Arthur Ovaska papers, 1888-2000, [bulk 1970-1990.]

Collection Number: 15-2-4329

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Arthur Ovaska papers. 1888-2000, bulk 1970-1990.
Collection Number:
15-2-4329
Creator:
Arthur, Ovaska, 1951-.
Quantity:
9.2 cubic feet.
Quantity:
18 mapcase folders.
Forms of Material:
Drawings, plans.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Drawings and plans from competitions, students, and Ovaska's work as a professional and student.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Arthur Ovaska received his Bachelor of Architecture degree at Cornell University in 1974. After receiving his undergraduate degree at Cornell, Ovaska began graduate architecture studies with his mentor, professor and department chair O. M. Ungers. From 1974 to 1978, he collaborated with Ungers in Ithaca and Koand#x308;ln, Germany. Founded the office of Kollhoff andamp; Ovaska in Berlin in 1978 with Hans Kollhoff. Ovaska left Berlin in 1987 to accept a full-time academic position at Cornell. His career included appointments as director of undergraduate studies, director of graduate studies, and chair of the Department of Architecture.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Drawings and plans from competitions, students, and Ovaska's work as a professional and student.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Ovaska, Arthur, 1951-.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Arthur Ovaska papers, #15-2-4329. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
SERIES LIST

Series I. Competition
Series II. Working Drawings
Series III. Work as Student
Series IV. Posters
Series V. Work and miscellaneous
Series VI. Maps

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 2 Folder 2
Berlin Museum ERW
1988-1989
11x17 printed packet of final drawings, photocopies. Larger set of printed drawings, mixed with original sketches / working drawings, ink on trace paper
Box 2 Folder 3
Salem
1991
Collection of research and competition materials for the Salem Witch Trials Tercentenary Memorial Competition Program May 1991
Set of brochures for historic tours in Salem area
Chapter book, titled, The Devil in Massachusetts by Marion L. Starkey
Question/Answer sheet for questions about the competition
Site maps and photos (photocopies)
Volumes I and II of The Witchcraft Hysteria of 1692 by Leo Bonfanti
Box 2
Chapter book, titled, The Devil in Massachusetts by Marion L. Starkey
1991
Mapcase Folder 1
Berlin Museum Extension
1980-1989
Large collection of original process drawings and sketches, pencil/ink on trace - Prints of fnal drawings (S); Final drawings, pencil on thick card stock paper;B/W photographs of site; Misc. items : NYTimes page, lecture advertisement, work from Welfare Island; Student projects by A.Ovaska
Mapcase Folder 4
Miscellaneous sketches
Date Unknown
A miscellaneous collection of what appears to be one project. Most sketches are in plan and suggest site analysis / plan arrangement studies. Map of Berlin, prints.
Mapcase Folder 6
Moscow
Date Unknown
Collection of sketches: Ink on trace paper, Ink on cardstock. Smaller folder 8.5x11 photocopies of a figure ground map, site.
Mapcase Folder 8
Berlin Museum Extension
1988-1989
Presentation boards for Berlin Museum Extension competition: small-scale prints of original drawings mounted on cardstock; study drawings, pencil on vellum; shadow study; Map of site
Mapcase Folder 11
Cornell Project
Date Unknown
Working drawings for proposed renovation of AAP Facilities project; Sketches - ink on trace paper / vellum; Primarily plan and axonometric studies
Mapcase Folder 12
Berlin Museum Garten
Date Unknown
Contains a set of original drawings and presentation-quality prints for the Berlin Museum Garten, possibly curated for a lecture at Syracuse University.
Presentation boards for Berlin Museum Extension competition - for exhibition (?) depicting precedent studies of various gardens (prints), as well as 1-2 original drawings of the project pasted onto card stock.
Study drawings in plan, originals, pen on newsprint paper. Set of trace paper sketches, ink on trace paper/newsprint.
Set of vellum prints, of plan drawing/axon/perspectives.
An extensive collection of drawings related to the Berlin Museum Garden - a combination of originals, prints
Mapcase Folder 14
Berlin Museum Garden Sketches
Date Unknown
Set of unlabeled sketches, ink on trace paper, relating to Berlin Museum garden. 2 maps of site, Berlin, Some colored
Mapcase Folder 15
Set of presentation boards for Berlin Museum Garden
Date Unknown
Shadow plan drawings, with precedent gardens included on sides. Section / elevation drawings, prints with original colored pencil work.
Board 01-A : Plan/Axonometric drawing of garden proposal, flanked on both sides by drawings/prints of historic precedent garden projects.
Board 01-B : Shadow plan of garden project, labeled Berlin Museum Garden, M 1:200.
