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01. Architecture & Planning Research Collection

 Collecting Area
Identifier: 01

Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:

MPSI Mapping 1983 Houston Aerial Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 2016-041
Dates: 1983
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...

Rice Hotel Architectural Drawings

 Collection
Identifier: 2006-011
Dates: 1913
Scope and Contents This collection does not currently have a finding aid available online. For assistance, please contact Special Collections by emailing velee@Central.UH.EDU.

Texas Deco Manuscript Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2011-002
Dates: 2010-2012
Scope and Contents This collection does not currently have a finding aid available online. For assistance, please contact Special Collections by emailing velee@Central.UH.EDU.

Transco Tower Waterwall Drawings

 Collection
Identifier: 2009-003
Dates: 1984
Scope and Contents The Transco Tower Waterwall Drawings consist of one set of twelve drawings used during the 1984 planning and construction of the Transco Waterwall in Houston's Galleria District. The drawings are described at the item-level.

Wilmer Waldo Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1969-039
Dates: 1894-1957; Majority of material found within 1894-1920
Scope and Contents Comprised of a Project File and a Subject File, materials in the collection date from 1894-1957 and include project blueprints, correspondence, financials, reports, maps, and field notes. Project File materials document Waldo's professional activities, ranging from construction and site planning to worksite and employee management. These materials document major projects, such as the Beaumont, Sour Lake, and Western Railway and the layout of Rice University, and smaller projects, such as the...

John Zemanek, F.A.I.A., Architectural Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2015-004
Dates: 1940-2015
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the personal and professional records of John Zemanek, F.A.I.A., including personal and professional correspondence, lecture notes, architectural drawings, photographs, and the materials for his memoir, "Being . . . Becoming: An Acorn is to Become an Oak" (2015).This collection does not currently have a finding aid available online. For assistance, please contact Special Collections' Architecture & Planning curator Vince Lee by emailing...

Zingery Map Company Harris County Plat Maps Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2016-039
Dates: 1900-1970
Scope and Contents This one-volume book of plat maps for Harris County, Texas by the Zingery Map Company provides a detailed view of land use in Houston and Harris County at the end of the 1960s. It is useful because it is indexed by street, subdivision, and survey and abstract number. The book was issued in late 1968 but contains maps revised through 1970. It covers the entire county in one volume because the maps were reproduced at relatively small scale. Its users were advised to contact the map company to...

Gary Zvonkovic Architecture Photographic Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2014-014
Dates: 1995-2010
Overview The Gary Zvonkovic Architecture Photographic Records consist of business records of Gary Zvonkovic and includes film negatives, transparencies, and prints, as well as books and some project files.