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Inventory of Buildings, 1891-1985 | University Archives

By Perri Hamilton

Collection Overview

Title: Inventory of Buildings, 1891-1985Add to your cart.
Predominant Dates:1900-1951
ID: 02/14/U0093
Primary Creator: Facilities
Extent: 2.0 Boxes
Arrangement: The information was originally in a book. The folders maintain the order of the pages from the book.
Date Acquired: 00/00/2010
Languages: English

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Abstract

This collection contains information sheets on UNT buildings and properties that the school aquired from 1891 to 1951.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The collection provides information on buildings on campus and those purchased by the school between 1891 and 1951. The information sheets give a description of the structure, its location, the history of the building, the cost to build or purchase it and its current value. Some buildings are also represented with photographs.

Collection Historical Note

The material on the campus buildings was gathered and maintained by the employees of the Facilities Department.

Biographical Note

The Facilities Department is responsible for maintaining the buildings and grounds of the University of North Texas.

Administrative Information

Repository: University Archives
Access Restrictions: This collection is not restricted.
Use Restrictions: Reproduction and publication of materials in this collection are subject to the policies of the UNT Archives and Rare Books department.  Copyright restrictions may apply.
Physical Access Note: Collection is housed in the UNT Archives and Rare Book department vault.  The UNT Archives and Rare Book department request a 24 hour notice from patrons in order to page materials from vault and ready the materials for use.  Please contact the UNT Archives and Rare Book department for further information.
Acquisition Source: Facilities
Acquisition Method: Gift

Box and Folder Listing

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Box 1: Inventory of Buildings, 1891 - 1951Add to your cart.
Collection of pages from a notebook that described the buildings on campus from 1891 - 1951.
Barcode: 706369
Folders: 67
Creators:
Facilities
Folder 1: Title page, 1951Add to your cart.
"Inventory of Buildings, North Texas State College: Compiled During 1949-1950 and 1950-1951"
Sheet: 1
Folder 2: Buildings Under Construction, 1951Add to your cart.
A list of building projects in the process in 1951.
Sheet: 1
Folder 3: Buildings Total Valuation, 1951Add to your cart.
Total value for UNT buildings, including those under construction in 1951.
Sheet: 1
Folder 4: Campus Aerial Photographs, 1951Add to your cart.
Two images of campus buildings taken from a plane.
Prints: 2
Folder 5: Historical Building Print, No dateAdd to your cart.
Black and white print of the Historical Building.
Print: 1
Folder 6: Note, 1951Add to your cart.
A note on the construction costs of the Library Building (1936).
Sheet: 1
Folder 7: Campus Aerial, 1951Add to your cart.
Aeial photograph looking northeast from Chilton Hall.
Print: 1
Folder 8: Alphabetical List of Buildings, 1951Add to your cart.
An alphabetical list of buildings on campus prepared in 1951.
Sheeta: 3
Folder 9: Classification as to Function, 1951Add to your cart.
List of campus buildings that are divided up by main function of the structure: administrative and instructional, general and serivice, dormitories, and recreational and entertainment.
Sheet: 1
Folder 10: Buildings Grouped by Location, 1951Add to your cart.
List of builldings grouped by their location on campus, generally by city blocks.
Sheets: 2
Folder 11: Buildings Grouped by Source of Funds, 1951Add to your cart.
List of campus buildings grouped by funding sources used to build or aquire them.  The list is divided into: state appropriations, state appropriation and W. P. A. grant, local funds, non-building but permanent structures, revenue bonds 55% and W. P. A. grants 45%, revenue bonds only, revenue bonds and activity building use fee, revenue bonds and tuition building use fee.
Sheets: 2
Folder 12: The College Building [Normal Building], 1951Add to your cart.
Information sheet on the first building on campus, the Normal Building (1891-1907). The sheet provides a description of the building, the value of it, and the grounds when they were donated to the state in 1901.
Sheet: 1
Folder 13: Deeds to Bud Hauptman, 1985/11/7Add to your cart.
Notes from a legal pad that list deeds to property that UNT aquired before 1951.
Sheets: 3
Folder 14: Main Buiding, c.1910Add to your cart.
Image on a postcard of the Main Building, the second permanent structure on the UNT campus.
