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Buildings of the United States Donors

Lead funding for the Buildings of the United States series has been provided by the National Endowment for the Humanities, an independent federal agency that has supported every BUS volume, and the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts.

Initial and ongoing support has also come from following sustaining donors: The American Institute of Architects, College of Fellows; The Athenaeum of Philadelphia, Charles E. Peterson Fellowship; The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation; Ford Foundation; Founders' Fund of the Buildings of the United States; Furthermore, a program of the J. M. Kaplan Fund; The David Geffen Foundation; Samuel H. Kress Foundation; Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division; National Park Service, Heritage Documentation Programs, HABS/HAER/HALS division; Samuel I. Newhouse Foundation; The Pew Charitable Trusts; Southeast Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians; Society of Architectural Historians (including many individual members); University of Delaware; and University of Missouri.

The Society of Architectural Historians also gratefully acknowledges gifts from additional donors listed below, whose generosity helped bring specific Buildings of the United States volumes to publication:

ALASKA

  • National Endowment for the Humanities 
  • Pew Charitable Trusts
  • Graham Foundation for the Advanced Studies in Fine Arts

ARKANSAS

  • Anonymous 
  • Donald W. Reynolds Foundation
  • Stephen Group, Inc. 
  • Tyson Foundation
  • Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design, University of Arkansas, through the generosity of Ted and Leslie Belden

Colorado

  • Bonfils-Stanton Foundation
  • Colorado Historical Foundation
  • Dobbins Foundation
  • Gates Foundation
  • University of Colorado at Denver

DELAWARE

  • Mrs. Lammot du Pont Copeland
  • Louisa C. and Robert W. Duemling

District of Columbia

  • National Endowment for the Humanities 
  • Pew Charitable Trusts
  • Graham Foundation for the Advanced Studies in Fine Arts
  • Latrobe Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians

Hawaii

  • Atherton Family Foundation
  • John R. Halligan Charitable Trust
  • Donald I. Perry

iowa

  • National Endowment for the Humanities 
  • Pew Charitable Trusts
  • Graham Foundation for the Advanced Studies in Fine Arts

LOUISIANA

  • The Ella West Freeman Foundation 
  • The Booth-Bricker Fund
  • Louisiana Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism, Division of Historic Preservation
  • Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities
  • Samuel I. Newhouse Foundation
  • The Azby Fund
  • Governor and Mrs. Mike Foster
  • Mr. Peter Reed
  • Southeast Chapter, Society of Architectural Historians

Massachusetts: Metropolitan Boston

  • Anonymous
  • Three anonymous Boston foundations
  • The Barr Foundation
  • Architectural Heritage Foundation, John Hubbard Sturgis Fund Barr Foundation
  • Richard M. Candee
  • The Margaret Henderson Floyd Memorial Fund of the Society of Architectural Historians
  • Elisabeth Blair MacDougall
  • Massachusetts Historical Commission
  • New England Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians, in memory of its president 1985-1986, Leslie Norman Larson
  • The Orchard Foundation
  • William H. Pierson Jr.

Michigan

(original and revised editions)

  • Americana Foundation
  • Michigan Sesquicentennial Fund
  • Saarinen Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians
  • Society of Architectural Historians 2010 Benefit
  • Joanne J. Troy Trust/Wim de Wit and Nancy Troy

Nevada

  • An anonymous foundation
  • Las Vegas Chapter of the American Institute of Architects
  • Nevada Humanities Committee

NEW ORLEANS

  • Gill Family Foundation
  • Myra Malkin
  • Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities
  • Anonymous 
  • Ellen B. Weiss
  • Lee Ledbetter
  • VergesRome Architects

North Dakota

  • State Historical Society of North Dakota 
  • Anonymous
  • Society of Architectural Historians 
  • Ford Foundation 
  • Donald I. Perry Fund 
  • Image Group Architecture and Interiors

Pennsylvania: PITTSBURGH AND WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA

  • Anonymous
  • The Heinz Architectural Center, Carnegie Museum of Art
  • Vira I. Heinz Endowment

PENNSYLVANIA: PHILADELPHIA AND EASTERN PENNSYLVANIA

  • Anonymous
  • Barra Foundation, Inc. 
  • Vira I. Heinz Endowment
  • William Penn Foundation

PITTSBURGH

  • Anonymous
  • The Heinz Architectural Center
  • Friends of the Center for American Places    
  • Vira I. Heinz Endowment     

Rhode Island

  • Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Ballard
  • Mary Dexter Chafee Fund
  • The Champlin Foundations
  • Felicia Fund
  • Hope Foundation
  • Alletta Morris McBean Charitable Trust
  • Donald I. Perry
  • Prince Charitable Trusts
  • Rhode Island Committee for the Humanities
  • Rhode Island Foundation

SAVANNAH

  • National Endowment for the Arts, Art Works
  • Richard C. Kessler
  • Charles C. Taylor and Samir Nikocevic
  • Vantosh Realty, LLC
  • Poverty Row Entertainment 
  • Morrison and Fenella Heckscher in memory of Dolf and Bev Placzek
  • Georgia Humanities Council
  • Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD)

Texas: Central, South, and Gulf Coast

  • The Brown Foundation, Inc. of Houston
  • Clements Foundation
  • Gensler
  • Houston Endowment
  • Kitty King Powell
  • The Summerfield G. Roberts Foundation
  • The Summerlee Foundation

TEXAS: EAST, NORTH CENTRAL, PANHANDLE AND SOUTH PLAINS, AND WEST

  • Anonymous 
  • Amy and Tim Leach
  • Kimball Art Foundation 
  • Kitty King Powell
  • Summerfield G. Roberts Foundation 

Vermont

  • The Alcyon Foundation
  • Walter Cerf Fund
  • The Claneil Foundation
  • Alma Gibbs Donchian Charitable Foundation
  • Middlebury College
  • Donald I. Perry Fund
  • The Laurance S. Rockefeller Fund
  • Woodstock Foundation

Virginia: TIDEWATER AND PIEDMONT

  • David Tennant Bryan
  • The Beirne Carter Foundation
  • The J. Paul Getty Trust
  • Latrobe Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians
  • Dr. and Mrs. John L. McClenahan
  • The late Paul Mellon
  • Mary Morton Parsons Foundation
  • Donald I. Perry Fund
  • Edmund A. Rennolds, Jr.
  • Richard S. Reynolds Foundation
  • Two private Richmond foundations
  • A number of other Virginians throughout the state

VIRGINIA: VALLEY, PIEDMONT, SOUTHSIDE, AND SOUTHWEST

  • The J. Paul Getty Trust
  • David Tennant Bryan
  • Beirne Carter Foundation
  • Latrobe Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians
  • The late Paul Mellon
  • Mary Morton Parsons Foundation
  • Edmund A. Rennolds, Jr.
  • Richard S. Reynolds Foundation
  • Private Richmond Foundation

West Virginia

  • The J. Paul Getty Trust
  • Latrobe Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians
  • Senator John D. Rockefeller, IV
  • West Virginia Humanities Council

WISCONSIN

  • Wisconsin Historical Society 
  • ISTEA and the Wisconsin Department of Transportation 
  • Bradley Foundation
  • Wisconsin Sesquicentennial Commission
  • Morrison and Fenella Heckscher in memory of Dolf and Bev Placzek
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