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Collection Adirondack Experience Library
Title Robert M. Bradbury, Jr.: Architectural Drawings, Papers and Photographic Materials, 1986-2011
Catalog Number 12794
Call Number MS 12-01
Object Name Manuscript
Creator Bradbury, Robert M., Jr.
Date 1986-2011
Scope & Content The collection consists of 15 architectural projects and project proposals undertaken by Robert M. Bradbury, Jr. from 1986 to 2008, focusing on architectural plans and drawings of residential and private camp housing. The architectural projects were comprised of new construction and additions, predominantly taking place in the high peaks region of Keene, New York and surrounding areas.
Physical characteristics .67 linear ft. (2 boxes); 56 architectural drawings
Notes Call#-MS 12-01 FINDING AID FOR ROBERT M. BRADBURY, JR.: ARCHITECTURAL DRAWINGS, PAPERS AND PHOTOGRAPHIC MATERIAL, 1986-2011 (MS 12-01)

Creator: Robert M. Bradbury, Jr.

Collection Number: MS 12-01

Extent: .67 linear ft. (2 boxes); 56 Architectural drawings

Donated by: Robert M. Bradbury, Jr.

Inclusive Dates: 1986-2011

Access: Unrestricted


Abstract:
The collection consists of 15 architectural projects and project proposals undertaken by Robert M. Bradbury, Jr. in the Adirondack region from 1986 to 2008. The architectural projects were comprised of new construction and additions in the residential sector, predominantly taking place in Keene, New York and surrounding areas.

Catalog Terms:

Creators (Persons):
Bradbury, Robert M., Jr.

Places:
Adirondack Mountains (N.Y.)
St. Huberts (N.Y.)
Keene Valley (N.Y.)
Keene (N.Y.)

Subjects (Persons):
Bradbury, Robert M., Jr.

Subjects (Organizations):
Colgan, Perry, Lawler Architects
Schofield, Colgan, Perry, Lawler Architects

Subjects:
Architecture-New York (State)-Adirondack Mountain Region-Designs and plans
Architecture, Modern-20th Century-New York (State)
Architecture, Modern-21st Century-New York (State)
Residential architecture
Ausable Club
Underwood Club

Document types:
Architectural drawings
Drawings
Floor plans
Photographs
Compact discs
Computer Aided Design Compact Discs


Scope and Content Note:
The collection consists of 15 architectural projects and project proposals taking place in the Adirondack region, primarily in Keene, N.Y., from 1986 to 2008. The architectural projects are comprised of new construction and additions in the residential sector and include: architectural drawings, research information, photographs, and plan, photo and computer aided design (CAD) compact discs. The rolled architectural drawings in the collection are plans for residential housing and residencies at private clubs.

Absent from the collection are any personal papers or biographical information on Robert M. Bradbury, Jr. The collection, instead, focuses on modern architectural plans and drawings of residential housing and private camps in the Adirondack Region.



Organization Note:

Robert M. Bradbury, Jr. has created the organizational scheme. The Key to the Location of Materials is a guide to the collection, referencing each of 15 architectural projects undertaken in the Adirondack region, and the location of their associated materials. No titles or folder names have been changed. The collection remains usable as it was originally intended. Series have been added to group like materials without re-arranging the contents of the collection.

The Robert M. Bradbury, Jr. Papers have been organized into the following Series and Sub-series:

Series 1: Key to the Location of Materials (1/2 in. Binder), n.d.
Series 2: Architectural Plans, Correspondence, Notes, Sketches and Research, 1986-2011
Sub-Series 1: Small Folder (SF-A) (Accordion File), ca. 1995-2011
Sub-Series 2: Large Folder (LF-1), [1995-1996]
Sub-Series 3: Large Folder (LF-2), [1986-2008]
Series 3: Small Folder (SF-B): Compact Discs of Plans and Photographs (Accordion File), 1986-
2011
Series 4: Rolled Architectural Drawings, 1987-1999


Series 1: Key to the Location of Materials

Series Note:
Compiled by Robert M. Bradbury Jr., the Key to the Location of Materials provides a detailed content list, including locations of associated material for 15 architectural projects undertaken in the years, 1986 to 2008. Associated materials include: architectural drawings, research information, photographs, and plan, photo and computer aided design (CAD) Compact Discs. The series has been organized by the creator and remains in original order and in the original binder.

Box and Folder Listing:

Series 1: Key to the Location of Materials, n.d.

Box FolderFolder Description

11Key to the Location of Materials (1/2 in. Binder)

Series 2: Architectural Plans, Correspondence, Notes, Sketches and Research, 1986-2011

Series Notes:
The sub-series have been arranged using the original headings and titles comprised by Robert Bradbury. The headings are referenced in the Key to Location of Materials and have remained unchanged.

