Avery Drawings & Archives Collections
 

Charles A. Platt architectural records and papers, 1879-1981, bulk 1882-1933

Series II: Project Photographs

This series includes project photographs as well as copy photographs separated from the Keith N. Morgan Papers, also held by Avery Library's Department of Drawings & Archives.

Projects are arranged geographically by state and then city. Domestic projects are listed first, followed by international projects. Projects with no specified location are listed last.

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CONNECTICUT



Box 01 Folder 1 War Memorial (Greenwich, Connecticut), 1927

1 items : General view



Box 01 Folder 2 Charter Oak Monument (Hartford, Connecticut), circa 1909

1 items : General view



Box 01 Folder 3 Connecticut State Capitol (Hartford, Connecticut). Study for a road system, undated

2 items : Architectural rendering

Project never executed. Two reproductions of rendered site plan. Roads transect Bushnell Park.



Box 01 Folder 4 Robert H. Schutz House (Hartford, Connecticut), 1907

3 items : Exterior perspective view, Exterior detail view, Garden view



Box 01 Folder 5 Monitor Park, Cornelius Scranton Bushnell Memorial (New Haven, Connecticut), circa 1906

1 items : General view



Box 01 Folder 6 Lyman Allyn Art Museum (New London, Connecticut), 1928-1930

1 items : Architectural rendering

Sited on south end of Connecticut College campus. Rendering is exterior view dated 1929.



Box 01 Folder 7 George S. Palmer House (New London, Connecticut), 1906-1922

21 items : Exterior views, Exterior perspective views, Exterior detail views, Garden views, Garden detail views, Interior views, Interior detail views



Box 04 Folder 1 Francis T. and Florence P. Maxwell House (Rockville, Connecticut). Maxwell Court, 1901-1913

6 items : Exterior views, Exterior perspective views, Interior views



Box 04 Folder 2 Francis T. and Florence P. Maxwell House (Rockville, Connecticut). Maxwell Court, 1901-1913

8 items : Site plan, Garden views, Garden detail views

Verso of one garden detail view includes note "Weld."



Box 01 Folder 8 George R. Maxwell Memorial Library (Rockville, Connecticut), 1902-1903

1 items : Exterior perspective view



Box 01 Folder 9 William and Alice Maxwell House (Rockville, Connecticut). Kellogg Lawn, 1906-1908

11 items : Exterior view, Exterior detail view, Interior views, Interior detail views



Box 01 Folder 10 Clifford D. Cheney House (South Manchester, Connecticut), 1904

4 items : Exterior perspective views, Interior views



Box 01 Folder 11 Frank J. Cheney, Jr. House (South Manchester, Connecticut), 1901-1921

1 items : Exterior perspective view



Box 01 Folder 12 J. Davenport Cheney House (South Manchester, Connecticut), 1905

4 items : Exterior perspective views, Interior views


DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA



Box 01 Folder 13 Henry Bacon Memorial (Washington, D.C.), circa 1925

1 items : General view



Box 01 Folder 14 Freer Gallery of Art (Washington, D.C.), 1916-1929

10 items : Architectural drawing, Architectural renderings



Box 01 Folder 15 Freer Gallery of Art (Washington, D.C.), 1916-1929

15 items : Exterior perspective views, Exterior detail views, Interior views

Includes copy photographs, including copy of original by Richard Southall Grant.



Box 01 Folder 16 James Parmelee and Alice Maury House (Washington, D.C.). The Causeways, 1912-1914

21 items : Exterior perspective views, Exterior detail views, Garden view, Garden detail views, Interior views



Box 01 Folder 17 Theodore Roosevelt Memorial (Washington, D.C.). Competition Drawings, 1925

6 items : Competition drawings

Drawings include site plans, rendered birds' eye view, elevations, section, and composite of details. Competition won by John Russell Pope; project never executed.


ILLINOIS



Box 04 Folder 3 Harold F. and Edith Rockefeller McCormick Mansion (Lake Forest, Illinois), 1908-1918

28 items : Exterior detail views, Garden views, Garden detail views

Includes alterations and additions. Stamps on photos include Geoffrey Platt, House & Garden.



Box 04 Folder 4 Harold F. and Edith Rockefeller McCormick Mansion (Lake Forest, Illinois). Villa Turicum, 1908-1918

16 items : Site plans, Architectural drawings, Interior views, Interior detail views

Includes alterations and additions.



