William Henry Miller miscellany,1879-1916.

Collection Number: 2811

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
William Henry Miller miscellany, 1879-1916.
Collection Number:
2811
Creator:
William Henry, Miller, 1848-1922.
Quantity:
.4 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Printed materials, plans.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Includes drawings and blueprints for Cornell buildings, including Sage infirmary medical building and the Cascadilla School in Ithaca, New York; unidentified drawings; details of two fireplaces in the Ithaca Conservatory of Music (now Ithaca College); two small hand carved wooden panels presented by Miller to the College of Architecture at the time of its semi-centennial (1921); a scrapbook of clippings and plates from architectural magazines; a book of architectural postcards, including some depicting Miller's buildings; account books with Gauntlett and Brooks, pertaining to the Fiske House of Jennie McGraw Fiske; two letters from Andrew Dickson White to Miller, 1870, 1896; and correspondence relating to the construction of the kitchen in Prudence Risley Hall, including letters to E.L. Williams (Cornell University Treasurer) from Miller, Thomas Tree (Manager of Sage College), and Flora Rose, 1913.
Abstract:
Also, plans and specifications for addition to President White's house, 1895, with comments by Andrew Dickson White (12 items).
Abstract:
A letter possibly to William Henry Miller from his mother, 1879.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

William Henry Miller was an Ithaca, New York architect. He designed several Cornell University buildings, including Uris Library. He was a member of the Cornell Class of 1872.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Includes drawings and blueprints for Cornell buildings, including Sage infirmary medical building and the Cascadilla School in Ithaca, New York; unidentified drawings; details of two fireplaces in the Ithaca Conservatory of Music (now Ithaca College); two small hand carved wooden panels presented by Miller to the College of Architecture at the time of its semi-centennial (1921); a scrapbook of clippings and plates from architectural magazines; a book of architectural postcards, including some depicting Miller's buildings; account books with Gauntlett and Brooks, pertaining to the Fiske House of Jennie McGraw Fiske; two letters from Andrew Dickson White to Miller, 1870, 1896; and correspondence relating to the construction of the kitchen in Prudence Risley Hall, including letters to E.L. Williams (Cornell University Treasurer) from Miller, Thomas Tree (Manager of Sage College), and Flora Rose, 1913.
Also, plans and specifications for addition to President White's house, 1895, with comments by Andrew Dickson White (12 items).
A letter possibly to William Henry Miller from his mother, 1879.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Miller, William Henry, 1848-1922.
White, Andrew Dickson, 1832-1918.
Rose, Flora, 1874-
Tree, Thomas.
Williams, E. L.
Fiske, Jennie McGraw, 1840-1881.
Fiske, Jennie McGraw, 1840-1881
Rose, Flora, 1874-
Tree, Thomas
White, Andrew Dickson, 1832-1918
Williams, E. L.
Cascadilla School (Ithaca, N.Y.)
Cornell University -- Buildings.
Fiske House (Ithaca, N.Y.)
Gauntlett and Brooks (Ithaca, N.Y.)
Cascadilla School (Ithaca, N.Y.)
Cornell University

Subjects:
Architecture, Domestic -- United States.
Architecture -- Ithaca.
Kitchens -- Ithaca.
Architects.
Architecture
Buildings
Kitchens

Places:
New York (State) -- Ithaca
United States

Form and Genre Terms:
Architectural drawings.
Postcards.
Account books.
Scrapbooks.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Access Restrictions:
Building plans (Mapcase Folder 1 and 6) are restricted to permission of the office of Planning Design and Construction.
Restrictions on Use:
Collection originally found to contain mold. Material was cleaned, but mold may still be present. Individuals with weak immune systems may need to take extra precautions.
Cite As:
William Henry Miller Miscellany, #2811. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

