John Erwin Ramsay Papers 1946-1989

Creator
Ramsay, John Erwin, 1915-
Size
51.5 linear feet
Location

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Call number
MC 00247

Project files, including architectural drawings, sketches, specifications, financial records, correspondence, and photographs. Additional materials include student work (architectural projects and exercises, life drawings) and awards and certificates.

John Erwin Ramsay, Sr., FAIA (1915-1991) was born in Salisbury, N.C., and educated at the University of North Carolina and Yale University's School of Architecture. Following service in the Army, 1941-1946, Ramsay returned to Salisbury to open the second architectural firm in that city. As strong proponents of modern architecture, Ramsay and Associaties were responsible for the design of many modernist residences and buildings, including the Rowan County Health and Agricultural Building, Alderman Studios in High Point, N.C., and the American Square showroom for American Furniture in Thomasville, N.C. Ramsay was also responsible for the restoration of numerous historic buildings in Rowan County, including the Rowan County Court House, the John Knox house, and his firm's offices, a converted early 20th-century residence. He retired from practice in 1989.

Biographical/historical note

John Erwin Ramsay, Sr., was born on 23 September 1915 in Salisbury, N.C. After completing high school at the McCallie School in Chattanooga, Tenn., he entered the School of Commerce at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, N.C., later transferring to the School of Fine Arts. Upon graduation in 1938, he entered Yale University's School of Architecture. At Yale, he won a scholarship for standing first in his class, and was awarded second place in the annual Warren Prize, a national competition sponsored by the Beaux Arts Institute of Design. Ramsay's entry, a design for A Military Camp, was published in the Institute's Bulletin in March 1941.

Although his education at Yale was strongly steeped in the Beaux Art tradition, Ramsay was influenced by the modernist vision of visiting professors such as Wallace Harrison and Max Abramovitz, architects who worked on the design of New York's Rockefeller Center. Ramsay also admired the leading exponents of the International School, including Le Corbusier, Mies van der Rohe, and Walter Gropius.

After graduating from Yale in 1941, Ramsay accepted a position with Carr and J.E. Greiner Co., a firm of architects and engineers who were retained for government contracts. One of his projects was the design of housing for married officers at the New River Marine Base in eastern North Carolina, later called Camp Lejeune. Ramsay was drafted into the Army in 1942, but later received an ensign's commission in the Navy. He worked on various war projects in Augusta, Ga., with J.B. McCrarey Engineering Corporation and Merry and Parsons, Architects.

While in the Navy, Ramsay met Jean Anne Ferrier of Washington, D.C., and they were married in October 1945. The Navy offered to extend his commission if he remained in service with a group of architects and city planners who were charged with replanning Guam. Ramsay, who had attained the rank of lieutenant, wanted to return to Salisbury and was mustered out of service in March 1946.

Returning to Salisbury, Ramsay opened the city's second architectural practice. Ramsay and Associates were responsible for the design of many modernist residences and buildings, including the Rowan County Health and Agricultural Building, Alderman Studios in High Point, N.C., and the American Square showroom for American Furniture in Thomasville, N.C. Three of his modern designs received Awards of Merit from the N.C. Chapter of AIA. Ramsay was also responsible for more traditional designs and for the restoration of numerous historic buildings in Rowan County, including the Rowan County Court House and the John Knox house. John Erwin Ramsay retired from active practice in 1989. Ramsay and Associates was succeeded by Ramsay, Burgin, Smith, Architects, Inc. of Salisbury and Raleigh.

Scope/content

The bulk of these papers and drawings document the professional architectural practice of John Erwin Ramsay, Sr., of Salisbury, N.C., between 1946 and 1989. Also included are student projects, and a few projects pre-dating Ramsay's practice in Salisbury. The collection is divided into two series: Projects series and Miscellaneous series.

Physical description

29 archival storage boxes, 5 flatboxes, 1 oversize flatbox, 168 flat files

Arrangement

The collection is divided into three series: Professional Papers, Miscellaneous Papers, and Additions.

Use of these materials

North Carolina State University does not own copyright to this collection. Individuals obtaining materials from the NCSU Libraries' Special Collections Research Center are responsible for using the works in conformance with United States copyright law as well as any donor restrictions accompanying the materials.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], John Erwin Ramsay Papers, MC 00247, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Source of acquisition

The bulk of the collection was donated by John Erwin Ramsay, Jr. in 1997. He donated additional photographs and drawings in 2003.

Gift of John Erwin Ramsay, Jr., 1997, 2003.

The collection is organized into three principal series:

Professional Papers 1907-1961
Size: 1 linear foot

Projects. Drawings and projects files, chiefly from Ramsay's Salisbury office, 1946-1989. Also included are records for two houses designed before Ramsay was licensed as an architect, and one set of drawings made by him as an employee of another firm, ca. 1941. Most of the drawings and other oversized materials are stored in flat files. Oversized materials typically consist of working drawings, but some folders include sketches, preliminary drawings and presentation drawings. The project files typically include contracts, financial records, and correspondence, but many also include photographs, newspaper clippings, sketches, and vendor information and catalogs. For the most part, the original order of materials was maintained, and original labeling was retained on folders. The generic term "project file" was applied to folders which were otherwise labeled only with the name of the project. Projects are arranged in approximate chronological order, with the exception of a few projects added after the initial inventory.

