Finding Aid for the Historic American Buidlings Survey drawings, circa 1968-circa 1983 0000251

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: Historic American Buildings Survey drawings
Identifier/Call Number: 0000251
Contributing Institution: Architecture and Design Collection, Art, Design & Architecture Museum
Language of Material: English
Storage Unit: 549
Physical Description: 5.0 Linear feet (1 record storage box and 1 flat file folder)
Date (inclusive): circa 1968-circa 1983

Access

Partially processed collection, open for use by qualified researchers.

Preferred Citation note

Historic American Building Survey drawings, Architecture and Design Collection. Art, Design & Architecture Museum; University of California, Santa Barbara.

Biographical/Historical note

The Historic American Buildings Survey or HABS was founded in 1933 as a division of the United States National Park Service (NPS) and was the nation’s first federal preservation program aimed at documenting America’s architectural heritage. Historic buildings are documented according to the HABS guidelines which involve a combination of architectural drawings, photography, and written history.

Scope and Content note

The Historic American Buildings Survey drawings span 5 linear feet and date from circa 1968 to circa 1983. The collection is composed of photographic reproductions and negatives of architectural drawings as well as architectural drawings in the form of reprographic copies, for the following buildings: American Trona Salt Storage Plant, Barnsdall Park, Freeman house, Dodge house, Horatio West Court Apartments, Los Angeles Public Library, Irwin house, Lovell (Health) house, Richfield Oil Building, Lovell Beach house, Schindler house, Sowden house, Bradbury building, El Cuartel, the Miranda house, a house owned by Mrs. A. L. M. Vhay, and the Yorba-Abadie house, all located in Los Angeles County or Santa Barbara, California.

Related Archival Materials note

Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, Historic American Buildings Survey.
R. M. Schindler papers, Architecture and Design Collection. Art, Design & Architecture Museum; University of California, Santa Barbara.
Irving John Gill papers, Architecture and Design Collection. Art, Design & Architecture Museum; University of California, Santa Barbara.
Carelton Monroe Winslow Sr. papers, Architecture and Design Collection. Art, Design & Architecture Museum; University of California, Santa Barbara.
Frank Lloyd Wright architectural drawings, Architecture and Design Collection. Art, Design & Architecture Museum; University of California, Santa Barbara.
Lloyd Wright drawings, Architecture and Design Collection. Art, Design & Architecture Museum; University of California, Santa Barbara.
Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue drawings, Architecture and Design Collection. Art, Design & Architecture Museum; University of California, Santa Barbara.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Gill, Irving, 1870-1936
Goodhue, Bertram Grosvenor, 1869-1924
Greene and Greene.
Neutra, Richard Joseph, 1892-1970
Schindler, R. M., (Rudolph M. ), 1887-1953
Winslow, Carleton Monroe, 1876-1946
Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959
Wright, Lloyd, 1890-1978
Wyman, George H.
Architectural drawings
Negatives
Photographic prints
Reprographic copies

Box 1, Folder 1

American Trona Salt Storage Plant (Fort Macarthur, San Pedro) 1983

Language of Material: English

Biographical/Historical note

The American Trona Corporation "Raw Salt Storage" Plant in San Pedro originally built in 1916-17 and is an early examply of a West Coast industrial building.

Scope and Content note

Photographic reproductions and negatives of architectural drawings dated 1983 include: first and second floor plan, location map and site plan, sections, elevations.
Box 1, Folder 2

Barnsdall Park (Los Angeles County, Calif.) 1969

Language of Material: English

Biographical/Historical note

Barnsdall Park is the former estate of Miss A. Barnsdall desinged by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1917 with some elements designed by R. M. Schindler. The estate was intended to be an extensive complex composed of the Hollyhock house as well as a cultural and arts center. The park is now under the auspices of the City of Los Angeles.

Scope and Content note

Photographic reproductions and negatives of architectural drawings. Drawings dated 1969 include: plot plan, location plan, lamp details, an isometric aerial drawings from the northwest, and a hilltop plot plan.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Schindler, R. M., (Rudolph M. ), 1887-1953
Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959
Box 1, Folder 3

Freeman house (Los Angeles County, Calif.) 1969

Language of Material: English

Biographical/Historical note

The Samuel Freeman house, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1924, was one of his California textile block houses.

Scope and Content note

Photographic reproductions and negatives of architectural drawings. Drawings date 1969 and include: location map, south elevation, east elevation, an isometrial aerial drawing from the southwest, main floor plan, sections, and first floor plan.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959
Box 1, Folder 4

Dodge house (Hollywood, Calif.) 1969

Language of Material: English

Biographical/Historical note

The Dodge house was designed by Irving John Gill and built in 1916.

Scope and Content note

Photographic reproductions and negatives of architectural drawings documenting the Dodge house West Hollywood, California. Drawings date from 1969 and include: location plan, interior and exterior elevations, sections, site plan, first and second floor plans, and an aerial isometric drawing from the southwest.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Gill, Irving, 1870-1936
Box 1, Folder 5

Horatio West Court Apartments (Santa Monica, Calif.) 1968

Language of Material: English

Biographical/Historical note

The Horatio West Court Apartments were designed by Irving John Gill and built from 1919 to 1922.

