MC 00460 Guide to the George Watts Carr Architectural Drawings of the S. P. Alexander Residence, 1929

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Carr, George Watts


0.2 Linear feet

General Physical Description

1 flat folder


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Acquisition Information

Gift of Triangle Modernist Archives, Inc., 2012 (Accession 2012.0235)


Processed by: Todd Kosmerick, November 2012; machine-readable finding aid by Todd Kosmerick, November 2012.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains large-format photocopies of architectural drawings of the S. P. Alexander Residence in the Forest Hills neighborhood of Durham, North Carolina, dated 1929.

Biographical Note

George Watts Carr, Sr. (1893-1975) was a Durham, N.C., architect. After heading the Durham office of architects Northup and O'Brien from 1926 to 1927, he had his own practice in the same city. He was primarily responsible for projects that his firm produced in the Durham area, especially in the Forest Hills neighborhood. Carr received honor awards from the North Carolina Chapter of the American Institute of Architects, for which he served as vice president 1936-1937.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], George Watts Carr Architectural Drawings, MC 00460, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

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