2 archival boxes

Brantley, residence, Salisbury, 1940
Box 1, Folder 1
Elliot residence, Salisbury, 1940, 1941, 1957
Box 1, Folder 2
FF Mr. A.G. Peeler Store and Office Building, Salisbury, "A store and office building for Mr. A.G. Peeler, 135 W. Innes St. ...", 1946 ( plans, elevations and schedules on 1 sheet) : pencil on vellum ; 27 x 35 in. 1945
Flat folder 1.03
Salisbury's first progressive house, , Working drawings on 7 sheets : pencil on tracing paper ; 22 x 30 in. 1946
Flat folder 1.04
Veteran's House, , Working drawings on 11 sheets : pencil on tracing paper ; 22 x 30 in. 1946
Flat folder 1.05
Hedrick Memorial Musical Tower, 1946-1949
[Project File]
Box 1, Folder 6
Clippings, magazine article, maps of cemetery
Box 1, Folder 7
Photographs and negatives
Box 1, Folder 8
Sketches, Planting plan for Memorial Park at Salisbury, North Carolina, , R.D. Tillson, Landscape Architect, High Point, N.C. vintage blueprint 1930
Flat folder 1.09
Thurston residence, Salisbury, ,Working drawings on 4 sheets, commission no. 483 ; pencil on vellum ; various sizes 1948
Flat folder 1:10
Ritchie residence, China Grove, ,Working drawings on 6 sheets, commission no. 484 ; pencil on vellum ; 24 x 32 in. 1948
Flat folder 1.11
Purcell residence, Salisbury, ,Working drawings on 6 sheets, commission no. 485 ; pencil on vellum ; 24 x 32 in. 1948
Flat folder 1.12
Moser residence, Salisbury, ,Working drawings on 8 sheets, commission no. 486 ; pencil on vellum ; 24 x 32 in. 1948
Flat folder 1.13
Ferrier residence, Working drawings on 2 sheets : pencil on tracing paper ; 22 x 30 in. 1948
Flat folder 1.14
Graham residence, China Grove, Working drawings on 6 sheets, commission no. 487 : pencil on vellum ; 24 x 32 in. 1949
Flat folder 1.15
Dr. and Mrs. Jay Smith residence, Spencer, Working drawings on 9 sheets, commission no. 488 : pencil on vellum ; 24 x 32 in. 1949
Flat folder 1.16
Wedler residence, Greensboro, Working drawings on 10 sheets, commission no. 489 : pencil on vellum and sepia print ; 24 x 32 in. 1949
Flat folder 1.17
Musselman residence, Working drawings on 2 sheets, commission no. 492 : pencil on vellum ; 24 x 32 in. 1949
Flat folder 1.18
Farm Colony Building , Morganton, , see also Vocational Rehabilitation Facility 1949-1952, 1955, 1956, 1969, 1970, 1972, 1974
[Project file]
Box 1, Folder 19
Specifications
Box 1, Folder 20
Photograph (rendering), photostats (plans)
Box 1, Folder 21
Farm Colony Building conversion, financial
Box 1, Folder 22
Plans and perspective, and undated: various sizes and media 1950
Flat folder 1.23
Mount Mitchell State Park projects, 1949-1952
[Project file]
Box 1, Folder 24
Design studies, sketches, specifications
Box 1, Folder 25
Park Warden's Residences, Maintenance and Sevice Center, comission 50-3 (working drawings on 12 sheets, miscellaneous plans and renderings on 6 sheets): pencil on vellum; 24 x 32 in. 1950
Flat folder 1.26
Natural History Museum, , commission no. 51-1 (working drawings on 4 sheets): pencil on vellum and sepia print; 24 x 32 in. 1951
Flat folder 1.27
McCartney residence, Salisbury, Working drawings on 9 sheets, commission no. 49-5 : pencil on vellum and sepia print ; 24 x 32 in. 1950
Flat folder 1.28
Blount residence, Working drawings on 9 sheets, commission no. 50-2 : pencil on vellum and sepia print ; 24 x 32 in. Preliminary drawings on 4 sheets, and dated : pencil on vellum; 34 x 32 in. 1949, 1950 1950 1949
Flat folder 1.29
Citizens Building and Loan Association, Salisbury, office building, Working drawings on 13 sheets, commission no. 50-2 : pencil on vellum ; 24 x 32 in. Preliminary drawings (plans on 3 sheets) undated : pencil on vellum; 34 x 32 in. 1949,1950 1950 1949,
Flat folder 1:30
Mr. and Mrs. Jake Alexander residence, Salisbury, Working drawings on 7 sheets, commission no. 50-5 : pencil on vellum ; 24 x 32 in. 1950 1950
Flat folder 1.31
Newman residence, Salisbury, Working drawings on 5 sheets, commission no. 50-6: pencil on vellum ; 24 x 32 in. [1950?]
Flat folder 1.32
Mr. and Mrs. John Erwin Ramsay, Sr., residence, Salisbury, 1946, 1950, 1953, 1955, 1956, 1959, 1976
Publications
Box 1, Folder 33
Buildings in the Tropics, "Architectural Record" August, 1952
Box 1, Folder 34
Photographs
Box 2, Folder 1
Landscaping
Box 2, Folder 2
Financial [includes some information about steel structure]
Box 2, Folder 3
Working drawings on 18 sheets, commission no. 50-7, : pencil on vellum and sepia print; 24 x 32 in. 1950
Flat folder 2.04
Preliminary drawings porch addition , landscaping, furniture designs, heating plans, revised kitchen plans, addition (1955) (1976)
Flat folder 2.05
Landscaping and undated : various media and sizes 1951, 1952, 1982
Flat folder 2.06
Womack residence, Danville, Va., 1950
Flat folder 2.07
Mattox residence, Salisbury, addition, Working drawings on 7 sheets: pencil on vellum and tracing paper; 24 - 32 in. 1950
Flat folder 2.08
Coffey residence, Salisbury, Preliminary study (1 sheet) and working drawings (12 sheets) commission no. 51-2 :pencil on vellum and sepia print; 24 - 32 in. 1951 1951
Flat folder 2.09
Rowan County Health Center and Agricultural Building and Welfare Department Annex, 1951-1953, 1958-1960, 1963, 1964, 1969, 1972
Photographs, negatives
Box 2, Folder 10
New Innes St. entrance [sketches]
Box 2, Folder 11
[Project file}
Box 2, Folder 12
Plans and perspectives, : and undated : various media and sizes 1951
Flat folder 2.13
Negro Branch Library at Agricultural and Recreational Building, Salisbury, 1951-1952
[Project File]
Box 2, Folder 14
Preliminary Studies (6 sheets, ) and working drawings (14 sheets, commission no. 52-1, ): pencil on vellum and sepia print; 24 x 32 in. 1951 and undated 1952
Flat folder 2.15
Woodson residence, Salisbury, bedroom addition, 1952
Working drawings ( 1 sheet, commission no. 52-2, ) and preliminary drawings (1 sheet, undated) : pencil on vellum; 24 x 32 in. 1952
Flat folder 2.16
Brawley residence, Salisbury, 1952
Working drawings on 7 sheets, commission no. 52-3, : pencil on vellum; 24 x 32 in. 1952
Flat folder 2.17
The Cloisters, Charlotte (4 house plans), 1952
Working drawings on 19 sheets, commission no. 52-4, and undated: pencil on vellum; 24 x 32 in. 1952
Flat folder 2.18
Burke residence, Milford Hills, Franklin Township, 1952-1962
[Project file]
Box 2, Folder 19
Walser residence, Lexington, 1953-1954
[Project file]
Box 2, Folder 20
Working drawings on 11 sheets, commission no. 53-2, : pencil on vellum and sepia print; 24 x 32 in. 1953
Flat folder 2.21
Myers residence, Salisbury, 1953-1957
[Project file]
Box 2, Folder 22
Photographs, negatives
Box 2, Folder 23
Working drawings on 14 sheets, commission no. 53-3, undated : pencil on vellum and sepia print, and diazo print; 24 x 32 in., Landscaping sketch : 17 x 28 in.
Flat folder 2.24
McKenzie residence, Albemarle, 1953
Working drawings on 10 sheets, commission no. 53 - 5, : pencil on vellum and sepia print ; 23 x 30. Preliminary drawings on 1 sheet : sepia. Landscaping plan on 1 sheet: pencil on vellum 1953
