Houghton Library is Harvard's principle repository for rare books and manuscripts. Housed here are the papers of prominent architects like H.H. Richardson, Walter Gropius, and R. Buckminster Fuller. The collection also includes treatises on architecture and urbanism from the Renaissance through the present.
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Highlights from the Collection
Banner image: Detail of Plan, church and Parish House, presentation drawing (proposal). Colored ink, ink, watercolor on drawing paper; scale: 1/8":1'; Houghton Library.