MsC 339

Collection Dates: 1895 -- 1900?
3 large wallet folders

Collection Guide

This document describes a Manuscript Collection held by the

Special Collections Department
University of Iowa Libraries

Guide Contents

Administrative Information

Biographical and Historical Information

Scope and Contents of the Collection

Related Materials

Acquisition and Processing Information


Administrative Information

Access and Restrictions: This collection is open for research.

Digital Surrogates: Except where indicated, this document describes but does not reproduce the actual text, images and objects which make up this collection. Materials are available only in the Special Collections Department.

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Biographical Note

Seth Temple was born in 1867 in Winona, Minnesota. After attending Winona High School, he attended the Columbia School of Mines in New York City. He received a BSc in architecture in 1892. From 1892 to 1895 he was a teacher in the school of architecture with the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. In 1896, he was awarded the Columbia traveling fellowship in architecture and during twenty months in 1895 -- 1896 he studied in Europe. After teaching at the University of Illinois, he came to Davenport, Iowa, where he was associated with various architectural firms over the years.

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of three large wallet folders of drawings made by Seth Temple, some during his travels in Europe.

Related Materials

[Album of Architectural Designs]: Views and Photographs of Design Details

MAIN Oversize FOLIO, call number  NA2600 .A4 (In Original storage)

Camp McClellan During the Civil War

SPECIAL COLLECTIONS, Iowa Authors Collection 

Acquisition and Processing Information

These papers were given to the University of Iowa Libraries by Malcolm Temple, executor of the Arthur Temple estate, in 1952.

Guide posted to Internet: August 2004


Three large wallet folders of architectural drawings

Example of architectural drawing from the collection.

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