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Inventory of the William W. Wurster/Wurster, Bernardi & Emmons Collection, 1922-1974
1976-2  
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Description
Contains records related to the life and career of architect William Wilson Wurster (1895-1973) and the architectural firm Wurster, Bernardi & Emmons. Documents Wurster's collaborative relationships and professional friendships as well as Wurster and WBE projects. Records include correspondence, reports, photographs, clippings, scrapbooks, and drawings. Contains records relating to residential and commercial buildings, as well as defense housing and other large planning projects. Drawings by landscape architect Thomas Church and photographs by Roger Sturtevant are also included for some projects.
Background
William W. Wurster/Wurster, Bernardi & Emmons
Extent
66 cartons, 131 manuscript boxes, 22 1/2 flat boxes, 26 flat file drawers, 4 negative boxes, 1 shoebox, approximately 500 tubes, 1 artifact 125 digital images
Restrictions
All requests for permission to publish, reproduce, or quote from materials in the collection should be discussed with the Curator.
Availability
Collection open for research.