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Bakerville: Cole House - Baker Letter To Doyle Feb 2023

Bakerville: Cole House - Baker Letter To Doyle

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Anne Baker's letter to Frank Doyle expressing interest in purchasing the Cole House located at 915 Warren Ave. East Providence, RI. In this letter she also describes the historical and architectural significance of the Cole House.

Cole House was built c1690 and later dismantled and moved to 670 Drift Road to become part of Bakerville.


Bakerville: Cole House- Baker Rwc Assignment Feb 2023

Bakerville: Cole House- Baker Rwc Assignment

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An assignment completed by Anne Baker for a Preservation Research Course at Roger Williams College the describes Cole House.


Bakerville: Pre-Print Of Chapter "Moving" From Collecting Houses By Anne W. Bakers Feb 2023

Bakerville: Pre-Print Of Chapter "Moving" From Collecting Houses By Anne W. Bakers

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Pre-print of chapter "Moving" from Collecting Houses. Used with permission from Sarah Baker, copyright holder. Chapter describes the move of the Tripp house at 670 Drift Road, Westport, MA to a new location on the property - under the trees and near a brook.


Bakerville: Pre-Print Of Chapter "Fitting In" From Collecting Houses By Anne W. Baker Feb 2023

Bakerville: Pre-Print Of Chapter "Fitting In" From Collecting Houses By Anne W. Baker

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Pre-print of chapter "Fitting In" from Collecting Houses. Used with permission from Sarah Baker, copyright holder. In this chapter, Baker describes the history and architecture of the house, their restoration plans, and the acquisition of the additional buildings moved to Bakerville at 670 Drift Rd, Westport, MA


Bakerville: Floorplans For Main House Jan 2023

Bakerville: Floorplans For Main House

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Floorplans with labelled rooms for the Main House at 670 Drift Road.


Bakerville: Anne Baker's Descriptions For Print Archive Folders Jan 2023

Bakerville: Anne Baker's Descriptions For Print Archive Folders

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Archive Folder Descriptions. Baker wrote a detailed description for each Bakerville building on these folder sheets including original locations.


Bakerville: Tripp House Ownership Dates Jan 2023

Bakerville: Tripp House Ownership Dates

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Ownership dates of Tripp House built c1721.


Bakerville: Baker's Handwritten Draft Of The About 670 Drift Document Jan 2023

Bakerville: Baker's Handwritten Draft Of The About 670 Drift Document

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Anne Baker's handwritten draft of the About 670 Drift Road Document. Describes the history of the house and each of its rooms,


Bakerville: Anne Baker's Letter To Elizabeth Marcus With Room Descriptions And History Jan 2023

Bakerville: Anne Baker's Letter To Elizabeth Marcus With Room Descriptions And History

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Anne Baker's Letter to Elizabeth Marcus describing each room in the Main House as well as the outbuildings. Includes the origins of architectural features and components of the house. Historical dates are provided. Elizabeth Marcus purchased the 670 Drift Road property from Baker in 1984.


Bakerville: Anne Baker's Description Of 670 Drift Road Jan 2023

Bakerville: Anne Baker's Description Of 670 Drift Road

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Baker's narrative about Bakerville including a description of the house and its outbuildings. Baker describes the history of the Tripp House and includes information on the origins of many of the house's structural components. Dated October 3, 1996.


Russell-Ekstrom House: Email Correspondence Between Lincoln Ekstrom And James Russell Oct 2022

Russell-Ekstrom House: Email Correspondence Between Lincoln Ekstrom And James Russell

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Email correspondence between Lincoln Ekstrom and James W.C. Russell concerning Russell family genealogy and ownership of Russell-Ekstrom House in Dartmouth, MA.


Russell-Ekstrom House: History Of Ownership Oct 2022

Russell-Ekstrom House: History Of Ownership

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Document giving the dates and history of the ownership of the property located at 1193 Russell Mills Road in Dartmouth, Massachusetts.


Russell-Ekstrom House: Scope Of The Work - Relocate Bath And Enlarge Kitchen Oct 2022

Russell-Ekstrom House: Scope Of The Work - Relocate Bath And Enlarge Kitchen

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Draft document outlining the scope of the work for the relocation of Russell-Ekstrom House Bath and Kitchen with drawings showing the ground floor layout and plan for the new Bath.


Russell-Ekstrom House: Scope Of The Work, Roof Remodeling Oct 2022

Russell-Ekstrom House: Scope Of The Work, Roof Remodeling

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Scope of the work for the roof remodel at Ekstrom House with drawings of ground floor plans, and rear, east side, and west side elevations.


Houghton-Sprague House: The Houghton-Sprague Farm 1665-1981 Sep 2022

Houghton-Sprague House: The Houghton-Sprague Farm 1665-1981

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Article from the Harvard Post, April 3, 1981 on The Houghton-Sprague Farm by Morrill Sprague. The author gives the property ownership history from 1665 - 1981.


