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University of Nevada, Reno. Facilities Services. Campus Architectural Drawings Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AC 0645
Collection includes original blueprints and drawings of remodeling work for various University buildings during the twentieth century. Among them are architect Frederic DeLongchamp's drawings of the Mackay School of Mines and the Mackay Science building. Some sets include drawings by the University's Civil Engineering Professor John A. Bonell, who was also a structural engineer for the State of Nevada Planning Board. Also included is a set of drawings for the University of Nevada System's Claude Howard Administration Building which was the location for the System Chancellor's offices.

Dates

  • 1917-1999

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. Materials must be used on-site; advance notice suggested. Access to and use of parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.

Extent

15 Cubic Feet

Overview

Collection includes original blueprints and drawings of remodeling work for various University buildings during the twentieth century.

Administrative History

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Arrangement

Arranged in 11 series by building name: 1) Lincoln Hall; 2) Clark Administration Building; 3) Claude Howard Administration Building; 4) Frandsen Humanities; 5) Mackay School of Mines; 6) Mackay Science Building; 7) Manzanita Hall; 8) Morrill Hall; 9) Palmer Engineering Building; 10) Thompson Student Services Building; 11) Virginia Street Gym

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred from Facilities Services' former storage area in the Getchell Building in 2013.

Related Materials

Related archival materials held by Special Collections and University Archives:

University of Nevada, Reno Architectural Drawings Collection (AC 0416) Frederic J. DeLongchamps Architecture Records and Drawings (NC1215, NAA1)
Title
Guide to the University of Nevada, Reno Facilities Services Campus Architectural Drawings Collection
Status
in_process
Author
Betty Glass
Date
3-15-2016
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

Part of the University of Nevada, Reno. University Archives Repository

Contact:
Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center
1664 N. Virginia St.
University of Nevada, Reno
Reno NV 89557-0322 USA
775-682-5665
775-682-5724 (Fax)