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Drawings for assignments in Architecture 7a by William Sumner Appleton, Jr., 1907.

Sub-Series Identifier: HUC 8906.305.7
Overview: William Sumner Appleton, Jr. became the first full-time, professional preservationist in the United States when he founded The Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities in 1910. This collection consists of eight assignments submitted in the Harvard course Architecture 7a, "Theory of Pure Design, Harmony, Rhythm, and Balance." The course had a profound impact on Appleton's career as a preservationist.