Matthew Nowicki Drawings and Other Material 1944-2011

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Creator
Nowicki, Matthew, 1910-1950
Size
12.67 linear feet (2 legal boxes, 1 half box, 2 oversize flat boxes, 14 flat folders, 1 artifact box)
Call number
MC 00190

The Matthew Nowicki Drawings and Other Material contain architectural drawings and sketches, but it also includes his writings as well as biographical sketches written about Nowicki. Writings by Nowicki include a speech and several articles on architectural design. Documents written about Nowicki include newspaper and magazine articles, mostly composed after his death, and several biographical compilations of Nowicki's work. Along with Nowicki's drawings and sketches for the North Carolina State Fairgrounds and Dorton Arena, there are preliminary drawings that were done for Mayer and Whittlesey in 1950, drawings for the city of Chandigarh in Punjab, India, and a three-dimensional model of Dorton Arena. Dimensions vary with each drawing and sketch. The smallest are approximately 18 x 26 inches, the largest approximately 26 x 30 inches.

Matthew Nowicki (1910-1950), born Maciej Nowicki, was a professor of Architecture and served as the acting Head of the Department of Architecture at North Carolina State College (1948-1950). He studied at the Chicago Art Institute (1922), the School of Design of Gerson-Warsaw (1925-1926), the School of Mehofer-Cracow (1927), and the Polytechnic of Warsaw (1925-1926). Nowicki was born in Chita, Russia and later married artist Stanislawa Sandeck. He designed the interiors of the Carolina Country Club in Raleigh and was a design consultant to William H. Deitrick for Dorton Arena. He also consulted on a State Archives and Museum building (unbuilt) and was a member of the design team for the headquarters of the United Nations. He died in a plane crash over Egypt in 1950 while flying back to the United States from India.

Biographical/historical note

Matthew Nowicki (1910-1950), born Maciej Nowicki, was a professor of Architecture and served as the acting Head of the Department of Architecture at North Carolina State College (1948-1950). He studied at the Chicago Art Institute (1922), the School of Design of Gerson-Warsaw (1925-1926), the School of Mehofer-Cracow (1927), and the Polytechnic of Warsaw (1925-1926). Nowicki was born in Chita, Russia and later married artist Stanislawa Sandeck. He designed the interiors of the Carolina Country Club in Raleigh and was a design consultant to William H. Deitrick for Dorton Arena. He also consulted on a State Archives and Museum building (unbuilt) and was a member of the design team for the headquarters of the United Nations. He died in a plane crash over Egypt in 1950 while flying back to the United States from India.

Scope/content

The Matthew Nowicki Drawings and Other Material contain architectural drawings and sketches, but it also includes his writings as well as biographical sketches written about Nowicki. Writings by Nowicki include a speech and several articles on architectural design. Documents written about Nowicki include newspaper and magazine articles, mostly composed after his death, and several biographical compilations of Nowicki's work. Along with Nowicki's drawings and sketches for the North Carolina State Fairgrounds and Dorton Arena, there are preliminary drawings that were done for Mayer and Whittlesey in 1950, drawings for the city of Chandigarh in Punjab, India, and a three-dimensional model of Dorton Arena. Dimensions vary with each drawing and sketch. The smallest are approximately 18 x 26 inches, the largest approximately 26 x 30 inches.

It should be noted that the authorship of many of the drawings cannot necessarily be assumed to be exclusively by Nowicki alone, and may also represent the work of Nowicki's wife, Stanislawa (Siasia), and/or others involved with his projects.

Arrangement

This collection is organized into three series:

  • Drawings
  • Biographical
  • Artifacts

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Matthew Nowicki Drawings and Other Material, MC 00190, Special Collections Research Center, NC State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Related material

For more information about Matthew Nowicki, as well as the Dorton Arena drawings, please see MC 00227 Guy E. Crampton and William Henley Deitrick Collection. Additional photographs of Nowicki's sketches and models exist in MC 00428 Richard Burke Schnedl Papers .

