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Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Series I: Project Organization and Implementation, 1999-2000 1999-2000

Series II: Architects/Consultants and Design/Construction 2000

Series III: Library Areas Information Reports

Series IV: Temporary Building

Series V: Working Groups/Committees

Series VI: Visuals

Series VII: Documentary: A Library for the 21st Century

Series VIII: A/V Materials

Series IX: Library Facilities and Renovations

Woodson Research Center, Rice University

Guide to the Rice University Fondren Library Renovation and Expansion Project records



Title: Rice University Fondren Library Renovation and Expansion Project records
Dates: 1987-2004
Identification: UA 124
Quantity: 10 Linear Feet(13 boxes)
Quantity: 10 linear ft. (13 boxes)
Language: English
Repository: Woodson Research Center, Rice University, Houston, Texas

Scope and Contents

This collection contains the project records from Fondren Library's renovation and expansion primarily from 1999 to mid-2000. The records of project coordination include architectural drawings, proposals, and documentary interviews. These records do not reflect the project's entire record. Records after mid-2000 are held by Facilities and Engineering's current project coordinator.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Access to this material is restricted. For access contact Charles Henry, Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Fondren Library.

Conditions Governing Access

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

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Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Sally Reynolds, project coordinator. Received 7/18/01, 4/25/02 and 8/22/02.

Processing Information

see FONDREN LIBRARY RENOVATION AND EXPANSION.doc in \Fon-athena\group shares\WoodsonFiles\Finding Aids:aspace_fragment_b7767c3c4b5ce18c764946fefbc4ca8f0Rice UA Finding Aids

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Detailed Description of the Collection

Series I: Project Organization and Implementation, 1999-2000 1999-2000

Box Folder
1 1 Organizational structure
2 Project directory
3 Project logo design
4 Press
5 Campus construction projects February 2000
6 Management Committee
7 Planning Committee
7 Project Policy and Design Committee
9 Minutes and supporting materials January 4-5, 2000
10 Minutes and supporting materials January 19-20, 2000
11 Minutes and supporting materials February 2-3, 2000
12 Minutes and supporting materials February 16-17, 2000
13 Minutes and supporting materials February 20 - March 1, 2000
14 Minutes and supporting materials March 15-16, 2000
15 Minutes and supporting materials April 4-6, 2000
16 Minutes and supporting materials May 23, 2000
17 Minutes and supporting materials June 21-22, 2000

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Series II: Architects/Consultants and Design/Construction 2000

Box Folder
1 18 Ove Arup & Partners Consultants reports
19 Linbeck
20 Venturi, Scott Brown & Associates
21 Shepley, Bulfinch, Richardson and Abbot Architects general information
22 SBRA project minutes
23 SBRA schematic design reports
24 Floor plans February 16 and April 4, 2000
25 Schematic design meeting schedules
26 Schematic design/construction schedules
27 Abatement

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Series III: Library Areas Information Reports

Box Folder
1 28 Government Publications and microforms
29 Special Collections
30 Information Technology
31 Humanities/6th floor use and move
32 Student study space

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Series IV: Temporary Building

Box Folder
1 33 Design
34 Shelving
35 Naming the facility

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Series V: Working Groups/Committees

Box Folder
1 36 Organization
37 Administrative
38 Change Management
39 Collections
40 Communications
41 Fondren Library staff town meetings
42 Digital services
43 Public services
44 Security
45 Staff lounge
46 Technical services
47 Temporary library
48 University Library Committee

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Series VI: Visuals

Box
2 Slides
Binder with interior and exterior views of Fondren Library, 1999-2000
Architectural drawings (paper copies), SBRA [see map case drawer #17]
Box
2 Temporary library proposal; site plan/1st floor plan; 12-14-99
Temporary library proposal; 1st & 2nd floor plans; 2-29-00
Floor plans, 2-16-00:
Box
2 Basement
First floor
Second floor
Third floor
Fourth floor
Fifth floor
Sixth floor and roof
Floor plans, 2-29-00:
Box
2 Lower level
First floor
Level 2
Floor plans, 4-4-00:
Box
2 Lower level
First floor
Level 2
Third floor
Fourth floor
Fifth floor
Sixth floor
Roof
Building sections
Floor plans, 6-21-00:
Box
2 Lower level
Level 1
Level 2
Level 3
Level 4
Level 5
Level 5
Level 6
Building sections
Floor plans, 7-19-00:
Box
2 Lower level
Level 1
Level 2
Level 3
Level 4
Level 4
Level 5
Level 5
Level 6
Roof
Building sections

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Series VII: Documentary: A Library for the 21st Century

Box Folder
3 1 Project history
2 Timeline
3 Advisory Committee
4 Team vitae
5 Digital notes
6 Final proposal with budget
7 Potential interviews
8 Interview questions
9 Interview schedules
Interview transcripts and notes
Box Folder
3 10 Michael "Alex" Alexander (New York Public Library)
11 Margaret Beckman (University of Guelph)
12 Steven Davis (Columbia University)
13 Betty Sue Flowers (University of Texas, Austin)
14 Daniel Greenstein (Digital Library Federation)
15 Charles Henry (Rice University)
16 Ken Kennedy (Rice University)
17 Carol A. Mandel (New York University)
18 Jim Tour (Molecular Electronics Corp.)
19 Troy Williams (Questia)
20 Robert Venturi background information and interview
21-22 Presentation: Crompton & Gales
23 Presentation: Geoff Freeman
24 Carnegie Corp. of NY proposal
25 Carnegie Corp. of NY - Gillis correspondence
26 John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation proposal
27 John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation - Gillis correspondence
28 John P. McGovern Foundation proposal
29 Documentary project website
30 News articles

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Series VIII: A/V Materials

Box
4 Videos
Box
5 Cassettes

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Series IX: Library Facilities and Renovations

Box
6 Temporary Library Facilities 1999-2001
Library Service Center Project Manual, v.1-2 2003
Pre-design study outline specifications June 2004
Facility Condition Assessment 2004
Box
7-10 Renovations 2000s
Box
11-12 Renovations 1987
Box
13 Renovations 1997-2002
map-drawer item
148 21 Rendering of Sally Reynold's Office, 3rd Floor Fondren Library n.d.
22 Robert Venturi Rendering

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