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A. LAWRENCE KOCHER COLLECTION, 1921-1973

INVENTORY

MS 1986.12

A. Introduction.
The A. Lawrence Kocher Collections consists of correspondence, literary materials, project and subject files, photographs and negatives, personal correspondence and ephemera, research notes, and drawings documenting Kocher's lengthy career. Monographs contained within the collection have been removed and accessioned into the Kocher collection of books on architecture and are available in the Foundation Library.

B. Biographical Note.
A. Lawrence Kocher was an architect, editor, teacher and well-known authority on colonial architecture and history. He was born in San Jose, California, in 1885. He received his B.A. from Stanford in 1909, his M.A. from Pennsylvania State College in 1916, and studied at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology from 1910 until 1912, and New York University. He was an honorary member of the Alpha Chapter of Virginia of Phi Beta Kappa.

Mr. Kocher began his teaching career in 1912 as an instructor in Architectural History and Design at Pennsylvania State College. He was promoted to full professorship in 1918 and served as head of the Department of Architecture until 1926. In 1926 Mr. Kocher became head of the School of Architecture at the University of Virginia, a position he held until 1928. From 1928 until 1938 he was managing editor then editor of the Architectural Record and is credited with revitalizing the journal and giving it a more international focus. In 1938 Kocher joined William Frank Hitchens of the Carnegie Institute of Technology in reorganizing the Institute's Department of Architecture. From 1940 to 1943, under a Carnegie Institute Artist-in-Residence grant, Mr. Kocher helped to design the new academic campus of Black Mountain College, and served as professor of Architecture there. He concluded his academic career at the College of William and Mary, where he served as lecturer in Fine Arts from 1944 until his retirement in 1959.

Mr. Kocher was appointed to Colonial Williamsburg's first Advisory Committee of Architects in 1928. As a member of this committee he helped to establish policies that have governed the Foundation's restoration work ever since. In 1944 he joined the Foundation staff as Editor of Architectural Records. While at Colonial Williamsburg he developed his glossary of 18th-century architectural terms, translating them into contemporary language.

A. LAWRENCE KOCHER COLLECTION INVENTORY

Box 1

SERIES I. CORRESPONDENCE, GENERAL.
Alexander, Edward P., 1961 (2 items).
American School of Design, 1938-1939 (4 items).
Architectural Forum, 1958-1959; 1961 (3 items).
Architectural Record, 1959 (1 item).
Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities, Thomas Rolfe Branch, 1962 (2 items).
Barragan, Luis, 1954 (1 item).
Bridenbaugh, Carl, 1947; 1951; 1953 (8 items).
Calder, Alexander, 1938; 1940 (2 items).
Calkins, Eleanor, c. 1955 (1 item).
Carlssons, J. O., Mobelindustri (Sweden), 1953 (2 items).
Chang, Henry. 1940-1964; 1964-1965 (6 items).
Chorley, Kenneth, Jr., 1951-1953 (12 items).
City Club of New York, 1938 (1 items).
City Investment Company [New York], 1960 (1 item).
Colonial National Historical Park, Yorktown, Virginia, 1956-1957; 1959-1960; 1963 (17 items).
Columbia University, School of Architecture, 1965-1966 (4 items).
Creighton, Katherine Ford see Ford, Katherine Morrow.
Dearstyne, Howard, 1956; 1965 (2 items).
Delano, William Adams, 1927 (1 item).
Dickson, Harold E., 1957 (3 items).
Dupont, Pierre S., 1949 (3 items).
Ernest Race, Ltd., 1953 (1 item).
Ferrand, Gabriel, 1924 (1 item).
Ford, Katherine Morrow, 1955 (1 item).
Fowler, Lawrence Hall, 1946-1947 (4 items).
Franklin, Benjamin, Papers of, 1960 (1 item).
Frey, Albert, 1957 ( 2 items).
Friberger, Eric, 1946-1947; 1952 (4 items).
Gardens Corporation, 1937 (1 item).
Garvan, Anthony N. B.. 1952-1954 (3 items).
Giedion, Siegfried, 1934 (1 item).
Goodspeed's Bookshop, Inc., 1952 (1 item).
Goodwin, Philip L., 1949; 1955 (2 items).
Gray, Frances Stringfellow, 1963 (1 item).
Gropius, Walter, 1934-1939 (15 items).
Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1952-1957 (5 items).
Harrison & Abramovitz, Architects, 1965 (1 item).
Hay, T. R., 1953 (2 items).
Historic Richmond Foundation, 1958-1962 (13 items).
Hoover, Herbert. 1933 (1 item).
Hosmer, Charles, 1959 (3 items).
Hudnut, Joseph, 1950 (2 items).
Isaacs, Reginald, 1970 (1 item).
Jennings, John Melville, 1946; 1956 (2 items).
Johns Hopkins University Library, 1946 (1 item).
Keefer, Thomas S., Jr., 1947-1950 (7 items).
Kimball, Fiske, 1924-1951 (20 items).
[Kimm] or [Kinny], 1943 (1 item).
King, Sidney E., 1956-1957 (4 items).
Knopf, Alfred A., Inc., 1956 (2 items).
Le Corbusier, 1935; 1937 (4 items).
Library of Congress, 1945 (2 items).
Life Magazine, 1939 (1 item).
McCrea, Mrs. Archibald, 1947 (1 item).
McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1953 (2 items).
Mandrot, Helene de, 1937 (1 item).
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1950; 1957 (4 items).
Matter, Herbert, 1952 (1 item).
Meeds, Ellen Du Pont, 1936 (1 item).
Metropolitan Museum (NY), 1951 (1 item).
Moravian Church in America, 1947 (1 item).
National Park Service, Jamestown, 1957 (1 item).
National Park Service, HABS Program, 1958 (2 items).
New Republic, 1941 (1 item).
New York City, Civil Service Commission, 1940 (1 item).
New York Historical Society, 1955 (1 item).
North Carolina State Archives, 1974 (2 items).
Oklahoma, University of, School of Architecture, 1946 (1 item).
Pennsylvania State University/Theta Delta Chi Fraternity, n.d. (1 item).
Pratt, Richard, 1966 (2 items).
Reynolds Metals Company, 1957; 1967 (5 items).
Roberts and McInnis, 1959 (1 item).
Robertson, Robert, 1961 (1 item).
Roosevelt, Eleanor [letter from secretary Malvinia Scheider], 1934 (1 item).
Rouse, Parke, Jr., 1967 (3 items).
[Rudy], 1957 (1 item).
Society of Architectural Historians, Journal of the, 1950 (1 item).
Thomas, Alan & Ella, 1955 (1 item).
Tiranti, John, Ltd., 1950 (1 item).
Valentine Museum, 1961; 1963; 1967 (3 items).
Virginia. Board for the Examination of Architects, Professional Engineers, and Land Surveyors, 1945 (1 item).
Virginia. Governor's Office, 1926 (4 items).
Virginia Historical Society, 1956 (1 item).
Virginia. House of Delegates. Clerk's Office, 1952 (2 items).
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, 1948-1953; 1957; 1965 (21 items).
Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Dept. of Architecture, 1952 (4 items).
Virginia, University of, 1926 (7 items).
Walters, Emile, 1958 (2 items).
William and Mary, College of. Library, 1946 (1 item).
William & Mary Quarterly, 1957; 1968 (4 items).
Works Progress Administration, 1938 (1 item).
Wyrick, Mrs. C. H., 1967 (3 items).
Young Decorators League, 1957 (1 item).

