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Rufus and Emily Waterman House, 219 Benefit St., Providence, R.I.

PC001.02.01.USRI.0360.0230.001 (RS162621)

Description

The Rufus Waterman house was built in 1830 and designed by architect John Holden Greene. The third story was added in 1866. Today it is the University Club and has additions in the north and south. Several other houses can be seen surrounding the dwelling, and the house has a raised front entrance with two sets of stairs.

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Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
GUSN
271039
Reference Code
PC001.02.01.USRI.0360.0230.001

Record details

Other People
Greene, John Holden, 1777-1850
Waterman, Rufus, 1817-1896
Descriptive Terms
dwellings
lawns (landscaped grass)
photographs
trees
Material Type
black-and-white photographs
photographs
Places
Providence (Providence county, Rhode Island)
Notes
Written on verso: "corner of Benefit + Angell St, Providence."

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Photo ID #

AvatarPosted by Thomas Michie on March 24, 2013
This is the Rufus Waterman House, 1830 (John Holden Greene, architect), with third story added in 1866 (Alpheus Morse, architect). Today it is the University Club, 219 Benefit Street, with further additions to north and south.

RE: Photo ID #

AvatarPosted by Abigail Cramer on March 26, 2013
Hello Mr. Michie,

Thank you, again, for the information you provided about this photograph. We always want to know as much as we can about the houses documented in our collections, and the owner and architect are great pieces of information to have. I've updated the record, and I thank you again for contributing!

Best,
Abby Cramer
Librarian/Archivist