Avery Drawings & Archives Collections
 

Harvey Wiley Corbett architectural drawings and papers, 1914-1949

Series I: Projects

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Box 1 Folder 1 1 Fifth Avenue (New York, NY), 1927, 1928, [undated]

Creators: Helmle & Corbett

1 clipping; floor plans with notes taken from The American Architect; 7 exterior photographs; 1 group portrait; 8 photographs of renderings; numerous copies of building illustration in The American Architect



Box 1 Folder 2 10 Park Avenue (New York, NY), 1931

On verso: "Community Church, Hotel Portion"; 9 photographs, all duplicates of exterior; 4 duplicates of rendering



Box 1 Folder 3 40-50 East 10th Street (New York, NY), [undated]

Creators: Helmle, Corbett & Harrison

10 photographs of 10th Street; 4 photographs of rendering; 1 brochure; 1 rental table



Box 1 Folder 4 297-303 Mercer Street (New York, NY), 1929

Creators: Corbett, Harrison & MacMurray

7 photographs of early construction



Box 1 Folder 5 Administration Building, Genevoise des Tramways électriques (Avenue de la Jonction, Geneva, Switzerland), 1900

Creators: Harvey Wiley Corbett

"Harvey's Building" written on photographs; 4 photographs of elevation and floor plans; 4 photographs of construction; 2 exterior photographs



Box 4 Folder 16C Advertising Club of New York, proposed (New York, NY), [undated]

Creators: Helmle & Corbett

1 page from the Advertising Club News showing illustration of proposed structure



Box 1 Folder 6 Amsterdam Housing Project (Amsterdam Avenue between 61st and 64th, New York, NY), 1940, 1948

Creators: Atterbury, Corbett & Holden

11 photographs of models; 16 photographs of completed structures; 3 photographs of San Juan Hill prior to construction of Amsterdam Housing



Oversize 4 Folder 1 Amsterdam Housing Project (Amsterdam Avenue between 61st and 64th, New York, NY), 1941

Creators: Atterbury, Corbett & Holden

1 site map; 1 design board



Box 4 Folder 16A Belgian Pavilion, frame (Virginia Union University, Richmond, VA), [1941]

Harvey Wiley Corbett Associates designed the frame for the 1939 World's Fair pavilion's new location in Virgina

1 photograph (in negative)



Oversize 1 Folder 1 Brandreth, Dr., residence ([Ossining, NY?]), [undated]

Primary creator: Calvin Pollard

1 elevation



Box 1 Folder 7 Brooklyn College (Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn, NY), [undated]

Creators: Randolph Evans (architect), Corbett, Harrison & MacMurray (associated architects)

8 photographs of drawings; 5 photographs of exteriors; 6 photographs of interiors



Oversize 1 Folder 2 Brooklyn College (Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn, NY), [undated]

Creators: Randolph Evans (architect), Corbett, Harrison & MacMurray (associated architects)

4 illustrations; 3 photographs; 1 envelope



Oversize 1 Folder 3 Brooklyn Masonic Temple (Clermont Avenue, Brooklyn, NY), 1905, [undated]

Creators: Lord & Hewlett (architects), Pell & Corbett (associated architects)

1 photograph; 1 illustration from The Brickbuilder



Box 1 Folder 8-9 Bush House (Aldwych and the Strand, London, England), 1921, 1925

Creators: Helmle, Corbett & Harrison with H.R. Houchin F.R.I.B.A as London Representative

Also known as the Bush Terminal International Sales Building; 20 photographs of drawings and renderings; 17 exterior photographs; 10 interior photographs; 21 aerial views (mostly duplicates); 6 photographs of models; 6 photographs of construction; 6 postcards; 10 photographs of entrances; 1 brochure



Oversize 1 Folder 4 Bush House (Aldwych and the Strand, London, England), 1927, 1934-1935 [?]

Creators: Corbett & MacMurray

5 photographs; 5 photographs of construction; 1 exterior photograph; 1 illustration from The American Architect, 1927.



