Spencer Leineweber was an active faculty member in the University of Hawaii's School of Architecture and staunch advocate for cultural heritage causes, including the Jean Charlot Foundation. She was best known for her extensive work in preservation of some of Hawaii's most important buildings, including historic house museums, churches, YMCA and YWCA buildings, and historic districts. As an architect in private practice, she also created many elaborate custom residential projects for her clients.
Her papers demonstrate her extensive research into the history of her projects for preservation work. There are many original drawings, older plans, reports, maps, field notebooks, and even paint samples which were used to establish a building's original colors. See ArchivesSpace for a draft finding aid to the collection.
Nancy Peacock is an architect and interior designer based in Honolulu. Born and raised on O‘ahu, Peacock attended Punahou School, graduating in 1972. She then studied at Cornell University, where she received a Bachelor’s of Architecture degree before becoming a licensed architect in the State of Hawai‘i. She spent time working under Norman Lacayo, Architect, from 1978 to 1981, as well as Ossipoff, Snyder, Rowland, and Goetz Architects from 1981 to 1982. In 1982, Peacock opened her own firm Nancy Peacock, AIA Inc., where she has served as owner and president for over thirty years.
The collection features original architectural drawings for 21 residential projects as well as publicity records for Nancy Peacock's award winning designs. Please see ArchivesSpace for a finding aid to the collection.
Hego Fuchino (1888-1961)
Date range 1924-1960
The collection includes approximately 1,200 architectural drawings. Fuchino was the first issei engineer trained in Hawaii. During WWII he was sent to an internment camp in Wisconsin. His drawings include Haleiwa Theater and Makiki Christian Church.
Hart Wood (1880-1957)
Date Range 1932-1950
Wood was an early proponent of the Hawaiian style architecture. Before coming to
Hawaii he worked with Bernard Maybeck in Berkeley. He was a partner with Honolulu
architect Charles William Dickey from 1919-1928. He is particularly know for the
Christian Science Church in Makiki.
James C. Hubbard (1934-1997)
Hubbard was a noted landscape architect. There are approximately 120 landscape drawings in the collection, including the Bishop Center and Queen Emma Summer Palace. He wrote a number of books with Hawaii botanist Horace Clay on gardens in Hawaii. He was one of the founders of Flora Pacifica.