Skip to main content

Harvie P. Jones Architectural Collection

Identifier: MC-10

Scope and Contents

828 books on art, architecture, and local history from the personal collection of Harvie P. Jones, professional correspondence and related papers, newspaper, journal, etc., clippings, magazines and professional journals from the personal collection of Harvie P. Jones, photograph notebooks of architectural preservation and restoration by Harvie P. Jones, construction and preservation catalogs, artifacts, slides and negatives, preliminary architectural drawings and sketches, awards


  • Creation: 1930 - 2001


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research in the Archives & Special Collections reading room. Handling guidelines and use restrictions will be communicated and enforced by archives staff members.

Conditions Governing Use

This material may be protected under U. S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S. Code) which governs the making of photocopies or reproductions of copyrighted materials. You may use the digitized material for private study, scholarship, or research. Though the University of Alabama in Huntsville Archives and Special Collections has physical ownership of the material in its collections, in some cases we may not own the copyright to the material. It is the patron's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in our collections.

Biographical / Historical

Harvie P. Jones was born in Huntsville, AL on June 9, 1930. He grew up in New Market, AL and went to college at the Georgia Institute of Technology, earning a BS degree (1952) and a BArch Degree (1953). In 1967, Jones and William Herrin formed Jones & Herrin Architects and Interior Design, where Jones remained until his retirement in 1998. Harvie P. Jones died in 1998 in Huntsville, AL.

In 1967, Harvie P. Jones co-founded the firm of Jones & Herrin Architects and Interior Design, now JH Partners Architecture and Interiors. The firm was commissioned for numerous projects in Alabama, Tennessee, Georgia, and Florida, including thirty preservation projects in the historic district of Savannah, Georgia. These projects range in size up to $2.4 million and include a wide variety of building types and preservation projects. Twenty-six of these projects received architectural awards from the American Institute of Architects and other organizations. Several projects were published in national publications, including the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s Preservation News.

Harvie P. Jones, FAIA, was the 1980 Chairman of the National AIA Committee on Historic Resources and served on the boards of several preservation organizations. In 1981, Mr. Jones was elected to the American Institute of Architects College of Fellows in recognition for his work in Historic Preservation.


105 Linear feet (100 boxes, 130 binders.)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Lynn Jones, 2001.

Existence and Location of Copies

Processing Information

Collections are processed to a variety of levels, depending on the work necessary to make them usable, their perceived research value, the availability of staff, and competing priorities. The library attempts to provide a basic level of preservation and access for all collections as they are acquired and does more extensive processing of higher priority collections as time and resources permit.

Anne Coleman, April Stewart, Sam Havely
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama in Huntsville Archives & Special Collections Repository

M. Louis Salmon Library
301 Sparkman Drive
Huntsville, AL 35899 Alabama 35899 United States of America