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KSU Office of the University Architect records


Repository: Kent State University Libraries. Special Collections and Archives.
Title: Kent State University Office of the University Architect records
Inclusive Date(s): 1913-2005
Author: Finding aid prepared by Kristin Cole on October 29, 2008
Creation: Finding aid encoded by Kristin Cole using the OhioLINK EAD Application in 2008
Origination: Kent State University. Office of the University Architect
Extent: 20 cubic feet (117 oversized folders, 12 media boxes, 1 record storage box)
Physical Location: 10th floor
Finding Aid Identifier: OhKeUSC0075
Abstract: This collection consists of architectural drawings and files from Kent State University's Office of the University Architect. The drawings feature buildings from the Kent campus, as well as the Ashtabula, East Liverpool, Geauga, Salem, Stark, and Tuscarawas campuses. Files include requests for scanned drawings from 2004-2005. The collection also includes boxes of aperture cards of Kent campus and regional campus buildings.
Revision(s):
July 2012 - Revised by Edith Serkownek
October 2014 - Revised by Cara Gilgenbach
Language(s): The records are in English

History of Office of the University Architect

Kent State University's Office of the University Architect is responsible for the development and alteration of university facilities according to university, state, and national regulations. The Office of the University Architect handles requests that involve changes to the physical environment, including additions and renovations to existing buildings, site changes such as roads and parking lots, major furniture installations, changes in utilities, and signage.

Scope and Content

The Kent State University Office of the University Architect records collection contains architectural drawings and files from 1913 to 2005. The collection consists of architectural and engineering plans from both original building constructions and renovations. Records include campus buildings from the Kent campus and the Ashtabula, East Liverpool, Geauga, Salem, Stark, and Tuscarawas regional campuses. Illustrations contained in this collection include building plans, renovation plans, campus plans, and landscape plans and include vellum, copy paper, blueprints, and negatives. Files include requests for scanned drawings from 2004-2005.

Statement of Arrangement

This collection is arranged in the following series:
Series 1: Architectural Plans: Kent Campus
Series 2: Architectural Plans: Ashtabula Regional Campus
Series 3: Architectural Plans: East Liverpool Regional Campus
Series 4: Architectural Plans: Geauga Regional Campus
Series 5: Architectural Plans: Salem Regional Campus
Series 6: Architectural Plans: Stark Regional Campus
Series 7: Architectural Plans: Tuscarawas Regional Campus
Series 8: Microforms
Series 9: Scanned Architectural Drawing Request Forms


Related Material

Other collections with materials relating to Kent State University's buildings and grounds include University Buildings Photographs, Kent State University Buildings Subject Files, and Kent State University Campus Maps, and the Office of Facilities Planning microfilm collection.

Restrictions on Access

Architectural drawings and plans in this collection are large and may require additional faculty to handle and retrieve materials. It is recommended that researchers call ahead with requests to ensure that specific materials may be retrieved in a timely manner.

Preferred Citation

Kent State University Office of the University Architect records. Kent State University Libraries. Special Collections and Archives.

Acquisition Information

In 2006 the Kent State University Office of the University Architect transferred a collection of blueprints, architectural drawings and files related to Special Collections and Archives.

Subject Headings
The following subjects are found in this collection:

Subjects:
Kent State University. Office of the University Architect -- Archives.
Kent State University -- Archives.
Kent State University -- Buildings.
Kent State University at Ashtabula -- Buildings.
Kent State University at East Liverpool -- Buildings.
Kent State University at Geauga -- Buildings.
Kent State University at Salem -- Buildings.
Kent State University at Stark -- Buildings.
Kent State University at Trumbull -- Buildings.
Kent State University at Tuscarawas -- Buildings.
Kent State University Normal School -- Buildings.
Architecture -- Ohio -- Kent.
Architecture -- Ohio.
College buildings -- Designs and plans.
College buildings -- Ohio.
College buildings -- Ohio -- Kent.
College campuses -- Ohio.
Kent (Ohio) -- Buildings, structures, etc.
Ohio -- Buildings, structures, etc.
Functions:
Campus planning.
Places:
Kent (Ohio)
Ashtabula (Ohio)
East Liverpool (Ohio)
Burton (Ohio)
North Canton (Ohio)
Warren (Ohio)
New Philadelphia (Ohio)
Salem (Ohio)
Occupations:
Architects.
Material Types:
Architectural drawings (visual works)
Blueprints.
Microforms.
Administrative records.
Aperture cards.
Floor plans.



