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Record Group: 1 UW
Record Sub-Group 2
Records Title: UM-System; Board of Curators; University Wide Buildings Survey
Dates: 1955-1990, bulk 1965-1980
Volume: 1 and 1/6 cubic feet, 1.46 linear feet

Scope and Content Note

(A93-8)
This Record Sub-Group contains documentation relating to the design, construction, maintenance, and modification of University owned and leased buildings on all of the four University of Missouri System Campuses. Included are Architects' Preliminary Design Reports, news releases requesting bids and announcing the awarding of contracts, photographs of construction work and of completed structures, correspondence between contractors and the Board of Curators, and records of the funds spent in constructing and maintaining various University buildings.

Series Descriptions:

This Record Sub-Group is divided into five series. Arrangement within each series is based on original order and is by individual building or proposed construction project. Series One contains documents pertaining to buildings on the University of Missouri-Rolla campus. Series Two holds information concerning buildings on the University of Missouri-St Louis campus. Buildings on the University of Missouri-Kansas City campus is the subject of Series Three. Series Four contains documents pertaining to buildings on the University of Missouri-Columbia campus. Series Five holds documents pertaining to System-Wide University of Missouri buildings and constructions.

Series Outline:

  1. Series One - University of Missouri-Rolla

  2. Series Two - University of Missouri-St Louis

  3. Series Three - University of Missouri-Kansas City

  4. Series Four - University of Missouri-Columbia

  5. Series Five - University of Missouri - System-Wide

Inventory

Series One - University of Missouri at Rolla

Box 1

FF 1 - File cards, labeled UMR-1 through UMR-81, containing information on Rolla campus buildings: building's name, year of construction, original cost, subsequent alterations, college or department, major use, status of ownership, square feet of space.

FF 2 - Booklet containing the Architect's Preliminary Design Report for the Mineral Engineering Building (1981).

FF 3 - Booklet containing several maps of sections of Rolla where UMR campus is located and drafts of an informational supplement explaining UMR Campus Plan (1967).

FF 4 - Board of Curators' advertisement for bids for the construction of an Engineering Science Laboratory Building, Office of Public Information news releases detailing progress toward the structure's completion, and a photo-print depicting the building during its construction (1966-1967).

FF 5 - Booklet of the Architect's Preliminary Design Report for the Engineering Management Building (1981).

FF 6 - Booklet of the Architect's Preliminary Design Report for the University Center, press releases concerning the awarding of a contract for the construction of the Center, and photo-prints of an artist's rendering of the proposed building (1970).

FF 7 - Artist's rendering of the proposed Materials Research Building, photo-prints of the artist's rendering, and a photograph with the negative of the building after its construction.

FF 8 - Booklet containing the Architect's Preliminary Design Report for construction of the Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Building, news releases relating to the construction of the building, and a photograph of the former Chemistry Building (1970).

FF 9 - Photographs of the exterior of the Student Union (1971).

FF 10 - A press release about the opening of UMR's Library Building, photographs of the building under construction, and photographs of the finished building (1968).

FF 11 - Booklet containing the architect's blueprints and outline specifications for the Mathematics and Computer Science Building, press releases pertaining to design changes and final approval of the construction, and a photo-print of the structure during construction (1968-1970).

FF 12 - Report on the UMR Space Sciences Research Program (1965), a booklet containing the architect's blueprints and outline specifications for the Space Sciences Research Center Building, and photos of the building under construction (ca 1969).

FF 13 - Press release regarding the Board of Curators decision to allocate funds for remodeling Fulton Hall, and a booklet containing the architects' blueprints and outline specifications for the remodeling (1974).

FF 14 - Booklet containing the Architect's Preliminary Design Study for the Hazardous Chemical Storage Building (1978).

FF 15 - Advertisement for Bids for the construction of a Humanities and Social Science Building, press releases regarding the approval of plans and awarding of contracts, and an artist's rendering of the proposed building (1968-1969).

FF 16 - Booklet containing the Architect's Preliminary Design Report for the UMR Auditorium - Music - Alumni Building (1980).

