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Legacies: A History Journal for Dallas and North Central Texas, Volume 4, Number 2, Fall, 1992

Description: Biannual publication "devoted to the rich history of Dallas and North Central Texas" as a way to "examine the many historical legacies--social, ethnic, cultural, political--which have shaped the modern city of Dallas and the region around it." This issue focuses on architecture in Dallas.
Date: 1992
Creator: Dallas Historical Society
Partner: Dallas Historical Society

Legacies: A History Journal for Dallas and North Central Texas, Volume 17, Number 2, Fall, 2005

Description: Biannual publication "devoted to the rich history of Dallas and North Central Texas" as a way to "examine the many historical legacies--social, ethnic, cultural, political--which have shaped the modern city of Dallas and the region around it." This issue focuses on "Religion's Impact on Dallas."
Date: 2005
Creator: Dallas Historical Society
Partner: Dallas Historical Society

Legacies: A History Journal for Dallas and North Central Texas, Volume 9, Number 2, Fall, 1997

Description: Biannual publication "devoted to the rich history of Dallas and North Central Texas" as a way to "examine the many historical legacies--social, ethnic, cultural, political--which have shaped the modern city of Dallas and the region around it." This issue focuses on "Dallas Architecture."
Date: 1997
Creator: Dallas Historical Society
Partner: Dallas Historical Society

[News Clip: Buildings]

Description: Video footage from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas to accompany a story about W. T. Overton's plans for a construction project in downtown Dallas, Texas.
Date: May 30, 1964
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Interesting Architecture in Detroit]

Description: Photograph that was in Life Magazine highlighting the interesting architecture of a house in Detroit, Michigan. In the image the house fills the frame with a little lawn seen in the front and a tall tree in the back. The image has been stretched vertically making the building abnormally tall and distorted. Narrative by Junebug Clark: Photo was made with an anamorphic movie lens adapted to Joe's Nikon camera. It could be rotated to make images that appear Tall and lean or low and wide. Photo by: Joe Clark, HBSS. Clark PhotoFile: 7748-0015-20
Date: April 17, 1959
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Architectural Drafting and Interior Design Students]

Description: Photograph of architectural drafting and interior design students. The female student in the foreground is standing at a drafting desk. She is wearing a black and white floral patterned dress. The female student in the background is seated at a drafting desk. She is wearing a red shirt and eyeglasses. Her hair is pulled back in a pony tail. A bulletin board with architectural drawings is visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Partner: St. Philips College

[Architectural Drafting and Interior Design Students]

Description: Photograph of Architectural Drafting and Interior Design students seated at a desk overlooking their coursework. The female student in the right of the photograph is wearing a striped shirt. Her elbow is on the desk and her face is resting in her left hand. Her right hand is holding a pencil. The female student seated in the left of the photograph is wearing a red t-shirt. Her right arm is resting on the table and her right hand is holding a pencil. Drafting desks are visible in the background. Papers and two handbags are visible on the table.
Date: unknown
Partner: St. Philips College

Texas Architecture 1957

Description: Catalog from the exhibition, "Texas Architecture–1957," October 5–27, 1957, held at the Dallas Museum of Fine Arts. Includes: award winners and selected images.
Date: 1957
Creator: Dallas Museum of Fine Arts
Partner: Dallas Museum of Art

Architecture 1950: An Exhibition of Drawings, Photographs and Plans by Members of the Dallas Chapter of the American Institute of Architects

Description: Catalog from the exhibition "Architecture–1950," March 19–April, 1950, at the Dallas Museum of Fine Arts in Dallas, Texas sponsored by the Dallas Chapter of the American Institute of Architects. Includes: juror's comments, floor plans, photographs
Date: 1950
Creator: Dallas Museum of Fine Arts
Partner: Dallas Museum of Art

Architecture... 1951

Description: Catalog from the juried exhibition "Architecture–1951," October 6–November 11, 1951, sponsored by the Dallas chapter of the American Institute of Architects at the Dallas Museum of Fine Arts in Dallas, Texas. Includes: juror statement, floor plans, photographs, list of architects and designs
Date: 1951
Creator: Dallas Museum of Fine Arts
Partner: Dallas Museum of Art

Texas Architecture 1952

Description: Catalog from the exhibition "Texas Architecture –1952," October 4–26, 1952, sponsored by the Dallas Chapter of the American Institute of Architects and the Texas Society of Architects at the Dallas Museum of Fine Arts in Dallas, Texas. Includes: jury statement, architects and awards, floor plans, selected photographs
Date: 1952
Creator: Dallas Museum of Fine Arts
Partner: Dallas Museum of Art

Texas Architecture 1956

Description: Catalog from the exhibition, "Texas Architecture–1956," October 6–November 11, 1956, held at the Dallas Museum of Fine Arts. Includes: list of awards, images.
Date: 1956
Creator: Dallas Museum of Fine Arts
Partner: Dallas Museum of Art

1930's Expositions

Description: Catalog from the exhibition, "1930's Expositions," October 7–November 5, 1972, held by the Dallas Museum of Fine Arts at the New Dimensions Pavilion, State Fair of Texas. Includes: foreword, essays, list of artworks and artists in the exhibition, images, selected bibliography.
Date: 1972
Creator: Dallas Museum of Fine Arts
Partner: Dallas Museum of Art

Draw-Bridge

Description: Patent for improvements in the construction and design of draw bridges.
Date: August 14, 1888
Creator: Briggs, William J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Frame House.

