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Correspondence, 1902-1935

Identifier: Series III
Correspondence between Darwin D. Martin of Buffalo, New York and architect Frank Lloyd Wright, concerning the Wright designed homes for the Martin family: The George Barton House (1904) and the Darwin D. Martin House (1906) in Buffalo, New York, and the Graycliff House (1928) in Derby, New York; and the Larkin Company Administration Building in Buffalo; later correspondence documents the continuing personal and financial relationship between Darwin D. Martin and Frank Lloyd Wright. Also includes correspondence between Darwin D. Martin and his brother William E. Martin of Chicago, Illinois, who was also a client and friend of Frank Lloyd Wright. In addition to correspondence, the Collection includes specifications for the Martin and Barton houses. Also included is a small amount of family and business correspondence of Darwin D. Martin and his son, Darwin R. Martin.


  • 1902-1935

Terms of Access

Frank Lloyd Wright - Darwin D. Martin Papers, 1888-1979 are open for research.


From the Collection: 2.29 Linear Feet (5 manuscript boxes, 1 half manuscript box)


Series III is arranged chronologically.


Repository Details

Part of the University Archives Repository

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