Happy Belated Birthday to Stanford White

Stanford White (November 9, 1853 – June 25, 1906) was one of the most famous American architects of his era. He was a partner in the architectural firm of McKim, Mead & White. and designed numerous houses, public buildings, institutions, and religious buildings. His design principles embodied the American Classical Revival.

Avery Library Drawing & Archives department holds a large collection of his drawings and correspondence.



Image: Album of family letters with sketches. Mixed media.1873-1878.
Repository:Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library, Columbia University. Drawings and Archives
Collection:Stanford White Collection


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