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Descriptive Summary

Historical Note

Scope and Content Note

Arrangement

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Series 6: Site Development Department

University of Texas San Antonio

A Guide to the San Antonio Fair, Inc., Records. Series 06: Site Development Department, 1962-1968



Descriptive Summary

Creator San Antonio Fair, Inc.
Title: San Antonio Fair, Inc., Records
Dates: 1960-1995
Dates: (Bulk 1964-1968)
Creator Abstract: San Antonio Fair, Inc., incorporated in December 1962 to formally organize the planning, fundraising and designing of HemisFair '68 (the 1968 World's Fair) in San Antonio, Texas.
Content Abstract: The records of the San Antonio Fair, Inc., document the planning, lobbying, financing and construction of HemisFair '68. The records consist of correspondence, meeting minutes, committee reports, financial records, newspaper and magazine articles, press releases, photographic materials, blueprints, maps and plats, artwork, oral history interview transcripts, scrapbooks of clippings and ephemera, and audiovisual materials (film and sound recordings). Most of the records predate the opening of the fair.
Identification: MS 31
Extent: 276.4 linear feet (560 Boxes)
Language Materials are primarily in English, with some materials in Spanish, French, and Portuguese.
Repository: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Historical Note

San Antonio Fair, Inc., incorporated in December 1962 to formally organize the planning, fundraising and designing of HemisFair '68. When HemisFair '68 opened on April 6, 1968, it held the honor of being the only "world's fair" that year to be sanctioned by the Paris-based Bureau of International Expositions and the first world's fair ever to be held in Texas. The fair, held in downtown San Antonio, Texas, was open for six months from April 6, 1968 to October 6, 1968.

The idea for HemisFair '68 originated in 1958, with a handful of San Antonio businessmen who had a vision of a world's fair in San Antonio, Texas. Department store executive Jerome K. Harris proposed a fair to be held in 1968 to celebrate 250th anniversary of the founding of San Antonio and the shared cultural heritage of San Antonio and its Latin American neighbors. His idea gained the support of San Antonio Congressman Henry B. Gonzalez, and local businessmen William R. Sinkin, H. B. (Pat) Zachry, and James Gaines, who soon began to cultivate support for HemisFair '68.

The organizing of the fair demanded years of planning, coordinated investment, the support of all levels of city, state, and federal government, and massive time and commitment from the persons involved. HemisFair '68 was financed by: 450 San Antonio underwriters (local business firms and individuals); voter-approved San Antonio City bonds; Urban Renewal Agency funds; an appropriation of $4,500,000 by the Texas State Legislature; and two appropriations ($125,000 in 1965 and $6.75 million in 1966) by the U.S. Congress.

In keeping with Jerome K. Harris's original idea of celebrating the shared cultural heritage of San Antonio and its neighbors, the theme of HemisFair '68 was "The Confluence of Civilizations in the Americas." Approximately twenty governments and ten corporations participated and sponsored educational and entertainment pavilions communicating the theme to visitors.

Figures for attendance fell short of the initial predictions of 7.2 million persons, and were actually closer to 6.4 million people. Contributing factors which may have influenced the lower-than-expected attendance included the assassination of civil rights leader Martin Luther King two days before the fair opened and the assassination of presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy in June 1968.

Despite the organizers' disappointment regarding attendance, hosting and constructing HemisFair '68 had a broad impact on San Antonio, including fostering urban renewal in the downtown area, retail development along the San Antonio River Walk, and expansion of the local tourism industry.

HemisFair '68, the 1968 World's Fair, was the only formally sanctioned world's fair held in the world during 1968 and was the first officially recognized world's fair ever held in the southern half of the United States.

Following is a chronology of the events related to the planning of the HemisFair.