Sheet: 1
Folder 15: Normal Building, c.1890sAdd to your cart.
Reproduction of an 1890s image of the Normal Building with students and faculty.
Print: 1
Folder 16: Frame Building, 1951Add to your cart.
Description of a frame structure that was built, c. 1901, as an annex to the Normal Building. The sheet describes the building, its history, location and an estimate of its value.
Sheet: 1
Folder 17: Old Main Building, 1951Add to your cart.
Information sheet on the Main Building that includes: description, location, history and the value of the structure in 1923.
Sheet: 1
Folder 18: Administration Building and Auditorium, 1951Add to your cart.
An information sheet on the Administration Building (1923), which is currently known as the Auditorium Building. The information provided includes: a description, the location, history, size and function, and value history.
Sheet: 1
Folder 19: Auditorium Building, 1951Add to your cart.
Black and white print of the Administration Building (1923), know known as the Auditorium Building.  The image shows the front of the structure with people leaving after a commencement program.
Print: 1
Folder 20: Vocational Agriculture Classrooms and Shop, 1950Add to your cart.
Information on the stone veneer structure that was used for vocational agriculture classes by the Demonstration School. The information provided includes: a description, location, history, function and value. The folder contains one aerial photogragh.
Print: 1
Sheet: 1
Folder 21: Art Department Work Shop, 1949Add to your cart.
Information sheet on the Art Department Work Shop that was located on the east side corner of Ave. B and the south side of West Highland Street. The sheet provides: a description, location, history, function, and value up to the year 1948-1949.
Sheet: 1
Folder 22: Draft Building - Industrial Arts Department, 1948Add to your cart.
Information sheet on an Army surplus building that was used for offices for the Industrial Arts Department. The information provided includes: a description, location, history, function and value. A black and white print of the structure is in the file.
Print: 1
Sheet: 1
Folder 23: Education Building, 1949Add to your cart.
This file includes an information sheet on the Education Building (1917) and black and white print of the structure. The information provided on the structure includes: a description, location, history, and value.
Print: 1
Sheet: 1
Folder 24: Education Building [Demonstration/Laboratory School], 1951Add to your cart.
The Education Building [Demonstration/Laboratory School] was constructed during 1950-1951. It sat on the corner of Highland and Ave C. The information given includes: a description, location, history, function, and value. There is also an aerial print of the building.
Print: 1
Sheet: 1
Folder 25: Education Annex, 1948Add to your cart.
Information on a former Army Red Cross building that was donated to the campus by the Federal Public Housing Authority.  It was used as an annex for the Education Building.
Sheet: 1
Folder 26: Fronabarger House, Geography Department Building, 1948Add to your cart.
Information on a cottage that faced north on West Mulberry Street, 100 feet from Ave. A. It was occupied by the business manager prior to housing the Geography Department.
Sheet: 1
Folder 27: Henderson Hall, 1949Add to your cart.
Description of a two story frame house that originally sat on the site now housing Sycamore Hall ( the 1937 Library building). It was used as a demonstration cottage for Home Economics and later as a laboratory for Demonstration School for Homemaking students.
Sheet: 1
Folder 28: Historical Building, 1950Add to your cart.
Information on the Historical Building (the first building constructed as a library). This structure is currently known as the O. J. Curry Hall. The sheet provides: a description, location, history, function, and value of the structure. A black and white print is in the file.
Print: 1
Sheet: 1
Folder 29: Home Management House, 1949Add to your cart.
The Home Management House, a PWA project, sat on Avenue A  with Chestnut Street to the South. The structure was used to house fourteen Home Economics majors and their supervisor during each long semester. The information sheet provides: a description, location, history, function and value for this building.
Print: 1
Sheet: 1
Folder 30: Industrial Arts Annex, 1951Add to your cart.
A one story frame structure that sat south of the Historical Building that was erected in 1942 as temporary quarters for the Industrial Arts work shop. It later served a similar function for the Demonatration School. The information sheet provides: a description, location, history, function, and value for the building.
Sheet: 1
Folder 31: Industrial Arts Department Metal Shop, 1948Add to your cart.
This structure was a pre-fabricated, corrugated iron building. It was located on the west side of Ave A on the east end of Sycamore Street. It was used as temporary housing for the machinery and equipment used by the metal work classes.
sheet: 1
Folder 32: Industrial Arts Wood Shop, 1948Add to your cart.
