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Architecture and Urbanism Resources at Harvard

A brief guide to resources on architecture, landscapes, and urban planning at Harvard

Houghton Library

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.

Getting Started at Houghton

  • A Student's Guide to Houghton
    A handy guide about how to search for and request materials along with other useful information like reading room policies.

Highlights from the Collection