Abbott, Samuel Appleton Browne, 1846-1931
Found in 1 Collection or Record:
Trustees of the Boston Public Library Records: McKim Building Art and Architecture Records
Collection — Container: MS Bos Li
Call Number: MS Bos Li
Scope and Contents Although plans for a permanent library building for the City of Boston began in the mid- nineteenth century, it was not until 1888, when Samuel Abbott, the President of the Trustees of the Boston Public Library, accepted the architectural plans by the New York firm McKim, Mead & White, did the project come to fruition. This collection documents the Trustees approval of the design submitted by Charles Follen McKim, the meeting between Charles Follen McKim, Stanford White and Augustus...
Dates: 1859-1965; Majority of material found in 1888-1895