Architectural Information (for the Old Mississippi State Capitol)
Inventory:049-JAC-0002-NHL-ML
Historic Name:(Old) Mississippi State Capitol
Common Name:Old Capitol
Address:100 State Street, North
City:JacksonCounty: Hinds
Construction Date:1836-40
Style(s):Greek Revival
Stories:3
Details about Construction, Alterations, and Architect Builders

Unsucessful first design
YearRoleDocumentationName
1834-35Brick and stone masonsDocumentedBaird & Robb
1834-35ArchitectDocumentedLawrence, John

Original building
YearRoleDocumentationName
1836-40Brick and stone masonDocumentedRobb, John
1836-40Brick masonDocumentedMcDonald, Robert
1836-40Brick masonDocumentedGibbons, William
1836-40Brick masonDocumentedGibbons, John
1836-40CarpenterDocumentedDaley, David
1836-40CarpentersDocumentedDaley & McKee
1836-40CarpentersDocumentedDudley & Hackett
1836-40CarpenterDocumentedDudley, Charles, Sr ?
1836-40CarpenterDocumentedSweetman, Thomas
1836-40Building stairsDocumentedPomeroy & Chase
1836-40CarpenterDocumentedPomeroy, Henry
1836-40CarpenterDocumentedBigger, John
1836-40Wood carverDocumentedWilliams, Ezra
1836-40Plaster/StuccoDocumentedParker, Caleb A.
1836-40Wood-workingDocumentedNeedham, William N.
1836-40Metal roofingDocumentedDevereux, Martin H.
1836-40Wood carverDocumentedAllison, Richard
1836-40CarpenterDocumentedBritton, William B.
1836-40Iron-workerDocumentedHewes (or Hughes), Joseph V.
1836-40PainterDocumentedWing, William
1836-40CarpenterDocumentedClark, Reuben
1836-40Wood-workerDocumentedJack, Robert
1836-40Stone masonsDocumentedSkates & Rogers
1836-40Stone masonsDocumentedWalker & McLaughlin
1836-40ArchitectDocumentedNichols, William

Inspection
YearRoleDocumentationName
1860ArchitectDocumentedLarmour, Jacob

Inspection and repairs
YearRoleDocumentationName
1866-67ArchitectDocumentedHerod, Andrew J.

Renovation
YearRoleDocumentationName
1870-71ArchitectDocumentedWillis, Joseph
1870-71ContractorDocumentedKeary & Stanton
1870-71Plumbing contractorDocumentedCoats, James M.
1870-71ironworkDocumentedWilliams, Charles
1870-71plasterersDocumentedSoutherland & Seeman
1870-71paintersDocumentedManship, Bradley & Hardy

Inspection
YearRoleDocumentationName
1896ArchitectDocumentedWeathers, Lundie Monroe
1896ArchitectDocumentedHull, William Sharkey
1896ArchitectDocumentedTorgerson, Gustavus Maurice

Inspection and renovation estimate
YearRoleDocumentationName
1908Architect/BuilderDocumentedBarnes, John F.

Photographs
YearRoleDocumentationName
1915PhotographerDocumentedLaist, Theodore F.

Measured drawings
YearRoleDocumentationName
1916DelineatorDocumentedAustin, Harry North

Renovation
YearRoleDocumentationName
1916-17ArchitectDocumentedLink, Theodore Carl
1916-17ContractorDocumentedStandard Construction Company (Meridian)
1916-17Steel, iron, bronzeDocumentedAmerican Bridge Company
1916-17Architect--SupervisingDocumentedAustin, Harry North

Inspection and repairs
YearRoleDocumentationName
1954ArchitectDocumentedMalvaney, Edgar Lucian

Restoration (I)
YearRoleDocumentationName
1958-60ArchitectsDocumentedOverstreet, Ware & Ware
1958-60General contractorDocumentedCrouch, Robert C., & Company

Renovation and Improvements of Grounds at Old Capitol Complex
YearRoleDocumentationName
1974Landscape ArchitectDocumentedDay, A. DeWitt, & Associates

Restoration (II)
YearRoleDocumentationName
2006-09General contractorDocumentedJohnson, Evan, & Sons
2006-09ArchitectDocumentedAdams, Robert Parker

Window Repair
YearRoleDocumentationName
2012-13ArchitectDocumentedBurris/Wagnon Architects
2012-13MillworkDocumentedEasley & Easley