Mayers, Murray & Phillip architectural records and papers, 1910-1952

Mayers, Murray & Phillip architectural records and papers, 1910-1952
This material is arranged in two series: Project Records and Office Papers. The arrangement of materials within each series is described at the beginning of each series inventory.
This small collection contains primarily photographs, supplemented by a very few architectural drawings, specifications, and reference materials related to the projects and designs of Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue and his successor firm, Mayers, Murray & Philips, in the New York City region and in other locations in the United States. It also includes reference materials and a photograph of Betram Goodhue's New York City office.
Biographical / Historical Note
Mayers, Murray & Phillip was the sucessor firm to Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue, the prominent New York City architect. In the spring of 1924, after a trip to Los Angeles, where he was involved in building the public library, Goodhue succumbed to a heart attack, just days before his fifty-fifth birthday. After Goodhue's sudden death, his office was reorganized as Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue Associates to complete outstanding commissions. In 1931, the firm was renamed by its principal partners, Francis L.S. Mayers, Oscar Harold Murray, and Hardie Phillip. The firm closed in 1940.
This collection is available for use by qualified readers by appointment in the Department of Drawings & Archives, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library at Columbia University. Collections maintained in off-site storage will be retrieved with advance notification only; for further details, please consult the Drawings & Archives staff. For further information and to make an appointment, please call (212) 854-4110 or email
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Cite As
Mayers, Murray & Phillip architectural drawings and papers. Dept. of Drawings & Archives, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library, Columbia University.
Language Note
In English.
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