University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
Collection contains studies of the University of Minnesota campus plans and plans for the Roselawn Cemetery
New-York Historical Society
Collection of professional and personal papers of architect Cass Gilbert, including correspondence, memoranda, notes, specifications, bids, proposals, reports, contracts, agreements, financial statements, cashbooks, drawings, photographs, publications, brochures, letterbooks, lantern slides, record books of drawings, scrapbooks, metal printing plates, and sketchbooks. Architectural drawings are not included -- Contains files related to Gilberts numerous architectural projects. These files consist of materials related to projects that he completed as well as projects that he did not complete. Included are materials documenting Gilbert's best known projects, including: the Minnesota State Capitol; United States Custom House, New York; St. Louis Art Museum; West Street Building, New York; his masterpiece, the Woolworth Building, New York; New York Life Insurance Building, New York; and the United States Supreme Court, Washington, D.C. Professional papers and project files record ... Read More
New-York Historical Society
The collection consists of ca. 63,000 architectural drawings on linen, and in other media; 5,000 pencil sketches and watercolor renderings; 4 travel sketchbooks; 245 cubic feet of incoming correspondence; 469 volumes of outgoing correspondence; 75 volumes of specifications; ca. 11 cubic feet of photographs; 15 cash books, journals, and payroll ledgers (1899-1934); 6 clipping scrapbooks; 2 appointment diaries; and 7 drawing ledgers documenting Cass Gilbert's projects -- A list of Gilbert's best-known structures indicates the national scope and large scale of his commissions: the Minnesota State Capitol; United States Custom House, New York; St. Louis Art Museum; West Street Building, New York; his masterpiece, the Woolworth Building, New York; New York Life Insurance Building, New York; and the United States Supreme Court, Washington, D.C. Gilbert also designed many private residences, churches, and commercial structures in the St. Paul, Minnesota, area. In New York City and ... Read More
Library of Congress - Research and Reference Services
Composite drawing showing Minnesota State Capitol building, St. Paul; pyramids; obelisks; Notre Dame de Paris; Parthenon, Athens; St. Thomas Church, New York; Durham Cathedral, England; Woolworth Building, New York; U.S. Custom House, New York; St. Louis Art Museum; Taj Mahal; Basilica di San Marco, Venice as plans, elevations, and perspective projections; sketches and renderings
Library of Congress - Research and Reference Services
Includes preliminary and working drawings showing site, courthouse, and roof tiles as site plans, plans, elevations, perspective projections, and diagrams; sketches and renderings
Library of Congress - Research and Reference Services
Preliminary drawing showing bank building as perspective projection; sketch and rendering
Cleveland Museum of Art - Ingalls Library
Library of Congress - Research and Reference Services
Correspondence, diaries, speeches, poems, articles, biographical material, financial records, and other papers relating primarily to Gilbert's career as an architect and to the Gilbert family. Correspondence pertains chiefly to his architectural plans for the Federal Courts Building (New York, N.Y.), New York Life Insurance Building (New York, N.Y.), Woolworth Building (New York, N.Y.), United States Chamber of Commerce Building (Washington, D.C.), United States Supreme Court Building (Washington, D.C.), United States Treasury Annex (Washington, D.C.), Arkansas State Capitol (Little Rock, Ark.), Minnesota State Capitol (Saint Paul, Minn. : 1905- ), and the West Virginia Capitol Complex (Charleston, W. Va.). The correspondence also reflects Gilbert's interest in national and international political affairs. Includes correspondence of Gilbert's wife, Julia Finch Gilbert; his brother, Samuel Gilbert; and other family members as well as letterbooks of Cass Gilbert, Jr. Also includes ... Read More
Montana Historical Society,-- Library and Archives Dept
Correspondence, blueprints, sketches, legal documents, and other materials, relating to the Montana Club in Helena
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
Cass Gilbert entered the plans and drawings in this collection in the University of Minnesota contest to select a plan for the buildings and grounds of the campus. The collection includes plans, architectural renderings, clippings, one blueprint, negatives and glass negatives. Included with the collection are two studies by James H. Forsythe (University of Minnesota Advisory Architect) which are a sketch of the entire campus corresponding to Gilbert's plan and an architectural rendering of the campanile