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Thomas Ustick Walter papers, 1829-1887

Thomas Ustick Walter papers, 1829-1887

Walter, Thomas Ustick, 1804-1887


Collection Information

Size: 20.0 linear ft. (on 19 microfilm reels)

Summary: Papers documenting Ustick's work in Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., Venezuela, and other locations, and include detailed information on Girard College, Philadelphia, and the U.S. Capitol Building. Included are letters from Randolph Rogers, Robert Mills, and M.C. Meigs regarding the Capitol.

Biographical/Historical Note

Architect; Philadelphia, Pa.


Microfilmed in 1987 as part of AAA's Philadelphia Arts Documentation Project.

Location of Originals

  • Originals in: The Athenaeum of Philadelphia.

Additional Forms Available

Microfilm reels 4133-4151 available at Archives of American Art offices, through interlibrary loan, at the Free Library of Philadelphia, and at the Athenaeum of Philadelphia.

Restrictions on Access

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

How to Cite This Collection

Thomas Ustick Walter papers, 1829-1887. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.