Edwin F. Harris Papers 1957-2014

Creator
Harris, Edwin F., Jr.
Size
24 linear feet (15 archival boxes, 1 archival legal box, 1 flatbox, 1 oversizeflatbox, 46 flatfolders)
Call number
MC 00258
Access to materials

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

The Edwin F. Harris Papers, 1957-2014, collection contains drawings, blueprints, maps, correspondence, photographs, and other documents related to the professional career of Edwin F. Harris. The collection reflects Harris’s work as an architect on a number of university campus planning projects and commercial building projects. During his more than two decades of employment with North Carolina State University (NCSU), Harris contributed to the design and construction of many portions of the university, including Centennial Campus and the College of Veterinary Medicine. Harris also contributed to the design of several commercial buildings in North Carolina’s Research Triangle and buildings on other North Carolina university campuses. These projects include The Carolina Theatre and the North Carolina Biotechnology Center in Durham, the Worrell Professional Center at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem and the YMCA at Guilford College in Greensboro.

Edwin F. Harris, nicknamed "Abie," was born January 7, 1934, in Elkin, North Carolina. He graduated from Elkin High School in 1952 and enrolled at the North Carolina State College, School of Design (later North Carolina State University, College of Design) to pursue a Bachelor of Arts in architecture. He graduated with honors in 1957. Harris was awarded the 45th Paris Prize in Architecture in 1958 which he used to travel to Paris, after a period of Army service. After returning from Paris, he became a lecturer at the NCSU School of Design and joined Leif Valand and Associates as an Architect-in-Training. In 1966 he was a co-founder and partner of Harris & Burns, Architects (1966-1968) and then a co-founder and principle for Envirotek, Inc. (1969-1974). In 1966, Harris also joined the campus planning department at NCSU. In 1970 he became Director of Facilities Planning and in 1980 University Architect. In addition to being an avid runner, Edwin F. Harris spent much of his spare time participating in design competitions and serving as a consultant on various projects. His honors include the grand prize in a planning competition for the University of Miami in 1986, his election as an American Institute of Architects Fellow in 1987, and the 9th Annual Frank B. Turner Award in 1991.

Biographical/historical note

Edwin F. Harris, nicknamed "Abie," was born January 7, 1934, in Elkin, North Carolina. He graduated from Elkin High School in 1952 and enrolled at the North Carolina State College, School of Design (later North Carolina State University, College of Design) to pursue a Bachelor of Arts in architecture. He graduated with honors in 1957. Harris was awarded the 45th Paris Prize in Architecture in 1958 which he used to travel to Paris, after a period of Army service. After returning from Paris, he became a lecturer at the NCSU School of Design and joined Leif Valand and Associates as an Architect-in-Training. In 1966 he was a co-founder and partner of Harris & Burns, Architects (1966-1968) and then a co-founder and principle for Envirotek, Inc. (1969-1974). In 1966, Harris also joined the campus planning department at NCSU. In 1970 he became Director of Facilities Planning and in 1980 University Architect. In addition to being an avid runner, Edwin F. Harris spent much of his spare time participating in design competitions and serving as a consultant on various projects. His honors include the grand prize in a planning competition for the University of Miami in 1986, his election as an American Institute of Architects Fellow in 1987, and the 9th Annual Frank B. Turner Award in 1991.

Scope/content

The Edwin F. Harris Papers, 1957-2014, contains drawings, blueprints, maps, correspondence, photographs, and other documents related to the professional career of Edwin F. Harris. The collection reflects Harris’s work as an architect and consultant on a number of university campus planning projects and commercial and residential building projects. During his more than two decades of employment with NC State University, Harris contributed to the design and construction of many portions of the university, including Centennial Campus and the College of Veterinary Medicine. Harris also contributed to the design of several commercial buildings in North Carolina’s Research Triangle and buildings on other North Carolina university campuses. These projects include the Carolina Theatre and the North Carolina Biotechnology Center in Durham, the YMCA at Guilford College in Greensboro, and the Professional Center at Wake Forest University.

Arrangement

This collection is organized into 4 series: Professional Papers and Related Materials, North Carolina State University, Consulting Work, and Oversized Materials.

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.

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], Edwin F. Harris Papers, MC 00258, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Source of acquisition

Donated by Edwin F. Harris, Jr., 1999 and 2015 (Accession 2015.0040)

Processing information

Processed by Kellie Strickland, 2008 March Encoded by Kellie Strickland, 2008 March Revised by Gwynn Thayer, 2015 March; Fully processed by Jennifer Baker with assistance from Austin Robinson and Leah Bullard, August 2017.