SERIES II. LITERARY MATERIALS.
SUBSERIES A. ARTICLES.

Box 2
Antiques (1957) - "Early Building with Brick: Tradition and Practice in America".
Architectural Record (1921-22) - "Early Architecture in Pennsylvania" series.
Photographs (5).
________________________ (1924) - (Correspondence resulting in "The Library of an Architect" series).
Letter from Kocher to Ernest Newton.
Bacon, Henry (1923).
Coate, Roland E. (1923).
Corbett, H. W. (1923).
[Cram, Ralph Adams] (1921).
Cret, Paul (1922).
Cross, John Walter (1921).
Farquhar, Robert D. (1923).
Flagg, Ernest (1921).
Grey, Elmer (1923).
Gilbert, Cass (1921).
Goodhue, Bertram Grosvenor (1922).
Hastings, Thomas (1921-1922, 2 items).
Kilham, Walter H. (1921).
Klauder, Charles Z. (1923).
Kohn, Robert D. (1923).
Library of Congress (1923).
Magonigle, H. Van Buren (1922).
Mellor, Walter (1923).
Moore, Charles H. (1923).
Morris, Benjamin Wistar (1923).
Mullgardt, Louis Christian (1923).
Platt, Charles A. (1922).
Pond, Irving K. (1922).
Ripley, Hubert G. (1923).
Scott, Giles Gilbert (1923).
Shaw, George Bernard (1923, 4 items).
Shaw, Howard Van Doren (1922).
Sturgis, R. Clipston (1922).
Sullivan, Louis (1923, 3 items).
Swartwout, Egerton (1922).
Van Pelt, John V. (1922).
Voysey, C. F. A. (1923).
Willcox, W. R. B. (1937).
________________________ (1929) - "Swimming Pools: Standards for Design and Construction," by Kocher and Robert L. Davidson
________________________ (1930) - "How Architects May Cultivate Business"
________________________ (1931) - "Stairways, Ramps, Escalators," by Kocher and Frey
________________________ (1931; 1933-1934) - "Clothes Closets," "New Materials," "Check List," by A. L. Kocher and Albert Frey
________________________ (1935) - "Planning Standards for Low Rent Housing" PWA
________________________ (1956 & 1957) - "Record Houses"
________________________ "Record Houses" - correspondence and manuscripts c.1959; 1965-1966.
________________________ "Significant Buildings Series" - correspondence, drafts, publications 1953; 1956.
Architecture (1927) - "Gambrel Slopes of Northern New Jersey"
Arts in Virginia (1965) - "The Image of Virginia"
Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians (1951) - "Discovery of Foundations for Jefferson's Addition to the Wren Building," by Kocher and Dearstyne
Pencil Points (1943) - "The Architectural Center" by Kocher and Dearstyne and letter of James A. Servies, Librarian, College of William and Mary (1959).
Proceedings of the National Conference on Low-Cost Housing (1933) - "Lightweight Roof and Floor Construction"; "New Materials and Construction Methods in Low Cost Housing" (pamphlet). NWSCL NY Herald Tribune Oct. 26, 1933 "says everyone will soon build home by hand".

