II. General Collection Guidelines:
A. Languages: Not applicable.
B. Chronological Guidelines: No limitations.
C. Geographical Guidelines: Emphasis will be on architectural records relating to buildings and architectural practices in the United States.
D. Treatment of Subject: Architectural and urban design records significant to the Southwest region; records which document the architectural development of The University of Texas; representative records which further the understanding of the development of American architecture.
E. Types of Material: Architectural records in all formats are collected with the intent of documenting the design process from conception to completion and to record any subsequent changes, commentary or criticism.
F. Other General Considerations: Acquisitions are primarily by donation. All collections will be reviewed on their individual merits. Supplementing this collection is the Architecture and Planning Library, the Center for American History, the Benson Latin American Collection, the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center, and the Austin History Center of the Austin Public Library. The Austin History Center collects all architectural records for Travis county with the exception of those related to the University of Texas.
III. Observations and Qualifications by Subject and LC Class: Within the limitations set forward above, materials are collected for this special collection at the C/4 level.