Chronology of Events, 1962-1968

January 28, 1962 U.S. Representative Henry B. Gonzalez meets with William Sinkin, a leading local department store executive to discuss a "Fair of the Americas" to celebrate the 250th Anniversary of the founding of San Antonio.
February 15, 1962 Gonzalez and William R. Sinkin meet with 38 other leading civic leaders at the Grenada Hotel. A nine-man Planning Council is established and spends the remainder of the year collecting and analyzing data and meeting with, and lobbying, local business, political and commercial leaders.
December 29, 1962 San Antonio Fair, Inc., is granted a charter by the State of Texas. Incorporators for the organization are Sinkin, James M. Gaines (a broadcasting executive with WOAI radio and television stations), and H. B. (Pat) Zachry (industrialist, construction magnate and philanthropist).
January-March 1963 Economics Research Associates (ERA) of Los Angeles is commissioned by the San Antonio Fair, Inc., to conduct a preliminary economic feasibility study of a fair in San Antonio. Favorable results are released on April 3. ERA conducts a series of subsequent studies as well.
April 1963 Underwriting campaign under the direction of businessman Marshall T. Steves is officially launched. National Bank of Commerce makes the initial pledge of $100,000 on March 23.
April 11, 1963 The first Executive Committee of San Antonio Fair, Inc., is formed. Permanent officers are: Honorary Co-Chairmen of the Board, Congressman Henry B. Gonzalez and Mayor Walter W. McAllister; Chairman of the Board, H.B. (Pat) Zachry; President, William Sinkin; Vice-Presidents, Marshall Steves and James M. Gaines; Secretary, John Daniels; and Treasurer, Bill Flannery.
October 9, 1963 The original underwriting goal of $6 million is surpassed. More than $7.5 million in pledges had been received by the end of September 1963.
December 23, 1963 Ewen C. Dingwall, former Vice-President and General Manager of Century 21, the 1962 Seattle World's Fair, is named Executive Vice-President.
January 23, 1964 The historic German-English School, built in 1868, is chosen as headquarters for HemisFair executive offices.
January 28, 1964 A seven-proposition $30 million bond issue, which includes provisions for a new civic center and the city's portion of the Urban Renewal land purchase price is overwhelmingly approved by local voters in every city precinct.
February 1, 1964 A 90-acre site in downtown San Antonio is selected and approved and site architects engineers begin correlating designs.
February 18, 1964 First annual meeting of Board of Directors.
March 11, 1964 Frank Manupelli is named General Manager.
April 1964 O'Neil Ford and Allison Peery are named as coordinating and site planning architects.
April-May 1964 Robert Benjamin, of InfoPlan, a Mexico City public relations firm, tour Central and South America and begin cultivating contacts for HemisFair.
June 29, 1964 HemisFair staff moves from temporary quarters to the newly renovated top floor of the north building of the German-English School.
August 1964 Promotional tours begin in major Mexican cities.
October 1, 1964 Formal discussions regarding federal participation begin at a seminar in Washington D.C. featuring keynote speaker Assistant Secretary of State Thomas Mann, President Lyndon Baines Johnson's top Latin American expert.
October 1, 1964 William W. Phillips of Paris, France, appoint HemisFair European Coordinator and official liaison to the Bureau of International Expositions (B.I.E.), the official governing body recognizing and regulating world's fairs.
October 28, 1964 Urban Renewal Agency allocates nearly $12.5 million for purchase of the fair site. By the end of October 1964, a total of nearly $50 million had been pledged to support HemisFair.
November 24, 1964 William Sinkin resigns as President due to business pressures. He remains as an advisor and is named an additional Honorary Co-Chairman and head of the Opening Events Coordinating Committee.
November 26, 1964 The initial land purchase of the fair site is made.
December 8, 1964 Marshall Steves is elected President to replace Sinkin. John H. White is elected First Vice-President. Seven other vice presidents are named in a radical realignment of the board structure.
January 1, 1965 Architectural offices open in HemisFair headquarters.
February 9, 1965 Texas Secretary of State Ben Barnes addresses the second annual Board of Directors meeting.
March 2, 1965 Formal application for U.S. participation and endorsement is submitted.
April 6, 1965 Official rules and regulations conforming to B.I.E. standards are adopted.
May 4, 1965 Ewen C. Dingwall resigns as Executive Vice-President over a difference of opinion on policies with the Executive Committe. Dingwall remains actively involved with the fair, becoming a Washington consultant and publishing a weekly newsletter for HemisFair executives regarding federal participation.
May 12, 1965 William Phillips gives preliminary presentation to B.I.E. in Paris. Texas State Senate passes HemisFair Bill appropriating $7.5 million.
May 27-28, 1965 Texas State House of Representatives passes bill of $4.5 million at request of Governor John Connally.
June 21, 1965 Companion Bills are introduced in U.S. House of Representatives by Congressman Henry B. Gonzalez and the U.S. Senate by Senate Ralph Yarborough requesting funding for a study of federal participation in HemisFair.
August 2, 1965 Fair dates (April 6 through October 6, 1968) are set by Executive Committee.
August 12, 1965 James Gaines is named Executive Vice-President.
September 14, 1965 Governor John Connally accepts appointment as Commissioner General of Fair.
September 28, 1965 Senate Passage of HemisFair bill. HemisFair symbol is developed and officially adopted.
October 1965 Marshall Steves, Paul Howell and Carlos Freymann tour 13 European capitols lobbying for B.I.E. support.
October 6, 1965 HemisFair bill passes unanimously by House.
October 21, 1965 Favorable review of HemisFair application by B.I.E. classification committee.
October 22, 1965 House and Senate agree on HemisFair bill. President Johnson signs the bill officially recognizing the HemisFair and appropriating $125,000 for a preliminary study and architectural fees.
November 11, 1965 President Johnson signs a proclamation authorizing Secretary of State Dean Rusk to invite foreign countries to participate in the HemisFair and also recognizing Governor Connally as Commissioner General of the Fair.
November 17, 1965 Official approval by the Bureau of International Expositions.
December 29, 1965 Secretary of State Rusk sends invitations to 114 countries to participate in HemisFair.
January, 1966 Urban Renewal Agency turns site over to the city.
January 15, 1966 Governor Connally unveils plans for Institute of Texan Cultures (Texas State Pavilion) at press conference.
January 28, 1966 Pearl Brewing Co. becomes the first of 19 industrial exhibitors to announce participation.
March 1966 HemisFair medal is signed into law by President Johnson.
April 1, 1966 Lady Bird Johnson visits fair site.
April 7, 1966 Mexico becomes the first of 23 foreign governments to announce participation.
July 24-August 1, 1966 Governor Connally leaves for a Latin American good will tour. He signs Panama on July 26. On August 1, he has to cut his trip short because of the Charles Whitman sniper shootings at the University of Texas at Austin.
August 9, 1966 Agreement is reached on preservation of 20 historic homes on fair site. Tower of the Americas construction let to H.A. Lott, Inc. and Darragh & Lyda, Inc. ("Lyda-Lott").
September 1, 1966 House passes $10 Million HemisFair bill.
September 14, 1966 James Gaines resigns.
September 15, 1966 Official visiting B.I.E. delegation arrives.
October 6-7, 1966 Senate and House pass $7.5 million HemisFair bill.
October 8, 1966 Final home on site is turned over to the fair.
October 16, 1966 President Johnson signs HemisFair bill.
October 21, 1966 Senate-House Committee vote $6.75 million appropriation for federal participation.
October 26, 1966 President Johnson signs appropriation bill.
November 16, 1966 Frank Manupelli named Executive Vice-President, replacing Gaines.
December 3, 1966 Bonds for Tower of the Americas construction is approved 2-1 by voters.
December 6, 1966 Mural by Carlos Merida is commissioned.
February 15, 1967 Pearl Pavilion groundbreaking
February 20, 1967 Institute of Texan Cultures groundbreaking
February 28, 1967 James Gaines recalled (he would later resign again).
March 2, 1967 New York Press Conference
March-April 1967 Latin American Ambassadors Visit
April 8, 1967 Federal Pavilion groundbreaking
September 19, 1967 Texas International Trade Center is announced.
September 26, 1967 Woman's Pavilion is announced.
April 6, 1968 HemisFair '68 opens.
October 6, 1968 HemisFair '68 closes.