SUBSERIES B. LECTURES.
"Brickwork in Contemporary Building Design" (no date)
["Builder's Manuals"] - talk to Carpenter's Co. of Philadelphia (no date).
"The Nature of the Shelter of the Pueblo Indian" Smithsonian Conference (1958), includes correspondence (1959) and news clipping ((1958).
"Plantation Houses of the South" Antiques Forum (1951) (2 different versions).
"Use of Architectural Handbooks in the Colonies" (no date)
Miscellaneous correspondence re: lectures (1950-1952) (3 items).

SUBSERIES C. MONOGRAPHS.
COLONIAL WILLIAMSBURG: ITS BUILDINGS AND GARDENS
Correspondence, General 1935, 1946-1961; 1966 (8 items).
Manuscript copy, "Williamsburg Gardens" (1947, Letter to and from Sidney Shurcliff (1961).
News clippings, notices (1949-1950) 5 items.
Newspaper clippings (1949-1950)- Exhibits, Talks, Activities 1930; 1933-1935; 1937; 1939 (7 items).

Box 3
SHADOWS IN SILVER
Cook Collection, list of photographs.
Cook, Huestis P., Notes on visits to, 1945; 1947-1948.
Correspondence, General, 1952; 1954-1956; 1960-1961; 1967.
Correspondence, Charles Scribner's Sons, Publishers 1948-1951, 1954-56, 1966.
Correspondence, Commonwealth (William S. Lacy, Jr.) 1955.
Correspondence, Cook Family 1944; 1946-1954; 1963.
Correspondence, MacMillian Company, Publishers (Cecil Scott), 1947-1948; 1950-1951.
Correspondence, Oldfield, Robert D., 1954.
Correspondence, O'Neill, Peggy, 1954.
Correspondence, Valentine Museum 1950-1952' 1954-1956.
Correspondence, Virginia, University of, 1877; 1952.
Manuscript copy: "George Smith Cook: Photographer of the Confederacy"
"Southern Exposures" exhibition - exhibit organization
"Southern Exposures" exhibition - reviews, articles, notices. 1952-1955.

PHOTOGRAPHS - SHADOWS IN SILVER
II Towns, Taverns and the Country Store--Towns (8 prints).
II Towns, Taverns and the Country Store--Taverns & Hotels (6 prints)
III Plantation and Countryside--Houses which Served the Great House (6 prints).
III Plantation and Countryside--The Practice of Agriculture (2 prints).
IV The People--Fashion (16 prints).
IV The People--Leisure Hours (3 prints).
IV The People--At the Springs (8 prints).
IV The People--The Tasks of Education (7 prints).
IV The People--Men and Women--Personalities (5 prints).
IV The People--Men and Women--Front Page News (4 prints).
IV The People--Men and Women--Portraits (3 prints).
IV The People--Men and Women--Portraits (1 print).
Reviews in Exakta, U.S. Camera, Commonwealth, Garden Gossip, Virginia Magazine, The New Yorker, CW News (1953-1955).

Newspaper Coverage 1953-1954
SUBSERIES D. NEWS CLIPPINGS.
Newspaper clippings - exhibits, talks, activities 1920-1929.
Newspaper clippings - 1937 re: editor exchange between Architectural Record (U.S.) and Architectural Review (London).
Architectural Record - exhibits, talks, activities 1940-1949.
Architectural Record - exhibits, talks, activities 1950-1959.
Architectural Record - exhibits, talks, activities 1969.
Architectural Record - references 1974.

SUBSERIES E. REVIEWS.
Ackerman, James, see Summerson, John.
Beirne, Rosamond R., and John H. Scarff, William Buckland, 1731-1774 (1958-1959).
Claiborne, Herbert A., Comments on Virginia Brickwork before 1800 (1960-1961).
Gloag, John, Georgian Grace (1957).
Gould, Mary, The Early American House (1950).
Hitchcock, H.R., In the Nature of Materials; Lescaze, William, On Being an Architect (1942).
Lescaze, William, see Hitchcock, H.R.
Newcomb, Rexford, Architecture of the Old Northwest Territory (1951-1952).
Perry, Clarence, Housing for the Machine Age (1939).
Summerson, John, Inigo Jones; Ackerman, James, Palladio (1967-1968).
Susswein, Rita, The Arts and Crafts in New York, 1777-1779 (1955).
Waterman, T.T., Mansions in Virginia (no date).

SUBSERIES F. MISCELLANEOUS.
"The American Country House" - manuscript (no date).
"Early Architecture of Lancaster County" - published paper in 1920.
"Education in the Colonies" - Draft (used in Shadows in Silver?)
Kocher mentioned in other articles, 1934; 1936; 1947; 1950.
"Trivia" contribution, William & Mary Quarterly
SEE ALSO: Series VIII for two tape-recorded lectures by Mr. Kocher, delivered at Antiques Forum, 1950-1951.

