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DES.2007.0004.011579748

Warren, Herbert Langford, 1857-1917. The Herbert Langford Warren Collection: An Inventory.

Special Collections, Frances Loeb Library, Graduate School of Design, Harvard University

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: DES.2007.0004.011579748
Repository: Special Collections, Frances Loeb Library, Graduate School of Design, Harvard University
Title: Warren, Herbert Langford, 1857-1917. The Herbert Langford Warren Collection: An Inventory.
Date(s): 1876-1924
Quantity: 7 linear feet
Quantity: Extent is approximate
Language of materials: English
Abstract: This collection includes travel sketchbooks, professional drawings, correspondence and photographs by and about/of Herbert Langford Warren. It also includes watercolors for a Proposed Press at Harvard.

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Elizabeth (Warren) Stoutamire (granddaughter of Herbert Langford Warren), 2007. Additional materials gift of Richard Smith Joslin (grandson of Frank Patterson Smith).

Processing Information:

Processed by: Danielle Hubing.

Conditions on Use and Access:

Contact Special Collections Department, Frances Loeb Library, Harvard University Graduate School of Design.

History

For a thorough examination of H.L. Warren's personal life see _Architecture and the Arts and Crafts Movement in Boston_ by Maureen Meister (Hanover: University Press of New England, c2003).

Arrangement

The collection is arranged in 10 series: Series A (Correspondence); Series B (Sketchbooks); Series C (Diaries, Travel Diary); Series D (Photographs); Series E (Architectural Drawings and Watercolors, Proposed Addition to Gore Library); Series F (Clippings); Series G (Writings); Series H (Image Collection); Series I (Cathedral of Noyon); Series J (Sculpture).

Scope and Contents

Includes travel sketchbooks, professional drawings, correspondence and photographs by and about Warren, and architectural renderings from the office of Smith & Warren. Although the bulk of the collection is the work of H.L. Warren there is also correspondence and a diary from the Warren family, primarily written by Winifred Warren.

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