Avery Drawings & Archives Collections
 

Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue architectural drawings and papers, 1882-1980

Series 4: Nebraska State Capitol

This series contains one presentation drawing, and a large body of papers and clippings regarding the design and construction of this project. One subseries containts documents relating to a legal suit charging that Goodhue used improper materials and issued contracts without competitive bidding.

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Subseries A: Drawings



Dr 217.5 Nebraska State Capitol, House of Representatives., 1924, 1 item

Graphite on heavy paper

Presentation drawing

Interior perspective view of chamber looking towards speaker's chair.

Gift of the Nebraska A.I.A. Committee on Preservation of Historic Buildings.

An item-level descriptive record for this project can be found in Columbia University's CLIO online library catalog.



Roll A074.14 Nebraska State Capitol, undentified floor., undated, 2 items

As-built [?] floor plan.

1 item -- Offset lithograph on paper; 1 item -- film negative

Gift of the DeRis family.


Subseries B: General Papers



Box 09 Bid Contracts, Notice of Bids Solicited for Hardware., 1923 Aug 15, 4 items



Box 09 Correspondence., 1923 Jan 19-1923 Mar 30, 10 items



Box 09 Estimates and Invoices, Ledger Pages., undated, 2 items



Box 09 Notes and Lists, Material Relating to Dispute., 1923 Mar 16, undated, 8 items



Box 09 Reference Photographs., 1922 Aug 17-1922 Aug 21, undated, 14 items


Subseries C: Legal Files

Materials are arranged in chronological order..



Box 09 Act of Capitol Commission., 1919 Feb 20, 1 item



Box 09 Exhibits., circa 1923 Feb-1923 Mar, 18 items



Box 09 Statement., 1923 Feb 20, 1 item



Box 09 Statements., [1923] Feb 21-[1923] Feb 28, 12 items



Box 09 Statements., circa 1923 Mar 08-1923 Mar 19, 5 items



Box 09 Statements., 1923 Mar 08, 5 items



Box 09 Statements., circa 1923 Mar 08, 5 items



Box 09 Statements., [1923] Mar 21, 1 item



Box 09 Statements., undated, 10 items



Box 09 Statements., undated, 5 items



Box 09 Hearing of the Capitol Commission., 1923 Mar 08, 1 item



Box 09 Proceedings Legislative State Capitol Hearing., 1923 Mar 23, 1 items



Box 09 [Proceedings Legislative State Capitol Hearing.], [1923 Mar 23], 1 item



Box 09 [Notes on Johnson's Statement to Legislative Investigative Committee.], 1923 Mar 29, 3 items


Subseries D: Clippings



Box 51 Clippings, 1923 Mar 24, 1 items



Box 51 Clippings, 1923 Mar, 25 items

Includes envelope in which clippings were found.



Box 51 Clippings, 1923 Mar-1923 Apr, 59 items



Box 51 Clippings, 1923 Mar-1923 Apr, 3 items



Box 51 Clippings, 1923 Mar-1923 Apr, 13 items



Box 51 Clippings, 1923 Apr, 3 items



Box 51 Clippings, 1923 Apr, 50 items


Subseries E: Additional Donations



Box 10 Nebraska History, 55., 1974 Fall, 1 item

Bound volume

Special issue on the design, background and influence of the Nebraska State Capitol.

Gift, 2003.025



Box 10 "Tower on the Plains." Nebraskaland., 1978 Mar, 1 item

Photocopy

Gift, 2003.025



Box 10 Luebke, Frederick C. "The Progressive Context of the Nebraska State Capitol: The Collaboration of Goodhue and Tack." Great Plains Quarterly, 15., 1995 Fall, 1 item

Bound volume

Gift, 2003.025



Box 10 Rindone, Michael. "Masonry Restoration Involves Major Work on Capitol Tower." Preservation Association of Lincoln, 9.(Spring 2000)., 2000 Spr, 1 item

Photocopy

Gift, 2003.025



Box 10 Rindone, Michael. "Restoration Project at Nebraska Capitol Expanded to Include Tower Interior Work." Preservation Association of Lincoln, 9., 2000 Fall, 1 item

Photocopy

Gift, 2003.025



Box 10 Ripley, Bob. "Conservation Work on The Sower Completed." Preservation Association of Lincoln, 11., 2002 Winter, 1 item

Photocopy

Gift, 2003.025