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Wayne State University Architectural Drawings Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WSR002490

Scope and Content

This collection consists of blueprints and other architectural drawings of buildings currently or previously owned by Wayne State University. The majority of drawings in this collection depict buildings no longer owned by the University, due to demolition or sale.

Dates

  • 1916 - 2000

Creator

Language of Materials

Material entirely in English.

Access

Collection is open for research.

Use

Refer to the Walter P. Reuther Library Rules for Use of Archival Materials.

Extent

48 Linear Feet (79 rolled item boxes)

Abstract

This collection consists of blueprints and other architectural drawings of buildings currently or previously owned by Wayne State University. The majority of drawings in this collection depict buildings no longer owned by the University, due to demolition or sale.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged by the numbers assigned to University buildings by Facilities Planning and Management. Unnumbered buildings are arranged alphabetically by street address. Dates given in the list of buildings are the dates of drawings, and not necessarily the dates of building construction, renovation, or demolition.

Acquisition

Collected by Wayne State University Facilities Planning and Management. Transferred to the Reuther Library in 2013.

Related Materials

"The Physical Development History of the Campus of Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan." A Study by Professor Charles Hyde; Wayne State University Campus Beautification Committee Records; Preservation Wayne Records

Processing History

Processed and finding aid written by Casey Westerman on May 22, 2015.
Title
Guide to the Wayne State University Architectural Drawings Collection
Status
Completed
Author
Processed by Casey Westerman.
Date
2015-05-22
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Walter P. Reuther Library Repository

Contact:
5401 Cass Avenue
Detroit MI 48202 USA