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George Howe papers, 1926-1974, bulk 1926-1955

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Bib ID 3460619 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Howe, George, 1886-1955 ; Kozlenko, William, 1908- ; Levinson, Maxwell ; Johnson, Philip, 1906-2005 ; Rice, Norman N ; Kahn, Louis I., 1901-1974 ; Buffler, Rob ; Robertson, Howard ; Sherman, Roger (Roger W.) ; Berninger, Dominque ; Bowman, Irving ; Stern, Robert A. M ; Geddes, Norman Bel, 1893-1958 ; Biddle, Monroe ; Blair, John (John M.) ; Carman, Harry T ; Christenson, Carolyn K ; Clarke, Joseph S., Jr ; Creighton, Thomas H. (Thomas Hawk), 1904-1984 ; Cret, Paul Philippe, 1876-1945 ; Cunningham, Cornelius Carman, 1890-1958 ; Fassett, F. G. (Frederick Gardiner), 1901- ; Dowst, Loring ; Harbeson, John F (John Frederick), 1888-1986 ; Hill, Oliver ; Ingersoll, Jared C ; Harnwell, G. P (Gaylord Probasco), 1903-1982 ; Jones, William Fontaine ; Judge, Joseph ; Lescaze, William, 1896-1969 ; Morse, John D ; Paris, William Francklyn, 1871-1954 ; Peterson, Charles E (Charles Emil), 1906-2004 ; Roberts, Ruth C ; Shapiro, Henry ; Stonorov, Oscar, 1905-1970 ; Sweeney, James Johnson, 1900-1986 ; Willcox, James M., 1861- ; Wister, Owen J ; Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959 ; Zevi, Bruno, 1918-2000 ; McManus, Ella Butt
Title George Howe papers, 1926-1974, bulk 1926-1955
Physical Description 11 manuscript boxes; 2 print boxes; 13 rolls; 3 oversize folders
Language(s) English .
Additional Description http://www.columbia.edu/cu/libraries/inside/avery_assets/Howe.George.pdf
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Also, correspondence with Norman Bel Geddes, Monroe Biddle, John M. Blair, Harry T. Carman, Carolyn K. Christenson, Joseph S. Clarke, Jr., Thomas H. Creighton, Paul Cret, C.C. Cunningham, F.G. Fassett, Jr., Loring Dowst, John E. Harbeson, Oliver Hall, Jared C. Ingersoll, Gaylord P. Harnwell, William Fontaine Jones, Joseph Judge, William Lescaze, John D. Morse, William F. Paris, Charles E. Peterson, Ruth C. Roberts, Henry Shapiro, Oscar Stonorov, J.J. Sweeney, James M. Willcox, Owen J. Wister, Frank Lloyd Wright, Bruno Zevi, and others. This relates to proposed development of air rights over New York City's Pennsylvania Railroad Station, 1955; architectural projects in Pennsylvania relating to mental health, 1955; proposed new Independence Mall Building in Philadelphia, 1955; the 1954 Boston Art Festival Architectural Exhibit; sculpture committee on the design of the Ella Butt McManus monument, Connecticut, 1954-1955; the Philadelphia Saving Fund Society, building designed by Howe & Lescaze (with related memoranda, manuscripts of articles and talks, press releases, and architectural analyses), 1930-1939; and the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial, St. Louis (with related printed material, clippings, and photograph)

Also, correspondence with Norman Bel Geddes, Monroe Biddle, John M. Blair, Harry T. Carman, Carolyn K. Christenson, Joseph S. Clarke, Jr., Thomas H. Creighton, Paul Cret, C.C. Cunningham, F.G. Fassett, Jr., Loring Dowst, John E. Harbeson, Oliver Hall, Jared C. Ingersoll, Gaylord P. Harnwell, William Fontaine Jones, Joseph Judge, William Lescaze, John D. Morse, William F. Paris, Charles E. Peterson, Ruth C. Roberts, Henry Shapiro, Oscar Stonorov, J.J. Sweeney, James M. Willcox, Owen J. Wister, Frank Lloyd Wright, Bruno Zevi, and others. This relates to proposed development of air rights over New York City's Pennsylvania Railroad Station, 1955; architectural projects in Pennsylvania relating to mental health, 1955; proposed new Independence Mall Building in Philadelphia, 1955; the 1954 Boston Art Festival Architectural Exhibit; sculpture committee on the design of the Ella Butt McManus monument, Connecticut, 1954-1955; the Philadelphia Saving Fund Society, building designed by Howe & Lescaze (with related memoranda, manuscripts of articles and talks, press releases, and architectural analyses), 1930-1939; and the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial, St. Louis (with related printed material, clippings, and photograph)

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Preferred Citation

George Howe papers. Dept. of Drawings & Archives, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library, Columbia University.

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History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Architect, Chair of the Dept. of Architecture at Yale University. Partner in the architecture firm Howe & Lescaze.