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Title:  Graham Erskine Records (83-08)
Abstract:  Graham Erskine was an architect who first came to Reno, NV in 1947 and was active 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.
Creator(s):  Erskine, Graham, 1911-
Date(s):  1948-1985
Place(s):  Carson City (Nev.); Reno (Nev.); Sparks (Nev.)
Subject(s):  Architecture--Nevada | Architecture--Nevada--Carson City | Architecture--Nevada--Reno | Architecture--Nevada--Sparks
Collection Number:  83-08
Title:  Graham Erskine Architectural Drawings (NAA10)
Abstract:  The Graham Erskine Architectural Drawings consists of 91 projects dating from circa pre-1938 and 1949-1989. Erskine's practice consisted primarily of commercial and institutional buildings in and around Reno and Carson City. In 1957 he founded the architectural firm Ferris and Erskine (also known as Ferris, Erskine and Calef in the early 1960s) with partner Lehman "Monk" Ferris. From 1970-1983 Erskine was partner with Esley D. Harden in the firm Erskine and Harden Architects; from 1984 until his death he worked as sole owner of Graham Erskine Architect.
Creator(s):  Erskine, Graham, 1911-
Date(s):  Bulk, 1949-1989
Place(s):  Reno (Nev.)--Buildings, structures, etc
Subject(s):  Architects--Nevada | Architects--Nevada--Reno | Architecture--Nevada | Architecture--Nevada--Carson City | Architecture--Nevada--Reno | Architecture--Nevada--Sparks
Collection Number:  NAA10
Title:  National Register of Historic Places registration form for the Carson City Civic Auditorium (90-20)
Abstract:  Nomination for the Carson City Civic Auditorium which was designed in 1938 by Lehman A. Ferris and built with funds from the Work Projects Administration (W.P.A.).
Creator(s):  Bernstein, Richard A.
Date(s):  1990
Place(s):  Carson City (Nev.)--History
Subject(s):  Architecture--Nevada
Collection Number:  90-20
Title:  Mapes Hotel architectural drawings (NAA12)
Abstract:  Blueprint drawings of the Mapes Hotel in Reno, Nevada.
Creator(s):  Slocombe, F. Harvey
Date(s):  1946
Subject(s):  Architecture--Nevada
Collection Number:  NAA12
Title:  Architectural drawings of the Gray, Reid and Company building (NAA11)
Abstract:  Collection consists of blueprint drawings of the Gray, Reid and Company building in Fallon, Nevada.
Creator(s):  Schadler, F. M.
Date(s):  1920
Subject(s):  Architecture--Nevada--Fallon
Collection Number:  NAA11
Title:  Architectural drawings for proposed addition to UNR Engineering Building (NAA7)
Abstract:  Blueprint drawings of the proposed addition to the Engineering Building at the University of Nevada, Reno. This addition was never constructed.
Creator(s):  Mills, Russell, (Architect)
Date(s):  September 1946
Subject(s):  Architecture--Nevada--Reno
Collection Number:  NAA7
Title:  Raymond Hellman Architectural Records (95-72)
Creator(s):  Hellman, Raymond M.
Date(s):  circa 1958-1982
Place(s):  Reno (Nev.)--Buildings, structures, etc
Subject(s):  Architects--Nevada | Architecture--Nevada
Collection Number:  95-72
Title:  Alegre and Harrison Architects Records (NAA2)
Abstract:  Architectural drawings for projects in northern Nevada, primarily schools.,Included are drawings and some specifications.
Creator(s):  Alegre and Harrison Architects.
Date(s):  1957-1961
Subject(s):  Architects--Nevada--Reno | Architecture--Nevada
Collection Number:  NAA2
Title:  Architectural drawings for Reno and Carson City buildings (NAA9)
Abstract:  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.
Creator(s):  Leon, Ben, d. 1917
Date(s):  circa 1895-1900
Subject(s):  Architects--Nevada--Reno | Architecture--Nevada--Reno
Collection Number:  NAA9
Title:  Hewitt C. Wells Papers (83-09)
Creator(s):  Wells, Hewitt C.
