University of Texas, Alexander Architectural Archive

Jim Scoggins collection,

1889, 1913-1914, bulk 1957-1993



Collection Summary

Creator Scoggins, J. Harvey
Title Jim Scoggins collection,
Dates 1889, 1913-1914, bulk 1957-1993
Abstract The collection includes architectural drawings, photographs, specifications, brochures, and clippings that document the architectural practice of Jimmy James Harvey Scoggins.
Identification SCOG Accession number: 2006039
Quantity 1 linear foot of manuscript material (2.5 manuscript boxes and one flat box), 296 photographic prints, 216 negatives, 142 transparencies, 9 line negatives, 70 photocopies, 22 Polaroids, 2 postcards, and 1,609 sheets of drawings.
Repository: Alexander Architectural Archive, University of Texas Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin.

Biographical Sketch of Jim Scoggins

Jimmy James Harvey Scoggins received his Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Texas in 1957. Following graduation, Scoggins worked in Odessa, Texas and passed the architectural exam for the state in 1960. Scoggins moved to Irving, Texas in 1960. From 1965 to 1985, he worked under the firm name Grogan and Scoggins, Architects. From 1985 through 1993, he practiced as Jim Scoggins, Architect. While the bulk of his work is in North Texas, Scoggins also worked in California. Throughout his career, Jim Scoggins has been a member of many professional associations including the American Institute of Architects, Texas Society of Architects, Dallas Chapter of the AIA, California Council AIA, and Inland California Chapter of the AIA. In 1993, Scoggins retired and he continues to work as an architectural consultant.

Jim Scoggins served in the United States Air Force prior to attending the University of Texas. He is certified as an interpreter for the deaf and has served on the Texas State Commission for the Deaf. He holds a real estate license and a private pilot's license. Scoggins served on the Dallas County Community College Board of Trustees for seven years, during which time 5 colleges were built. He was also on the Dallas Baptist College Board of Trustees for three years. Jim Scoggins was married with two children.

Jim Scoggins died February 15, 2013.


Scope and Content of the collection

The collection includes architectural drawings, photographs, specifications, brochures, and clippings that document the architectural practice of Jim Scoggins. The Scoggins collection consists of 1 linear foot of manuscript material (2.5 manuscript boxes and one flat box), 296 photographic prints, 216 negatives, 142 transparencies, 9 line negatives, 70 photocopies, 22 Polaroids, 2 postcards, and 1,609 sheets of drawings. The collection is divided into 5 series: Personal Papers, Professional Papers, Photographs, Project Records, and Drawings.

The bulk of the Jim Scoggins collection is photographs and drawings of his architectural projects. The collection contains 275 photographic prints, 225 negatives, 142 transparencies, 70 photocopies, and 2 postcards. Drawings document 40 projects Scoggins was affiliated with, including many under his two firm names, Grogan and Scoggins and Jim Scoggins, Architect. The bulk of the works are Texas projects with the exception of drawings of Bellflower Medical Center in California, where Scoggins worked with HMC Architects, Inc. as a consultant.


Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Access is by appointment only to any serious scholar. Rolled materials must be flattened before viewing. A three-day advance notice is required to flatten rolled materials.

Restrictions on Use

Permission for publication is given on behalf of the University of Texas as the owner of the collection and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder which must be obtained by the researcher. For more information please see the Alexander Architectural Archive's Use Policy.


Index Terms

This collection is indexed under the following headings in the University of Texas Online Catalog. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings
Creator (persons):
Scoggins, J. Harvey
Subjects:
Architecture--Texas.
Document types:
Architectural drawings.
Photographs.
Specifications.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Jim Scoggins collection, Alexander Architectural Archive, University of Texas Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin


References to works by or about Jim Scoggins

"Dallas chapter design award." Texas Architect (Sept.-Oct. 1977): 51.

"Schools of Architecture: Five Winning Designs." Texas Architect (Jan.-Feb. 1977): 22-27.

"TASB-TASA Outstanding Schools competition 1968." Texas Architect (April 1969): 12.