Flat folder 2.25
Grace residence, kitchen design, 1953
Sections, plan, perspectives on 1 sheet, commission no. 53 - 8, : pencil on vellum ; 23 x 32. 1953
Flat folder 2.26
Stanly County Courthouse, kitchen design, [1953?]
Preliminary drawings (plans and renderings on two sheets, commission no. 53 - 11, undated): pencil on vellum and diazo print ; 22 x 30.
Flat folder 2.27
Patterson residence, Salisbury 1953
Preliminary sketches on 1 sheet, : pencil on vellum and diazo print ; 23 x 30. 1953
Flat folder 2.28
Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Smith residence, Albemarle, Salisbury 1953-1954
Working drawings on 7 sheets, commission no. 53 -4, : pencil on vellum and diazo print ; 24 x 32. in. Preliminary plans (2 sheets), plot plan (1 sheet), landscape (1 sheet) 1953
Flat folder 2.29
Wilson Construction Co., Salisbury, office and warehouse 1954
[Project file]
Box 2, Folder 30
Newspaper clippings, sketches
Box 2, Folder 31
Photographs and negatives
Box 2, Folder 32
Working drawings (7 sheets) and landscaping (1 sheet), commission no. 54-2, : pencil on vellumm ; 24 x 32 in. 1954
Flat folder 2.33
Shaver Building, Salisbury, 1954-1960
[Project file]
Box 2, Folder 34
Working Drawings on 9 sheets, commission no. 54-3, : pencil on vellum ; 23 x 31 in. Presentation drawing 9plans and perspective on 1 sheet) : pencil on vellum; 11 x 17 in. 1954 1954
Flat folder 2.35
Abercrombie residence, Salisbury, 1955
Working drawings on 10 sheets, commission no. 54-5, : pencil on vellum and sepia print; 23 x 31 in. 1955
Flat folder 2.36
Spenser Clinic, Salisbury, 1954-1958
[Project file]
Box 2, Folder 37
Spenser Clinic, Salisbury, (cont.) 1954-1958
Specifications, sketches, photographs, negatives
Box 3, Folder 1
Working drawings on 15 sheets, commission no. 55-1, and commission no. 573: pencil on vellum ; 23 x 31 in. Perspective and floor plans on 1 sheet, undated : pencil on vellum ; 11 x 16 in. 1955, 1957
Flat folder 3.02
Erwin Mills, Cooleemee, 1954
Mill no. 3, proposed additions
Box 3, Folder 3
All Faith's Chapel (State Hospital Chapel), Raleigh, see also Broughton Hospital Hospital Chapel 1955
[Project file]
Box 3, Folder 4
Photographs of model and negatives of renderings
Box 3, Folder 5
All Faith's Chapel and Broughton Hospital Chapel--sketches, newspaper clippings
Box 3, Folder 6
Working Drawings (20 sheets) and preliminary drawings (1 sheet), commission no. 54 - 2, : pencil on vellum and sepia print ; 23 x 31 in. 1953-1955
Flat folder 3.07
Levin residence, Mt. Gilead, 1955
working drawings on 12 sheets, commission no. 54-4, : pencil on vellum and sepia print; 22 x 31 in. 1955
Box 3, Flat folder 8
Rowan County Jail, 1955
Working drawings on 7 sheets, commission no. 55-2, : pencil on vellum; 23 x 31 in. 1955
Flat folder 3.09
Kirk residence, Salisbury, 1955-1957
[Project file]
Box 3, Folder 10
Working drawings on 8 sheets, commission no. 55-3, : pencil on vellum ; 23 x 31 in. Topographic map ( 1 sheet) 1955
Flat folder 3.11
Moore residence, Badin, 1955
[Project file]
Flat folder 3.12
Frederick Memorial Gardens, Gaffney S. C., 1959-1962
Mausoleum
Box 3, Folder 13
Parabolon
Box 3, Folder 14
Parabolon-- Miscellaneous sketches and design studies
Box 3, Folder 15
Photgraphs, negatives
Box 3, Folder 16
Parabolon (working drawings on 2 sheets), commission no. 55-5, undated : diazo print ; 24 x 31 in. Mausoleum ( working drawings on 4 sheets), commission no 619: diazo print; 24 x 36 in. Parabolon (rendering on 1 sheet) Design studies (schemes A - E) 1961-1962 1955
Flat folder 3.17
Imaginative Home, 1955
Working drawings on 6 sheets, commission no. 566, 1957
Flat folder 3.18
Lander residence, Charlotte, 1955-1957
Working drawings on 13 sheets, commission no. 566, : pencil on vellum ; 24 x 32 in. Preliminary plans on 2 sheets: pencil on vellum ; 24 x 32 in. 1957 1955
Flat folder 3.19
Isenhour residence, Salisbury, swimming pool, 1956
Working drawings on 6 sheets, commission no. 55-7, : pencil on vellum ; 23 x 31 in. Preliminary plans on 2 sheets, 1956
Flat folder 3:20
Johnson residence, Thomasville, 1956
Working drawings on 15 sheets, commission no. 561, : pencil on vellum and sepia print ; 24 x 32 in. 1956
Flat folder 3.21
Brown residence, China Grove, 1956
Working drawings on 3 sheets, commission no. 563, : pencil on vellum ; 23 x 31 in. 1956
Flat folder 3.22
Price High School, Salisbury, additions and renovations, 1956-1957
Working drawings on 25 sheets, commission no. 564, : pencil on vellum and sepia print ; 24 x 32 in. Shop drawing for homemaking equipment (floor plan on 1 sheet) 1956
Flat folder 3.23
Gregory residence, Salisbury, 1956-1959
Project file
Box 3, Folder 24
Working drawings on 16 sheets, commission no. 56-5, : pencil on vellum and sepia print ; 23 x 31 in. 1956
Flat folder 3.25
Salisbury Fire Station, no. 3, 1956
Working drawings on 7 sheets, commission no 567, : pencil on vellum and sepia print ; 22 x 30 in. 1956
Flat folder 3.26
Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Stanback residence, Salisbury, 1956-1960
Project file
Box 3, Folder 27
Photographs
Box 3, Folder 28
Mr and Mrs. W. C. Stanback residence, Salisbury, (cont.) 1956-1960
Working drawings 1957-1958
Flat folder 4.01
Albemarle Surgical Clinic 1957
Working drawings on 8 sheets, commission no. 128, : pencil on vellum ; 23 x 32 in. 1957
Flat folder 4.02
Reynolds residence, Salisbury, 1957-1962
[Project file]
Box 4, Folder 3
Photographs
Box 4, Folder 4
Working drawings on 8 sheets, commission no. 569, : pencil on vellum ; 24 x 32 in. Floor and plot plans on 1 sheet, undated: ink and pencil on vellum ; 24 x 36 in. 1957
Flat folder 4.05
Duke Power Co., Salisbury office, 1957-1962
General
Box 4, Folder 6
Financial
Box 4, Folder 7
Furniture
Box 4, Folder 8
Landscaping
Box 4, Folder 9
Photographs, negatives
Box 4, Folder 10
Bulletins, bidding information, sketches, design studies
Box 4, Folder 11
Sketches and front elevation
Flat folder 4.12
American Square, American Furniture showroom and showroom additions, Thomasville, 1958-1977
Project 1958
Box 4, Folder 13
Design
Box 4, Folder 14
Contractor's correspondence
Box 4, Folder 15
Consultants--mechanical
Box 4, Folder 16
Approving agencies
Box 4, Folder 17
Architect/engineer contract
Box 4, Folder 18
Consultants-- lift table
Box 4, Folder 19
Consultants-- structural
Box 4, Folder 20
Fixtures
Box 4, Folder 21
Memoranda-- misc. and meetings
Box 4, Folder 22
Owner correspondence
Box 4, Folder 23
Product literature
Box 4, Folder 24
Project manual info-- specs
Box 4, Folder 25
Project record
Box 4, Folder 26
American Square, American Furniture showroom and showroom additions, Thomasville, (cont.) 1958-1977
addition 1968-1960
Box 5, Folder 1
Project, sketches, details, newspaper clippings 1958
Box 5, Folder 2
Additional services
Box 5, Folder 3
addition-- financial 1968-1969
Box 5, Folder 4
Estimates
Box 5, Folder 5
