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Facilities, 1925-1997


Series V. contains correspondence, contracts, photographs, architectural drawings, and deeds related to the building and additions to the original building housing the Speed Art Museum. The original structure was designed by Arthur Loomis and completed in 1927. In 1954, the Satterwhite Wing was erected to house the donation of Preston Pope Satterwhite. Additions were also constructed in 1971 and 1984 and a parking garage built in 1996 after a major donation from Alice Speed Stoll. Architectural drawings include a group of original drawings by Arthur Loomis and drawings by subsequent architects Nevin & Morgan, Robert Geddes and Peter Rose as well as contractors. Binder of cancelled checks were separated and shredded.


  • 1925-1997

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is available to researchers.


3.1 linear feet (2 records center boxes; 1 manuscript box; 1 flat folder)


Repository Details

Part of the University of Louisville Archives and Special Collections Repository

Ekstrom Library, Lower Level Room 17
Louisville KY 40292
502 852-6752