Detailed Description of The Collection

Series 1: Architectural Drawings: Kent Campus, 1913-1991
Folder 1
Administration Building ("Auditorium and Library"), 1913-1914
Folder 2
Administration Building ("Auditorium and Library"), Transparencies, 1913
Folder 3
Administration Building ("Auditorium and Library Building"), Roof Plan, 1913
Folder 4
Administration Building and Wills Gym, Connecting Corridors, 1925
Folder 5
Administration Building, 1930-1931
Folder 6
Administration Building, 1930-1931
Folder 7
Administration Building, Assistant Treasure's Office, 1934
Folder 8
Administration Building, Steps and Pavement, 1944
Folder 9
Administration Building, 1965-1967
Folder 10
Administration Building, 1983
Folder 11
Administration Building, Auditorium Seating Replacement, 1991
Folder 12
Administration Building, Rehabilitation of University Auditorium, 1996
Folder 13
Administration Building, undated
Folder 14
Allerton Apartments, Married Student Housing, Units 115-119, undated
Folder 15
Allerton Apartments, Married Student Housing, Units 120-126, undated
Folder 16
Altman Hall, undated
Folder 17
Apple Hall, undated
Folder 18
Art Building, 1983
Folder 19
Athletic Field, Grading Plan, 1939
Folder 20
Beall and McDowell Halls, Recreation Facilities, undated
Folder 21
Bowman Hall, undated
Folder 22
Campus Plan, 1939
Folder 23
Cunningham Hall, Renovation Plan, undated
Folder 24
DeWeese Health Center, undated
Folder 25
Dunbar Hall, undated
Folder 26
Eastway Center, undated
Folder 27
Engleman Hall, undated
Folder 28
Franklin Hall ("Training School Building"), 1926
Folder 29
Franklin Hall, undated
Folder 30
Hangers and Offices, undated
Folder 31
Harbourt Hall, undated
Folder 32
Heating Plant, 1986
Folder 33
Heating Plant (old), undated
Folder 34
Heer Hall, undated
Folder 35
Henderson Hall ("Nursing Building"), 1986
Folder 36
Humphrey Hall, undated
Folder 37
Ice Arena, 1983
Folder 38
Johnson Hall, 1955
Folder 39
Kent Hall ("Agriculture & Training Building"), 1913
Folder 40
Kent Hall ("Agriculture and Training Building"), 1913-1914
Folder 41
Kent Hall ("Science Building, Alterations"), 1938
Folder 42
Kent Student Center ("University Center"), 1986
Folder 43
Kent Student Union, undated
Folder 44
Korb Hall, undated
Folder 45
Lake Hall, undated
Folder 46
Landscape Master Plan, Draft, undated
Folder 47
Lowry Hall, Additions ("Additions to Women's Dormitory"), 1924-1925
Folder 48
Lowry Hall, 1983
