TABLE OF CONTENTS


Overview of the Collection

Scope and Contents

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Detailed Description of the Collection

Pratt, Box, Henderson and Partners Business Files

J. Harold Box Files

American Institute of Architects

Goals for Dallas

James Pratt Collection

Materials Relating to Architecture and Goals for Dallas



Overview of the Collection

Accession No.: MA84-16
Repository: Texas/Dallas History & Archives, Dallas Public Library
1515 Young St
Dallas, TX 75201
Creator: James Pratt
Title: James Pratt Collection
Dates: 1950's-1970's
Quantity: 20 Boxes
Language: The records are in English.

Scope and Contents

This collection is a combination of materials from the architectural firm of Pratt, Box, Henderson and Partners of Dallas, and personal activities of J. Harold Box and James Pratt in civic and professional organizations. A major section contains proceedings and reports related to Goals for Dallas, a city planning committee in the late 1960's. Many of the goals and objectives of this organization are directly related to the development of Dallas in the 1970's. The largest group of materials concerns the American Institute of Architecture and the involvement of Mr. Pratt and Mr. Box in various aspects of this organization between the years 1964-1969.

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Related Material

MA93-11 James Pratt Collection II

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Index Terms

This record series is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

Persons:

Box, J. Harold
Pratt, James

Organizations:

American Institute of Architecture
Pratt, Box, Henderson, and Partners

Family Names:

Box
Pratt

Places:

Dallas (TX)

Subjects:

Architecture
Goals for Dallas

Titles:

James Pratt Collection

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

MA86.16 James Pratt Collection, Texas/Dallas History & Archives Division, Dallas Public Library

Processing Information

Processed by Cindy C. Smolovik

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Detailed Description of the Collection