This structure sat on the east end of the Power Plant, just north of the Education Building. It was used to house the woodworking machines.  The information sheet provides: a description, location, history, function, and value.
Sheet: 1
Folder 33: Journalism Building, 1951Add to your cart.
Located south of the Union Building this structure was built in 1948-1949 to house the Journalism Department and the Print Shop. The information sheet provides: a decription, location, history, function, and value for the structure.
Print: 1
Sheet: 1
Folder 34: Kendall Hall, 1951Add to your cart.
The information sheet describes the first building to be known as Kendall Hall. It was a two-story frame building that may have been the residence of President Kendall. It was last used as classroom space for the Speech Department. The sheet notes that it was torn down in 1954.
Sheet: 1
Folder 35: Knox House, 1951Add to your cart.
A frame cottage that faced west and was across Ave. C from Chilton Hall. It was last used as a band hall for the Laboratory School. The information sheet provides: a description, the location, history and value of the structure.
Sheet: 1
Folder 36: Library (1937 Building), 1950Add to your cart.
The second building erected as a library was opened in 1937.  It is now known as Sycamore Hall. The information sheet provides: a description, location, history and value of the structure.  Also in the folder is one black and white print of the building and the "Bulletin of North Texas State Teachers College" dated June 1945.
Print: 2
Sheet and publication: 2
Folder 37: Library Addition, 1951Add to your cart.
Addition to the 1937 Library Building which was built on the east and south of the original structure. The information sheet provides: a description, location, history, function, and value for the structure. The file also has a black and white print of the structure.
Print: 1
Sheet: 1
Folder 38: Manual Arts Building, 1949Add to your cart.
The Manual Arts building was erected in 1914 and was the home to the Manual Arts program until 1947. Over the years it also housed the Business Administration Department, Government, Economics, and Sociology classrooms and the Art Department. The information sheet provides: description, location, history, function, and value of the structure. There is a black and white print of the building in the file.
Print: 1
Sheet: 1
Folder 39: Masters Hall, 1951Add to your cart.
Masters Hall was constructed in 1949 as a science building. The information sheet provides this structures' description, location, history and value. Two black and white prints are in this file.
Prints: 2
sheet: 1
Folder 40: Menagerie and Hot House, 1949Add to your cart.
This structure served as a laboratory for Biology Department faculty and students. It was located south of the west end of Masters Hall, about 34 feet away. The information sheet provides: a description, location, function, and value for this building.
Sheet: 1
Folder 41: Men's Building, 1948Add to your cart.
A two story frame building that housed the offices of the Dean of Men and the Director of Health and Physical Education. It was the original Literary Club House. The information sheet provides: a description, location, history, functions, and value for the structure.
Sheet: 1
Folder 42: Music Building, 1950Add to your cart.
Three story building that sat on the south side of Chestnut Street and faced Bruce Hall, which was on the north side of Chestnut Street. Built in 1940 it served as the headquarters of the Music Department. The information sheet includes: a description, location, history, function, and value of the structure.
Print: 1
Sheet: 1
Folder 43: Music Hall Annex, 1948Add to your cart.
One story frame Army surplus building which sat south and west of the Orchestra Hall and faced Chilton Hall, which was located across Ave. C. It provided practice rooms for music students. The information sheet covers: the description, location, history, function, and value of this structure.
Sheet: 1
Folder 44: Men's Gymnasium, 1951Add to your cart.
This structure was located north of the football field (now the location of the A. M. Willis Library). It was erected in 1914 for World War I barracks. At the end of World War I it became the Men's Gymnasium. It was demolished in c. 1952. The folder contains the information sheet, an accounts sheet and two floor plans. A black and white print is also included.
Print: 1
Sheets: 4
Folder 45: Physical Education Building (Men's Gym), 1951Add to your cart.
This structure faces Ave. D and lies between Prairie and Highland Streets. This building was opened in 1951. The information sheet provides: a description, location, history, and function of the structure. A black and white print is in the folder.
Print: 1
Sheet: 1
Folder 46: Nursery School, Wood Hall, 1950Add to your cart.
