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AC Martin Partners drawings and records on microfilm, 1906-2006

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AC Martin Partners drawings and records on microfilm
Series II. Filing system for architectural plans, 1910-2002 2 Linear Feet (5 boxes)
Series II contains the filing system used by the office of AC Martin Partners to document the office drawings that were copied on microfilm and mounted on aperture cards. It consists of index cards that are divided into two sets; one set is filed numerically by work-order number, and one alphabetically by project name. The series also includes a set of cards representing 23 projects indicated as Houston Office Projects, and an early client list with accompanying work-order numbers believed to have been produced circa 1950. All titles and dates in this series were taken directly from the material.
Arrangement
The arrangement of this material is indicated at the file level. It includes both numerical and alphabetical arrangements, retaining the original file structures.
Filing by work order number
This file contains a filing system on index cards that records the drawings that were copied to aperture cards. These blue index cards contain basic project information such as the title, date, and client, and can be used to locate the drawings for a project in Series I by the project's work-order number.
This file also contains an early set of index cards organized by work-order numbers that represents a limited amount of drawings produced circa 1950. It is material that was originally arranged separately, and has been maintained here in its original order.
Arrangement
This file is arranged numerically by work order number, retaining the existing file structure.
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110 Early set of work order numbers, 1910-1960
An early index card filing system produced by Albert C. Martin and Associates. This set was produced before the rest of the material in this series, and includes work order numbers 0 – 1583.
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106 Work order numbers 100 to 65163-01 1904-1968
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107 Work order numbers 65167-01 to 77059-01 1966-2002
Filing by client name and Houston Office Projects, 1910-1991
This file contains a filing system on index cards that records the drawings that were copied to aperture cards. These yellow index cards contain basic project information such as the title, date, and client, and can be used to locate the drawings for a project in Series I by the title and/or client name.
File also includes a group of projects that are labelled, "Houston Office Projects", and represent projects executed from a satellite office in Houston, Texas that the firm opened in the late 1970s.
Arrangement
This file is arranged alphabetically by the project title (the client's name is frequently used as a project title), retaining the existing file structure.
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108 A – M (excluding May Company)
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109 May Company ; N - Z
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110 Client list
An early alphabetical client list produced by Albert C. Martin and Associates, assumed to have been made in the 1960s.
Houston Office Projects
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107 Arranged by work order number
File contains a list of 23 projects.
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110 Arranged alphabetically by client name
File contains cards for 19 clients.


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