Phil and Maddy Handler papers, 1963-2013.
Collection Number: 41-5-3229

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


Phil and Maddy Handler papers, 1963-2013.
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Collection Number:
Files relating to research and DVD versions of videos created by Fly on the Wall Productions.
Handler, Philip S. (Philip Stephan), 1940-
Handler, Maddy Gell.
Lewis, Randy.
Eisenman, Peter, 1932-
Telesh, George.
Duesing, Mike.
Brody, Jane.
Halstead, Clark.
Collister, Char Jones.
Fleming, Sam.
Crites, Jan McClayton.
Steinbergh, Alex.
Edwards, Harry T.
Cobb, Henry N.
Meier, Richard, 1934-
Stella, Frank.
Markusen, Ann R.
Danto, Arthur C., 1924-2013.
Muschamp, Herbert.
Rowe, Colin.
Fly on the Wall Productions (West Hartford, Conn.)
1.2 cubic feet.
Collection material in English


Phil Handler, Cornell University B.Arch. 1964, M.Arch. 1965 and Maddy Handler, B.S. 1965 created videotapes documenting the experiences of Cornell Architecture alumni. They own and run Fly on the Wall Productions, which documents construction projects using video and digital photography.


DVD versions of videos created by Fly on the Wall Productions: "Cornell University Reunion 2000: AA&P Catalyst for Creativity," with Bruce Abbey, Peter Barton, Tad Mann, Blue Minges, Dell Mitchell, Brad Perkins, Joel Perlman, Peter Rosen, Alan Saret, Warren Schwartz, and Jon Stoumen; "Millennium Box Dedication," 2000; "Cornell University Reunion 2001: AA&P Catalyst for Creativity," with Bob Matyas, Jack Dollard, Stuart Carter, and Bob Jawitz; "Video Vignettes of the AA&P Class of '62 Reunion 2002" and "Cornell University Reunion 2002: AA&P Class of '62 Symposium."
Also, "Cornell University Council: Fifty Years & Counting, October 25-28, 2000."
Clippings, catalogs, articles, reminiscences, and other source materials for the videos.
Reunion 2003: "Video Vignettes of Cornell AA&P Class of 1963" including Marjorie Walker Sayer, Madeleine Leston Meehan, Donna Forsman, Peter Parsons, Tom Beeby, Bob Fox, and Alan Chimacoff, and "Elsie Dinsmore Popkin: A Profile for Cornell Views Through the Seasons," exhibit at the Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, June 4,-July 6, 2003 (2 DVDs).
Reunion 2004: "Video Vignettes of Cornell AA&P Class of 1964" including Jack C. Dobson, Leslie Checkley Morse-Goldfarb, Ortrude Busse White, Valerie Jesraly Seligsohn, Paul W. Fox, and Linda Brandt Myers. Also, "Being Eisenman: A Video about Peter Eisenman, Cornell Class of '54 Architecture '55"; "Eisenman: Being Back: Remarks by Peter Eisenman at the AA&P Dean's Breakfast, June 12, 2004"; and "The Architect's Work I Peter Eisenman" exhibit brochure, 2004 (3 DVDs).
"True Big Red: The life & work of Don Greenberg, '55"; and "Journey from Sibley: Jill Lerner '75 B Arch 76," both 2005 (DVDs).
"Big Red/Meier White: A Cornell Story," a video about Richard A. Meier, Cornell Class of '56, Architecture '57, produced in honor of his 50th Reunion, June, 2006 (DVD). Also, folder of documentation for the project.
"Welcoming the Popkin Pastel," Statler Hotel, Cornell University, April 1, 2006 (DVD).
"Simply Squier," 2007, DVD in honor of Professor Emeritus Jack Squier, MFA '52 & Jane Squier. Also, research files and publicity for the project. DVD version of 1963 slide show by Randy Lewis: "The Plantations Sculpture Project," February-May 1963, showing the construction of a sculpture at the Cornell Plantations by Alan Chimacoff, Randy Lewis, and Webb Nichols, under the supervision of Professor Squier, with slides by Lewis and Chimacoff.
"Portrait of a Cornell Artist: Elsie Dinsmore Popkin '58," 2008
"Ratan Tata '59: The Cornell Story, on his 50th Reunion, June 4, 2009." "Celebrating Yervant: Looking Back at 70," video about Yervant Terzian, the David C. Duncan Professor in the Physical Sciences, Department of Astronomy, 2009.
"Voices of 1965: Cornell Reunion Event, June 10-12, 2010."
"A Century at Llenroc," 2011 DVD .
"Jack Squier Day at Cornell," 2007 DVD.
"Remembering Our Days on the Hill: Cornell Class of 1962 50th Reunion, June 7-10, 2012," featuring George Telesh, Mike Duesing, Jane Brody, Clark Halstead, Char Jones Collister, Sam Fleming, Jan McClayton Crites, Alex Steinbergh, and Harry Edwards (DVD).
"Cornell AA&P 125th Anniversary, October 4 & 5, 1996: Part 1 Disc 1 Henry Cobb, Richard Meier & Frank Stella; Disk 2 Ann Markusen; Part 2 Disc 3 Arthur Danto; Disc 4 Herbert Muschamp; Interviews. Colin Rowe Festschrift, April 28, 1996, Part 1 and 2.
Clippings, catalogs, articles, reminiscences, and other source materials for the videos.


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Phil and Maddy Handler papers, #41-5-3229. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.


