Class Notes – 11-27-12

primary and secondary sources

primary sources:
original documents that come directly from the source and are of the time period in question

historical event: building created – ex. plans, contracts/legal documents, zoning/governmental documents, public relations documents (advertising/promotion), photos (of building, of architectural/historical details, of neighborhood, or structure there before building was built), videos, autocad files

architect’s career: presentation files, statements about their buildings, sketches, autobiography, writing – journal, sketechbook, facebook, letters/emails/texts, connection to other buildings
secondary source:

biographies, newspaper articles written after period in questions, books about the architect/building/etc

annotated bibliography

citing images


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