MC 00436 Guide to the F. Carter Williams Drawings, 1940-1952

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Williams, F. Carter (Fred Carter), 1913-2000


0.4 Linear feet

General Physical Description

2 tubes


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Acquisition Information

Gift of Triangle Modernist Houses Archives and Beverly Branaman, 2011. (Accession 2011.0272). Gift of James Clark, 2014 (Accession 2014.0012)


Todd Kosmerick


2014, Revised by Gwynn Thayer

Scope and Content Note

This collection currently contains blueprint architectural drawings for the Branaman residence in Raleigh, North Carolina, and blueprints for the F. Carter Williams home.

Biographical Note

Fred Carter Williams (1913-2000) was a Raleigh, North Carolina architect who designed more than 600 projects throughout the state. Projects include the North Carolina Archives Library, renovation of the North Carolina Governor's Mansion, the city hall complex, and his office on Hillsborough Street, all in Raleigh, and buildings at East Carolina University. He worked with George Matsumoto on the 1954-1955 addition to North Carolina State University's Brooks Hall. He also taught architecture at North Carolina State College from 1939 to 1941. The American Institute of Architects-North Carolina Chapter has honored Williams by establishing the F. Carter Williams Gold Medal to recognize distinguished careers and extraordinary accomplishments of individual architects.

Access to Collection

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], F. Carter Williams Architectural Drawings, MC 00436, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

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