The Cleveland Museum of Art

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Box List

Records of the Construction of the Cleveland Museum of Art: 1916 Building

Box List

Box 1
  1. Report from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston: The Museum Commission in Europe
  2. Articles of Incorporation, The Cleveland Museum of Art, 26 June 1913
  3. Materials relating to the Exchange of Lands in Wade Park With the City of Cleveland
  4. Building Committee correspondence
  5. Building Committee minutes of meetings, 8 June 1905 - 6 November 1912
  6. Building Committee minutes of meetings, 24 April 1913 - 12 December 1914
  7. Building Committee minutes of meetings, 26 February 1915 - 4 November 1915
  8. Building Committee minutes of meetings, 16 November 1915 - 24 November 1916
  9. Building Committee minutes of meetings, 1 December 1916 - 18 December 1919
Box 2
  1. Agreements with architects, general contractors, and consultingengineers, 1907-1913
  2. French and Hubbard, correspondence, 1914 - September 1918
  3. French and Hubbard, correspondence, October 1918 - 1921
  4. V.E. Thebaud (Hubbell and Benes) correspondence, 1913-1916
  5. V.E. Thebaud, personal correspondence, 1914-1915
  6. V.E. Thebaud, calculations of materials, qualities, and costs
  7. V.E. Thebaud, construction journal, 1914
  8. V.E. Thebaud, memos to H.G. Gilman, n.d.
  9. Superintendent's office diary, 1916
  10. John W. McCabe, appointment as superintendent, 1922
  11. John W. McCabe, personal correspondence, 1919-1923
Box 3
  1. Shipping invoices from King Bridge, 1914-1915 (1)
  2. Shipping invoices from King Bridge, 1914-1915 (2) [not found as of 9 November 2001]
  3. Lists of equipment and furniture (1)
  4. Lists of equipment and furniture (2)
  5. Lists of equipment and furniture (3)
  6. Promotional material for equipment and furniture
  7. Crowell and Murray, cement inspections, 1913-1915
  8. Report on contract from W.S. Tyler, 5 November 1915
  9. Report of the lighting committee to the building committee, 1916
  10. Temperature readings, August - September 1917
  11. "Duties of Telephone Operator" [not found as of 9 November 2001]
  12. Titles of specifications
  13. Specifications, general conditions
  14. Specifications, carpenter work
  15. Specifications, plumbing
  16. Specifications, heating and ventilating apparatus
Box 4
  1. Specifications, heating and ventilating apparatus
  2. Specifications, electrical work and apparatus
  3. Specifications, painting and finishing
  4. Specifications, interior marble work revision no. 1
  5. Specifications, [emergency lighting apparatus and wiring]
  6. Specifications, [for hardware]
  7. Specifications, [for glass]
  8. Specifications, [for sheet metal work]
  9. Specifications, for vacuum cleaning plant
  10. Specifications, for landscape work
  11. Specifications, for elevators and apparatus
  12. Specifications, for completing garden court - Hubbell & Benes, Architects
  13. Specifications, for finishing north galleries
  14. Specifications, Report on Methods of Obtaining Auxiliary Heat to Charles W. Bingham
  15. Specifications, for gas boilers, steam piping, and apparatus - auxiliary heating
  16. Specifications, for electric wiring for service station
  17. Specifications, for erecting complete a steam power plant in the service building
  18. Specifications, [for service station plumbing]
  19. Specifications, changes in electrical wiring
  20. Specifications, for ornamental iron and bronze
  21. Specifications, for alterations to the heating and ventilating system March 11, 1947
  22. Letters on heating [not found as of 9 November 2001]
  23. Applications for certificates of payment and certificates of payment, 1913-1916, nos. 1-25
  24. Applications for certificates of payment and certificates of payment, nos. 26-50
  25. Applications for certificates of payment and certificates of payment, nos. 51-75
  26. Applications for certificates of payment and certificates of payment, nos. 76-100
Box 5
  1. Applications for certificates of payment and certificates of payment, 1913-1916, nos. 101-125
  2. Applications for certificates of payment and certificates of payment, 126-150
  3. Applications for certificates of payment and certificates of payment, 151-175
  4. Applications for certificates of payment and certificates of payment, nos. 176-200
  5. Applications for certificates of payment and certificates of payment, nos. 201-225
  6. Applications for certificates of payment and certificates of payment, nos. 226-250
  7. Applications for certificates of payment and certificates of payment, nos. 251-275
  8. Applications for certificates of payment and certificates of payment, nos. 276-296
  9. Applications for certificates of payment and certificates of payment, service station), nos. 1-21
  10. Applications for certificates of payment and certificates of payment, service station), nos. 22-42
  11. Cleveland Trust bank passbook, 1916-1918
  12. Cash book and ledger, 1914
  13. [Statements of Account - The Guardian Savings and Trust - July 9, 1917 - October 1, 1919] [not found as of 9 November 2001]
  14. [Statements of Account - Construction Account - The Guardian Savings and Trust - May 2, 1917 - July 25, 1918] [not found as of 9 November 2001]
  15. [Statements of Receipts and Disbursements - Building Account - The Guardian Savings and Trust - January 12, 1914 - March 24, 1917][not found as of 9 November 2001]
  16. [The National Commercial Bank - Cancelled Checks - April 22, 1915 - May 29, 1915] [not found as of 9 November 2001]
  17. [Journal of the CMA - January 2, 1914 - December 30, 1915]
    [not found as of 9 November 2001]
Box 6
  1. Garden, Conservatory, and Hall Furniture in Art Stone and Wood, the Fischer & Jirouch Company, Cleveland, n.d.
  2. Photographs of architectural details, unidentified vendor(s) (1)
  3. Photographs of architectural details, unidentified vendor(s) (2)
  4. Photographs of architectural details, unidentified vendor(s) (3)
  5. Photographs of architectural details, unidentified vendor(s) (4)
  6. Photographs of architectural details, unidentified vendor(s) (5)
  7. Photographs of architectural details, unidentified vendor(s) (6)
  8. Photographs of architectural details, unidentified vendor(s) (7)
  9. Photographs of architectural details, unidentified vendor(s) (8)
Oversize
  1. Hubbell & Benes Cash Receipts and Disbursements Journal (1 volume)
  2. The Work of William E. Foster, Architect (two copies)
  3. Drawing of exhibit space for Fischer; Jirouch (two drawings)
  4. Photographs (three century albums):
    • Cleveland Museum of Art photographs: 132 images including models of the building, exterior construction, interior construction, and the completed building and grounds, 1912-1919
    • Hubbell and Benes photographs: 170 images including models of the building, site preconstruction, exterior and interior construction, 1905-1915