Working drawings on 20 sheets, commission no. 581, : pencil on vellum ; 24 x 32 in. 1958-1959
Flat folder 5.06
Landscaping plans on 3 sheets, commission no. 581, : pencil on vellum ; 24 x 32 in. Topographic map on 1 sheet: diazo print 1958 1968
Flat folder 5.07
Presentation drawings (plans and sections on 3 sheets), undated : pencil on vellum ; 24 x 36 in.: pencil on vellum ; 24 x 36 in. Furniture showroom addition, design development studies (plans, perspectives, and elevations on 6 sheets), commision no. 6806, : pencil on sepia print ; 24 x 36 in. 1969-1969
Flat folder 5.08
Furniture showroom addition (working drawings on 26 sheets), commission no. 581- 01, undated : pencil on vellum ; 24 x 36 in. : pencil on sepia print ; 24 x 36 in.
Flat folder 5.09
Furniture showroom addition (working drawings on 9 sheets), commission no. 7705 : pencil on sepia print ; 24 x 36 in. 1977
Flat folder 5:10
project (sketches and details and undated) Rendering : photostat of original by W. Stuart Archibald 1958 1958 1958
Flat folder 5.11
Groves residence, Salisbury, landscaping, 1958
Landscaping plan on 1 sheet, commission no. 585, : pencil on vellum ; 24 x 36 in. 1958
Flat folder 5.12
Johnston residence, Salisbury, proposed new wing, [1958?]
"Incomplete design drawings" (plans and elevations on 2 sheets), commission no. 586, undated : pencil on vellum ; 24 x 36 in.
Flat folder 5.13
Woodard Corporations, Salisbury, 1958
Working drawings on 3 sheets, commission no. 58 -7, : pencil on vellum ; 24 x 36 in. 1958
Flat folder 5.14
Wachovia Bank and Trust Co., branches, 1958-1967
W. Innes St. Branch, Salisbury-- sketches, design studies, newspaper clippings, pictures [includes metal plates for printing]
Box 5, Folder 15
W. Innes St. Branch, Salisbury [project file]
Box 5, Folder 16
"Neighborhood Bank" [no city specified] and Salisbury, commission nos. 583 and 584 undated (preliminary and working drawings on 17 sheets) : pencil on vellum and sepia print ; 24 x 36 in. Salisbury, Site layout and landscaping plan (2 sheets) : pencil on vellum Salisbury, Unit parking renovation, commission no. 6608, undated (1 sheet) : pencil on vellum 1958-1959,
Flat folder 5.17
High Point, commission no. 591, (landscaping, grading, and site plans on 3 sheets) : pencil on vellum ; 24 x 36 1959
Flat folder 5.18
Neighborhood Bank, Burlington, commission no. 597, (working drawings on 13 sheets, landscaping and grading on 2 sheets) : pencil on vellum and sepia print ; 24 x 36 in. 1959
Flat folder 5.19
"Schematic layout," Charlotte, Independence Blvd., commission no. 5910, (plans, elevations, and perspective on 5 sheets) : pencil on vellum and sepia print ; 24 x 36 in. 1963
Flat folder 5:20
Charlotte, Park Rd., commission no. 5911, (working drawings on 18 sheets) : pencil on vellum and sepia print ; 24 x 36 in. 1961
Flat folder 5.21
Central Office, High Point, commission no. 5914 [or 5714?], (plans, elevations, sections, and perspective on 5 sheets) : pencil on vellum ; 24 x 36 in. 1959
Flat folder 5.22
Greensboro, (plot, planting, and layout plans on 3 sheets) : pencil on vellum ; 24 x 36 in. 1960
Flat folder 5.23
Thomasville, commission no. 6201, (working drawings on 15 sheets) : pencil on vellum ; 24 x 36 in. 1962
Flat folder 5.24
Thomasville, Additions to Bank-- 1st stage, commission no. 6201, (working drawings on 14 sheets) : pencil on vellum ; 24 x 36 in. 1962
Flat folder 5.25
Thomasville, Design development, and undated (plans and elevations on 3 sheets) : pencil on vellum ; 27 x 43 in. 1962
Flat folder 5.26
Charlotte, Providence Rd., commission no. 6203, (working drawings on 23 sheets) : pencil on vellum ; 24 x 36 in. Heating plan on 1 sheet : pencil on vellum 24 x 24 in. 1963
Flat folder 5.27
Snow Hill, commission no. 6204, (preliminary and working drawings on 17 sheets) : pencil on vellum and sepia prints ; 24 x 36 in. 1962-1963
Flat folder 5.28
Burlington-- south branch, commission no. 6305, (working drawings on 20 sheets) : pencil on vellum and sepia prints ; 24 x 36 in. 1964
Flat folder 5.29
Greensboro, Guilford College Branch, commission no. 6606, (working drawings on 16 sheets) : pencil on vellum and sepia print ; 24 x 36 in. "Sheet A1 revised" updated : pencil on vellum ; 17 x 11 in. 1964-1967
Flat folder 5:30
Greensboro, Guilford College Branch, commission no. 6606 # 2, (working drawings on 11 sheets) : pencil on vellum and sepia print ; 24 x 36 in. 1967
Flat folder 5.31
W. Innes St. Branch, Salisbury, miscellaneous sketches and drawings
Flat folder 5.32
Coble residence, Albemarle, 1959 -1960
Working drawings on 12 sheets, commission no. 593, : pencil on vellum and sepia print ; 24 x 36 in. 1959-1960
Flat folder 5.33
Reamer residence, Salisbury, [1959?]
Plans and elevations on 7 sheets, commission no. 594 : pencil on vellum ; 24 x 36 in.
Flat folder 5.34
Morrison residence, Cabarrus County, addition and renovations, 1959
Plans, schedules, and elevations on 5 sheets, commission no. 596, 1959 : pencil on vellum and sepia print ; 24 x 36 in.
Flat folder 5.35
Kluttz residence, Salisbury, addition, 1959
Working drawings on 6 sheets, commission no. 5920, : pencil on vellum and sepia print ; 24 x 36 in. Partial floor plan on 1 sheet : pencil on vellum ; 20 x 36 in. 1959
Flat folder 5.36
Brockman residence, Salisbury, addition, 1959-1960
Plans and elevations on 7 sheets, commission no. 5921, : pencil on vellum and sepia print ; 24 x 36 in. 1959-1960
Flat folder 5.37
Alderman Studios, High Point 1959-1960
Financial
Box 5, Folder 38
General Contractor
Box 5, Folder 39
Warehouse addition 1963
Box 5, Folder 40
External electrical
Box 5, Folder 41
Site grading 1961
Box 5, Folder 42
Sprinkler system 1962
Box 5, Folder 43
projects/warehouse units and landscaping 1965
Box 5, Folder 44
Site development 1963
Box 5, Folder 45
Landscaping 1962
Box 5, Folder 46
Site drainage 1963
Box 5, Folder 47
Intercommunication system
Box 5, Folder 48
Photographs and negatives
Box 6, Folder 1
Design studies, sketches, newspaper clippings, magazine articles
Box 6, Folder 2
Working drawings (architectural) on 25 sheets [sheet A 1 lacking], commission no. 5923, : pencil on vellum and sepia print; 24 x 36 in. 1961- 1962
Flat folder 6.03
Working drawings (structural, plumbing, mechanical, and electrical) on 20 sheets, commission nos. 5923 and 6109, : pencil on vellum and sepia print; 24 x 36 in. 1961 and undated
Flat folder 6.04
Working drawings (sprinkler, changes, furniture, communications, and kitchen) on 14 sheets, commission no. 5923, : pencil on vellum and sepia print; 24 x 36 in. 1961- 1962
Flat folder 6.05
"Alderman II," "Alderman 63" and "Alderman 65"(working drawings on 25 sheets), commission no. 5923, 6302, and 6502; : pencil on vellum and sepia print; 24 x 36 in. 1961- 1963
Flat folder 6.06
Rendering, (color copy of original by W. Stuart Archibald) 1960
Flat folder 6.07
First Union National Bank (formerly Scottish Bank), Archdale, 1959, 1962, 1978
