Guide to the Papers of Walter Burley Griffin and Marion Mahony collected by Eric Nicholls

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MS 9957

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Collection Summary

Creator
Eric Nicholls
Title
Papers of Walter Burley Griffin and Marion Mahony collected by Eric Nicholls
Date Range
1900-1947
Collection Number
MS 9957
Extent
2.7 metres (11 boxes + 2 folio boxes)
Language of Materials
English
Repository
National Library of Australia

Introduction

Conditions Governing Access

Please refer to the collection's catalogue record for the access conditions (http://nla.gov.au/nla.cat-vn3912897).

Conditions Governing Use

Copying and publishing of unpublished manuscript material is subject to copyright restrictions. For such material, written permission to publish must be obtained from the copyright holder(s). Copying of unpublished material for research purposes is permissible 50 years after the death of the creator of the material.

Preferred Citation

Items from this collection should be cited as '[Title or description of manuscript item], Papers of Walter Burley Griffin and Marion Mahony collected by Eric Nicholls, National Library of Australia, MS 9957, [box number and series and/or file number]'.

Item Descriptions

Series. Articles and press clippings on WBG

'What Constitutes the Perfect Small House', article by Nora Cooper inThe Australian Home Beautiful, 1/10/1927 (File 4) - Box 1

'Walter B Griffin Single Taxer and Social Reformer', article in Progress (two copies), 1/09/1913 (File 4) - Box 1

'Community Planning Chat With Mr and Mrs Walter Burley Griffin', article in Advance Australia (14 copies), 21/07/1914 (File 4) - Box 1

Thesis on 'The Architecture of Walter Burley Griffin', unattributed, undated (File 4) - Box 1

Acquisition documentation notes that internal textual evidence suggests James Birrell as possible author.

'Walter Burley Griffin Creator of Canberra', article in Table Talk, 30/12/1926 (File 4) - Box 1

'Griffin, Walter Burley', typescript biographical notes, 5 copies, undated (File 4) - Box 1

'W.B. Griffin Commemoration',typescript, unattributed (probably by Eric Nicholls), 28/04/1946 (File 4) - Box 1

Acquisition documentation notes that this item appears to be notes and a lecture outline, probably by Eric M Nicholls.

Newspaper articles on Walter Burley Griffin, various (File 4) - Box 1

Newspaper and magazine cuttings on Walter Burley Griffin (File 31) - Box 7

Series. Capitol Theatre

Capitol Cubage Calculations, pencil dated by Walter Burley Griffin with his pencilled calculations in margins, 2/05/1927 (File 9) - Box 2

Tenth Anniversary Souvenir, Paramount's Capitol News. Celebrates the tenth anniversary of the opening of the Capitol Theatre in Melbourne , 2 copies, 1934 (File 9) - Box 2

Newspaper clipping on the building of Leonard House, designed by Walter Burley Griffin, 6/02/1924 (File 9) - Box 2

Series. India

'United Provinces Exhibition. Lucknow 1936', typewritten paper, unattributed, 2 copies, 1936 (File 12) - Box 2

Brochure on Lucknow Exhibition, undated (File 12) - Box 2

Brochure, undated (File 12) - Box 2

UP Industrial and Agricultural Exhibition, Lucknow, illustrations, 4 sets, undated (File 12) - Box 2

UP Industrial and Agricultural Exhibition, Lucknow, illustrations, album, undated (File 12) - Box 2

Newspaper article referring to the laying of the foundation stone for a new building for the Pioneer designed by Walter Burley Griffin in The Pioneer, 17/12/1936 (File 12) - Box 2

Series. Palais de Danse

Newspaper clippings on fire at the Palais Picture Theatre, 11/02/1926 (File 8) - Box 2

Series. Town Planning

Announcement, typewritten of plans for the development of Yellowstone Garden City, Montana, by PB Moss, with Walter Burley Griffin as designer, undated (File 16) - Box 3

Prior to acquisition, this material was in box of files entitled Photos/Modern/(Others)/Town Planning which appeared to have been initiated by WBG and then continuously updated by WBG and EMN

'Prospectus Saint Paris, Montana, Yellowstone Garden City', typewritten annotated by hand, undated (File 16) - Box 3

