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Administrative Policy Records of the University of Florida College of Architecture Office of the Dean

 Series
Identifier: Series 072

Scope and Content

Series 72 contains the administrative records of the deans of the College of Architecture and its predecessors, the School of Architecture and Allied Arts and the College of Architecture and Fine Arts. It includes the records of deans Rudolph Weaver, William T. Arnett, and Turpin C. Bannister. The series includes material on curriculum development, the beginnings of the urban planning program in the early 1950s, and the planning of the Architecture and Fine Arts complex. There are also files on faculty meetings, the Music Department, the construction of the Murphree Memorial Statute, and several reports from the Gainesville City Planning Board. The records of the Committee on Education, 1939-1944, are particularly strong. Of special note are the extensive files related to regional and state activities of the American Institute of Architects. The series also contains photographs, slides, and negatives of the construction of the Architecture building in the 1970s.

Dates

  • 1929 - 1978

Creator

Access

University Archives collections are available for research. Portions of the collections may be restricted due to the requirements of applicable state and federal laws, including but not limited to FERPA and HIPAA, and in accordance with best practices as defined by the Society of American Archivists.

Extent

4.8 Linear feet (12 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Administrative records of the deans of the College of Architecture and its predecessors, the School of Architecture and Allied Arts and the College of Architecture and Fine Arts.

Arrangement

Arranged into two subseries. Subseries 1: Records, 1929-1969. Subseries 2: Photographs, 1974-1978.

Physical Location

University of Florida Smathers Library Building

Title
A Guide to the Administrative Policy Records of the University of Florida College of Architecture Office of the Dean, 1929-1969
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid created by Dept. Staff
Date
November 2006 (Updated December 2021)
Description rules
Finding Aid Prepared Using Dacs
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Description is written in English.

Revision Statements

  • December 2021: Added photographs of Architecture building and rearranged into 2 subseries; August 2021: Added portrait of Rudolph Weaver from the College of Fine Arts Building.

Repository Details

Part of the Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida Repository

Contact:
George A. Smathers Libraries
PO Box 117005
Gainesville Florida 32611-7005 United States of America
352-273-2755