J. H. Hopkins Architectural Blueprints of the Frank Leak Residence ca. 1913

Summary
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Size
2 linear feet (1 oversized box)
Call number
MC 00631
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.

This collection is comprised entirely of 8 blueprints of the Colonial Revival Leak House on 909 North Elm Street in the Fisher Park neighborhood of Greensboro, North Carolina. The original owners were Minnie Lyon and Frank Leak, who married in 1901. The plans are undated, but the house was built in 1913.

J. H. Hopkins, a native of Baltimore, Maryland, was a leading architect in Greensboro, North Carolina, from approximately 1905 tp 1920. He designed several commercial structures as well as private residences. He also practiced in Alabama and Tennessee.

Biographical/historical note

J. H. Hopkins, a native of Baltimore, Maryland, was a leading architect in Greensboro, North Carolina, from approximately 1905 to 1920. He designed several commercial structures as well as private residences. He also practiced in Alabama and Tennessee.

Scope/content

This collection is comprised entirely of 8 blueprints of the Colonial Revival Leak House on 909 North Elm Street in the Fisher Park neighborhood of Greensboro, North Carolina. The original owners were Minnie Lyon and Frank Leak, who married in 1901. The plans are undated, but the house was built in 1913.

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], J. H. Hopkins Architectural Blueprints of the Frank Leak Residence, MC 00631, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Source of acquisition

Gift of Michael Fuko-Rizzo, 2017 (Accession no. 2017.0257)

Processing information

Processed by: Gwynn Thayer, September 2017; machine-readable finding aid created by: Gwynn Thayer, September 2017.

8 Mounted Blueprints of the J. H. Hopkins Architectural Blueprints of the Frank Leak Residence 1913
Flat box 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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Phone: (919) 515-2273

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], J. H. Hopkins Architectural Blueprints of the Frank Leak Residence, MC 00631, 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.