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As a partnership between the Smathers Libraries and the School of Architecture since 2004, the Architecture Archives has become a leading repository for historical records pertaining to the architects and architecture of Florida. The collections support scholarly research, historic preservation, and the education of future students. A handful of important collections, including the archives of Alfred Browning Parker, Kenneth Treister, Darrell Fleeger, and the Carrère and Hastings firm, currently are being preserved, arranged and described by staff. As such, final descriptions for these collections are not available online at this time.
Architecture Educational Collection, 1930-2010. Miscellaneous architectural drawings, particulary of structures in Florida. Ms Group 273.
Bannister, Turpin Chambers. Papers, 1939-1982. Part of the University of Florida Archives.
Emmer, Phil. Papers, 1941-2014. Philip I. Emmer is a real estate developer known for his work throughout Florida. His firm, Emmer Development Corporation, has developed properties in 15 Florida counties, from low-income, turnkey housing to luxury apartment complexes. Emmer is also well known for his philanthropy and public service. This collection focuses on the philanthropy and public service of Emmer, as well as his career in housing development. The collection also holds documentation regarding low-income housing, in particular Lincoln Estates.
Flagler College's Hotel Ponce de Leon Architecture Collection. 1886-1963 (bulk: 1886-1924). Architectural drawings, blueprints and related material for the Hotel Ponce de Leon (now Ponce de Leon Hall at Flagler College) in St. Augustine, Florida. The hotel was designed by the Carrère & Hastings firm. The collection also includes items related to other buildings constructed and operated by Henry M. Flagler and the East Coast Hotel Company. Ms Group 311.
Fulton, Guy Chandler. Papers and plans, ca.1930-1948. Part of the University of Florida Archives.
Hamilton, Jefferson M. Architectural Drawings and Photographs, 1926-1947. Plans, renderings, and photographs related to the architecture of Hamilton in Tampa, Florida. 1 box. Ms Group 185.
Hapsis-Hugo, Marilyn Staton. Design Collection, 1956-2009 (bulk: 1956-1986). Designs and a small number of photographs documenting the design work of Hapsis-Hugo for Albert Hugo Associates, as well as freelance and student work. Ms Group 286.
Howey, John. Sarasota School of Architecture Collection, 1926-2001. Photographs, drawings, models and research materials collected or created by John Howey during the creation of the book and exhibition entitled, The Sarasota School of Architecture, 1941-1966. The materials pertain to the numerous modern architects working in Sarasota, Florida, during that period. Ms Group 274.
Memorial Presbyterian Church Architecture Collection. 1886-1904. Architectural drawings and blueprints for the Memorial Presbyterian Church in St. Augustine, Florida. The hotel was designed by the Carrère & Hastings firm for Henry M. Flagler. Ms Group 312.
Nims, Rufus. Architectural Drawings, 1950-1992. Plans for residences and buildings in Florida, Louisiana, New York, Costa Rica, and several countries in the Caribbean. 11.75 ln.ft. MS Group 177.
Potter, Edward T. Architectural drawings, ca. early 1870s. Water color and pen and ink drawings of Potter's design for St. John's Church, Jacksonville, Florida. 15 items. Ms Group 186.
Reeves, F. Blair. Papers, 1960-1995. Part of University of Florida Archives.
Simonds, John Ormsbee. Collection, 1912-2005. Drawings, project files, correspondence, writings, speeches, and other papers of landscape architect John Ormsbee Simonds. Ms Group 50.
Wallis Baker Associates. Thomas H. Wallis, Jr. and William H. Baker Landscape Architecture Collection, 1961-2009. Plans, photographs, project manuals, and miscellaneous materials created by the landscape architecture firm Wallis Baker Associates and its principals. MS Group 285.
Weaver, Rudolph. Architectural records, ca.1920-1940. Part of University of Florida Archives.
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