Ernest H. Wood Papers 1947-1990

Summary
Contents
Names/subjects
Using these materials
Creator
Wood, Ernest H., III, 1947-
Size
5.25 linear feet (7 archival boxes, 2 legal boxes, 1 cardbox)
Call number
MC 00438
Access to materials

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

This collection comprises research files for the chapters that Wood contributed to the book Architects and Builders in North Carolina: A History of the Practice of Building, including correspondence, project notes, photographs and photograph permissions requests, interviews with architects (including audiotapes), newsclippings, and some architectural drawings. Also included are publications by Wood as well as research pertaining to other writing projects featuring architecture and design as a central theme.

Ernest H. (Ernie) Wood III was an architectural writer for Southern Living and an editor for North Carolina Architect. He has also published articles in the AIA Journal and other periodicals. For the 1990 book Architects and Builders in North Carolina: A History of the Practice of Building (co-authored with with Catherine Bishir, Charlotte Vestal Brown, and Carl Lounsbury), he authored the final chapter, entitled "The Opportunities Are Unlimited: Architects and Builders since 1945."

Biographical/historical note

Ernest H. (Ernie) Wood III was an architectural writer for Southern Living and an editor for North Carolina Architect. He has also published articles in the AIA Journal and other periodicals. For the 1990 book Architects and Builders in North Carolina: A History of the Practice of Building (co-authored with with Catherine Bishir, Charlotte Vestal Brown, and Carl Lounsbury), he authored the final chapter, entitled "The Opportunities Are Unlimited: Architects and Builders since 1945."

Scope/content

This collection comprises research files for the chapters that Wood contributed to the book Architects and Builders in North Carolina: A History of the Practice of Building, including correspondence, project notes, photographs and photograph permissions requests, interviews with architects (including audiotapes), newsclippings, and some architectural drawings. Also included are publications by Wood as well as research pertaining to other writing projects featuring architecture and design as a central theme.

Arrangement

The collection is organized into three Series: Publications, Correspondence, and Project Files.

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], Ernest H. Wood Papers, MC 00438, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Related material

Source of acquisition

Gift of Ernest H. Wood III, 2012 (Accesssion no. 2012.0004).

Processing information

Processed by: Sarah Almond and Stephanie Merinoff, June 2018; machine-readable finding aid created by: Sarah Almond, October 2018. Preliminary processing and finding aid created by: Todd Kosmerick, July 2012.

The collection is organized into three principal series:

Publications 1952-1988
Size: 3 boxes; 1.5 linear feet

The Publications series contains architecture and design-related newspaper and magazine articles published by Wood, particularly in the Raleigh News and Observer. Essays, articles, opinion pieces, and magazine and newspaper clippings related to subjects featured in the Wood's contribution to Architects and Builders in North Carolina: A History of the Practice of Building (ABNC) are also featured.