FF 17 - News release regarding the Board of Curators' authorization of funds needed to construct a Multi-Purpose Building, photo-prints and a negative of an artist's rendering of the proposed building (ca 1966).

FF 18 - General Information Relating To University of Missouri-Rolla $1,500,000 Student Housing System Revenue Bonds of 1971 booklet.

FF 19 - Photographs: Rolla Building, Mining Engineering Building, Norwood Hall, interior view of the nuclear reactor (November 21, 1962), staff worker, students at commencement, instructor and student working with laboratory equipment, classroom settings (labeled "3-71"), and unidentified building in an artist's rendering.

FF 20 - News releases announcing the awarding of contracts for construction and renovation of UMR buildings (1962-1968).

Series Two - University of Missouri at St. Louis
Box 1 (cont'd)

FF 21 - File cards, labeled UMSL-1 through UMSL-19, containing information on St. Louis campus buildings: building name, year constructed, original cost, year of last alteration, cost of alteration, major use, ownership status, and square feet.

FF 22 - Letter about the University of Missouri purchasing the Normandy Residence Center and the property of the Normandy School District to establish a St. Louis campus of the University (11/5/1961), news releases about extension courses offered at the University-Normandy Residence Center and the appropriation of funds needed for the development of the UMSL campus (1963), photographs and a photo-negative of the Normandy Residence building (ca 1963), booklet containing the Master Plan for the University of Missouri Normandy [UMSL] Campus (1963), news releases announcing the approval of a Master Plan for UMSL's growth (ca 1963), negatives and prints of an artist's rendering of a proposed building for the UMSL campus and of a scale model of the campus after planned construction (ca 1963), maps of the UMSL campus showing the placement of proposed buildings and parking areas (1965), a letter and news releases about the construction of buildings on the UMSL campus (1967-1969), an aerial photo of the UMSL campus (ca 1968), a photo of UMSL graduation ceremonies (1969).

FF 23 - Booklet containing an Architect's Preliminary Design Study for the UMSL Arts and Sciences Building (ca 1968), a photo negative of an artist's rendering of the building (ca 1968), President's press releases announcing the Board of Curators' approval of plans and construction contracts for the UMSL Arts and Science building.

FF 24 - Photo-prints of an artist's rendering of the proposed UMSL Life Sciences Building, a photo of people in a laboratory setting labeled "Prof. Jacob Leventhal, Physics," and, "Classroom Shot" (ca 1967).

FF 25 - Photo-prints of an artist's rendering of the proposed UMSL Library, a photo of the UMSL Library under construction, President release announcing the naming of the building as the Thomas Jefferson Library (1968-1969).

FF 26 - Advertisement and an addendum to the advertisement for bids to construct a Social Sciences and Education Building on the UMSL campus, photo-prints of an artist's rendering of the proposed building with an attached note giving the anticipated completion date ("January 1970"), news releases announcing the awarding of contracts for the construction of the building (1968-1969).

FF 27 - Photo-prints of an artist's rendering of the Laboratory and Classroom Building for UMSL (ca 1963), President's release announcing the building will be named Benton Hall, photographs of Benton Hall with students and of James L. Bugg, Jr., Chancellor of UMSL with a note explaining Benton Hall was the only completed building on the UMSL campus (ca 1966), news release announcing the awarding of a contract to make alterations to Benton Hall.

FF 28 - Booklet containing the Architects' Preliminary Design Report for the UMSL General Services Building, President's releases and an executive report from the minutes of a Board of Curators' meeting chronicling the steps involved in finalizing plans to construct the UMSL General Services Building (1974-1975).

FF 29 - Board of Curators' recommendation for the acceptance of building bids for the UMSL Multi-Purpose Building, news releases about the awarding of contracts for the building, photo-prints of an artist's rendering of the proposed building, "General Information Relating to University of Missouri-St. Louis $500,000 Multi-Purpose Auditorium-Physical Education Building Revenue Bonds of 1970," booklet (1968-1970).

FF 30 - Correspondence and President releases regarding gifts of buildings and funds from J. C. Penney and also to the decision to construct the University Center and J.C. Penney Continuing Education Building on the UMSL campus (1960-68), photo-prints of artists' renderings of structures, UMSL's Digest magazine containing photographs of existing campus buildings and artists' renderings of proposed buildings (ca 1968), booklet containing information about the issue of revenue bonds for construction of the two buildings (1970).

