A Guide to the Inge Horton Architectural Collection, 1964-1999 Horton, Inge Architectural Collection, Ms1990-065

A Guide to the Inge Horton Architectural Collection, 1964-1999

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number Ms1990-065


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Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms1990-065
Title
Inge Horton Architectural Collection 1964-1999
Physical Characteristics
8 boxes, 9.3 cu. ft.
Creator
Inge Horton
Language
English & German
Abstract
Architect and architectural historian born in Germany. Planner with the Planning Department of the City and County of San Francisco, California, from 1983 to 1998; member of the Board of Advisors for the International Archive of Women in Architecture. Papers consist of architectural studies written while in Germany; presentations made at various women's architectural organization meetings, including the International Union of Women Architects; a curriculum vitae; and research files on early women architects in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from the Inge Horton Architectural Collection must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Preferred Citation

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.

Acquisition Information

The Inge Horton Architectural Collection was donated to Special Collections in 1990 and 2013.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement and description of the Inge Horton Architectural Collection was completed in September 2010. Additional materials were incorporated in 2016.

Biographical Information

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).

Scope and Content

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; a curriculum vitae; and research files on early women architects in the San Francisco Bay Area for her book "Early Women Architects of the San Francisco Bay Area: The Lives and Work of Fifty Professionals, 1890-1951" (2010).

Arrangement

The collection is arranged with respect to Inge Horton's original filing order.

Subjects:


Contents List

Box-folder 1:1
Biographical information, curriculum vitae
Box-folder 1:2
Copies of presented papers, 1981-1989
Box-folder 1:3
Historic Structure Report for Julia Morgan's Potrero Hill neighborhood house, San Francisco, CA, prepared by Inge Horton, Horton Architectural Research, December 1999
Box-folder 1:4
Fruhe Moderne in Berlin [Early Modern Architecture in Berlin], book, 1967
Box-folder 1:6
Struktur und Dekoration ,[Structure and Decoration: Art Nouveau Architecture in Paris and Brussels], book, 1967
Box-folder 1:7
Werk, magazine, 1971
Box-folder 1:5
Proposal for Citizen Review, San Francisco Department of City Planning, book, 1984
Files of Early Women Architects and A Few Male Architects Who Supported Them
1890-1951
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Contemporary Women Architects
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Articles of Women Architects and Other Topics, n.d.
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