Description: Patent for a new and improved frame house. This design consists of "[t]he combination, in a roof, of T-shaped caps or battens having in their depending tongues the transverse dovetail grooves, the roof-boards arranged above the grooves and below the horizontal and lateral arms of the said battens, and the purlins adapted to enter the grooves and grooved longitudinally to engage the said tongues" (lines 23-31).
Date: January 17, 1882
Creator: Boyd, John
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Combined Bevel, Protractor, Gage, Center-Square, &c.

Description: Patent for "a combination-tool seeking to provide a single implement so constructed and inscribed as to be useful to architects, draftsmen, millwrights, machinists, and all metal and wood workers, and which shall be light and convenient to carry and may be quickly adjusted to its different positions for use" (lines 8-14).
Date: August 20, 1889
Creator: Meek, Alphonso Eugene
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Suspension-Bridge

Description: Patent for a more easily constructible "bridge the pillar or roadway of which is adjustable to different heights, and to meet certain contingencies and while adjustable as a whole is also adjustable at any point whatsoever, whereby the roadway may be maintained level regardless of the yielding of certain portions of the structure" (lines 11-17).
Date: September 24, 1889
Creator: Greer, William Henry Clay
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Artificial Stone Block.

Description: Patent for a new and improved artificial-stone block. This design "consists in the particular formation of the protuberances by which interlocking joints or seams of the building-blocks are attained, the object of which is to so form the prolific protuberances of said blocks as to permit joining them in close proximity on all the sides or faces of the seam, to reduce the binding material for the same and increase the strength of the same" (lines 14-22).
Date: May 3, 1892
Creator: Graham, George M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Templo Presbiteriano Church]

Description: Photograph of the front of the Templo Presbiteriano Church. The church building is at the center of the image and facing slightly to the right. The angle the photograph was taken at makes it possible to see the lefthand side of the church. There are two small towers with squared-off roofs on both sides of the church building. On both of the towers, there is a tall, half-round slatted window close to the top. The towers also have matching doors, which are closed. There are four tapered half-round windows in the center of the building with corrugated roofing above them. Above the corrugated roofing in the middle there is a small, round stained glass window. Two wispy bushes border the walkway and the stairs leading up to the entrance of the church. Five rectangular windows line the side of the building. Trees and shrubs are visible on both sides of the church, and there is a sign that reads "TEMPLO PRESBITERIANO" at the front on the righthand side.
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Mission in Goliad, Texas]

Description: Photograph of a mission in Goliad, Texas. On the left side of the photograph, there is a hallway with five arches attatched to the main building. There is a tower in the middle of the building with an arch window at the very top. There are a few sparse trees that cover the building in the background. On the back of the photograph, there is a handwritten note that reads "Goliad- Mission where Anamaria college was."
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[View of Church in San Pablo, Houston #1]

Description: Photograph of a back side view of a white wood slatted church in San Pablo, Houston. The building is one floor has windows along every wall. The layout of the building creates an "L" shape. The longest part of the "L" has a belfry at the front, and can be seen in the background. The building is elevated from the grassy ground with bricks. Trees and shrubs can be seen around and behind the building. There is writing on the back of the photograph that reads, "Houston- San Pablo Ch.".
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[View of Church in San Pablo, Houston #2]

Description: Photograph of a side view of a white wood slatted church in San Pablo, Houston. The building is one floor has windows along every wall. The entrance of the church, which is not visible, is on the far left side of the image. There is a belfry above the entrance of the church. The building is elevated from the grassy ground with bricks. Trees and shrubs can be seen around and behind the building. There is writing on the back of the photograph that reads, "Houston, San Pablo.".
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[View of Church in San Pablo, Houston #3]

Description: Photograph of a front side view of a white wood slatted church in San Pablo, Houston. The building is one floor has windows along every wall. The layout of the building creates an "L" shape. The entrance to the church is on the far left side of the image. There is a small belfry above the entrance. The building is elevated from the grassy ground with bricks. Trees and shrubs can be seen around and behind the building, and there is an electric pole in the middle of the image with electric lines spanning the photograph. There is writing on the back of the photograph that reads, "San Pablo Presby Church Houston 1953".
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary