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Hugh Stubbins photo album of Booth and Gannett buildings

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RITArt-0093

Scope and Contents

The Album holds thirteen color photographs mounted on heavy cardstock of the exterior of Booth and Gannett buildings on the RIT campus. Photographs depict the buildings form different angles, and include interior shots of the Webb Auditorium, the Bevier Gallery, art studios, a photo lab, a large offset printer, and a photo studio.

Album is inscribed to Paul Miller from architect Hugh Stubbins, "with high regards and best wishes" December 23, 1970. All images were taken by photographer Jonathan Green.

Dates

  • December 1970

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to researchers.

Biographical / Historical

Hugh Stubbins Jr. designed the Booth and Gannett buildings on RIT's campus. Internationally known, the architect designed the angular tower of the Citicorp Center in Manhattan, the Reagan Presidential Library in California and the Yokohama Landmark Tower, one of the tallest buildings in Japan. He later designed the National Technical Institute for the Deaf core buildings at RIT. Mr. Stubbins and his firm, Hugh Stubbins and Associates, designed more than 800 buildings in eight countries, including many buildings on college campuses.

Born in 1912, he died in 2006 at the age of 94.

Extent

0.25 Linear Feet (1 photo album)

Language

English

Overview

One spiral bound album of 8 x 10" color photographs of the newly completed buildings for the College of Fine and Applied Arts, and the College of Graphic Arts and Photography. Today these buildings are known as the Booth and Gannett Hall.

Arrangement

Collection is one photo album.

Physical Location

C.S. Mid-range, Shelf 37

Dimensions

Dimension of the album is 10 x 14.5 inches.

Processing Information

Finding aid created by Jody Sidlauskas in April 2015.

Creator

Source

Title
Hugh Stubbins photo album of Booth and Gannett buildings
Subtitle
RIT Archives
Status
Published
Author
Jody Sidlauskas
Date
8 April 2015
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Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the RIT Archive Collections Repository

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