Norman Chrisman architectural drawings

Abstract

The Norman Chrisman architectural drawings (dated 1945-1971; 4.5 cubic feet; 1 flat file drawer, 1 box) comprise architectural drawings that document residential, commerical, and religious buildings in Lexington, Kentucky, and eastern Kentucky

Descriptive Summary

Title
Norman Chrisman architectural drawings
Creator
Chrisman, Norman A., 1923-2016
Extent
4.5 Cubic Feet
Subjects
Architecture, Domestic -- Kentucky -- Bluegrass Region
Architecture, Domestic.
Churches -- Kentucky.
Arrangement
Collection is arranged chronologically.
Finding Aid Author
Sarah Kelly
Preferred Citation
2018ms031: [identification of item], Norman Chrisman architectural drawings, 1945-1971, University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Norman A. Chrisman was born in Pikeville, Kentucky, in 1923. He graduated from the University of Kentucky with a civil engineering degree in 1945 and continued his education at M.I.T., where he received his architecture degree in 1949. He married Jean Marie McConnell Chrisman. He served on the boards of Presbyterian Child Welfare Center, Buckhorn, and Presbyterian Homes and Services of Kentucky.
Chrisman spent 22 years on the MIT Educational Council and was named Henry Stites Barker Fellow. He was a registered architect and engineer. Chrisman served in various offices of the East KY Chapter American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the Kentucky Society of Architects, was KSA president in 1967, received the Distinguished Service Award in 1975 and 1979, and in 1991 he was the recipiant of the Oberwarth Award. He also served from 1961 to 1969 on the KY State Board of Registration of Architects and was Board President from 1963 to 1964. In 1962 Chrisman and Kenneth V.L. Miller started the firm Chrisman Miller Architects, which later became Chrisman Miller Wallace, or CMW, in Lexington, Kentucky.
Norman Chrisman retired from his firm in 1993 and died at the age of 93 in 2016.
Scope and Content
The Norman Chrisman architectural drawings (dated 1945-1971; 4.5 cubic feet; 1 flat file drawer, 1 box) comprise architectural drawings that document residential, commercial, and religious buildings in Lexington, Kentucky, and eastern Kentucky. Other cities represented in the collection include Pikeville and Mount Sterling, Kentucky. Also included in the collection are examples of his student work from his undergraduate degree at the University of Kentucky and graduate degree at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Types of buildings represented include banks, residences, apartments, and churches.

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

Student drawings from University of Kentucky and M.I.T., 1945-1949

Undergraduate student projects, 1945

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M.I.T. faculty club, 1947

  • Folder 6
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M.I.T. student projects, 1948

  • Folder 7
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M.I.T. B. Arch thesis drawings, 1949

  • Folder 8
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Architectural drawings, 1951-1971

Bart N. Peak residence, Lexington, Kentucky, 1951

  • Box 1, folder 1
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First Presbyterian Church, Pikeville, Kentucky, 1952

  • Box 1, folder 2
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Citizens Union Bank building, Lexington, Kentucky, 1955

  • Box 1, folder 3
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Robert Stephen residence, Lexington, Kentucky, 1955

  • Box 1, folder 4
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Union Bank building, Lexington, Kentucky, 1956

  • Box 1, folder 5
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Chapel-Science Building for Pikeville College, Pikeville, Kentucky, 1957

  • Box 1, folder 6
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Apartment, unidentified location, undated

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Choir railing for Presbyterian Church, Mount Sterling, Kentucky, undated

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Unidentified plans, unidentified location, undated

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Unidentified plans, unidentified location, undated

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Greathouse residence, Lexington, Kentucky, 1955

  • Folder 9
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Ward Building, Pikeville, Kentucky, 1955

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Guerant residence, Danville, Kentucky, 1958

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Dupuy residence, Pikeville, Kentucky, 1958

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Meadowthorpe Presbyterian Church, Lexington, Kentucky, 1959

  • Folder 13
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KOA Kampground, Lexington, Kentucky, 1971

  • Folder 14
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