Trinity University Architectural Collection

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US TxSaTua UA0305

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Trinity University Architectural Collection


  • 1940s-2009 (Creation)


100 architectural sets, plans, drawings, and concepts.

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Scope and content

This collection consists of architectural sets, plans, drawings, and concepts of various campus buildings. The collection is limited to Trinity's Skyline campus.

System of arrangement

The collection is arranged by building or building type in alphabetical order.
Series 1: Assorted
Series 2: Athletic Facilities
Series 3: Chapman Center
Series 4: Coates Library
Series 5: Coates Student Center
Series 6: Cowles Life Sciences Building
Series 7: George Storch Memorial Building
Series 8: Marrs McLean Science Building
Series 9: Laurie Auditorium
Series 10: Moody Engineering Building
Series 11: Murchison Tower
Series 12: Northrup Hall
Series 13: Parker Chapel
Series 14: Residence Halls
Series 15: Ruth Taylor Art Building
Series 16: Ruth Taylor Concert Hall
Series 17: Ruth Taylor Music Building
Series 18th: Ruth Taylor Theater

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Conditions governing access

This collection is open and available to the public for research in the Special Collections & Archives reading room. The materials are non-circulating.

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Conditions governing reproduction

The materials in this collection may be protected by copyright law (Title 17, U.S. Code). The materials are available for personal, educational, and scholarly use. It is the responsibility of the researcher to locate and obtain permission from the copyright owner or his or her heirs for any other use, such as reproduction and publication.

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Related archival materials

O'Neil Ford Collection at the University of Texas, Alexander Architectural Archives

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  • Citation: Trinity University Architectural Collection. UA0305. Coates Library Special Collections & Archives, Trinity University (San Antonio, Texas).

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Archivist's note

Finding aid created by Abra Schnur and student assistant Bianca Scialabba, May 2021
Collection processed by student assistant Bianca Scialabba, Spring 2021

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Physical storage

  • Document Box: UA0305 |B1| 32060012372229
  • Roll Box: UA0305 |R1| 32060012371445
  • Roll Box: UA0305 |R2| 32060012371486