Matthew Nowicki (1910-1950)


Nowicki, Matthew

Personal Information

Birth/Death:    1910-1950
Gender:    Male
Occupation:    American architect and educator
Location:    Raleigh, NC

AIA Affiliation

Not a member of the American Institute of Architects.

Biographical Sources

Biographical Information:
Contributed by: North Carolina University Libraries, Special Collections Research Center
Professor of Architecture and acting Head of the Department of Architecture at North Carolina State College (1948-1950). Nowicki studied at the Chicago Art Institute (1922), the School of Design of Gerson-Warsaw (1925-1926), the School of Mehofer-Cracow (1927), and the Polytechnic of Warsaw (1925-1926). He was born in Poland and married artist Stanislowa Sandeck. Nowicki designed the interiors of the Carolina Country Club in Raleigh and was a design consultant to William H. Deitrick for the Dorton Arena. He also did consulting on a State Archives and Museum building (unbuilt) and was a member of the design team for the headquarters of the United Nations.

Related Records

Archival Holdings

North Carolina University Libraries, Special Collections Research Center
Collection Number: MC 190
Matthew Nowicki Papers, 1949-1956, 1986
This collection consists of copies of correspondence, a speech, copies of articles about Matthew Nowicki's work as an architect and teacher, a copy of "A Foundation for Learning - Planning the Campus of Brandeis University," and 96 original drawings.
Link to online catalog records at: http://catalog.lib.ncsu.edu/web2/tramp2.exe/do_ccl_search/guest?setting_key=Files&servers=1home&index=default&*search_button=keyword&query=a994108
For more information: http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/specialcollections/
North Carolina University Libraries, Special Collections Research Center
Collection Number: MC 227
Guy E. Crampton and William Henley Deitrick Papers and Drawings, 1928-1977
Architectural drawings and specifications documenting the works of William Henley Deitrick and his successor, Guy E. Crampton. Included are Deitrick's competition winning design for Needham Broughton High School (1928), his modernist Carolina County Club (1948), the prize winning Dorton Arena (with Matthew Nowicki, 1950-1951), and public housing pojects for the Raleigh Housing Authority. Crampton's designs include several buildings for Elon College (1965), the Wake Forest College Stadium (1966), numerous projects for the Wachovia Bank & Trust Co., and many public school buildings. The specifications are for buildings designed by Guy E. Crampton and Associates, including the Wake Forest College Stadium and public schools.
Link to online finding aid at: http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/findingaids/mc00227/