Philip Will, Jr. Papers,1941-1985

Collection Number: 3749

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Philip Will, Jr. papers, 1941-1985.
Collection Number:
3749
Creator:
Philip Will, Jr., 1906-
Quantity:
8.1 cubic ft., 1 volume.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, speeches, reports, plans, photographs, and other records.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Includes records of Will's involvement with the American Institute of Architects, including his term as president; his files as trustee of Cornell University, ca.1962-1976, including material concerning the Buildings and Properties Committee; plans for Sigma Phi fraternity at Cornell; and correspondence, speeches, and reports pertaining to the College of Architecture, Art and Planning and to architectural education in general. Also, speeches and photographs relating to Will's nomination for the American Institute of Architects' Gold Medal, 1970.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Philip Will Jr. is a member of the American Institute of Architects, and a trustee of Cornell University. Cornell University Class of 1928. Member, International Fraternity of Lambda Alpha, Ely Chapter.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Includes records of Will's involvement with the American Institute of Architects, including his term as president; his files as trustee of Cornell University, ca.1962-1976, including material concerning the Buildings and Properties Committee; plans for Sigma Phi fraternity at Cornell; and correspondence, speeches, and reports pertaining to the College of Architecture, Art and Planning and to architectural education in general. Also, speeches and photographs relating to Will's nomination for the American Institute of Architects' Gold Medal, 1970.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Will, Philip, Jr., 1906-
American Institute of Architects.
Cornell University--Buildings.
Cornell University. Board of Trustees.
Cornell University. College of Architecture, Art and Planning.
Sigma Phi.

Subjects:
Architecture.
Architecture--Study and teaching.
Architects.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Philip Will, Jr. papers, #3749. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

RELATED MATERIALS

Part of Lambda Alpha Literary Archives.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1
American Institute of Architects (AIA) Review Committee
1959-
Box 1-2
AIA committee files
1956-1959
Box 2
CU Campus Planning (CU Trustee File)
Box 3
Speeches
Box 3
Trustee Files, especially Buildings and Properties (P. Will became Trustee Emeritus in 1973)
1962-1976
Box 3
Will's material as AIA President
Box 4-5
AIA material
1951-1977
Box 6
Sigma Phi fraternity material and copy negatives
1927
Box 6
AIA material
1951-1961
Box 7
Perkins & Will material, includes Project Cost Data volumes
1963-1970
Box 7
"The Billet Will," family holiday newsletters
1976-1984
Volume 1
Large scrapbook
1960-1962
Mapcase Folder 1
4 sheets of plans for Sigma Phi fraternity house created from photos and appraisals
Apr. 1979
Box 8 Folder 1
Cornell
1973-1980
Box 8 Folder 2
Comprehensive policies - planning and design
1972-1983
Box 8 Folder 3
Cornell
1983-1985
Box 8 Folder 4
Cornell - Pooled Life Income Fund
1970-1983
Box 8 Folder 5
College of Architecture
1977-1981
Box 8 Folder 6-7
College of Architecture Assembly
1977
Box 8 Folder 8
Arch. Ed.
1960-1976
Box 8 Folder 9
Cornell Archives
1978-1984
Box 8 Folder 10
Cornell Archives
1971-1978
Box 8 Folder 11
Arch. Ed.
1980-1983
Box 8 Folder 12
Arch. Ed.
1960-1976
Box 8 Folder 13
Arch. Ed.
1979
Box 8 Folder 14
Arch. Ed.
1978
Box 8 Folder 15
Arch. Ed.
1977-1978
Box 8 Folder 16
Arch. Ed.
1969-1984
Box 8 Folder 17-18
Interviews and miscellaneous writings
1948-1962
Box 8 Folder 19
Excerpts from speeches
1952-1972
Box 8 Folder 20-21
Post AIA speeches
1961-1978
Box 8 Folder 22-23
AIA politics - getting elected
1956-1961
Box 8 Folder 24-25
AIA speeches
1952-1962
Box 8 Folder 26-27
AIA fan mail
1957-1968
Box 9
Nomination of Philip Will, Jr. for the Gold Medal, American Institute of Architects
1970
Box 9
AIA Gold Medal nomination - speech excerpts
1970
Box 9
AIA Gold Medal nomination - photographs