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Frank Furness Memo. of Expenses and Receipts for 409 & 411 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, . 1876-1900.

Author/Creator:
Provident Life & Trust Company of Philadelphia
Other Title:
Frank Furness collection.
Publication:
. 1876-1900.
Format/Description:
Archive
1 volume.
Subjects:
Furness, Evans & Co.
Provident Life & Trust Company of Philadelphia -- Buildings.
Architects -- Archives.
Architectural design -- History -- 19th century -- Sources.
Architecture -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Office buildings.
Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Buildings, structures, etc -- History -- Sources.
Biography/History:
Frank Furness practiced architecture in Philadelphia under the firm names Fraser, Furness & Hewitt (1867-1871), Furness & Hewitt (1871-1875). Frank Furness (1876-1880), Furness & Evans (1881-1885) and Furness, Evans & Co. (from1886 until death in 1912). His partner Allen Evans continued the firm under that same name. Furness's work, known for his distinctive personal style, included railroad stations, banks, residences, office buildings and churches. He was one of the founders of the Pennsylvania Institute of Architects in 1869 and was a fellow of the American Institute of Architects.
Summary:
This collection comprises one account book, kept by the Provident Life & Trust Company of Philadelphia as a record of expenses related to its building at 409 and 411 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, from 1876 to 1900.
Finding Aid/Index:
This collection is indexed in Philadelphia Architects and Buildings, a searchable database of architectural research materials.
Cited as:
Frank Furness Collection, The Architectural Archives, University of Pennsylvania.
Contributor:
Furness, Frank, 1839-1912.
Furness, Evans & Co.
OCLC:
230816488
Access Restriction:
Collection available for research by appointment only.
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