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Smith, Rodney V.
Size: 0.01 linear feet Collection ID: MSS 00165
The Rodney V. Smith industrial plant project materials consists of correspondence, interviews, and background materials for a student project on the layout of a gyrocopter industrial plant. Smith worked on this project with two other students, James Newhouse and Jerome Holmes. Smith, Newhouse, and Holmes conducted interviews with ... More
Clark, Roger H.
Size: 14 linear feet (7 boxes, 5 cartons, 2 oversized flat boxes) Collection ID: MC 00367
This collection contains correspondence, course material from North Carolina State University, American Institute of Architects committee files, research notes and materials relating to Clark's book Kinetic Architecture, published reports, and a small number of project files, which include reduced plans and photographs of ... More
Mace, Ronald L.
Size: 9.25 linear feet (10 archival boxes, 1 legal box, 1 artifact box, 16 flat folders) Collection ID: MC 00260
Collection documents Ronald Mace's work as an architect, designer, consultant, and educator, as well as an advocate for the rights of the disabled. The collection reflects work produced from 1974 to 1998, but contains only a few items dated before 1980. The records include correspondence, project reports, architectural drawings, ... More
Rondesics Leisure Homes Corporation
Size: 0.5 linear feet (1 halfbox) Collection ID: MC 00177
The collection is comprised of a floorplan drawing, standard specifications, brochure, and photograph for a round house designed by the Rondesics Leisure Home Corporation. Rondensics Leisure Homes Corporation of Asheville, North Carolina designed, produced, and sold factory-built, round homes, primarily for resorts and vacation areas.
Size: 360 linear feet (144 cartons and 200 tubes) Collection ID: MC 00264
Records of Ross Associates, Inc., including discussions of individual plant background, history of manufacturing (including equipment and design), plant management, and standards of manufacturing; standardization of work flow, design of work flow, determination of the conditions under which each operation should take place, finances, ... More
Shumaker, Ross Edward, 1889-1960
Size: 0.2 linear feet (1 flat folder) Collection ID: MC 00140
The Ross Edward Shumaker Drawings consists of Ross Edward Shumaker's hand stenciled quote by Ralph Parlette, a drawing of a base for a flag pole, and a drawing of Eighth and Ninth dormitories for North Carolina State College of Agriculture and Engineering (later North Carolina State University). Ross Edward Shumaker was hired as an ... More
Barrett, Charles W.
Size: 0.01 linear feet (1 folder) Collection ID: MSS 00375
Contained here are the specifications for the Louis R. Wilson Residence in Chapel Hill. These are one of the few building specifications for North Carolina structures during this time period and one of the few records of architect Charles Barrett. The building was the house of Louis Round Wilson, librarian and first director of the ... More
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Size: 0.001 linear feet Collection ID: RBC 00004
Includes three posters depicting the patent drawings for Buckminster Fuller's dymaxion car (1933), laminar geodesic dome (1965), and hanging storage shelf unit patent (1983).
Size: 0.2 linear feet Collection ID: MSS 00423
T. A. Underwood Blueprints and Specifications for the C. G. Berry Residence include 4 pages of specifications for a residence planned for Colonial Drive in Wilmington, North Carolina in the Forrest Hills area near Market Street. There are 7 sheets of blueprints. U. A. Underwood was a major builder in Wilmington, North Carolina, and T. A. Underwood was a carpenter who likely worked with him.
Howard, T. C. (Thomas C.)