For digitized drawings of Dorton Arena, please see the Built Environment Digital Collection.

Source of acquisition

Transfer from the Design Library, 1986 (Accession 1986-0015), gift of William J. Conklin, 1997 (Accession 1997-0004), transfer from the Gregg Museum, 2008-2009 (Accessions 2008-0210, 2009.0135), gift of Seth Weissman, 2018 (Accession 2018.0411)

Processing information

Processed by Claire Ruswick; machine-readable finding aid created by Kellie Strickland and Claire Ruswick, 2010 July. Updated by Phillip MacDonald, 2019 January. Updated by Phillip MacDonald, 2022 March.

Sponsor

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

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The collection is organized into three principal series:

Drawings circa 1944-1950 (MC 00190 Series 1)

This series consists chiefly of Nowicki's drawings for the planned city of Chandigarh in India, as well as proposed museums and the State Fairgrounds in Raleigh, North Carolina. Also included are plans for a chapel at Wake Forest College (now Wake Forest University), sketches for William Henley Deitrick, Inc., and a horse barn. Finally, there is a small group of photocopied drawings Nowicki created for the School for the Blind in Laski, Poland. Dimensions vary with each drawing. The smallest are approximately 18 x 26 inches, the largest approximately 26 x 30 inches.

Carolina Country Club, mounted (1992.003.094)
Raleigh (N.C.)
Oversize flat box 4, Folder 4
Carolina Country Club: Lobby (1992.003.095)
Raleigh (N.C.)
Oversize flat box 4, Folder 4
Chandigarh: Assembly Hall, architectural elevations, negative copy May 7, 1950

Architectural elevations and sections

Chandigarh (India)
Oversize flat box 2, Folder 1
Chandigarh: Assembly Hall, architectural elevations May 7, 1950

Architectural elevations

Chandigarh (India)
Oversize flat box 2, Folder 2
Chandigarh: Assembly Hall, architectural elevations and sections May 7, 1950

Architectural elevations and sections

24.75x21x3

Chandigarh (India)
Oversize flat box 2
Chandigarh: "Assembly of the People" circa 1950 (Accession 2018.0411)

36 x 30 inches

Chandigarh (India)
Flat folder 13
Chandigarh: Civic Center circa 1950

Architectural plans and elevations

Chandigarh (India)
Oversize flat box 2, Folder 3
Chandigarh: Details of typical road intersections May 12, 1950

Architectural plans

Chandigarh (India)
Oversize flat box 2, Folder 13
Chandigarh: Door and window types circa 1950

Architectural elevations and sections

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Chandigarh (India)
Oversize flat box 2, Folder 5
Chandigarh: House court study circa 1950

Architectural elevations, sections, and plans

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Chandigarh (India)
Oversize flat box 2, Folder 5
Chandigarh: House floorplans March 20, 1950

Architectural blueprints

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Chandigarh (India)
Oversize flat box 2, Folder 7
Chandigarh: Housing types (1 of 2) circa 1950

Architectural plans

Chandigarh (India)
Chandigarh: Housing types (2 of 2) circa 1950
Chandigarh: "L" type neighborhood super block May 6, 1950

Architectural plan

Chandigarh (India)
Oversize flat box 2, Folder 1
Chandigarh: Mounted exhibition panels circa March-May 1950

Photostatic copies of plans, elevations, and sections mounted to black board and accompanied by descriptive labels

Chandigarh (India)
Chandigarh: Office type circa 1950

Architectural plans and elevations

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Chandigarh (India)
Oversize flat box 2, Folder 5
Chandigarh: Plan of Capital and High Court circa 1950

Architectural plans

Chandigarh (India)
Oversize flat box 2, Folder 12
Chandigarh: Railway Station Plaza (1 of 3) May 13, 1950

Architectural plan and perspective sketches

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Chandigarh (India)
Oversize flat box 2, Folder 1
Chandigarh: Railway Station Plaza (2 of 3) May 13, 1950

