The Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library

Texas Tech University


Title of Collection:         W. G. McMillan Construction Company, Inc.,

Records, 1921-1998 and undated


Institution:                     The Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library   

                                    Texas Tech University

                                    MS 41041

                                    Lubbock, Texas 79409




Contact Person:            Reference Librarian


Date:                            March 27, 2003


Accession number(s):    2001-0024-B


Collection number:        S1624.1


Size of Collection:         78 boxes (78 linear feet) and 42 oversized boxes (126 linear feet)


Biographical Sketch:    W. G. McMillan, Jr. is a retired architect.  His company records

contain detail drawings of buildings from Lubbock, Reese Air

Force Base, and Texas Tech University.  Mr. McMillan is a Lubbock High graduate (1945) and Texas Tech graduate (1950). 

For recreation he engages in golfing and hunting.


Additional Sources:       W. G. McMillan, Jr., oral history interview, August 27, 2002 and

                                                September 27, 2002.


Scope and Content:      The collection is composed of two sets of records:  one of files

(Records, 1921-1998 and undated) and the second of large rolled

blueprints (Records, 1925-1988 and undated).  The collection of

office files (40 boxes), specifications (5 boxes), shop drawings (28

boxes), publication files (5 boxes), and construction plans and

blueprints (42 oversized boxes) details the activities of the W. G.

McMillan Construction Company, Inc.


For a complete inventory to the files click here:  Inventory.

For a complete inventory to the blueprints click here:  Blueprints.


Location:                      A290.3A-293.7C (78 boxes)

F174.0 – 180.0 & G1.0 – 5.0 (42 large boxes)


Organization:                Organized by the following Series:

Publication Files (boxes #1-5)

Specifications (boxes #5-10)

Shop Drawings (boxes #11-38)

Office Files (boxes #39-78)

Construction plans and blueprints (oversized boxes #1-42)


Related Materials in the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library:

                                    McMillan Construction Company, oversized materials, O8.11

                                    W. G. McMillan, Jr., photograph collection, SWCPC 822

                                    W. G. McMillan, Jr., Papers, 1934-1996 and undated


Acquisition:                   Gift, 2001.


Access Restrictions:      Open for Research.


Processed by:               Abel Ramirez and Nicole Miller, March 2003.


Preferred Citation:        W. G. McMillan Construction Company, Inc., Records, 1921-1998

and undated, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library,

Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas


Collection Topics:         W. G. McMillan Construction Company, Inc.

                                    McMillan, W. G. “Bill”, Jr.

                                    McMillan, W. G., Sr.

                                    Lubbock, Texas – construction company

                                    Architectural blueprints

Texas Tech University – construction plans

Reese Air Force Base – construction plans


The subject headings used by the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library are derived from the Library of Congress and/or locally developed.