George Herbert Gray Photograph Collection, ca. 1910-1930

Descriptive Summary

Title
George Herbert Gray Photograph Collection, ca. 1910-1930
Creator
Gray, George Herbert, 1874-1945
Extent
105 items
Subjects
Apartment houses-- Kentucky-- Louisville-- Photographs.
Church buildings-- Kentucky-- Bowling Green-- Photographs.
Church buildings-- Kentucky-- Louisville-- Photographs.
Dwellings-- Connecticut-- New Haven-- Photographs.
Dwellings-- Kentucky-- Louisville-- Photographs.
Dwellings-- New York-- Long Island-- Photographs.
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Repository
The Filson Historical Society

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
George H. Gray, architect, was born in Calif., graduated from Johns Hopkins University in 1895, and attended the Ecole des Beaux Arts (1901-1905). He began practicing in Louisville about 1907 and was later in partnership with Herman Wischmeyer. He moved to New Haven, Conn., and practiced there for several years. The collection contains photographs of houses, churches, commercial buildings, and apartment buildings designed by Gray. Included are houses for Mrs. M. E. A. Dudley, Lewis C. Humphrey, William Ruedeman (1914), Dan Schlegel, J. Morton Morris, and C. Bonnycastle Robinson (1916), all in Louisville. Churches pictured include Christ Church, Bowling Green, Ky., Church of our Merciful Saviour, Fourth Avenue Presbyterian, and Fourth Avenue Baptist in Louisville. There are also photographs of the Aragon and Pennington apartment buildings in Louisville. The Forbes Hawkes house on Long Island, N.Y., the Arthur B. Clark house, New Haven, Conn., and Gray's own residences in New Haven and Louisville are also included