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Raymond Mathewson Hood papers, 1903-1931

Creator:
Hood, Raymond Mathewson, 1881-1934
Subject:
McGraw-Hill building (New York, N.Y.)
Scottish Rite Masonic Temple (Scranton, Pa.)
Tribune Tower (Chicago, Ill.)
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
0.4 linear ft. (microfilmed on 2 reels)
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
Correspondence and drawings.
REEL 64: Letters to Henry Boehm (architect), from Europe and America recounting travel and other experiences, Hood's work and his studies, mutual friends; and personal matters.
REEL 795: 48 drawings in pencil, charcoal, chalk, ink, or ink wash and 5 photographs of drawings (61.8 x 68 cm., or smaller). Among them are 8 drawings of architecture and the human figure done while Hood was at the Ecole des Beaux Arts, Paris, 1907-1911; 32 of the Chicago Tribune Tower many of which were submitted in competition (including 2 reproductions); and 3 photographs of drawings of the Scottish Rite Masonic Temple in Scranton, Pa. Also included is 1 aquatint (27.8 x 27.8 cm., in mat 46.3 x 44.4 cm.) of the McGraw-Hill building in New York City, signed lower right: D. Douglass.
Citation:
Raymond Mathewson Hood papers, 1903-1931. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reels 64 and 795 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Chicago Tribune drawings: Slides and 4x5 b&w negatives available at Washington office.
Biography Note:
Architect; New York, N.Y.
Provenance:
Material on reel 64 donated 1971 by Raymond Hood, Jr., Richard Hood, and Verna (Trientje) Hood Reed via Walter H. Kilham, Jr., an architect who used the material in his book on Hood. Material on reel reel 795 donated 1974 by Reed, via Kilham.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Architects
Architecture
Architecture
Architecture, Modern
Works of art
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7798
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209964
AAA_collcode_hoodraym
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Architecture & Design
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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