Folder 49
Lowry Hall, undated
Folder 50
Lowry Hall, undated
Folder 51
Lowry Hall, Additions, undated
Folder 52
McGilvrey Hall, 1938
Folder 53
McGilvrey Hall, undated
Folder 54
McSweeney Hall, undated
Folder 55
Memorial Gym, undated
Folder 56
Memorial Stadium, undated
Folder 57
Merrill Hall, Alterations, 1984 and 1986
Folder 58
Metcalf Hall, undated
Folder 59
Military Science, Temporary Administration Building, 1947
Folder 60
Moulton Hall, 1936
Folder 61
Moulton Hall, undated
Folder 62
Moulton Hall, undated
Folder 63
Munzenmayer Hall, undated
Folder 64
Music and Speech Building, undated
Folder 65
Musselman Hall, undated
Folder 66
Musselman Hall, undated
Folder 67
Nixson Hall, undated
Folder 68
North and South Hall, 1948
Folder 69
North Hall, 1947
Folder 70
Northeastern Educational Television of Ohio (proposed building), 1989
Folder 71
President's House, 1983
Folder 72
Rockwell Hall, 1926
Folder 73
Rockwell Hall, 1928
Folder 74
Rockwell Hall, Additions, 1937
Folder 75
Rockwell Hall, 1938
Folder 76
Rockwell Hall, 1986
Folder 77
Satterfield Hall, undated
Folder 78
Smith Hall, Science and Research Building, undated
Folder 79
Smith Hall, Science II, undated
Folder 80
South Hall, 1947
Folder 81
Stewart Hall, undated
Folder 82
Stockdale Building ("Student Health Building"), 1942
Folder 83
Stockdale Building ("Old Health Center"), undated
Folder 84
Stopher Hall, 1946-1946
Folder 85
Stopher Hall, 1973
Folder 86
Stopher Hall, undated
Folder 87
Stopher-Johnson Hall, Cafeteria, 1981 and 1985
Folder 88
Stopher-Johnson Hall, Cafeteria-Studio Renovations, 1988
Folder 89
Temporary Lecture Hall and Classroom, 1947-1948
Folder 90
Terrace Hall, 1953
Folder 91
Terrace Hall, 1970
Folder 92
Terrace Hall, 1983
Folder 93
Terrace Hall, 1987-1988
Folder 94
Terrace Hall, undated
Folder 95
Tri Towers, Lubrick Hall, undated
Folder 96
Tri-Towers, Koonce and Wright Halls, undated
Folder 97
Tri-Towers, Dining Hall, undated
Folder 98
University Library ("New Library"), 1967
Folder 99
University Library, Basement - Third Floor, Revision, 1986
Folder 100
University Library, Fourth Floor - Roof, Revision, 1986
Folder 101
University Library, Elevation, undated
Folder 102
University School Building, undated
Folder 103
University Supply Center, 1986
Folder 104
Van Campen Hall, undated
Folder 105
Van Deusen Hall, undated
Folder 106
White Hall, Education Building, undated
Folder 107
WKSU-FM, Floor Plan, 1991

