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Guide to the Photographs of American architecture and architecture in Austria, Belgium, England, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Scotland, and Spain Mss 302
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  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography / Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Arrangement
  • General note

  • Title: Photographs of American architecture and architecture in Austria, Belgium, England, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Scotland, and Spain
    Identifier/Call Number: Mss 302
    Contributing Institution: UC Santa Barbara Library, Department of Special Collections
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 39.0 linear feet (94 document boxes)
    Date (inclusive): 1936-1983
    Abstract: American and European architectural images totaling four thousand one hundred and eighty-three images (4,183) two thirds of which are of American architecture and the rest European, with a small number of images from Mexico.
    Physical location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the library's online catalog.
    General Physical Description note: (94 document boxes)
    Creator: Andrews, Wayne

    Access

    Use of the collection is unrestricted.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.

    Preferred Citation

    Wayne Andrews collection of architectural photographs. Mss 302, Department of Special Collections, University Libraries, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Acquisition Information

    The UCSB library's collection of Wayne Andrews architectural photographs were acquired through subscription directly from Wayne Andrews by William Treese, first head of the UCSB Arts Library.

    Biography / Administrative History

    Wayne Andrews was born in 1913 and raised in Illinois, graduated from Harvard (1936) and earned a PhD in art history from Columbia University in 1956. He held a succession of positions, and in 1964, accepted a position at Wayne State University, Detroit, as the Archives of American Art Professor. Andrews wrote many books on architecture, focusing primarily on many aspects of American scene. He took photographs wherever he went in the United States and Europe. He retired from Wayne State in 1983, and died in 1987.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The photographs include American and European architectural images totaling four thousand one hundred eighty-three images (4,183) two thirds of which are of American architecture and the rest European with a small number of images from Mexico.
    Digital images of these photographs, plus 13 additional images (total of 4210) can be viewed through ARTStor database accessible via the UCSB Library's website.

    Arrangement

    94 boxes of photographs. Photographs are listed by box.

    General note

    Photographs are desribed by plate number, name of building, location, architect, date, and Andrews Series Number. In many instances, the listings will include building type and style in parentheses.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Andrews, Wayne
    Architecture
    Newly cataloged
    Photographs