D. H. Ramsey Library Special Collections and University Archives

University Archives - Library Records - D. H. Ramsey Library Building, UNC Asheville
UA4.7.2

Summary Information

Repository
UNC Asheville Special Collections and University Archives
Title
University Archives - Library Records - D. H. Ramsey Library Building, UNC Asheville
ID
UA4.7.2
Date [inclusive]
1962-1997
Extent
60.0 Linear feet ; 1 box, ; map drawer
Physical Description
Contains reports, papers. designs and other documents related to the D. Ramsey Library building. Boxed materials were separated from other library materials (now in UA7.4.1), and been arranged within alphabetized files. Oversized materials held in map drawer have been identified by number.
Location Note
Located in Special Collections, Row 1, Section 4, and Map Drawer
Language
English

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], University Archives, D.H. Ramsey Library, Special Collections, University of North Carolina at Asheville 28804

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Historical Note

The library at UNC-Asheville was one of the first buildings constructed after the university moved to the present campus, and opened in the fall of 1965. Dedicated to D. Hiden Ramsey, who had been prominent in North Carolina education for many years, it became the first building on campus to be named. Since opening, the library building has undergone several renovations, the most significant being the more than doubling of floor space by the addition of an extension in the mid 1980's, and asbestos removal in the early 1990's.

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Scope and Contents

This archive holds historically significant materials related to the D. Hiden Ramsey Library building. The materials were separated from the general library archive which is held in UA7.4.1

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

UNC Asheville Special Collections and University Archives

Ramsey Library, CPO # 1500
One University Heights
Asheville, North Carolina, 28804-8504
828.251.6645
speccoll@unca.edu

Sensitive Materials Statement

Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina Asheville assumes no responsibility.

Rights

No restrictions. Any display, publication, or public use must credit the University Archives, D.H. Ramsey Library, Special Collections, University of North Carolina at Asheville. Copyright retained by the creators of certain items in the collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law

Accruals

Some accruals may be possible

Creator

Ainsley Whitman. Malcolm Blowers. University of North Carolina Asheville.

Processing Information

Processed by Colin Reeve, May 2015

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Collection Inventory

Box 1

Addition to Ramsey Library, 1984-1985

Area Analysis / Usage, 1962-(1969)

Asbestos Removal, 1991-1992

Boney Architects, 1986-1990

Building Data, (1960s-1980s)

Building Program, 1986

Building Program, Tentative, 1962

Building Renovations, 1986-1995

Completion of Unfinished Portion of the Library, 1967-1974

Construction, 1986-1990

Correspondence: Chancellor, 1980-1990

Correspondence: General, 1986-1990

Groundbreaking Ceremony, 1989

"Library Journal", December 1965 [Includes article about Ramsey Library]

Lyle, Dr. Guy R., Plans for Redevelopment of Library, 1974-1975

Meeting Notes, Library Project, 1987

Mural, Views of Mount Pisgah, 1996-1997

Photographs, 1985

Plans: Floor Plans [n.d.]

Plans: Interim Measures, 1988

Program of Equipment, 1964

Repairs and Improvements, 1979

Schematic Design, 1986

Six Associates, Architects, 1962-1965

Technical Services Area, 1989

Map Drawer 1

1. Second Floor Plan ; Tracing ; (1977-1979?)

2. Main Floor Plan, "Present Arrangement" ; Tracing ; (1977-1979?0

3.Proposed Balcony Extension, "Present Arrangement" ; Tracing Overlaying Second Floor Plan ; 1977-1979

4. "Proposed Renovation, Present Arrangement" ; Tracing Overlaying Second Floor Plan ; 1977-1979

5. "Proposed Renovation" ; Tracing ; 1977-1979 [Possibly basement level but not the same layout as #4]

6. (Upper Level?) ; Tracing ; (1977-1979?)

7. Main Floor Plan, "Plot - Bays Extended to the Rear" ; Paper and Tracing ; (1977-1979?)

8. Basement Level, "Proposed Addition with Tower" ; Tracing ; (1977-1979?)

9. (Main Level?), "Proposed Addition with Tower" ; Tracing ; (1977-1979?)

10. Floor Plans, Ramsey Cafe ; 10 Prints Stapled ; Rogers Associates Architects ; March 2000

11. Floor Plans, "Additions and Renovations to D. Hiden Ramsey Library" ; 3 Prints Staples ; Boney Architects ; March 1994

12. Architectural Rendering (of Vestibule?) ; Paper Taped to Card ; n.d.

13. Plan and Elevation of Periodical Filing ; Paper Glued to Card [some items missing] ; n.d.

14. Floor Plan, "Additions and Renovations to D. Hiden Ramsey Library, Ground Level, Project Completed" ; Card Mounted ; Boney Architects ; (1994?)

15. Floor Plan, "Additions and Renovations to D. Hiden Ramsey Library, Entry Level, Project Completed" ; Card Mounted with Color Rendering ; Boney Architects ; (1994?)

16. Floor Plan, "Additions and Renovations to D. Hiden Ramsey Library, Upper Level, Project Completed" ; Card Mounted ; Boney Architects ; (1994?)

17. Plan, "Scheme 2 Upper Level, Additions and Renovations to D. Hiden Ramsey Library," ; Board Mounted, Architectural Details on Reverse ; Boney Architects ; (1994?)

18. Plan, "Scheme 3 Upper Level, Additions and Renovations to D. Hiden Ramsey Library," ; Board Mounted ; Boney Architects ; (1994?)

19. Plan, "Scheme 3 Entrance Level, Additions and Renovations to D. Hiden Ramsey Library," ; Board Mounted ; Boney Architects ; (1994?)

20. Circulation Desk ; Rendering ; Card Mounted ; Archtec Inc. (1994?) [Image included in #15]

21. Circulation Desk ; Rendering ; Card Wallet ; Archtec Inc. (1994?) [Image included in #15]

Map Drawer 2

Additions and renovations to Ramsey Library, construction drawings, 1994 [56 drawings]