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Architecture

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources
Scope Note: Part of TARO subject browse terms

Found in 54 Collections and/or Records:

Ruth Young McGonigle architectural papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0022
Abstract: This collection consists of architectural drawings done by Ruth Y. McGonigle during her private practice in Brownsville, TX. She designed mostly residential houses with the exception of a few public buildings.
Dates: 1959 - 1983

Shelby D. Goodman collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 820
Overview The Shelby D. Goodman collection contains concept sketches and photographs of two of Goodman’s most influential buildings--the Jewish Federation of Greater Houston Building and the Kaplan Museum of Judaica. In addition, the collection has several religious group photographs, and six sound recordings of Jewish religious music, offering a rich insight into Jewish spaces and traditions in the community.
Dates: 1949 - 2015

Stayton Nunn papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0389
Overview This collection contains Stayton Nunn’s papers from 1927-1967 and includes notes and materials related to architecture classes, building projects in the Houston area, house plans and other architectural-related papers. Nunn taught architecture classes at the Rice Institute and was an alumnus as well.
Dates: 1927-1967

Steven Fenberg papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0804
Overview The Steven Fenberg Papers are comprised of books, correspondence, documents, and newsprint relevant to the life of Steven Fenberg--America’s top scholar of influential Houston mogul Jesse H. Jones. Though many of the materials concern Jones, the rest explore Fenberg’s other philanthropic interests and connections with the wider Houston community, such as his patronage of AIDS Foundation Houston and affiliation with Congregation Emanu El. Additionally family records such as World War II...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1926 - 2021

Thomas R. Wilson Architectural Career and related papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0904
Overview The papers consist of personal papers from Thomas R. Wilson's undergraduate years at Rice, The Peace Corps, and family. His architectural career is featured with sketches, drawings, photographs, clippings, and media.
Dates: 1936 - 2019

Topek/Silverman Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0808
Overview The collection contains one folder of programs from events at Congregation Emanu El and Brith Shalom; a photograph of Joseph Silverman at the construction site for Houston's first modern skyscraper, the Melrose Building, downtown on the corner of Walker and San Jacinto; a newsclipping about Melvin Silverman's death; and a Beth Yeshurun newsletter.
Dates: 1951 - 1980

Walter Widrig papers on the excavation of Via Gabina Villas

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0079
Abstract: This collection documents the excavation of two suburban Roman villas and a Late Antique granary-barn 14 kilometers directly east from the center of Rome along the Via Gabina, an ancient Roman road. Walter Widrig, Rice University professor emeritus, and Philip Oliver-Smith, Rice University professor emeritus, co-directed this project to shed light on the economic and social changes that took place from the Roman Republic through the Imperial era in the immediate area of Via Gabina. The...
Dates: 1975-2004; Majority of material found within 1978 - 1989

Weber-Staub-Briscoe architectural ironwork collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0586
Overview This collection includes pattern boards (design molds) and metal castings of architectural details such as stair rails, fencing, and other metalwork ornaments manufactured by Weber Iron & Wire Company from the 1930's to the 1990's. Some were designed by architects John F. Staub and Birdsall P. Briscoe. The collection also includes photographs, architectural drawings, reference books, and tools used in the manufacturing process, along with invoices from the company from 1933 to 1987.
Dates: 1909 - 2019; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1990

William Lukes Collection of Houston Photographic Research Materials

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0531
Overview The collection consists of photographic research materials on Houston, TX, Rice University, and various urban scenes, architectural details, and photographic techniques. It was created by William Lukes in collaboration with Paul Hester during the years 1969 through 1974, when Lukes was an architectural student at Rice University.
Dates: 1969-1974

William T. Cannady academic papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 145
Overview Academic papers of Rice University professor and architect, William T. Cannady.
Dates: 1966 - 2018