Architecture -- Nevada -- Reno
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
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
Identifier: AC 0589
Overview The University's Fine Arts Building was designed by Richard J. Neutra and Robert E. Alexander, Architects headquartered in Los Angeles, California. The collection is 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.
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.
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.
Abstract Edward Shier Parsons graduated in architecture studies. Contains 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...
Identifier: AC 0571
Abstract Walter Danforth Bliss was born in Nevada on August 23, 1872, the second youngest child of Duane Leroy Bliss, Sr. and Elizabeth T. Tobey Bliss. His father co-founded the Carson and Tahoe Lumber and Fluming Company in 1873. Walter earned a Bachelor of Science degree in architecture at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in about 1895 and worked as a draftsman with McKim, Mead and White Architects in New York, New York, from 1895-1898. The collection consists of one encapsulated...
Dates: circa 1908
Abstract Ben Leon was a Reno, Nevada architect; he was also listed in city directories as being a lumberman. 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 (1895-1900).
Dates: circa 1895-1900