H. Allen Brooks, Architectural Historian Autobiography, 2010
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Brief Description:

The H. Allen Brooks, Architectural Historian Autobiography (2012-27-0) is a five-page typed story of how the auhor became an architectural historian.  It includes information on his childhood, education, and professional experience.

H. Allen Brooks was an architectural historian and longtime professor at the University of Toronto.  He wrote books on Frank Lloyd Wright and the Prairie School (the name, Prairie School has been credited to Brooks) and the early years of Le Corbusier.

H. Allen Brooks was born in New Haven and his parents had a house built by Andrew Euston in Woodbridge, Connecticut.  He is a descendant of the Woodruff family of Litchfield, CT.

Held at:
Litchfield Historical Society
7 South Street, P.O. Box 385
Litchfield, CT 6759
Phone: 860-567-4501
Fax: 860-567-3565
Email: archivist [at] litchfieldhistoricalsociety.org
Record Series Number: 00/2012-27-0
Created by: Brooks, H. Allen (Harold Allen) (1925-2010)
Volume: 1.0 Items
Acquired: 07/09/2012.
Access Restrictions: This collection is open for research.
Subject Index
Architecture
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Rights/Use Restrictions: Unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection are in the public domain. There are no restrictions on use. Copyright status for other collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Acquisition Notes: Martha Babbitt  Gift.
PreferredCitation: H. Allen Brooks, Architectural Historian Autobiography, 2012-27-0, Litchfield Historical Society, Helga J. Ingraham Memorial Library, P.O. Box 385, 7 South Street, Litchfield, Connecticut, 06759.