Edward H. Bennett Collection

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Edward H. Bennett Collection

Items in the Edward H. Bennett Collection Collection

Daniel Hudson Burnham
A painting and biography of Daniel H. Burnham by Pratt & Lambert Inc.

Bennett Notes on Daniel Hudson Burnham
Edward H. Bennett's notes on Daniel H. Burnham, written from 1917 to 1918, were sent to Charles Moore and later included in the second volume of his 1921 Burnham biography "Daniel H. Burnham, Architect, Planner of Cities."

Sketch by Daniel H. Burnham
Sketch by Daniel H. Burnham

Dissolution of Graham, Burnham & Company Announcement
Announcement of the dissolution of Graham, Burnham & Company, as well as announcement of two new firms: Graham, Anderson, Probst & White and D.H. Burnham & Company.

Edward H. Bennett to Charles Moore, Data on Daniel H. Burnham
Data sent to Charles Moore by Edward H. Bennett on life and work of Daniel H. Burnham, including 17 Burnham quotes.

Daniel H. Burnham "Make no little plans" Full Quote
Daniel Burnham's famous "Make no little plans" quote in full, first delivered at the 1910 London town planning conference.

Daniel H. Burnham to Edward H. Bennett Correspondence, No Date
Daniel H. Burnham writes from Chicago to Bennett in San Francisco lamenting that he must travel to Maine rather than to San Francisco. He must go to meet contributors to Washington D.C.'s Union Station. Click here to view transcription.

Daniel H. Burnham to Edward H. Bennett Correspondence, 12/11/1905
Daniel H. Burnham writes from Chicago to Edward H. Bennett in San Francisco, where he is working on Burnham's San Francisco Plan. Burnham advises Bennett to stop advocating on its behalf and let the logic of the plan speak for itself. Click here to…

Daniel H. Burnham to Edward H. Bennett Correspondence, 12/22/1905
Daniel H. Burnham writes from Chicago to Edward H. Bennett in San Francisco about the Half Moon Bay proposition. He mentions that he will work with architect Peirce Anderson on some slides that Bennett sent. Click here to view transcription.

Daniel H. Burnham to Edward H. Bennett Correspondence, 12/26/1905
Daniel H. Burnham writes from Chicago to Edward H. Bennett in San Francisco, entreating Bennett to return as quickly as possible to Chicago before Burnham must set off for Europe. Click here to view transcription.