Avery Drawings & Archives Collections
 

Selma Rattner Research Papers on James Renwick, 1856-2001, bulk 1960s-2001

Series 6. St. Patrick's Cathedral, New York, New York

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Subseries A: General Papers



Box 13 Folder 07 1850.

Holograph research notes, photocopied articles.



Box 13 Folder 08 1853.

Photocopied article.



Box 13 Folder 09 1854-1855.

Holograph research notes, photocopied articles.



Box 13 Folder 10 1856.

Transcribed personal journal.



Box 13 Folder 11 1857.

Holograph research notes, photocopied and transcribed articles, correspondence, clipping.



Box 13 Folder 12 1858.

Photocopied and transcribed articles, memoranda and correspondence, holograph research notes.



Box 13 Folder 13 1859.

Photocopied and transcribed correspondence and articles.



Box 13 Folder 14 1860.

Photocopied and transcribed articles.



Box 13 Folder 15 1865.

Holograph research notes, photocopied and transcribed articles.



Box 13 Folder 16 1868.

Holograph research notes, photocopied articles and illustrations.



Box 13 Folder 17 1869.

Photocopied and transcribed articles.



Box 13 Folder 18 1870.

Transcribed article.



Box 13 Folder 19 1875.

Photocopied articles.



Box 13 Folder 20 1876.

Photocopied and transcribed articles and correspondence.



Box 13 Folder 21 1877.

Photocopied articles, holograph research notes.



Box 13 Folder 22 1878.

Photocopied and transcribed articles, photocopied illustrations and photographs, holograph research notes.



Box 13 Folder 23 1879.

Photocopied articles, transcribed records and accounts, holograph research notes.



Box 13 Folder 24 1882.

Photocopied and transcribed correspondence, holograph research notes.



Box 13 Folder 25 1884-1885.

Photocopied and transcribed articles.



Box 13 Folder 26 1886.

Photocopied articles and illustrations.



Box 13 Folder 27 1888.

Photocopied article.



Box 13 Folder 28 1890.

Transcribed correspondence.



Box 13 Folder 29 1893.

Transcribed article.



Box 13 Folder 30 1894.

Photocopied correspondence, holograph research notes.



Box 13 Folder 31 1895.

Transcribed correspondence.



Box 13 Folder 32 Altar and baldachin.

Holograph research notes, photocopied article and illustrations, black and white photographs.



Box 13 Folder 33 Altar and chapel of St. Anthony of Padua 1894.

Transcribed correspondence.



Box 13 Folder 34 Altar and chapel of St. Veronica 1891.

Transcribed correspondence.



Box 13 Folder 35 Altar of St. Joseph.

Holograph research notes, photocopied article and illustrations.



Box 13 Folder 36 Altar of the Blessed Virgin.

Photocopied articles and illustrations.



Box 13 Folder 37 Altar of the Holy Family, 1893.

Holograph research notes, photocopied article and illustrations.



Box 13 Folder 38 Arch- Renwick.

Holograph research notes, transcribed and photocopied articles.



Box 13 Folder 39 Arch- Renwick.

Transcribed contract and correspondence, holograph research notes.



Box 13 Folder 40 Article.

Clippings, photocopied articles, holograph research notes.



Box 13 Folder 41 Avery, [Samuel P.], diaries [1871-1882].

Holograph research notes, photocopied manuscript.



Box 13 Folder 42 B.B.

Holograph research notes.



Box 13 Folder 43 Bldg., arch's throne and furniture.

Holograph research notes, photocopied illustration.



Box 13 Folder 44 Bldg., construction schedule.

Photocopied and transcribed memoirs, legal documents and correspondence.



Box 13 Folder 45 Bdg., contractor's, etc.- Theiss (?).

Transcribed correspondence.



Box 13 Folder 46 Bldg., cornerstone.

Photocopied and transcribed correspondence.



Box 13 Folder 47 Bldg., not J.R. altar- St. Brigid + St. Bernard.

Photocopied correspondence.



Box 13 Folder 48 Bldg., orig.- chimes- bells.

Transcribed correspondence.



Box 13 Folder 49 Bldg., orig- Cady chapel.

Photocopied articles and illustrations.



Box 13 Folder 50 Bldg., orig. central door (main ent.).

Transcribed correspondence, photocopied article.



Box 13 Folder 51 Bldg., orig.- font.

