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Historic American Buildings Survey

 Organization

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Bainbridge Bunting Collection of Measured Drawings

 Collection
Identifier: SWA-Bunting-Drawings
Scope and Content The collection consists of architectural plans for over 200 historic buildings located in New Mexico. The buildings were researched, measured, and the plans drawn by Bunting's students at the University of New Mexico Department of Architecture, 1965-1979. Drawings include floor plans, elevations, site plans and details of structures such as churches, chapels, moradas, houses, schools, stores, hotels, and railroad buildings. Included are examples of architecture from the Spanish colonial,...
Dates: 1934-1979

Bainbridge Bunting Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-385-BC
Scope and Content This collection focuses on historic buildings and architecture in New Mexico. There is a significant component of the collection that relates to the Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS) and nominations of buildings to the National Register of Historic Places. Student research and research papers, class notes and lectures, and Bunting's articles and publications are significant components of the collection. Photographs associated with reports remain in the collection, while loose...
Dates: 1849-1981; Majority of material found in 1964-1979

Bainbridge Bunting Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: PICT-000-385
Abstract This collection contains photographs of various locales, primarily in New Mexico. Most images are of buildings and architectural details of buildings in small towns, cities, and the pueblos of New Mexico.
Dates: 1870-1980

HABS Measured Drawings of New Mexico Buildings,

 Collection
Identifier: SWA-HABS-Drawings
Abstract The collection contains blue line prints of Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS) measured drawings of historic buildings in New Mexico. Consists of 39 projects pertaining to New Mexico, plus two from Arizona, and one from Colorado.



Dates: 1934-1974

HABS Photographs and Documentation of St. Anthony’s Orphanage Classroom-Dormitory, Auditorium, and Chapel

 Collection
Identifier: PICT-2005-020
Abstract The collection consists of 36 black and white photographs of St. Anthony’s Orphanage in Albuquerque, NM. Photos document the classroom-dormitory, auditorium, and chapel additions to the original structure. Also included is an index to the photos, an historical narrative, and correspondence regarding HABS documentation.
Dates: 1930-1989; Majority of material found within 1988-1989

John Gaw Meem Collection of Non-Job-Specific Photos

 Collection
Identifier: PICT-000-675NJS
Abstract The John Gaw Meem Non-Job-Specific Photo Collection contains photographs compiled by architect John Gaw Meem.
Dates: 1859-1980

John Gaw Meem Job Files

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-790-BC
Abstract This collection contains John Gaw Meem's files pertaining to his architectural projects, predominantly in Santa Fe and Albuquerque, NM, 1925-1960. Files consist of correspondence, proposals, specifications, bids, contracts, contractor accounts, progress notes, change orders, schematics, soil analysis, photographs, and certificates of payment.
Dates: 1925-1960

John Gaw Meem Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-675-BC
Abstract This collection contains John Gaw Meem's personal and business records. Business files consist primarily of correspondence from his architectural firm. Also included are materials relating to Meem's professional associations and his work on historic preservation in New Mexico.
Dates: 1914-1992

Trent Thomas Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: 1959-208
Scope and Content Collection consists primarily of Trent Thomass correspondence concerning his employment as an architect in California and New Mexico from 1918 to 1951. Also included are photographs of various buildings in New Mexico and Arizona from the Historical American Buildings Survey, including San Xavier del Bac Mission near Tucson and the New Mexico School for the Deaf in Santa Fe.
Dates: 1918-1951