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Inventory of the John Funk Collection, 1929-1988
2002-1  
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Series Description

 

I. PERSONAL PAPERS, 1929-1988

Physical Description: Box 1, Flat File

Scope and Content Note

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.
Series includes documentation of Funk's student work, consisting of drawings made during undergraduate and graduate school, as well as school assignments, developmental sketches, and black and white photographs of ink renderings. Two photographs of Funk are also included, taken in 1970 and 1988. Also included are photographs and written material relating to the 1942 "America Builds" exhibition in Stockholm, Sweden.
 

A. Student Work

 

B. Photographs

 

C. Reference Files

 

II. OFFICE RECORDS, 1941-1965

Physical Description: Box 1

Scope and Content Note

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.
Series contains Funk's professional license, along with photographs documenting Funk's participation in two housing exhibitions: the Museum of Modern Art in New York's 1942 "Planning the Modern House" and the "California Home Designers" exhibition in Los Angeles. Series also contains newspaper and magazine articles about Funk, his projects, and related architectural style, as well as two booklets published by the New York MOMA that include Funk projects.
 

A. Licenses

 

B. Exhibition Materials

 

C. Clippings and Published Material

 

III. PROJECT RECORDS, 1937-1985

Physical Description: Box 1-3, 6 Flat file drawers

Scope and Content Note

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by project.
Includes correspondence and meeting notes, project-specific clippings, drawings, specifications, and photographs documenting the design and completion of primarily residential and educational projects. Also includes drawings for proposals and unbuilt projects.
 

A. Files

 

B. Drawings

 

C. Photographs

Container List

 

SERIES I.  PERSONAL PAPERS, 1929-1988

 

A. Student Work

Box/Folder 1 : 1-2; FF 1

Student Work 1929-1935, n.d.

 

B. Photographs

Box/Folder 1 : 3

Photographs 1970, 1988

 

C. Reference Files

Box/Folder 1 : 4

"America Builds" Exhibition, Stockholm, Sweden 1944

 

SERIES II.  OFFICE RECORDS, 1941-1965

 

A. Licenses

Box/Folder 1 : 1

Professional License 1941

 

B. Exhibition Materials

Box/Folder 1 : 2

Museum of Modern Art, NY Exhibition "Planning the Modern House" 1942

Box/Folder 1 : 3

"California Home Designers" Exhibition ca. 1940

 

C. Clippings and Published Materiak

Box/Folder 1 : 4

Clippings 1941-1956

Box/Folder 1 : 5

Original Clippings 1947-1965

Box/Folder 1 : 6

Booklets 1942, 1944

 

SERIES III.  PROJECT RECORDS, 1937-1985

 

A. Files

 

** See Project Index

 

B. Drawings

 

** See Project Index

 

C. Photographs

 

** See Project Index