A large two story frame building located at 512 Ave. A. It was purchased by UNT in 1919 and was used as the school hospital until 1933. It was moved from its original site (the current location of Sycamore Hall) and then served as the nursery school. It was renamed Wood Hall after the move.
Sheet: 1
Folder 47: Orchestra Hall, 1950Add to your cart.
Two story brick veneer building that sat beside the Music Hall and faced Bruce Hall. This facility provided housing for classroom and dormitory rooms. From its completion in 1936 to 1943 the top floor was dormitory housing for men in the orchestra and band. In September 1943, the dormitory space was turned over to the housing of women. By 1950 the entire building was being used as classroom space.
Sheet: 1
Folder 48: Psychology Building ( First Separate Post Office), 1950Add to your cart.
This was a one story, brick veneer building erected in 1939 as a post office substation. Its architecture was designed to match that of the most ornate structure on campus - the Power Plant. It sat east of the Power Plant. By 1950 the structure was being used to to house the Psychology Department and Vocational Guidance Center. A black and white print is in the file.
Print: 1
sheet: 1
Folder 49: Science Building, 1950Add to your cart.
A three story structure that was located directly north of the Historical Building on Ave. A. The building was erected in 1909 and housed the Chemistry and Biology Departments. The information sheet provides: a description, location, history, and function of the structure.
Sheet: 1
Folder 50: Bruce Correspondence, 1924 - 1925Add to your cart.
Correspondence from President Bruce regarding improvements to campus and the costs invoved.
sheets: 3
Folder 51: Harriss Gymnasium, 1950Add to your cart.
A frame building located to the west on the Student Union that served as the headquarters for the women's physical education department. The information sheet provides: a description, location, history, function, and value of the structure. There is a black and white print of the building.
Print: 1
Sheet: 1
Folder 52: Women's Gymnasium, 1951Add to your cart.
A one story structure facing Highland Street, south of the Journalism Buiolding and east of Willis Library. The structure was built to provide office and gym facilities for women students in Health and Physical Education. There are two black and white prints of the building.
Prints: 1
Sheet: 1
Folder 53: Classroom Adjunct, 1951Add to your cart.
The structure is similar to the original building, but one-third less in height. It was built on the south portion of the east side of the Women's Gym. The information sheet provides: a description, location, history, and the value of the structure.
Sheet: 1
Folder 54: Burgoon Residence, 1950Add to your cart.
Two story, ten room frame building that was located at 1210 West Sycamore Street. This structure was aquired in 1934 from Mrs. Anna E. Burgoon. It was first used by the Music Department and later by the Government Department.
Sheet: 1
Folder 55: Dramatic Work Shop, 1949Add to your cart.
A frame building erected in 1949, largely from materials from the original Men's Gymnasium, that was used as a work shop for the construction of drama stage sets.
Sheet: 1
Folder 56: Yucca Studio, 1950Add to your cart.
A one story cottage that originally was located on the site of the Music Hall. It originally had a partial roof of glass to help provide light for photography. The structure was moved and faced West Sycamore Street. It then became the headquarters of the Extension and Corespondence Department. The information sheet provides: a description, location, history, function, and value for the structure.
Sheet: 1
Folder 57: Wilson House, 1948Add to your cart.
A two story frame house that faced north on Sycamore Street, facing Marquis Hall. UNT purchased the house and lot from W. A. Wilson in 1941. It served as a rooming house, being rented from UNT by Mrs. Alice Janes for that purpose.
Sheet: 1
Folder 58: Bartlett Residence, 1949Add to your cart.
A single story frame house that faced south on Highland Street on the east side of of Ave D. It was purchased in 1949 from Mrs. Pum Lee Bartlett and her husband. The structure did not perform a service for UNT. It was sold in the same year.
Sheet: 1
Folder 59: Dorsey Residence, 1949Add to your cart.
A frame cottage that was located facing Ave. C. Part of the Quadrangle was erected on this site. It was bought from Mr. W. R. Dorsey in July 1949. The building was not on the books at the close of the audit year in August 1949.
Sheet: 1
Folder 60: Hanna Residence, 1948Add to your cart.
A frame house erected by Professor E. L. Anderson. UNT purchased the house from a later owner, Mrs. M. E. Hanna, in 1942. It was sold in 1950.
