Ballard, McKim and Sawyer Drawings of the Physical Science Building, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 1967-1971

Creator
McKim, Herbert P.
Size
3.2 linear feet
Location

For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Special Collections Research Center Reference Staff.

Call number
MC 00109

This collection contains more than 100 drawings of the Physical Science Building, also known as Kenan Labs, at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The drawings were created by the architectural firm Ballard, McKim and Sawyer, AIA in 1968. The drawings are marked "as built."

The architectural firm once known as Ballard, McKim and Sawyer, AIA, is known as BMS Architects, PC, as of 2008. The company has been based in Wilmington, North Carolina. The firm was founded in 1955 by Herbert McKim and Frank Ballard. Bob Sawyer joined in 1959. It became a leading firm in eastern North Carolina, known for experience in coastal architecture as well as in educational facilities from elementary through post secondary work. Founded originally as a partnership, the firm underwent a transition to a professional corporation in 1988. Herbert Pope McKim was born on January 10, 1928, in Robersonville, North Carolina. He received a degree in architecture from North Carolina State College in 1950, and he first worked with Lesley N. Boney Architects in Wilmington, North Carolina. He died on March 3, 2010, in Wilmington.

Biographical/historical note

The architectural firm once known as Ballard, McKim and Sawyer, AIA, is known as BMS Architects, PC, as of 2008. The company has been based in Wilmington, North Carolina.

The firm was founded in 1955 by Herbert McKim and Frank Ballard. Bob Sawyer joined in 1959. It became a leading firm in eastern North Carolina, known for experience in coastal architecture as well as in educational facilities from elementary through post secondary work. Founded originally as a partnership, the firm underwent a transition to a professional corporation in 1988.

Herbert Pope McKim was born on January 10, 1928, in Robersonville, North Carolina. He received a degree in architecture from North Carolina State College in 1950, and he first worked with Lesley N. Boney Architects in Wilmington, North Carolina. He died on March 3, 2010, in Wilmington.

Scope/content

Contained in this collection are more than 100 drawings of the Physical Science Building, also known as Kenan Labs, at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The drawings were created by the architectural firm Ballard, McKim and Sawyer, AIA in 1968. The drawings are marked "as built."

Physical description

16 tubes

Arrangement

The materials are arranged by drawing number.

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.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Ballard, McKim and Sawyer Drawings of the Physical Science Building, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, MC 00109, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Source of acquisition

Conveyed to Special Collections by the College of Design, who received the drawings from Herbert P. McKim in 2007 (Accession 2008-0099).

Processing information

Processed by: Todd Kosmerick and Amanda Allen; machine-readable finding aid created by: Todd Kosmerick and Emily Walters, June 2011.

Sponsor

This collection was processed with support from the Council on Library and Information Resources Cataloging Hidden Special Collections and Archives program.

Physical Science Building (1 of 4) 1968-1971

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Chapel Hill (N.C.)
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Physical Science Building (2 of 4) 1968-1971

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Chapel Hill (N.C.)
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Physical Science Building (3 of 4) 1968-1971

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Chapel Hill (N.C.)
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Physical Science Building (4 of 4) 1968-1971

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Chapel Hill (N.C.)
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Physical Science Building (1 of 4) 1968-1971

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Chapel Hill (N.C.)
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Physical Science Building (2 of 4) 1968-1971

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Chapel Hill (N.C.)
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Physical Science Building (3 of 4) 1968-1971

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Chapel Hill (N.C.)
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Physical Science Building (4 of 4) 1968-1971

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Chapel Hill (N.C.)
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Physical Science Building (1 of 4) 1967-1971

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Chapel Hill (N.C.)
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Physical Science Building (2 of 4) 1967-1971

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Chapel Hill (N.C.)
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Physical Science Building (3 of 4) 1967-1971

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Chapel Hill (N.C.)
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Physical Science Building (4 of 4) 1967-1971

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Chapel Hill (N.C.)
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Physical Science Building (1 of 4) 1968-1971

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Chapel Hill (N.C.)
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Physical Science Building (2 of 4) 1968-1971

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Chapel Hill (N.C.)
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Physical Science Building (3 of 4) 1968-1971

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Chapel Hill (N.C.)
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Physical Science Building (4 of 4) 1968-1971

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Chapel Hill (N.C.)
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Access to the collection

This collection is open for research; access requires at least 48 hours advance notice.

For more information contact us via mail, phone, or our web form.

Mailing address:
Special Collections Research Center
Box 7111
Raleigh, NC, 27695-7111

Phone: (919) 515-2273

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Ballard, McKim and Sawyer Drawings of the Physical Science Building, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, MC 00109, 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.