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Detailed Description of the Collection
Pennsylvania Architectural collection:
An Inventory of Drawings, 1888-1889, 1986
See archival staff for available biographical and administrative information for the architects and firms represented in this collection.
The Pennsylvania Architectural collection consists of a prismacolor on velum design sketch for the project, South Philadelphia: Reweaving the fabric of myth, The Urban Farm, March 1986, part of Philadelphia's "City Visions" competition; one drawing of the Furness Library, University of Pennsylvania, 1888, Furness, Evans & Co., architects; and 12 published reproductions of drawings originally completed in 1889 of Davis Island Lock & Dam, PA by Colonel William E. Merrill.
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