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Architecture -- Nevada -- Reno

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Architectural drawings for proposed addition to UNR Engineering Building

 Collection
Identifier: NAA7
Abstract Blueprint drawings of the proposed addition to the Engineering Building at the University of Nevada, Reno. This addition was never constructed.

Church Fine Arts Building Records

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Identifier: AC 0589
Abstract The records are composed of biographical material about Dr. James E. Church, building specifications, cornerstone ceremony material, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and an invitation for a viewing of the UNR Fine Arts Complex.

Edward S. Parsons Papers

 Collection
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.

Graham Erskine Records

 Collection
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.

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...

Edward S. Parsons Architectural Drawings

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Identifier: NAA3
Abstract Parsons' architectural drawings include those for residences, schools, churches, the Nevada State Hospital, and Fire stations. Drawings for the following historic restoration projects are also included: Lake Mansion, Reno Bower's Mansion, Washoe Valley Driggs House and Piper's Opera House, Virginia City Berlin Mill, Berlin, Nevada Nevada State Capitol building, Carson City Douglas County Court House and Morrill Hall, University of Nevada, Reno.

Architectural Drawing of Proposed Buildings for the University of Nevada

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Identifier: AC 0571
Abstract The collection consists of one encapsulated architectural drawing of proposed buildings for the University of Nevada campus.

The inclusion of the Mackay School of Mines and the John Mackay Statue in the drawing suggests it was created after 1908, the year the statue was dedicated on campus. At least four of the proposed buildings in the drawing were never built.

Architectural drawings for Reno and Carson City buildings

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Identifier: NAA9
Abstract Included are plans for the following buildings in Reno and Carson City: the R. M. Clarke residence in Carson City, "family home," competitive Reno grade school building, Mt. Rose school, Congregational Church parsonage, and house for E. Shaver on Riverside Dr., Reno. The Shaver drawings are accompanied by specifications.