Herbert Pratt Estate Collection

The Herbert L. Pratt Collection features pictures and architectural drawings by James Brite, Architect, of the “Braes,” the former summer residence of Herbert L. Pratt and family. The “Braes” became the home of Webb Institute of Naval Architecture in 1947. Dating from roughly the 1940s - 1980s, these materials and document the internal and external features of the "Braes," the construction of the Robinson Model Basin, and other buildings owned by the Webb Institute. Assorted newspaper clippings, magazine articles, and ephemera relating to the Webb Institute are also included in the collection.

Collection owner: Webb Institute