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Guide to the William Adams Delano Collection
1899-1949, undated
  PR 244

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Collection processed by Sandra Markham

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on June 10, 2019
Description is in English.

Container List

Series I: Photographs

Scope and Contents note

Series I holds vintage original photographs of buildings designed by the firm of Delano & Aldrich. They are arranged in two subseries: Commissions, and Competition Drawings, filed alphabetically by the name of the client. Commissions includes homes and estates, academic buildings at Cornell and Yale universities, private clubs, and government buildings, primarily in the United States. Competition drawings are photographs of presentation drawings made for potential commissions. No attempt was made to assign dates to either the photographs or the projects. Photographers included are Mattie Edwards Hewitt, Drix Duryea, Sigurd Fischer, and Wurts Brothers.

Subseries I: Commissions

Scope and Contents note

Photographs are arranged alphabetically by client.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 1 Folder : 1 Astor, Vincent, Sands Point, NY
Box: 1 Folder : 2 Baker, George F., Jr., New York, NY
Box: 1 Folder : 3 Brook Club, New York, NY
Box: 1 Folder : 4 Burden, James A., estate (Woodside), Syosset, NY
Box: 1 Folder : 5 Chapin School, New York, NY
Box: 1 Folder : 6 Cornell University, Willard Straight Hall, Ithaca, NY
Box: 1 Folder : 7 Debevoise, Thomas, Green Village, N
Box: 1 Folder : 8 Delano & Aldrich, New York, NY
Box: 1 Folder : 9 Dutch Reformed Church, Brookville, NY
Box: 1 Folder : 10 John F. Kennedy Airport, New York, NY
Box: 1 Folder : unknown container Kahn, Otto H., estate (Oheka), Cold Spring Harbor, NY

General note

See: Oversize photographs, Box 2

Box: 1 Folder : 11 Kips Bay Boys Club, New York, N
Box: 1 Folder : 12 La Guardia Airport, New York, NY
Box: 1 Folder : 13 Morawetz, Victor, estate (Three Ponds), Woodbury, NY
Box: 1 Folder : unknown container Staten Island Savings Bank, New York, NY

General note

See: Oversize photographs, Box 2

Box: 1 Folder : 14 Straight, Willard D., New York, NY
Box: 1 Folder : 15 Straight, Willard D., Westbury, NY
Box: 1 Folder : 16 1040 Park Avenue, New York, NY
Box: 1 Folder : 17 Tree, Ronald F., estate (Mirador), Greenwood, VA
Box: 1 Folder : 18 Tuck, William H., estate, Waterloo, Belgium
Box: 1 Folder : 19 Union Club, New York, NY
Box: 1 Folder : 20 United States Government Building, Paris, France--Interiors and floor plans
Box: 1 Folder : unknown container United States Government Building, Paris, France--Exteriors

General note

See: Oversize photographs, Box 2

Box: 1 Folder : 21 United States Post Office Department, Washington, DC
Box: 1 Folder : 22 Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore, MD
Box: 1 Folder : 23 Whitney, Gertrude Vanderbilt, Westbury, NY
Box: 1 Folder : 24 Wood, Chalmers, estate (Little Ipswich), Syosset, NY
Box: 1 Folder : 25 Yale University, Sage Hall, New Haven, CT
Box: 1 Folder : 26 Yale University, Sterling Chemistry Laboratory, New Haven, CT
Box: 1 Folder : 27 Yale University, Sterling Divinity School, New Haven, CT
Box: 1 Folder : 28 Yale University, William L. Harkness Hall, New Haven, CT
Box: 1 Folder : 29 Yale University, Wright Memorial Hall, New Haven, CT

Subseries I: Competitions

Scope and Contents note

Photographs are arranged alphabetically by competition.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 1 Folder : 30 Chateau des Beaux-Arts, Huntington, NY
Box: 1 Folder : 31 Federal Reserve Bank, New York, NY
Box: 1 Folder : 32 Federal Reserve Board [Washington, DC?]
Box: 1 Folder : 33 Museum of the City of New York, New York, NY
Box: 1 Folder : 34 New Haven City Hall, New Haven, CT
Box: 1 Folder : 35 New York City Court Courthouse, New York, NY
Box: 1 Folder : 36 Theodore Roosevelt Memorial, Washington, DC
Box: 1 Folder : 37 United States Department of Justice [Washington, DC?]
Box: 1 Folder : 38 Waterbury City Hall, Waterbury, CT
Box: 1 Folder : unknown container Unidentified airport [?] retail plaza and parking lot [?]

General note

See: Oversize photographs, Box 2

Box: 1 Folder : 39 Frick Residence (East 71st Street elevation, courtyard and garden), New York, NY

Scope and Contents

small pencil drawings

Box: 1 Folder : 40 Unidentified theatre

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