Professional Papers and Related Materials 1957-2014 (1)

The Professional Papers and Related Materials series, 1957-2014, contains documentation on the professional organizations Harris was involved with, including the American Institute of Architects (AIA), the North Carolina Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (NCAIA) and the Association of University Architects (AUA). This series also includes exhibitions, publications, presentations, competitions, job applications, mementos and sketches.

This series is arranged in alphabetical order by title.

AIA Continuing Education 1983-2001
Box 1, Folder 1
AIA Fellows Nomination and Investiture (1 of 2) 1986-1987
Box 1, Folder 2
AIA Fellows Nomination and Investiture (2 of 2) 1986-1987
Box 1, Folder 3
AUA (Association of University Architects) Annual Conference Boulder, CO; correspondence 1998
Box 1, Folder 4
AUA (Association of University Architects) Annual Conference Chicago, IL; sketches of Chicago 2000
Box 1, Folder 5
"The AUA Story: the sage continues..." A History of the Association of University Architects 2000
Box 1, Folder 6
Articles and Reprints (1 of 2) 1957-2002
Box 1, Folder 7
Articles and Reprints (2 of 2) 1957-2002
Box 1, Folder 8
"Building a More Walkable Raleigh: One Step at a Time" Raleigh Appearance Commission's Spring Workshop 1999
Box 1, Folder 9
Cameron Park Neighborhood Association (Raleigh, NC) 1973-2004
Box 1, Folder 10
Cameron Park Neighborhood Association - Articles of Incorporation 1973-2006
Legal box 16, Folder 5
Campus Planning Conference - University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, MI) 1967
Box 1, Folder 11
Campus Planning and Development Firms 1995-1997
Box 1, Folder 12
Certificate of Distinction 1987
Legal box 16, Folder 7
Consulting Services-Marketing Plan 1999-2000
Box 2, Folder 1
Correspondence and Keepsakes 1982-1994, undated
Box 2, Folder 2
Curriculum Vitae; Resumes; Professional References 1998-2007
Box 2, Folder 3
"An Exhibit of Drawings and Colorings of Buildings and Places" Elkin Public Library (Elkin, NC) 1979
Box 2, Folder 4
Exhibits and Published Material 1969-2010
Box 2, Folder 5
Flyer Designs 1979-1992
Box 2, Folder 6
Friends of the Gallery (FOG), Gallery of Art & Design NC State University 2001
Box 2, Folder 7
Graduate Faculty Membership - NCSU 1987
Box 2, Folder 8
"The History of History in American Schools of Architecture, 1865-1975" - Columbia University 1990
Box 2, Folder 9
Job Application: UNC-General Administration University Property Officer 1976
Box 2, Folder 10
Job Application: Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority Professional Advisor 1977
Box 2, Folder 11
Job Application: State Construction Office, Directors position 1981
Box 2, Folder 12
Job Application: Stanford University, University Architect 1988
Box 2, Folder 13
Job Application: Duke University, Chief Architect 1991
Box 2, Folder 14
Job Application: University of Virginia, University Architect 1991
Box 2, Folder 15
Lakehouse Sketches 1978-1979
Box 2, Folder 16
Mastic Tile Design Competition - Hospital 1961
Legal box 16, Folder 10
"N.C. State University's Physical Master Plan - Past, Present, and Future - A Campus of Neighborhoods and Paths" - Phi Kappa Phi Presentation 2000
Box 3, Folder 1
NC AIA Continuing Education, Licensure, Directory 1988-2005
Box 3, Folder 2
NC AIA 1975 Honor Awards Program - Winner "Campus Planning, North Carolina State University" 1974-1975
Box 3, Folder 3
NC AIA Design and Honor Awards Program - Submission graphics 1975-1986
Legal box 16, Folder 11
NCAIA 1976 Honor Awards program- Submission "Things Between" 1975-1976
Box 3, Folder 4
NC AIA 1982 Design Awards Program "Campus Courtyards" Submission 1981-1982
Box 3, Folder 5
NC AIA 1982 Design Awards Program "Campus Courtyards"-Photographic Negatives 1981-1982
Box 3, Folder 6
NC AIA 1986 Design Awards Program "Campus Courtyards" 1985-1987
Box 3, Folder 7
NCSU Class Reunions - 25th and 30th 1982-1987
Box 3, Folder 8
NCSU School of Design, 50th Anniversary 1998
Box 3, Folder 9
NCSU College of Design 55th Anniversary Celebration and Reunion - Keynote Speaker 2003
Box 3, Folder 10
National Endowment for the Arts Grant application and notes 1970, 1980
Box 3, Folder 11
"National Forum: The Phi Kappa Phi Journal" 2001
Box 3, Folder 12
North Carolina Vietnam Veterans Highway Memorial Design Competition 1986
Box 3, Folder 13
Paris Prize Cultural Center - sketches 1958
Box 3, Folder 14
Phi Kappa Phi - Chapter Artist Award at NCSU, Nomination Letters for Southeastern Region Artist Award 1999
Box 3, Folder 15
Ponce de Leon Hotel (San Juan, PR) 1957-1958
Box 3, Folder 16
"Presenting Data and Information": A One Day Course by Edward Tufte 2008
Box 3, Folder 17
Publicity articles, newspaper clippings 1957-1987
Box 3, Folder 18
Retirement 1997
Box 3, Folder 19
Romance of the NCSU Campus "Presentation at the Sixth Annual Spell of the Land Symposium" 1995
Legal box 16, Folder 14
Savannah, Georgia renderings 2007
Box 3, Folder 20
School of Design (NCSU) History - personal narrative 1996
Box 3, Folder 21
Sketches and notes 1976-1992
Box 4, Folder 1
"Spell of the Land: Dreaming Two Views of a Campus Together" NCSU Lunchtime Arts Series Presentation 1992
Box 4, Folder 2
Standard Form (SF) 254 Architect-Engineer and Related Services Questionnaire 2000-2003
Box 4, Folder 3
State Construction Conference 2004-2010
Box 4, Folder 4
"Statements" in The Stater Re: Hillsborough St. 1983
Box 4, Folder 5
Technopolis (1 of 2) Ottawa, Canada 1997
Box 4, Folder 6
Technopolis (2 of 2) Ottawa, Canada 1997
Box 4, Folder 7
University of Miami (Coral Gables, FL) - Sketches 1985-1986
Box 4, Folder 8
Visual Thinking: A Retrospective Exhibit of Abie Harris's Drawings and Paintings 2014
Box 4, Folder 9
Wake County Artists' Exhibition 1987
Box 4, Folder 10
Cameron Park (Raleigh, NC) - map undated
Flat box 17, Folder 12
North Carolina State University 1962-2007 (2)