The Idea of Rivadavia Renascent in Australia, article in People's Advocate, 21/09/1927 (File 16) - Box 3

Contractual material relating to town planning, various (File 16) - Box 3

Series. Architecture American

Comprises articles and cuttings of examples of various architectural styles and projects. Includes a typescript (4pp) entitled 'The Young Man in Architecture' by Louis H Sullivan and some handwritten manuscript notes (by Marion Mahony Griffin on working with Frank Lloyd Wright), c.1895-1920 (File 17) - Box 3

Series. Architecture overseas

Articles on architecture grouped into: America,Myan/Aztec,Central America, Norway/ Sweden, Egypt and Byzantine, various (File 18) - Box 3

Prior to acquisition, this material was in a box including a series of folders containing misc clippings of articles and illustrations from various architectural journals. The files appear to have been initiated by WBG and then continuously updated by WBG and EMN.

Series. Articles by WBG

'The Town Plan of Leeton', article by Walter Burley Griffin in Irrigation Record (one complete typescript copy and one copy of part 2 of article in Irrigation Record, 15/05/1915 (File 50) - Box 11

'Picturesque Waterside Suburb', article by Walter Burley Griffin in The Australian Home Builder, Aug 1922 (File 38) - Box 9

This comprises material housed for a period, and labelled, by Peter Harrison (former NCDC Chief Town Planner)

'The Architect's Burden', photocopy of typewritten draft manuscript with handwritten annotations, undated (File 38) - Box 9

'Status of Architecture', photcopy of typewritten draft manuscript with handwritten annotations, two copies, 24/08/1923 (File 38) - Box 9

'Garden Roofs and Courts', article in Real Property Annual, undated (File 38) - Box 9

'Truth and Science', photocopy of typescript paper with handwritten corrections (File 38) - Box 9

Anthroposophy, handwritten notes, undated (File 38) - Box 9

'Present Day Parks, Their Place and Purpose', photocopy of typewritten draft manuscript with hadwritten annotations (File 38) - Box 9

'Domicilliary Independence', typewritten notes, undated (File 38) - Box 9

'Castlecrag Communities League Preliminary Objectives', undated (File 38) - Box 9

'Architecture in Another 50 years', photocopy of typewritten manuscript, undated (File 38) - Box 9

'Garden Roofs and Courts', photocopy of article in Real Property Annual, undated (File 38) - Box 9

'Segmental Architecture', in The Australian Home Beautiful (also copy of draft), 1/09/1927 (File 38) - Box 9

'Sunshine in the Home', photocopy of typewritten draft manuscript with handwritten annotations, 1/09/1927 (File 38) - Box 9

'Building for the Future', photocopy of typewritten draft manuscript, with handwritten annotations (two versions), 1/03/1928 (File 38) - Box 9

Evidence by WBG GDSAv.Rivett, typewritten manuscript with handwritten annotations, 1928 (File 38) - Box 9

'Standards for Furnishing', photocopy of typewritten draft manuscript, with handwritten annotations (File 38) - Box 9

'The Economic Impasse. Ultimate way Out. Architecture', article for The Theosophist, photocopy of typewritten draft manuscript with handwritten annotations, Nov 1932 (File 38) - Box 9

'Australian Notes. Decorative Terra Cotta Introduced to Sydney', typewritten notes, undated (File 38) - Box 9

Correspondence between the editor of The Mid West Architect and Walter Burley Griffin, 31 August and 17 December 1932 (File 38) - Box 9

Series. Canberra

Federal Capital: Termination by the Government of Engagement of Walter Burley Griffin as Director of Design and Construction: Correspondence, 8/02/1921 (File 1) - Box 1

Series. Castlecrag

Castlecrag Homes, promotional booklet, 2 copies, undated (File 10) - Box 2

Castlecrag Album, promotional booklet, 13 copies (File 10) - Box 2

'Creating a New Type of Suburb in Australia', interview by Nora Cooper of Walter Burley Griffin in The Australian Home Beautiful, 2 full copies plus 3 incomplete copies, 1/10/1929 (File 10) - Box 2

'He Built The Australian Bush Into His Homes. American Architect's Dream Suburb Was Twenty years Ahead Before Its Time', typescript article by C.C. D. Brummall, 1947 (File 10) - Box 2

