Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box 1
Scope and Contents The H. Allen Brooks, Architectural Historian Autobiography (2012-27-0) is a five-page typed story of how the auhor became an architectural historian. It includes information on his childhood, education, and professional experience. H. Allen Brooks was an architectural historian and longtime professor at the University of Toronto. He wrote books on Frank Lloyd Wright and the Prairie School (the name, Prairie School has been credited to Brooks) and the early years of Le Corbusier. H. Allen...
Dates: Created: 2010; Other: Date acquired: 09/07/2012
Collection — Box 1
Scope and Contents The Congregational Society of Northfield subscription records (1954-50-0) are comprised of three subscription documents relating to the Congregational Society of Northfield. Included are subscriptions records from 1840 and 1844 for repairing the Meeting House, as well as subscription records from 1866 for the construction of a new Meeting House. The 1866 records not only include lists of subscribers, but also written specifications for the construction of the new building which was designed by...
Dates: Created: 1840-1866; Other: Date acquired: 05/05/1954
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents Robert Wakeman Hill (1828-1909) was a noted architect. He received his early education in the schools of Waterbury and attended the Young Men's Institute in New Haven. He studied architecture with Henry Austin of New Haven and A. C. Nash of Milwaukee, Wis. He returned to Connecticut in 1858 and practiced architecture for a short time in Naugatuck. In 1863, he moved to Waterbury and spent the remainder of his life there. Hill was architect for the state under Governors Bigelow, Waller, Harrison...
Dates: Created: 1906 Jul 30; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1907