The North Carolina State University series contains materials related to Edwin F. "Abie" Harris' work as a lecturer, campus planning consultant, Director of Facilities Planning and University Architect at North Carolina State University from 1961 to 1987.

Most of this series is arranged in alphabetical order by building or project title with teaching materials filed alphabetically at the end of the series.

Brooks Hall Jury Room Charrette undated
Box 4, Folder 12
Building Projects 1994-1997
Box 4, Folder 13
Campus Maps - NC State University 1982-1990
Box 4, Folder 14
Campus Photos and Negatives 1987, undated
Box 4, Folder 15
Campus Planning 1966-1967
Box 4, Folder 15
Campus Planning - Building Evaluations 1967-1968
Legal box 16, Folder 6
Campus Planning Office Photos 1986
Box 4, Folder 17
Capital Improvements Project Update 1990-1996
Box 4, Folder 18
Centennial Campus - Design and Development 1989-1997
Box 4, Folder 19
Committees 1970-1998
Box 5, Folder 1
Correspondence 1974-1998
Box 5, Folder 2
Eduardo Catalano 1982-1991
Box 5, Folder 3
History of Campus Development 1991-1999
Box 5, Folder 4
Lists and Notes 1969-1980
Box 5, Folder 5
Lists and Notes 1980-1989
Box 5, Folder 6
Lists and Notes 1990-1999, undated
Box 5, Folder 7
Long-range planning UNC campuses 1972-1973
Box 5, Folder 8
Natural Resources Research Center 1984
Box 5, Folder 9
NCSU Campus Planning Drawings 1981-1982
Legal box 16, Folder 12
Newspaper articles 1989-1995
Box 5, Folder 10
North Carolina Campus Planners 1995
Box 5, Folder 11
School of Design addition 1978-1982
Box 5, Folder 12
School of Veterinary Medicine 1981-2002
Box 5, Folder 13
Search Committee Considerations 1975-1985
Box 5, Folder 14
South Hall Dormitory Photos 1986
Box 5, Folder 15
NCSU-Syme Snack Bar closing 2006-2007
Box 5, Folder 16
Traffic Gates 1970
Box 5, Folder 17
University Architect Annual Report 1997-1998
Box 5, Folder 18
University Architect Work Plan 1996-1997
Box 5, Folder 19
University Neighborhood Planning Council 1993-1994
Box 5, Folder 20
Williams Hall - photos 1986-1988
Box 5, Folder 21
Windows on Campus 1995-1996
Box 5, Folder 22
ARC 592D Designing the University Campus - Lecture Slides (1 of 2) 1986-1988
Box 6, Folder 1
ARC 592D Designing the University Campus - Lecture Slides (2 of 2) 1986-1988
Box 6, Folder 2
ARC 592D Designing the University Campus - Class Planning and Administrative 1986-1987
Box 6, Folder 3
ARC 592D Designing the University Campus - Class Notes 1987
Legal box 16, Folder 1
ARC 592D Designing the University Campus - "The University Campus Primer" 1987
Legal box 16, Folder 2
ARC 503/LAR 500 Campus Design Studio 2002-2003
Box 6, Folder 4
Campus Maps (1 of 3) undated
Box 6, Folder 5
Campus Maps (2 of 3) undated
Box 6, Folder 6
Campus Maps (3 of 3) undated
Box 7, Folder 1
"Notes on Campus Planning" by Steven Litt 1987
Box 7, Folder 2
Teaching Schedule/Responsibilities 1966-1969
Box 7, Folder 3
DN 101/DN 102 Design I/Design II - Class Notes 1962
Legal box 16, Folder 4
Consulting Work 1962-2008 (3)

