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Boston Architectural College Library

The Boston Architectural College Library supports the digitization of relevant materials from our collections. The scope of our collections includes materials related to the history of the school which extends back to the 1889 founding of the Boston Architectural Club, Boston Architectural Center (1944-2006), and our current Boston Architectural College. The Collection also includes library materials from our academic collection relevant to the disciplines of architecture, landscape archit...



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BAC Memorial Library
BAC Memorial Library
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The special collection now known as Memorial Library began in 1889 with the incorporation of the Boston Architectural Club. It contains approximately 1,600 titles including books purchased by both the school and individual members and reflects the Beaux Arts and Grand Tour traditions. Highlights of the Memorial Library include original travel sketchbooks and the Club’s published Yearbooks and Sketchbooks. These document the work of members, students, and teachers of the time. Material for...
BAC Periodicals
BAC Periodicals
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The Boston Architectural College Library collects interdisciplinary journals, serials and newsletters which focus on the built environment.
Boston Society of Architects Chapterletter
Boston Society of Architects Chapterletter
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The chapterletter (1971-2013) was created by the Boston Society of Architects (BSA), a chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA).  The BAC Library's collection consists of issues from 1972-2010.  It was published bimonthly (there are exceptions dependent upon the year of publication).
BAC Memorial Library
by Boston Architectural College
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Series title: Boston Architectural Club year book; Cover title: Art of designing and working the ornamental parts of buildings. Proportioned by aliquot parts. / B. Langley; Reprint of the 1750 ed., with the original title page, published by S. Harding, London; Includes advertisers' index; Barcode: 32730
Topics: Decoration and ornament, Architectural, Architecture--Details, Architecture--Orders
The Boston Informer
The Boston Informer
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123
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1,610
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A 27 year old printed subscription newsletter (1992 – 2019) about Boston transportation, planning, and development.
BAC Memorial Library
by Sturgis, R. Clipston (Richard Clipston), 1860-1951
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Title supplied by cataloger; Spine title: Sketches by R. Clipston Sturgis; Barcode: 32275
Topics: Sturgis, R. Clipston (Richard Clipston), 1860-1951--Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc., Architectural...
BAC Public Documents and Planning Reports
BAC Public Documents and Planning Reports
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The Boston Architectural College Library collects national, state, and local agency materials that consist of text, maps, diagrams, and planning reports about the built environment.
BAC Memorial Library
by Sturgis, R. Clipston (Richard Clipston), 1860-1951
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Title supplied by cataloger; Spine title: Sketches by R. Clipston Sturgis; Barcode: 32276
Topics: Sturgis, R. Clipston (Richard Clipston), 1860-1951--Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc., Architectural...
BAC Archives
BAC Archives
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The Archives of the BAC is an extension of the Shaw and Stone Library and is open to the college community for research by advance appointment. The Archives contains correspondence, papers, photographs, publications, posters, course descriptions, event invitations, and many more records of the BAC. The holdings of the Archives constitute the institutional memory of the college mainly from the 1889 incorporation of the Boston Architectural Club to the present. Boston Architectural College...
Boston Society of Architects Chapterletter
by Boston Society of Architects
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February 1979
Topics: Boston Society of Architects--Periodicals, Boston Society of Architects,...
BAC Memorial Library
by Maginnis, Charles Donagh, 1867-1955
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121 p. illus. 20 cm Bar code: 32790
Topics: Pen drawing, Pen drawing--Technique
Boston Society of Architects Chapterletter
by Boston Society of Architects
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2008, Vol. 95, no. 11
Topics: Boston Society of Architects--Periodicals, Boston Society of Architects,...
Boston Society of Architects Chapterletter
by Boston Society of Architects
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March 1993
Topics: Boston Society of Architects--Periodicals, Boston Society of Architects,...
