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Finding Aid for the Lawrence C. Test papers, 1891-1981 0000183
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Description
The Lawrence C. Test papers span 4.5 linear feet and date from circa 1930 to circa 1980. The collection contains architectural drawings and reproductions, presentation boards, and newspaper clippings from The Los Angeles Times regarding the Hernly House. The architectural drawings are primarily of residences and residential remodels in the Pasadena, California area.
Background
Lawrence C. Test was a Pasadena based architect. Born in 1891, Test apprenticed under Reginald Johnson. He was a member of the American Institute of Architects from 1930-1935 and from 1945 to 1953. Test’s more notable projects include: the Hernly House (1949) and the Dickinson House (1941). Lawrence Test died in 1981.
Extent
4.5 Linear feet (1 record storage box and 1 flat file drawer)
Availability
Partially processed collection, open for use by qualified researchers.