Tyson T. Ferree Drawings and Papers 1923-2017 (bulk 1927-1948)

Summary
Contents
Names/subjects
Using these materials
Creator
Ferree, Tyson T. (Tyson Thaddeus)
Size
7.75 linear feet (20 flat folders, 1 half box, 1 oversize box); 8 gigabytes
Call number
MC 00638
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. Pending staff review and approval, access will be provided for use in the SCRC Reading Room upon request. Access may be restricted.

We perform virus scans upon ingest and upon request for access. However, not all virus software profiles will catch all threats, especially newer, not yet recognized ones. The researcher assumes all risk when opening files.

While electronic files are made available to researchers, some files may not open with current software or at all. Researchers may be required to find and use legacy software packages to read files.

Additional conditions may apply.

The Tyson T. Ferree Drawings and Papers contains architectural drawings, correspondence, photographs, and other materials related to Tyson T. Ferree's work as an architect, primarily in High Point, North Carolina. It also contains a scrapbook of news clippings and photographs Ferree compiled to document his projects, and a log book of his projects with project numbers and locations.

Tyson Thaddeus Ferree (1904-1948) became a principal architect in High Point, North Carolina, during the 1930s and 1940s. He designed numerous residential, commercial, religious, theater, and manufacturing buildings in High Point and surrounding communities of Thomasville, Greensboro, Archdale, Burlington, Winston-Salem, and Lexington. Ferree was a 1930 graduate of North Carolina State College of Agriculture and Engineering.

Biographical/historical note

Tyson Thaddeus Ferree (1904-1948) became a principal architect in High Point, North Carolina, during the 1930s and 1940s. He designed numerous residential, commercial, religious, theater, and manufacturing buildings in High Point and surrounding communities of Thomasville, Greensboro, Archdale, Burlington, Winston-Salem, and Lexington. Ferree was a 1930 graduate of North Carolina State College of Agriculture and Engineering.

Adapted from biography written by Thad Ferree, son of Tyson T. Ferree.

Scope/content

The Tyson T. Ferree Drawings and Papers contains architectural drawings, correspondence, photographs, and other materials related to Tyson T. Ferree's work as an architect, primarily in High Point, North Carolina. It also contains a scrapbook of news clippings and photographs Ferree compiled to document his projects, and a log book of his projects with project numbers and locations.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged by material type. Drawings precede papers and are organized chronologically. Papers are organized alphabetically by folder title. Digital files are arranged as 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], Tyson T. Ferree Drawings and Papers, MC 00638, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Related material

Source of acquisition

Gift of Thad L. Ferree, March 2018 (Accession 2018.0116).

Processing information

File count is approximate and may exclude system files, deleted files, and duplicates that may have been created during processing.

Processed by: Taylor de Klerk; machine-readable finding aid created by: Jessica Serrao, 2018 March.

Finding aid updated by Meredith Campbell, 2018 December; Brian Dietz 2019 January.

