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Guide to the Edwin B. Crittenden papers
1938-2005

Collection number: HMC-0094.
Creator: Crittenden, Edwin B.
Title: Edwin B. Crittenden papers.
Dates: 1938-2005.
Volume of collection: 11.20 cubic feet. 
Language of materials: A majority of the materials in this collection are in English, however some are in Russian.
Collection summary: Papers of an architect in Alaska.

Biographical note:
Edwin Crittenden was born in New Haven, Connecticut on November 26, 1915. He graduated from Pomona College in California in 1938 and received his architecture degree from Yale University in 1942. From 1942-1946, Crittenden served in the U.S. Coast Guard, moving to Alaska in 1943 and marrying Katherine “Kit” Carson. He later went on to pursue graduate studies at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology from 1948-1949. Crittenden worked as the Technical Director of the Alaska Housing Authority, Chairman of the Anchorage Planning Commission, and Clerk of the Anchorage Platting Board. He was also appointed to the Alaska State Technical Review Board for the Historic Preservation Act (later the Historic Sites Advisory Board) in 1970, serving on the board until 1977. He was an active architect and community planner in private practice for most of his career. His Anchorage architectural firm has been known by the following names: Edwin Crittenden, Architects & Associates; Edwin B. Crittenden and Associates; CCC Architects & Planners (Crittenden-Cassetta-Cannon); CCWC (Crittenden-Cassetta-Wirum-Cannon); CCC/HOK (Crittenden-Cassetta-Cannon/Hellmuth-Obata-Kassabaum); and CCWC/HOK (Crittenden-Cassetta-Wirum-Cannon/Hellmuth-Obata-Kassabaum).

Collection description:
The collection consists of papers relating to the professional activities of Edwin B. Crittenden. Included are correspondence, writing projects, photographs, materials relating to northern construction (published and unpublished), specific planning and construction projects, visits to the Soviet Union, Crittenden's architectural firm, and his work in historical preservation. The collection also includes many sketches created by Crittenden, both personal and work related, as well as correspondence, and family photographs, however many of the photographs are copies. The collection also contains Crittenden’s firm portfolios, work completed, and photographs of models and designs.

Arrangement: This collection is arranged in the following parts and series:

Part 1. Materials processed prior to 2014; 1941-1992

Series 1. Professional papers; 1949-1986

Subseries 1a. Administrative and correspondence; 1949-1986
Subseries 1b. Company records; 1951-1984

Series 2. Historical Preservation Committee papers; 1970-1977
Series 3. Writing Projects records; 1975-1986
Series 4. Enhancement of the Urban Environment in Far North Areas records; 1967-1977
Series 5. Photographs; undated, 1956-1977
Series 6. Subject files; 1941-1992

Part 2. Materials processed after 2014; undated, 1938-2005

Digitized copies: Digital copies of collection material not available online. For information about obtaining digital copies, please contact Archives and Special Collections.

Rights note: Archives holds copyright to materials created by Edwin B. Crittenden.

Preferred citation: Edwin B. Crittenden papers, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.

Separated material: Some publications have been moved to rare books. Please contact an archivist for further information.

Custodial history: Some of the materials in part one were originally deposited with the University of Alaska Anchorage Library’s Technical Services Department, as well as Alaska Pacific University. Part two of the collection was transferred to Archives and Special Collections from the Anchorage Museum’s Archives.

Acquisition note: The materials from the Technical Services Department were transferred to Archives and Special Collections in 1984 and the materials from Alaska Pacific University were transferred to the Archives in 1989. Additional deposits were made to the Archives in 1991and 1992. Part two of the collection was transferred from the Anchorage Museum’s Archives in 2014.

Processing information: Part one of this collection was originally described by Dennis Walle and Michele Wellck in 1994. Part one was converted to current standard and publications removed from the collection and part two was added to the collection by Veronica Denison in 2014.

Location of originals: Original family photographs are with the donor and his family.

Container list:
Part 1. Materials processed prior to 2014; 1941-1992. 7.70 cubic feet.
Part 1. Series 1: Professional papers; 1949-1986. 0.85 cubic feet.