Board 01-C : Shadow plan of garden project with labeled programmatic zones /building elements / section cut lines, text on right side, labeled Berlin Museum Garten, M 1:200
Mapcase Folder 16
Set of presentation boards for Berlin Museum Garden
Date Unknown
Board 01-D : 3 Elevation drawings, showing front elevation of Berlin Museum and 2 side elevations of the garden project, labeled Ansicht Lindenstrasse, Schnitt NN, and Schnitt M-M respectively, original colored pencil work over print.
Board 01-E : 3 section drawings through garden project, labeled Schnitt H-H, Schnitt J-J, and Schnitt K-K, original colored pencil work over print.
Board 01 - F : Longitudinal section drawing through Berlin museum and garden project proposal, original colored pencil work over print, labeled BMG : Berlin Museum Garten, Internat Bauasstellung 1984, Schmitt AA, Kolhoff and Ovaska.
Board 01 - G : Technical plan drawing of garden proposal, original colored pencil work over print, annotated with ground heights and dimensions, labeled BMG : Berlin Museum Garden, Internat Bauasstellung 1984, Vermessungsplan
Tube 1
Welfare Island: competition submission for an urban design plan for Roosevelt Island
Undated
Urban Scale, complete drawing set including Plans, axons, diagrams. Possibly collaborative work with OM Ungers
Tube 2
Berlin Neuenberg St. Base
Multiple maps of Berlin, original drawings, all text in German.
Tube 4
Hamburg: Deichtor and Ericus
Undated
Maps of Hamburg, full drawing set, all text in German. All labelled: Stadtebaulicher Idennweftbewerb Deichtor und Ericus.
Tube 11
A.Ovaska, Berlin Address (Sportparkplatz)
Undated
Part of Sportparkplatz competition, two original drawings
Tube 11
Savannah
Date Unknown
1 site plan of Savannah, original line drawing, ink on paper; 2 figure ground maps of Savannah, prints
Tube 11
Berlin
1987
Maps of Berlin, prints on vellum, scale 1:500; Complete drawing set - plans, sections, elevations, prints on paper; All drawings labeled Wettbewerb, Lützowplatz, Berlin, Südliches Tiergartenviertel, Bauausstellung Berlin GmBH 1987"
Tube 9
Sportparkplatz Wil. Original Competition Submission
Date Unknown
Prints of hand drawings on paper; Complete drawing set of competition submission, primarily plan drawings; Perspective section drawings (cross/longitudinal)
Tube 9
Sportparkplatz Originals
Date Unknown
Original drawing set for Sportparkplatz competition, ink on vellum. Contains some prints.
Tube 13
Housing Development Competition for Kita am Dennewitzpark
Date Unknown
2 Maps of Berlin; Collection of trace paper sketches, Elevation drawings of various house facade typologies
(6) map/site plans of Berlin, prints, 1 aerial photograph plan, all labeled Der senator for Bau-und Wohnungswesen BERLIN, Bauwettbewerb Wohnbebauung ung Kita am Dennewitzpark (housing development competition).
Complete drawing set for competition
Tube 16
Competition Diplomatenvier
Date Unknown
Extensive collection of process drawings, no final drawings. All contents wrapped in label reading : BMG Erweiterung: Skizzen, Unterlagen.
Aerial photograph map of Sudliches Tiergartenviertel
Tube 18
Sportpakplatz Competition submission boards
Date Unknown
Set of 5 prints: Plans, sections, and written description of design proposal for Sportparkplatz competition
Draft boards for competition (?)
All text in German
Tube 19
Kammergericht Axon Bleistift
Date Unknown
1 pencil axon drawing on trace paper - Large, process work
Tube 19
BMG Erweiterung Axon
Date Unknown
1 Axonometric drawing, original ink on paper, freehand. Depicts site with intervention attached
Tube 21
Long trace paper sketches
Date Unknown
Extremely large, long trace paper sketches, in axon, of an urban planning project, ink on trace paper
Some smaller sketches, depicting site plan, ink/colored pencil on trace paper
1 sketch annotated with ; CA 10 different sport activities, 10 playing felds for football, volleyball, badminton, etc. / playgrounds for children or different age groups / integrated leisure area, picnic area (grilling, coffee, fre)
Tube 11
Berlin Maps/Sketches
Map of Berlin, print on vellum
Set of trace paper sketches.
Seemingly related to the contents of Tube 21, ink on trace paper, primarily in plan
Tube 23
Skizzen Platz der Republik
Large Collection of sketches, all ink on trace paper
Sketches all in plan
Tube 25
Savannah
Date Unknown
Compilation of site research done about Savannah, Georgia.
Water supply / sanitary sewage lines plan drawing, prepared by Central of Georgia Railway water supply fre protection and sanitary sewer lines and shore and upper yard of Savannah, Georgia
Map / site plan of Savannah, line drawing, print
Aerial photograph map of Chatham County, Georgia, photo date March 1985
1:400 map/site plan of Savannah
Map of Savannah, on glossy paper, labeled 1991 Average Daily Traffic Counts for Chatham County - Savannah, Georgia, June 1992
Tube 25
Holocaust Memorial
Date Unknown
Site map of the location of competition designs and elevations of buildings on nearby streets, labeled The New England Holocaust Memorial Competition, Plan, 1:20
Site plan of greater context
Collection of trace paper sketches, ink/pencil on trace paper, primarily in plan
photocopies of site, etc. Original pencil drawings on vellum, not labeled
Tube 1
Welfare Island: working drawings for competition
Date Unknown
Pencil and ink on trace paper and vellum.
