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UAI 15.48

Harvard University. Corporation. Buildings papers on Gore Hall, 1840 and 1907 : an inventory

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: UAI 15.48
Repository: Harvard University Archives
Creator: Harvard University. Corporation
Title: Buildings papers on Gore Hall, 1840 and 1907
Date(s): 1840 and 1907
Quantity: 1 cubic feet
Quantity: 35 items (6 portfolio folders)
Language of materials: English
Abstract: Gore Hall housed the Harvard College Library. It was designed by Richard Bond, built in 1838, and demolished in 1913 to make way for the Harry Elkins Widener Library. This collection holds a scattering of architectural drawings for the design and re-design of Gore Hall.

Acquisition information:

The documents in this collection are University records and were acquired in the course of University business.

Processing Information:

This inventory was created by Kate Bowers in October 2013 from a variety of information sources. The titles were devised by the archivist. The collection was not examined.

Researcher Access:

The Buildings papers on Gore Hall are open for research use.

Copying Restriction:

Copying of fragile materials may be limited.

Preferred Citation:

Harvard University. Corporation. Buildings papers on Gore Hall, 1840 and 1907. UAI 15.48, Harvard University Archives.

Biographical / Historical

Gore Hall housed the Harvard College Library. It was designed by Richard Bond, built in 1838, and demolished in 1913 to make way for the Harry Elkins Widener Library.
Another building at Harvard University also bears the name Gore Hall. It is part of Winthrop House, a Harvard College student residence.

Scope and Contents

This collection holds a scattering of architectural drawings for the design and re-design of Gore Hall.

Inventory update

This document last updated 2016 October 11.

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