COLLECTIONS: 1 - 11 of 11
The collection includes some 5,000 letters exchanged with his wife, Sophia White Olmsted (1862-1956), during the years 1898-1920. During this period Olmsted traveled for lengthy periods on firm business and this correspondence provides insight into the realities of both practice and domestic concerns. There are also correspondence files with professional colleagues, scattered manuscript materials of professional interest, as well as family papers, ephemera and photographs.
The Shurcliff Collection includes drawings and plans related to firm projects, as well as professional and personal correspondence. Also included are miscellaneous manuscript and printed materials, an early billbook, a personal diary and hundreds of photographs and slides. These visual materials relate not only to firm work, but served as research images in the Shurcliff office.
The Franziska Porges Hosken Collection includes student work as well as materials related to Hosken’s work as a designer and journalist, focused on architectural and urban planning topics.
The collection includes student work and materials related to her professional practice as an architect and designer and includes: design work, furniture, jewelry, interior design. It also includes writings and research, and materials related to Women's International Network.
The Jackson House Collection is comprised of drawings, plans, a model, correspondence and ephemera related to the design, construction and alterations to the Jackson House, designed by architect Eliot Noyes, with architect G. Holmes Perkins as supervising architect, and built in Dover, MA. Original construction, 1941; additions, 1948; and alterations,1990.