Biography and History

Pennington Satterthwaite was a graduate of Princeton University's Class of 1893. Following graduation he studied art in Paris until 1900, and upon his return, he became an architect in New York and New Jersey. Among the buildings he designed was the Class of 1889 Boathouse at Princeton. He also served as a secretary of the industrial branch of the War Department with the District Board Division No. 2 of New Jersey during World War II prior to his death in 1946.

Source: From the finding aid for AC355

Biography and History

Pennington Satterthwaite was the son of Rosalie Pennington and Franklin Satterthwaite. He was born in Newark, N.J., in 1870, graduated from the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University) in 1893, then studied art in Paris till 1900. After returning from Paris, Satterthwaite became an architect in New York and New Jersey. He also served as a secretary of the industrial branch of the War Department with the District Board Division No. 2 of New Jersey during WW II. He died on April 27, 1946, in Summit, N.J.

Source: From the finding aid for C1145

  • Pennington Satterthwaite Papers. 1882-1893 (inclusive).

    Call Number: AC355

    Pennington Satterthwaite was a graduate of Princeton University's Class of 1893 and an architect. The Pennington Satterthwaite Papers consists of various documents pertaining to Satterthwaite's early life up to and including his time as an undergraduate at Princeton University (then the College of New Jersey).

  • Pennington Satterthwaite Papers. 1882-1893 (inclusive).

    Call Number: AC355

    Pennington Satterthwaite was a graduate of Princeton University's Class of 1893 and an architect. The Pennington Satterthwaite Papers consists of various documents pertaining to Satterthwaite's early life up to and including his time as an undergraduate at Princeton University (then the College of New Jersey).

  • American Architectural Drawings. 1900-1930 (bulk), 1880-1988 (inclusive).

    Call Number: C0688

    Consists of approximately 5000 early 20th-century American architectural drawings (blueprint and trace drawings), primarily by C. Grant La Farge and various firms with which he was associated, including Heins & La Farge, La Farge, Clark & Creighton, La Farge, Warren & Clark, La Farge & Morris, and La Farge & Son. There are also groups of drawings by the architects Wilson Eyre, Pennington Satterthwaite (Princeton Class of 1893), Robert Gibson, and a few miscellaneous firms.

  • Pennington Satterthwaite Collection. 1883-1893 (inclusive).

    Call Number: C1145

    Consists of one hundred and twenty-seven original pen-and-ink sketches and watercolor drawings by architect Pennington Satterthwaite, including some sketches and designs he did for the Nassau Herald and other Princeton University publications while he was a student (Princeton Class of 1893).