Charles H. Rutan papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.rutachar
Creators:
Rutan, Charles H. (Charles Hercules), 1851-1914
Dates:
1870-1973
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
74 Items
(on partial microfilm reel)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
24 letters received, including 4 from Henry Hobson Richardson, 2 from Charles F. McKim, 1 each from Stanford White and William Rutherford Mead, others from C.W. Norcross and Charles D. Gambrill. 50 additional items include biographical information about Rutan, photographs and illustrations of architecture (many annotated by Henry-Russell Hitchcock), a list of buildings Rutan worked on, and miscellany.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Architect; Boston, Mass. Started working as an architect with H.H. Richardson's firm, Gambril and Richardson, New York, in 1869. He moved with the firm to Boston, and upon Richardson's death in 1886 created the firm Shepley, Rutan and Coolidge, where he remained for the rest of his career.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 1260 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Reproduction Note
Many letters include typescripts.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1973 by Charles Strickland, grandson of Rutan.

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
Architects -- Massachusetts -- Boston Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
McKim, Charles Follen, 1847-1909 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mead, William Rutherford, 1846-1928 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Norcross, C. W. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Richardson, H. H. (Henry Hobson), 1838-1886 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
White, Stanford, 1853-1906 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gambrill, Charles D. (Charles Dexter), 1832-1880 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hitchcock, Henry-Russell, 1903-1987 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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