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Specifications and Correspondence

Box 1:

1. Bid proposal for lockers in capitol, 1927

2. Correspondence, 1941-42 for improvements inc. 1921 Cass Gilbert agreement

3. Repairs to Governor’s Mansion, 1965

4. Renovations to Governor’s Mansion, 1966

5. Governor’s Mansion, 1967

6. Governor’s Mansion, 1967-68

7. 1977 Inaugural

8. Incomplete work orders, 1979

9. Specifications by Grand Rapids Store Equipment Corporation for governor’s private office, BPW office, clerk and stenographers room, March 26, 1931

10. Specifications, elevator, roof, C. E. Silling & Associates, n.d.

11. Photographs, various light fixtures

12. 1972 and 1974 studies by C. E. Silling and Associates for legislative building and Science and Cultural Center

13. Catalogue, The Lorain Steel Company, #22, 1927, girder rails

14. Photocopy, diary entry and sketch, Cass Gilbert, April 20-21, 1922 {

15. Report, Cultural Center Pedestrian Plaza and correspondence on roof and grounds by Silling Associates, 1985-1990


Box 2:
Specifications Main Building and combined 3 building unit

1. Specifications for General Construction of Main Building, October 14, 1929 (11 pp index, 250 pp specs) 2 dup copy

2. Bulletin No. 1 Specifications for General Construction, Main Building, Jan. 27, 1930 (2 pp) dup copy

3. Bulletin No. 2 Specifications for General Construction, Main Building, Jan. 29, 1930 (2 pp) dup copy

4. Bulletin No. 3 Specifications for General Construction, Main Building, Jan. 30, 1930 (3 pp) dup copy

5. Bulletin No. 4 Specifications for General Construction, Main Building, Feb. 6, 1930 (3 pp) dup copy

6. Bulletin No. 5 Specifications for General Construction, Main Building, Feb. 6, 1930 (7 pp) dup copy

7. Bulletin No. 6 Specifications for General Construction, Main Building, Feb. 26, 1930 (3 pp) dup copy

8. Specification for Mechanical Equipment for Main Building, October 14, 1929 (7 pp index, 167 pp)

9. General Conditions (25 pp) and Special Conditions (4 pp) n.d. 2 dups

10. Section 1 (Demolition, Excavating & Grading), Section 2 (Masonry Work – Brick, Stone and Tile), Section 3 (Concrete and Paving), Section 4 (Design and Construction), Section 5 (Painting)

11. Specifications for the Installation of Drinking Water Cooling Plant in Main Building, January 30, 1930 (9 pp)

12. Bulletin #1 Proposal for Gilding Bell & Lantern of Dome for Main Building, April 9, 1931 (1 pp)

13. Specifications for Window Shades for Main Building, March 1931 (12 pp) dup copy

14. Proposals for Window Shades for Main Building, 1931 (2 pp)

15. Specifications for General Construction for Buildings Nos. 1 & 2 and Power House for the Capitol, June 5, 1923 (5 pp index, 51 pp specs)

16. Bulletin #1 Specifications for Furniture and Furnishings, Linoleum, Window Shades, and Electric Light Fixtures for Main Building, May 12, 1931 (1 pp) dup copy

17. Bulletin #2 Specifications for Furniture and Furnishings for Main Building, May 1931 (1 pp) dup copy

18. Specifications for Linoleum for Main Building, March 1931 (15 pp)

19. Bulletin #2 Specifications for Linoleum for Main Building, May 1931 (1 pp) dup copy

20. Specifications for Mechanical Equipment for Buildings Nos. 1 & 2 and Power House for the Capitol, June 5, 1923 (3 pp index, 12 pp specs)

21. Bulletin No. 1 Specifications and Drawings for Mechanical Equipment, Main Building, January 31, 1930 (12 pp) dup copy

22. Bulletin No. 2 Specifications and Drawings for Mechanical Equipment, Main Building, January 31, 1930 (1 pp) dup copy

23. Bulletin No. 3 Specifications and Drawings for Mechanical Equipment, Main Building, January 31, 1930 (2 pp) dup copy

24. Bulletin No. 4 Specifications and Drawings for Mechanical Equipment, Main Building, February 7, 1930 (2 pp) dup copy

25. Bulletin No. 5 Specifications and Drawings for Mechanical Equipment, Main Building, February 7, 1930 (2 pp) dup copy

26. Bulletin No. 6 Specifications and Drawings for Mechanical Equipment, Main Building, February 19, 1930 (1 pp) dup copy

27. Bulletin No. 7 Specifications and Drawings for Mechanical Equipment, Main Building, February 19, 1930 (1 pp) dup copy

28. Bulletin No. 8 Specifications and Drawings for Mechanical Equipment, Main Building, February 19, 1930 (2 pp) dup copy

29. Bulletin No. 9 Specifications and Drawings for Mechanical Equipment, Main Building, February 26, 1930 (1 pp) dup copy

30. Bulletin No. 10 Specifications and Drawings for Mechanical Equipment, Main Building, February 26, 1930 (1 pp)

31. Specifications for Electric Light Fixtures for Main Building, April 1931 (58 pp) and Bulletin #2 Specifications for Electric Light Fixtures for Main Building, May 1931 (1 pp)


Box 3:
Specifications, Main Building (all dups of box 2) CHECKED

1. Specifications for General Construction of Main Building, October 14, 1929 (11 pp index, 250 pp specs) 2 dup copy

2. Bulletin No. 1 Specifications for General Construction, Main Building, Jan. 27, 1930 (2 pp) dup copy

3. Bulletin No. 2 Specifications for General Construction, Main Building, Jan. 29, 1930 (2 pp) dup copy

4. Bulletin No. 3 Specifications for General Construction, Main Building, Jan. 30, 1930 (3 pp) dup copy

5. Bulletin No. 4 Specifications for General Construction, Main Building, Feb. 6, 1930 (3 pp) dup copy

6. Bulletin No. 5 Specifications for General Construction, Main Building, Feb. 6, 1930 (7 pp) dup copy

7. Bulletin No. 6 Specifications for General Construction, Main Building, Feb. 26, 1930 (3 pp) dup copy

8. General Conditions (25 pp) and Special Conditions (4 pp) n.d. 2 dups

9. Section 1 (Demolition, Excavating & Grading), Section 2 (Masonry Work – Brick, Stone and Tile), Section 3 (Concrete and Paving), Section 4 (Design and Construction), Section 5 (Painting)

10. Specifications for Window Shades for Main Building, March 1931 (12 pp) dup copy

11. Bulletin #2 Specifications for Linoleum for Main Building, May 1931 (1 pp) dup copy

12. Bulletin No. 1 Specifications and Drawings for Mechanical Equipment, Main Building, January 31, 1930 (12 pp) dup copy

