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Indiana Bridge Company Architectural Records Collection

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Identifier: DADA-020
Scope and Contents This collection contains records of the Indiana Bridge Company, iron and steel fabricators located in Muncie, Indiana. It covers the time period 1886 to approximately 1978. The bulk of the collection consists of shop drawings created by Indiana Bridge Company engineers and drafters for several thousand structures dating from about 1889 to about 1922 (catalog number 20-9). There are 200 rolls of drawings in the collection, covering Indiana Bridge Company contract numbers 222...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1889 - 1922; 1866-ca.1978

Indianapolis Parks Department Landscape Architectural Records Collection

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Identifier: DADA-040
Scope and Contents

Approximately 50 cubic feet of drawings, presentation panels, "Damage Assessment Rolls," and other records for over 200 Indianapolis parks, parkways, golf courses, bridges, boulevards, playgrounds, stadiums, and other public facilities managed by the Indianapolis Parks Department, 1898-1988. Well documented are Brookside Parkway, Fall Creek Boulevard, Kessler Boulevard, Garfield Park, and Pleasant Run Parkway.

Dates: 1898 - 1988

Jack Wyman Architectural Records Collection

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Identifier: DADA-055
Scope and Contents Spanning the period from 1965 to 2015, this collection comprises an extensive set of color slides documenting Wyman’s professional projects (both built and unbuilt); design work by Wyman’s students at Ball State University; educational field trips during Wyman’s tenure as a professor; and academic reference material used for lectures. The collection also includes several sets of working drawings and documents for Wyman’s professional projects, as well as substantial process work on tracing...
Dates: 1965 - 2011

Jay C. Bixby Architectural Records Collection

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Identifier: DADA-023
Scope and Contents Collection contains architectural and business records from the architectural office in Vincennes, Indiana, begun by John B. Bayard and continued by Rudolph W. Schucker and Jay C. Bixby, ca. 1910-1965. Included are architectural working drawings by the firm for 15 projects in southwestern Indiana (in Knox, Davies, Sullivan, Spencer, and Greene Counties). At least 17 additional projects are represented by specifications, photographs, newspaper clippings, contracts, and bills for architectural...
Dates: 1910 - 1965

Johnson and Miller Architectural Records Collection

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Identifier: DADA-024
Scope and Contents Architectural drawings from the offices of M. H. Johnson, Jr., Warren D. Miller, Ewing H. Miller, and Ewing H. Miller II, ca. 1908-1984. The firm was founded in Brazil, Indiana but moved at an early date to Terre Haute. A few projects by other firms are included as well.Includes drawings for 113 projects (102 by the Johnson and Miller firm, 11 by others), in 118 rolls. Drawings are grouped according to the name of the firm as recorded in the title block. For the Johnson and...
Dates: 1910 - 1984

Joseph O. Cezar Architectural Records Collection

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Identifier: DADA-021
Scope and Contents

Records for projects by Indianapolis architect Joseph O. Cezar dating from 1930 to 1979. Most of the projects are residential, but the collection includes some commercial and ecclesiastical work. Materials in the collection include approximately 1,000 sheets of architectural drawings (1930-1979), scrapbook material, mounted drawings, and the architect’s drawings for Christmas cards.

Dates: 1930 - 1979

Juliet Peddle Architectural Drawings Collection

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Identifier: DADA-053
Scope and Contents This collection consists of drawings, prints, sketch material, and Christmas card drawings from the corpus of Juliet Peddle. The material covers the period 1928-1967.Some of the sketches were completed during tours of England and France; others depict subjects in the U.S., including houses, a church, and a Civil War soldier’s memorial. The collection also contains two sets of architectural drawings for private residences; mechanical drawings of the Commercial Solvent Corporation;...
Dates: 1928 - 1967

Kibele and Garrard Architectural Records Collection

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Identifier: DADA-007
Scope and Contents This large and comprehensive collection is from the architectural firm founded by Cuno Kibele in Bluffton, Indiana, which Kibele moved to Muncie and which continued in Muncie under the names Kibele and Garrard, Garrard and Keely, and C. W. Garrard. The collection contains drawings for hundreds of buildings designed by the firm, most of them located in the east central and northeast parts of the state. The great majority of buildings designed by this prolific and locally...
Dates: 1891 - 1975

Landplus West Landscape Architectural Records Collection

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Identifier: DADA-017
Scope and Contents This collection consists of landscape plans and development plans prepared by Landplus West, land planners and landscape architects, ca. 1976-1983. Many project types are represented, including housing complexes, health-care facilities, offices, factories, parks, hospitals, school and university facilities, streetscape improvements, a golf course, a post office, and a prairie restoration. The projects are located in Indiana, Ohio, Illinois, Tennessee, Connecticut, Ecuador, and South...
Dates: 1976 - 1983

