O'Neill, Virginia, Architectural Collection

A Guide to the Virginia O'Neill Architectural Collection, 1937-1965 Ms.2006.010


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Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech
Identification
Ms.2006.010
Title
Virginia O'Neill Architectural Collection,1937-1965
Quantity
1 Cubic Feet 10 folders
Creator
O'Neill, Virginia B. (Virginia Brown), 1923-1999
Language
The materials in the collection are in English.
Abstract
Virginia O'Neill was an architect in Stamford, Connecticut in the 1950's. The collection includes educational certificates, drawings, and plans for several residential projects.

Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

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Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to research.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: [identification of item], [box], [folder], Virginia O'Neill Architectural Collection, Ms2006-010, Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Source of Acquisition

The Virginia O'Neill Architectural Collection were donated to the International Archive of Women in Architecture at the Special Collections in 2005.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement and description of the Virginia O'Neill Architectural Collection took place in May 2006.


Biographical Note

Virginia Brown O'Neill was born in 1923 in Stamford, Connecticut. She was an architect in the 1950's to the 1960's in Connecticut. Little is known about her projects. She retired to St. Petersburg, Florida and died in August 1999.

Scope and Contents

The Virginia O'Neill Architectural Collection consist of personal materials and plans for several residential projects. Personal information includes a diploma from Stamford High School and two artistic drawings. Residential projects include architectural plans for several residential projects, including the Sawmill House, a six-room house and a vacation home in a hexagonal plan.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged chronologically by material type.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • International Archive of Women in Architecture (IAWA)
  • Women -- History

Rights Statement for Archival Description

The guide to the Virginia O'Neill Architectural Collection by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/cc0/).

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • O'Neill, Virginia B. (Virginia Brown), 1923-1999

Container List

folder 1
Personal Papers
  • Public School Certificate of Completion,
    1937
  • Stamford High School Diploma,
    1941
  • 2 Pencil sketch drawings, a girl and a solider,
    1944
folder 2
Unidentified preliminary residential plans, 5 sets of sketches
n.d.
folder 3
Arrowhead House blueprints, 6 sheets of plans, details, and elevations,
1955
folder 4
Sawmill House, version 1 blueprints, 4 sheets including elevations, framing plan and foundation plan,
1957
folder 5
Windmill House preliminary drawings, 6 sheets including plans, elevations, sections and details,
1957
folder 6
Six Room House, 8 sheets including plans, elevations, sections and details,
1958
folder 7
Windmill House diazotype job prints, 10 sheets including landscape plan, plans, elevations, sections and details,
1959
folder 8
Roxbury School millwork drawings, 6 sheets
1959
folder 9
Vacation House/Hexagonal plan diazotypes, 10 sheets including elevations, sections, details and electrical plan,
1963
folder 10
Vacation House/Hexagonal plan tracings, 10 sheets including elevations, sections, details and electrical plan,
1963