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Found in 33 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 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
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
Scope and Contents This collection consists of architectural drawings and sketches that pertain to 169 projects spanning from 1939 to 1981. The projects in this collection are mostly for private residences and businesses. Other projects in the collection are of banks, warehouses, churches, public buildings, retirement homes, and office buildings. The majority of projects were designed under the firm name of Meranda, Campbell, and Meranda. There are also a number of projects pertaining to War Housing...
Dates: 1939 - 1981
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
Scope and Contents The collection consists of working drawings and prints for 125 landscape projects, primarily in the Indianapolis metropolitan region. A majority of the projects are residential landscape designs. Others include apartment complex master plans, golf course design, and public school work. The projects begin in 1978 with the Pate residence landscape plan and conclude in 1997 with the Shoemaker residence. Significant projects in the collection include Stony Creek Golf Course in Noblesville, Indiana,...
Dates: 1978 - 1997
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 projects)...
Dates: 1893 - 1976
Scope and Contents This collection contains office files of David R. Hermansen concerning Hermansen’s career as an architectural educator and advocate of historic preservation, covering the period ca. 1957-1990. It fills four record storage boxes, five document cases, and two other small boxes (7.2 cubic feet). Although Hermansen was widely known for his work promoting the preservation of Indiana county courthouses, his courthouse research is not included in this collection. Lecture notes for history...
Dates: 1957 - 1992
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
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...
Scope and Contents The collection consists of architectural drawings for 50 projects by Gladys J. Miller of Terre Haute, Indiana, executed between ca. 1950 and 1979. Most of the projects are residential in nature, located in and near Terre Haute. Among these are houses for Mr. and Mrs. W.N. Cox (1959) and Margaret Jane Adamson (1961), the conversion of a barn into a residence for Mr. and Mrs. Robert F. Prox, Jr. (1978), and a remodeling of the Indiana State University president’s house (1965). Other projects...
Dates: 1950 - 1979
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
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
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
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 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 interest....
Dates: 1926 - 1945
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, which...
Dates: 1912 - 1970
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
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 and...
Dates: 1932 - 1994
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 of...
Dates: ca. 1929- 1983
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
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
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
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 alterations...
Dates: 1924 - 1969
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 city...
Dates: ca. 1985-ca.1920
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 a...
Dates: 1912 - 1993
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 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