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Archives & Manuscripts

Architecture

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Michael Brooks papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-030
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of a single letter from Hugh McCauley to Don Hart, as well as the typed "Historic Structure Report on Chalfonte Hotel Atlantic City."
Dates: 1980

Diane Dunning collection on Chestnut Hill Monthly Meeting Capital Campaign

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1317
Overview This collection contains the administrative and fundraising records of the Chestnut Hill Monthly Meeting Meetinghouse Campaign.
Dates: 1999-2014

Addison Hutton papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1122
Abstract Papers consist of the correspondence of 19th-century Quaker architect Addison Hutton, primarily outgoing from Hutton; diaries, personal and business; and other materials.
Dates: 1823-1926

Lucy T. Shoe Meritt papers

 Collection
Identifier: BMC-M50
Overview Lucy T. Shoe Meritt (1906- 2003) was an acclaimed archaeologist, scholar, teacher and editor who received her B.A, M.A, and Ph.D degrees from Bryn Mawr. During her life time, Shoe Meritt taught at Mount Holyoke College and the University of Texas at Austin, was a fellow at the American Academy of Rome, and served as the Editor of Publications for the American School of Classical Studies in Athens. Additionally, she was a member of the Institute for Advanced Study and the American Institute of...
Dates: 1888 - 2003

Mexican Travelogue Photo Album

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-801-06-001
Scope and Content note The photographs included in this travelogue document a trip to Mexico that took place between January 23 and March 16, 1937. The images are black and white, and the majority are accompanied by brief, hand-written notes and occasional commentary. The photographs’ content is varied; many depict the physical surroundings of Mexico, featuring both natural landscapes and man-made structures like pyramids, temples, and palaces. Others highlight the activities of Mexican natives in both rural and...
Dates: 1937

Taylor and Nicholson family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1215
Abstract The Taylor and Nicholson family papers contain the records of these two families from the late-nineteenth to mid-twentieth centuries. The two focal points of this collection are William Nicholson Taylor (1882-1945), and his mother, Rebecca Morgan Nicholson Taylor (1857-1944). William graduated from Harvard in 1903 and afterwards spent considerable time abroad studying architecture. He also served as an officer in the United States Military from 1916 to 1917, and worked in diplomacy after the...
Dates: Bulk, 1869-1944 1810-1999; Majority of material found within 1869 - 1944

The collection of Beulah Hurley Waring and Alston Waring, New Hope, PA

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1225
Overview The collection, primarily of correspondence of Quaker Beulah Hurley (1886-) relating principally to her relief work after World War I in Europe and Russia under the auspices of several Friends' groups and the photographs of Quaker P. Alston Waring (1895-1978) taken in Europe, East Asia, California, Central America and mainly in India between 1915 and 1954.
Dates: 1917-1954

"Simplicity. An Analysis of the role of simplicity in architecture and its development by the Religious Society of Friends"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-091
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript of Frederick Charles Thum's M.F.A. thesis for Princeton University, entitled "Simplicity. An Analysis of the role of simplicity in architecture and its development by the Religious Society of Friends." The manuscript explores the architectural evolution of the Quaker meeting house, and includes the following chapters: The Problem-Proper Relationship of the Needs of Man, The Key-simplicity, History of the Quakers, Quaker Simplicity,...
Dates: 1948