FF 31 - Booklet containing the Architects' Preliminary Design Report for the UMSL Administration Building (1974).

FF 32 - President's release announcing the Board of Curators' approval to build the UMSL Mathematics and Modern Languages Building, photo-prints of artists' renderings of the proposed building, photo-prints of the renderings, printing plates, artists' renderings made from the plates, photograph of the structure under construction (ca 1966-1968).

Series Three - University of Missouri at Kansas City
Box 1 (cont'd)

FF 33 - File cards, labeled UMKC-1 through UMKC-94, containing information on Kansas City campus buildings: building names, dates of construction, cost of construction, last alteration date, cost of alteration, ownership status, major use, and square feet.

FF 34 - News releases tracing the growth of the UMKC campus (1966-1969), advertisements for bids, and photographs: UMKC staff, UMKC students between classes (ca 1967), UMKC bus drivers (ca 1967), UMKC commencement (1968), UMKC commencement (ca 1970), members of the Council of Arts (ca 1967), Jack Ralston and Doctor LaBudde flanking a Conservatory of Music Library plaque.

FF 35 - Booklet containing the Architects' Preliminary Design Report for the UMKC Recreational Facilities Area and a news release announcing the approval of plans to build the area (1977).

FF 36 - Booklet containing the Architects' Preliminary Design Report for the UMKC Law School Building, slides and a photo-negative, and photo-prints of the artist's renderings of the proposed UMKC Law School Building (ca 1976).

FF 36A - Booklet containing the Architects' Preliminary Design Report for the UMKC School of Business and Public Administration Building (1983).

FF 37 - News release announcing the raising of funds to build a Center for the Performing Arts, a negative and prints of an artist's rendering of the building, photo-prints of an artist's rendering of a different version of the same structure, booklet containing the architects' preliminary design report for UMKC's Enid Jackson Kemper Center for the Performing Arts, Bid Tabulation Form listing the construction bids of the proposed structure, press release and Statement from the President of the Board of Curators explaining reasons why the building should not be built as designed due to excessive cost (1974-1975).

FF 38 - Newspaper clippings regarding the University's intention to build a scaled-down Center for the Performing Arts, news release about the efforts to raise funds for the building, booklet containing the Architects' Preliminary Design Report for the revised UMKC Center for the Performing Arts (1976).

FF 39 - Press release announcing the plan to construct a UMKC School of Dentistry Building, prints of an artist's rendering of the building, photo-print of the artist's rendering, booklet containing "Building Facts and Features", photographs of the interior and the exterior of the building, announcement of bids for T. V. and Audio systems at the building (1967-1972).

FF 40 - News releases regarding advertising for bids and awarding of contracts for the construction of the UMKC General Services Building, and photo-prints of an artist's rendering of the building (ca 1964).

FF 41 - Booklet containing the architects' preliminary design report for an addition to the UMKC Grant Hall Conservatory of Music (1968).

FF 42 - News release and one artist's rendering of a proposed addition to UMKC's Haag Hall.

FF 43 - News release and photo-print of an artist's rendering of UMKC's Biological Sciences Building and Chemistry Building.

FF 44 - Photo-prints of artists' renderings of UMKC's Bookstore and Cooling Plant and a photograph of students studying in the UMKC Student Union.

FF 45 - Photo-print of an artist's rendering of the proposed UMKC Library Building and exterior photographs of the UMKC Library.

FF 46 - News releases regarding the planning, bidding, and awarding of contracts for UMKC's School of Education Building, booklet containing the Architects' Preliminary Design Report for the building, photo-prints of an artist's rendering of the proposed building (ca 1968-1969).

FF 47 - News releases and an "Appropriations Summary" regarding the steps leading to the construction of the UMKC School of Medicine Building, booklet containing the Architects' Preliminary Design Report for the building, photo negatives and prints of an artist's rendering of the structure and a scale mock-up of the structure among existing campus buildings (ca 1968-1969).