Series title: Boston Architectural Club year book; Reprint of the 1913 yearbook; This edition lacks the text and plates 14-15 of the 1913 edition.; At head of title: "The proceeds of this book are devoted solely to the maintenance of the educational work of the Boston Architectural Club."; Advertising matter included in paging; Barcode: 32730
Topics: Petit Trianon (Versailles, France), Gabriel, Ange-Jacques, 1698-1782
BAC Memorial Library
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Series title: Boston Architectural Club year book; Includes advertisers' index; Barcode: 32739
Topics: Architecture--Massachusetts--Boston, Architecture, Modern--20th century
BAC Memorial Library
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Other title: Trip in the South of France with Anna in October 1867; Sub-title supplied by cataloger; Cover page hand-written; the majority of drawings are captioned; Signed in pencil by Robert S. Peabody on flyleaf; With notations and drawings on inside back cover; Includes hand-written list of travel locations; Barcode: 76440
Topics: Peabody, Robert Swain, 1845-1917--Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc., Architecture--Sketch-books, France,...
Series title: Boston Architectural Club year book; Signed by Andrew Dreselly and contains loose photograph of Lehman Jr. High School in Canton, Ohio and loose paper addressed to "Mr. Andrew Druselly 80 Highland Avenue Arlington Mass."; Barcode: 32722
Topics: Petit Trianon (Versailles, France), Gabriel, Ange-Jacques, 1698-1782, Architectural drawing
Boston Society of Architects Chapterletter
by Boston Society of Architects
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2007, Vol. 94, no. 2
Topics: Boston Society of Architects--Periodicals, Boston Society of Architects,...
BAC Archives
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Published on his eightieth birthday by the Boston Architectural Center, February 22nd, 1982 ; edited and designed by Eve Valentine; Discusses Cascieri's influence on the Boston Architectural Center in his role as its dean; Barcode: 35154
Topics: Cascieri, Arcangelo, 1902-1997, Boston Architectural College
35 leaves : ill., map ; 28 cm. Bar code: 7685
Topics: Boston (Mass.)--Population, Boston (Mass.)--Social life and customs
Boston Society of Architects Chapterletter
by Boston Society of Architects
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May 2000, Vol. 87, no. 5
Topics: Boston Society of Architects--Periodicals, Boston Society of Architects,...
BAC Memorial Library
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viii, 35 p. : ill., 18 cm. Bar code: 32698
Topics: Maginnis, Walsh & Sullivan, Architects, Church architecture -- Massachusetts, Catholic church...
BAC Archives
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Arcangelo Cascieri Lectureship in the Humanities; edited by Antonio Pina; Barcode: 37606
Topics: Architecture, Speeches, addresses, etc.
Boston Society of Architects Chapterletter
by Boston Society of Architects
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March 1978
Topics: Boston Society of Architects--Periodicals, Boston Society of Architects,...
Boston Society of Architects Chapterletter
by Boston Society of Architects
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November/December 1992, Vol. 78, no. 6
Topics: Boston Society of Architects--Periodicals, Boston Society of Architects,...
Boston Society of Architects Chapterletter
by Boston Society of Architects
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2007, Vol. 94, no. 9
Topics: Boston Society of Architects--Periodicals, Boston Society of Architects,...
Boston Society of Architects Chapterletter
by Boston Society of Architects
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March 1987, Vol. 73, no. 3
Topics: Boston Society of Architects--Periodicals, Boston Society of Architects,...
Shaw and Stone collection
by Harvard University, Graduate School of Design.
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Prepared by students of the Masters Class during 1971-72.  158 pages
Topics: Architecture, Domestic--Design and plans, Architecture and Society, Human Engineering
BAC Public Documents and Planning Reports
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115 p. : ill. ; 29 x 28 cm. Barcode: 2551
Topics: City planning--Massachusetts--Boston, City planning--1945-, Urban renewal--Massachusetts--Boston
BAC Public Documents and Planning Reports
by Logue, Edward J.; Boston Redevelopment Authority
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184 p. : ill., maps ; 28 cm. Barcode: 4780
Topics: Urban renewal--Massachusetts--Boston, City planning--Massachusetts--Boston
Boston Society of Architects Chapterletter
by Boston Society of Architects
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May 1982
Topics: Boston Society of Architects--Periodicals, Boston Society of Architects,...
Boston Society of Architects Chapterletter
by Boston Society of Architects
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December 1978
Topics: Boston Society of Architects--Periodicals, Boston Society of Architects,...