Box 1 Folder 10-11 Bush Terminal Sales Building, "Bush Tower" (130 West 42nd, New York, NY), [1930]

Creators: Helmle & Corbett

24 exterior photographs; 9 postcards (all duplicates); 2 clippings; 5 photographs of renderings; 22 interior photographs; 1 construction photograph; 1 photograph of Irving T. Bush; 1 handwritten note



Oversize 1 Folder 5-6 Bush Terminal Sales Building, "Bush Tower" (130 West 42nd, New York, NY), [1930]

Creators: Helmle & Corbett

26 photographs



Oversize 4 Folder 2 Bush Terminal Sales Building, "Bush Tower" drawings, (130 West 42nd, New York, NY), 1930

Creators: Corbett, Harrison, & MacMurray

47 drawings; 1 bound copy of drawings; 1 Department of Buildings document; 2 envelopes; 1 document



Box 1 Folder 12 (Horace) Bushnell Memorial Hall (Hartford, CT), 1928, 1936, [undated]

Creators: Corbett, Harrison, & MacMurray

6 exterior photographs; 7 photographs of renderings; 8 photographs of decorative elements; 3 interior photographs; 2 notes



Oversize 1 Folder 7-8 (Horace) Bushnell Memorial Hall (Hartford, CT), [undated]

Creators: Corbett, Harrison, & MacMurray

22 photographs (includes general interiors, the auditorium, and exterior)



Box 2 Folder 1-2 Chicago World's Fair, 1933 (Chicago, IL), 1929, 1930, 1931

33 photographs of site plans, elevations, and renderings; 4 group portraits; 4 photographs of models; 18 photographs of construction of the Hall of Science; 13 photographs of the construction of the Travel and Transport Building; 4 miscellaneous photographs; 3 interior photographs



Oversize 1 Folder 9 Chicago World's Fair, 1933 (Chicago, IL), 1928, 1929

Various site plans and elevations for the design of the 1933 World's Fair; creators: Bennet, Parsons & Frost; Arthur Brown, Jr.; Hubert Burnham; Paul Cret; Raymond Hood; Holabird & Root; Voorhees, Gmelin & Walker; 16 pages of photographs of drawings and models



Box 4 Folder 16B Children's Home (Brooklyn, NY), [undated]

1 photograph of exterior



Box 2 Folder 3 Church of the Good Shepard, church and school (4th Avenue at 75th Street, Brooklyn, NY), 1934, [undated]

Creators: Corbett, Harrison & MacMurray

10 photographs of floorplans and elevation; 1 group portrait with model; 5 exterior photographs; 1 interior; 1 brochure



Oversize 4 Folder 3 Church of the Good Shepard, church and school (4th Avenue at 75th Street, Brooklyn, NY), 1934, 1941, 1942

Creators: Corbett, Harrison & MacMurray

30 drawings



Box 2 Folder 4 Church of the Holy Innocents (Brooklyn, NY), 1927

Creators: Helmle & Corbett

6 loose pages from The Architectural Forum with photographs of exterior and interior, and contains floor plans, details, and elevations



Box 4 Folder 16D Church of the Redeemer (Brooklyn, NY), [undated]

1 photograph of exterior



Box 2 Folder 5 Churches, miscellaneous, [undated]

Photographs include 3 or 4 projects of unidentified churches, primarily exteriors; 8 photographs



Box 2 Folder 6 Columbus Memorial Competition, 1930, [undated]

Competition drawings by W.K. Oltar-Jevsky (his English name, while practicing in New York, his Russian name is Viacheslav Konstantinovich Oltarzhevskii), original drawings in the V.K. Oltarzhevskii archive at the Shchusev Museum in Moscow; 18 photographs of drawings; 7 photographs of models; 1 photograph of rendering; 1 aerial view of additional model



Box 2 Folder 7 Criminal Courts Building (100 Centre Street, New York, NY), 1938, 1948, 1949

Creators: Corbett & Meyers

1 program for groundbreaking; 1 exterior photograph; 9 interior photographs; 4 photographs of construction; 7 photographs of model; 5 duplicates of rendering; 3 correspondence; 1 envelope



Oversize 4 Folder 4 Criminal Courts Building (100 Centre Street, New York, NY), 1941

