Henry L. Kamphoefner Letters to Walter Weissman 1949-1955

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Kamphoefner, Henry L. (Henry Leveke), 1907-1990
Size
0.05 linear feet (1 folder)
Call number
MSS 00425
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This collection contains seven letters written by Henry L. Kamphoefner to Walter Weissman. These letters include correspondence concerning Weissman's interest in a position at the School of Design as well as personal correspondence. Letters date from 1949-1955.

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.

Biographical/historical note

Henry Leveke Kamphoefner was born in Des Moines, Iowa in 1907. In 1931, he received a Master of Science degree in architecture from Columbia University, and in 1932, he received a Certificate in Architecture from the Beaux Arts Institute of Design in New York. 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.

In 1948, Kamphoefner became the first dean of the North Carolina State College (later North Carolina State University) School of Design. He remained as dean until 1973, when he retired and was named dean emeritus. He continued teaching until 1979, when the mandatory retirement age of 72 was invoked by the university and Kamphoefner was required to leave. Following his retirement from North Carolina State, Kamphoefner became Distinguished Visiting Professor at Meredith College in Raleigh, where he remained from 1979-1981.

Scope/content

This collection contains seven letters written by Henry L. Kamphoefner to Walter Weissman. These letters include correspondence concerning Weissman's interest in a position at the School of Design as well as personal correspondence. Letters date from 1949-1955.

Arrangement

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Henry L. Kamphoefner Letters to Walter Weissman, MSS 00425, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Related material

Source of acquisition

Gift of Seth G. Weissman, 2018 (Accession 2018.0411)

Processing information

Processed by: Clara Wilson, 2019 March; Finding aid written by: Clara Wilson, 2019 April

Letters 1949-1955
Legal box MSS 10, Folder 425-1

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Henry L. Kamphoefner Letters to Walter Weissman, MSS 00425, 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.