Holograph research notes.



Box 13 Folder 52 Bldg., orig. pulpit.

Photocopied article and illustrations.



Box 13 Folder 53 Bldg., orig- towers as built.

Transcribed correspondence.



Box 13 Folder 54 Bldg., structural- materials- stone.

Transcribed correspondence and contract.



Box 13 Folder 55 Bldg., structural- orig. plan.

Transcribed memoir.



Box 13 Folder 56 Bldg., structural, Morgan Contractors (glass) and "Dictionary of" article on Renwick.

Rattner correspondence, transcribed correspondence, photocopied illustrations and photographs, draft manuscript (Rattner), holograph research notes.



Box 13 Folder 57 Bldg- vault.

Photocopy.



Box 13 Folder 58 Candlesticks- 1878.

Photocopied correspondence.



Box 13 Folder 59 Carthy, Margaret."A Cathedral of Suitable Magnificence."

Book.



Box 13 Folder 60 Catholic newspapers (re: Hughes).

Photocopied articles, black and white photographs.



Box 13 Folder 61 Chapels, iron girder + skylights 1878.

Photocopied correspondence.



Box 13 Folder 62 Committees- bldg. and repairs, contracts, memorials.

Photocopied list.



Box 13 Folder 63 Communion rail 1878.

Photocopied correspondence.



Box 13 Folder 64 Contractors- Hall Case 1860-65.

Photocopied correspondence, bills and lists.



Box 13 Folder 65 Contractors Mack Case.

Photocopied legal documents and correspondence.



Box 13 Folder 66 Cook, Leland ["St. Patrick's Cathedral: a Centennial History," 1979].

Photocopied manuscript, holograph research notes, clipping.



Box 13 Folder 67 [Correspondence] to be done.

Correspondence, holograph research notes, photocopied article.



Box 13 Folder 68 Correspondence, re drawings.

Rattner correspondence.



Box 13 Folder 69 Correspondence.

Rattner correspondence.



Box 13 Folder 70 Cushions 1879.

Photocopied correspondence.



Box 13 Folder 71 Design, 19th c.

Photocopied articles, holograph research notes.



Box 13 Folder 72 Design, 20th c.

Newsletter, pamphlet, clippings, photocopied articles and illustrations, Rattner letter to the editor, Landmarks Preservation Commission designation report, holograph research notes.



Box 13 Folder 73 Design, events, current.

Clipping.



Box 13 Folder 74 Doors + jambs 1878.

Photocopied correspondence and invoices.



Box 13 Folder 75 Drawings. [1 of 4].

Rattner correspondence, color slides, photocopied illustrations and architectural drawings.



Box 13 Folder 76 Drawings. [2 of 4].

Black and white photographs, photocopied architectural drawings.



Box 13 Folder 77 Drawings. [3 of 4].

Photocopied illustrations and memoranda, holograph research notes.



Box 13 Folder 78 Drawings. [4 of 4].

Photocopied articles, illustrations and catalogue list, holograph research notes.



Box 13 Folder 79 "Estimates and certificates by the architects (sic)," 1859-62.

Photocopied invoices and receipts.



Box 13 Folder 80 Expenditures 1858-1860.

Photocopied accounts.



Box 13 Folder 81 Expenditures 1865-69.

Photocopied accounts.



Box 13 Folder 82 Expenditures- 1870-1875.

Photocopied accounts.



Box 13 Folder 83 Expenditures- bet. 1860+65.

Photocopied accounts, holograph research notes.



Box 13 Folder 84 Expenditures.

Photocopied and transcribed accounts and correspondence.



Box 13 Folder 85 Ferguson.

Holograph research notes, photocopied articles and architectural drawings.



Box 13 Folder 86 File house. [1 of 3]

Holograph research notes, Rattner correspondence, photocopied articles and illustrations.



Box 13 Folder 87 File house. [2 of 3]

Holograph research notes, Rattner correspondence, photocopied articles and illustrations.



Box 13 Folder 88 File house. [3 of 3]

Holograph research notes, Rattner correspondence, photocopied articles and illustrations.



Box 14 Folder 01 File: misc. [1 of 4]

Rattner correspondence, holograph research notes, photocopied articles and illustrations, antique postcards, clippings, color photographs.



