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St. Columba's R.C. Convent and parochial school, 24th & Lehigh Ave., Phila., Pa., Rev. Thomas F. Ryan, rector [graphic] / Henry D. Dagit, Sons & Co., architects & engineers, Middle City Bldg., 34 So. 17th St., Philadelphia, Pa.

Author/Creator:
Henry D. Dagit, Sons & Co.
Publication:
1921-1924.
Format/Description:
Image
13 drawings : ink or pencil on linen ; 78 x 108 cm. or smaller + 1 MS.
22 drawings : pencil on paper ; 77 x 103 cm. overall or smaller.
13 photomechanical reproductions : mixed media ; 70.5 x 94.5 cm. overall or smaller.
Subjects:
Convents -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia.
Local subjects:
24th St, Lehigh Ave. & Oakdale St. (Philadelphia, Pa.)
St. Columba's R.C. Convent (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Notes:
Commission no. 503, drawing nos. 1-8, 26-43, 46-50 and numerous unnumbered drawings.
Title devised by cataloged. Commission no. 503 used for both convent & school project drawings. Drawing HDC503*041, while labelled for St. Columba's Convent, has the file [commission] no. 240.
Creator name varies: Drawing no. 1 and others have firm name Henry D. Dagit, Sons & Co., but on drawing no. 28, and others, it is Henry D. Dagit, R.A. This is probably Henry D. Dagit, senior, rather than Henry D. Dagit, Jr. who is known to have first joined with his father in 1919. Sons Charles E. Dagit and Albert F. Dagit are known have been members of the firm at some point. Later drawings in this set, however, use the form again of Henry D. Dagit, Son & Co. The office location is maintained.
Set accompanied by specification document dated Jan. 18, 1924. ..."To be observe in furnishing the materials and labor for the outside grading, paving and gardening ...Henry D. Dagit, Son & Co. ..." [2 pgs.]
Drawing HDC503*001 has "elevation of start of main stair, wrt. iron rail, preferably by Sam Yellin ..." Drawing HDC503*009 has signatures: [1] Thomas F. Ryan, rector [2] Mitchell Houseworth Co., Geo. F. Mitchell, pres. [3] Joseph E. Houseworth, Sect.-Tres. Drawing HDC503*013 has creator: Energy Elevator Co., Phila., Pa. Drawing HDC503*048 has creator The Guerber Engineering Co., Bethlehem, Pa.
Forms part of: Dagit collection of architectural drawings from the works of Rowe and Dagit/Henry D. Dagit/Henry D. Dagit & Son/Henry D. Dagit & Sons.
Contained In:
Dagit collection of architectural drawings from the works of Rowe and Dagit/Henry D. Dagit/Henry D. Dagit & Son/Henry D. Dagit & Sons.
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