Guide to the Church Sketches 1844-1901
Cage 179

Summary Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Church Sketches
Cage 179
Date [inclusive]
2.0 boxes
General Physical Description note
1 foot of linear shelf space
Two albums containing approximately 1100 mounted pencil sketches of church buildings in England by an unidentified artist, circa 1844-1901.

Preferred Citation note

Church Sketches, circa 1844-1901

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections Washington State University Libraries Pullman, WA

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Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of two albums containing mounted pencil sketches by an unidentified artist, depicting church buildings in England. There are approximately 1100 sketches, with captions listing the name and location of the church, as well as the date of the sketch. Each volume includes an index, and volume two contains insertions consisting of correspondence and notes. The volumes were removed from their bindings for preservation purposes in 2008, and the original boards and spine (volume two), including the bookplate of R. Nash Bricknell, were retained. The collection also includes postcards depicting churches in England.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries 2013
Terrell Library
P.O. Box 645610
Pullman, WA, 99164-5610

Conditions Governing Access note

This collection is open and available for research use.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

This collection was donated to the Washington State University Libraries in 1937 by the estate of Mr. and Mrs. M.J. Chapman of Pullman, Washington, founders of the Cosmopolitan Club. It had previously belonged to Washington State College professor Carl Milton Brewster.

Processing Information note

Cheryl Gunselman processed this collection in 2008.

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Controlled Access Headings


  • Albums
  • Architecture
  • Church buildings -- England
  • Church buildings -- Great Britain
  • Religion
  • Sketches

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