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A.M. Strauss Architectural Records Collection

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Identifier: DADA-032
Scope and Contents The collection contains thousands of architectural and engineering drawings, sketches, blueprints, and six folders of specifications and photographs created by the office of A.M. Strauss, A.M. Strauss, Inc., A.M. Strauss and Associates, Inc., and Strauss Associates, Inc., from inception at commission 101 through commission 2479 (ca.1918-1992).The collection includes drawings for a few projects by other firms, among them blueprints for the Allen County Courthouse by B. S. Tolan....
Dates: 1918 - 1992

Arthur B. Henning Architectural Records Collection

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Identifier: DADA-010
Scope and Contents This collection consists of photographs, sketches, reference material, and ephemera from the office of architect Arthur B. Henning, Anderson, Indiana. It covers the period 1922-1980. The architectural drawings in the collection are from Henning’s predecessor firm and drawn by the architect Erwin F. Miller. Drawing sets are for projects in Madison County and include schools, residences, brewery facilities, and a business. The drawings are arranged chronologically.The bulk of the...
Dates: 1922 - 1980

Ball State University Properties Collections

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Identifier: DADA-BSU
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of drawings for buildings and properties belonging to Ball State University. It includes topographic maps of campus, working drawings for various buildings on campus, specifications, project manuals, and landscape plans. Also in the collection are building programs, competition announcements, records of building committee meetings, shop drawings, architectural renderings, models, and artifacts.

Dates: 1898 to present

Charles M. Sappenfield Architectural Records Collection

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Identifier: DADA-045
Scope and Contents The collection includes architectural drawings and project files of architectural projects by Charles M. Sappenfield, Architect and the firm Sappenfield, Wiegman, Hall Associates, from 1948 to 1994. The Sappenfield, Wiegman, Hall Associates partnership was formed in 1966 and dissolved in 1968. The records primarily date from 1961-1965 when Sappenfield lived and practiced architecture in Asheville, North Carolina, before his move to Muncie to become dean of the College of Architecture and...
Dates: 1948 - 1994

College of Architecture and Planning Projects and Publications Collection

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Identifier: DADA-CAP
Scope and Contents This collection consists of brochures, reports, publications, and other ephemera related to the College of Architecture and Planning at Ball State University. It covers the period of 1964 to the present. The material is subdivided into five categories: the history of the College of Architecture and Planning; the Master of Science in Historic Preservation program; ReCAP; Student Publications; Design Workshops; and Miscellaneous Material. Folders relating...
Dates: 1964-present

Daggett Architectural Records Collections

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Identifier: DADA-004
Scope and Contents The archive received those records that were in the Daggett office at the time it closed. The years for which we have records, and the names under which the firm did business during those years, are:1893-1915 (4 projects) R. P. Daggett and Co.1916-1947 (19 projects) Robert Frost Daggett, Architect1948-1951 (10 projects) Robert Frost Daggett and Associates1952-1960 (21 projects) Daggett, Naegele and Daggett, Inc.1961-1976 (56...
Dates: 1893 - 1976

Daniel B. Young Landscape Architectural Records

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Identifier: DADA-037
Scope and Contents This collection contains photographs and nine sets of landscape architectural drawings for projects in Delaware, Grant, and Madison counties, Indiana, designed by Daniel B. Young and Daniel B. Young and Associates. It covers the period 1971 to 1979.Many of the drawings are for proposed improvements at municipal and county parks: Shideler Park, Gaston town park, Bicentennial Park in Daleville, Streaty Park in Anderson (on microfilm), and four city parks in Marion, Indiana....
Dates: 1971 - 1979

Ed Gibson and Associates Architectural Records Collection

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Identifier: DADA-022
Scope and Contents

Drawings, renderings and project manuals for ten projects by the Indianapolis architectural firm Ed Gibson and Associates, dating from the late 1960s to 1985. Renderings are by Jungclaus and by Howard Associates. Gibson’s thesis, registration certificate, business records, photographs, engraved tape measure, and personal effects were added to the collection after Gibson’s death.

Dates: 1960 - 1985

Fran E. Schroeder Architectural Records

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Identifier: DADA-034
Scope and Contents The collection documents Fran E. Schroeder’s architectural career. It includes architectural drawings and renderings; photographs; reference material; materials concerning the Construction Specifications Institute; business correspondence; sketches; Christmas cards by Schroeder, Leslie F. Ayres, and Pierre and Wright, ca. 1930; a variety of scrapbook materials and memorabilia; and several award plaques.The drawings are all from the office of Fran E. Schroeder and Associates. More...
Dates: 1920-1968

Greenways Foundation Maps Collection

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Identifier: DADA-047
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of 27 maps that illustrate the Greenways Foundation’s interest in creating and promoting walk and bike trails in the state of Indiana.

Dates: 2000 - 2008

H. Kay Nicewanner Architectural Records Collection

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Identifier: DADA-011
Scope and Contents The collection includes drawings and related documents for 38 building projects in East Central Indiana, mostly in Muncie, ca. 1915-1951; also a business ledger, 1921-1963, and a few business records, 1920-1971. Nicewanner was the contractor for many or all of the buildings represented, and several were designed by him. Others whose work is represented include C. H. Houck, Macy G. Thompson, Cuno Kibele, Muncie Home Builders, Houck and Smenner, William Horatio Day (New York), Herbert F....
Dates: ca. 1915-1971

Hamilton and Graham Architectural Records Collection

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Identifier: DADA-026
Scope and Contents Collection contains 6,013 architectural working drawings, specifications, a firm commission list, photographs, negatives, and microfiche/microfilm dating from 1910-1988 for numerous building projects from the architecture firm of Graham, Love and Graham Architects, Inc. and predecessor firms. The earliest works of the collection were created by Charles Hamilton as a draftsman for Houck and Smenner Architects. Several records throughout the collection are commissions by other firms....
Dates: 1910 - 1988

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

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

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

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

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

Richert Architectural Drawings Collection

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Identifier: DADA-012
Scope and Contents

The Richert Architectural Drawings collection contains 55 sheets of drawings, ink on paper, which are signed and dated. The nature of the drawings is not known, but they contain designs for small buildings, building details, and descriptive geometry exercises. They appear to be student work, created in Germany.

Dates: 1852 - 1857

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

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

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

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