Tube 21
Working drawings
1996
Collection of sketches, ink on trace paper
Map of Ithaca East Quadrangle published by the NY Geological Survey
Site plans, prints, labeled Village of Plainfeld Town Center Design Competition dated Oct 1996
Working drawings for town center design competition
plans, site plans, zoning maps, trace paper sketches, elevation studies. etc.
Box 2 Folder 1
Watkins Glen
1974
Stack of working drawings, sketches, and research (newspaper articles, maps, print-outs) for Watkins Glen Graduate Design Studio 1974 by A.Ovaska. Some prints of final drawings
Mapcase Folder 2-3
Miscellaneous sketches
Date Unknown
A miscellaneous collection of what appears to be 4 different projects, separated by plain sheets of paper. All contents are trace paper sketches or constructed drawings - NO labels, dates, or identifying info
Mapcase Folder 5
4th year Design Studio
1972
Complete final drawing set (ink on vellum) from 4th year design studio 1972; JA Wells, work by A.Ovaska; Rolling Home project; Final drawings, some sketches / study drawings.
Housing project - a few misc. drawings - plans, axonometric, with OM Ungers.
Mapcase Folder 7
Miscellaneous sketches
Date Unknown1970-1973
Collection of work by A.Ovaska as a student, including : Design 106 (Ithaca City Hall), Design 102 (Stock Brokerage Office), Design 205 (Warehouse).
Final presentation boards from Design 102 - prints mounted on cardboard.
Printed maps of Ithaca / site plan from Design 106.
Print of axonometric drawings, Design 106.
Miscellaneous collection of trace paper sketches.
Lecture/Exhibition poster labeled Cornell Architecture Faculty 1971 Buildings and Projects, AD White Museum of Art. Exhibition/Lecture poster titled Rational Architecture : The Architecture of a City, the Architectural Association. Set of prints/posters titled Rationalismo (all text in Italian), depicting various housing typologies.
Mapcase Folder 17
Work as Student
Date Unknown
Set of presentation boards from Design Studio 104, work by A.Ovaska.
Board 03 - A : Site shadow plan drawing, labeled RH-BD, Row-House Block Development, Site Plan (Ground Plane), Ovaska 104, May 19th, 1971.
Board 03 - B : North and West section/elevation drawings, labeled RH-BD, Elevations, Sections Ovaska 104.
Board 03 - C : Axonometric drawing of project, projected from plan, labeled RHBD, Site Axonometric, Ovaska 104.
Board 03 - D : Plan drawings depicting of units Type A, Type B, and Type C, 2 perspective drawings of interior, labeled RH-BD, Plans, Unit Types, Ovaska 104.
Board 03 - E : Axonometric drawing of structural diagram, labeled with Spring Shut Doors, Removable Bottom for Cleaning - held in place by clamps.
Tube 6
Design 103 1970, Prof. Cohen, "Crafts Museum" original drawings by A.Ovaska
1970-1974
Tube 6
Design 104, "Row House" original drawings by A.Ovaska
1970-1974
Tube 6
Design 105, "North Campus Housing" original drawings by A.Ovaska
1970-1974
Tube 6
Tech. 601, "Beach Shelter" 10.15.1970, original drawings by A.Ovaska
1970-1974
Tube 6
Design 106 "City Hall" original drawings by A.Ovaska
1970-1974
Tube 6
DWG 511 May, original drawings by A.Ovaska
1970-1974
Tube 6
ARCH 205, Warehouse, original drawings by A.Ovaska
1970-1974
Tube 6
Unlabelled miscellaneous drawings by Ovaska
1970-1974
Tube 6
Originals Craft Museum
1970
Design 103, professor Cohen; Complete drawing set, original drawings ink on vellum; Plans, sections, elevation, axon; Project for the design of a museum
Tube 6
Gotham City
Date Unknown
Original collage from Gotham City project drawing.
Print of Gotham City collage with original coloring work.
Work produced from a summer studio taught with OM Ungers and Werner Goehner.
2 maps of NYC (prints)
Tube 8
Graduate Studio Watkins
1974
Student project by A.Ovaska titled Watkins Glen - Highway Experiment, 1974 Graduate Studio A.Ovaska.
Complete drawing set - plan, axonometric, diagrams (L)Misc. site plan, original color work on a B/W axonometric drawing, prints.
Misc. trace paper sketches.
