Category results for: Architecture

Stubbins: U.S. municipal buildings postcards

Find It Researchers studying planning, history, architecture and similar subjects that involve built environments now have a new national resource. The Stubbins Collection of U.S. County Courthouse and Municipal Building Postcards has been digitized and is now freely available online. The collection features U.S. county courthouses and other municipal buildings such as town halls and […]

Portals to the Past: 1898 catalog offers RVA design details

Find It The newest addition to VCU Libraries’ digital collections featuring architectural elements of the American South is a catalog of doors, windows, mantels and sashes for 1880s buildings. Thomas E. Stagg was a 19th century Richmond, Va. firm and manufacturer of sashes, blinds and doors for the construction of homes and businesses. Operations were […]

Baist Atlas: 19th century digitized map

Find It Researchers and others interested in the history and architecture of Richmond can now explore the city as it was at the end of the 19th century, thanks to a newly digitized map from 1889 that Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries has posted online and made fully interactive. The map is from the ÔÇťAtlas of […]