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Wheaton Holden collection

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Title:Wheaton Holden collection
Date range:1845-1990
Creator:Holden, Wheaton Arnold, 1926-1993
Extent:20 linear feet
Abstract:Architectural historian and documentary filmmaker, Wheaton Holden was a specialist on the life and work of Robert Swain Peabody and Julius Adolph Schweinfurth. This collection contains mostly materials relating to Holden’s research on architect Robert Swain Peabody and his Boston-based firm Peabody and Stearns. Included are Peabody's diaries, reminiscences, writings, and processed copies of his correspondence. Also included are files on Peabody and Stearns building projects, with drawings, plans, photographs, and clippings. Finally the collection includes two videos created by Holden: The Peabody Touch and Providence Remembered.
Language of materials:English
Repository:Brown University Library, Special Collections
Collection number:Ms. 2010.033