Scottish Bank [project file]
Box 6, Folder 8
Scottish Bank-- photographs, detail drawings, preliminary drawings
Box 6, Folder 9
"First Union National Bank" [renovations]
Box 6, Folder 10
"The Scottish Bank" (working drawings on 13 sheets), commission no. 592, 1959 : pencil on vellum and sepia print ; 24 x 36 in.
Flat folder 6.11
"Renovation for First Union National Bank" (working drawings on 8 sheets), commission no. 7704, : pencil on vellum and sepia print; 24 x 36 in. 1978
Flat folder 6.12
Leisure Lads, inc., 1959-1960
Renovation-- sketches, designs studies, charts
Box 6, Folder 13
Renovation [project file]
Box 6, Folder 14
Apartments [project file]
Box 6, Folder 15
Apartments-- sketches, design studies, charts
Box 6, Folder 16
Renovation-- photographs and negatives
Box 6, Folder 17
Calvary Lutheran Church, Spencer, 1948, 1959-1961, 1970
[Project file]
Box 6, Folder 18
Negatives of renderings and drawings
Box 6, Folder 19
Miscellaneous drawings, , and undated Furniture designs 1948, 1959-1961
Flat folder 6:20
Mr.and Mrs. J Ray Wilson residence, Salisbury, dining room addition, 1960
Plans, sections, and elevations on 1 sheet, commission no. 6011, : pencil on vellum ; 24 x 36 in. 1960
Flat folder 6.21
Simmons residence, Martinsville, Va., pool and cabana, 1960
Working drawings on 6 sheets, commission no 602, 1960 : pencil on vellum and sepia print; 24 x 36 in.
Flat folder 6.22
Swimming pools, design development [includes pools for Simmons residence and for Livingstone College], 1960, undated
Sketches and proposals: various media and sizes
Flat folder 6.23
Peoples National Bank and Trust, Lynchburg, Va., 1960-1961
Working drawings on 21 sheets, commission nos. 604 and 612, : pencil on vellum and sepia print ; 24 x 36 in. 1960-1961
Flat folder 6.24
Palmer residence, Salisbury, remodeling, 1962
working drawings, design studies, and proposals on 21 sheets, commission no. 606, 1962 and undated : pencil on vellum and sepia print ; 24 x 36 in.
Flat folder 6.25
Kimball Memorial Lutheran Church, Kannapolis, 1960
[Project file]
Box 6, Folder 26
[Project file] (cont.)
Box 6, Folder 27
Penrod Manufacturing Co., inc., Concord, 1960-1961
Sketches, design studies, newspaper clippings, bid tabulations
Box 6, Folder 28
[Project file]
Box 6, Folder 29
West Innes St. Offices, Salisbury, 1960, 1961, 1963, 1964, 1973, 1974
625 West Innes St.
Box 7, Folder 1
Office building addition, 627 West Innes St.
Box 7, Folder 2
629 West Innes St.
Box 7, Folder 3
629 West Innes St. (cont.)
Box 7, Folder 4
625-629 West Innes St.-- photographs, negatives
Box 7, Folder 5
625-629 West Innes St.-- newspaper clippings, invitation to open house, sketches
Box 7, Folder 6
Mr. and Mrs. Fred J. Stanbeck residence, Salisbury, addition and renovations, 1960-1961
Working drawings on 12 sheets, commission 6110, : pencil on vellum and sepia print ; 24 x 36 in. Window and door schedules on 1 sheet ; 8 1/2 x 11 in. 1960-1961
Flat folder 7.07
Thomasville Furniture Industries Show Room, 1961-1962
Working drawings on 28 sheets, commission 6110, : pencil on vellum and sepia print ; 24 x 36 in. Perspective (1 sheet): sepia print 1961-1962 1961
Flat folder 7.08
Durham Bank and Trust Co., Cooleemee, 1961
: pencil on vellum ; 24 x 36 in. "Proposed renovations to the front wall" (1 sheet), commission no. 611, 1961
Flat folder 7.09
Cotton Smith Furniture, Salisbury, 1961
"A plant and office building for Rowan Community Development Corp. and Cotton Smith Furniture Mfgr. Co, Wayne Koontz, architect" (plumbing, heating, fire protection, and electrical drawings on 8 sheets) : sepia prints ; 24 x 36 in. : pencil on vellum ; 24 x 36 in.
Flat folder 7:10
Peoples National Bank, Big Island, Va., 1962
Site study (1 sheet), commission no. 612, : pencil on vellum ; 24 x 36 in. 1962
Flat folder 7.11
Wallace beach house, Ocean Drive Beach, S.C., 1962
[Project file]
Box 7, Folder 12
"Design study" (3 sheets) and "Incomplete working drawings" (4 sheets), commission no. 6111, : pencil on vellum ; 24 x 36 in. "Future garage" (1 sheet) : 8 1/2 x 11 in. 1962
Flat folder 7.13
Messinger residence Salisbury, 1962
Design study and topographic maps (4 sheets), commission no. 6112, : pencil on vellum ; various sizes 1962
Flat folder 7.14
Kluttz and Hamlin law offices, Salisbury, 1962, 1963, 1981
[Project file]
Box 7, Folder 15
First Methodist Church, Salisbury, 1962-1963
Landscaping
Box 7, Folder 16
Security Bank and Trust Co., Salisbury, 1962-1964, 1967-1970
[Project file]
Box 8, Folder 1
Design details, preliminary drawings, newspaper clippings
Box 8, Folder 2
Photographs, negatives
Box 8, Folder 3
Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Alexander residence, 1963
Site and floor plans (1 sheet), commission no. 6307, 1963 : pencil on vellum ; 24 x 36 in.
Flat folder 8.04
Coca-Cola Bottling Co., Salisbury, 1963-1971
General
Box 8, Folder 5
Design studies, sketches
Box 8, Folder 6
Photograph
Box 8, Folder 7
Office addition-- financial [includes presentation drawings]
Box 8, Folder 8
Office addition-- general contractor
Box 8, Folder 9
Detail drawings, sketches
Box 8, Folder 10
Concrete tests and soil boring test report
Box 8, Folder 11
Lyerly Funeral Home, Salisbury, 1963, 1964, 1969
[Project file]
Box 8, Folder 12
addition 1969
Box 8, Folder 13
Miscellaneous sketches and drawings, 1963 and undated
Flat folder 9.01
Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Goodman residence, Salisbury, site develpoment, 1964-1965
Design study (3 sheets), commission no. 606, : pencil on vellum ; 24 x 26 in. 1964 -1965
Flat folder 9.02
Dolly Madison Plant addition, 1966
Site development (9 sheets), commission no. 6505, : pencil on vellum ; 24 z 36 in. 1965, 1966
Flat folder 9.03
Arden Farms West, 1966-1967
Golf Courses
Box 9, Folder 4
Survey, topographic, and golf course maps; commission no. 6601; , and undated : various media and other sizes 1966-1967
Flat folder 9.05
Club house (plans and perspective on 4 sheets), commission no. 6601, undated : various media and sizes.
Flat folder 9.06
Golf courses [sketches on tissue paper, chiefly plans for individual fairways
Flat folder 9.07
First Methodist Church, China Grove, 1966-1968, 1974, 1975, 1977, 1979, 1980
Sketches, design studies, tracings, miscellaneous
Box 9, Folder 8
Furnishings and carpet
Box 9, Folder 9
Bidding
Box 9, Folder 10
Building committee notes
Box 9, Folder 11
Covered walkway
Box 9, Folder 12
Energy savings analysis
Box 9, Folder 13
Fellowship hall-- Kitchen
Box 9, Folder 14
Summary of contractor's proposals
Box 9, Folder 15
Kitchen renovation
Box 9, Folder 16
Yellow trash [sketches on "trash paper"]
Box 9, Folder 17
Financial
Box 9, Folder 18
General
Box 9, Folder 19
Sketches
Flat folder 9:20
Ruffin residence, Roaring Gap addition, 1967
Plans and elevations on 3 sheets, commission no. 6705, : pencil on vellum ; 24 x 36 1967
Flat folder 9.21
Y.M.C.A., 1956-1960, 1967, 1971, 1972
Miscellaneous
Box 9, Folder 22