Box 4
SERIES III. PROJECT FILES.
"AIRSLIE" (1 folder) 1952; 1954; 1964-1965.
Correspondence, architectural details, 1952.
See also: Oversize.
ALUMINAIRE HOUSE (11 folders).
Brochure, NY Expo 1931.
Correspondence 1957; 1968; 1975.
Correspondence re: Reynolds Memorial award nomination 1931; 1960.
List of materials, notes, transcripts, articles 1931; 1933.
Blueprints, etc. 1931-1932.
Photographs 1931-1932 (20 prints).
[see: Negatives, Series V]
Newspaper and periodical articles, 1931.
Newspaper clippings 1931-32.
Reference to, in books 1933.
Periodical articles and references 1931-32.
Periodical articles, with references 1982, 1986-1987.
See also: Oversize, Triple Oversize.

ARCHITECTURAL CENTER (2 folders)
Correspondence, 1943-44.
Articles, photographs, 1943, 1945.

ARMISTEAD HOUSE (4 folders)
Correspondence, 1964-1965.
Alterations, changes, [1964-1965].
Photographs and slides.
Illustrations (book).
See also: Oversize.

BIG STONE GAP COMMUNITY CENTER, 1938 (PROPOSAL) (folder)
Elevation, ground plan, drawing, photographic prints.
See also: Oversize.

BLACK MOUNTAIN COLLEGE
Correspondence, General 1937; 1943; 1956.
Correspondence, Duberman, Martin, 1967, and articles 1969.
Correspondence, Forbes, Stephen H., 1950.
Correspondence, Harris, Mary, 1970; 1978.
Correspondence, Weaver, Mike, 1967.
Bulletins, newsletters, publications 1940-1943; 1946-1947.
Newspaper clippings, 1940-1942.
Periodical articles 1942-1945; [c. 1975].
News clippings & articles (duplicates) 1940; 1943-1945.
Photographs -
    1)Construction (small form): 34
    2)Construction: 8
    3)Studies building: 4
    4)Studies building interior: 2
    5)Various reprints: 10
    6)Furniture: 26
    7)Wall Treatment: 2
    8)Jalowetz House exterior: 9
    9)Jalowetz House interior: 9

Box 5
    10)Jalowetz House - patio: 9
    11)Jalowetz House - views published: 4
    12)Experimental pre-fabricated house (Jalowetz House): 2
    13)People: 4
    14)Sketch, architects at work: 1
Postcards - BMC and vicinity: 6 cards.
Camp Rockmont (on BMC site) - lit. 1971.
Principles - "Organic Sense of Architecture."
Exhibition - North Carolina Museum of Art - Correspondence 1972.
Mrs. Kocher's notes on photos, etc. - c. 1970s.
See also: Oversize.

BUILDING UNITS FOR PRE-FABRICATED HOUSES (1 folder)
Correspondence, 1950.

BURNS LANE - OWN HOME (1 folder)
Correspondence, Specifications, Building Permit, etc., 1952-1957.

CARNEGIE TECH - EXPERIMENTAL HOUSE (1 folder) 1938-1939.
Articles, bulletin, etc., photos (2).

CHARLES CITY COUNTY COURTHOUSE (5 folders)
Correspondence, estimates, 1952-1953.
Correspondence & printed data, 1959-1960.
Specifications, [1960].
Presentation drawing.
Newspaper clippings, 1960.
See also: Oversize.

CHRIST CHURCH, CHARLOTTESVILLE
See: Oversize, Triple Oversize.

CHRIST CHURCH, SMITHFIELD (2 folders)
Correspondence, cleaning & painting instructions 1964.
Brochure and photos (3), church towers & parish house 1927.

COTTON HOUSE (4 folders)
Drawings, 1938.
Newspaper & periodical articles 1932-1934.
Photographs - model.
Blueprints and photocopies [1934].

COTTON AND METAL HOUSE (1 folder)
Drawing, 1938.
Specifications, 12 pages.

DARIEN ART CENTER (2 folders)
Periodical & news coverage, 1931; 1933.
Photographs (model), [1930].

DESKEY, DONALD - N.Y. ARCHITECTURAL FIRM (1 folder) 1944.

F. W. DODGE CORP., ARCHITECT'S OFFICE FOR (1 folder) 1929-31 (11 photographs, published illustrations, news clippings).

FURNITURE DESIGNS (1 folder)
Drawings and photographs (2).
See also: Oversize, Triple Oversize

THE GROVE (SMITHFIELD, VA) (1 folder)
Correspondence, 1954-1956; 1958, newspaper clipping, 1974

GREEN SPRING PLANTATION (3 folders)
Correspondence, APVA, 1955.
Archaeological report (with photo and map), 1955.
Newspaper clippings, 1955-1956.

HARMON OLDSMOBILE-CADILLAC CORP. SHOWROOM (1 folder)
Correspondence, specifications, blueprint, drawing, 1964-65.
See also: Oversize.

INTERLOCKING TRIANGULAR BLOCK (5 folders)
Correspondence, 1956; 1964-1968; 1972.
Patent application and patent grant (1968).
Portfolio of photographs, drawings & specifications.
Copies of other patents for interlocking blocks.
See also: Oversize.

Box 6
ISLE OF WIGHT COURTHOUSE (Smithfield, VA) (3 folders)
Correspondence, 1939; 1959-1961.
Photographs & artwork.
Newspaper & magazine clippings 1959-1961; 1967; 1975,
Notes, APVA publications.

