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Building drawings


Scope and Content Note

From the Collection: The collection consists of architectural materials and includes working drawings, renderings, prints, photographs, job files, contracts, correspondence and specifications for over 300 commissions, built and unbuilt. These include drawings made while at Sandstone and as a Taliesin Associated Architect in the 1940s and 1950s. There are also tape recordings of a broadcast interview with John Howe (1973) and an oral history (1989) covering his life and career.


  • 1925-1989

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Restrictions on Access

The bulk of the materials in this collection are open for use by researchers by appointment. The financial records are restricted; permissions from the Curator and Lu Howe are required for access. Copies of the architectural drawings may be obtained for a fee. Please consult the Archives for further information.


From the Collection: 115 Cubic Feet

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Northwest Architectural Archives Collecting Area