The Consulting Work series includes administrative records, proposals, sketches, and correspondence for projects that Edwin F. "Abie" Harris worked on outside of North Carolina State University (NCSU). These projects were undertaken both while he was employed at NCSU and following his retirement from the university.

This series is arranged alphabetically by project.

Alabama School of Fine Arts (Birmingham, AL) proposal sketches 1985
Box 7, Folder 4
Appalachian State University Booklets and Maps 1998
Box 7, Folder 5
Arts and Science Council (Charlotte, NC) - Urban design section of Public Art Master Plan (1 of 3) 2000-2001
Box 7, Folder 6
Arts and Science Council (Charlotte, NC) - Urban design section of Public Art Master Plan (2 of 3) 2000-2001
Box 7, Folder 7
Arts and Science Council (Charlotte, NC) Urban design section of Public Art Master Plan (3 of 3) 2000-2001
Box 7, Folder 8
Asheville Riverfront Workshop (Asheville, NC) - Urban Linkages Team 1988-1990
Box 7, Folder 9
"Asheville Riverfront Design Week" Proclamation 1989
Legal box 16, Folder 2
Cape Fear Community College - North Campus (Wilmington, NC) 1998
Box 8, Folder 1
The Carolina Theatre Revitalization and Expansion Project (Durham, NC) - Architect Selection (1 of 3) 1987
Box 8, Folder 2
The Carolina Theatre Revitalization and Expansion Project (Durham, NC) - Architect Selection (2 of 3) 1987
Box 8, Folder 3
The Carolina Theatre Revitalization and Expansion Project (Durham, NC) - Architect Selection (3 of 3) 1987
Box 8, Folder 4
Central Piedmont Community College (Charlotte, NC) 2000
Box 8, Folder 5
Chatham, Albert B. - Residence (State Road, NC) 1989
Box 8, Folder 6
Chatham, Albert B. - Residence (State Road, NC ) - Photographs and Negatives 1989
Box 8, Folder 7
College and University Initiative - Martin, Boal, Anthony & Johnson 2000
Box 8, Folder 8
Clemson Performing Arts Center (Clemson, SC) 1989
Box 8, Folder 9
Clemson Performing Arts Center (Clemson, SC) - Sketches 1989
Box 8, Folder 10
Consulting Project Opportunities 1987-2007
Box 8, Folder 11
C.T. Bowers Military Center Master Plan (Raleigh, NC) 1998
Legal box 16, Folder 8
Dorothea Dix Property (Raleigh, NC) - Planner/Development Advisor 1985
Box 8, Folder 12
Durham Central Park Charrette (Durham, NC) 1995
Box 8, Folder 13
Elizabeth City State University (ECSU) Campus Master Plan Proposal (Elizabeth City, NC) 2001
Box 8, Folder 14
Elkin Gymnasium, Elkin City Schools (Elkin, NC) (1 of 3) 1963-1964
Box 9, Folder 1
Elkin Gymnasium, Elkin City Schools (Elkin, NC) (2 of 3) 1963-1964
Box 9, Folder 2
Elkin Gymnasium, Elkin City Schools (Elkin, NC) (3 of 3) 1963-1964
Box 9, Folder 3
Elkin Charrette (Elkin, NC) 2001
Box 9, Folder 4
Full Circle Restaurant (Raleigh, NC) 1977
Box 9, Folder 5
Guilford College, NC - Campus Planning/YMCA (Greensboro, NC) (1 of 3) 1998-2000
Box 9, Folder 6
Guilford College, NC - Campus Planning/YMCA (Greensboro, NC) (2 of 3) 1998-2000
Box 9, Folder 7
Guilford College, NC - Campus Planning/YMCA (Greensboro, NC) (3 of 3) 1998-2000
Box 9, Folder 8
Guilford College, NC - YMCA Site Plan Drawings (Greensboro, NC) 1998-2000
Legal box 16, Folder 9
Lappas & Havener, PA - professional association 1998
Box 9, Folder 9
Meredith College - Comprehensive Master Plan proposal 2002
Box 9, Folder 10
"Model Urban Design Guidelines Centennial Arena Design Workshop" request for proposals - City of Raleigh, NC 2000
