Consisting of office files and correspondence, printed conference materials, photographs, posters, and audio and video recordings, the archive illustrates the governing ideas and themes addressed each year and provides information about the individuals who participated in and planned each conference. While the majority of documentation pertains to the IDCA itself, the archive also includes materials about other organizations with which the IDCA was affiliated such as the Aspen Institute of Humanistic Studies
University of Illinois at Chicago - Special Collections and University Archives
This collection contains the official records of each conference from 1951 through 1987 including copies of papers presented, transcribed conference records, tape recordings of IDCA meetings, correspondence, and a wide range of graphic materials produced in conjunction with the conference
Founded in 1951, the International Design Conference in Aspen (IDCA) emulated the Bauhaus philosophy by promoting a close collaboration between modern art, design, and commerce. For more than 50 years the conference served as a forum for designers to discuss and disseminate current developments in the related fields of graphic arts, industrial design, and architecture. The records of the IDCA include office files and correspondence, printed conference materials, photographs, posters, and audio and video recordings.
This collection documents the history of the Aspen Institute from 1952 to 1991. Its includes correspondence from 1955-1975 between members and officers of the Institute; International Design Conference material dating from 1952-1969, including programs and lists of participants for the conference; literary material dating from 1956-1979, including press releases, advertizing booklets, programs, and annual reports for the Institute; newspaper clippings dating from 1954-1988; and photographs of the Albert Schweitzer International Convocation held in Aspen, Colorado in May 1966
University of Chicago - Special Collections Research Center
The Elizabeth H. Paepcke Papers consist of 140 linear feet and include biographical, personal and financial material, correspondence, subject files, photographs, audio-visual materials, awards, honorary degrees, ephemera, typescript drafts, publications, and newspaper and magazine clippings. The collection documents Elizabeth Paepcke's many interests in cultural, social and philanthropic activities. This includes material related to the Aspen Institute for the Humanities and the Goethe Bicentennial Foundation. Her interests in the arts, environment, education and politics are also reflected by the records of her art collection, interest in works of numerous artists and involvment in the Art Institute of Chicago and Museum of Contemporary Art. The collection also includes personal and family material in the form of calendars and guest books, correspondence, and photographs. Her extensive correspondence concerns both her cultural and social activities and personal and family ... Read More
University of California, Berkeley - Environmental Design Archives
The Anshen & Allen Collection spans the years 1917-2007 (bulk 1940-1994) and includes projects files documenting the first 50 years of the firm’s history and the activities of the two founding architects. The Collection is organized into four series: Personal Papers, Professional Papers, Office Records, and Project Records. Well-documented projects include the Chapel of the Holy Cross in Sedona, AZ (1956), the Dinosaur National Monument Visitor Center (1956), the Ernest Moore House in Carmel, CA (1956), the International Building in San Francisco (1961), and the University of California, Santa Cruz Natural Sciences Master Plan (1964).
Library of Congress - Research and Reference Services
Correspondence, writings, lectures, reports, proposals, scripts, notes, research files, minutes, financial records, travel records, staff files, clippings, printed material including catalogs and brochures, publicity files, biographical material, layout designs, plans, drawings, photographs, and other papers documenting the design activities and professional associations of Charles Eames and Ray Eames.