Date(s):  20th century
Subject(s):  Architects--Nevada | Architecture--Nevada | Architecture--Specifications
Collection Number:  83-09
Title:  Architectural Drawing of Proposed Buildings for the University of Nevada (AC 0571)
Abstract:  The collection consists of one encapsulated architectural drawing of proposed buildings for the University of Nevada campus. The inclusion of the Mackay School of Mines and the John Mackay Statue in the drawing suggests it was created after 1908, the year the statue was dedicated on campus. At least four of the proposed buildings in the drawing were never built.
Creator(s):  Bliss & Faville.
Date(s):  circa 1908
Subject(s):  Architectural drawing--Nevada--Reno | Architecture--Nevada--Reno
Collection Number:  AC 0571
Title:  Church Fine Arts Building Records (AC 0589)
Abstract:  The records are 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.
Creator(s):  University of Nevada, Reno.
Date(s):  1957-1986, 2012
Subject(s):  Architecture--Nevada--Reno | College buildings--Nevada--Reno
Collection Number:  AC 0589
Title:  Landscape designs (NAA8)
Abstract:  Landscape designs for a proposed Nevada Art Gallery in Reno include topographic maps of the neighborhood, "basic maps," and existing and proposed landscaping. Some of the surveying work was done by Horace P. Boardman.This gallery was never built.
Creator(s):  Church, Willis Humphry
Date(s):  1931-1952
Subject(s):  Landscape architects--Nevada--Reno | Landscape architecture--Nevada--Reno
Collection Number:  NAA8
Title:  Frederic J. DeLongchamps Architecture Records (NC1215)
Abstract:  Included in the collection are drawings for projects designed by DeLongchamps and his firm and specifications for many of those projects. Project drawings may include preliminary sketches, presentation drawings, working drawings, and shop drawings specifications may include contracts and correspondence. The collection also contains a small amount of DeLongchamps' personal papers and photographs.
Creator(s):  DeLongchamps, Frederic Joseph, 1882-1969
Date(s):  1899-1962
Place(s):  Reno (Nev.)
Subject(s):  Architects--Nevada | Architecture--California | Architecture--Nevada
Collection Number:  NC1215
Title:  Edward S. Parsons Architectural Drawings (NAA3)
Abstract:  Parsons' 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 Nevada, Reno.
Creator(s):  Parsons, Edward S., 1907-
Date(s):  1939-1982
Subject(s):  Architects--Nevada--Reno | Architecture--Nevada--Reno | Historic buildings--Conservation and restoration--Nevada
Collection Number:  NAA3
Title:  Report on Demolition of Spotting Towers, Naval Air Station, Fallon, Nevada (2015-15)
Abstract:  "Demolition of the North, Center, and South Spotting Towers, Bombing Range B-16, Naval Air STation, Fallon, Nevada." Report includes 33 photos of documenttation taken in 2013 plus 4 architectural drawings of the towers plus index sheet
Creator(s):  Nevada State Historic Preservation Office.
Date(s):  2015
Place(s):  Fallon (Nev.); Naval Air Station (Fallon, Nev.)
Subject(s):  Architecture--Nevada--Fallon | Bombing and gunnery ranges--Nevada--Fallon Region | Historic preservation--Nevada
Collection Number:  2015-15
Title:  Oral interview of Graham Erskine (91-39)
Abstract:  Erskine, in interviews with Richard D. Adkins, discusses architects and the regulation of the profession in Nevada, uniform building codes, the State Board of Architecture, his experience working with the United States government on housing projects at Stead Air Force Base, the effect of unionization of building trades on architecture, and creation of the Reno and Las Vegas chapters of the American Institute of Architects.
Creator(s):  Erskine, Graham, 1911-
Date(s):  1990
Place(s):  Stead Air Force Base (Reno, Nev.)
Subject(s):  Architects--Nevada | Architecture--Nevada | Building laws--Nevada | Building trades--Employees--Labor unions--Nevada | Construction industry--Law and legislation--Nevada
Collection Number:  91-39