Guide to the John C. Pratt Collection of Warren Heywood Williams Architectural Drawings
1887-1958

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Overview of the Collection

Creator: Pratt, John C.
Title: John C. Pratt collection of Warren Heywood Williams architectural drawings
Dates: 1887-1958 ( inclusive )
Quantity: 0.1 linear feet (3 containers)
Collection Number: Coll 150
Summary: John C. Pratt collection constitutes architectural drawings of two projects done by architect Warren Heywood Williams. The collection consists of drawings for two projects: the Masonic Temple and the Oregon Electric Railway passenger station, both located in Eugene, Oregon.
Repository: Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries

1299 University of Oregon
Eugene, Oregon, 97403-1299
(541) 346-3068
spcarref@uoregon.edu

Languages: Collection materials are in English. 
Sponsor: Funding for encoding this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Historical Note

Warren Heywood Williams was an architect who practiced in the Pacific Northwest.

Content Description

The John C. Pratt Collection of Warren Heywood Williams Architectural Drawings consists of two projects done by Warren Heywood Williams. The two projects are the Masonic Temple and the Oregon Electric Railway passenger station, both situated in Eugene, Oregon. Original full size detail working drawings for the Masonic Temple and revisions for the Oregon Electric Railway station, done by the firm of Doyle, Patterson and Beach, are included in the collection. It was Williams who designed Villard Hall on the University of Oregon campus.

Use of the Collection

Restrictions on Access :  

Collection is open to the public.

Collection must be used in Special Collections & University Archives Reading Room.

Restrictions on Use :  

Property rights reside with Special Collections & University Archives. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections & University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.

Archival material may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal and/or state right to privacy laws and other regulations.

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 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 Oregon assumes no responsibility.

If a researcher finds sensitive personal information in a collection, please bring it to the attention of the reading room staff.

Preferred Citation :  

[Identification of item], John C. Pratt Collection of Warren Heywood Williams Architectural Drawings, Coll 150, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.

Administrative Information

Arrangement :

Collection is organized into the following series:

Series: Oversize folders

Series: Rolled Drawings

Processing Note :  

Collection processed by processing staff, July 1987.

This finding aid may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.


Detailed Description of the Collection

Oversize Folders
Container(s)
Description
Dates
Folder
1 Masonic Temple (Eugene, Oregon)--Partial elevation, section, and plan
1 Masonic Temple (Eugene, Oregon)--Sheet No. 2: Head details (2 pieces)
1 Masonic Temple (Eugene, Oregon)--Sheet No. 4: Main cornice details
1 Masonic Temple (Eugene, Oregon)--Sheet No. 6: Store front details
1 Masonic Temple (Eugene, Oregon)--Sheet No. 10: Letter details
1 Masonic Temple (Eugene, Oregon)--Unidentified details (2 pieces)
1 Masonic Temple (Eugene, Oregon)--Miscellaneous papers concerning the Masonic Temple
2 Oregon Electric Railway Passenger Station (Eugene, Oregon)--Passenger station (10 sheets) 1913
2 Oregon Electric Railway Passenger Station (Eugene, Oregon)--Alterations to passenger station (4 sheets) 1958

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Rolled Drawings
Container(s)
Description
Masonic Temple (Eugene, Oregon)--Sheet No. 1: Details of rear alley and doors
Masonic Temple (Eugene, Oregon)--Sheet No. 3: Details of stairway entrance
Masonic Temple (Eugene, Oregon)--Sheet No. 7: Details of inside doors
Masonic Temple (Eugene, Oregon)--Sheet No. 9: Details of tablet
Masonic Temple (Eugene, Oregon)--Sheet No. 11: Details of large center piece in hall
Masonic Temple (Eugene, Oregon)--Details of belt cornice

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Subjects

  • Personal Names :
  • Williams, Warren Heywood, 1844-1888
  • Corporate Names :
  • Doyle, Patterson and Beach (Firm)
  • Subject Terms :
  • Architects--Oregon
  • Architecture--Oregon--Eugene--19th century--Designs and plans

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