'Covecrag', advertisement in The Australian Handbook, 1/06/1928 (File 10) - Box 2

'Covecrag', advertisement in Sunday News (7 copies), 12/02/1928 (File 10) - Box 2

Newspaper clipping with aerial harbour view, 12/12/1935 (File 10) - Box 2

'Castlecrag Sydney's Camouflaged Suburb', article in The Australasian, 10/02/1945 (File 10) - Box 2

'Particulars, Conditions and terms of Sale of the Parapet Subdivision of the Scenic Marine Harbour Suburb Castlecrag', notice of auction, 1921 (File 39) - Box 9

'Picturesque Waterside Suburb Scenic Charm of Castlecrag', article by Walter Burley Griffin in The Australian Home Builder, Aug1922 (File 39) - Box 9

Castlecrag Album, promotional material, undated (File 39) - Box 9

'Creating a New Type of Suburb in Australia', article in The Australian Home Beautiful ( 2 copies), 1/10/1929 (File 39) - Box 9

'Castlecrag Home of Mr and Mrs Burley Griffin', article in Sunday Telegraph Pictorial, 1/09/1928 (File 39) - Box 9

Photocopies of photographs and drawings of Castlecrag sites (originals removed to the Pictures Collection) (File 39) - Box 9

Series. Correspondence and ephemera

This was originally in a box file titled 'WBG Scrapbook and Papers'. Note, there has never been an item 1A.2 as part of the collection

Miscellaneous corrrespondence and ephemera, including in relation to WB and MM Griffin's travel to Europe in 1914, concerning Canberra designs at 1914 Lyons Exhibition and letters from Otto Becker., various (File 25) - Box 5

Series. Cuttings

Binder of cuttings about Canberra published in the journal Building, together with handwritten summary of relevant articles, 1912-1915 (File 52) - Box 11

A binder of Peter Harrison's extracts

Series. French Romanesque architecture

This material came from a Box of Loose Material, comprising 16 items. This folder contains material from item 5 (as indicated in the previous numbering). Most items from the box comprised photographs now housed in the Pictures Collection of the National Library (see Bib id 3603884)

Published articles on French Romanesque architecture, various (File 22) - Box 4

Series. Griffith and Leeton

Typescript articles by Walter Burley Griffin on Griffith and Leeton: 'Griffith; the City Plan of Griffith'; and 'The Town Plan of Leeton', undated (File 42) - Box 9

'The Town Plan of Leeton', article by Walter Burley Griffin in Irrigation Record (in two parts), 1/5/1915, 15/5/1915 (File 42) - Box 9

Photocopy of design for Leeton Central Plaza (original removed to the Pictures Collection of the National Library - see Bib id 3603884), undated (File 42) - Box 9

Photocopy of design drawings by Walter Burley Griffin (originals removed to the Pictures Collection of the National Library - see Bib id 3603884), undated (File 42) - Box 9

Series. Horticulture/Gardening

Note most of the material from the original folder (pictures of botanical subjects annotated by WBG and MMG) was removed to the Pictures Collection of the NLA (see Bib id 3603884)

Published articles and pictures of Australian trees and forests, various (File 13) - Box 3

Series. Incinerators

Photocopies of designs and photographs of REICO incinerators (removed to The Pictures Collection of the National Library - see Bib id 3603884) together with newspaper clippings. Grouped by incinerator: Pyrmont,Brunswick,Ku-Ring-Gai,Waratah,RandwickEssendon,Thebarton,Ipswich,Leichardt), various (File 41) - Box 9

Illustration of Thebarton SA Incinerator, Construction Review, 2 copies, 15/01/1937 (File 11) - Box 2

Note most of the material (pictures and drawings of incinerator designs) from the original folder was removed tothe Pictures Collection of the National Library (see Bib id 3603884)

Series. India

Photograph of the design for the Pioneer building, The Pioneer, 17/12/1936 (File 40) - Box 9

Photocopies of design drawings (originals removed to the Pictures Collection of the National Library - see Bib id 3603884), undated (File 40) - Box 9

Correspondence from Walter Burley Griffin to Mr Radley (re concerns about renderings delivered to his office), 16/10/1936 (File 40) - Box 9