Sheet: 1
Folder 61: Meek's Building, 1949Add to your cart.
Brick veneer residence that was owned, possibly built, by J. L. Carrico. UNT aquired the home from a later owner, Voras S. Meeks and his wife, in 1949. It was quickly sold by the university.
Sheet: 1
Folder 62: Pump House and Settling Tank, 1951Add to your cart.
There is an information sheet for each structure. The Pump House was across Prairie Street from Chilton Hall. The Settling Tank was west of the Pump House and south of Chilton Hall.
Sheets: 2
Folder 63: Stevens Residence, 1951Add to your cart.
A frame cottage that UNT purchased from Mrs. Lillie B. Stevens in 1946. It was used by the proctor of the men of Ramey Courts and was sold in 1950 to clear the site for the Quadrangle.
Sheet: 1
Folder 64: J. E. Blair House, 1949Add to your cart.
Two story frame building that was located on the south side of W. Sycamore Street and faced Marquis Hall to the north. It was purchased from L. A. Sharp and wife (who had previously purchased the property from J. E. Blair). The building was sold in 1948.
Sheet: 1
Folder 65: H. D. McKinney House, 1948Add to your cart.
A seven room Cottage that faced Chestnut Street and was across from the Music Hall. It was used by the Music department until it was sold.
Sheet: 1
Folder 66: Donnelley House, 1948Add to your cart.
A frame cottage purchased by UNT in 1941 from W. H. Donnelley. The structure was used by the Music Department.
Sheet: 1
Folder 67: Butler House, c.1948Add to your cart.
A frame cottage that was purchased in 1941 from L. A. Sharp, who had purchased it from Mrs. Butler. It was later sold to clear the property for a permanent structure. Also included in the folder is a memorandum listing the houses ansd barracks sold in 1950.
Sheets: 2
Box 2Add to your cart.
 
Barcode: 706370
Folder 1: Ramey Courts (Barracks A-D), 1950Add to your cart.
Three two-story (A, B, D) and one one-story (C) Army barracks donated to UNT by the Federal Public Housing Authority at the close of World War II. The buildings would be sold in 1950. They occupied the block just south of Chilton Hall. The file contains an information sheet and one black and white print.
Print: 1
Sheet: 1
Folder 2: Storage House at the Miniture Golf Course, Janitor's Cottage, 1950Add to your cart.
The Storage House was a frame room built pior to 1930 to serve the studens who played miniature golf. It was sold in 1950.  The Janitor's Cottage was located at 1421 W. Chestnut Street. It was used to house employees whose duties called for them to live on campus. It was torn down in 1954 to clear the land needed for the Administration Building (1956).
Sheets: 2
Folder 3: Athletic Club House, 1949Add to your cart.
The Athletic Club House was built on top of Highland Park Hill overlooking the Golf Course. The information sheet provides: a description, location, history, function and value. There is a black and white print of the building. A memorandum sheet gives an outline of the structure and its demensions. There is also an information sheet on Golf Couse Caddy House. It only provides the value of the structue.
Print: 1
Sheets: 3
Folder 4: Lowe Buildings, 1948Add to your cart.
The information sheet lists a residence, garage, shop, shed, and two chicken houses in this group. Information provided includes: a description, location, history, function, and value.
Sheet: 1
Folder 5: Garage Apartment in Golf Park, 1951Add to your cart.
This was a wood frame machinery shop with apartment that was located on the golf grounds. It was rented to an employee working on the golf course.
Sheet: 1
Folder 6: Boy Scout Hut, 1950Add to your cart.
This structure was originally meant to house the Demonstration School band rehearsals as well as Boy Scout Troop 5. The building was not large enough for both activities and the band was moved to other quarters.
Sheet: 1
Folder 7: Cold Drink Stand, 1948Add to your cart.
Frame stand located at the north west corner of the (outdoor) swimming pool. It was erected in the early 1930s.
Sheet: 1
Folder 8: College Hospital (1933), College Hospital Annex, 1950Add to your cart.
The information sheet gives a short history of hospial buildings on campus and how UNT was able to finance building the hospital in 1933. Also included is a black and white print of the building. The Hospital Annex was an Army surplus structure from Camp Howze. It was made available to the campus by the Federal Public Housing Authority.