RELATED MATERIALS

See also: Heller House Records, #15-4-1886.
See also: William Henry Miller papers, #1856.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1
Architectural Post Card Collection
Undated
Box 1 Folder 1
Correspondence A.D. White and Mrs. Miller
1878-1896-06-05
Box 1 Folder 2
Prudence Risley Hall Correspondence
1913-04-09-1913-06-02
Box 1 Folder 3
Account Booklets (Fiske House, 32 Eddy St, Price Plaining Mill)
1880-1881
Mapcase Folder 1
Veranda and Carriage Porch Plan and Elevation A.D. White House
Undated
Restricted to permission of the office of Planning Design and Construction
Mold present
Mapcase Folder 1
Photocopy Transverse Section Through Main Hall Looking West Uris Library
1889-06-01
Restricted to permission of the office of Planning Design and Construction
Mold present
Mapcase Folder 1
Mantel Details Conservatory of Music
1894-05-30
Restricted to permission of the office of Planning Design and Construction
Mold present
Mapcase Folder 1
Unknown Plan
Undated
Restricted to permission of the office of Planning Design and Construction
Mold present
Mapcase Folder 2
North and South Elevation Jacob Cram's Residence
Undated
Mold present
Mapcase Folder 2
East and West Elevation Jacob Cram's Residence
Undated
Mold present
Mapcase Folder 2
Interior Sectional Elevation Hall Looking Toward Fire Place Jacob Cram's Residence
Undated
Mold present
Mapcase Folder 2
Foundation Plan Jacob Cram's Residence
Undated
Mold present
Mapcase Folder 2
Basement Plan Jacob Cram's Residence
Undated
Mold present
Mapcase Folder 2
First Floor Plan Jacob Cram's Residence
Undated
Mold present
Mapcase Folder 2
Second Floor Plan Jacob Cram's Residence
Undated
Mold present
Mapcase Folder 2
Roof Plan Jacob Cram's Residence
Undated
Mold present
Mapcase Folder 2
Front Door and Fire Place Details Jacob Cram's Residence
Undated
Mold present
Mapcase Folder 2
Finish in Butler's Pantry Details Jacob Cram's Residence
Undated
Mold present
Mapcase Folder 2
South Side of Billard Room Details Jacob Cram's Residence
Undated
Mold present
Mapcase Folder 3
Dining Room Mantel James T. Clossen's Residence
Undated
Mold present
Mapcase Folder 3
Library Mantel Details James T. Clossen's Residence
Undated
Mold present
Mapcase Folder 3
South East Elevation James T. Clossen's Residence
Undated
Mold present
Mapcase Folder 3
South West Elevation James T. Clossen's Residence
Undated
Mold present
Mapcase Folder 3
North East Elevation James T. Clossen's Residence
Undated
Mold present
Mapcase Folder 3
Second Story Plan James T. Clossen's Residence
Undated
Mold present
Mapcase Folder 3
Ground Floor Plan James T. Clossen's Residence
Undated
Mold present
Mapcase Folder 3
Third Story Plan James T. Clossen's
Undated
Mold present
Mapcase Folder 4
Folder Manuscript Note Prof. Wait Cascadilla School
Undated
Mold present
Mapcase Folder 4
Grille Detail for Inside Vestibule Door in Residence of M. E. Olmsted
Undated
Mold present
Mapcase Folder 4
Unknown Building East Elevation
Undated
Mold present
Mapcase Folder 4
Unknown Building Front Elevation
Undated
Mold present
Mapcase Folder 5
Basement Plan Warren E. Dennis Residence
1894-09-20
Mold present
Mapcase Folder 5
First Floor Plan Warren E. Dennis Residence
1894-09-20
Mold present
Mapcase Folder 5
Second Floor Plan Warren E. Dennis Residence
1894-09-20
Mold present
Mapcase Folder 5
North and South Elevation Warren E. Dennis Residence
1894-09-20
Mold present
Mapcase Folder 5
East Elevation Warren E. Dennis Residence
1894-09-20
Mold present
Mapcase Folder 5
Second Floor Plumbing Plan Warren E. Dennis Residence
Undated
Mold present
Mapcase Folder 5
Dining Room and Billard Room Details Warren E. Dennis Residence
1894-09-20
Mold present
Mapcase Folder 6
Cellar and Cold Storage Plan C.U. Medical Building
Undated
Restricted to permission of the office of Planning Design and Construction
Mold present
Mapcase Folder 6
Basement Plan C.U. Medical Building
Undated
Restricted to permission of the office of Planning Design and Construction
Mold present
Mapcase Folder 6
North Elevation C.U. Medical Building
Undated
Restricted to permission of the office of Planning Design and Construction
Mold present
Mapcase Folder 6
West Elevation C.U. Medical Building
Undated
