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Yale University buildings and grounds architectural documentation

 Collection
Call Number: RU 2

Scope and Contents

The materials consist of correspondence, memoranda, specifications, articles, reports, sketches, photographs, floor plans, notes, booklets, and related materials documenting the planning, construction, renovation, and use of Yale buildings.

Dates

  • Circa 1747-2006

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The materials have come from a variety of sources, including transfers from the Yale offices concerned with building design, construction, and maintenance; other Yale offices; and individual donors. Additional materials concerning Yale buildings and facilities that do not form an integral body of records on their own may be added to this collection.

Arrangement

The materials are arranged in two series: I. General documentation, 1906-1974; II. Documentation on specific buildings, 1747-2006; and subsequent accessions.

Extent

7.77 Linear Feet (15 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Catalog Record

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

Persistent URL

https://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/mssa.ru.0002

Overview

The materials consist of correspondence, memoranda, specifications, articles, reports, sketches, photographs, floor plans, notes, booklets, and related materials documenting the planning, construction, renovation, and use of Yale buildings.

General note

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

Processing Information

Yale University records are arranged and described at the accession level by the creating office. The University Archives creates collection level descriptive records, but typically does no further arrangement and description at the accession level.
Title
Guide to Yale University Buildings and Grounds Architectural Documentation
Status
Under Revision
Author
compiled by Daniel Hartwig
Date
January 2008
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

Contact:
Yale University Library
P.O. Box 208240
New Haven CT 06520-8240 US
(203) 432-1735
(203) 432-7441 (Fax)

Location

Sterling Memorial Library
Room 147
120 High Street
New Haven, CT 06511

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