Creators: Corbett & Meyers

27 photographs; 6 photographs with captions



Box 2 Folder 8 Crum and Forster Insurance Company Building (771 Spring Street, Atlanta, GA), 1928, [undated]

Creators: Helmle, Corbett & Harrison, and Ivey & Crook

10 photographs of construction; 3 exterior photographs; 1 photograph of rendering



Oversize 2 Folder 1 Crum and Forster Insurance Company Building (771 Spring Street, Atlanta, GA), 1927-1929

Creators: Helmle, Corbett & Harrison, and Ivey & Crook

6 mounted photographs, of exterior



Box 2 Folder 8 Crum and Forster Insurance Company Building (524 W. Stevenson Street, Freeport, IL), [undated]

Creators: Helmle, Corbett & Harrison

Constructed an identical building to the Crum and Forster building in Atlanta, unclear if images attributed to the Atlanta location may be of the Freeport building; 1 note card



Oversize 2 Folder 2 Crum and Forster Insurance Company Building (524 W. Stevenson Street, Freeport, IL), 1928-1929

Creators: Helmle, Corbett & Harrison

14 photographs of construction, kept separate from Atlanta photographs due to minor difference in façade



Box 4 Folder 16E Factory (unidentified location), 1916

2 photographs



Box 3 Folder 14 First Methodist Church (Jamaica, Queens), [undated]

1 page with sketch and measurements of a window; 1 set of specification; 1 note regaring corrections to plans (see drawings)



Roll A91.4 First Methodist Church (Jamaica, Queens), 1948, 1949

Creators: Harvey Wiley Corbett

58+ drawings, blueprints, and renderings



Box 4 Folder 16F Fox Development, U.S.A. Garment Center, proposed (Bronx, NY), [undated]

2 copies of perspective rendering; 1 note



Box 2 Folder 9-10 Future City/Titan City, [undated]

Creators: Hugh Ferriss, and Corbett, Harrison & MacMurray

125+photographs of process sketches, cartoons, Ferriss' drawings, Ferriss in his studio, miscellaneous photographs; 1 note



Oversize 4 Folder 5 Future City/Titan City, [undated]

Primary creator: Hugh Ferriss

4 boards with text (photos missing); 5 loose photographs of Ferriss drawings; 6 mounted photographs; 10 photographs with cations; images for Metropolis of Tomorrow



Box 3 Folder 1-3 George Washington Masonic National Memorial (Alexandria, VA), 1925, 1930, 1931, 1948

Creators: Helmle & Corbett (architects), Osgood & Osgood (consulting architects), Olmsted Bros. & Parker (landscape architects), Bryant Baker (sculptor)

5 photographs of model; 48 photographs of drawings; 37 photographs of construction; 11 photographs of sculpture and artwork; 7 interior photographs; 1 portrait; 4 brochures



Oversize 4 Folder 6 George Washington Masonic National Memorial (Alexandria, VA), [undated]

Creators: Helmle & Corbett (architects), Osgood & Osgood (consulting architects), Olmsted Bros. & Parker (landscape architects), Bryant Baker (sculptor)

8 photographs; 1 board with sketches; 1 drawing of section; 1 note



Box 2 Folder 11 Hartford County Building, competition (Lafayette and Washington Streets, Hartford, CT), [undated]

9 photographs of elevations, sections, and floor plans



Box 4 Folder 16G Holland Tunnel (New York to New Jersey), 1929, [undated]

1 photograph of rendering; 1 photograph of bronze plaque crediting the engineers, consultants, and contractors that worked on the project; Harvey Wiley Corbett is listed



Box 4 Folder 16H Hotel Van Curler (Washington Street, Schenectady, NY), [1925]

Creator: H.L. Stevens

1 photograph of exterior with "Hotel Schenectady" on verso



Box 4 Folder 16I Hotel York (488 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY), [undated]

1 photograph looking north from West 36th Street and Seventh Avenue; Hotel Navarre (demolished c. 1930) can be seen in background



Box 2 Folder 12 Jones Beach Bathhouse (Jones Beach State Park, Wantagh, NY), [undated]