Printed plan of Christ Church Oxford and original ink on vellum, drawing of a proposed intervention on the Great Quadrangle
Tube 10
Graduate Studio Watkins Glen
1974
Original drawings, ink on vellum, some colored. Includes process work drawings, sketches
Tube 22
Work as Student
1970
Large misc collection of student work by A.Ovaska. Primarily original drawings, ink on vellum
Includes work from : Arch 205, Design 103 (Crafts Museum), Design 104, Design 105 (Ithaca City Hall), Tech 601, etc.
Combination of working and final drawings
Tube 24
Watkins Glen Highway Experiment
1974
1 drawing, section and shadow elevation, final drawing, original ink on paper, labeled Watkins Glen - Highway Experiment Section Type 1, AA Ovaska Conell University Graduate Studio May 1974
Tube 2
Assorted posters
1970-1980
US Army recruitment, OM Ungers lecture posters titled "Design with Morphologies", PUMP
Tube 5
Assorted posters
Date Unknown
(2) S colorful graphic calendar posters for Feb and March; S army poster advertising C-54 Douglas airplane; Poster labeled "Orskliche Ausicht depicting extremely detailed elevation drawing of the Cathedral of Cologne (?) - artist credited as "Franz Schmitz, Der Dom zu Köln, Köln und Neub 1868-1879, Tafel 7 ; All text in German ; (Duplicate) PUMP - Cornell student publication, newspaper satire
Tube 5
Assorted posters
Date Unknown
Photographiez! Kodak poster, advertising Ektachrome film, depicting 12 different versions of the same image of a tree in the landscape.
Black and white, High resolution photo of feet, titled 278 Feet, Personality Posters Inc 1967 - (XL) b/w photo of hairy monster face, Personality Posters Inc 1967.
Exhibition poster, "Nekropolis, Michael Ruetz, 100 Photographien 1968-1976, all text in German.
Lecture series poster, Berliner Sommerakademie für Architektur" Jun-July 1977, all text in German.
Lecture series poster, "2. Berliner Sommerakademie für Architektur Gestaltung öffentlicher Räume" Jun-July 1978, text in German.
Exhibition Poster, "Garten in Geschichte und Gegenwart" (Gardens in the past and present) 13.8-1.9.1978, text In German.
Tube 15
Assorted posters
Date Unknown
Procol Harum band poster; Das Belvedere des Prinzen Eugen in Wein 1714-1723 Johann Lucas von Hildebrandt poster depicting hand-drawn scenes.
Karl Friedrich Schinkel 1781-1841 poster depicting hand-drawn architectural works, 3 copies.
Set of 4 Le Corbusier posters, depicting a timeline of his works
Tube 19
Glossy, colored print painting titled "Cahokia Mounds" by AL Townsend
Date Unknown
Tube 20
Assorted posters
Date Unknown
Colorful Bob Dylan poster
Colorful poster advertising Fly SAS to Switzerland
Set of posters depicting national parks
Tube 24
Train posters
Date Unknown
2 posters advertising the New Haven Railroad
1 Labeled Train Travelers May eat in Diner or Grill Car, The New Haven RR, Serving New York and the Great Industrial States of Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut
1 Labeled Rest and Relaxation at Night in Modern Sleeping CarsRed/white lettering, overlaid on b/w photograph of train passengers in a dining car
Tube 24
Posters
1988
Preston H. Thomas Memorial Lecture Series, 1988
Robin Evans, Geometry in and Around Architecture
Tube 24
Aalto
Date Unknown
1 poster depicting a wall covering for an auditorium (?) by Aalto, Glossy paper, Labeled Helsingin Konserttitalo, Vasen Snuseina, Alvar Aalto Arkkitehti
Tube 30
Exhibition: Golden Oldies
Date Unknown
Poster from Golden Oldies exhibition and drawing set of A.Ovaska’s project from Design 106
prints on newspaper, possibly the project that was chosen to be exhibited (?)
Labeled Golden Oldies : Faculty as Students Show, East Sibley Corridor, 1946 1978, Cornell University Department of Architecture, Middling Reception Dragon Day 1987 11:00am, Sibley Hall
Participants names listed on poster, including : Michael Cohen, Michael Dennis, Werner Goehner, George Hascup, Lee Hodgden, Alexander Kira, Victoria Meyers, John Miller, Leonard Mirin, Vincent Mulcahy, John Ostlund, Arthur Ovaska, John Shaw, Andrea Simitch, Val Warke, Jerry Wells, John Zissovici
Box 1 Folder 4
2 Lecture posters advertising lectures by A.Ovaska at Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD)
1991
Lenne and Schinkel in the Potsdam Landscape : Place Making Precedent, by Arthur Ovaska, Eichberg 304, SCAD Architecture
Reconstruction : A Future Context for the Past, a Lecture by Arthur Ovaska, SCAD
Mapcase Folder 10
Posters
Date Unknown
Exhibition poster titled "Syracuse University School of Architecture". Exhibition, the Berlin Museum Garden, Arthur A. Ovaska with Hans Kolhoff , multiple copies. Exhibition poster titled "BYGGTÍBERLÍN, sýning í ásmundarsal, fyrirlestrar í odda Arthur Ovaska og Hildebrand Machleid" all text in Icelandic, referring to a lecture about built works in Berlin. Exhibition poster titled "Modern Houses : A Documentation", Arch 152 Spring 1989, Hartell Gallery, professors Ovaska and Simitch; Lecture poster titled Arthur Ovaska : Urban Realizations in Berlin 1978-1988, Building in a Modern Context for Historical Mementos or ‘There aren’t no ‘There’ There,’ Cornell Architecture, February 1988. 2 misc. site plans; 1 map of Plymouth County
Tube 3
Moscow
Undated
Site plans of Moscow, original drawings and some prints. Ink on vellum.
