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Inge S. Horton Architectural Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1990-065

Scope and Contents

Papers consist of architectural studies written by Horton while in Germany; presentations made at various women's architectural organization meetings, including the International Union of Women Architects (UIFA); a Historic Structure Report for Julia Morgan building; copies of her books; a curriculum vitae; and files on early women architects in the San Francisco Bay Area for her book "Early Women Architects of the San Francisco Bay Area: The Lives and Work of Fifty Professionals, 1890-1951" (2010).

Dates

  • 1964 - 1999

Creator

Language of Materials

Material is in English and German.

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for 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.

Biographical Note

Born in Germany. Horton was educated in architecture and city planning. She graduated with a Diplom-Ingenieur from the Technological University of Berlin, Germany, 1965, and with a Master of City and Regional Planning from University of California, Berkeley, 1979. She has work experience in private, institutional and municipal planning departments. She was a planner with the Planning Department of the City and County of San Francisco, California, from 1983 to 1998.

She has held leadership positions in both the Organization of Women Architects and Design Professionals (OWA) and the International Archive of Women in Architecture (IAWA).

Her publications include several articles and two books in collaboration with Monica Hennig-Schefold on "Early Modern Architecture in Berlin" (1967) and "Structure and Decoration: Art Nouveau Architecture in Paris and Brussels" (1971). Horton also published a book on "Early Women Architects of the San Francisco Bay Area: The Lives and Work of Fifty Professionals, 1890-1951" (2010).

Extent

9.3 Cubic Feet (8 box)

Abstract

Inge Horton was born in Germany. She was a planner with the Planning Department of the City and County of San Francisco, California, from 1983 to 1998; member of the Board of Advisors for the International Archive of Women in Architecture. Her papers consist of architectural studies written while in Germany; presentations made at various women's architectural organization meetings, including the International Union of Women Architects; a curriculum vitae; and research files on early women architects in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged by material type.

Source of Acquisition

The Inge Horton Architectural Collection was donated to Special Collections in 1990.

Rights Statement for Archival Description

The guide to the Inge Horton Architectural Collection by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/cc0/).

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement and description of the Inge Horton Architectural Collection commenced and was completed in September 2010. Additional files were processed in March 2016.

Creator

Source

Title
Inge Horton Architectural Collection, 1964-1999
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
Language of description note
English

Revision Statements

  • 2020-09-11: 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