Finding Aid for the Charles A. Platt drawings of the Mrs. Henry Stephens house (Montecito, Calif.), 1919 0000281

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: Charles A. Platt drawings of the Mrs. Henry Stephens house (Montecito, Calif.)
Identifier/Call Number: 0000281
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: 1919
creator: Platt, Charles A. (Charles Adams), 1861-1933

Access

Partially processed collection, open for use by qualified researchers.

Preferred Citation note

Charles A. Platt drawings of the Mrs. Henry Stephens house (Montecito, Calif.), Architecture and Design Collection. Art, Design & Architecture Museum; University of California, Santa Barbara.

Biographical/Historical note

Charles Adams Platt was born on October 16, 1861. He completed coursework at the National Academy of Art in New York as well as the Art Students League in New York. In 1890 Platt opened his own firm based in New York, which he operated until his death in 1933.

Scope and Content note

The Charles A. Platt drawings of the Mrs. Henry Stephens house span 3 linear feet and date from 1919. The collection consists of two drawings of the loggia: one an original drawing of the loggia plan and the other a blueprint with handwritten annotations depicting the details for the chimney tops, sash and screens for loggia.

Related Archival Materials note

Charles Adams Platt architectural records and papers. Dept. of Drawings & Archives, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library, Columbia University, New York, N.Y.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Platt, Charles A. (Charles Adams), 1861-1933
Architectural drawings
Blueprints