Helen Douglass French

General Information

Occupation: Architect

Date of Birth: January 01, 1900

Date of Death: 1994

Birth City: Arlington

Birth State/Province: Massachusetts

Birth Country: United States

Resident City: San Francisco

Resident State/Province: California

Resident Country: United States

Notes: www.oac.cdlib.org/data/13030/vf/tf8489n9vf/files/tf8489n9vf.pdf

Archive/Repository: Universiy of California at Berkeley; Records of Helen D. and Prentiss French, 1932-1978.

Sources: The First American Women Architects By Sarah Allaback


Subject: Protor place(Orelton farm)

Subject: Daniel Chester French Studio

Description: remodeling

Subject: William S.Rosecrans


Employer: Charles G. Loring, Stanley B. Parker & William T. Aldridge

Title: draft woman/designer

Country: United States


Name: Prentiss French

Project: Worked in New England, Californina, and Flolrida

Organization: Husband and wife worked together and separately.

Country: United States

Url: Helen Douglass French

Notes: Helen designed the buildings and Prentiss the landscaping aspect


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Institution: Smith College

Department: School of architecture and landscape architecture

Institution: Ecole des Beaux Arts

Degree: Diploma in architecture

Start Date: 1926

End Date: 1927

Institution: Cambridge School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture

Department: Archtecture

Degree: Bachelor of Architecture

End Date: January 01, 1921

Notes: Prentis French who was at Harvard at the same time, later married Douglass in 1927


License: Certified architect

Organization: State of California

Date Awarded: 1946

Professional Affiliations

Organization: AIA

Role: member

Start Date: 1949

Notes: until deceased

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