Guide to the Darwin D. Martin Papers, 1883-1982 (inclusive), 1904-1949 (bulk)

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Stanford University Libraries
Stanford, CA 94305-6004
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The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

Guide to the Darwin D. Martin Papers, 1883-1982 (inclusive), 1904-1949 (bulk)

Collection number: M0355

Department of Special Collections

Stanford University Libraries

Stanford, California

Contact Information

  • Department of Special Collections
  • Green Library
  • Stanford University Libraries
  • Stanford, CA 94305-6004
  • Phone: (650) 725-1022
  • Email: speccoll@sulmail.stanford.edu
  • URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/
Processed by:
Heidi Beck
Date Completed:
1983
© 1999 The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Darwin D. Martin Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1883-1982 (inclusive), 1904-1949 (bulk)
Collection number: Special Collections M0355
Creator: Martin, Darwin D.
Extent: 4 linear ft.
Repository: Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

None.

Publication Rights

Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.

Provenance

Partial gift of Jean and Paul Hanna and the Library Associates, 1982 and 1983.

Preferred Citation:

[Identification of item] Darwin D. Martin Papers, M0355, Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical Note

Active patron and supporter of Frank Lloyd Wright. Secretary of the Larkin Co. of Buffalo, New York.

Scope and Content

Includes more than 200 letters from Wright and over 2,000 letters to Wright from the Martins and other clients in Buffalo. Wright's letters refer to the design and construction of the Larkin building and the Martin homes and discuss his personal life and his philosophy of art and architecture. Also includes several drafts of manuscripts which Wright prepared for publication.

Container List

 

Series I: MARTIN FAMILY PERSONAL PAPERS

Box 1, Folder 1

Oct. 5, 1883 - Dec. 18, 1915.

Box 1, Folder 2

A Trip to California, June - July 1915 by D.D. Martin.

Box 1, Folder 3

Dec. 20, 1916 - Mar. 9, 1927.

Box 1, Folder 4

Apr. 1, 1927 - Oct. 8, 1931.

Box 1, Folder 5

Nov. 2, 1931 - Sept. 5, 1933.

 

Series II: FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT PAPERS

Box 1, Folder 6

Sept. 20, 1888, Feb. 12, 1897.

Box 1, Folder 7

Oct. 22 - Dec. 10, 1902.

Box 1, Folder 8

[1902]

Box 1, Folder 9

Mar. 20 - Dec. 29, 1903.

Box 1, Folder 10

Barton House Specifications, July 15, 1903.

Box 1, Folder 11

Barton House Specifications, Oct. 26, 1903.

Box 1, Folder 12

Jan. 2 - 21, 1904.

Box 1, Folder 13

April 29 - July 30, 1904.

Box 1, Folder 14

Aug. 1 - 25, 1904.

Box 1, Folder 15

Sept. 8 - Oct. 8, 1904.

Box 1, Folder 16

Oct. 11 - Nov. 25, 1904.

Box 1, Folder 17

Dec. 7 - 28, 1904.

Box 1, Folder 18

Marin House Specifications, July 13, 1904.

Box 1, Folder 19

[1904]

Box 1, Folder 20

Jan. 16 - Mar. 31, 1905.

Box 1, Folder 21

Apr. 15 - May 31, 1905.

Box 1, Folder 22

June 3 - Sept. 29, 1905.

Box 1, Folder 23

Oct. 2 - Nov. 29, 1905.

Oversize Folder (M355)

28 xeroxes of FLW sketches, blueprints, etc. of the D.D. Martin house in Buffalo, N.Y. 1904-1909.

Box 2, Folder 1

Dec. 5 - 30, 1905.

Box 2, Folder 2

Martin House Specifications, March 5, 1905.

Box 2, Folder 3

Jan. 2 - Mar. 24, 1906.

Box 2, Folder 4

Apr. 17 - Dec. 11, 1906.

Box 2, Folder 5

The New Edifice of Unity Church, June, 1906.

Box 2, Folder 6

Jan. 4 - Dec. 19, 1907.

Box 2, Folder 7

Mar. 9 - Dec. 29, 1908.

Box 2, Folder 8

Aug. 9 - Sept. 16, 1909.

Box 2, Folder 9

Jan. 2 - Nov. 17, 1910.

Box 2, Folder 10

Nov. 19 - Dec. 30, 1910.

Box 2, Folder 11

Jan. 4 - June 17, 1911.

Box 2, Folder 12

June 22 - Dec. 27, 1911.

Box 2, Folder 13

Jan. 24 - Mar. 30, 1912.

Box 2, Folder 14

Apr. 3 - Dec. 26, 1912.

Box 2, Folder 15

Jan. 10 - Sept. 17, 1913.

