Buildings papers on Gore Hall, 1840 and 1907
Gore Hall housed the Harvard College Library. It was designed by Richard Bond, built in 1838, and demolished in 1913 to make way for the Harry Elkins Widener Library. This collection holds a scattering of architectural drawings for the design and re-design of Gore Hall.
- 1840 and 1907
- Harvard University. Corporation (Organization)
The Buildings papers on Gore Hall are open for research use.
Copying of fragile materials may be limited.
Extent1 cubic feet
35 items (6 portfolio folders)
This collection holds a scattering of architectural drawings for the design and re-design of Gore Hall.
Biographical / Historical
Gore Hall housed the Harvard College Library. It was designed by Richard Bond, built in 1838, and demolished in 1913 to make way for the Harry Elkins Widener Library.
Another building at Harvard University also bears the name Gore Hall. It is part of Winthrop House, a Harvard College student residence.
The documents in this collection are University records and were acquired in the course of University business.
This document last updated 2016 October 11.
This inventory was created by Kate Bowers in October 2013 from a variety of information sources. The titles were devised by the archivist. The collection was not examined.
- Harvard University. Corporation. Buildings papers on Gore Hall, 1840 and 1907 : an inventory
- Language of description
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Part of the Harvard University Archives Repository
Holding nearly four centuries of materials, the Harvard University Archives is the principal repository for the institutional records of Harvard University and the personal archives of Harvard faculty, as well as collections related to students, alumni, Harvard-affiliates and other associated topics. The collections document the intellectual, cultural, administrative and social life of Harvard and the influence of the University as it emerged across the globe.
Cambridge MA 02138 USA