13. Bulletin No. 2 Specifications and Drawings for Mechanical Equipment, Main Building, January 31, 1930 (1 pp) dup copy

14. Bulletin No. 3 Specifications and Drawings for Mechanical Equipment, Main Building, January 31, 1930 (2 pp) dup copy

15. Bulletin No. 4 Specifications and Drawings for Mechanical Equipment, Main Building, February 7, 1930 (2 pp) dup copy

16. Bulletin No. 5 Specifications and Drawings for Mechanical Equipment, Main Building, February 7, 1930 (2 pp) dup copy

17. Bulletin No. 6 Specifications and Drawings for Mechanical Equipment, Main Building, February 19, 1930 (1 pp) dup copy

18. Bulletin No. 7 Specifications and Drawings for Mechanical Equipment, Main Building, February 19, 1930 (1 pp) dup copy

19. Bulletin No. 8 Specifications and Drawings for Mechanical Equipment, Main Building, February 19, 1930 (2 pp) dup copy

20. Bulletin No. 9 Specifications and Drawings for Mechanical Equipment, Main Building, February 26, 1930 (1 pp) dup copy

21. Bulletin #1 Specifications for Furniture and Furnishings, Linoleum, Window Shades, and Electric Light Fixtures for Main Building, May 12, 1931 (1 pp) dup copy

22. Bulletin #2 Specifications for Furniture and Furnishings for Main Building, May 1931 (1 pp) dup copy

23. Bulletin #2 Specifications for Linoleum for Main Building, May 1931 (1 pp) dup copy


Box 4:
Specifications, Buildings 1 & 2 CHECKED

1. General conditions (16 pp)

2. Specifications for General Construction Office Building No. 1, November 10, 1923 (8 pp index and 161 pp specs) with Bulletin #1 November 26, 1923 (1 pp), Bulletin #2, December 7, 1923 (3 pp) Bulletin #3 December 13, 1923 (2 pp) Bulletin #4 December 15, 1923 (1 pp)2 dup copies, one of which includes 1 pp bulletin on elevators

3. Specifications for Electric Light Fixtures for Office Building No. 2, 1926 (33 pp) dup

4. Estimate and Quantity Survey for the Ornamental and Miscellaneous Iron and Bronze Work, Office Building Number One (28 pp)

5. Specifications for Mechanical Equipment Office Building #2 May 19, 1926 (6 pp index and 145 pp specs)

6. Specifications for Clock System Office Building #1, March 14, 1925 (2 pp index and 30 pp specs)

7. Specifications for Mechanical Equipment Office Building No. 1, November 10, 1923 (6 pp index and 128 pp specs) + Bulletin No. 1 Electrical Work November 23, 1923, (1 pp) Bulletin No. 1 Plumbing and Gas Fitting December 5, 1923 (1 pp), Bulletin No. 1 Heating and Ventilation November 23, 1923 (1 pp), Bulletin No. 2 Heating and Ventilation December 10, 1923 (1 pp), Bulletin #1 Elevators December 10, 1923 (1 pp) 5 Dup copies go to page 129, one of which has signatures on page 129

8. Specifications for Steel Lockers in Treasurer’s Vault Office Building No. 2, April 1927 (12 pp)

9. Specifications for Window Shades for Office Building No. 2, September 1926 (12 pp) + Bulletin No. 1 Shades August 25, 1927 (1 pp)

10. Specifications for Burglarproof Vault in Office Building No. 2, 1926 (21 pp)

11. Specifications for Special Furniture The Supreme Court of Appeals Office Building No. 2, 1927 (17 pp + 5 drawings) dup


Box 5:
Specifications, Building 2 CHECKED

1. Specifications for General Construction of Office Building No. 2, 1926 (4 pp index, 244 pp specs) + Bulletin No. 1 June 16, 1926 (4 pp), Bulletin No. 2 June 23, 1926 (3 pp) Bulletin No. 3 July 6, 1926 (4 pp)


Box 6:
Miscellaneous Specifications, post Cass Gilbert

1. Correspondence (photocopies) Supreme Court special furniture (1928) and dome (1941)

2. Financial notes on Governor’s Mansion renovations 1965-66

3. Specifications for General Construction of the File Room of the Identification Bureau of the Board of Public Safety, Works Division, West Virginia Relief Administration, 1935 (6 pp) and Specifications for Flooring the File Room of the Identification Bureau of the Board of Public Safety, Works Division, West Virginia Relief Administration (4 pp)

4. General and Mechanical Specifications for Mezzanine Addition to Rooms 2, 4, and 6, WV State Capitol Building, M. C. Kalip and Silman, Architects, June 20, 1963 (36 pp)

5. Specifications, West Virginia State Parking Building, Cass Gilbert, Jr., March 15, 1952 (154 pp)

6. Copies of waterlogged materials including specifications for Heating, Ventilating and Cooling, Building 3, 1949 (60 pp specs, 24 other pp)

7. Capitol dome restoration 1996


Box 7:
Reports on Construction of Buildings 5,6,7, George A. Fuller Co.

1. Monthly progress report, August 1, 1968

2. Monthly progress report, September 3, 1968

3. Monthly progress report, September 30, 1968

4. Monthly progress report, October 31, 1968

5. Monthly progress report, November 30, 1968

6. Monthly progress report, June 30, 1969

7. Monthly progress report, July 31, 1969

8. Monthly progress report, September 1, 1969

9. Monthly progress report, January 2, 1970

10. Monthly progress report, February 1, 1970

11. Monthly progress report, April 1, 1970

12. Monthly progress report, May 1, 1970

13. Monthly progress report, June 1, 1970

14. Monthly progress report, July 1, 1970

15. Monthly progress report, August 1, 1970

16. Monthly progress report, September 1, 1970

17. Monthly progress report, October 4, 1970

18. Monthly progress report, November 1, 1970

19. Monthly progress report, December 4, 1970

20. Monthly progress report, January 1, 1971

21. Monthly progress report, February 1, 1971

22. Monthly progress report, March 1, 1971

23. Monthly progress report, April 1, 1971

24. Monthly progress report, May 1, 1971

25. Monthly progress report, June 1, 1971


Box 8:
Miscellaneous Files, Capitol Complex

1. Specifications, Food Service West Virginia State Capitol, C. E. Silling and Associates, 1975 (138 pp)

2. Replacement of Gas Lines State Capitol Complex, Appalachian Engineers, 1985 (50 pp)

3. Specifications, Governor’s Mansion kitchen renovations, 1966; plant list for riverbank, 1974; miscellaneous electrical additions Capitol Building 1974