Series. Journal article

Article on Canberra in the New York Times, 16/01/1927 (File) - Folio-Box 12

'New building for the Pioneer', article in The Pioneer, 17/12/1936 (File) - Folio-Box 12

'Incineration in Four States', article in Australasian Engineer, 7/09/1935 (File) - Folio-Box 12

Series. Journals

Pioneer 1865 * 1940, The Pioneer 75th Anniversary Supplement, 4 copies, 15/03/1940 (File) - Folio-Box 12

Round the Exhibition, A Supplement to the Pioneer, 17/01/1937 (File) - Folio-Box 12

The Western Architect, 5 editions, Various (File) - Folio-Box 12

The Western Architect, Memorial Issue Louis Henry Sullivan 1856 - 1924, June 1924 (File) - Folio-Box 12

The Architectural Review, Undated (File) - Folio-Box 12

The Architectural Review, Vol 1, No VIII, featuring article on Canberra (p.90 plus centre spread), 1/08/1912 (File) - Folio-Box 13

The Western Architect , Vol XVIII, No 9 (4 copies), includes 2 articles on Canberra: article by WB Griffin (unnumbered centre pages) and article on WB Griffin (p.93), 1/09/1912 (File) - Folio-Box 13

Table Talk, No 3060, includes 'Five Glimpses of Canberra' (p8) and article on 'Walter Burley Griffin, Creator of Canberra' (p.11), 30/12/1926 (File) - Folio-Box 13

Series. Knitlock

Comprises material housed for a period, and labelled, by Peter Harrison (former NCDC Chief Town Planner). The initial Guide to the Papers of Eric Nicholls include items I/2 Masonwork and I/3 Knitlock. However, there are no I/2 papers in this folder; on acquisition, the material was removed to the Pictures Collection of the National Library - see Bib id 3603884 (and noted as discarded as unusable). Folder material relates solely to the knitlock system.

'Segmental Architecture', article by Walter Burley Griffin in The Australian Home Beautiful (3 copies plus one page draft), 1/09/1927 (File 2) - Box 1

The Australian Home Beautiful (includes above article), 1/09/1927 (File 2) - Box 1

Segmental Reinforced Concrete System (cost estimates), undated (File 2) - Box 1

Knitlock system (cost estimates for cottage), 31/12/1918 (File 2) - Box 1

Knitlock system (cost estimates walls, columns and partitions), undated (File 2) - Box 1

Calculations for Miss E Hayward Residence, undated (File 2) - Box 1

Correspondence From E Hamilton - Moore to E. Nicholls re knitlock machines and pallets, 3/12/1932 (File 2) - Box 1

Includes: WBG patent application and letters (1917); typescript material on segmental/knitlock approach; article by James Peddle ' Building' in The Shire and Municipal Record (28/07/1930); article by Walter Burley Griffin 'Segmental Architecture' in The Australian Home Beautiful 1/9/1927); and photocopy of photograph removed to The Pictures Collection of the National Library - see Bib id 3603884 (album 1092/30), 1917-1927 (File 43) - Box 9

Series. Landscape overseas

Prior to acquisition, this material was in box of files entitled Photos/Modern/(Others)/Town Planning which appeared to have been initiated by WBG and then continuously updated by WBG and EMN

Japanese Gardens, brochure, various (File 15) - Box 3

Plate pictures, The Western Architect, Vol XXXV, June 1926 (File 15) - Box 3

Series. Letters and Notes

Letters by Walter Burley Griffin to 'Lillian' outlining his approach to architecture and his uses of different materials and methods, 15 and 16/05/1934 (File 44) - Box 9

Notes by Walter Burley Griffin on Frank Lloyd Wright (File 44) - Box 9

Series. Marion M Griffin

Copies of photographs of architectural projects by MMG, originals of which were moved to Pictures Collection., undated (File 29) - Box 7

Series. Miscellaneous papers

This was originally in a foolscap file in box file titled 'WBG Scrapbook and Papers'

Papers include: travel ephemera (Japan); notes about hotels; booklet on the new edifice of Unity Church, Illinois 1906; brochure Lyons International Urban Exhibition; 1914; list of plantings for Cameron House Killara (with handwritten notes on the back, probably by MMG, relating to anthroposophy); and USA patent for WBG's design for window adjusters, 1913, various (File 26) - Box 5

Series. Modern/American/Magazines

The material came from a box including a series of folders containing miscellaneous clippings of articles and illustrations from various architectural journals. The files appear to have been initiated by WBG and the continuously updated by WBG and EMN.

