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Howells & Stokes architectural records and drawings

Title
Howells & Stokes architectural records and drawings, 1900-1940 (bulk 1904-1907).
Description
Records: 1.75 linear ft. (4 boxes).
Architectural drawings: 11 sheets.
Abstract
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.
Finding Aid
Inventory and name index available.
Summary
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.
Restrictions
Permission to publish materials must be obtained in writing from the director of Avery Library.
Notes
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.
Cite As
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.
Format
Manuscript Manuscript/Archive
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