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Guide to the Hanna House Collection
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Description
Correspondence, blueprints, drawings, photographs, and other records relating to the planning, design and construction of the campus home of Professor and Mrs. Paul R. Hanna.
Background
In 1935, Paul and Jean Hanna commissioned Frank Lloyd Wright to design their home to be built on the Stanford University campus. Construction, begun in 1937, continued in four stages over 25 years. The house was the first structure in the world to use Frank Lloyd Wright's hexagonal grid system, which has subsequently been used widely in American architecture.
Extent
46 Linear feet (95 volumes, 193 architectural drawings, 5 photograph albums, 7 microfilm reels)
Restrictions
Permission in writing to reproduce any part of these materials must be obtained from the from the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation or from Stanford University.
Availability
The materials are open for research use. Audio-visual materials are not available in original format, and must be reformatted to a digital use copy.