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Dwellings -- Design and construction

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

C.W. Huff architectural plans for Eugene du Pont's Windsor Farm, Virginia home, copies

Identifier: 2518
Abstract: Windsor Farms is one of Richmond's first planned neighborhood, primarily of Colonial Revival design. Architects included Duncan Lee, William Lawrence Bottomley, and C.W. Huff Jr. This collection includes plans, elevations, details, and typed specifications for a house built for Eugene E. du Pont (1914-1995) by architect C.W. Huff Jr.
Dates: 1936

Delaware Construction Co. blueprints

Identifier: 1088
Abstract: The Delaware Construction Company was a building company, constructing residential houses in downtown Wilmington, Delaware. It was founded in 1909 as a subsidiary of the National Real Estate Trust Company, which provided loans and financing for the properties. This small collection consists of five blueprints of houses by E. Olney Sherman, dated 1910 for Delaware Construction Co.
Dates: 1910

John A. Bader II business papers

Identifier: 0407
Abstract: John A. Bader II (1895-1961) was a Wilmington, Delaware, building contractor active during the 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s. The records are primarily Bader's business papers. The collection includes engineer's field books, diaries of trips, and job notes. Eight volumes contain profit and loss statements, cost accounting for jobs, records of checks paid, and files on individual construction jobs.
Dates: 1932-1960

Longwood Gardens bungalows architectural drawings

Identifier: 2717
Abstract: Longwood Gardens is a series of formal display gardens in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania that was developed by Pierre S. du Pont (1870-1954) after he purchased the site from the Peirce family in 1906. The collection includes two 1925 blueprints for two of the three bungalows that were built at Longwood.
Dates: 1925

"The Story of Modern Home Comfort" film

Identifier: 2014-255
Abstract: The Johns Manville Corporation is an American insulation manufacturer. This film is a rare post-war era industrial film from Johns-Manville, Luther Reed productions about the importance of insulating your home.
Dates: circa 1940s

Wawaset Park photographs

Identifier: 1969-162
Abstract: Wawaset Park was a planned residential community built by the DuPont Company around 1918 for its executives in Wilmington, Delaware. These panoramic photographs depict construction of homes and overall views of area, street scenes, and pictures of individual houses.
Dates: 1919