Box 14 Folder 02 File: misc. [2 of 4]

Rattner correspondence, holograph research notes, photocopied articles and illustrations, antique postcards, clippings, color photographs.



Box 14 Folder 03 File: misc. [3 of 4]

Rattner correspondence, holograph research notes, photocopied articles and illustrations, antique postcards, clippings, color photographs.



Box 14 Folder 04 File: misc. [4 of 4]

Rattner correspondence, holograph research notes, photocopied articles and illustrations, antique postcards, clippings, color photographs.



Box 14 Folder 05 Financial.

Transcribed correspondence, photocopied bills, clipping.



Box 14 Folder 06 Flooring, tile 1877 wainscoting- Portland cement.

Photocopied correspondence and invoices.



Box 14 Folder 07 For filing.

Photocopied articles and illustrations, holograph research notes, clippings.



Box 14 Folder 08 Fordham research.

Memorandum, black and white negatives, holograph research notes, photocopied articles.



Box 14 Folder 09 Goth. Rev. iron protos.

Holograph research notes.



Box 14 Folder 10 Goth. Rev. protos. (not iron).

Photocopied articles and illustrations, color photographs, clipping, holograph research notes.



Box 14 Folder 11 "Grading, furnishing stone, etc., proposals for" 1858.

Photocopied specifications and invoices.



Box 14 Folder 12 Gutters and leaders, 1877.

Photocopied invoice.



Box 14 Folder 13 Haven, George Griswold.

Photocopied articles, holograph research notes.



Box 14 Folder 14 History, N.Y. cath.

Holograph research notes, photocopied articles, transcribed correspondence, clipping.



Box 14 Folder 15 Illustrations.

Photocopied illustrations and photographs, holograph research notes.



Box 14 Folder 16 Interior, 1866-1874.

Photocopied correspondence, contract and article, holograph research notes.



Box 14 Folder 17 Iron church arch.

Holograph research notes, Rattner correspondence, photocopied articles,.



Box 14 Folder 75 Irvington Bldrs. Ch.

Color photographs.



Box 14 Folder 18 Journal of the Fair, 1878-1879.

Photocopied and transcribed articles, photocopied architectural plan.



Box 14 Folder 19 Joyce + Hall original estimates + contract- St. Pat's 1858-1859.

Transcribed and photocopied contracts and correspondence.



Box 14 Folder 20 JR. McClusky 1873-1877.

Holograph research notes, photocopied and transcribed correspondence and accounts.



Box 14 Folder 21 Lighting, electric 1878.

Holograph research notes.



Box 14 Folder 22 Lighting, gas 1878.

Photocopied correspondence.



Box 14 Folder 23 McCloskey house, Cardinal, 1880.

Photocopied article and memorandum, photocopied illustrations, transcribed correspondence.



Box 14 Folder 24 McCloskey, Card. John.

Photocopied illustration.



Box 14 Folder 25 Medieval protos.

Photocopied illustrations.



Box 14 Folder 26 Minturn, Robert B.

Transcribed articles and correspondence, transcribed and photocopied articles, holograph research notes.



Box 14 Folder 27 [Miscellaneous research.]

Rattner article, holograph research notes.



Box 14 Folder 28 [Miscellaneous research.]

Holograph research notes, Rattner correspondence.



Box 14 Folder 29 [Miscellaneous research.]

Photocopied articles, holograph research notes.



Box 14 Folder 30 [Miscellaneous research.]

Clippings, Rattner correspondence, photocopied articles.



Box 14 Folder 31 [Miscellaneous research.]

Holograph research notes, flier.



Box 14 Folder 32 [Miscellaneous research.]

Holograph research notes.



Box 14 Folder 33 [Miscellaneous research.]

Holograph research notes.



Box 14 Folder 34 [Miscellaneous research.]

Color slides and photographs.



Box 14 Folder 35 [Miscellaneous research]. [1 of 3.]

Holograph research notes.



Box 14 Folder 36 [Miscellaneous research]. [2 of 3.]

Holograph research notes.



Box 14 Folder 37 [Miscellaneous research]. [3 of 3.]

Holograph research notes.



Box 14 Folder 38 Montreal, cathedral.

Color slides, holograph research notes, photocopied articles and illustrations, postcards, pamphlets.



Box 14 Folder 39 People- Anderson, Henry James.

Holograph research notes, photocopied articles, encyclopedia entries and correspondence, Rattner correspondence, pamphlet.



