Alexander Gibson Porter Architectural Plans Edit

Summary

Identifier
R0137 AGP

Dates

  • Date Not Yet Determined (Other)

Extents

  • 22 Sheets (Whole)

Notes

  • Scope and Contents

    22 architectural plans of residential and commercial properties in Maryland.

  • Biographical Note

    Alexander Gibson Porter was born in Allegany County, Maryland October 10, 1902. Porter attended the Gilman School for Boys and obtained his BA and MFA in Architecture from Princeton University in 1925 and 1927. His first professional positions were with the Chicago firm of E.H. Clark in Illinois and in Florida. In 1930, he returned to Maryland and worked at various times for the architecture firms of Henry Powell Hopkins; Buckler, Fenhagen, Meyer & Ayres; and Fisher, Nes, Campbell & Associates. In 1932, he became a partner in the Engineering Construction Company. Porter started his solo practice as architect of Golsborough Hall, a mansion on Kent Island in Queen Anne’s County, Maryland.

  • Custodial History

    The collection was donated to the University of Baltimore by Sara M.Porter in June, 2001.

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