MIT Institute Archives & Special Collections

Herbert Lynes Beckwith.

Papers, 1946-1962.

Manuscript Collection - MC 408

Biographical Note | Scope and Content Note

BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Herbert Lynes Beckwith, B.Arch. 1926, M.Arch. 1927, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, was a faculty member in the Department of Architecture from 1926 until his retirement in 1968. As senior partner in the firm of Anderson, Beckwith, and Haible, he co-designed several MIT buildings including the Alumni Pool, the Dorrance Building, the Whitaker Building, Rockwell Cage, and McCormick Hall. He was also associated with Eero Saarinen in the development of Kresge Auditorium and the MIT chapel.

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SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

4 cubic feet (4 records cartons)

Collection includes teaching materials and files documenting Beckwith's involvement with the American Institute of Architects.

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