Architectural plans and perspective sketches

Chandigarh (India)
Oversize flat box 2, Folder 3
Chandigarh: Railway Station Plaza (3 of 3) May 13, 1950
Oversize flat box 2, Folder 3
Chandigarh: School type circa 1950

Architectural elevations, sections, and plans

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Chandigarh (India)
Oversize flat box 2, Folder 5
Chandigarh: Shopping and business center May 12, 1950

Architectural drawings of aerial view

Chandigarh (India)
Oversize flat box 2, Folder 3
Chandigarh: Shopping types and center circa 1950

Architectural elevations and sections

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Chandigarh (India)
Chandigarh: Space conditions of possible dwelling types February 16, 1950

Architectural plans

Chandigarh (India)
Oversize flat box 2, Folder 1
Chandigarh: Super block L-37 (1 of 3) circa 1950

Architectural views and elevations

Chandigarh (India)
Chandigarh: Type T-5 house (single family) March 20, 1950

Architectural plan

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Chandigarh (India)
Oversize flat box 2, Folder 1
Chandigarh: Super Block L-37, copies circa 1950

Architectural views, elevations, and sections

Chandigarh (India)
Oversize flat box 2, Folder 9
Chandigarh: Unlabeled projects circa 1950

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Oversize flat box 2, Folder 13
Covered walkway, ramps, and fountain (1992.003.081)
Flat folder 1
Diagram of Museum Services: Composite supplies, employees and display materials (1992.003.088)

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Oversize flat box 4, Folder 5
Diagram of Museum Services: Flow of employees (1992.003.090)

This drawing is contained in a booklet of drawings labeled "Diagram of Museum Services"

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Oversize flat box 4, Folder 5
Diagram of Museum Services: Flow of supplies (1992.003.089)

This drawing is contained in a booklet of drawings labeled "Diagram of Museum Services"

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Oversize flat box 4, Folder 5
Diagram of Museum Services: Material for circulating exhibits (1992.003.093)

This drawing is contained in a booklet of drawings labeled "Diagram of Museum Services"

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Oversize flat box 4, Folder 5
Diagram of Museum Services: Material for permanent exhibitions (1992.003.091)

This drawing is contained in a booklet of drawings labeled "Diagram of Museum Services"

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Oversize flat box 4, Folder 5
Diagram of Museum Services: Material for temporary exhibit (1992.003.092)

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Oversize flat box 4, Folder 5
Diagram of Museum Services: Principles in museum planning (1992.003.087)

This drawing is contained in a booklet of drawings labeled "Diagram of Museum Services"

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Oversize flat box 4, Folder 5
Halifax Courts: William Henley Deitrick, Inc.

Sketches.

Horse barn (1992.003.082)
Flat folder 2
Index card reproductions (1 of 2)

Reproductions of drawings include: Dorton Arena, Columbus Circle Plaza NYC, Shopping Center proposal, wall paper designs, Student Union proposal NSCU, Chandigarh Punjab proposal, Brandeis University, Synagogue, posposed state fairgrounds.