Print: 1
Sheets: 2
Folder 9: Gas Station and Tool House at the Power Plant, c. 1950Add to your cart.
This structure was located south of the southwest corner of the Power Plant. In the early 1930s it was erected by and belonged to the Lone Star Gas Company. The tool house was erected in 1932 by UNT.
Sheet: 1
Folder 10: Field House, c.1950Add to your cart.
The Field House was built in 1933 underneath the grandstand that served the first football field [currently the location of A. M. Willis Library]. It served as a store room for football equipment.
Sheet: 1
Folder 11: Park Projection Booth, 1950Add to your cart.
The projection booth was built to the east of the swimming pool. It was used from about 1930 to 1949 at the park theater (a bandstand designed by O'Neil Ford, a UNT alumnus).
Sheet: 1
Folder 12: Power Plant, 1950Add to your cart.
A T-shaped building that included boilers to provide heat to the buildings on the original campus area. The structure also housed the Industrial Arts Department wood shop and at one time the cerfew bell was on its roof.
Print: 1
sheet: 1
Folder 13: President's Residence and Garage, 1951Add to your cart.
The president's house was built during the administration of President Bruce on the original site of the Normal Building. The garage was erected in 1932 to replace the original garage. A black and white print of the president's home is included.
Print: 1
Sheets: 2
Folder 14: Student's Memorial Union Building, 1950Add to your cart.
This structure was meant to honor service men and women who had servied in World Wars I and II. The information sheet provides: a description, location, history, function and value. There are two black and white prints of the front and back of this structure.
Prints: 2
Sheet: 1
Folder 15: Ticket Booth, 1950Add to your cart.
A small structure built in 1930 when the first grandstand was erected. It proved to be to small to handle the sports crowds and was replaced by a large brick structure.
Sheet: 1
Folder 16: Ticket Offices, 1950Add to your cart.
Two reverse twin brick structures built at the entrance to the football park. They stood just east of the Music Hall.
Sheet: 1
Folder 17: Canada House, Canada Cottage, Canada House (2) Double Garage, Store House, 1950Add to your cart.
Information sheets on five structures owned by UNT. Both Canada Houses were purchased to aquire land for a permanent hospital building. The structures sat on the north side of Chestnut Street. The double garage and the store house were part of the Canada House properties.
Sheets: 5
Folder 18: Clayton House, 1948Add to your cart.
A cottage that was purchased by the university in 1948 to aquire land for future expansion. The structure was used as rental property.
Sheet: 1
Folder 19: Shirley House, 1949Add to your cart.
A frame cottage that was located at 1400 Maple Street. It was purchased by UNT in 1949.
Sheet: 1
Folder 20: Hill Cottage, 1949Add to your cart.
This frame cottage was purchased by UNT from Mrs. Pearl M. Hill in 1949. It was used as rental property until the land was needed for the construction of a univerity building.
Sheet: 1
Folder 21: Willie Taylor House, 1951Add to your cart.
A one and a half story frame house at 1800 W. Prairie Street.  It was moved from its origianal location, roughly where Bruce Hall sits today to a location behind Chilton Hall. An aerial photogaph of the campus is included in the folder.
Print: 1
Sheet: 1
Folder 22: Bush House, 1951Add to your cart.
A two story frame house purchased by the university from Maraget Bush. It was moved from the area needed to erect Bruce Hall and placed at 1804 West Prairie Street.
Sheet: 1
Folder 23: Mahan Duplex, 1951Add to your cart.
UNT purchased this structure from Pearl Mahan and Frank Mahan in 1938 to aquire land necessary to build Bruce Hall. The structure was moved to 1800 W Prarie Steeet. The building used to house the drama paint shop, the university paint shop, and later was a duplex.
Sheet: 1
Folder 24: McDonald House, 1950Add to your cart.
A plain, two story frame house that was purchased by UNT in 1941 from Robert P. McDonald to clear land for Bruce Hall. Long used as a rooming house for male students, it continued in that role after its move to 1808 W Prairie Street.
Sheet: 1
Folder 25: McElroy Residence, 1949Add to your cart.
A one story frame house that was located at 1612 West Sycamore immediately west of the south wing of Terrill Hall. The stucture was purchased from E. C. McElroy in 1943.