Finch bungalow, Thomasville, North Carolina 1927
Flat folder 19
Clendenin apartments, 509 Simpson Street, Greensboro, North Carolina 1928
Flat folder 19
Marshburn residence, Raleigh, North Carolina 1930
Flat folder 17
Dell residence, Asheboro, North Carolina 1931
Flat folder 18
Harder residence, Asheboro, North Carolina 1931
Flat folder 18
Simmons residence, High Point, North Carolina 1931
Flat folder 17
Thompson shoe store alterations, New Bern, North Carolina 1931
Flat folder 17
Lagge residence alterations, High Point, North Carolina 1932
Flat folder 17
Armfield residence, Winston-Salem, North Carolina 1934
Flat folder 13
Finch residence addition, Thomasville, North Carolina 1934
Flat folder 6
Gantt apartment building, High Point, North Carolina 1934
Flat folder 6
Ward residence, Worthville, North Carolina 1934
Flat folder 13
Armfield residence, Asheboro, North Carolina 1935
Flat folder 13
Boaze residence, Lexington, North Carolina 1935
Flat folder 4
Ecker apartment for Kalte family, North Main Street, High Point, North Carolina 1935
Flat folder 5
Ferree (Melford) residence, High Point, North Carolina 1935
Flat folder 4
Garland residence, High Point, North Carolina 1935
Flat folder 4
Hackney residence, High Point, North Carolina 1935
Flat folder 13
High Point Enterprise Building, North Main Street, High Point, North Carolina 1935-1946
Flat folder 8
Hutchens residence, High Point, North Carolina 1935
Flat folder 6
Rankin residence, Parkway Street, High Point, North Carolina 1935
Flat folder 4
Zimmerman residence, High Point, North Carolina 1935
Flat folder 5
Draughon residence, East Farriss Avenue, High Point, North Carolina 1936
Flat folder 4
Gantt public garage, North Main Street, High Point, North Carolina 1936
Flat folder 17
Gantt store building, High Point, North Carolina 1936
Flat folder 17
Harrison apartment, Asheboro, North Carolina 1936
Flat folder 16
Hollingsworth residence, Ferndale Drive, High Point, North Carolina 1936
Flat folder 17
Marline apartment for Simmons properties, Elm Street, High Point, North Carolina 1936
Flat folder 4
Presnell residence, Asheboro, North Carolina 1936
Flat folder 4
Scott residence, High Point, North Carolina 1936
Flat folder 16
White residence, Archdale, North Carolina 1936
Flat folder 16
Bijou Operating Company theater building, High Point, North Carolina 1937-1938
Flat folder 14
Callaham residence, East Ferris Street, High Point, North Carolina 1937
Flat folder 14
Clark residence, Ferndale Drive, High Point, North Carolina 1937
Flat folder 16
Horton residence, Florham Drive, High Point, North Carolina 1937
Flat folder 16
Hospital building 1937
Flat folder 17
Koonis residence, Chestnut Street, High Point, North Carolina 1937
Flat folder 14
Malpass residence, North Hamilton Street, High Point, North Carolina 1937
Flat folder 16
Schwartz residence, Colonial Drive, High Point, North Carolina 1937
Flat folder 16
Tice residence, Hillcrest Drive, High Point, North Carolina 1937
Flat folder 16
Davis residence, High Point, North Carolina 1938
Flat folder 14
Ferree (Tyson) residence, High Point, North Carolina 1938
Flat folder 14
Ferree (Tyson) residence, High Point, North Carolina 1938
Flat folder 15
Newby residence, Thomasville, North Carolina 1938
Flat folder 14
Parker residence, Florham Avenue, High Point, North Carolina 1938
Flat folder 14
Garland store, North Main Street, High Point, North Carolina 1939
Flat folder 13
Kalte residence, High Point, North Carolina 1939
Flat folder 13
Liskin residence, Thomasville, North Carolina 1939
Flat folder 13
Neal residence, Hillcrest Drive, High Point, North Carolina 1939
Flat folder 13
Bulla residence, High Point, North Carolina 1940
Flat folder 12
Davidson County office building, Lexington, North Carolina 1940
Flat folder 12
Kalte and McGuinn Incorporated residences, High Point, North Carolina 1940-1941
Flat folder 12
Rowland residence, Ottary Drive, High Point, North Carolina 1940
Flat folder 7
Simmons residence, High Point, North Carolina 1940
Flat folder 12
Cecil residence, High Point, North Carolina 1941
Flat folder 11
Fidler residence, High Point, North Carolina 1941
Flat folder 11
Hedgecock residence, High Point, North Carolina 1941-1942
Flat folder 11
Tanner residence, High Point, North Carolina 1941
Flat folder 11
Harrison residence, Thomasville, North Carolina 1942
Flat folder 11
Sanders apartment, High Point, North Carolina 1942
Flat folder 11
Gibson ice cream manufacturing plant, North Main Street, High Point, North Carolina 1944-1945
Flat folder 9
Chase and Wright beach cottage, Crescent Beach, South Carolina 1945
Flat folder 8
Dallas residences, High Point, North Carolina 1945
Flat folder 7
Davidson Theatre Company building, Randolph Street, Thomasville, North Carolina 1945
Flat folder 7
De Luxe Diner, High Point, North Carolina 1945
Flat folder 10
Dedmon Produce Company building and office, Jacobs Avenue, High Point, North Carolina 1945
Flat folder 8
First Methodist Church memorial chapel, High Point, North Carolina 1945
Flat folder 8
Morris Hosiery Mill, Denton, North Carolina 1945
Flat folder 7