Series title: Boston Architectural Club year book; Cover title: Year book of the Boston Architectural Club
Topics: Boston Architectural Club--Exhibitions, Architecture--Massachusetts--Boston--Exhibitions
July-August, No. 26, 1996
Topics: Urban policy--Massachusetts--Boston--Periodicals, City...
Winter, No. 83, 2007-2008
Topics: Urban policy--Massachusetts--Boston--Periodicals, City...
December, No. 68, 2004
Topics: Urban policy--Massachusetts--Boston--Periodicals, City...
BAC Public Documents and Planning Reports
by Boston Redevelopment Authority
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31 p. maps. 29 cm.
Topics: City planning--Massachusetts--Boston, Washington Park, Boston--History
Boston Society of Architects Chapterletter
by Boston Society of Architects
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December 1999, Vol. 86, no. 11
Topics: Boston Society of Architects--Periodicals, Boston Society of Architects,...
Boston Society of Architects Chapterletter
by Boston Society of Architects
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2009, Vol. 96, no. 6
Topics: Boston Society of Architects--Periodicals, Boston Society of Architects,...
Boston Society of Architects Chapterletter
by Boston Society of Architects
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October 1984
Topics: Boston Society of Architects--Periodicals, Boston Society of Architects,...
BAC Archives
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Barcode: 72904
Topics: Traffic engineering--Congresses, Cities and towns--Planning--Congresses, Urban...
BAC Memorial Library
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Series title: Boston Architectural Club year book; "The plates published in this book are selected from the Sketch Book of the Architectural Association of England..." --verso t.p.; Includes advertisers' index; Barcode: 32737
Topics: Architecture--England, Decoration and ornament, Architectural--England, Architecture--Details
48 unnumbered pages Bar code: 81083
Topic: Boston (Mass.)--Pictorial views
BAC Archives
by Boston Architectural Center
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A record of the events of the dedication of the new building, 320 Newbury Street, Boston, Massachusetts, May 8 through May 14, 1966; Barcode: 13401
Topics: Boston Architectural Center--Buildings, Schools of architecture--Massachusetts--Boston, Boston...
Boston Society of Architects Chapterletter
by Boston Society of Architects
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2008, Vol. 95, no. 8
Topics: Boston Society of Architects--Periodicals, Boston Society of Architects,...
July-August, No. 3, 1992
Topics: Urban policy--Massachusetts--Boston--Periodicals, City...
Winter, No. 105, 2013
Topics: Urban policy--Massachusetts--Boston--Periodicals, City...
BAC Archives
by Boston Architectural Center
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This journal depicts projects executed by students, faculty, and graduates of the Boston Architectural Center--Preface, editor, David Rifkin; Barcode: 51319
Topics: Architecture--Study and teaching--Massachusetts--Boston--Periodicals, Schools of...
Boston Society of Architects Chapterletter
by Boston Society of Architects
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July/August 1996, Vol. 83, no. 4
Topics: Boston Society of Architects--Periodicals, Boston Society of Architects,...
Boston Society of Architects Chapterletter
by Boston Society of Architects
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October 1985, Vol. 71, no. 9
Topics: Boston Society of Architects--Periodicals, Boston Society of Architects,...
BAC Archives
by Institute for Energy Conscious Design, Boston Architectural Center
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edited by Leslie Horst and Sarah P. Harkness; Barcode: 17452
Topics: Regional planning--Maine--Vinalhaven, Regional planning--Maine--Peaks Island, Environmental...
Source: folio
November-December, No. 16, 1994
Topics: Urban policy--Massachusetts--Boston--Periodicals, City...
Barcode: 4282
Topics: Architecture--Congresses, Computers--Congresses
Boston Society of Architects Chapterletter
by Boston Society of Architects
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May 1984
Topics: Boston Society of Architects--Periodicals, Boston Society of Architects,...
BAC Public Documents and Planning Reports
by United States. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development.
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1 v. (loose-leaf) : ill., charts, forms, maps ; 26 cm. Barcode: 40403
Topics: Solar heating--Standards, Solar water heaters--Standards
January-February, No. 49, 2001
Topics: Urban policy--Massachusetts--Boston--Periodicals, City...
