Guide to the Hanna House Reconstruction Collection

Daniel Hartwig
Stanford University Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives.
Stanford, California
October 2010
Copyright © 2013 The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University. All rights reserved.

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Overview

Call Number: SC0550
Creator: Stanford University. Land, Buildings and Real Estate.
Title: Hanna House reconstruction collection
Dates: 1987-1999
Physical Description: 0.5 Linear feet
Summary: This collection contains documents pertaining to the reconstruction of Hanna House following the 1989 earthquake. Included are the full report from Rutherford & Chekene, consulting engineers, on the wall testing program, 1998; repair proposal and construction schedule, 1995; Hanna House Recommendations for Seismic Repair and Conservation of Historic Features by the Architectural Resources Group, Feb. 1991; and 21 photographs of the interior and exterior by Monica Griesbach for the Architectural Resources Group, May 1998.
Language(s): The materials are in English.
Physical Location: Special Collections and University Archives materials are stored offsite and must be paged 36-48 hours in advance. For more information on paging collections, see the department's website: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/spc.html.
Repository: Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives.
Stanford University Libraries.
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford, CA 94305
Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
Phone: (650) 725-1022
URL: http://library.stanford.edu/spc

Administrative Information

Cite As

[identification of item], Hanna House Reconstruction Collection (SC0550). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical/Historical Sketch

Hanna House, formerly the home of Paul and Jean Hanna on the Stanford University campus, was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, using a hexagonal grid system. Construction was begun in 1937 and continued in four stages over 25 years. The house suffered structural damage in the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake.

Description of the Collection

This collection contains documents pertaining to the reconstruction of Hanna House following the 1989 earthquake. Included are the full report from Rutherford & Chekene, consulting engineers, on the wall testing program, 1998; repair proposal and construction schedule, 1995; Hanna House Recommendations for Seismic Repair and Conservation of Historic Features by the Architectural Resources Group, Feb. 1991; and 21 photographs of the interior and exterior by Monica Griesbach for the Architectural Resources Group, May 1998.

Access Terms

Hanna, Paul Robert, 1902-1988.
Paul R. Hanna House (Stanford, Calif.)
Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959
Photoprints.
Usonian houses--California--Stanford.


Collection Contents

Box 1

Rutherford and Chekene, Consulting Engineers. Hanna House Wall Testing Program. Full report 1998

Physical Description: 1 Notebook
Box 1

Hanna House Repair Proposal and Construction Schedule July 14 1995

Physical Description: 1 Notebook
Box 1

Hanna House Repair and Seismic Bracing. Assorted memos, reports, drawings [ 1 notebook] 1987 -1992

Physical Description: 1 Notebook
Box 1

Architectural Resources Group. Hanna House Recommendations for Seismic Repair and Conservation of Historic Features. Final Report February 1991

Physical Description: 1 Volume
Box 1

Architectural Resources Group. Hanna House 4x5 Photographic Documentation May 1998

Physical Description: 1 Notebook
Box 1

Wall testing program summary 1998

Physical Description: 1 Folder
Box 1

Wax floor finish, infonnation on 1999

Physical Description: 1 Folder
Box 1

Photographic documentation 1998 May