Roger S. Clarke papers
Scope and Contents
- 1907-2011, and undated
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Biographical / Historical
Clarke lived in Collinsville, Connecticut, from 1972 to 2011 and was devoted to the town's restoration and preservation. He helped place Collinsville on The National Register of Historic Places and was among the first members of the town's Historic District Commission.
24.5 Cubic Feet (7 record storage cartons, 5 oversized rolled-drawing boxes, 7 large flat archival boxes, 1 letter-size document box, 1 electronic disc)
Language of Materials
Physically, the collection is arranged by material type and format size: the 8.5 by 11 inch mixed materials are in boxes 1-4; the photographs in boxes 5, 17 and 20; the oversized mixed materials are in boxes 6-11; the rolled drawings in boxes 12-16; the newsclippings in box 17; and the appointment calendars in boxes 18-19.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Andrews, Gregory E., and David F. Ransom. Structures and Styles: Guided Tours of Hartford Architecture. (Hartford: The Connecticut Historical Society, 1988).
Ayres, James. Building the Georgian City. (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1988).
Brainard, Newton C. The Hartford State House of 1796. (Hartford: The Connecticut Historical Society, 1964).
Bullock, Orin. The Restoration Manual: An Illustrated Guide to the Preservation and Restoration of Old Buildings.(Norwalk, CT: Silvermine Publishers, 1975, c1966).
Collins, Richard C., Elizabeth B. Waters, and A. Bruce Dotson. America's Downtowns: Growth, Politics, and Preservation. (Washington, D.C.: The Preservation Press, 1991).
Historic American Engineering Record Rehabilitation: Claremont 1978, Planning for adaptive use and energy conservation in an historic mill village. (Washington, D.C.: Heritage Conservation and Recreation Service, U.S. Dept. of the Interior, GPO, 1979).
Jordy, William H., and Christopher P. Monkhouse. Buildings on Paper: Rhode Island Architectural Drawings, 1825-1945. (Providence, RI: Bell Gallery, List Art Center, Brown University, 1982).
McKee, Harley J., compiled. The Historic American Buildings Survey: Recording Historic Buildings. (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service 1970).
McNulty, Robert H., and Stephen A. Kliment. Neighborhood conservation: A Handbook of Methods and Techniques. (New York: Whitney Library of Design, 1976).
Moss, Roger W. Lighting for Historic Buildings. (Washington, D.C.: The Preservation Press, 1988).
Museum of Modern Art. Another chance for housing: Low-Rise Alternatives--Brownsville, Brooklyn, Fox Hills, Staten Island; An Exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art, June 12-August 19, 1973. (New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 1973).
Musgrove, John, ed. Sir Banister Fletcher's A History of Architecture. (London: Butterworths, 1987).
Nicoletta, Julie. The Architecture of the Shakers. (Woodstock, VT: The Countryman Press, 1995).
Pawley, Martin. Architecture versus Housing. (New York: Praeger Publishers, 1971).
Richards, J.M. A Miniature History of the English House. (London: The Architectural Press, 1950, c1938).
von Holst, H.V. Modern American Homes. (Chicago: American Technical Society, 1916, c1912).
Watson, Donald. Designing and Building a Solar House: Your Place in the Sun. (Charlotte, VT: Garden Way Publishing, 1977).
- Guide to the Roger S. Clarke papers
- Marjorie Clarke, with assistance from Trevor Glasse and Eric C. Stoykovich.
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