University of Texas, Alexander Architectural Archive

Mexico Architectural collection:

An Inventory of Drawings, c.1930-1940; 1962, 1967, 1986



Collection Summary

Creator Alexander Architectural Archive
Title: Mexico Architectural collection
Dates: c.1930-1940; 1962, 1967, 1986
Abstract: The Mexico Architectural collection consists of photostats and photos of Mexican architecture of the 1930s; drawings of the United States Embassy Office Building, D.F. Mexico, Mexico City by Southwestern Architects Engineers; drawings of a Mexican church; and a copy of a memorandum concerning the penal lawsuit filed in Attorney General of the Republic's office by architects Luis Barragán Morfin and Raul Ferrera Torres, addressed to The Attorney General of the Republic, Mister Enrique Alvarez del Castillo.
Identification: MEXAC accession numbers: 1985001, 1989002, 1996002, 200025
Quantity: 135 sheets drawings, photostats and photographic prints, .4 linear feet papers
Language: Materials are in English and Spanish.
Repository: Alexander Architectural Archive, University of Texas Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin.

Biographical and Adminstrative History of the Architects and Firms represented in the collection

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Scope and Content of the collection

The Mexico Architectural collection consists of photostats and photos of Mexican architecture of the 1930s; drawings of the United States Embassy Office Building, D.F. Mexico, Mexico City by Southwestern Architects Engineers; drawings of a Mexican church; and a copy of a memorandum concerning the penal lawsuit filed in Attorney General of the Republic's office by architects Luis Barragán Morfin and Raul Ferrera Torres, addressed to The Attorney General of the Republic, Mister Enrique Alvarez del Castillo.


Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Access is by appointment only to any serious scholar. Rolled materials must be flattened before viewing. A three-day advance notice is required to flatten rolled materials. Portions of this collection are not processed and may not be accessible.

Restrictions on Use

Permission for publication is given on behalf of the University of Texas as the owner of the collection and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder which must be obtained by the researcher. For more information please see the Alexander Architectural Archive's Use Policy.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons):
Morfin, Luis Barragán
Torres, Raul Ferrera
Subjects (Organizations):
Southwestern Architects Engineers

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Mexico Architectural collection, the Alexander Architectural Archive, University of Texas Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin

Processing Information

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Detailed Description of the Collection

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