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Women Architects in Austria Exhibit Panels

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1990-041

Scope and Contents

The collection contains 28 panels (2.5' x 4') with color and black and white photographs of structures and women architects, architectural drawings, and explanatory text in English and German. Also included are 5 packets of catalogs with approximately 50 catalogs per packet.

Subjects featured on the panels include: Interior design; surroundings; houses; apartment buildings; the fifties; urban and landscape planning; cultural centers; and industry and administration.

Women featured in the exhibit include: Margarete Schutte-Lihotzky; Anna Lulja Praun; Hertha Rottleuthner-Frauneder; Helen Koller-Buchwieser; Annemarie Obermann; Elisabeth Senn; Margarethe Heubacher-Sentobe; Renate Achtsnit; Karla Szyszkowitz-Kowalski; Christine Stigler; Eva Mang; Hedi Wachberger; Eva Maria Gruber; Heide Muhlfellner; Erika Lojen; Ilse Vana-Schiffmann; Meina Schellander; Maria Aubock; Franziska Ullmann; Ingrid Mayr; Ingrid Bauer; Anna Popelka; Barbara Aull; Martina Schoberl + Ursula Licka; Dietlind Erschen; Uta Krenn; Gerda Giebelhauser; Angelika Margesin; Elisabeth Schatzer; and Ortrun Lanznel.

Dates

  • 1988

Language of Materials

The materials in the collection are in German.

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

The copyright status of this collection is unknown. Copyright restrictions may apply. Contact Special Collections and University Archives for assistance in determining the use of these materials. Reproduction or digitization of materials for personal or research use can be requested using our reproduction/digitization form: http://bit.ly/scuareproduction. Reproduction or digitization of materials for publication or exhibit use can be requested using our publication/exhibition form: http://bit.ly/scuapublication. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives (specref@vt.edu or 540-231-6308) if you need assistance with forms or to submit a completed form.

Historical Note

The "Women Architects in Austria, 1900-1987" exhibit was a traveling exhibit curated in Vienna, Austria and sponsered by the Austrian Cultural Institute.

The exhibit was also a part of "The Invisisible Partner, Third Symposium on Women in Design and Architecture," January 26-February 1, 1988, sponsered by the College of Architecture and Urban studies Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

Extent

8.8 Cubic Feet (28 panels; approx. 250 catalogs)

Abstract

The collection contains twenty eight panels from a traveling exhibit sponsored by the Austrian Cultural Institute. The panels show photographs and architectural drawings by Austrian women architects from 1900-1987. Subjects include interior design, urban and landscape planning, apartment buildings, and cultural centers.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged chronologically.

Source of Acquisition

The Women Architects in Austria Exhibit Panels were donated to Special Collections in 1990.

Related Archival Material

The following architects featured in the exhibit also have materials in other IAWA collections:

Separated Material

Book, New housing in Vienna / [written and edited by Dietmar Steiner ; translated by Meredith Schneeweiss], 1988 was placed in the Rare Book collection, NA7345.V6 N48 1988.

Rights Statement for Archival Description

The guide to the Women Architects in Austria Exhibit Panels by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/cc0/).

Processing Information

Processed and encoded by Harvey Clark, July 2010.

Title
A Guide to the Women Architects in Austria Exhibit Panels, 1988
Status
Completed
Author
Harvey Clark
Date
2010 (CC0 1.0)
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • 2020-09-09: Finding aid notes updated to new department standards. juliags

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech Repository

Contact:
Special Collections and University Archives, University Libraries (0434)
560 Drillfield Drive
Newman Library, Virginia Tech
Blacksburg Virginia 24061 US
540-231-6308