Finding Aid for A Collection of Perspectives of American Cities, 1964-1971

Processed by Heather Lowe in the Center for Primary Research and Training (CFPRT), with assistance from Megan Hahn Fraser, August 2011; machine-readable finding aid created by Caroline Cubé.
UCLA Library Special Collections
Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
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Descriptive Summary

Title: A Collection of Perspectives of American Cities
Date (inclusive): 1964-1971
Collection number: 412
Extent: 2 oversize folders.
Abstract: The collection consists of 8 perspective drawings of aerial views of major United States cities.
Language: Finding aid is written in English.
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

Open for research. STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.

Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

Property rights to the physical object belong to the UC Regents. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

Processing Note

Processed by Heather Lowe in the Center for Primary Research and Training (CFPRT), with assistance from Megan Hahn Fraser, August 2011.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], A Collection of Perspectives of American Cities (Collection Number 412). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of 8 perspective drawings of American cities created by various architects. The drawings were created in a range of media and stylistic methods common to architectural draftsmanship.

Organization and Arrangement

The collection is organized alphabetically by city name.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

Subjects

Cities and towns - United States.


Container List

Box 1, Folder 1

Atlanta, Desmond, undated.

Physical Description: 29 1/2" x 40" ink on paper drawing mounted on 30 x 40" board. Signed in center bottom by the architect (first name unknown).
Box 1, Folder 2

Boston, Isidor Richmond, undated.

Physical Description: 24 3/8" x 36" graphite on paper drawing mounted on 26 1/2" x 38 1/4" board. Signed and titled in lower right corner by the architect.
Box 1, Folder 3

Chicago, Ray Chocholek, undated.

Physical Description: 23 3/8" x 38" ink on bond paper mounted on 30" x 40" board. Signed in lower left corner by the architect.
Box 1, Folder 4

Denver, J. R. Hollingsworth, undated.

Physical Description: 25 5/8" x 40" black and white ink on paper drawing. Signed in lower right corner by the architect.
Box 2, Folder 1

Miami, Desmond, 1969.

Physical Description: 26 1/2" x 40" ink on paper drawing mounted on board. Signed in lower left corner by the architect (first name unknown).
Box 2, Folder 2

Philadelphia, F. Schonbach, undated.

Physical Description: 26" x 37 7/8" ink on illustration board. Signed in lower left corner by the architect.
Box 2, Folder 3

Seattle, Ray G. Slaidino, 1971.

Physical Description: 29 5/8" x 39 1/2" ink on vellum. Signed in lower right corner on tape by the artist.
Box 2, Folder 4

Unknown Poseidon fountain, F. W. Jamison, August 1964.

Physical Description: 24" x 34" graphite on paper drawing.