Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
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 Charles I. Barber (1887-1962) was the son of Knoxville architect George Franklin Barber. Charles was born in Dekalb, Illinois shortly before the family removed to Knoxville. He attended the Baker-Himel School in Knoxville and attended...
Dates: 1915 - 1959
Identifier: PC 0009
Identifier: APD 0007
Scope and Contents Albert B. Baumann (1861-1942), architect, son of William and Catherine (Schneider) Baumann, was born in Knoxville, Tennessee. William Baumann (1813-1875) came to America with his parents about 1835 and in 1837 married Catherine Schneider, whose family had emigrated from Germany around the same time. The young couple went to Savannah, Georgia, where William Baumann was a ship designer and builder. Then they returned to East Tennessee; one son, Joseph F., was born in 1844 in Tellico Plains...
Identifier: APD 0011
Scope and Contents 2 sets of architectural plans (Office Building and Settlement House), 5 sets of specifications, 4 Brookside Mills cotton labels, and photographs of Brookside Mills structures (2 interior, 3 exterior, 1 postcard). Plans by L. C. Waters, Knoxville architect.
Dates: 1900 - 1912
Scope and Contents Bruce McCarty, Knoxville Architect, Selected list of projects, 1954-1961.
Dates: 1954 - 1961
Identifier: APD 0041
Scope and Contents Letters written by architect George Barber or his wife in Knoxville to their son Charles in Italy, 1907. 4 letters. Photocopies (furnished by W. R. McNabb--originals in possession of Charles Barber). Written on Barber & Klutz letterhead. Letters mention work done on several Knoxville houses, including the Sanford, Tyson, and Kennedy houses.
Identifier: MSC 0438
Scope and Contents This collection contains magazines, newspaper articles, letters, postcards, order forms, and other ephemera related to George Franklin Barber home catalogs. Barber (1854-1915), a Knoxville resident from 1888 on, was an American architect known internationally for his home design plans offered through mail-order catalogs. Material in this collection is dated 1893-1906 with several undated and missing items. Boxes 1-3 contain issues of American Homes, a monthly journal “devoted to planning,...
Dates: 1888-1906; undated
Identifier: APD 0017
Scope and Contents Hubert Bebb (1903-1984) was a native of Illinois. He received his training as an architect at Cornell University’s College of Architecture where he graduated in 1928. Working with classmate Nathaniel Owings, Bebb created designs for the 1933 Chicago World’s Fair. In the 1940s Bebb worked for the Chicago firm of Armstrong, Furst, and Tillotson. In 1950 Bebb moved to Gatlinburg and spent the next thirty years of his life working in East Tennessee. His design for the Clingman’s Dome viewing tower...
Dates: 1950 - 1980
Identifier: APD 0044
Scope and Contents Plans for the former Cansler School at 1719 Reynolds Street, Knoxville [Tenn.]. The building then was a Boys & Girls Club and is currently (2019) The Wesley House Community Center. Plans were drawn by Bruce McCarty (founder of the current McCarty Holsaple McCarty architecture firm in Knoxville, Tenn.) during his time with Rutherford & Painter Architects. The plans are labeled “New Negro Elementary School”
Richard Upjohn, Church at Four Mile Point and Riverside Plantation [St. Andrews Episcopal Church, Riverside] (photographs and slides).
Scope and Contents 1998 Correspondence with Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library, Columbia University, New York City, re: plans of Richard Upjohn (1802-1878) for a church for Rev. J. L. Gray at Four Mile Point, Tenn. Possibly St. Andrews Episcopal Chapel located at Riverside Plantation (home of Margaret McGhee Niles) on the Little Tennessee River, at McGhee, Tenn. Includes four slides and two 8x10” B&W photographs from Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library. Also, related correspondence; American...