FF 48 - Booklet containing the Architects' Preliminary Design Report for the UMKC Animal Laboratory Facilities Building, and news releases regarding the awarding of contracts for the construction of this building (ca 1968-70).

Series Four - University of Missouri at Columbia
Box 1 (cont'd)

FF 49 - File cards, labeled UMC-2 through UMC-170" containing information on the University of Missouri-Columbia campus buildings: name of structure, year of construction, initial cost, year last remodeled, cost of remodeling, major use, department, ownership status, and gross and net square feet.

FF 50 - Photographs of UMC students involved in various activities, commencement exercises on the UMC campus, UMC faculty and staff involved in various activities, and the exterior of the Math Science Building. One bid request and three bid tabulation sheets (one for the Alumni Center and two for the UMC Gross Anatomy Lab and renovations to be made to Clark Hall). News releases regarding plans for the construction of a "Pedestrian Tunnel", Environmental Health Studies Facility, Student Recreation Field, Heating Plant, Botany Building and announcing changes in the UMC housing preference policy (ca 1965-1981).

FF 51 - Bid tabulation for improvements to Ellis Library (ca 1980) and a booklet containing the Architects' Preliminary Design Report for renovation and expansion" of Ellis Library (ca 1983).

FF 52 - Booklet containing the Architects' Preliminary Design Report for UMC's Health Sciences Library (1982).

FF 53 - Booklet containing the Architects' Preliminary Design Report for UMC's Diabetes Center (1982).

FF 54 - News releases and bid tabulations regarding the addition of rest room facilities, seating, and renovation of locker rooms at Faurot Field (1977). Booklet containing the Architects' Feasibility Study for expansion and renovation of the Faurot Field President's Box (1983).

FF 55 - Booklet containing the Architects' Preliminary Design Report for UMC's Eye Research Facility (1983).

FF 56 - Bid tabulation sheet and news release regarding the construction of a dressing room at the UMC Athletic Practice Field Facility (1983).

FF 57 - Booklet containing the Architects' Preliminary Design Report for the enlargement of UMC's McHaney Hall Rehabilitation Facility and a news release announcing the Board of Curators' approval of the report (ca 1971). Bid tabulation sheets regarding the expansion (ca 1972) and re-roofing (ca 1983) of UMC's McHaney Hall Rehabilitation Facility. News releases regarding the call for bids and awarding of contracts for expansion of the building (1972).

FF 58 - News release, architects' rendering, and bid tabulation sheet for landscaping renovation of the southern area of Jesse Hall, A bid tabulation sheet for renovation of the Jesse Hall dome (1981).

FF 59 - Bid tabulation sheets pertaining to the renovation of UMC's Lowry Mall (1981).

FF 60 - News releases, bid tabulation sheets, and Architects' Preliminary Design Report booklets for the three phases of the construction of UMC's Animal Sciences Research Center (ca 1965-1981).

FF 61 - Booklet containing the Architects' Preliminary Design Report for renovation of the Intensive Care Unit and stairwells of the UMC Medical Center (1978).

FF 62 - Bid tabulation sheet and news release announcing the Board of Curators' plan to enlarge the KOMU-TV Transmitter Facilities (1969). Booklet containing the Architects' Preliminary Design Report for an addition to the facility (1979).

FF 63 - Booklet containing the Architects' Preliminary Design Report for the UMC Library Storage Facility (1978).

FF 64 - News releases chronicling early steps in the construction of UMC's Space Sciences Research Center (1965-1968), booklet of the Architects' Preliminary Design Report for Stage II, photo-prints of an artist's rendering of the construction (ca 1969), news releases and a bid tabulation sheet describing the plans for expanding the Space Sciences Research Center (ca 1969), a document describing the possible uses of the above mentioned facility, photographs of staff members at work in the facility, and an Office of Public Information memo describing the story and photos (ca 1969).

FF 65 - Booklet containing the Architects' Preliminary Design Report for renovation of UMC's "Old Chemistry Building" and news release announcing the Board of Curators' approval of the plans (1974).

FF 66 - Booklet containing the Architects' Preliminary Design Report for the UMC School of Law Building (1983).

