Edward Larrabee Barnes collection
Scope and Content Note
The collection comprises a proposal for the remodeling of the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis.
- Creation: 1967-1969
- Barnes, Edward Larrabee, 1915-2004 (Person)
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Restrictions on Access
Available for use in the Manuscripts Division reading room. Advance notice is requested.
Restrictions on Use
There are no restrictions on the use of materials in this collection. Copies can be requested if the condition of the originals warrants it.
Edward Larrabee Barnes was born in Chicago, Illinois in 1915. He earned his bachelor's and master's in architecture from Harvard University. After extensive travel through Europe, Barnes set up an architectural practice in New York in 1949. He was an instructor of architecture at Pratt Institute (New York) and Yale University and he served as vice-president to the American Academy in Rome. Barnes designed a wide variety of buildings, including civic, commercial and educational, and is noted for his clean designs. His firm designed the I.B.M. Headquarters in New York, the Dallas Art Museum and the original Walker Art Museum in Minneapolis. Edward Barnes died on September 21, 2004.
3.5 Cubic Feet
Collection contains plans designed by Edward Larrabee Barnes for a remodel of the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis.
Additional Finding Aid
An unpublished finding aid with detailed contents is available in the Manuscripts Division.
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