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Scope and Content Note

The records of the San Antonio Fair, Inc. span the years 1962 through 1995 and document the planning, lobbying, financing and construction that resulted in HemisFair '68. The records consist of correspondence; minutes of meetings; committee reports; financial records; newspaper and magazine articles; press releases; photographic materials; audio recordings; oversized maps and plats; artwork; and scrapbooks of clippings and ephemera. The bulk of the records are correspondence to and from Fair executives. Also well documented in the records is demolition on the site and construction of the fairgrounds. Most of the records predate the opening of the fair, with the bulk dates 1964-1968. There are a few materials from after the Fair, particularly from the 20th anniversary in 1988.

This collection is housed at UTSA's HemisFair Park Campus, though off-site access is also available at UTSA's John Peace Library.

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Arrangement

Due to size, this inventory has been divided into 12 separate units which can be accessed by clicking on the highlighted text:
Series 1: Executive Officers
Series 2: Comptroller's Office
Series 3: Legal Department
Series 4: Entertainment Department
Series 5: Visitor and Exhibitor Relations Department
Series 6: Site Development Department
Series 7: Public Relations Department
Series 8: Printed Materials and Scrapbooks
Series 9: Trinity University Archives
Series 10: Ephemera
Series 11: Oversize Architectural Drawings, Blueprints, and Plans
Series 12: Audiovisual Materials

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Researchers are required to wear gloves provided by staff when reviewing photographic materials.

Original audiovisual materials are closed to patron use. Some use copies are available in the collection.

Otherwise, there are no restrictions on these materials.

Usage Restrictions

Permission to publish material from the San Antonio Fair, Inc., Records must be obtained from University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections.

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Index Terms

Personal Names
Gaines, James.
Gonzalez, Henry B. (Henry Barbosa), 1916-
Harris, Jerome K.
Sinkin, William, 1913-
Steves, Marshall T.
Zachry, Henry Bartell, 1901-1984
Organizations
HemisFair (1968 : San Antonio, Tex.)--Buildings.
HemisFair (1968 : San Antonio, Tex.)--History.
HemisFair (1968 : San Antonio, Tex.). Woman's Pavilion.
San Antonio Fair, Inc.
Subjects
Exhibitions--Texas--San Antonio--Planning.
Fairs--Texas--San Antonio.
Tourism--Texas--San Antonio.
Urban renewal--Texas--San Antonio.
Locations
San Antonio (Tex.)--History.
Genres/Formats
45 rpm records.
Audiotapes.
Audiovisual materials.
Black-and-white film.
Blueprints (reprographic copies).
Clippings.
Color film (film).
Correspondence.
Maps.
Minutes.
Oral histories.
Photographs.
Reports.
Scrapbooks.
Sound recordings.
Videocassettes.
Local Subjects
HemisFair '68 (The 1968 World's Fair)
San Antonio History
Travel and Tourism
Urban Development and Growth

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], San Antonio Fair, Inc., Records, MS 31, University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections.

