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Catalog Number 2017.006
Object Name Papers, Personal
Title Lawrence Smith Butler Papers
Scope & Content Lawrence Smith Butler (1875-1954), son of Prescott Hall Butler and Cornelia Stewart Smith Butler, attended the Francis B Allen school in New York City, St. Paul's School in Garden City, NY, Brown & Nichols Academy in Cambridge, MA. He graduated from Harvard University in 1898 and took graduate classes in architecture at M. I. T. and the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris. Mr. Butler began his career as an architect at the firm McKim, Mead & White. He later was a founding member of the architectural firm Ford, Butler & Oliver (architects for Town Hall of Smithtown, Smithtown Library and St. James Firehouse). Mr. Butler brought polo to St. James, NY and the first outdoor horse show to Long Island (Smithtown Horse Show). Additionally, he is known for bringing the bull monument to the Town of Smithtown. Included in these papers are memoirs, manuscripts, correspondence regarding his writings and personal life, and documents related to the Smithtown Horse Show.
Collection Archive and Manuscript Collection
Containers Lawrence Smith Butler Papers Box 2
Lawrence Smith Butler Papers Box 1
Lawrence Smith Butler Papers Box 1
Lawrence Smith Butler Papers Box 1
Lawrence Smith Butler Papers Box 1
Lawrence Smith Butler Box 1
Lawrence Smith Butler Box 1
Lawrence Smith Butler Papers Box 2
Lawrence Smith Butler Box 2
Lawrence Smith Butler Box 2
Lawerence Smith Butler Box 2