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Guide to the Cass Gilbert Papers and Architectural Drawings
1883-1952 (Bulk 1900-1934)
 PR 21

New-York Historical Society
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Collection processed by Maurita Baldock with assistance by Kerri Anne Burke.

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on November 16, 2021
The finding aid is in English

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Series III. Professional Organizations

Scope and Contents note

This series includes documents relating to Cass Gilbert's involvement in art and architectural organizations. Files relating to his participation in other organizations or causes are located within his personal files. The organizations most heavily represented are the American Institute of Architects, the Commission of Fine Arts, and the National Academy of Design.

Subseries I. Foldered Material:

Scope and Contents note

Most of the subseries consists of correspondence but memoranda, reports and brochures are also included. The files regarding the American Institute of Architects include materials on the national organization as well as the state and local chapters. The files also include correspondence regarding his resignation from the AIA.

Container 1     Title Date
Offsite-Box: 610 Alpha Rho Chi
1924-1934
Offsite-Box: 610 American Academy of Arts and Letters (Box 1 of 2)
1915-1934
Offsite-Box: 611 American Academy of Arts and Letters (Box 2 of 2)
1915-1934
Offsite-Box: 611 American Academy in Rome (Box 1 of 2)
1905-1925
Offsite-Box: 612 American Academy in Rome (Box 2 of 2)
1905-1925
Offsite-Box: 612 American Artists' Committee of One Hundred
1916-1922
Offsite-Box: 612 American Federation of Arts (Box 1 of 2)
1910-1934
Offsite-Box: 613 American Federation of Arts (Box 2 of 2)
1910-1934
Offsite-Box: 613 American Institute of Architects (Box 1 of 7)
1901-1936
Offsite-Box: 614 American Institute of Architects (Box 2 of 7)
1901-1936
Offsite-Box: 615 American Institute of Architects (Box 3 of 7)
1901-1936
Offsite-Box: 616 American Institute of Architects (Box 4 of 7)
1901-1936
Offsite-Box: 617 American Institute of Architects (Box 5 of 7)
1901-1936
Offsite-Box: 618 American Institute of Architects (Box 6 of 7)
1901-1936
Offsite-Box: 619 American Institute of Architects (Box 7 of 7)
1901-1936
Offsite-Box: 620 Architectural Arts League
1910
Offsite-Box: 620 Architectural Exhibits
1916-1934
Offsite-Box: 620 Architectural League of America
1908
Offsite-Box: 620 Architectural League of New York (Box 1 of 2)
1899-1934
Offsite-Box: 621 Architectural League of New York (Box 2 of 2)
1899-1934
Offsite-Box: 621 Architectural League of the Pacific Coast
1909
Offsite-Box: 621 Architects Emergency Committee
1932-1933
Offsite-Box: 621 Art Commission of the City of New York
1913
Offsite-Box: 621 Boston Architectural Club Exposition
1902
Offsite-Box: 621 Chicago Architectural Club
1900-1920
Offsite-Box: 621 Chicago Architectural Exhibition
1919-1927
Offsite-Box: 621 Commission of Fine Arts (Box 1 of 6)
1910-1934
Offsite-Box: 622 Commission of Fine Arts (Box 2 of 6)
1910-1934
Offsite-Box: 623 Commission of Fine Arts (Box 3 of 6)
1910-1934
Offsite-Box: 624 Commission of Fine Arts (Box 4 of 6)
1910-1934
Offsite-Box: 625 Commission of Fine Arts (Box 5 of 6)
1910-1934
Offsite-Box: 626 Commission of Fine Arts (Box 6 of 6)
1910-1934
Offsite-Box: 626 Committee of One Hundred
1914-1918
Offsite-Box: 626 Council of Fine Arts
1909
Offsite-Box: 626 Detroit Architectural Club
1900
Offsite-Box: 626 Fine Arts Federation of New York
1902-1918
Offsite-Box: 626 Great Georgian Houses of America
1932-1933
Offsite-Box: 626 International Congress of Architects (Box 1 of 2)
1905-1930
Offsite-Box: 627 International Congress of Architects (Box 2 of 2)
1905-1930
Offsite-Box: 627 Museum of Architecture
1906
Offsite-Box: 627 National Academy Association
1912-1931
Offsite-Box: 627 National Academy of Art
1909
Offsite-Box: 627 National Academy of Design (Box 1 of 5)
1909-1933
Offsite-Box: 628 National Academy of Design (Box 2 of 5)
1909-1933
Offsite-Box: 629 National Academy of Design (Box 3 of 5)
1909-1933
Offsite-Box: 630 National Academy of Design (Box 4 of 5)
1909-1933
Offsite-Box: 631 National Academy of Design (Box 5 of 5)
1909-1933
Offsite-Box: 632 National Arts Club
1913-1922
Offsite-Box: 632 National Arts Service League
Undated
Offsite-Box: 632 National Conservation Association
1910
Offsite-Box: 632 National Conservation Commission
1908-1913
Offsite-Box: 632 National Conservation Congress
1910-1912
Offsite-Box: 632 National Institute of Arts & Letters
1907-1934
Offsite-Box: 632 National Sculpture Society
1915-1933
Offsite-Box: 632 New Jersey State Board of Architects
1902-1905
Offsite-Box: 632 New York Building Congress
1928-1929
Offsite-Box: 632 Panama-Pacific International Exposition
1914-1915
Offsite-Box: 632 Pittsburg Architectural Club
1900
Offsite-Box: 632 T-Square Club
1899-1925
Offsite-Box: 632 Toronto Architectural Eighteen Club
1901
Offsite-Box: 632 Washington Architectural Club
1901, 1906

Subseries II. Bound Volumes

Scope and Contents note

This subseries contains four letterbooks of outgoing correspondence regarding the American Institute of Architects, the Commission of Fine Arts, and the National Academy of Design. Many of these volumes are fragile and access is dependent upon the judgment of the print room staff.

Container 1     Title Date
Volume: 388 American Institute of Architects-Letterbook
1907-1909
Volume: 389 Commission of Fine Arts- Letterbook
1912-1918
Volume: 390-391 National Academy of Design- Letterbook
1926-1934

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