Harrye B. Lyons Design Library Vertical Files 1939-1992

Creator
Harrye B. Lyons Design Library
Size
3.5 linear feet
Location

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

Call number
MC 00415

The Harrye B. Lyons Design Library Vertical Files, 1939-1992, contains books, serials, brochures, and other reference materials relating to various subjects in architecture gathered by the Harrye B. Lyon Design Library. The collection is organized into four series: Architectural Works, Guidelines and Regulations, Publicity, and Design Competitions and Projects. Architectural works includes books, serials, brochures, essays, and other materials relating to buildings, projects, and other architectural works. Guidelines and regulations include books, serials, manuals, and other materials relating to architectural guidelines, regulations, and other specifications in various subject matters. Publicity material includes books, brochures, and other materials that publicize the lives and works of various architects and architectural firms. Design competitions and projects includes reports, manuals, and other publications relating to design competitions and projects. Few items relate to the School of Design. The dates of this collection range from 1939 to 1992; several items are undated.

The Harrye B. Lyons Design Library supports the North Carolina State University College of Design and has collection emphases in architecture, landscape architecture, graphic design, industrial design, and art and design.

Biographical/historical note

The Harrye B. Lyons Design Library supports the North Carolina State University College of Design, originally School of Design, and has collection emphases in architecture, landscape architecture, graphic design, industrial design, and art and design.

Scope/content

The Harrye B. Lyons Design Library Vertical Files, 1939-1992, contains books, serials, brochures, and other reference materials relating to various matters in architecture gathered by the Harrye B. Lyon Design Library. The collection is organized into 4 series: architectural works, guidelines and regulations, publicity, and design projects and competitions. Architectural works includes books, serials, brochures, essays, and other materials relating to buildings, projects, and other architectural works. Guidelines and regulations include books, serials, manuals, and other materials relating to architectural guidelines, regulations, and other specifications in various subject matters. Publicity material includes books, brochures, and other materials that publicize the lives and works of various architects and architectural firms. Design competitions and projects includes reports, manuals, and other publications relating to design competitions and projects. Several items relate to the School of Design. The dates of this collection range from 1939 to 1992; several items are undated.

Physical description

7 document cases

Arrangement

This collection is organized into four series:

  • Architectural Works
  • Guidelines and regulations
  • Publicity
  • Design Projects and Competions

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], Harrye B. Lyons Design Library Vertical Files, MC 00415, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Related material

Processing information

Processed by Jay Chang; machine-readable finding aid created by Jay Chang, August 2011.

Sponsor

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

Architectural Works 1943-1983 (MC 00415 Series 1)

The Architectural Works series contains books, serials, essays and other materials relating to architectural works in various locations. Also included are a few brochures and newspaper clippings. The dates of this series range from 1943 to 1983; some materials are undated. This series is arranged alphabetically.

Egypt 1966
Box 1, Folder 1
England 1963-1974
Box 1, Folder 2
Goetheanum: School of Spiritual Science 1961
Box 1, Folder 3
India 1952-1978
Box 1, Folder 4
Modern architecture: Essays and lectures 1969-1972
Box 1, Folder 5
Modern architecture: Essays and lectures 1972?
Box 1, Folder 6
North Carolina: A lonesome place in the sky undated
Box 1, Folder 7
North Carolina 1941-1973
Box 1, Folder 8
North Carolina 1941-1974
Box 1, Folder 9
North Carolina 1943-1956
Box 1, Folder 10
North Carolina 1970
Box 2, Folder 1
North Carolina 1975
Box 2, Folder 2
Raleigh, North Carolina 1958-1983
Raleigh (N.C.)
Box 2, Folder 3
Raleigh, North Carolina 1963
Raleigh (N.C.)
Box 2, Folder 4
Raleigh, North Carolina undated
Raleigh (N.C.)
Box 2, Folder 5
Raleigh, North Carolina undated
Raleigh (N.C.)
Box 2, Folder 6
"A Jewel of the Greek Revival style": The North Carolina State Capitol undated
Raleigh (N.C.)
Box 2, Folder 7
Rudolph Steiner and Anthroposophy 1967
Box 2, Folder 8
United States 1955-1979
Box 2, Folder 9
Guidelines and Regulations 1939-1992 (MC 00415 Series 2)

The Guidelines and Regulations series includes publications and other materials relating to architectural guidelines, regulations, and other specifications in various subject matters. Subject matter includes the environment, climate, transportation, physically handicapped, and architectural studies and practices. The dates for this series range from 1939 to 1992; however, many items are undated. This series is arranged alphabetically.

