Rondesics Leisure Homes Corporation Collection of Drawings, Photographs, and Other Materials 1975-1976

Summary
Contents
Names/subjects
Using these materials
Creator
Rondesics Leisure Homes Corporation
Size
0.5 linear feet (1 halfbox)
Call number
MC 00177

The collection is comprised of a floorplan drawing, standard specifications, brochure, and photograph for a round house designed by the Rondesics Leisure Home Corporation.

Rondensics Leisure Homes Corporation of Asheville, North Carolina designed, produced, and sold factory-built, round homes, primarily for resorts and vacation areas.

Biographical/historical note

Rondensics Leisure Homes Corporation of Asheville, North Carolina designed, produced, and sold factory-built, round homes, primarily for resorts and vacation areas.

Scope/content

The collection is comprised of a floorplan drawing, standard specifications, brochure, and photograph for a round house designed by the Rondesics Leisure Home Corporation.

Custodial history

Bishir acquired the Rondesics material from a now unknown source.

Arrangement

Materials are arranged alphabetically.

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], Rondesics Leisure Homes Corporation Collection of Drawings, Photographs, and Other Materials, MC 00177, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Related material

Source of acquisition

Gift of Catherine Bishir, 2009 (Accession 2009.0127).

Processing information

Processed by: Todd Kosmerick and Tish Wiggs; machine-readable finding aid created by: Todd Kosmerick and Tish Wiggs, June 2011.

Sponsor

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

Rondesics Leisure Homes brochure 1975

Two-sided, tri-fold brochure titled "Stay Awhile..." highlighting homes by Rondesics. Black and white with orange block color.

Half box 1, Folder 1
Snipes (Al and Rebecca) residence July 8, 1975

Blueprint created for the residence of Al and Rebecca Snipes. Includes floor plans, elevations, and site details.

Half box 1, Folder 1
Standard specifications 1975 (2009.0127)

Eight-page document outlining housing intrastructure, framing, etc. Printed on Rondesics' letterhead.

Half box 1, Folder 1
Unidentified photograph circa 1975

Black and white photograph showing a man and woman standing on the deck of an unfinished round structure. Possibly showing Al and Rebecca Snipes and their home.

Half box 1, Folder 1

Access to the collection

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Mailing address:
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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Rondesics Leisure Homes Corporation Collection of Drawings, Photographs, and Other Materials, MC 00177, 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.