Legal box 6, Folder 1
Index card reproductions (2 of 2)
Legal box 6, Folder 2
Index Card Reproduction Copies (1 of 2) undated
Legal box 6, Folder 3
Index Card Reproduction Copies (2 of 2) undated
Legal box 6, Folder 4
Index Card Reproduction Copies, Dorton Arena Copy undated (Accession 2018.0322)
Legal box 6, Folder 5
North Carolina State Fairgrounds: Aerial perspective (1992.003.014)
Raleigh (N.C.)
Flat folder 9
North Carolina State Fairgrounds: Aerial perspective with numbers (1992.003.015)
Raleigh (N.C.)
Flat folder 9
North Carolina State Fairgrounds: Aerial perspective with tents (1992.003.003)
Raleigh (N.C.)
Flat folder 12
North Carolina State Fairgrounds: Aerial perspective with parking, midway, etc. (1992.003.004)
Raleigh (N.C.)
Flat folder 12
North Carolina State Fairgrounds: Aerial perspective of arena, grandstand, racetrack (1992.003.016)
Raleigh (N.C.)
Flat folder 11
North Carolina State Fairgrounds: Ampitheater section S and plans (1992.003.030)
Raleigh (N.C.)
Flat folder 10
North Carolina State Fairgrounds: Arcade and midway (1992.003.012)
Raleigh (N.C.)
Flat folder 12
North Carolina State Fairgrounds: Arena, grandstand, racetrack (1992.003.040)
Raleigh (N.C.)
Flat folder 8
North Carolina State Fairgrounds: Arena, interior (1 of 2) (1992.003.039)
Raleigh (N.C.)
Flat folder 7
North Carolina State Fairgrounds: Arena, interior (1 of 2) copy (1992.003.038)
Raleigh (N.C.)
Flat folder 7
North Carolina State Fairgrounds: Arena, interior (2 of 2) (1992.003.065)
Raleigh (N.C.)
Flat folder 3
North Carolina State Fairgrounds: Arena, overall fairgrounds plan (1992.003.062)
Raleigh (N.C.)
Flat folder 3
North Carolina State Fairgrounds: Arena, racetrack, topographical plan (1992.003.026)
Raleigh (N.C.)
Flat folder 10
North Carolina State Fairgrounds: Arena, seating arrangement (1992.003.069)
Raleigh (N.C.)
Flat folder 4
North Carolina State Fairgrounds: Arena, underside (1 of 2) (1992.003.023)
Raleigh (N.C.)
Flat folder 10
North Carolina State Fairgrounds: Arena, underside (2 of 2) (1992.003.024)
Raleigh (N.C.)
Flat folder 10
North Carolina State Fairgrounds: Arena scheme (1992.003.051)
Raleigh (N.C.)
Flat folder 5
North Carolina State Fairgrounds: Bandstand (1992.003.005)
Raleigh (N.C.)
Flat folder 12
North Carolina State Fairgrounds: Bandstand, copy (1992.003.006)
Raleigh (N.C.)
Flat folder 12
North Carolina State Fairgrounds: Bandstand covering (1992.003.066)
Raleigh (N.C.)
Flat folder 3
North Carolina State Fairgrounds: Bandstand covering, copy (1992.003.067)
Raleigh (N.C.)
Flat folder 3
North Carolina State Fairgrounds: Covered walkway (1 of 2) (1992.003.060)
Raleigh (N.C.)
Flat folder 6
North Carolina State Fairgrounds: Covered walkway (2 of 2) (1992.003.063)
Raleigh (N.C.)
Flat folder 3
North Carolina State Fairgrounds: Exhibition buildlings (1992.003.011)
Raleigh (N.C.)
Flat folder 12
North Carolina State Fairgrounds: Exhibition buildings, pier system (1992.003.074)
Raleigh (N.C.)
Flat folder 3
North Carolina State Fairgrounds: Exhibition hall (1 of 2) (1992.003.008)
Raleigh (N.C.)
Flat folder 9
North Carolina State Fairgrounds: Exhibition hall (2 of 2) (1992.003.054)
Raleigh (N.C.)
Flat folder 6
North Carolina State Fairgrounds: Exhibition hall roof structure system (1992.003.068)
Raleigh (N.C.)
Flat folder 4
North Carolina State Fairgrounds: Exhibition livestock barn (1992.003.057)
Raleigh (N.C.)
Flat folder 6
North Carolina State Fairgrounds: Fireworks (1992.003.002)
Raleigh (N.C.)