Box 2, Folder 16

Sept. 19 - Dec. 10, 1913.

Box 2, Folder 17

Feb. 12 - Oct. 29, 1914.

Box 2, Folder 18

Mar. 11 - Dec. 10, 1915.

Box 2, Folder 19

Jan. 1 - June 31, 1916.

Box 3, Folder 1

July 11 - Dec. 23, 1916.

Box 3, Folder 2

Jan. 2 - June 28, 1917.

Box 3, Folder 3

July 9 - Dec. 24, 1917.

Box 3, Folder 4

Feb. 22, 1918.

Box 3, Folder 5

Jan. 15 - Nov. 1, 1919.

Box 3, Folder 6

Apr. 28 - Nov. 5, 1920.

Box 3, Folder 7

Jan. 31, 1921.

Box 3, Folder 8

June 27 - Oct. 27, 1922.

Box 3, Folder 9

Apr. 15 - 30, 1924.

Box 3, Folder 10

Jan. 2 - Mar. 31, 1925.

Box 3, Folder 11

Apr. 1 - May 14, 1925.

Box 3, Folder 12

May 16 - June 30, 1925.

Box 3, Folder 13

July 3 - Aug. 5, 1925.

Box 3, Folder 14

Sept. 4 - Nov. 21, 1925.

Box 3, Folder 15

Apr. 15 - June 22, 1926.

Box 3, Folder 16

June 24 - July 31, 1926.

Box 3, Folder 17

Aug. 3 - Oct. 28, 1926.

Box 3, Folder 18

Nov. 4 - Dec. 30, 1926.

Box 4, Folder 1

Jan. 3 - Apr. 30, 1927.

Box 4, Folder 2

May 2 - June 30, 1927.

Box 4, Folder 3

July 9 - Aug. 31, 1927.

Box 4, Folder 4

Sept. 7 - Oct. 31, 1927.

Box 4, Folder 5

Nov. 1 - Dec. 28, 1927.

Box 4, Folder 6

Jan. 3 - Mar. 30, 1928.

Box 4, Folder 7

Apr. 5 - May 23, 1928.

Box 4, Folder 8

June 1 - 23, 1928.

Box 4, Folder 9

July 10 - 31, 1928

Box 4, Folder 10

Aug. 1 - Oct. 27, 1928.

Box 4, Folder 11

Nov. 1 - 30, 1928.

Box 4, Folder 12

Dec. 1 - 17, 1928.

Box 5, Folder 1

The Hillside Home School of Allied Arts, 1928.

Box 5, Folder 2

Ms. for Liberty Magazine, [1928?]

Box 5, Folder 3

Jan. 2 - 21, 1929.

Box 5, Folder 4

Feb. 1 - 16, 1929.

Box 5, Folder 5

Mar. 5 - 29, 1929.

Box 5, Folder 6

Apr. 2 - 30, 1929.

Box 5, Folder 7

May 4 - June 27, 1929.

Box 5, Folder 8

July 1 - 29, 1929.

Box 5, Folder 9

Aug. 1 - 20, 1929.

Box 5, Folder 10

Aug. 20 - 30, 1929.

Box 5, Folder 11

Aug. Sept. 4 - Oct. 21, 1929.

Box 5, Folder 12

Nov. 9 - Dec. 14, 1929.

Box 5, Folder 13

Jan. 3 - Feb. 25, 1930.

Box 5, Folder 14

Apr. 12 - May 19, 1930.

Box 5, Folder 15

June 2 - July 24, 1930.

Box 5, Folder 16

Aug. 6 - Dec. 18, 1930.

Box 6, Folder 1

Jan. 10 - Oct. 7, 1931.

Box 6, Folder 2

Feb. 6 - Dec. 2, 1932.

Box 6, Folder 3

Aug. 14 - Oct. 31, 1933.

Box 6, Folder 4

Booklets,1933.

Box 6, Folder 5

Mar. 3 - Dec. 31, 1934.

Box 6, Folder 6

Jan. 2 - July 15, 1935.

Box 6, Folder 7

Apr. 24, 1936.

Box 6, Folder 8

Mar. 1 - Dec. 21, 1938.

Box 6, Folder 9

Mar. 1 - June 30, 1939.

Box 6, Folder 10

Bill of Sale, 1940.

Box 6, Folder 11

Nov. 5 - 18, 1941.

Box 6, Folder 12

Sept. 27, 1942 - May 11, 1948.

Box 6, Folder 13

Mar. 30, 1949.

Box 6, Folder 14

June 12 - Nov. 30, 1967.

Box 6, Folder 15

Jan. 5, 1968 - Aug. 9, 1978.

Box 6, Folder 16

2 photos: FLW and Javanna

 

Olgivanna Wright and Javanna (n.d.)