Robert W. Richardson Drawings
Scope and Content
The collection is comprised of architectural drawings for various projects designed by Robert W. Richardson from 1959 to 1985. In addition to several residential projects, the collection includes drawings for various projects at the Breakers Hotel.
- 1959 - 1985
The collection is open for research.
Robert Williams Richardson, Jr. was born in Montgomery, Alabama on January 19, 1917. After spending most of his life as a resident of Marion, he served in the Army Air Forces during World War II as a test pilot. After the war, he returned to a private life where he studied art and architecture. He had graduated with honors from the University of Florida School of Architecture in 1955 and was a member of the Phi Kappa Phi honor Society. Richardson had a long and successful architectural practice in Palm Beach, Florida and designed many commercial offices, churches, retailers, and residential buildings all throughout the East Coast. He died on November 8, 2014.
1 Linear Feet (14 Flat Folders)
Language of Materials
Architectural drawings for various projects designed by Robert W. Richardson from 1959 to 1985. In addition to several residential projects, the collection includes drawings for various projects at the Breakers Hotel.
University of Florida Smathers Library Building
- A Guide to the Robert W. Richardson Drawings
- Finding aid created by John Nemmers
- February 2023
- Description rules
- Finding Aid Prepared Using Dacs
- Language of description
- Script of description
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- Description is written in English.
Part of the Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida Repository
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