Herman Bernard Carpenter Drawings 1949-1972

Summary
Contents
Names/subjects
Using these materials
Creator
Carpenter, Herman Bernard
Size
5.85 linear feet (28 tubes, 1 halfbox)
Call number
MC 00143

This collection contains materials relating to the interior design of North Carolina State University buildings. Many designs are for laboratories and laboratory fixtures, particularly Gardner Hall. There is also correspondence dated 1951-1966 with North Carolina State University officials and personnel.

Herman Bernard Carpenter (1911-2008) designed university and medical school laboratory furniture for the Southern Desk Company in Hickory, North Carolina, and also had a private consulting company that designed interior layouts for architectural firms.

Biographical/historical note

Herman Bernard Carpenter (1911-2008) designed university and medical school laboratory furniture for the Southern Desk Company in Hickory, North Carolina, and also had a private consulting company that designed interior layouts for architectural firms.

Scope/content

This collection contains materials relating to the interior design of North Carolina State University buildings. Many designs are for laboratories and laboratory fixtures, particularly Gardner Hall. There is also correspondence dated 1951-1966 with North Carolina State University officials and personnel.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged into two series:

  • Drawings
  • Office Records

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.

This collection may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which North Carolina State University assumes no responsibility.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Herman Bernard Carpenter Drawings, MC 00143, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Related material

Source of acquisition

Gift of Nancy Zechella and Margaret C. Harwood, 2009 (Accession 2009.0118).

Processing information

Processed by: Todd Kosmerick and Aaron Cusick; machine-readable finding aid created by: Aaron Cusick, July 2011.

Sponsor

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

The collection is organized into two principal series:

Drawings 1949-1972 (MC 00143 Series 1)

This series contains drawings of several buildings located on the campus of North Carolina State University.

North Carolina State College: Agronomy building (1 of 2) 1949
Southern Desk Co.; Raleigh (N.C.)
Tube 7
North Carolina State College: Agronomy building (2 of 2)
Southern Desk Co.; Raleigh (N.C.)
Tube 8
North Carolina State College: Botany and Zoology Building 1950
Raleigh (N.C.)
Tube 5
North Carolina State College: General Engineering Laboratory Building (1 of 2) 1949
Raleigh (N.C.)
Tube 3
North Carolina State College: General Engineering Laboratory Building (2 of 2) 1949
Raleigh (N.C.)
Tube 4
North Carolina State College: Nuclear Reactor Building 1952
Raleigh (N.C.)
Tube 1
North Carolina State University: Gardner Hall addition (1 of 12)
Sherrill, James N. (AIA); Raleigh (N.C.)
Tube 12
North Carolina State University: Gardner Hall addition (2 of 12)
Sherrill, James N. (AIA); Raleigh (N.C.)
Tube 13
North Carolina State University: Gardner Hall addition (3 of 12)
Sherrill, James N. (AIA); Raleigh (N.C.)
Tube 11
North Carolina State University: Gardner Hall addition (4 of 12)
Sherrill, James N. (AIA); Raleigh (N.C.)
Tube 14
North Carolina State University: Gardner Hall addition (5 of 12)
Sherrill, James N. (AIA); Raleigh (N.C.)
Tube 20
North Carolina State University: Gardner Hall addition (6 of 12)
Sherrill, James N. (AIA); Raleigh (N.C.)
Tube 21
North Carolina State University: Gardner Hall addition (7 of 12)
Sherrill, James N. (AIA); Raleigh (N.C.)
Tube 22
North Carolina State University: Gardner Hall addition (8 of 12)
Sherrill, James N. (AIA); Raleigh (N.C.)
Tube 23
North Carolina State University: Gardner Hall addition (9 of 12)
Southern Desk Co.; Raleigh (N.C.)
Tube 24
North Carolina State University: Gardner Hall addition (10 of 12)
Southern Desk Co.; Raleigh (N.C.)
Tube 25
North Carolina State University: Gardner Hall addition (11 of 12)
Southern Desk Co.; Raleigh (N.C.)
Tube 27
North Carolina State University: Gardner Hall addition (12 of 12)
Southern Desk Co.; Raleigh (N.C.)
Tube 28
North Carolina State University: Gardner Hall addition (1 of 7) 1964
Sherrill, James N. (AIA); Raleigh (N.C.)
Tube 10
North Carolina State University: Gardner Hall addition (2 of 7) 1964
Sherrill, James N. (AIA); Raleigh (N.C.)
Tube 19
North Carolina State University: Gardner Hall addition (3 of 7) 1964
Southern Desk Co.; Raleigh (N.C.)
Tube 26
North Carolina State University: Gardner Hall addition (4 of 7) 1964
Sherrill, James N. (AIA); Raleigh (N.C.)
Tube 17
North Carolina State University: Gardner Hall addition (5 of 7) 1964
Sherrill, James N. (AIA); Raleigh (N.C.)
Tube 18
North Carolina State University: Gardner Hall addition (6 of 7) 1964
Sherrill, James N. (AIA); Raleigh (N.C.)
Tube 16
North Carolina State University: Gardner Hall addition (7 of 7) 1964
Sherrill, James N. (AIA); Raleigh (N.C.)
Tube 15
North Carolina State University: Gardner Hall addition 1967-1968
Southern Desk Co.; Raleigh (N.C.)
Tube 9
North Carolina State University: Kilgore Hall 1972
Raleigh (N.C.)
Tube 2
North Carolina State University: Withers Hall renovation
Fishel & Taylor (Firm); Raleigh (N.C.)
Tube 6
Office Records 1951-1966 (MC 00143 Series 2)

This series contains correspondence and a photograph of North Carolina State University's Agronomy Building.

Correspondence 1951-1966
Half box 1, Folder 1
North Carolina State Univeristy, Agronomy Building photograph
Half box 1, Folder 2

Access to the collection

This collection is open for research; access requires at least 48 hours advance notice. Because of the nature of certain archival formats, including digital and audio-visual materials, access to digital files may require additional advanced notice.

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

Phone: (919) 515-2273

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Herman Bernard Carpenter Drawings, MC 00143, 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.

This collection may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which North Carolina State University assumes no responsibility.