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Title: Gerrard Hall (Renovation), September 1856: Electronic Edition.
Author: Davis, Alexander Jackson, 1803-1892
Funding from the University Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill supported the electronic publication of this title.
Text transcribed by Brian Dietz
Images scanned by Imaging and Photographic Services, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Text encoded by Brian Dietz
First Edition, 2005
Size of electronic edition: ca. 10K
Publisher: The University Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
2005
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Languages used in the text: English
Revision history:
2006-03-24, Brian Dietz finished TEI/XML encoding.
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Title of collection: University of North Carolina Papers (#40005), University Archives, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Title of document: Gerrard Hall (Renovation), September 1856
Author: [A. J. Davis]
Description: 8 pages, 8 page images
Note: Call number 40005 (University Archives, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
oclc: 27188892
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Plan for Gerrard Hall (Renovation) by Alexander J. Davis , September 1856
Davis, Alexander Jackson, 1803-1892



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                             size=35.5 x 53 cm; physical description=First of four drawings: ink and
                                    ink wash drawing on paper; description=Four architectural drawings prepared in
                                    [1856] by architect A. J. Davis for a proposed renovation of
                                    Gerrard Hall. Davis's plans called for lengthening the building,
                                    adding a portico on the west end, and putting a dome on the
                                    roof; they were never executed.; file format=JPEG; spatial resolution=100;
No. 1. Chapel for the University of N. C.
present building, 44 ft. by 65. [and] a South portico.
Additions make it 44 ft. by 100. [and] a west portico.
Seats on principal floor, 560. Gallery. 266
Sophmore, 120 side S. W.
Freshman 75 front of desk
Senior 70 Furthest
Junior 100 near desk.
New parts are colored red and yellow.
Present gallery is removed, and windows altered, as per elevations and sections. New stairs, seats, and gallery at each end.
Desk placed on the side


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Chapel. No. 1.
Plan


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                             size=35.5 x 53 cm; physical description=Second of four drawings: ink and
                                    ink wash drawing on paper; description=Four architectural drawings prepared in
                                    [1856] by architect A. J. Davis for a proposed renovation of
                                    Gerrard Hall. Davis's plans called for lengthening the building,
                                    adding a portico on the west end, and putting a dome on the
                                    roof; they were never executed.; file format=JPEG; spatial resolution=100;
No. 2. Chapel of University. N. C. Plan for Gallery.


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Chapel. No. 2.
Gallery and section


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                             size=28 x 35.5 cm; physical description=Third of four drawings: ink and
                                    ink wash drawing on paper; description=Four architectural drawings prepared in
                                    [1856] by architect A. J. Davis for a proposed renovation of
                                    Gerrard Hall. Davis's plans called for lengthening the building,
                                    adding a portico on the west end, and putting a dome on the
                                    roof; they were never executed.; file format=JPEG; spatial resolution=100;
Chapel. Section, east and west, looking south.
It is not proposed to alter the form of the present ceiling, but only to extend it westwardly.
The doors of entrance, 6 by 12, 8 panelled, have the top panels fixed not to open. Windows similar to
those of the new library, hung by weights. Parts not figured, may be determined by scale.


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Chapel. No. 3
Section E. & W.


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                             size=35.5 x 53 cm; physical description=Fourth of four drawings: ink and
                                    ink wash drawing on paper; description=Four architectural drawings prepared in
                                    [1856] by architect A. J. Davis for a proposed renovation of
                                    Gerrard Hall. Davis's plans called for lengthening the building,
                                    adding a portico on the west end, and putting a dome on the
                                    roof; they were never executed.; file format=JPEG; spatial resolution=100;
[Chapel No. 4. New Front for Chapel—West, East, and South Elevations]


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Chapel. No. 4
Elevations