Architecture -- Texas -- Houston -- 20th century
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:
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)
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
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.
Identifier: MS 717
Overview Brochsteins Inc. corporate records contains architectural drawings, images, and business records from 1935-2000.
Dates: 1935 - 2000
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
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
Identifier: MS 522
Abstract The Discover Houston Tours Records contain information about tours Lord gave around Houston, supplemental material for tour content (including newspaper clippings, brochures, and notes), general information about leading tours, and business documents of her tour company.
Identifier: MS 660
Overview This collection contains original writings, correspondence, photographs, and audio that document the work and life of Joseph Lomax.
Dates: 1950 - 1996
Identifier: MS 695
Overview The Lenard Gabert, Sr. Architectural Records, 1930-2002 contains over 250 drawings on a variety of paper types and sizes, reflecting the architectural style of the time. Older drawings are often on brown tracing paper, moving to sheaves of pre-marked white planning paper, with the more modern ones printed in bound packets. Some of the drawings have complete plans with indexes (Arranged by category: Constructive, Architectural, Structural, Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing), and many include...
Identifier: MS 506
Overview The collection consists of the personal papers of Houston philanthropist Ray Watkin Hoagland Strange (1915-2011). The collection includes correspondence, financial, business and estate records and personal memorabilia of Ray Strange. Her father, William Ward Watkin, was Supervising Architect during the construction of the original Rice Institute campus and later the Dean of Architecture at Rice. Mrs. Strange was a friend and generous donor to Rice University for many years. The papers and...