Houghton-Sprague House: Will Of James Houghton Sep 2022

Houghton-Sprague House: Will Of James Houghton

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Will of James Houghton dated July 17, 1711.


Houghton-Sprague House: Harvard Historical Society Records Sep 2022

Houghton-Sprague House: Harvard Historical Society Records

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Harvard Historical Society Records by Elvira Scorgie concerning the Houghton families house known as the "Ralph Houghton Garrison." Gives information on the family lineage and describes the house interior rooms and fireplaces. Document is not dated.


Houghton-Sprague House: First Floor Drawing Sep 2022

Houghton-Sprague House: First Floor Drawing

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Sketch of the First Floor plan of Houghton-Sprague House with measurements.


Houghton-Sprague House: Second Floor Drawing Sep 2022

Houghton-Sprague House: Second Floor Drawing

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Drawing of the Houghton-Sprague Second Floor Layout with measurements and notes.


Houghton-Sprague House: Period Details To Houghton Garrison House Sep 2022

Houghton-Sprague House: Period Details To Houghton Garrison House

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Narrative and photos describing the Houghton Garrison House "showing the three stages of occupation-all ancient and built on land that John Prescott, the Founder of Lancaster, sold to Ralph Houghton in 1669."

"This late 1600s Garrison is thought to be the oldest remaining house in Harvard. A Garrison was a small heavily fortified house where early settlers would gather in times of danger. It remained in the Houghton family for six generations and then became home to the Sprague family for over three generations." -- From the Harvard Album, p.76.


Houghton-Sprague House: Lot Map Sep 2022

Houghton-Sprague House: Lot Map

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Map of the Lots for West Bare Hill Road and Still River Road (Route110).


Houghton-Sprague House: Massachusetts Historical Commission Application Sep 2022

Houghton-Sprague House: Massachusetts Historical Commission Application

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Form B - Building, Massachusetts Historical Commission. Recorded by Claire W. Dempsey, Harvard Historical Commission, May 1993. Provides the Architectural Description, Historical Narrative. References and the National Register of Historic laces Criteria Statement Form.


Houghton-Sprague House: History Of The Town Of Harvard, Massachusetts, 1732 - 1893 Sep 2022

Houghton-Sprague House: History Of The Town Of Harvard, Massachusetts, 1732 - 1893

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Pages from History of the Town of Harvard which describe the Houghton Garrison House. Sections highlighted and annotated.


Houghton-Sprague House: Baker Letter To Abbott, September 4, 2008 Sep 2022

Houghton-Sprague House: Baker Letter To Abbott, September 4, 2008

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Anne Baker's letter to Abbott (last name not given) describing the Houghton-Sprague house structure. Dated September 4, 2008.


Estabrook Farm House: Baker's Report - September 1, 1979 Aug 2022

Estabrook Farm House: Baker's Report - September 1, 1979

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Anne Baker's structural report on the Estabrook Farm House completed on September 1, 1979. Baker describes the structure, the floor plan, the framing, and the flooring. Baker concluded that it was built during a transition period of the 17th - 18th century.


Estabrook Farm House: Baker's Measurement Drawings Aug 2022

Estabrook Farm House: Baker's Measurement Drawings

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Eighteen measurement drawing of the Estabrook Farm House done by Anne Baker.


Isaac Collins House/Farm: Notice Of Public Auction For The Black Farm And Accompanying Documentation Aug 2022

Isaac Collins House/Farm: Notice Of Public Auction For The Black Farm And Accompanying Documentation

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Notice of the Public Auction of Black Farm held on June 28, 1994. Includes documentation detailing the main house and eight outbuildings. Also includes conditions which the property is subject to, additional covenants, site analysis, zoning and land use controls, description of improvements, a description of the lot or parcel from Rhode Island DEM, and the nomination form submitted to the National Register of Historic Places.


Isaac Collins House/Farm: Maps And Drawings Aug 2022

Isaac Collins House/Farm: Maps And Drawings

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Eight Figures of Isaac Collins/ Plain Pond Farm from Wilbur Smith and Associates: Topographic Location Map, Location Plats, Farm Complex/Field System, Floor Plan - First Floor, Floor Plan - Second Floor, Major Outbuildings, Isaac Collins Ice House Site, Isaac Collins Historic Cemetery.


Isaac Collins House/Farm: Letter From Baker To Rex Aug 2022

Isaac Collins House/Farm: Letter From Baker To Rex

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Anne Baker's letter to Rex (no last name given) probably written December 1994. Letter concerning the ell of the house and the stairway.


Isaac Collins House/Farm: Baker Letter To Sanderson, February 7, 1995 Aug 2022

Isaac Collins House/Farm: Baker Letter To Sanderson, February 7, 1995

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Anne Baker's letter to Edward Sanderson, Director of the Rhode Island Preservation and Heritage Commission requesting permission from the Commission to reduce the size of the Ell in the Kells renovation of the house. History of construction the house rooms and rationale for removing the later kitchen and the the second story of the ell is given. The letter is dated February 7, 1995.