Skip to main content

Ramee Documents collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SCA-1159

Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of documents made by architect Jacques Ramee between 1812 and 1814. President Eliphalet Nott hired Ramee as to design the campus of Union College 1812 and 1814, and much of the design remains intact today. Many of the folders in this collection contain reproductions of these documents created during research by Paul Turner for his publications on the creation of the campus.

Dates

  • 1812 - 1848

Extent

1 Drawer (Contains prints of campus plans and view that seem to be derived from the plans of Ramee, although not all of the contents of the collection were created by Ramee himself. This collection contains various views of campus in alignment with the first plans of Ramee. )

Language of Materials

English

Title
Ramee Documents collection
Status
Completed
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

Contact:
Union College
807 Union Street
Schenectady NY 12308 United States