Box 9, Folder 11
Montreat College 2000
Box 9, Folder 12
NCCU - Master Plan updated proposal (Durham, NC) 2001
Box 10, Folder 1
NCSU Biomanufacturing Training and Education Center 2003
Box 10, Folder 2
NCSU Open-Ended Service Agreement- Architectural Services and Education 1999-2001
Box 10, Folder 3
NC State Centennial Campus (Raleigh, NC) Spring Hill Precinct (1 of 2) 2000-2002
Box 10, Folder 4
NC State Centennial Campus (Raleigh, NC) Spring Hill Precinct (2 of 2) 2000-2002
Box 10, Folder 5
NC State Physical Master Plan: A Campus of Neighborhoods and Paths 1999-2000
Box 10, Folder 6
North Carolina Biotechnology Center (Durham, NC) - Architect Selection Process (1 of 4) 1986-1990
Box 10, Folder 7
North Carolina Biotechnology Center (Durham, NC) - Architect Selection Process (2 of 4) 1986-1990
Box 10, Folder 8
North Carolina Biotechnology Center (Durham, NC) - Architect Selection Process (3 of 4) 1986-1990
Box 11, Folder 1
North Carolina Biotechnology Center (Durham, NC) - Architect Selection Process (4 of 4) 1986-1990
Box 11, Folder 2
North Carolina Biotechnology Center (Durham, NC) - Map of Proposals 1986
Legal box 16, Folder 13
"Old Town" Concept Plan (Knightdale, NC) 2006
Box 11, Folder 3
Oaks, M. Project 1969
Box 11, Folder 4
Paul and Florence Thomas Memorial Art School (Glendale Springs, NC) - Campus planning 2007-2008
Box 11, Folder 5
Poindexter, Jim Residence (Elkin, NC) 1977-1978
Box 12, Folder 10
Pullen Park (Raleigh, NC) Proposal for Master Planning Services 1999-2000
Box 11, Folder 6
Rainbow Plaza Center Competition (Niagara Falls, NY) 1972
Box 11, Folder 7
Raleigh Charter High School (Raleigh, NC) 1999-2000
Box 11, Folder 8
Rehm, Wren & Robert Residence (Middleburg, VA) 1998-2001
Box 11, Folder 9
Saint Mary's School (Raleigh, NC) 1999
Box 11, Folder 10
Salem Academy and College (Winston-Salem, NC) - Campus Analysis and Recommendations (1 of 2) 1993
Box 11, Folder 11
Salem Academy and College (Winston-Salem, NC) - Campus Analysis and Recommendations (2 of 2) 1993
Box 11, Folder 12
Salem College photographs (Winston-Salem, NC) (1 of 2) undated
Box 12, Folder 1
Salem College photographs (Winston-Salem, NC) (2 of 2) undated
Box 12, Folder 2
Salem College photographic negatives (Winston-Salem, NC) undated
Box 12, Folder 3
Salubrium: A Mental Health Center (Washington, DC) 1971
Box 12, Folder 4
Shugart, Mae and Sam - Residence (Goldsboro, NC) 1962
Box 12, Folder 5
Shugart, Mae and Sam - Residence (Goldsboro, NC) 1962
Box 12, Folder 6
Southern Highland Craft Guild Folk Art Center - Call for proposals 1999
Box 12, Folder 12
Spruce Pine Montessori School (Spruce Pine, NC) - campus planning 1996-2001
Box 12, Folder 7
State Capital Soccer Park (Raleigh, NC) - Advisory Committee Member 1999
Box 12, Folder 8
Surry and Wilkes County Community Colleges - Correspondence 1964-1965
Box 12, Folder 9
Surry Home Center (Elkin, NC) 1977-1978
Box 12, Folder 10
Tanglewood Park (Clemmons, NC) - Advisor to select Design Team (1 of 2) 1993-1996
Box 12, Folder 13
Tanglewood Park (Clemmons, NC) - Advisor to select Design Team (2 of 2) 1993-1996
Box 12, Folder 14
Town of Cary (Cary, NC) - Proposal for Community Appearance Manual 2000
Box 12, Folder 15
Town of Leesburg's Design Competition (Leesburg, VA) 1987
Box 12, Folder 16
Town of Leesburg's Design Competition (Leesburg, VA) - Photos 1987
Box 13, Folder 1