Leslie F. Ayres Architectural Drawings Collection

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Identifier: DADA-052
Scope and Contents This collection consists of drawings, sketches, presentation drawings, photographs, and reproductions of drawings made by Leslie F. Ayres from 1926 to 1945. There are a number of undated drawings, but those were likely created within the same time period. The drawings are arranged chronologically.The earliest drawings and sketches depict his student work at Princeton University, possibly his work at the firm Pierre and Wright, and scenes around Indianapolis that caught his...
Dates: 1926 - 1945

Lester W. Routt Architectural Drawings Collection

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Identifier: DADA-035
Scope and Contents This collection consists of 302 project sets of drawings from the office of architect Lester W. Routt, Vincennes, Indiana. It covers the period 1912-1970.The drawings are for a wide variety of building types in southern Indiana, northern Kentucky, and eastern Illinois: residences, apartments, hospitals, factories, fraternal lodges, schools, courthouses, churches, and offices. Most of the work is by Routt but a few drawings are by a predecessor firm, Campbell and Osterhage,...
Dates: 1912 - 1970

Library Collection

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Identifier: DADA-LIB
Scope and Contents This collection contains books, pamphlets, and other printed material used for the education of practitioners or by practitioners in the conduct of their business. Among the holdings are:1) Manuals of drawing; blueprint reading; architecture, carpentry, and building; structural design; engineering; building construction and superintendence; specification writing; cost estimating; stone masonry; surveying; and painting.2) Technical manuals for plywood, concrete masonry,...
Dates: ca. 1891-present

Lloyd W. Scholl Architectural Records Collection

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Identifier: DADA-006
Scope and Contents

Drawings and prints for 73 projects (1946-ca. 1978) by Lloyd W. Scholl from offices in Indianapolis and (beginning in 1972) Phoenix, AZ. The majority of drawings are of residences. Also included are some area churches, commercial and office buildings, schools, and hotels.

Dates: 1946 - 1978

M. Carlton Smith Architectural Drawings Collection

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Identifier: DADA-048
Scope and Contents The collection contains 701 sheets of architectural drawings, sketches, and renderings by M. Carlton Smith, dating from 1932-1969. This collection includes 241 different architecture projects and five document files containing personal and professional papers. These include clippings about projects, a copy of Smith’s architecture license, portrait photograph, and business stationery. Also included are two 1990s reference materials written about houses designed by Smith, one with highlights...
Dates: 1932 - 1994

Map Collection

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Identifier: DADA-MAP
Scope and Contents This collection contains a variety of maps, atlases, and aerial photographs of Indiana cities, towns, districts, neighborhoods, and subdivisions. There are a few state maps as well, including a map of Prime Farmland in Indiana (1997), a U.S. Geological Survey map at a scale of 1:500,000 (1973), state road maps (1970 and later ), a map of The Frances Slocum Trail (undated), two maps of Indiana prepared by the Historic American Building...
Dates: 1917-present

Marion Cordill Architectural Records Collection

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Identifier: DADA-031
Scope and Contents Architectural records from the office of Marion Cordill, design consultant, Indianapolis. Includes work by Cordill and firms with which he was associated (Cordill and Hannon; Hannon and Cordill; Hannon, Meek and Cordill; Hannon, Meek and Associates, Hannon, Meek, Cordill, and Flagg, and Hannon, Meek, Flagg, Cuppy, and Cordill), mostly in the Indianapolis area. Some other firms' drawings are included as well, and even a design by Cordill’s brother. The collection consists of about 1,100 rolls...
Dates: ca. 1929- 1983

Martindale Architectural Drawings Collection

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Identifier: DADA-043
Scope and Contents

The collection contains 370 sets of architectural plans for schools, churches, banks, funeral homes, commercial buildings, animal hospitals, theaters, recreation facilities, and fraternal lodges in northeast Indiana, by Martindale and Dahlgren and its subsequent firms, from 1950-1993.

Dates: 1950 - 1993

McGuire and Shook Architectural Drawings Collection

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Identifier: DADA-028
Scope and Contents

The collection contains working architectural drawings for eleven projects by McGuire and Shook, Architects, from 1925-1950. Projects represented in the collection are located in Indianapolis, Speedway, Lafayette, Rockville, Versailles, and Putnam County, Indiana.

Dates: 1925 - 1950

Mox Pohlmeyer & Associates Architectural Drawings Collection

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Identifier: DADA-062
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of approximately 280 projects that are primarily hospitals, schools, commercial buildings, and parking garages. There are a couple of residential projects. The majority of the projects are from the 1970s and 1980s, though there is a significant number of projects from the 1950s and 1960s. In addition to 44 rolls of architecture drawings, some survey equipment was also donated.

