MC 00447 Guide to the Architectural Models of Buildings Designed by George Matsumoto, circa 1997

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[Oversize Box 2]
This building is also known as the Gregory Poole Cabin because a version of it was built in the 1950s for the Poole family at what is now Falls Lake near Raleigh, NC. The Poole Cabin has been subsequently been demolished.


North Carolina State College. School of Design.


28.5 Linear feet

General Physical Description

3 oversize boxes


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Acquisition Information

Transferred by the NCSU Gregg Museum, 1997.


Processed by Todd Kosmerick, 2012 May; machine-readable finding aid created by Todd Kosmerick, 2012 May.

Scope and Content Note

These models represent three buildings designed by architect George Matsumoto during the years 1955-1960 while he was still a professor of architecture at North Carolina State College (now North Carolina State University).

Historical Note

These models were created for the exhibit "Simplicity, Order, and Discipline: The Work of George Matsumoto, FAIA" that was displayed at NCSU's Visual Arts Gallery (more recently known as the Gregg Museum), April 10 - June 28, 1997. The exhibit was a joint project of the Gallery and the NCSU Libraries' Special Collections Department (Special Collections Research Center after 2004). The models were made by School of Design students under the direction of Professor Robert P. Burns. Students included Steve Raike and Michael Wychers.

Access to Collection

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

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Raleigh, NC, 27695-7111


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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Architectural Models of Buildings Designed by George Matsumoto, MC 00447, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

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