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Collection Title: Landry Architectural Drawings

Accession Number: AM 97-27

Inclusive Dates: 1931-1949

Volume: ca. 2 cu.ft.

Given By: Donated by Mr. Mike Landry.

Copyright: This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code).

Form of Material:

Architectural drawings generated by the Landry and Matthes architectural firm of Hattiesburg, Mississippi, 1931-1949. The firm was founded in 1930 by Juan G. Landry of Louisiana, whose first job in Hattiesburg was to design an 18-bunk prison car for Forrest County. Since then the Landry firm, now Landry and Lewis Architects, P.A., has become one of the most important architectural firms in the area, specializing in commercial and especially school building design.

In 1937 Landry formed a partnership with architect Carl E. Matthes, Sr. of Biloxi, Mississippi. That same year Emmett Landry began working in his father's firm and in the 1950s Carl E. Matthes, Jr. joined the firm. Emmett Landry's sons Mike and David began working for the firm when they were teenagers, and Mike's son Chris has recently joined the firm.

Box and Folder List: Available. NOTE: Permission of current owner required to view.


Accession Number: AM 97-34

Inclusive Dates: 1935-1940

Volume: 204 sheets

Given By: Donated by Mr. Mike Landry.

Copyright: This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code).

Form of Material:

Additional Landry and Matthes architectural drawings, 1935-1940. Also included are a framed certificate of Juan G. Landry as a registered architect in Alabama and a framed artist's sketch of a dwelling inscribed "Schell Lewis, 1939".

Box and Folder List: Available. NOTE: Permission of current owner required to view.


Accession Number: AM 97-44

Volume: 333 sheets

Given By: Donated by Mr. Mike Landry.

Copyright: This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code).

Form of Material:

Additional Landry architectural drawings.

Box and Folder List: Available. NOTE: Permission of current owner required to view.


Accession Number: AM 97-63

Inclusive Dates: ca. 1938-1943

Volume: 315 sheets

Given By : Donated by Mr. Mike Landry.

Copyright: This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code).

Form of Material:

Additional Landry architectural drawings.

Box and Folder List: Available. NOTE: Permission of current owner required to view.


Accession Number: AM 98-23

Inclusive Dates: 1930s

Volume: 1 item

Given By: Donated by Mr. Mike Landry.

Copyright: This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code).

Form of Material:

Resume of Juan G. Landry, compiled in the 1930s.


Accession Number: AM 98-88

Inclusive Dates: 1930-1945

Volume: 171 sheets

Given By: Donated by Mr. Mike Landry.

Copyright: This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code).

Form of Material:

Additional Landry architectural drawings.

Box and Folder List: Available. NOTE: Permission of current owner required to view.


Accession Number: AM 99-27

Inclusive Dates: 1950

Volume: 1 set

Given By: Donated by Mr. David Garraway.

Copyright: This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code).

Form of Material:

Landry architectural drawings of Forrest General Hospital, Hattiesburg, Mississippi. NOTE: Permission of current owner required to view.


Accession Number: AM 2000-111

Inclusive Dates: 1956-1958

Volume: 2 sets

Given By: Transferred from the Stephen H. Blair, Jr. Architectural Drawings.

Copyright: This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code).

Form of Material:

Landry architectural drawings of Royal Street High School (1958) and Mary Bethune Elementary School (1956), Hattiesburg, Mississippi. NOTE: Permission of current owner required to view.


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