Plymouth Hosiery Mill manufacturing plant, High Point, North Carolina 1945-1946
Flat folder 7
Robbins beach cottage, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 1945
Flat folder 8
Roberts residence, Leaksville, North Carolina 1945
Flat folder 7
Simmons mausoleum, High Point, North Carolina 1945-1947
Flat folder 8
Allred residence, High Point, North Carolina 1946
Flat folder 7
Briggs residence, High Point, North Carolina 1946-1947
Flat folder 2
Brown residence addition, 1401 East Lexington Avenue, High Point, North Carolina 1946
Flat folder 3
Deaton business school and apartments, Thomasville, North Carolina 1946
Flat folder 18
Dowdy beach cottage, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 1946
Flat folder 7
Hutchens residence, High Point, North Carolina 1946-1947
Flat folder 2
Meisky residence, High Point, North Carolina 1946
Flat folder 2
Mizell garage, High Point, North Carolina 1946
Flat folder 19
Morgan residence, High Point, North Carolina 1946
Flat folder 3
Newby residence, Greenville, South Carolina 1946-1947
Flat folder 2
Smith residence, Burlington, North Carolina 1946
Flat folder 2
Snotherly residence, High Point, North Carolina 1946
Flat folder 3
Tabernacle Baptist Church, Greensboro, North Carolina 1946
Flat folder 3
Tru-Rich Bottling Company plant, High Point, North Carolina 1946
Flat folder 3
First Church of God, High Point, North Carolina 1947
Flat folder 1
Mendenhall residence, Thomasville, North Carolina 1947
Flat folder 1
Montgomery residence, High Point, North Carolina 1947
Flat folder 1
Myatt residence, High Point, North Carolina 1947
Flat folder 1
Neill residence, High Point, North Carolina 1947-1948
Flat folder 1
Wrenn Hosiery Company addition, Thomasville, North Carolina 1947
Flat folder 2
Disher apartment building, Winston-Salem, North Carolina undated
Flat folder 18
Emerywood Estates entrance, High Point, North Carolina undated
Flat folder 18
Ferres residence, High Point, North Carolina undated
Flat folder 18
Finch residence, Thomasville, North Carolina undated
Flat folder 13
Gant apartment building alterations, High Point, North Carolina undated
Flat folder 13
Grayson and Stanton store front, 114 North Main Street, High Point, North Carolina undated
Flat folder 19
Layton residence, Greensboro, North Carolina undated
Flat folder 19
Long residence, High Point, North Carolina undated
Flat folder 13
Rankin Memorial Church building, High Point, North Carolina undated
Flat folder 6
Rawley residence, High Point, North Carolina undated
Flat folder 5
Salvation Army building addition, High Point, North Carolina undated
Flat folder 14
Sechrist residence, Thomasville, North Carolina undated
Flat folder 13
Architectural licenses and registration cards 1934-1948
Half box 1, Folder 1
Certifications and honors 1930-1941
Oversize box 2
Commencement pamphlet, North Carolina State University 1930
Half box 1, Folder 2
Correspondence: requests for payment 1947-1949
Half box 1, Folder 3
Diplomas 1923, 1930
Flat folder 20
Newspaper clippings 1944-1945, 1999, 2003
Half box 1, Folder 4
Office inventory 1947
Half box 1, Folder 5
Photographs: architectural projects 1939, undated
Half box 1, Folder 6
Photographs: North Carolina State University belltower model and architectural seniors portrait circa 1930
Half box 1, Folder 7
Photographs: portraits of Tyson T. Ferree undated
Half box 1, Folder 8
Project log and transcription 1927-1948, 2017
Half box 1, Folder 9
Roster of registered architects in North Carolina 1947
Half box 1, Folder 10
Scrapbook 1933-1947
Oversize box 2
South Carolina architectural license 1948
Half box 1, Folder 11
Specifications: architect's residence, High Point, North Carolina 1938
Half box 1, Folder 12
1 of 3, USB Flash Drive undated (2018.0116)
2 of 3, USB Flash Drive undated (2018.0116)
Size: 1 USB drive; 51 Files (40 JPEG, 8 TIFF, 3 PDF); 7 gigabytes

Digital copy exists. Pending staff review and approval, access will be provided for use in the SCRC Reading Room upon request. Access may be restricted.

Lexar USB flash drive 8GB

3 of 3, USB Flash Drive undated (2018.0116)
Size: 1 USB drive; 98 Files (9 JPEG, 3 TIFF); 1 gigabyte

Digital copy exists. Pending staff review and approval, access will be provided for use in the SCRC Reading Room upon request. Access may be restricted.

Lexar USB flash drive 8GB

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. Pending staff review and approval, access will be provided for use in the SCRC Reading Room upon request. Access may be restricted.

We perform virus scans upon ingest and upon request for access. However, not all virus software profiles will catch all threats, especially newer, not yet recognized ones. The researcher assumes all risk when opening files.

While electronic files are made available to researchers, some files may not open with current software or at all. Researchers may be required to find and use legacy software packages to read files.

Additional conditions may apply.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Tyson T. Ferree Drawings and Papers, MC 00638, 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.