Bruce Goff Architectural Drawings of the L. A. Freeman Residence 1958

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Creator
Goff, Bruce, 1904-1982
Size
1 linear foot (1 flatfolder)
Call number
MC 00554

The Bruce Goff Architectural Drawings of the L. A. Freeman Residence collection contains three sets of architectural drawings from 1958 for the residence of Mr. and Mrs. L. A. Freeman at 6565 Park Circle in Joplin, Missouri. Two of the drawing sets are detailed plans for two separate homes, but only one was constructed. The third drawing is an architectural rendering drawn in color that depicts the exterior of the home.

American architect Bruce Goff (1904-1982) was known for his organic and eclectic designs of homes and several other structures in Oklahoma, Illinois, Missouri, and other locations. His architectural style was influenced by Frank Lloyd Wright and Louis Sullivan. Goff was also a a part-time teacher at the Academy of Fine Arts in Chicago.

The L. A. Freeman Residence was designed by Bruce Goff in 1958 and is located at 6565 Park Circle, Joplin, Missouri in the Tabor Woods neighborhood. The architectural drawings contain plans for two separate homes for at this location, but only one was constructed.

Biographical/historical note

American architect Bruce Goff (1904-1982) was known for his organic and eclectic designs of homes and several other structures in Oklahoma, Illinois, Missouri, and other locations. His architectural style was influenced by Frank Lloyd Wright and Louis Sullivan. Goff was also a a part-time teacher at the Academy of Fine Arts in Chicago.

The L. A. Freeman Residence was designed by Bruce Goff in 1958 and is located at 6565 Park Circle, Joplin, Missouri in the Tabor Woods neighborhood. The architectural drawings contain plans for two separate homes for at this location, but only one was constructed.

Scope/content

The Bruce Goff Architectural Drawings of the L. A. Freeman Residence collection contains three sets of architectural drawings from 1958 for the residence of Mr. and Mrs. L. A. Freeman at 6565 Park Circle in Joplin, Missouri. Two of the drawing sets are detailed plans for two separate homes, but only one was constructed. The third drawing is an architectural rendering drawn in color that depicts the exterior of the home.

Arrangement

Materials arranged in the order received; this collection has not yet received full archival processing.

Access to the collection

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Bruce Goff Architectural Drawings of the L. A. Freeman Residence, MC 00554, Special Collections Research Center, NC State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Source of acquisition

Gift of Timothy Lovin, 2015 (Accession 2015.0103)

Processing information

Processed by: Jessica Serrao and Gwynn Thayer, May 2015; machine-readable finding aid created by: Jessica Serrao and Gwynn Thayer, May 2015.

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Architectural Drawings of Residence for Mr. & Mrs. L. A. Freeman - Plot Plan, Foundation Plan, Floor Plans and Elevations, Tabor Woods, Joplin, Missouri September 12, 1958 (2015.0103)
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Architectural Rendering of Residence for Mr. & Mrs. L. A. Freeman [in color], Tabor Woods, Joplin, Missouri 1958 (2015.0103)
Flat folder 1
Architectural Drawings of Residence for Mr. & Mrs. L. A. Freeman - Plot Plan, Foundation Plan, Floor Plans and Elevations, Tabor Woods, Joplin, Missouri (2015.0103)
Flat folder 1
Please note that some historical materials may contain harmful content and/or descriptions. Learn how we’re addressing it.
Please note that some historical materials may contain harmful content and/or descriptions. Learn how we’re addressing it.

Access to the collection

This collection is open for research; access requires at least 48 hours advance notice.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Bruce Goff Architectural Drawings of the L. A. Freeman Residence, MC 00554, NC State University Libraries Special Collections Research Center

Use of these materials

The nature of the NC State University Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NC State University Libraries claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.