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C. H. Detwiller Columbia 1885 collection, 1874-1940, bulk 1881-1885

Series 1: Student Papers

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Subseries A: Drawings

These materials include loose drawings and two sketchbooks created during the period of Detwiller's study at Columbia University between 1881 and 1885.

This material is arranged chronologically.



Box 2 Colorado State Capitol, competition. Design sketches, elevations and sections., circa 1883, 2 items

Ink on tracing paper.



Box 1 Barnyard problem. Plan and elevations., 1884 Mar 03, 1 item

Ink and colored ink on paper.



Box 1 Chapel, Plate VII, Perspective., 1884 Apr 16, 1 item

Graphite, ink, and watercolor on paper.



Box 3 Sketchbook., 1884 May-1885 May, 1 item

Bound sketchbook.

Inscribed on front leaf "Chas. H. Detwiller / May 1884."



Box 1 Problem: Loggia and Fountain. Plan, elevation, and section., 1884 Nov 26, 1 item

Graphite, ink and watercolor on paper.



Box 1 History of Design problem: Temple of Themis., 1884, 1 item

Graphite, ink and watercolor on tracing paper, mounted on board.



Box 1 Reservoir Fountain. Elevation, section, detail., 1885 Jan 20, 1 item

Ink and watercolor on paper.



Box 1 Chateau de Marly-le-Roy, Place de Vendôme, St. Françoise Venise., 1885 Mar 26, 1 item

Ink on tracing paper.

Noted "L'art pour tous, 1865-6."



Box 1 Chateau de Vitré. Perspective., 1885 Apr 16, 1 item

Ink on tracing paper, mounted on board.



Box 1 Problem: A Billiard Room and Boat House. Plans, elevation, section., 1885 May 16, 1 item

Graphite, ink and watercolor on paper.



Box 1 Problem: A Billiard Room and Boat House. Elevation., 1885 May 18, 1 item

Graphite, ink and watercolor on paper.



Box 1 Greek figure studies. [1 of 2], circa 1880-1885, 8 items

Graphite on paper.



Box 1 Greek figure studies. [2 of 2], circa 1880-1885, 7 items

Graphite on paper.



Box 1 Sketchbook., circa 1885, 1 item

Bound sketchbook.

Drawings are primarily ink on tracing paper, some in watercolor. Most tipped in, some loose. Includes images of Hagia Sophia (Istanbul); Church (Cordova, Spain); Fort (St. Augustine, Florida); Chapel of St. Bernard (Fontaine-les-Dijon, France).


Subseries 2: Books

This material is arranged chronologically.



Box 3 Viollet-le-Duc, Eugène-Emmanuel. Discourses on Architecture. 2 volumes. Boston: James R. Osgood & Co., 1875, 2 items

Bound volumes.

Inscribed "Chas. H. Detwiller Feb. 1884."



Box 3 Smith, Walter. Teacher's Manual for Freehand Drawing in the Intermediate Schools. Boston: L. Prang & Co., 1877, 1 item

Bound volume.



Box 1 Palliser's American Cottage Homes. Bridgeport, CT: Palliser & Co., 1878, 1 item

Bound volume.

Inscribed "Chas. H. Detwiller."



Box 3 Tuthill, William B. Practical Lessons in Architectural Drawing. New York: William T. Comstock., 1881, 1 item

Bound volume.

Inscribed "Charles H. Detwiller."



Box 3 Parker, John Henry. Concise Glossary of Terms Used in Greek, Roman, Italian and Gothic Architecture. London: Parker & Co., 1882, 1 item

Bound volume.

Inscribed "Chas. Detwiller August 1885."



Box 3 Von Reber. H. History of Ancient Art. New York: Harper & Bros., 1882, 1 item

Bound volume.

Inscribed "Chas. H. Detwiller Columbia College School of Mines 1885, 97 Nassau St., 1885."



Box 3 Ferguson, James. History of Architecture in All Countries. 2 volumes. Boston: S. E. Cassino., 1883, 2 items

Bound volumes.

Inscribed "Chas. H. Detwiller 1885, 97 Nassau St. New York."


Subseries 3: Class Papers and Notes

This material is arranged chronologically.



Box 2 Columbia College, School of Mines, annual examination schedule., 1882 May-1882 Jun, 1 item

Printed paper.



Box 2 School of Mines, Columbia College, Course in Architecture, Memoirs. For second, third, and fourth class students., 1883 Jun, 1 item

Printed paper.

Includes holograph class notes on verso.



Box 2 School of Mines, Columbia College, Scheme of Attendance, First Session. For first, second, and third class students., 1883 Oct, 1 item

Printed paper.



Box 2 School of Mines, Columbia College, Scheme of Attendance, Second Session. For first, second, third, and fourth class students., 1884 Feb, 1 item

Printed paper.



Box 2 School of Mines, Columbia College Course in Architecture, Memoirs. For second, third and fourth class students., 1884 Jun, 1 item

Printed paper.

Includes manuscript note from William R. Ware to CHD on recto.



Box 2 "The Beginnings of Greek Art," class notes., circa 1884-1885, 6 pages

Ink on paper.



Box 2 "Hist. of Orn.," class notes., circa 1884-1885, 4 pages

Ink on paper.



Box 2 "Origin of the Gk Corinthian Order," class notes., circa 1884-1885, 2 pages

Ink on paper.



Box 2 "Theory of Arch.," class notes., circa 1884-1885, 3 pages

Ink on paper.



Box 2 Notes on Architecture., 1885 Jan, 1 item

Bound notebook.



Box 2 Primary Colors, Secondary Colors, Tertiary Colors., undated, 1 item

Printed paper.


Subseries 4: Memorabilia, 11 items

This subseries includes class pictures, commencement materials, 50th anniversary photos and portraits of two professors.



Box 2 Columbia College, School of Mines, Architecture Department, Classes of 1885, 1886, 1887, portrait., circa 1885, 1 item

Sepia photographic print.

Includes identification of figures on verso.



Box 2 Columbia College, School of Mines, Class of 1885, portrait., circa 1885, 1 item

Sepia photographic print.



Box 2 Graduating Classes, School of Arts and Mines, Columbia College, Commencement Invitation., 1885 Jun10, 1 item

Printed paper.



Box 2 Columbia College, Schools of Arts, Mines, and Political Science, 131st Commencement Program., 1885 Jun 10, 1 item

Pamphlet.

Commencement took place at the Academy of Music, New York City..



Box 2 School of Mines, Graduation Dinner, program (recto) and menu (verso)., 1885 Jun 10, 1 item

Printed paper.



Box 2 Columbia University, School of Mines, Class of 1885. 50th Anniversary portrait., 1935 Jun, 1 item

Gelatin silver photographic print.

Shown at formal dinner.



Box 2 Columbia University, School of Mines, Class of 1885. 50th Anniversary portrait., 1935, 1 item

Gelatin silver photographic print.

Shown in front of School of Engineering.



Box 2 Rood, Ogden N. Portrait., undated, 1 item

Printed paper.

Professor of Physics, Columbia College, 1864-1902.



Box 2 Ware, William R. Portrait., undated, 1 item

Printed paper.

Professor, Columbia College, School of Architecture.



Box 2 "A Fellow, A Fellah, and A Feller," cartoon., undated, 1 item

Printed paper.



Box 2 Central Railroad of New Jersey, Local Timetable for Passenger Trains., 1881 May 30, 1 item

Printed paper.

With holograph notes.