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A Guide to the University of Florida Architectural Drawings

Finding aid created by Dept. Staff

University of Florida Smathers Libraries - Special and Area Studies Collections
January 2007


Descriptive Summary

Creator: University of Florida
Title: University of Florida Architectural Drawings
Dates: 1903-2002
Abstract: Series 156 contains architectural drawings related to the design and construction of the University of Florida's campus buildings and landscape.
Extent: 8.5 Linear feet. 6 boxes; 34 flat files.
Identification: Series 156
Language(s): English

Scope and Content

Series 156 contains architectural drawings related to the design and construction of the University of Florida's campus buildings and landscape. Included in the series are site plans, preliminary design drawings, presentation drawings, as built drawings, elevations, shop drawings, and landscape plans.


Arrangement

The series directory is arranged alphabetically by the names of the buildings or building complexes. There is also a directory heading for "projects not built." The drawings are assigned numbers and stored in numerical order.


Access or Use Restrictions

Access

The collection is open for research.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], University of Florida Architectural Drawings, Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.


Contents List

Agriculture College

Folder
68 Proposed College of Agriculture. The set of plans appears to be complete and consists of 84 sheets divided into five different Mylar sleeves. The plans were created in association with Guy C. Fulton, Architect for the Board of Control of Florida Institutions of Higher Learning by W. Kenyon Drake and Associates, Jacksonville, Florida. Associate Architects listed are: Mellen C. Greeley, Marsh and Saxelbye, and John Franklin Adams, Jacksonville, Florida. The plans are dated September 1st, 1947 and consist of a plot plan, elevations and details for interior and exterior structures as well as separate groupings for structural, electrical, AC, and plumbing. The plans were received from John P. Garrett in September of 2006. (Map drawer) 1947


Anderson Hall

Folder
64 Language Hall - 1913. William A. Edwards: Architect. 2 items. Two drawings, one of the basement floor and one of the first floor in Language Hall (the former name of Anderson Hall). Most of the rooms on each floor are given a designation. In the basement a book store, Soda Fountain and Auditors Office are among those included. The first floor contains administrative offices such as that of Dr. Tigert (Tigert), Mr. Graham Bus. Mgr. Office, and others. Map drawer. These drawings were sent to the UF Archives recently from the Indiana University Archives in Bloomington, Indiana where they had been received on June 15, 1944. (Map drawer) 1913


Architecture complex

Folder
50 Architecture Building and AFA Complex - 1963. Kemp, Bunch, and Jackson: Architects. 2 items. Preliminary design drawing of the second floor of Unit A showing the interior spaces of the library and a site plan of the different buildings in the complex. (Box 4) 1963
8 Architecture Building - 1962. 1 item. Preliminary drawing. A topographic survey of proposed site of the Architecture Building. (Box 3) 1962


Armory

Folder
65 Armory for the University of Florida - 1940. Rudolph Weaver: Architect. 1 item. Preliminary sketch showing the basement, first and second floors, and the front of the building. Also included are "Notes", "Seating Capacity" and "Estimate Cost" information. 1940


Auditorium

Folder
30 Auditorium Unit of the Administration building - 1921-1925. Edwards and Sayward: Architects. 31 items. Preliminary design drawing. Some original blueprints and others are reproductions of original design drawings. Includes detailed renderings of heating, cornerstone, elevations, shop drawings of light fixtures, organ space, section views, and layout of floors. (Box 6 and map drawer) 1921-1925


Austin Cary Memorial

Folder
27 Austin Cary Memorial - 1941. Leyison and Cliff: Architects. 1 item. Planting plan on a blueprint format. Includes the names of the various trees. (map drawer) 1941


Broward Hall

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6 Broward Hall - 1950-1951. Jefferson Hamilton: Architect. 6 items. Student Activities and Dormitory Project. Preliminary drawings include a drawing of the dormitory and a site plan depicting the location of the proposed dormitory, Mallory and Reid (already built), as well as other buildings which were never constructed. The four drawings following are specific plans for Broward Hall, itself, including a basement plan, a ground floor plan, first floor plan and typical floor plan. (Box 1) 1950-1951
22 Broward Hall (?) - 1952. Jefferson Hamilton: Architect. 1 item. Design drawing of dormitory, probably Broward. Pencil and colored pencil. (Box 1) 1952


Bryan Hall

Folder
19a Law Building - 1948. Hamilton: Architect. 1 item. Color design drawing of the addition to Bryan Hall. (map drawer). 1948
19b Law Building - 1948. Hamilton: Architect. 1 item. Color design drawing of the original building and the addition. (map drawer). 1948
41 College of Law Library (Bryan Hall) - 1939. 3 items. Floor plans for 1-4. (Box 3). 1939
42 College of Law Library (Bryan Hall) - 1940. 1 item. Floor plans of ground and 2-4. (Box 3). 1940


