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De Santis, Carlo E., Dr.

This collection consists of 478 35mm Ektachrome and Kodachrome slides, housed in 24 slide protector pages, taken by Carlo E. De Santis in the 1970s and 1980s. A physician and architecture enthusiast, De Santis' slides depict buildings, street scenes and architectural details in the Rochester, New York area. The collection is in original order; De Santis did not have a formal arrangement for the collection outside of occasionally grouping images of the same type of building (such as churches) together.

Barrows, Charles Storrs, Jr.
This collections consists of letters, business documents, property information, drawings, blueprints and maps created by or belonging to Rochester, New York-based architect C. Storrs Barrows. These materials were created between 1923 and 1935.
Derleth, Florian W. (William)

Collection of 23 Kodachrome slides showing images of construction work in and near the Genesee River in downtown Rochester, New York in 1967 and 1971. The images mostly show work that occurred as part of the Genesee Crossroads urban renewal project. Most of the images appear to depict work on the Genesee Crossroads Garage, Genesee Crossroads park, and Charles Carroll Plaza. There are also images of the completed First Federal Plaza office building.

H. O. Waugh Hardware
This collection consists of records from H. O. Waugh Hardware, a Rochester, N.Y., hardware store and home heatin installer. The records date between 1935 and 1950. They consist of installation proposals, recipts and job notes.
DeVinney, Mimi
This collection consists of serials, papers of the Corn Hill neighborhood historian and blueprints of buildings in the Corn Hill neighborhood of Rochester, New York. Materials in the collection date between 1843 and 2021. The collection was donated to the Rochester Public Library by the estate of James DeVinney in 2021.
Gruen, Victor

Midtown Plaza was the first downtown indoor shopping mall in the United States, opened in 1962. This collection consists of concept art, floor plans, architectural drawings and other ephemeral materials related to Midtown Plaza. Several items related to the Midtown Monorail and Christmas celebrations at Midtown are included. Also included is concept art for a planned Rochester Telephone Corporation building at Midtown. Much of the material in this collection is undated; the dated items come from 1978 to 1999, but it is clear that many items are significantly older. Several drawings bear labels as being from the studio of Victor Gruen, and must date to the era of Midtown's construction, circa 1960.

Gorsline, William Henry
This collection consists of the records of Rochester, New York based building contractor, William Henry Gorsline. The materials date between 1872 and 1889. The records are comprised of invoices, building contracts, and checks.
Boynton, Beulah

William Ringle was a Times-Union reporter who wrote to Beulah Boynton, daughter of Edward Everett Boynton, for information about the construction of the house bearing her father's name in 1954. The collection includes correspondence between William Ringle and Beulah Boynton re: the Edward Boynton house. Includes a signed letter from Frank Lloyd Wright to Beulah Boynton. The materials in the collection date from 1954 to 1955.