'Primitive Homes', article by C De Kay in The American Architect and Building News, 30/09/1908 (File 19) - Box 4

Series. Newman College

Typescript notes on the design of Newman College, incomplete, undated (File 5) - Box 1

Newspaper clippings on Newman College, various (File 5) - Box 1

Pictures of Newman College in The Home, 1/09/1928 (File 5) - Box 1

Pictures of Newman College in Table Talk, 1/11/1929 (File 5) - Box 1

Pictures of Newman College in Table Talk, 1/10/1937 (File 5) - Box 1

Series. Notebooks of plant listings

Eight handbound booklets of plant listings, grouped by colour (two booklets each for the colours: yellow, red, blue and white), ca. 1917-1920 (File) - Folio-Box 12

Compiled by Marion Mahony Griffin

Series. Projects

On acquisition, this material was in a box entitled 'Photos WBG and MMG America', but the label on the box bore no relationship to its contents. Contents of the box were primarily photographs of range of projects now housed in the Pictures Collection of the National Library (see Bib id 3603884)

Photographs from article on Castlecrag houses in The Australian Home Beautiful, 1/10/1929 (File 20) - Box 4

Published articles on Pratten residence: The Australian Women's Weekly (two copies) and The Home (one copy), 14/3/1936; 21/3/1936; 1/4/1939 (File 20)

The Australian Home Beautiful (includes article on 'Segmental Architecture' by Walter Burley Griffin), 1/09/1927 (File 20)

Newspaper article on Newman College in The Advocate, 25/12/1915 (File 23) - Box 5

This material came from a Box of Loose Material, comprising 16 items. This folder contains material from items 8 and 9. Most items from the box comprised photographs now housed in the Pictures Collection of the National Library (see Bib id 3603884)

Building Progress, Vol1.1, No 5 (content on USA), 1/05/1911 (File 23)

Irrigation Record, Vol 3, No 4 Leeton, 1/05/1915 (File 23)

Irrigation Record, Vol 3 No 6 Leeton, 1/06/1915 (File 23)

Irrigation Record, Vol 3 No 7 Leeton (two copies), 15/06/1915 (File 23)

Series. Publications

Publications: (File 51) - Box 11

Art Decoration, Vol III, No 2 (includes 'Secessionist Architecture in America', article with reference to Walter Burley Griffin, pp 51-53), Dec1912 (File 51) - Box 11

The Architectural Record,includes, 'Canberra, the New Capital City of Australia', article by Walter Burley Griffin (pp 423-430), Nov1912 (File 51) - Box 11

The Independent,includes 'Hunting for the Capital of Australia', article by Edwin E. Slosson (pp123-127), 12/09/1912 (File 51) - Box 11

Advance! Australia (includes 'Building for Nature', article by Walter Burley Griffin(pp123-127), 1/03/1928 (File 51) - Box 11

The Technology Review, , May1930 (File 51) - Box 11

Series. Publications Canberra

Black and white foolscap offprints of 'City and Environs, a plan of Canberra' (approx 50 copies), undated (File 27) - Box 6

Commonwealth of Australia, Federal Parliament House Architectural Competition (8 copies), undated (File 27) - Box 6

Commonwealth of Australia The Federal Capital, Report Explanatory of the Preliminary General Plan (6 copies), undated (File 27) - Box 6

Federal Capital Termination by the Government of Engagement of Walter Burley Griffin as Director of Design and Construction (23 copies), 8/02/1921 (File 27) - Box 6

'Map of Contour Survey of the Site', black and white copy, undated (File 27) - Box 6

Series. Recent clippings

Press cuttings about Walter Burley Griffin and his work, including from Australian, American and Indian newspapers and magazines, 1914 - 1932 (File 32) - Box 7

Series. Schemes and Projects USA

Model of a Home Group', article in Real Property Annual (describes, and includes picture of, Walter Burley Griffin surburban design in Chicago), undated (File 7) - Box 2

Picture of 'Community Building', design for part of a suburb in Winnetka, USA by Walter Burley Griffin, 11/07/1914 (File 7) - Box 2

Extracts from 'City Residential Land Development' Walter Burley Griffin Plan, Chicago, undated (File 7) - Box 2

Photocopies of photographs and drawings now in the Pictures Collection of the National Library (see Bib id 3603884) (File 37) - Box 8

Folder is entitled schemes USA but also includes drawings of buildings, statues etc.

