Fuller's Laboratory Notebook

  title={Fuller's Laboratory Notebook},
  author={Hsiao-Yun Chu},
  journal={Collections: A Journal for Museum and Archives Professionals},
  pages={295 - 305}
  • Hsiao-Yun Chu
  • Published 2008
  • Art
  • Collections: A Journal for Museum and Archives Professionals
Over the course of his life, R. Buckminster Fuller (1895–1983) amassed an enormous collection of personal and professional correspondence, manuscripts, architectural models, newspaper clippings, and audiovisual recordings. By the time of his death in 1983, Fuller's archive contained over 1400 linear feet of papers and 1700 hours of recordings, and weighed an estimated 45 tons. Fuller thought of this collection as a detailed “laboratory notebook,” in which his every project and encounter would… Expand
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    Buckminster Fuller Collection at Stanford can be accessed at the following urls
      Buckminster Fuller: Thinking Out Loud
      • PBS