Box 14 Folder 40 People connected with Glover, T. James.

Transcribed contract, holograph research notes, photocopied article.



Box 14 Folder 41 People- Corrigan.

Transcribed correspondence.



Box 14 Folder 42 People- Crimmins.

Transcribed correspondence and article.



Box 14 Folder 43 People- Durant, Thomas Clark.

Transcribed correspondence.



Box 14 Folder 44 People- Hooker, J. ? C.

Transcribed correspondence.



Box 14 Folder 45 People- misc.

Clipping, holograph research notes.



Box 14 Folder 46 People, Shea.

Photocopied articles, Rattner correspondence, holograph research notes.



Box 14 Folder 47 Pews, wood flooring, 1877.

Photocopied correspondence and invoices.



Box 14 Folder 48 Phil. research.

Rattner correspondence.



Box 14 Folder 49 Plastering, int. 1875.

Photocopied correspondence and invoices.



Box 14 Folder 50 Poss. JR Altar of the Sacred Heart.

Holograph research notes, photocopied article and illustrations.



Box 14 Folder 51 Post 1895.

Clipping.



Box 14 Folder 52 Prototypes.

Color slides, clipping, photocopied articles and illustrations.



Box 14 Folder 52 "Receipts" (1858-1859).

Photocopied receipts, invoices and accounts.



Box 14 Folder 76 Receipts and Expenditures, pre-May 1858-1880.

Photocopied receipts, invoices and accounts.



Box 14 Folder 53 Rectory 1882.

Holograph research notes, photographic reproduction, color photographs and slides.



Box 14 Folder 54 Research.

Photocopied articles and illustrations, transcribed correspondence, holograph research notes.



Box 14 Folder 55 Roof, permanent, 1872.

Transcribed correspondence, photocopied invoices.



Box 14 Folder 56 Roofing, temporary Dec. 3-20, 1862.

Photocopied contract.



Box 14 Folder 57 Rose Hill- admin. bldg., Fordham Univ.

Black and white photographs, photocopied article.



Box 14 Folder 58 [St. Patrick's Cathedral: Dublin and New York.]

2 booklets.



Box 14 Folder 59 St. Pat's and Hughes- projects other than St. Pat's.

Transcribed correspondence.



Box 14 Folder 60 Site: conveyance records, maps, inc. Ferris.

Photocopied and transcribed articles and illustrations, transcribed correspondence, accounts and land maps, holograph research notes, Rattner correspondence.



Box 14 Folder 61 Spires, 1885-1888.

Holograph research notes.



Box 14 Folder 62 St. Pat's/ orig. bldg.

Photocopied and transcribed articles, holograph research notes, transcribed eulogy (for Renwick, by Goodhue).



Box 14 Folder 63 St. P's- archs, R & R- fees.

Photocopied and transcribed correspondence, holograph research notes.



Box 14 Folder 64 St. P's illustrations.

Postcard, color and black and white photographs and slides, Rattner correspondence, photocopied articles, illustrations, bills and accounts.



Box 14 Folder 65 Stations of the Cross.

Photocopied articles and illustrations.



Box 14 Folder 66 Steps and platforms, ext. granite, 1878.

Photocopied invoices.



Box 14 Folder 67 Stone tests and stone misc., 1858.

Photocopied report and correspondence.



Box 14 Folder 68 Stone, delivery, 1858-1865.

Photocopied invoices.



Box 14 Folder 69 Views- current.

Postcards, color and black and white slides and photographs, clippings, booklet, photocopied illustrations.



Box 14 Folder 70 Views/ illust.

Color slides and photographs, antique postcard, photocopied articles and illustrations, holograph research notes, clippings, antique trade card.



Box 14 Folder 71 Water table.

Photocopied invoice.



Box 14 Folder 72 Weingartner view.

Holograph research notes, photocopied illustrations, black and white photographic reproduction.



Box 14 Folder 73 Windows- 1870s.

Photocopied sketches, plans, correspondence, legal documents, checks, work orders, bills, accounts, article, holograph research notes.



Box 14 Folder 74 Windows, altars, etc.

Photocopied correspondence and invoices.


Subseries B: William Rodrigue (1800-1863)



Box 15 Folder 01 Architect.

Rattner correspondence, photocopied correspondence, photographs and genealogy, transcribed contract.