Buckman Hall

Folder
72 Rehabilitation of Buckman Hall Dormitory - First Floor Plan. Rudolph Weaver (map case) Not Dated


Business Complex

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20 College of Business Administration - 1952. Hamilton: Architect. Color design drawing of the 1955 addition. (Box 1). 1952


Century Tower

Folder
55 Century Tower - 1952-1954. Jefferson M. Hamilton: Architect. 8 items. Preliminary site and building plans and a drawing. (map drawer) 1952-1954


Chemistry

Folder
70 Additions and Alterations to the Chemistry-Pharmacy Building - First Floor Plan, Elevations and Sections. Reynolds Smith and Hills Architects and Engineers (map drawer) 1947
71 Chemistry Research Unit - First Floor Plan, South Elevation, West Elevation. McLane, Ranon, McIntosh, and Bernardo Architects in association with Forrest M. Kelley, Architect to Board of Control and D. Neil Webb, Zone Architect (map drawer) 1965


Corry Village

Folder
5 W. Corry Memorial Village (Married Housing Development) - no date. Site plan of the plant and grounds. (Box 3). Not dated


Dairy Products Lab

Folder
37 Dairy Products Laboratory - 1936. Weaver: Architect. 4 items. Floor plans, exterior elevations, and an electrical legend showing outlets and switches. (blueprints). (map drawer). 1936


East Florida Seminary

Folder
66 Barracks - ? 2 items. Drawings from memory by a resident of Gainesville. One drawing is of the front of the barracks building with written notes. The second drawing is a floor plan of the first floor. Written notes are also included. (map drawer) Not dated


Engineering Complex

Folder
21 Engineering Complex. 1 item. Design drawing of buildings and their situation in the landscape. (Box 1). Not dated
29 Engineering Experiment Station and Laboratory group. Preliminary site plan. Blue print. Various labs labeled as aeronautics laboratory. (map drawer). Not dated
36 Engineering and Physics Library. 1 item. Shows the floor plan. (Box 3) Not dated


Fletcher Hall

Folder
74 Addition to Men's Dormitory for the University of Florida (Fletcher Hall) (map case) 1938


Flint Hall

Folder
51 Science Building (Flint Hall). Edwards and Walters: Architects. 1 item. Preliminary design drawing of the basement. (Box 6) Not dated
69 Science Building (Flint Hall) - Plan of First Floor, Main Entrance Front Elevation, Second Floor, Plan of Basement, Plan of First Floor, Cross Section, Roof Plan, Details of End Staircase, Entrance Hall and Stairs, North Elevation. Edwards and Walter Architects. (map case) 1909


Florida Agricultural College (Lake City)

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53 Science Hall - ca. 1903. Snelling and Patter: Architects. 10 items. Preliminary design drawings, elevation plans, floor plans of Science Hall and possibly another building to be constructed at the Florida Agricultural College in Lake City, Fl. (map drawer). Circa 1903


Florida Museum of Natural History (formerly Florida State Museum)

Folder
46 Florida State Museum - 1945(?). Butt: Architect. 1 item. Site plan and floor plans including the ground floor, first floor, and second floor. (Box 6). Circa 1945


Grinter Hall

Folder
43 Grinter Hall. 2 items. Floor plans of the ground floor and third through fourth floors. (Box 3). Not dated


Health Center

Folder
31 J. Hillis Miller Health Center (State Medical College) - 1953-1966. Fulton and Hamilton: Architects. 23 items. Variety of drawings and plans including preliminary design drawings, site plans, floor plans, and as built drawings. More detailed information of the items below. 1953-1966
31 1. Topographic map of site for proposed Florida State Medical College. Drawn by Kenneth DeGroot. (Box 3).
31 2. Floor plans for each floor. Dr. Harrel's office copy. 1954. (Box 3).
31 3. Floor plans for each floor. A duplicate of #2 except for the cover. 1954. (Box 3).
31 4. Site plan. (map drawer).
31 5. Utility and topographical survey. 1966. (Box 3).
31 6. Plot plan. 1953. Includes a cover with a small drawing of the complex. (Box 3).
31 7. Library plans, ground floor and first floor of the Health Center. 1953. (Box 3).
31 8. Comprehensive Plan. (map drawer).
9 J. Hillis Miller Health Center - 1955. Guy C. Fulton and Jefferson Hamilton: Architects. 1 item. Site plan development drawing. (Box 3). 1955
13 Health Center - 1953. Guy C. Fulton and Jefferson Hamilton: Architects. 4 items. Design drawings of the proposed medical complex. Two drawings show the entrance (one is a duplicate) with one in color. The third drawing (color) shows the view from the North-East and the fourth (color) shows the view from the South-East. (Box 1). 1953
14 J. Hillis Miller Health Center - 1954. Hamilton: Architect. 2 items. Two drawings (blue on white paper) showing two views of the medical complex. (Box 1). 1954
15 J. Hillis Miller Health Center - 1954. Hamilton: Architect. 1 item. Design drawing (in pencil) of the medical complex. (Box 1) 1954
16 J. Hillis Miller Health Center - 1954. Hamilton: Architect. Design drawing in color of a partial view of the medical complex. (Box 1). 1954
18 University of Florida Campus - 1950. Hamilton: Architect. Large color drawing with an aerial perspective of the proposed medical center and other buildings. (Box 3). 1950
23 J. Hillis Miller Health Center - 1954. Hamilton: Architect. Design drawing showing the main lobby, library entrance, and auditorium stairs. (Box 1). 1954
24 J. Hillis Miller Health Center. Design drawing of the health center complex with a panoramic view of the surrounding area. (Box 1). Not dated
62 J. Hillis Miller Health Center - 1953. Jefferson Hamilton: Architect. 1 item. Design drawing in color of the view of the Health Center from the North-East. (map drawer). 1953


