Robert A. Eckert architectural drawings, photographs and other materials, circa 1951-1976  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Eckert, Robert A
Title
Robert A. Eckert architectural drawings, photographs and other materials
Dates
circa 1951-1976 (inclusive)
1951-1961 (bulk)
Quantity
approximately 235 architectural drawings (14 oversize folders)
14 transparencies : color
26 photographic prints : black and white
approximately .42 cubic feet of textual materials (1 box)
Collection Number
PH2008-051
Summary
Architectural drawings and other materials from the career of Robert A. Eckert of Seattle
Repository
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
98195-2900
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
speccoll@uw.edu
Access Restrictions

The collection is open to the public.

Additional Reference Guides

Languages
English


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Robert Allen Eckert was a Seattle architect who worked for Harstad & Associates in the 1950s and 1960s, later moving on to the position of Manager of Architectural Services at Weyerhaeuser Company in Tacoma, Washington. Eckert received a degree in architecture from the University of Oregon in 1951, then completed a master's degree at MIT in 1952. He was elected to the American Institute of Architects College of Fellows in 1984.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The collection includes drawings for about sixteen Washington, Oregon and Alaska projects including Grays Harbor County Rural Library, Shelton City Hall, W.H. Abel Memorial Library, Jon Evans residence, Tok Lodge in Tok Junction, AK and others. Textual materials consist of brochures and some of Eckert's architecture school work.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Restrictions might exist on reproduction, quotation, or publication. Contact the repository for details.

Preferred Citation

Robert A. Eckert Architectural Drawings, Photographs and Other Material. Special Collections, University of Washington Libraries, Seattle, Washington.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

 

Accession No. : , Return to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder Accession
1/1
Photographs - color transparencies
1/2
Photographs - prints
1/3
Photographs - contact prints
1/4
Terminal project - University of Oregon
Spring 1951
1/5
Massachusetts Institute of Technology housing conference materials
1952 January
1/6
Master's thesis in architecture - Massachusetts Institute of Technology
1952
1/7
" Distinctive house plans" publication - Harstad & Associates
1/8
Specifications for Jon Evans' Residence
1/9
Typed quotations
1/10
Specifications for Trail's End Recreation Center
1/11
Specifications for W.H. Abel Memorial Library
1959 November
1/12
Harstad Associates brochure
circa 1960s
1/13
Specifications for Shelton City Hall
folder:oversize
1
Unesco - Fundamental Design Principles - MIT
1952
1
Art Center for Cambridge Art Association - MIT Thesis
1952
1
Beach Home and Studio - MIT assignment
1951
1
Photograph
2
Morris Leischner Trailer Park at Juanita
1959
3
Recreation Center for Trails End Inc.
1959
4
Mr. & Mrs. Paul Thorgaard Residence - Bothell, WA
1956
5
Seattle First National Bank Shelton Branch - Shelton, WA
1961
6
A new office building for G and O Corporation - Juneau, AK
1960
7
First Baptist Church Conservative - Milwaukie, OR
1957
8
An apartment building for W.C Moyer - Fairbanks, AK
1960
9
W.H. Abel Memorial Library, Grays Harbor County Rural Library District - Montesaho, WA
1959
10
Office building and shop, King County Water District No. 97
1959
11
Kenmore Branch Bothell State Bank - Kenmore, WA
1952
12
Shelton City Hall - Shelton, WA
1961
13
Tok Lodge - Tok Junction, AK
1960
14
Jon Evans House - Mercer Island
1976

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  • Subject Terms :
  • Visual Materials Collections (University of Washington)