William H. Spradlin architectural drawings

Abstract

The William H. Spradlin architectural drawings (dated 1908-1921; 1 cubic feet; 1 oversized box, 1 folder) comprise design drawings for residences and commercial properties designed by architect William H. Spradlin, with most of the properties in Fulton, Kentucky, and surrounding areas.

Descriptive Summary

Title
William H. Spradlin architectural drawings
Extent
1 Cubic Feet
Subjects
Architectural rendering
Business enterprises -- Kentucky
Houses -- Kentucky
Arrangement
Collection is arranged chronologically.
Finding Aid Author
Carol Street
Preferred Citation
2012ms801: [identification of item], William H. Spradlin architectural drawings, 1908-1921, University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
William H. Spradlin was born February 12, 1868 in Dickson County, Tennessee, to parents Obediah Spradlin and Mohalion Booker. His father worked as a carpenter and contractor. William married Ada B. Spradlin, and in the early 1900s they lived in Fulton, Kentucky. They had two children, Andy and Nell Spradlin. William Spradlin worked a contractor and architect for residences and commercial properties. He died on May 11, 1925, in Fulton, Kentucky.
Scope and Content
The William H. Spradlin architectural drawings (dated 1908-1921; 1 cubic feet; 1 oversized box, 1 folder) comprise design drawings for residences and commercial properties designed by architect William H. Spradlin, with most of the properties in Fulton, Kentucky, and surrounding areas. The collection contains only project outside of Kentucky, a commercial building designed for Union City, Tennessee. The drawings are ink on linen, and often illustrate multiple floor plans and facades on a single sheet. The Cantillon residence drawings depict a unique, three-sided fireplace on the first floor plans.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Access Collection is open to researchers by appointment.
Use Restrictions
The physical rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.

Contents of the Collection

Cantillon, Joseph residence, Hickman, Kentucky , 1908

  • Box 1, folder 1
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Melton, John residence, Fulton, Kentucky , 1909

  • Box 1, folder 2
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Fulton Ball Club grandstand, Fulton, Kentucky, 1911

  • Box 1, folder 3
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Morgan Building, Union City, Tennessee , 1912

  • Folder 5
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Fulton Electric Power and Light Company office, Fulton, Kentucky, 1913

  • Box 1, folder 3
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W. Levi Chisholm building remodel, Fulton, Kentucky, 1919

  • Box 1, folder 3
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Usona Hotel counters and shelving, Fulton, Kentucky, 1920

  • Box 1, folder 3
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M.I. Boulton office and shop, Fulton, Kentucky, 1921

  • Box 1, folder 3
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Hornbeak Brothers Bakery, Fulton, Kentucky, undated

  • Box 1, folder 4
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O.K. Steam Laundry, Fulton, Kentucky, undated

  • Box 1, folder 4
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Reids Opera House, Clinton, Kentucky, undated

  • Box 1, folder 4
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Unidentified residence front elevation, undated

  • Box 1, folder 4
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Unidentified commercial building elevation, undated

  • Box 1, folder 4
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Unidentified full scale window details, undated

  • Box 1, folder 4
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