M97-02 - UCA DEPRESSION ERA CONSTRUCTION COLLECTION

This collection consists of 8 boxes and contains the records of the R.F.C. And the P.W.A. construction projects on the Arkansas State Teachers College campus during the depression years of the 1930's. H. L. McAlister, President of ASTC from 1933-1941, started the procedures necessary to obtain financing for a new girl's dormitory on the campus. This building was named Mc Alister Hall in honor of H.L. McAlister. Numerous other building projects followed in the following years. Some of these building s were Wingo Hall, Bernard Hall, Commons, Ida Waldren Auditorium, Physical Education Building, Presidents Home. Other projects included utility tunnels, sidewalks, playgrounds, physical plant, and hospital.

This collection contains 5 series:

Series I – McAlister Hall construction records

Series II - Wingo Hall construction records

Series III- Auditorium, Commons, Physical Education, Presidents Home, remodeling Science Building, addition to Doyne Hall and a hospital

Series IV- Bernard Hall

Series V - CWA projects

 

Series I – McAlister Hall

Box 1

File 1 – Application for Loan, 1933

File 2 – Application Information, 1933

File 3 – Applications Disapproved, 1933

File 4 – Auditors, Jan. 1935

File 5 – Banking Data, Sept. 1933-Oct. 1933

File 6 – Bids - Brochures for Furnishing and Decorations, 1933

File 7 – Bids - Furniture and Hardware, Sept. 1933- Jan. 1934

File 8 – Bills - Arkansas Foundry, 1934

File 9 – Bills - Arkansas Marble and Tile, Jan. 1933-Jan. 1934

File 10- Bills - Big Rock Stone and Materials, Nov. 1933-Dec. 1934

File 11- Bills - Construction, Telephone, Telegraph, Travel, Ect., May 1933-May 1934

File 12- Crane co., Apr. 1934- Oct. 1934

File 13- Bills - Dormitory Sewer, 1934

File 14- Girls Dormitory, May 1933-1935

File 15- Blueprints - A.S.T.C. Campus, Conway, 1933

File 16- Blueprints and Bids - Doyne Hall Remodeling, 1933

File 17- Blueprints - McAlister Hall

File 18- Bond Sale - Dormitory , July 1933-Jan. 1934

File 19- Bond Sale - R.F.C., April 1933-June 1937

File 20- Bonds - Federal Reserve Bank - Jan. 1933-Sept. 1935

File 21- Bonds paid - Sept. 1933-Mar. 1937

File 22- Bonds - Printing, Aug. 1933-Oct. 1933

File 23- Brooks Turner Plumbing Company, June 1934-Oct. 1935

File 24- Brown, E.T. - Estimate, Oct. 1933-Dec. 1933

File 25- Building Construction - Act to Authorize, 1933

File 26- Complaints - Wages, Aug. 1933-Nov. 3, 1933

File 27- Completion Report, June 1934

File 28- Contractors - Burder Co.

File 29- Contracts - List of Bids, June 1933

File 30- Correspondence - Board of Trustees, Sept. 1933-April 1935

File 31- Correspondence Dormitory Bonds, Aug. 1933-Jan. 1934

File 32- Correspondence - Enola School Closing, Dec. 1933-Jan. 1934

File 33- Correspondence - Other College, Apr. 1933-June 1933

File 34- Correspondence - Purchases - Bids - Specifications, April 1934-Feb. 1935

File 35- Correspondence - R.F.C. Boards

File 36- Correspondence - Senator Caraway, May 1933-Dec. 1933

File 37- Correspondence - Wheatley, Archer, Apr. 1933-July 1936

File 38- Correspondence - Wittenberg and Delony, June 1933-Aug. 1934

File 39- Dormitory for Women - recommendation - Apr. 1933

File 40- Engineering and Financial Statements, July 1933-Jan. 1934

End of Box 1

 

Series I

Box 2

File 1 – Equipment - New Building

File 2 – Federal Emergency relief Administration - Student Project 1934

File 3 – Green Building - Bills, Nov. 1933-Nov. 1934

File 4 – Insurance - McAlister Hall, Dec. 1933-July 1936

File 5 – Interest - Bonds

File 6 – Library Petitions

File 7 – Miscellaneous - McAlister Hall, May-June 1933

File 8 – National recovery Administration - Loan Forms and Bulletins, 1933

File 9 – Operations reports, Aug. 1934-March 1935

File 10- Other Colleges - Loan Applications

File 11- Payments

File 12- Reconstruction Finance Corporation - bonds, Aug. 1933-Feb. 1934

File 13- Resolutions, Board of Trustees, 1933

File 14- Resolutions - Reconstruction Finance Corporation, May-June 1933

File 15- Specifications - Girls Dormitory

File 16- Statement of Annual Receipts and Expenditures, 1929-1933

File 17- Township Map - Conway

File 18- Veteran's Hospital Proposal - Conway, Ark.

