Woodson Research Center, Rice University

Guide to the Arthur E. Jones Architectural Records, 1936-1989 MS 535



creator Jones, Arthur Evan
Title: Arthur E. Jones Architectural Records
Dates: 1936-1989
Abstract: The Arthur Jones Architectural Records contain information and pictures of projects Jones was involved with in his career with Houston-based Lloyd and Morgan, Lloyd, Jones, and Brewer, and Jones and Fillpot.
Identification: MS 535
Quantity: 8 Linear Feet (16 boxes)
Language: English
Repository: Woodson Research Center, Rice University, Houston, Texas

Biographical Note

Arthur E. Jones, a 1947 Rice University graduate, joined the Houston firm of Hermon F. Lloyd and William B. Morgan that year, and became partner in 1961. In 1974 the firm became Lloyd Jones and Associates, and by 1976 adding Benjamin E. Brewer, Jr. to become Lloyd, Jones and Brewer. By 1984 Brewer left the firm and Bob G. Fillpot joined. Hermon F. Lloyd died in 1989 and the last incarnation of the form was Jones and Fillpot. Jones' projects with the firms, which were primarily but not only in Houston, include the Astrodome, the Allen Centers, the Melrose building, and various buildings in Greenway Plaza, the University of Houston, and Rice University.


Scope and Contents

The Arthur E. Jones Architectural Records contain photographs, slides, renderings, and information about projects during his career with Lloyd and Morgan, Lloyd, Jones, and Brewer, and Jones and Fillpot. The firms' projects were primarily based in Houston. Series I includes information about the firms and administrative and project details. Series II contains images, further information, and awards for projects, and Series III are oversized material of several projects including drawings of the Astrodome. Photographers of items in the collection include Richard Payne, Bob Bailey, Balthazar Korab, and André Kertész.


Arrangement note

Missing Title
Series I: Administrative (1936-1989)
Series II: Projects (1948-1989)
Series III: Oversize (1948-1989)

Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This material is open for research.

Conditions Governing Access

Stored off-site at the Library Service Center. Please request this material via woodson@rice.edu or call 713-348-2586.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish from the Arthur E. Jones Architectural Records, MS 535, must be obtained from the Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University.


Index Terms

Architects -- Texas
Houston (Texas) -- Buildings, structures, etc.
blueprints (reprographic copies)
Architecture -- Texas -- Houston -- 20th century
architectural drawings (visual works)
photographs
Locke, Al
McGrath, Chas
Meyer, Art
Miller, John P.
Miller, Ralph N.
Milstead Photography.
Morgan, William B.
Murdy, W. D.
Payne, Richard
Peters, George
Peters, Paul
Photographic Laboratories.
Richburg, Jack
Rosenthal, Steve
Seawell Photography.
Seiders, F. Wilbur
Smusz, Ben
Shoemake-Stiles Photography.
Stewart, Ed
St. Gil, Marc
Thomas, Jim
Stiles and Associates.
Woodallen Industrial Photography.
Whitney, Peter
Bailey, Bob
Begham, Stan
Aker, Joe C., photographer
Alonso, Gabriel
Foto Art Studios.
Gardner, Rick
Fillpot, Robert G.
Fisk, David
Dorsey and Peters.
Dorsey, Paul
Bisett and Dixon Photographers.
Brewer, Benjamin E., Jr.
Jones, Arthur Evan
Johnson, Owen
Hester, Paul, 1948-
Henrikson, Vernon R.
Harper Leiper Studios.
Gulf Photo.
Gilbert, Earl R.
Georges, Alexandre
Lloyd, Hermon F.
Lieberman, Nathaniel
Laws, Jack F.
Lawless and Son, Photographers.
Korab, Balthazar
Kiger, Jennifer M.
Kertesz, Andre
Jones, Arthur Evan

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Arthur E. Jones Architectural Records, MS 535, Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University.

