Avery Drawings & Archives Collections
 

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

Series V: Personal Papers

The series is divided into 3 subseries: Photographs, Biographical Information, and General Papers. Material is arranged chronologically within each subseries, with undated material at the end of each subseries.

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Subseries 1: Photographs



Box 07 Folder 29 Charles Adams Platt atelier, Paris., circa 1885, 2 items

Gelatin silver prints

Copy photography. Pictured are Platt, Miss Putnam, Mrs. Stephen Parrish, Maxfield Parrish (?), Stephen Parrish, Mary Halliwell, Helen Hinds. Two copies.

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Box 07 Folder 30 Platt, Eleanor Hardy Bunker. Portrait., undated, 1 item

Gelatin silver print

Copy photography.

2006.007


Subseries 2: Biographical Information



Box 07 Folder 31 Platt family genealogy., undated, 1 page

Typescript

Descendants listed to Pieter Van Stoutenberg (1613-1698).

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Box 07 Folder 32 Newspaper obituaries., 1933 Sep, 8 items

Printed paper

Multiple copies of some articles.

2006.007



Box 07 Folder 33 Clement, S. Merrell. "Charles A. Platt: an appreciation." Architectural Record., 1933 Nov, 1 page

Printed paper

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Box 07 Folder 34 Pencil Points.., 1933 Nov, 1 item

Bound volume

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Box 07 Folder 35 Cortissoz, Royal. "Charles Adams Platt, F.A.I.A., Etcher, Landscape Painter, Landscape Architect, Mural Painter, and Architect." Pencil Points., 1933 Nov, 8 pages

Printed papers

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Box 07 Folder 36 Cortissoz, Royal. "Charles Adams Platt, 1861-1933, An Appreciation." Architecture., circa 1933, 2 pages

Printed papers and reprint folder

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Box 07 Folder 37 "Death of Charles A. Platt." Phillips Bulletin., circa 1933, 1 page

Printed papers and reprint folder

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Box 07 Folder 38 Phillips Bulletin., 1934 Jul, 2 items

Printed papers

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Box 07 Folder 39 "The Address of Mr. Royal Cortissoz." Phillips Bulletin., 1934 Jul, 4 pages

Printed papers

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Box 07 Folder 40 American Magazine of Art. ., 1934 Jul, 1 item

Bound volume

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Box 07 Folder 41 Cortissoz, Royal. "Charles A. Platt." American Magazine of Art., 1934 Jul, 1 item

Printed papers

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Box 07 Folder 42 Burlingham, Charles C. "Aunt Annie: Annie C. Hoe Platt, 1852-1887, sketch.", 1957, 1 item

Booklet

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Box 07 Folder 43 "1887-1894.", 1964 Jul 27, 1964 Nov 09, and undated, 3 pages

Typescript carbon with annotations

First page of article and unidentified correspondence to Geoff[rey Platt].

2006.007



Box 07 Folder 44 Biographical notes., undated, 8 pages

Typescript carbon

Note, initialled G.P., states author may be Paul Manship.

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Box 07 Folder 45 Biographical and office notes., undated, 9 pages

Typescript carbon with annotations

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Box 07 Folder 46 Biographical notes and chronology., undated, 1 page

Holograph papers

Unidentified author.

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Box 07 Folder 47 Burnham, Alan. "Platt, Charles A. (1861-1933)." Britannica Encyclopedia of American Art., undated, 8 pages

Photocopies and typescript pages with holograph notes

Final version and drafts.

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Box 07 Folder 48 "Charles Adams Platt," biographical sketch., undated, 2 pages

Typescript carbon

Author unidentified.

2006.007



Box 08 Folder 1 "Family background, biographical material, outline by years of the life of C.A.P., list of photographs of C.A.P. work in Platt office; list of C.A.P. work by geographic location.", undated, 1 page

Typescript carbon with annotations

Unidentified author/compiler. 134 pages removed from 3-ring binder.

2006.007



Box 08 Folder 2 High Court, Churchill house, Nichols house, C.A.P. Monograph. Notes., undated, 1 page

Photocopy

Author unidentified.

2006.007



Box 08 Folder 3 "Memorial of John H. [John Henry] Platt.", undated, 2 pages

Typescript carbon

Memorial may have been written at time of John Platt's death in 1886, but transcription is undated.

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Box 08 Folder 4 Notes on CAP's associates and clients; bibliography., undated, 10 pages

Holograph notes on index cards

Author unidentified.

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Box 08 Folder 5 Notes on CAP's early career., undated, 3 pages

Holograph notes

Account authored by husband of Annie C. Hoe Platt's niece.

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Subseries 3: General Papers



Box 08 Folder 6 Food Administration and travel diary, Europe., 1918 Oct 20-1919 Jan 11, 7 pages

Typescript carbon with annotations

Transcribed quotes from diaries.

2006.007



Box 08 Folder 7 Receipt for passage to New York on the S.S. Dante Alighieri., 1919 Jan 18, 1 page

Holograph on printed paper

Signed by an American Red Cross lieutenant.

2006.007



Box 08 Folder 8 Fuess, Claude M. Thomas Cochran., 1937, 1 item

Bound volume

Includes note "Claude Moore Fuess - 1937 - Personal Copy."

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Box 08 Folder 9 Burlingham, Charles C. "Joe Evans, 1857-1898.", 1949, 1 item

Booklet

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Box 08 Folder 10 Dramatic scene, unidentified., undated, 1 item

Typescript carbon

Characters are "Prominent Architect," "Office Boy," and "Head Draftsman."

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Box 08 Folder 11 Bookplates, Sylvia Platt and Harriet Overton Stimson., undated, 2 pages

Printed papers taped to backing sheet

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