Acquisition Information

The San Antonio Fair, Inc. Records were donated to the Trinity University Library in October 1968, immediately following the closing of HemisFair '68. The records came to Trinity from the executive offices of San Antonio Fair, Inc., at the fair's headquarters in the German-English School. They remained at the Trinity University Library until May 1985. During this time, many records were lost due to mold and a lack of proper preservation. When the records were transferred to the San Antonio Public Library (SAPL) in 1985, they were stored in the Library's Hertzberg annex, where they were reBoxed and given some preservation treatment. The SAPL donated the records to University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections in 1992 (Acc. 1992-05).

Processing Information

Processed by T. Matthew De Waelsche, April 1998, and Angela McClendon, October 2007.

This collection was processed with support from Marshall Steves of San Antonio, Tex. Preservation reformatting of audiovisual materials was completed in 2007 with support from the National Film Preservation Foundation and the Institute of Texan Cultures.

Accessions described in this finding aid: 1992-05, 1998-06, 1998-42, 2001-41, 2004-27.

Descriptive sources and standards used to create this inventory: DACS, EAD, and TARO 2 EAD Editing Instructions.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

 

Series 6: Site Development Department

Series Abstract
This series consists of records on design and architecture (26 Boxes) and design and theme development (13 Boxes). In addition to correspondence these records also include information on restored houses on the fair site, drawings, designs, maps and site plans. Most of the oversized architectural plans and maps in Series XI. are from the Site Development Department
Box Folder
288 Design and Architecture
Architectural Drawings
Old Houses
1 General
South Alamo
2 300
3 404
4 502
5 440 East Commerce Street Parcel 333
Goliad Street
6 115 Parcel 197
7 117 Parcel 545
8 125
9 138
10 139
11 142
12 153
13 301
14 331
Matagorda Street
15 204
16 210
17 409
18 414
North Street
19 300
20 311-313
21 426 Santa Clara Heinrich House
South Street
22 141
23 142
24 156
Victoria Street
25 109
26 225
Water Street
27 316
28 533
29 610
Wyoming Street
30 112
31 116
32 118
33 124
34 135
35 201
36 216 Parcel 379
37 220
38 232
39 Specifications for Historical Preservation of the Friedrich Groos House for the Urban Renewal Agency Of San Antonio, 1967
Box Folder
289 Pavilion Plans Preliminary Drawings
1 Republic of China
2 France
3 Germany
4 Humble Oil Co.
5 Kodak
6 Pearl
7 Texas Pavilion Sculpture by Richard Rogers
Project Y
8 Construction figures
9 Gozar! John Kriken
10 Drawings
11 Landscaping
12 Mexico Olympics Drawings
13 Office Layout
14 Conference Room Layouts
15 Parking Structure Plans
16 Restaurant Plans
17 Space Frame Kiosk Working Drawings
Box Folder
OM20
Oversize drawings and architectural sketches. [Additional oversize Site Development Department documents may be found in Series 11: Oversize Architectural Drawings, Blueprints, and Plans]
Box
OM41 Oversize drawings: concepts, planning, graphics [Additional oversize Site Development Department documents may be found in Series 11: Oversize Architectural Drawings, Blueprints, and Plans]
Box Folder
290 Staff Correspondence
Allison B. Peery, Architect Site Planning Coordinator
1 Architect and Engineer Prospects, 1964-1967
2 BIE Meetings and Presentations, 1964-1968
3 Commissioner General, 1965
4 Contracts and Agreements with Architects and Engineers, miscellaneous, 1966
5 Disneyland and Knott's Berry Farm, printed materials
6 Gardens Study Group Meetings, 1965
7 German Architecture, 1965
8 Handout Draft, 1966
9 Marin Stone, Media Associates, New York Office, 1965-1966
10 Rules and Regulations, miscellaneous, 1965
