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Waltraude Woods, senior architect/planner, Yale University, records

Call Number: RU 964

Scope and Contents

When work begins there is usually an area planning study which involves compilation of research material and subsequent investigation, culminating in reports. This is followed by the facility construction projects related to the initial study. These involve a completion of such documents as reference material, project scope description, project authorizations, consultant selection, meeting notes, memoranda, reports, sketches, plans, specification, and estimates.


  • 1930-2004


Conditions Governing Access

Access to the records is restricted. See Collection Contents for details.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The records were transferred from the Office of Facilities, 2004.


The records are arranged in eight series. I. Planning Process, 1953-2004. II. Planning Studies, 1930-2002. III. Planning Projects - Residential, 1990-2001. IV. Arts Area Planning Study, 1951-2000. V. Old Campus, 1994-1996. VI. Framework for Campus Planning Study, 1975-1998. VII. Planning Projects, circa 1968-2001. VIII. Planning Data, 1933-2001 and subsequent accession.


89 Linear Feet

Language of Materials


Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL


The records consist of studies, reports, surveys, charts, and other materials documenting the activities and projects of Waltraude (Val) Woods as senior architect/planner, Office of Facilities, Yale University.

General note

Forms part of Yale Record Group 46-A (YRG 46-A), Records and materials broadly documenting Yale buildings, facilities, and grounds.

Guide to the Waltraude Woods, Senior Architect/Planner, Yale University, Records
Under Revision
compiled by staff of Manuscripts and Archives
June 2007
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

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