Acquisition Information

The materials were given to Woodson Research Center by Arthur E. Jones in 2008


Detailed Description of the Collection

Series I: Administrative

Box Folder
1 1 Firm history and philosophy, project-related
2 Project detail sheets
3 Projects - alphabetical listing
4 Projects - numerical listing
5 Projects by completion date listing



Series II: Projects

Box Folder
1 6 Aetna Insurance Company Building
7 [Herbert] Allen residence completed 1976
8 Allen Center
Scope and Contents note
photographs by Rick Gardner and Richard Payne
9 Allen Center 1 and 2 completed 1979
Scope and Contents note
photographs by Rick Gardner and Richard Payne
10 Allen Center 3 completed 1980
Scope and Contents note
photographs by Rick Gardner and Richard Payne
Box Folder
2 1 Allen Center 4 [Four Allen Center] completed 1984
Scope and Contents note
photographs by David Fisk, Paul Hester, Chas McGrath, and Richard Payne
2 Allen Center 4 [Four Allen Center] completed 1984
3 Allen Center - Capital Bank completed 1980
Scope and Contents note
photographs by Richard Payne
4 Allen Center - Capital Bank Heritage Club completed 1981
Scope and Contents note
photographs by Richard Payne
Box Folder
3 1 Allen Center - Meridien Hotel completed 1980
Scope and Contents note
photographs by Rick Gardner and Richard Payne
2 Allen Center - Meridien Hotel completed 1980
Scope and Contents note
photographs by Richard Payne
3 Allied Bank completed 1983
Scope and Contents note
photographs by Rick Gardner
4 Allied Bank - Century Club completed 1984
Scope and Contents note
photographs by chas McGrath
5 American Bank - Corpus Christi, TX completed 1979
Scope and Contents note
photographs by Richard Payne
6 American Fore Insurance Group
Scope and Contents note
photographs by Woodallen Industrial Photographers
7 American General
Scope and Contents note
photographs by Balthazar Korab, Richard Payne, and Jim Thomas
8 American General Health Club completed 1984
Scope and Contents note
photographs by Chas McGrath
9 American General Life Buildings completed 1965
Scope and Contents note
photographs by Richard Payne
10 American General Riviana Building completed 1974
Scope and Contents note
photographs by Balthazar Korab and Richard Payne
Box Folder
4 1 American General Tower
Scope and Contents note
photographs by Alexandre Georges, Harper Leiper Studios, Balthazar Korab, Milstead Photography, Richard Payne, Jim Thomas, and Woodallen Industrial Photographers
2 Americana Building completed 1961
Scope and Contents note
photographs by Harper Leiper Studios, Vernon R. Henrikson and Associates, and Stiles and Associates
3 American National Bank Building - Austin, TX completed 1975
Scope and Contents note
photographs by Harper Leiper Studios and Lawless and Son
4 Astrodome [Harris County Domed Stadium] completed 1965
Scope and Contents note
photographs by Gulf Photo, Art Meyer Photography, and Paul Peters
5 Astrodome [Harris County Domed Stadium] completed 1965
Box Folder
5 1 Astrodome - Planning and scheduling
2 Astrodome - Planning and scheduling
3 Astrodome - Planning correspondence
4 Astrodome - Planning and specifications correspondence
5 Astrodome - Planning and specifications correspondence
Box Folder
6 1 Astrodome - Specifications
2 Astrohall / Astroarena completed 1966
Scope and Contents note
photographs by Al Locke
3 Atlantic City [NJ] Convention Center completed 1984
Scope and Contents note
photographs by Nathaniel Lieberman
4 Banc Texas Allen Parkway completed 1983
5 [Mrs. Ann] Bart residence - Stillforest
6 [Mrs. B.F.] Bart residence - Troon Road completed 1948
Scope and Contents note
photographs by Andre Kertesz (copyright Conde Nast Publications)
7 Bellaire [TX] Presbyterian Church
8 Bland-Willis Cadillac Company completed 1970
Scope and Contents note
photographs by Richard Payne
9 Block 298 garage and office building completed 1982
10 Block 321 garage and office building (Allen Center) completed 1980
11 Boca Raton [FL] Financial Center
12 Boston [MA] stadium
Scope and Contents note
photographs by Paul Peters
13 Britton Building completed 1962
Scope and Contents note
photographs by Peter Whitney
Box Folder
7 1 Calcasieu Marine National Bank, Lake Charles, LA completed 1983
Scope and Contents note
photographs by Chas McGrath and Ed Stewart
2 Calcasieu Marine National Bank, Lake Charles, LA completed 1983
Scope and Contents note
photographs by Rick Gardner, Chas McGrath, and Ed Stewart
3 Calcasieu Marine National Bank - Executive interiors and club
Scope and Contents note
photographs by chas McGrath
4 Calcasieu Marine National Bank - Executive interiors and club
Scope and Contents note
photographs by Chas McGrath
Box Folder
8 1 [William] Cameron and Company
2 Central Methodist Church
3 Century/Mobil Oil Co. office building
4 [Mr. and Mrs. Virgil] Childress residence
5 Christ the Servant Lutheran Church completed 1980
6 Continental Resources
7 Cypress-Fairbanks I.S.D.
8 Eldridge House
9 Enserch Corporation Tower, Pool Co. interiors completed 1982
Scope and Contents note
photographs by Richard Payne
10 Entex completed 1972
Scope and Contents note
photographs by Balthazar Korab, Seawell Photography, and Ben Smusz
11 Ewing apartments
12 George E. Failing Co.
13 Fannin Bank completed 1963
Scope and Contents note
photographs by Bisett and Dixon, Lawless and Son, Milstead Photography, and Richard Payne
14 Federated Department Stores [Foley's]
15 Firemen's Fund office building
16 First Methodist Church, Pasadena
17 Foley's - Austin [TX] Highland Mall
Scope and Contents note
photographs by Rick Gardner
18 Foley's - Bryan/College Station, TX
19 Foley's - Houston
20 Foley's - Houston Distribution Center completed 1978
Scope and Contents note
photographs by Rick Gardner
21 Foley's - Houston Greenspoint completed 1976, 1979
22 Foley's - Houston Sharpstown completed 1961
23 Foley's - Houston West Oaks and Willowbrook completed 1982, 1981
24 Foley's - San Antonio [TX] Northstar completed 1981
Box Folder
9 1 Foster Wheeler
Scope and Contents note
photographs by Ed Stewart
2 The Galvestonian - Galveston, TX completed 1983
Scope and Contents note
photographs by Rick Gardner
3 Grand Hotel completed 1979
Scope and Contents note
photographs by Rick Gardner and Richard Payne
4 Greenway Plaza
Scope and Contents note
photographs by Rick Gardner and Richard Payne
5 Greenway Bank and Trust completed 1974, 1978
Scope and Contents note
photographs by Richard Payne
6 Greenway Plaza - Coastal/Summit Tower
Scope and Contents note
photographs by Rick Gardner and Richard Payne
7 Greenway Plaza - Condominiums
Scope and Contents note
photographs by Rick Gardner and sRichard Payne
8 Greenway Plaza - Houston City Club
Scope and Contents note
photographs by Rick Gardner
9 Greenway Plaza - Houston Design Center completed 1984
Scope and Contents note
photographs by Richard Payne, Steve Rosenthal
Box Folder
10 1 Greenway Plaza - Kellogg/Traveler's/Conoco Building completed 1972, 1975, 1973
Scope and Contents note
photographs by Rick Gardner, Alexandre Georges, Balthazar Korab, and Richard Payne
2 Greenway Plaza - Medenco Building completed 1976
3 Greenway Plaza models
Scope and Contents note
photographs by Rick Gardner, Balthazar Korab, Photographic Laboratories, and Jim Thomas
4 Greenway Plaza - Stouffer's Hotel completed 1976
Scope and Contents note
photographs by Rick Gardner, Balthazar Korab, and Richard Payne
5 Greenway Plaza - Summit Arena completed 1975
Scope and Contents note
photographs by Rick Gardner, Harper Leiper Studios, and Balthazar Korab
6 Greenway Plaza - Summit Plaza Towers completed 1978, 1982
Scope and Contents note
photographs by Rick Gardner, Lawless and Son, and Richard Payne
7 Greenway Plaza - Union Carbide/Eastern Airline Towers completed 1969, 1971
Scope and Contents note
photographs by Bob Bailey, Balthazar Korab, Ben Smusz, and Jim Thomas
8 Gulf Envelope Company
Scope and Contents note
photographs by Dorsey and Peters
9 Harris Moving and Storage Company
10 Houston Baptist College
11 Houston Baptist University - Hinton Academic Center
Box Folder
11 1 Houston Natural Gas completed 1968
Scope and Contents note
photographs by Alexandre Georges, Harper Leiper Studios, Ed Stewart, and Jim Thomas
2 Houstonian estates Condominium completed 1981
Scope and Contents note
photographs by David Fisk, Rick Gardner, and Richard Payne
3 Johns-Manville Sales Corporation
4 Karen Investment Company
5 Kashmere Gardens Elementary School
Scope and Contents note
photographs by Paul Dorsey and Earl R. Gilbert
6 Kinkaid School
Scope and Contents note
photographs by Stiles and Associates
7 Kinkaid School Gym
Scope and Contents note
photographs by F. Wilbur Seiders Associate Shoemake-Stiles
8 Kinkaid School Headmaster's residence
9 KTRK-TV completed 1962, 1988
