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Boehning & Boehning/Boehning, Protz, Cook & Associates Architectural Drawings and Plans

Identifier: SWA-Boehning-Drawings

Scope and Content

The Boehning & Boehning/Boehning, Protz, Cook & Associates Architectural Drawings and Plans collection consists of over one hundred sets of architectural drawings and plans including floor plans, elevations, and sections primarily of public buildings and some residences. The collection represents a sample of their work completed under the various firm names of Boehning & Boehning and Boehning, Protz, Cook & Associates. Their work ranges from personal residences to university stadiums. Their architectural style ranges from Spanish Pueblo Revival to modernist architectural styles.

Specific items in the collection include: New Mexico State Fair Indian Village, Albuquerque, NM (1986); New Mexico State University Stadium, Las Cruces, NM (1977); New Mexico State Fair Grandstand, Albuquerque, NM (1961); Albuquerque International Raceway, Albuquerque, NM (1987); University of New Mexico Arena, Albuquerque, NM (1966); Albuquerque Public Schools Remodels for Rio Grande High School, Jefferson Middle School, and Adobe Acres Elementary, Albuquerque, NM (1987); Albuquerque Police Department Community Substation, Albuquerque, NM (1988); Doña Ana County Courthouse Additions and Alterations, Las Cruces, NM (1966); Socorro Electric Cooperative, Socorro, NM (1950); St. Francis Xavier Parish Church, Albuquerque, NM (1949); St. Charles Borromeo Parish Convent, Albuquerque, NM (1968); Sigma Chi Fraternity House Additions, Albuquerque, NM (1951); Kappa Kappa Gamma Sorority House, Albuquerque, NM (1931); Monte Vista Elementary Additions and Alterations, Albuquerque, NM (1991); Acoma Reservation Elementary School, Acoma, NM (1969); and New Mexico Girls Welfare Home additions, Albuquerque, NM (1955).


  • 1927-1992

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Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

Copy Restrictions

Limited duplication of CSWR material is allowed for research purposes. User is responsible for compliance with all copyright, privacy, and libel laws. Permission is required for publication or distribution.

Biographical Information

A.W. Boehning, Sr. was a carpenter and builder before he earned his architectural training with the U.S. Veterans Bureau for Disabled Veterans. He also trained with the Trost & Trost architectural firm. He was a member of the New Mexico State Board of Architects from 1931 to 1950.

A.W. Boehning, Jr., was born on November 15, 1919 in South Bend, Indiana. His family relocated to Albuquerque when he was four months. After his public education in Albuquerque, he studied architecture at the University of New Mexico for three years and one year at the University of Southern California. After his education, he served in the U.S. Army Air Corps as a draftsman and surveyor during WWII.

Joseph F. Boehning was born March 27, 1931 in Albuquerque, NM. He grew up in Albuquerque and was educated in the Albuquerque Public School system. Boehning received a Bachelor of Architecture and a Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering at the University of New Mexico. While at the university, he was a member of the Sigma Tau National Engineering Honorary Fraternity. After graduating from UNM in 1953, Joseph Boehning joined the U.S. Air Force and was an Installation Engineer Officer and planned the Kimpo Air Force Base, Korea in 1953-54. He also planned the new building designs for the Korean Rehabilitation Program.


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The Boehning & Boehning/Boehning, Protz, Cook & Associates Architectural Drawings and Plans collection contains architectural drawings and plans, primarily of public buildings in Albuquerque and several other New Mexico cities.

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Finding Aid of the Boehning & Boehning/Boehning, Protz, Cook & Associates Architectural Drawings and Plans, 1927-1992
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Revision Statements

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Repository Details

Part of the UNM Center for Southwest Research & Special Collections Repository

University of New Mexico Center for Southwest Research & Special Collections
University Libraries, MSC05 3020
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque NM 87131