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"Houses Have Funny Bones"

Description

Materials relating to the book titled "Houses Have Funny Bones" written by Royal Barry Wills and published in 1951 by The Bond Wheelwright Company. The book consists of a series of essays largely focused on Wills' architectural practice including observations about clients and workmen on his commissions. Often humorous in nature, the essays are accompanied by sketches drawn by Wills. The materials are arranged as follows:

Details

Descriptive Terms

houses
architecture (discipline)
clients
construction workers
manuscripts for publication
sketches
drawings (visual works)

Physical Description

1 box containing 12 folders; 1 oversize folder

Collection Code

AR029

Collection Name

Royal Barry Wills Associates architectural collection, 1925-2013
(bulk 1920s-1980)

Date of Acquisition

2013

Reference Code

AR029.02.01.03

Places

New England (United States) [general region]

Record Details

Originator

Wills, Royal Barry, 1895-1962 (Author)

Material Type

manuscripts for publication
sketches
drawings (visual works)

Subjects

House
Architecture
New England

Publications Referencing This Collection

(1951.). Houses have funny bones; with drawings by the author.. B. Wheelwright Co.,.

Description Level

File part