Series title: Boston Architectural Club year book; At head of title: "The proceeds of this book are devoted solely to the maintenance of the educational work of the Boston Architectural Club."; Advertising matter included in paging; Stamped on flyleaf: "Frank Sewall Owen architect."; Barcode: 32727
Topics: Architecture, Colonial--New England, Architecture, Domestic--New England
Boston Society of Architects Chapterletter
by Boston Society of Architects
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September 1982
Topics: Boston Society of Architects--Periodicals, Boston Society of Architects,...
Boston Society of Architects Chapterletter
by Boston Society of Architects
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2009, Vol. 96, no. 4
Topics: Boston Society of Architects--Periodicals, Boston Society of Architects,...
Boston Society of Architects Chapterletter
by Boston Society of Architects
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January/February 2010
Topics: Boston Society of Architects--Periodicals, Boston Society of Architects,...
BAC Public Documents and Planning Reports
by Massachusetts. Designer Selection Board.
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12 p. ; 28 cm. Barcode: 56011
Topics: Public contracts--Massachusetts, Government contractors--Massachusetts, Municipal...
BAC Archives
by Boston Architectural Center
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Barcode: 57099
Topics: Boston Architectural Center, Architecture--Awards
Boston Society of Architects Chapterletter
by Boston Society of Architects
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Summer 1984
Topics: Boston Society of Architects--Periodicals, Boston Society of Architects,...
Boston Society of Architects Chapterletter
by Boston Society of Architects
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September 1987, Vol. 73, no. 8
Topics: Boston Society of Architects--Periodicals, Boston Society of Architects,...
Architecture Boston
Architecture Boston
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Architecture Boston was created by the Boston Society of Architects (BSA), a chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA). The publication was created to explore the ways that architecture influences and is influenced by our environment and our society. It began publication in June 1998 (quarterly). In 2002, the journal began being produced bimonthly. The Boston Architectural College Library has the print run of the journal from 1998 – 2018.
BAC Archives
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Fuller, R. Buckminster, (Richard Buckminster), 1895-1983; Barcode: 3437
Topics: Building, System analysis, Technology--Philosophy
Series title: Boston Architectural Club year book; Cover title: Book of the Boston Architectural Club for 1917: current architecture; Includes advertisers' index; Signed and dated "Austin G. O'Malley 6-29-22" in pen and contains loose paper with sketch of two panels from life of Christ in pencil; Barcode: 32726
Topic: Architecture--United States--Exhibitions
Boston Society of Architects Chapterletter
by Boston Society of Architects
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September 1983
Topics: Boston Society of Architects--Periodicals, Boston Society of Architects,...
Boston Society of Architects Chapterletter
by Boston Society of Architects
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January 1979
Topics: Boston Society of Architects--Periodicals, Boston Society of Architects,...
Series title: Boston Architectural Club year book; Includes advertisers' index; Signed and dated, "Andrew Dreselly 1925." Barcode: 32736
Topics: Architecture--Details, Architecture, Domestic--Spain, Church architecture--Spain, Decoration and...
BAC Archives
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Prepared for National Science Foundation; URRBI 1, report GK-36174/P3K0316; Final report for period October 1972-1974; Barcode: 52430
Topics: Building--Research--United States, Construction industry--United States
Other title: Boston architectural exhibition illustrated catalogue, October, 1891; Includes advertisers' index; Barcode: 32748
Topics: Architecture--Exhibitions, Architecture--Societies, etc.,...
Barcode: 3486
Topic: City planning--United States--Congresses
Shaw and Stone collection
by International Solar Energy Society, American Section; Passive Systems Division; United States Department of Energy
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Quarterly; v.3 no. 1-4 (1986) bound together with v.4, no. 2 (1987); Barcode: 42067
Topic: Solar energy--Passive systems--Periodicals
BAC Archives
by Boston Architectural Center
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Workshops in environmental design for community planners. Final report, September 1969. Commonwealth of Massachusetts Higher Education Facilities Commission Title I Project Grant 69-109-006; Barcode: 4551
Topics: City planning--Environmental aspects--United States--Massachusetts--Congresses, City...