Harry Barton Architectural Drawings 1923-1924

Creator
Barton, Harry, 1876-1937
Size
2 linear feet
Location

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Call number
MC 00144

The Harry Barton Architectural Drawings consists of seven blueprint drawings of the S. H. Tomlinson House, located at 403 Hillcrest Drive, High Point, North Carolina. These architectural drawings include floorplans, elevations, and building details, and they date from 1923-1924.

Harry Barton was born in 1876 and died in 1937. He was an important North Carolina architect based in Greensboro. Barton worked in the Tudor Revival style for several residential designs. He also designed many educational and civic buildings in Georgian Revival and Neoclassical styles, including buildings on the campus of the Unversity of North Carolina-Greensboro.

Biographical/historical note

Harry Barton was born in 1876 and died in 1937. He an important North Carolina architect based in Greensboro. Barton worked in the Tudor Revival style for several residential designs. He also designed many educational and civic buildings in Georgian Revival and Neoclassical styles, including buildings on the campus of the Unversity of North Carolina-Greensboro.

Scope/content

The Harry Barton Architectural Drawings consists of seven blueprint drawings of the S. H. Tomlinson House, located at 403 Hillcrest Drive, High Point, North Carolina. These architectural drawings include floorplans, elevations, and building details, and they date from 1923-1924.

S. H. Tomlinson was a founder of the Tomlinson Furniture Co. and an important industrialist in High Point. He had Barton design him a house in the Tudor Revival style for the Emerywood area of High Point, where many industrialists lived.

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Custodial history

Jean Gordon, professor emeritus of the University of North Carolina-Greensboro, had given the drawings of the Tomlinson Residence to Catherine Bishir, who gave them to Special Collections. Gordon could not remember who she had received the drawings from, but it was in 2000.

Physical description

1 flat file folder

Arrangement

The drawings are arranged in the order received.

Use of these materials

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Harry Barton Architectural Drawings, MC 00144, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Related material

Source of acquisition

Donated by Jean Gordon.

Processing information

Processed by Todd Kosmerick, 2007

Encoded by Todd Kosmerick, 2007

S. H. Tomlinson House 1923-1924
Map folder CGFF 1-4

Access to the collection

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Harry Barton Architectural Drawings, MC 00144, 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.