Sheet: 1
Folder 26: Belle Grounds House, 1951Add to your cart.
Two story frame house that was located at 1613 West Mulberry Street, just west of Terrill Hall's north front door. The structure faced Mulberry Street. It was purchased in 1950 from Frances Belle Ground.
Sheet: 1
Folder 27: Mrs. T. B. Smith House and Smith Garage Apartment, 1951Add to your cart.
A two story frame house located at 1621 West Mulberry Street (the corner of West Mulberry and Ave. C). Both structures were purchased in 1950 from the heirs of Mrs. T. B. Smith.
Sheets: 2
Folder 28: Vet Village, 1951Add to your cart.
Vet Village was located on the east side of Bradley Street, 300 feet north of Oak Street. The complex was provided by the Federal Public Housing Authority to provide low cost apartments for married veterans and their families. The complex consisted of 10 single hutments, 39 double hutments, and one warehousing unit. The information sheet provides: a description, history, location, function, and value.
Sheet: 1
Folder 29: Construction in Progress, 1951Add to your cart.
List of five buildings under constuction in 1951. The structures included: the stadium (Fouts Field), Kendall Hall, Proctor's Cottage at the Quadrangle, cafeteria at the Quadrangle, and the men's dormitories (3, 4) at the Quadrangle.
Sheet: 1
Folder 30: Stadium (Fouts Field), 1951Add to your cart.
This folder contains a sheet for the stadium that has no information on it, a print of the architect's rendering of the structure and a print of the building.
Prints: 2
Sheet: 1
Folder 31: Little Dormitory Group, 1951Add to your cart.
Information sheets are provided for the following structures: Bell Hall, Coke Hall, Culberson Hall, Hamilton Hall, Ireland Hall, Murrah Hall, Roberts Hall, Rose Hall, Throckmorton Hall, Runnells Hall, Cooks' Lounge and Toilets, and the Storage and Wash House. A black and whte aerial print with the structures circled in ink is in the file.
Print: 1
Sheets: 12
Folder 32: Tool House at the Tennis Courts, 1950Add to your cart.
The Tool House was south of the Tennis Courts which stood behind the Music and Orchestra Halls (the Halls faced Bruce Hall).
Sheer: 1
Folder 33: Grandstand ( west side) and Press Box, 1951Add to your cart.
The grandstand was built around the original football field on campus, located near Highland Street (now the site of A. M. Willis Library.) It was construced in 1930 and sold and removed in 1953.
Sheet: 1
Folder 34: Grandstand (east side), 1951Add to your cart.
Grandstand on the east side of the original football field. It was erected 1937-1938 and sold and removed in 1953.
Sheet: 1
Folder 35: Athletic Scoreboard, 1951Add to your cart.
The scoreboard was located at the south end of the original football field, east of the goal posts.
Sheet: 1
Folder 36: Stone Drinking Fountain, 1951Add to your cart.
Octagonal structure, with copper piping to cool the water, had an octaganal "shed" (gazebo) protecting it. It was located to the east of the Administration Building (now known as the Auditorium Building).
Sheet: 1
Folder 37: Robert Lincoln Marquis Memorial Bench, 1951Add to your cart.
A marble bench that was originally located near the fish pond. It was then moved to the south side of Marquis Hall. The class of 1935 sponsored the project to honor President Marquis.
Sheet: 1
Folder 38: Tee Shelters, 1950Add to your cart.
Two tee shelters that were located on the western and southeastern parts of the golf course.
Sheet: 1
Folder 39: Map of the Service Center, c. 1951Add to your cart.
A hand drawn map of the Service Center.
Sheet: 1
Folder 40: Automotive, Machine Shop, and Open Garage, c.1950Add to your cart.
A building that was part of the Service Center. It was used for automobile repairs. It also held the welding and sharpening equipment. There is a black and white print that shows the Service Center area.
Print: 1
Sheet: 1
Folder 41: Carpenter Shop and Carpenter Shop Storeroom, 1951Add to your cart.
The Carpenter Shop is located in the Service Center and houses the wood working machines. The Store room is the utility room for the Carpenter Shop. Both structures were erected in 1947-1948.
Sheets: 2
Folder 42: Commissary: Service Center Administration Building and Supply Depot, 1951Add to your cart.
