Russell E. Hart Collection
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of one Hollinger box and contains correspondence and information about an architectural project entitled "Cohn Junior High School Renovation."
- circa 1915
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Biographical / Historical
Russell Eason Hart was born on December 10, 1872 to Robert Lide Hart and Theodosia Eason and grew up in South Carolina. Hart's college career began at Furman University where he earned a Bachelor's Degree in Philosophy. He then studied architecture at Columbia University. In 1910, Hart moved to Nashville, Tennessee and quickly made a name for himself due to a successful renovation of the Hermitage Hotel.
Hart established a partnership with Eugene Freeland and Martin S. Roberts known as HFR Design. The first project the firm accepted was an extensive rebuilding of the Parthenon, which still remains a major tourist attraction and ceterpiece of the Nashville Centennial park location.
Hart died June 11, 1955.
.03 Linear Feet (3 folders)
Language of Materials
This collection contains correspondence and information about an architectural project entitled "Cohn Junior High School Renovation."
Special Collections & Archives
- Finding Aid for the Russell E. Hart Collection
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
Part of the Vanderbilt University Special Collections Repository
Jean and Alexander Heard Library
419 21st Avenue South
Nashville TN 37203 United States