966-1968), Manuscript and typescript.
Box 64

Smith College, 1968:

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence regarding agenda and publication of Robert Willis lecture; memorabilia.
Box 64

Munich, 1968

Box 64

Czechoslovakia, 1968

Box 64

Germany, 1968

Box 64

Walter Neurath Memorial lecture, 1969

Scope and Content Note

Ruskin and Viollet-le-Duc: correspondence.
Box 64

Coburg, 1969

Box 64

Zagreb, 1969

Scope and Content Note

300th anniversary of University of Zagreb.
Box 65

Mellon Lectures, 1970:

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, lecture notes, slide lists, photos, clippings, memorabilia. See also The History of Building Types.
Box 65

Southwestern State University in Great Britain, 1971

Box 65

Berkley, 1971

Box 65

Munich, 1971

Scope and Content Note

Die Stadt in 19 Jahrhundert Symposium. Correspondence, notes, agenda, proofs.
Box 65

Israel, 1971

Box 65

Cuno Amiet, 1971.

Scope and Content Note

Giacometti Exhibition Opening speech, Cambridge.
Box 66

Dumbarton Oaks: The Picturesque Garden and its influence outside the British Isles, 1972.

Scope and Content Note

Includes correspondence with Anna Zador, Michael McCarthy, Marcia Allentuck, Brian Knox and Susi Lang, transcription of tape, notes, and memorabilia.
Box 66

Columbia University, 1972

Scope and Content Note

Mathews Lectures.
Box 67

America, 1972

Scope and Content Note

Victorian Society lectures.
Box 67

America, 1973.

Box 67

Groningen, 1975

Box 67

Leningrad, 1975

Box 67

East Germany, 1976-1977

Scope and Content Note

"Buildings of England" [1977] typescript.
Box 67

Leicester

Box 67

Convocation lecture: Social Aspects of Architecture, 1978

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence.
 

Series III.C. Lecture notes, n.d.

Physical Description: 10 boxes 5.0 lin. ft.

Scope and Content Note

Organized and indexed by Pevsner according to periods and countries; also contains correspondence, bibliographical material and clippings.
Box 68

General and miscellanea

Box 69

Funeral monuments

Box 70

Antiquity and Middle Ages (General)

Box 71

1750-1914

Box 72

Modern architecture and design

Box 73

Germany

Box 74

Britain I

Box 75

Britain II

Box 76

Britain III; Architectural theory (Pugin and after)

Box 77

Italy and Spain

 

Series IV. Research Material: Abstracts, 1920-1962

Physical Description: 14.0 lin. ft. 28 boxes

Scope and Content Note

Labeled as: Vorlesung S-S or W-S (lecture notes) or (Excerpts). Reading notes, biographical and bibliographical data, occasional correspondence and clippings organized according to subject by Pevsner. There are four subseries: A) History, philosophy, and literature, B) Art history: origins to XVIIIth Century, C) Art history, XIX-XXth Century, and D) Miscellanies.
 

Series IV.A. History, philosophy and literature, 1912-1951

Physical Description: 3 boxes

Scope and Content Note

Contains clippings, notes, and other materials on various non-art or architecture-related topics.
Box 78

Philosophy and religion, 1912-1942

Box 79

History, 1912-1942

Box 79

History of Science, agriculture, botany, 1912-1951

Box 79

Trade and industry, 1922-1951

Box 79

Navy, 1937-1944

Box 79

Music, 1922-1947

Box 80

Literature, history of literature and intellectual history, 1919-1944

 

Series IV.B Art history: origins to XVIIIth century, 1919-1977

Physical Description: 13 boxes 6.5 lin. ft.

Scope and Content Note

Contains clippings, photographs, printed material, notes, and correspondence related to the history of art and architecture from antiquity to the 18th century.
Box 81

Art history, 1921-1962

Scope and Content Note

Antiquity, ancient Orient, Roman, early Christian and Byzantine.
Box 82

Medival, Mannierism, applied art, furniture, iconography, 1921-1965

Box 83

Architecture, 1944-1955

Scope and Content Note

General, whole countries including United States, Spain and Portugal.
Box 84

Italy, 1938-1970

Scope and Content Note

Architecture (early Christian to Baroque); Sculpture (Romanesque).
Box 85

Painting and sculpture, 1921-1977

Scope and Content Note

(Renaissance and Baroque).
Box 86

Germany, 1919-1968

Scope and Content Note

Medieval Sculpture, painting and architecture.
Box 87

XVth-XVIIth century sculpture and painting

Box 88

France, 1927-1975

Scope and Content Note

Painting, sculpture and architecture (Medieval to XVIIIth century).
Box 89

Dutch and Flemish painting (XIVth XVIIth century), 1921-1930

Box 90

Britain, 1944-1951

Scope and Content Note

Prehistoric, AngloSaxon, Norman; Medieval architecture.
Box 91

Britain, 1950-1958

Scope and Content Note

Medieval architecture (English vaults/St. Stephen's controversy, Secular architecture); Medieval painting and sculpture.
Box 92

Britain, 1941-1973

Scope and Content Note

1600-1820 (General); XVIth-XIXth century painting.
Box 93

Britain

Scope and Content Note

Architecture (1600-1830) and minor art, 1950-1951, n.d.
 

Series IV.C Art history: XIX-XXth century, 1906-1977

Physical Description: 6 boxes 3 lin. ft.

Scope and Content Note

(Index in Box 94). Contains clippings, photographs, printed material, notes, and correspondence related to the history of art and architecture in the 19th and 20th century.
Box 94

[I] XIXth century painting and sculpture, 1943-1968, n.d.

Box 94

[II] Art theory and aesthetics, 1947-1976, n.d.

