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Finding Aid for the Charles Whittlesey drawing of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Co. Alvarado Hotel building (Albuquerque, New Mexico), circa 1904 0000299
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  • Conditions Governing Access note
  • Preferred Citation note
  • Biographical/Historical note
  • Scope and Content note

  • Title: Charles Whittlesey drawing of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Co. Alvarado Hotel building (Albuquerque, New Mexico)
    Identifier/Call Number: 0000299
    Contributing Institution: Architecture and Design Collection, Art, Design & Architecture Museum
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 3.0 Linear feet (1 flat file folder)
    Date (inclusive): circa 1904
    creator: Colter, Mary Jane
    creator: Whittlesey, Charles F.

    Conditions Governing Access note

    Partially processed collection, open for use by qualified researchers.

    Preferred Citation note

    Charles Whittlesey drawing of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Co. Alvarado Hotel building (Albuquerque, New Mexico), Architecture and Design Collection. Art, Design & Architecture Museum; University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Biographical/Historical note

    Charles F. Whittlesey was born in Alton, Illinois on March 10, 1867. He worked as a draftsman for Louis Sullivan before opening his own architectural practice in Chicago. In 1890, at the age of 33, Whittlesey was appointed chief architect for the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway, during which appointment he was responsible for designing hotels and railway stations adjacent to the railroad tracks. The Alvarado Hotel and Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Depot was designed by Whittlesey, with Mary Jane Colter. The structures were demolished circa 1970.

    Scope and Content note

    The Charles Whittlesey drawings of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway Co. Alvarado Hotel building span 3 linear feet and date from circa 1904. The collection consists of one architectural drawing in the form of a reprographic copy. Drawing depicts the first floor plan of the hotel and is undated.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Colter, Mary Jane
    Whittlesey, Charles F.
    Architectural drawings
    Reprographic copies