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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

A Study of the architecture of George Barber in Knoxville by Jennifer Hassell.

Identifier: MSC 0267
Scope and Contents

Research done by University of Tennessee student Jennifer Hassell on the architecture of George Barber in Knoxville. Collection includes her report “A General Guide to the Architecture of George F. Barber in Knoxville, Tennessee.” (May 1996); also includes 35 mm black and white negatives and accompanying contact sheets. The donor marked out the duplicate and inferior negatives prior to donating the material.

Dates: 1996

Arnold Schwarzbart Collection.

Identifier: MSC 0576
Scope and Contents

The collection includes documents, photographs, posters, printing plates, architectural plans, and artifacts.

Dates: 1951 - 2015

Barber and McMurry Architectural Records (through 1959)

Identifier: APD 0030
Scope and Contents

Architectural drawings of Barber & McMurry Architects, Knoxville, through 1959. The plans and some renderings are available. Specifications were not provided. Plans are arranged in these groups: General 208; Churches 121; Residences 376; Schools 133; Total 838

Dates: 1915 - 1959

”George F. Barber” by Michael Tomlan.

Identifier: MM.1993.018
Scope and Contents

”George F. Barber” by Michael Tomlan, student papers, University of Tennessee School of Architecture, ca. 1973. Photocopy. 12 pp.

Dates: 1973

George Franklin Barber (paper by Michael Tomlan on George Franklin Barber. Ca. 1973).

Identifier: MM.2003.011
Scope and Contents

Research paper written by Michael Tomlan, ca. 1973, on architect George Franklin Barber. With cover letter from James Patrick dated January 14, 1974. Photocopy. 13 pp. + cover letter.

Dates: 1973-1974

L. C. Waters Collection

Identifier: APD 0001
Scope and Contents L. C. (Lewis Chalfont) Waters (1866-1941) was a native of Jonesboro, Clayton County, Georgia. He was the son of Rev. Richard Waters and Jane Leland Fayette Turner Waters. By 1883 the family had moved to Atlanta. Lewis was listed in the 1886 Atlanta city directory as an “architect.” In 1886 Lewis was listed as a draughtsman with T. C Maddox & Son of Birmingham, Alabama, “Architects, Superintendents, & Sanitary Engineers.” By 1890 L C. Waters was back in Atlanta again listed as an...
Dates: 1901 - 1927

Morton & Sweetser Architectural Plans

Identifier: APD 0003
Scope and Contents James Coulson Morton (1912 -1975) came from his native Toronto, Canada to work with the Knoxville architectural firm of Bealer & Wilhoit on Glocker Hall at the University of Tennessee. In 1953 when the principals of the original firm retired, Morton and another associate, C. A. Sweetser took over the firm, renamed Morton & Sweetser. Among projects done by the firm are the Civic Auditorium Coliseum and the Safety Building. Plans include --Austin High School Vocational Shop Building...
Dates: 1947 - 1972

Posters. Architecture. (Dulin Gallery of Art, Historic Knoxville, Historic Homes, Candle Light Tours, Old North Knoxville walking tour)

Identifier: Q Ephemera 1980.001
Scope and Contents

Posters: Architecture: 1. “ Neo-classical mansion, designed by John Russell Pope ... completed in 1917... Dulin Gallery of Art.” Poster by (Toberight?), 1980. 2. “Tradition, Innovation, and Romantic Images: The Architecture of Historic Knoxville,” 1991. Frank H. McClung Museum, University of Tennessee (3 copies) 3. “Historic Homes of Knoxville, 1999 Candlelight Tours.” Homes on the tour are listed. (2 copies) 4. “Come Walk With Us,” Annual Old North Knoxville walking tour, no date.

Dates: 1980-1999

Posters. Architecture. (U.S. Capitol)

Identifier: Q Ephemera 1993.001
Scope and Contents

Posters. Architecture: “U.S. Capitol, 1793-1993” by the U.S. Capitol Historical Society (color). .

Dates: 1993

Sarah Weeks, Historic Structures of Knoxville: Current and Lost since the 1974 Inventory. (1985)

Identifier: PC 0055
Scope and Contents A photocopy of “Historic Structures of Knoxville: Current and Lost since the 1974 Inventory” by Sarah Weeks is included. This collection contains the original 35 mm negatives taken by the author to illustrate this work. Contact prints were made of the negatives and their location in the book has been included in a finding aid. A few prints of some of the photographs were included with the negatives and are also in this collection. The library does not have the original study (a class...
Dates: 1985

Southeast Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians, various

Identifier: Ephemera - Organizations - Southeast Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians
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Ephemera from the Southeast Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians in Knoxville, Tenn.

Dates: various

Stuart Fonde Collection

Identifier: APD 0012
Scope and Contents The Stuart Fonde Collection consists of photographs, architectural plans, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, magazine excerpts, business files, correspondence, notebooks, and ephemera. Photographs comprise a majority of the collection, depicting various building projects ̶ some completed, some still under construction. Photographs of nearly all the homes in both Forest Court and Century Court are present and identified. A series of photographs show a slate quarry in Chilhowee, Tennessee, from...
Dates: 1937 - 1976; Majority of material found within 1937 - 1961

“Ten Scores of Architecture,” Knoxville. Poster. (posters)

Identifier: Ephemera 2019.006
Scope and Contents

Poster issued by the East Tennessee Discovery Center and AIA (American Institute of Architects) East Tennessee. “Ten Scores of Architecture” (of Knoxville, 1791-1991). color 24 x 36”.

Dates: 1991

William Ellis House, Sevier County, Tenn. (color photographs and negatives)

Identifier: SPC 2019.061
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William Ellis House, Sevier County, Tenn (color photographs and negatives) The photographs taken shortly before the house was demolished in 1992. It stood above the French Broad River on the hill above Kyker’s Ferry, It was a brick Federal I -house with outbuildings. The small house built for Mary Ellis still stands. See Robbie D. Jones, The Historic Architecture of Sevier County, Tennessee. Page 205.

Dates: 1992

William W. Griffin Memoirs (1906-1970).

Identifier: MSC 0099
Scope and Contents

Architect with Knoxville firm of Baumann & Baumann

Dates: 1906-1970