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Peter Drago architectural drawings

 Collection — Box: 1-3, Box: 4-5, Box: 6
Identifier: RITArc-0429

Scope and Contents

The collection contains 263 architectural drawings of buildings and residences in the Rochester, New York area created by architect and former RIT student Peter Drago.

Collection also contains a cd with 6 digital images of Peter Drago's Architectural Drawings for Ontario Beach Bandstand and Hudson and Wilkins Leather Goods. Digital images made by Jim Drago.

Dates

  • 1932-1959

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to researchers.

Biographical / Historical

Peter Drago was a Rochester architect who attended Rochester Athenaeum and Mechanics Insitute (RAMI). He received a First Year certificate in Architectural Drafting from the Department of Fine Arts during the 1906-07 year. Drago received a three year certificate in April 1909 and went on to graduate on April 14th, 1910 with a fourth year certificate in Architectural Drawing. He worked for the City of Rochester and also had his own firm.

Extent

9 Linear Feet (6 tubular boxes)

Language

English

Overview

The collection contains 263 architectural drawings of buildings and residences in the Rochester, New York area created by architect and former RIT student Peter Drago from the early 1930s through 1959.

Physical Location

C.S. North Shelves 240 - Box 1-2, 252 - Box 3-4, 258 - Box 5-6,

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The Peter Drago architectural drawings were donated to the RIT Archive Collections by Jim and Frank Drago, Peter's sons, in 2011-2012. Three donations were made in total. Accession number(s): 2011:090; 2012:032; 2012:041

Physical Description

The majority of the drawings are in fair condition, although due to being rolled they are extremely fragile. Some are more prone to tearing depending on the age of the drawing and the type of paper used.

Processing Information

Finding aid created by Jody Sidlauskas in November 2012.

Source

Creator

Title
Peter Drago architectural drawings
Subtitle
RIT Archives
Status
Published
Author
Jody Sidlauskas
Date
21 November 2012
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Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the RIT Archive Collections Repository

Contact:
RIT Libraries
Wallace Center
90 Lomb Memorial Drive
Rochester NY 14623 USA
(585) 475-4613