Now Available! Recently Cataloged Architectural Collections

The following architectural collections are now available for research:

Kolbrook, Joseph H., 1891-1976. Architectural drawings, 1923-1976. 1,676 sheets; 22 folders and 2 rolls. (opening image taken from the Kolbrook collection; image depicts summer cottage of Dr. and Mrs. WR Pettigrew)

Hutchings, E. T., 1886-1958. Julius Ellis residential architecture drawings, 1923. 5 sheets.

Bradford Mills. Architecture drawings, ca. 1898-1924 (bulk: 1924). 63 sheets + 1 folder.

Smokestack designed by Alphons Custodis, Chimney Construction Co., New York in 1909 for Bradford Worsted Spinning Co. Scaled at 3/16 in = 1 foot. [Mss. AR B]

Four collections related to the design, construction and renovation of The Filson both at 3rd and Breckenridge Streets, including pre-Filson Ferguson Mansion blueprints:

Dodd, William, 1862-1930 and Arthur Cobb. Edwin H. Ferguson residence architectural drawings, 1902. 53 sheets.

Hutchings, E. T. The Filson Club architectural drawings, 1928, 1931, n.d. 8 sheets.

Grossman, Chapman, and Kingsley Architects, Inc. The Filson Club architectural drawings, 1984. 87 sheets.

Bell, Susan. The Filson Club architectural drawings, 1985-1986. 15 sheets.

Religious architecture makes up a large portion of The Filson's architectural collections:

Dodd, William, 1862-1930. Fourth Avenue Methodist Episcopal Church architectural drawings, 1900. 5 sheets.

Melillo, Larry P. Church of the Epiphany architecture drawings, 1973. 1 roll (10 sheets).

Johna Ebling

Johna Ebling is an Associate Curator of Collections and Exhibits Manager. She studied Journalism and English at Ball State University and earned her master’s degree in Library and Information Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. When she isn’t orchestrating an exhibit or engaging in public outreach, Johna is working with the Filson’s architectural holdings. When away from The Filson, Johna enjoys reading, cooking and spending time with her Chihuahua, husband and friends.

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