Dwight James Baum (1886-1939)


Baum, Dwight James

Personal Information

Birth/Death:    b. 24 June 1886 - d. 13 Dec. 1939
Occupation:    American architect
Location:    New York, NY

AIA Affiliation

Member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) 1918-decease
Fellow of the American Institute of Architects (FAIA) 1932

Biographical Sources

Biographical Directories:
Entry in Henry F. Withey, A.I.A., and Elsie Rathburn Withey, Biographical Dictionary of American Architects (Deceased) (Los Angeles: New Age Publishing Company, 1956. Facsimile edition, Hennessey & Ingalls, Inc., 1970)
Entry in Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (New York: Macmillan, 1982)
Entry in Biographical Dictionary of Cincinnati Architects, 1788-1940.

Related Records

Archival Holdings

The American Institute of Architects Archives
      Membership file contains membership application, correspondence re unsuccessful Fellowship nomination in 1926, successful Fellowship nomination in 1932, obituaries. Baum was one of the designers of the AIA's new Administration and Library Building in 1939 (no longer extant), and there is material in the board minutes concerning the building committee's work.
Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Library
      Dwight James Baum Papers
For more information, see https://library.syr.edu/scrc/


      Bibliography of articles by/about Baum and his works compiled in 1976 by AIA Library staff (from Baldwin Memorial files).