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State Capitol "Round House" Plans

Identifier: AC 464-ov

Scope and Content

This collection consists of sheets A-128 & A-129 of 163 sheets of the architectural drawings of the state capitol building of New Mexico known as the "Round House," including plans for undercounter cabinets in the House of Representatives and the Senate, and furniture layouts, sheet 11 of 11 sheets. Also included is one photograph of the central heating plant under construction.


  • 1964-1965
  • Majority of material found in Placeholder Unit Date Text

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Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

Copy Restrictions

Limited duplication of print materials allowed for research purposes. User is responsible for all copyright compliance.

Biographical Information

Construction began on the New Mexico State Legislative - Executive Building, also known as the "Round House," with a stake driving ceremony on June 18, 1964. The finished building was dedicated on December 8, 1966. The $5,000,000 building was designed by architect W.C. Kruger & Associates, and constructed by Robert E. McKee., under the governorship of Jack M. Campbell. The building is in a modified Zia Sun Symbol shape, and is a combination of traditional and modern style architecture. A unique feature is the 60-foot high rotunda in the center, topped by a colored skylight.


1 oversize folder

Guide to the State Capitol "Round House" Plans, 1964-1965
Edited Full Draft
Pam Downey
© 2009
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Finding aid is in English

Revision Statements

  • Monday, 20210524: Attribute normal is missing or blank.

Repository Details

Part of the Fray Angélico Chávez History Library Repository

Fray Angélico Chávez History Library
New Mexico History Museum
113 Lincoln Ave
Sante Fe NM 87501 USA
(505) 476-5090