Frank Lloyd Wright (1867-1959) was an American Architect internationally recognized for his distinctive Prairie Style houses, innovative building design, Taliesin school and fellowships, and philosophy of "organic architecture."
This collection is arranged in eight series: I. Speeches and Interviews. II. Biographical Publications and Correspondence. III. Associations, Tours and Restoration Activities. IV. Exhibitions and Auctions. V. Ephemera. VI. Newspaper Clippings. VII. Photographs. VIII. Publications (Journal and Magazine Clippings).
The Frank Lloyd Wright ephemera collection is composed of transcripts of speeches, interviews, magazine and newspaper clippings by and about the world-famous architect. The collection also includes printed materials related to various Frank Lloyd Wright-themed exhibitions, associations, building and house tours, restoration efforts and ephemera gleaned from disparate sources. The collection contains minimal personal correspondence from Frank Lloyd Wright (the collection contains only two examples) but does include correspondence about Frank Lloyd Wright from Lloyd Wright (son), Edgar Kaufmann, Jr., and Edgar Tafel.
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This collection was donated in various gifts (accession number 1000.095).
Magazine and newspaper articles are mainly from the Ware Library vertical files.