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Account books of Herbert L. Browne, Boston, Mass.

Description

Account book of Herbert L. Browne, architect and designer, partner in the firm of Little and Browne, Boston, Massachusetts. Four typescript notebooks, all alphabetically arranged by client names, itemizing cumulative expenditures for residential and institutional construction and renovation; furnishing and repairs. Localities include: Boston; Beverly; Brookline; New York City; and Washington, D.C. Dates refer to the late 1890s through the 1920s. The clients of this law firm included many who where socially prominent and of considerable wealth, making this an especially valuable resource for the study of elite building styles.

Material includes types of service rendered; names of firms and/or workmen; costs (listed chronologically).

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Details

Collection Name
Account books collection
Collection Code
MS002
Physical Description
4 account books kept in typescript notebooks
Collection Type
Manuscripts
Description Level
Series
Additional Identification Number
Other identifier: Account book 109
GUSN
194257
Reference Code
MS002.109

Record details

Descriptive Terms
Account books
Architects
Architecture
Arthur Little, and Browne
Herbert L. Browne
Material Type
account books
Notes
NB: Stored in locked room in pamphlet box adjacent to Herbert Browne collection of rare books.

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