Tube 7
Tribeca Housing Project/Lower Manhattan
1975
Appears to be a public housing proposal: multiple maps of lower Manhattan, all labeled "Office of Lower Manhattan Development"; original drawings of proposed project
Tube 3
Student work by Monika Saras
2000
Original drawings, complete set, ink/graphite on vellum
Tube 12
Berlin Museum Extension
1988-1989
Printed map of site in Berlin; 5 original drawings, ink on vellum, freehanded
Tube 12
Berlin Museum Garten
Date Unknown
Complete drawing set, primarily plan drawings ; Stamped by Kolhoff and Ovaska Architekten; Mostly prints, 1 original drawing
Tube 8
Cornell
1988
Proposed plans for extension for AAP Facilities/Campus; 2 schemes: C and D; Longitudinal sections through Sibley Dome , Fine Arts library area included; Plan of Arts Quad (photocopy print); Topographic map of surrounding site. A collaboration with Werner Goehner
Tube 10
Adenauer Platz Potsdam Base DWGs
Undated
Plan drawings, prints; Base drawings for site research
Tube 15
Prelim Welfare Island and Misc
Date Unknown
Collection of trace paper sketches, preliminary ideas for Welfare Island project; Constructed axonometric drawings, pencil on vellum. All original drawings
Tube 16
Savannah
Set of blueprint maps of the coastline along the Savannah river; Blueprint map of the city of Savannah; packet of old maps of Savannah/site information
Tube 17
Various sketches, maps, and drawings
Date Unknown
Over 40 drawings, sketches, maps. Many axonometric studies, pen on trace paper
Mixed maps of Manhattan and Berlin.
Tube 19
Wassaic
Date Unknown
1 Map drawings / site plan
1 shadow plan, original drawing ink on vellum
1 site plan, print, labeled Wassaic Development Center, Restructuring/Consolidation Study, Amenia NY, Buckhurst Fish Hutton Katz
Tube 20
Braunschweig
Date Unknown
Extensive collection of colored trace paper sketches, ink, colored pencil, graphite
1 print depicting project, colored in (colored pencil)
Project for a city in Northern Germany: design for a park depicting earth mounds architecture
Tube 23
Hingham
1980
4 maps of Eastern Massachusetts, including Hingham, Cohasett, Norwell, etc. - at one time glued together to create 1 larger map
Set of 4 maps depicting site area, land plots, and subdivision plan of land for Cushing Street Hingham, Mass, labeled From the Offce of Lewis K. Perkins Engr. August 1936 prints
Map labeled Plan of Land in Hingham Mass made for Andrew Ovaska, April 16, 1946 - reprinted in 1980
Tube 18
Thesis, S. Tierg
Map of Berlin, print
Map of Berlin, highlighting area labeled Tiergarten
2 figure-ground maps
Large collection of hand-drawn maps and floor plans, ink/pencil on trace paper
Not final drawings - process/research work (?)
1 map of lower Manhattan, labeled OLMD
Tube 21
Site study: Sudl. Tiergarten Thesis
Date Unknown
2 Maps of Berlin, prints
Trace paper line drawings isolating sections of Berlin map
Collection of un-labeled trace paper drawings, ink, of areas of Berlin
Site analysis
Tube 25
Site study: Maps of Berlin
Date Unknown
Set of Maps of Berlin, prints on Vellum
Some fragments, some complete maps
Some axonometric, depicting certain building on map
Tube 31
Miscellaneous plans
Date Unknown
4 original plan drawings, ink on vellum. No labels, dates, or other identifying information. Possibly student work?
