A Guide to the Elizabeth Cooper English Architectural Papers, 2000-2001 English, Elizabeth Cooper Architectural Papers Ms2002-003

A Guide to the Elizabeth Cooper English Architectural Papers, 2000-2001

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number Ms2002-003


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Processed by: Harvey Clark, Special Collections Staff

Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms2002-003
Title
Elizabeth Cooper English Architectural Papers, 2000-2001
Physical Characteristics
1 box, 0.42 cu. ft.
Language
English
Abstract
Papers include a copy of her dissertation and a dossier with her curriculum vitae.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from the Elizabeth Cooper English Architectural Papers must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Elizabeth Cooper English Architectural Papers, Ms2002-003, Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

The Elizabeth Cooper English Architectural Papers were donated to Special Collections in 2002.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement and description of the Elizabeth Cooper English Architectural Papers completed, April 2002.

Encoded by Harvey Clark, July 2010.


Biographical Information

Elizabeth Cooper English graduated from Princeton University in 1978 with a Bachelor of Architecture and urban planning. In 1987 she went on to get her Masters in Civil Engineering with a concentration in structural analysis and design, and in 1997 she completed her Masters in Architecture from the University of Pennsylvania with a concentration in architectural theory. She received her PhD in Architecture from the University of Pennsylvania in 2000 with her dissertation entitled "Arkhitektura I Mnimosti: The Origins of Soviet Avant-Garde Rationalist Architecture in the Russian Mystical-Philosophical and Mathematical Intellectual Tradition." English has taught structures and design studios at various universities including the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, the University of Pennsylvania, Parsons School of Design, Rhode Island School of Design, and the University of Miami. Since 1999 English has been an Assistant Professor at Tulane University's School of Architecture teaching lecture courses on structures as well as lab courses.

Scope and Content

The collection includes a copy of Elizabeth Cooper English's dissertation entitled "Arkhitektura I Mnimosti: The Origins of Soviet Avant-Garde Rationalist Architecture in the Russian Mystical-Philosophical and Mathematical Intellectual Tradition," also a dossier which includes English's curriculum vitae.

Contents List

Box-folder 1:1
Dissertation-2002
Box-folder 1:2
Dossier-2001