10 Lake Jackson [TX] residential units
11 [G. Burton] Liese residence
Scope and Contents note
photographs by Foto Art Studios and F.W. Seiders
12 Linbeck Construction Company
Scope and Contents note
photographs by Paul Dorsey
13 [802] Lovett Blvd.
Scope and Contents note
photographs by Rick Gardner
14 Mayfair Apartment Building completed 1955
15 McGovern Allergy Clinic completed 1974
Scope and Contents note
photographs by Rick Gardner
16 McKesson and Robbins, Inc.
17 Melrose Building completed 1950
Scope and Contents note
photographs by Jack F. Laws, Art Meyer, and F. Wilbur Seiders
Box Folder
12 1 Miami [FL] Arena completed 1988
Scope and Contents note
photographs by Gabriel Alonso
2 Mulberry Manor - Bellaire, TX
3 Music Hall remodel completed 1952
Scope and Contents note
photographs by Woodallen Industrial Photographers
4 National Bank of Commerce Plaza - San Antonio, TX
5 Nordheim School - Nordheim, TX
6 Oakbrook Park completed 1982
7 Oak Meadows
8 Olympic Sports Center - Kuwait
9 Orlando [FL] Arena completed 1989
Scope and Contents note
photographs by Marc St. Gil
10 Orlando [FL] Arena completed 1989
11 Parker Memorial Methodist Church
Scope and Contents note
photographs by Paul Dorsey
Box Folder
13 1 Parklane Condominium completed 1983
2 Pasadena I.S.D.
Scope and Contents note
photographs by Shoemake-Stiles
3 Pasadena [TX] Town Square
4 Prudential Insurance Company
Scope and Contents note
photographs by Harper Leiper Studios
5 Pyramid Arena - Memphis, TN
6 [Frank] Rembert Motel [Yupon Motor Hotel]
7 Rembert residence
8 Regency Square Office Park
9 Rice University - Allen Center completed 1965
Scope and Contents note
photographs by Alexandre Georges and Balthazar Korab
10 Rice University - Jones [Residential] College
11 Rice University - Jones College Master's House
Scope and Contents note
photographs by Rick Gardner
12 Rice University - Sewall Hall completed 1969
Scope and Contents note
photographs by Stan Begham, Rick Gardner, and Balthazar Korab
13 Rice University - Student Union
14 Rice University - Stadium completed 1950
Scope and Contents note
photographs by Bob Bailey and Harper Leiper Studios
15 Sam Houston Life Insurance Building
Scope and Contents note
photographs by F.W. Seiders Associate Shoemake-Stiles
16 Sam Houston Senior High School [H.I.S.D.]
17 San Antonio [TX] Savings Association completed 1983
Scope and Contents note
photographs by Joe C. Aker
18 Schiller Road Research Center/Office Park completed 1984
19 Second Presbyterian Church
Scope and Contents note
photographs by W.D. Murdy
20 [Mr. and Mrs. E. Joe] Shimek residence
Scope and Contents note
photographs by Owen Johnson (Houston Post Co.)
Box Folder
14 1 Smith Tower
Scope and Contents note
photographs by Jennifer M. Keiger
2 South Shaver Elementary School [P.I.S.D.] completed 1949
3 Southwest Center
4 Southwest State Bank - Corpus Christi, TX completed 1982
5 Southwestern Bell Telephone Company
6 [Dr. and Mrs. Nelson C.] Steenland residence
Scope and Contents note
photographs by F. Wilbur Seiders
7 [Robert] Straus residence
8 Straus Frank Company - Dallas, TX
Scope and Contents note
photographs by Earl R. Gilbert
9 Tealstone Condominium completed 1983
10 Tenneco Computer Science Building completed 1973
Scope and Contents note
photographs by Rick Gardner
11 Texas Bank and Trust completed 1974, 1975
Scope and Contents note
photographs by Lawless and Son
12 Texas Commerce Bank
Scope and Contents note
photographs by Rick Gardner
13 Town and Country Apartments
14 Tracor, Inc. - Rockville, MD completed 1983
Scope and Contents note
photographs by Richard Payne
15 University of Houston - Hofheinz Pavilion completed 1969
Scope and Contents note
photographs by Richard Payne and Ed Stewart
16 University of Houston - Humanities Building completed 1978
Scope and Contents note
photographs by Richard Payne
17 University of Houston - Women's Physical Education Building completed 1970
18 University State Bank completed 1981
Scope and Contents note
photographs by Lawless Houston and Richard Payne
19 [Bernard] Weingarten residence
Scope and Contents note
photographs by Richard Payne
20 Weingarten's
Scope and Contents note
photographs by Harper Leiper Studios and George Peters
21 Wesleyan Terrace
22 West End Baptist Church
23 Wetmore and Company
24 Woodway Tower completed 1980
Scope and Contents note
photographs by Richard Payne
25 unidentified projects



