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Leopold Arnaud papers and architectural drawings, 1914-1980, bulk 1914-1945

Series I: West Point Competition

documents Leopold Arnaud's involvement as the Professional Advisor in the Architectural Competition for Permanent Building Construction at the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York, 1944-1945. As Advisor, Arnaud's duties included examining the designs by the various competitors (which included firms such as Cram and Ferguson; Delano and Aldrich; Shreve, Lamb and Harmon; Skimore, Ownings and Merrilll and Voorhees, Walker, Foley and Smith) to ascertain whether they complied with the requirements of the program and to report to the jury any instance of failure to comply with those requirements. The series also contains 11 drawings (dated from 1925 to 1934) of various buildings at United States Military Academy at West Point, NY.

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Roll A80.5 United States Military Academy (West Point, NY), 1925-1934

Primary Creator: Arnold W. Brunner Associates; Secondary Creator: R.M. Hunt.

West Academic Building, Washington Hall, Cadet Mess Store and Drawing Academy, Riding Hall;

11 drawings : Elevations, Details, Floor Plans.



Box 01 Folder 01 Drafts of Competition, Program, 1944

Hand written and typed versions.



Box 01 Folder 02 Drafts of Competition, Costs and Calculations, ca. 1944



Box 01 Folder 03 Drafts of Competition, Addendums, 1944

Hand written draft.



Box 01 Folder 04 Drafts of Competition, General Correspondence, 1944



Box 01 Folder 05 Competitors and Jurors, Contract for Expert Services, ca. 1944



Box 01 Folder 06 Competitors and Jurors, Recommended Participants, 1944



Box 01 Folder 07 Competitors and Jurors, Correspondence with Competitors, 1944



Box 01 Folder 08 Competitors and Jurors, Correspondence with Jurors, 1944-1945



Box 01 Folder 09 Competitors and Jurors, Visits to West Point, 1944



Box 01 Folder 10 Competitors and Jurors, Questions from Competitors, 1944



Box 01 Folder 11 Competitors and Jurors, Jury Decision, 1945



Box 01 Folder 12 Competition Exhibit, 1944

Includes four black and white photographs of exhibition and one blue print easel design.



Box 01 Folder 13 General Correspondence, 1944-1945