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A. Lawrence Kocher Collection(1921–1973)

  • MS 1986.12

Inventory

Item Date Format
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 ca. 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 item
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 [New York] 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
Box 2
Series II: Literary Materials
Subseries A: Articles
Antiques—“Early Building with Brick: Tradition and Practice in America” 1957
Architectural Record—“Early Architecture in Pennsylvania” series 1921–1922
Photographs 5 items
________________—Correspondence resulting in “The Library of an Architect” series 1924
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
________________—“Swimming Pools: Standards for Design and Construction,” by Kocher and Robert L. Davidson 1929
________________mdash;“How Architects May Cultivate Business” 1930
________________—“Stairways, Ramps, Escalators,” by Kocher and Frey 1931
________________—“Clothes Closets,” “New Materials,” “Check List,” by A.L. Kocher and Albert Frey 1931; 1933–1934
________________—“Planning Standards for Low Rent Housing” PWA 1935
________________—“Record Houses” 1956; 1957
________________ “Record Houses”—correspondence and manuscripts ca. 1959; 1965–1966
________________ “Significant Buildings Series”—correspondence, drafts, publications 1953; 1956
Architecture—“Gambrel Slopes of Northern New Jersey” 1927
Arts in Virginia—“The Image of Virginia” 1965
Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians—“Discovery of Foundations for Jefferson’s Addition to the Wren Building,” by Kocher and Dearstyne 1951
Pencil Points (1943)—“The Architectural Center” by Kocher and Dearstyne and letter of James A. Servies, Librarian, College of William and Mary (1959) 1943; 1959
Proceedings of the National Conference on Low-Cost Housing—“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.” 1933
Subseries B: Lectures
“Brickwork in Contemporary Building Design” n.d.
[“Builder’s Manuals”]—talk to Carpenter’s Co. of Philadelphia n.d.
“The Nature of the Shelter of the Pueblo Indian” Smithsonian Conference (1958), includes correspondence (1959), and news clipping (1958) 1958–1959
“Plantation Houses of the South” Antiques Forum (2 different versions) 1951
“Use of Architectural Handbooks in the Colonies” n.d.
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) 1947; 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; 1954–1956; 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—re editor exchange between Architectural Record [U.S.] and Architectural Review [London] 1937
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” n.d.
Subseries F: Miscellaneous
“The American Country House”—manuscript n.d.
“Early Architecture of Lancaster County”—published paper in 1920 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” 1952; 1954; 1964–1965 1 folder
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: 3X 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 [proposal] 1938 1 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) 1967; 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; [ca. 1975]
News clippings & articles (duplicates) 1940; 1943–1945
Photographs
1) Construction (small form) 34 photos
2) Construction 8 photos
3) Studies building 4 photos
4) Studies building interior 2 photos
5) Various reprints 10 photos
6) Furniture 26 photos
7) Wall Treatment 2 photos
8) Jalowetz House exterior 9 photos
9) Jalowetz House interior 9 photos
Box 5
10) Jalowetz House-patio 9 photos
11) Jalowetz House—views published 4 photos
12) Experimental pre-fabricated house (Jalowetz House) 2 photos
13) People 4 photos
14) Sketch, architects at work 1 photos
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. ca. 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 1938–1939 1 folder
Articles, bulletin, etc., photos 2 photos
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: 3X 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 pp.
Darien Art Center 2 folders
Periodical & news coverage 1931; 1933
Photographs (model), [1930]
Deskey, Donalad—NY architectural firm 1944 1 folder
F.W. Dodge Corp., architect’s office for 1929–31 1 folder: 11 photographs, published illustrations, news clippings
Furniture designs 1 folder
Drawings and photographs (2)
See also: 3X 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 1952–1953; 1957 1 folder
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 of 1937–1938 1 folder
Articles & photos (2)
Plywood House [World’s Fair, New York City] 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