Library West

Folder
17 University of Florida New Library - 1962. Hamilton: Architect. 1 item (two enclosure pages also). Design drawing of the Research Library (Library West) in pencil showing colonnade, nearby buildings, and trees. (Box 4). 1962
1 Research Library - 1964. Arthur L. Campbell and Warren H. Smith: Architects. 8 items. Working drawings of the ground floor and floors 2-5 as well as two elevation drawings and one of interior perspectives. The various work areas (as cataloging) and office use are labeled. (Box 4). 1964
2 Research Library - 1964. Arthur Lee Campbell and Warren H. Smith: Architects. 8 items. Preliminary design drawings. Includes the site plan, the ground floors, and floors 2-5. (Box 4). 1964
3 New Research Library - 1964. Arthur Lee Campbell and Warren H. Smith: Architects. 5 items. Preliminary design drawings. The office work, exhibit, and collection areas on each floor are labeled. (Box 4). 1964
33 Proposed Library Addition. (Library West). 1960-1963. Hamilton: Architect. 11 items. Preliminary design plans which were never used. There are two sets of drawings. (Box 4). 1960-1963
63 Research Library. (Library West). Arthur L. Campbell and Warren H. Smith: Architects. 1 item. Design drawing in color of the Research Library and some of the surrounding buildings as Anderson Hall. (map drawer). Not dated


Life Science Complex

Folder
54 Life Science Complex (Life Science Center and Museum) - 1952-1965. Hamilton; Butt: Architects. 22 items. Preliminary design drawings, site plans, floor plans. (Box 5 and Box 6). 1952-1965


Little Hall

Folder
38 Classroom Building - 1962. Butt: Architect. 1 item. Preliminary design drawings for a proposed classroom building. Surrounding buildings shown as Tigert Hall, Walker Auditorium, etc. Could be Little Hall. (Box 2). 1962
48 Little Hall (?) - 1962. Butt: Architect. 3 items. Floor plans for proposed classroom building showing the first, second, third, and fourth floors. (Box 2). 1962


Murphree Hall

Folder
73 1938 Men's Dormitory for the University of Florida (Murphree Hall) - First Floor 1938


Music Building (temporary women's gym)

Folder
35 Division of Music building - 1949. Hamilton: Architect. 2 items. Working drawings (blueprint) of alterations to the Music Building (formerly the "New Gym"). Includes the first floor plan and the transverse section. (Box 3). 1949


Norman Hall

Folder
47 Norman Hall - 1959 (1961, 1963, 1967). 15 items. Groups of 5 items each. Duplicate. Floor plans colored in using different colors for each plan showing the changes in the intended use of the space. (Box 1). 1959 (1961, 1963, 1967)


O'Connell Center

Folder
68 O'Connell Center (Mass Seating / Natatorium Center) Construction documents. UF Department of Building Construction and Property Management. Moore, May and Harrington, architects. One-half size plans. Site plans, details and surveys. Architectural floor plans, elevations, sections and details. Structural plans. 1977


President's Home

Folder
61 President's Home - 1951. Jefferson M. Hamilton: Architect. 2 items: 1. Color drawing of the exterior of the house. 2. Color drawing (on the reverse side) of the interior showing the entry way and the staircase. 1951


