Potts Collection

Contains elevations, floorplans, sections and details for the Potts Residence (both Joseph D. and William M.) in Wyebrooke, Chester County, Pa. Included are details of the ceilings, cornices, doors and doorways, dormers, entablatures, parquetry floors, friezes, gutters, lintels, mantels, roofs, skyl...

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Contributors: Potts, William McCleery, b. 1856., Smith, William Wikoff., Chandler, T. P. 1807-1886.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: 1877-1905
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245 0 0 |a Potts Collection 
260 |a 1877-1905 
300 |a 545 architectural drawings : mixed media on linen 
300 |a 386 architectural drawings : mixed media on paper 
300 |a 35 miscellaneous items 
300 |a 8 architectural drawings : diazo photoprint 
300 |a 720 architectural drawings : blueprint 
500 |a See collection MS1404 for manuscripts pertaining to the Isabella Furnace. 
500 |a The monograms GCM [George C. Millet] , RBW and APV Jr. appear on many drawings. 
500 |a New folder numbers are consistent with original sheet numbers and/or original drawer and folder numbers. 
500 |a Miscellaneous items include paper templates, lithographs, schedules (contract documents) and correspondence between Frank Iredell, the mine engineer and William M. Potts. 
520 |a Contains elevations, floorplans, sections and details for the Potts Residence (both Joseph D. and William M.) in Wyebrooke, Chester County, Pa. Included are details of the ceilings, cornices, doors and doorways, dormers, entablatures, parquetry floors, friezes, gutters, lintels, mantels, roofs, skylights, stairways and windows. Also detailed are moldings, plaster ornaments, finials, trusses, and gables. Collection includes plans for the Isabella Furnace near the Potts' residence including floorplans, elevations, sections, details, and roof plans for the superintendent's office, the mansion house and stable, the screen house, coal house, crusher house, ore house, engine house, charging house, and bridge house. Machinery used in the furnace operation is highlighted, especially the crusher, charcoal kilns, drilling apparatus, engines, boiler, and retorts. Of note are plans for a blueprint filing case designed by Thomas H. McCollin. Mines are depicted as well as test mine shafts. The Franklin Schoolhouse is shown depicting elevations, sections, floorplans and details of the interior and exterior. Collection includes plans and maps of Chester, Cameron, Lancaster, Berks and Elk counties. Also shown are Pennsylvania Railroad surveys. 
545 |a The Potts Residence was built in 1888 by Theophilus P. Chandler after Joseph D. Potts purchased the land and nearby Isabella Furnace in 1880. His son, William M. Potts, managed the furnace until around 1906 when it ceased to operate. Many of the architectural drawings relating to Isabella Furnace were produced or traced by William Potts. 
555 |a Inventory available. 
561 |a [Gift of William Wikoff Smith] 
610 2 0 |a Isabella Furnace (Chester County, Pa.) 
610 2 0 |a Potts Residence (Wybrooke, Pa.) 
650 4 |a Furnaces  |z Pennsylvania  |z Wyebrooke 
650 4 |a Machinery 
650 4 |a Schools  |z Pennsylvania 
650 4 |a Potts, Joseph D.,  |d 1829-1893  |x Homes & haunts  |z Pennsylvania  |z Wyebrooke 
650 4 |a Potts, William McCleery,  |d b. 1856  |x Homes & haunts  |z Pennsylvania  |z Wyebrooke 
650 4 |a Architectural decorations & ornaments  |z Pennsylvania  |z Wybrooke 
650 4 |a Architectural elements  |z Pennsylvania  |z Wybrooke 
650 4 |a Mines  |z Pennsylvania 
650 4 |a Dwellings  |z Pennsylvania  |z Wyebrooke 
651 0 |a Wybrooke (Pa.) 
655 4 |a Architectural drawings 
655 4 |a Maps 
655 4 |a Plans 
655 4 |a Elevations 
655 4 |a Sections 
655 4 |a Details 
655 7 |a Blueprints 
655 4 |a Engineering drawings 
655 7 |a Diazo photoprints 
655 4 |a Drawings 
700 1 |a Potts, William McCleery,  |d b. 1856. 
700 1 |a Smith, William Wikoff. 
700 1 |a Chandler, T. P.  |q (Theophilus Parsons),  |d 1807-1886. 
852 |a Historical Society of Pennsylvania  |b Closed Stacks  |h V39  |t 1 
995 |a (CPomAG)61127696