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Records of early Harvard buildings, 1710-1969.

Author: Loammi BaldwinCharles BulfinchLevi HedgeJohn Thornton KirklandGeorge Gardner LeeAll authors
Series: Collections of the Harvard University Archives., University records.; Harvard in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries.
Edition/Format:   Book : Manuscript   Archival Material : English
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The Records of early Harvard buildings consist of floor plans, drawings, receipts, estimates, and correspondence resulting from the construction and maintenance of Harvard College buildings in the Old Yard during the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. The records also include several drawings and floor plans of Massachusetts Hall, the oldest surviving building at Harvard, as well as correspondence, notes,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Blueprints (reprographic copies)
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Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Loammi Baldwin; Charles Bulfinch; Levi Hedge; John Thornton Kirkland; George Gardner Lee; William Rotch Ware; Harvard University. Corporation.; Cambridge Humane Society.; Coolidge, Shepley, Bulfinch, and Abbott.; Historic American Buildings Survey.; United States. Office of National Parks, Buildings, and Reservations. Branch of Plans and Design.
OCLC Number: 743412001
Notes: Restrictions may apply.
Description: 1.5 cubic feet (2 flat boxes, 1 legal document box, 1 bound volumes, and 5 oversized folders)
Series Title: Collections of the Harvard University Archives., University records.; Harvard in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries.

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The Records of early Harvard buildings consist of floor plans, drawings, receipts, estimates, and correspondence resulting from the construction and maintenance of Harvard College buildings in the Old Yard during the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. The records also include several drawings and floor plans of Massachusetts Hall, the oldest surviving building at Harvard, as well as correspondence, notes, and sketches from the construction of University Hall, designed by architect Charles Bulfinch. In addition to providing an overview of the expansion of Harvard Yard, the records also reveal the costs and labor involved in constructing and maintaining educational buildings in colonial New England.

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