Archival collections including architectural drawings, photographic images, models, notes, correspondence, and more.
Found in 41 Collections and/or Records:
American Institute of Architects Houston (AIA Houston) oral history interview collection
Identifier: MS 603
Overview The collection consists of tape recorded interviews with nine people who were closely familiar with the architectural work of William Ward Watkin. The recordings are in digital mp3 format and on original microcassettes, including the recording equipment with which they were made. No transcripts currently exist for this material. (1 box and digital files)
Anderson Todd architectural academic and career papers
Identifier: UA 314
Overview The architectural papers of Anderson Todd, AIA, cover his academic career at Rice University as well as his private practice in Houston, Texas.
Dates: 1927 - 2019
Arthur E. Jones Architectural Records
Identifier: MS 535
Abstract: The Arthur Jones Architectural Records contain information and pictures of projects Jones was involved with in his career with Houston-based Lloyd and Morgan, Lloyd, Jones, and Brewer, and Jones and Fillpot.
Broadacres and Milroy Place Subdivision development documents
Identifier: MS 371
Overview This collection includes papers relating to the development of the Broadacres subdivision (1923-1926) and the Milroy Place Addition (1924) in Houston, TX. The collection includes various documents such as: legal agreements, newspaper clippings, legal notices, plats, blueprints, and many letters of correspondence.
Dates: 1923 - 1926
Brochsteins Inc. corporate records
Identifier: MS 717
Overview Brochsteins Inc. corporate records contains architectural drawings, images, and business records from 1935-2000.
Dates: 1935 - 2000
Charles Tapley architectural collection
Identifier: MS 523
Overview This collection reflects the architectural career of Houston based architect Charles Tapley. Materials include articles written by Tapley, and project-related drawings, notes, and correspondence. Tapley has designed many signature landmarks in the Houston area, such as Tranquility Park, the Contemporary Art Museum, a courtyard landscape at the Museum of Fine Arts, Buffalo Bayou parks and improvements, the Camp Allen Retreat, various churches, residences, as well as playgrounds and parks for the...
Cleveland Sewall house architectural drawings
Identifier: MS 075
Abstract: This collection consists of roughly 180 numbered drawings, including duplicates, on linen, tracing paper, and blueprints of house located at 3456 Inwood Drive (formerly 3460 Inwood Drive) in the exclusive River Oaks subdivision in Houston, Texas, and designed by Cram & Ferguson with Stayton Nunn. The house was completed in 1926. This collection includes renderings, elevations, floor plans, structural and mechanical details of the house, garage, stable and landscaping. There are also a...
Dates: 1923 - 1940; Majority of material found within 1923 - 1926
David F. Chapman construction records
Identifier: MS 563
Overview This collection houses the interviews and biographical sketch of David F. Chapman, a 1953 graduate of Rice University in architecture. Background of major projects, the companies Mr. Chapman worked for and lead, and interview/newsclippings with Mr. Chapman and company literature/marketing.
Edward Robert DeZurko architecture typescripts
Identifier: MS 347
Abstract: The collection includes a holograph of Edward R. DeZurko's doctoral dissertation submitted to the Institiute of Fine Arts, New York University, April 1, 1953: "Functionalist Trends in Writings Pertaining to Architecture with Special Emphasis on the Period ca. 1700-1850." The collection also includes the typewritten manuscript of his recent book, Origins of Functionalist Theory, published by the Columbia University Press. The manuscript contains copious...
Dates: 1953; 1957
Elinor Evans Academic and Professional Papers
Identifier: MS 700
Overview The collection consists of materials from Elinor Evans' career at Rice University and materials documenting her personal work, including works exhibited at the Moody Gallery. The collection includes paintings, sketches, collages, woven and tapestry work, photographs and slides, correspondence, and awards.