11 Texas Fashion Creators Association, 1966-1967
Box Folder
291 1-4 General Correspondence, 1967-1968
5-11 Norman P. Yarborough, Chief of Architecture, 1965-1966
Box Folder
292 Design & Architecture Alphabetical Subject Files
1 Acequia Madre, 1966
2 Accounting, 1965
3 A.I.A. Contracts and Documents
Amusement Parks printed materials, 1965-66
4 Disneyland
5 Six Flags
6 Amusement Rides, 1965-1966
Architecture and Construction Committee, 1966-1968
7 General Correspondence
8 Minutes of Meetings
9 Architectural Handicapped Barriers, 1967
10 Arts Council, 1967
11 Arts Seattle (Century 21), 1962
12 Attendance Projections, 1966-1968
13 Audio Visual Information Ralke Co., Los Angeles
14 Avenue of the Americas (Flags), 1967
15 Latin American Ambassadors Visit April 1967
16 Bank Equipment
17 Banners and Flags (brochures and catalogs), 1967
18 Beethoven Hall
19 Boat Concessions, 1965-1968
20 Boulevard of the Americas, Expo '67, 1966-1967
Box Folder
293 Budgets
1 Budget and Account List, 1965-1966
2 Site Development, 1966
3 General, 1967
4 Site Development, 1967
5 Construction, 1968
6 Site Development, 1968
7 Project Y, 1968
8 Building and Construction Regulations Expo '67
9 Building Construction Guide
10 Building Permits, 1967
11 B.I.E. Exhibit, 1966-1967
12 Campfire Girls, 1967
Box Folder
294 1 Central Chilled Water, 1966-1968
2 Chambers & McGregor, Inc. Equipment, 1964-1966
3 City of San Antonio, General Correspondence, 1967-1968
4-5 City Council Meeting Minutes, 1965
Box Folder
295 1 City Fire Code, 1964
2 City Hall Meetings, 1966-1967
3 City of San Antonio Lease, 1965-1967
4-5 City Water Board, 1965-1968
Box Folder
296 1 Climatological Studies, 1965-1966
2 Committee Meetings, 1966
3 Concessions, general 1965-1968
4 Conservation Society: North Expressway, 1963-1967
Construction
5 General Correspondence, 1964-1968
Box Folder
297 1 Applications for Approval to Bid, 1967
2 Foundation Investigations
3 Rules and Regulations New York World's Fair, 1964
4 Rules and Regulations HemisFair
5 Construction and Utility Regulations, 1966-1967
6 Schedules, 1966-1967
7 Consultants
8 Contractors, Bidding
Box Folder
298 1 Contracts and Change Orders Filed, 1967-1968
Convention Center
2 Background Research, 1964-1967
3 Exhibition Hall, 1963-1967
4 Theatre, 1965-1967
5 Copyrights, Licensing and Leasing, 1965-1966
6 Critical Path Method, 1965-1966
7 CPM Status Reports, 1966-1967
8 Cultural Participation 1966-1967
9 Design Consultants, 1964-1967
Box Folder
299 1 Design Notes and Ideas, 1964-1967
2 Directory of American Firms Operating in Foreign Countries, 1964
3 Early Program Notes, 1966-1968
4 Economic Impact of Seattle World's Fair, 1964
5 El Abrazo, 1966-1967
6 Entertainment, general 1966
7 Executive Committee Lists, 1965-1966
8 Exhibits and Exhibitors, 1964-1966
9 Exhibits Costs, 1967-1968
10 Exhibit Designers and Architects, 1965-1967
Box Folder
300 1 Exhibit Sales Weekly Reports, 1966-1967
Exhibits, 1966-1968
2 Alive, Inc.
3 ALCOA
4 Anderson-Clayton
5 Arid-Semi Arid Exhibit
6 Children's Area - Potential Unlimited
7 Coca-Cola
8 Container Corp. of America
9 Legal Exhibit
10 Exhibitors Certificates of Occupancy
11 Exhibitors Council
12 Exhibits Manual
13 Exhibitors Showroom
14 Exhibitor Space Allocation
15 Existing Structures Renovation of Old Houses
Box Folder
301 1 Farmer's Market Los Angeles printed materials
Federal Participation
2 General Correspondence, 1965
3 Commerce Department, 1965
4 Other World's Fairs, 1964
5 Fire Protection, 1966-1967
6 Fireworks, 1965-1966
7 Folklore Sector, 1966
8 Food Concessions, general, 1966-1968
9 Food Manual, 1966-1967
Box Folder
302 1 Foreign Countries, Background Info.
2 Foreign Governments, 1966
3 Foreign Participation, 1965-1966
4 Fountains, 1963-1967
5 Furniture, 1967
6 Gas and Electricity, 1964-1967
7 Gates, 1965-1968
8 General Cleanup and Repair of HemisFair Site