Town of Leesburg's Design Competition (Leesburg, VA) - Sketches 1987
Box 13, Folder 2
Town of Morrisville - Town Center Planning Process (Morrisville, NC) 2006
Box 13, Folder 3
Turner Steirer International (TSI) - Technical University in Kuwait proposal 1994
Box 13, Folder 4
University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, MI) - request for NC State's Master Plan 1997
Box 13, Folder 12
UNC - Asheville - Master Plan updated proposal (Asheville, NC) (1 of 2) 2003
Box 13, Folder 5
UNC - Asheville - Master Plan updated proposal (Asheville, NC) (2 of 2) 2003
Box 13, Folder 6
UNC - Chapel Hill - Offer of professional services (Chapel Hill, NC) 1999
Box 13, Folder 7
UNC - General Administration - Planning and Construction Management 1981
Box 13, Folder 8
UNC - Pembroke project proposal (1 of 2) 2003
Box 13, Folder 9
UNC - Pembroke project proposal (2 of 2) 2003
Box 13, Folder 10
UNC - Pembroke Project Proposal site drawing 2003
Legal box 16, Folder 15
UNC - Wilmington Campus Master Plan 2002
Box 13, Folder 11
Village of Pinehurst (Pinehurst, NC) - Pinehurst NewCore Master Plan Proposal 2005
Box 13, Folder 13
Wake Forest University (Winston-Salem, NC) - Capital Planning Committee Workshop 1985
Box 14, Folder 1
Wake Forest University (Winston-Salem, NC) - Consultant on the architect selection process for The Worrell Professional Center (1 of 3) 1988-1993
Box 14, Folder 2
Wake Forest University (Winston-Salem, NC) - Consultant on the architect selection process for The Worrell Professional Center (2 of 3) 1988-1993
Box 14, Folder 3
Wake Forest University (Winston-Salem, NC) - Consultant on the architect selection process for The Worrell Professional Center (3 of 3) 1988-1993
Box 14, Folder 4
Wake Forest University (Winston-Salem, NC) - Campus Master Plan update 1989-1991
Box 14, Folder 5
Wake Forest University (Winston-Salem, NC) - Analysis of the road network at Reynolda House, Reynolda Gardens and Reynolda Village 1992
Box 14, Folder 6
Wake Forest University (Winston-Salem, NC) - Presentation to Capital Planning Committee 1998
Box 14, Folder 7
Wake Forest University (Winston-Salem, NC) - Campus Plan 1986
Legal box 16, Folder 17
Wake Forest University (Winston-Salem, NC) - Capital Planning Committee (1 of 3) 1998-2001
Box 15, Folder 1
Wake Forest University (Winston-Salem, NC) - Capital Planning Committee (2 of 3) 1998-2001
Box 15, Folder 2
Wake Forest University (Winston- Salem, NC) - Capital Planning Committee Trace Paper (3 of 3) 1998-2001
Box 15, Folder 3
Wake Forest University (Winston-Salem, NC) - Campus Master Plan 2000 Revision Draft 2000
Box 15, Folder 4
Wake Forest University (Wintson-Salem, NC) - Campus Plan Update Committee Report; Campus Imrpovement Plan, Van Yahres Associates 1998-1999
Box 15, Folder 5
Wake Technical Community College - North East Campus (Wake County, NC) Master Plan (1 of 2) 1993-1999
Box 15, Folder 6
Wake Technical Community College - North East Campus (Wake County, NC) (2 of 2) 1993-1999
Box 15, Folder 7
Wake Technical Community College - North East Campus (Wake County, NC) Site drawings 1998-2000
Legal box 16, Folder 16
Western Michigan University (Kalamazoo, MI) - Campus planning consultation 1997
Box 15, Folder 8
Wiley Elementary School (Raleigh, NC) 1992-1999
Box 15, Folder 9
Wake Forest University (Winston-Salem, NC) Professional Center 1988
Legal box 16, Folder 18
Oversized Materials 1956-2006 (4)