Detailed Description of the Collection

 

Series A: Personal Papers

Series Abstract
The Personal Papers series contains materials related to Jim Scoggin's education, military experience, and achievements that are outside the scope of his architectural career.
box folder
5 1 Certificate and awards
box folder
1 1 Certificate and awards
2 Military service, discharge papers, photo documentation
3 University of Texas Students’ Handbook, Vol. 21, 1913-1914
4 The School of Architecture, Courses in the Study of Architecture and Architectural Drawing and Design, the International Correspondence Schools, 1899
5 Application for Admission to the Graduate School of Art, Environmental Design, California state University at Fullerton, June 29, 1993



 

Series B: Professional Papers

Series Abstract
The Professional Papers series conatins records that document Jim Scoggin's career and achievements as an architect, including his resume, photographs, awards, correspondence, and reference files.
folder
SCOGf01 Jim Scoggins portrait
box folder
1 6 Resume, Digest of the Career and Achievements of Jim Scoggins
7 Firm brochure mock-up
8 Brochures, other architectural firms
9 "Church Architecture" negative strip and viewer
10 Awards
11 Dallas County Community College, correspondence and photographs
12 Reference materials



 

Series C: Photographs

Series Abstract
Photographic materials document Jim Scoggin's architectural projects.
82 black and white prints, 214 color prints, 29 black and white 35mm negatives, 14 large format black and white negatives, 122 color 35mm negatives, 51 large format color negatives, 142 transparencies, 18 black and white photocopies, 52 color photocopies, 9 line negatives, 22 Polaroids, and 2 postcards.
box folder
1 13 Asian Baptist Church, Irving, Texas
14 Bellflower Medical Center, Kaiser Permanents, Bellflower, California
15 Berean Baptist Church, Dallas, Texas
16 Bowie Junior High School, Conroe, Texas
17 Braeburn Baptist Church, Houston, Texas
18 Brandenberg Elementary School, Irving, Texas
19 Campana Townhomes
20 Carpenter Road Baptist Church, Irving, Texas
21 Central Fire Station, Duncanville, Texas
22 Colonial Funeral Home
23 Conroe Shopping Center, Conroe, Texas
24 Crestview Baptist Church, Irving, Texas
folder
SCOGf01 Crestview Baptist Church, Irving, Texas, color photo of rendering by Roseman
box folder
5 2 Dallas Baptist College, Fine Arts Complex, Dallas, Texas
box folder
1 25 Dallas Baptist College Tower, Dallas, Texas
26 Denison City Hall, Denison, Texas
27 Denton Baptist Temple, Denton, Texas
box folder
5 3 Downtown Development, Irving, Texas
box folder
1 28 First Baptist Church, Euless, Texas
29 First Baptist Church, Lewisville, Texas
folder
SCOGf01 First Baptist Church, Lewisville, Texas, color photograph, color photo of rendering by Prelim (2 items)
box folder
1 30 First Baptist Church, McKinney, Texas
box folder
2 1 First Christian Church, Irving, Texas
2 First National Bank, Hurst, Texas
3 GTE Corporation [General Telephone and Electronics Corporation]
4 Grandview Townhomes
5 Holiday Shores Marina, Lake Livingston, Texas
6 Industrial development
7 Irving Civic Center, Irving, Texas, photographs
8 Irving Civic Center, Irving, Texas, negatives
folder
SCOGf01 Irving Civic Center. Irving Texas, poster and color photograph of rendering by Prelim
box folder
2 9 Irving Community Hospital, Irving, Texas
10 Irving High School, No. 3 (Nimitz), Irving, Texas
11 Kirkwood Methodist Church, Irving, Texas
12 Lamar Baptist Church, Greenville, Texas
13 Lewisville National Bank, Lewisville, Texas
14 MacArthur Boulevard Baptist Church
15 Midway National, Grand Prairie, Texas
16 On the Delaware Townhomes, Irving, Texas, job site photographs
17 On the Delaware Townhomes, Irving, Texas, photographs
18 Parker Plaza Shopping Center, Weatherford, Texas
19 Parkway Central Shopping Center, Arlington, Texas
20 Park Forest Baptist Church, Dallas, Texas
21 Plymouth Park Methodist Church, Irving, Texas
22 Professional Center Office Building, Irving, Texas
23 Sam Houston Junior High School, Irving, Texas, photographs
24 Sam Houston Junior High School, Irving, Texas, photocopies
25 Jim Scoggins office
box folder
5 4 Sam Houston Junior High School, Irving, Texas
box folder
2 26 Sherman Public Library, Sherman, Texas
box folder
5 5 Sherman Public Library, Sherman, Texas
box folder
3 1 Sherwood Park Baptist Church, Irving, Texas
2 Sherwood Park Methodist Church
3 Shopping Center for Pratt Properties, Stephenville, Texas
4 Shopping Centers, unidentified
5 Southwest Bank and Trust, Irving, Texas
box folder
5 6 Southwest Bank and Trust, Irving, Texas
box folder
3 6 Swiss Medical Center, Dallas, Texas
7 Texas Commerce Bank, Hurst, Texas
8 T.H. Hughston Elementary School, Plano, Texas
9 Unidentified projects
10 Upham Oil and Gas Company
11 University of Mary Hardin Baylor, Belton, Texas
12 Wallace Enterprises Apartments
13 Walter Rider Methodist Church, Ennis, Texas
14 Personal and architectural projects



