Plym Traveling Fellowship File, 1910-1988 | University of Illinois Archives
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Plym Fellowship File, including correspondence, rules and regulations, itineraries, monthly and final reports, sketches and envois, photographs, announcements and related material concerning the Francis J. Plym Fellowships awarded to graduates winning preliminary and final competitions in architectural design. The series includes correspondence of the department head with Mr. Plym, the Award Committee, the President and the Dean of Engineering concerning the competition and terms of the award; rules, regulations, announcements, policy letters agreements and forms; announcements, applications and lists, preliminary and final exercise problems, reports of committee judgment and related correspondence for each annual competition and correspondence and reports of each follow. The letters and reports of fellows contain extensive commentaries on European architecture, travel, living conditions and customs.
The series includes correspondence, announcements and competition reports relating to the Plym Traveling Scholarships and Fellowships in Architectural Engineering (1923-1967) and in Fellowships in Architecture (1911-1988).