Avery Drawings & Archives Collections
 

Howells & Stokes architectural records and drawings, 1900-1940, bulk 1904-1907

Summary Information

At a Glance

Bib ID 3464557 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Stokes, I. N. Phelps (Isaac Newton Phelps), 1867-1944 ; Howells, John Mead, 1868-1959 ; Howells and Stokes
Title Howells & Stokes architectural records and drawings, 1900-1940, bulk 1904-1907
Physical Description 4 manuscript boxes; 11 Sheets
Language(s) English .
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.

Description

Scope and content

Correspondence, specifications, contracts, invoices, financial statements, memoranda, and architectural drawings pertaining to the construction of St. Paul's Chapel (Columbia University, New York, N.Y.), a project designed by Howells & Stokes, and by Stokes independently. Correspondence is between Howells & Stokes and Columbia University officials, contractors, and suppliers, including Nicholas Murray Butler, R. Guastavino Co., Tiffany Studios, Coppède, Paul Manship, and McKim, Mead & White, as well as Stokes' aunts Olivia Egleston Phelps Stokes and Caroline Phelps Stokes.

General Note

This is the host record for which 1 separate RLIN VIM record was created. The RLIN VIM ID number is NYDA97-F5, and the accession numbers are 1000.039.00001 through.00011

Using the Collection

Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library

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.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Permission to publish materials must be obtained in writing from the director of Avery Library.

Preferred Citation

Howells & Stokes architectural records and drawings. Dept. of Drawings & Archives, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library, Columbia University.

Howells & Stokes architectural records and drawings, Dept. of Drawings & Archives, Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library, Columbia University.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Transferred from the Office of the President, Columbia University, 1000/030 (circa 1970); and transfer from Columbia University Dept. of Facilities, 1995.012.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library

Processing Information

correspondence, architectural drawings accessioned, described 04/21/1997.

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.

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Genre/Form

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Architectural drawings -- American Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Colleges Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Contracts Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Correspondence Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Detail drawings (drawings) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Financial statements Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Invoices Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Notes (documents) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Schools Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Specifications Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Universities Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Architecture -- New York (State) -- New York Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Architecture -- United States -- Designs and plans Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Atlantic Terra Cotta Company (New York, N.Y.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Butler, Nicholas Murray, 1862-1947 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Chapels (rooms or structures) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Churches (buildings) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Coppedè, Adolfo, 1871-1951 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Manship, Paul, 1885-1966 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Memorials Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
R. Guastavino Company Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
St. Paul's Chapel (Columbia University) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Stokes, Caroline Green Mitchell Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Stokes, Olivia Egleston Phelps, 1847-1927 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Tiffany Studios (New York, N.Y.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Architectural firm in New York, N.Y. formed by the partnership of Isaac Newton Phelps Stokes (1867-1944) and John Mead Howells (1868-1959). The firm dissolved in 1917.