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Architecture

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 37 Collections and/or Records:

Architectural Elevation Drawings for Buildings, c1900 - 1939

 File
Reference code: 178V10.9
Scope and Contents

Architectural elevation drawings for buildings including the Burton-on-Tent Opera House and proposed alterations to the Swan Inn in Burton-on-Trent. Pencil and colour pencils on paper and tracing paper.

Dates: c1900 - 1939

Area Plan for Commercial Development, 31 October 1911

 Item
Reference code: 178M15.35(xxviii)
Scope and Contents

Area plan from County Borough of Burton-upon-Trent commercial development, site No.11, scale 1/500th.

Dates: 31 October 1911

Blueprints of Plans and Elevation Drawings for Various Fairground Rides, c1875 - 1939

 Sub-Series
Reference code: 178M15.34
Scope and Contents Plans and elevation drawings for various fairground rides, including No.2 car track, Whirlwind racer, Switchback frames for J. Whiting, Weymouth Ghost Train, No.1 and No.2 Swoops, No.1, No.2, No.3, No.11, No.16 (alterations), No.33 (extension), No.47, No.52, No.54 and No.64 Arks, No.30 Noah’s Ark, No.31 Ark extension and No.4 alterations to the front for Frank Codona, cut out of motorcycle, Yo-Yo, No.8 Ghost Train, survey of ground for the Ghost Train Westover Amusement Park Bournemouth and...
Dates: c1875 - 1939

Blueprints of Plans and Elevation Drawings for Various Fairground Rides, c1880 - 1939

 Sub-Series
Reference code: 178M15.35
Scope and Contents Plans and elevation drawings for various fairground rides, including No.64 Ark, No.52, No.54 Dodgems, No.1 Water Dodgem, Whirlwind racer design and electrical diagram, Yo-Yo centre drum, Swings, Joy Wheel, track for Gymnastic railway for East Coast Amusements, Ghost Train, Scenic No.1, commercial development on Burton-upon-Trent, Wall of Death, No.3 Monorail, No.8 Ghost train, Auto Skooter for Blackpool Olympia, Anderton and Rowland’s Dodgem’s carrier, No.45 Ark pay box, Codona’s Noah’s Ark...
Dates: c1880 - 1939

Business Records, 1860 - 1975

 Series
Reference code: 178H8
Scope and Contents

Various documents related to the business operations of Orton and Spooner including order books, correspondence, contracts, account books, product specifications and wage books.

Dates: 1860 - 1975

Classic Weimar, [1858 - 1948]

 Series
Reference code: SLI 4/4
Scope and Contents

'Das klassische Weimar'. [Slides of/about the German city of Weimar].

Dates: [1858 - 1948]

Darwing of The Ritz Cinema, 1935

 Item
Reference code: 178V10.9(ii)
Scope and Contents

Front elevation of a building. Pencil and colour pencil on paper, Ritz Cinema Burton on Trent for Orton and Spooner. The art deco interior was designed by Annie Orton. Building designed by John Fairbrother, Glasgow. Later became a theatre and opera house. O & S owned other cinemas in the town. Grade II listed, interior decoration intact. Alternative finish.

Dates: 1935

Darwing of The Ritz Cinema, 1935

 Item
Reference code: 178V10.9(iii)
Scope and Contents

Front elevation of a building. Pencil and colour pencil on paper, Ritz Cinema Burton on Trent for Orton and Spooner. The art deco interior was designed by Annie Orton. Building designed by John Fairbrother, Glasgow. Later became a theatre and opera house. O & S owned other cinemas in the town. Grade II listed, interior decoration intact.

Dates: 1935

Daykin Drawings

 Fonds
Reference code: 394
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a variety of architectural drawings, including around 45 produced during Alec Daykin´s student years from 1935 to 1940. There are also drawings relating to the visit of Queen Elizabeth II to the University of Sheffield in 1954 and to the conversion of Shearwood Road Baptist Church into the University of Sheffield´s Drama Studio in 1970. Also included are set and costume designs for theatre productions both at the drama studio and elsewhere, and also archaeological...
Dates: 1935 - 1983

Devey Collection

 Fonds
Reference code: 281
Scope and Contents Drawings and photographs relating to the work of the 19th century architect George Devey.The collection is in two sections: the first, consisting of 95 loose but numbered items which are chiefly a selection of drawings in pencil, watercolour, and, in a few cases, ink, but also including some photographs. The second section consists of an album into which have been pasted 135 items which are almost all photographs but also include some pencil sketches. The drawings are...
Dates: 1840s - 1886