Series 2: Architectural Drawings: Ashtabula Regional Campus, undated
Folder 108
Library, undated
Folder 109
Main Building, undated
Folder 110
Technical Education Building, undated

Series 3: Architectural Drawings: East Liverpool Regional Campus, undated
Folder 111
Main Building, undated

Series 4: Architectural Drawings: Geauga Regional Campus, undated
Folder 112
Main Building, undated

Series 5: Architectural Drawings: Salem Regional Campus, undated
Folder 113
Main Building, undated

Series 6: Architectural Drawings: Stark Regional Campus, undated
Folder 114
Fine and Professional Arts Building, undated
Folder 115
Physical Education Building, undated
Folder 116
Technical Education Building, undated

Series 7: Architectural Drawings: Tuscarawas Regional Campus, undated
Folder 117
Main Building, undated

Series 8: Microforms, undated
Box 1 / Folder 1
Administrative Services Building, undated
Box 1 / Folder 2
Airport, undated
Box 1 / Folder 3
Alumni Center, undated
Box 1 / Folder 4
Apple Hall, undated
Box 1 / Folder 5
Art Annex, Terrace Drive Heating Plant, undated
Box 1 / Folder 6
Art Building, undated
Box 1 / Folder 7
Ashtabula Regional Campus, Library, undated
Box 1 / Folder 8
Ashtabula Regional Campus, Main Building, undated
Box 1 / Folder 9
Ashtabula Regional Campus, Technology Building, undated
Box 2 / Folder 1
Auditorium, undated
Box 2 / Folder 2
Bowman Hall, undated
Box 2 / Folder 3
Business Administration Building, undated
Box 2 / Folder 4
Ceramics Lab, undated
Box 2 / Folder 5
Child Development Center, undated
Box 2 / Folder 6
Cleveland Urban Design Collaboration, undated
Box 2 / Folder 7
Cunningham Hall, undated
Box 3 / Folder 1
DeWeese Health Center, undated
Box 3 / Folder 2
DTB, Centennial Research Park, undated
Box 3 / Folder 3
Dunbar Hall, undated
Box 3 / Folder 4
East Liverpool Regional Campus, Auditorium, undated
Box 3 / Folder 5
East Liverpool Regional Campus, Mary Patterson Building, undated
Box 3 / Folder 6
Eastway Center, undated
Box 3 / Folder 7
Fiala Transportation Building, undated
Box 3 / Folder 8
Fieldhouse, undated
Box 3 / Folder 9
Franklin Hall, undated
Box 3 / Folder 10
Front Storage Building, undated
Box 3 / Folder 11
Geauga Regional Campus, Classroom Building, undated
Box 3 / Folder 12
Geauga Regional Campus, Maintenance Building, undated
Box 4 / Folder 1
Golf Course Clubhouse, undated
Box 4 / Folder 2
Gym Annex, undated
Box 4 / Folder 3
Harbourt Hall, undated
Box 4 / Folder 4
Henderson Hall, undated
Box 4 / Folder 5
Ice Arena, undated
Box 4 / Folder 6
Johnson Hall, undated
Box 4 / Folder 7
Kent Hall, undated
Box 4 / Folder 8
Korb Hall, undated
Box 5 / Folder 1
Lake-Olson Hall, undated
Box 5 / Folder 2
Main Campus Library, undated
Box 5 / Folder 3
Lift Station Building, undated
Box 5 / Folder 4
Lincoln Building, undated
Box 5 / Folder 5
Lowry Hall, undated
Box 5 / Folder 6
Math and Computer Sciences Building, undated
Box 6 / Folder 1
Merrill Hall, undated
Box 6 / Folder 2
Moulton Hall, undated
Box 6 / Folder 3
Music and Speech Building, undated
Box 6 / Folder 4
Nixson Hall, undated
Box 6 / Folder 5
Oscar Ritchie Hall, undated
Box 6 / Folder 6
Physical Plant, undated
Box 6 / Folder 7
Physical Plant Barn, undated
Box 6 / Folder 8
Porthouse Theater, undated
Box 6 / Folder 9
Prentice Hall, undated
Box 6 / Folder 10
Residence Hall Storage, undated
Box 7 / Folder 1
Rockwell Hall, undated
Box 7 / Folder 2
Salem Regional Campus, Classroom Building, undated
Box 7 / Folder 3
Salem Regional Campus, Maintenance Building, undated
Box 7 / Folder 4
