1 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Architectural drawings--1920-1970.

  1. Ray architectural drawing archive (Library of Congress)

    794 items (chiefly architectural drawings); various sizes, in folders 89 x 123 cm. or smaller. -- Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Primarily architectural drawings by Luther R. Ray and his firm, the Structural Porcelain Enamel Co., for Spanish Colonial Revival, Georgian Revival, and Tudor Revival style residential buildings and porcelain enamel clad commercial buildings in Washington, D.C., and surrounding suburbs. Among his designs in the archive are single detached houses; apartment houses; stores; theaters; gas stations; and restaurants, including the Little Tavern and Hot Shoppes. Materials document various phases of the design process, from preliminary sketches to working drawings, and include specifications and miscellaneous supplementary materials relating to building projects. The archive also includes some landscape architecture and engineering drawings as well as architectural drawings by other creators.