Series 2: Architectural Plans, Correspondence, Notes, Sketches and Research, 1986-2011
Sub-Series 1: Small Folder (SF--A) (1 1/4 in. Accordion File), 1995-2011
12Contents of Folder SF-A
12Letter Feb. 27 1996 to Bill & Alice Boardman re-design alternatives A thru F, Tab 1
12Examples of primitive Russian country architecture sent to Brad by Alice Boardman during design phase (Photocopies and a short note from Alice Boardman), Tab 2
12Early Plan Studies of Dacha by Architect with photographs of residential model, Tab 3
12Andrew's Job -- Elevation and sections through living room balcony, Tab 4
12Paternotte Great Camp (CAD Compact Disc "Paternotte Job--Plans" and CAD compact disc, "Paternotte Great Camp Photos, Winter 2010/11"), Tab 10
12Proposed Morris Guest Cabin (CAD Compact Disc, "Morris Guest House--Plans," Square Bay Windows), Tab 11


Series 2: Architectural Plans, Correspondence, Notes, Sketches and Research, 1986-2011
Sub-Series 2: Large Folder (LF-1), [1995-1996]

21Boardman Dacha (LF-1)--Architectural drawings and photocopies


Series 2: Architectural Plans, Correspondence, Notes, Sketches and Research, 1986-2011
Sub-Series 3: Large Folder (LF-2), [1988-2008]

22(1)Fritzinger--Architectural drawing photocopies
22(2)Green Cottage--4 Original presentation drawings
22(3)Paternotte--Revision of entry with two trees, plan, elevation & section, elevation of main floor hall
22(4)Morris Great Camp--Architectural drawings on onion skin, mylar, and photocopies
22(5)Morris Guest Cottage--Drawings for the first floor plan, second floor plan, interior elevation, south elevation and southeast elevation
22(6)Walker-- New Owner's Cottage at Lone Pine (proposed), floor plan
Series 3: Small Folder (SF-B): Compact Discs of Plans and Photographs (1 ¼ in. Accordion file), 1986-2011

Series Note:
The compact discs are in CD-R and DVD-R formats and contain pdf and jpg files. The compact discs include scans of architectural plans and pictures of completed projects. The series is referenced in the Key to the Location of Materials and remains in original order in an accordion file.

Series 3: Small Folder (SF-B): Compact Discs of Plans and Photographs (1 ¼ in. Accordion File), 1986-2011

13Fritzinger Barn--Plans and Photo Compact Disc, Tab 1
13Green Guest Cottage--Photo Compact Disc, Tab 4
13Fowler Camp--Plans and Elevation Disc, Tab 6
13Boardman Dacha--Plans, Working Drawings and Photo Compact Discs, Tab 8
13Wray Camp--Plans Compact Disc, Tab 9
13Wagner/Leighton Job--Plans and Photo Compact Discs, Tab 10
13Graff Camp--Photos, Winter 2010/11 Compact Disc, Tab 11
13Andrew's Camp--Preliminary Plans and Working Drawings Compact Discs, Tab 12


Series 4: Rolled Architectural Drawings, 1987-1999

Series Note:
The rolled architectural drawings are comprised of original architectural drawings in pencil and black and white prints. The drawings have been organized and labeled by Bradbury and are grouped by architectural project. Digital images can be found in the libmedia (X:) drive, folder "library," under "Bradbury-Architect." All images are cataloged by roll number, followed by the corresponding number on the lower right margin of the drawing/print. Photographs of the completed houses and additional architectural drawings can be found in SF-B on compact discs.


Series 4: Rolled Architectural Drawings, 1987-1999

2T-1Stewart Camp-1987, 16 Original Architectural Drawings, on mylar
2T-2Packard Residence-1988, 16 Original Architectural Drawings, on mylar
2T-3Robin Pell Residence-1989, 4 Original Architectural Drawings
2T-4Edward G. Green Residence-1990, 3 Original Architectural Drawings, on mylar
2T-5Paternotte Camp-1999, 6 Black & White Floor Plans with Red
2T-6Boardman Dacha-1996, 6 Black & White Floor Plans with Red
2T-7Graff Camp-1998, 7 Black and White Prints of Working Drawings


Subjects Adirondack Mountains (N.Y.)
St. Huberts (N.Y.)
Keene Valley (N.Y.)
Keene (N.Y.)
Colgan, Perry, Lawler Architects
Schofield, Colgan, Perry, Lawler Architects
Architecture--New York (State)--Adirondack Mountains Region--Designs and plans
Architecture, Modern--20th Century--New York (State)
Residential architecture
Ausable Club
Underwood Club