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A Guide to the University of Florida Architectural Drawings

Finding aid created by Dept. Staff

University of Florida Smathers Libraries - Special and Area Studies Collections

January 2007



Descriptive Summary

Creator: University of Florida
Title: University of Florida Architectural Drawings
Dates: 1903-2002
Abstract: Series 156 contains architectural drawings related to the design and construction of the University of Florida's campus buildings and landscape.
Extent: 8.91 Linear feet. 8 boxes; 37 flat files.
Identification: Series 156
Language(s): English

Scope and Content

Series 156 contains architectural drawings related to the design and construction of the University of Florida's campus buildings and landscape. Included in the series are site plans, preliminary design drawings, presentation drawings, as built drawings, elevations, shop drawings, and landscape plans.


Arrangement

The series directory is arranged alphabetically by the names of the buildings or building complexes. There is also a directory heading for "projects not built." The drawings are assigned numbers and stored in numerical order.


Access or Use Restrictions

Access

The collection is open for research.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], University of Florida Architectural Drawings, Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.


Contents List

Agriculture College.



Box Folder
MC19.12 Project 68 - Proposed College of Agriculture. The set of plans appears to be complete and consists of 84 sheets divided into five different Mylar sleeves. The plans were created in association with Guy C. Fulton, Architect for the Board of Control of Florida Institutions of Higher Learning by W. Kenyon Drake and Associates, Jacksonville, Florida. Associate Architects listed are: Mellen C. Greeley, Marsh and Saxelbye, and John Franklin Adams, Jacksonville, Florida. The plans are dated September 1st, 1947 and consist of a plot plan, elevations and details for interior and exterior structures as well as separate groupings for structural, electrical, AC, and plumbing. The plans were received from John P. Garrett in September of 2006. 1947



Anderson Hall.



Box Folder
MC19.9 Project 64 - Language Hall - William A. Edwards: Architect. 2 items. Two drawings, one of the basement floor and one of the first floor in Language Hall (the former name of Anderson Hall). Most of the rooms on each floor are given a designation. In the basement a book store, Soda Fountain and Auditors Office are among those included. The first floor contains administrative offices such as that of Dr. Tigert (Tigert), Mr. Graham Bus. Mgr. Office, and others. Map drawer. These drawings were sent to the UF Archives recently from the Indiana University Archives in Bloomington, Indiana where they had been received on June 15, 1944. 1913



Architecture Complex.



Box
4 Project 50 - Architecture Building and AFA Complex - Kemp, Bunch, and Jackson: Architects. 2 items. Preliminary design drawing of the second floor of Unit A showing the interior spaces of the library and a site plan of the different buildings in the complex. 1963
3 Project 8 - Architecture Building - 1 item. Preliminary drawing. A topographic survey of proposed site of the Architecture Building. 1962



Armory.



Box Folder
MC110.5 Project 65 - Armory for the University of Florida - Rudolph Weaver: Architect. 1 item. Preliminary sketch showing the basement, first and second floors, and the front of the building. Also included are "Notes", "Seating Capacity" and "Estimate Cost" information. 1940



Auditorium.



Box
6 Project 30 - Auditorium Unit of the Administration building - Edwards and Sayward: Architects. 31 items. Preliminary design drawing. Some original blueprints and others are reproductions of original design drawings. Includes detailed renderings of heating, cornerstone, elevations, shop drawings of light fixtures, organ space, section views, and layout of floors. 1921-1925


Box Folder
MC110.3 Project 30 - Auditorium Unit of the Administration building - Edwards and Sayward: Architects. 31 items. Preliminary design drawing. Some original blueprints and others are reproductions of original design drawings. Includes detailed renderings of heating, cornerstone, elevations, shop drawings of light fixtures, organ space, section views, and layout of floors. 1921-1925



Austin Cary Memorial.



Box Folder
MC19.8 Project 27 - Austin Cary Memorial - Leyison and Cliff: Architects. 1 item. Planting plan on a blueprint format. Includes the names of the various trees. 1941



Broward Hall.



Box
1 Project 6 - Broward Hall - Jefferson Hamilton: Architect. 6 items. Student Activities and Dormitory Project. Preliminary drawings include a drawing of the dormitory and a site plan depicting the location of the proposed dormitory, Mallory and Reid (already built), as well as other buildings which were never constructed. The four drawings following are specific plans for Broward Hall, itself, including a basement plan, a ground floor plan, first floor plan and typical floor plan. 1950-1951
1 Project 22 - Broward Hall (?) - Jefferson Hamilton: Architect. 1 item. Design drawing of dormitory, probably Broward. Pencil and colored pencil. 1952



Bryan Hall.