Tube 31
Rand Hall
Date Unknown
Large photocopy of an elevation drawing of Rand Hall, labeled Rand Hall Sibley College, North Elevation Scale 1/4, Gibb and Waltz Architects
Tube 31
Unlabelled drawing on vellum
Date Unknown
Tube 24
Miscellaneous blueprint posters
Date Unknown
Set of large prints of drawings, on newsprint, blue ink on off-white paper. Depicts plans, sections, elevations, axonometric. Possibly work by A.Ovaska (?), Only label SCB II 64121
Tube 26
Miscellaneous drawing
Date Unknown
1 original drawing, ink on vellum. Depicts section drawing of a tower with sloping sides and interior staircase. Dotted lines shown bouncing off sides of tower, relating to a set of squares labeled with numbers (structure, wind, light ?). Drawing of a boat (?) in lower right corner. No dates, labels, titles, or other identifying information
Tube 26
Architectural Analysis Student Work
Date Unknown
Work by students from A.Ovaska's course - Architectural Analysis 231. Original drawings, ink on vellum. Depicts various analysis drawings of important architectural works, primarily facades and plans - S. Vito D’Antivole Cimtero Brion 1970, Carlo Scarpa, An Architectural Analysis, by Lyn Lopez, Arch. Anal. 231 , complete drawing set, original drawings, ink on vellum
Project 1: Notre Dame de Chartres, Chartres, France, 13th Century, by John Chen and Lilis Wu, complete drawing set, original drawings, ink on vellum
Project 2: Frank Lloyd Wright, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, NY NY 1965 complete drawing set, original drawings, ink on vellum
Tube 27
Auditorium Drawings
Date Unknown
Original drawings, ink on vellum. Plans and sections depicting a proposal for an auditorium
Tube 27
Miscellaneous drawings
Date Unknown
Drawing set, original ink on vellum. Plans and section
Design for a school building (?), plans depicting lecture hall, classrooms
Tube 27
Lee Hodgeden, Design : Museum at Aalborg - Originals, Sandra Schwart
Date Unknown
Original drawing set, ink on vellum. Plans and sections for the design of a museum - No year, titles, etc.
Tube 28
Aalto Paimio
Date Unknown
Plan, section, and shadow plan drawings of Aalto’s Paimio. Original drawings, ink on vellum. Likely student work completed for an architectural analysis course (?) . No names, titles, labels, or other identifying information
Tube 28
Grand Central
Date Unknown
Complete drawing set analyzing Grand Central Terminal in NYC: Plan, section, elevation, axonometric drawings of GCT and the surrounding urban context. Original drawings, ink on vellum. Likely student work completed for an architectural analysis course (?). No name, label, date, or other identifying information
Tube 29
Van der Poll, Aalto DWGs Hedemora
Date Unknown
Drawing set of Aalto's Hedemora. Original drawings, ink on vellum. 2 plans, 1 section. Likely student work completed for an architectural analysis course (?). No name, label, date, or other identifying information
Tube 30
Student Work: Maison Cook, Eric Boulet
Date Unknown
Set of plan and sections drawings, pencil on paper, labeled Eric Boulet, Section 3
Set of plan, section, elevation, axonometric (final?) drawings, ink on vellum
Likely a small housing project
Tube 30
Facades on Film
Date Unknown
Set of drawings transferred to black, flmy paper, Depicting drawings of front facade studies of major classical architecture
Tube 30
Miscellaneous
Date Unknown
Set of miscellaneous items from A.Ovaska's archive that were not contained within rolls, tubes, folders. Plan of city blocks, numbered lots, London (?), 11x17 photocopy
Colored map labeled, Karte von Berlin, Bezirk, Schoeberg colored print on glossy paper
Plan sketch of area within a train station (pencil on paper)
Exhibition poster labeled “Nekropolis : Europäïsche Totenstädte, ihre Anlage undo Architektur ihre Bewohner, Michael Ruetz 100 Photographien 1968-1976”
Plan drawing, completely misc, photocopy, labeled Fourth Floor
Napkin sketch labeled Teisch 519 State
Elevations for a project in Ithaca, showing elevations from Stewart Ave, Williams St., Cascadilla Gorge, Highland Place - possibly Ithaca City Hall project?
Trace paper sketch of plan, completely misc
Box 1 Folder 1
Photocopies
Date Unknown
Photocopied 11x17 packet, depicting plans of ancient temples, old cathedrals, theater, and ancient architecture
Box 1 Folder 2-3
Photocopies
Date Unknown
Photocopies, organized into 6 sections, of historic garden precedents, depicting plan drawings, sections, photographs SMALL
Box 1 Folder 4
Olin Lib./AAP Design proposal
1988
Working drawings for feasibility study of Olin Library / AAP. Original drawings, freehand ink on paper / trace paper.
Photocopies of drawings / precedents
Box 1
Feasibility Study Expansion of Olin Library /AAP
1988
Complete design packet / analysis for the expansion of AAP. Presents 4 schemes - A, B, C D, - plans, sections, elevations, axonometric, photographs of model
Box 2 Folder 4
Boston
Date Unknown
Stacks of photocopies of various sizes (primarily 11x17) of sections/fragments of line drawings appears to be plans, site plans
1-2 original hand sketches, ink on card stock, trace paper
Box 2 Folder 5
Maps of Berlin, site study
Date Unknown
Set of analysis maps of Berlin in color - traffc patterns, zoning, etc.
