Avery Drawings & Archives Collections
 

Greene & Greene architectural drawings papers and photographs, 1896-1931

Summary Information

At a Glance

Bib ID 3460600 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Greene, Charles Sumner, 1868-1957 ; Greene, Henry Mather, 1870-1954 ; Greene & Greene
Title Greene & Greene architectural drawings papers and photographs, 1896-1931
Physical Description 4,500 drawings; 2 document boxes; 1 manuscript box; 5 print boxes
Language(s) English .
Additional Description

Finding aid

Access

This collection is available for use by appointment in the Department of Drawings & Archives, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library, Columbia University. For further information and to make an appointment, please email avery-drawings@library.columbia.edu.

Arrangement

Description

Summary

The collection includes architectural drawings for approximately 120 projects, with related notes, correspondence, and specifications for designs located primarily in Southern California, particularly Pasadena, including the Earle C. Anthony house, Los Angeles, 1909, and additions, 1913, 1917; the R. R. Blacker house, Oak Knoll, California, 1907-1909, and additions; work for the Culbertson family of Pasadena, specifically additions to the grounds of the Cordelia A. Culbertson house, 1914-1915, and additions for her to the William T. Bolton house, 1918, 1926, and the James A. Culbertson house, 1902, and garage, 1906, and later additions, 1907, 1910; the Herbert Fleishhacker house in San Francisco, outbuildings, 1911, and alterations, 1915; the Freeman A. Ford house, Pasadena, 1907-1909; the David B. Gamble house, Pasadena, California, 1913; the Sidney D. Gamble house, Escondido, California; and the Robert Pitcairn, Jr. house, Pasadena, 1906. Specifications for some projects are also included in this collection. Lastly, photographs of many of these buildings are catalogued separately in CLIO.

Using the Collection

Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library

Additional Online Description

Finding aid

Restrictions on Access

This collection is available for use by appointment in the Department of Drawings & Archives, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library, Columbia University. For further information and to make an appointment, please email avery-drawings@library.columbia.edu.

Preferred Citation

Greene & Greene architectural drawings, papers and photographs. Dept. of Drawings & Archives, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library, Columbia University.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library

Revision Description

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

All links open new windows.

Genre/Form

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Architects Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Architectural drawings Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Specifications Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Architecture, Domestic -- California -- Escondido Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Architecture, Domestic -- California -- Los Angeles Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Architecture, Domestic -- California -- Pasadena Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Architecture, Domestic -- California -- San Francisco Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Arts and crafts movement -- United States Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Cordelia A. Culbertson house (Pasadena, Calif.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
David B. Gamble House (Pasadena, Calif.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Dwellings -- California Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Earle C. Anthony house (Los Angeles, Calif.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Freeman A. Ford house (Pasadena, Calif.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Herbert Fleishhacker house (San Francisco, Calif.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
James A. Culbertson house (Pasadena, Calif.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
R. R. Blacker house (Oak Knoll, Calif.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Robert Pitcairn, Jr. house (Pasadena, Calif.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Sidney D. Gamble house (Escondido, Calif.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
William T. Bolton house (Pasadena, Calif.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Architectural firm. The firm was a partnership between Charles Sumner Greene (1868-1957) and Henry Mathers Greene (1870-1954) that lasted from 1893 to 1922, after which the two worked separately. The Greenes were active in Southern California and were part of the international Arts and Crafts movement.