Sena Sekulić-Gvozdanović Architectural Collection
Scope and Content
The Sena Sekulić-Gvozdanović Architectural Collection contains publications, personal correspondence, images, and a death announcement. Along with periodical contributions, a manuscript of the unpublished English translation of her book "Zena u arhitekturi" (By Her Order and Design - A Search of Women in Architectural Theory and Practice) can be found here. Two pictures of her design concepts submitted for competition are available, as well as, personal photographs and slides of her work.
- 1963 - 2002
- Sekulić-Gvozdanović, Sena (Person)
Language of Materials
The majority of material is in Croation. However, there is an unpublished English translation of her manuscript, By Her Order and Design: A Search for Women in Architecture.
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use
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Sena Sekulić-Gvozdanović (d. 2002) architect of Zagreb, Republic of Croatia (former Yugoslavia). She graduated from the Faculty of Technology, University of Zegreb, Yugoslavia in 1940. After several years of professional work she became an architecture professor at the University of Zagreb (1946). She attained full professor status in 1975 and became the first female Dean of Architecture (1979-1982). Throughout her career she authored numerous works on medieval architecture and researched women's contributions to the profession. Sekulić-Gvozdanović compiled a list of almost 3000 active women architects from the beginning of their practice to the time of her publication (1996). Sekulić-Gvozdanović was an active leader and member of the International Union of Women Architects (UIFA). In 1983, she was awarded the Viktor Kovacic Award for Lifetime Achievement.
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Sena Sekulić-Gvozdanović (d. 2002) architect in Zagreb, Republic of Croatia. She was a professor (1946-1986) and the first female Dean of Architecture (1979-1982) at the University of Zagreb. In 1983, she was awarded the Viktor Kovacic Award for Lifetime Achievement. Sekulić-Gvozdanović's collection contains published and unpublished works, personal correspondence, photographs, slides, and lectures pertaining to her research concerning women in architecture. Materials range in date from 1963-2002.
The collection is arranged into Series I: Personal Papers and Series II: Professional Papers, which are subdivided by type.
Source of Acquisition
The collection was donated to Special Collections in 1998 and 2002.
Rights Statement for Archival Description
The guide to the Sena Sekulić-Gvozdanović Architectural Collection by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/cc0/).
The processing, arrangement, and description of the Sena Sekulić-Gvozdanović Architectural Collection was completed in February 2012.
- Sena Sekulić-Gvozdanović Architectural Collection, 1963-2002
- Kathryn Shackelford, Student Assistant
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