Part 1. Series 1: Professional papers. Subseries 1a: Administrative papers and correspondence; 1949-1986. 0.25 cubic feet.

Box/
Folder

Description

Dates

1/1

"Architects to Honor Crittenden" news clipping

undated

1/2

Canadian Arctic Mine Tour materials 

1983

1/3

Conferences

1967-1981

1/4

Speeches: Drafts, notes, and final copies

undated, 1970, 1981

1/5

Notes and drawings

undated

1/6

Correspondence: Personal

1949-1970

1/7

Correspondence: Native Housing

1954-1972

1/8

Correspondence: Northern Construction, Northern Housing, Northern Development and Planning

1958-1963

1/9-10

Correspondence: Northern Construction

1963-1985

1/11

Correspondence: Arco Prudhoe Bay projects

1974-1976

1/12

Correspondence: Glennallen Hospital project

1954, 1962

1/13

Correspondence: Governor Egan

1962 July 28

1/14

Correspondence: General, memos

1975-1986

Part 1. Series 1: Professional papers. Subseries 1b: Company records; 1951-1984. 0.60 cubic feet.
This subseries contains papers regarding Crittenden’s architecture firms. Materials include articles written about projects, architectural drawings, award and competition entries and nominations.

Box/
Folder

Description

Dates

1/15

"CCC/HOK in Alaska: Cold Weather Expertise" by Rob Cuscaden from International Building Design & Construction

1975 December

1/16

“CCC Task Descriptions" from Chernofski project

circa 1980

1/17

Copies of government forms listing CCC Architects and Planners’ qualifications

1984

1/18

CCC/HOK brochure: description of services and projects

undated

1/19

CCC/HOK: letter of interest and qualifications sent to UA

1981 April 20

1/20

HOK: “A Conversation with Gyo Obata”

undated

Box 11

Native Housing: plans and drawings

1951-1963

1/21

CCC/HOK: “Northern Facilities”

undated

1/22

CCC Architects: “Outline of Information Included in Typical Programming Document"

undated

1/23

CCC: Data worksheets

undated

Box 11

Edwin Crittenden Architects: blueprints, job sheets, floor plans for residences, hospitals and health centers, Hickel’s Clearview subdivision, Anchorage municipal auditorium, the Traveler’s Inn, log cabin for the City of Anchorage and Junior Chamber of Commerce, Sheldon Jackson College,

circa 1952-1954

1/24

"ACEC (American Consulting Engineers Council) Engineering Excellence Awards": ARCO Prudhoe Bay Operations Center

undated

1/25

"Alaska Construction And Oil: Awards Competition For 1980" entry based on ARCO Operations Center

undated

1/26

"Arco, Humble Move Into New Prudhoe Complex" Anchorage Daily Times

1970 July 6

1/27

"Arco Prudhoe Bay Operations Center" by Edwin B. Crittenden, The Northern Engineer, Vol. 9, No. 1; "Boredom: It Doesn't Live Here Anymore" Anchorage Times

1977-1976

1/28

"Modular Concept Wins Grand Award" Journal of Commerce

1976 February 5

Part 1. Series 2: Historical Preservation Committee papers; 1970-1977. 0.15 cubic feet.
This series contains the correspondence and publications of the Historical Preservation Committee. The correspondence includes information on funding for projects, applying for funding, House Bills, correspondence between members, reports, and proposals. The publications include newsletters and bulletins from the Alaska Historical Society and the Historical Preservation Committee, as well as information on historic site selection.

Box/Folder

Description

Dates

1/29-32

Correspondence

1970-1977

1/33

Publications

1970-1977

Part 1. Series 3: Writing Projects records; undated, 1975-1986. 0.40 cubic feet.
This series contains various publications written by Edwin Crittenden, as well as some of his work with Victor Fischer.

