A Guide to the Robert F. Graeff Papers, c.1970s-1980s Graeff, Robert F. Papers Ms2015-012

A Guide to the Robert F. Graeff Papers, c.1970s-1980s

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Special Collections
Collection Number Ms2015-012


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Processed by: Betsy Reed, Graduate Student and Kira A. Dietz, Archivist, Special Collections

Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms2015-012
Title
Robert F. Graeff Papers, ca. 1970s-1980s
Physical Characteristics
0.4 cu. ft. 1 box
Creator
Graeff, Robert
Language
English
Abstract
This collection contains the papers of Robert F. Graeff a professor of architecture at Virginia Tech. The papers include photographs, handbooks, and design plans/instructions for design primarily relating the bathroom facilities.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from the Robert F. Graeff Papers must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Robert F. Graeff Papers Ms2015-012, Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

The Robert F. Graeff Papers were donated to Special Collections in 2014 after being received by the Art and Architecture Library.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the Robert F. Graeff Papers was completed in April 2015.


Biographical Note

Robert F. Graeff was a professor of architecture in the College of Architecture and Urban Studies at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University from 1978 to 1999.

Scope and Content

This collection contains the papers of Robert F. Graeff a professor of architecture at Virginia Tech. The papers include the Center for Product and Environmental Design (CAUS) publications, photographs, drawings and design materials relating to Graeff's designs for accessible bathrooms for the elderly. Although the majority of the materials are not dated, they are mostly from the 1970s and 1980s.

Arrangement

Materials in the collection were foldered by publication or material type. Folders in the collection are arranged in alphabetical order.

Index Terms

    Subjects:

  • Architecture
  • Faculty
  • University History
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. College of Architecture and Urban Studies

Contents List

Box-folder 1-1
A Bathroom for the Elderly: Aging Factors, Design Evaluation Criteria and a Design Proposal
Box-folder 1-2
Center for Interior Architecture and Product Design Description
Box-folder 1-3
Design Plans for Modular Hygiene Facility
Box-folder 1-4
Handbook for Design: Specially Adopted Housing VA Pamphlet 26-13 April 1978
Box-folder 1-5
Instructions for using the Personal Modular Hygiene Facility
Box-folder 1-6
Miscellaneous Photographs
Box-folder 1-7
Pamphlets for the Center for Product and Environmental Design
Box-folder 1-8
Personal Modular Hygiene Facility for the VA Medical Centers (2 CDs)
Box-folder 1-9
Photocopy of Design of Bathrooms, Bathroom Fixtures and Controls for the Able-Bodied and Disabled: A Progress Report, August 1979
Box-folder 1-10
Photograph Album
Box-folder 1-11
Photographs of Bathroom Units Built at the Salem, VA Hospital