A Guide to the Trudy Rosen Architectural Collection, 1958-2006 Trudy Rosen Architectural Collection Ms2017-010

A Guide to the Trudy Rosen Architectural Collection, 1958-2006

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number Ms2017-010


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Processed by: Samantha Winn, Special Collections

Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Trudy Rosen Architectural Collection, 1958-2006
Physical Characteristics
21.0 cu. ft.
Practice records for New York based architectural designer Trudy Rosen, 1958-2006.

Please note: The current finding aid includes only minimal description of the collection. If you have questions, please contact Special Collections ( specref@vt.edu ) for more information. A preliminary client list is available upon request.

Biographical Note

Born in 1920 to Polish immigrants in Brooklyn, New York, Trudy Katzoff Rosen graduated NYU's School of Architecture and Applied Arts (B.A. Fine Arts, 1941). She worked for a time as a draftsperson in the practice of Josep Lluís Sert and later partnered with her husband, architect Joseph Rosen. Trudy Rosen designed residential, commercial, and landscape renovations for more than two hundred clients throughout New England.

Scope and Content

This includes business records, architectural drawings, design sketches, correspondence, and materials catalogs related to several projects between 1958-2006.


This collection is arranged according to the creator's original order.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • International Archive of Women in Architecture (IAWA)
  • Women architects -- New York