Harold Reeve Sleeper Papers,1911-1960.

Collection Number: 2135

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Harold Reeve Sleeper papers, 1911-1960.
Collection Number:
2135
Creator:
Sleeper, Harold Reeve,
Quantity:
29.1 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, photographs, printed materials, architectural plans, and organizational records.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Business and personal papers consisting mainly of correspondence, records, and files, including sketches and photographs dealing with architectural work and with professional associations and councils in which Sleeper was active, but also including personal correspondence, minutes, reports, and published material.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Architect.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Business and personal papers consisting mainly of correspondence, records, and files, including sketches and photographs dealing with architectural work and with professional associations and councils in which Sleeper was active, but also including personal correspondence, minutes, reports, and published material dealing with the American Institute of Architects (national, New York, and other chapters), Architectural League of New York, Downtown - Lower Manhattan Association, Inc., New York State Association of Architects, New York Building Congress, National Institute for Architectural Education, New York City Mayor's panel of architects, and other groups; correspondence, data, and publications related to the Presbyterian Church, including the Fifth Avenue and Madison Avenue parishes; lecture notes and other papers relevant to lectures given at New York School of Interior Decoration, Columbia University, and Princeton University; drawings, blueprints, photographs, and financial and business records for architectural work completed, including churches, banks, schools, other public buildings, and private homes; business, project files, ledgers and notebooks from the practice of Frederick L. Ackerman in which Sleeper was employed; research notes and/or published copies of books and articles by Sleeper or to which he contributed, including ARCHITECTURAL GRAPHIC STANDARDS (1932, 4th ed. 1951) a
SUBJECTS

Names:
Sleeper, Harold Reeve, 1893-1960.
Ackerman, Frederick Lee, 1878-1
Ackerman, Frederick Lee, 1878-1
Sleeper, Harold Reeve.
Sleeper, Harold Reeve.
American Institute of Planners
American Institute of Planners.
Architectural League of New York
Architectural League of New York.
Columbia University -- Addresses, essays, lectures.
Columbia University
Downtown - Lower Manhattan Association, Inc.
National Institute of Architectural Education.
New York Building Congress
New York Building Congress.
New York School of Interior Decoration -- Addresses, essays, lectures.
New York State Association of Architects
New York State Association of Architects.
Princeton University -- Addresses, essays, lectures.
Princeton University

Subjects:
Architecture.
Bank buildings.
Church architecture.
School architecture.
Presbyterian Church in the U.S. (General)
Architects.
Architects
Architecture
Bank buildings
Buildings
Church architecture
School buildings

Places:
New York (N.Y.) -- Buildings.
New York (State) -- New York

Form and Genre Terms:
Architectural drawings.
Blueprints.
Lectures.
Scrapbooks.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Harold Reeve Sleeper papers, #2135. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

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