Box Folder
MC19.9 Project 19a - Law Building - Hamilton: Architect. 1 item. Color design drawing of the addition to Bryan Hall. 1948
MC19.9 Project 19b - Law Building - Hamilton: Architect. 1 item. Color design drawing of the original building and the addition. 1948


Box
3 Project 41 - College of Law Library (Bryan Hall) - 3 items. Floor plans for 1-4. 1939
3 Project 42 - College of Law Library (Bryan Hall) - 1 item. Floor plans of ground and 2-4.. 1940



Buckman Hall.



Box Folder
MC19.21 Project 72 - Rehabilitation of Buckman Hall Dormitory - First Floor Plan. Rudolph Weaver. undated



Business Complex.



Box
1 Project 20 - College of Business Administration - Hamilton: Architect. Color design drawing of the 1955 addition. 1952



Century Tower.



Box Folder
MC19.7 Project 55 - Century Tower - Jefferson M. Hamilton: Architect. 8 items. Preliminary site and building plans and a drawing. 1952-1954



Chemistry.



Box Folder
MC19.17 Project 70 - Additions and Alterations to the Chemistry-Pharmacy Building - First Floor Plan, Elevations and Sections. Reynolds Smith and Hills Architects and Engineers. 1947
MC19.20 Project 71 - Chemistry Research Unit - First Floor Plan, South Elevation, West Elevation. McLane, Ranon, McIntosh, and Bernardo Architects in association with Forrest M. Kelley, Architect to Board of Control and D. Neil Webb, Zone Architect. 1965



Corry Village.



Box
3 Project 5 - W. Corry Memorial Village (Married Housing Development) - Site plan of the plant and grounds. undated



Dairy Products Lab.



Box Folder
MC110.6 Project 37 - Dairy Products Laboratory - Weaver: Architect. 4 items. Floor plans, exterior elevations, and an electrical legend showing outlets and switches. (blueprints). 1939



East Florida Seminary.



Box Folder
MC19.14 Project 66 - Barracks - 2 items. Drawings from memory by a resident of Gainesville. One drawing is of the front of the barracks building with written notes. The second drawing is a floor plan of the first floor. Written notes are also included. undated



Engineering Complex.



Box
1 Project 21 - Engineering Complex. 1 item. Design drawing of buildings and their situation in the landscape. undated


Box Folder
MC19.8 Project 29 - Engineering Experiment Station and Laboratory group. Preliminary site plan. Blue print. Various labs labeled as aeronautics laboratory. undated


Box
3 Project 36 - Engineering and Physics Library. 1 item. Shows the floor plan. undated



Fletcher Hall.



Box Folder
MC19.23 Project 74 - Addition to Men's Dormitory for the University of Florida (Fletcher Hall). 1938



Flint Hall.



Box
6 Project 51 - Science Building (Flint Hall). Edwards and Walters: Architects. 1 item. Preliminary design drawing of the basement. undated


Box Folder
MC19.16 Project 69 - Science Building (Flint Hall) - Plan of First Floor, Main Entrance Front Elevation, Second Floor, Plan of Basement, Plan of First Floor, Cross Section, Roof Plan, Details of End Staircase, Entrance Hall and Stairs, North Elevation. Edwards and Walter Architects. 1909



Florida Agricultural College (Lake City).



Box Folder
MC110.2 Project 53 - Science Hall - Snelling and Patter: Architects. 10 items. Preliminary design drawings, elevation plans, floor plans of Science Hall and possibly another building to be constructed at the Florida Agricultural College in Lake City, Fl. circa 1903



Florida Museum of Natural History (formerly Florida State Museum).



Box
6 Project 46 - Florida State Museum - Butt: Architect. 1 item. Site plan and floor plans including the ground floor, first floor, and second floor. circa 1945



Grinter Hall.



Box
3 Project 43 - Grinter Hall. 2 items. Floor plans of the ground floor and third through fourth floors.



Health Center.



