George Eastman House Construction Papers

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George Eastman House construction papers
Creator: George Eastman House
Call Number: D.85
Dates: 1902-1906
Physical Description: .5 Cubic feet
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
Arrangement
Subject(s)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Access
Use
Citation
Related Materials
Content List
Collection Overview
Title: George Eastman House construction papers
Creator: George Eastman House
Call Number: D.85
Dates: 1902-1906
Physical Description: .5 Cubic feet
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Biographical/Historical Note
George Eastman (1854-1932), the founder of the Eastman Kodak Company, was a Rochester, New York industrialist, civic leader, and philanthropist.

Scope and Content
The collection contains correspondence (including some to and from George Eastman), agreements, contracts, etc. relating to the construction of the home of George Eastman at 350 (now 900) East Avenue, Rochester, New York. Topics include shingling, painting, plumbing, electrical work, plastering, telephone system, and interior decorating and furnishings. J. Foster Warner, the Rochester architect, oversaw the construction. The former home is now (1980) the International Museum of Photography at the George Eastman House.

Arrangement
The collection has been arranged in one chronological order. In the few instances where there were several items of different dates together, they have been filed under the first date.

Subject(s):
New York (State)--Rochester
Dwellings
Architecture
Correspondence
Eastman, George, 1854-1932
Warner, J. Foster, 1859-1937
George Eastman House
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The papers were received from Richard J. Crego, Assistant Treasurer of the University of Rochester, May 27, 1976.Access
The George Eastman House construction 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], George Eastman House construction papers, D.85, Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of RochesterRelated Materials
The George Eastman House Construction Papers is one of five collections of materials relating to George Eastman in the Department of Rare Books & Special Collections. The other four collections are:

D.4, the Eastman-Butterfield Collection , a set of notes, interviews and printed information gathered as the resource material for a proposed biography of Eastman;

D.137, the Lawrence Bachmann Papers , also a collection of notes and a draft of a proposed biography of Eastman; an

D.138, the George Eastman Papers , composed of Eastman's correspondence, printed ephemera, and over 4,000 photographs and negatives depicting George Eastman, his family, his friends, his homes in Waterville and at 900 East Avenue, and early Kodak factories and workers. and

D.139, Eastman Research Materials , is a collection of miscellaneous items, including scrapbooks, taped oral histories, photographs, and an extensive newspaper clipping file. As relevant material is acquired, it will be added to this collection.


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
Box 1, Folder 1Papers, August 1902 - March 1903
Box 1, Folder 2Papers, April 1-5, 1903
Box 1, Folder 3Papers, April 6 - May 10, 1903
Box 1, Folder 4Papers, May 11-31, 1903
Box 1, Folder 5Papers, June - July 1903
Box 1, Folder 6Papers, August - September 1903
Box 1, Folder 7Papers, October 1903
Box 1, Folder 8Papers, November 1903
Box 1, Folder 9Papers, December 1-29, 1903
Box 1, Folder 10Papers, December 30-31, 1903
Box 1, Folder 11Papers, January 1904
Box 1, Folder 12Papers, February - March 1904
Box 1, Folder 13Papers, April - May 1904
Box 1, Folder 14Papers, June 1904
Box 1, Folder 15Papers, July 1904
Box 1, Folder 16Papers, August - September 1904
Box 1, Folder 17Papers, October - November 1904
Box 1, Folder 18Papers, December 1904
Box 1, Folder 19Papers, January - March 1905
Box 1, Folder 20Papers, April 1905
Box 1, Folder 21Papers, May 1905
Box 1, Folder 22Papers, June 1905
Box 1, Folder 23Papers, July - August 1905
Box 1, Folder 24Papers, September 1905
Box 1, Folder 25Papers, October - November 1905
Box 1, Folder 26Papers, December 1905
Box 1, Folder 27Papers, January - March 1906, and undated


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