The microfilm/microfiche collection is located in a restricted area. Please inquire at the circulation desk. These are room use only. A microfilm/microfiche reader/printer is available for patron use in the restricted area. The machine copies both positive and negative film. Copies are ten cents each.
University of California, Santa Barbara.
Art exhibtion of catalogs. (holdings of U of C)
“Includes agency index, numerical list, and subject list.”
Dumbarton Oaks, Center for Byzantine Studies, Washington D.C.
Author of Index of Byzantine Studies
“Cumulative catalog of bibliographic entries published in the journal of Byzantinische Zeitschrift and additional references.”
Architectural trade catalogs from the Avery Library, Columbia University, on microfiche.
(by Sweets categories)
Set #1 General
Set #3 Concrete
Set #9 Finishes
The Cicognara Library : Literary Sources in the History of Art and Kindred Spirits.
A reproduction of the entire Fondo Cicognare (circa five thousand volumes) in the Vatican Library. “Included among these books are many bound volumes of engravings with texts that show how to draw and paint, how perspective works, how to build houses, bridges, fountains, machines, etc. In addition, there is a large stock of books and pamphlets on museums and private collections and their holdings, travel to historic and artistic sites, guides to illustrated books, and so forth. Other bound volumes of engravings illustrate works of art and architecture, feasts, funerary rites and solemn entries, costume and dress, emblems, hieroglyphs and much more.”
The Victoria & Albert Museum Collection
v. 1 Dept of Architecture and Sculpture
v. 2 Dept of Ceramics
v. 3 Dept of Furniture and Woodwork
v. 4 Dept of Metalwork
v. 5 Dept of Textiles
The Witt Library
“Reproductions of photographs of paintings, drawings and engravings of European and Western art from 1200 to the present day.”
The Conway Library
The Courtauld Institute of Art
Part 1 – Architecture: France & Italy
Part 2 – Architecture: British Isles, Germany, Rest of World
Part 3 – Architectural Drawings
Museum of Modern Art
“Prints and textual and biographical materials from journals, newspapers, gallery exhibitions, etc. arranged alphabetically by artist’s name.”
The New York Public Library
The Artists File.
“A clippings file of over 1.5 million items on 76,000 painters, sculptors, architects, craftspeople, jewelers, furniture and interior designers, commercial artists, fashion designers, collectors, connoisseurs, critics and curators.”
Bildarchiv Foto Marburg.
“Photographs cover material dating from the Middle Ages to the present. Contains all types of Western and non-Western art-architecture, painting, sculpture, prints, and decoratie arts and crafts. Exterior and interior views are provided as well as photographs-taken between 1850- and 1976-of art ojects owned by German museums, churches, and institutions. Germany is defined as the country in 1937, consequently, monuments and art in such cities as Dresden, which is today in the Deutschland Democratic Republic, are included.”
Set I – 480,000 images (published 1978-82)
Set II – 300,000 images (published 1983-87)
Set III – 150,000 images (published 1990)
Rheinisches Bildarchiv Koln.
Index photographique de l’art en France
“Organized by city or town followed by various buildings and monuments, cover 8th century through the present. Especially good for medieval architecture and collection in small French museums.”
Bax, Marty, ed.
Bauhaus Lecture Notes, 1930-1933.
“J.J. van der Linden (b. 1907) recently deposited his collection of unique photographic and documentary material and his lecture notes with the Bauhaus-Archiv in Berlin. The lecture notes contain important information about the teaching methods of the Bauhaus. In Bauhaus Lecture Notes art historian Marty Bax describes the teaching methods at the Bauhaus and reexamines the position of architectural training under the directorship of Mies van der Rohe.”
United States, Committee on Architectural Surveys.
Survey of the architecture of completed projects of the Public Works Administration.
“The 1,600 photographs record twenty-five categories of structures designed by the Public Works Administration, from early aerospace wind tunnel to barracks, schools and public housing.”
The Alinari Photo Archive.
“Being the Alinari, Anderson, and Brogi photo collections of Italian and other art and architecture reproduced on microfiches.”
v. 1 – Abruzzi, Campania, Emilia, Lazio
v. 2 – Roma, Vaticano
v. 3 – Liguria, Lombardia, Marche, Piemonte, Puglie, Sardegna, Sicilia
v. 4 – Toscana
v. 5 – Toscana
v. 6 – Toscana, Umbria, Veneto
v. 7 – Outside Italy
v. 8 – Index
The Maryland Historical Society
The papers of Benjamin Henry Latrobe.
vols. 1 & 2
Library of Congress. Prints and Photographs Division.
Historic American Buildings Survey. Maine.
