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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

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

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

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

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

Samuel G. Bartel Architectural Records Collection

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Identifier: DADA-002
Scope and Contents The collection consists of drawings, specifications, correspondence, and contracts from the office of Samuel G. Bartel, “practical architect.” It covers the period from about 1895 to about 1920. The arrangement is chronological.Bartel did not date most of the documents in the collection. He reliably gave his address; however, and city directories record the dates that his address changed. Estimated dates for the documents have been supplied according to the information from the...
Dates: ca. 1985-ca.1920

Schuyler N. Nolan Landscape Architectural Records Collection

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Identifier: DADA-008
Scope and Contents The collection consists of records pertaining to Schuyler N. Nolan’s landscape architecture practice in Indianapolis, 1939-1973. It includes landscape and garden plans for 56 projects of various types: private homes and estates, banks, insurance companies, schools, and churches. Among the commercial clients are Glendale Shopping Center, L. S. Ayres and Co., and Indiana National Bank. Nolan also did work for Washington Park Cemetery and the 1937 Indianapolis Home Show. Residential clients...
Dates: 1939 - 1973

Snider and Rotz Engineering Drawings Collection

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Identifier: DADA-050
Scope and Contents This collection consists of engineering drawings, commission lists, and photographs from the office of Snider and Rotz Engineers. It covers the period 1912-1993. Most of the projects are in Indianapolis, Indiana.The commission lists are eight bound volumes that chronologically document the firm’s commissions from 1913 to 1981. The drawings are mostly mechanical drawings for heating, ventilation, electrical wiring, and plumbing on many different kinds of projects from...
Dates: 1912 - 1993

Sollitt Construction Company Architectural Records Collection

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Identifier: DADA-030
Scope and Contents The collection contains 358 architectural working drawings and two sets of specifications for 11 buildings from the Sollitt Construction Co. of South Bend, Indiana, from 1923-85. A variety of building types are represented: an apartment building, a retirement home, a government center, a church, a bank, a Masonic temple, a U.S. post office, two schools, and two industrial buildings. Most of the buildings are in northern Indiana (Elkhart, Ft. Wayne, Goshen, Marion) but projects...
Dates: 1923 - 1985

Thomas McConnaughey Architectural Drawings Collection

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Identifier: DADA-015
Scope and Contents The collection consists of 58 rolls of drawings for architectural projects. Most of the projects are in east-central Indiana. Most are by Thomas A. McConnaughey and firms with which he was associated, including Hemmert and McConnaughey, McConnaughey and Associates, and McConnaughey and Guy. Other firms represented are Houck and Hamilton; Hamilton and Graham; Walter Scholer and Associates; C. R. Gollogly; Fleck Burkhart and Shropshire; Orus Eash; Louis C. Kingscott; McGuire and Shook; C....
Dates: ca. 1927-1971

Timothy Liddy Landscape and Golf Course Architecture Collection

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Identifier: DADA-063
Scope and Contents

This project consists of approximately 90 projects for golf courses in the United States, many of which have achieved national and international recognition.

Dates: 1991-2013

Walter S. Blackburn and Blackburn Architects Architectural Records Collection

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Identifier: DADA-059
Scope and Contents This collection contains drawings, preservation plans, project files, and an extensive digital-born collection relating to the work of Walter S. Blackburn and his firm Blackburn Architects between the years of 1975 and 2009. Large drawings, either from design development phases or construction bid packets, can be found for a few of Blackburn’s more prominent works which include the Grace Apostolic Church, the RCA Dome and Convention Center Renovation, and the National Underground Railroad...
Dates: 1975 - 2009

Wayne Weber Architectural Records Collection

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Identifier: DADA-016
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of 23 drawings, 213 color and black-and-white photographic slides, 41 photographic prints, 416 photographic negatives, and correspondence regarding buildings and covered bridges in Indiana.

Dates: ca. 1957-1980

Werking and Son Architectural Drawings Collection

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Identifier: DADA-027
Scope and Contents This collection is from the architectural firm founded by Charles E. Werking, located first in Hagerstown and then in Richmond, Indiana, and continued in Richmond by his son, Paul R. Werking. The firm used several names during its history, reflecting the names of the principals in the office at the time. The business names and the dates for which we have records are: C. E. Werking, Architect (Hagerstown): ca. 1904-1914C. E. Werking, Architect (Richmond):...
Dates: 1904 - 1941

Wilkinson Lumber Company Architectural Drawings Collection

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Identifier: DADA-044
Scope and Contents The collection consists of 142 pages of drawings, evidently created as a design service by employees of the Allen A. Wilkinson Lumber Co. about 1935. The sheets are typically 8.5 x 11 inches and represent designs for 51 houses and one boat dock. Typically there are floor plans and either an exterior perspective rendering or a rendered front elevation for each house. Most of the drawings are in pencil or colored pencil on tracing paper; five are photo-mechanical reproductions (blueprints,...
Dates: ca. 1935

William Conner Farm Architectural Drawings Collection

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Identifier: DADA-014
Scope and Contents The collection contains site and topographical maps of the William Conner farm, which are not dated but likely date from 1934 when Eli Lilly purchased the farm and began extensive restoration work. The majority of the collection contains elevation and floor plans for buildings that Lilly had constructed for the site. All were drawn by the firm of Robert Frost Daggett, Architect, in 1934. These drawings are pencil on tracing paper. Buildings represented in the collection are a cottage;...
Dates: ca. 1934

W.R. Baker Architectural Records Collection

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Identifier: DADA-036
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.

Dates: 1940 - 1958

Wright, Porteous and Lowe, Inc. Architectural Records Collection

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Identifier: DADA-042
Scope and Contents The collection consists of 157 rolls of architectural working drawings and presentation drawings by Wright, Porteous and Lowe and predecessor firms, two portfolios of WPL work, 33 photographs, 2 framed collages, and 3 framed perspective renderings. Works of other firms include: Austin Engineering Bonar and AssociatesDaily EngineeringG.E.The Kellams GroupRobert L. Larue and AssociatesMcNamee Porter and Selee...
Dates: 1908 - 1993