Projects Not Built

Folder
10 Inter-American Cultural and Scientific Center - 1961. 1 item. Design drawings of proposed center which was never built. The drawing depicts the buildings, surrounding structures, and landscape. (Box 1). 1961
11 Historical Collections Library, Floyd Hall. Laura M. Weant: Architect. 4 items. Preliminary design drawings showing the West elevation, site plan, the first floor, the second floor, the third floor, the reading area, and the section. Probably proposed plans for the renovation of Floyd Hall which were never carried out. (Box 2). Not dated
25 Student Union(?) design drawing. An architect's rendering of a student union with details of the building and features as people. (map drawer). Not dated
26 Proposed Memorial Building. Edwards and Sayward: Architects. 1 item. Large, elaborate watercolor of a proposed administration building which was never built. (map drawer). Not dated
56 Apartments for Visiting Scholars - 1950. Jefferson M. Hamilton: Architect. 1 item. Preliminary plan showing floor plan and its location adjacent to University Auditorium. (map drawer) 1950
58 Memorial Center - 1949. Jefferson M. Hamilton: Architect. 1 item. Preliminary drawing plan for proposed memorial Center. 1949
59 War Memorial - Chapel - no date. Jefferson M. Hamilton: Architect. 1 item. Preliminary plan for a memorial tower, concert hall, chapel, Alumni Department of Religion, green room, stage, loggia, and dressing rooms. (Possibly an earlier drawing of the proposed Alumni Center). Not dated
60 Green Room (University Auditorium) - no date. 1 item. Pen drawing possible of the Green Room in the proposed War Memorial - Chapel (see #59 above). Not dated


Reitz Union

Folder
12 J. Wayne Reitz Student Union and the Constans Theater. Littler: Architect. 1 item. Design drawing showing the two buildings and landscape features. (Box 2) Not dated
49 Florida Union - 1962. Hamilton: Architect. 5 items. Preliminary design drawings of the eventual J. Wayne Reitz Union and the Constans Theater depicting the floor and site plans. (Box 2). 1962


Rolfs Hall

Folder
45 Rolfs Hall - 1926-1947. Weaver: Architect. 5 items. Horticultural Building. Floor plans for the fourth floor. Elevation plans are also included. (Box 5 and map drawer). 1926-1947


Schucht Village

Folder
40 H.C. Schucht Memorial Village. 1 item. Site plans of this married housing development. (Box 3). Not dated


Sledd Hall

Folder
75 Men's Dormitory for the University of Florida (Sledd Hall). Rudolph Weaver (map case) 1928


Smathers Library (formerly Library East)

Folder
4 University of Florida Library addition (Library East) - 1946. Guy C. Fulton: Architect. 4 items. Preliminary design drawings which includes the plot plan and floors 1-3. This is an early proposal for Library East, but it was not built this way. (Box 5). 1946
32 Florida History Stacks. (Smathers Library). Two preliminary design drawings showing the 1st and 2nd ties levels. (Box 3). Not dated
34 Smathers Library. Miscellaneous drawings. Includes elevations used for window repair in 2002 and undated sketch of the fourth floor (Box 3). 2002, Not dated
52 Library (Library East/Smathers Library) - 1924-1954. Fulton; Hamilton; Edwards and Sayward: Architects. 22 items. Preliminary design drawings, site plans, floor plans, color in white And blue, drawings of exterior of building, sections, framing plan, exterior elevations. (Box 5 and Box 6). 1924-1954
76 Smathers Library Fire Code Upgrades and Building Improvements. Rowe Architects. (Box 7). 1994
77 Smathers Library First Floor Rehabilitation. Liebtag, Robinson, Wingfield Consulting Engineers. (Box 7). 1990


Stadium

Folder
7 University of Florida Football Stadium- 1950. 1 item. Preliminary drawing. A proposed addition to the stadium showing levels and ties. (Box 3). 1950


Swimming Pool

Folder
44 Swimming pool. 1 item. Preliminary design drawings. (Box 3). Not dated


Tau Epsilon Phi

Folder
67 Tau Epsilon Phi fraternity house - Robert and Leonard H. Glasser: Architects. 3 items. Drawings of the front of the fraternity house, the ground floor plan, and the second floor plan. Not dated


University Auditorium

Folder
57 University Auditorium, Proposed Alterations - 1949. Jefferson M. Hamilton: Architect. 3 items. Architectural plans showing basement and transept. 1949


University of Florida

Folder
28 Landscape Plan - 1950. Dan Kiley: Landscape Architect. 1 item. Landscape plan for UF. Thirty-nine buildings are included in the design drawing. (Box 6). 1950


Weaver Hall and East Hall

Folder
39 Weaver Hall and East Hall (Building "E") 1960. Ron Earl: Architect. 1 item. New Men's dormitories. Preliminary design drawings for Weaver and East Halls as well as four other buildings which were probably Graham, Trusler, and Simpson. (Box 3). 1960



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