Dates: Majority of material found in c. 1950s-1990s; 1884; 1926

Pierre and Wright Architectural Records

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Identifier: DADA-003
Scope and Contents The collection includes records of projects by Indianapolis architects Edward D. Pierre, the Pierre and Wright partnership, and the firm of Edward D. Pierre and Associates. Some employees and associates of those firms whose work is represented are Leslie F. Ayres, Richard E. Bishop, Kenneth B. Curtiss, John W. Ittenbach, James O. Lewis, James M. Merrifield, J. Parke Randall, Schlegel, Robert M. Tate, J. Scott Williams, Orval E. Williamson, and Richard C. Zimmer. The records date from 1920 to...
Dates: 1920-ca. 1961

Postcard Collection

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Identifier: DADA-PC
Scope and Contents

This is a small collection of postcards depicting historic sites and structures, mostly in Indiana but also in other states and the District of Columbia. Postcards of a few sites in Mexico and the eastern provinces of Canada are included as well.

Dates: 1905-present

Poster Collection

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Identifier: DADA-POSTER
Scope and Contents

This is a small, ad-hoc collection of posters announcing activities and events related to architecture, landscape architecture, urban planning, and historic preservation.

Dates: Majority of material found in 1970 - present; 1932

RATIO Architects Drawings Collection

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Identifier: DADA-056
Scope and Contents This collection consists of two projects designed by RATIO Architects (The Associate Group Headquarters and Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard). Two additional projects comprise this collection and were designed by other firms. One project is for the Indiana State Normal School Library (1907) by J.F. Alexander & Son, and the other is for the Circle Center Mall project by Ehrenkratz & Eckstut Architects and Melvin Simon & Associates. Projects designed by RATIO are located in...
Dates: 1990-1995; 1907

Richard E. Beaman and Associates Architectural Records Collection

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Identifier: DADA-029
Scope and Contents The collection contains 745 architectural drawings and one folder of correspondence related to projects by the firm from 1957-81. There are working drawings for projects by Philip C. Gardner, professional engineer (1 project, 1957), John P. Guyer (1 project, 1959), Richard E. Beaman and Associates, designers (35 projects, 1961-1969), and Beaman, Guyer and Associates, architects and engineers (19 projects, 1969-1981). The projects are mostly commercial buildings (offices,...
Dates: 1957 - 1981

Richard E. Bishop Architectural Records Collection

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Identifier: DADA-001
Scope and Contents This collection consists of drawings, specifications, reference material, a report, postcards, and scrapbook material from the office of Richard E. Bishop, Indianapolis architect. It covers the period 1924-1969.The drawings are mostly designs for parks and recreational facilities. Several sets are for inns and lodges at Indiana state parks. Several children’s camps are represented, too. Other drawing sets are for private residences, a fraternity house, and additions and...
Dates: 1924 - 1969

Richard G. Foltz Architectural Rare Books Collection

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Identifier: DADA-054
Scope and Contents

This online collection consists of several books detailing architectural contests conducted and architectural medals won at the École Nationale des Beaux-Arts in Paris from 1901 to 1924. Not every year between 1901 and 1924 is accounted for. Some books detail projects of the French Academy in Rome and have direct connections to the École Nationale des Beaux-Arts, while others are rare books about the history of architecture.

Dates: 1851

Richard Hart Damon Architectural Drawings

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Identifier: DADA-046
Scope and Contents The collection contains 301 architectural drawings by Richard Hart Damon from the firms: Peers-Myers ArchitectsNorman L. Bryar and AssociatesLeRoy Troyer and AssociatesRobert E. FoltzLester O. JohnsonJoseph H. YoungChurch Growth ServicesPACE Associates, Inc.Evangelical Church Building Corporation (ECBC)Evangelical AssociatesThe records date from 1953-1991 and...
Dates: 1953 - 1991

Richmond, Indiana Collection

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Identifier: DADA-064
Scope and Contents

This collection consist of approximately 500 documents and reports that support the comprehensive survey work that was completed in Richmond, Indiana.

Dates: Majority of material found in ca. 1970s–1990s; ca. 1920s

Rundell Ernstberger Associates Landscape Architectural Drawings Collection

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Identifier: DADA-060
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of landscape architectural drawings and sketches that pertain to approximately 400 projects spanning the period of 1979 to 2008.

Dates: 1979-2008

S. E. Arvin and Sons Records Collection

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Identifier: DADA-049
Scope and Contents This collection includes business records, financial records, architectural plans, plat maps, and photographs from S. E. Arvin and Sons in Indianapolis, Indiana, ranging from 1947 to 1952 regarding residential architecture built by the company, with particular emphasis on the Arlington Woods subdivision. There are a few personal papers consisting of household purchase receipts, most notably routine purchases from Block's and L. S. Ayres' department stores and purchases related to Mary...
Dates: 1940 - 1953