McKim, Charles Follen, 1847-1909

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1847-08-24
Death 1909-09-14
Americans
English

Biographical notes:

Architect.

From the description of Charles Follen McKim papers, 1838-1929 (bulk 1890-1910). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79451752

Architect. Partner of McKim, Mead & White, architectural firm established in New York City in 1879.

From the description of Papers 1838-1930 1866-1909. (Boston Public Library). WorldCat record id: 39175400

Biographical Note

  • 1847, Aug. 24: Born, Chester County, Pa.
  • 1866 - 1867 : Student, Lawrence Scientific School, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.
  • 1867 - 1870 : Student, Ècole des Beaux Arts, Paris, Franc
  • 1872: Began practice as an architect
  • 1877: Joined in partnership by William R. Mead
  • 1879: Partnership joined by Stanford White, creating McKim, Mead & White
  • 1897 - 1909 : President, American Academy in Rome, Rome, Italy
  • 1903: Awarded gold medal, Royal Institute of British Architects
  • 1907: President, American Institute of Architects
  • 1909, Sept. 14: Died

From the guide to the Charles Follen McKim Papers, 1838-1929, (bulk 1890-1910), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

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Subjects:

  • Architecture--Study and teaching
  • Music-halls
  • Architecture--Washington (D.C.)
  • Exhibitions--Illinois--Chicago
  • Architecture--Conservation and restoration
  • Architecture--Societies, etc
  • Architectural firms
  • Public buildings--Washington (D.C.)
  • African Americans--History--19th century
  • Exhibitions
  • Clubs--New York (State)--New York
  • Architecture
  • Architecture--Study and teaching--Italy--Rome
  • Architecture--New York (State)--New York
  • Freedmen
  • Music-halls--Massachusetts--Boston
  • Public buildings
  • Architecture--History--19th century
  • Clubs
  • Universities and colleges
  • Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
  • Parks
  • Libraries--Massachusetts--Boston
  • Parks--Washington (D.C.)
  • Architectural firms--New York (State)--New York
  • Architecture--United States
  • Architecture--Massachusetts--Boston
  • Universities and colleges--New York (State)--New York
  • Architecture--Conservation and restoration--Washington (D.C.)
  • Architecture--20th century
  • Libraries

Occupations:

  • Architect

Places:

  • Pennsylvania (as recorded)
  • New York (State)--New York (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Mall, The (Washington, D.C.) (as recorded)
  • Gettysburg (Pa.) (as recorded)
  • Pennsylvania (as recorded)
  • Italy--Rome (as recorded)
  • Gettysburg (Pa.) (as recorded)
  • Rhode Island (as recorded)
  • Mall, The (Washington, D.C.) (as recorded)
  • Illinois--Chicago (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Massachusetts--Boston (as recorded)
  • Rhode Island (as recorded)
  • Washington (D.C.) (as recorded)