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Gunter R. Schmitz student theses collection

 Collection — Box: 1-9
Identifier: 44-F-1013

Scope and Contents

A collection of master's theses directed by Gunter Schmitz in the School of Architecture and Planning at the State University of New York at Buffalo.


  • 1991-1997


Language of Materials

Collection material in English.

Terms of Access

Gunter R. Schmitz student theses collection, 1991-1997 are open for research.


Copyright of papers in the collection may be held by their authors, or the authors' heirs or assigns. Researchers must obtain the written permission of the holder(s) of copyright and the University Archives before publishing quotations from materials in the collection. Most papers may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures unless otherwise specified.

Biographical Note

Gunter Schmitz taught architecture at the Hochschule fur Gestaltung, Ulm Germany, 1961-67; in 1965 and from 1969 until 1972 he was on the faculty at Texas A & M University; he joined the faculty at the State University of New York at Buffalo in 1972, retiring in 1997. He served as chair of the Dept. of Architecture, 1973-82, and director's of the department's Advanced Building Technology Graduate Program, 1982-89. He played a major role in developing the architecture program in the School of Architecture and Planning with his pioneering work on modular construction and integrated design being influential in shaping the curriculum.


9 Linear Feet (9 flat boxes)


A collection of bound Master’s theses directed by Gunter R. Schmitz, 1991-1997.

Acquisition Information

This collection was donated to the University Archives by Doris Schmitz in 2005.

Accruals and Additions

No further accruals are expected to this collection.

Processing Information

Collection processed by John Edens, June 2005.


Finding Aid for the Gunter R. Schmitz student theses collection, 1991-1997
Finding aid prepared by John Edens.
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Repository Details

Part of the University Archives Repository

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