4. Renovation/remodeling Room 158 Main Unit Ground Floor Special Provisions (11 pp)

5. Specifications Cultural Center termite treatment 1990

6. Notes about Main Building cornerstone laying, 1930


Box 9:
Governor’s Mansion, Holly Grove files

1. Governor’s Mansion tour guide information, brochures

2. Events at Mansion during Rockefeller Administration

3. Painting and Mansion repairs, 1985

4. Improvements, repairs and replacements

5. Roof

6. Hooked picture of seal and chair fabric samples

7. Table (casters reconditioned) 1986

8. Soil Report lab test 1987-88

9. Repairs and replacement information - fans, lampshades, chairs

10. Friable material (asbestos) survey, Dec. 1985

11. Kitchen remodeling project manual ZMM 1981/09/25

12. Kitchen 1981

13. Kitchen equipment, ice machine 1982

14. Bids for kitchen floor, etc. 1986

15. Kitchen grill

16. Dishwasher 1987

17. Range, electric

18. Refrigerator (Gibson) 1986

19. Refrigerator repairs

20. Cooling unit

21. Heaters, electric

22. Repairs for heating and cooling 1986/01/02

23. Garden wall and grounds repairs

24. Walkway lights outside

25. Garage doors

26. Dictaphone lease

27. Floor plans

28. Mansion Advisory Committee SB 99 1968

29. Mansion Advisory Committee HB 4190 1988

30. Mansion Advisory Committee notes, minutes, 1967-1987

31. Mansion redecoration 1984-1985

32. Furniture cleaning instructions

33. Furniture notes to 1985

34. Furniture at Cultural Center (surplus)

35. Art and paintings on loan

36. Art loaned from the Mansion

37. Appraisal on mansion items

38. Paintings owned by Mansion

39. Holly Grove 1976-1979


Box 10:
Files on Capitol Restoration from Historic Preservation

1. Marble cleaning & finishing, 1992-1995

2. East Wing Loading Dock, 1995-1996

3. Main Unit Third Floor New Offices, 1995

4. Rotunda Restoration, 1995-1996 (inc. photos, slides)

5. Dome Gilding, 1994-1995

6. Master Plan, ca. 1990

7. Main Wing First Floor South Corridor Senate Side Partition Addition, 1995

8. Main Wing House of Delegates Chamber Redecorating, 1994

9. Holly Grove Corridor Wall Panels Main Section, 1977-1979

10. Supreme Court of Appeals Chamber Restoration, 1991

11. East Wing First Floor E130-131 door removal, 1994

12. East Wing First Floor E131, 133 partition removal, 1994

13. East Wing First Floor E100-101-103-105 partition removal, 1994

14. East Wing Basement corridor doors, 1994

15. East Wing First Floor E114-122 partition removal, 1994

16. Main Building Second Floor MU 425 partition, 1995

17. West Wing First Floor W122-124 door & partition changes, 1995

18. East Wing First Floor E114-124 storm windows

19. East Wing EB64 renovation, 1996

20. East and West Wings First Floor Corridor Ceiling paint restoration, 1992-1994

21. Photographs of power room

22. Brochure for Indiana Limestone Institute of America, featuring Cultural Center on cover

23. Capitol Dome Swanke Hayden Connell Architects 2001


Box 11:
ZMM projects including Buildings 5,6,7

1. Entry lobby, unidentified state building, 1970

2. Furniture specifications, Unit C, 1970

3. Buildings 5, 6, 7, addenda, correspondence, 1968-1971


Box 12:
Cass Gilbert, Inc. Collection (acquired from Butterfields)

Correspondence 1940 - Dome problems/Roof leaks
Governor Homer A. Holt to Cass Gilbert, Jr. 1 April 1940. Re. Roof and gold leaf, 3 pages
Eugene Grasselli, DuPont, to Cass Gilbert, Jr. 9 April 1940. Re. Lead problems on dome
Thomas Fitzpatrick to Cass Gilbert, Inc. 12 April 1940. Re. Gold leaf on dome problems
G. W. Buchholz, George A. Fuller Co. to Cass Gilbert, Jr. 22 May 1940. Re. Guar. On roof, leak over House side of building, 2 pages
Governor Homer A. Holt to C. L. Robling, Barrett Co. 12 July 1940. Re. Roof. 3 page carbon
W. G. Distler, George A. Fuller Co. to Cass Gilbert, Jr. 10 October 1940. Re. Lead on dome
W. G. Distler, George A. Fuller Co. to Cass Gilbert, Jr., 17 October 1940. Re. Lead on dome

Correspondence 1940 - riverbank treatment
Governor Homer A. Holt to Cass Gilbert, Jr., 2 January 1940. Re. River bank and drawings, includes carbons (4) all dated 28 Dec. 1939, all from Gilbert to Holt, all re. River bank project.
C. J. Kuhn to Cass Gilbert, Jr., 4 January 1940. Re: River bank drawings
W. E. Shivers to Governor Homer A. Holt, 4 January 1940. Re: Kanawha Blvd. extension and riverbank project (carbon)
Governor Homer A. Holt to Cass Gilbert, Jr., 6 January 1940. Re. River bank with carbon attachment of letter to W. E. Shrivers, Eng. Insp. With PWA, 6 January 1940 re Blvd. project and letter from Shriver to Governor Homer A. Holt to Cass Gilbert, Jr., 4 January 1940 re. River bank improvements
Governor Homer A. Holt to Col. Fortney, City of Charleston, 9 January 1940. Re. River bank
J. F. Miller, Dravo Corp. to City of Charleston, 13 January 1940. Re. River bank landscaping with estimate of costs. Carbon, 2 pages
Governor Homer A. Holt to Cass Gilbert, Jr., 19 January 1940. Re. River bank, includes carbon to City of Charleston
C. J. Kuhn to Cass Gilbert, Jr., 4 March 1940. Re: River bank project changes in drawings
C. J. Kuhn to Cass Gilbert, Jr., 16 March 1940. Re: River bank project, other state construction projects Governor Homer A. Holt to Cass Gilbert, Jr., 1 April 1940. Re. River bank improvements
C. J. Kuhn to Cass Gilbert, Jr., 11 May 1940. Re: River bank project and paving
C. J. Kuhn to Cass Gilbert, Jr. 18 May 1940 re: riverbank project and boat landing
Invoice (2 carbon copies) to Cass Gilbert Inc. from Williams and Brown for services re: riverbank project and cover note from Margie Brown explaining it 29 May 1940 Al Quinn to Cass Gilbert, Jr., 5 June 1940. Re. Payment
Governor Homer A. Holt to Cass Gilbert, Jr., 2 July 1940. Re. Payment
Governor Homer A. Holt to Cass Gilbert, Jr., 11 July 1940. Re. Payment on riverbank improvements
Governor Homer A. Holt to Cass Gilbert, Jr. 15 October 1940. Re. Dome and lights and river landscape
Page from newsletter, ca. 1940 with discussion about City of Charleston budget problems and Boulevard extension

Correspondence 1940 - lighting
Governor Homer A. Holt to Cass Gilbert, Jr. 30 October 1940. Re. Lights
R. E. Clisdell, General Electric to Cass Gilbert, Jr. 5 December 1940. Re. Lighting for Capitol

