The Resource Virginia State Library, Richmond, Va., 1894.
- Virginia State Library, Richmond, Va., 1894.
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- Virginia State Library
- Poindexter, William Munday, 1846-1908,
- Architectural drawings -- Virginia | Richmond
- Virginia -- Capital and capitol
- Architecture -- Virginia | Richmond -- 19th century
- Public buildings -- Virginia | Richmond
- Library buildings -- Virginia | Richmond -- Designs and plans
- Drawing is signed: "W. M. Poindexter. Architect / Washington, D. C."
- These drawings are for the original Virginia State Library building located in Capitol Square in Richmond. Now known as the Old Finance Building, the Library was housed in this building from 1895 to 1940. These copies of the Poindexter drawings were printed in reverse
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- William Munday Poindexter was born in Richmond in 1846 and began his architectural career in Washington, D. C., in the office of the Supervising Architect of the Treasury in 1868 as a draftsman. He entered private practice as an architect and civil engineer in 1874. Among his commissions were the Hotel Burton (Danville, Virginia; 1890), Main Hall at Randolph-Macon Woman's Cottege (Lynchburg, Virginia; 1891-1900), the Virginia State Library (1892-1895), and the Gustavus Millhiser Residence (Richmond; 1896). Poindexter died in Washington, D. C. in 1908.
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