James Walter Fitzgibbon (1915-1985)


Fitzgibbon, James Walter

Personal Information

Birth/Death:     1915-1985
Occupation:    American architect and educator
Location (state):     PA; OK; NC; MO

This record has not been verified for accuracy.

AIA Affiliation

Member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) 1946-decease

Biographical Sources

American Architects Directories:
Address listed in 1956 American Architects Directory
Address listed in 1962 American Architects Directory
Address listed 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:
James Walter Fitzgibbon (1915-1985) helped found the School of Design at North Carolina State College (later North Carolina State University) in 1948. Fitzgibbon was hired as the associate architect for campus planning during the School of Design's inception. He also served as an architectural professor at North Carolina State College from 1948 to 1953. Fitzgibbon later served as president of Synergetics Inc., an association of Raleigh architects and engineers, before taking a position with the University of Washington. Fitzgibbons returned to the School of Design in 1967, serving for one year.

Related Records

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 00381 James Fitzgibbon Papers, 1949-1950
This collection includes architect and North Carolina State University School of Design professor James Fitzgibbon's architectural drawings for the Ralph Fadum House of Raleigh, North Carolina, and for the home of Mr. and Mrs. Robert W. Daniel. The collection includes color spot sketches of the exterior of the home, 1949-1950; site plans; working drawings; floor plans; shop drawings and blueprints of the Fadum house. Blueprints of the exterior and elevation of the Daniel's home are included.
For further information http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/findingaids/mc00381/