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History of Women in Architecture

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 77 Collections and/or Records:

Africa Etudes design firm brochure

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2022-083
Abstract

This collection contains one brochure for a multidiscplinary women-run design firm based in Ougadougou, Burkina Faso.

Dates: undated

"An Ideal Home" Illustrated Scrapbook,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2013-026
Abstract

The collection consists of an illustrated scrapbook, detailing the set up for a household, possibly compiled for a new bride or a school assignment.

Dates: c.1940s?

Architectural Drawing, Kimiko Suzuki, Abe House #430328, nd (Ms2013-089)

 Digital Record
Identifier: Ms2013-089_SuzukiKimiko_ArchitecturalDrawing_nd_430328

Architectural League of New York: Archive of Women in Architecture Records

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2005-016
Abstract

The Architectural League of New York created the Archive of Women in Architecture Records in 1973 to gather biographical and project data about women professionals in the field of architecture and other related disciplines. This information was used to create a 1977 exhibition and the book, Women in American Architecture: A Historic and Contemporary Perspective, edited by Susana Torre.

Dates: 1892-1976, n.d.

Gae Aulenti Architectural Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2000-014
Abstract

Italian architect Gae Aulenti's ability to transform historic public buildings into museum spaces is documented in the Gae Aulenti Architectural Collection by newspaper and magazine articles, biographical information, and her conceptual computer-drawn designs for the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco, California.

Dates: 1987 - 2003

Wendy Scott Bertrand Architectural Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2013-025
Abstract

Wendy Bertrand is a registered architect, rug weaver, self-described feminist and author living in Northern California since 1967. This collection documents her personal and professional activism and activities between 1954-2012, including her architectural studies, organizational activities, family life, travel, professional writing, textile projects, and career with the U.S. Navy and U.S. Forest Service.

Dates: 1954 - 2012

Milka T. Bliznakov Papers and Architectural Drawings

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ms-1991-025
Abstract

Milka Bliznakov was a Bulgarian architect, architectural historian, and professor who practiced in Bulgaria, France, and the United States. The collection consists of her publications, research, correspondence, professional documentation of her practice, conference participation materials, teaching materials, and documents related to her involvement as the founder of the International Archive of Women in Architecture.

Dates: 1946 - 2010

Mary Brown Channel Architectural Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2007-030
Abstract After graduating from Randolph-Macon Woman's College in 1929, Mary Ramsay Brown Channel earned her degree in architecture at Cornell University in 1933. She returned to her hometown of Portsmouth, Virginia, and worked at a firm for two years before opening her own office as the first registered woman architect in Virginia. She became known for her residential and church designs. Her collection includes sketches and drawings for about 160 mostly residential projects in the Portsmouth area....
Dates: 1936 - 2002; Majority of material found within 1936 - 1950

Krasimira Choneva Architectural Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2007-003
Abstract

The Krasimira Choneva Architectural Collection includes conceptual and working drawings as well as supporting documents for six projects. The projects range in date from 1958-1994 and were all designed and completed in Bulgaria by Krasimina Choneva. The collection also includes one biographical sketch written by Choneva herself as well as an additional biography written by Milka Bliznakov in 2007.

Dates: 1958 - 1994