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University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the UT Blueprints and Building Plans Collection, 1918-2005



Descriptive Summary

Title: UT Blueprints and Building Plans Collection
Dates: 1918-2005
Abstract: Blueprints, floor plans, architectural drawings, maps, and exterior landscaping plans document construction, renovation, and renewal projects on the campus of the University of Texas at Austin.
Accession No.: 2006-193; 2009-208
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Scope and Contents

Blueprints, floor plans, architectural drawings, maps, and exterior landscaping plans document construction, renovation, and renewal projects on the campus of the University of Texas at Austin.

Please note: Portions of this collection are held by the University of Texas Alexander Architecture Library.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

UT Blueprints and Building Plans Collection, 1918-1984, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

Held by the University of Texas Alexander Architecture Library:
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NM1367 Contour map of the original UT campus (A.A. Stiles, State Reclamation Department), 1924
Contour map of UT campus extension (A.A. Stiles, State Reclamation Department), 1924
Contour map of UT extension (Robert Leon White, architect), 1924?
Campus extension and original UT campus (Herbert M. Greene, architect), 1924?
Preliminary study of the plot plan, UT (Paul P. Cret, architect), 1932
Dimension and grading plan for the Main Forty Acres, UT (Paul P. Cret, architect), 1933
Dimension and grading plan for North section of campus (Paul P. Cret, architect), 1933
Dimension and grading plan for East section of campus (Paul P. Cret, architect), 1933
Planting plan for the Main Forty Acres (Paul P. Cret, architect), 1933
Planting plan for the East section of campus (Paul P. Cret, architect), 1933
Campus lighting plan for the Main Forty Acres (Paul P. Cret, architect), 1933
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NM1368 Photostat of University grounds (F.E. Ruffini, architect), undated
Photostat of bird’s eye view of University grounds showing proposed new buildings (Coughlin & Ayres, architects), undated
Photostat of plot plan of UT campus (Paul P. Cret, architect), 1930
Photostat of detail plan of south campus, UT (Paul P. Cret, architect), 1930
Photostat of Paul P. Cret’s “University of Texas Prospective of Future Development,” 1933
Photostat of Paul P. Cret’s “UT Plan of Development,” 1933
Photostat of basement plan of Sutton Hall, 1935
Photostats of ground floor and 3rd floor plans of the Main Building and Library Extension (Paul P. Cret and Robert L. White, architects), 1935
Photostats of plot plan, floor plans, and longitudinal/lateral sections of the Texas Memorial Museum, 1935
Blueprint of the floor plan of Texas Memorial Museum, 1935?
Photostat of plot plan of Men’s Dormitory Building, Unit no. 2 (Paul P. Cret and Robert L. White, architects), undated
Blueprints of the Wrenn Library, 1934?
Photostats of various aerial views of the UT campus
Miscellaneous non-UT blueprints and photostats
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NM1368b Proposed development of public approaches to Texas Memorial Stadium, (Robert L. White, architect), undated
Profiles of drives and walks for the Main Forty Acres, the north section of campus (Paul P. Cret, architect), 1933
Sections for pools near Biology Building (Paul P. Cret, architect), 1933
Dimension and grading plan for grounds around Brackenridge Hall, Men’s Dormitory (Paul P. Cret, architect), 1933
Planting plan for grounds around Brackenridge Hall, Men’s Dormitory (Paul P. Cret, architect), 1933
Preliminary studies, site plan, center section of New Science Building (Robert L. White, architect), 1946-1947
Irradiation Lab, New Science Building, 1947
Suggested floor plan for Ceramics Building, Bureau of Industrial Chemistry, 1944
Preliminary study for development of South Mall (Robert L. White, architect), 1947
Preliminary study for Classroom Building (South Mall) (Robert L. White, architect), 1947
Floor plans and elevations for New Men’s Dormitory (Robert L. White, architect), 1946
Preliminary study for Veteran’s Housing Project (Robert L. White, architect), 1946
Suggested alternate plans for School of Music Building (Paul P. Cret, architect), 1940
Main Building and Library Extension (Paul P. Cret and Robert L. White, architects):, 1934
Special Library and Greek Library (Tower)
Dr. Battle’s Library, typical office, and seminar floors
Third floor plan
Academic and special reading rooms
Aitken and Stark Libraries, Details of Exhibition Hall and Cast Gallery (Aitken and Wrenn Libraries)
Wrenn Library and details of fourth floor
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NM1369 Main Building and Library Extension (Paul P. Cret and Robert L. White, architects):, 1934
40 blueprints of floor plans, elevations, detail drawings, and plot plan
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NM1369a Main Building and Library Extension (Paul P. Cret and Robert L. White, architects):, 1933-1936
Floor plans, elevations, plot plan, architectural drawings;
Various blueprints, details, and elevations
Special equipment and furniture
Floor plans and elevations for the Texas Memorial Museum (John F. Staub and Paul P. Cret, architects), 1935-1936
Mustang statue sketches, 1947; Contour map of Brackenridge Tract, 1927 (B.B. Williams, State Reclamation Department), 1947, 1927
Aerial view of Brackenridge Tract, undated; Preliminary study for a proposed Brackenridge campus, 1947 (Robert L. White, architect), undated, 1947
Profiles of walks for Main Forty Acres (Paul P. Cret, architect), 1933
Map of campus and property east of campus, ca. 1918?
Study of proposed post war development of UT campus (Robert L. White, architect), 1944
Preliminary study combining proposed development of the campus of the University of Texas and the proposed Capitol Master Plan, State of Texas (Robert L. White, architect), 1944
Use district map of Austin, Texas, ca. 1943; Plan of intramural field, 1943 (Robert L. White, architect), 1943
Veterans’ educational facilities, UT (Robert L. White, architect), 1947
Proposed mall development, east-west axis at Memorial Stadium (Robert L. White, architect), 1947
Streets and parking, east side of campus, 1947
Blueprints, specifications of All Saints’ Chapel (Marvin Eickenroht, architect), 1939-1940
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NM1475 Floor plans, record drawings of the Old Library Building, 1963
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NM175a Perspective, floor plans, and elevations of the New Men’s Dormitory Building (Harbeson, Hough, Livingston, & Larson, architects), 1946
Perspective, floor plans, and elevations of the New Women’s Dormitory (Harbeson, Hough, Livingston, & Larson, architects), 1946
Preliminary plans for Girls’ Dormitory (Robert L. White, architect), 1946
Stored on site at SRH:
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3H342 List of Paul Cret commissions in Texas (including building on UT Austin campus)
Slides of Paul Cret drawings
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2.116/OD1425 Blueprints and plans for the renovation and restoration of the Arno Nowotny Building (ANB), UT Visitors Center, Little Campus area at the corner of Red River Street and Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd., 1982-1984
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2.116/OD1444 Blueprints and plans for the Arno Nowotny Building (ANB), UT Visitors Center, Little Campus area at the corner of Red River Street and Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd., Sid Richardson Hall, and the Metric Warehouse, ca. 1970s-2005
(also rolled items on top of cabinets)

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