Ralph Babb photographs

Descriptive Summary

Title
Ralph Babb photographs
Date
1958-1959
Creator
Babb, Ralph J.
Extent
0.18 Cubic feet
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Amanda Mardis
Preferred Citation
2009UA041 : [identification of item], Ralph Babb photographs, 1958-1959, University of Kentucky Special Collections.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Ralph Babb was the project superintendent on the construction of the Medical Science Building at the University of Kentucky. He was employed by Foster and Creighton Construction Company. Ralph was a graduate of Vanderbilt University and a registered civil engineer in the state of Tennessee. He took the building photographs during 1958-1959.
The Medical Science Building, now known as William R. Willard Medical Education Building named for the first dean of the college, was dedicated in 1960 and in that same year the University of Kentucky enrolled its first medical school class. Four years later, the College of Medicine graduated its first class of 32 students.
Scope and Content
The Ralph Babb photographs contain sixty one, 35mm color transparencies (predominantly Kodachrome) relating to various stages of construction of the Medical Science Building at the University of Kentucky in 1958-1959.

Restrictions on Access and Use

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

Contents of the Collection

Medical Science Building Slides, 1958-1959

  • Box 1, Folder 1
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