W.R. Baker Architectural Records Collection
Scope and Contents
100 rolls of architectural drawings from the office of W. R. Baker, South Bend, Indiana, dating from 1940 to 1958. The collection is unprocessed.
- 1940 - 1958
- Baker, W.R. (Architect, Person)
Language of Materials
Materials entirely in English.
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is not open for research.
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Drawings and Documents Archive, Archives and Special Collections, Ball State University Libraries, Muncie, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Drawings and Documents Archive.
William R. Baker was born in Lenox, Massachusetts in 1890. He came to Indiana ca. 1900, attended high school in South Bend, and graduated from Notre Dame University in 1922 after having served in the Marines during World War I. He was an architectural designer in South Bend, where he practiced almost until his death in 1959.
75 Cubic Feet (100 rolls of architectural drawings )
The W.R. Baker Architectural Records are not processed.
The W.R. Baker Architectural Records were received by Drawings and Documents Archive as a donation from Stu Kinney on 1999/11/10.
No additions are expected.
Collection processing completed. Finding aid created 2000/7/23 by Andrew R. Seager; revised 2011/11/1 by Julie Edwards.
- Architecture, American Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Architecture, commercial Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Architecture--Indiana--South Bend Subject Source: Local sources
- Drawings, architectural (visual works) Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Elevations Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- W.R. Baker Architectural Records
- In Progress
- Created by Andrew R. Seager; revised by Julie Edwards.
- Created 2000/7/23; revised 2011/11/1.
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
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Part of the Andrew Seager Archives of the Built Environment Repository
Architecture Building, Room 120
Muncie IN 47306 USA