Finding Aid of the Louis Curtiss drawings for the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad Co. Hotel at Lamy, New Mexico, 1909 0000239

Finding aid prepared by Jillian O'Connor and Chris Marino
Architecture and Design Collection, Art, Design & Architecture Museum
Arts Building Room 1434
University of California
Santa Barbara, California, 93106-7130
805-893-2724
adc@museum.ucsb.edu


Title: Louis Curtiss drawings of the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad Co. Hotel at Lamy, New Mexico
Identifier/Call Number: 0000239
Contributing Institution: Architecture and Design Collection, Art, Design & Architecture Museum
Language of Material: English
Storage Unit: 551
Physical Description: 3.0 Linear feet (1 flat file folder)
Date: 1909
creator: Curtiss, Louis, 1865-1924

Conditions Governing Access note

Open for use by qualified researchers.

Preferred Citation note

Louis Curtiss drawings of the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad Co. Hotel at Lamy, New Mexico, Architecture and Design Collection. Art, Design & Architecture Museum; University of California, Santa Barbara.

Biographical/Historical note

Louis Curtiss was born in 1865 in Belleville, Ontario, Canada. He studied architecture in Canada at the University of Toronto and in Paris before relocating to Kansas City in 1887. Out of school, Curtiss found work as a draftsman for the architect Adriance Van Brunt and later joined a partnership with Frederick C. Gunn in 1889, which dissolved ten years later. Curtiss then went on to open his own firm in Kansas City, Missouri which he operated until his death in 1924.

Scope and Content note

The Louis Curtiss drawings of the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad Co. Hotel consists of 12 architectural drawings in the form of reprographic copies, dated 1909. Drawings include: fireplace details, plan of cigar and news counter, detail of kitchen fixtures and entrance to the lunch room, sections, elevations, first floor plan, and foundation plan.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Curtiss, Louis, 1865-1924
Architectural drawings
Reprographic copies