2 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Architectural drawings--1890-1950.

  1. Waggaman & Ray archive (Library of Congress)

    7,571 items (chiefly architectural drawings); various sizes, most in folders 89 x 123 cm. or smaller.. -- Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Primarily, architectural drawings by Clarke Waggaman, George N. Ray, and their firm Waggaman & Ray. Among the more than 400 projects, the bulk are residences (e.g. detached and row houses, apartments), office and commercial buildings (e.g. banks and automobile dealerships), and embassies. These building projects are primarily in the Northwest quadrant of Washington, D.C., especially on Connecticut Avenue and in the Dupont Circle and Kalorama Heights section, and surrounding suburbs. The design styles include Georgian Revival, Colonial Revival, Federal Revival, and Neoclassical Revival. Collection materials contain preliminary sketches, working drawings documenting various phases of the design process, correspondence, and specifications relating to projects. Design, landscape, and engineering drawings by other creators are also included in the archive.

  2. Heaton architectural drawing archive (Library of Congress)

    9,220 items (chiefly architectural drawings); various sizes, most in folders 117 x 192 cm. or smaller. -- Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Primarily architectural drawings by Arthur B. Heaton for residential, commercial, industrial, religious, educational, recreational, health care, transportation, and organizations' buildings in a wide range of styles located in the Northwest and Northeast quadrants of Washington, D.C., and surrounding suburbs. The majority of the drawings were executed from 1910-1950. Among his commissions were single detached houses, some for prominent clients; groups of houses in the Burleith section of Washington, D.C.; apartment houses in Lyon Village, Arlington, Virginia; Park and Shop, an early shopping center; Capital Garage; additions and alterations for the National Geographic Society; the Bishop's House at the National Cathedral; buildings for Sidwell Friends School; utility facilities for PEPCO; and wartime housing for the U.S. Government. Materials document various phases of the design process, from preliminary sketches to working drawings, including numerous full size details, to correspondence and specifications relating to building projects. The archive also includes some architectural drawings, landscape architecture drawings, and engineering drawings by other draftsmen and creators, including E. Burton Corning, Costigan, and Thomas W. Marshall.