Box 02 Folder 1 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Urbana, Illinois). Campus plan, 1921-1933

2 items : Architectural renderings



Box 02 Folder 2 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Urbana, Illinois). Architecture Building, 1926-1927

3 items : Exterior perspective view, Exterior detail views



Box 02 Folder 3 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Urbana, Illinois). Armory. Alterations and additions, 1924-1927

2 items : Exterior perspective view, Exterior detail view



Box 02 Folder 4 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Urbana, Illinois). Architecture Building and Kinley Hall, circa 1927

2 items : Exterior perspective views



Box 02 Folder 5 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Urbana, Illinois). Huff Gymnasium, 1923-1925

2 items : Architectural rendering, Exterior detail view



Box 02 Folder 6 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Urbana, Illinois). Kinley Hall, 1923-1924

3 items : Construction view, Exterior perspective views



Box 02 Folder 7 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Urbana, Illinois). Library, 1923-1927

8 items : Exterior perspective views, Exterior detail views, Interior views



Box 02 Folder 8 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Urbana, Illinois). McKinley Hospital, 1923-1924

2 items : Architectural rendering, Exterior detail view



Box 02 Folder 9 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Urbana, Illinois). Mumford Hall, 1922-1928

1 items : Exterior perspective view



Box 02 Folder 10 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Urbana, Illinois). President's House, 1930-1932

2 items : Exterior perspective view, Exterior detail view



Box 02 Folder 11 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Urbana, Illinois), circa 1922-1933

3 items : Exterior perspective views, Interior view


MASSACHUSETTS



Box 02 Folder 12 Phillips Academy (Andover, Massachusetts). Commons, 1928-1930

4 items : Interior views



Box 02 Folder 13 Phillips Academy (Andover, Massachusetts). George Washington Hall, 1925-1928

1 items : Exterior perspective view



Box 02 Folder 14 Phillips Academy (Andover, Massachusetts). Infirmary, 1929-1932

1 items : Architectural rendering

Project never executed.



Box 02 Folder 15 Phillips Academy (Andover, Massachusetts). Landscape, 1922-1930

1 items : Exterior perspective view (view from Samuel Phillips Hall)



Box 02 Folder 16 Phillips Academy (Andover, Massachusetts). Oliver Wendell Holmes Library, 1928-1929

5 items : Architectural rendering, Interior views, Interior detail views



Drawer 172 Phillips Academy (Andover, Massachusetts). Phelps House, 1923-1924

1 items : Exterior perspective view



Box 02 Folder 17 Phillips Academy (Andover, Massachusetts), 1927

1 items : Architectural rendering



Box 04 Folder 5 Larz Anderson and Isabel Weld Perkins (Brookline, MA). Garden, 1901

6 items : Garden views, Garden detail views



Box 02 Folder 18 Henry Howard and Alice Sturtevant House (Brookline, Massachusetts), 1905

2 items : Exterior perspective view, Exterior detail view



Box 04 Folder 6 Charles F. Spraque and Mary Pratt House and Garden (Brookline, Massachusetts), 1897-1898

7 items : Site plan, Garden detail views



Box 02 Folder 19 World War I Memorial (Fitchburg, Massachusetts), 1927-1929

1 items : General view

William & Geoffrey Platt stamp on verso.



Box 02 Folder 20 Northfield Seminary (Northfield, Massachusetts). Recitation Building, 1926-1927

1 items : Exterior perspective view



Box 02 Folder 21 J.D. Cameron Bradley and Helen Sears House (Southboro, Massachusetts). Wolf Pen Farm, 1913-1914

4 items : Interior views, Interior detail view


MICHIGAN



Box 02 Folder 22 Russell A. Alger, Jr. and Marion Jarves House (Grosse Pointe, Michigan). The Moorings, 1908-1910

8 items : Exterior perspective views, Exterior view, Exterior detail view, Interior views

Given to the Detroit Institute of Fine Arts in 1934; now the Grosse Pointe War Memorial. William & Geoffrey Platt stamp on verso of gelatin silver print.



Box 02 Folder 23 Grace Ingersoll Butler McGraw House (Grosse Pointe, Michigan), 1926-1927

3 items : Exterior perspective view, Interior views



Box 02 Folder 24 Sarah Mellens Stephens House (Grosse Pointe, Michigan), 1913-1915

3 items : Exterior detail views, Interior view

Platt, Wyckoff & Coles stickers on verso of two photographs.


NEW HAMPSHIRE



Box 04 Folder 7 Annie Lazarus House (Cornish, New Hampshire), 1890-1891

8 items : Architectural drawings, Correspondence, Exterior perspective view

Drawings include site plan and floor plans.



Box 02 Folder 25 Emily and Augusta Slade House (Cornish, New Hampshire). Dingleton, 1904-1905

4 items : Exterior perspective views, Exterior detail view, Garden view

Location of house sometimes appears as Windsor, VT.


