C. L. Baxter house alterations, Portland, 1901-1945

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Architecture & Landscape commission for C. L. Baxter at 2 Storer Street in Portland, ME, 1901–1945. The commission is associated with John Calvin Stevens. This item is part of the Stevens Architects drawings and records collection.

Daveis Hall, on the Waynflete School campus in Portland's West End, was built as a private home in 1860. The original owner was Henry Hart Furbish. John Calvin Stevens designed alterations to the house in 1901. Governor Percival P. Baxter's brother Clinton was a longtime resident. His wife, Ethel Fox Butler, had grown up in the house. Their daughter, Ellen Baxter Moyer, graduated from Waynflete in 1901. Waynflete purchased the house in 1942.

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  • Title: C. L. Baxter house alterations, Portland, 1901-1945
  • Address: 2 Storer Street, Portland, Cumberland County, ME
  • Client: C. L. Baxter
  • Creation Date: 1901–1945
  • Subject Date: 1901–1945
  • Primary Architects: John Calvin Stevens
  • Contributing Architects: John Calvin Stevens and John Howard Stevens Architects
  • Object Type: Text and Image
  • Subtype: architectural drawing; landscape drawing
  • Media/Genre: floor plans; elevations; architectural elements; planting plans; land surveys; alterations;
  • Materials: graphite on tracing paper; graphite on paper; graphite on linen; ink on linen; hand coloring;
  • Local Code: Coll. 209, 3-E-1
  • Collection: Stevens Architects drawings and records collection
  • Number of items in commission: 29

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230

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