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Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). University Architect


The University Architect was responsible for supervising institutional master planning and the design and construction of all new and remodeled buildings on the Evanston and Chicago campuses of the university. From 1926 to 1977 it was an informally held post. In 1978, Gabor Zsolnay was the first to be appointed as the official University Architect at Northwestern University.

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Records of the University Architect

Identifier: 7/1/12
Abstract The records of the University Architect span the years 1926 to 1977. They incorporate a variety of materials, ranging from building space requirements and descriptions by University faculty members of their research and teaching space needs, to correspondence, minutes, and reports, contracts, specifications, proposals in response to bid requests, reports of on-site engineering tests (caissons, compression, et al.), and detailed records of expenses and payments. Not all these varieties of...