JAMESTOWN ISLAND (VA.) APVA. RELICS HOUSE (1 folder)
Correspondence, specifications, 1962-1963.

JAMESTOWN ISLAND (VA.) COLONIAL NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK (1 folder)
Correspondence, 1956-1957; 1959.
See also: Oversize.

KOCHER, A. LAWRENCE. BURNS LANE - ADDITION (1 folder) 1952-1953; 1957.
See also: Oversize.

LADIES' HOME JOURNAL MINIMUM-COST HOUSE
See: Oversize.

LOW-COST HOUSING (4 folders)
Correspondence, summary of national conference, reports. 1932.
Photographs, 1932-1936 (8 prints).
Articles & publications, 1930-1934; 1936; 1947.
Farmhouse - description, caption, rendering.

PALM SPRINGS OFFICE AND APARTMENT BUILDING (4 folders)
Plans, blueprints, specifications, rendering of wall, 1934.
Photographs (13 envelopes; 68 prints).
Newspaper, magazine & journal articles, 1934-1935.
Articles in Japanese journals, 1935.
See also: Oversize.

PARIS EXPOSITION 1937-38 (1 folder)
Articles & photos (2).

PLYWOOD HOUSE (WORLD'S FAIR, N.Y.C.), 1939 (5 folders)
Correspondence, 1937-1939; 1961.
Detail drawings (1939).
Photographs (1939-1940).
Brochures, 1939-1940.
Magazine, newspaper and periodical articles, 1939; 1955.
See also: Oversize.

PRIESTLY HOUSE (Northumberland, PA) (2 folders)
Correspondence (1955; 1966), photographs.
Article, pamphlet, 1954; 1962.

PRISON DESIGN (1 folder)
Excerpt from journal article.

RALPH HOUSE (Stamford, CT) (2 folders)
Articles, drawings (see oversize) & notes, 1936.
Photographs (5 envelopes, 20 prints).
See also: Oversize.

REVERE COPPER & BRASS HOUSE C. 1942 (2 folders)
Photocopy of plan.
Newspaper & periodical articles, 1942.
See also: Oversize.

RITCHIE HOUSE, 1963 (1 folder)
Specifications, 12 pages.

Box 7
SEARS, ROEBUCK & CO. ART GALLERY (2 folders)
Exhibition, 1932, brochure and correspondence, 1931-1933.
News articles, 1932-1933.

SOLAR HOUSE, 1947 (3 folders)
Correspondence, 1945-1947.
Specifications, blueprint [1947].
Newspaper article, publications, 1947.
See also: Oversize.

STATE COLLEGE, PA (1 folder)
Buildings designed by A.L. Kocher [c. 1915-1925] (map, photographs, postcards).

REX STOUT HOUSE, 1930 (6 folders)
Ground plans, 2 photocopies.
Photographs (8 envelopes, 55 photos)
[see also oversize] 1929-1930.
Photographs & plan mounted, 1930.
Articles & photos in magazines & journals, 1933; 1935; 1940.
Newspaper clipping - mounted, 1933,
Exhibition brochure, 1935.
See also: Oversize.

STUMPF, W. E. - OFFICE SUITE (Forest Hills, NY) (1 folder)
Specifications.
See also: Oversize.

SUBSISTENCE FARMHOUSE, 1932 (2 folders)
Drawings on tracing paper (1 sheet), [1932].
Articles [1932] 1933-1944.

SUNLIGHT TOWERS, C. 1929 (3 folders)
Letter [1929].
Sketch [1929].
Articles, published drawings, 1929; 1931.
See also: Oversize.

SUNNYSIDE AT TARRYTOWN, NY (4 folders)
Correspondence, 1946-1947.
Correspondence, 1955-1961; 1966-1967.
Newspaper & magazine articles, 1947; 1959; 1961; 1963.
Miscellaneous and undated notes.

WAKEFIELD, VA., CEMETARY GATE (1 folder)
Correspondence, photographs, 1963-1964.

WARNER HALL (1 folder)
Correspondence and notes, 1954-1955.
See also: Oversize.

WEEK-END HOUSE (6 folders)
Correspondence and notes, 1935;1968.
Proposal; plans and elevations, 1939.
Specification.
Photocopies; reverse rendering of elevation from side, 1930.
Photographs, 10 envelopes, 125 prints.
Newspaper, journal, trade magazine and book articles and references, 1933-1934; 1936; 1938; 1940; 1955.
See also: Oversize.

Box 8
WHITE, CLARENCE. SCHOOL OF PHOTOGRAPHY (1 folder)
Furniture photographs and blueprints.
See also: Oversize.

WILLIAMSBURG, VA., COMMUNITY CENTER (11 folders)
Specifications (4 folders).
Reports re: design and construction.
Correspondence, re: construction, 1952; 1954; 1956-1957.
Correspondence, l958, re: construction.
Correspondence re construction, 1959.
Moulding detail.
F.S. Lincoln photographs.
Photographs of elevation, construction [1959].
Correspondence re photographs, 1962, 1970.
Newspaper clippings, 1957; 1959.
Leaflets concerning donations, dedication, 1959.
See also: Oversize.

