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Guide to the Architect & Engineer Collection
circa 1790-1989
  PR 3

New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West
New York, NY 10024
(212) 873-3400


New-York Historical Society

Collection processed by Susan Benz

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on September 09, 2021
The finding aid is written in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

 Online finding aid revised and updated 2020

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Subject Names

  • Atterbury, Grosvenor
  • Baxter, Charles (Architect)
  • Bollman, W. (Wendel), 1814-1888
  • Bulfinch, Charles, 1763-1844
  • Casey, Edward Pearce, 1864-1940
  • Davidson, Henry P.
  • Delano, William Adams, 1874-1960
  • Dwight, Benjamin Franklin
  • Eckman, Julius, 1805-1874
  • Flagg, Ernest, 1857-1947
  • Gilbert, Rufus H.
  • Harkness, William
  • Harrison, Henry G.
  • Haviland, John, 1792-1852
  • Hawley, Hughson, 1850-1936
  • Hindley, William
  • Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, 1764-1820
  • Lienau, Detlef
  • Peck, Howard M.
  • Rosborg, Christian F.
  • Schermerhorn, Richard, Jr., 1877-1962
  • Thompson, Martin E.
  • Trumbull, John, 1756-1843
  • Tudor, Frederic
  • Turnbull, W., Captain
  • Upjohn, Richard, 1802-1878
  • Vaux, Calvert, 1824-1895
  • Walker, Joseph, Jr.
  • Whipple, Squire, 1804-1888
  • Wright, Peter M.

Document Type

  • Societies' buildings
  • Estate records.
  • Lithographs.
  • Blueprints (reprographic copies)
  • Renderings (drawings)
  • Detail drawings
  • Elevations (orthographic projections).
  • Building plans.
  • Watercolors (paintings)
  • Technical drawings.
  • Engineering drawings
  • Architectural drawings (visual works)

Subject Organizations

  • American Bridge Company
  • New Jersey Interstate Bridge and Tunnel Commission
  • New York State Bridge and Tunnel Commission
  • Buffalo and New York City Railroad Company
  • Delano & Aldrich
  • Heins & LaFarge
  • Interborough Rapid Transit Company
  • Ludlow & Valentine
  • Peabody & Stearns (Boston, Mass.)
  • Skidmore Owings & Merrill
  • Warren & Wetmore

Subject Topics

  • Bridges.
  • Architecture, Domestic.
  • Libraries
  • Monuments.
  • Municipal buildings.
  • Public buildings.
  • Railroad bridges.
  • Railroads.
  • Row houses.
  • Schools.
  • Carriage houses.
  • Church.
  • City halls.
  • Commercial buildings.
  • Cottages
  • Railroads, Elevated.
  • Factories
  • Fortifications
  • History -- Societies, etc.
  • Dwellings.
  • Architects
  • Floor plans.
  • Apartment houses.
  • Local transit.
  • Subways.

Subject Places

  • Baltimore (Md.)
  • Bedford, N.Y.
  • Bronx (New York, N.Y.)
  • Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
  • Clarkesville (Ind.)
  • East Orange, N.J.
  • Fordham Heights, N.Y.
  • New Haven (Conn.)
  • Olivet (Mich.)
  • Portland (Me.)
  • South Orange, N.J.
  • Summit (N.J.)
  • Washington (D.C.).
  • New Brunswick, N.J.
  • Queens (New York, N.Y.)
  • Rome (N.Y.)
  • Connellsville (Pa.)
  • Providence (R.I.)
  • North Edisto (N.C.)
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • Newark (N.J.)
  • Philadelphia (Pa.)
  • Holland Tunnel (Jersey City, N.J., and New York, N.Y.)
  • Staten Island (New York, N.Y.)
  • London, England
  • Charlottesville (Va.)
  • Long Island (N.Y.)

Occupation(s)

  • Engineers