Albert Burr Fuller (1889-1964) Architectural Collection (KC0029)
Albert Fuller began studying architecture in Kansas City at the age of 17 in the offices of L. Grant Middaugh, and later S.B. Tarbett and Leslie Simpson. After World War I, Fuller opened his own office specializing in the design of private homes in Kansas City's Country Club district. Some of his homes were pictured in the Ladies Home Journal. During World War II, Fuller was employed by an engineering firm to assist in remodeling a factory in Milwaukee into a small arms munitions plant. Following the war he again opened his office in Kansas City, working primarily on public buildings with a particular emphasis on churches.
The collection consists of pencil drawings, blueprints, renderings, photographs, and specifications for residences, churches, and other buildings which Fuller designed. Plans which appeared in the Ladies Home Journal are present in the collection as numbered houses. 1914-1963.
100 cubic feet.
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