9-10 General Correspondence, 1965-1967
11 General Promotion and Entertainment, 1967
Graphics, 1965-1968
12 General
13 Stationery and Envelopes
14 Miscellaneous Art
Box Folder
303 1 Hat Concession Bene Albee, 1966-1967
2 Heliport, 1964, 1967
3 HemisFair Idea P.R. Background Materials
4 HemisFair Program Materials, 1963-65
5 Hostess Uniforms, 1967
6 Hot Air Balloons, 1965
7 Industrial and Private Participation, general 1965-1966
8 Industrial Exhibitors, 1966
9 Gulf Insurance Co., 1967
10 Industrial Vendor Brochures
Box Folder
304 1 Insurance Regulations, 1967-1968
2 Inter-American Educational Center, 1966
International Pavilions, 1967-1968
3 Arkansas
4 Canada
5 China
6 France
7 Germany
8 Holland-Belgium
9 Italy
10 Japan
Box Folder
305 1 Korea
2 Mexico
3 O.A.S.
4 Panama
5 Peru
6 Portugal
7 Spain
8 Switzerland
9 Thailand
10 Interior Finishing and Air Conditioning Foreign
Interoffice Memos
11 1965
12 1966
1967
13 January-June
Box Folder
306 1 July-September
2 October-December
1968
3 January-February
4 March-April
5 May-August
Box Folder
307 1 Labor Relations, 1967
2 Lakes and Waterways, 1976
3 Land Use and Cost Estimates, 1965-1967
4 Lease Agreements, 1966
5 Lighting, 1966-1968
6 Lists, miscellaneous 1967
7 Main Arteries, Streets, 1964-1966
Maintenance
8 Ground Services, 1965-1966
9 Service Roads, 1967
Maps, 1967-1968
10 Official Guide Map
11 Positive and Negative Prints
12 On-Grounds Transportation
13 Operations, 1966-1967
14 Organization Lists and Charts, 1964-1966
15 Outdoor Theatre
Box Folder
308 1 Pan American Union Conferences, 1966
2 Parking, general, 1965-1967
3 Participants Manual Background Info. 1965-1966
4 Parties and Receptions, general, 1967
5 Paseo del Rio
6 Pavilion Design Sketches
7 Allison Peery Contract
Permanent Structures Restoration of Old Houses
8-9 General Correspondence, 1965-1968
10 Lists
Individual Buildings
11 Schultze House
12 Solis House 232 Wyoming Street
13 Synagogue
Box Folder
309 Personnel
1 General
2-3 Employment Applications, 1965-1968
4 Position Descriptions
5 Plastic Materials for Concession Stands, 1967
6 Plastic Roof Covering (used at Exp '67)
7 Plaza de Libertad, 1965
8 Plumbing Packages
9 Pre-Columbian Art Exhibit
Box Folder
310 Preliminary Site Plans and Architectural Drawings, 1966-1967
1 Beethoven Hall
2 Food Cluster Layouts
3 Girard Exhibit Building
4 Briefs Industrial Pavilions Site Plans
5 Coca-Cola
6 Falstaff
7 G.M.
8 IBM
9 Pepsico-Frito Lay Exhibit
10 Foreign Nations Performing Arts Theatre
Box Folder
311 Foreign Pavilions
1 Mexico
2 Panama
3 Thailand
4 Kiosks
5 Laterna Magika
6 Mini-Monorail Train and Station Layout
7 Mormon Pavilion
8 Museum at Tower Base
9 Puppet Theater
10 Project Y
11 Woman's Pavilion
Rides
12 General Schematics
13 Skyride
Box Folder
312 1 Prestige Brochure, 1965
2 Program Material, 1965-1966
3 Progress Status Reports, 1965-1967
4 Project Master Builder, 1966-1967
5 Project Y, 1967-1968
6 Prospective Exhibitors, 1965-1967
7 Protocol, 1967-1968
8 Press Previews, 1968
9 Public Relations, 1962-65
10 Ramps Walkways and Bridges, 1966-1967
11 Recipients of HemisFair Brochures, 1967
12 Regional Child Welfare Office, 1968
13 Report of Director of Site Development, Design and Architecture to the HemisFair Executive Committee, November 15, 1966
14 Reproduction Sketches
15 Restaurants
Box Folder
313 Rides
1 Brochures and Printed Materials
2 Carousels
3 Jimmy Johnson, General Correspondence, 1966-1968
Box
314 Mini-Monorail, 1964-1968
1 Brochures, Printed Materials and Correspondence
2 Surveys (Approved)
Box Folder
315 1 Habegger Thun Mini Rail Proposal
2 River Entry Design, 1964-65
3 Sales and Income Status Reports, 1966-1967
4 Sales Tax, 1965
5 San Antonio Development, 1965-1966
6 San Antonio Rose Committee, 1963-1967
7 Santa Maria Replica Ship, 1965
Box Folder
316 1 Site Area Space Allocation
