MARY ROCKWELL HOOK Correspondence 1940 II Box 19: 2-85

Pine Mountain Settlement School
Series 09: Biography – Staff/Personnel
Series 05: Board of Trustees
Series 10: Built Environment
Mary Rockwell Hook

MARY ROCKWELL HOOK Correspondence 1940 II Box 19: 2-85


TAGS: Mary Rockwell Hook Correspondence 1940 II box 19: 2-85; correspondence; Board of Trustees: built environment; architects; James Terney; architecture; Albert Moore Saxe, A.I.A; Laurel House II; sleeping porches; Glyn Morris; Gladys Morris; Leon Deschamps; West Wind; 


When Mary Rockwell Hook began work on both Laurel House II and West Wind in the early 1940s she was well into her 70s and an active member of the PMSS Board of Trustees.

Throughout the correspondence, she refers to the new Girl’s House or the girl’s dormitory, as the building did not yet have the name “West Wind.”

Box 19 – folder 2-85 (52  items)

Albert Moore Saxe  – Architect – Yale graduate, from Illinois. Member of American Institute Architects (A.I.A). Consultant on West Wind.

James Terney – Architect in Kansas City, Kansas. A partner in the firm of Terney & Biggs, Architects & Engineers.  Worked with Mary Rockwell Hook on both Laurel House and West Wind.

Leon Deschamps – Former PMSS Worker considered for Foreman of West Wind construction.

C.N. Manning – Member of the PMSS Board of Trustees

Fanny Gratz – Member of the PMSS Board of Trustees

Mrs. James Trimble – A decorator who accompanied Hook to PMSS on her way to Florida.

GALLERY: Mary Rockwell Hook Correspondence 1940 II box 19: 2-85


See Also:
MARY ROCKWELL HOOK Biography

MARY ROCKWELL HOOK Correspondence Guide

MARY ROCKWELL HOOK 1940 Architectural Review

MARY ROCKWELL HOOK Correspondence 1940 I Box 19: 2-84