Girard College Architectural Collections
Athenaeum of Philadelphia, 1994 - Universities and colleges - 12 pages
The Stephen Girard Collection, housed in Founder's Hall on the campus of Girard College, includes architectural drawings and manuscripts drawn from the Thomas U. Walter archives, a bound set of presentation drawings by Walter, and more than two hundred competition and construction drawings.
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