Series. Schools Illinois

Copies of photographs of Illinois school designs, originals moved to Pictures Collection . Also includes old document wallet titled by Peter Harrison, undated (File 30) - Box 7

Series. Scrapbook of cuttings

This was originally in a box file titled 'WBG Scrapbook and Papers'

Scrapbook of newspaper cuttings relating to the creation of Canberra. Walter Burley Griffin's signature inside front cover, 1912 - 1914 (File 24) - Box 5

Series. Site Planning Australia

Promotion brochure for Ranelagh (File 45) - Box 9

Typescript paper on Arsenal Township (File 45) - Box 9

Pictures and Photocopies of photographs (removed to the Pictures Collection of the National Library - see Bib id 3603884) of Canberra designs, undated (File 45) - Box 9

'The Town Plan of Leeton', typescript article by Walter Burley Griffin, undated (File 6) - Box 2

'The City Plan of Griffith, typescript article by Walter Burley Griffin, undated (File 6) - Box 2

Irrigation Record (includes 'The City Plan of Griffith', article by by Walter Burley Griffin) 3 copies, 1/06/1915 (File 6) - Box 2

Irrigation Record (includes 'The City Plan of Griffith, continued', article by Walter Burley Griffin) 3 copies, 15/06/1915 (File 6) - Box 2

Series. Student papers

Originals of drawings moved to the Pictures Collection of the National Library (see Bib id 3603884).

Photocopies of architectural excercises prepared by Walter Burley Griffin while a student at the University of Illinois (File 33) - Box 8

Series. Talk by, and article on, Walter Burley Griffin

Comprises material housed for a period and labelled, by Peter Harrison (former NCDC Chief Town Planner).

'Towards Simpler Homes', typescript of a talk by Walter Burley Griffin, includes his hand written annotations, undated (File 3) - Box 1

'He Built The Australian Bush Into His Homes: American Architect's Dream Suburb Was Twenty Years Before Its Time', article by C.C.D. Brummall, nine copies, one in draft form, 1947 (File 3) - Box 1

Series. Town planning others

Prior to acquisition, this material was in box of files entitled Photos/Modern/(Others)/Town Planning which appeared to have been initiated by WBG and then continuously updated by WBG and EMN.

'Town Planning in Australia with Some Reference to National Planning', paper by HM Sherrard for the Town and Country Institute of New South Wales, various (File 14) - Box 3

'Town Planning in the Federated Malay States', article by D McLachlan in The Australian Surveyor, Vol 7, undated (File 14) - Box 3

'Slum Clearance', article in Sydney Morning Herald, 23/05/1939 (File 14) - Box 3

'The Erskineville Rehousing Scheme', article in Architecture, 01/12/1938 (File 14) - Box 3

'Slum Clearance and Rehousing Work in London', article by A Mack in Architecture, 01/01/1939 (File 14) - Box 3

'Harvard City Planning Studies', pamphlet, undated (File 14) - Box 3

'A New Conception of the City of Sydney', lecture by L Thornton to Town Country Planning Institute of NSW, 23/04/1938 (File 14) - Box 3

Extracts from articles relating to town planning, various (File 14) - Box 3

Series. WBG Personal: Photos etc

Comprises material housed for a period, and labelled, by Peter Harrison (former NCDC Chief Town Planner)

Walter Burley Griffin personal, includes correspondence and papers relating to partnership with Burcham Clamp, photcopies of photographs (moved to Pictures Collection), summaries of buildings and drawings completed and letter relating to the return of designs displayed at the 1914 Lyons Exhibition., c.1915 (File 28) - Box 7

Series. WBG Projects

Material is in sleeves, listed by Walter Burley Griffin project name. This comprises material housed for a period by Peter Harrison (former NCDC Chief Town Planner). Material is housed by project in sleeves titled by Peter Harrison.

