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Oregon State Planning Board Records Guide

Record Series Descriptions

Red Dot State Building Planning Records

1920-1938
Box 21
.5 cubic foot
Arrangement: Alphabetical by subject

Series documents the work of the Oregon State Planning Board to conduct an inventory of state owned buildings and plan for future building needs. Records include inventories, correspondence, minutes, drawings, maps, tables, graphs, black and white photographs, lists, and reports.

Topics include the reconstruction of the state capitol into an integrated building group, building construction in Oregon, and an inventory and assessment of needed improvements to all state owned buildings. Most of the records refer to the period from 1934 to 1938, however some research data dates to 1920.

Folder titles and dates


Red Dot Separated Maps:

Series title:

State Building Planning Records

Folder title:

State Building Inventory Correspondence

Removed from:

Box/folder: 21/8

Transferred to:

Map Drawer 48

Record type:

Maps

# of records:

2

Description:

1 map of Salem.

1 map of Oregon State Fairgrounds.

 

Series title:

State Building Planning Records

Folder title:

State Capitol Group Reconstruction Correspondence, 1935

Removed from:

Box/folder: 21/11

Transferred to:

Map Drawer 48

Record type:

Map

# of records:

1

Description:

Map of Salem.

 

Series title:

State Building Planning Records

Folder title:

State Capitol Group Reconstruction Correspondence, 1936-1937

Removed from:

Box/folder: 21/9

Transferred to:

Map Drawer 48

Record type:

Maps

# of records:

2

Description:

Hand drawn maps by George Jones showing proposed Capitol area in Salem, 1"=200'.


Red Dot Separated Photographs:

Series title:

State Building Planning Records

Folder title:

State Capitol Group Reconstruction Correspondence, 1935

Removed from:

Box/folder: 21/11

Transferred to:

Oregon State Planning Board Photograph Box

Record type:

Photographs

# of records:

6

Description:

Black and white photographs of the Alabama Capitol used for considering designs for new Oregon Capitol.


Red Dot Separated Tables and Charts:

Series title:

State Building Planning Records

Folder title:

Oregon State Planning Council Construction Status Reports

Removed from:

Box/folder: 21/6

Transferred to:

Map Drawer 48

Record type:

Tables and charts

# of records:

10

Description:

5 charts and 5 tables showing construction debts, costs, volume, and related statistics.

 

Series title:

State Building Planning Records

Folder title:

State Planning Council Construction Study Correspondence

Removed from:

Box/folder: 21/5

Transferred to:

Map Drawer 48

Record type:

Tables

# of records:

6

Description:

1 table of school building construction.

1 table of Pacific Power and Light fixed capital additions.

1 table of Northwestern Electric additions.

1 table of Portland Gas and Coke additions.

2 tables of Mountain States Power co. additions.

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