Correspondence 1940 - miscellaneous
L. M. Cunningham, Supt. Capitol Bldg and Grounds to Cass Gilbert, Jr. 28 March 1940. Re. Pictures, blueprints delivered to Liquor and Unemployment regarding space
Telegram, Governor Homer A. Holt to Cass Gilbert, Jr., 15 May 1940. Re. Schedule. [original and confirmation copy]
Governor Homer A. Holt to Cass Gilbert, 29 July 1940. Re. Invitation to Gilbert to attend West Virginia Day at New York Worlds Fair
Telegram, Governor Homer A. Holt to Cass Gilbert, Jr., 14 August 1940. Re. Schedule, architectural doodling on back
Governor Homer A. Holt to Cass Gilbert, 14 August 1940. Re. Schedule
L. M. Cunningham, Supt. Capitol Bldg and Grounds to Cass Gilbert, Jr., 27 August 1940. Re. River rising 31 feet in less than 12 hours and wall stood, enclosed pam. Ref. Not there but correspondence from member of NC leg. For information on WV capitol
Governor Homer A. Holt to Cass Gilbert, 10 September 1940. Re. Schedule

Correspondence 1941 Dome and Roof
Telegram, copy, L. M. Cunningham to Barrett Company, 24 January 1941. Re. Leak in 20 year guarantee roof, immediate correction requested
W. G. Distler to L. M. Cunningham, Supt. Bldg. and Grounds, 4 February 1941. Re. Roof problem, carbon
R. E. Clisdell, General Electric to Cass Gilbert, Jr., 27 February 1941. Re. Offers to be available for project to flood light dome
W. G. Distler to Cass Gilbert, Jr., 28 February 1941. Re. roof
Robert E. Alfred, Clerk of Board of Public Works, to Cass Gilbert, Jr., 3 March 1941. Re. Wants copy of roofing bonds
Earle F. Henry, Mack Jenney and Tyler to Cass Gilbert, Jr., 5 March 1941. Re. proposal to gild dome
R. G. Sutler to Cass Gilbert, Jr. 7 March 1941. Re. Painting dome
Telegram, Cunningham to Cass Gilbert, Jr., 20 March 1941. Re. Action on dome waits Gilbert’s submissions
Letter, William S. O’Brien to Cass Gilbert, Jr. 11 August 1941. Re. status of on-going lead problems
C. A. Geatty, Nat. Lead Co. to Charles E. Mack, 18 August 1941. Re. contractors and lead dome installation
Homer A. Holt to Cass Gilbert, Jr.,, 23 September 1941. Thanks Gilbert for letter about dome
Charles K. Payne to Cass Gilbert, Jr., 29 September 1941. Re. Agrees dome needs attention, agreeable to meet with Gilbert
C. Stauff, National Lead Company to E. R. Huddy and Son, 6 November 1941. Re. dome job, carbon of cc to Cass Gilbert, Jr.
Daniel N. Phillips, Bakelite Corp., to Cass Gilbert, Jr., 1 December 1941. Re. Info on protecting lead coated copper

Correspondence 1941 Capitol improvements/repairs
Charles K. Payne to Cass Gilbert, Jr., 5 February 1941. Re. status of new office bldg. in leg. Unknown. Some funds for grounds but will have no say
Telegram, Governor Matthew M. Neely to Cass Gilbert, Jr. 19 February 1941. Re. Confirming appt. and notes on back in pencil listing clothing, for trip?
Homer A. Holt to Cass Gilbert, Jr., 8 March 1941. Re. Seeing Gilbert during visit
Governor Matthew M. Neely to Cass Gilbert, Jr., 2 March 1941. Re. Thanks for letters of 26 February regarding repairs
Charles K. Payne to Cass Gilbert, Jr., 20 March 1941. Re. grounds and improvements
A. R. Huyett, Gov. Neely sec. to Cass Gilbert, Jr., 10 May 1941. Thanks for letter of 5 May
Charles B. Holsclaw to Cass Gilbert, Jr., 9 June 1941. Re. under separate cover blueprints of grounds
Supt. of State Capitol Bldg. to Cass Gilbert, Jr., 28 June 1941. Re. Piping three boilers together
Charles K. Payne to Cass Gilbert, Jr., 9 July 1941. Re. grounds and building improvements
Robert E. Alfred, Clerk of Board of Public Works, to Cass Gilbert, Jr., 17 July 1941. Re. New plot plan for grounds
Charles K. Payne to Cass Gilbert, Jr., 31 July 1941. Re. Capitol ground and bldg. improvements
H. N. Martin, Supt. Of Capitol to Cass Gilbert, Jr. 26 August 1941. Re. loading dock doors
Homer A. Holt to Cass Gilbert, Jr., 10 September 1941. Re. Praise for father and son Gilbert
Letter, Attorney General Meadows to Cass Gilbert, Jr., 22 October 1941. Re. Improving grounds and paving and widening Duffy St.
Letter, Attorney General Meadows to Cass Gilbert, Jr., 31 October 1941. Thanks for comments and suggested dates for meeting
Proposal contract, Indiana Limestone Corp. 27 November 1941. Re. contract for capitol ground works
C. J. Kuhn, of Kuhn Const.Co. to Cass Gilbert, Jr., 24 December 1941. Re. Delay in information because of Payne’s illness

Correspondence Proposed new building 1946
M. L. O’Neale, State Road Commission to Cass Gilbert, Jr., 28 February 1946. Re: arrangement of offices of State Road Commission in new building
Robert S. Clary, H. E. Fletcher Co. to Cass Gilbert, Jr., 24 June 1946. Re: drawings for Operation #4, Capitol granite work
M. L. O’Neale to Cass Gilbert, Jr., 16 July 1946. Re: basement floor plan for new building and location of Materials and Testing Lab.

Correspondence Beautification Project 1946
Gus C. Wofford, Board of Park Commissioners, City of Huntington to Cass Gilbert, Jr., 16 January 1946. Re: curb work and plan of grounds work
Gus C. Wofford, Board of Park Commissioners, City of Huntington to Cass Gilbert, Jr., 2 February 1946. Re: will be present at Feb. 6 meeting and hopes Gilbert brings plan with him
Gus C. Wofford, Board of Park Commissioners, City of Huntington to Cass Gilbert, Jr., 11 February 1946. Re: costs for work on Duffy-California improvements
C. H. Koontz, Director of the Budget to Cass Gilbert, Jr., 15 March 1946. Re: sharing drawings for Duffy St. with City of Charleston, specs for core drilling for new office building
C. H. Koontz, Director of the Budget to Cass Gilbert, Jr., 8 April 1946. Re: work on Duffy Street, drilling company, plans for new office building
L. P. Harvey, Schoolfield-Harvey Electric to Cass Gilbert, Jr., 8 July 1946. Re: information needed for work being done for Kuhn on beautification project