Creators: Herbert Magoon

13 photographs; 1 rendering; 1 photograph of Jones Beach watertower



Oversize 2 Folder 3 Kennedy Mausoleum (unidentified location), [undated]

Creators: Farrington, Gould & Hoagland, (memorial corporation)

3 mounted photographs of exterior



Oversize 2 Folder 4 King Solomon's Temple, restoration, Sept 6 1925

1 clipping, New York Times Magazine;



Oversize 4 Folder 7 King Solomon's Temple, restoration, c. 1925

Additional creators: John Wesley Kelchner; Hugh Ferriss; Helmle & Corbett

Drawings for the Philiadelphia Sesquicentennial International Exposition; 68 photographs of drawings and renderings; 2 portraits; 1 index to images



Box 4 Folder 16J "Manhattan Truck Terminal #2" (New York, NY), [undated]

1 photograph of rendering; on verso: "to be completed October 1949"



Box 4 Folder 16K Maryland Institute main building (Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD), [undated]

Creators: Pell & Corbett

1 reproduction of elevation



Box 2 Folder 13 Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, Met Life North building (Madison Avenue at East 24th Street, New York, NY), [1920s]

19 photographs of model (both proposed and built versions); 1 rendering; 2 exterior photographs; 2 photographs of murals with artist (unknown); 3 photographs of site



Oversize 5 Folder 1 Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, Met Life North building (Madison Avenue at East 24th Street, New York, NY), [undated]

3 photographs; 1 composite photograph



Box 2 Folder 14 Music Hall (unidentified location), [undated]

Possibly Radio City Music Hall; 6 copies of renderings



Oversize 2 Folder 5 National Arts Club Studio Building, plans (East 19th Street, New York, NY), [undated]

Primary creators: George Post & Sons.

14 copies of floor plans



Box 2 Folder 15 National Title Guaranty Company (185 Montague Street, Brooklyn, NY), [undated]

Creators: Corbett, Harrison & MacMurray

7 duplicate photographs of rendering; 5 exterior photographs; 11 interior photographs; 1 photograph looking west on Montague Street at the corner of Clinton Street; 5 floor plan drawings



Oversize 5 Folder 2 National Title Guaranty Company (185 Montague Street, Brooklyn, NY), [undated]

Creators: Corbett, Harrison & MacMurray

28 photographs



Box 4 Folder 16L New York International Airport, [undated]

Sketch by A. Leydenfrost; 1 photograph of rendering of the aiport of the future



Oversize 2 Folder 6 New York School of Applied Design for Women (160 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY), [undated]

Creator: Harvey Wiley Corbett [Pell & Corbett]

1 page from school brochure; 2 photographs



Box 3 Folder 4 Pan American Building [?], proposed (New York, NY), 1942

4 photographs of drawings (renderings and floor plans)



Box 3 Folder 5 Pennsylvania Power and Light Company Building (2 North 9th Street, Allentown, PA), 1926, 1927, 1928, [undated]

Creators: Helmle, Corbett & Harrison

9 postcards; 7 renderings (one tinted); 12 photographs of construction; 14 exterior photographs; 1 interior photograph; 1 article from The American Architect; 1 newspaper clipping



Oversize 5 Folder 3-4 Pennsylvania Power and Light Company Building (2 North 9th Street, Allentown, PA), [1928]

Creators: Helmle, Corbett & Harrison

22 photographs (8 are damaged)



Box 3 Folder 6 People's Trust & Guaranty Company (Hackensack, NJ), 1926

2 photographs of exterior; 18 photographs (including 14 dulpicates) and 1 postcard of study drawings; 9 photographs of construction; 12 photographs of surrounding structures



Oversize 2 Folder 7 People's Trust & Guaranty Company (Hackensack, NJ), 1926

5 photographs, of exterior and banking room



Box 3 Folder 7 Plaza Trust Company (Fifth Avenue at 52nd Street, New York, NY), [undated]

Creators: Corbett, Harrison & MacMurray

3 photographs of architectural molds; 5 photographs of interior details; 8 duplicates of rendering; 8 photographs of exterior