Series III: Oversize

Box Folder
15 1 Allen Center rendering photographs
Scope and Contents note
photographs by Rick Gardner
2 Allen Center - Capital Bank photograph
3 Allen Center - Capital Bank: Texas Society of Architects Honor Award for Interior Architecture (2 copies) 1981
4 Allen Center - Capital Bank Heritage Club: Texas Society of Architects Honor Award for Interior Architecture 1982
5 American General photograph completed 1979
6 American General - Texas Society of Architects Honor Award 1979
7 Astrodome construction photograph 1963
Scope and Contents note
photograph by The New York Times
8 Banc Texas Allen Parkway - Texas Society of Architects Honor Award 1984
9 [Mrs. Ann] Bart residence - Stillforest photographs
10 [Mrs. B.F.] Bart residence - Troon Road photographs completed 1948
Scope and Contents note
photographs by Dorsey and Peters
11 Calcasieu Marine National Bank, Lake Charles, LA - Texas Society of Architects Honor Award 1984
12 Coastal Tower Lobby - Texas Society of Architects Honor Award 1979
13 Entex photographs completed 1972
Scope and Contents note
photographs by Harper Leiper Studios, Balthazar Korab, and John P. Miller
14 Fannin Bank photographs
15 Foley's - Houston Greenspoint completed 1976, 1979
16 Greenway Plaza
17 Greenway Plaza rendering - view of Kellogg and Conoco Buildings
18 Greenway Plaza, Richmond Avenue Skyway - Texas Society of Architects Honor Award 1981
19 Greenway Plaza - Stouffer's Hotel completed 1976
Scope and Contents note
photographs by Rick Gardner
20 Greenway Plaza, The Summit - Texas Society of Architects Honor Award 1979
21 Houston Natural Gas completed 1968
22 Liese residence
23 McKesson and Robbins, Inc. photographs
Scope and Contents note
photographs by Dorsey and Peters
24 Melrose Building photographs and renderings completed 1950
Scope and Contents note
photographs by Paul Dorsey, Dorsey and Peters, and F. Wilbur Seiders
25 Orlando Arena - official guide and Orlando Award of Merit 1989
26 Parker Memorial Methodist Church photographs
Scope and Contents note
photographs by Jack Richburg
27 Rice University - Sewall Hall photographs completed 1969
Scope and Contents note
photographs by Balthazar Korab
28 Rice University - Stadium photographs completed 1950
Scope and Contents note
photographs by F.W. Seiders and Shoemake-Stiles
29 Sam Houston Senior High School photograph
Scope and Contents note
photographs by Ralph N. Miller
30 [Robert] Straus residence photographs
31 University of Houston Women's Physical Education Building and Swimming Pool plans July 27, 1967
Box Folder
16 - Oversize - Astrodome drawings