Contents and Arrangement Expanded View

Collection Overview

Creator:
Maillart, Robert, 1872-1940
Title:
Robert Maillart Duplicate Archive
Repository:
Engineering Library
Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/rn3011450
Dates:
1869-1990
Size:
83 boxes and 83.0 linear feet
Storage Note:
review: Box 1-83
Language:
English

Abstract

Consists of a complete duplicate archive of engineering drawings, calculations, letters, photographs, and various writings that document the numerous projects of Swiss civil engineer Robert Maillart.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Description:

The collection consists of a complete duplicate archive of engineering drawings, calculations, letters, photographs, and various writings that document the numerous projects of Maillart.

Arrangement

Organized chronologically, which is essentially by project number. The project number appears on the folders in the boxes; in other words, project number equals folder number(s).

Collection Creator Biography:

Maillart, Robert, 1872-1940

Maillart was a Swiss civil engineer who revolutionized the use of structural reinforced cement. He was the outstanding designer of reinforced concrete bridges and buildings during his lifetime. His major works are the leading examples of structural art, and models and photographs of them are still exhibited in art museums.

Collection History

Acquisition:

This collection was the gift of Professor David Billington in 2010 with a later gift in 2013.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Daniel Fletcher in November 2010.

A later accession of materials were added by Nicholas Williams '2015 in 2013.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

(ST) T57.6.A1S727

Collection is open for research use.

Conditions Governing Use

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Permission to publish material from the collection must be requested from the Associate University Librarian for Special Collections. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Credit this material:

Robert Maillart Duplicate Archive; Technical and Scientific Reports, Engineering Library, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/rn3011450
Location:
Engineering Library
Engineering Library
Friend Center for Engineering Education
Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
(609) 258-3200
englib@princeton.edu