Box/
Folder

Description

Dates

1/34-38

Article about Cold, Dry Climate Construction for John Wiley & Sons' Encyclopedia of Architecture: Design, Engineering, and Construction: correspondence, research, draft, and review copy

1985-1986

1/39-2/3

Projects with Vic Fischer: correspondence, conversation transcripts, drafts and notes,  Arctic Community Design, "Report on Visit to the Soviet Union by U.S. Team for the Project 'Enhancement of the Urban Environment in Far North Areas' Under US-USSR Agreement on Environmental Protection, September 7-20, 1975"

1975-1979

2/4

"ARCO Prudhoe Bay Operations Center" by Edwin B. Crittenden - pp. 9-16, The Northern Engineer Vol. 9, No. 1

1977

2/5

"Community Planning for Resource Development Sites" by Edwin B. Crittenden - Paper prepared for the Resource Development Council for Alaska, Inc.

1981 January 5

2/6

"Design and Construction of Built Environment in Cold Regions" by Edwin B. Crittenden

undated

2/7

"Design Approach" by Edwin B. Crittenden

undated

2/8

"Design of the Built Environment in Cold Regions" by Edwin B. Crittenden

undated

Part 1. Series 4: Enhancement of the Urban Environment in Far North Areas records; 1967-1977. 0.15 cubic feet.
This series contains records of the trip to the Soviet Union in 1975 as part of the Enhancement of the Urban Environment in Far North Areas project. Attendees of this trip include Edwin Crittenden and Victor Fischer. Materials in this series include correspondence, reports, notes, photographs, and publications.

Box/
Folder

Description

Dates

2/9

Publications and reference files regarding trip; “The US-USSR Cooperation on Community Planning and Construction in the Far North”

1967-1977

2/10

Reports and notes on trip; correspondence; protocol; schedule

1974-1976

2/11

Correspondence; reports; photographs; notes; itinerary

1975-1977

Part 1. Series 5: Photographs; undated, 1956-1977. 0.25 cubic feet.
The subjects of the photographs in this series include experimental houses built in the north, native villages, construction sites, and building designs.

Box/
Folder

Description

Dates

2/12

Rendering "State Court & Office Building, Juneau, Alaska, CCC/HOK, Architects"

1972

2/13

Experimental House 1: Napaskiak

1956-1957

2/14

Experimental House 2: Eek

1957-1959

2/15

Experimental House 3: Aniak

1957-1958

2/16

Experimental House 4: Beaver

1959

2/17

Experimental House 5: Kotzebue

1958-1959

2/18

Unknown village

undated

2/19

"Native Housing File"

undated

2/20

"Native Housing : Holikachuk & Greyling"

undated

2/21

"Cape Lisburne A C & W Site, U.S. Corps of Engineers, CCWJ, Architects"

undated

2/22

"Frobisher Bay"

1972 July

2/23

"Glen Allen and Kotzebue August 1976"

1976 August

2/24

"Whittier, March 1977"

1977 March

2/25

"Kotlik, Emmonak, Pilot Station (#19) on Negative Only"

undated

2/26

"Chevak" and "Hooper Bay"

undated

2/27

"Quinhagak, Kipnuk, Toksook Bay"

undated

2/28

Construction sites

undated

2/29

Toksook Bay, Chevak Community Center, Hooper Bay Community Center, Nunapitchuk Community Center, Quinhagak, and Kasigluk Community Center

undated

2/30

Buildings and pipes

undated

2/31

Pipes and aerial views

undated

2/32

"Toksook Bay"; "7740 - EDA's"

undated

2/33

"Penney's Parking Garage Fire - 10 June 1970"

1970 June 10

2/34

"U of A (24 May 70), Fairbanks (25 May 70), and ANG (Anchorage Natural Gas?)(22 July 70)"

1970 May- July

2/35

Tununak; Hooper Bay

undated

2/36

Mekoryuk

undated

2/37

"Greenland"

undated

2/38

"Bethel 8/75"

1975 August

2/39

"Kotzebue Jade"

undated

Part 1. Series 6: Subject files; 1941-1992. 5.90 cubic feet.
This series contains publications and plans kept by Crittenden as reference materials, as well as many reports, and design concepts completed by Crittenden’s architecture firm.