Correspondence - 1947-1948 Repairs, sidewalks
Charles J. Kuhn to Cass Gilbert, Jr., 15 August 1947. Re: mailing him Blue Book and sample of Indiana Limestone (original and carbon)
H. Hudgins to C. C. Miller, Superintendent of Capitol Building, 20 August 1947. Re: order for Seabrite Cleaner (carbon)
Charles J. Kuhn, Kuhn Construction Co to Cass Gilbert, Jr., 19 September 1947. Re: completion of specs and drawings for Auditor’s Department (original and carbon)
Charles J. Kuhn, Kuhn Construction Co to Cass Gilbert, Jr., 2 October 1947. Re: bringing certificate book when visiting Charleston (original and carbon)
J. F. Hurley, Otis Elevator Co. to Cass Gilbert, Jr., 14 October 1947. Re: elevators and service contract on them in buildings 1 & 2 and their power supply. Attached is carbon of letter from Frederick N. Bolles, of Jaros, Baum and Bolles to Cass Gilbert, Jr. dated 20 October 1947 regarding elevator auto transformers
Charles J. Kuhn, Kuhn Construction Co to Cass Gilbert, Jr., 5 November 1947. Re: estimate for development of grounds (original and carbon)
Charles J. Kuhn, Kuhn Construction Co to Cass Gilbert, Jr., 17 November 1947. Re: payment received, continued repair work, exterior stone, waterproofing, roof, Kuhn’s absence on vacation (original and carbon)
Charles J. Kuhn, Kuhn Construction Co to Cass Gilbert, Jr., 3 December 1947. Re. news article about Gilbert’s accident
Charles J. Kuhn, Kuhn Construction Co to Cass Gilbert, Jr., 14 January 1948. Re: work in Auditor’s Office, about partitions and their color (original and carbon)
Charles J. Kuhn, Kuhn Construction Co to Cass Gilbert, Jr., 28 January 1948. Re. work in Auditor’s office, including tile floor (original and carbon)
Charles J. Kuhn to Board of Control, 8 March 1948. Re: replacement costs for present brick walk with other materials (carbon)
Charles J. Kuhn to Board of Control, 12 March 1948. Re: bid to install platform and walk at north end of Office Building 1 (carbon)
Charles J. Kuhn to Board of Control, 18 March 1948. Re: bid to replace walk at front of Capitol on Boulevard side and note at bottom showing authorization for work (carbon)
Charles J. Kuhn, Kuhn Construction Co to Cass Gilbert, Jr., 19 March 1948. Re: Board of Control authorized work on front walk but not West Office Unit walk; lighting for vault in Auditor’s office
Charles J. Kuhn, Kuhn Construction Co to Cass Gilbert, Jr., 22 March 1948. Re: drawings for Main Entrance Walk (original and carbon)
Cass Gilbert, Jr. to Board of Control 24 March 1948. Re: copy of letter from Kuhn about work on sidewalk on Boulevard side being part of Development of Capitol Grounds contract (carbon)
Cass Gilbert Jr. to Charles J. Kuhn, 25 March 1948. Re: a Mr. O’Brien coming to look at stained limestone under Boulevard entrance to Capitol (carbon)
C. J. Christoverson, Sloane-Blabon Corp to Cass Gilbert, Jr., 25 March 1948. Re: glad he is pleased with Koroseal Tile installation
Cass Gilbert, Jr. to Charles J. Kuhn, 7 April 1948. Re: drawings for front walk repair (carbon)
Brochure for Holoflux Close-Ceiling Unit lights from Holophane Co. n.d. (2 copies) empty envelope addressed to Cass Gilbert, Jr. from Ryan, Evens & Ryan, NY

Correspondence Parking Building 1952
Revised CMP Reg. 6 issued 6 March 1952 re: National Production Authority (2 copies)
Jack H. Jimison to Cass Gilbert, Jr., 10 May 1952. Re: needing information on N.P.A. permit and allotment of controlled materials before signing contract for parking building
Charles J. Kuhn to Cass Gilbert, Jr., 11 May 1951. Re: estimated cost of parking garage
Cass Gilbert, Jr. to D. L. Gainer, Secretary of State Office Building Commission, 22 May 1951. re: estimates for parking garage, offer to meet with Commission (carbon)
Cass Gilbert, Jr. to Governor Okey Patteson, 26 June 1951. re: location of parking building (2 copies, both carbon)
2 sets cover instruction sheet and 3 sets form CMP-4c Construction Projects for US Dept. Commerce

Correspondence 1963 Lighting
James B. Napier, Am. Electric Power to R. H. Hively, 10 January 1963. Re. Visit to Cass Gilbert, Jr. and set of drawings of dome, flood lighting, carbon
Cass Gilbert, Jr. to G. C. Smith, Appalachian Power, 26 February 1963. Re: lighting Capitol (carbon)

Miscellaneous documents
Houston G. Young to Mrs. Julia Finch Gilbert, 1 May 1939. Re: thanks for payment for Loyalty Permanent Endowment Fund in honor of husband
Homer A. Holt to Cass Gilbert, Jr. 23 March 1963. Re. legislative bill 272 to increase state bonding total.
Blank form, standard agreement between owner and architect, n.d.


Box 13:
Cass Gilbert, Inc. Collection (acquired from Butterfields)

Agreement, Capitol Construction, 1921

Agreement between Capitol Building Commission and Cass Gilbert, 23 July 1921 signed by Gilbert, Gov. Morgan and Commission secretary Houston Young

Building 3 Agreement, ads for bids, addendums
Signed agreement between State Office Building Commission and Cass Gilbert Jr., 2 July 1945 for new office building - 8 p. carbon with original signatures of Governor Meadows, Budget Director Koontz, Attorney General Partlow and Gilbert
Photostatic negative copy of Agreement entered into by The State Office Building Commission of West Virginia and Cass Gilbert, Jr., Architect, 2 July 1945, 8pp. Signed by Governor Meadows, Director of Budget C. H. Koontz, Attorney General Ira Partlow, and Cass Gilbert, Jr. [rolled and creased]
Clipping from West Virginia Construction News, October 1945, p. 9, showing rendering of new office bldg., Building 3, and article about project.
6 copies advertising for bids for construction of Building #3, 1 September 1949
Addendum Two, Proposal No. 1, Contract No. 1 Excavation, Foundation & General Construction, 26 October 1949
Letter, Cass Gilbert Jr. to D. L. Gainer, State Office Building Commission 24 June 1949 re: shipping bids, bonds and other document sets for new building (carbon)
Memorandum, Re. Estimated cost and financing proposal for state office building, 6 December 1948, carbon
D. L. Gainer, Sec. State Office Bldg. Comm. to Cass Gilbert, Jr. 27 April 1949. Re. Plan to proceed with building but request of cost estimate
Cass Gilbert, Jr. to State Office Bldg. Comm., 18 November 1949. Re. Comments on review of bids and recommendations, carbon

Building 3 Correspondence 1950
[note: much of time correspondence labeled Gilbert was on his letterhead but from C. Holmes Rapp, his agent in Charleston]