“Photographs and written historical and descriptive data prepared by the Historic American Buildings Survey, Office of Archaeology and Historic Preservation, National Park Service. Includes material received by the Library of Congress to the end of 1979.”
Connecticut – MFICHE 720.9746 H629c
Delaware – MFICHE 720.9751 H629d
Illinois – MFICHE 720.9773 H62hi
Indiana – MFICHE 720.9772 H6291
Maine – MFICHE 720.9741 H629ma
Michigan – MFICHE 720.9774 H629
Minnesota – MFICHE 720.9776 H629
Missouri – MFICHE 720.9778 H629
New York – MFICHE 720.9747 H6291
Pennsylvania – MFICHE 720.9748 H629p
Wisconsin – MFICHE 720.9775 H629
Carnegie Survey of the architecture of the South, 1927-1943
“Contains almost 8,000 images of exteriors and interiors, furnishings, and gardens of properties in eight Southern states. Frances Benjamin Johnson traveled through Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia between 1927 and 1943 photographing a great variety of structures.”
Lowry, Bates, ed.
The architecture of Washington, D.C.
“The visual material consists of multiple views of the building’s exterior and interior, preliminary drawings, photographs taken during construction, and views of the site, both before and after the monument was erected.”
vols. 1 & 2
National register of historic places. Illinois.
“Reproduction of the ‘Inventory-Nomination Forms’ with information about each property, photographs and maps through December 1982, with supplementary materials.”
Ancient Roman Architecture.
“A reproduction of the photographic and bibliographic archive of Ancient Roman Architecture and Topography of the Fototeca Unione, part of the International Union of Institutes of Archaeology, History, and History of Art in Rome. Divided into three section: Rome, Italy, and the Empire.”
British posters to 1988 in the Victoria & Albert Museum.
Index of American Design
“Microfiche of watercolor paintings of objects of decorative, folk and popular arts in America from settlement to 1900.”
Christie’s Pictorial Archive.
“features the most important items of fine art auctioned by Christie’s over the past 70 years.”
v. 1 – British School
v. 2 – Dutch and Flemish School
v. 3 – Italian School
v. 4 – Painting and Graphic Arts
The collected papers of Charles Wilson Peale and his family, 1741-1827.
Gustave Moreau: cinq mille dessins
County Court Houses of the United States: the Seagram county court house archives and other photographic collections in the Library of Congress.
Royal Commission on Historical Monuments (England).
Inventories of historical monuments, 1910-1975.
“England, Scotland, and Wales.”
19th Century Art Jounals.
American Art Journal. (38 reels)
v. 1 – v. 87, 1864-1905
La Révolution Surréaliste.
No. 1-12, 1924-1929
1881-1914 (14 reels)
John Hopkins University Library Fowler Architectural Collection.
The Fowler collection of early architectural books. (86 reels)
Congressional Information Service.
Avery Architecture Periodicals, Gazetter des Archtitectes et du Batiment. (11 reels)
Royal Institute of British Architects. Library.
British Architectural Library drawings collection. (119 reels)
Phase A – (14 reels)
Phase B – (18 reels)
Phase C – Sir E Lutyens (12 reels), Scott Family (38 reels)
Phase D – Palladio Symthson Adam (4 reels)
Phase E – (12 reels)
Phase F – (21 reels)
Includes paper index to Phase A, B, C, D, E
The drawings of Robert and James Adams in Sir John Soane’s Museum. (11 reels)
British Architectural Library
Unpublished Manuscripts. (16 reels)
Architectural and Design History (9 reels)
Part 1: The Drawings and manuscripts of A.W.N. Pugin: from the Victoria and Albert Museum, London.
Sir Banister Fletcher Library.
Microfilmed collection of rare books/Royal Institute of British Architects.
Group 1 – English Pattern Books (5 reels)
Group 2 – Cottage Architeture (2 reels)
Group 3 – Country Houses and Palaces (4 reels)
Group 4 – Ancient Civilization (4 reels)
Group 5 – Architectural Treatises and Works on Perspective (20 reels)
Burnham and University of Illinois microfilming project. (31 reels)
Burnham & Root – Reel #3
Adler & Sullivan – Reel #4
Schmidt, Garden & Martin – Reel #5
George Gran Elmslie – Reel #7
W.B. Griffin – Reel #8
William LeBaron Jenney – Reel #11
Monodnock Research for the Chicago Subway – Reel #14
Holabird & Roche – Reel #17
Leroy S. Buffington – Reel #21
Purcell, Feick & Elmslie – Reel #22
Architectural Drawings by Edgar Martin – Reels #27-29
Onion skin paper index shelved in 206.
Card index available – ask at circulation desk.