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William J. Dodd and Arthur Cobb architectural plans, 1897 April 21

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Finding aid prepared by Megan Mummey


William J. Dodd and Arthur Cobb architectural plans


1897 April 21


University of Kentucky Special Collections


Collection is arranged by format.

Location note

Housed with multiple collections.

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open to researchers by appointment.

Preferred Citation Note

2012MS059: [identification of item], W. J. Dodd and Arthur Cobb architectural plans, 1897 April 21, University of Kentucky Special Collections.


0.1 Cubic feet

1 box


William J. Dodd (1862-1930) worked as an architect in Chicago, Louisville, and Los Angeles. He built his most notable works in Louisville, including the Fourth Avenue Methodist Church, the Samuel Grabfelder house, the Louisville Presbyterian Seminary, the Edwin H. Ferguson House, St. Paul's Episcopal Church, the Seelbach Hotel, and the Western Branch of the Free Public Library. From 1896 until 1904, he partnered with Arthur Cobb, an engineer originally from Cleveland. He moved his practice to Los Angeles in 1913.

Kleber, John E. The Encyclopedia of Louisville. Lexington, Ky: University of Kentucky Press, 2001. Google books. Web. 7 February 2012.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of architectural plans, designed by Louisville architects W. J. Dodd and Arthur Cobb, for the residence of Gilmer S. Adams in Louisville, Kentucky. The plan is a drawing of the front facade of the house.


  • Louisville (Ky.)
  • Architects.
  • Architectural rendering
  • Architecture--Kentucky

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