George B. Roberts papers 1835-1975
|Main Author:||Roberts, George B.|
Urban renewal -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia
George B. Roberts, a Philadelphia, Pa. architect, worked on both public and commercial buildings including the Central Penn National Bank, North Philadelphia Federal Savings, Pennsylvania Salt Company, various churches, schools and structural supports for public outdoor sculpture. He also worked on many private residences in the Philadelphia area, many restorations, such as Gumblethorpe and Coles House and many properties for the Society for the Preservation of Landmarks and the Octavia Hill Association. Papers, 1900-1975, consist of architectural drawings, including pen and wash drawings, specifications, blueprints, details, views, elevations, and mechanical drawings, correspondence, 1915-1974 and a typescript version of Robert's early memoirs, Time Remembered: A Philadelphia Childhood, 1980.
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