Restricted to permission of the office of Planning Design and Construction
Mold present
Mapcase Folder 6
South Elevation C.U. Medical Building
Undated
Restricted to permission of the office of Planning Design and Construction
Mold present
Mapcase Folder 6
East Elevation C.U. Medical Building
Undated
Restricted to permission of the office of Planning Design and Construction
Mold present
Mapcase Folder 6
Court Elevations C.U. Medical Building
Undated
Restricted to permission of the office of Planning Design and Construction
Mold present
Mapcase Folder 6
Longitudinal Section Looking South Of Basement and Cellar Through Cold Storage C.U. Medical Building
Undated
Restricted to permission of the office of Planning Design and Construction
Mold present
Mapcase Folder 6
Transverse Section Looking East Through Main Entrance and Staircase C.U. Medical Building
Undated
Restricted to permission of the office of Planning Design and Construction
Mold present
Mapcase Folder 6
Details of Main Entrance C.U. Medical Building
Undated
Restricted to permission of the office of Planning Design and Construction
Mold present
Mapcase Folder 6
Details of Interior Finish C.U. Medical Building
Undated
Restricted to permission of the office of Planning Design and Construction
Mold present
Mapcase Folder 6
Details of Interior Finish C.U. Medical Building
Undated
Restricted to permission of the office of Planning Design and Construction
Mold present
Mapcase Folder 7
Front Elevation of Porch for Cascadilla School
Undated
Mapcase Folder 7
Side Elevation of Porch for Cascadilla School
Undated
Mapcase Folder 7
Additions to Roof Cascadilla School
Undated
Mapcase Folder 7
Additions to Roof Cascadilla School
Undated
Mapcase Folder 7
West Elevation Dormitories Cascadilla School
Undated
Mapcase Folder 7
East Elevation Dormitories Cascadilla School
Undated
Mapcase Folder 7
Roof Plan Cascadilla School
Undated
Mapcase Folder 7
Roof Plan Cascadilla School
Undated
Mapcase Folder 7
Fifth Floor Plan Cascadilla School
Undated
Mapcase Folder 7
Ventilation Plan Cascadilla School
Undated
Mapcase Folder 7
East Elevation Cascadilla School
Undated
Mapcase Folder 7
South Elevation Cascadilla School
Undated
Mapcase Folder 7
Front Elevation Cascadilla School
Undated
Mapcase Folder 7
North Elevation Cascadilla School
Undated
Mapcase Folder 7
Basement Plan Cascadila School
Undated
Mapcase Folder 7
First Floor Plan Cascadilla School
Undated
Mapcase Folder 7
Second Floor Plan Cascadilla School
Undated
Mapcase Folder 7
Third Floor Plan Cascadilla School
Undated
Mapcase Folder 7
Roof Plan Cascadilla School
Undated
Mapcase Folder 7
South Elevation Dormitories Cascadilla School Blueprints
Undated
Mapcase Folder 7
North Elevation Dormitories Cascadilla School Blueprints
Undated
Mapcase Folder 7
West Elevation Dormitories Cascadilla School Blueprints
Undated
Mapcase Folder 7
East Elevation Dormitories Cascadilla School Blueprints
Undated
Mapcase Folder 7
North Elevation Photocopy Cascadilla School
Undated
Mapcase Folder 7
Roof Plan Photocopy Cascadilla School
Undated
Mapcase Folder 7
Basement Plan Photocopy Dormitories Cascadilla School
Undated
Mapcase Folder 7
First Floor Photocopy Dormitories Cascadilla School
Undated
Mapcase Folder 7
South Elevation Dormitories Cascadilla School
Undated
Mapcase Folder 7
North Elevation Dormitories Cascadilla School
Undated
Mapcase Folder 7
North Elevation Dormitories Cascadilla School Roof Extension
Undated
Mapcase Folder 7
West Elevation Dormitories Cascadilla School
Undated
Mapcase Folder 7
South Elevation Dormitories Cascadilla School Extension
Undated
Mapcase Folder 7
East Elevation Dormitories Cascadilla School
Undated
Mapcase Folder 7
Basement Plan Dormitories Cascadilla School
Undated
Mapcase Folder 7
First Floor Plan Dormitories Cascadilla School
Undated
Mapcase Folder 7
Second Floor Plan Dormitories Cascadilla School
Undated
Mapcase Folder 7
Third Floor Plan Dormitories Cascadilla School
Undated
Mapcase Folder 7
Fourth Floor Plan Dormitories Cascadilla School
Undated
Mapcase Folder 7
Footings Plan Dormitories Cascadilla School
Undated
Volume
Architectural Scrap Book Encompassing News Paper Clippings of Miller's Work, Cathedral and Church Images, and Various Other Architectural Details
1879-1916