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Thornton Chard Correspondence

An inventory of his correspondence at Syracuse University

Finding aid created by: DW
Date: 16 Jun 1979

Biographical History

Thornton Chard was an American architect. Much of his work is in New York City, including the Dave Hennen and Alice Morris House at 19 E. 70th (designated a landmark by the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission in 1974) and a police station at 156-158 Greenwich Street.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Thornton Chard Papers consist of ten letterbooks containing correspondence of his architectural business from 1907-1916. Contracts mentioned include private homes, churches, and businesses.

Arrangement of the Collection

Letters are arranged chronologically in ten volumes.


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Related Material

Special Collections Research Center has the papers of many notable architects. Please refer to the SCRC Subject Index for a complete listing.

Subject Headings


Chard, Thornton -- Correspondence.


Architects -- United States.
Architectural practice -- United States.

Genres and Forms

Letter books.



Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Thornton Chard Correspondence
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

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