Scope and Content note

Photographic reproductions and negatives of architectural drawings. Drawings date from 1968 and include: a location map, an aerial isometric drawing of the apartments from the west, exterior elevations, floor plans, and sections.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Gill, Irving, 1870-1936
Box 1, Folder 6

Los Angeles Public Library (Los Angeles, Calif.) 1969

Language of Material: English

Biographical/Historical note

The Los Angeles Public Library was designed by Bertram Goodue (1924) and Carton M. Winslow, Sr. who acted as the supervising architect.

Scope and Content note

Photographic reproductions and negatives of architectural drawings. Drawings date from 1969 include: a location map, elevations, first and third floor plans.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Goodhue, Bertram Grosvenor, 1869-1924
Winslow, Carleton Monroe, 1876-1946
Box 1, Folder 7

Irwin house (Pasadena, Calif.) 1968

Language of Material: English

Biographical/Historical note

The Theodore Irwin house was built in 1906 and designed by Charles and Henry Greene.

Scope and Content note

Photographic reproductions and negatives of architectural drawings . Drawings date from 1968 and include: a location map, additions, door schedule, interior and exterior elevations, sections, site plan, and floor plans.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Greene and Greene.
Box 1, Folder 8

Lovell (Health) house (Los Angeles, Calif.) 1969

Language of Material: English

Biographical/Historical note

The Lovell (Health) house was designed by Richard J. Neutra in 1928.

Scope and Content note

Photographic reproductions and negatives of architectural drawings. Drawings date from 1969 and include: a location map, an aerial isometric drawing of the residence from the southwest, exterior elevations, and floor plans.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Neutra, Richard Joseph, 1892-1970
Box 1, Folder 9

Miltimore house (Pasadena, Calif.) 1969

Language of Material: English

Biographical/Historical note

The Miltimore house was designed by Irving J. Gill in 1911.

Scope and Content note

Photographic reproductions and negatives of architectural drawings. Drawings date from 1969 and include: a location map, an aerial isometric drawing of the residence from the southeast, floor plans, and elevations.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Gill, Irving, 1870-1936
Box 1, Folder 10

Richfield Oil building (Los Angeles, Calif.) 1969

Language of Material: English

Biographical/Historical note

The Richfield Building was designed by Morgan, Walls and Clements. Construction on the building was completed in 1928.

Scope and Content note

Photographic reproductions and negatives of architectural drawings. Drawings date from 1969 and include: floor plans, interior and exterior elevations, and details.
Box 1, Folder 11

Lovell Beach house (Newport Beach, Calif.) 1969

Language of Material: English

Biographical/Historical note

The Lovell Beach house was designed by the architect R. M. Schindler in 1926.

Scope and Content note

Photographic reproductions and negatives of architectural drawings. Drawings date from 1969 and include: an area map, floor plans, exterior elevations, and sections.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Schindler, R. M., (Rudolph M. ), 1887-1953
Box 1, Folder 12

Schindler house (West Hollywood, Calif.) 1969

Language of Material: English

Biographical/Historical note

R. M. Schindler designed this two family residence for himself and his friend, Clyde B. Chase. Construction on the building began in 1921 and was completed in 1922. The house is also known as the Kings Road house.

Scope and Content note

Photographic reproductions and negatives of architectural drawings. Drawings date from 1969 and include: location map, an aerial isometric drawing of the residence from the southwest, floor plans, elevations, and sections.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Schindler, R. M., (Rudolph M. ), 1887-1953
Box 1, Folder 13

Sowden house (Los Angeles, Calif.) 1969

Language of Material: English

Biographical/Historical note

The Sowden house was designed by Lloyd Wright in 1926.

Scope and Content note

Photographic reproductions and negatives of architectural drawings. Drawings date from 1969 and include: a location map, an aerial dimetric drawing of the residence from the southwest, elevations, floor plans, and sections.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Wright, Lloyd, 1890-1978
Box 1, Folder 14a, Folder 14b

Bradbury building (Los Angeles, Calif.) 1968

Language of Material: English

Biographical/Historical note

The Bradbury building was designed by George H. Wyman in 1893.

Scope and Content note

Photographic reproductions and negatives of architectural drawings. Drawings date from 1969 and include: location map, details, exterior elevations, floor plans, and sections.
Drawer 549, FlatFile 1

Four historic adobes (Santa Barbara, Calif.) circa 1960

Language of Material: English

Scope and Content note

One flat file folder containing 15 architectural drawings in the form of reprographic copies documenting four historic adobes in Santa Barbara: El Cuartel, the Miranda house, house owned by Mrs. A. L. M. Vhay, and the Yorba-Abadie house. Drawings documenting the El Cuartel adobe include: a floor plan and elevations. Drawings documenting the Miranda house include: a floor plan, exterior elevations, sections, and details. Drawings documenting the house owned by Mrs. A. L. M. Vhay include: a floor plan, interior and exterior elevations, and sections. Drawings for the Yorba-Abadie house include: a floor plan, elevations, sections and details.