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William S. Huff papers

 Collection — Box: 1-28
Identifier: MS 139.2

This collection contains compilations of first year Department of Architecture architectural design assignments, 1975-1986, and course records, project assignments, and student lists, 1975-1987; sketch model for a wood construction problem and prototype for a toy problem from first year architecture design studio; documentation and slides on all departmental, all day sketch problems, 1980 (William S. Huff, Richard C. Cordts, and Alvaro Malo were principal faculty members); designs and writings by Richard C. Cordts, and A. J. C. Wilson; poster and postcard announcement for ArtSpace (Buffalo, March 8-April 6, 1986); poster of Max Bill exhibition (Albright-Knox Art Gallery, 1974); "Book one: The Background: programming for a new experimental school of design" (1985).

Included are files of the periodicals Perspecta: the Yale architectural journal and Oppositions: a journal for ideas and criticism in architecture, and Papers of the American Association of Architectural Bibliographers.

Dates

  • 1952-1988

Creator

Language of Materials

Collection material in English.

Terms of Access

The bulk of the William S. Huff papers, 1952-1988 are open for research.

Access to portions of this collection is RESTRICTED. Please contact University Archives for more details.

Copyright

Copyright of papers in the collection may be held by their authors, or the authors' heirs or assigns. Researchers must obtain the written permission of the holder(s) of copyright and the University Archives before publishing quotations from materials in th collection. Most papers may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures unless otherwise specified.

Permission to publish material from this collection must be requested in writing from the University Archivist at the University Libraries of the State University of New York at Buffalo.

Extent

10 Linear Feet (28 boxes)

Overview

This collection contains compilations of first year Department of Architecture architectural design assignments, 1975-1986, and course records, project assignments, and student lists, 1975-1987; sketch model for a wood construction problem and prototype for a toy problem from first year architecture design studio; documentation and slides on all departmental, all day sketch problems, 1980 (William S. Huff, Richard C. Cordts, and Alvaro Malo were principal faculty members); designs and writings by Richard C. Cordts, and A. J. C. Wilson; poster and postcard announcement for ArtSpace (Buffalo, March 8-April 6, 1986); poster of Max Bill exhibition (Albright-Knox Art Gallery, 1974); "Book one: The Background: programming for a new experimental school of design" (1985). Included are files of the periodicals Perspecta: the Yale architectural journal and Oppositions: a journal for ideas and criticism in architecture, and Papers of the American Association of Architectural Bibliographers.

Biographical Note

William S. Huff, emeritus professor of architecture at the State University of New York at Buffalo, attended the Hochschule für Gestaltung during the academic year 1956/1957 as a Fulbright scholar and later taught at the school.

Arrangement

A detailed inventory is available on site. The collection is not fully processed and has not been arranged in series.

Other Finding Aid

A partial inventory, created and annotated by William Huff, is available online at https://library.buffalo.edu/archives/pdf/ms-139-2-public-partial-inventory.pdf

Acquisition Information

The William S. Huff papers were a gift to the University Archives, donated by William S. Huff, 2006-2012.

Accruals and Additions

No further accruals are expected to this collection.

Related Resources

MS 139, William S. Huff collection on the Hochschule für Gestaltung Ulm, 1953-2012




MS 139.1, William S. Huff collection on Louis I. Kahn, 1949-2012

Processing Information

Collection is not fully processed.
Finding aid encoded by Danielle White, August 2014.

Creator

Source

Title
Finding Aid for the William S. Huff papers
Status
completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by Archives staff.
Date
2012
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
und

Repository Details

Part of the University Archives Repository

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