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Lloyd Winchell Biebigheiser Papers

Finding Aid & Inventory

Lloyd Winchell Biebigheiser (1884-1961) was an architect and designer. Biebigheiser was hired by architect Jens Fredrik Larson to design ornamental features of Wake Forest College's Winston-Salem Reynolda campus. Biebigheiser also documented the progress of the construction with more than 500 slide photographs, 1951-1956, of campus construction. This collection also contains a small amount of born-digital images of Biebigheiser family photographs.

Biographical and Historical Note

Lloyd Winchell Biebigheiser (1884-1961) was an architect and designer trained in the Beaux Arts tradition. Biebigheiser was hired by architect Jens Fredrik Larson to design the ornamental features, such as lighting fixtures and chandeliers, stone and wood carvings, and wrought iron designs, for Wake Forest College's new Winston-Salem campus.

Collection Overview

Biebigheiser documented the progress of Wake Forest campus construction with more than 500 slide photographs. Beginning with the groundbreaking ceremony in 1951 and ending with the first Convocation on the new campus in 1956, this collection provides a photographic history of Reynolda campus construction through its color slides. This collection also contains a small amount of born-digital images of Biebigheiser family photographs. All the Biebigheiser images can be found online at Lloyd Winchell Biebigheiser Collection.

Collection Inventory

  • Bertha Geis Biebigheiser and Lloyd Winchell Biebigheiser with tree (digital) (circa 1950-1961)
  • Bertha Geis Biebigheiser and Lloyd Winchell Biebigheiser with a Volkswagen bug (digital) (circa 1950-1961)
  • Lloyd Winchell Biebigheiser wearing a suit, with a cigar in his mouth and a camera in his hands (digital) (circa 1950-1961)
  • Lloyd Winchell Biebigheiser working on a drawing (digital) (circa 1950-1961)
  • Lloyd Winchell Biebigheiser, reading a newspaper (digital) (circa 1950-1961)
  • Lloyd Winchell Biebigheiser, with a pipe in his mouth, examines the back of a camera (digital) (circa 1950-1961)
  • Lloyd Winchell Biebigheiser, posed portrait with a pipe in his hand (digital) (circa 1950-1961)
  • Lloyd Winchell Biebigheiser, portrait in a suit with a piece of paper in his hand (digital) (circa 1950-1961)
  • Lloyd Winchell Biebigheiser walks with daughter Ina Fairchild Biebigheiser on a road lined by trees (digital) (circa 1950-1961)
  • Reynolda campus slides Box 1-8

Summary Information

Repository
Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives
Creator
Biebigheiser, Lloyd Winchell, 1884-1961
Title
Lloyd Winchell Biebigheiser Papers
ID
MS549
Date [inclusive]
circa 1950-1969
Extent
0.71 linear feet  8 slide boxes,

Administrative Information

Publication Information
Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives 2018 July
Access Restrictions
Collection is open for researchers. 
Copyright Notice
The nature of the WFU Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The Archives and Special Collections of ZSR Library claims only physical ownership of most materials. The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to the U.S. Copyright Law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source. 
Preferred Citation
Lloyd Winchell Biebigheiser Papers (MS549), Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, USA. 

Controlled Access Headings

Subject(s)

  • Wake Forest University

All the Biebigheiser images can be found in the Z. Smith Reynolds Library Digital Collections, at Lloyd Winchell Biebigheiser Collection.

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