University of Texas, Alexander Architectural Archive

Mexico Architectural collection:

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



Collection Summary

CreatorAlexander Architectural Archives
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 1985001; 1989002; 1996002; 2000025
Quantity:135 sheets drawings, photostats and photographic prints, .4 linear feet papers
Language:Materials are in English and Spanish.
Repository:Alexander Architectural Archives, 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.


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Index Terms

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

Administrative Information

Citation

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

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Detailed Description of the Collection

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