Box/
Folder

Description

Dates

2/40-50

Alaska 1984 subject file: Alaska 1984; World’s Fair Spokane; drawing and diagrams; reports and articles

circa 1972-1982

2/51-3/4

Alaska OCS (Outer Continental Shelf) Socioeconomic studies program reports: baseline studies; petroleum development of lower Cook Inlet; some reports prepared by CCC/HOK

1971-1977

3/5-15

Alaska state capital relocation: aerial photographs, CSSC (Capital Site Selection Committee) newsletter and reports; conceptual plans; capital site selection reports;  "Lloyd Rodwin's January 30 Lunch Speech"; brochures; CCC/HOK reports, designs, and plans

1975-1982

Box 11

Maps and documents related to capital site selection and plans

undated

3/16-25

Alaska State Housing Authority, Remote Housing Program: Arctic sub housing; design proposals; H-Plan house; housing in Greenland; Remote Housing Programs; Village Survey

undated, 1968

3/26-31

Church architecture subject files

undated, 1941-1977

3/32

"Bibliography On Earthquakes" The Disaster Research Center, Ohio State University

undated

3/33

Alaska budget reports

1965-1966

3/34

Correspondence and reports on the 1964 earthquake

1964-1967

3/35

Bulletin for All Members of the Faculty and the Staff of the University of Manitoba

1967 November

3/36

Alaska Native Arts/Cultural Center: A Report to the Alaska State Legislature, prepared by the Alaska State Museum and the Native Arts/Cultural Center Steering Committee [design for cultural center by CCC Architects]

1982 May

3/37

Aleutian Air Station Detachment: Cold Bay, Alaska Planning Study for FD&CC (West) U.S. Coast Guard, draft, USKH, Inc.

1986 March 14

3/38

An Analysis of the Socio-Economic Impact of the Alaska Arctic Gas Study Company Pipeline prepared for Alaska Arctic Gas Study Company by CCC/HOK and Marshall Kaplan, Gans, & Kahn

1973 September

3/39

Anchorage Civic Center: The Site Plan prepared by the Civic Center Site Planning Committee

1966 July 26

3/40

Anchorage Library Proposal

1980 January 27

3/41

Anchorage Preforming Arts Center: plans, fact sheets

undated

4/1

Anchorage Zoning: Central Business District

undated, 1974

4/2

Art of the Built Environment, Anchorage, Alaska, 1980; Visual Arts Center of Alaska: Report on Public Lectures and Work Session

1980

4/3

Beluga Methanol Project, Placer Amex Co. by Dick Morehouse and Gordon Harrison for CCC Architects

1981

4/4

Bethel Turnkey III: site plan

1968 October 14

Box 11

Cape Lisburne A.F.S. Alaska, A.C.& W. Composite Bldg.,  U.S. Army Engineer District, Alaska Corps of Engineers, Anchorage, Alaska

undated

4/5

City of Lost River Development Proposal [photocopy] draft: CCC/HOK Architects & Planners

circa 1972

4/6

City of Lost River: Socio-Economic Survey, draft, prepared by Alaska Consultants and Rowan Group

1972 October

4/7

Fairbanks North Star Borough Downtown Transportation Improvement Program: Central Bus Station, Public Parking Garage, Pedestrian Walkways by CCC Architects and Planners

1980 June

4/8

Greater Anchorage Area Borough Planning Department: reports and design plans

1959-1974

4/9

Letter (copy) from Vincent Scully to Mayor Tony Knowles

1982

4/10

A Market and Financial Feasibility Study of: Columbia Glacier Lodge, prepared by The McDowell Group, Management and Economic Consultants, Juneau, Alaska

1985 January

4/11

Master Plan For Park Central [Dallas] prepared for the Crow-Coker Realty Company by Hellmuth, Obata and Kassabaum, Inc., Architects

1972 November

4/12

Master Plan of the University of Alaska, Prentiss French

1951 May

Box 11

University of Alaska plans: student housing, consulting architects progress report,

1962 September 7

4/13

"An Office Building Development Proposal, Anchorage, Alaska" - CCC/HOK; 1974 [elevations and floor plans for building planned in the Calais Subdivision, bordered by C St., 33rd, and 32nd.]