2 Site Development Statement of Responsibility
3 Site Plan Wall Chart
4 Site Planning Development, 1963-1966
5 Site Progress Reports, 1966
6 Sound Systems, 1967-1968
7 Souvenir Designs
8 Souvenir Stands, 1966-1968
9 Space Frames
10 Special Events Facilities
11 Sunday "A Fairs," 1967
12 Support Facilities, 1965-1966
Symbol
13 Miscellaneous Information, 1964-1966
14 Trial Layouts
15 Telephones, 1966-1968
16 Television Programming, 1966
17 Texas Pavilion, 1965-1968
Box Folder
317 1 Texas Society of Architects; Texas Board of Architectural Examiners, 1865-1966
2 Texas State Participation, 1962-1966
3 Theaterama Inc., 1964-1965
4 Theme B.I.E. General Rules and Regulations, 1964-1966
Tickets
5 Printing, 1967
6 Samples
7 Toilets (correspondence, printed materials and brochures), 1965-1967
8 Tower Theme Structure Report W.C. Gilman & Co., 1965
Box Folder
318 1 Transit Entrance, 1965-1966
2 Transit Systems - Idea Peddlers, 1965
3 Transmittals, 1965-1966
4 Trash and Garbage Disposal, 1967
5 Underwriters, 1966
6 Uniform Companies, 1967
Urban Renewal
7 Urban Renewal Agency General Correspondence, 1964-1968
8 Amended Applications for Loan and Grant, 1966
9 Description; Demolition Contract; Schedule for Project, 1964-1968
10 Engineering Report Haggard, Hans & Groves, Inc., 1965
11 Invitation for Bids; specifications, 1964
Box Folder
319 1 U.S. Pavilion, 1965-1967
2 U.S. Plywood, 1968
3 Utilities, general 1966
4 Utility Rates, 1965-1967
5 Wage Scales (reports), 1965-1966
6 Wardrobe Sponsors, 1967
7 Washington Federal Support, 1965
8 Water Shows, 1965-1968
9 Weekly Construction Progress Reports, 1967-1968
10 Wide Screen Theatre, 1965-1966
11 Woman's Pavilion, Background Info., 1966
12 Phyllis Yampolsky, 1967-1968
Box Folder
320 Design & Theme Development
1 Architecture and Construction Committee Meeting Minutes, 1965-1966
2 Architecture and Construction Progress Reports, 1964-1965
3 Artists and Sculptors, general, 1964-1968
4 Banking, 1967
5 David Bowen, 1967
6 Brochures (correspondence), 1965-1966
7 Children's Program Unlimited Potential, 1967
8 Circulation and Land Use Plans, 1968
9 Sherry Clughley, 1966
10 COARTS Hemistar Theatre, 1966
11 Coins, 1967
12 Communications, 1966
13 Company Research, 1966
Costumes and Uniforms, 1967
14 Budget
15 Design Sketches
Box Folder
321 1 Wardrobe Requirements, general
2 Concessionaires
3 Exhibitors
4 Food Vendors
5 Hostesses
6 Merchandisers
7 Project Y
Accessories
8 Handbags
9 Rainwear
10 Shoes
11 Watches
12 Tie-in Advertising
Box Folder
322 Costume Wardrobe Designers, 1967
1 Avondale Mills
2 H.I.S.
3 Lorch-Westway
4 M. Lowenstein & Sons, Inc.
5 Southwestern Jacket, Inc.
6 Sunny Isle
7 Unika-Vaev Corp.
8 United Cotton Goods
9 Miscellaneous Manufacturers
10 Uniform Catalogs
11 Cultural Participation, general, 1965-1967
12 Carl Deese, Exhibits Design Coordinator, 1967
13 El Abrazo, 1966
14 Executive Committee, Meeting Minutes, 1965-1966
Box Folder
323 1 Exhibit Designers
Exhibit Proposals, 1966-1967
2 Arid Semi-Arid Man's Thrist
3 Beauty of Flight (Piper Aircraft)
4 The Business of Living (Carte Blanche)
5 Cowboy Exhibit
6 Cowboy background materials
7 Education Exhibit
8 Education background materials
9 Food Exhibit
Box Folder
324 1-2 Kaleidoscope - The Faces of Change (Eastman Kodak Photography)
3 Garden of Aluminum (Reynolds Metals)
4 Girard Exhibit - The Magic of a People
5 International Exhibits, Miscellaneous
6 Legal Exhibit
7 Our Cities
8 People and Politics
9 Pollution (American Petroleum Institute)
10 Transportation and Travel "Man in Motion"
11 Travelling Exhibits and Films, miscellaneous, 1965-1967
Box Folder
325 Corporate Exhibitors, 1966-1967
1 Anderson, Clayton & Co.
2 Armco Steel Corp.
3 AVCO
4 Braniff
5 Container Corp. of America
6 Celanese
7 Coca-Cola
8 Dupont
9 Falstaff
10 Firestone
11 General Motors
12 Grolier Inc. Talking Books
