Finding Aid for the Collection of drawings of Santa Barbara County bridges, circa 1914 0000284

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: Collection of drawings of Santa Barbara County bridges
Identifier/Call Number: 0000284
Contributing Institution: Architecture and Design Collection, Art, Design & Architecture Museum
Language of Material: English
Storage Unit: 545
Physical Description: 3.0 Linear feet (1 flat file folder)
Date (inclusive): circa 1914
creator: Flournoy, Frank F.
creator: Santa Barbara County (Calif.).

Access

Partially processed collection, open for use by qualified researchers.

Preferred Citation note

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

Biographical/Historical note

Frank F. Flournoy was born in Missouri in 1868. By the late 1800s Flournoy relocated to Santa Barbara, California where he became the county surveyor, a position he held from 1895 to 1915. Frank Flournoy died at the age of 91, in the year 1960.

Scope and Content note

The County of Santa Barbara drawings of bridges span 3 linear feet and date from 1914. The collection is composed of nine original architectural drawings documenting four different bridges along the state highway in Santa Barbara, California. Drawings document the Pony Pratt Truss Bridge over the Dos Pueblos Creek, the Eagle Creek Bridge, a 20 foot Bridge on the State Highway, and the Pedregosa Creek stone bridge- in the form of elevations, sections, and counterfort schedules. All but one of the drawings have Frank F. Flournoy listed as the County Surveyor and Edward T. Flaherty listed as the Consulting Engineer.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Flournoy, Frank F.
Santa Barbara County (Calif.).
Architectural drawings
Bridges