Catha Grace Rambusch collection of papers on architecture

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.rambcath
Creators:
Rambusch, Catha Grace
Dates:
1921-1975
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
7 Items
(on 2 partial microfilm reels)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Papers acquired by Rambusch concerning architectural history of New York.
Scope and Contents
REEL 2786: Forms and photographs submitted to the Art Commission of the City of New York, requesting approval of a series of sculpted panels done by Harry Knight and Cesare Stea. Commissioned by the WPA-sponsored New York City Art Project (Sculpture Division) and the New York City Department of Public Works, these bas-reliefs were installed in the Bowery Bay Sewage Treatment Works in Queens, of which Albert Bela Bauer was the architect.
Scope and Contents
REEL 3134: A four-page letter from Cass Gilbert to fellow architect Howard Greenley, April 21, 1921, describing the formation and early history of the Architectural League, of which Gilbert was a founding member. Also included is a brief note from Rosamond Gilder, daughter of Richard Watson Gilder, to Catha Grace Rambusch, August 29, 1975, commenting on Gilbert's letter.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Architectural historian.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 2786 and 3134 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Reproduction Note
The materials submitted to the Art Commission of the City of New York are photocopies.
Existence and Location of Originals
REEL 2786: Originals are in the Water Resources Department of New York City.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Collected by Catha Grace Rambusch in preparation for a book (never published).

Other Title
Other Title
Albert Bela Bauer papers (microfilm title)
Other Title
Cass Gilbert papers (microfilm title)

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
Federal aid to the arts Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Architecture, Modern -- 20th century -- New York (State) -- New York Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Architecture and state -- New York (State) -- New York Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Architects Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Architectural historians Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Knight, Harry Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Stea, Cesare, 1893-1960 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bauer, Albert Bela Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States. Works Progress Administration Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Architectural League of New York Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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