Meem, John Gaw, 1894-1983
Found in 26 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: AC 544
Scope and Content The collection consists of diaries, journals, letters, personal and home expenses, social and charitable events, clubs and other organizations, childhood memorabilia, and photographs of the Hollenback family who lived in Pennsylvania, New York and New Mexico. NOTE: The family names and relationships in the genealogy folders (Box 1, Folders 1 and 2) of the Hollenback,Welles, and Beard families The original photographs are in the collections of the New Mexico Photo Archives (HP.2011.26). Most of...
Dates: 1820-1970; Majority of material found in 1880-1920
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
Scope and Content The Beatrice Chauvenet Papers contain manuscripts, correspondence, notes, articles, and clippings. The bulk of the collection pertains to her book, John Gaw Meem: Pioneer in Historic Preservation. This book was written under the working title, "Ventures in Historic Preservation." Included are the original and edited manuscripts and research materials on historic preservation in New Mexico. The collection also includes an unpublished article on Meem by...
Abstract This collection contains 15 photographic prints from the personal files of Beatrice Chauvenet.
Abstract Photographs concerning government-sponsored art during the Depression era that were supported by the Work Projects Administration (WPA) and related organizations. Focuses on works of art, artists, art centers, art education, governmental officials, and politicians involved in these public art projects.
Identifier: AC 116
Scope and Content This collection is composed of Johnson's correspondence, but also includes: business papers, poetry, newspaper columns, and other documents pertaining to life in New Mexico. Johnson, a politician and newspaper man, was an ardent advocate of preservation of New Mexico's early civilization.
Abstract The majority of the photograph album is dedicated to interior and exterior views of the Stedman house at 646 E. Garcia St., Santa Fe (NM), including architectural features, furnishings, and views.
Identifier: AC 354
Scope and Content Collection consists of the personal papers of Ernest L. Blumenschein, including Blumenschein's correspondence; articles and clippings about him and his work, and biographical and genealogical information. Collection also contains copies of his letters to Ellis Butler Parker. Some of the material is contained in Blumenschein's scrapbooks. Additionally, collection holds financial and tax records, and ephemeral material such as driver's licences and passports. Inventory was produced at item level...
Identifier: AC 021-P
Scope and Content Collection consists of a 13-page handwritten text of a speech given by Blumenschein in 1953 on the occasion of John Gaw Meem's induction as an honorary fellow of the School of American Research in Santa Fe, and five letters sent and one letter received by Blumenschein between 1946 and 1955.
Abstract The collection documents the history of the Historic Santa Fe Foundation and some of their projects.
Abstract The John Gaw Meem Non-Job-Specific Photo Collection contains photographs compiled by architect John Gaw Meem.
Identifier: SWA JGM Drawings CSWR Microfilm NA737 M438 J64
Abstract The John Gaw Meem Drawings and Plans consist of architectural drawings, including floor plans, elevations, preliminary sketches, site surveys, details, and perspectives. Designs for residences, churches, school buildings, and commercial structures are included, many of them fashioned in the Pueblo Revival and Territorial Styles that are popular in the Southwest.
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.
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.
Abstract This collection contains photographs of buildings designed and built by architect, John Gaw Meem.
Identifier: AC 260-p
Abstract John Gaw Meem, Will Shuster, and Karl Larsson discuss Santa Fe and the development of Santa Fe's art colony, as well as the Depression, Los Alamos/World War II, art and artists in general, homogenization and globalization particularly regarding art and architecture.
Dates: 1965 August 27
Identifier: AC 591-OV
Scope and Content Collection contains various floor plans, building plans, and exhibition plans for the Palace of the Governors. There are also plans for the Museum of Fine Arts, and Armory and Elks buildings.
Dates: 1791 - 2000
Abstract Parker Wilson (1905-1984) was the son of Francis C. Wilson (attorney for Martha and Elizabeth White). Parker Wilson was a board member of the School of American Research (SAR) and his papers include correspondence regarding the School from 1952-1971. Also included is a report on the Navajo Dam project by the National Park Service. There is also a folder of materials pertaining to the Laboratory of Anthropology, Inc., 1961-1963, especially financial accounts.
Dates: 1952-1984; Majority of material found in 1952-1971
Abstract This collection consists of photographs by Robert Reck of buildings designed by architect John Gaw Meem.
Identifier: AC 202
Scope and Content The Santa Fe Plaza Renewal Project Collection consists of various records pertaining to the 1960s revitalization of Santa Fe's historic plaza.
Collection is arranged chronologically and by subject matter.
Collection is arranged chronologically and by subject matter.
Abstract Photographs documenting the construction and dedication ceremonies at Santa Maria de Acoma, a catholic church and mission at McCartys, New Mexico designed by John Gaw Meem.
Abstract Save Jonson Gallery Collection is comprised of petitions, letters of support, correspondence, related documents, and newspaper clippings regarding the 1998 campaign to preserve Jonson Gallery from new construction threats.
Dates: 1945-1999; Majority of material found within 1997-1999
Scope and Content The Department of Facility Planning collection is comprised of approximately 800 sets of architectural drawings and plans for campus buildings at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque. A small number of drawings are for buildings on the Gallup campus and for the University owned D. H. Lawrence Ranch outside Taos, New Mexico. Specific drawings include floor plans, elevations, mechanical and electrical plans, and detail drawings, as well as master plans, site plans, and landscaping plans....