American Institute of Architects
The American Institute of Architects is an organization consisting of 300 chapters designed to serve the needs of architects at the national, state, and local levels. The collection consists of programs for chapter meetings, lecture announcements. The collection also includes information about lectures publication, program agendas for committees within the AIA, specifically the WIA (Women in Architecture).
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
The IAWA Small Collections was compiled from a variety of sources by Special Collections staff for use in reference and research. The collection consists primarily of biographical materials for women architects, architectural historians, and designers including curriculum vitas, firm brochures, exhibit notices, photographs, and publications. Drawings, sketches, course notes, correspondence, and other materials pertaining to architectural collections are also present.
This collection includes a traveling exhibit created by the American Architectural Foundation of the American Institute of Architects about women in American architecture. The exhibit starts with Louise Bethune, who in 1888 was the first woman to join the AIA. Materials include exhibit panels, planning documents and research for the creation of the exhibit.