Box Folder
MC110.1 Project 31 - J. Hillis Miller Health Center (State Medical College) - Fulton and Hamilton: Architects. 23 items. Variety of drawings and plans including preliminary design drawings, site plans, floor plans, and as built drawings. More detailed information of the items below. 1953-1966


Box
3 1. Topographic map of site for proposed Florida State Medical College. Drawn by Kenneth DeGroot. undated
3 2. Floor plans for each floor. Dr. Harrel's office copy. 1954
3 3. Floor plans for each floor. A duplicate of #2 except for the cover. 1954


Box Folder
MC110.1 4. Site plan. undated


Box
3 5. Utility and topographical survey. 1966
3 6. Plot plan. 1953. Includes a cover with a small drawing of the complex. undated
3 7. Library plans, ground floor and first floor of the Health Center. 1953


Box Folder
MC110.1 8. Comprehensive Plan. undated


Box
3 Project 9 - J. Hillis Miller Health Center - Guy C. Fulton and Jefferson Hamilton: Architects. 1 item. Site plan development drawing. 1955
1 Project 13 - Health Center - Guy C. Fulton and Jefferson Hamilton: Architects. 4 items. Design drawings of the proposed medical complex. Two drawings show the entrance (one is a duplicate) with one in color. The third drawing (color) shows the view from the North-East and the fourth (color) shows the view from the South-East. 1953
1 Project 14 - J. Hillis Miller Health Center - Hamilton: Architect. 2 items. Two drawings (blue on white paper) showing two views of the medical complex. 1954
1 Project 15 - J. Hillis Miller Health Center - Hamilton: Architect. 1 item. Design drawing (in pencil) of the medical complex. 1954
1 Project 16 - J. Hillis Miller Health Center - Hamilton: Architect. Design drawing in color of a partial view of the medical complex. 1954
3 Project 18 - University of Florida Campus - Hamilton: Architect. Large color drawing with an aerial perspective of the proposed medical center and other buildings. 1950
1 Project 23 - J. Hillis Miller Health Center - Hamilton: Architect. Design drawing showing the main lobby, library entrance, and auditorium stairs. 1954
1 Project 24 - J. Hillis Miller Health Center. Design drawing of the health center complex with a panoramic view of the surrounding area. undated


Box Folder
MC110.1 Project 62 - J. Hillis Miller Health Center - Jefferson Hamilton: Architect. 1 item. Design drawing in color of the view of the Health Center from the North-East. 1953



Library West.



Box
4 Project 17 - University of Florida New Library - Hamilton: Architect. 1 item (two enclosure pages also). Design drawing of the Research Library (Library West) in pencil showing colonnade, nearby buildings, and trees. 1962
4 Project 1 - Research Library - Arthur L. Campbell and Warren H. Smith: Architects. 8 items. Working drawings of the ground floor and floors 2-5 as well as two elevation drawings and one of interior perspectives. The various work areas (as cataloging) and office use are labeled. 1964
4 Project 2 - Research Library - Arthur Lee Campbell and Warren H. Smith: Architects. 8 items. Preliminary design drawings. Includes the site plan, the ground floors, and floors 2-5. (Box 4). 1964. 1964
4 Project 3 - New Research Library - Arthur Lee Campbell and Warren H. Smith: Architects. 5 items. Preliminary design drawings. The office work, exhibit, and collection areas on each floor are labeled. 1964
4 Project 33 - Proposed Library Addition. (Library West). Hamilton: Architect. 11 items. Preliminary design plans which were never used. There are two sets of drawings. 1960-1963


Box Folder
MC19.22 Project 63 - Research Library. (Library West). Arthur L. Campbell and Warren H. Smith: Architects. 1 item. Design drawing in color of the Research Library and some of the surrounding buildings as Anderson Hall. undated



Life Science Complex.



Box
5 Project 54 - Life Science Complex (Life Science Center and Museum) - Hamilton; Butt: Architects. 22 items. Preliminary design drawings, site plans, floor plans. 1952-1965
6 Project 54 - Life Science Complex (Life Science Center and Museum) - Hamilton; Butt: Architects. 22 items. Preliminary design drawings, site plans, floor plans. 1952-1965



Little Hall.



Box
2 Project 38 - Classroom Building - Butt: Architect. 1 item. Preliminary design drawings for a proposed classroom building. Surrounding buildings shown as Tigert Hall, Walker Auditorium, etc. Could be Little Hall. 1962
2 Project 48 - Little Hall (?) - Butt: Architect. 3 items. Floor plans for proposed classroom building showing the first, second, third, and fourth floors. (Box 2). 1962



Murphree Hall.



