The Garrett Van Pelt drawings span 7 linear feet and date from circa 1927 to circa 1967. The collection is composed of three
flat file folders containing architectural drawings and reprographic copies for the following projects: the Roy E. Mayo or
Pepper Hill residence (1965), additions and alterations to the El Paseo El Presidio restaurant (1956-1959), and additions
and alterations for the Harold Mathers residence (1965-1967). All drawings and reprographic copies pertain to projects in
the Santa Barbara region.
Garrett Van Pelt Jr. was born in Wisconsin in 1879. In 1913 he was hired as a draftsman by Sylvanus B. Marston whose office
was in Pasadena, California. A year later the two became partners and in 1922 Edgar Maybury joined the partnership. Six years
later in 1928 Van Pelt went into practice independently. Van Pelt moved to Santa Barbara circa 1955. Over the course of his
career, his more notable projects include: the Arcade building, the Garford house, and the Roy E. Mayo residence. Garrett
Van Pelt died in 1972.
7.0 Linear feet
( 1 box and 3 flat file folders)