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Collection Number: 04427

Collection Title: Richard Benjamin Hunter Papers, 1888-1892

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Size 0.2 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 6 items)
Abstract Engineering drawings of Richard Benjamin Hunter, made while he was a student at the University of North Carolina in the Department of Engineering, 1888-1892.
Creator Hunter, Richard Benjamin, b. 1870.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Richard Benjamin Hunter papers #4427, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from John Phillip Shearin of Chapel Hill, N.C., in October 1985.
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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Richard Benjamin Hunter (b. 1870) was a student at the University of North Carolina in the Department of Engineering from 1888 to 1892, when he was awarded a Bachlor of Engineering degree. At that time, the University's engineering curriculum was heavily weighted toward civil engineering with major courses directed toward mechanical drawing, topographical mapping, and land surveying. Hunter's drawings reflect this concentration.

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XOP-P-1 Arch. Drawing: 47.5 x 30 cm.

XOP-P-2 Arch and column. Drawing: 48.75 x 30 cm.

XOP-P-3 Hanging bracket and pillow block. Drawing: 48.75 x 30 cm.

XOP-P-4 Unknown subject. Drawing: 48.125 x 30 cm.

XOP-P-5 Brackets and pintle. Drawing: 50 x 30 cm.

XOP-P-6 Brackets. Drawing: 70 x 50 cm.

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Processing Information

Processed by: Connie Cartledge, October 1985

Encoded by: ByteManagers Inc., 2008

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