Outline (draft) describing the aim of the architectural survey, elements contributing to the loss of buildings, elements contributing to the preservation of historic buildings, features of the present trend of preservation, the inventory procedure, zoning, legal aspects, and financial aspects of preservation.
"Report of the Charleston Regional Planning Committee, Operating Under a Grant from the Carnegie Corporation" (June 20, 1941), which describes the purpose of the Committee and the status of the architectural survey.
Memorandum to the Committee (Homer Pace, E. Milby Burton, John Mead Howells, Sidney J. Rittenberg, Albert Simons, Alice R. Huger Smith, Samuel G. Stoney, Robert N.S. Whitelaw) written by Robert N.S. Whitelaw (Mar. 1, 1940) regarding the discussion of Frederick Law Olmsted's preliminary reports ("Central Considerations" and "Inventory"; see Folder 8), which led to the suggestion that index cards be used to conduct a preliminary architectural inventory.
Letter to Robert N.S. Whitelaw from Frederick Law Olmsted (Feb. 12, 1940) enclosing draft "Central Considerations" that completes the "Inventory" section, and informing Whitelaw that subsequent sections on zoning, parking, and traffic, will be delayed.
Letter to David Stevens from Robert N.S. Whitelaw (Dec. 22, 1939) about the formation of the architectural survey. Also refers to the playwriting group of DuBose Heyward in which Jack McGowan participates.