WORLD'S FAIR, 1964 (5 folders)
Plans for planetarium [1961]
Unisphere, correspondence, 1960.
Unisphere, newspaper articles, 1960-1961; 1964.
Unisphere, 1964.
Swiss Pavilion proposal, n.d.
WORLD'S FAIR, N.Y. (1 folder)
N.Y. Crystal Palace.

WREN BUILDING, COLLEGE OF WILLIAM AND MARY (3 folders)
Proposal for Cultural Center, 1950.
Report on the discovery of 18th-century foundation, 1951.
Articles, [1951]; 1977.

SERIES IV. SUBJECT FILES.
APVA - "Key to Illustrations."
ARCHITECTURE
Adams House, Richmond, 1959-1960.
Aluminum Foil Insulation & Dry Wall Systems, 1932-1933.
Exhibition at New School for Social Research (1933).
Freer House, New Paltz, NY - Blueprints, 1934.
Kiskiack Historic House, 1964
Log Houses, Earth Houses, 1952.
"National" (notes).
Pre-fabrication (Artwork, manuscripts, articles), 1935; 1942; 1959.
Southwestern (Artwork, correspondence, notes), 1954; 1957-1958.

ARMOR FOUND AT JAMESTOWN 1948-1949

BOOK COLLECTION
Program, photograph of woodcut, 1956-1957; 1966; 1980.
Photocopies of plates & endpapers from rare books.
See also: Oversize.

COLONIAL WILLIAMSBURG
Correspondence, general, 1946-1947; 1957; 1959 (5 items).
Advisory Committee of Architects (1940 meeting: agenda, building list, photograph of committee), 1937-1938; 1940; 1965.
Architectural Dept. - photo of presentation of award to A. E. Kendrew, [1950].
Bruton Parish Church - Report, Photographs.
Carter's Grove - report/history.

Box 9
Eastern State Hospital - article by G. L. Jones, 1954.
Glossary - Outline, drafts, illustrations, photographs (2 folders and 3 envelopes), 1935; 1954.
House and Garden Symposium, 1950.
Pasteur-Galt Apothecary Shop - article by N. Marshall, 1954.
Planning - "Historical Heritage Principles" from 1933 CIAM Charter of Athens.
Planning - "Report on the Rise of Towns in Virginia."
Department of Research and Record
Crafts - Information re: "craft program," 1937.
Crafts - Letter from Hulger Cahill 1935.
Crafts - Correspondence 1939,1945.
Crafts - Drawings of items made by craftsmen (3 pen & ink drawings).
Crafts - List of books on ceramics.
Crafts - Lists of items for sale; 18th c. shop advertisement (neg. print).
Crafts - Proposal for books on architecture and building, 1946; 1955.
Crafts - References in Virginia Gazette.
Crafts - Reports on craftsmen and artists in Williamsburg, 1934-1935; 1937-1938.
Crafts - "Table of Occupations."
Craft Shops - Location (memos and reports, 1945-46).
Report on door knockers 1952.
Arts and Crafts
Walter Muir Whitehall, "Early American Arts and Crafts," paper, 1964.
Wendell and Jane Garrett, "The Arts in Early American History--A Bibliography," 1964 (69 pages).
"Williamsburg - Its Background" manuscript copy.

COMMITTEE TO PRESERVE NATIONAL CAPITOL 1958.

CONFERENCE ON EARLY AMERICAN ARCHITECTURE 1956.

WALTER GROPIUS 1963; 1974.

HOUSING RESEARCH.

JAPAN--See: Photographs, Series V.--Architecture, Japan.
See also: Oversize.

LANGUAGE--DIALECT, SLANG, PRONUNCIATION. [NOTE: This file needs further sorting. The paper is fragile.]

LOECHNER, ALBERT 1940.

M.I.T.--ALUMNI DAY 1938.

M.I.T.--VISITING COMMITTEE ON MUSEUMS 1947.

RAYMOND, ANTONIN--See: Photographs, Series V.--Architecture--Japan.

SHIRLEY PLANTATION 1950
Correspondence, notes, transcripts.

VIRGINIANS--MANNERS (quote)

WILLIAM AND MARY
Architecture curriculum, 1944; 1949; 1954; 1956-1957.
Architecture - Annual Southern Brick and Tile Manufacturers Association Competition, 1948; 1951-1952; 1954-1955; [195 ]-1959.
Architecture - Phi Beta Kappa Hall 1954-55.
Lectures - 1954.
Lectures - 1955-56.

