Henry L. Kamphoefner Correspondence and Clippings 1965-1983

Summary
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Creators
Smart, George M., 1961-; North Carolina Modernist Houses/Triangle Modernist Archives, Inc.
Size
0.25 linear feet (1 archival halfbox)
Call number
MC 00608
Access to materials

Collection is open for research; access requires at least 48 hours advance notice. Because of the nature of certain archival formats, including digital and audio-visual materials, access will require additional advanced notice. Copies of digital files may be provided for use in the SCRC Reading Room upon request.

The collection includes a small assortment of letters (some copies, some originals) to and from Henry L. Kamphoefner as well as clippings and related materials. Some correspondence pertains to articles and debates in the newspaper regarding architecture.

Henry Leveke Kamphoefner was dean of the North Carolina State College (later North Carolina State University) School of Design, 1948-1973, and continued to teach architecture at North Carolina State University until 1979. Kamphoefner practiced architecture in Sioux City, Iowa, 1932-1936; was associate architect for the Rural Resettlement Administration in Washington, D.C., 1936-1937; and taught architecture at the University of Oklahoma, 1937-1948. The collection of letters and clippings may have originated from architect Brian Shawcroft, but was donated by George Smart and the North Carolina Modernist Houses.

Biographical/historical note

Henry Leveke Kamphoefner was dean of the North Carolina State College (later North Carolina State University) School of Design, 1948-1973, and continued to teach architecture at North Carolina State Universtiy until 1979. Kamphoefner practiced architecture in Sioux City, Iowa, 1932-1936; was associate architect for the Rural Resettlement Administration in Washington, D.C., 1936-1937; and taught architecture at the University of Oklahoma, 1937-1948. The collection of letters and clippings may have originated from architect Brian Shawcroft, but was donated by George Smart and the North Carolina Modernist Houses.

Scope/content

The collection includes a small assortment of letters (some copies, some originals) to and from Henry L. Kamphoefner as well as clippings and related materials. Some correspondence pertains to articles and debates in the newspaper regarding architecture.

Arrangement

Materials arranged in the order received; this collection has 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], Henry L. Kamphoefner Correspondence and Clippings, MC 00608, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Source of acquisition

Gift of George Smart and North Carolina Modernist Houses, 2016 (Accession 2016.0293)

Processing information

Processed by: Gwynn Thayer, September 2016; machine-readable finding aid created by: Gwynn Thayer, September 2016.

Correspondence and Clippings 1965-1983
Half box 1, Folder 1

Access to the collection

Collection is open for research; access requires at least 48 hours advance notice. Because of the nature of certain archival formats, including digital and audio-visual materials, access will require additional advanced notice. Copies of digital files may be provided for use in the SCRC Reading Room upon request.

For more information contact us via mail, phone, or our web form.

Mailing address:
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Box 7111
Raleigh, NC, 27695-7111

Phone: (919) 515-2273

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Henry L. Kamphoefner Correspondence and Clippings, MC 00608, 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.