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 1 December 2008
  • History, 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… 
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Collection Ml090, Series 2 Box 544

    Letter to Charles Sachs

      Fuller had at least one extramarital involvement during the late 1920s. See Sterngold

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      Collection M1090, Series 2 Box 544

        Fuller wanted the library to microfilm his entire collection of newspaper clippings and to provide him with a copy of same

          Comprehensivity" is a word that Fuller himself used often, for example in his lecture Education fo r Comprehensivity at the University of Auburn

            Letter to Charles Sachs

            • Collection M1090, Series 2. Stanford University Libraries