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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:  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:  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:  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:  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:  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