1974

4/14

Petroleum Center, plan for Spenard Road and West 31st Ave. in Anchorage

undated

4/15

Program and Site Study: Fairbanks Municipal Buildings, Fairbanks, Alaska prepared for the City Council by Alaska Architectural & Engineering Co. and Edwin B. Crittenden, Architect, & Associates

1955 January 31

4/16

Program For Sheldon Jackson Museum by CCC Architects and Planners

circa 1982

4/17

Project 80s: Anchorage design concepts and plans, pedestrian amenities design proposals, parking proposals

circa 1979-1981

4/18

A Proposal To The City Of Anchorage For Consulting Services: Civic and Convention Center, Municipal Administrative Office Building, and Headquarters Library by CCC/HOK

1971

4/19

Providence Hospital Project 90's: Schematic Design [CCC/HOK was a project consultant]

1984 January 30

4/20

"Some Urban Design Options for Downtown Anchorage" by Robert Venturi

1982 October

4/21

Study analyzing three schemes which develop space for the legislative and executive branches of the Alaska State Government

undated

4/22

"Toward a Better, Faster Process for Constructing University Facilities: Conference of Architects with University of Alaska and Consultants"

1970 September

4/23

Town Center Committee report to Mayor Knowles

1982

4/24

Tudor Center Business Park, Anchorage, Alaska: Master Development Plan and Design Guidelines - by CCC Architects

1984 June

4/25

Tudor Centre Master Development Plan and Design Guidelines by CCC Architects & Planners

1984 June

4/26

University Libraries by CCWC & HOK designs; contains building plans and drawings 

undated

4/27

AIA Documents: Instruction Sheets and Standard Forms

1977-1985

4/28

Alaska related articles and reports

undated

4/29

"Architectural Research Centers: An Annotated Directory" volumes 1 and 2 by William C. Miller and Council of Planning Librarians Exchange Bibliography; "Arctic Research Development Program - Fact Sheet"; "Bank Officers Review New Headquarters Plans" news clipping; "Barrow and Kotzebue: Remote Disaster Areas or Self-Supporting Arctic Cities" by Kevin Waring and Earl Finkler

undated, 1970-1971

4/30

Canstar Oil Sands Ltd. request for Proposals: Resource Communities Study (RCS); Circumpolar Peoples brochure; The Client & the Architect" cartoons by Osburn; "Comparative Urban Studies: Course Syllabus and Reading Assignments" E. Vlachos to CCC/HOK

undated, 1981

4/31

"The Development Process" by Philip David; "Downtown Malls: A Blueprint for Success" by Michael C. Cunningham with Barbara Flynn; "Ecology and Northern Development" by Ian McTaggart Cowan; "Energy Audits" by Adams, Morgenthaler and Company, Inc.; "Environmental Stress: An Ecological Approach with Special Reference to Housing"  by Mete Halit Turan

undated, 1976-1986

4/32

"General Management Considerations for Quality Control"

undated

4/33

"General Planning Implications for Coalanite"; "Guidelines for Architectural Programming of Office Settings" C. Burgess Ledbetter, Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory Special Report 77-5; "'How-to' Kit Downtown" by Lanie Fleischer and Mark Hinshaw; "Light from the North: A Project for a Multi Media Theatre Show, A Travelling Entertainment That Will Give Theatre Audiences From Coast to Coast in Canada and the USA a Look at the People and the Land as They Have Never Before Seen Presented"

undated, 1971-1977

4/34

Morrison, Hershfield, Theakston & Rowan, Ltd. Company Brochure

circa 1981

4/35

"Must We Trust Luck to Have a Beautiful City” by Kit Crittenden; Naval Arctic Research Laboratory, Barrow, Alaska, information sheets; "New Wein Terminal"; "Northern Research Activities 1967" "Part I: Sources of Research Information"

undated, 1967-1975

4/36

"Percentage for Public Art Program Procedures" - Alaska Statute 35.27.010-030, Amended; "Precedent-Setting Swap in Vermont: A Small Town Uses the Concept of Development Rights Transfer to Build Itself a New Core" by Leonard U. Wilson

undated, 1978

4/37

"Progress Report, Goddard M.A. Program" submitted by Michael Jones; with Crittenden’s notes

