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COLLECTION Identifier: UAI 15.48

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.

Dates

  • 1840 and 1907

Creator

Researcher Access

The Buildings papers on Gore Hall are open for research use.

Copying Restriction

Copying of fragile materials may be limited.

Extent

1 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.

Acquisition information

The documents in this collection are University records and were acquired in the course of University business.

Inventory update

This document last updated 2016 October 11.

Processing Information

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.
Link to catalog
Title
Harvard University. Corporation. Buildings papers on Gore Hall, 1840 and 1907 : an inventory
EAD ID
hua02002

Repository Details

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.

Contact:
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