Asheville Hotels, Sanatoria, and Residences undated
Box 1, Folder 1
Asheville's Architectural Character by Susanne Brendel undated
Box 1, Folder 2
Asheville - The Livable City by April Slater undated
Box 1, Folder 3
Why Asheville is Different from her Sister Cities in North Carolina undated
Box 1, Folder 4
What is Architecture? in AIA Series on Architectural Services 1978
Box 1, Folder 5
NCSU News Release 1978
Box 1, Folder 6
Biltmore by Alan Burnham 1978
Box 1, Folder 7
Architecture and Building Legislation 1952-1967
Box 1, Folder 8
Biltmore Village by Michael Cox 1978.0
Box 1, Folder 9
A Half Century of North Carolina Architecture by John Brandt 1964.0
Box 1, Folder 10
Licensing Boards 1979.0
Box 1, Folder 11
Mobile Home Fills a Need by Naomi Albanese undated
Box 1, Folder 12
Construction Education by H.S. Crain 1981.0
Box 1, Folder 13
Public Opinion of Architects by Henry Kamphoefner 1957.0
Box 1, Folder 14
Reports on Architecture Education 1968.0
Box 1, Folder 15
Architectural Manpower Supply and Demand in the South 1961.0
Box 1, Folder 16
Publications by the American Institute of Architects 1969.0
Box 1, Folder 17
Newspaper Excerpts 1978.0
Box 1, Folder 18
The American institute of Architects 1977 Honor Awards Committee Report 1977.0
Box 1, Folder 19
Ethics in Architecture Publications 1953-1978
Box 1, Folder 20
Editorial by Ernest H. Wood in the News and Observer 1973.0
Box 1, Folder 21
Mobile Homes: Alternative Housing for the Handicapped 1977.0
Box 1, Folder 22
Selecting and Developing A Lot for Your Mobile Home 1978.0
Box 1, Folder 23
City Construction Authorized in North Carolina, By City, By Month 1980-1985
Box 1, Folder 24
Developing a Mobile Home Park or Subdivision 1978.0
Box 1, Folder 25
Six Associates Incorporated Architects Engineers Planners undated
Box 2, Folder 1
Homes for Travel and Living 1977.0
Box 2, Folder 2
Newspaper Excerpts 1977-1981
Box 2, Folder 3
The North Carolina State College Union undated
Box 2, Folder 4
Census of Construction Industries 1981.0
Box 2, Folder 5
Charting the Influence of Design Trends by Ernest H. Wood 1979.0
Box 2, Folder 6
A Radical Settles Down in Raleigh, NC by Ernest H. wood 1980.0
Box 2, Folder 7
New Concepts in Housing 1970.0
Box 2, Folder 8
Architectural Record 1966.0
Box 2, Folder 9
Magazine Clippings, NC Architects 1978.0
Box 2, Folder 10
AIA Journal 1980.0
Box 2, Folder 11
North Carolina Manufactured Housing 1988.0
Box 2, Folder 12
Lowe's Companies, Inc. 1986.0
Box 2, Folder 13
An Application for Assistance from May Gordon Latham to Kellenberger Historical Foundation 1979-1980
Box 2, Folder 14
North Carolina AIA Series on Architectural Services 1978.0
Box 2, Folder 15
Professional Liability of Engineers and Architects in North Carolina 1978.0
Box 2, Folder 16
House Building by Farm Owners in NC by James W. Green undated
Box 2, Folder 17
Newspaper Clippings 1955-1959
Box 3, Folder 1
North Carolina Architects 1981.0
Box 3, Folder 2
University of Texas Architecture Exhibit 1985.0
Box 3, Folder 3
Newspaper - NC Architects 1981.0
Box 3, Folder 4
North Carolina Labor and Industry 1965.0
Box 3, Folder 5
Building's Odd Shape Has Reason Behind It by Ernest H. Wood 1973
Box 3, Folder 6
Sign of the Times: Hamburger Architecture by Ernest H. Wood 1976
Box 3, Folder 7
Church Architecture Goes Modern by Ernest H. Wood 1974
Box 3, Folder 8
An Architect of Homes, and Of Other Architects by Ernest H. Wood undated
Box 3, Folder 9
Nine Years Later, Architect Adds Home to His Office by Ernest H. Wood 1977
Box 3, Folder 10
Stark Architecture Blends Nature, Modern Religion by Ernest H. Wood 1976
Box 3, Folder 11
The Dean by Bob Langford 1985
Box 3, Folder 12
Quarter Century for Cameron Village: The Village That Willie Built by Ernest H. Wood 1974
Box 3, Folder 13
Dietrick Paralleled--And Made--Architecture History by Ernest H. Wood 1974
Box 3, Folder 14
Oversize Newspaper Clippings undated
Box 3, Folder 15
Correspondence 1978-1989
Size: 1 box; 0.5 linear feet

The Correspondence series is arranged alphabetically by subject, and primarily consists of letters received by Wood in answer to queries related to Architects and Builders in North Carolina: A History of the Practice of Building (ABNC), though there is also a file of correspondence between co-authors Wood, Catherine Bishir, Charlotte V. Brown, and Carl R. Lounsbury as well as the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Press, publisher of ABNC.

