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Correspondence between Robert Brent Keyser and Grosvenor Atterbury about remodeling Keyser's house Dunlora (Pikesville MD), 1912-1914 

Creator: 
Atterbury, Grosvenor,
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38 letters
Location: 
Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library
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Biographical Note

Robert Brent Keyser was the son of the famed capitalist William Keyser. They both were involved in the copper industry, the railroads and Johns Hopkins University. He served as the president of the Baltimore Copper Smelting and Rolling Co., director of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, and was chairman of the trustees for Johns Hopkins University. He played an important role in the development of the Homewood Campus at Johns Hopkins University and in the rebuilding of the Baltimore after the fire of 1904. Grosvenor Atterbury (1869-1956) was a New York City architect, urban planner and writer. A graduate of Columbia University's School of Architecture, he worked in the office of McKim, Mead & White before opening his own practice.