Oversize 5 Folder 5 Plaza Trust Company, banking room and office space (Fifth Avenue at 52nd Street, New York, NY), [undated]

Creators: Corbett, Harrison & MacMurray

4 mounted photographs; 7 loose photographs



Box 3 Folder 8 Prefabricated residence, model, 1935

Creators: Harvey Wiley Corbett

2 photographs of model



Oversize 5 Folder 6 Puritan Church, model, [undated]

2 mounted photographs of model



Box 4 Folder 16M Residence ([Florida?]), [undated]

2 photographs of residence near beach; "Helmle" on verso



Box 3 Folder 9 Rockefeller Center, Metropolitan Square (New York, NY), [1930s]

Creators: Corbett, Harrison & MacMurray

3 photographs of elevation drawings, with 3 duplicates



Box 3 Folder 10-11 Rockefeller Center (New York, NY), 1932, [1930s]

7 photographs of drawings; 1 large copy of elevation drawing; 18 photographs of models; 12 construction photographs; 10 photographs of interiors (including Music Hall); 9 exterior photographs; 4 photos of artwork; 2 aerials; 1 group portrait; 6 reprints of article from The Architectural Forum



Oversize 5 Rockefeller Center (New York, NY), [1930s]

1 album, includes 13 photographs of construction and finished interiors



Oversize 2 Folder 8 Rockefeller Center (New York, NY), [1930s]

1 photograph of Rockefeller Center by Fairchild Aerial Surveys, Inc.; 1 group portrait



Box 3 Folder 12 Roerich Museum and Master Building (West 103rd Street, and Riverside, New York, NY), [undated]

Creators: Helmle, Corbett & Harrison

Now known as the Master Apartments; built for Louis Horch; 7 exterior photographs; 4 photographs of rendering by Hugh Ferriss; 5 photographs of blue prints for the 1st, 2nd, and 4th floors; 1 photograph of traditional Buddhist altar and 1 associated sketch; 1 group portrait; 4 duplicate photographs of interior



Oversize 5 Folder 7 Roerich Museum and Master Building (West 103rd Street, and Riverside, New York, NY), [undated]

Creators: Helmle, Corbett & Harrison

now known as the Master Apartments; built for Louis Horch; 18 photographs; 2 floor plans



Box 3 Folder 13 Scranton Masonic Temple and Scottish Rite Cathedral, competition (Scranton, PA), [undated]

7 photographs of floor plans and sections



Box 4 Folder 1 Sloane's House of Today, Century of Progress Exposition (Chicago, IL), [1933?]

12 interior photographs; 1 brochure



Oversize 2 Folder 9 Sloane's House of Today, Century of Progress Exposition (Chicago, IL), [1933?]

2 exterior photographs



Box 4 Folder 2 Sperry Building (unidentified location), [undated]

2 exterior photographs



Box 4 Folder 3 Springfield Municipal Group (Court Street, Springfield, MA), 1931, [undated]

Creators: Helmle & Corbett

17 exterior photographs; 1 postcard; 6 interior photographs; 1 article reprinted from The American City;



Oversize 6 Folder 1-2 Springfield Municipal Group (Court Street, Springfield, MA), [undated]

Creators: Pell & Corbett; Wurts Bros. photography

47 mounted photographs; 25 loose photographs



Oversize 6 Folder 3 St. Brigid's Church (New York, NY), [undated]

6 mounted photographs



Box 4 Folder 16N St. George's Hospital (Hyde Park Corner, London, UK), [undated]

2 photographs



Box 4 Folder 4 St. Gregory's Church (Brooklyn, NY), [undated]

Creators: Helmle & Corbett

Project shown at the Architectural League Exhibition; 1 photograph of model; 16 photographs of exterior; 5 photographs of interior; 2 unlabelled floor plans



Box 4 Folder 5A St. Patrick's Church (Glen Cove, Long Island, NY), [1899?]

