Proudfoot and Bird Architects research collection
Level of Description: Coll./Record Group
Material Type: Manuscripts
Unit ID: 44813
Abstract: Research materials on Proudfoot and Bird Architects, much of which was gathered in preparation for a 1987 exhibit celebrating a century of buildings in Wichita, Kan. The collection consists of photographs of buildings (mostly exterior shots, some interiors); correspondence; research papers; architectural magazines; architectural studies, particularly for historic register nominations; notes; and photocopies of contemporaneous newspaper clippings & other materials, as well as materials related to the exhibit such as minutes, agendas & schedules, invoices, and other documents.
Space Required/Quantity: 1.50 cubic feet
Title (Main title): Proudfoot and Bird Architects research collection
- Carlson, Ed
Administrative History: Proudfoot and Bird were architects who operated out of Wichita, Kansas, during the 1880s-1890s. They built private residences, churches, schools & university buildings, and other structures throughout the state of Kansas and the region during this period, focusing particularly on the Richardson Romanesque style.
Related Records or Collections
Associated materials: Associated materials: In the Kansas Historical Society (Topeka) photograph collection.
Proudfoot and Bird (Firm) -- Research
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Proudfoot, W. T. (William Thomas), 1860-1928
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Romanesque revival (Architecture) -- Kansas