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01. Architecture & Planning Research Collection

 Collecting Area
Identifier: 01

Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:

Joe C. Aker Architecture Photographic Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2014-012
Overview The Joe C. Aker Architecture Photographic Records consist of the photographic archives of Joe C. Aker, a noted professional photographer who specializes in the photography of architecture and interiors. The records include film negatives, transparencies, and prints.

Donald Barthelme, Sr., F.A.I.A., Architectural Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2001-003
Scope and Contents The full finding aid is available on TARO: https://legacy.lib.utexas.edu/taro/uhsc/00040/hsc-00040.htmlThe Donald Barthelme, Sr. FAIA Architectural Papers cover the period 1924 to 1997 and are comprised of his architectural drawings; business and personal files; memorabilia; photographic prints, negatives, and slides; as well as lecture notes and other materials from his teaching career. The...

Kenneth E. Bentsen Architectural Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2013-003
Overview This collection consists of the business records of Kenneth Bentsen Associates. The records include correspondence, contracts, and billings for the firm’s architectural projects, as well as construction documents such as specifications and architectural drawings. Photographs, reference books, and memorabilia round out the collection.

Fran Brennan Architecture Photographic Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2017-039
Overview This collection contains photographs from various projects across Fran Brennan's career. Photographic prints, transparency and negative film in various formats, Polaroid prints, and samples of published projects from books and magazines.

Valentin Gertsman Architecture Photographic Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2017-031
Scope and Contents The collection consists of photographic prints, transparency and negative film in various formats, Polaroid prints, and samples of published projects from books and magazines.

This collection does not currently have a full finding aid inventory available online. For assistance, please contact Special Collections' Architecture & Planning curator Vince Lee by emailing velee@Central.UH.EDU.

Ken R. Harry Architectural Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2016-027
Overview This collection consists of the records of Ken R. Harry Associates, including project files and architectural drawings ranging from 1972 to 2015.

Hines 50th Anniversary Exhibition Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2015-018
Scope and Contents This collection consists of 59 exhibition panels, two large light boxes with transparencies, and mounting hardware. The exhibition purports to show fifty Hines projects, but the materials received from the donor include only 48.In 2007 the American Institute of Architects, Houston Chapter celebrated the fiftieth anniversary of the Hines Company with an exhibition entitled, “HINES / 50 YEARS / 50 SELECTED WORKS.” The exhibition appeared at the AIA Houston offices and at the gallery...

Lucian T. Hood, A.I.A. Architectural Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2007-007
Scope and Contents The Lucian T. Hood, A.I.A. Architectural Collection is comprised of architectural drawings as well as business files from the Lucian Hood, Inc. residential design firm. The collection contains Hood’s architectural drawings from the 1950s to 2006. The collection is not complete; records for many of the early projects have been lost or destroyed.In 1992, William Carl acquired the Lucian T. Hood architectural firm to modify and re-design existing plans for clients. The firm built...

Houston Subdivision Plat Maps

 Collection
Identifier: 2007-027
Scope and Contents This collection consists of six volumes of subdivision plat maps of developed areas of Houston, Texas, recorded between approximately 1900 and 1970. Five volumes are bound and one is unbound. The pages of the bound volumes are numbered consecutively within each volume. The sixth or unbound volume is composed of loose sheets, and the pages are numbered but are not in order. The plat maps are not indexed. In addition, the collection contains a separate group of six subdivision plat maps that date...

International Aerial Mapping Company 1972 Houston Aerial Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 2016-040
Scope and Contents This collection consists of two color aerial photographs of Houston, Texas taken in 1972 by the International Aerial Mapping Company of San Antonio.The photographs show the area around the North Loop Freeway (IH-610) and North Main Street. They measure approximately 9 inches by 9 inches and bear the date “2-4-72” in the upper left hand corner and the serial number “HOU 0724 020” in the upper right hand corner. The back contains the name and address, “International Aerial Mapping,...

Burdette Keeland Architectural Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2002-005
Scope and Contents The Burdette Keeland Papers cover the period 1926 to 2000 and are comprised of his architectural drawings, business and personal files, memorabilia, photographic prints, and negatives, as well as materials from his teaching career. The collection occupies 25 linear feet of shelves and 15 drawers of flat files. It is stored in 40 boxes, 112 oversize folders, and 5 tubes for rolled material. It also includes one oversized construction sign and one piece of framed artwork.The largest...

Doug Michels Architectural Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2011-005
Scope and Contents This collection includes sketches, renderings, and construction drawings for Doug Michels' design projects; portfolios of his art and design work; 35mm slides and photographic prints; video tapes; movie scripts; publications; personal and business files; and memorabilia. Materials are arranged in series by format or genre and chronologically within each series.

Miscellaneous Architecture & Planning Collections

 Collection
Identifier: 2019-019
Scope and Contents This artificial collection consists of materials transferred from the Architecture, Design, and Art Library in 2018. Ranging in date from 1909 to 2010, collection materials include marked up drawings for campus construction projects, posters from events related to architecture in the city of Houston and the surrounding area, cartographic materials such as Harris County highway planning and census maps, and plans for private and public construction projects by notable Houston-area architects.

MPSI Mapping 1983 Houston Aerial Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 2016-041
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one bound volume of color aerial photographs of Houston, Texas taken in 1983 by MPSI Mapping, Inc. of Dallas. It measures approximately 20 inches by 25 inches.The over-sized bound volume is labeled on the front as “Houston Texas , Southwest,” with the name “MPSI” inscribed at lower right. All photographs bear the note, “Date of Photo 12/30/83.” The volume is in good condition but has slight water damage to back cover and sheets near the end of the...

Pat Gustavson and Mignon Weisinger Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2017-025
Preliminary Scope and Contents Note The personal papers of life partners Pat Gustavson, an architect and pediatric hematologist, and Mignon Weisinger, an artist, in Houston and Galveston. The papers document their life partnership, early and family lives, education, careers, and community.

[The Gustavson and Weisinger papers are being processed but are available for research. Please contact curator Vince Lee at velee@uh.edu with questions.]