Harry Ransom CenterThe University of Texas at Austin

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Hugh Ferriss (American, 1889-1962)
Hayden Planetarium rendering, Plate I
Charcoal on paper

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Norman Bel Geddes Database

Job 444, Hayden Planetarium, 1941-1956

Summary: Bel Geddes's design of a planetarium viewing theater was unrealized.

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Box/Location Folder Description
box 29 444.1 Correspondence 1941-1956. Meeting minutes, memos, estimate 1941.
box 29 444.2 Job Diary Nov1941-Feb1942. "Preliminary Report to the Hayden Planetarium Authority" presentation book.
box 29 444.3 44 Sketches, notes. 6 Blueprints, 3 photostats.
box 29 444.4 14 Sketches --- Plans A, B, C, D Jan1942.
flat file 444.1 2 Renderings by Hugh Ferriss for presentation book.
flat file 444.2 2 Sketches.
flat file 444.3 12 Blueprints --- Plans A, B, C, D.
oversize box 8a 444.1 Clipping 1953.