Finding Aid for the Paul Sterling Hoag papers, circa 1950-circa 1985 0000141

Finding aid prepared by Chris Marino
Architecture and Design Collection, Art, Design & Architecture Museum
Arts Building Room 1434
University of California
Santa Barbara, California, 93106-7130
805-893-2724
adc@museum.ucsb.edu


Title: Paul Sterling Hoag papers
Identifier/Call Number: 0000141
Contributing Institution: Architecture and Design Collection, Art, Design & Architecture Museum
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 23.0 Linear feet (2 record storage boxes and 7 flat file drawers)
Date (inclusive): circa 1950-circa 1985
creator: Hoag, Paul Sterling, 1913-2002

Access

Partially processed collection, open for use by qualified researchers.

Custodial History note

Gift of Paul Hoag, 1991.

Preferred Citation note

Paul Sterling Hoag papers, Architecture and Design Collection. Art, Design & Architecture Museum; University of California, Santa Barbara.

Biographical Note

Paul Sterling Hoag was born in Spokane, Washington in 1913. He graduated from Stanford with a degree in architecture in 1934. From 1945 to 1946, Hoag worked as a draftsman for Richard Neutra. From 1946 to 1948, he worked for architect Paul Robinson Hunter. In 1949, Paul Sterling Hoag began his own independent architectural practice. His more notable projects include: the Rajagopal house, the Zeigler house, and Lechner house remodel. The majority of Hoag’s work took the form of commissioned residential buildings in the Malibu, Pacific Palisades, Brentwood, West Bel-Air, Encino, Sherman Oaks, Studio City, Beverly Hills, and Hollywood areas. During his career Hoag was a prolific writer contributing on a regular basis to many journals and newspapers. Paul Sterling Hoag died in 2003, at the age of 89 in Bellevue, Washington State.

Scope and Content note

The Paul Sterling Hoag papers span 23 linear feet and date from circa 1950 to circa 1985. The collection consists of black-and-white and color interior and exterior photographs of Hoag’s buildings mounted on boards with small descriptions on the versos, clippings from Home magazine regarding Hoag’s work, a letter from Esther McCoy to Paul Hoag, architectural drawings and reprographic copies of primarily residential buildings in the Los Angeles area designed by Hoag.

Related Archival Materials note

Esther McCoy papers, 1920-1989, bulk 1920-1989. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Richard and Dion Neutra Papers (Collection Number 1179). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.
R. M. Schindler papers, Architecture and Design Collection. Art, Design & Architecture Museum; University of California, Santa Barbara.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Hoag, Paul Sterling, 1913-2002
Architectural drawings
Photographic prints
Reprographic copies