J. F. McEnerney, Huffman & Boyle to Cass Gilbert, Jr., 6 March 1950. Re: breakdown of footage for flooring and attached letter, Cass Gilbert, Jr. to D. L. Gainer, 9 March 1950 about Koroseal flooring
J. F. McEnerney, Huffman & Boyle to Cass Gilbert, Jr., 10 March 1950. Re: breakdown of footage for flooring
Robert J. Jones to Cass Gilbert, Jr., 14 March 1950. Re: structural glazed tile
Robert J. Jones to Cass Gilbert, Jr., 24 March 1950. Re: glazed tile colors
John Hallman Jr., F. Graham Williams Co. to Cass Gilbert, Jr., 1 April 1950. Re: have asked Arketex to send tile samples to Cass Gilbert, Jr.
Cass Gilbert, Jr. to J. A. Jones Construction, 4 April 1950. Re: Has selected tile color (carbon)
W. D. Blackstock, Candora Marble Company, 16 March 1950. Re: sending marble samples
Cass Gilbert, Jr. to Houston G. Young, 8 May 1950. Re: acquired sample forms (carbon)
Group of letters stapled together:
W. H. Ellis, Harry Dougherty & Son to Cass Gilbert, Jr., 22 May 1950. Re: drawings for Contract #3 and work they would do
W. H. Ellis, Harry Dougherty & Son to Cass Gilbert, Jr., 15 May 1950. Re: drawings for Contract #3
W. H. Ellis, Harry Dougherty & Son to Cass Gilbert, Jr., 5 May 1950. Re: specs for supply & return grilles for Contract #3
W. H. Ellis, Harry Dougherty & Son to Cass Gilbert, Jr., 27 April 1950. Re: information for equipment for office building
Thomas J. Walters, Standard Insulation Co to Harry Dougherty & Son, 5 April 1950. Re: Purchase order D 931 G and substituting Foamglas insulation (2 copies, both carbon)
F. G. Walther, Jacob Baum & Bolles to Cass Gilbert, Jr., 1 June 1950. Re: drawings and approved equipment (original and carbon)
General Bronze Corp to J. A. Jones Construction, 22 May 1950. Re: questions about bronze work and additional information they need (carbon)
Robert J. Jones, J. A. Jones Construction to General Bronze Corp, 25 May 1950. Re: answers to their questions will be received at architect’s office (carbon)
General Bronze Corp to J. A. Jones Construction, 29 May 1950. Re: list of what they are supplying (carbon)
Robert J. Jones to Cass Gilbert, Jr., 5 June 1950. Re: concerns of General Bronze Corp.
Warner Elevator to Cass Gilbert, Jr., 8 June 1950. Re: Tyler cab details
Warner Elevator to Cass Gilbert, Jr., 10 July 1950. Re: Tyler samples
W. H. Ellis, Harry Dougherty & Son to Cass Gilbert, Jr., 21 June 1950. Re: bronze grilles for approval
W. H. Ellis, Harry Dougherty & Son to Cass Gilbert, Jr., 21 June 1950. Re: starters for vacuum pumps; attached is carbon Ellis to Cass Gilbert, Jr., 4 April 1950 about letter from Nash Engineering about vacuum pumps
Warner Elevator Mfg. Co. to Cass Gilbert, Jr., 7 July 1950. Re: plans for elevator in building #3
Cass Gilbert, Jr. to Warner Elevator, 12 July 1950. Re: rough bucks for elevator openings (carbon)
Warner Elevator to Cass Gilbert, Jr., 7 July 1950. Re: change in door frames
Cass Gilbert, Jr. to Warner Elevator, 12 July 1950. Re: dimensions for telephone set (carbon)
D. L. Gainer, Director of the Budget to Cass Gilbert, Jr., 24 July 1950. Re: questions about new entrance to Building 1 and air conditioning Main Unit should be sent to Board of Public Works
Pencilled note about sets of drawings to various companies, 25 July 1950
C. H. Graham, J. A. Jones Construction to Cass Gilbert, Jr., 1 August 1950. Re: sending separately information on setting tiles
John F. Hallman Jr., F. Graham Williams Co to Cass Gilbert, Jr., 3 August 1950 about information on setting glazed tiles
Cass Gilbert, Jr. to J. A. Jones Construction, 10 August 1950. Re: receipt of various drawings and information (carbon)
Cass Gilbert, Jr. to J. A. Jones Construction, 11 August 1950. Re: make change in Glazed Tile Work description (carbon)
Robert J. Jones, J. A. Jones Construction to Cass Gilbert, Jr., 9 August 1950. Re: glazed tile information
C. H. Graham to F. Graham Williams Co. 17 August 1950. Re: specs for glazed tile (carbon)
C. H. Graham to F. Graham Williams Co., 18 August 1950. Re: sending them drawings to forward to Cass Gilbert, Jr. (carbon)
J. A. Jones Construction to Cass Gilbert, Jr., 24 August 1950. Re: samples of acoustical materials (carbon)
E. L. Thompson Co to J. A. Jones Construction, 18 August 1950. Re: samples of acoustical materials (carbon)
Cass Gilbert, Jr. to J. A. Jones Construction, 25 August 1950. Re: acoustic tiles samples do not meet specifications - send others (carbon)
Cass Gilbert, Jr. to D. L. Gainer, State Office Building Commission, 8 September 1950. Re: credit to C.
A. Jones for unused steel (carbon)
A. C. Carey, Meyers Brothers to Cass Gilbert, Jr., 11 September 1950. Re: change in plumbing estimate (carbon) Pencilled note about telephone in elevator
Sample sheet, Armstrong’s Rubber Tile from Warner Elevator
Sketches and notes for office space for Liquor Control Commission and Division of Merchandising, done in pencil on yellow legal pad and one small white sheet - 8 pp total

Building 3 Correspondence 1951-52
[note: much of time correspondence labeled Gilbert was on his letterhead but from C. Holmes Rapp, his agent in Charleston]