Legal and financial
Box 9, Folder 23
Legal and financial (cont.)
Box 9, Folder 24
Vocal Rehabilitation Facility, Morgantown, 1968-1971
Financial
Box 10, Folder 1
Design information, skilled care facility
Box 10, Folder 2
Phillips residence, Winston - Salem, 1968-1969
[Project file]
Box 10, Folder 3
Preliminary and working drawings on 11 sheets, commission no. 6801, : pencil on vellum, sepia print, and diazo print ; 24 x 36 in. 1968
Flat folder 10.04
Broughton Hospital Chapel, Morgantown, 1968
[Project file]
Flat folder 10.05
[Project file cont.]
Box 10, Folder 6
North Rowan High School, 1968-1970
[Project file]
Box 10, Folder 7
General contractor, A. L. Jarrell and Sons
Box 10, Folder 8
Plumbing contractor, Powell Plumbing and Heating
Box 10, Folder 9
Electrical contractor, G. B. Weaver and Sons
Box 10, Folder 10
Mechanical contractor, Comfort Contractors
Box 11, Folder 1
Structural engineer, Boleslaw Szostak
Box 11, Folder 2
Consulting engineer, Gardner- Kline Associates
Box 11, Folder 3
Mechanical engineer, McKnight Engineers, inc.
Box 11, Folder 4
Financial
Box 11, Folder 5
First United Church of Christ, Landis, 1969-1975
Owner correspondence, clippings [includes preliminary drawings]
Box 11, Folder 6
Correspondence
Box 11, Folder 7
Bulletins
Box 11, Folder 8
Site data
Box 11, Folder 9
Paint data
Box 11, Folder 10
Submittal data
Box 11, Folder 11
Contracts, etc.
Box 11, Folder 12
Design, church building committee
Box 11, Folder 13
Estimates
Box 11, Folder 14
Financial
Box 12, Folder 1
Shop drawings
Box 12, Folder 2
Steeple, windows, HV/AC screen, balcony risers, sign
Box 12, Folder 3
Furniture design
Box 12, Folder 4
Interior and exterior renderings (2 sheets), : sepia print, copied from originals by W. Stuart Archibald 1971
Box 12, Flat folder 5
Knox residence, Salisbury, renovation, 1969-1971, 1973
Specifications
Box 12, Folder 6
Financial
Box 12, Folder 7
Drawings by Steve Walters, Summer, 1973
Box 12, Folder 8
Working drawings on 5 sheets, commission no. 6806, : pencil on vellum and sepia print ; 24 x 36 in. 1968
Flat folder 12.09
Fairfield Chair Co., Display Building, Lenoir, 1969-1972
[Project file]
Box 12, Folder 10
Bidding
Box 12, Folder 11
Fairfield Furniture Display Center
Box 12, Folder 12
Display Center-- photos, negative, clippings
Box 12, Folder 13
Landscaping/entrance gate
Box 12, Folder 14
Working drawings ; 8.5 by 11 in.
Box 12, Folder 15
Schematic design study and presentation drawings, commission no. 6905, : pencil on vellum ; 24 x 36 in. Working drawings (architectural) on 15 sheets, : pencil on vellum and sepia print ; 24 x 36 in. 1969 and undated 1970, 1971
Flat folder 12.16
Working drawings (structural and sprinkler) on 16 sheets and undated ; pencil on vellum and sepia print : 24 x 36 in. 1970
Flat folder 12.17
Working drawings (plumbing, mechanical, and electrical) on 11 sheets and undated ; pencil on vellum and sepia print : 24 x 36 in. 1970
Flat folder 12.18
Power Curbers, inc., 1971-1975
[Project file]
Box 12, Folder 19
Financial (including contracts)
Box 12, Folder 20
1974 addition
Box 12, Folder 21
Hedrick - Harrison development, Salisbury, 1959, 1971, 1972
Topographic maps, site development analysis, proposed office building ; commission nos. 5925 and 7005 ; 1959, 1971, and 1972
Flat folder 13.01
Hickory Furniture Mart, 1972
Schematic drawings on 22 sheets, commission no. 7201, and undated: pencil on vellum and sepia print ; 24 x 36 in. Topographic map (1 sheet) Perspective ( 1 sheet) 1972
Flat folder 13.02
Bree residence, Winston - Salem, 1972-1974
[Project file]
Box 13, Folder 3
Wardrobe
Box 13, Folder 4
Change orders
Box 13, Folder 5
Design development and working drawings on 11 sheets, commission no. 7203, and undated : pencil on vellum and sepia print ; 24 x 36 in. 1972
Flat folder 13.06
Hobson House, for Citizens Federal Savings and Loan, Salisbury (Presbyterian dependancy renovation and addition), 1972, 1974, 1975, 1978
Sign
Box 13, Folder 7
Working Drawings on 4 sheets, commission no. 7402: pencil on vellum and sepia print ; 24 x 36 in. Perspectives, plans, and details on 5 sheets;: various media and sizes (includes lampost detail [for historic district?] 1974 1972, 1974, 1975 1972
Flat folder 13.08
Brookhill Memorial Gardens, Salisbury, Mausoleum 1972-1974
[Project File]
Box 13, Folder 9
Mr. and Mrs. Willis N. Nixon residence, Salisbury, front entrance alteration 1974, 1975
[Project File]
Box 13, Folder 10
Rand residence, Mount Ulla [1975 ?]
Working drawings on 14 sheets, commission no. 7508, undated : penil on vellum and sepia print ; 24 x 36 in.
Flat folder 13.11
Bryant residence, Winston - Salem 1975, 1976
[Project file]
Box 13, Folder 12
Working drawings on 7 sheets, commission no. 7509, undated : pencil on vellum and sepia print ; 24 x 36 in. Topographic map (1 sheet)
Flat folder 13.13
Follette's Firehouse, Salisbury, conversion to restaurant 1975
[Project file]
Box 13, Folder 14
Knox Jr. High School, Salisbury, addition 1975, 1975
[Project file]
Box 13, Folder 15
Acoustics
Box 13, Folder 16
Hong Kong East Restaurant, Charlotte 1976-1979
[Project file]
Box 13, Folder 17
[Project file] (cont.)
Box 13, Folder 18
[Project file] (cont.)
Box 14, Folder 1
Zirt residence, Catawba County 1977
Working drawings,perspective, plans and landscaping on 16 sheets, commission no. 7701 and undated : pencil on vellum and sepia print, 24 x 36 in. 1977
Flat folder 14.2
Dr. and Mrs. Robert Wilson residence, Rowan County, porch addition 1977
[Project file]
Box 14, Folder 3
Working drawings on 2 sheets, commission no. 7707: pencil on vellum and sepia print, 24 x 36 in. 1977
Flat folder 14.4
Rowan County Courthouse, renovation 1977-1980
Correspondence
Box 14, Folder 5
Design information
Box 14, Folder 6
Phase II-- schematic
Box 14, Folder 7
Addenda
Box 14, Folder 8
Contracts
Box 14, Folder 9
Applications for payments
Box 14, Folder 10
Cost Analysis
Box 14, Folder 11
Office billings and financing
Box 14, Folder 12
Contractors contacted
Box 14, Folder 13
Invitation to bid and specifications
Box 14, Folder 14
Inspection reports
Box 14, Folder 15
Weekly wage payroll records
Box 14, Folder 16
Furnishings
Box 15, Folder 1
Bulletins, form of proposal, parts of specs
Box 15, Folder 2
Rendleman residence, Linville [1978 ?]
Plans and site plan on 1 sheet, commission no. 7803, undated : pencil on vellum ; 24 x 36 in.
Flat folder 15.03
White Rock AME Zion Church, Granite Quarry, major repair 1978
[Project file]
Box 15, Folder 4
Town Creek Recreation Center, Salisbury 1978-1981, 1985
Correspondence [includes financial information and clippings]
Box 15, Folder 5
Contracts
Box 15, Folder 6
Raquetball floor maintenence
Box 15, Folder 7
Financial
Box 15, Folder 8
Contract: owner/architect
Box 15, Folder 9
Contract: architect/engineer
Box 15, Folder 10
Bids, clippings
Box 15, Folder 11
Tennis courts: contracts: general and electrical [includes bids]
Box 15, Folder 12
Applications for payment: tennis courts