This building was erected in 1947-1948 and was intended to be the administration building and supply warehouse for the Service Center.
Sheet: 1
Folder 43: Service Center Green House, Implement Shed, and Lumber Shed, 1951Add to your cart.
The Green House was erected in 1949 to aid the campus landscapers. The Implement Shed was built in 1948-1949 out of material from Army camp structures. It was used to store tractors, mowers, and other equipment. The Lumber Shed was erected in 1947-1948 and was used to store surplus lumber.
Sheets: 3
Folder 44: Painters, Electricians, and Plumbers Shops, 1951Add to your cart.
This building was erected in 1947-1948 in the north west corner of the Service Center.
Sheet: 1
Folder 45: Service Center Residence, 1951Add to your cart.
Residence measuring 24 feet X 38 feet in which employees, selected by the president, could live on the grounds of the Service Center.
Sheet: 1
Folder 46: Three Warehouses, 1951Add to your cart.
This folder contains information on the Quonset Warehouse, the Hutment Warehouse, and the Warehouse (old corrugated iron building) which were part of the Service Center.
Sheets: 3
Folder 47: Bruce Hall, 1951Add to your cart.
Built in 1946 as a dormitory, it would house 500 women when completed. Its location is on Ave. C between Sycamore and Chestnut Streets. A black and white print of an aerial photo of the structure is in the folder.
Print: 1
Sheet: 1
Folder 48: Chilton Hall, 1951Add to your cart.
A brick veneer, U shaped building that faces east on Ave. C. The structure was named for the first president of UNT, J. C. Chilton. It was built between 1938 and 1939 as a dormitory for men. During the first two years of World War II it housed the Harte Flying School. It then became a women's dormitory. The folder contains a black and white print of the front of the building.
Print: 1
Sheet: 1
Folder 49: Legett Hall A, B and Cafeteria, 1951Add to your cart.
Two story frame buildings which stood on the west side of Ave. E between West Sycamore and West Prairie Street. UNT purchased the structures from J. H. Legett. These buildings provided housing for male students. The cafeteria was a one story, frame, Army mess hall. An aerial print of campus is included in the file.
Print: 1
Sheets: 2
Folder 50: Marqis Hall, 1951Add to your cart.
This building was the first dormitory built on the UNT campus. It was designed to house 112 women. It faced east on Ave. B. The file holds a photo of the structure.
Print: 1
Sheet: 1
Folder 51: Oak Street Hall, 1951Add to your cart.
The east wing was the original part of the building, built in 1941-1942. It was a two story, brick veneer apartment house erected by Mrs. W. J. McConnell. It was built to house one hundred women. A later addition increased the space and allowed another one hundred and twenty-five to be housed. A black and white print of the original entrance is in the file.
Print: 1
Sheet: 1
Folder 52: Preston House, 1951Add to your cart.
A frame cottage located west of Oak Street Hall that was aquired in 1945 from Cecil Preston and husband. It was used to house sorority and other women who were required to take their meals in Oak Street Hall.
Sheet: 1
Folder 53: Terrill Hall, 1951Add to your cart.
Named for the third President, Menter B. Terrill, this was the second dormitory for women built on campus. It was erected during 1938-1939. There are two black and white prints of the structure in the file.
Prints: 2
Sheet: 1
Folder 54: Quadrangle I and II, 1951Add to your cart.
The information sheet provides a description, location, history, and function for these two units of a proposed Quadrangle, a multi building dormitory for men. Two prints, one of the structures and one an aerial shot, are in the file.
Prints: 2
Sheet: 1
Folder 55: Kendall Hall, 1951Add to your cart.
The information sheet does not provide any background on this structure. There is one balck and white print of this structure in the file.
Print: 1
Sheet: 1
Folder 56: Quadrangle 3 and 4, 1951Add to your cart.
The information sheet does not provide any background on these structures. There is an aerial photograph of the entire Quadrangle complex in the file.
Print: 1
Sheet: 1
Folder 57: Proctor's Cottage and the Cafeteria at the Quadrangle, 1951Add to your cart.
The information sheets do not provide background information on these structures.
Sheets: 2
Folder 58: Aerial Views of Campus, 1951Add to your cart.
Five black and white prints of aerial views of the UNT campus.
Prints: 5
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