Cass Gilbert, Jr. to Densil L. Gainer, 3 December 1951. Re: personnel to run heating and cooling system (carbon)
Cass Gilbert, Jr. to Densil L. Gainer, 3 December 1951. Re: accepting counters in Motor Vehicles (carbon)
Paul Shanks, State Health Dept. to Kyle & Company, 12 December 1951. Re: please notify when planning to install shelving in stock room (carbon)
Cass Gilbert, Jr. to Densil L. Gainer, 14 December 1951 . Re: J. A. Jones payment request (2 copies both carbon)
Paul Shanks, State Health Department to Rapp, 17 December 1951. re: letter from Kyle & Co. with attached Kyle & Co to Department of Health, 14 December 1951. Re: schedule for installing shelving (carbon)
Densil L. Gainer to Cass Gilbert, Jr., 8 January 1952. Re: list for lettering on doors (list not included)
Cass Gilbert, Jr. to Densil L. Gainer, 8 January 1952. Re: Board of Control assumes possession of heating system 31 January (carbon)
Cass Gilbert, Jr. to Densil L. Gainer, 11 January 1952. Re: acknowledging instructions to install floor fixture boxes and wiring (carbon)
Cass Gilbert, Jr. to Densil L. Gainer, 16 January 1952. Re: bill of J. Lewis Hark for survey of California Ave. property (carbon)
Cass Gilbert, Jr. to Densil L. Gainer, 17 January 1952. Re: insurance of E. C. Ernst (carbon)
Memo, C. F. Woodrum, State Office Building Commission to C. H. Rapp, 8 February 1952. Re: moving Health and Public Assistance
Memo, Gainer to all units moving to new building, 29 January 1952. Re: order of move and possible telephone extension delays (carbon)
Cass Gilbert, Jr. to Densil L. Gainer, 14 February 1952. Re: Warner Elevator vouchers (carbon)
Memo, Paul Shanks to Rapp, 15 February 1952. Re: moving schedule for Health and attached schedule
Invoice, George Hager, 18 February 1952. Re: Motor Vehicles counters (carbon)
Densil L. Gainer to Don McClaugherty, Motor Vehicles Commissioner, 19 February 1952. Re: moving into new offices 29 February so that Agriculture can be moved into his space (carbon)
Cass Gilbert, Jr. to W. Morton Northen & Co, 21 February 1952. Re: bill for rubber tile (carbon)
W. Morton Nothen & Co to Rapp, 21 February 1952. Re: deduction from bill for ten pieces of tile
Cass Gilbert, Jr. to W. Morton Northen & Co, 21 February 1952. Re: approval of bill for tile (carbon)
Cass Gilbert, Jr. to Densil L. Gainer, 25 February 1952. Re: treating concrete floors (carbon)
Cass Gilbert, Jr. to Densil L. Gainer, 25 February 1952. Re: payment for George Hager for counters for Motor Vehicles (carbon)
Invoice, Meyers Brothers, 25 February 1952. Re: work in photostat room (2 copies carbon)
Invoice, Meyers Brothers, 25 February 1952. Re: work in dark room (2 copies carbon)
Austin Floor Covering to Cass Gilbert, Jr., 25 February 1952. Re: asphalt tile
Cass Gilbert, Jr. to Austin Floor Covering, 27 February 1952. Re: asphalt tile (carbon)
Cass Gilbert, Jr. to Densil L. Gainer, 27 February 1952. Re: serial numbers on vault doors (carbon) - small carbon attachment with numbers attached
Cass Gilbert, Jr. to Densil L. Gainer, 27 February 1952. Re: invoice of Meyers Brothers for work in photostat room on 5th floor (2 copies carbon)
Cass Gilbert, Jr. to Densil L. Gainer, 27 February 1952. Re: invoice of Meyers Brothers for work in dark room on 4th floor (2 copies carbon)
Cass Gilbert, Jr. to Densil L. Gainer, 6 March 1952. Re: fixtures and fixture glass from E. C. Ernst (carbon)
Cass Gilbert, Jr. to Densil L. Gainer, 7 March 1952. Re: invoices for moving from Warner Company (carbon)
Invoice, Austin Floor Covering to Cass Gilbert, Jr., 7 March 1952. Re: asphalt tile installation (carbon)
Densil L. Gainer to Cass Gilbert, Jr., 10 March 1952. Re: damage to payment in alley
Cass Gilbert, Jr. to Densil L. Gainer, 12 March 1952. Re: invoice for moving from Warner Company (carbon)
Cass Gilbert, Jr. to Densil L. Gainer, 20 March 1952. Re: payment to Austin Floor for asphalt tile (carbon)
Cass Gilbert, Jr. to Densil L. Gainer, 21 March 1952. Re: payment for moving from Warner Company (carbon)
William T. Brice, State Road Commission to Gainer, 26 March 1952. Re: removing and storing closet door in dark room (carbon)
Cass Gilbert, Jr. to Densil L. Gainer, 26 March 1952. Re: removing doors and storing them, bulletin board for elevators (carbon)
Cass Gilbert, Jr. to Densil L. Gainer, 26 March 1952. Re: fire insurance coverage on building (carbon)
Cass Gilbert, Jr. to Densil L. Gainer, 27 March 1952. Re: payment for moving to Warner Elevator (carbon)
Requisition for payment Warner Elevator 29 March 1952 (carbon)
Cass Gilbert, Jr. to Densil L. Gainer, 18 April 1952. Re: altering gates on freight hoist (carbon)
Cass Gilbert, Jr. to Densil L. Gainer, 8 May 1952. Re: bill for additional fire exit signs (carbon)
E. C. Ernst to Holmes Rapp, 16 May 1952. Re: moving phone outlets
Cass Gilbert, Jr. to Densil L. Gainer, 19 May 1952. Re: copies of tests for various elevators (carbon) (no tests attached)
Cass Gilbert, Jr. to Densil L. Gainer, 27 May 1952. Re: vouchers for various electrical work (carbon)
Cass Gilbert, Jr. to Densil L. Gainer, 3 June 1952. Re: payment to J. A. Jones Construction and some minor corrections they must make (carbon)
Cass Gilbert, Jr. to Densil L. Gainer, 4 June 1952. Re: removing electric poles on Washington St. in front of Building #3 (carbon)
Cass Gilbert, Jr. to Densil L. Gainer, 6 June 1952. Re: refers to enclosed letter from Warner Elevator which is not included (carbon)
Cass Gilbert, Jr. to Densil L. Gainer, 6 June 1952. Re: guarantee from Meyers Brothers for plumbing (carbon); guarantee letter of 28 May 1952 included (carbon)
E. C. Ernst, Inc. to Holmes Rapp, representing Gilbert, 6 June 1952. Re: work completed on conduit (carbon)
E. C. Ernst to Rapp, 12 June 1952. Re: cooling tower lights
E. C. Ernst work order for conduit work 18 June 1952 (carbon)
E. C. Ernst work order for phone outlets 18 June 1952 (carbon)
Invoice from E. C. Ernst, 23 June 1952. Re: phone outlets?
E. C. Ernst work order for conduits and wiring for cooling tower lights, 23 June 1952 (carbon)
Cass Gilbert, Jr. to Densil L. Gainer, 24 June 1952. Re: bill for flue for Road Commission photostat machine (carbon)
Cass Gilbert, Jr. to Densil L. Gainer, 25 June 1952. Re: bill for conduit for Motor Vehicles (carbon)
Cass Gilbert, Jr. to Gainer, 25 June 1952. Re: phone outlets in D. P. A. offices (carbon)
Cass Gilbert, Jr. to Gainer, 25 June 1952. Re: conduits and wiring for cooling tower lights (carbon)
Cass Gilbert, Jr. to Densil L. Gainer, 8 July 1952. Re: requesting payment for Warner Elevator (carbon)
Cass Gilbert, Jr. to Densil L. Gainer, 9 July 1952. Re: requesting payment submitted by Harry Dougherty & Son (carbon)
Cass Gilbert, Jr. to Densil L. Gainer, 10 July 1952. Re: various amounts and allocations owed different companies (carbon)
Dell White, Board of Control to all units offices in new office building, n.d. re: telephone service in new building (carbon)
Sample pages for elevator push buttons and floor displays from Elevator Supplies Co.

