Special Collections

Harvard University Graduate School of Design
Frances Loeb Library
48 Quincy Street
Cambridge MA , 02138
FAX: (617)496-5929
Institution Contact(s):
  Hugh Wilburn, Librarian, Head of Public Services (617)496-1332 hwilburn@gsd.harvard.edu
Hours: M-Th 9:00AM-10:00PM F 9:00AM-8:00PM Sa 10:00AM-6:00PM Su NOON-8:00PM
Seasonal Hours:
  During summer, semester breaks and exam periods hours vary
Closings: University-designated holidays
Online Catalog:
  Web: http://www.gsd.harvard.edu/library
Services for the Disabled:
  Americans with Disabilities Act accessible
Other Services:
  Information on hotel/housing accommodations Cafeteria
Bibliographic Utility:
Special Collection Contact(s):
  Mary Daniels, Librarian, SC (617)496-1300 mdaniels@harvard.edu
Hours: M-F 1:00PM-4:45PM
Seasonal Hours:
  During summer, semester breaks and exam periods hours vary
Closings: University-designated holidays
Collections: 50
Formats: 1,500 linear feet of manuscripts 250 linear feet of archives 15,000 volumes of monographs 250 linear feet of maps 500 linear feet of photographs 100 linear feet of pamphlets 25 linear feet of ephemera 25 linear feet of realia/artifacts 2,500 linear feet of drawings/plans
Collection Description:
  General List (Finding Aid)
The Amazonia 2000 Collection (Julia Allen Field)
The Edward Larrabee Barnes Collection
Beales Photograph Collection
Drawings and Watercolors of Architecture (1928-1932)
Walter Bogner Collection
Cluny Collection
Papers of Arthur C. Comey (1904-1950)
CIAM Collection (1928-1973)
Curutchet Collection
Architectural Drawings of Arland A. Dirlam (1929-1967)
Charles Eliot Papers
Charles William Eliot II Papers
Robin Evans Collection
Ferrari Hardoy Archive
George B. Ford Collection (1896 ca.-1930)
Clarence Fowler Collection
Architectural Drawings (1891-1897)
Measured Drawings Collection (1913-ca. 1939)
Scrapbooks of Plant Materials (1910-1920)
Lloyd M. Hendrick Papers
Reginald R. Isaacs Papers
Jamestown Exposition Collection (1904-1907)
Reports on Cludad Guyana, Venezuela (1960-1965)
Frederick H. Kennard Architectural Drawings (1900-1930)
Dan Kiley Archive
Jacob F. Krokyn Sketchbooks
Le Corbusier Research Collection
Warren Manning Collection (ca. 1907-1910)
McFadden Collection
Metropolitan Contracting Company (Boston)
Samuel Newsom Collection
John Charles Olmsted Papers (ca. 1860-1920)
W.L. Phillips Collection
Helen Spaulding Phipps Collection
John Pym Papers
Eleanor Raymond Collection
H.H. Richardson Collection
Charles Mulford Robinson Collection
Sekler Collection of Student Reports
Josep Lluis Sert Collection
Houshang Seyhoun Drawings
Arthur A. and Sidney N. Shurcliff Papers
Hugh Stubbins Archive
TAC Visual Resources Collection
Benjamin Thompson and Associates Archive
Charles Vidich
Martin Wagner Papers
Von Moltke Collection
Robert Harvey Whitten Papers (1920-1935)
Wilson Collection of Photographs of American Architecture
Access: Collection(s) are available by appointment only Photo ID required Access only in reading room, supervised All or part of the collection(s) not accessible Laptop computers and tape recorders allowed with staff approval
Copying: Photocopying permitted at discretion of staff All photocopying done by staff Self-service copying for a fee Institution will produce microfilm copies for a fee Donor's restrictions
Loans: Loans for exhibits only
Finding Guides Available:
  General repository guide Guides for manuscript collection
Directions: MTBA: Take the red line or No. 1 bus of the Boston 'T' to Harvard Square