NEW YORK



Box 02 Folder 26 John Jay Chapman and Elizabeth Chanler House (Barrytown, New York). Sylvania, 1904-1909

15 items : Exterior views, Exterior perspective views, Garden view, Interior view, Interior detail view



Box 04 Folder 8 Marhsall P. Slade and Jane R. Carson House (Bedford, New York), 1904-1909

13 items : Architectural rendering, Exterior perspective view, Exterior detail view, Garden views, Garden detail views, Interior views

Verso of some prints includes stamp "William and Geoffrey Platt."



Box 03 Folder 8 William H. Goadby Memorial, Woodlawn Cemetery (Bronx, New York), 1926

1 items : General view



Box 02 Folder 27 New York Zoological Park (Bronx, New York). Paul J. Rainey Memorial Gateway, 1929-1933

2 items : Construction view, General view

Gate houses to accompany gates by Paul Manship. 2 rolls of drawings.



Box 02 Folder 28 H. Tracy Balcom House (Buffalo, New York), 1907-1910

1 items : Exterior perspective view



Box 04 Folder 9 Clifford V. Brokaw and Nannie Inman House (Glen Cove, New York). The Elms, 1912-1914

3 items : Exterior perspective view, Exterior detail views



Box 02 Folder 29 Frederick B. Pratt and Carol Ames Ladd House (Glen Cove, New York). Poplar Hill, 1914-1929

12 items : Exterior view, Exterior perspective views, Exterior detail views, Interior views



Box 04 Folder 10 John T. Pratt and Ruth Sears Baker Mansion (Glen Cove, New York). The Manor House, 1900-1919

8 items : Exterior perspective views, Exterior detail views



Box 04 Folder 11 John T. Pratt and Ruth Sears Baker Mansion (Glen Cove, New York). The Manor House, 1900-1919

9 items : Garden views, Interior views



Box 02 Folder 30 Francis M. Weld and Margaret Low White House (Huntington, New York). Easterly, 1911-1915

3 items : Exterior perspective views

Located in Lloyd Harbor neighborhood.



Box 02 Folder 31 Meredith Hare House (Huntington, New York). Pidgeon Hill, 1916-1917

1 items : Exterior detail view



Box 02 Folder 32 Lansing P. Reed and Ruth Lawrence House (Huntington, New York), 1924-1927

1 items : Exterior perspective view



Box 04 Folder 12 William F. Fahnestock and Julia Goetchius Estate (Katonah, New York). Girdle Ridge, 1909-1924

9 items : Exterior perspective views, Exterior detail views, Interior views

One exterior perspective view removed from University of Illinois folder.



Box 04 Folder 13 William F. Fahnestock and Julia Goetchius Estate (Katonah, New York). Girdle Ridge, 1909-1924

14 items : Site plan, Garden views, Exterior perspective views



Box 02 Folder 33 William F. Fahnestock and Julia Goetchius Estate (Katonah, New York). Girdle Ridge, 1906-1911

10 items : Exterior perspective views, Garden views, Garden details

Includes 3 photos (exterior perspectives and garden views) for "old house" on same property.



Box 02 Folder 34 Ralph Pulitzer and Frederica Vanderbilt Webb House (Manhasset, New York). Grounds, 1913

1 items : Exterior view

Location may appear as "North Hills."



Box 03 Folder 1 Astor Apartments, 520 East 86th Street (New York, New York), 1927-1929

4 items : Construction view, Exterior perspective views, Exterior detail



Box 04 Folder 14 Astor Court Apartments, 2424 Broadway (New York, New York), 1914-1916

5 items : Architectural drawing, Exterior detail views, Interior views



Box 01 Folder 15 Astor House Building, Broadway and Vesey Street (New York, New York), 1915-1926

3 items : Exterior perspective view, Exterior detail view, Interior view



Box 03 Folder 2 Bryant Park (New York, New York). Josephine Shaw Lowell Memorial Fountain, 1909-1910

3 items : General views

Originally intended for Corlears Hook Park, Manhattan, NY.



Box 03 Folder 3 Harvard Club (New York, New York). Biddle Memorial Room., circa 1925

2 items : Interior views

Original building completed 1894.



Box 03 Folder 4 Knickerbocker Hotel (New York, New York). Alterations, 1920

1 items : Exterior detail view



Box 03 Folder 5 Frederick S. Lee and Laura Billings House (New York, New York), 1904-1906

1 items : Exterior view



Box 04 Folder 16 Longacre Building, 1497 Broadway (New York, New York), 1910

3 items : Exterior perspective views, Exterior view

One exterior view possibly prior to alterations. Verso of one exterior perspective view includes Atlantic Terra Cotta Company sticker.



Box 05 Folder 4 William H. Rand, Jr., and Rosalie Crockett House (Rye, New York), 1903-1904

2 items : Exterior detail views



Box 03 Folder 6 L.C. Ledyard, Jr. House, (Syosset, New York), 1914-1917

3 items : Exterior perspective views, Exterior detail views

Location may appear as "Oyster Bay Cove."