Scope and Content Note

Includes correspondence and notes about John Broad's Clio, 1961-1962.
Box 94

[III] Architectural theory, 1955-1976, n.d.

Box 95

[V] Victorian: General, 1963-1973, n.d.

Box 95

[VI] Victorian: XIXth century architecture, 1956-1976, n.d.

Box 95

[VII] Victorian: William Morris, 1941-1947 n.d.

Scope and Content Note

Includes correspondence with Fred. J. Mayers and J. Scarrett Rigby; the Arts and Crafts Movement.
Box 96

[VII] Victorian: William Morris, 1939-1969, n.d.

Scope and Content Note

Printed material and photos.
Box 97

[VIII] Victorian: British Museum, 1906-1964 n.d.

Scope and Content Note

Early iron (used for Pioneers, New York edition, including notes and correspondence with Erika Hellich (1948-1949), model housing; non conformist churches.
Box 97

[X] Victorian: town planning (England - continent), 1941-1964, n.d.

Scope and Content Note

Victorian architects (biographical material arranged alphabetically according to architect).
Box 97

[XI] Early XXth century, 1934-1974, n.d.

Scope and Content Note

Includes reading on Pioneers arranged alphabetically.
Box 98

[XII] Classical revival,

Box 98

[XIII] Gothic revival, neo oriental, neo Egyptian, neo Jacabean, neo Moorish, 1953-1977

Box 98

[XIV] Victorian history and culture, Victorian taste, design, typography, 1948-1974, n.d.

Box 98

Early Modern and modern architecture and painting, ca. 1920s-1966

Scope and Content Note

Includes material on Walter Gropius and on town planning.
 

Fabrics, advertising

Box 99

The Architect in history, 1912-1949, n.d.

Scope and Content Note

Includes correspondence with Julius Schlosser and Burkhard Meier.
Box 99

Social Aspects of Art, n.d.

Scope and Content Note

Statistics.
Box 99

Thomas Mann, 1921-1977

Scope and Content Note

Includes notes and printed material.
 

Series IV.D Miscellanies, 1927-1976

Physical Description: 6 boxes 3 lin. ft.

Scope and Content Note

Subseries contains notes, index cards, magazines, lists, and various other materials Pevsner used for research and reference.
Box 100-101

Biographical data, n.d.

Scope and Content Note

Index cards): Box 100 (A-I), Box 101 (K-Y).
Box 102

Register of artists, n.d.

Box 102

Architectural magazines, 1938, n.d.

Scope and Content Note

Copies of extracts from 1828-1930.
Box 102

Country Life, 1926, n.d.

Scope and Content Note

General extracts. Also includes index of memorabilia.
Box 103-104

Notes, 1929-1976

Scope and Content Note

Arranged alphabetically according to country or subject: Box 103 (A-K), Box 104 (N-Y).
Box 105

Travel notes, 1930-1951

Scope and Content Note

(notes on museums).
Box 105

Bibliographical material, 1927-1956

Scope and Content Note

(miscellaneous lists).
 

Series V. Research Material: Illustrations - Printed Material, 1921-1977 n.d.

Physical Description: 28 boxes 14.0 lin. ft.

Scope and Content Note

Series includes photographs, clippings, pamphlets, books, postcards, and other printed material Pevsner used for research and as illustrations for his writings and lectures.
 

Photograph and clipping files:

Box 106

Austria; France, 1932-1965, n.d.

Box 107

Germany, 1921-1966, n.d.

Box 108

Great Britain, 1931-1975, n.d.

Box 109

Great Britain (XIX - XX), 1931-1972, n.d.

Box 110

Hungary; Turkey, 1931-1970, n.d.

Box 111

USA; Yugoslavia and Miscellaneous, ca. 1915-1965

Box 112-131

Post and collection, ca. 1923-1977

Box 132

Pamphlets and offprints, 1921-1976

Box 133-134

Annotated books, 1954-1958, n.d.

Scope and Content Note

Includes Colvin's Biographical Dictionary of English Architects, 1660-1840 (1958) and Hart's Giulio Romano (1958).
Box 134

Unpublished material submitted to Pevsner, ca. 1967-1970

 

Series VI. Personal File, 1918-1979

Physical Description: 2 boxes 1.0 lin. ft.

Scope and Content Note

Series contains correspondence, awards, commendations, diaries, poems, short stories, notes, and other personal materials.
Box 135

Correspondence, 1919-1979

Scope and Content Note

Personal letters received by Pevsner or members of his family; includes a number of letters from his mother in Leipzig, 1937-1942, a letter from Thomas Mann, 1919 relating to his "Betrachtungen eines Unpoliteschen" (see also II: `Beitrage zur Stilgeschichte des Fruh - und Hochbarok', 1928).
Box 135

Personal notes, ca. 1970s, n.d.

Scope and Content Note

Early notes, some with literary references; autographs; memorabilia.
Box 135

Manuscripts:

Scope and Content Note

Short stories and poems, one dedicated to Thomas Mann (1918-1919).
Box 135

Awards and honorary degrees, 1974-1979

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, agenda, speech notes.
Box 135

Photographs, n.d.

Box 136

Diaries, 1951-1977

 

Series VII. Articles Collection, 1923-1978

Physical Description: 7 boxes 3.5 lin. ft.

Scope and Content Note

Clippings are mainly from German periodicals; many are mounted in books. Articles are on various aspects of art and architecture, some in German and others in English. Boxes 140-143 contain two identical sets of Xerox copies of Pevsner's newspaper cuttings and offprints.
Box 137

Collection of clippings and offprints of Pevsner's articles, 1923-1935

Box 137

Clippings and offprints, 1923-1942

Box 138

Clippings and offprints, 1936-1949

Box 139

Clippings and offprints, 1950-1978

Box 140-143

Photocopies, 1923-1978