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Collection Summary

Biographical Sketch of Lisa Germany Zeigler

Scope and Content of the collection

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

References to works by or about Lisa Germany

Detailed Description of the Collection

University of Texas, Alexander Architectural Archive

Lisa Germany papers,

1886-1992, bulk 1950-1992



Collection Summary

CreatorGermany, Lisa
TitleLisa Germany papers
Dates1886-1992
AbstractThis collection includes records created by Lisa Germany, Harwell Hamilton Harris, and Harris' wife, Jean Murray Bangs Harris. Lisa Germany's scholarship on architect Harwell Hamilton Harris includes correspondence, notes, drafts, photographic prints and negatives, scrapbooks, and cassette tapes related to her publication Harwell Hamilton Harris (Austin: Univeristy of Texas Press, 1991). Harwell Hamilton Harris' materials contain writings by the architect, which include lectures, reviews, articles, and detailed answers to questions posed by Lisa Germany. Harris' lecture notes and a collection of transcribed letters by Carl Bennett, a patron of Louis Sullivan, document his scholarship on modern architecture. Jean Murray Bangs materials include notes and drafts of an unpublished manuscript on the history of food and records related to her writing on California architects Greene & Greene and Bernard Maybeck.
IdentificationLGZ 2007023; 2009021
Quantity12.5 linear feet (manuscript materials, photographic prints and negatives, scrapbooks, and cassette tapes)
Repository:Alexander Architectural Archives, University of Texas Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin.

Biographical Sketch of Lisa Germany Zeigler

Lisa Germany Zeigler received her master's degree in Art History from the University of Texas at Austin. She has written on architecture since the early 1980's, contributing to publications such as Architectural Record, Harvard Design Magazine, Progressive Architecture, Texas Monthly, and Texas Architect. Much of her work focuses on the work of Harwell Hamilton Harris, including a catalog that accompanied a 1985 exhibit at The University of Texas and a biography of the architect, published in 1991. Lisa Germany currently resides in Nashville, Tennessee.

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Scope and Content of the collection

Manuscript and photographic material, scrapbooks, and cassette tapes (12.5 linear feet) document Lisa Germany's scholarship on architect Harwell Hamilton Harris. Materials include correspondence, notes, photographs, drafts, and permissions for Germany's 1991 publication Harwell Hamilton Harris. This collection includes records created by Lisa Germany, Harwell Hamilton Harris, and Harris' wife, Jean Murray Bangs Harris.

Harwell Hamilton Harris collected transcribed correspondence dated 1886-1890, by Carl Bennet, a patron of Louis Sullivan. Jean Murray Bangs' materials are mostly undated notes and drafts of an unpublished manuscript on the history of food. She retained a 1896 copy of the Bangs family genealogy. Also included are records related to her writing on California architects Greene & Greene and Bernard Maybeck.

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Restrictions

Policies Governing Use and Access

This collection is open for research. Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using archival materials. As all or portions of this collection may be housed off-site, advance notice of at least three working days is required for retrieval. Certain items may require additional time for flattening or humidifying before they can be viewed. Access is by appointment only. Please contact the archives' reference staff for further information.

Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasions of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person).

The Alexander Architectural Archives operate in accordance with applicable federal or state laws and regulations, providing unrestricted access to university records not covered by state and federal right to privacy acts.

The Alexander Architectural Archives, The University of Texas Libraries, and The University of Texas at Austin, assume no responsibility for infringement of literary property rights and copyright or for liability to any person for defamation or invasion of privacy that results from a researcher's use of collections.

Researchers agree to indemnify and hold harmless The University of Texas at Austin, and their officers, employees, and agents from and against all suits, claims, actions, and expenses arising out of use of collections held by the libraries. Please alert staff if anything inappropriate is found during research.

Copyright interests in this collection may not have been transferred to the University of Texas. Researchers assume full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply. Additionally, the public use of material must be cited. See citation information below.

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Index Terms

This collection is indexed under the following headings in the University of Texas Online Catalog. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings
Persons:
Harris, Harwell Hamilton, 1903- -- Archives.
Harris, Harwell Hamilton, 1903- -- Criticism and interpretation.
Organizations:
University of Texas. School of Architecture -- Faculty.
Subjects:
Architecture, Domestic--California
Architecture, Domestic--Texas
Architecture, Domestic--North Carolina
Document types:
Audiocassettes
Correspondence
Drafts
Manuscripts
Photographs

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Related Material

Please refer to the Harris collection at the Alexander Architectural Archives: Harwell Hamilton Harris: An Inventory of his Papers, Photographs and Drawings, 1906-1990.

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Administrative Information

Citation

Lisa Germany papers, Alexander Architectural Archives, University of Texas Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin

Processing Information

Processing is not completed. Please see Archive's staff for more information.