Pratt, Box, Henderson and Partners Business Files
1 a Register
1 Apparel Mart - South Expansion
2 Arlington - Office Building
3-9 Theodore Hochstim Residence
2 1 L.M.S. Corp. Mercantile Building 1955
2 Miscellaneous Office Files
3 Miscellaneous Office Files
3 1 Project #7202 - Coker Bazaar - Olla Podrida
2 Project #7401 - Tennant Work - Olla Podrida
3 Project #7501 - Lakewood Post Office
4 Project #7501 - Lakewood Post Office
5 Transmittals Jan. - Sept. 1975
6 Transmittals Oct.-Dec. 1975; Jan-Feb. 1976
4 1 Transmittals March-June 1976
2 Transmittals Oct-Dec. 1976
3 Reports January-July 1976
4 Reports August-December 1976
J. Harold Box Files
5 1 Biographical
2 U.S. Navy
3 Correspondence 1962-1965
4 Correspondence 1967
5 Correspondence 1968-1969
6 Correspondence January-August 1970
7 Correspondence September 1970-September 1971
8 Greater Dallas Planning Council - Planning Advisory Committee - 1967-1969
9 Greater Dallas Planning Council - Planning Advisory Committee - 1969-1971
6 1 S.O.S. Committee (Save Open Spaces)
2 Urban Design Task Force
3 Dallas Civic Opera
4 S.M.U. Conference - Rescue the Land October 2-3, 1970
5 Cobb Committee - D.I.S.D. Professional Advisory Committee
6 United Fund 1968
7 Dallas Assembly Trip 5/9/60
8 National Institute of Public Affairs
9 National Institute of Public Affairs
10 Programs 1967
11 Design Awards Program - San Antonio September 25, 1970
12 National Institute of Public Affairs Conference April 2-14, 1967
13 Certificate 1967 - Associate in Urban Affairs
7 Calendars 1962-1969
8 1 Greater Dallas Planning Council A Beautiful and Clean Dallas Committee
2 Greater Dallas Planning Council Dallas Design Committee
3 Box Lunch Information
4 College Information
5 Governor's Conference on Urban Design
6 Cancer Crusade
7 Sierra Club
8 Texas Commission on Natural Resources
American Institute of Architects
8 9 Dallas Roster
10 Fellowship - Jim Wiley
11 Dallas Columns
12 Dallas Bulletin - 1981-1984
13 Bulletin
14 Bicentennial
15 House Bill 1204
9 1 Dallas Chapter - General
2 General - National
3 General - National 1966-1968
4 General - National 1969
5 Programs 1957-1958
6 Programs 1960-1961
7 Zoning Committee July 1961
8 Schools Committee 1961-1962
9 Urban Planning Program 1962
10 Allied Arts - other cities
11 Education Committee - Correspondence
12 Committee on Downtown Dallas
13 Committee on By-Laws and Rules
14 Dallas Chapter By-Laws
15 Structure and Services
16 Resolution - Exhibition Purpose Statement
10 1 1965 - Public Relations Committee
2 1965 - Urban Design Short Course
3 1965 - Convention - Washington, D.C.
4 1966-1967 Commission on Architectural Design
5 1966-1967 Committee on Collaborating Arts
6 1966-1967 Meetings and Conventions
7 1967 - Building Code Revision Committee
8 1967 - Building Code Revision Committee
9 1967 - Chapter Meetings
10 1967 - Committee on Goals for Dallas
11 1967 Honor Awards Program
12 1967 - Organizational Notes - J.H. Box
11 1 1967 - Committee on Government Liaisons
2 1967 - Committee on Government Liaisons
3 1967 - New Headquarters Fund Raising Campaign
4 1967 - Project for Dallas Design Committee
5 1967 - Commission on Education
6 1967 - Convention - New York
7 1967 - Education Committee
8 1967 - Education Committee
12 1 1967 - Committee on Public Relations
2 1967 - Committee on Exhibitions
3 1967 - Nominating Committee
4 1967 - Fellowship Nominating Committee
5 1967 - Program Committee
6 1967 - Student Affairs Committee
7 1967 - Civil Defense Committee
8 1967 - Design Awards Program Committee
9 1967 - Reception Committee
10 1967 - Committee on the Preservation of Historic Buildings
11 1967 - Committee on Aesthetics
12 1967 - Committee on Collaborating Arts
13 1967 - Committee on Licensing and Registration
14 1967 - Architect in Training Committee
15 1967 - Committee on Architect Technician (Jr. College)
16 1967 - Commission on Professional Practice Committee
17 1967 - Committee on Office Procedures
18 1967 - Committee on Insurance and Surety
19 1967 - Procedures Council Liaison Committee
20 AIA-AGC 1967 Liaison Committee and AIA-CSI 1967 Liaison Committee
21 1967 Membership Committee
22 1967 Committee on State and Chapter Organization
23 Executive Committee 1967-1968
24 1968 - President's Correspondence - J.H. Box
13 1 1968 - President's Correspondence - J.H. Box
2 1968 - Commission on Professional Society, J.H. Box, Commissioner
3 1968 - Commission on Public Affairs, J. Pratt, Commissioner
4 1968 - James Pratt, President-Elect
5 1968 - Programs
6 1968 - Convention Portland, Oregon and Honolulu, Hawaii
7 1968 - Dallas Chapter Design Award
8 1969 - Correspondence
9 1969 - Correspondence
10 1969 - Programs
11 1969 - Grassroots Trip to Cincinnati and St. Louis
14 1 1969 - Correspondence
2 1969 - Budget
3 1969 - Executive Committee Meetings
4 1969 - Committee Plans
5 1969 - Professional Society Commission, James E. Wiley, Commissioner
