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History of Women in Architecture

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 76 Collections and/or Records:

Susana Torre Architectural Collection

Identifier: Ms-1990-016

After earning her degree in architecture in Buenos Aires, Argentinean Susana Torre arrived in New York in 1968 to study and practice architecture. Women's place in architecture and renovation of buildings are topics of particular interest to her. The Susana Torre collection consists of professional correspondence, project files, architectural drawings and sketches of some of her works, research notes, published articles about and by Torre, and teaching notes.

Dates: 1830 - 2003; Majority of material found within 1967 - 2003

Maria von der Weppen Architectural Collection

Identifier: Ms-2001-017

Born in 1952 in Gdynia, Poland, Maria von der Weppen studied in Poland and Norway before beginning her career in Germany. She specialized in reconstructing buildings in East Germany damaged by the war as well as new residential and office construction. This collection consist of drawings, project records, photographs, and articles relating to von der Weppen's work.

Dates: 1978 - 2001

Ute Weström Architectural Papers,

Identifier: Ms-1996-023
Abstract Ute Westrom was born in 1939 in Berlin, Germany, the oldest of four children of architect Hilde Westrom. In 1968 she earned an architect's diploma from the Technical University of Berlin. She is a practicing architect in Berlin and an active member of the International Union of Women Architects (UIFA.) Her collection includes information about the restoration of the Martin Gropius Bau in Berlin and the Sozialkasse des Berliner Baugewerbes in Berlin, both designed by Westrom and her husband...
Dates: 1968 - 1996

Women Architects in Austria Exhibit Panels

Identifier: Ms-1990-041

The Women Architects in Austria Exhibit Panels contains twenty-eight panels from a traveling exhibit sponsored by the Austrian Cultural Institute. The panels show photographs and architectural drawings by Austrian women architects from 1900-1987. Subjects include interior design, urban and landscape planning, apartment buildings, and cultural centers.

Dates: 1988

Women's Development Corporation Records

Identifier: Ms-2016-012

The Women’s Development Corporation (WDC) is a Rhode Island based housing developer and non-profit founded by a group of architects, designers, community planners, and historic preservation professionals. These records document select activities of the WDC from 1979-2015.

Dates: 1979 - 2015

Jean Linden Young Papers

Identifier: Ms-1998-022
Abstract Jean Alice Linden was born in Detroit, Michigan, on February 15, 1922. She became a registered architect of Washington state in 1955 and established her own private practice in 1976. Her designs were almost all private residences, apartment buildings, and small commercial structures in the Seattle area. The Jean Linden Young Papers consist of materials created and collected by Young during her lifetime. They include notes written as an instructor at the University of Kentucky, newspaper...
Dates: 1945 - 1997