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K. Edward Lay Papers-addition 16

 Unprocessed Material — Box: BW 47, Folder: 1/1
Identifier: ViU-2022-0102

Content Description

This addition to MSS 12817, K. Edward Lay papers contains the email correspondence between K. Edward Lay and his colleagues of the architectural field. Lay is the Cary D. Langhorne Professor Emeritus of Architecture at the University of Virginia and has taught architecture at the university since 1967. The emails span the year 2021 with the first conversation dated January 6th and the final dated December 31st. The majority of the correspondence focuses on architectural history and the current academic conditions of the University of Virginia School of Architecture. Virginia-based sites pertinent to the field of architectural history are frequently discussed as well as Lay's 2015 project "History of the University of Virginia School of Architecture." In addition to views on architecture, the personal beliefs of Lay and his colleagues regarding the fate of Charlottesville's Confederate monuments are also discussed in great detail. A USB drive is included in this collection and an accompanying paper slip provided by Lay outlines its contents.

Acquisition Type



Gift of K. Edward Lay, 23 March 2022.

Restrictions Apply


Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research. However, original digital media (floppy disks, zip disks, thumb drives,) and born digital files cannot be handled directly by patrons. Please contact Special Collections via our online Reference Request form,, to request access to these materials. Please be aware that additional actions may be required to make these items available. Items will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis before access can be made. Depending on the size of the request, it may take some time to make them available for use.


  • Creation: January 6-December 31, 2021



0.03 Cubic Feet (1 letter-sized folder)

64 Gigabytes (1 SanDisk 64GB Ultra Fit USB 3.1 )


1 letter-sized folder