Architects and architecture
Subject Source: Local Lc
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.2985
Overview Letter written by Carl Feiss of Gainesville, Florida, describing his experiences as a young architect supervising the construction of the vacuum cleaner plant at Arthurdale, West Virginia. Mentions living conditions, Eleanor Roosevelt, and offers an assessment of the impact that the project had in community planning.
Collection Number: A&M.3350
Overview Four blueprint drawings of the Ephraim Walters Residence in Morgantown, West Virginia, by architect Elmer F. Jacobs, dated March 20, 1900. Drawings of this Willey Street dwelling include: foundation and attic (size of drawing: 24'x18'), first and second floors (21"x18"), west and rear elevations (30"x17"), and front and east elevations (32"x17"). Elmer F. Jacobs, a Preston County native, came to Morgantown in 1894. He renovated High Street with Romanesque and Queen Anne Revival structures. By...
Collection Number: A&M.2206
Overview This collection contains material regarding the Heck-Andrews House in Raleigh, North Carolina, including an application for its placement on the National Register of Historic Places. The collection includes two partial copies of the nomination form, a photocopied image of the house, and a typescript biographical sketch of Jonathan M. Heck, the original owner of the house. Heck was a native of Morgantown, West Virginia and fought for the Confederacy during the Civil War. For further information...
Collection Number: A&M.2990
Collection Number: A&M.5035
Scope and Contents Drawings by architect Robert J. Bennett, A.I.A., of various building projects at West Virginia University. Included are drawings for Knapp Hall (1965), the renovation of the historical buildings of Woodburn Circle in the later 1970s (including Martin, Woodburn, and Chitwood), and drawings for Evansdale Library (1978), among many others. Beginning in the late 1950s and up into the 1980s, architect Robert Bennett, A.I.A. was involved in much design and renovation work at WVU. Robert J. Bennett...
Collection Number: A&M.1471
Scope and Contents Architectural drawings (blueprints, campus plans, topographic maps, etc.), diplomas, and other material regarding Storer College, West Virginia's first African American institution of higher learning, located in Harpers Ferry.Box 1 contains 26 architectural drawings.Box 2 contains 19 architectural drawings.Box 3 contains 12 diplomas; one oversize folder of architectural drawings; one legal size folder of correspondence regarding an addition to the college...
Collection Number: A&M.2014
Overview A documented interpretation of the architectural and physical history of the West Virginia Independence Hall touching upon those persons who have had an impact upon its design, construction, maintenance, and preservation. Most prominent of these are two architects: its original designer, Ammi B. Young, and the man primarily responsible for its restoration, Tracy R. Stephens. Included are floor plans, section views, photographs, and specifications of the building itself and of other similarly...