Folder 1
Correspondence 1955; 1966
Photographs
Folder 2: 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 ca. 1942 2 folders
Photocopy of plan
Newspaper & periodical articles 1942
See also: Oversize
Ritchie House 1963 1 folder
Specifications 12 pp.
Box 7
Sears, Roebuck & Co. Art Gallery 2 folders
Exhibition (1932), brochure and correspondence (1931–1933) 1932; 1932–1933
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 (map, photographs, postcards) ca. 1915–1925
Rex Stout House 1930 6 folders
Ground plans 2 photocopies
Photographs 1929–1930 8 envelopes, 55 photos
See also: Oversize
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 [1932] 1 sheet
Articles [1932], 1933–1944
Sunlight Towers ca. 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, cemetery 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
Correspondencere construction 1958
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 of 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, NY 1 folder
NY 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 1935; 1954 (2 folders and 3 envelopes)
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 century 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 pp.
“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: Series V, Subseries A—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: Series V, Subseries A—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 1954–1955
Lectures—1954 1954
Lectures—1955–1956 1955–1956
Series V: Photographs, Photoreproductions, and Negatives
Subseries A: Photographs
Box 10
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 magazine clipping
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 used 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: Photos—Reproductions
Architecture—Cook Collection Prints [not used in “Shadows in Silver”] 8 prints
Architecture 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
Item Date Format Box
Box 12–14
Series VI: Personal Files 12–14
Subseries A: Correspondence 12
Archives of American Art 1971; 1974 3 items 12
Bradley, Carol (Mrs. Daniel F.) [1969] 1 item 12
Burchard, John Ely 1970 1 item 12
Butler, Joe 1969 1 item 12
[Jennings, John Melville] 1969 1 item 12
Kocher, George 1963 3 items 12
Murrell, Thomas W., Jr. 1973 1 item 12
Oregon, University of 1973 3 items 12
Wilson, Richard Guy 1983–1984 2 items 12
Mrs. Kocher’s notes and instructions 12
Subseries B: Career Portfolio 12
“A. Lawrence Kocher—Professional Life” Notebook of projects, employment 12
Career portfolio 1963 12
Subseries C: Academic, Honor Society, Professional Certificates 12, 14
Kocher—Phi Beta Kappa 1961 12
Certificate of Membership, Thebes Temple of Scarab 1921 12
Transcript, New York University 1925 12
Invitation to join Phi Beta Kappa, Alpha of Virginia Chapter 12
Stanford Diploma 1909 12
Architect’s Certificate from Virginia 1927 14
Architect’s Certificate from Pennsylvania 1921 14
Certificate to buy books at Heffer, Blackwell, Low, etc. 14
Architect’s Certificate from New York 1936 14
Architect’s Certificate New York County 1936 14
Appointment to the Board for the Certification of Engineers, Architects and Land Surveyors 1922 14
Subseries D: Photographs of A. Lawrence Kocher 7 prints 12
Subseries E: News Clippings, Obituary Notices 12
Obituary—news clippings 1969 3 items 12
Miscellaneous newsclippings re Kocher 1985 1 item 12
Notes, Receipts, Correspondence, Newsclippings—Misc. 1952; 1955; 1957; 1985–1986 6 items 12
Subseries F: Original Artwork 12–14
Bookplate [pen and ink] 14
Cape Hatteras, N.C. [watercolor] 14
Christmas cards [pen and ink] 2 items 14
Photographs: Fiddlehead Ferns [matted] 14
Masks [matted and framed] 14
“On the Rocks” [matted] 14
Semple House, Williamsburg, VA [watercolor] 14
[Sketch of Italianate building] [pencil] 12
Tile design [graphite and colored pencil] 12
“Typical Dwelling in Vieux Carre,” New Orleans, LA [pen and ink] 12
Subseries G: Miscellaneous 12–14
Notes on 18th century architectural dictionary 13
Audio tape—interview of Mrs. McRae, talk at Antiques Symposium of Lawrence Kocher 12
Audio recording—Antique forums 1950–1951 12
Bookplate Stamp 14
Oversize
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 (n.p.) (1934)
Canvas House (Jacksonville, FL) (1937)
Carnegie Tech
Charles City County (VA) Courthouse
Christ Church (Charlottesville, VA) (3X Oversize)
Cotton House
Darien (Ct.) Art Center
Dodge Corp., Architect’s Office (3X Oversize)
Donut Shop
Farm House A
Furniture—Plywood (3X Oversize)
Greenspring Plantation (3X 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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