13 Gulf Insurance Group
14 IBM
15 NASA
16 NCR
17 Pepsico/Frito-Lay
18 Social Security Administration
19 Southwest Research Institute
20 Texas Instruments
21 Time-Life
22 U.S. Rubber
23 Volkswagen
24 Westinghouse
25 Potential Exhibitors, 1967
26 "Fairs, Exhibits, Pavilions and Their Audiences" Summary Report by Robert S. Weiss & Serge, Jr., 1962
27 HemisFair Flag, Annin Flag Co., 1966-1967
Box Folder
326 1 Governor's Apartment in San Antonio, 1967
2 Graphic Art
Graphics
3-4 General Correspondence, 1965-1968
Manuals
5 Other Fairs: New York and Montreal, 1964-1965; 1967
6 HemisFair Graphic Design Standards
Artists
7 Craig Lincoln
8 Ming
9 Richard Wilson
Box Folder
327 1 Bonus Book Advertisement
2 Car Sign
3 "Carrot" Ad
4 Black and White Logo Ads; Rides
5 Club Abrazo
6 Firemen's Arm Patch Sleeve Emblem
7 Guidebook
8 Invitations
9 Medallion
10 Placement Art
11 Post Card Signs
12 Posters
13 Press Kits, February 1966
14 P.R. Brochure
15 Puppet Truck
16 Souvenir Displays
17 Ticket/Bonus Books
18 U.S. Travel Service Ads
Box Folder
328 1 Health, miscellaneous, reports
2 HemisFair Greeting Cards
3 The HemisFair Idea
4 Horses, 1966-1967
Industrial Designers, 1967
5 Gersin Associates, Inc.
6 James Potts
7 Felix Williams and Associates
8 Industrial Participation Progress Reports, 1967
9 InfoPlan, P.R., 1967
Box Folder
329 1 Inter-American Education Center (IAEC), 1965-1967
2 Landscape Development San Antonio River Extension, 1967
3 Latin American Ambassadors Visit, April 1967
4 Magazine Subscriptions/Publications, 1965-1967
5 Marketing in Latin America, research paper by Henry G. Shonherd III
6 Models, 1966-1967
Box Folder
330 1 Oceanography, 1967
2 Official Map, 1967
3 Partners for Progress, 1966-1967
4 Allison Peery, General Correspondence, 1964-1967
5 Mimi Peery, General Correspondence, 1965
6 Performers, 1965-1966
7 Pictorial Services Requests for Photographs, 1967
8 Planetaria, 1965-1966
9 Postage Meter (brochures)
10 Printing and Photos, 1964-1967
11 Project X, 1967
12 Project Y, 1967
13 P.R. Brochure, 1967
14 Publications and Visual Materials Requests, 1965
15 Recreation Proposal
16 Red Cross, 1967
17 Religion, 1965-1966
18 Research Writers, 1966-1967
Box
331 Sculptures, 1967-1968
1 General
2 Cameron Fountain
3 Gego-Structure
Signage, 1967-1968
4 General
5 Peter George Robinson. Signage Design Consultant
Pavilions, Restaurants and other buildings
6 Alive Inc. Sermons from Science
7 Casa San Miguel
8 Central American Pavilion Prelims
9 Club Abrazo
10 Coca-Cola Pavilion
11 Falstaff Pavilion
12 Ferdinand's
13 Food Clusters 1 & 2
14 Frito Lay/Pepsi Cola
Box Folder
332 1 General Motors Pavilion
2 Golden Garter
3 Gulf Insurance Group
4 Indian Tandoor
5 International Heraldry
6 Japanese Pavilion
7 Kodak Pavilion
8 Lake Pavilion Lower level
9 Lone Star Pavilion
10 Mini-Monorail Station Ticket Booth
11 Patio Foods
12 Pearl Pavilion
13 Pierre Interlude Restaurant
14 Polynesian Restaurant
15 Poupees de Paris
16 "Le Rouet" Boutique
17 San Antonio Rose
18 Servomation
19 Skyride
20 Southwestern Bell
21 Sur le Pouce
22 Signs, miscellaneous, 1966
Box Folder
333 1 Signs
2 Site Development, general, 1964-1967
3 Site Plans Theme Concepts
4 Speaker Profiles/Biographical Sketches Graphics Dept.
5 Special Art Projects, 1967-1968
6 Sports and Leisure, 1967
7 Stationery Supplies, 1965-1966
8 Symbol Designs and Uses, 1965-1967
9 Lonn Taylor, 1967
10 Thematic Development Work Plan, 1966
11 Themetic Ideas
12 Traveler's Aid, 1966-1967
13 Turntables for Displays, 1965-1967
14 Tyrone Guthrie Theatre (Minneapolis) Program, 1963
15 Woman's Pavilion Slide Show Scripts
Box
OM17-OM19 Assorted oversize Site Development Department materials [Additional Site Development Department documents may be found in Series 11: Oversize Architectural Drawings, Blueprints, and Plans]

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