Box Folder
MC19.19 Project 73 - Men's Dormitory for the University of Florida (Murphree Hall) - First Floor. 1938



Music Building (temporary women's gym).



Box
3 Project 35 - Division of Music building - Hamilton: Architect. 2 items. Working drawings (blueprint) of alterations to the Music Building (formerly the "New Gym"). Includes the first floor plan and the transverse section. 1949



Norman Hall.



Box
1 Project 47 - Norman Hall - 15 items. Groups of 5 items each. Duplicate. Floor plans colored in using different colors for each plan showing the changes in the intended use of the space.. 1959-1967



O'Connell Center.



Box Folder
MC19.24 Project 69 - O'Connell Center (Mass Seating / Natatorium Center) Construction documents. UF Department of Building Construction and Property Management. Moore, May and Harrington, architects. One-half size plans. Site plans, details and surveys. Architectural floor plans, elevations, sections and details. Structural plans. 1977



President's Home.



Box Folder
MC19.9 Project 61 - President's Home - Jefferson M. Hamilton: Architect. 2 items: 1. Color drawing of the exterior of the house. 2. Color drawing (on the reverse side) of the interior showing the entry way and the staircase. 1951



Projects Not Built.



Box
1 Project 10 - Inter-American Cultural and Scientific Center - 1 item. Design drawings of proposed center which was never built. The drawing depicts the buildings, surrounding structures, and landscape. 1961
2 Project 11 - Historical Collections Library, Floyd Hall. Laura M. Weant: Architect. 4 items. Preliminary design drawings showing the West elevation, site plan, the first floor, the second floor, the third floor, the reading area, and the section. Probably proposed plans for the renovation of Floyd Hall which were never carried out. undated


Box Folder
MC110.5 Project 25 - Student Union(?) design drawing. An architect's rendering of a student union with details of the building and features as people. undated
MC110.5 Project 26 - Proposed Memorial Building. Edwards and Sayward: Architects. 1 item. Large, elaborate watercolor of a proposed administration building which was never built. undated
MC110.5 Project 56 - Apartments for Visiting Scholars - Jefferson M. Hamilton: Architect. 1 item. Preliminary plan showing floor plan and its location adjacent to University Auditorium. 1950
MC110.5 Project 58 - Memorial Center - Jefferson M. Hamilton: Architect. 1 item. Preliminary drawing plan for proposed memorial Center. 1949
MC110.5 Project 59 - Memorial Center - 1949 Jefferson M. Hamilton: Architect. 1 item. Preliminary drawing plan for proposed memorial Center. 1949 59 War Memorial - Chapel - no date. Jefferson M. Hamilton: Architect. 1 item. Preliminary plan for a memorial tower, concert hall, chapel, Alumni Department of Religion, green room, stage, loggia, and dressing rooms. (Possibly an earlier drawing of the proposed Alumni Center). undated
MC110.5 Project 60 - Green Room (University Auditorium) - 1 item. Pen drawing possible of the Green Room in the proposed War Memorial - Chapel (see #59 above). undated



Reitz Union.



Box
2 Project 12 - J. Wayne Reitz Student Union and the Constans Theater. Littler: Architect. 1 item. Design drawing showing the two buildings and landscape features.. undated
2 Project 49 - Florida Union - Hamilton: Architect. 5 items. Preliminary design drawings of the eventual J. Wayne Reitz Union and the Constans Theater depicting the floor and site plans. 1962



Rolfs Hall.



Box
5 Project 45 - Rolfs Hall - Weaver: Architect. 5 items. Horticultural Building. Floor plans for the fourth floor. Elevation plans are also included. 1926-1947


Box Folder
MC19.8 Project 45 - Rolfs Hall - Weaver: Architect. 5 items. Horticultural Building. Floor plans for the fourth floor. Elevation plans are also included. 1926-1947



Schucht Village.



Box
3 Project 40 - H.C. Schucht Memorial Village. 1 item. Site plans of this married housing development. undated



Sledd Hall.



Box Folder
MC19.15 Project 75 - Men's Dormitory for the University of Florida (Sledd Hall). Rudolph Weaver. 1928



Smathers Library (formerly Library East).