Wilder Elmshurst, undated (File 46) - Box 10

W.H. Emery, Elmhurst, 1903 (File 46) - Box 10

W.B. Sloane Elmhurst, 1903 (File 46) - Box 10

Harry E. Gunn Tracy, Illinois, 1908 (File 46) - Box 10

Peters House, Mayfair, Chicago, 1906 (File 46) - Box 10

R.D. Griffin, undated (File 46) - Box 10

Schwartz, 1910 (File 46) - Box 10

G.B. Cooley, Monroe, Louisiana, 1908-1925 (File 46) - Box 10

Bovee House and beachhouse, 1907 (File 46) - Box 10

R.L. Blount, undated (File 46) - Box 10

Shops and flats, Chicago, undated (File 46) - Box 10

J.B. Moulton, Rogers park, Illinois, undated (File 46) - Box 10

Itte pair, 1908 (File 46) - Box 10

Dr William S. Orth, pair, Kenilworth, Illinois, 1908 (File 46) - Box 10

Comstock House, Evanston, Illinois, undated (File 46) - Box 10

Melson House, 1912 (File 47) - Box 10

F.B. Carter, Evanston, 1909 (File 47) - Box 10

Clark memorial, undated (File 47) - Box 10

J.B. Ricker, Grinell, Iowa, 1911 (File 47) - Box 10

E.L. Springer, Kenilworth Illinois, 1910 (File 47) - Box 10

F.P. Marshall, Kenilworth, c.1912 (File 47) - Box 10

Winnetka Mess House, 1912 (File 47) - Box 10

Walter Burley Griffin House, Winnetka, 1912 (includes article from Cook County Real Estate Board Quarterly), 1912 (File 47) - Box 10

Volland House, undated (File 47) - Box 10

J.E. Blythe House, Mason City, 1913 (File 47) - Box 10

Mason City/Rule House/Holahan project/H.D. Page House, undated (File 47) - Box 10

Philiota (Griffins' House in Heidelberg, Victoria), undated (File 47) - Box 10

Note, nothing inside sleeve but rough sketch on back

Chinese National Club, undated (File 47) - Box 10

Capitol Theatre (includes newspaper clippings from The Herald), 05/09/1924;01/10/1924 (File 47) - Box 10

Palais de Danse, undated (File 47) - Box 10

Palais Cinema (includes newspaper clipping, 'St Kilda's Big Cinema Fire', The Herald), Feb 1926 (File 47) - Box 10

Chicago Tribune Tower, undated (File 48) - Box 10

S.R. Salter, Toorak (includes newspaper article, The Herald), 1922-1923 (File 48) - Box 10

Sydney, undated (File 48) - Box 10

Nothing is included in sleeve (which is annotated, listing Poris theatre, Flats Phillip St, Opera House, GPO, Cinema 1000, and (in pen and different handwriting)Vaucluse House (?)).

Melbourne (includes photographs of a number of projects and cutting from Punch on the American Pavilion designed by the Griffins), undated (File 48) - Box 10

Miscellaneous houses, Victoria (includes cuttings on Toorak Flats from The Herald and 'Remodelling an Historic Home' from The Australian Home Beautiful), 08/07/1925; 01/05/1930 (File 48) - Box 10

Model brick cottage, 1913 (File 48) - Box 10

Riverside Club, Monroe, Louisiana, 1913 (File 48) - Box 10

Miscellaneous houses USA (includes letter dated 17 Jan 1925 from Preston Moss to Walter Burley Griffin. (Preston Moss was president and Griffin Supervising Architect for the Yellowstone Garden City Holding Corporation in Montana.) (File 48) - Box 10

Stinson Memorial Library, Anna, Illinois (File 48) - Box 10

Newman College ( typescript written by Walter Burley Griffin re design features), undated (File 48) - Box 10

Café Australia, includes 'A Café with a History', an article in The Australian Home Beautiful, 1/10/1931 (File 48) - Box 10