 

Series D: Project records

Series Abstract
The project records series contains projects lists, specifications, correspondence, and other textual documents pertaining to the planning and construction of 9 architectural projects. The bulk of this series is made up of records on Lamar Baptist Church in Greenville, Texas.
box folder
3 15 Project lists
box folder
5 7 Bellflower Medical Center, Bellflower, California
box folder
3 16 Bethel Baptist Church, Nocona, Texas, specifications
17 Crestview Baptist Church, Irving, Texas
18 Downtown Development, Irving, Texas
box folder
5 3 Downtown Development, Irving, Texas
box folder
3 19 First Baptist Church, Lewisville, Texas
20 Irving Civic Center, a reading of, by Joyce Pittman
box folder
4 1 Lamar Baptist Church, Greenville, Texas, specifications, January 20, 1987
2 Lamar Baptist Church, Greenville, Texas, specifications, draft, January 21, 1987
3 Lamar Baptist Church, Greenville, Texas, site information
4 Lamar Baptist Church, Greenville, Texas, geotechnical investigation, by Texas Testing Laboratories, November 28, 1986
5 Lamar Baptist Church, Greenville, Texas, design program
6 Lamar Baptist Church, Greenville, Texas, project reports
7 Lamar Baptist Church, Greenville, Texas, cost analysis
8 Lamar Baptist Church, Greenville, Texas, schematic design and master plan
9 Lamar Baptist Church, Greenville, Texas, correspondence with client
10 Lamar Baptist Church, Greenville, Texas, correspondence with consultants
11 Lamar Baptist Church, Greenville, Texas, addenda
12 Lamar Baptist Church, Greenville, Texas, “A Church Addition,” architect: Roy Kilmer
box folder
3 21 On the Delaware Townhomes, Irving, Texas, project manual
22 On the Delaware Townhomes, Irving, Texas, specifications
23 On the Delaware Townhomes, Phase II, Irving, Texas, project manual and specifications
24 Pfaff project program housing



 

Series E: Drawings, 1957-1992

Series Abstract
The drawing series contains documentation for projects Jim Scoggins worked on over the course of his architectural career. One thousand six hundred and nine drawings document 40 projects Scoggins was affiliated with, including many under his two firm names, Grogan and Scoggins and Jim Scoggins, Architect. The bulk of the works are Texas projects with the exception of drawings of Bellflower Medical Center in California, where Scoggins worked with HMC Architects, Inc. as a consultant.
Bellflower Medical Center. Phase 1-B addition. Bellflower, California
Bethel Baptist Church, Nocona, Texas
Bethel Baptist Church, Addition. Nocona, Texas
Dallas Baptist College, Dallas, Texas
Dallas Baptist College, Academic Building, Dallas, Texas
Dallas Baptist College, Administration Building, Alterations, Dallas, Texas
Dallas Baptist College, Fine Arts Complex, Dallas, Texas
Dallas Baptist College, Library Learning Center, Dallas, Texas
Dallas Baptist College, Tradition Park, Dallas, Texas
Denton County Electric Cooperative, Denton, Texas
Downtown Developmen, Irving, Texas
Emergency Care Cente,. Hurst, Texas
Emergency Care Center, Irving, Texas
First Assembly of God Church, Dallas, Texas
First Baptist Church, Lewisville, Texas
GTE Corporation lunchroom
GTE Service Corp., Phase 1, Irving, Texas
GTE Service Corp. Southern Region Training Dept., Telephone Operating Group, Irving, Texas
Irving Community Hospital, Chapel, Irving, Texas
JBBM Corp., Irving, Texas
Kroger store, Hurst, Texas
La Villita Plaza Office shopping village, Midland, Texas
Lamar Baptist Church, Addition, Greenville, Texas
Maple, Mayo, King and Shufford street improvements, Irving, Texas
Meadows Baptist Church, Plano, Texas
Olmstead residence, Morgan's Point, Texas
On the Delaware Townhomes, Phase II, Irving, Texas
PFAFF project program housing
Pizza Time theatre, Dallas, Texas
Safety Town, Irving, Texas
Sam Houston Junior High School, Irving, Texas
Stayer residence
T.F. Hughston Elementary School, Plano, Texas
Texas Center, Irving, Texas
Tommy Bowles Insurance office building, Irving, Texas
Unidentified commercial development, Euless, Texas