End of Box 2

 

Series II - Wingo Hall

Box 1

File 1 – Application for Loan - Wingo Hall, 1933

File 2 – Bank - Federal reserve, May 1935-May 1936

File 3 – Bank First National Conway, Statement Apr. 1934-Sept.1935

File 4 – Bids

File 5 – Bills Paid - Jan 1934-April 1939

File 6 – Board of Trustees, Mar. 1934-May 1934

File 7 – Board of Trustees - Minutes Sept. 1933-Oct. 1934

File 8 – Bond Sale, Apr. 1934-Sept. 1936

File 9 – Bonds and Interest Paid, Feb. 1936-Mar. 1937

File 10- Changes, Aug. 1934-Nov. 1934

File 11- Chapman and Cutter - Bonds, Sept. 1933-Sept. 1935

File 12- Completion - dormitory, Oct. 23, 1934

File 13- Contracts, Sept. 1933-Oct. 1934

File 14- Contractor - Nov. 1934-Dec. 1935

File 15- Controversy on the Naming of Apartment Dormitory Sept.-Nov. 1934

File 16- Correspondence - Administrator PAW. A. Jan. 1934-March 1935

File 17- Correspondence - Application Conditions

File 18- Correspondence - Frank McAlister, May 1933-June 1935

File 19- Correspondence - Furniture, June 1935

File 20- Correspondence - Government Officials and Others

File 21- Correspondence - Senator Hattie Caraway

File 22- Senator Joe T. Robinson

File 23- Correspondence - Terry, D.D.

File 24- Correspondence - Wheatley, Archer (Attorney)

File 25- Correspondence - Wittenberg and Delony

End of Box 1

 

Series II

Box 2

File 1 – Dedication - first PWA Project in Arkansas

File 2 – Engineering and financial Statements, May-Oct. 1934

File 3 – Equipment - Apartment Dormitory, Apr. 1934- May 1935

File 4 – finances - Docket 964, May 1936-Aug. 1934

File 5 – Grant Requisition, Dec 1934- Aug. 1935

File 6 – Inspector - P.W.A., Oct. 1934

File 7 – Insurance - Apartment Dormitory, July 1934- Mar. 1937

File 8 – Interest

File 9 – Loan agreement Between A.S.T.C. and United States

File 10- Loan Application, Jan. 1934- Feb. 1934

File 11- National Inventory of Works Projects

File 12- Requisitions - Sept. 1933- Sept. 1934

File 13- Sidewalks - Drains - Columns - Incinerator Project March 1935

File 14- Specifications - Apartment Dormitory, Apr. 1934

File 15- Specifications - Drainage, Landscaping and Sidewalks

File 16- Specifications - Furniture - apartment dormitory

File 17- Specifications -Wiring - Apartment Dormitory

File 18- State Engineer, Apr.-Oct. 1934

File 19- Specifications - Wiring - Apartment Dormitory

File 18- State Engineer, Apr. 1934- Oct. 1934

File 19- Specification - Plumbing, Heating, and Ventilation, Apartment Dormitory

File 20- Utility charges for A.S.T.C. 1929-1934

End of Box 2

 

Series III- Doyne Hall Annex., Hospital, Old Gym, Presidents Home

Box 1

File 1 – Act establishing Arkansas State Normal School

File 2 – Advertising - Bids, Dec. 1935- July 1936

File 3 – Allaire - Acting State director, Dec. 1935- Sept. 1937

File 4 – Application for Loan and Grant, July 1935

File 5 – Application Forms

File 6 – Audit - final, June 30, 1937

File 7 – Auditorium - Jan 1936- Sept. 1937

File 8 – Bank - First National

File 9 – Blueprints - Presidents Home

File 10- board of Trustees Resolutions, July 1935

File 11- Bonds, Dec. 1935- Apr. 1937

File 12- Changes, Jan. 1936 - Sept. 1937

File 13- Commercial National Bank, May 1936- Mar. 1937

File 14- Complaints, Nov. 1936- Apr. 1938

File 15- Completion File, July 1936- July 1937

File 16- Contractor Information, Aug. 1936- Aug. 1937

File 17- Contracts, Dec. 1935- Apr. 1936

File 18- Correspondence - Archer Wheatley, Attorney, Aug. 1935- June 1936

File 19- Correspondence - Board of Trustees, Dec. 1935

File 20- Correspondence - Senator Hattie Caraway ,Jan 1936- Sept.1937

File 21- Correspondence - Senator Joe T. Robinson, Sept. 1935

File 22- Correspondence-Wittenberg and Delony, Sept. 1935- Feb. 1940

File 23- Engineer Examiner, June 1936

File 24- Equipment - Doyne Hall - Annex, Jan 1936- June 1937

File 25- Estimates, May 1936- Feb. 1936

File 26- Final Settlement

End of Box 1

 

