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Guide to the Papers of Stanford White
 MS 693

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

New-York Historical Society

Collection processed by Josué Luis Hurtado and Gabrielle Sanchez

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on May 21, 2022
Description is in English.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, accounts, photographs, newspaper clippings and printed material, c.1873-1920, including copies of Stanford White's letters while in France, 1878; many letters from Charles Caryl Coleman, Thomas Wilmer Dewing, John La Farge, Augustus Saint-Gaudens, Janet Scudder, and Abbott Handerson Thayer; letters to his mother, Alexina Mease White, and to his wife, Bessie Smith White; accounts, 1900-1905, relating to White's importation of plants, furnishings, statuary, paintings, marble columns, etc., mostly from France and Italy; typescript, 1913, of Charles Follen McKim, a memoir, by Alfred Hoyt Granger; a list of subscribers, 1920, to the Stanford White Memorial; and printed material, including biographical material of White, examples of his architectural work, annotated auction catalogues, and monographs of the firm of McKim, Mead & White.


This collection is organized into 2 series:

Series I. Correspondence and Documents, 1836-1948

Series II. Printed Materials and Clippings, 1888-1955

Most of the material is arranged chronologically within series. See the series descriptions for specific details.

Microfilm: Material in boxes 1 and 2 is on microfilm.