Bulfinch, Charles, 1763-1844

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Architect and public official. Bulfinch worked on and completed the United States Capitol building in Washington D.C. (1817-1830). Thomas Bulfinch (1796-1867) writer of "The age of fable," "The age of chivalry; or, legends of King Arthur." Stephen Greenleaf Bulfinch was a minister in Augusta, Georgia.

From the description of Personal and family papers, 1817-1913. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 41416141


From the description of Charles Bulfinch correspondence, 1818. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70984440

Charles F. Bulfinch lived in Weston, Oregon. By age 17 he had joined the army. He journeyed for a year to Alaska and returned home to Weston in 1898.

From the description of Charles F. Bulfinch papers, 1898. (University of Oregon Libraries). WorldCat record id: 54359693

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creatorOf Bulfinch, Charles F. Charles F. Bulfinch papers, 1898. University of Oregon Libraries
creatorOf Bulfinch, Charles, 1763-1844. Faneuil Hall, Boston [model]. Centre canadien d'architecture, | Canadian Centre for Architecture | CCA
creatorOf Bulfinch, Charles, 1763-1844. Charles Bulfinch correspondence, 1818. Library of Congress
creatorOf Bulfinch, Charles, 1763-1844. [Plan of lots on Bowdoin Street, to be sold] Monday 26th October 1801 / Chs. Bulfinch. Boston Athenaeum
referencedIn Washington Irving's Life of George Washington Volume 14, Miscellany, 1784-1860 Cornell University Library
referencedIn Madeira, Marion. Patterns of upper class housing : the country seat / Marion Madeira. Boston Athenaeum
referencedIn McIntire, Samuel, 1757-1811. Samuel McIntire papers, 1749-1822. Peabody Essex Museum
referencedIn Palfrey family papers, 1713-1915 Houghton Library
referencedIn Vertical file collection on engineering construction, 1664-1964 (inclusive), 1805-1891 (bulk). Harvard Business School, Knowledge and Library Services/Baker Library
creatorOf Bertody, Francis, 1736?-1800. Indentures, 1791-1822, between Francis Bertody and Charles Bulfinch, Charles Bulfinch and Lucy Watson, and Charles Bulfinch and Benjamin M. Watson. Boston Athenaeum
referencedIn Vaughan, John, 1755-1841. Papers, 1768 - ca. 1936 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Bulfinch, Susan Apthorp, 1734-1815. Papers, 1802-1837, of Susan Apthorp Bulfinch and family. Boston Athenaeum
creatorOf Boston (Mass.). Selectmen. Petition : Boston, to the Selectmen of the Town of Halifax, 1808 Aug. 10. Boston Athenaeum
referencedIn Massachusetts State House Preservation Committee. Records, 1896-1898. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Bulfinch, Charles, 1763-1844. Indenture, 1826 July 14, between Charles Bulfinch, Joseph Gales, Jr., and William W. Seaton, for the First Unitarian Church of Washington, and Roger C. Weightman, Peter Lenox, and Andrew Way, Jr., arranging a loan for the church. George Washington University
creatorOf Harvard University. Corporation. Records of early Harvard buildings, 1710-1969. Harvard University Archives.
creatorOf Boston (Mass.). Selectmen. Deed for tomb ninety five, Copp's Hill Burying Ground, 1807 Jan. 10. Boston Athenaeum
creatorOf Tudor, William, 1779-1830. Subscribers to a hotel in Boston, 1796 Aug. 31. Boston Athenaeum
referencedIn Barrell, Joseph, 1739-1800. Letters and letterbooks, 1776-1800. Winterthur Library
creatorOf Bulfinch, Charles, 1763-1844. Personal and family papers, 1817-1913. Boston Athenaeum
referencedIn Massachusetts Charitable Fire Society. Records of the Massachusetts Charitable Fire Society, 1792-1973. Library of Congress
referencedIn Harvard University Archives Photograph Collection: Portraits, ca. 1852-ca. 2004 Harvard University Archives.
referencedIn McLean Asylum [graphic]. Boston Athenaeum
referencedIn Restoration blueprints of Fifth Meeting House in Lancaster, Mass Archives of American Art
referencedIn Massachusetts. General Court. Committee on Accounts. Account roll submissions, 1786-1860. Commonwealth of Massachusetts State Archives
referencedIn Bulfinch, Charles, 1763-1844 : [miscellaneous ephemeral material]. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
creatorOf Charles Bulfinch letter to George Storer, 1800 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Records of men and firms engaged in building construction, New York and New England, 1764-1876 (inclusive). Harvard Business School, Knowledge and Library Services/Baker Library
referencedIn Architect & Engineer File, 1811-1989 New-York Historical Society
creatorOf Bulfinch, Charles, 1763-1844. Plans and elevations of Massachusetts General Hospital built under the superintendence of Alexander Parris, archt. Boston 1823. Boston Athenaeum
creatorOf Bulfinch family. Bulfinch family papers, 1720-1923, bulk: 1754-1870. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Trumbull, John, 1756-1843. Papers, 1776-1842. Churchill County Museum
creatorOf Bulfinch, Charles, 1763-1844. Newburyport (Mass.) Superior Courthouse plans, 1805. Peabody Essex Museum
referencedIn Barrell, Joseph, 1740-1804. Joseph Barrell letterbook, 1792-1797. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866. Jared Sparks collection of American manuscripts, 1582-1843 Houghton Library
referencedIn Righter, James V. (James Volney). Illustrated journal/sketchbook, 1974 March 18-1976 Jan. 23. Boston Athenaeum
referencedIn Autograph File, B, ca.1500-1982 Houghton Library
referencedIn First Universalist Church (Boston, Mass.). Records, 1792-1909 (inclusive). Harvard University, Divinity School Library
referencedIn Boston Mill Corporation. Records, 1769-1814 [microform]. Boston Public Library, Central Library in Copley Square
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associatedWith Bulfinch, Thomas, 1796-1867. person
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United States
Boston (Mass.)
United States
Essex County (Mass.)
Klondike River Valley (Yukon)
United States
Newburyport (Mass.)
Bowdoin Street (Boston, Mass.)
City planning


Birth 1763-08-08

Death 1844-04-15




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