FF 67 - Booklet containing the Architects' Preliminary Design Report for the renovation of the UMC Engineering Building and bid tabulation sheets regarding the project (1979-1981).

FF 68 - Booklet containing the Architects' Preliminary Design Report for the UMC Ophthalmology Clinic Building and a contractor's bid form and bid tabulation sheet for the clinic (1980-1981).

FF 69 - Booklet containing the Architects' Preliminary Design Report for the UMC Veterinary Science Clinic, photo-print of an artist's rendering of the structure, bid tabulation sheet, news releases (1974-1975); photographs labeled, "Chancellor Herbert W. Schooling, Dean Kenneth D. Weide, and W.H. Simon, of Simon Construction Company on the construction site."

Series Four - University of Missouri at Columbia (cont'd)

Box 2

FF 1 - News release announcing plans to make improvements to the UMC Heating Plant and bid tabulation sheets regarding the construction project (1979-1981).

FF 2 - Booklet containing the Architects' Preliminary Design Report for UMC's proposed Agricultural Engineering Building (1980).

FF 3 - Booklet containing the Architects' Preliminary Design Report for an addition to the UMC School of Journalism, photo-print of an artist's rendering of the addition, news releases, bid tabulation, and list of resources (1976-1977).

FF 4 - News releases, advertisement for bids, and bid tabulation sheet for the proposed construction of UMC's Social Sciences Building (1968).

FF 5 - Photo-prints of an artist's rendering of the UMC Biological Sciences Building.

FF 6 - News release announcing construction of additional greenhouses for the UMC campus with an advertisement for bids and a bid tabulation sheet (1968-1969).

FF 7 - Booklet containing the Architects' Preliminary Design Report for the UMC School of Nursing Facility, bid tabulation sheet, and news release chronicling the Board of Curators' construction contracts' award (1976).

FF 8 - Booklet containing the Architects' Preliminary Design Report for a new UMC Chemistry Building, news releases, and bid tabulation sheet announcing the approval of construction plans and the offer of contractors' bids (1968-1969).

FF 9 - Booklet containing the Architects' Preliminary Design Report for the UMC Medical Center (1955), artist's rendering of additions to the Medical Center (1964), news releases, and brochure celebrating the Center's tenth anniversary (1966). News releases about contracts awarded for the additions (1969) and bid tabulation sheets regarding the Medical Center's expansion (1981).

FF 10 - News releases announcing plans to build the UMC's Multi-Purpose Auditorium and bid advertisements (1967-1968), bid tabulation sheets (ca 1968), booklet regarding the sale of revenue bonds to offset construction costs, and artist's rendering (ca 1969). Brochure announcing the dedication of the Warren E. Hearnes Multi-Purpose Building (1972)and bid tabulation for re-roofing the building.

FF 11 - News release announcing plans to build an addition to Curtis Hall, booklet containing the Architects' Preliminary Design Report, bid tabulation sheet, and news release about the acceptance of low bids for the project.

Series Five - University of Missouri System-Wide
Box 2 (cont'd)

FF 12 - Memo stating the University of Missouri guidelines for naming buildings and major facilities, list of future starting dates and completion dates for University-wide building projects, and inventory sheets (1962-1973).

FF 13 - News releases, advertisement for bids, and bid tabulation sheet for the construction of a new President's Residence, photo-print of an artist's rendering of the proposed new residence (ca 1968).

FF 14 - Advertisement for bids and photocopy of an artist's rendering of the construction of a "Hot Cell" for the University-Wide "Research Reactor" (ca 1968). News release announcing the Board of Curators' approval to construct a Scientific Instrument Shop Facility in the MU Research Park (1970).

FF 15 - News releases regarding the planning for and construction of University Hall, the University-Wide administrative office building (1968-1970).

FF 16 - Memo detailing procedures for news concerning capital improvement projects (1968), Legislative Budget Data Summary for the Fiscal Year 1967-1968, Highlights of 1968-1969 Legislative Budget Requests, Summary of Capital Appropriations for Fiscal Year 1968-1969, correspondence and inter-office memos detailing needed physical plant repairs and planned capital improvements (1968-1969).

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