Satterfield Hall, undated
Box 7 / Folder 5
Science Research Building, undated
Box 7 / Folder 6
Smith Hall, undated
Box 7 / Folder 7
Stark Fine Arts, undated
Box 8 / Folder 1
Stark Regional Campus, Library, undated
Box 8 / Folder 2
Stark Regional Campus, Main Hall, undated
Box 8 / Folder 3
Stark Regional Campus, Main Hall, East Wing, undated
Box 8 / Folder 4
Stark Regional Campus, Physical Education Building, undated
Box 8 / Folder 5
Stark Regional Campus, Maintenance Building, undated
Box 8 / Folder 6
Stark Regional Main Campus, Professional Education and Conference Center, undated
Box 8 / Folder 7
Stopher Hall, undated
Box 8 / Folder 8
KSU Student Center, undated
Box 9 / Folder 1
Student Family Apartments, Building A, undated
Box 9 / Folder 2
Student Family Apartments, Building F, undated
Box 9 / Folder 3
Taylor Hall, undated
Box 9 / Folder 4
Terrace Hall, undated
Box 9 / Folder 5
Transmission Building, undated
Box 9 / Folder 6
Tri-Towers, undated
Box 9 / Folder 7
Trumbull Regional Campus, Classroom Building, undated
Box 9 / Folder 8
Trumbull Regional Campus, Library Technical Building, undated
Box 10 / Folder 1
Trumbull Regional Campus, Maintenance Building, undated
Box 10 / Folder 2
Trumbull Regional Campus, Science Technology Building, undated
Box 10 / Folder 3
Trumbull Regional Campus, Workforce Development Center, undated
Box 10 / Folder 4
Tuscarawas Regional Campus, Founders Hall, undated
Box 10 / Folder 5
Tuscarawas Regional Campus, Maintenance Building, undated
Box 10 / Folder 6
Tuscarawas Regional Campus, Science and Advanced Technical Center, undated
Box 10 / Folder 7
Twin Towers, undated
Box 11 / Folder 1
Verder Hall, undated
Box 11 / Folder 2
White Hall, undated
Box 11 / Folder 3
Williams Hall, undated
Box 11 / Folder 4
WKSU Building, undated
Box 11 / Folder 5
Fire Damage Repairs, undated
Box 11 / Folder 6
Power Plant and Substation, undated
Box 11 / Folder 7
Portage Area Regional Transportation Authority (PARTA), Maintenance and Storage Facilities, undated
Box 11 / Folder 8
Geauga Regional Campus, Water Line Extension, undated
Box 12 / Folder 1
Kent Main Campus, ADA Improvements, undated
Box 12 / Folder 2
May 4 Memorial, undated
Box 12 / Folder 3
PARTA Site Plans, undated
Box 12 / Folder 4
Kent Main Campus, Residence Services Facilities Expansion, undated
Box 12 / Folder 5
Kent Main Campus, Residence Services Facilities Expansion, undated
Box 12 / Folder 6
Residence Services Utility Tunnel, undated
Box 12 / Folder 7
Sewer Plans, undated
Box 12 / Folder 8
Softball Stadium Improvements, undated
Box 12 / Folder 9
Summit St. Subdivision and Sewer Plans, undated
Box 12 / Folder 10
Ashtabula Regional Campus, Air Handling Unit Replacement, undated
Box 12 / Folder 11
Stark Campus, undated
Box 12 / Folder 12
Stark Campus Building Renovations, undated
Box 12 / Folder 13
Stark Regional Campus, Commons Ave. and Plaza Street, undated
Box 12 / Folder 14
Stark Regional Campus, Fine Arts Building, Campus Center, Additions, undated
Box 12 / Folder 15
Stark Campus, Fine Arts Parking Lot Expansion, undated
Box 12 / Folder 16
Stark Regional Campus, Main Hall and Fine Arts Building, Interior Renovations, undated
Box 12 / Folder 17
Stark Regional Campus, Main Hall, Remodel, undated
Box 12 / Folder 18
Stark Campus, Professional Education Center, undated
Box 12 / Folder 19
Stark Technical College, undated
Box 12 / Folder 20
Tennis Courts, undated
Box 12 / Folder 21
Trumbull Regional Campus, Technology Improvements, undated
Box 12 / Folder 22
University Maps, undated

