approximately 4,465 photographic prints : gelatin silver ; 8 x 10 in.
Collection divided as follows: About 3,500 photographs have been mounted on cardboard, cataloged, and filed in the Core Photograph Collection, which is organized geographically and arranged alphabetically by country and city. The remaining photographs are housed separately and not cataloged. They are organized geographically and arranged alphabetically by state and city in the United States, and by country and city elsewhere.
Photographs by Wayne Andrews of American architecture from the 18th to 20th centuries. The collection includes images of buildings in more than 30 states and Washington, D.C.; also, buildings in Europe, and a few in Canada, that influenced or were influenced by American architects. Architects represented include Frank Lloyd Wright, I.M. Pei, Charles Bulfinch, H.H. Richardson, Richard Upjohn, A.J. Davis, Robert Mills, and others.
Born in Kenilworth, Illinois, architectural photographer and historian Wayne Andrews (1913-1987) attended Harvard and received a PhD from Columbia University. After serving as curator of manuscripts at the New York Historical Society and then editor at Charles Scribner's Sons, he became the first American art history chair at an American university when he was named Archives of American Art Professor at Wayne State University in Detroit, a position he held from 1964 until his retirement in 1983. He wrote several books on architecture and was a former president of the New York chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians. He died in Paris, France, in 1987.
Collection title devised.
Collection also includes issues of Andrews' photograph sales catalog, Photographs of American Architecture, dated from 1949 to1986, filed in Photograph Vendor's Catalogs.
Many images numbered by Andrews correspond to sales catalog number.
Inventory available in repository.