Lot 17 Castlecrag, undated (File 49) - Box 11

Lot 19 Castlecrag (empty), undated (File 49) - Box 11

Acquisition documentation noted this as empty

Lot 53 , the Parapet, Castlecrag, undated (File 49) - Box 11

Lot 54 (Nicholls House) (empty), undated (File 49) - Box 11

Lot 56, The Parapet, Castlecrag, undated (File 49) - Box 11

Lot 58, Castlecrag, undated (File 49) - Box 11

Lot 99, Theo Falstead, Castlecrag, undated (File 49) - Box 11

Lot 158, the Rampart, Castlecrag, undated (File 49) - Box 11

Lot 304, Robert Guy House, Castlecrag, 1925 (File 49) - Box 11

Blueprint of Estelle James House (empty), undated (File 49) - Box 11

Sanitorium, undated (File 49) - Box 11

Lot 331, Thomas W. Fishwick, Castlecrag (empty), undated (File 49) - Box 11

D. Pratten, undated (File 49) - Box 11

E. Pratten, undated (File 49) - Box 11

Sketch plans, undated (File 49) - Box 11

Lot 197, T.H.R. Wilson, Castlecrag, undated (File 49) - Box 11

Lot 196, The Barbette, Castlecrag, undated (File 49) - Box 11

Cameron house, Killara ( typescript possibly written by Walter Burley Griffin), undated (File 49) - Box 11

Series. WBG Western Architect

The Western Architect: Vol XVIII, No 9 and Vol XIX, No 8 (2 copies), Sept 1912 and Aug 1913 (File 21) - Box 4

Series. Writings by Walter Burley Griffin

The small house, its design and construction', manuscript, original and copy of notes in Walter Burley Griffin's hand, undated (File 36) - Box 8

'Occupational Conservation', typescript (2 copies), 1/10/1935 (File 36) - Box 8

'Modernism', typescript, 1936? (File 36) - Box 8

'Interest and Single Tax', typescript (2 copies), 1933 (File 36) - Box 8

'Why Politics', typescript, undated (File 36) - Box 8

'Architecture in another 50 years', typescript (3 copies), undated (File 36) - Box 8

'What of Architecture', typescript (2 copies), undated (File 36) - Box 8

'Architecture and the Economic Impasse', typescript, c1932 (File 36) - Box 8

'Sydney Townplanning Scheme', typescript, undated (File 36) - Box 8

'Decorative terracotta introduced to Sydney', typescript, undated (File 36) - Box 8

An architectural tree', typescript, undated (File 36) - Box 8

'What of Townplanning', typescript, 2 copies, undated (File 36) - Box 8

'Anthroposophy', rough manuscript notes, undated (File 36) - Box 8

'Towards Simpler Homes", typescript, undated (File 36) - Box 8

'Truth and Science', typescript, undated (File 36) - Box 8

Correspondence between the editor of The Mid West Architect and Walter Burley Griffin, 31 August and 17 December 1932 (File 36) - Box 8

'Picturesque waterside suburb: scenic charm of Castlecrag', in The Australian Home Builder, 1922, Aug (File 34) - Box 8

'The Architect's Burden', typescript, 1923 (File 34) - Box 8

'Status of Architecture', typescript, 1923 (File 34) - Box 8

Sections of two articles 'Garden roofs and courts' and 'The problem of the basic house: home of five rooms', published in Real Property Annual, undated (File 34) - Box 8

'Standards for furnishing conventional and real needs, typescript and published version of article in The Australian Home Builder, undated (File 35) - Box 8

'Building for the future' or 'Our architecture', typescript, 2 copies, 1928 (File 35) - Box 8

'Present day parks, their place and purpose', typescript, undated (File 35) - Box 8

'Sunshine in the home', typescript, 1927 (File 35) - Box 8

'Nature and ourselves', typescript, undated (File 35) - Box 8

'Concrete at Castlecrag', typescript (3 copies), 1930 (File 35) - Box 8

Untitled autobiographical typescript piece commencing 'When I toook up the study of architecture in 1894, it was with the idea that the proper method of approach was the opposite to that in general practice...', c1926-1928 (File 35) - Box 8

'Architecture, landscape architecture and town planning Australia 1928', typescript paper for the Theosophical Society (3 copies, one with WBG's handwritten amendments), 8/04/1928 (File 35) - Box 8

'Segmental architecture' published in The Australian Home Beautiful typescript and published version, 1/09/1927 (File 35) - Box 8

'Townplanning', handwritten manuscript, undated (File 35) - Box 8


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