Flat folder 12
North Carolina State Fairgrounds: Grandstand canopy (1992.003.073)
Raleigh (N.C.)
Flat folder 4
North Carolina State Fairgrounds: Grandstand cover (1 of 11) (1992.003.027)
Raleigh (N.C.)
Flat folder 10
North Carolina State Fairgrounds: Grandstand cover (2 of 11) (1992.003.028)
Raleigh (N.C.)
Flat folder 10
North Carolina State Fairgrounds: Grandstand cover (3 of 11) (1992.003.031)
Raleigh (N.C.)
Flat folder 8
North Carolina State Fairgrounds: Grandstand cover (4 of 11) (1992.003.044)
Raleigh (N.C.)
Flat folder 7
North Carolina State Fairgrounds: Grandstand cover (5 of 11) (1992.003.046)
Raleigh (N.C.)
Flat folder 5
North Carolina State Fairgrounds: Grandstand cover (6 of 11) (1992.003.047)
Raleigh (N.C.)
Flat folder 5
North Carolina State Fairgrounds: Grandstand cover (7 of 11) (1992.003.048)
Raleigh (N.C.)
Flat folder 5
North Carolina State Fairgrounds: Grandstand cover (8 of 11) (1992.003.049)
Raleigh (N.C.)
Flat folder 6
North Carolina State Fairgrounds: Grandstand cover (9 of 11) (1992.003.050)
Raleigh (N.C.)
Flat folder 5
North Carolina State Fairgrounds: Grandstand cover (10 of 11) (1992.003.070)
Raleigh (N.C.)
Flat folder 4
North Carolina State Fairgrounds: Grandstand cover (11 of 11) (1992.003.072)
Raleigh (N.C.)
Flat folder 4
North Carolina State Fairgrounds: Grandstand cover, plan and structure (1992.003.037)
Raleigh (N.C.)
Flat folder 8
North Carolina State Fairgrounds: Grandstand cover, front scheme and side view (1992.003.045)
Raleigh (N.C.)
Flat folder 7
North Carolina State Fairgrounds: Grandstand plan (1 of 2) (1992.003.029)
Raleigh (N.C.)
Flat folder 10
North Carolina State Fairgrounds: Grandstand plan (2 of 2) (1992.003.032)
Raleigh (N.C.)
Flat folder 8
North Carolina State Fairgrounds: Grandstand scheme, arena (1992.003.007)
Raleigh (N.C.)
Flat folder 9
North Carolina State Fairgrounds: Grandstand seating study (1992.003.025)
Raleigh (N.C.)
Flat folder 10
North Carolina State Fairgrounds: Grandstand seating view (1992.003.055)
Raleigh (N.C.)
Flat folder 5
North Carolina State Fairgrounds: Grandstand section and facade (1 of 2) (1992.003.020)
Raleigh (N.C.)
Flat folder 11
North Carolina State Fairgrounds: Grandstand section and facade (2 of 2) (1992.003.043)
Raleigh (N.C.)
Flat folder 8
North Carolina State Fairgrounds: Grandstand structure (1992.003.071)
Raleigh (N.C.)
Flat folder 4
North Carolina State Fairgrounds: Grandstand supports (1992.003.042)
Raleigh (N.C.)
Flat folder 8
North Carolina State Fairgrounds: Grandstand with piers, ground plan (1992.003.041)
Raleigh (N.C.)
Flat folder 7
North Carolina State Fairgrounds: Grandstand with tent and dining area (1992.003.018)
Raleigh (N.C.)
Flat folder 11
North Carolina State Fairgrounds: Individual arenas and farm commodities (1992.003.033)
Raleigh (N.C.)
Flat folder 7
North Carolina State Fairgrounds: Isometric of park inside racetrack (1992.003.010)
Raleigh (N.C.)
Flat folder 9
North Carolina State Fairgrounds: Outdoor theatre, park, fountains, etc. (1992.003.009)
Raleigh (N.C.)
Flat folder 12
North Carolina State Fairgrounds: Overall plan (1 of 2) (1992.003.017)
Raleigh (N.C.)
Flat folder 11
North Carolina State Fairgrounds: Overall plan (2 of 2) (1992.003.022)
Raleigh (N.C.)
Flat folder 11
North Carolina State Fairgrounds: Overall plan, traffic pattern, parking with key (1992.003.013)
Raleigh (N.C.)
Flat folder 9
North Carolina State Fairgrounds: Overhead view of fairgrounds and ramp and lobby view

