Louis H. Asbury papers
Scope and Contents
Nearly one-half of these papers are architectural drawings. Most of the sets of drawings are complete, including floor plans, sectionals, elevations, and foundations. Some renderings are included, and are listed in the appendix of this inventory. Office files consist of specifications, correspondence, and other material relating to Asbury's projects. Most of the rest of the group consists of Asbury's architectural reference material, record books, a few personal writings and letters, pictures, and printed items concerning Asbury and his designs.
- Creation: 1906 - 1975
- Creation: 1908 - 1956
- Asbury, Louis H. (Louis Humbert) (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Some material may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the patron's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections.
6 Linear Feet
Language of Materials
Architectural drawings, office files, record books, and other material documenting the career of an early Charlotte architect. Includes drawings and specifications for residences, institutions, churches, and business offices in Charlotte and elsewhere in North Carolina.
The collection is arranged into the following series and subseries:
I. Personal, 1906-1975 i. Photographs - Prints II. Projects, 1908-1986 III. Administrative, 1908-1972 i. Promotional Brochure IV. Reference V. Postcards
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Transfer from Southern Historical Collection, UNC at Chapel Hill, 1997.
ca. 11,100 items (6 linear feet, including approx. 300 sets of architectural drawings).
Processed by Jeff Forret, August, 1997.
- Architects -- North Carolina
- Architectural drawing -- North Carolina
- Architecture -- Specifications -- North Carolina
- Architecture, Domestic -- North Carolina -- Designs and plans
- Buildings -- North Carolina
- Church architecture -- North Carolina -- Designs and plans
- Public architecture -- North Carolina -- Designs and plans
- Louis H. Asbury papers
- Jeff Forret
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Part of the Manuscript Collections, J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections and University Archives, UNC Charlotte Repository
Atkins Library, UNC Charlotte
9201 University City Blvd
Charlotte NC 28223 United States