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Francis Keally papers, 1936-1967

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Keally, Francis, 1889-1978
Title
Francis Keally papers
Dates
1936-1967 (inclusive)
Quantity
0.5 linear feet, (1 containers)
Collection Number
Ax 381
Summary
Francis Keally was architect of the Oregon State capitol, and was consulted about alterations to it.
Repository
University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives.
UO Libraries--SPC, 1299
University of Oregon
Eugene OR
97403-1299
Telephone: 541-346-3068
Fax: 541-346-3485
spcarref@uoregon.edu
Access Restrictions

Collection is open to the public.

Collection must be used in Special Collections & University Archives Reading Room.

Languages
English


Historical NoteReturn to Top

Francis Keally was architect of the Oregon State capitol building, and was consulted about alterations to it. At the time of the construction of the state capitol, he was an Associate Architect with the Offices of Trowbridge and Livingston, Architects, New York, New York.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The collection includes architectural drawings, correspondence, building specifications, photographs, publications, and miscellaneous material relating to the design and construction of the Oregon State capitol in Salem, Oregon.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Property rights reside with Special Collections & University Archives. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections & University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.

Archival may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal and/or state right to privacy laws and other 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 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 the University of Oregon assumes no responsibility.

If a researcher finds sensitive personal information in a collection, please bring it to the attention of the reading room staff.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Francis Keally Papers, Ax 381, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Drawings and PlansReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box
1
Drawing No. 100. Ground Floor Plan. (blueprint)
September 11, 1936
1
Drawing No. 101. First Floor Plan
September 11, 1936
1
Drawing No. 101. General Revisions
December 11, 1936
1
Drawing No. 101. Alternates
December 15, 1936
1
Drawing No. 101
1
Drawing No. 102. Second Floor Plan
September 11, 1936
1
Drawing No. 103. Third Floor Plan
undated
1
Drawing No. 104. Fourth Floor Plan
September 11, 1936
1
Drawing No. 105. Roof Plan
September 11, 1936
1
Drawing No. 106. Missing
1
Drawing No. 107. Plot Plan
September 11, 1936
1
Drawing No. 107. General Revisions
December 11, 1936
1
Drawing No. 107. Alternates
December 15, 1936
1
Drawing No. 108. North Elevation and Miscellaneous Details
September 11, 1936
1
Drawing No. 109. South Elevation and Miscellaneous Details
September 11, 1936
1
Drawing No. 109. General Revisions
December 11, 1936
1
Drawing No. 109. Alternates
December 15, 1936
1
Drawing No. 110. West Elevation and Transverse Section
September 11, 1936
1
Drawing No. 110. General Revisions
December 11, 1936
1
Drawing No. 110. Alternates
December 15, 1936
1
Drawing No. 111. Longitudinal Section
September 11, 1936
1
Drawing No. 1000. Bronze Details
September 11, 1936
1
Drawing No. 1001. Miscellaneous Details
September 11, 1936
1
Drawing No. 1002. Legislative chambers, etc
September 11, 1936
1
Drawing No. 1003. Lighting Fixtures
September 11, 1936
1
Drawing No. 1030. Rotunda
June 25, 1937

Correspondence and SpecificationsReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box
1
Carkin, J. Wsarren. (Salem, Oregon, Architect)
7.0 letters
1967
1
One booklet givng Mrs. Carkin's credentials
1
Capitol Space Survey
1966
1
Hatfield, Mark O. (Oregon governor)
30.0 letters
1961-1966
1
Loring, Joseph R. and Associates, Consulting Engineers. (New York Engineers for 1964-1965 House and Senate chambers re-lighting project)
38.0 letters
1963-1965
1
Marion Electric. (Salem, Oregon sub-contractor for re-lighting project). 7 letters, 36 daily progress reports
1964-1965
1
Meier and Frank Company. (Dale Crawford) re: new draperies for the House and Senate Chambers
6.0 letters
1964
1
Newberry, Roehr, and Schuette, Architects. (Earl P. Newberry). re: proposed additions to Capitol
28.0 letters
1962-1964
1
Oregon. Capitol Planning Commission (Charles A. Sprague)
7.0 letters
1962-1963
1
Oregon. Board of Control. (W. Reid Hanson)
12.0 letters
1964-1965
1
Oregon. Department of Finance and Administration. (Eugene F. Gilstrap, Freeman Holmer)
33.0 letters
Includes carbon of An Architectural Program for the Proposed Capitol Addition.
1961-1965
1
Oregon. Department of State. (Harold F. Phillippe, Assistant Secretary of State). Includes specifications and bid material concerning the relighting and draperies. 111 letters
1963-1965
1
Miscellaneous correspondence
1
Di Muro, Jo
2.0 letters
1964
1
Hembree, L.W., Co
2.0 letters
1964
1
Illuminating Engineering Society
1.0 letter
1964
1
Langner, Leon
1.0 letter
1964
1
Loucks, Al
1.0 letter
1964
1
Musa, Ben
2.0 letters
1964
1
National Sculpture Society
4.0 letters
1963
1
New York City Council. Committee on Codification. (Seymour Boyers)
1.0 letter
1964
1
Oregon. Department of Commerce. State Board of Architect Examiners
2.0 letters
1964
1
Pittsburgh Plate Glass Company
1.0 letter
1964
1
Rambusch Company
4.0 letters
1965
1
Stagecraft Industries
3.0 letters
1965
1
Tead, James
1.0 letter
1965

PhotographsReturn to Top

Container(s) Description
Box
1
6 glossy black and white photographs of Capitol
1
3 color slides of model of Capitol
1
1 post card showing Capitol
1
2 photographs of drawings: #102 Second Floor Plan; unidentified

MiscellaneousReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box
1
Drawing of tree planting plan for Capitol Mall prepared by Lloyd Bond and Associates
November 18, 1964
1
Swatches of the drapery fabric used in the House and Senate Chambers
1
Sample of upholstery fabric
1
Two drawings showing re-lighting plans in House chambers. Prepared by Joseph R. Loring and Associates
undated
1
Two newspaper clippings concerning the new lighting

PublicationsReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box
1
Oregon State Capitol Floor Plan, 1961 edition
1961
1
Oregon State Capitol Floor Plan, 1963 edition
1963
1
Oregon. Capitol Planning Commission: Development of the State Capitol Area: 6th report
1961
1
Oregon. Capitol Planning Commission: Development of the State Capitol Area: 7th report
1963
1
Oregon. Capitol Planning Commission: Development of the State Capitol Area: 8th report
1965
1
Oregon. Capitol Planning Commission: Development of the State Capitol Area: 9th report
1967
1
Oregon. Department of Finance and Administration. Report to the 52nd Legislative Assembly: A Preliminary Study of Alternative Methods of Providing Additional Space at the State Capitol