Alexander B. Trowbridge letters


Alexander B. Trowbridge letters


Letter to "Steve" discussing his collaboration with Paul Phillipe Cret in designing the Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, D.C., and enclosing a copy of the book, THE FOLGER SHAKESPEARE LIBRARY, privately published in 1933 by Mr. Folger for the trustees of Amherst College.


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Folger Shakespeare Library (corporateBody)

The Folger Shakespeare Library is a world-renowned center for scholarship, learning, culture, and the arts that houses the world’s largest Shakespeare collection. The Folger collections include rare printed books, manuscripts, works of art, audiovisual materials, and modern scholarship. These materials extend beyond Shakespeare to include a wide range of disciplines – history and politics, theology and exploration, law and the arts – from the early modern period (1500–1750). An internationall...

Trowbridge, Alexander Buell, 1868-1950 (person)

Architect, landscape painter, lecturer, writer. From the description of Alexander B. Trowbridge letters, 1933. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86122772 ...

Cret, Paul Philippe, 1876-1945 (person)

Paul Philippe Cret (1876-1945) was born in Lyon, France. École des Beaux-Arts, Paris, 1903. Professor, University of Pennsylvania, and architect in Philadelphia, 1903-1937. Major works include Indianapolis Public Library, 1914-1917; Delaware River Bridge, Philadelphia, 1920-1926; Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, 1928-1932; Federal Reserve Board Building, Washington, 1935-1937. From the description of Pan American Union Building, Washington, D.C. : presentation, development an...