Turkey breeder and brooder buildings architectural plans [graphic] : University Park, Pa.
- Additional Titles:
- Turkey breeder building architectural plans and Turkey brooder building architectural plans
- [University Park, Pa.] : [Pennsylvania State University], [1957-1988]
- Physical Description:
- 33 architectural drawings : blueprints, Mylar, linen, trace ; 62 x 108 cm or smaller
- Additional Creators:
- Buchart Engineering Corporation, Pennsylvania State University. Office of Physical Plant, and Pennsylvania State University. Office of Physical Plant. Design and Engineering
- Restrictions on Access:
- Unrestricted access.
- The collection consists of thirty-three architectural drawings, 1957-1988, including original plans, upgrades and revisons of the Turkey breeding and Turkey brooding buildings. Features twenty drawings from the original plans, prepared by Buchart Engineering Corporation, including plot plans, foundation plans, floor plans, elevations, detail drawings, and schematics. Various alterations and revisions are shown in plans prepared by Penn State's Office of Physical Plant, and include plans and detail drawings, showing the battery, the turkey trap nest, plumbing plans, and test pits for the original construction.
- Turkey Breeder Building (University Park, Pa.)
- Turkey Brooder Building (University Park., Pa.)
- Pennsylvania State University—Buildings—Designs and plans
- Turkeys—Hatcheries—Pennsylvania—University Park—Designs and plans
- Turkeys—Housing—Pennsylvania—University Park—Designs and plans
- University Park (Pa.)—Buildings, structures, etc
- In the University Archives, University Libraries, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802 (#RGN 28)
Building nos. 177-01 (Turkey brooder) and 177-02 (Turkey breeder).
- Administrative History:
- The Turkey breeder and Turkey brooder buildings were constructed adjacent to each other on the east side of campus near University Drive and Curtin Road. Designed by Buchart Engineering, construction began in 1958 and was completed in 1960; both buildings are constructed of wood frame and concrete. The buildings are designed to accomodate the breeding of turkeys and caring for newly hatched young.
- Index Note:
- Related images have been scanned and are available at https://libraries.psu.edu/about/collections/penn-state-university-park-campus-history-collection.
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