Voorhees & Everhart Architectural Drawings of the High Point Friends Meeting House 1952-1963, 2017

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Creators
Voorhees & Everhart, Architects (Firm); Voorhees, Louis Francis, 1892-1974; Everhart, Eccles D.; Olive, Howard
Size
1.75 linear feet (5 flat folders, 1 half box); 623 megabytes
Call number
MC 00627

The collection of Voorhees & Everhart Architectural Drawings, 1952-1963, of the High Point Friends Meeting House contains original architectural drawings (as well as scans) of the Georgian Revival-style High Point Friends Meeting House in High Point, North Carolina.

Louis Francis Voorhees (1892-1974) was a prominent architect practicing in High Point, North Carolina, during the middle of the twentieth century. In 1938, he formed a partnership with Eccles D. Everhart, another established High Point architect. Many of Voorhees's architectural commissions were in High Point, a city that was experiencing rapid growth because of the expansion of textile manufacturing. The High Point Friends Meeting House was constructed in 1955 and 1956 from a design by a member of the congregation, Howard Olive, who was also employed with the firm Voorhees and Everhart.

Biographical/historical note

Louis Francis Voorhees (1892-1974) was a prominent architect practicing in High Point, North Carolina, during the middle of the twentieth century. In 1938, he formed a partnership with Eccles D. Everhart, another established High Point architect. Many of Voorhees's architectural commissions were in High Point, a city that was experiencing rapid growth because of the expansion of textile manufacturing. The High Point Friends Meeting House was constructed in 1955-1956 from a design by a member of the congregation, Howard Olive, who was also employed with the firm Voorhees and Everhart.

Scope/content

The collection of Voorhees & Everhart Architectural Drawings, 1952-1963, of the High Point Friends Meeting House contains original architectural drawings (as well as scans) of the Georgian Revival-style High Point Friends Meeting House in High Point, North Carolina.

Arrangement

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

Access to the collection

Collection is open for research; access requires at least 48 hours advance notice. Because of the nature of certain archival formats, including digital and audio-visual materials, access will require additional advanced notice. Copies of digital files may be provided for use in the SCRC Reading Room upon request.

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.

This collection may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which North Carolina State University assumes no responsibility.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Voorhees & Everhart Architectural Drawings of the High Point Friends Meeting House, MC 00627, Special Collections Research Center, NC State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC.

Source of acquisition

Gift of Joyce Hayworth, 2017 (Accession 2017.0142)

Processing information

Processed by: Gwynn Thayer, July 2017; machine-readable finding aid created by: Gwynn Thayer, July 2017.

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The collection is organized into two principal series:

Drawings 1952-1963 (2017.0142)
Drawings, includes inventory 1952-1963
Flat folder 1
Drawings 1952-1963
Flat folder 2
Drawings 1952-1963
Flat folder 3
Drawings 1952-1963
Flat folder 4
Drawings (R.D. Tillson, landscape architect) 1952-1963
Flat folder 5
Born Digital (scans of drawings) (2017.0142)
High Point Friends Meeting: Official Set of Drawings [DVD] and Printed Inventory, 2007 March 4 2017 (2017.0142)
Size: 1 DVD-R optical disc; 126 files; 623 megabytes
Half box 1, Folder 1
Please note that some historical materials may contain harmful content and/or descriptions. Learn how we’re addressing it.

Access to the collection

Collection is open for research; access requires at least 48 hours advance notice. Because of the nature of certain archival formats, including digital and audio-visual materials, access will require additional advanced notice. Copies of digital files may be provided for use in the SCRC Reading Room upon request.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Voorhees & Everhart Architectural Drawings of the High Point Friends Meeting House, MC 00627, 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.

This collection may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which North Carolina State University assumes no responsibility.