Box
5 Project 4 - University of Florida Library addition (Library East) - Guy C. Fulton: Architect. 4 items. Preliminary design drawings which includes the plot plan and floors 1-3. This is an early proposal for Library East, but it was not built this way. 1946
3 Project 32 - Florida History Stacks. (Smathers Library). Two preliminary design drawings showing the 1st and 2nd ties levels. undated


Box Folder
MC19.18 Project 34 - Smathers Library. Miscellaneous drawings. Includes elevations used for window repair in 2002 and undated sketch of the fourth floor. 2002


Box
5 Project 52 - Library (Library East/Smathers Library) - Fulton; Hamilton; Edwards and Sayward: Architects. 22 items. Preliminary design drawings, site plans, floor plans, color in white And blue, drawings of exterior of building, sections, framing plan, exterior elevations. 1924-1954
6 Project 52 - Library (Library East/Smathers Library) - Fulton; Hamilton; Edwards and Sayward: Architects. 22 items. Preliminary design drawings, site plans, floor plans, color in white And blue, drawings of exterior of building, sections, framing plan, exterior elevations. 1924-1954


Box Folder
81 Project 78 - Smathers Library - Specifications for general contract work - Edwards and Sayward Architects. 1924 January 20
82 Project 78 - Smathers Library - Specifications for heating - Edwards and Sayward Architects. 1924 January 25
83 Project 79 - Smathers Library - Specifications for labor and materials for addition to library - Rudolph Weaver, Architect to Board of Control of the State of Florida. 1931 January 26
84 Project 79 - Smathers Library - Specifications for furnishing of finish hardware for addition to library - Rudolph Weaver, Architect to Board of Control of the State of Florida. 1931 May 19
85 Project 80 - Smathers Library - Specifications for finish hardware including addendum X-1 and X for addition to library - Guy S. Fulton. 1946
86 Project 80 - Smathers Library - Specifications for finish schedule Addendum A for addition to library - Guy S. Fulton. 1948 March 13
87 Project 80 - Smathers Library - Specifications for steel stack installation - Guy S. Fulton. 1949
88 Project 81 - Smathers Library - Renovation and restoration project manual - Rowe Architects Incorporated. 1989 October 16


Box
7 Project 76 - Smathers Library Fire Code Upgrades and Building Improvements. Rowe Architects. 1994
7 Project 77 - Smathers Library First Floor Rehabilitation. Liebtag, Robinson, Wingfield Consulting Engineers. 1990



Stadium.



Box
3 Project 7 - University of Florida Footbdll Stadium - 1 item. Preliminary drawing. A proposed addition to the stadium showing levels and ties. 1950



Swimming Pool.



Box
3 Project 44 - Swimming pool. 1 item. Preliminary design drawings. undated



Tau Epsilon Phi.



Box Folder
MC110.4 Project 67 - Tau Epsilon Phi fraternity house - Robert and Leonard H. Glasser: Architects. 3 items. Drawings of the front of the fraternity house, the ground floor plan, and the second floor plan.. undated



University Auditorium.



Box Folder
MC110.3 Project 57 - University Auditorium, Proposed Alterations - Jefferson M. Hamilton: Architect. 3 items. Architectural plans showing basement and transept. 1949



University of Florida.



Box Folder
MC19.10 Project 82 - Science Hall - Planting plan. Olmsted Brothers Landscape Architects - Rudolph Weaver, Architect. 1927 February 10
MC19.10 Project 83 - Law School - Plantng plan. Olmsted Brothers Landscape Architects - Rudolph Weaver, Architect. 1927 February
MC19.11 Project 84 - Main Quadrangle - Planting plan. Olmsted Brothers Landscape Architects - Rudolph Weaver, Architect. 1927 January 15
MC19.10 Project 85 - Language Hall - Plantng plan. Olmsted Brothers Landscape Architects - Rudolph Weaver, Architect. 1927 February 8
MC19.10 Project 86 - Agricultural building - Plantng plan. Olmsted Brothers Landscape Architects - Rudolph Weaver, Architect. 1927 February 10
MC19.10 Project 87 - Peabody Hall - Plantng plan. Olmsted Brothers Landscape Architects - Rudolph Weaver, Architect. 1927 February 9
MC19.11 Project 88 - Library building - Planting plan. Olmsted Brothers Landscape Architects - Rudolph Weaver, Architect. 1927 February 8


Box
6 Project 28 - Landscape Plan - Dan Kiley: Landscape Architect. 1 item. Landscape plan for UF. Thirty-nine buildings are included in the design drawing. 1950



WRUF Radio Towers.



Box Folder
MC19.13 Project 78 - 6 drawings, plus duplicates, of the WRUF radio towers with supporting documents from the American Bridge Company. 1927-1937





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