Size: 22 linear feet (3 oversize flat boxes, 8 tubes, 30 flat folders) Collection ID: MC 00565
The T. C. Howard Papers on Synergetics consist of architectural drawings and related documentation on some Synergetics (as well as Charter Industries, Inc.) projects throughout the United States and abroad from 1956 to 1990. Among the drawings and records are plans for geodesic and other domes in North Carolina, New York, Ohio, ... More
Size: 0.2 linear feet (1 oversized flatfolder, and born digital items) Collection ID: MC 00657
Eduardo Catalano's iconic Raleigh house (built in 1954, demolished in 2001) was to have been reconstructed as a pavilion on the NC State campus. In 2004, Catalano proposed to provide a financial gift to the university for construction of the pavilion, as part of his architectural legacy. The pavilion was originally planned to be ... More
Butler, R. M. (Rudolph Maximilian), 1872-1943
Size: 1 volume (79 leaves) Collection ID: MC 00301
Bound typescript, extensively annotated and corrected by hand, illustrated with ink sketches and two plates. The typescript comprises an essay of about 12,000 words on three factors determining architecture: prevailing climate, material available, and social or religious custom. Arguments are accompanied by references to specific ... More
Cooper, Thomas W. (Thomas Wright), 1897-1957
Size: 0.55 linear feet (1 half box, 1 flat folder) Collection ID: MC 00446
The Thomas W. Cooper Papers contains documentation on the Walter Noneman residence in the Bloomsbury area of Raleigh, North Carolina. Included are blueprint drawings and specficiations for the house. There is also a folder of bills and correspondence from the building contractor. Thomas Wright Cooper (1897-1957) was a Raleigh ... More
Ferree, Tyson T. (Tyson Thaddeus)
Size: 7.75 linear feet (20 flat folders, 1 half box, 1 oversize box); 8 gigabytes Collection ID: MC 00638
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 ... More
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North Carolina State University. Libraries. University Archives
Size: 21.55 linear feet (60 albums, 5 archival boxes, 2 half boxes, and 2 card boxes) Collection ID: UA 023.005
The bulk of this records subgroup consists of black-and-white photographic prints that document the history of North Carolina State University’s physical campus and facilities from 1889 to the 1990s, but it also contains related color prints, negatives, contact prints, contact sheets, and slides. The images show interior and exterior ... More
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Size: 1.5 linear feet (1 archival box, 1 archival half box, 1 archival legal box) Collection ID: UA 023.010
The University Archives Photograph Collection, College of Design Photographs, 1930-1997, mainly includes photographs of faculty, staff, and students; general photographs of academic life within the College of Design; photographs of exhibits, displays, and specific art, architecture, landscape architecture, and industrial design ... More
Shogren, Vernon F.
Size: 2 linear feet (4 boxes) Collection ID: MC 00215
Design course at North Carolina State University. General paper topics include: professional values and goals, personal values and goals, history of the design profession, and 20th century practitioners: their values and goals. Often reflective in nature, the papers reinforce Shogren's reputation as a professor who made his students ... More
Bailey, Vernon Howe, 1874-1953
Size: 0.3 linear feet (1 flat folder) Collection ID: MC 00100
Contained here are six sheets, 24 inches by 30 inches, of prints made from black-and-white charcoal, pencil, or crayon drawings by Bailey. Because of the inferior paper quality, these may be proofs. The subject matter of all six is industrial, and they may depict textile factories in the northeastern United States. They date from ... More
Voorhees & Everhart, Architects (Firm), Voorhees, Louis Francis, 1892-1974, Everhart, Eccles D.
Size: 1.75 linear feet (5 flat folders, 1 half box); 623 megabytes Collection ID: MC 00627
The collection of Voorhees and Everhart Architectural Drawings of the High Point Friends Meeting House (1952-1963) contains original architectural drawings (as well as scans) of the Georgian Revival-style High Point Friends Meeting House in High Point, North Carolina. Louis Francis Voorhees (1892-1974) was a prominent architect ... More
Baermann, Walter, 1903-
Size: 12 linear feet (25 boxes, 4 flat files) Collection ID: MC 00244
Contains photographs, records of Baermann Associates architectural firm, client files, biographical materials relating to Baermann, files on the N.C. State University Program on Science and Society . The collection also contains artifacts, prints, sketches, drawings, and blueprints. Walter Peter Baermann was born on September 1, 1903 ... More