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Saffa 58 Architectural Drawings

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1998-019

Scope and Contents

Collection consists of sixty-three drawings of the buildings for the Swiss fair including the collaborative work of Claire Rufer-Eckmann, Beate Billeter, Verena Fuhrimann, Jetti Judin-Mutzenberg, and Annemarie Hubacher-Constam.

Dates

  • 1958

Creator

Language of Materials

Material is in German and French.

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.

Historical Note

The Swiss Exhibition for Women's Work (SAFFA) was an exhibition organized by the major national women's organizations in Switzerland. The first SAFFA exhibition was in held in Bern, 1928. The theme was to show the importance of female contributions to the social and economic activities in Switzerland at the time. A second exhibition was held in Zurich, 1958 focusing on "women in the family, occupation and state." These exhibitions were organized and produced entirely by women and the exhibition buildings for SAFFA 58 were designed and built by Swiss women architects.

Extent

2.8 Cubic Feet (4 oversize folders)

Abstract

The SAFFA was a Swiss fair exhibition on women in Zurich, Switzerland, that was built by Swiss women architects. The collection consists of sixty-three drawings of the buildings, including the collaborative work of Claire Rufer-Eckmann, Beate Billeter, Verena Fuhrimann, Jetti Judin-Mutzenberg, and Annemarie Hubacher-Constam.

Source of Acquisition

The SAFFA 58 Architectural Drawings were donated to Special Collections in November 1998.

Related Archival Materials

Rights Statement for Archival Description

The guide to the SAFFA 58 Architectural Drawings 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 SAFFA 58 Architectural Drawings was completed in March 2011.

Creator

Title
SAFFA 58 Architectural Drawings, 1958
Status
Completed
Author
Sherrie A. Bowser
Date
2011 (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

  • 2020-09-29: 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