Building #3 bills and invoices 1949-1953
Cass Gilbert, Jr. to State Office Bldg. Comm. 10 August 1950. Bill for services, carbon
Letter, Cass Gilbert Jr. to L. Steele Trotter, Board of Control Treasurer 19 August 1949 about bill (carbon) with carbon copy of bill dated 4 August 1949
Cass Gilbert, Jr. to State Office Bldg. Comm., 19 September 1949. Letter and bill, carbon
Cass Gilbert, Jr. to State Office Bldg. Comm., 15 November 1949. Bill, carbon
Cass Gilbert, Jr. to State Office Bldg. Comm., 1 December 1949. Re. Letter and bill for services, carbon
Cass Gilbert, Jr. to State Office Bldg. Comm., 13 January 1950. Re. Cover letter for bill dated 16 January, carbons
Densil L. Gainer , Sec. State Office Bldg. Comm. to Cass Gilbert, Jr., 23 January 1950. Re. Payment of 16 January bill and copy of invoice from Jaros, Baum and Bolles dated 30 September 1947
Cass Gilbert, Jr. to State Office Bldg. Comm., 17 March 1950. Re. Cover letter and bill, carbons
Cass Gilbert, Jr. to State Office Bldg. Comm., 5 June 1950. Re. Bill, carbon
State Office Building Commission to Cass Gilbert, Jr., 10 June 1950. Re. Paying 5 June invoice with corrections
Cass Gilbert, Jr. to State Office Bldg. Comm., 5 July 1950. Bill, carbon
Cass Gilbert, Jr. to State Office Bldg. Comm., 10 August 1950. Bill, carbon
Cass Gilbert, Jr. to State Office Bldg. Comm., 14 September 1950. Bill, 2 copies, carbons
Cass Gilbert, Jr. to State Office Bldg. Comm., 13 October 1950. Bill, carbon
Cass Gilbert, Jr. to State Office Bldg. Comm., 21 November 1950. Bill, carbon
Cass Gilbert, Jr. to State Office Bldg. Comm., 28 December 1950. Bill, carbon
Cass Gilbert, Jr. to State Office Bldg. Comm., 29 January 1951, Bill. carbon
Cass Gilbert, Jr. to State Office Bldg. Comm., 4 May 1951. Bill, 2, carbons
Cass Gilbert, Jr. to State Office Bldg. Comm., 29 May 1951. Bill, 2, carbons
Cass Gilbert, Jr. to State Office Bldg. Comm., 22 June 1951. Bill, 2, carbons
Cass Gilbert, Jr. to State Office Bldg. Comm., 23 July 1951. Bill, 2, carbons
Cass Gilbert, Jr. to State Office Bldg. Comm., 24 August 1951. Bill, 2, carbons
Cass Gilbert, Jr. to State Office Bldg. Comm., 9 October 1951. Bill, 2, carbons
Cass Gilbert, Jr. to W. E. Flannery, Speaker of House, 7 November 1951. Re. Bill for services for furniture for the House, carbon
Cass Gilbert, Jr. to State Office Bldg. Comm.,. 17 December 1951. Re. Bill, 2, carbons
Cass Gilbert, Jr. to State Office Bldg. Comm., 29 January 1952. Re. Bill, 2, carbons
Cass Gilbert, Jr. to State Office Bldg. Comm., 27 February 1952. Re. Bill, carbon
Cass Gilbert, Jr. to State Office Bldg. Comm., 31 March 1952, Re. Bill, carbon
Cass Gilbert, Jr. to State Office Bldg. Comm., 8 May 1952. Re. Bill, 2, carbons
Cass Gilbert, Jr. to State Office Bldg. Comm., 10 June 1952. Re. Bill, 2 carbons and draft in carbon
Cass Gilbert, Jr. to State Office Bldg. Comm., 21 August 1952. Re. Bill, 2, carbons
Cass Gilbert, Jr. to State Office Bldg. Comm., 5 December 1952. Re. bill, carbon
Cass Gilbert, Jr. to State Office Bldg. Comm., 30 September 1953. Final Statement and balance due, 2 copies, carbon

Clippings, articles
Clipping, Charleston Daily Mail, July 19, 1963 regarding recommendation for building 2 new office buildings - continuation of article copied from microfilm
Clipping, Harry Hoffmann Politics, editorial page, July 1963. Re. lack of air conditioning in Capitol and heating problems
Clipping, West Virginia Call, C&P newsletter, June 1969. Story on company location on former site of Capitol, includes some history of Capitols in state
Clipping, AP story in 1969 re heat in Capitol and blowing fuses when air conditioning put on


Box 14:
Butterfields specifications checked Missing #7

1. State Office Building No. 1 North Group, The State of West Virginia as Represented by The State Office Building Commission, Cass Gilbert, Inc. Architect 342 Madison Ave. New York 17, New York, Specifications, ca. 110 pages

2. West Virginia State Parking Building Charleston, West Virginia, The State Office Building Commission of West Virginia, Okey L. Patteson, Governor, Chairman, Chauncey Browning, Attorney-General, D. L. Gainer, Director of the Budget, Secretary, State Capitol Charleston, West Virginia, Architect Cass Gilbert, Jr. 342 Madison Avenue, New York 17, New York, “Addendum No. 1 to Specifications Dated April 11, 1952 for Construction of West Virginia State Parking Building, Charleston, West Virginia. Book includes 15 March 1952 specifications and “Addendum Number One,” one page, dated 25 April 1952

3. Specifications titled “West Virginia State Office Building No. 3 - Section No. 30 Plumbing and Drainage Work,”1949, 29 pages

4. Specifications titled “West Virginia State Office Building No. 3 - Section No. 31 Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning,”1949, 58 pages

5. Specifications, Barber Colman Uni-Flo Grilles and Registers, 1950

6. Specifications, American Standard Heating Plumbing for bathroom fixtures, 1950 (2 sets)

7. Booklet, “Lighting Fixtures State Office Building Number 3," stamped “Returned for Revision 5/18/50" and “Office Copy. Series of lighting fixture drawings and catalog descriptions for various lighting fixtures, 20 pages


Box 15:
Miscellaneous files

1. Appraisal of governor’s office furniture and mansion items

2. New Office Building Unit C interior furnishings

3. Copies of correspondence from Cass Gilbert Collection at New York Historical Society

4. Articles on selection of capitol site

5. Specifications for gilding capitol dome 1976-77

6. Tax notes on State Building Commission property

7. Monthly Progress Report, New Police Headquarters, South Charleston, June 30, 1969

8. Monthly Progress Report, New Police Headquarters, South Charleston, January 2, 1970

9. Letter from George A. Fuller Company to Governor Moore referring to completion report on State Office Building (report not with letter), September 7, 1972

10. Systems Manual, Strand Lighting, Cultural Center, 1996 (2 copies)

11. Notebook about central air conditioning, East Wing and Main Building, Appalachian Engineers, 1974-1975


Box 16:
Fred Armstrong files

1. Capitol Complex master plan, 1994-1997

2. Capitol 50th Anniversary, 1982

3. Capitol Building Commission legislation, appointments, 1986, 1994

4. New York Historical Society correspondence, information

5. Capitol history

6. Miscellaneous notes


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