Architecture -- Nevada
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
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...
Identifier: AC 0645
Overview Collection includes original blueprints and drawings of remodeling work for various University buildings during the twentieth century.
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...
Overview Graham Erskine was an architect who came to Reno, Nevada in 1946, and in 1957 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 his death he worked as sole owner of Graham Erskine Architect. The collection consists of 91 projects dating from circa pre-1938 and 1949-1989. Erskine's...
Dates: circa 1938-1989; Majority of material found within 1949-1989
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.
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.
Scope and Contents Includes both personal materials and specifications and drawings for his architectural work.
Dates: 20th century
Abstract F. Harvey Slocombe was a Reno, Nevada architect. Blueprint drawings of the Mapes Hotel in Reno, Nevada (1946).
Abstract Nomination for the Carson City Civic Auditorium which was designed in 1938 by Lehman A. Ferris and built with funds from the Work Projects Administration (W.P.A.).
Scope and Contents Contains the business records for Hellman's architectural projects which can include plans, reports, drawings, specifications, photographs, and correspondence.
Dates: circa 1958-1982