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Capitol Reconstruction Commission Records Guide

Record Series Descriptions

Red Dot Robert W. Sawyer Correspondence

1936-1939 
1.5 cubic feet 
Arrangement: alphabetical by subject.

Series documents the activities of Robert W. Sawyer, Commissioner from Bend, with architects, the Public Works Administration, the Commission Secretary, commissioners, sculptors Ulric Ellenhusen and Leo Freidlander, muralists Barry Faulkner and Frank B. Schwartz, and inscriptionist H.B. Alexander. Records include correspondence, reports, publications, and photographs. Series also includes draft reports to the Legislative Assembly. Topics include architectural design competition; purchase of land for the Capitol Mall; dedication of the Capitol; bids; construction of the Capitol and State Library; publicity; and murals, sculpture, and other art works.

Photographs removed to the photographic collection.

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