Macon Smith Papers 1957-1988

Summary
Contents
Names/subjects
Using these materials
Creator
Smith, Macon
Size
4 linear feet (1 archival box, 5 flat folders, 2 boxes)
Call number
MC 00311

The papers, 1957-1988, of Macon Smith, an architect in Raleigh, North Carolina, contain an autobiography, a timeline of architectural projects, and architectural plans and drawings for various projects. The autobiography contains both personal information relating to Smith's early life, education, and family, as well as professional accomplishments and photographs of his work.

Macon Smith (February 24, 1919-October 10, 2008) was an architect with the firm F. Carter Williams in Raleigh, North Carolina. Smith studied architectural engineering at North Carolina State College (later North Carolina State University), graduating in 1941. He also attended Naval Aviation Engineering School in New York and served in World War II. Smith joined the North Carolina Chapter of the American Institute of Architects in 1949, and during the 1960s, he was elected Treasurer, Vice-president, and President. He retired from the architectural profession after a career spanning over 50 years.

Biographical/historical note

Macon Smith (February 24, 1919-October 10, 2008) was an architect with the firm F. Carter Williams in Raleigh, North Carolina. Smith studied architectural engineering at North Carolina State College (later North Carolina State University), graduating in 1941. He also attended Naval Aviation Engineering School in New York and served in World War II. Smith joined the North Carolina Chapter of the American Institute of Architects in 1949, and during the 1960s, he was elected Treasurer, Vice-president, and President. He retired from the architectural profession after a career spanning over 50 years.

Scope/content

The papers of Macon Smith contain an autobiography, a timeline of architectural projects, and architectural plans and drawings for various projects. The autobiography contains both personal information relating to his early life, education, and family, as well as professional accomplishments and photographs of his work.

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], Macon Smith Papers, MC 00311, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Source of acquisition

Gift of Macon Smith, 2001 (Accession no. 2001-0014)

Processing information

Processed by Aaron Cusick 2009 March; Encoded by Aaron Cusick 2009 April

Autobiography
Box 1, Folder 1
Project Timeline 1957-1988
Box 1, Folder 2
Lynn Banks Vacation Cabin, Vandemere, NC
Box 1, Folder 3
Proposal for Beach Cottage, Kelly Residence
Box 1, Folder 4
Proposed Beach Cottage
Box 1, Folder 5
Country Estate, Garner, NC
Box 1, Folder 6
Vacation Home, Vandemere, NC
Box 1, Folder 7
Lundy Residence, Clinton, NC
Box 1, Folder 8
Proposed Residence for Partner, Raleigh, NC
Box 1, Folder 9
Fetterman Residence, Clinton, NC
Box 1, Folder 10
Residence - Lassiter Mill, Raleigh, NC
Box 1, Folder 11
Residence for John Adams
Box 1, Folder 12
Legislative Building, Skylight Grilles, Raleigh, NC
Box 1, Folder 13
Legislative Building Canopy
Box 1, Folder 14
Proposed Doctor's Office
Box 1, Folder 15
Addition: Brown-Wynne Funeral Home
Box 1, Folder 16
Proposal - Biotechnology Center, RTP
Box 1, Folder 17
Renovation - Funeral Home
Box 1, Folder 18
Methodist Office Building (1 of 2)
Box 1, Folder 19
Methodist Office Building (2 of 2)
Box 1, Folder 20
Home Competition Submission
Box 1, Folder 21
Home Competition - Wood Products
Box 1, Folder 22
Capital Area Planning Study
Box 1, Folder 23
Studies of Economical House Plans
Box 1, Folder 24
Studies for Lake or Beach Vacation Homes
Box 1, Folder 25
Residence for Banks, Cary, NC
Flat folder 26
Funeral Home Branch, Raleigh, NC
Flat folder 26
Residence for Smith, Raleigh, NC
Flat folder 27
Concession for Fairgrounds
Flat folder 27
Lot 50 Fox Hollow Sub-division, Halifax County, NC
Flat folder 28
Methodist Office Building
Flat folder 28
Raleigh Furniture Store (1 of 2)
Flat folder 29
Raleigh Furniture Store (2 of 2) 1992, undated
Flat folder 31
Proposal - Chapel for Binkley Baptist Church, Chapel Hill, NC
Flat folder 29
Addition to Meredith College Music Building
Flat folder 30
Sketches for various projects 1957-1988
Flat box 2

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Macon Smith Papers, MC 00311, 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.