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William C. Boesch, Sr. Drawings

Identifier: UASC-030

Scope and Contents

This set of fourteen drawings presented to the University of Dayton Archives and Special Collections are copies of the original scaled drawings. Many of these drawings were sold in the past as post cards, paper weights, and on other items at the University of Dayton Bookstore. The full collection can be viewed online in eCommons.


  • 1986 - 1987

Access to Materials

This collection is open and available to the public for research. The materials are non-circulating.

Copyright Notice

The materials in this collection is protected by copyright law (Title 17, U.S. Code). The materials are available for personal, educational, and scholarly use. It is the responsibility of the researcher to locate and obtain permission from the copyright owner or his or her heirs for any other use, such as reproduction and publication.

Biographical Note

William (Bill) Boesch, Sr. (1923-2012) was a lifelong resident of Dayton, OH. He attended the University of Dayton and was a member of the class of 1945. Although Mr. Boesch was a draftsman and engineer by trade, his passion was commercial art. After retiring from Standard Register in 1986, Mr. Boesch began creating pen and ink drawings of many notable Dayton buildings, including many of the buildings which stood on the University of Dayton campus at the time.


1 Linear Feet

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Processing Information

They came taped to non-archival matting and cardboard. They were also wrapped in non-archival plastic. The drawings were removed and placed in acid free folders. They were also immediately scanned.

Guide to the William C. Boesch, Sr. Drawings
Jennifer Brancato
March 2015
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Repository Details

Part of the University Libraries Repository

300 College Park Dr.
Dayton Ohio 45469-1360