Maritz and Young Collection
This collection includes architectural drawings for residential and commercial buildings designed by Maritz and Young. The original order of the architectural drawings has been preserved in Series 01 through Series 04 and addresses are given when known. Series 05 is a card index that chronicle’s the firm’s projects. Series 06 was added to the collection at a later date and consists of supporting material including photographs of their projects and a list of their library.
- Maritz & Young (Firm) (Organization)
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81.50 Linear Feet
Raymond E. Maritz (b. St. Louis, 1893; d. St. Louis, 1973) and Ridgely Young (n.d.) were responsible for designing a plethora of affluent residences and commercial edifices primarily in St. Louis County, Clayton, Ladue, and University City, Missouri.
Maritz studied architecture both at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri and the Ecole de Beaux Arts in Paris, France.
This collection is divided into five series as follows:
Series 01: Blue Tubes - Residential Projects
Series 02: Green Tubes - Commercial Projects
Series 03: Yellow Tubes - Commercial Projects
Series 04: Miscellaneous Architectural Drawings
Series 05: Card Index
Series 06: Supporting Material
Method of Acquisition
Material in Series 01 through 05 was donated to the University Archives by Raymond Maritz, Jr. (Raymond Maritz’s son) in April 2004. Raymond Maritz, Jr. gave the material in Series 06 to the College of Architecture in the School of Architecture, and then the School gave them to University Archives in June 2006. Some individual plans for some projects have been added by individuals at various times.
Accruals and Additions
Accruals were added to the end of the collection.
Processed by Crystal Alberts and Jay Kempen in July 2004. Updated by Sarah Pabarcus in January and July 2006; by Daniel Caldera in October 2008; by Miranda Rectenwald in April 2017.
- Maritz and Young Collection
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- 2021 February 26: Resource record updated in ArchiveSpace by Sarah Schnuriger.
Collecting Area Details
Part of the Local History Collecting Area
Olin Library, 1 Brookings Drive
St. Louis MO 63130 US