1976 January

4/38

"Sun Will Heat and Cool Office Building"; "Super Sky" skylight advertisement

undated, 1985

4/39

"The Tatitlek Adventure Playground" project proposal; "Time Saver Tips"; "Transportation to the Waiting Wealth"; Tropical Architecture by C.P. Kukreja; "Valdez: A City Reborn" from ED:W

undated, 1970

4/40

Visual Arts Center of Alaska Spectrum '85 Brochure; "Zoning: Innovative Approach from Lake Placid News

1975, 1985

4/41

General subject file: includes articles and cartoons

undated

4/42-5/31

Northern Construction and Arctic Engineering, Northern Transportation file

1955-1970

5/32-6/11

Oil and gas subject file: Arco Prudhoe Bay, pipeline, North Slope, Sohio, wildlife, CCC/HOK

circa 1968-1984

Box 11

Arco Operations Center Expansion, Prudhoe Bay, Alaska: A Report Prepared for the Second International Symposium on Cold Region Engineering, Fairbanks, Alaska

1976 August

6/12-16

Olympic Winter Games: technical report; Assembly of National Organizing Committees Questionnaire; Calgary Olympic Winter Games;  Calgary Urban Planning; Calgary 1988 Olympic Winter Games; Statement of Qualifications Infrastructure Planning for 1992 Winter Olympic Games by CCC Architects Alaska

1984-1992

Box 12

Alaska Petrochemical Industry Feasibility Study: A Report to the State of Alaska, The Dow-Shell Group (CCC participated in the preparation of the study)

1981 September

6/17-18

Psycho-social subject file: architecture on behavior, psychology and environmental change, mental health in northern climates

1964-1987

6/19-21

Russian articles and reports subject file

undated, 1972-1980

6/22-7/2

School/Child Care Center Design subject file: drawings, plans analysis, reports, articles, CCC Architects,

1954-1987

7/3-22

Scandinavian design subject file

1949-1970

Part 2. Materials processed after 2014; 1938-2005. 3.5 cubic feet.
Part two contains correspondence, reference material Crittenden kept, and the project plans and designs of his architecture firm, as well as a complete job listing with honors and awards Crittenden and his firm received, and a portfolio of their work. This part also contains Crittenden’s published articles and reports, photographs of building design, and many records regarding Northern Design. This part includes records detailing his design of buildings at Alaska Pacific University and Sheldon Jackson College, Arco Prudhoe Bay, a museum for the University of Alaska, and the design for a state office complex and town square in Anchorage.

Box/
Folder

Description

Dates

7/23

Correspondence: personal and professional

undated, 1962-2003

7/24

40 Years of Architecture: Good Yule Erskin

1980, 1994

7/25

Crittenden’s art and architecture wish list; various architecture firm name

undated, 1980

7/26

Crittenden: “The Foibles of My Architectural Practice”; WWII Biography

circa 2000

7/27

Crittenden’s Resume and CV

undated, 1991

7/28

Crittenden’s complete architecture job lists

1986

7/29

“Ed Crittenden—his things, etc., 801 Lincoln St, Sitka, AK: photographs of buildings, architectural designs

undated

7/30

News articles: personal and business related; Edwin and Kit Crittenden

1976-2001

7/31

Photographs (some are copies): family and business

1955-2000

7/32

Edwin and Kit Crittenden: photographs, news clippings, sketches, and articles

1938-2005

7/33

Plantation Camp anniversary celebration

2002

7/34

Event information, pamphlets, and invitations including Edwin’s 80th birthday

1962-2002

7/35

Political pamphlets and literature; certificates and awards (copied photographs)