Misc packet labeled Anatomy of Forms - What the Forms Are (Single Forms - Form Elements) — depicting iterations of square/rectangular form manipulations
Folder containing misc items labeled Housing Types / NYC Grid - containing newspaper article, reading packet, photocopies
Folder containing misc items labeled Milton Keynes - containing packet depicting housing typologies in Berlin/ other cities, mixed drawings/writing
Misc. collection of drawings seeming to sample 1-2 drawings from each of A. Ovaska's projects - Welfare Island, Watkins Glen, Braunschweig (all prints, no originals) SMALL
Box 2 Folder 6
Miscellaneous
Date Unknown
Misc. collection of trace paper sketches - no labels, dates, or other identifying information.
1 drawing, possibly sections through roods, labeled Offener Bauwettbewerb / Wohnbauung Mit Kindertagesstatte auf Dem Morbider Werder, Schnitte Stadtbahnviadukt M 1:200
Mapcase Folder 9
Miscellaneous
Date Unknown1970-1981
Contains 3 different projects: Original complete drawing set from Design 106 - Ithaca City Hall, ink on vellum; Set of prints from Berlin Museum Garten, 1981, stamped by Kolhoff and Ovaska perspectives and plans; Misc. set of ink on vellum drawings, depicting iterations of city block planning; 2 original site plan drawings, ink/colored pencil on paper (Moscow?)
Mapcase Folder 13
Sketch plans
Date Unknown
Set of related sketches, all in plan, ink/colored pencil on trace paper. No label, date, title, or other identifying information. Site plans (?)
Mapcase Folder 18
Miscellaneous
Date Unknown
1 Board, depicting a longitudinal hand-drawn section / elevation. No labels, possibly relates to BMG project
Mapcase Folder 18
Maps
Date Unknown
Map of Berlin. Line drawing, original print (?). Labeled Berlin, Südliche Friedrichstadt, Der Senator für Bau-und Wohnungswesen V-1980
Tube 11
Maps of Berlin
Date Unknown
Prints on Vellum
Tube 12
Assorted maps
1888
Rand McNally map of Contemporary United States (no date); 4 maps of Berlin 1888 (prints) labeled Situations plan von der Haupt-und ResidenzStadt Berlin und Umgegend beerbeitet von W. Leibenow
Tube 14
Assorted maps
1935-1980
Multiple maps of Friedrichstadt; 1 Map labeled Bearbeiteit 1980; 1 Map labeled Stadtplan von Berlin 1935-1941
Tube 14
Maps of Berlin
1985
4 Maps of Berlin, prints, scale 1:4000 (M) ; 5 Maps of Berlin, prints, labeled Herausgeber: Der Senator for Stadtentwicklung und Umweltschultz, Berlin 1985
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Geological Survey South Shore
Date Unknown
Set of maps
Geological survey of Massachusetts - Weymouth Quadrangle, Nantasket Beach, Cohasset Quadrangle
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University of Maryland Map
Date Unknown
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Figure ground map labeled, Boston Proper, 1:400 1984
1984
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Boston Chinatown
1985
Figure ground map, labeled Central Boston, 1985
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Assorted maps
Date Unknown
Figure ground map, labeled South End, print on vellum, depicting the South End of Boston
Hand-drawn map fragment, ink on vellum
Set of b/w print-outs of site maps, labeled Wassaic Developmental Center, Restructuring/Consolidation Study, Amenia, NY, Buckhurst Fish Hutton Katz
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Maps of New Jersey
Date Unknown
Line drawing map of Hoboken, labeled City of Hoboken, New York, Mayo Lynch and Associates, revised 1972, revised 1976
Figure ground map, also of Hoboken (?), no labels or text, print of original drawing on vellum
Set of 3 Land Use maps of Hoboken, colored with red, yellow, and black, each color indicating information/classification
Map of larger context labeled Map L900, Cornell University Libraries Maps, Micro texts, and Newspapers
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Campus Plan
1965
Map of Cornell University's campus, print on vellum, labeled Campus Plan : Cornell University, Ithaca NY, JNT November 1965
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University of Virginia
Date Unknown
Figure ground map, print on paper, labeled University of Virginia Context Plan, Carr's Hill Precinct Study, Michael Dennis and Associates
Set of 2 maps, 1 figure ground, 1 line drawing, depicting enlarged areas of the UVA Context Plan
1 line drawing map, depicting UVA context plan (?), unlabeled, print on vellum
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FG Jaipur
Date Unknown
Figure ground map of Jaipur, print on paper, with inverted figure ground map of the same image
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Helsinki
Date Unknown
Line drawing of Helsinki, Finland, print on paper. 1:4000 metric scale.
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University of Virginia
Date Unknown
Site / context maps of the University of Virginia
Prints on vellum, of originally hand-drawn maps (?)
