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Finding Aid for the Allison and Allison drawings of the Mr. and Mrs. Carl von Bibra residence (Holmby Hills, Calif.), July 18, 1938-August 25, 1939 0000226
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  • Preferred Citation note
  • Biographical/Historical note
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  • Related Archival Materials note

  • Title: Allison and Allison drawings of the Mr. and Mrs. Carl von Bibra residence (Holmby Hills, Calif.)
    Identifier/Call Number: 0000226
    Contributing Institution: Architecture and Design Collection, Art, Design & Architecture Museum
    Language of Material: English
    Storage Unit: 553
    Physical Description: 3.0 Linear feet (1 flat file folder)
    Date (inclusive): July 18, 1938-August 25, 1939
    creator: Allison and Allison, Architects.
    creator: Allison, David Clark, 1881-1962
    creator: Allison, James Edward, 1870-1955

    Access

    Open for use by qualified researchers.

    Preferred Citation note

    Allison and Allison drawings of the Mr. and Mrs. Carl von Bibra residence (Holmby Hills, Calif.), Architecture and Design Collection. Art, Design & Architecture Museum; University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Biographical/Historical note

    The partnership, Allison and Allison, was composed of two Pennsylvania-based architects, David Clark Allison and James Edward Allison who were brothers. David Clark Allison was born on May 14, 1881. He earned his bachelor’s degree at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, and completed coursework at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in France. James Edward Allison was born on February 22, 1870 and received no formal education but apprenticed under a local builder. Their firm began in 1904 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and relocated to Los Angeles, California, in 1910. The practice dissolved in 1942. The firm Allison and Allison designed many high school and government buildings throughout the state of California. James Edward Allison died in 1955 and David Clark Allison died in 1962.

    Scope and Content note

    The Allison and Allison drawings for the Mr. and Mrs. Carl von Bibra residence located in Holmby Hills, California consists of one flat file of blueprints and a topographic map of the property site. Drawings include: first and second floor plans; elevations and sections; schedule of drawings; foundation plans; basement plans; attic and roof plans; and details for the first and second floor, garage, kitchen, pantry, and linen storage room.

    Related Archival Materials note

    ADC Study collection, Architecture and Design Collection. Art, Design & Architecture Museum; University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Allison and Allison, Architects.
    Allison, David Clark, 1881-1962
    Allison, James Edward, 1870-1955
    Blueprints