Hiram H. Bickford (1864-1929)


Bickford, Hiram H.

Personal Information

Birth/Death: deceased 1929 November
Occupation: American architect
Location: Elmira, NY

AIA Affiliation

Member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) 1893-decease
Fellow of the American Institute of Architects (FAIA) 1893

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)

Related Records

Father of Robert Turner Bickford
Partner of J. H. Pierce

Archival Holdings

The American Institute of Architects Archives
Membership file contains membership application, notification of death. The AIA's Incoming Correspondence files contain letters about his membership application and in his role as secretary of the Western New York Chapter in 1893-1894.

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Pierce and Bickford records. Collection Number: 2299
Correspondence consists of both outgoing (51 letter impression books, 1899-1926) and incoming letters (131 letterboxes, ca. 1892-ca. 1931) to and from clients, contractors, and supply companies in regard to the design and construction of schools, churches, private homes, apartment houses, commercial establishments, hospitals, public buildings, and other structures in New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania, including the stairs and stone walls at Watkins Glen (1908), the Arnot Art Gallery, the Corning Glass Works, Cortland County and Arnot-Ogden Hospitals, the Elmira College Library, Elmira Y.M.C.A. and Masonic Temple, and the Elmira Free Academy; also, bills, receipts, contracts, indexes (2 volumes) of jobs, and various photographs, blueprints, and detail drawings.
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