October 15, 2019

Primary Source Spotlight: Architecture

Architecture primary source set Library architecture collections American Treasures of the Library of Congress: Architecture & Design Architecture, Design, and Engineering Drawings collection Brumfield Collection images of the architecture of the Russian North, including Siberia Carnegie Survey of the Architecture of the South collection Gottscho-Schleisner Collection U.S. architectural styles and trends Historic American Buildings Survey/Historic American Engineering … [Read more...]

Today in History: Benjamin Henry Latrobe

Today in History–May 1–the Library of Congress features Benjamin Henry Latrobe, born on this day in 1764. Find out more about early American engineer and architect who helped plan the U.S. Capitol and the White House and many more influential buildings by visiting the Today in History section, then follow the links below to access primary sources about Latrobe and architecture. Benjamin Henry Latrobe drawings & plans Benjamin Henry Latrobe correspondence Benjamin Henry Latrobe … [Read more...]

Today in History: Frederick Law Olmsted

Today in History–April 26–the Library of Congress features Frederick Law Olmsted, born on this day in 1822. Find out more about this world famous landscape architect by visiting the Today in History section, then follow the links below to access primary sources about Olmstead. Frederick Law Olmsted Papers Frederick Law Olmsted historical newspaper coverage Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site, Massachusetts Frederick Law Olmsted image set Frederick Law Olmsted: related … [Read more...]