Architects and Builders in North Carolina 1980-1999
Box 4, Folder 1
Beemer Harrell, AIA 1980
Box 4, Folder 2
Benton and Associates 1980
Box 4, Folder 3
Carr Harrison Pruden, Inc. 1981
Box 4, Folder 4
Clark, Tribble, Harris, and Li Architects and Engineers 1980
Box 4, Folder 5
F. Carter Williams, Architects 1981
Box 4, Folder 6
Ferebee Walters Associates 1981
Box 4, Folder 7
Fishel and Taylor Architects 1981
Box 4, Folder 8
Green, James 1981
Box 4, Folder 9
Harwell Hamilton Harris 1980
Box 4, Folder 10
Hayes, Howell, and Associates 1980
Box 4, Folder 11
Heery Graphics 1985
Box 4, Folder 12
Hemphill Associates 1981
Box 4, Folder 13
J. Aubrey Kirby Associates, Inc. 1980
Box 4, Folder 14
J. Hyatt Hammond Associates 1981
Box 4, Folder 15
J. N. Pease Associates 1981
Box 4, Folder 16
Jenkins Peer Architects 1980
Box 4, Folder 17
Leslie N. Boney, Architect 1981
Box 4, Folder 18
McDevitt and Street Company 1988
Box 4, Folder 19
Murphy Martin and Associates 1980
Box 4, Folder 20
Newman, Colloway, Johnson, Van Etten, Winfree Architecture/Engineering 1981
Box 4, Folder 21
North Carolina Architect 1978
Box 4, Folder 22
North Carolina Board of Architecture 1985
Box 4, Folder 23
Peterson, Robert J. 1980
Box 4, Folder 24
Ramsay Associates, Inc. 1981
Box 4, Folder 25
Syracuse University 1981
Box 4, Folder 26
Tashiro Associates, Inc. 1981
Box 4, Folder 27
Tribble Harris Li, Inc. 1987
Box 4, Folder 28
UNC-Charlotte College of Architecture 1981
Box 4, Folder 29
Weyerhaeuser Company 1989
Box 4, Folder 30
Wheatley Associates, Architects, Planners 1980
Box 4, Folder 31
Project Files 1947-1990 (3)
ABNC: 6 Associates and E.G. Stillwell Papers 1975
Box 4, Folder 32
ABNC: A.G. Odell 1962
Box 4, Folder 33
ABNC: A.G. Odell Photo Research 1989
Box 4, Folder 34
ABNC: Archie Davis 1955-1956
Box 5, Folder 1
ABNC: Archie Davis Photo Research 1976
Box 5, Folder 2
ABNC: Builder Interviews 1985
Box 5, Folder 3
ABNC: Building Statistics 1975
Box 5, Folder 4
ABNC: Captions undated
Box 5, Folder 5
ABNC: Clark, Tribble, Harris, and Li 1988
Box 5, Folder 6
ABNC: Construction Wages 1945-1982
Box 5, Folder 7
ABNC: Dorton Arena 1954
Box 5, Folder 8
ABNC: Dorton Arena Photo Research 1989
Box 5, Folder 9
ABNC: General Contractors' Guidelines undated
Box 5, Folder 10
ABNC: Harwell Hamilton Harris 1974
Box 5, Folder 11
ABNC: Henry L. Kamphoefner 1947-1967
Box 5, Folder 12
ABHC: Henry L. Kamphoefner Photo Research 1989
Box 5, Folder 13
ABNC: Homebuilders Association of Charlotte Photo Research 1989
Box 5, Folder 14
ABNC: J.A. Steinhouse 1981
Box 5, Folder 15
ABNC: J.N. Pease and Company, Charlotte 1981
Box 5, Folder 16
ABNC: Jens Larson and Wake Forest University 1948-1991
Box 6, Folder 1
ABNC: Jens Larson Photo Research 1989
Box 6, Folder 2
ABNC: John Crossland, Jr. 1986
Box 6, Folder 3
ABNC: Lowes Hardware Photo Research 1988
Box 6, Folder 4
ABNC: Masonry Photo Research 1989
Box 6, Folder 5
ABNC: Matthew Nowicki 1948
Box 6, Folder 6
ABNC: May Gordon Latham Kellenberger Historical Foundation Grant Application 1979-1980
Box 6, Folder 7
ABNC: McDevitt and Street Photo Research 1989
Box 6, Folder 8
ABNC: Miscellaneous Research (1 of 2) 1974-1985
Box 6, Folder 9
ABNC: Miscellaneous Research (2 of 2) 1974-1985
Box 6, Folder 10
ABNC: Mother Earth News Eco-Village 1981
Box 6, Folder 11
ABNC: Mother Earth News Publications 1977-1981
Box 6, Folder 12
ABNC: NCSU Ag Extension Model Home Photo Research 1989
Box 6, Folder 13
ABNC: NCSU Ag Extension Model Homes 1981
Box 6, Folder 14
ABNC: NCSU School of Design 1972
Box 7, Folder 1
ABNC: North Carolina Homebuilders Association undated
Box 7, Folder 2
ABNC: North Carolina Manufactured Housing Institute Photo Research 1989
Box 7, Folder 3
ABNC: North Carolina Mobile and Modular Home Manufacturers 1981
Box 7, Folder 4
ABNC: North Carolina State Legislature Building 1959-1960
Box 7, Folder 5
ABNC: Photographs undated
Box 7, Folder 6
ABNC: UNC Charlotte 1981
Box 7, Folder 7
ABNC: William H. Deitrick 1971
Box 7, Folder 8
ABNC: Willie York 1974
Box 7, Folder 9
ABNC: Woodley Warrick 1981
Box 7, Folder 10
ABNC: Woodley Warrick Photo Research undated
Box 7, Folder 11
AIA Roundtable on Regionalism Transcript 1977
Box 7, Folder 12
AIA: South Atlantic Region Conference (SARC) 1978
Box 7, Folder 13
American Institute of Architects: North Carolina Chapter (NCAIA) 1958-1976
Box 7, Folder 14
Carowinds undated
Box 7, Folder 15
Chapel Hill Owner/Builder Center 1981
Box 7, Folder 16
NC Architect: Asheville Issue 1974
Box 7, Folder 17
Notes on Apprenticeship Programs undated
Box 7, Folder 18
ABNC Interview Notes (1 of 2) 1972
Legal box 8, Folder 1
ABNC Interview Notes (2 of 2) 1972
Legal box 8, Folder 2
ABNC Interview Notes 1985
Legal box 8, Folder 3
ABNC Notes: Dorton Arena 1981
Legal box 8, Folder 4
ABNC Notes 1981
Legal box 8, Folder 5
South Atlantic Regional Convention (SARC) 1978
Legal box 8, Folder 6
ABNC: NCSU Ag Extension Model Home Plans 1981
Legal box 9, Folder 1
ABNC: Project Notes and Interview Tapes 1978-1979
Card box 10

Access to the collection

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

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Ernest H. Wood Papers, MC 00438, 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.