Monday, March 14, 2011

3 New Drawings & Documents Archive Collections


The R. Milton Retherford House Architectural Drawings digital collection includes blueprints of a Queen Anne Style home built during 1890 in the Emily Kimbrough Historic District in Muncie, Indiana.

The Frank H. Wheeler Estate Photographs digital collection contains 39 images of the estate, known as Hawkeye (pictured left), taken by H. H. Coburn Company soon after the house was built. Also included is a portrait of Douglas Wheeler, the son of Frank and Stella Wheeler.

The Daniel B. Young Landscape Architectural Drawings digital collection contains images of Daniel B. Young's design drawings and business and personal photographs.

The Drawings and Documents Archive is a unique resource dedicated to preserving the history of the built environment in Indiana. Physical collections contain over 100,000 original architectural drawings, landscape plans, blueprints, photographs, models and building remnants that tell the history of Indiana’s sites and structures.