Dr. Lauren B. Sickels-Taves research materials on tabby
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Dr. Lauren B. Sickels-Taves research materials on tabby

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Sickels-Taves, Lauren B., 1955-
Title: Dr. Lauren B. Sickels-Taves research materials on tabby
Dates: 1994-1995
Extent: 0.25 cubic feet (1 box)
Identification: MS 1994

Biographical/Historical Note

Dr. Lauren B. Sickels-Taves is a professor of historic preservation. She received her B.A. in history from the University of Michigan, Ann Harbor in 1976, her M.A. in historic preservation from Columbia University in 1980, and her PhD in architecture from the University of Edinburgh in 1988. Dr. Taves has devoted much of her research to the analysis of building materials, particularly historic masonry.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains the research notes, completed survey forms, and photographs collected by Dr. Lauren B. Sickels-Taves from 1994 to 1995, while researching buildings made out of tabby throughout coastal Georgia made possible by a grant from the Georgia Humanities Council.

Index Terms

Architecture, Colonial--Georgia--Conservation and restoration.
Georgia--Buildings, structures, etc.--Conservation and restoration.
Historic preservation.
Research notes.
Sickels-Taves, Lauren B., 1955-
Surveys (documents)
Tabby (Concrete)

Administrative Information

Processing Information

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Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.


Encoding funded by a 2008 Archives-Basic Projects grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.