John D. Latimer Papers circa 1955-circa 1978

Summary
Contents
Names/subjects
Using these materials
Creator
Latimer, John D., 1916-1996
Size
3.5 linear feet (1 halfbox and 13 tubes)
Call number
MC 00504

This collection contains Specifications for a Residence, Dr. and Mrs. I. M. Taylor, Chapel Hill, N.C.; a publication titled Portfolio from John D. Latimer and Associates; as well as several architectural drawings of various other buildings.

John D. Latimer was an architect in Durham, North Carolina. By the early 1970s, his firm, John D. Latimer and Associates, Inc., also had an office in Taunton, Massachusetts.

Biographical/historical note

John D. Latimer was an architect in Durham, North Carolina. By the early 1970s, his firm, John D. Latimer and Associates, Inc., also had an office in Taunton, Massachusetts.

Scope/content

Specifications for a Residence, Dr. and Mrs. I. M. Taylor, Chapel Hill, N.C., by John D. Latimer, architect, Durham, North Carolina, circa 1955, and publication titled Portfolio from John D. Latimer and Associates, Durham, North Carolina and Taunton, Massachusetts, circa 1977.

The booklet of specifications contains standard American Institute of Architects (A.I.A.) forms describing the general conditions for a contract for construction of a building, followed by a carbon copy of a typescript listing the exceptions to those conditions and the special conditions of the particular contract for construction of the Taylors' house, including the materials to be used and the work to be performed.

The portfolio contains lists of industrial, educational, medical, and general clients, and pictures of some buildings. Most of the buildings pictured were built in the late 1960s. Nearly all of them are in North Carolina and a few are in Massachusetts.The I. M. Taylor residence in Chapel Hill is one of those pictured.

Additional unprocessed architectural drawings have also been added to the collection.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged chronologically. Additional architectural drawings have been arranged in the order received; the additions to this collection have not yet received full archival processing.

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], John D. Latimer Papers, MC 00504, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Source of acquisition

Gift of Gertrude W. Taylor, 2000 (Accession 2000-0002), and unknown source, 2006 (Accession 2006-0005). Gift of Keith Shaw for a new addition in 2013 (Accession 2013.0119).

Processing information

Processed by Linda Sellars, 2006 February; Encoded by Linda Sellars, 2006 February; Updated because of addition by Gwynn Thayer,

Specifications for a Residence, Dr. and Mrs. I. M. Taylor, Chapel Hill, N.C. / John D. Latimer circa 1955
Half box 1, Folder 1
Portfolio / John D. Latimer and Associates, Inc. circa 1970
Half box 1, Folder 2
I. M. Taylor Residence: Plans, Matsumoto drawings
Tube 1
I. M. Taylor Residence: Addition, Kitchen Renovation
Tube 2
I. M. Taylor Residence: Sketches 1952
Flat folder 1
Duke Animal Isolation Lab (2013.0119)
Tube 10
IBM Building 1965 (2013.0119)
Tube 3
Glenoit Mills 1969 (2013.0119)
Tube 4
Glenoit Mills 1969 (2013.0119)
Tube 9
Glenoit Mills/Mt. Hope Finishing Company 1969 (2013.0119)
Tube 5
Lourdes Church (1 of 2) 1976 (2013.0119)
Tube 11
Lourdes Church (2 of 2) 1976
Tube 14
Mohican Mills (1 of 2) 1978 (2013.0119)
Tube 6
Mohican Mills (2 of 2) 1978
Tube 15
Mohican Mills 1978 (2013.0119)
Tube 7
Mt. Hope Finishing Co./Glenoit Mills 1968-1974 (2013.0119)
Tube 8
Proposed Latimer Residence (2013.0119)
Tube 12
Public Services Company 1977 (2013.0119)
Tube 13

Access to the collection

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], John D. Latimer Papers, MC 00504, 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.