"A Method for Estimating Total Radiations for Average Conditions" 1974
Box 3, Folder 1
AIA's First Hundred Years 1957
Box 3, Folder 2
"AIA Technical Reference Guide 6-2: Harnessing the Sun's Shadow" 1952
Box 4, Folder 3
"AIA Technical Reference Guide 13-1: Hurricanes" 1959
Box 3, Folder 4
"AIA Technical Reference Ruide 13-2: Tornadoes" 1960
Box 3, Folder 5
"Altitude of the sun. Wind rose. Temperature. Raleigh, NC." undated
Box 3, Folder 6
Architectural scale and model building materials 1979
Box 3, Folder 7
"A bibliography of the vegetations of the Carolinas" undated
Box 3, Folder 8
Bicycling in Raleigh - A proposal for Gorman Street : Slides 1982
Box 3, Folder 9
Climate 1956-1976
Box 3, Folder 10
Climate 1957, 1992
Box 3, Folder 11
Climate 1963-1982
Box 3, Folder 12
Construction specifications 1970
Box 3, Folder 13
Environment 1977-1978
Box 3, Folder 14
Environment undated
Box 3, Folder 15
"Flood Damage Prevention Ordinance" undated
Box 4, Folder 1
"Historical building preservation: Summer research project, measured drawings on file" 1966
Box 4, Folder 2
"How to Organize an Architectural Survey" 1972
Box 4, Folder 3
"Human Dimensions Applied to Architectural Elements" undated
Box 4, Folder 4
Laws, examinations undated
Box 4, Folder 5
"Lettering Exercises for Engineers and Draftsmen" 1961
Box 4, Folder 6
Models and Modelmaking
Box 4, Folder 7
Office organization guide undated
Box 4, Folder 8
"Offset/Lithography as a Direct Aesthetic Process or Son of Grab Bag": Student work undated
Box 4, Folder 9
Physically handicapped 1970-1978
Box 4, Folder 10
Physically handicapped 1970-1979
Box 4, Folder 11
Physically handicapped 1970-1980
Box 4, Folder 12
Total Environmental Action, Inc.: Reprint 1 undated
Box 5, Folder 13
Total Environmental Action, Inc.: Reprint 2 undated
Box 5, Folder 14
Total Environmental Action, Inc.: Reprint 3 undated
Box 5, Folder 15
Total Environmental Action, Inc.: Reprint 5 undated
Box 5, Folder 16
Total Environmental Action, Inc.: Reprint 6 undated
Box 5, Folder 1
Total Environmental Action, Inc.: Reprint 7 undated
Box 5, Folder 2
Total Environmental Action, Inc.: Reprint 8 undated
Box 5, Folder 3
Total Environmental Action, Inc.: Reprint 9 undated
Box 5, Folder 4
Total Environmental Action, Inc.: Reprint 10 undated
Box 5, Folder 5
Total Environmental Action, Inc.: Reprint 11 undated
Box 5, Folder 6
Total Environmental Action, Inc.: Reprint 12 undated
Box 5, Folder 7
Total Environmental Action, Inc.: Reprint 13 undated
Box 5, Folder 8
Total Environmental Action, Inc.: Reprint 14 undated
Box 5, Folder 9
Total Environmental Action, Inc.: Reprint 15 undated
Box 5, Folder 10
Total Environmental Action, Inc.: Reprint 16 undated
Box 5, Folder 11
Total Environmental Action, Inc.: Reprint 17 undated
Box 5, Folder 12
Total Environmental Action, Inc.: Reprint 18 undated
Box 5, Folder 13
Total Environmental Action, Inc.: Reprint 19 undated
Box 5, Folder 14
Total Environmental Action, Inc.: Reprint 20 undated
Box 5, Folder 15
Total Environmental Action, Inc.: Reprint 21 undated
Box 5, Folder 16
Transportation 1975-1977
Box 5, Folder 17
Wake County mental health program 1965
Box 5, Folder 18
"Weather maps of Raleigh" 1950
Box 5, Folder 19
Publicity 1941-1981 (MC 00415 Series 3)

The Publicity series includes books, brochures, and other materials that publicize the lives and works of various architects and architectural firms. Many of the architects and firms are from North Carolina including Bell Design Group, Hammill-Walter Associates, Richard Bell, and Odell Associates. Architects and firms from other geographic locations include Abbott Associates, Frank Lloyd Wright, Heery Heery, and RTKL. The dates for this series range from 1941 to 1981; however, many items are undated. This series is arranged alphabetically.

Architects lives and works 1981
Box 6, Folder 1
Architects lives and works (1 of 3) undated
Box 6, Folder 2
Architects lives and works (2 of 3) undated
Box 6, Folder 3
Architects lives and works (3 of 3) undated
Legal box 7, Folder 7
Architects lives and works, North Carolina 1975, 1985
Box 6, Folder 4
Architects lives and works, North Carolina 1983-1984
Legal box 7, Folder 1
Architects lives and works, North Carolina undated
Legal box 7, Folder 2
Fuller, Buckminster 1953-1963
Legal box 7, Folder 3
Richard Bell Associates: Figure Eight Island undated
Legal box 7, Folder 6
Wright, Frank Lloyd (1 of 2) 1941-1969
Legal box 7, Folder 4
Wright, Frank Lloyd 2 of 2) 1941-1969
Legal box 7, Folder 5
Design Projects and Competitions 1972-1990 (MC 00415 Series 4)

The Design Projects and Competition series includes reports, manuals, and other publications relating to design competitions and projects, local and nationwide. Also included is an essay from a School of Design student and pamphlet on the Kamphoefner Fund. The dates for this series range from 1972 to 1990; some materials are undated. This series is arranged alphabetically.

"The Kamphoefner Fund" undated
Box 5, Folder 20
"Skyscrapers": Student work undated
Box 5, Folder 21
School and competition projects (1 of 2) 1990
Box 5, Folder 22
School and competition projects (2 of 2) 1990
Box 5, Folder 23
Eyes Which See 1980
Box 5, Folder 24
Design competitions 1980-1983
Box 3, Folder 25
Awards 1972-1980
Box 3, Folder 26
1984 Brick Competition 1984
Box 5, Folder 27

Access to the collection

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

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Harrye B. Lyons Design Library Vertical Files, MC 00415, 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.