Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
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. Not...
Dates: 1918 - 1992
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. Smenner,...
Dates: ca. 1915-1971
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 through...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1889 - 1922; 1866-ca.1978
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
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
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 Arvin's...
Dates: 1940 - 1953
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 in...
Dates: 1923 - 1985
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. Daniel...
Dates: ca. 1927-1971
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, sepia,...
Dates: ca. 1935