Scrapbook -- Clubs

Collection Type

  • Manuscripts


1880-1973, undated



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Untitled scrapbook. Scrapbook has red fabric cover and is held together by twine laced through six eyelets. Scrapbook contains 50 pages. The bulk of the materials are clippings from 19th century and 20th century periodicals, catalogs, and magazines, such as "Arts and Decoration," "House and Garden," "Country Life," and "The American Architect." This scrapbook contains clippings of the interiors of private clubs in the United States, Canada and England. Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport is cited in one clipping of the Harvard Club in Boston, MA (page 14). Also included are loose pages from pages torn from 1924 issues of "The Architectural Forum" documenting club interiors.

An incomplete alphabetical list of the locations is as follows: Athenaeum Club (London, England); Boston Architectural Club (Boston, MA); Buffalo Athletic Club (Buffalo, NY); Business Men's Club (Cincinnati, OH); Carlton Club (London, England); Cavalry Club (London, England); Central Branch YMCA (Brooklyn, NY); Ciro's Club (London, England); City Club (Boston, MA); Colony Club (New York, NY); Cornell University (Ithaca, NY); Detroit Athletic Club (Detroit, MI); Eton Old Boys' Club (London, England); Fraternity Clubs Building (New York, NY); Gulf Club House (Petersham, England); Harvard Club (Boston, MA; New York, NY); Harvard Lampoon Building (Cambridge, MA); Hispanic Society of America (New York, NY); Hotel Royal Bermudiana (Hamilton, Bermuda); Maillard Restaurant (Chicago, IL); Masonic Temple (Birmingham, AL; Chester, PA; Paterson, NJ; San Francisco, CA); McGill University Union (Montreal, Canada); Mohammed Temple (Peoria, IL); New Lotus Club (New York, NY); New York Yacht Club (New York, NY); Owl Club House (Cambridge, MA); Pacific Union Club House (San Francisco, CA); Phi Gamma Delta Fraternity House (Philadelphia, PA); Princeton Club of New York (New York, NY); Princeton Inn (Princeton, NJ); Reform Club (London, England); Rolling Rock Country Club (Westmoreland County, PA); Roseville Masonic Temple (Newark, NJ); Saint James' Club (London, England); South Shore Country Club (Chicago, IL); Steamship Leviathan, Temple of the Scottish Rite (Washington, DC); University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, MI); University Club (Chicago, IL; New York, NY); Virginia Country Club (Long Beach, CA); Washington Rock Lodge (North Plainfield, NJ); Women's University Club (New York, NY); and Yale Club (no given location).


Descriptive Terms

clubs (associations)
interior design

Additional Identification Number

Strong Museum number 269.17

Physical Description

1 scrapbook (16 x 11 1/2 x 1 inches)

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Collection Name

Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I

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16 x 11 3/4 x 1 1/2 (HxWxD)(inches)

Record Details


Possibly A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Compiler)
Possibly Irving & Casson (Compiler)
Possibly Irving & Casson - A. H. Davenport Co. (Compiler)

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