Margaret King Hunter (1919-1997)


Hunter, Margaret King

Variant Names

King, Margaret
Hunter, Peg

Personal Information

Birth/Death:    1919-1997
Gender:    Female
Occupation:    American architect
Location (state):    NH; NC

This record has not been verified for accuracy.

AIA Affiliation

Member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) 1956-decease

Biographical Sources

American Architects Directories:
Biographical listing in 1956 American Architects Directory
Biographical listing in 1962 American Architects Directory
Biographical listing in 1970 American Architects Directory
Biographical Directories:
Entry in the NC Architects/Designers section of NC Modernist Houses web site http://www.ncmodernist.org/architects.html
Biographical Information:
Contributed by NCSU Libraries Special Collections Research Center:
Edgar Hayes "Ted" Hunter, Jr., (1914-1995) received AB and M.Ed. degrees from Dartmouth College in 1938 and 1950. He also received BA and Master of Architecture degrees from Harvard in 1941 and 1970. At Harvard, Hunter met Margaret "Peg" King (1919-1997) whom he would later marry. Margaret Hunter received a BA in Botany at Wheaton College and was a member of the first class of female architects at the Harvard School of Design in 1942. The Hunters practiced in Hanover, New Hampshire from 1945-1966, both teaching at Dartmouth and designing several buildings on the campus. In 1966 they relocated to Raleigh as E.H. and M.K. Hunter AIA where the couple continued to design and renovate residential structures as well as commercial buildings, such as the Craft Pavilion at the NC State Fairgrounds, Ridgewood Shopping Center, and North Hills Shopping Center.

Related Records

Wife and partner of Edgar Hayes Hunter, Jr.

Archival Holdings

The American Institute of Architects Archives
      Membership file may contain membership application, related correspondence. Membership files of living persons are not available. Contact the AIA Archives at archives@aia.org for further information.
NCSU Libraries Special Collections Research Center
MC 00245 Edgar H. and Margaret K. Hunter Architectural Job Files, Drawings, and Photographs, 1945-1989
Photographs, drawings, and oversized photographs belonging to Edgar H. Hunter and Margaret K. Hunter.
Link to online finding aid: http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/findingaids/mc00245/