Theodore C. Link Collection

Accession Number: SC 1957:01
Location: SC
Dates: 1850-1923
Size: 1 legal Hollinger; 0.25 cu. ft.
Creator/Collector: Theodore C. Link, Architect
Acquisition info: Donated to SLPL via Mr. John Albury Bryan.     

Transferred to Special Collections from Fine Arts Department.

Accruals: None to be expected.
Custodial history: The collection was held by Theodore C. Link, grandson of architect, Theodore C. Link. Correspondence indicates that materials were given to Mr. John Albury Bryan by Mr. Link in March of 1957. Mr. Bryan donated collection to SLPL at an unknown date.
Language: English
Processed by: Jean Gosebrink,
Reprocessed by Lauren Hoerr (volunteer), September 2016 ;
Kristina Impastato, November 2016.
Conservation notes: Fragile items placed in Mylar sleeves.
Scope and Content: This collection contains photographs and print negatives, architectural renderings, drawings, clipping, notes, correspondence, and a notebook related to Link’s architectural projects in the St. Louis including a scrapbook of designs for a zoological gardens.
Arrangement: Alphabetical by subject
Restrictions: Collection is open for research.
Remarks: Sketchbook is unbound and all pages are loose and fragile. . Notebook is also unbound.

Theodore C. Link Collection
1850-1923
1 legal Hollinger; .50 cu. ft.

Box/Folder Description
1/1 Finding Aid
1/2 Correspondence
1/3 Link, Theodore C., photograph of architect at his desk, n.d.
  • Invitation to the Seventh International Congress of Architects, London, July 1906
1/4 "Combination of city beautiful and war memorial plan suggested for St. Louis by noted architect: reclaim ‘blighted downtown districts’ urges Theodore Link," St. Louis Republic, January 5, 1919, part VI, p. 1.
1/5 Notebook, Record: alterations at Union Station
1/6 October 15, 16, and 17, 1895, St. Louis, MO.
  • St. Louis Union Depot Competition Submission, 1891
1/7 Sketchbook of drawings & designs of zoological gardens
1/8 "Zoological gardens, a critical essay," by Theodore C. Link. The American Naturalist, December 1883, volume XVII, part 1, pp. 1225-1229.
1/9 Correspondence, Zoological Interests
1/10 Architectural renderings
Photograph, Link in office
1/11 Photographs, buildings designed by Link, 25 photos
1/12 Photo print, Carleton Building
1/13 Photo Prints, Churches
1/14 Photo Prints, Homes
1/15 Photo Prints, Miscellaneous
1/16 Photo Prints, Mississippi State Capitol
1/17 Photo Prints, Union Station
1/18 Photo Print, Wabash Railroad Passenger Station, Pittsburgh, PA
1/- Photo print negatives
Print