circa 1985-1997

7/36

Songs and poems written about Edwin

undated

7/37

Cartoons kept and created by Edwin

undated

7/38

Packet: articles, copied photographs, cartoons, and sketches

undated

7/39

Sketches: personal and work

undated

7/40

Drawing and sketches, water colors, related correspondence

1982-1991

7/41

Pamphlet: “An Architect’s Impressions of Canadian Arctic Mine Tour” comic and sketches

circa 1983

7/42

VHS: Pomona College and the WWII Years Edwin Crittenden 1938

2001 October

7/43

Earthquake photographs

1964

7/44

Photographs and prints

undated

7/45

Speeches

undated

7/46

Vic Fischer correspondence to Ted Stevens; Fischer’s notes on USSR trip

1974

7/47

“Report to Accompany Tree Cover Plan and Landscape Planting Plans for Stations of the Alaska Petroleum Pipe Line System” by Prentiss French and Edwin Crittenden

undated

7/48

Crittenden’s articles

circa 1976-1998

7/49

“Report on Visit to the Soviet Union by U.S. Team for the Project ‘Enhancement of the Urban Environment in Far North Areas’ Under US-USSR Agreement on Environmental Protection” by Crittenden and Fischer

1976

7/50-8/2

Sheldon Jackson College: student housing CM and AE information packet; “The Architecture of the Sheldon Jackson Campus by Crittenden; CCC Statement of Qualifications

1978-1989

8/3

Asian Alaska Cultural Center: Program. Site study, schematic by CCC Architects

1985 May 6

8/4-7

Alaska Pacific University: Interfaith project; proposed development, blueprints, topography; planning; student housing

1982-1986

8/8

Handicapped children school design; school design

circa 1984-1985

8/9

Facilities for human needs, features desirable for living in a northern climate

1970, 1998

8/10

Alaska school’s guidelines for facility handbook by Crittenden

1994-2001

8/11

“Our new capital” city packet and template

undated

8/12

Alaska’s 25th anniversary celebrations packet; “Anchorage at the Crossroads. August 1964”

1964, 1984

8/13

Alaska Housing Authority photographs: Hooper Bay

undated

8/14-15

State office complex, Anchorage: photographs of models and designs; feasibility study by CCC and Jim Steinmann and Associates

undated, 1981

8/16

Anchorage Town Square: proposal for professional design services by CCC Architects

1984 February

8/17

University museum, College, Alaska: schematic design, photographs, costs, correspondence, sketches

1977

8/18

Sohio Space Study: Anchorage Headquarters Facility, prepared by CCC/HOK

undated

8/19

Forum program Lulea Conference: handouts and presentations

2000

8/20-21

Economic Commission for Europe: Committee on Housing, Building and Planning symposium

1978

8/22

AIA: public awareness architecture; Building cold climates

circa 1995-1997

8/23

“Design of the Build Environment  in Cold Regions”

undated

8/24

Department of the Army, “Commercial, Intuitional, and Industrial Facilities” panel references

circa 1978

8/25

Alaska livable winter cities round table: notes, solutions and directions

1988

8/26

ASCE Cold Regions Specialty Conference: panel discussion

1978

8/27

Panel on New Comments in Education Policy: speech notes

undated

8/28

A guide to rators re: preventive maintenance programs

circa 1995

8/29

Alaska Science and Engineering Advisory Commission: Engineering Symposium

1989

8/30

“A Reporter at Large the Encircled River” and “What They Were Hunting For” by John McPhee, The New Yorker

1976-1977

8/31

Arctic Architect; Joellen Benjamin-Fay

undated, 1979

8/32

Reference file: “Construction in Cold Regions” by Terry T. McFadden, F. Lawrence Bennett

1997

8/33

Progress in the Beaufort fact sheets by Dome Petroleum Limited

circa 1982-1983

8/34

Reference file: Crittenden’s requested information

circa 1997-1998

8/35

“Flying in the Alaska Wild” chapter 23, sent by Jim Powell

undated

8/36

Arctic Design

undated

8/37

University of Alaska Southeast: proposal, resume Arco Prudhoe Bay published articles

circa 1976-1989

8/38-41

Arco Prudhoe Bay: design files, Polaris Mine, photographs, copies of slides, sketches; presentation “The Prudhoe Bay Enclave”

undated

9/1

CCC: Statement of Qualifications for design and engineering, National Science Foundation McMurdo Station, Antarctica

