Raymond Mathewson Hood papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.hoodraym
Creators:
Hood, Raymond Mathewson, 1881-1934
Dates:
1903-1931
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1.1 Linear feet
(microfilmed on 2 reels)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence and drawings.
Scope and Contents
REEL 64: Letters to Henry Boehm (architect), from Europe and America recounting travel and other experiences, Hood's work and his studies, mutual friends; and personal matters.
Scope and Contents
REEL 795: 48 drawings in pencil, charcoal, chalk, ink, or ink wash and 5 photographs of drawings (61.8 x 68 cm., or smaller). Among them are 8 drawings of architecture and the human figure done while Hood was at the Ecole des Beaux Arts, Paris, 1907-1911; 32 of the Chicago Tribune Tower many of which were submitted in competition (including 2 reproductions); and 3 photographs of drawings of the Scottish Rite Masonic Temple in Scranton, Pa. Also included is 1 aquatint (27.8 x 27.8 cm., in mat 46.3 x 44.4 cm.) of the McGraw-Hill building in New York City, signed lower right: D. Douglass.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Architect; New York, N.Y.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 64 and 795 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Copies
Chicago Tribune drawings: Slides and 4x5 b&w negatives available at Washington office.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Material on reel 64 donated 1971 by Raymond Hood, Jr., Richard Hood, and Verna (Trientje) Hood Reed via Walter H. Kilham, Jr., an architect who used the material in his book on Hood. Material on reel reel 795 donated 1974 by Reed, via Kilham.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Architecture, Modern -- 20th century Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Architecture -- Competitions Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Architecture -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Designs and plans Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Architects -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Aquatints Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Drawings Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Architectural drawings Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tribune Tower (Chicago, Ill.) -- Pictorial works Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
McGraw-Hill building (New York, N.Y.) -- Pictorial works Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Scottish Rite Masonic Temple (Scranton, Pa.) -- Pictorial works Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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