Box 15, Folder 13
Halfond residence, renovation 1979
Plans and elevations on 1 sheet, commission no. 7909 : pencil on vellum ; 24 x 36 in. 1979
Flat folder 15.14
Bostian Elementary School, Rowan County, addition 1980
[project file]
Box 15, Folder 15
Hurley residence 1981
Sketches
Box 15, Folder 16
Floor plans on 3 sheets and undated : pencil on vellum and diazo print ; 24 x 36 in. 1981
Flat folder 15.17
Mr. and Mrs. Dirk Dixon residence, Lexington, kitchen remodeling and sun room addition, 1983, 1981
Working drawings on 4 sheets, commission no 8301 : pencil on vellum ; 24 x 36 in. 1983
Flat folder 15.18
Mr. and Mrs. Francis E. Goodman residence, Salibury, 1985
Proposed plans working drawings, and topographic map on 13 sheets and undated : pencil on vellum and tissue ; 24 x 36 in. 1985
Flat folder 15.19
Finch residence, Salisbury, addition 1988, 1989
Sketches and undated description of materials 1988, 1989
Flat folder 15:20
Final working drawings on 6 sheets, commission no. 8861 : ink on vellum ( computer generated drawings) ; 24 x 36 in. 1989
Flat folder 15.21
Plans, elevations and sections (17 sheets) and undated : ink on vellum ( computer generated drawings) and diazo print ; 24 x 36 in. 1989
Flat folder 15.22
Finch residence, Salisbury, addition, description of materials
Jones residence, Salisbury, addition 1989
[Project file]
Box 15, Folder 23
Working drawings and sketches, and undated : various media and sizes 1989
Flat folder 16.01
Carter Furniture Company, Salisbury 1963, 1968
Design development studies ( 1 sheet), commission no. 6505 pencil on vellum ; 24 x 36 in. Carter Building (working drawings on 4 sheets), commsission no. 6802 : sepia print ; 24 x 36 in. 1963 1968
Flat folder 16.02
Salisbury Center
Plans for downtown development (plans and sections on 2 sheets), undated : pencil and ink on vellum ; 24 x 36 in.
Flat folder 16.05
Heritage Square, Salisbury 1972
Town Creek Center, Salisbury
Convention and shopping center proposal (perspectives on 2 sheets) : gouache (?) on diazo print ; various sizes
Flat folder 16.05
Downtown development proposal (perspectives on 2 sheets) sepia prints ; 14 x 18 in. 1972
Flat folder 16.05
Marine Barracks, New River [1941?]
"Quarters for Married Officers, Marine Barracks-- New River, N.C. .../ Carr and J.E. Greiner Co., architect-- engineers, Durham, N.C. ... drawn by Ramsay" (plans and elevations on 2 sheets) : blue print ; 25 x 18 in. [c. 1941]
Flat folder 16.06
Miscellaneous Papers 1925-1978
Mounted Photographs and Renderings
Myers residence (3 items)
Flat box 16, Folder 7
Myers residence (3 items)
Flat box 16, Folder 8
Hedrick Memorial Musical Tower (1 item)
Flat box 16, Folder 9
Duke Power Co.(1 item)
Flat box 16, Folder 10
Wilson Construction Co.
Flat box 16, Folder 11
Rowan County Health Center and Agricultural Building (1 item)
Flat box 16, Folder 12
Y.M.C.A. (2 items)
Flat box 16, Folder 13
Mr. and Mrs. John Erwin Ramsay, Sr., residence (5 items)
Flat box 16, Folder 14
Catawba College, Robertson College Community Center (1 item) Fire Station no. 3 (1 item) unidentified model, 1956 (1 item) rendering of unidentified cityscape (1 item, probably not Ramsay)
Flat box 16, Folder 15
Origninal renderings (chiefly by Stuart Archibald)
Y.M.C.A., 1957 (by Archibald)
Flat folder 16.16
Rowan County Health Center and Agricultural Building, Welfare Dept. Annex, 1958 (by Archibald)
Flat folder 16.17
Unidentified bank interior
Flat folder 16.18
Penrod Manufacturing Co., 1960
Flat folder 16.19
Rowan Dairy Inc., 1960 (by Archibald)
Flat folder 16:20
Catawba College, dormitory, 1965 (by Archibald)
Flat folder 16.21
Catawba College, dormitory, 1965 (by Archibald)
Flat folder 16.22
Unidentified school exterior, 1969 (by Archibald)
Flat folder 16.23
Student Work
Life drawings (4 items, undated)
Flat folder 16.24
Life drawings (3 items, undated)
Flat folder 16.25
Drawings (chiefly mechanical drawing exercises, and light and shade exercises and undated) 1937, 1938
Flat folder 16.26
Greek Doric Order, problem no. 3, shades and shadows ink and watercolor on paper ; 21 x 15 in. 1938
Flat folder 16.27
Museum doorway, problem no. 2, design, undated : ink and water color on paper; 24 x 19 in.
Flat folder 16.28
Untitled watercolor on paper ; 10 x 14 in.
Flat folder 16.29
Horticultural monstrosity, undated : pencil and watercolor on board paper ; 20 x 15 in.
Flat folder 16:30
Parkway police headquarters, class B problem 1 (plan, section and elevation on 1 sheet : photostat ; 11 x 14 in. Details for a parkway police headquarters (plans, sections and perspective on 1 sheet): pencil on board paper ; 30 x 20 in. [1939-1940]
Flat folder 16.31
Proposed Elm St. subway and campus improvments, Yale University, New Haven Conn.(plans on 1 sheet) : photostat ; 8 x 14 in. A private garden on the Potomac, undated (plan, elevation, and section on 1 sheet) : photostat ; 15 x 22 in. (1 negative and 1 positive copy) 1940
Flat folder 16.32
Proposed campus theater for McCallie School, Chattanooga, Tenn., undated (plan and elevation on 1 sheet) : pencil and watercolor on paper ; 30 x 22 in.
Flat folder 16.33
A naval hospital for New London, Conn., undated (elevations, plans, and sections on 6 sheets) : pencil and ink on vellum ; 23 x 31 in.
Flat folder 16.34
Certificates and awards 1955-1963
Flat folder 16.35
Methodist Church Ralph E. Dumont Design Program, Certificate of Recognition for Rural Church Design for Milford Hill Methodist Church 1963
Flat folder 16.35
N.C. Chapter of the AIA Award of Merit for the American Square (High Point, N.C.) 1960
Flat folder 16.35
N.C. Chapter of the AIA Award of Merit (Special Commendation) for Farm Colony Building 1955
Flat folder 16.35
N.C. Chapter of the AIA Award of Merit for John Erwin Ramsay residence 1955
Flat folder 16.35
Miscellaneous Drawings and Papers
"Schematic study of Shuford Field, Catawba College, Salisbury, North Carolina; schematic design of Authur Football Stadium, Ferrum College, Ferrum Virginia," undated (perspective, section, and plan on 1 sheet): sepia print ; 18 x 32 in. First Presbyterian Church, Salisbury (perspective on 1 sheet) : sepia print ; 16 x 22 in. Avalon Retirement Center, Raleigh (perspective on 1 sheet) : sepia print ; 13 x 18 in. 1972 1978
Flat folder 16.36
Rendering of unidentified building (color copy of original W. Stuart Archibald) Interior and exterior renderings of unidentified church (color copies of original by Archibald) 1971 1961
Flat folder 16.37
Prince Charles Apts., undated (floor plans on 4 sheets) : diazo print "General plan for residential subdivision, property of Mr. Lee Mahaley, Salisbury, North Carolina / E.S. Draper, landscape architect and engineer, Charlotte, N.C., Atlanta, Ga." : vintage blueprint 1925
Flat folder 16.38
Mounted tear sheets (advertisements for American Institute of Architects, advertisement for plastic laminates (photographed at Alderman Studios))
Flat folder 16.39
Additions