6 1969 - Commission on Public Affairs , David Jarvis, Commissioner
7 1969 Professional Commission, David Braden, Commissioner
8 1969 Architectural Design Commission, Harold Box, Commissioner
9 1969 Commission on Education, Howard Parker, Commissioner
10 1969 Convention - Chicago, Illinois
15 1 1969 - Dallas Schools Committee
2 1969 - Urban Design - AIA Resolution
3 1969 - Architectural Design Commission, Harold Box, Commissioner
4 1970 - Planning - November 22 Seminar
5 1970 - Convention - Boston
6 1974 - Education Commission of the States
7 1975 - Dallas Goals Program
8 1975 - Department of the Army
9 1977-1979 - Dallas Design Awards Competition
10 1978 - Research Corp. Energy Conservation
11 1978 - National Convention - Dallas, TX
12 1978-1979 Fellowship Nominating Committee
13 1979 - Educational and Professional Development Committee
14 1979 - Built Environment Education
15 1979 - Committee on Environmental Education
16 1979 - Executive Committee, Philip Henderson
17 1979 - Olive Shapiro
16 1 James Pratt Misc. Correspondence 1980
2 Host Chapter Convention 1980
3 Directory of Exhibitors 1981 Convention
4 Texas Society of Architects - Correspondence 1980
5 Texas Society of Architects "Newsletter"
6 Texas Society of Architects
7 Texas Board of Architectural Examiners
8 Reference Retirement Programs
9 AIA - General
10 TSA - Environmental Education Committee
11 TSA - Educational Liaison Committee
12 Public Education Committee
13 Insurance Programs
14 Minutemen
15 Committee on Urban Design Townlake Design
16 Conventions
Goals for Dallas
17 1 History
2 Supplement to List Proposed by Salado Conference June 1966
3 Interim Report on Progress February-March 1968
4 Task Force 1968
5 Task Force Guide, April 1, 1968
6 Progress Reports May 1968-June 1969
7 Task Force August 2, 1968 - August 8, 1969
8 Neighborhood Meetings September 11, 1969 - November 3, 1969
9 Design of the City - Checklist April 18-22, 1968
10 Design of the City Task Force March 27, 1968- January 8, 1971
11 Design of the City Task Force June 27, 1968 - July 27, 1968
12 Design of the City Task Force December 17, 1968 - December 27, 1968
13 Design of the City Task Force November 19, 1968 - December 23, 1968 - Correspondence
14 Design of the City Task Force March 6 - December 22, 1969
15 Design of the City Task Force July 16 - July 23, 1969 - General Goal
16 Design of the City Task Force July 22 - August 14, 1968 - Goal 1
18 1 Goal 1 - August 15, 1968 - July 21, 1969
2 Goal 2 - Municipal Design Advisory Commission July 1968 - July 1969
3 Goal 3 - April 11, 1968 - July 21, 1969
4 Goal 3a - Comprehensive Regional Plan August 1, 1968 - July 21, 1969
5 Goal 3b - All Inclusive Plan May 6, 1968 - July 21, 1969
6 Goal 3c - Plan For Each District and Neighborhood May 6, 1968 - July 21, 1969
7 Goal 3d - Open Spaces May 7, 1968 - July 21, 1969
8 Goal 3e - Control Signs and Overhead Utilities May 6, 1968 - July 22, 1969
9 Goal 3f - Drainage Plan April 22, 1968 - May 2, 1970
10 Goal 3g - Preservation of Historical Landmarks May 6, 1968 - July 22, 1969
11 Goal 4 - Academic Institutions May 6, 1968 - July 22, 1969
19 1 Goal 5 - Central Business District May 6, 1968 - July 22, 1969
2 Goal 6 - Cultural Facilities May 6, 1968 - July 22, 1969
3 Goal 7 - Protect and Improve Neighborhoods May 6, 1968 - July 22, 1969
4 Goal 8 - Renew Programs for Blighted Areas May 23, 1968 - July 23, 1969
5 Goal 9 - Public Housing May 6, 1968 - July 22, 1969
6 Goal 10 - Link Fair Park to Central Business District May 6, 1968 - July 22, 1969
7 Goals 2-10 Proceeding Goals
8 General Goals and Goals 1-8 May 12, 1969 and July 15, 1969 - Government of the City
9 Health Goals - Goals 1-8, 10 April 30, 1969 - May 6, 1969 Summary - June 12, 1969
10 Welfare Goals - Goals 1-6 April 22, 1969 - May 6, 1969 Summary - June 11, 1969
11 Transportation and Communication Goals 1-8 May 14, 1969 - June 10, 1969 Summary - June 20, 1969
12 Public Safety - Goals 1-10 May 9, 1969 - June 18, 1969 Summary - June 19, 1969
13 Elementary and Secondary Education Goals 1-13 April 28 - June 10, 1969 Summary June 10, 1969
14 Higher Education - Goals 1-10 June 27 - July 7, 1969 Summary - June 9, 1969
15 Continuing Education - Goals 1-7 April 15 - May 2, 1969 Summary June 11, 1969
20 1 Cultural Activities Goals 1-9 June 12 1969 Summary - July 2, 1969
2 Recreation and Entertainment Goals 1-3; 5 April 14, 1969 Summary June 11, 1969
3 Economy - Goals 1-6 May 19, 1969 Summary June 11, 1969
4 Conference May 1-2. 1970 - Inn of the Six Flags - Schedule of Conference February 18, 1970-May 8, 1970
5 Conference May 1-2. 1970 - Inn of the Six Flags - Design of the City Goals
6 Conference May 1-2. 1970 - Inn of the Six Flags - Design of the City Goals - Proposals for Achievement
7 Conference May 1-2. 1970 - Inn of the Six Flags - Design of the City Goals - Summary of Comments from Neighborhood Meetings
8 Misc. Maps, clippings, reports, etc.