The Oversized Materials series contains blueprints, oversize drawings, topographical maps, display boards, and student work of Edwin F. "Abie" Harris.

Adams, Mr. and Mrs. J. Allen - Kitchen (Raleigh, NC) 1969
Envirotek, Inc. (Creator)
Flat folder 1
AL House undated
Oversize box 18
Alabama School of Fine Arts - Fine Arts Square (Birmingham, AL) 1985
Flat box 17, Folder 8
Alabama School of Fine Arts (Birmingham, AL) 1985
Flat folder 47
Arena undated
Oversize box 18
Brick and Tile Competition (2 Boards) undated
Oversize box 18
Buffalo Battery Shop (Raleigh, NC) 1962
Flat folder 2
Channel 28 TV Station (Raleigh, NC) 1963
Leif Valand & Associates (Creator)
Flat folder 3
Chatham, Albert B. Residence (State Road, NC) 1989
Flat folder 4
Chatham, Mr. and Mrs. Hugh - Cottage and Additions (Roaring Gap, NC) 1960
Flat folder 5
Chatham II 1979
Flat folder 5
Clemson Performing Arts Center Competition (Clemson, SC) 1974
Flat folder 43
Clemson Performing Arts Center Competition (Clemson, SC) 1989
Newman, Calloway, Johnson, Winfree (Creator)
Flat folder 34
Currin Tract - Map of Survey (Cape Fear Township, New Hanover County, NC) 1993
Flat folder 45
Durham Central Park (Durham, NC) 1995
Flat box 17, Folder 2
Dr. Hal Stuart Building (Elkin, NC) 1962
Flat folder 6
Elkin Gymnasium (Elkin, NC) 1963
Leif Valand & Associates (Creator)
Flat folder 7
Elkin Presbyterian Church (Elkin, NC) 1963
Flat folder 7
Elkin Professional Building (Elkin, NC) 1963
Flat folder 6
Elkin Public Library (Elkin, NC) 1967
Harris and Burns, Architects (Creator)
Flat folder 8
Exhibition Shelter undated
Oversize box 18
Far East Cultural Center and the House of Chu (Chapel Hill, NC) 1973
Envirotek, Inc. (Creator)
Flat folder 9
Federal Office Building #31903 1966
Leif Valand & Associates (Creator)
Flat folder 10
Fermi undated
Oversize box 18
Ferro-Concrete Water Tower undated
Oversize box 18
Fire Station (2 Boards) undated
Oversize box 18
Four Seasons Shopping Center (Greensboro, NC) 1962-1964
Leif Valand & Associates (Creator)
Flat folder 11
Full Circle Restaurant Water's Edge 1978
Flat folder 12
Grace Lutheran Church - Six Forks Rd. (Raleigh, NC) 1962
Leif Valand & Associates (Creator)
Flat folder 13
Guilford College Site Map (Greensboro, NC) 1998-2000
Flat box 17, Folder 6
Harris, Mr. and Mrs. Edwin F. - Residence (Raleigh, NC) 1965-1967
Flat folder 28
Hi Rise Apartment undated
Oversize box 18
Highway Island (3 boards) undated
Oversize box 18
Hospital Design Competition, Mastic Tile Div. - Ruberoid Co. 1961
Flat folder 14
Leesburg Town Hall (Leesburg, VA) (3 Boards) undated
Oversize box 18
Leesburg Town Hall (Leesburg, VA)
Flat folder 44
Mastic Design Competition - School Plant (Display Boards) 1965
Flat folder 15
Mastic Design Competition - School Plant (Trace Paper) 1965
Flat folder 16
Mayberry, Anna and Matthew - Alterations to Existing Building (Elkin, NC) 2002
Cal Cochran, Architect (Creator)
Flat folder 39
Mayberry Winery - Proposed Building (Elkin, NC) 2002
Cal Cochran, Architect (Creator)
Flat folder 39
Mayview Convalescent Home (Raleigh, NC) 1965
Leif Valand & Associates (Creator)
Flat folder 3
Meredith College Master Plan (Raleigh, NC) 2002
Flat folder 38
NC State College- Land Use Plan, Circulation Plan, Development Plan, Final Plan (4 Boards) undated
Oversize box 18
Norman, Fred and Nan - Playroom (Elkin, NC) 1962
Flat folder 2
North Carolina State University, Campus Maps 1983-1998
Flat folder 35
North Carolina State University, Centennial Campus - Spring Hill District 2002-2003
Flat folder 36
North Carolina State University, Centennial Campus - Spring Hill District (Trace Paper) 2002-2003
Flat folder 37
North Carolina State University, Physical Master Plan 2002
Flat folder 35
North Hills Shopping Center Mall Study (Raleigh, NC) 1965