Box 10
SERIES V. PHOTOGRAPHS, PHOTOREPRODUCTIONS, AND NEGATIVES.
SUBSERIES A. PHOTOGRAPHS.
Architecture, American
California--Los Angeles--Mayan Theatre (1 print).
Colorado--Mesa Verde--Balconey House (6 prints).
Connecticut--Guilford--Goss House (2 prints).
Florida--Ellerdale--Drew Mansion (4 prints).
Georgia (4 color postcards).
Maryland--St. Mary's River--Houseboat (1 print).
Massachusetts--Danvers--The Linden (1 print).
Massachusetts--Marblehead--Wm. Raymond Lee House (1 print).
Massachusetts--Salem--Various structures (5 prints, 1 picture from magazine).
Massachusetts--Various, interiors (4 prints).
Mississippi--Natchez--The Burn (1 print).
Missouri--Wainwright Tomb (Louis Sullivan) (1 print).
New Mexico--Taos--Gila Cliff Dwellings (3 prints).
New York--Buffalo--Wainwright Building (2 prints).
New York--Long Island--F.N. Woolworth residence (2 prints).
New York--New York City--Warburg House (1 print).
New York--New York City--5th Ave. (1 print).
Pennsylvania--Various, Interiors (3 prints).
Pennsylvania--Various, Exteriors (2 prints).
Pennsylvania--Various, Exteriors Doorways (18 prints).
Pennsylvania--Various, Miscellaneous (5 prints).
Pennsylvania--Miscellaneous plus notes (5 items).
Pennsylvania--Vaux Hall and Loudoun (2 prints).
South Carolina--Clemson--Fort Hill (1 print).
Virginia--Charles City Co.--Shirley (1 print).
Virginia--Charles City Co.--Westover (4 prints).
Virginia--Charlottesville--Monticello (1 print).
Virginia--Charlottesville--University of Virginia (1 print).
Virginia--Fairfax Co.--Mount Vernon (1 print).
Virginia--Falls Church (1 print).
Virginia--Fredericksburg--Kenmore (2 prints).
Virginia--James City Co.--Toano (1 print).
Virginia--Prince George Co.--Brandon (1 print).
Virginia--Domestic Prints (11 prints).
Virginia--Surrey Co.--Claremont Manor (2 prints).
Virginia--Westmoreland Co.--Stratford Hall (4 prints).
Virginia--Williamsburg--Brush-Everard House (1 print).
Virginia--Williamsburg--Capitol (1 print).
Virginia--Williamsburg--Coke-Garrett House (4 prints).
Virginia--Williamsburg--Wren Building (2 prints).
Virginia--Williamsburg--Wythe House (3 prints).
Virginia--Yorktown--Savage Station (2 prints).
Virginia--Various, Exteriors (11 prints).
Washington, D.C.--Statuary Hall (1 print).
Unidentified places (2 prints).
Architecture, American--Details
Chimneys (6 prints).
Construction (9 prints).
Cupboards (7 prints).
Doorways (4 prints).
Mantels/fireplaces (12 prints).
Plasterwork (8 prints).
Plasterwork/sculptures (3 prints).
Stairways/Balusters (31 prints).
Architecture, French--Notre Dame (1 item).
Architecture, Japanese
Akabosh, Tetsuma, residence of (104 prints).
French Embassy, Tokyo (8 prints).
Hatoyama, Hideo, residence of (4 prints).
Karuzawa Church (41 prints).
Raymond, Antonin, studio (4 prints).

Box 11
Tokyo Golf Club (3 prints).
Walker, Miss, summer cottage at Karuzwa (15 prints).
Unidentified (39 prints).
Architecture, Miscellaneous
Domestic, General (9 prints).
Domestic, National (7 prints).
Lighthouses (3 prints).
Outbuildings (1 print).
Taverns/Inns (2 prints).
Townhouses (8 prints).
Art and Objects
Paintings, Buildings (3 prints).
Paintings, People (2 prints).
Safety pins (by F.S. Lincoln) (1 print).
Wallpaper (1 print).
Drawings of NY Harbor and Detroit Harbor (2 prints).
Archery (1 print).
Illustrations/Paintings - Vessels, Maritime (5 prints).
Painting - Man on Horse (1 print).
Painting - Young Lady and Maid (1 print).
Furniture and Fixtures
General (8 prints, 1 clipping from magazine).
Secretary desk (3 prints).
People
Cook, Huestis P. (1 print).
Breuer, Marcel; Bayer, Herbert; Markelius (5 prints).
Barnes, Robert Cecil (2 prints).
Jefferson, Joe; Rivers, Amelie; "Ole Bull" -- from Valentine Museum (3 prints).
Cook Collection (not in Shadows in Silver) (24 prints).
Unidentified woman (1 print).
Lee, General Robert E (1 print).
Unidentified group at Cape Henry (1 print).
Harrison Family (3 prints).
Vessels
"Glen Cove" (1 print).
Miscellaneous
Virginia--Landscape (2 prints).

SUBSERIES B. PHOTO-REPRODUCTIONS
Architecture - Cook Collection Prints (Not Used in Shadows in Silver) (8 prints).
Archtecture (8 items).
Miscellaneous (3 items).

SUBSERIES C. NEGATIVES.
Literary materials
Shadows in Silver (2 negatives).
Project files
Aluminaire House (6 negatives).
Black Mountain College (43 negatives).
Isle of Wight County Courthouse (7 negatives).
Ladies' Home Journal Minimum Cost Housing (1 negative).
Ralph House (6 negatives).
Rex Stout House (1 negative).
Week-End House (83 negatives).
White, Clarence. School of Photography (1 negative).
Williamsburg, Va., Community Center (3 negatives).
Miscellaneous--Architecture (8 negatives).
Miscellaneous--Architecture, Details
Construction (1 negative).
Mantels and Fireplaces (5 negatives).
Miscellaneous--People (13 negatives).

