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Catha Grace Rambusch collection of papers on architecture

Collector:
Rambusch, Catha Grace  Search this
Names:
Architectural League of New York  Search this
United States. Works Progress Administration  Search this
Bauer, Albert Bela  Search this
Knight, Harry  Search this
Stea, Cesare, 1893-1960  Search this
Extent:
7 Items ((on 2 partial microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1921-1975
Scope and Contents:
Papers acquired by Rambusch concerning architectural history of New York.
REEL 2786: Forms and photographs submitted to the Art Commission of the City of New York, requesting approval of a series of sculpted panels done by Harry Knight and Cesare Stea. Commissioned by the WPA-sponsored New York City Art Project (Sculpture Division) and the New York City Department of Public Works, these bas-reliefs were installed in the Bowery Bay Sewage Treatment Works in Queens, of which Albert Bela Bauer was the architect.
REEL 3134: A four-page letter from Cass Gilbert to fellow architect Howard Greenley, April 21, 1921, describing the formation and early history of the Architectural League, of which Gilbert was a founding member. Also included is a brief note from Rosamond Gilder, daughter of Richard Watson Gilder, to Catha Grace Rambusch, August 29, 1975, commenting on Gilbert's letter.
Biographical / Historical:
Architectural historian.
Other Title:
Albert Bela Bauer papers (microfilm title)
Cass Gilbert papers (microfilm title)
Provenance:
Collected by Catha Grace Rambusch in preparation for a book (never published).
Restrictions:
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.
Occupation:
Architects  Search this
Architectural historians  Search this
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Architecture, Modern -- 20th century -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Architecture and state -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.rambcath
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-rambcath

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