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Found in 53 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
Ann Holmes Fine Arts Archive
Identifier: MS 546
Abstract: This collection contains news clippings, press releases, correspondence, photos, institutional records, and audio materials related to the evolution of fine arts and city planning in Houston, TX. Specific focus is given to the Alley Theater, Houston Ballet, Houston Grand Opera, Houston Symphony, Museum of Fine Arts, architecture, and the role of the arts in the economy, politics, and society. The collection also includes biographies of various persons influential in both the local and...
Dates: 1920 - 2008; Majority of material found within 1950 - 2008
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
Builders: Herman and George R. Brown Book Research Files
Identifier: MS 464
Overview Correspondence, oral histories, notes, newsclippings, reports, published materials, photographs and ephemera in this collection document the family and business lives of Houston entrepreneurs Herman and George R. Brown, providing the basis for author Christopher Castaneda and Joseph Pratt's book, Builders : Herman and George R. Brown
Dates: 1898 - 1989
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
Computational Engineering Building (Duncan Hall) Construction records
Identifier: UA 366
Overview The Computational Engineering Building (Duncan Hall) Construction records is comprised of submittals, project manager files, material samples, specifications, and drawings from the planning and construction of Duncan Hall. Duncan Hall is the home of several math, science, and engineering departments at Rice University, including the George R. Brown school of Engineering, Computational and Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, and Statistics. The building was designed by British architect John...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1992 - 1996; 1981 - 2002