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Alegre and Harrison Architects Records

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Identifier: NAA2
Abstract This collection of drawings is for twenty-seven projects dates from 1957-1962 and includes work from both Igaz, Alegre and Harrison Architects and from Alegre and Harrison Architects. One set of specifications is included. Based upon the drawings in this collection, most of the projects designed by the firm were public buildings, principally schools outside of Reno, such as the Carson Elementary School and Churchill County Junior High School. This collection of drawings for...
Dates: 1957-1961

Architectural drawings for proposed addition to UNR Engineering Building

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Identifier: NAA7
Abstract Russell Mills was a Reno, Nevada architect. Containts blueprint drawings of the proposed addition to the Engineering Building at the University of Nevada, Reno. This addition was never constructed. Material from September 1946.
Dates: September 1946

Building Specifications

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Identifier: 88-38
Abstract Specifications for two buildings: commercial building #1, W. W. Maynard, owner, Incline Village, Nevada (1964); and a motel in Carson City, Nevada, for Babbitt Construction (1965)
Dates: 1964-1965

Frederic J. DeLongchamps Architecture Records

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Identifier: NC1215
Abstract Frederic J. DeLongchamps (1882-1969) was a mining engineer and draftsman in Inyo County and Nevada State Architect. Included in the collection are drawings for projects designed by DeLongchamps and his firm and specifications for many of those projects. Project drawings may include preliminary sketches, presentation drawings, working drawings, and shop drawings specifications may include contracts and correspondence. The collection also contains a small amount of DeLongchamps' personal papers...
Dates: 1899-1962

Edward S. Parsons Papers

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Identifier: 82-02
Scope and Contents Specifications for Parsons’ architectural drawings (drawings separated to NAA3). Other business materials such as payroll and accounts also included. In an attempt to facilitate easier access, when possible both job number, standardized title, and location of building have been included even if both are not represented on the original folder title.
Dates: 1949-1981

Engineering drawings

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Identifier: NAA14
Abstract Charles Walter McGinley was a Reno, Nevada engineer. Engineering drawings for sanitary sewers, water lines, and storm drains in Washoe County, Nevada, primarily in the towns of Reno and Sparks (1981-1995).
Dates: 1981-1995; Majority of material found within 1993 - 1995

Oral interview of Graham Erskine

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Identifier: 91-39
Abstract Erskine, in interviews with Richard D. Adkins, discusses architects and the regulation of the profession in Nevada, uniform building codes, the State Board of Architecture, his experience working with the United States government on housing projects at Stead Air Force Base, the effect of unionization of building trades on architecture, and creation of the Reno and Las Vegas chapters of the American Institute of Architects.
Dates: 1990

Graham Erskine Records

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Identifier: 83-08
Overview Graham Erskine (1911-1991) was an architect who came to Reno, Nevada in 1947 and was active in designing commercial and institutional buildings in Reno and Carson City during the middle twentieth century. His papers consist primarily with specifications and contracts for his architectural work as well as a small number of personal papers, and photographs. Materials from 1948-1989.
Dates: 1948-1989

F.M. Radio Station on Peavine Mountain (Reno, Nevada)

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Identifier: NAA13
Abstract Walker Boudwin Construction Company was a Reno, Nevada construction company. Blackline architectural drawings for an FM radio station owned by Reno Newspapers, Inc., to be constructed on top of Peavine Mountain in Reno, Nevada. Material from November 6, 1946.
Dates: November 6, 1946

Graham Erskine Architectural Drawings

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Identifier: NAA10
Abstract The Graham Erskine Architectural Drawings consists of 91 projects dating from circa pre-1938 and 1949-1989. Erskine's practice consisted primarily of commercial and institutional buildings in and around Reno and Carson City. In 1957 he founded the architectural firm Ferris and Erskine (also known as Ferris, Erskine and Calef in the early 1960s) with partner Lehman "Monk" Ferris. From 1970-1983 Erskine was partner with Esley D. Harden in the firm Erskine and Harden Architects; from 1984 until...
Dates: circa 1938-1989; Majority of material found within 1949 - 1989

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