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Architecture -- United States

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:

A. Hays Town Office Records

 Collection
Identifier: SEAA-061
Scope and Contents This collection includes project drawings for academic, civic, religious, residential, and transport buildings, which were taken from Baton Rouge architect A. Hays Town (1903-2001)'s office and predecessor office, Overstreet and Town (Noah Webster Overstreet [b. 1898] of Jackson, Mississippi [partnership active 1931-1939]).
Dates: 1937-1955

Albert C. Ledner Office Records

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Identifier: SEAA-179
Scope and Contents This collection of records, from New Orleans modernist architect and designer Albert Charles Ledner (1924-2017)'s office, includes drawings, correspondence, articles, and photographs featuring residential, commercial, religious, educational, and social projects. Projects were done in New Orleans, throughout Louisiana, and a few other cities across the United States. Records also include industrial design inventions for a thermal gravity pump, a high rise emergency descent apparatus, and a...
Dates: 1940s–2009

August Perez and Associates Office Records

 Collection
Identifier: SEAA-189
Scope and Contents This collection includes project drawings and photographic documentation of commercial, residential, educational, and religious buildings. Projects were done locally within Louisiana and nationally.
Dates: 1940s-1980s

Curtis and Davis Project Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SEAA-175
Scope and Contents This collection includes project photographic prints and negatives from the office of New Orleans architects Curtis and Davis Architects and Engineers (Nathaniel C. Curtis, Jr. 1917-1997; Arthur Q. Davis, 1920-2011). Photographs and negatives were taken from various offices in New Orleans, New York, New York, Los Angeles, California, Berlin, Germany, and London, England. Projects were international in scope, and include academic, commercial, medical, prison, religious, residential, and...
Dates: 1940s–1970s

Eloi Bordelon Office Records

 Collection
Identifier: SEAA-058
Scope and Contents This collection of records, from the New York interior designer and trompe l’oeil painter Eloi Bordelon (1925-1984)'s office, includes project drawings (many in color) with the addition of a few photographs.
Dates: 1945–1984

Ernest E. Verges and Associates Office Records

 Collection
Identifier: SEAA-060
Scope and Contents This collection of records from New Orleans architects Ernest E. Verges and Associates (Ernest E. Verges, b. 1920), as well as records from predecessor offices, includes project drawings for academic, business (with an emphasis on banks), medical, and religious, and residential buildings. Projects largely took place in New Orleans, but also include several throughout Louisiana and Alabama.
Dates: 1924-1985

Eugene D. Cizek Office Records

 Collection
Identifier: SEAA-182
Scope and Contents This collection includes project drawings for residential and commerical buildings from the professional office of New Orleans architect, educator, and preservationist, Eugene Darwin Cizek, FAIA. Commissions were done in New Orleans, throughout Louisiana, and a few cities throughout the United States. Cisek's student drawings, including theses and student projects from the Delft Institute of Technology and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, are also maintained.
Dates: Ca. 1960s – 2000

F. Labouisse Monroe, Sr. Office Records

 Collection
Identifier: SEAA-127
Scope and Contents This collection includes project drawings from New Orleans architect F. Monroe Labouisse, Sr. (1911-1998), which were made during his association with the New Orleans architectural office of Parham and Labouisse (Frederick D. Parham, 1893-1971). Project drawings made during his association with other offices are also maintained, and include the following architects and firms: Moise H. Goldstein (1914-1940) (Moise H. Goldstein, 1882-1972); Moise H. Goldstein and Associates (1940-1947); and...
Dates: 1928–1970s

Fred Wagner Office Records

 Collection
Identifier: SEAA-180
Scope and Contents This collection includes records from Mississippi architect, Leo Frederick Wagner, Jr. (b. 1929), and records from his association with James Paul Oubre (1929-2007), under the firm name Oubre and Wagner. Because Wagner was based on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, his project drawings include banking, commercial, religious, and residential buildings from that state. Religious and residential buildings in Louisiana are also maintained.
Dates: 1950s–2006

Freret and Wolf Office Records

 Collection
Identifier: SEAA-040
Scope and Contents This collection of records from New Orleans architectural firm Freret and Wolf (Douglass V. Freret, 1903-1973; Albert J. Wolf, 1914-2004), as well as records from predecessor office Douglass V. Freret, includes project drawings, correspondence, and photographs related to academic, commercial, medical, office, religous, and residential buildings and alterations. Projects were done in New Orleans, throughout Louisiana, and in cities throughout the United States. Small travel sketches created by...
Dates: 1905–1980

George A. Saunders Office Records

 Collection
Identifier: SEAA-172
Scope and Contents This collection of office records comes from New Orleans architect George A. Saunders (1920-2006) and his collaboration with John W. Lawrence (1923-1971) and William Calongne (Lawrence and Saunders; Lawrence, Saunders, and Calongne). These records include project drawings from Lawrence and Saunders, dating from the late-1950s through the 1960s, and project drawings for work done under his own name (George A. Saunders; George A. Saunders and Associates), dating through the 1980s. Drawings...
Dates: 1950s–1980s

Graveley and Graveley Office Records

 Collection
Identifier: SEAA-151
Scope and Contents This collection of records, from Jacksonville, Florida architects Graveley and Graveley (John Graveley, 1884-ca.1970; John Richard Graveley, 1920-ca. 1980), mostly consists of project drawings and mounted drawings on board featuring residential, educational, religious, civic, social, and commercial buildings. Photographs, miscellaneous sketches, and office records are also maintained.
Dates: 1937–1977

