A Guide to the Charles S. Worley, Jr., Papers, 1954-1962, n.d. Worley, Charles S., Jr., Papers Ms1996-017

Charles S. Worley, Jr., Papers, 1954-1962, n.d.

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number Ms1996-017


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Processed by: Jennifer Royal, student assistant, and Laura Katz Smith, Manuscripts Curator, Special Collections

Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms1996-017
Title
Charles S. Worley, Jr., Papers, 1954-1962, n.d.
Physical Characteristics
1 oversize folder; 0.5 cu. ft.
Creator
Charles S. Worley, Jr.
Language
English
Abstract
The Charles S. Worley, Jr., papers consist almost exclusively of architectural drawings of designs by Worley, done from the mid-1950s to the early 1960s, with several designs undated.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish from the Charles S. Worley, Jr., Papers must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Charles S. Worley, Jr., Papers, Ms1996-017, Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

The Charles S. Worley, Jr., Papers, were donated to Special Collections in September 1996.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the Charles S. Worley, Jr., Papers commenced and was completed in October and December 1996. An addition to the collection was processed in June 1997.


Biographical Information

Charles Samuel Worley, Jr., was a Professor of Architecture at Virginia Tech from 1947 to 1982 and a Professor Emeritus from 1982 until his death in 1995. He received his B.S. in Architectural Engineering from the University of Oklahoma in 1936 and his M.S. in Architecture from the Illinois Institute of Technology in 1941.

Scope and Content

The Charles S. Worley, Jr., papers consist almost exclusively of architectural drawings of designs by Worley, done from the mid-1950s to the early 1960s, with several designs undated. The collection also includes photographs of Worley and his own residence, as well as slides taken by Worley of Blacksburg, Virginia; Smithfield Plantation, also in Blacksburg; and the Ogunquit Museum of American Art in Maine.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged by material type.

Index Terms

    Subjects:

  • Blacksburg (Va.)
  • Faculty
  • Local/Regional History and Appalachian South
  • Montgomery County (Va.)
  • University Archives
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute
  • Genre and Form Terms:

  • Photographs

Contents List

Folder 1
Architectural Drawings, 1954.
  • Offices and clinics for Dr. Richard A. Clay and Dr. C.W. McClure. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Winkler, Ried, & Boaz, architects. 11 original drawings, 1954.
  • Curtis Studios and Rainbow Travel Services. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Designed by Joseph N. Boaz. 9 original drawings, 1954.
  • Camp Meeting Grounds for Virginia Camp Meeting Association of the Church of God. Designed by Worley. 8 original drawings, 1954.
Folder 2
Architectural Drawings, 1957-1959.
  • Montgomery County Health Center, Christiansburg, Virginia. Designed by H.A. Elarth and Worley. 14 original drawings, 1957.
  • Blacksburg Redevelopment, Blacksburg, Virginia. Designed by Worley. 10 original drawings, 1958.
  • Residence, for Mr. and Mrs. Marcus L. Oliver. Blacksburg, Virginia. Designed by Shiver and Holland. 8 original drawings, 1959.
  • VPI Claytor Lake Camp and Topography Map, for YMCA. Pulaski, Virginia. Designed by Wells and Meagher, and Worley. 2 original drawings, 1959.
Folder 3
Architectural Drawings, 1960-1962.
  • Study Space, for Christian Church of Blacksburg. Blacksburg, Virginia. Designed by H.A. Elarth and Worley. 3 original drawings, 1960.
  • Residence, for Mr. and Mrs. Curtis Roane. Blacksburg, Virginia. Designed by H.A. Elarth and Worley. 14 original drawings, 1961.
  • Former Church Building adjoining Montgomery County Courthouse. Christiansburg, Virginia. Designed by H.A. Elarth and Worley. 5 original drawings, 1962.
Folder 4
Architectural Drawings, Photographs, Slides, 1950s-1960s, undated.
  • Tremont Street Subway proposal extension, for Boston City Hall. Boston, Massachusetts. 11 original drawings.
  • Addition to the Residence of Mr. & Mrs. Robert Fisher, Blacksburg, Virginia. Designed by Worley. 5 original drawings and 5 copies.
  • Topography Map of Government Reserve Site. Reston, Virginia. 1 original drawing.
  • Apartment building for Mr. and Mrs. Loren Hancuff. Blacksburg, Virginia. Designed by Worley. 7 original drawings and 7 photocopies.
  • Addition to Store and Apartment Building, for Mr. R.F. Plank. Blacksburg, Virginia. Designed by C.H. Cowgill. 2 original drawings.
  • Photographs of Charles S. Worley and his residence in Blacksburg (designed by himself).
  • Slides: Smithfield Plantation, circa 1950s, early 1960s (15 slides); Allegheny Springs, Virginia, and the Ogunquit Museum of American Art in Maine, 1953 (34 slides); Blacksburg, Virginia, 1958 (24 slides).
  • Unidentified architectural drawings.