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Newly Available Collection: School of Architecture and Allied Arts records

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

The University of Oregon School of Architecture and Design was founded in 1914 by Ellis Lawrence; it has gone through many name changes and department additions and eliminations. The collection contains records from multiple departments and the school depending on how it was organized at the time when the records were created.

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Guide to the School of Architecture and Allied Arts (AAA) Records

Newly Available Collection: McKim, Mead and White notice of lien

Monday, September 16th, 2013

The architectural firm of McKim, Mead, and White was formed in 1878. The collection contains a notice of a lienĀ  against Oregon and Transcontinental Company that was filed with the Multnomah County Clerk’s office on February 18, 1885.

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Guide to the McKim, Mead and White Notice of Lien

Newly Available Collection: American Institute of Architects, Southwest Oregon Chapter records

Monday, September 9th, 2013

The collection (1952-1962) of the American Institute of Architects, Southwest Oregon Chapter contains meeting minutes of regular meetings and of the executive board, reports to the executive, financial reports, membership information, events, and printed matter.

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Guide to the American Institute of Architects, Southwest Oregon Chapter Records

Check out: John C. Pratt collection of Warren Heywood Williams architectural drawings

Tuesday, September 11th, 2012

John C. Pratt collection constitutes architectural drawings of two projects done by architect Warren Heywood Williams. The collection consists of drawings for two projects: the Masonic Temple and the Oregon Electric Railway passenger station, both located in Eugene, Oregon.

Call number: Coll 150

Guide to the John C. Pratt Collection of Warren Heywood Williams architectural drawings

Check out: Sutton, Whitney and Aandahl Architectural records

Tuesday, September 11th, 2012

Sutton, Whitney and Aandahl Architects practiced in Portland, Oregon and San Francisco, California. The collection contains 78 architectural plans.

Call number: Bx 172

Guide to the Sutton, Whitney and Aandahl Architectural Records

Check out: Fowler Street houses photographs

Monday, September 10th, 2012

The collection consists of thirty-four images documenting three houses on Fowler Street (#327, 337, and 357) in Roseburg, Oregon. The purpose of the collection is to document the properties for historical mitigation as required by local agencies.

Call number: PH200_058

Guide to the Fowler Street houses photographs

Check out: DeYoung and Roald Architectural Plans and photographs

Wednesday, September 5th, 2012

Collection comprises architectural plans and photographs related to the construction of the New Heathman Hotel, in Portland, Oregon in 1927; photographs of the interior of the Paramount Theater, Portland; photographs of designs and finished buildings in Portland and elsewhere in Oregon; and plans for the residence of Mrs. J. W. DeYoung.

Call number: Bx 131

Guide to the DeYoung and Roald Architectural Plans and photographs

Check out: Francis Keally papers

Wednesday, August 29th, 2012

Francis Keally was architect of the Oregon State capitol, and was consulted about alterations to it.

Call number: Ax 381

Guide to the Francis Keally Papers

Check out: Walter H. and Florence Holmes Gerke landscape architecture drawings and photographs

Tuesday, August 28th, 2012

Walter Henry Gerke (c. 1891-1982) and Florence Holmes Gerke (1896-1964) were landscape architects. The collection contains 2 flat file folders of architectural plans reflecting their work on the Bonneville Power Navigation project and the Washington Park Rose Garden in Portland, Oregon.

Call number: Coll 144

Guide to the Walter H. and Florence Holmes Gerke landscape architecture drawings and photographs

Check out: Raymond W. Hatch architectural photograph albums

Tuesday, August 28th, 2012

Collection comprises three albums of architectural photographs, circa 1910s-1930s, of Oregon high schools, banks, libraries, hotels, and residences designed by American architect Raymond W. Hatch.

Call number: PH306

Guide to the Raymond W. Hatch architectural photograph albums