Family photographs, 1860-1950
Photographs, primarily 1904-1937, kept by the Martin Family, depicting the Darwin D. Martin House in Buffalo, New York, designed by architect Frank Lloyd Wright. These photographs illustrate the exterior, interior, and grounds of the Martin House and the related structures, including the George Barton House. Included is an album showing the construction of the Martin House, July 23, 1904 to May 9, 1905; several views of the Marin House by Chicago photographer Henry Fuermann, some of which were used in an article about the house in the May 1908 Architectural Record; a series of portraits of Martin family members taken by Louise Mueller in 1912, which also show the interior of the house. Also included are photographs of members of the Martin family and a few photographs showing the Martin family summer home "Graycliff" at Derby, New York. Later photographs show the house during the period of occupancy by Buffalo architect Sebastian Tauriello, circa 1954-1965.
Terms of Access
Darwin D. Martin Photographs, circa 1860s-1970s are open for research. Researchers are encouraged to consult the digital versions of this collection where possible.
Physical AccessDue to fragility researchers are required to use reference copies located in Series IX. Please refer to original photograph item numbers found in Scope and Content notes located throughout Series I to Series VIII. Where original photographs do not have corresponding reference copies, researchers may refer to the originals located in Series I through Series VIII.
From the Collection: 11.76 Linear Feet (1 carton,15 manuscript boxes, 3 oversize boxes, 1 flat boxes, 2 card boxes)
This series is arranged alphabetically in eleven subseries:
- Martin, Darwin D.
- Martin, Darwin R. & Martin, Dorothy (as children)
- Martin, Isabelle Reidpath
- Martin, Margaret
- Martin, William E.
- Family at Martin House
- Family at Graycliff
- Foster Family
- Mrs. Reidpath
Existence and Location of Copies
Due to fragility, researchers are required to use reference copies located in Series IX. Please refer to original photograph item numbers found in Scope and Content notes. Where original photographs do not have corresponding reference copies, researchers may refer to the originals.