Charles Barton Keen Drawings and Other Material 1928-1929, 1972-1983 (bulk 1928-1929)

Summary
Contents
Names/subjects
Using these materials
Creator
Keen, Charles Barton, 1868-1931
Size
1.5 linear feet (1 archival box, 5 flat folders)
Call number
MC 00471

This collection contains architectural drawings and specifications for the Norman Stockton Residence (1929) in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and drawings for two homes belonging to Mr. and Mrs. Dudley L. Simms. The Norman Stockton Residence in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, is an example of Keen's Georgian Revival work in Reynolda Park.

Charles Barton Keen (1868-1931) was a Philadelphia-born architect who was known for his colonial revival country homes. He was especially popular in Philadelphia (1890-1912) and in North Carolina (1912-1931).

Biographical/historical note

Charles Barton Keen (1868-1931) was a Philadelphia-born architect who was known for his colonial revival country homes. He was especially popular in Philadelphia, 1890-1912, and in North Carolina, 1912-1931, where he designed the Reynolda House for R. J. Reynolds in 1913. Keen was a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA). He frequently partnered with landscape architect Thomas W. Sears.

The Norman Stockton Residence in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, is an example of Keen's Georgian Revival work in Reynolda Park.

Scope/content

This collection contains architectural drawings and specifications for the Norman Stockton Residence (1929) in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. The Norman Stockton Residence in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, is an example of Keen's Georgian Revival work in Reynolda Park.

The collection also contains Keen's drawings for two homes belonging to Mr. and Mrs. Dudley L. Simms: the remodeling of their Sea Island, Georgia house (remodeled in 1983) and their home in Winston-Salem (1972).

Arrangement

Materials arranged by type and mostly remain in the order in which they were 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], Charles Barton Keen Drawings and Other Material, MC 00471, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Source of acquisition

Gift of Adrienne Polychron, 2013 (Accession 2013.0023)

Processing information

Processed by: Gwynn Thayer, 2013 February; Finding aid written by: Gwynn Thayer, 2013 February

Information on Stockton residence
Legal box 1, Folder 1
Schedule of hardware, Stockton residence 1929
Legal box 1, Folder 2
Electrical specifications for Stockton residence 1928
Legal box 1, Folder 3
Tile, marble, slate specifications for Stockton residence 1928
Legal box 1, Folder 4
Construction specifications for Stockton residence 1928
Legal box 1, Folder 5
Correspondence from landscape architect, Sears 1929
Legal box 1, Folder 6
Heating specifications - Stockton residence 1928
Legal box 1, Folder 7
Blueprints of Mr. and Mrs. Dudley L. Simms III residences 1972-1983
Flat folder 1
Stockton residence architectural plans (1 of 4) 1929
Flat folder 2
Stockton residence architectural plans (2 of 4) 1929
Flat folder 3
Stockton residence architectural plans (3 of 4) 1929
Flat folder 4
Stockton residence architectural plans (4 of 4) 1929
Flat folder 5

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], Charles Barton Keen Drawings and Other Material, MC 00471, 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.