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02. Architecture Archives

Identifier: 02
As a partnership between the Smathers Libraries and the School of Architecture since 2004, the Architecture Archives has become a leading repository for historical records pertaining to the architects and architecture of Florida. The collections support scholarly research, historic preservation, and the education of future students. A handful of important collections, including the archives of Alfred Browning Parker, Kenneth Treister, Darrell Fleeger, and the Carrère and Hastings firm, currently are being preserved, arranged and described by staff. As such, final descriptions for these collections are not available online at this time.

Found in 43 Collections and/or Records:

Alain J. Huin Papers

Identifier: MSS 0436

Design sketches, drawings, blueprints, collection presentations, scrapbooks, photographs, trade and retail catalogs, and other papers of furniture designer Alain J. Huin, who worked for over 40 years in the design industry where he created designs for major furniture manufacturers such as Johnston Casuals, Comfort Designs, and Ethan Allen. These pieces would go on to be sold at name-brand retailers such as Crate and Barrel, Bloomingdale's, Macy's, Pottery Barn and Restoration Hardware.

Dates: 1965-2008

Albert J. Socol Papers

Identifier: MSS 0435

Architectural drawings, photographs, floor plans, and other papers of architect Albert S. Socol, who worked for over 35 years on the design, development, management, and construction of major architectural projects in the State of Florida including the School of Architecture at the University of Florida, the James L. Knight Center, the Hyatt Hotel, Royal Bank of Canada, and the Courthouse Center in Miami, FL.

Dates: 1976-1999

Architectural Photographs Collection

Identifier: MSS 0418

Architectural photographs collected as part of the Historic American Building Survey (HABS) in the 1960s and 1970s including photographs of sites in Georgia, South Carolina, and Puerto Rico. Non-HABS photographs of European sites in Italy, France, and Greece are also present.

Dates: 1960s-1970s

Architecture Educational Collection

Identifier: MS Group 273

Miscellaneous architectural drawings, particularly of structures in Florida.

Dates: 1930-2010; Majority of material found within 1930-1980

Darrell F. Fleeger Papers

Identifier: MSS 0448

Architectural drawings created by architect Darrell F. Fleeger dating from 1960 to 1998. Also included are papers, photos, and clippings relating to the Restoration of Jackson Memorial Hospital Administration Building (The Alamo) and an architectural model of a residence.

Dates: 1960 - 1998

Earl M. Starnes Papers

Identifier: MSS 0379
Abstract Earl M. Starnes was a growth management and planning expert who served as the director of the Florida Division of State Planning from 1972 to 1975 and as a faculty member of the University of Florida from 1976 to 1993. His papers primarily include books, articles, papers, and research planning material created during his time working for the state government and the university. Also included is material related to his various consulting projects in Florida and the Caribbean, photographs from...
Dates: 1956-2009

EDSA, Inc. Records

Identifier: MSS 0464

Project proposals, files, and drawings (including photo negatives and microfilm) produced by Edward D. Stone & Associates, or EDSA, a landscape architecture firm based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The company has offices located throughout the world and is renowned for its expertise in designing for recreation-based communities and resorts.

Dates: 1965 - 2008

Edward J. Seibert Papers

Identifier: MSS 0433

Architectural drawings, photographs, project records, and other papers of architect and influential member of the Sarasota School of Architecture, Edward J. Seibert. Some of his more notable works include projects such as the 1960 Siesta Key beach pavilion, the Bay Plaza condominium in downtown Sarasota, and Inn on the Beach at the Longboat Key Club.

Dates: 1956-2010; Majority of material found within 1956-1985

Edward T. Potter Architectural Drawings

Identifier: MS Group 186

Water color and pen and ink drawings of Potter's design for St. John's Church, Jacksonville, Florida.

Dates: circa Early 1870s

F. Blair Reeves Papers

Identifier: Ms Coll. 057

Reports, correspondence, class materials, project files, photos and information about historic preservation in Florida, material on the Preservation Institute's summer program at Nantucket, files on the University of Florida's Bicentennial Committee.

Dates: 1957-2012