Finding Aid for the Ernest Coxhead drawings, circa 1895 0000231

Finding aid prepared by Jillian O'Connor and 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: Ernest Coxhead drawings
Identifier/Call Number: 0000231
Contributing Institution: Architecture and Design Collection, Art, Design & Architecture Museum
Language of Material: English
Storage Unit: 552
Physical Description: 3.0 Linear feet (3 flat file folders)
Date (inclusive): circa 1895
creator: Coxhead, Almeric, 1861-1928
creator: Coxhead, Ernest A., 1863-1933

Access

Open for use by qualified researchers.

Preferred Citation note

Ernest Coxhead drawings, Architecture and Design Collection. Art, Design & Architecture Museum; University of California, Santa Barbara.

Biographical/Historical note

Ernest Albert Coxhead was born in England in 1863. He studied at the Royal Academy of Art and at the Architectural Association in London, from 1883 to 1886. Between 1878 and 1883, Coxhead worked as an apprentice to George Wallis. During the year of 1883 he worked as a building supervisor for the architect Frederic Chancellor. In 1887, Coxhead and his brother Almeric joined forces in Los Angeles to form the firm Coxhead and Coxhead. Four years later, in 1890, Coxhead and Coxhead relocated to San Francisco, where they remained until retirement. Ernest Coxhead died in 1933.

Scope and Content note

The Ernest Coxhead drawings consist of three flat file folders of original drawings of residences and a memorial, all dating circa 1895.

Related Archival Materials note

Ernest Coxhead Collection, (1983-1), Environmental Design Archives. College of Environmental Design. University of California, Berkeley. Berkeley, California

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Coxhead, Almeric, 1861-1928
Coxhead, Ernest A., 1863-1933
Architectural drawings

FlatFile 1

Unidentified San Francisco residence 1895

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: (1 drawing)
creator: Coxhead, Almeric, 1861-1928
creator: Coxhead, Ernest A., 1863-1933

Scope and Content note

Elevation drawing done in pencil, labeled “Residence San Francisco Coxhead and Coxhead, architects 1895”.
FlatFile 2

Unidentified residences circa 1895

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: (2 drawings)

Scope and Content note

Two drawings of different unidentified residences (one in pencil, one in ink), undated.
FlatFile 3

Unidentified memorial circa 1895

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: (1 drawing)

Scope and Content note

Hand drawn sketch of unidentified memorial, done in color pencil, undated.