Box 03 Folder 7 Louis J. Pooler and Annie Gordon Paddock House (Tuxedo Park, New York). Alterations and Additions, 1905-1906

6 items : Interior views, Interior detail views


OHIO



Box 03 Folder 9 Hanna Building (Cleveland, Ohio), 1919-1920

6 items : Construction view, Exterior perspective views



Box 03 Folder 10 Leader-News Building (Cleveland, Ohio), 1911-1912

9 items : Construction view, Exterior detail views, Exterior perspective, Interior detail views



Box 05 Folder 5 William G. Mather and Elizabeth Ring Mansion (Cleveland, Ohio). Gwinn Estate, 1907-1920

7 items : Exterior view, Exterior detail views, Interior views, Interior detail view



Box 05 Folder 6 William G. Mather and Elizabeth Ring Mansion (Cleveland, Ohio). Gwinn Estate, 1907-1920

6 items : Garden views, Garden detail views



Box 03 Folder 11 Columbus Gallery of Art (Columbus, Ohio), circa 1927

2 items : Architectural rendering

Project never executed. Two photographic copies of rendering, exterior view.



Box 03 Folder 12 Richard Garlick and Mary Holmes Wells House (Youngstown, Ohio), 1916

4 items : Exterior view, Exterior perspective view, Garden view, Interior view

Verso of interior view includes stamp from House Beautiful magazine.


PENNSYLVANIA



Box 03 Folder 13 W. Hinckle Smith House (Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania). Timberline, 1906-1909

13 items : Exterior views, Exterior perspective views, Exterior detail views

Verso of some prints includes stamp "William and Geoffrey Platt" or "Geoffrey Platt."



Box 03 Folder 14 W. Hinckle Smith House (Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania). Timberline, 1906-1909

18 items : Landscape views, Garden views

Verso of some prints includes stamp "William and Geoffrey Platt" or "Geoffrey Platt."



Box 03 Folder 15 W. Hinckle Smith House (Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania). Timberline, 1906-1909

8 items : Interior views, Interior detail views



Box 03 Folder 16 Matthais William Baldwin Memorial (Philadephia, Pennsylvania), 1905

2 items : General view, Perspective view

Originally sited near Spring Garden Institute at Broad St. and Spring St. Now adjacent to Philadelphia City Hall.



Box 03 Folder 17 Isaac T. Starr House (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), 1915-1918

4 items : Exterior perspective view, Garden detail view, Interior views

Neighborhood once known as "Laverock."


RHODE ISLAND



Box 03 Folder 18 William F. Fahnestock and Julia Goetchius House (Newport, Rhode Island). Bois Doré, 1926-1928

2 items : Exterior view, Exterior detail view


VIRGINIA



Box 03 Folder 19 Fredericksburg National Cemetery (Fredericksburg, Virginia). Humphreys' Division Monument, 1908

1 items : General view


WASHINGTON



Box 03 Folder 20 Thomas D. and Emma B. Stimson House (Seattle, Washington), 1923-1940

5 items : Exterior view, Exterior perspective view, Exterior detail views, Interior view


INTERNATIONAL



Box 03 Folder 21 American Military Cemetery (Suresnes, France). Chapel, 1927-1929

3 items : Architectural drawing, Exterior perspective views

Architectural drawing is exterior rendering. William & Geoffrey Platt responsible for later addition of wings.



Box 05 Folder 7 Italian gardens glass plate negatives [copy photographs], undated

9 items : Architectural rendering, Exterior views, Exterior detail views, Garden views, Garden detail views

Most likely created for various Keith Morgan publications. Sites include Quirinal Gardens, Villa d'Este, Villa Falconieri, Villa Mondragone, Villa Taverna.


UNIDENTIFIED LOCATION



Box 03 Folder 22 Porter Monument, undated

1 items : General view



Box 03 Folder 23 Unidentified brick residence, undated

1 items : Exterior view



Box 03 Folder 24 Copy photographs, various projects. [folder 1 of 2], undated

12 items : Architectural drawings, Architectural renderings, Exterior views, Garden views, Interior views

Most likely created for various Keith Morgan publications. Projects include 120 East End Ave. (2), 24 W. 33rd St. (1), 66th St. Studio Building (2), Adams residence (1), Croly residence (2), Endicott residence (1), Freer residence (3).



Box 03 Folder 25 Copy photographs, various projects. [folder 2 of 2], undated

14 items : Architectural drawings, Architectural renderings, Exterior views, Garden views, Interior views

Most likely created for various Keith Morgan publications. Projects include , McMillan Fountain (1), Merrill residence (1), National Gallery of Art (2), Osgood residence (1), Platt painting "Clouds" (1) Platt residence (4), John T. Pratt residence (1), unidentified apartment houses (3).