Abbey, Bruce James.
Barton, Peter.
Cobas, Jaime.
Halstead, Clark.
Hebald, Margo.
Hoffman, Larry.
Kaufman, Harvey.
Mann, A. T., 1943-
Matzkin, Arlene Hutton.
Matzkin, Don.
Minges, Blue.
Mitchell, Dell Worn.
Perkins, Bradford.
Perlman, Joel, 1943-
Rosen, Peter.
Saret, Alan, 1944-
Schwartz, Warren.
Stoumen, Jon.
Matyas, Robert.
Dollard, Jack.
Carter, Stuart Lee.
Sayer, Marjorie Walker.
Meehan, Madeleine Leston.
Forsman, Donna.
Parsons, Peter.
Beeby, Tom.
Fox, Bob.
Chimacoff, Alan.
Popkin, Elsie Dinsmore, 1937-2005.
Dobson, Jack C.
Morse-Goldfarb, Leslie Checkley.
White, Ortrude Busse.
Seligsohn, Valerie Jesraly.
Fox, Paul W.
Myers, Linda Brandt.
Jawitz, Robert.
Eisenman, Peter, 1932-
Greenberg, Donald P. (Donald Peter), 1934-
Lerner, Jill.
Meier, Richard, 1934-
Schumacher, Tom, 1941-2009
Squier, Jack.
Squier, Jane.
Nichols, Webb.
Tata, Ratan.
Terzian, Yervant, 1939-
Rowe, Colin.
Cornell University. College of Architecture, Art, and Planning
Cornell University -- : Alumni and alumnae.
Cornell University. Class of 1951
Cornell University. Class of 1954
Cornell University. Class of 1955
Cornell University. Class of 1956
Cornell University. Class of 1958
Cornell University. Class of 1959
Cornell University. Class of 1961
Cornell University. Class of 1962
Cornell University. Class of 1963
Cornell University. Class of 1964
Cornell University. Class of 1965
Cornell University. Class of 1966
Cornell University. Class of 1975
Cornell University. Council
Cornell Plantations
Cornell University -- : Anniversaries, etc.
Sculptors, American.
Class reunions.
Architecture -- Study and teaching.

Box 1 Folder 1
Jaime Cobas
Box 1 Folder 2
I. M. Pei
Box 1 Folder 3
Joel Perlman
Box 1 Folder 4
Peter Rosen
Box 1 Folder 5
Alan Saret
Box 1 Folder 6
Source Material Year I
Box 1 Folder 7
Cornell: Catalyst for Creativity - Source Material Year II
Box 1 Folder 8
Source Material Year III
Box 1 Folder 9
Source Material Year IV
Box 1 Folder 10
AA&P Reunion 2002-2003
Box 1 Folder 11
Class of 1962 Alumni Exhibition
Box 1 Folder 12
Leslie Checkley Morse Goldfarb
Box 1 Folder 13
Valerie Seligsohn
Box 1 Folder 14
Cornell Chronicle Article - Commencement 2004
Box 1 Folder 15
Reunion 2004 Highlights
Box 1 Folder 16
The Architect's Work I - Peter Eisenman
Box 2 DVD 1
Cornell University Council Fifty Years & Counting
Box 2 DVD 22
True Big Red - The life and work of Don Greenberg '55
Box 2 DVD 23
Journey From Sibley - Jill Lerner '75, B Arch 76
Box 2 DVD 31
Cornell University Reunion 2000 AA&P Catalyst for Creativity
Box 2 DVD 32
Cornell University Reunion 2001 AA&P Catalyst for Creativity
Box 2 DVD 33
Cornell University Reunion 2002 AA&P Class of '62 Symposium
Box 2 DVD 34
Video Vignettes of the AA&P Class of '62 Reunion 2002
Box 2 DVD 35
Video Vignettes of Cornell AA&P Class of '64 Reunion 2004
Box 2 DVD 36
Being Eisenman. Peter Eisenman
Box 2 DVD 37
Eisenman: Being Back
Box 2 DVD 38
Elsie Dinsmore Popkin. A Profile for Cornell Views Through the Seasons.
Box 2 DVD 39
Video Vignettes of Cornell AA&P Class of '63 Reunion, 2003
Box 2 DVD 40
Big Red / Meier White, A Cornell Story. Richard A. Meier (2 copies)
Box 2 DVD 61
Welcoming the Popkin Pastel
Box 2 DVD 198
Cornell Plantations, Chimacoff, Lewis, Nichols
Box 2 DVD 199
Simply Squier. Jack Squier and Jane Squier
Box 2 DVD 200
Cornell University Millennium Box Dedication
Box 2 DVD 502
Portrait of a Cornell Artist. Elsie Dinsmore Popkin
Box 2 DVD 675-676
Ratan Tata
Box 2 DVD 677
Celebrating Yervant. Looking Back at 70, Yervant Terzian.
Box 2 DVD 687
Voices of 1965
Box 2 DVD 720
A Century at Llenroc
Box 2 DVD 796
Jack Squier Day at Cornell
Box 2 DVD 801
Remembering Our Days on the Hill, Cornell Class of 1962, 50th reunion
Box 2 DVD 916-917
Colin Rowe Festschrift, Part 1 and 2
Box 2 DVD 918-919
Cornell AA&P 125th Anniversary, Disc 1 and 2
Box 2 DVD 920-921
Cornell AA&P 125th Anniversary, Disc 3 and 4
Box 2 DVD 1172
Colin Rowe Memorial Program, The Carnegie Institution of Washington, DC, February 6, 2000
Box 2 DVD 1173
Colin by Colin, Presented at the Memorial Celebration in His Honor, February 6, 2000
Box 3 Folder 1
Richard Meier Project
1963, 1973
Box 3 Folder 2
Squier Project publicity
2005, 2007
Box 3 Folder 3
Simply Squier Project
Box 3 Folder 4
Copies of clippings from The Cornell Engineer and N.Y. Times
1957, 1964
Box 3 Folder 5
Copies of Zeta Beta Tau photos
1954, 1956
Box 3 Loose
Tata Review