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Records of the Physical Plant Department 

Wofford College.  Physical Plant.
Records, 1854-2002
Record Group 520
3 cubic feet, in two file cabinet drawers

Historical note:  The Physical Plant is the administrative division of Wofford College responsible for the maintenance of the college's facilities.  The director of Physical Plant reports to the Senior Vice President.  The campus has grown from only 5 homes and the Main Building on about 40 acres in 1854 to more than 30 buildings on over 100 acres.  

Organization:  These records primarily are concerned with documenting the history of the college's buildings and of specific structures, monuments, or areas of the campus.  They are less concerned with the administrative records of the Physical Plant office.  The buildings and grounds files are arranged in alphabetical order in 5 series: academic buildings, homes, athletic facilities, residence halls, and grounds.   

Access: Unrestricted

Summary:  The records of the physical plant include photographs and drawings of buildings and other structures, blueprints or floor plans, historical information,

Cite As: Records of the Wofford College Physical Plant

Location: Archives, Sandor Teszler Library, Wofford College, Spartanburg, SC 29303-3663

Processed by Phillip Stone on March 27, 2002.

Finding Aid: Folder listing

Drawer 1
Series 1 - Major Buildings
 Andrews Field House
  Earth Station
 Black, Hugh S. Building (Black Alumni Hall)
 Black, Sam O., Science Annex (Black Music-Art Center)
  Art Gallery
 Burnett, Wilbur E. Gymnasium
 Burwell Campus Center
 Campus Life Building
  Benjamin Johnson Arena
Cleveland, John B. Science Hall
 Daniel, Charles E. Building
 DuPre Administration Building
 Fraternity Lodges
 Gibbs Stadium
 Law Field
 Main Building
  Articles About
  Cornerstone Unearthing and Re-laying
  Drawings and Prints
  Calendars and Telephone Book Covers
  Architect's Plans
  Dedication Programs
  Feasibility Study
  Mickel Chapel
  Leonard Auditorium
  Tower Chapel
  Allen Organ
 Holtkamp/William Preston Few Organ (see flat box elsewhere)
  Room Numbers
  "Wightman Hall" Mess Hall in Main Building
 Milliken, Roger Science Center
 Milliken Science Hall
  Black Memorial Amphitheatre
 Old Stone House (newspaper clipping)
 Olin, Franklin W. Building
  Groundbreaking Pictures
  Groundbreaking souvenir shovel
  Dedication pictures (3 envelopes)
 Papadopoulos, Neofytos D. Building
 Reeves, John M. Tennis Center
 Richardson Physical Activities Building
 ROTC Building (Fitting School Classroom Building)
 Sandor Teszler Library
 Snyder House
 Student Activities Building (newspaper clipping)
 Student Houses (Cleveland Street, photo)
 Whitefoord Smith Library

Series 2 - Homes
 Black House (Hugh R. Black Infirmary)
 Carlisle House
 Faculty Homes
 Kilgo-Clinkscales House
 President's House (1854)
 President's House (1911)
 Trawick House
 Campus Building Plans
 "The Making of Wofford: The Buildings," 1946-47
 "The Buildings of Wofford," 1960
Drawer 2
Series 3 - Residence Halls
 Residence Halls
 Carlisle, James H. Memorial Hall
 DuPre, A. M. Residence Hall
 Evins Street Residence Hall
 Greene, Walter K. Residence Hall
 Marsh, Charles F. Residence Hall
 New Women's Residence Hall
 Shipp, A. M. Residence Hall
 Snyder, H. N. Hall
 Veterans' Apartments
 Wightman, W. M. Residence Hall

Series 4 - Grounds
 Coast and Geodetic Survey
 Campus Scenes
 Construction Scenes
 Cleveland Street closure
 Butler Circle
 James Joyce Rose Garden
 Chains (street closing)
 Parking (4 folders)
 Fallout Shelter
 Swimming Pool (Proposed)
 Recreation Center (1972 proposed)
 Copper-Beech Trees
Series 5 - Aerial photographs
 (Stored in flat box separate from collection)

Series 6 - Administrative
 Physical Plant

Blueprints, located on top shelf