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Preservationist , Architectural educator

John Howell Stubbs, American architectural educator, preservationist. United Nations Educational fellow, Rome, 1977, fellow Salzburg (Austria) Seminar, 1990, travel fellow S.H. Kress Foundation, Sri Lanka, 1993.


Stubbs, John Howell was born on April 26, 1950 in Monroe, Louisiana, United States. Son of William King and Sue (Graves) Stubbs.


Bachelor of Science in Architectural Technology, Louisiana State University, 1972. Master of Science in Architect, Preservation and Planning, Columbia University, 1974. Certified, International Center Conservation of Cultural Property, Rome, 1977.


Assistant professor Louisiana State University School Architecture, 1974-1977. History architect Technology Preservation Services United States National Park Service, Washington, 1977-1978. President Stubbs Books and Prints Incorporated, New York York City, 1978-1998.

Associate Beyer Blinder Belle Architects, 1979-1989. Associate professor Columbia University, since 1989. Vice president programs World Monuments Fund, since 1989.

Advisor Abagail Adams Smith House, New York City, 1983-1995. Advisor gallery council New York School Interior Design, 1988-1991. Member advisory council University Florida School Landscape Architecture, 1997-1998.


  • Other Work

    • Contributing author: Conservation on Archaeological Sites, 1984, 93, Five Centuries of Great Architectural Books, 1997. Editor: Architecture of W.K. Stubbs, 1994

    • also articles.


Trustee Metropolitan History Structures Association, 1990-1994, James Marston Fitch Charitable Trust, 1992, Archaeol. Institute American, Boston, since 1999. Member International Council on Monuments and Sites, College Art Association, Society Architectural Historians, Columbia University Preservation Alumni Association (president 1981-1982), Century Club, National Trust History President Forum.


  • Other Interests

    Books, rare books, antiques, travel.


Married Jane Kelley, December 30, 1983 (divorced August 1998). Married Linda Karsteter, April 9, 1999.

William King Stubbs

Sue (Graves) Stubbs

Jane Kelley

Linda Karsteter