2 maps printed as mirror images of correct reading
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Chichen Itza
1935
Set of maps labeled Map of the Ruins of Chichen Itza, Yucatan, Mexico, Carnegie Institution of Washington Publication, Surveyed in 1924/1932, Issued in 1935
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Figure ground map of London, print on vellum
Date Unknown
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Athens
Date Unknown
Figure ground map of Athens, print in blue ink on paper. Line drawing map of the same image from the FG
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Kimbolton/Writtle
Date Unknown
Set of maps depicting various areas within Chelmsford, England
3 map fragments (not connected) of Kimbolton, prints on paper/vellum, varying scales
Print of a hand-drawn site map, depicting roads leading out of site and their destinations
Print of hand-drawn map, labeled Group 2 : Unit 2
Figure ground map, photocopy of print, depicting Writtle"
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Greater London
Date Unknown
Set of 2 maps (1 duplicate) of Greater London
Photocopies of maps from Cornell University Library - Maps, Micro texts, and Newspapers Cornell University Libraries
1 map labeled Ordinance Survey, Scale 6 inches to 1 mile, Greater London depicting Camden LB, St. Marylebone BC, and the City of Westminster LB
1 map labeled Ordinance Survey, Scale 6 inches to 1 mile, Greater London depicting Islington LB, Shoreditch and Finsbury BC, and London
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New York City
Date Unknown
Axonometric map of NYC, Labeled New York, Map of Midtown Manhattan, Constantine Anderson 1961, The Manhattan Map Company Inc - Color print on glossy paper
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Annapolis FG
Date Unknown
Figure ground map, print on paper, labeled City of Annapolis, Maryland
Photocopy print of hand-drawn axonometric, likely depicting buildings in Annapolis
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Greater London
Date Unknown
Map, vertical, labeled Ordinance Survey, Scale 6 inches to 1 mile, Greater London depicting Southwark LB, print on card stock paper
Map, horizontal, Ordinance Survey, Scale 6 inches to 1 mile, Greater London depicting St. James Ward, Berkeley Ward, and Regent Street Ward
Map, vertical, labeled Ordinance Survey, National Grid Plans, The Cities of London and Westminster Boro Const, Regent St Ward photocopy of print
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Cornell Campus
Date Unknown
Line drawing map, print on vellum, of Cornell University's campus
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Mayan Pelhal
Date Unknown
Roof plan map with shadows, labeled Pechal Campeche ". Print on paper
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University of Virginia
Date Unknown
Map of UVA's campus, mirror image. Print on vellum. Labeled Carr's Hill Precinct Plan
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Mayan Tikal
1959
Map labeled The Ruins of Tikal, Department of Peten, Guatemala CA, University of Pennsylvania, Great Plaza 1959, Mapped in 1957-1959. Line drawing map, print on paper, show roof profiles.
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Lugano
Date Unknown
Map labeled Lugano, Carta Nazionale della Svizzera 1:25000, Foglio 1353. Topographic / figure ground map, Color print
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Venice Aerials
Date Unknown
Series of aerial photographs of Venice, all labeled Commune di Venezia, Assessorato All'Urbanistica, Siute sistema informativo urbano territorializzato, Scala 1:500
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St. Die Etc. FG
Date Unknown
Set of graphic figure ground maps, prints on paper. Show positive / negative versions
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Boston Maps
Date Unknown
Set of maps of Boston. Map of Boston mirrored image, labeled City of Boston, Topographic and Planimetric Survey, Boston Massachusetts 1962, depicts city blocks with numbered lots, print on paper
Figure ground map, depicting a neighborhood in Boston, ink on vellum
Map of Boston, labeled Zoning Districts - City of Boston Map 1 Boston Proper
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Quintana Roo
Date Unknown
2 maps, photocopies of prints . 1 map labeled Peor es Nada Quintana Roo (a state within Mexico), depicting a site plan, each building labeled with a number
1 map showing enlarged area of numbered buildings
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Bath
Date Unknown
Map of Bath, England, labeled A New and Accurate Plan of the City of Path, to the present year, 1799, published by A. Taylor and W. Meyler - Photocopy of a print, from Cornell Libraries.
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FG Munich Turin
Date Unknown
Figure ground map of an enlarged area of Munich, photocopy of print on paper
2 figure ground maps of Turin, same image but inverted versions of each other
Possibly a historic map of Turin, depicting Citadel (dating 1600s/1700s) on far left side of map
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Cambridge
Date Unknown
Map of Boston, Cambridge area
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Miscellaneous maps
Date Unknown
Set of 3 11x17 b/w photocopies of unlabeled maps. Depicts a city on the edge of a body of water
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Ruins of Tikal
Date Unknown
Set of maps labeled Ruins of Tikal, Department of Peten, Guatemala CA, The Tikal Project, Edwin M Shook Director, University of Pennsylvania
Line drawings depicting topography and the location of individual ruins.
1 figure ground map