Box 15 Folder 02 Church of St. John the Evangelist, Philadelphia, 1832.

Holograph research notes, photocopied articles and illustrations, invitation, color slides.



Box 15 Folder 03 Church of the Assumption, alt. 1842.

Holograph research notes.



Box 15 Folder 04 Church of the Immaculate Conception, Cuba.

Transcribed correspondence.



Box 15 Folder 05 Correspondence.

Transcribed correspondence, photocopied manuscript records and catalogue entries, holograph research notes.



Box 15 Folder 06 [Fordham] University Church.

Black and white photograph, photocopied article and illustration, holograph research notes.



Box 15 Folder 07 Genealogy and Reitheimer correspondence.

Rattner correspondence, holograph research notes, photocopied article.



Box 15 Folder 08 Miscellaneous research, 1850-1851.

Holograph research notes, photocopied articles and illustrations.



Box 15 Folder 09 Miscellaneous research.

Transcribed correspondence, black and white photographs, photocopied articles and personal journal (?).



Box 15 Folder 10 Miscellaneous research.

Transcribed correspondence, photocopied articles, illustrations and accounts, Landmarks Preservation Commission designation report, Rattner correspondence, holograph research notes.



Box 15 Folder 11 Miscellaneous research.

[Folder empty].



Box 15 Folder 12 Poss. Rodrigue- Kansas state cap.

Holograph research notes, clipping, photocopied articles.



Box 15 Folder 13 Rodrigue Cottage, 1840.

Black and white photograph.



Box 15 Folder 14 St. John's residence hall.

Holograph research notes, black and white photographs.



Box 15 Folder 15 St. Joseph's R.E. Church, N.Y., plan, 1833.

Photocopied article.



Box 15 Folder 16 St. Patrick's Cathedral, addition.

Holograph research notes, photocopied illustrations, black and white photographs.



Box 15 Folder 17 St. Patrick's Church (orig. cath.) 1809-1815.

Photocopied articles and illustrations, black and white photographs, Landmarks Preservation Commission designation report, clippings, color slides, transcribed articles.



Box 15 Folder 18 St. John's College (Fordham).

Holograph research notes, photocopied articles and illustrations.



Box 15 Folder 19 St. Vincent de Paul.

Photocopied manuscript records and catalogue entries, holograph research notes.



Box 15 Folder 20 [Will's Asylum].

Photocopied architectural drawings, holograph research notes.


Subseries C: Church architects



Box 15 Folder 21 Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Albany, Patrick Keely/ 1848-1852.

Clipping, holograph research notes, pamphlet.



Box 15 Folder 22 Catholic.

Landmarks Preservation Commission designation report, photocopied encyclopedia entries, holograph research notes.



Box 15 Folder 23 Catholic. Boyle, Edward.

Photocopied articles and encyclopedia entries, holograph research notes.



Box 15 Folder 24 Catholic. Edson, John.

Photocopied directory entries and illustration, holograph research notes.



Box 15 Folder 25 Catholic. LeBrun, Napoleon.

Photocopied articles and illustrations.



Box 15 Folder 26 Catholic. O'Connor, C.J.

Photocopied encyclopedia entries and illustrations.



Box 15 Folder 27 Closkey, John.

[Folder empty].



Box 15 Folder 28 [Englebert & Edson].

Photocopied articles, illustrations and directory entries, holograph research notes.



Box 15 Folder 29 Hayes, I. Louis.

Photocopied correspondence and accounts, transcribed correspondence.



Box 15 Folder 30 [Keely, Patrick].

Photocopied articles, illustrations and encyclopedia entries, holograph research notes, Rattner correspondence, clippings, color slides.



Box 15 Folder 31 Little & O'Connor [Chapel of the Divine Compassion, White Plains, NY].

Photocopied encyclopedia entries, black and white photographs, holograph research notes.



Box 15 Folder 32 Little, Thomas.

Holograph research notes.



Box 15 Folder 33 Little, Wm.

[Folder empty].



Box 15 Folder 34 [Miscellaneous research.]

Photocopied articles, illustrations, encyclopedia entries and directory entries, transcribed correspondence, holograph research notes.



Box 15 Folder 35 St. Mary's, Newport, R.I.

Photocopied article, newsletter, color slides.



Box 15 Folder 36 Wall, Thomas S.

Holograph research notes.