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Contains 6 Collections and/or Records:

Frank Lloyd Wright correspondence with Michael Meredith Hare

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Identifier: MS 22.1
Overview Correspondence between Michael Meredith Hare, architect, philosopher and author, Frank Lloyd Wright, and Taliesin Fellowship member, William Bye Fyfe, when Hare was an architecture student at Yale in 1933, concerning Hare's inquiry into a Fellowship at Taliesin and Wright's views on architectural education. Also includes a 1940 autobiographical sketch of Hare.

Michael Meredith Hare to Frank Lloyd Wright, holographic draft of letter, 1933

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Scope and Contents Collection contains correspondence dated 1933 from Frank Lloyd Wright to Hare, from a Wright apprentice, William Fyfe, to Hare, and a handwritten draft from Hare to Wright, shedding light on Hare's disillusionment with Yale's architecture program and Wright's encouraging him to join his architecture school at Taliesin. Also included is a 1940 autobiographical statement and a resume updated by hand circa 1960 which offer insight into Hare's transition from architecture to...

Frank Lloyd Wright to Michael Meredith Hare, typed letter signed [TLS], 8 November 1933

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Scope and Contents On Taliesin stationary, in response to hare's inquiry about the Taliesin Fellowship.

William Bye Fyfe to Michael Meredith Hare, typed letter signed [TLS], undated

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Scope and Contents Includes enveloped dated November 9, 1933; on Taliesin stationary describing the fellowship from an apprentice's point of view.

Frank Lloyd Wright to Michael Meredith Hare, typed letter signed [TLS], 2 December 1933

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Scope and Contents Concerns Wright's views on architectural education.

Autobiographical sketch of Michael Meredith Hare, with subsequent updates, 1940

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Scope and Contents Includes a resume circa 1955 with handwritten updates to circa 1960.