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Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library

Samuel Gottscho American architecture :photographs and negatives, circa 1925-1939. 

Creator: 
Gottscho, Samuel H. (Samuel Herman), 1875-1971.
Phys. Desc: 
approximately 30,000 negatives and prints.
Location: 
Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library
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Biographical Note

Architectural photographer in New York City. Gottscho was also known for his photographs of flowers and gardens.

Scope and Contents

Approximately 30,000 negatives and prints of buildings primarily on the East Coast, designed by various architects, including the Baltimore Museum of Art, Constitution Hall and the National Archives Building in Washington, D.C., and several churches and houses, all designed by John Pope Russell; four houses by Electus D. Litchfield; houses and other projects by Grosvenor Atterbury; houses by Peabody, Wilson & Brown; the John Ringling mansion in Sarasota, Florida, among other houses, churches, and office buildings designed by Dwight James Baum; numerous houses and apartment buildings in Miami Beach, Florida, especially those by Russell T. Pancoast and Robert Law Weed; many other houses throughout Florida by architects such as John L. Volk and Treanor and Fatio; and many houses and estates located in suburbs of New York City, particulary Greenwich, Conn., Montclair, N.J., and Mt. Kisco, Locust Valley, Oyster Bay, and South Hampton, N.Y.