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Charles H. Rutan papers, 1870-1973

Creator:
Rutan, Charles H. (Charles Hercules), 1851-1914
Subject:
Gambrill, Charles D. (Charles Dexter),
Hitchcock, Henry-Russell
McKim, Charles Follen
Mead, William Rutherford
Norcross, C. W.
Richardson, H. H. (Henry Hobson)
White, Stanford
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
74 items (on partial microfilm reel)
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:
24 letters received, including 4 from Henry Hobson Richardson, 2 from Charles F. McKim, 1 each from Stanford White and William Rutherford Mead, others from C.W. Norcross and Charles D. Gambrill. 50 additional items include biographical information about Rutan, photographs and illustrations of architecture (many annotated by Henry-Russell Hitchcock), a list of buildings Rutan worked on, and miscellany.
Citation:
Charles H. Rutan papers, 1870-1973. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 1260 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Architect; Boston, Mass. Started working as an architect with H.H. Richardson's firm, Gambril and Richardson, New York, in 1869. He moved with the firm to Boston, and upon Richardson's death in 1886 created the firm Shepley, Rutan and Coolidge, where he remained for the rest of his career.
Provenance:
Donated 1973 by Charles Strickland, grandson of Rutan.
Theme:
Ephemera, Miscellany, and General Art Related
Architecture & Design
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Architects
Photographs
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8396
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210570
AAA_collcode_rutachar
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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