Kingswood Elementary School (Cary, N.C.) Plans 1953-1959

Creators
Simpson, Frank B.; Savage, C. Eugene
Size
32 drawings
Location

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Call number
MC 00063

Thirty-two architectural drawings for Kingswood Elementary School in Cary, North Carolina. The earliest item is a plot plan headed "Proposed New Building for Cary Colored Elem. School, Randolph Benton, Supt. of Schools, Wake County Board of Education, Raleigh, N.C." Other plans dated August 1953 include a roof structural plan, a floor plan, front elevation, and details for the primary classroom building. Also included are a plot plan, 1958, for additions to the school; plans, 1959, for a gymtorium; and plans, 1959, for a classroom and cafeteria addition.

Kingswood Elementary School was located at 519 Ferrell Street in Cary, North Carolina. It was built in 1953, with additions in 1958 and 1959, to be the elementary school for African American children in Cary. The architect was Frank B. Simpson of Raleigh, North Carolina, and the designer was C. Eugene Savage, also of Raleigh.

Biographical/historical note

Kingswood Elementary School was located at 519 Ferrell Street in Cary, North Carolina. It was built in 1953, with additions in 1958 and 1959, to be the elementary school for African American children in Cary. The architect was Frank B. Simpson of Raleigh, North Carolina, and the designer was C. Eugene Savage, also of Raleigh.

Scope/content

Thirty-two architectural drawings (17 blueprints and 15 diazo prints) for Kingswood Elementary School in Cary, North Carolina. The earliest item is a plot plan headed "Proposed New Building for Cary Colored Elem. School, Randolph Benton, Supt. of Schools, Wake County Board of Education, Raleigh, N.C." Other plans dated August 1953 include a roof structural plan, a floor plan, front elevation, and details for the primary classroom building. Also included are a plot plan, 1958, for additions to the school; plans, 1959, for a gymtorium; and plans, 1959, for a classroom and cafeteria addition. Plans were produced by architect Frank B. Simpson of Raleigh, North Carolina and designer C. Eugene Savage, also of Raleigh.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Kingswood Elementary School (Cary, N.C.) Plans, MC 00063, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Source of acquisition

Received from State Historic Preservation Office, 2005 September (Accession no. 2005-0016).

Processing information

Processed by Linda Sellars, 2005 November

Encoded by Linda Sellars, 2005 November

Blueprints 1953-1959
Tube 1
Diazo prints 1953-1959
Tube 2

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Kingswood Elementary School (Cary, N.C.) Plans, MC 00063, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Use of these materials

The nature of the NCSU Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NCSU Libraries claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.