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Pleitsch Collection: Historic American Buildings Survey

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Identifier: P0454

Title: Pleitsch Collection: Historic American Buildings Survey

Description: Eugene Lewis Pleitsch was the District Officer for Missouri during the Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS) in 1936 and made the photographs in this collection during the course of the project. Pleitsch was a principal of the architectural firm of Pleitsch and Price with his partner, Robert Marr Price. The Pleitsch Collection consists of about 130 photos of historic Missouri structures taken for the Missouri Historic American Buildings Survey. The collection includes a printed "Circular of Information" describing the purpose of the survey, a typed report giving descriptions of buildings that is linked by numbers to the photographs, and a set of typed note cards with building information. The collection also includes five unidentified film negatives. Please refer to the typed report for a complete list of buildings pictured. Subjects include: Demenil Mansion; old Rock House in St. Charles, Missouri; "Thornhill" residence of Frederick Bates; slave quarters and residence of Dr. William G. McElhiney's mansion; St. Charles, Missouri; Chesterfield, Missouri; St. Louis, Missouri; Daniel Bissel residence; Florissant, Missouri; (more).

Rights: UND


Dates: 1936

Type(s): Collection

Maker/Creator: Eugene Pleitsch



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