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Bull, Henrik
2009-02  
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Description
The Bull Collection is comprised of four series: Personal Papers, Professional Papers, Office Records, and Project Records. The small amount of Personal Papers contains a student project and correspondence. The Professional Papers include correspondence with clients, colleagues and the public and articles written by Bull regarding architectural practice and building techniques. Office records are comprised of general correspondence, public relations brochures and portfolios, a firm award and portfolios documenting single projects assembled as award submissions, tear sheets and clippings for different projects, and photographs, drawings and documents of projects for use in publication, public relations or presentation material. The Project Records contain design documents, correspondence, and drawings for work done independently and with his partnerships and firms.
Background
Henrik Helkand Bull (1929, New York City) is the only child of Johan Bull (1893–1945) and Sonja Geelmuyden Bull (1898–1992). Johan Bull, a native of Norway, was an illustrator who had regularly contributed to New Yorker magazine. A cousin of Bull’s grandfather, also named Henrik Bull, designed several of Oslo’s landmark civic buildings at the end of the 19th century.
Extent
34 Cubic Feet 3 cartons, 2 tubes, 10 flat file drawers
Restrictions
All requests for permission to publish, reproduce, or quote from materials in the collection should be discussed with the Curator.
Availability
Collection is open for research.