Creators: Raymond Francis Almirall [?]; 1 photograph of exterior



Box 4 Folder 5B St. Paul's Baptist Church (249 West 132nd Street, New York, NY), [undated]

1 photograph of exterior



Box 4 Folder 6 (Henry H.) Stambaugh Memorial Auditorium (Youngstown, OH), [undated]

Additional creators: Helmle & Corbett (architects), Hegeman-Harris Co., Inc (builders)

13 photographs of elevations and floor plans (includes 9 duplicates); 2 detail photographs; 3 postcards; 2 photographs of sculpture; 2 interior photographs



Oversize 6 Folder 4 (Henry H.) Stambaugh Memorial Auditorium (Youngstown, OH), [undated]

Additional creators: Helmle & Corbett (architects), Hegeman-Harris Co., Inc (builders)

20 loose photographs



Oversize 6 (Henry H.) Stambaugh Memorial Auditorium, album (Youngstown, OH), [undated]

Additional creators: Helmle & Corbett (architects), Hegeman-Harris Co., Inc (builders)

1 leather-bound album, includes 15 photographs



Box 4 Folder 7 Temple of Labor, competition (unidenitified location), [undated]

Creators: Begni del Piatti (sculptor), Helmle & Corbett

4 photographs of renderings



Box 4 Folder 16P Thomas Shoe Factory (unidentified location), [undated]

Originally housed with the "Varick Street Building", caption on verso: "Thomas Shoe Factory"; 2 exterior photographs



Box 4 Folder 16Q Union Bus Terminal, proposed, 1948

2 photographs of renderings for the proposed terminal



Box 4 Folder 16R United Masonic Temple (unidentified location), [undated]

1 photograph of rendering



Box 4 Folder 8 University of California, [Stern Hall] (Berkeley, CA), 1943

Creators: Corbett & McMurray, and William Wilson Wurster

9 copies of reprinted article from The Architectural Forum; 2 aerial photographs of UCBerkeley campus



Oversize 6 Folder 5 University of California, [Stern Hall] (Berkeley, CA), c. 1942

Creators: Corbett & McMurray

32 photographs of interior, model, and campus



Box 4 Folder 9 Varick Street Building (New York, NY), 1920

Creators: Helmle & Corbett

(Also known as the Fletcher Castoria Building) 2 photographs of exterior; 3 photographs of construction



Box 4 Folder 10 War Department and Navy buildings, competition (Washington, D.C.), 1932

Creators: Holabird & Root, Corbett, Harrison & MacMurray, and James C. Mackenzie

6 photographs of elevations and site plan



Box 4 Folder 16S War Memorial (Clermont [sic], CA), [undated]

Creators: Myron Hunt

Possibly Claremont, CA[?]; 2 photographs of elevation sketches



Box 4 Folder 16T War Memorial (Lincoln Park, Newark, NJ), [undated]

Sculpture titled: "Planting the Standard of Democracy"; 1 photograph



Box 4 Folder 16U War Memorial (Plainfield, NJ), [1920s]

Creator: unknown

1 photograph



Box 4 Folder 11 Wasson Department Store (Monument Circle, Indianapolis, IN), [c. 1930]

2 photographs of rendering



Box 4 Folder 16V World War Memorial, competition (Princeton, NJ), [undated]

Creators: Helmle & Corbett

1 photograph of perspective drawing



Box 4 Folder 12 YMCA (Schenectedy, NY), 1926-1927

1 photograph of exterior rendering; 9 photographs of construction; 20 photographs of interior



Box 4 Folder 13 Unidentified brick building, [undated]

6 photographs



Box 4 Folder 16W Unidentified competition entry, [undated]

2 layouts of competition entry; appears to be a government building



Box 4 Folder 16X Unidenified project, [undated]

Creators: K.E.F. Gardiner

1 photograph of rendering; 1 envelope



Box 4 Folder 14 Unidentified projects, assorted, [undated]

Assorted projects appear to be by Corbett, some are labelled but not identified; 5 photographs



Oversize 2 Folder 10 Unidentified projects, assorted, [undated]

15 photographs from various unidentified projects; may or may not be by Corbett



Box 4 Folder 15 Unidentified residence, model, [undated]

5 photographs of model, 1 includes possible salesman



Oversize 6 Folder 6 Miscellaneous material, [undated]

3 photographs; 3 descriptions a "Living War and Peace Memorial"