Mounted sketch.

Raleigh (N.C.)
Oversize flat box 4, Flat folder 2
North Carolina State Fairgrounds: Overhead view of fair grounds and side view of Dorton Arena

Mounted sketch.

Raleigh (N.C.)
Oversize flat box 4, Flat folder 2
North Carolina State Fairgrounds: Paving and covered areas (1992.003.059)
Raleigh (N.C.)
Flat folder 6
North Carolina State Fairgrounds: Plan (1 of 4) (1992.003.035)
Raleigh (N.C.)
Flat folder 8
North Carolina State Fairgrounds: Plan (2 of 4) (1992.003.052)
Raleigh (N.C.)
Flat folder 5
North Carolina State Fairgrounds: Plan (3 of 4) (1992.003.053)
Raleigh (N.C.)
Flat folder 5
North Carolina State Fairgrounds: Plan (4 of 4) (1992.003.058)
Raleigh (N.C.)
Flat folder 6
North Carolina State Fairgrounds: Racetrack, concession stands around (1992.003.034)
Raleigh (N.C.)
Flat folder 8
North Carolina State Fairgrounds: Racetrack, observation building (1992.003.021)
Raleigh (N.C.)
Flat folder 11
North Carolina State Fairgrounds: Racetrack, park inside (1 of 2) (1992.003.036)
Raleigh (N.C.)
Flat folder 7
North Carolina State Fairgrounds: Racetrack, park inside (2 of 2) (1992.003.056)
Raleigh (N.C.)
Flat folder 6
North Carolina State Fairgrounds: Racetrack, pavilion inside (1992.003.061)
Raleigh (N.C.)
Flat folder 3
North Carolina State Fairgrounds: Racetrack viewing stands (1992.003.019)
Raleigh (N.C.)
Flat folder 11
North Carolina State Fairgrounds: Structure, walkway covers (1992.003.064)
Raleigh (N.C.)
Flat folder 4
Proposed Museum of Art, History and Science: Changing exhibition area (1992.003.080)
Raleigh (N.C.)
Flat folder 2
Proposed Museum of Art, History and Science: Columns, doorway (1992.003.083)
Raleigh (N.C.)
Flat folder 2
Proposed Museum of Art, History and Science: Columns, walls (1992.003.077)
Raleigh (N.C.)
Flat folder 1
Proposed Museum of Art, History and Science: Exhibition area (1992.003.078)
Raleigh (N.C.)
Flat folder 1
Proposed Museum of Art, History and Science: Lobby (1992.003.079)
Raleigh (N.C.)
Flat folder 1
Proposed Museum of Art, History and Science: Proposed building facade (1992.003.076)
Raleigh (N.C.)
Flat folder 1
Proposed Museum of Art, History and Science: Proposed ramp (1992.003.085)
Raleigh (N.C.)
Flat folder 2
Proposed Museum of Art, History and Science: Ramp (1992.003.084)
Raleigh (N.C.)
Flat folder 2
Proposed Museum of Art, History and Science: Skeletons (1992.003.075)
Raleigh (N.C.)
Flat folder 3
Proposed Museum of Art, History and Science: Study (1992.003.086)
Raleigh (N.C.)
Flat folder 2
School for the Blind, copies circa 1944 (2010.0220)
Language of materials
Materials in Polish

Photocopies of drawings, showing elevations and plans.

Access to physical material and digital files not available online may be provided for use in the SCRC Reading Room after staff review.

Some materials may not have been digitized or made available online.

Acquisition Information

Given to Marvin J. Malecha, Dean of North Carolina State University's College of Design, by the School for the Blind's director on the occasion of the unveiling of a commerative plaque in memory of Nowicki at the School.

Laski (Warsaw, Poland)
Wake Forest College: Chapel floor plan (1992.003.096)

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Oversize flat box 4, Folder 4
Chandigarh: Hand-drawing, with inscription, "To the Library of the School of Design NCSU from Mrs. M Nowicki, June 12, 1951" 1950 (2015.0192)
Flat folder 14
Biographical Material 1948-2011 (MC 00190 Series 2)

This series contains publications about Nowicki, including press clippings, biographical sketches, copies of his drawings, and museum exhibit guides. Also included are several photographs of Nowicki.

