Renwick, James, 1790-1863

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New York engineer and professor.

From the description of Letter, 1830, Dec. 3 : New York City. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35284145

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creatorOf Craig, I. E. Military topographical sketch of Haerlem Heights and plain, exhibiting the position and forms of field works and block houses which have been constructed in that neghbourhood for the defence of the City of New York by Gen'l Swift, Chief Engineer / copied from a survey made by Lieut Renwick of the 82nd Regt., New York Militia ; by I.E. Craig Lt. Artillery. Elmer Holmes Bobst Library
referencedIn Read, Nathan, 1759-1849. Nathan Read Papers, 1709-1914. Peabody Essex Museum
referencedIn American Philosophical Society Archives. Record Group IId, 1837-1844 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Wilkes, Charles, 1798-1877. Papers, 1816-1876. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Renwick, James, 1792-1863. Autograph letter signed : "Columbia College New York," to Professor Cleaveland, 1826 Jan. 16. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Renwick family. Renwick Family papers, 1794-1916. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn New-York Athenæum. Secretary's book, 1824 June-1829 Mar. New-York Historical Society
referencedIn Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866. Letterbooks, 1789-1866 Houghton Library
creatorOf Renwick, James. Deed, 1796 November 11, Newburgh, N.Y., to Joseph Bookstaver, Montgomery County, N.Y. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Selma Rattner research papers on James Renwick, 1856-2001, (bulk 1960s-2001) Columbia University. Avery Architecture and Fine Arts Library. Department of Drawings and Archives.
referencedIn Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866. Personal papers, 1808-1866 Houghton Library
referencedIn Coffin, James H. (James Henry), 1806-1873. James Henry Coffin Papers, 1848-1884 Smithsonian Institution Archives
creatorOf Renwick, James, 1792-1863. Autograph letter signed : "Columbia College New York," to William Thomas Brande in London, on behalf of Henry Wheaton who will be passing through London on his way to the Court of Denmark, 1827 May 25. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn American Philosophical Society Archives. Record Group IIc, 1826-1836 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Renwick, James, 1792-1863. Autograph letter signed : New York, N.Y., to Thomas McElrath, Appraiser General, 1861 Apr. 2. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf RENWICK, JAMES. Artist file : miscellaneous uncataloged material. Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)
referencedIn Jervis, John B. (John Bloomfield), 1795-1885. Papers, 1820-1884 [microform]. Hagley Museum & Library
creatorOf Renwick, James, 1792-1863. Letter, 1830, Dec. 3 : New York City. Duke University, Medical Center Library & Archives
creatorOf Renwick, James, 1790?-1863. Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1828. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Whittingham family. Papers, 1859-1938 (bulk 1883-1933). Rutgers University
creatorOf Renwick, James, 1792-1863. James Renwick and James Renwick, Jr. architectural drawings and papers, circa 1813-1960. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn John Torrey Papers, 1788-1871 (bulk 1806-1871) New York Botanical Garden, The LuEsther T. Mertz Library
creatorOf Gibbs, George, 1815-1873. [Map of the area later bounded by 10th and 11th Streets, Broadway and 5th Avenue, Manhattan, New York (N.Y.)] / James Renwick civil engineer and surveyor ; [copied by] George Gibbs. Elmer Holmes Bobst Library
referencedIn Renwick, William W. William W. Renwick papers, 1791-1886. University of South Carolina, University Libraries
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correspondedWith Alexander, John H. person
associatedWith American Philosophical Society. corporateBody
correspondedWith Bache, Alexander Dallas person
associatedWith Biddle, Nicholas, 1786-1844. person
associatedWith Bookstaver, Joseph. person
associatedWith Brande, William Thomas, 1788-1866, person
associatedWith Cleaveland, Parker, 1780-1858, person
associatedWith Columbia University. corporateBody
associatedWith Craig, I. E. person
correspondedWith Daniell, John F. person
associatedWith Ellet, W. H. person
associatedWith Franklin Institute (Philadelphia, Pa.) corporateBody
associatedWith Gay Lussac, Joseph Louis person
associatedWith Gibbs, George, 1815-1873. person
associatedWith Goodhue, Bertram Grosvenor, 1869-1924. person
associatedWith Grace Church (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Hansteen, Christopher person
correspondedWith Henry, Joseph, 1797-1878 person
associatedWith Humboldt, F. W. H. Alexander Von person
associatedWith Jervis, John B. (John Bloomfield), 1795-1885. person
correspondedWith Lefroy, J. H. person
correspondedWith Maclean, George M. person
correspondedWith Maclean, John (1800 1886) person
associatedWith McElrath, Thomas, 1807-1888, person
associatedWith New-York Athenæum. corporateBody
associatedWith Patterson, Robert M. (Robert Maskell), 1787-1854. person
associatedWith Rattner, Selma, 1929-2005. person
associatedWith Read, Nathan, 1759-1849. person
associatedWith Renwick family. family
associatedWith Renwick, Henry B. person
associatedWith Renwick, James, 1818-1895. person
associatedWith Renwick, James, Jr. person
associatedWith Renwick, William W. person
correspondedWith Sabine, Edward person
associatedWith Smith, Nathan. person
associatedWith Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866 person
associatedWith St. Patrick's Cathedral (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
correspondedWith Torrey, John person
associatedWith University of Pennsylvania. Trustees. corporateBody
associatedWith Walsh, Robert, 1784-1859. person
associatedWith Wheaton, Henry, 1785-1848. person
associatedWith Whittingham family. family
associatedWith Wilkes, Charles person
associatedWith Wilkes, Charles, 1798-1877. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Newburgh (N.Y.)
United States
New York NY US
New York (N.Y.)
Liverpool ENG GB
New York (State)--New York
Architecture--Designs and plans
Church architecture
Church buildings
Recommendations For Positions
Engineers--19th century.--United States
Scientists--19th century.--United States



Birth 1790-05-30

Death 1863-01-12

Birth 1792

Death 1863






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SNAC ID: 84995407