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Dale Gibbs, Architecture Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG-18-12-01

Scope and Contents

The collection relates to Dale Gibbs career as a professor of architecture at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.  It contains correspondence, papers, teaching and university materials, slides, photographs, and architectural drawings, including Gibbs' work as a professional and undergraduate at UNL and student drawings from architectural rendering classes.  Among the materials are numerous folders related to the college's London Program.


  • Majority of material found within 1950-2005



A professor of architecture at the University of Nebraska Lincoln, Dale L. Gibbs received numerous accolades for his work including being invested in the American Institute of Architects College of Fellows in 1987. He was a UNL Distinguished Teaching Award winner in 1967, was elected as a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts of Great Britain in 1979, and served on the Building Technologies Committee of the National Research Council from 1974 to 1976.

A native of Neligh, Nebraska, Gibbs earned his BA in architecture from UNL, MA from Yale University, and PhD from the University of Pennsylvania. He began working as a practicing architect in 1953. Gibbs served on the Lincoln Urban Design Committee as well as serving as a founding member of Lincoln Landmarks and the State Capital Foundation.


56.00 Boxes

1.50 Linear Feet

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Repository Details

Part of the Archives & Special Collections, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries Repository

Archives & Special Collections
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries
P.O. Box 884100
Lincoln NE 68588-4100 United States