1984 December

9/2

International Building Design and Construction: “CCC/HOK in Alaska: Cold Weather Expertise”

1975 December

9/3

CCC: “Dew Line Facilities Greenland, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District”

1982 June

9/4

Packet: outline of information included in typical planning documents; program for design outline

undated

9/5

CCC/HOK: references, Alaska design experience, publications

undated

9/6

Photographs, articles, design plans, sketches, blueprints

undated

9/7-8

Projects: data, plans, designs, drawings, sketches, photographs  of models

circa 1966-1983

9/9-12

CCC, CCC Anchorage, Crittenden’s practice: complete job listing as of 1986; complete list of marketing projects; honors, a wards, recommendations; quick reference, design approaches, Crittenden’s resume

1986

9/13

CCC Architects: building projects portfolio, photographs,

circa 1978-1993

9/14-15

CCC Architects: articles, design, plans, proposals

circa 1975-1984

9/16-17

CCC Architects: portfolio

circa 1967-1984

9/18

CCC Architect: portfolio

circa 1969-1982

9/19

CCC/HOK: projects, designs, plans, costs

1969-1984

9/20-22

CCC Architects, CCC/HOK promotional materials: information packet, pamphlets, logo, brochures, folder

undated

9/23

Exterior lighting systems, design buildings, and open spaces (CAP Site ’77)

circa 1977

9/24

Shishmareff Traditional Institutions Center: professional design

undated

9/25

CCC Architects: Interoffice communication, information on firm

circa 1984

9/26

AIA: news and press releases; Crittenden feature; Class of ’81 Last Supper

1975-2004

9/27

Man in Arctic program file, University of Alaska

1972

9/28

Lecture at UAA: challenges of design for man in the North

1995

9/29-30

Northern Design course material

1998

9/31

Northern Design: photographs, and copies of photographs

undated

9/32

Northern Design, Urban Design, Arco Prudhoe Bay: articles and presentations by Crittenden

19976-1995

9/33-10/1

Northern Design handbook guideline prepared for the Denali Commission

1992

10/2

Characteristics for Northern Design

circa 1997

10/3

Northern city planning and urban design slide presentations

2003

10/4

Northern Community Development; Northern Design: presentations and slides

1978-1998

10/5-6

CCC/HOK: Northern Community Development and Housing

circa 1963-1972

10/7

Arctic and Northern Design: schools

1976-2003

10/8

Arctic Design: newsletters and literature

circa 1989-1995

10/9

Arctic Center, Arctic Council: pamphlets

circa 1999

10/10

“The Northern Community: Design for a Better Quality Environment” specialty conference

1981

10/11

Man in the north, human settlement in the north, design development

undated

10/12

Arctic setting and community design

undated, 1980

10/13

Arctic Community Design by Crittenden, Fischer, McConnel and Baldridge

1979

10/14

The USSR and Northern Community Development by Fischer and Crittenden

undated

10/15-16

Design of buildings in Northern Communities: articles by Crittenden

1972-1995

10/17

“Engineering and Construction Techniques in the Arctic” prepared by CCC/HOK

undated

10/18

“Cold Dry Climate Construction”: publisher correspondence, images and figures used

undated

10/19

Report: “Mechanical Facilities at Cape Lisburne”

1972

10/20

Architecture in the North: presentation and notes by Jon Kumin and Crittenden

circa 1992

10/21

“Arctic Engineering and Construction Techniques” by CCC/HOK for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

1972

10/22

Reference file: “Toward Design of Shelter Forms in the North” by Arnold Koerte

undated

10/23

Response to Northern Climates: Arctic/Subarctic Urban Housing

1977

10/24-26

Crittenden’s Northern Design data and notes

undated

10/27

Northern Design meeting: results and actions

circa 2000

10/28

Northern Regions Architecture: an Exhibit by the AIA Alaska Chapter

undated