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Elizabeth Cooper English Architectural Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2002-003

Scope and Contents

The collection includes a copy of Elizabeth Cooper English's dissertation, Arkhitektura I Mnimosti: The Origins of Soviet Avant-Garde Rationalist Architecture in the Russian Mystical-Philosophical and Mathematical Intellectual Tradition and a dossier that includes her curriculum vitae.

Dates

  • 2000 - 2001

Creator

Language of Materials

The materials in the collection are in English.

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

Elizabeth Cooper English graduated from Princeton University in 1978 with a Bachelor of Architecture and Urban Planning. In 1987 she went on to get her Master's in Civil Engineering with a concentration in structural analysis and design and in 1997 English completed her Master's in Architecture from the University of Pennsylvania with a concentration in architectural theory. She received her PhD in Architecture from the University of Pennsylvania in 2000 with her dissertation entitled Arkhitektura I Mnimosti: The Origins of Soviet Avant-Garde Rationalist Architecture in the Russian Mystical-Philosophical and Mathematical Intellectual Tradition. English has taught structures and design studios at various universities including the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, the University of Pennsylvania, Parsons School of Design, Rhode Island School of Design, and the University of Miami. Since 1999 English has been an Assistant Professor at Tulane University's School of Architecture teaching lecture courses on structures as well as lab courses. See also the IAWA Biographical Database.

Extent

0.5 Cubic Feet

Source of Acquisition

The Elizabeth Cooper English Architectural Papers were donated to Special Collections in 2002.

Rights Statement for Archival Description

The guide to the Elizabeth Cooper English Architectural Papers 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 Elizabeth Cooper English Architectural Papers was completed in 2002.

Encoded by Harvey Clark, July 2010.

Title
A Guide to the Elizabeth Cooper English Architectural Papers 2000-2001
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

  • 2020-10-07: 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