Herbert Morland Stern Papers

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Herbert Morland Stern papers
Creator: Stern, Herbert Morland, 1882-1977
Call Number: D.115
Dates: 1892-1971
Physical Description: 2 boxes, 1 portfolio
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Table of Contents:

Biographical/Historical Note
Scope and Content
Subject(s)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Access
Use
Citation
Related Materials
Content List
Series I: Correspondence
Series II: Personal papers
Series III: Professional papers
Collection Overview
Title: Herbert Morland Stern papers
Creator: Stern, Herbert Morland, 1882-1977
Call Number: D.115
Dates: 1892-1971
Physical Description: 2 boxes, 1 portfolio
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Biographical/Historical Note
Herbert Morland Stern was born in 1882 in Rochester, New York. His parents were Morley A. Stern, a partner in the clothing firm of Michaels-Stern and Co., and Amy (Michaels) Stern. Herbert Stern attended the University of Rochester from 1900 to 1902, and graduated from Harvard in 1905. He then studied architecture from 1905 to 1907.

In 1915, he joined James Burns Arnold (1881-1957), formerly employed by Claude Bragdon, in the new architectural firm of Arnold and Stern. The partnership lasted until 1932. From 1932 until the mid-1950s, the partners practiced independently.

Herbert Stern died March 22, 1977.

Scope and Content
The collection consists of letters written by Herbert Stern to his family from Harvard, 1902-1907, and from Europe, summer 1904 and summer 1906, as well as office records of the firm Arnold and Stern, 1923-1931, and photographs of projects. Among the clients and projects represented in the office job book are Harold Alling, Thomas R. Stern, Arthur M. Sloman, John D. Pike, Avon Public Library, St. Augustine's Church (Rochester), the Hochstein School, Highland Hospital, Ellwanger and Barry, and Ernest Woodward.

Subject(s):
New York (State)--Rochester
Architecture
Buildings
Correspondence
Photographs
Stern, Herbert Morland, 1882-1977
Arnold and Stern
Architects
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Arthur M. Stern and Henry M. Stern, May 1977.Access
The Herbert Morland Stern papers is open for research use. Researchers are advised to contact Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation prior to visiting. Upon arrival, researchers will also be asked to fill out a registration form and provide photo identification.Use
Reproductions are made upon request but can be subject to restrictions. Permission to publish materials from the collection must currently be requested. Please note that some materials may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the researcher's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections. For more information contact rarebks@library.rochester.eduCitation
[Item title, item date], Herbert Morland Stern papers, D.115, Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of RochesterRelated Materials
See also: Arnold Family Papers and Michaels-Stern and Co. Papers .


Administrative Information
Author: Finding aid prepared by Rare Books and Special Collections staff
Publisher: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
Address:
Rush Rhees Library
Second Floor, Room 225
Rochester, NY 14627-0055
rarebks@library.rochester.edu
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Content List
Series I: Correspondence
Box 1, Folder 1-11Correspondence, 1892-1905
Box 2, Folder 1-8Correspondence, 1906-1971
Series II: Personal papers
Box 2, Folder 9Class schedules and final exam, Harvard
Box 2, Folder 10Miscellaneous poems
Box 2, Folder 11German visa for H. M. Stern, August, 1914
Box 2, Folder 12H. M. Stern bookplate
2 sizes

Box 2, Folder 13Irondequoit Country Club correspondence, 1931
Series III: Professional papers
Box 2, Folder 14Arnold and Stern record book, 1923-1931
Box 2, Folder 15Photographs
Volume 1Portfolio


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