Additions received in 2003.

Ramsay Additions Student Work 4-14-03
Sketch books - 1
Box 17
Sketch books - 2
Box 17
Sketch books - 3
Box 17
Sketch books - 4
Box 17
Data on Perspective - Prof. H. D. Hauf
Box 17
Student Notes - 1
Box 17
Student Notes - 2
Box 17
Student Notes - 3
Box 17
Student Notes - Mechanical - Prof. T.H. Crane
Box 17
Student Notes - Mechanical - Specifications for plain and reinforced concrete and for rubble stone masonry
Box 17
Student Notes - Mechanical - Standard documents - AIA
Box 17
Student Notes - Mechanical - Heating
Box 17
Student Notes - Mechanical - Structural seminar
Box 17
Student Notes - Mechanical - Specifications for cement floor, concrete base slabs and cement base
Box 17
Student Notes - Mechanical - Specifications for brick masonry, sheet copper and slate roofing
Box 17
Student Notes - Mechanical - Specifications waterproofing, stone veneer, cut stone and architectural terra cotta
Box 17
Student Notes - Mechanical - Specifications for tile work and plastering, Answers to test April 18
Box 17
Student Notes - Structural Mechanics - Prof. H.D. Hauf - January-March, 1939
Box 17
Student Notes - Structural Mechanics - Prof. H.D. Hauf - April-October, 1939
Box 17
Student Notes - Structural Mechanics - Prof. H.D. Hauf - November, 1939-April, 1940
Box 17
2 Manuals - "Reinforced Concrete" and "Clay Tile and Concrete Floor Construction"
Box 17
Thesis for Bachelor of Fine Arts - Yale 1940-1941
Box 17
Orthographic Projections (19 drawings) - 1938
Flat box 18
Principles of perspective (10 drawings) - 1939
Flat box 18
Tree location W. M. Elliot lot (1 drawing) - 1940
Flat box 18
Projections and Drafting (19 Drawings - 3 photostat copies - 4 grade sheets) [no date]
Flat box 18
Ramsay Additions - Professional 4-14-03
Ramsay residence (17 mounted photgraphs) 1953-1957
Flat box 19
Plan for summer home at Roaring Gap, N.C. (7 mounted drawings) [no date]
Flat box 20
Rowan Public Library (1 design drawing, 1 rendering, 6 mounted photographs)[no date]
Flat box 21
Residential designs, Milford Hill housing development --(14 mounted drawings - numbered) [no date]
Flat box 20
First Presbyterian Church, Salisbury, N.C. (1 rendering) 1950-1953
Flat box 22
First Presbyterian Church - Sunday School Building (interior photograph) [no date]
Flat box 22
First Presbyterian Church - Notebook 1962-1963
Flat box 22
First Presbyterian Church - Yearbook 1978
Flat box 22
Flats for Ramsay and Associates Business Brochure (1 portrait, 16 brochure page layout flats) 1983
Box 23
6 Drawings for Mount Mitchell State Park (Park Warden's residences and maintainence area) , 10 Residential drawings (no label - renderings and floor plans) , 1 Fire Station rendering 1948 1948 1948
Box 24
War Memorial Building, Rowan County (1 mounted photograph) 1951
Box 25
War Memorial Building, Rowan County (2 mounted photographs) 1954
Box 25
Farm Colony Centers, Morgantown - First AIA Honor Award (1 mounted photograph) 1953
Box 25
Family Health Clinic (2 mounted photographs) 1954
Box 25
Hedrick Memorial Music Tower (1 mounted photograph) 1954
Box 25
Mc Kenzie Residence, Abermarle, N.C. (4 mounted photographs) 1955
Box 25
Rowan Public Library for African Americans (1 mounted photograph) 1955
Box 25
Myers Residence (5 mounted photographs) 1955
Box 25
Kirk Residence, [no date] (3 mounted photographs on 1 mat)
Box 25
Wilson Contruction Co. (3 mounted photographs) 1956
Box 26
Smith Residence, Albemarle, N.C. (3 mounted photographs) 1956
Box 26
Kitner Mall (concept - not built) first indoor mall and Food Lion in N.C. (1 mounted photograph of architect's model) 1956
Box 26
Price High School (2 mounted photographs) 1958
Box 26
Gregory Residence, Salisbury (1 mounted photograph) 1959
Box 26
Gregory Residence, Salisbury (1 mounted photograph) 1960
Box 26
College Community Center, Salisbury, )Catawba Community College and Co. joint project) (2 mounted photographs) 1964
Box 26
Coca Cola Bottling Plant (1 mounted photograph) 1965
Box 26
Fairfield Chair Furniture Display Facility, Lenoir, N.C. (1 mounted color photograph) 1971
Box 26
Photograph of architect's model of a building complex (1 mounted color photograph) 1978
Box 26
Unidentified residence [no date] (1 mounted photograph, 1 unmounted photograph)
Box 26
Leisure Lads Sewing/Manufacturing [no date] (1 mounted photograph)
Box 26
Unidentified interior - table with plant [no date] (1 mounted photograph)
Box 26
Unidentified residence [no date] (1 mounted photograph, pencil sketch pasted on upper right corner)
Box 26
Unidentified staircase [no date] (1 mounted photograph)
Box 26
Unidentified hospital complex (2 mounted renderings, pencil and pastel on green paper) 1949
Box 27
Concept drawing for monument (1 mounted rendering, pencil, pastel, and water color) 1949
Box 27
Unidentified office complex drawing (1 mounted rendering, pencil, pen, and pastel) 1952
Box 27
Proposed revisions for R.B. Kyle property (1 mounted rendering, 2 mounted photographs of existing property) 1952
Box 27
Unidentified church building (1 mounted photographic copy of artist's [W. Stuart Archibald] rendering) 1954
Box 27
All Faith's Chapel in Morgantown, Broughton Hospital (1 mounted photographic copy of artist's [Stuart Archibald] rendering) 1954
Box 27
Price Highschool (2 mounted pastel drawings) 1956
Box 27
House of the Year [similar to Smith plan] (2 mounted pastel drawings on 1 mat) 1956
Box 27
Perspective of Entrance Court (1 mounted pastel drawing) 1957
Box 27
Unidentified swimming pool (1 mounted photographic copy of artist's [W. Stuart Archibald] rendering) 1957
Box 27
Wachovia Bank and Trust Company (1 mounted pen and ink sketch and 1 mounted photographic copy of artist's [W. Stuart Archibald] rendering) 1958
Box 28
Rowan Co. Health and Social Sevices (1 mounted photographic copy of artist's [W. Stuart Archibald] rendering) 1958
Box 28
American Square of Martinsville (2 mounted photographic copies of artist's [W. Stuart Archibald] rendering, 2 floor plans, upper and lower level) 1958
Box 28
The Scottish Bank (1 mounted pastel drawing) 1959
Box 28
Unidentified residence (1 mounted pastel drawing) 1960
Box 28
Calvary Lutheran Church (1 mounted photographic copy of artist's rendering) 1960
Box 28
Rowan Dairy Company (1 mounted photographic copy of artist's [W. Stuart Archibald] rendering) 1960
Box 28
Millford Hills Methodist Church (1 mounted photographic copy of artist's [W. Stuart Archibald] rendering) 1961
Box 28
Concept for a mausoleum for a funeral home, Gaffney, S.C. (2 mounted photographic copies of an artist's rendering) 1961
Box 28
B.F. Huntley Showroom of Thomasville Furniture Industries, Inc. (1 mounted photographic copy of an artist's rendering) 1962
Box 28
Unidentified office building (1 ink drawing) 1952
Box 29
Firm Offices - located on left of building (1 mounted pencil and pastel drawing) 1963
Box 29
Two dorms (1 male and 1 female) Catawba College(2 mounted photographic copies of artist's [W. Stuart Archibald] rendering) 1965
Box 29
Security Bank and Trust(1 mounted pastel drawing, and 4 mounted pencil drawings on 2 mats [interior and exterior design sketches]) 1966
Box 29
North Rowan High School addition(1 mounted photographic copy of an artist's rendering) 1969
Box 29
Unidentified courtyard(1 mounted photographic copy of an artist's rendering) 1978
Box 29
Unidentified office building(1 ink drawing - unmounted) 1978
Box 29
Salisbury Civic Center(1 mounted pastel drawing) 1979
Box 29
Stokes County Jail [no date] (1 ink drawing)
Box 30
Stokes County Jail (matted drawing) undated
Oversize flat box 35
Birdseye perspective of Salisbury Y.M.C.A. [no date] (1 ink drawing)
Box 30
Salisbury Rowan Y.M.C.A. [no date] (1 mounted ink drawing)
Box 30
Concept drawing for African American Library [no date] (1 mounted pencil and pastel drawing)
Box 30
Unidentified residence [no date] (1 mounted pastel sketch)
Box 30
Unidentified courtyard [no date] (1 mounted color photographic reproduction of an artist's rendering)
Box 30
Unidentified office building [no date] (1 ink drawing)
Box 30
Unidentified office building [no date] (1 watercolor)
Box 30
Catawba County Community College, longitudinal section, lower level -(photographic negative) lower level (transparency) - west elevation (photographic negative)
Box 31, Folder 1
Catawba County Community College, north elevation (transparency) - south elevation (photographic negative)
Box 31, Folder 2
Catawba County Community College, longitudinal section (transparency) - west elevation (transparency)
Box 31, Folder 3
Catawba County Community College, site development, (photographic negative) - north elevation (photographic negative)
Box 31, Folder 4
Catawba County Community College, balcony level, (transparency) - parking lot (transparency)
Box 31, Folder 5
Catawba County Community College, east elevation, (transparency) - mezzanine level (transparency)
Box 31, Folder 6
Catawba County Community College, east elevation, (photographic negative) - site develpoment (transparency)
Box 31, Folder 7
Catawba County Community College, mezzanine, longitudinal section, balcony and lower level 91 photographic negative)
Box 31, Folder 8
Catawba County Community College, main floor plan (1 photographic negative)
Box 31, Folder 9
Catawba County Community College, north, south east and west elevations (1 photographic negative)
Box 31, Folder 10
Catawba County Community College, parking (1 transparency)
Box 31, Folder 11
Honor Awards - American Square High Point, N.C. for American of Martinsville, VA. and Alderman Studios, Incorporated, High Point, N.C. - Cover sheet, site plan, upper and lower level drawings with 20 photographs 1960
Box 32
Randolph E. Dumont Design Program - Calvary Church - cover sheet, 1 photograph of an artist's rendering, Design Program index 3 sheets, 2 architectural drawings, 2 photographic reproductions of an artist's rendering, 6 statement sheets - Randolph E. Dumont Design Program - Milford Hills Methodist Church - cover sheet, 1 index sheet, 2 photographic copies of artist's rendering, 5 architectural drawings, 1 cost statement sheet - College and Community Theater project booklet - cover sheet, 1 architect's statement sheet, 4 photographs, 6 architectural drawings, 1 cost statement sheet, 1 AIA South Atlantic Region Honor Awards Program concealed identification in envelope , Fire Station Design Booklet - page 66, photograph of Central Fire Station, Salisbury, North Carolina, designed by John Erwin Ramsay - Progressive Architecture submission - cover sheet, 1 site solution and index sheet for First Lutheran Church, Greensboro North Carolina, 1 photograph of an artist's rendering (perspective view) First Lutheran Church, Greensboro, North Carolina 1961-1962 1961-1962 1964 1966 1968 1969
Box 33
NCAIA Honor Awards Program - 1 cover sheet, 2 architectural drawings, 7 photographs, Wilson Construction Company Project [no date] - 1 cover sheet, 1 index sheet, 1 architectural drawing, 7 photographs, Residence in Salisbury, North Carolina, [no date] builder - Paul Daniels, project description, 1 sheet, 2 architect's drawings, 7 photographs 1972
Box 34
"Our Alabaster Cities," Slide Show, American Institute of Architects (includes Pamplet and Negatives) 1966
Box 34
Granite Quarry School [portfolio] 1946
Oversize flat box 35
Unidentified Mediaeval Manuscript [reproduction]
Oversize flat box 35
Joe Cox art print [framed]
Oversize flat box 35

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