Newspaper and magazine clippings about Nowicki, exhibit material (1 of 2) 1950-1960
Legal box 1, Folder 1
Newspaper and magazine clippings about Nowicki, exhibit material (2 of 2) 1986-1997
Legal box 1, Folder 2
Lewis Mumford: The Life, the Teaching, and the Architecture of Matthew Nowicki - The Architectural Record 1954

Four part biographical article from Architectural Record, June 1954.

Lewis, Mumford (Creator); Raleigh (N.C.)
Legal box 1, Folder 3
Student Publication on Matthew Nowicki - The School of Design, North Carolina State College 1951

A student publication of the NC State University School of Design. By Lewis Mumford with William Henley Deitrick.

Legal box 1, Folder 4
Matthew Nowicki Studies of Simla, India and State Fairgrounds in Raleigh - Department of Architecture, North Carolina State College Undated
Legal box 1, Folder 5
A Foundation for Learning: Planning the Campus of Brandeis University
Legal box 1, Folder 6
3 Photographs of Matthew Nowicki: Portrait (1948), Candid (1950), and at the Carolina Country Club (1949) 1948-1950
Legal box 1, Folder 7
"Composition in Modern Architecture" by Matthew Nowicki - Magazine of Art March 1949
Legal box 1, Folder 8
Algebra Two Textbook: Teacher's Edition - Dorton Arena on Cover 1960

Front cover of this textbook contains a sketch of Dorton Arena.

Legal box 1, Folder 9
"Forum's School for 1950" by Matthew Nowicki - Architectural Forum v. 91 pp. 134-137 October 1949
Legal box 1, Folder 10
School of Design Booklet written by Matthew Nowicki and designed by Stanislava Nowicki - North Carolina State College Undated
Legal box 1, Folder 11
"Remarks on the Origins and Trends in Modern Architecture" - Author Unknown, 2 copies Undated
Legal box 1, Folder 12
Matthew Nowicki: Sketches and Visions Exhibition Booklets - Visual Arts Center, North Carolina State University (4 Copies) January 21, 1993-March 21, 1993
Legal box 1, Folder 13
"Education at the School of Design at Raleigh," Matthew Nowicki undated
Legal box 1, Folder 14
Matthew Nowicki Pratt Institute Lecture, "Remarks on the Problem of Composition in Modern Architecture" 1948 May 26
Legal box 1, Folder 15
"Matthew- His Work in India," Albert Mayer undated
Legal box 1, Folder 16
"The State Fair Arena: America's Most Modern Big Building," Dr. J. S. Dorton undated
Legal box 1, Folder 17
Correspondence on file transfer 1989, 1998, 2015 (2015.0228)
Half box 5, Folder 1
Newspaper Clippings 1989-1993 (2015.0228)
Half box 5, Folder 2
Pratt Institute - Student Projects - Lecture Notes - functional cities 1950 (2015.0228)
Half box 5, Folder 3
Pratt Institute - Student Projects - Lecture Notes - modern city 1950 (2015.0228)
Half box 5, Folder 4
Pratt Institute - Student Projects - Lecture Notes - heavy industry district 1950 (2015.0228)
Half box 5, Folder 5
Pratt Institute - Student Projects - Lecture Notes - civic center of the arts (1 of 2) 1950 (2015.0228)
Half box 5, Folder 6
Pratt Institute - Student Projects - Lecture Notes - civic center of the arts (2 of 2) 1950 (2015.0228)
Half box 5, Folder 7
Artifacts (MC 00190 Series 3)

This series includes a large model of Dorton Arena and associated booklets.

Dorton Arena model and booklets

This series consists of a large model of Dorton Arena and associated documents.

Artifact box 3 requires special handling.

Raleigh (N.C.)
Artifact box 3
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