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Architectural Drawings: Elevations, Floor Plans, and Details

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Identifier: 7/1/18
Abstract This collection of architectural drawings of Northwestern University buildings, dating between 1932 and 1965 contains elevations, floor plans, alternate drawings, and measurement & detail alterations. The drawings represent most of the buildings present on the Northwestern campus around the mid 1950s, including houses.
Dates: 1932-1965

Deering Library Construction Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 75/9/3
Abstract The series consists of four binders of black and white photographs documenting the construction process and the newly finished structure of the Charles Deering Library at Northwestern University. With two or three exceptions, all photographs were taken by the Chicago Architectural Photographing Company. The photographs document each state in the building's construction, from bare ground to completed but windowless exterior; and show the completed building (both general views, and details).
Dates: 1931-1933

Records of the University Architect

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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...
Dates: 1926-1977

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