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Architecture

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:

American Society of Landscape Architects Records

 Collection
Identifier: 026
Scope and Contents

The collection contains correspondence, meeting minutes, reports, financial data, and membership information which document the work and activities of the Potomac Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects. It also includes a number of publications including Outdoor Advertising, Landscape Architecture Quarterly and annual reports of the Chapter.

Dates: 1941-1979

Artificial and Ephemeral Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 060
Scope and Contents The collection contains letters, programs, meeting minutes, speeches, event tickets, brochures, pamphlets, invitations, financial records, legislative materials, political memorabilia, and other rare items dating primarily from the 19th through the mid- 20th century. Of particular significance are letters, petitions, and legislative acts documenting the work of elected and appointed mayors; a Board of Alderman; and City Councils from 1802 through the early 1870s in the “Politics...
Dates: 1769

D. C. Historic Preservation Division Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: P002
Scope and Contents The collection contains photographs, negatives, and some slides of historic properties in the City taken from approximately 1970-1987. The photographs consist of two types: snapshots and enlargements submitted by applicants to support their requests for building permits to renovate historic properties; and photographs maintained by the Division of historic buildings in the District. The collection also contains a very small amount of letters related to historic properties. Photographs of...
Dates: 1937; 1970-1987

District of Columbia Public Library Records

 Collection
Identifier: 040
Scope and Contents The archive contains the official records of the Washington Free Public Library and the District of Columbia Public Library (DCPL). The records include photographs, slides, correspondence, scrapbooks, posters, newsletters, blueprints, maps, architectural drawings, meeting minutes, internal memoranda, audiotapes, reports, payroll ledgers, financial information, and other official files. The records document the operations and projects of the library’s directors, board of trustees, divisions,...
Dates: 1896 - 2005; Majority of material found within 1896 - 1970

District of Columbia Department of Housing and Community Development

 Collection
Identifier: 165
Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of 393 color and black and white photographs of DC Housing and Community Development construction projects throughout the District. Most images are of street or infrastructure projects. Of note are images of L’Enfant Plaza, playgrounds, and recreation center projects. The collection is arranged by the Department of Housing and Community Development project number.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1969 - 1983

Fassett, Warner

 Unprocessed Material — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 1997-025
Dates: Majority of material found within Circa 1960s-1970s, 1948, undated

First Capital Realty Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 172
Scope and Content Note This collection consists of 461 photographs and 913 negatives depicting residential and commercial properties located throughout Washington, DC from ca. 1987-1989. Many of the photographs are mounted on cardstock pages that list information about the property, such as its name, neighborhood, number of units (if applicable), owner, and cost. The majority of the images show the exterior of a property, though there are some shots of interiors, details, and/or surrounding areas,...
Dates: Circa 1985

Hambright and Hoachlander Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: P019
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of 30 4x5 inch black and white photographs each with a corresponding negative. In 1987 photographers Anice Hoachlander and Harlan Hambright shot these images to document buildings on the 500 block of 9th Street NW and the 900 block of E Street NW in northwest Washington, D.C. These buildings were torn down to make way for a larger office building.

Dates: 1987

Historic Image Collection

 Digital Collection
Identifier: HIC
Dates: 1790 - 2005

Theodor Horydczak Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: P005
Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of black and white photographs of Washington, D.C. buildings, streets, and monuments taken by Theodor Horydczak. Photographs have been arranged by subject and are listed in alphabetical order.

Dates: 1920s-1950s