Niernsee, John Rudolph, 1814-1885

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Architect; b. Vienna, Austria; draftsman, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, and architect of several buildings, ca. 1850s, in Baltimore, Md.; appointed supervising architect, 1855, for State Capitol in Columbia, S.C.; served as major, Confederate States Army.

From the description of John Rudolph Niernsee papers, 1865-1936. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 31682196

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referencedIn Kosmos Club (Columbia, S.C.). Essays and minutes, 2000 Mar. 21 ; [typescript]. University of South Carolina, System Library Service, University Libraries
referencedIn Green, Halcott Pride, 1821-1891. Halcott Pride Green papers, 1857 July 31-1864. University of South Carolina, System Library Service, University Libraries
creatorOf Haskell, Clinton H. Clinton H. Haskell Civil War collection, 1841-1895. William L. Clements Library
referencedIn Jones, James, 1805-1865. James Jones papers, 1855-1933. University of South Carolina, System Library Service, University Libraries
creatorOf Niernsee, John Rudolph, 1814-1885. John Rudolph Niernsee papers, 1865-1936. University of South Carolina, System Library Service, University Libraries
referencedIn Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary. Correspondence, 1863-1879 Smithsonian Institution Archives
referencedIn Clinton H. Haskell Civil War collection, Haskell, Clinton H., Civil War collection, 1841-1895 William L. Clements Library
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associatedWith Claytor, Helen Niernsee. person
associatedWith Green, Halcott Pride, 1821-1891. person
associatedWith Haskell, Clinton H. person
associatedWith Haskell, Clinton H. person
correspondedWith Henry, Joseph, 1797-1878 person
associatedWith Jones, James, 1805-1865. person
associatedWith Kosmos Club (Columbia, S.C.) corporateBody
associatedWith South Carolina State House (Columbia, S.C.) corporateBody
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South Carolina--Columbia
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Birth 1814

Death 1885-04-07

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