A Collection in
Collection Number Ms1990-065
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Blacksburg, Virginia 24062-9001
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Processed by: Harvey Clark, Special Collections Staff
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Collection is open to research.
Permission to publish material from the Inge Horton Architectural Collection must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.
Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Inge Horton Architectural Collection, Ms1990-065, Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.
The Inge Horton Architectural Collection was donated to Special Collections in 1990
The processing, arrangement and description of the Inge Horton Architectural Collection commenced and was completed in September 2010.
Born in Germany. Horton was educated in architecture and city planning. She graduated with a Diplom-Ingenieur from the Technological University of Berlin, Germany, 1965, and with a Master of City and Regional Planning from University of California, Berkeley, 1979. She has work experience in private, institutional and municipal planning departments. She was a planner with the Planning Department of the City and County of San Francisco, California, from 1983 to 1998.
She has held leadership positions in both the Organization of Women Architects and Design Professionals (OWA) and the International Archive of Women in Architecture (IAWA).
Her publications include several articles and two books in collaboration with Monica Hennig-Schefold on "Early Modern Architecture in Berlin" (1967) and "Structure and Decoration: Art Nouveau Architecture in Paris and Brussels" (1971).
Papers consist of architectural studies written by Horton while in Germany; presentations made at various women's architectural organization meetings, including the International Union of Women Architects (UIFA); a Historic Structure Report for Julia Morgan building; copies of her books; and a curriculum vitae.
The collection is arranged by material type.