Boxes 12, 13 & 14
SERIES VI. PERSONAL FILES.
SUBSERIES A. CORRESPONDENCE. Box 12.
Archives of American Art, 1971; 1974 (3 items).
Bradley, Carol (Mrs. Daniel F.), [1969] (1 item).
Burchard, John Ely, 1970 (1 item).
Butler, Joe, 1969 (1 item).
[Jennings, John Melville, 1969] (1 item).
Kocher, George, 1963 (3 items).
Murrell, Thomas W., Jr., 1973 (1 item).
Oregon, University of, 1973 (3 items).
Wilson, Richard Guy, 1983-1984 (2 items).
Mrs. Kocher's notes and instructions.

SUBSERIES B. CAREER PORTFOLIO, Box 12.
"A. Lawrence Kocher--Professional Life." Notebook of projects, employment.
Career portfolio, 1963.

SUBSERIES C. ACADEMIC, HONOR SOCIETY, PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATES.
Kocher - Phi Beta Kappa, 1961, Box 12.
Certificate of Membership, Thebes Temple of Scarab, 1921, Box 12.
Transcript, New York University, 1925, Box 12.
Invitation to join Phi Beta Kappa, Alpha of Virginia Chapter.
Stanford Diploma, 1909, Box 12.
Architect's Certificate from Virginia, 1927, Box 14.
Architect's Certificate from Pennsylvania, 1921, Box 14.
Certificate to buy books at Heffer, Blackwell, Low, etc., Box 14.
Architect's Certificate from New York, 1936, Box 14.
Architect's Certificate New York County, 1936, Box 14.
Appointment to the Board for the Certification of Engineers, Architects and Land Surveyors, 1922, Box 14.

SUBSERIES D. PHOTOGRAPHS of A. Lawrence Kocher, (7 prints), Box 12.

SUBSERIES E. NEWSCLIPPINGS, OBITUARY NOTICES.
Obituary - news clippings (3 items), 1969, Box 12.
Miscellaneous newsclippings re Kocher, 1985, (1 item), Box 12.
Notes, Receipts, Correspondence, Newsclippings - Misc., (6 items), 1952; 1955; 1957; 1985- 1986, Box 12.

SUBSERIES F. ORIGINAL ARTWORK.
Bookplate (pen and ink), Box 14.
Cape Hatteras, N.C. (watercolor),Box 14.
Christmas cards (2) (pen and ink), Box 14.
Photographs: Fiddlehead Ferns (matted), Box 14.
Masks (matted and framed), Box 14.
"On the Rocks" (matted), Box 14.
Semple House, Williamsburg, Va. (watercolor), Box 14.
[Sketch of Italianate Building] (pencil), Box 12.
Tile design (graphite and colored pencil), Box 12.
"Typical Dwelling in Vieux Carre," New Orleans, LA (pen and ink), Box 12.

SUBSERIES F. MISCELLANEOUS.
Notes on 18th century architectural dictionary. Box 13.
Audio tape -- interview of Mrs. McRae, talk at Antiques Symposium of Lawrence Kocher, Box 12.
Audio recording -- Antique forums, 1950-1951, Box 12.
Bookplate Stamp, Box 14.

OVERSIZE MATERIALS.
SERIES III. PROJECT FILES.
Airslie.
Aluminaire House.
Architectural Center.
Armistead House.
Arts Building (n.p.)
David Barrett House.
Bel Air.
Big Stone Gap Community Center.
Black Mountain College (2 folders).
Calkins House (Williamsburg, Va.)
Canvas House, 1934 (n.b.)
Canvas House, 1937 (Jacksonville, Fla.)
Carnegie Tech.
Charles City County (Va.) Courthouse.
Christ Church (Charlottesville, Va.) Triple Oversize
Cotton House.
Darien (Ct.) Art Center.
Dodge Corp., Architect's Office. Triple Oversize
Donut Shop.
Farm House A.
Furniture, Plywood. Triple Oversize
Greenspring Plantation. Triple Oversize
The Grove (Smithfield, Va.)
Harmon Oldsmobile-Cadillac Corporation.
Interlocking Triangular Blocks.
Jamestown (Va.)
Kaufman Apartments (Pittsburgh, Pa.)
Kocher, A. Lawrence (314 Burns Lane, Williamsburg, Va.)
Kocher, A. Lawrence (furniture, book cases)
Ladies' Home Journal Minimum Cost House, 1944.
Low Cost Housing, 1932-1936.
Elizabeth Mack, Theater design (New York City), 1929.
M. Miller, Studio design (n.p.), n.d.
Miniature Golf Course (n.p.), n.d.
Moderate Cost House (n.p.), n.d.
Dr. Richard Morton House (Williamsburg, Va.)
Palm Springs Office and Apartment Building.
Early Pennsylvania Architecture.
Plywood House (New York World's Fair).
Ralph House (2 folders).
Ritchie House.
Sherwin House.
Solar House for Virginia.
Rex Stout House.
Sunlight Towers.
John P. Wallace House.
Warner Hall.
Week-End House.
Clarence White School of Photography.
William and Mary. Phi Beta Kappa Hall.
Williamsburg, Va., Community Center (2 folders).

SERIES IV. SUBJECT FILES.
Book Collection - Photocopies, (4 items).
See also: design for bookplate in Series VI, Subseries F.
Crocker Mansion.
Japan (Miss Walker's Summer cottage).

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