Collection Facts

Extent: 
109 items
Dates of Original: 
c. 1940 - 1950
Collection Owner:
NYH Topic Area(s):

Historical Context

Carl F. Schmidt (1894-1988) was a local architect who had a keen interest in historic preservation and conservation. He wrote many books on historical architecture, which focus primarily on homes in the Genesee Valley area.

Scope of Collection

The collection includes many pencil drawings of architectural details, in particular entrance doors. Most of the drawings depict homes in the Genesee Valley and Rochester, New York region. The collection dates to the mid-20th century.