Flat folder 17
Nucleo Planta (Buenes Aires, Argentina) 1961
Caminos, Horacio, 1914-1990 (Creator); Catalano, Eduardo, 1917-2010 (Creator)
Flat folder 46
Oaks, M. Project 1969
Flat box 17, Folder 3
"Old Town" Area, Knightdale, NC 2006
Flat box 17, Folder 9
Paris Prize in Architecture Competition "An International Airport" (Trace Paper) 1956-1957
Flat folder 18
Paris Prize in Architecture Competition "An International Airport" Display Boards (1 of 2) 1956-1957
Flat folder 19
Paris Prize in Architecture Competition "An International Airport" Display Boards (2 of 2) 1956-1957
Flat folder 20
Paris Prize in Architecture Competition "A National Cultural Center" Display Boards 1957-1958
Flat folder 21
Penland School of Crafts (Snow Creek Township, Mitchell County, NC) 1983
Flat folder 22
Plano de Conjunto (Buenes Aires, Argentina) 1960
Flat folder 45
Ponce de Leon Hotel (San Juan, PR) 1957-1958
Flat box 17, Folder 10
Poindexter Development Site/ Elkmont Shopping Center (Elkin, NC) 1966
Flat folder 7
Poindexter House 1977-1978
Flat folder 23
Professional Center for Law and Management, Wake Forest University (Winston-Salem, NC) 1990
Flat folder 40
Proposed Office Building - Hillsboro St./Woodburn Rd. (Raleigh, NC) 1965
Leif Valand & Associates (Creator)
Flat folder 10
Purrington, III, Al Residence 1965
Harris and Burns, Architects (Creator)
Flat folder 24
Raleigh Charter High School - Historic Pilot Mill (Raleigh, NC) 1999
Flat folder 38
Rainbow Center Plaza Competition (Niagara Falls, NY) 1972
Flat folder 25
Rainbow Center Plaza Competition Display Boards (1 of 2) 1972
Flat folder 26
Rainbow Center Plaza Competition Display Boards (2 of 2) 1972
Flat folder 27
Region undated
Oversize box 18
Rehm, Wren and Robert - Residence 1998
Flat box 17, Folder 5
Residence - Air Conditioned, Steel Framed undated
Oversize box 18
Salubrium Mental Health Clinic 1971
Flat box 17, Folder 1
Salem Academy and College (Winston-Salem, NC) 1993
Flat box 17, Folder 7
Shugart, Mae and Sam - Residence (Goldsboro, NC) 1962
Flat folder 5
Shugart, Nancy and Sam - Residence 1977
Flat folder 42
Site Plan - Nantahala River 1978
Flat folder 45
Small Office undated
Oversize box 18
Spring Hill Precinct, NCSU - Site Sections (Raleigh, NC) 2002
Tube 1
State Office Building (Raleigh, NC) 1964
Leif Valand & Associates (Creator)
Flat folder 29
Steel Parking Garage undated
Oversize box 18
Student Work undated
Flat folder 41
Summer Retreat (2 Boards) undated
Oversize box 18
Temporary Shelter for Meditation undated
Oversize box 18
University of Miami - Coral Gables Campus - Conceptual Sketches 1986
Flat folder 30
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - Map of Campus (Chapel Hill, NC) 1991
Flat folder 45
University of Virginia - Map of Quad undated
Flat folder 45
Untitled Retreat undated
Oversize box 18
Untitled Trace Paper undated
Flat folder 45
Vietnam Veterans' Memorial (NC) Design Competition 1986
Flat folder 31
Vietnam Veterans' Memorial (NC) Design Competition - Display Board 1986
Flat folder 32
Wake Forest University Capital Planning Committee Site Plan Drawings 1999
Flat box 17, Folder 4
Wake Technical Community College, Northeast Campus 1998
NBBJ (Creator)
Flat folder 33
Wiley Elementary School (Raleigh, NC) 1992
Flat folder 38
Wendy & Richard's Porch Place 1978
Flat folder 12
Spring Hill Precinct, NCSU-site sections (Raleigh, NC) 2002-
Tube 1
North Carolina Sports and Entertainment Complex (Raleigh, NC) 1991-
Tube 1
Peuland School of Crafts- Topographic Survey (Mitchell Co. NC) 1999-
Tube 1
Peuland School of Crafts-Master Plan (Mitchell co. NC) 1999-
Tube 1
Mastic Tile Design Competition- Hospital 1961-
Tube 2
Ponce de Leon Hotel (Raleigh, NC) 1957-
Tube 3

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