Series III

Box 2

File 1 – Grant Requisition, Dec. 1935-Oct. 1937

File 2 – Gymnasium, Feb.-Nov. 1937

File 3 – Hospital - Blueprint Information, Dec. 1935-Mar. 1936

File 4 – Insurance - buildings Jan-Oct. 1937

File 5 – Interest, May 1937

File 6 – Keys - Administration Bldg. - Auditorium - Physical Education

File 7 – Miscellaneous , June 1935-June 1936

File 8 – Payments, July 1936-July 1937

File 9 – Periodical Estimate for Partial Payment, Mar. 1936-July 1937

File 10 - Posey and Edwards, Sept.-Dec. 1937

File 11 - Presidents' Home Abstract Information

File 12 - Presidents' Home - furniture and Equipment

File 13 - Presidents' Home - Lot appraisal and Deed

File 14 - Resident Engineer, May 1936-June 1937

File 15 - Science Building Remodeling, Feb. 1936-Sept. 1937

File 16 - Specifications - Equipment

File 17 - Specifications - Footings, Foundations, Boy's Dorm

File 18 - Telephone, May 1936-Apr. 1937

File 19 - Wittenberg and Delony - Payments Contractors, July 1936-1937

File 20 - Work Order, May 25, 1936

End Box 2

 

Series IV

Box 1

File 1 – Application, June 14, 1938

File 2 – Application disapproved, Sept. 1938-Feb. 1939

File 3 – Bank - Union National

File 4 – Bernard Hall - Keys

File 5 – Bernard Hall - Naming

File 6 – Bid Information - March , 1939

File 7 – Board of Trustees Resolutions

File 8 – Bonds - Interest Refunds

File 9 – Bonds - Printing, Dec. 1938- Feb. 1939

File 10- Bonds Sale

File 11- Change Orders, Feb. 1939- Sept. 1939

File 12- Commons Building, Sept. 1939- Nov. 1939

File 13- Completion Reports, Feb. 1939- Dec. 1939

File 14- Construction Account - Union National Bank, Apr. 1939- Dec. 1939

File 15- Contract - Attorney Archer Weatley, July 1935

File 16- Contractors, March 1939- Apr. 1939

File 17- Contracts, Dec. 1938- Mar. 1939

File 18- Correspondence - Banks, Jan. 1939- Dec. 1939

File 19- Correspondence - Public Works Administrator, May 1939- Feb. 1939

File 20- Correspondence Senators and Representatives, Aug. 1938- Mar. 1939

File 21- Correspondence - Wheatley, Archer, May 1938- July 1939

File 22- Correspondence - Wittenburg and Delony, May 1938- Aug. 1941

File 23- Detailed estimate, Kelbur Air Conditioning Company, Apr. 1939

File 24- Equipment - Complaints, May 1939- July 1940

File 25- Equipment Guarantee

File 26- First National Bank construction Account

File 27- Grant Payments, Jan. 1939- Jan. 1940

File 28- I. K. Electric Company

File 29- Insurance June 1939- Oct. 1939

File 30- Keblur Air Conditioning company, Sept. 1939- Mar. 1940

File 31- KREBS Brothers Supply Co., Dec. 1939- Jan. 1940

File 32- Land right of Way and Easements, May 1939

File 33- Matron for Dormitory, May 1939

File 34- Miscellaneous

File 35- Offer and Exceptance - Board of Directors, Dec. 14, 1939

File 36- Payments, Feb. 1939- Dec. 1939

File 37- Peterson, William - Contractor

File 38- Plumbing - Turner McCoy Plumbing company

File 39- Rules and Regulations, Oct. 1939- Jan 1940

File 40- State Comptroller

File 41- Student Financial Aid

File 42- Supplies and Equipment

File 43- Westmoreland Furniture Co., Aug. 1939- March 1940

File 44- Work Order, Dec. 1939- March 1939

End of Box 1

 

Series V

Box 1

File 1 – Andrews, J.H. - State Emergency Relief Commission

File 2 – Applications For Work Not Accepted, Oct. 1933- Feb. 1934

File 3 – Applications to Civil Works Administration, Nov. 1933

File 4 – Armory - Painting and Repair, Nov. 1933- Apr. 1934

File 5 – C.W.A - General

File 6 – Crane Company - Valves and Fittings

File 7 – Home Economics Building - C.W.A.

File 8 – Materials - C.W.A., Jan. 1934- Apr. 1934

File 9 – Nurses, Dec. 1933- Jan. 1934

File 10- Positions offered to students, Sept. 1933- Mar. 1934

File 11- Project No. 1 - Playground

File 12- Project No. 2 - Tunnel, Nov. 1933- Mar. 1934

File 13- Project No. 3 - Repairs to Buildings

File 14- Projects not Presented

File 15- Student Workers

File 16- Transfers on Projects, Jan. 1934

File 17- Work for Women, Dec. 1933- Jan. 1934

File 18- Work reports - C.W.A Nov. 1933- Mar. 1934

File 19- Survey Report - "Public Building:  A Survey of Architecture of Projects Constructed by Federal and Other Governmental Bodies between the year 1933 and 1939 with the Assistance of the Public Works Administration" by C. W. Short - Public Works Administration and R. Stanley-Brown, Public Building Administration

End of Box 1

End of Collection