University of Texas, Alexander Architectural Archive

Roy E. Graham papers,


Collection Summary

CreatorGraham, Roy E., 1946
TitleRoy E. Graham papers
AbstractThe bulk of this material relates to the Graham's publication on Texas historic forts, circa 1968.
Quantity1.25 linear feet manuscript material, 5 photostats, 52 black and white photographic prints, 1 black and white contact sheet, 24 black and white negatives
Repository:Alexander Architectural Archives, University of Texas Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin.

Biographical Sketch of Roy Eugene Graham (1946- )

Roy Graham recieved his Bachelors in Architectural Engineering from Louisiana State University and Masters of Architectural History from the University of Virginia. While at University of Virginia he was an instructor in residential architecture and was employed as Architectural Coordinator and Campus Planner. Graham worked for several architectural firms: Grigg, Wood, Browne, and Laramore, in Charlottesville and Alexandria, Virginia; Randle Hand in Shreveport, Louisiana; and Butler and Dobson in Natchitoches, Louisiana. Roy Graham taught at the University of Texas School of Architecture from circa 1964-1984.

Scope and Content of the collection

The bulk of this collection pertains to Graham's publication Texas Historic Forts; Architectural Research. A Report Submitted to the Parks and Wildlife Department of the State of Texas, circa 1968. Materials include administrative records, correspondence, manuscript drafts, notes and illustrations.


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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
Creators (persons):
Graham, Roy Eugene, 1946
Military bases -- Texas.
Architecture -- Conservation and restoration
Fort Leaton (Tex.)
Fort McKavett (Tex.)
Fort Lancaster (Tex.)
Fort Griffin (Tex.)
Fort Richardson (Tex.)
University of Texas School of Architecture -- Faculty
Document types:
Manuscripts for publication

Administrative Information


Roy E. Graham papers, Alexander Architectural Archives, University of Texas Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin

Processing Information

Paper processed by: Donna Coates, Fall 2008

References to works by Roy E. Graham

Progressive Preservation; A Guide to the Understanding and Implementation of the Preservation of Historical Architecture in Texas, Austin: Graduate Program in Community and Regional Planning, University of Texas at Austin, 1972.

Texas Historic Forts; Architectural Research. A report submitted to the Parks and Wildlife Dept. of the State of Texas by the School of Architecture, the University of Texas at Austin. Austin: [Texas Parks and Wildlife Dept., 1968?]

Detailed Description of the Collection

The following section contains a detailed listing of the materials in the collection.

Series A: Faculty Papers, 1968-1984

11Administrative and course materials

Series B: Texas Historic Forts, 1965-1968

Series Abstract
This series pertains to Graham's 1968 publication Texas Historic Forts; Architectural Research. A Report Submitted to the Parks and Wildlife Department of the State of Texas. Materials include administrative records, correspondence, manuscript drafts, notes and illustrations.
Administrative records and introduction
31Contracts and financial records
13Correspondence, 1968
4Project description
5Interviews [list]
6Introduction, typed drafts
32Introduction, drafts
3Building Design, drafts
17Photographic material
8Reference files
Part I: Fort Leaton
19Correspondence, 1968
34Drafts, handwritten
12Reference files
Part II: Fort McKavett
113Correspondence, 1968
35Drafts and notes
16Reference files
Part III: Fort Lancaster
21Correspondence, 1965-1968
36Drafts and notes
4Reference files
Part IV: Fort Griffin
25Correspondence, 1968
7Drafts and notes
37Drafts and notes
9Reference files
Part V: Fort Richardson
210Correspondence, 1968
12Reference files
9Evaluation report and notes
10Thesis: Fort Richardson and the Northwest Frontier by Patsy McCloud Lorenz, June 1963