J. Buchanan Blitch and Associates, Incorporated Office Records

 Collection
Identifier: SEAA-133
Scope and Contents This collection of records, from the office of New Orleans architects J. Buchanan Blitch and Associates, Incorporated (James Buchanan Blitch, (1923-1998), includes project drawings for civic, commercial, educational, religious, and residential buildings, as well as institutions like juvenile detention centers and orphanages. Projects were done in New Orleans, throughout Louisiana, and a few other cities in the United States. Buildings include the Home of the Aged for Little Sisters of the Poor,...
Dates: 1913–1970s

James R. Lamantia, Jr. Office Records and Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SEAA-084
Scope and Contents This collection includes project drawings for museum exhibitions and commercial, educational, recreational, religious, and residential commissions. European drawings and project photo negatives, which were collected during his career, are also maintained. Projects were done in New Orleans, throughout Louisiana, in New York, NY, and a few other cities throughout the United States. Photographic negatives were created by Frank Lotz Miller and feature projects and models by Burk, LeBreton, and...
Dates: 1501–1990

John W. Lawrence Office Records

 Collection
Identifier: SEAA-126
Scope and Contents This collection of project drawings, from New Orleans architect and educator John W. Lawrence (1923-1971)'s office, were produced during partnerships with other New Orleans architects. Commissions date to the early period of Lawrence’s career, and include academic, medical, residential, and religious buildings throughout Louisiana and Mississippi.
Dates: 1950-1958

Leo Francis Dufrechou Office Records

 Collection
Identifier: SEAA-174
Scope and Contents This collection of records, from New Orleans architect Leo Francis Dufrechou (1923-2001)'s office, includes project drawings for both East and West Jefferson Hospitals in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana. Project drawings encompass academic, commercial, office, and residential buildings throughout Louisiana, the United States, and in Egypt. Childhood drawings are also maintained.
Dates: 1930s–1980s

Lowrey, Hess, Boudreaux Office Records

 Collection
Identifier: SEAA-170
Scope and Contents This collection includes office records from the New Orleans architectural firm Lowrey, Hess, Boudreaux (Mark Perrin Lowrey, 1926-1997; William J. Hess, Jr.; Raymond J. Boudreaux) and predecessor and successor firms. Records consist of project drawings featuring academic, business, commercial, and residential buildings. Projects were done in New Orleans, throughout Louisiana, and in a few cities across the United States; they range from the early 1960s to 1980s. A few projects were done in...
Dates: 1960s–1981

Maurice Singer Office Records

 Collection
Identifier: SEAA-136
Scope and Contents This collection of records from New Orleans architect Maurice Singer (1922-1980)'s office, as well as those from Pique and Singer (Harold E. Pique 1921-2001), includes mostly residential projects and some small commercial structures. New Orleans encompasses the majority of projects, but buildings throughout Louisiana are also reflected.
Dates: 1950s–1980

Robert Mills Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SEAA-028
Scope and Contents This collection includes personal and professional correspondence, diaries, manuscripts, and sketches. Correspondence items include letters from Mills biographer, Helen M.P. Gallagher to collection donor Moise H. Goldstein, letters from Mills’ sister Sarah Lusher and his mother Ann Smith Mills, and letters to his daughter Mary P. Dimitry with a note by daughter Jacqueline. Mills’ diary containing the manuscript for Manuel (sic) on Rail Roads, the incomplete “Works of Robert Mills”, and sketches...
Dates: 1802-1919

Sam Stone, Jr. Office Records

 Collection
Identifier: SEAA-085
Scope and Contents This collection of records of the office of New Orleans architect Sam Stone, Jr. (1869-1933), as well as from predecessor and successor offices, includes project drawings of academic, commercial, business, religious, and residential buildings. Projects are mostly done in New Orleans, but include a few throughout Louisiana and Alabama.
Dates: 1895–1955

Sylvester Labrot, Jr. Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SEAA-001
Scope and Contents This collection includes hundreds of architectural drawings, which were created during the early 19th century through 1900, and collected by Sylvester W. Labrot, Jr. of New Orleans. The bulk of the collection consists of project drawings from the offices of James Gallier, Sr., and his son, James Gallier, Jr., and their collaborations with Charles B. Dakin, John Turpin, and Richard Esterbrook. Drawings for work by W.L. Atkinson, William Brand, Edward Burling, George Clarkson, James H. Dakin,...
Dates: 1801-1900

Weiss, Dreyfous, and Seiferth Office Records

 Collection
Identifier: SEAA-053
Scope and Contents This collection of records from the office of architectural firm Weiss, Dreyfous, and Seiferth (Leon C. Weiss, 1882-1953; Felix Julius Dreyfous, 1896-1975; Solis Seiferth, 1895-1984), as well as records from predecessor and successor offices, includes drawings, specifications, photographs, and correspondence, scrapbooks, and renderings for professional projects in New Orleans, across Louisiana and throughout the United States. Materials from the Louisiana State Capitol are also maintained.
Dates: 1907–1967

William K. Turner Office Records

 Collection
Identifier: SEAA-111
Scope and Contents This collection includes project drawings, notes, and licenses for five commissions throughout Louisiana and Mississippi, taken from the professional office of New Orleans architect and educator, William K. Turner.
Dates: 1970s–1980s

William R. Burk Office Records

 Collection
Identifier: SEAA-042
Scope and Contents This collection of records from New Orleans architect William R. Burk's office, as well as records from successor offices, includes project drawings and photographs of commercial, institutional, residential, and social projects in New Orleans, across Louisiana, and throughout the United States.
Dates: 1915–1977

William T. Nolan Office Records

 Collection
Identifier: SEAA-052
Scope and Contents This collection of records from William T. Nolan's office, as well as records from predecessor and successor offices, includes project drawings, correspondence, and photographs related to academic, commercial, medical, religious, and residential buildings and alterations. Projects were done in New Orleans, throughout Louisiana, and in a few cities throughout the United States.
Dates: 1906–1983