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References to works by or about Lisa Germany

-- compiled by Kathryn Pierce

Engel, Peter. "Harwell Hamilton Harris by Lisa Germany" [book review]. Progressive Architecture 73, no. 9 (Sept, 1992): 115,138.

Germany, Lisa. "Architecture for Art's Sake." Texas Architect 48, no. 6 (Nov, 1998): 12-13.

Germany, Lisa. "Be Prepared [Hugo Leipziger-Pearce]." Texas Architect 48, no. 5 (Sept, 1998): 58-59.

Germany, Lisa. "Browder House, Austin, Texas, James Coote. "Center: A Journal for Architecture in America 3 (1987): 112-113.

Germany, Lisa. "Cowboy Artists of America Museum [Kerrville, Texas]."Texas Architect 34, no. 2 (Mar, 1984): 48-51.

Germany, Lisa. "Echo Chambers. "House Beautiful 140, no. 4 (Apr, 1998): 82.

Germany, Lisa. "Every inch alive": the Houses of Harwell Hamilton Harris. Harvard Design Magazine (Summer, 1997): 60-62.

Germany, Lisa and Grant Mudford. Great Houses of Texas. New York: Abrams, 2008.

Germany, Lisa. Harwell Hamilton Harris. Austin: Center for the Study of American Architecture, School of Architecture, University of Texas at Austin, 1985.

Germany, Lisa. Harwell Hamilton Harris. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1991.

Germany, Lisa. Harwell Hamilton Harris. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2000.

Germany, Lisa. "Harwell Hamilton Harris [obituary]". Texas Architect 41, no. 1 (Jan, 1991.): 10.

Germany, Lisa. "Harwell Hamilton Harris 1903-1990 [obituary]". Progressive Architecture 72, no. 1 (Jan, 1991. ): 25.

Germany, Lisa. "Henrietta Chamberlain King: A Portrait in Propriety." Center: A Journal for Architecture in America 9 (1995): 6-15.

Germany, Lisa. "Herzog & de Meuron Call It Quits at UT." Texas Architect 50, no. 1 (Jan, 2000): 12-13.

Germany, Lisa. "Herzog on Texas." Texas Architect 49, no. 2 (Mar, 1999): 49-50.

Germany, Lisa. "H.H. Harris in Texas." Texas Architect 35, no. 4 (July-Aug, 1985): 66-69.

Germany, Lisa and Julie Strong. Historic Walking Tours: Bremond Block. Austin: Visitor Information Center, 1994.

Germany, Lisa. "Homemaker." Texas Architect 13, no. 5 (1985): 160.

Germany, Lisa. "James N. Gray Company, Lexington, Kentucky." Architectural Record 186, no. 2 (Feb, 1998): 130-133.

Germany, Lisa. "The Modernist Stripe." House & Garden 156, no. 9 (Sept, 1984): 148-154.

Germany, Lisa. "Prairie music: plans for a development on the Texas prairie respect the lawn and the sky [Big Sky, Denton, Texas]." Landscape Architecture 89, no. 9 (Sept, 1999): 76-80.

Germany, Lisa. Texas State Cemetery Walking Tour. Austin: City of Austin, 1995.

Germany, Lisa. "U.T. holds the Swiss: when the University of Texas at Austin ran Herzog & de Meuron out of town, they lost the chance to have a great art museum - and a great architecture dean." Architecture 89, no. 1 (Jan, 2000): 154.

Germany, Lisa. "UT Regents resist Herzog plan" Texas Architect 49, no. 5 (Sept, 1999): 12-13.

Good, R. L. "A Californian in Texas: Harwell Hamilton Harris, by Lisa Germany [book review]." Texas Architect 42, no. 6 (Nov, 1992): 71.

Kappe, Ray. "Harwell Hamilton Harris [by] Lisa Germany [book review]." Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 52, no. 1 (Mar, 1993): 119-120.

Klimek, Ray. "Harwell Hamilton Harris by Lisa Germany [book review]." Sites, no. 25 (1993) : 156-158.

Williamson, Susan, Joel W. Barna, Lawrence Connolly, Lisa Germany, and Gerald Moorhead. "1999 TSA Design Awards." Texas Architect 49, no. 5 (Sept, 1999): 34-49.

Williamson, Susan, Gerald Moorhead, John Davidson, James D. Hill, Cyndy Severson, and Lisa Germany. "The Coming Century: Texas Architect Presents 19 Young Architects, Designers, Teachers, and Students Who re Leading the Way to the New Millennium." Texas Architect 50, no. 1 (Jan, 2000): 22-39.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

This collection has not been processed. See archival staff for more information.