Adolph Cluss: An Architect in Washington During the Civil War and Reconstruction

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Discusses the role of the architect, Adolph Cluss, in Washington, including his role in designing Smithsonian buildings.


  • Cluss, Adolph 1825-1905
  • Arts and Industries Building
  • Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)
  • Natural History Building


Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography

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Records of the Columbia Historical Society of Washington, D. C. (Book)

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Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520,


  • 1971-1972
  • Civil War, 1861-1865


  • Museum buildings
  • Architecture
  • Museum architecture
  • History


  • United States
  • Washington (D.C.)

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pp. 338-358

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