Ray M. Ritchie Agricultural Engineering Drawings 1967-1969, 1985

Creator
Ritchie, Ray M., 1922-2004
Size
0.6 linear feet (4 flat folders)
Call number
MC 00437

This collection contains original agricultural engineering drawings of agricultural buildings that Ritchie designed for North Carolina State University. The buildings were located at the university's agricultural research farms in and around Raleigh, North Carolina.

Ray M. Ritchie (1922-2004) was an agricultural engineer with twenty years of service to North Carolina Cooperative Extension. Ritchie was born in Charlotte Courthouse, Virginia, and he graduated from the Virginia Polytechnic Institute (now Virginia Tech). He worked for the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service from 1949 to 1969. Afterwards he ran a consulting business that designed farm buildings across the United States.

Biographical/historical note

Ray M. Ritchie was an agricultural engineer with twenty years of service to North Carolina Cooperative Extension. He was born in 1922 in Charlotte Courthouse, Virginia, and he graduated from the Virginia Polytechnic Institute (now Virginia Tech). He served in the military and then worked as an assistant county agricultural agent, specializing in farm structure design. He worked for the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service from 1949 to 1969. Afterwards he ran a consulting business that designed farm buildings across the United States. Ritchie passed away in Raleigh, North Carolina, on 15 September 2004.

Scope/content

This collection contains original agricultural engineering drawings of agricultural buildings that Ritchie designed for North Carolina State University. The buildings were located at the university's agricultural research farms in and around Raleigh, North Carolina.

Arrangement

The materials are arranged in the order received.

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], Ray M. Ritchie Agricultural Engineering Drawings, MC 00437, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Related material

Source of acquisition

Gift of Linda Ritchie Watson, 2011 (Accession no. 2011.0273)

Processing information

Processed by: Todd Kosmerick, 2011; Finding aid created by: Todd Kosmerick, 2011.

Relocated Swine Facilities, Animal Husbandry Farm, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 1967
Flat folder 1
Swine Buildings, Animal Husbandry Farm, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 1968-1969
Flat folder 1
Poultry Research Buildings, University Research Unit 2, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 1985
Flat folder 2
Dairy Buildings, Randleigh Farm, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 1968
Flat folder 3

Access to the collection

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Mailing address:
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Box 7111
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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Ray M. Ritchie Agricultural Engineering Drawings, MC 00437, 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.