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Finding Aid for the James, Meadows and Howard, Architectural Records: Airport Renovation and County Stadium Projects, 1963-1978 (bulk 1968-1974)

Mss. B80-3

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Finding aid prepared by Buffalo History Museum staff.
Finding aid encoded in EAD by Kuniko Simon, July 2008.
Finding aid written in English.
Finding aid prepared using local best practices.

Funding for the initial encoding was provided through the Regional Bibliographic Databases Program administered by the Western New York Library Resources Council.

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Collection Overview

Title: James, Meadows and Howard, Records: Airport Renovation and County Stadium Projects, 1963-1978 (bulk 1968-1974)
Creator: James, Meadows and Howard
Extent: 5 boxes (2.5 linear feet)
Language of Material: Collection material in English.
Repository: Buffalo History Museum Research Library
Abstract: Correspondence, specifications, notes, contracts and architectural plans for the renovation of the East Terminal building of the Greater Buffalo International Airport and for the construction of Erie County Stadium (Rich Stadium) in Orchard Park, N.Y.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Description and dates], Box/folder number, Mss. B80-3, James, Meadows & Howard, Airport Renovation and County Stadium Project Records, 1963-1978 (bulk 1968-1974), Research Library, Buffalo History Museum.

Acquisition Information

Meadows, Rufus W.; gift; 1980/01/17; 80-22

Terms of Access

James, Meadows and Howard, Records: Airport Renovation and County Stadium Projects, 1963-1978 are open for research.

Copyright

Copyright of papers in the collection may be held by their authors, or the authors' heirs or assigns. Researchers must obtain the written permission of the holder(s) of copyright and the Buffalo History Museum before publishing quotations from materials in the collection.

Processing Information

Collection reprocessed by Peter Nelson, 19 February 1992.

Accruals and Additions

No further accruals are expected to this collection.


Historical Note

James, Meadows, & Howard worked as Associate Architects for both projects documented in this collection. In the airport project, James, Meadows & Howard was an associate of Howard, Needles, Tammen & Bergendoff; in the stadium project, it was an associate of Finch-Heery.


Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, specifications, notes, contracts and architectural plans for the renovation of the East Terminal building of the Greater Buffalo International Airport and for the construction of Erie County Stadium (Rich Stadium) in Orchard Park, N.Y.

See also C77-5.



Container List

Box-folder Contents
1.1 East Terminal description and specifications, undated
1.2 Field measures, surveys, notes, undated
1.3 Preliminary estimates, architectural, 1968-1970
1.4 Contract, undated
1.5 Miscellaneous file, undated
1.6 McKaig, Rupley & Bahler, undated
1.7 Specifications-N.F.T.A, undated
1.8 Requests for payment,, undated
1.9 Contract-I, undated
1.10 Contract-II, undated
1.11 Contract: James, Meadows & Howard, 1970
2.1 John W. Cowper Company, undated
2.2 Wilson, Klaes, Brucker and Worden, undated
2.3 Wilson, Klaes, Bruker Associates, undated
2.4 Conveyor details, undated
2.5 Estimating information, Spring 1971
2.6 Howard, Needles, Tammen and Bergendoff, 1970
Box-folder Contents
2.7 Stadium Ticket and Seating Information, undated
2.8 Stadium Sketch Tracings, undated
2.9 David M. Berg, Inc.
2.10 Site Work (plans), undated
3.1 Stadium Leaks, undated
3.2 Preliminary Investigations, undated
3.4 Empire Soils Investigations, Inc.
3.5 Agreements for Joint Venture, Heery and Heery, Finch Alexander Barnes Rothschild and Paschal, and James Meadows and Howard, undated
3.6 Expansion Joint, undated
3.7 Buffalo Bills/Robert Lusting, undated
3.8 Blakeley-Daniels, undated
3.9 Erie County Department of Public Works, undated
3.10 John W. Cowper Company I, undated
4.1 John W. Cowper Company II, undated
4.2 Job Meetings, undated
4.3 General Correspondence, undated
4.4 Wheelchair Access Plans, undated
Box Volume Contents
4 1 Bid Documents for Erie County Stadium, Concession for Vending Foods, Beverages and Tobacco, undated
4 2 Buffalo Bills Facilities, Erie County Stadium, Kivett and Myers, Architects and Planners, October 1972
4 3 Revision of Volume 2, December 1972
4 4 Specifications for Erie County Stadium, Finch-Heery and James, Meadows and Howard, February 1972
5 1 Stadium Originals, undated
5 2 Stadium Addendum, Office Copy, undated
1-4 1 Engineer's Project Diary/Erie County Stadium Project, March 29, 1972-November 20, 1973
1-4 2 Engineer's Project Diary/Erie County Stadium Project, September 15, 1972-April 26, 1974

Search Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the Library's online catalog.

Contributors

Buffalo History Museum

Subject Terms

Architects--New York (State)--Buffalo
Finch-Heery (Firm)
Greater Buffalo International Airport
Howard, Needles, Tammen & Bergendoff
Rich Stadium (Orchard Park, N.Y.)
Stadiums--New York (State)--Erie County

Genre Terms

Architectural drawings (visual works)