Series 9: Scanned Architectural Drawing Request Forms, 2004-2005

Kent Main Campus Buildings, 2004-2005
Box 13 / Folder 1
Kent State University Building List and Codes, March 2005
Box 13 / Folder 2
Administrative Services Building, June 2004
Box 13 / Folder 3
Airport, June 2004
Box 13 / Folder 4
Allerton Apartments, Building 115, undated
Box 13 / Folder 5
Art Building, undated
Box 13 / Folder 6
Athletic Fields, undated
Box 13 / Folder 7
Auditorium, undated
Box 13 / Folder 8
Beall and McDowell Halls, undated
Box 13 / Folder 9
Bus Shelters, undated
Box 13 / Folder 10
Business Administration, undated
Box 13 / Folder 11
Campus, undated
Box 13 / Folder 12
Ceramics Lab and Golf Course Maintenance Building, undated
Box 13 / Folder 13
Child Development Center, undated
Box 13 / Folder 14
Cunningham Hall, June 2004
Box 13 / Folder 15
DeWeese Health Center, June 2004
Box 13 / Folder 16
Dunbar Hall, undated
Box 13 / Folder 17
East Campus Chilled Water Plant, undated
Box 13 / Folder 18
Eastway Center, undated
Box 13 / Folder 19
Engleman Hall, undated
Box 13 / Folder 20
Field House, undated
Box 13 / Folder 21
Foundation and Development, undated
Box 13 / Folder 22
Golf Course Clubhouse, June 2004
Box 13 / Folder 23
Gym Annex, undated
Box 13 / Folder 24
Henderson Hall, undated
Box 13 / Folder 25
Honors Plaza, undated
Box 13 / Folder 26
Ice Arena, July 2004
Box 13 / Folder 27
Johnson Hall, undated
Box 13 / Folder 28
Korb Hall, undated
Box 13 / Folder 29
Lake and Olson Halls, undated
Box 13 / Folder 30
Library, undated
Box 13 / Folder 31
Lincoln Building, June 2004
Box 13 / Folder 32
LIPT Station Building, undated
Box 13 / Folder 33
Liquid Crystal Institute, undated
Box 13 / Folder 34
Lowry Hall, July 2004
Box 13 / Folder 35
Maintenance and Storage Buildings, undated
Box 13 / Folder 36
Math and Science Center, undated
Box 13 / Folder 37
May 4 Memorial, undated
Box 13 / Folder 38
Moulton Hall, undated
Box 13 / Folder 39
Music and Speech Building, undated
Box 13 / Folder 40
Nixson Hall, June 4, 2004
Box 13 / Folder 41
Nixson Hall, June 7, 2004
Box 13 / Folder 42
Parking Areas, undated
Box 13 / Folder 43
Physical Plant Services, undated
Box 13 / Folder 44
Prentice Hall, undated
Box 13 / Folder 45
Residence Halls, undated
Box 13 / Folder 46
Rockwell Hall, undated
Box 13 / Folder 47
Satterfield Hall, June 2004
Box 13 / Folder 48
Science Research Center, undated
Box 13 / Folder 49
Smith Hall, June 2004
Box 13 / Folder 50
Stopher Hall, undated
Box 13 / Folder 51
Student Center, July 2004
Box 13 / Folder 52
Studenr Recreation and Wellness Center, undated
Box 13 / Folder 53
Summit Street Power Plant, undated
Box 13 / Folder 54
Taylor Hall, June 2004
Box 13 / Folder 55
Terrace Hall, undated
Box 13 / Folder 56
Transportation Garage, undated
Box 13 / Folder 57
Transmitter, undated
Box 13 / Folder 58
Tri-Towers, undated
Box 13 / Folder 59
Verder Hall, undated
Box 13 / Folder 60
White Hall, June 2004
Box 13 / Folder 61
Williams Hall, June 2004
Box 13 / Folder 62
Williamson Alumni Center, undated
Box 13 / Folder 63
WKSU Broadcast Center, undated

Regional Campuses and Other Buildings, undated
Box 14 / Folder 1
Ashtabula Regional Campus, undated
Box 14 / Folder 2
East Liverpool Regional Campus, undated
Box 14 / Folder 3
Geauga Regional Campus, undated
Box 14 / Folder 4
Porthouse Theater, Akron, undated
Box 14 / Folder 5
Salem Regional Campus, undated
Box 14 / Folder 6
Stark Regional Campus, undated
Box 14 / Folder 7
Tuscarawas Regional Campus, undated
Box 14 / Folder 8
Trumbull Regional Campus, undated