Avery Drawings & Archives Collections
 

Albums of correspondence from Stanford White to his family, 1872-1905

Summary Information

At a Glance

Bib ID 6935502 View CLIO record
Creator(s) White, Stanford, 1853-1906 ; Richardson, H. H (Henry Hobson), 1838-1886
Title Albums of correspondence from Stanford White to his family, 1872-1905
Physical Description 4 Volumes
Language(s) English .
Additional Description http://www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb/img/assets/8897/Albums_Corresp_SW.pdf
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

Summary

Letters are primarily to White's mother, Alexina Black Mease White, his father, Richard Grant White, and his wife, Bessie Springs Smith White. The volume of White's letters from Mexico documents an extended trip he took with his elder brother, Richard Mansfield White, to prospect. Also included in the last volume is a letter to White from H. H. Richardson, dated February 22 1878, acknowledging White's resignation from Richardson's firm. Each original manuscript letter is followed by a typed transcription by Lawrence White, unless otherwise noted.

Letters are primarily to White's mother, Alexina Black Mease White, his father, Richard Grant White, and his wife, Bessie Springs Smith White. The volume of White's letters from Mexico documents an extended trip he took with his elder brother, Richard Mansfield White, to prospect. Also included in the last volume is a letter to White from H. H. Richardson, dated February 22 1878, acknowledging White's resignation from Richardson's firm. Each original manuscript letter is followed by a typed transcription by Lawrence White, unless otherwise noted.

General Note

Compiled and bound in red and blue leather, with gold tooling and lettering, by White's son, Lawrence Grant White, in 1936

Using the Collection

Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library

Restrictions on Access

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Preferred Citation

Albums of correspondence from Stanford White to his family. Located in the 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

Processing Information

Albums Processed JP undated.

Subject Headings

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Belgium -- Description and travel Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
France -- Description and travel Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Mexico -- Description and travel Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
United States -- Description and travel Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
White, Alexina Black Mease Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
White, Bessie Springs Smith Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
White, Lawrence Grant, 1887-1956 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
White, Richard Grant, 1821-1885 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
White, Richard Mansfield Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID