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Finding Aid for the Smith O'Brien drawing of the Youth Directory building (San Francisco, Calif.), 1908 0000291
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  • Preferred Citation note
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  • Scope and Content note

  • Title: Smith O'Brien drawing of the Youth Directory building (San Francisco, Calif.)
    Identifier/Call Number: 0000291
    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: 1908
    creator: O'Brien, Smith

    Access

    Partially processed collection, open for use by qualified researchers.

    Preferred Citation note

    Finding Aid for the Smith O'Brien drawing of the Youth Directory building (San Francisco, Calif.), Architecture and Design Collection. Art, Design & Architecture Museum; University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Biographical/Historical note

    Smith O’Brien was born circa 1863. He worked as a draftsman for architect Clinton Day whose practice was based in San Francisco, California. O’Brien later became a partner with architect Frederick Herman Meyer, a partnership which lasted from 1902 to 1908. O’Brien began to practice independently circa 1915 in the San Francisco bay area.

    Scope and Content note

    The Smith O’Brien drawing of the Youth Directory building spans 3 linear feet and dates from 1908. The collection is composed of one presentation drawing in the form of a reprographic copy. Drawing is dated 1908 and depicts the front elevation of the building which is located, as noted on the drawing, on the south west corner of 19th Street and Church Street in San Francisco, California.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    O'Brien, Smith
    Architectural drawings
    Presentation drawings (proposals)
    Reprographic copies