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White, Stanford

Stanford White Collection (041), Architect, 1853-1906

Stanford White was a New York based architect, who received his early architectural education by working for Henry Hobson Richardson.  In 1879 he joined two young architects, Charles Follen McKim and William Rutherford Mead, to form the firm of McKim, Mead and White.  The firm designed many houses for the rich, in addition to numerous civic, institutional, and religious buildings including: Madison Square Gardens (1925), and The Triumphal Arch in Washington Square (1889).

This collection contains a travel sketch from 1878 of a romanesque church apse.