Scope and Content
Title: Agib Stewart Monroe Papers,
Date (inclusive): ca. 1913-1959
Collection number: 777
Creator: Monroe, Agib Stewart, 1886-1959
4 boxes (2.0 linear ft.)
University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: Agib Stewart Monroe (1886-1959) was a surveyor with the California State Highway Commission (1913), an assistant city engineer
in San Diego after World War I, a consulting engineer in the office of attorney Arthur M. Ellis (1922-32), and from 1932-55,
had his own office in Los Angeles. The collection consists of correspondence, court transcripts, legal notes, notebooks, stock
certificates, maps, blueprints, books, and ephemera.
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department
of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Restrictions on Use and Reproduction
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. 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
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Restrictions on Access
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Provenance/Source of Acquisition
Gift of Mrs. A. Stewart Monroe, 1961.
[Identification of item], Agib Stewart Monroe Papers (Collection 777). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young
Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.
Monroe was born on January 16, 1886 in Pennsylvania; with no formal training except by correspondence school courses, he became
a civil engineer; came to California in 1907; became a surveyor with the State Highway Commission in 1913; served as assistant
city engineer in San Diego after World War I; consulting engineer in the office of attorney Arthur M. Ellis (1922-32), and
from 1932-55, had his own office in Los Angeles; he died September 22, 1959 in San Marino, California.
Scope and Content
Collection consists of correspondence, court transcripts, legal notes, notebooks, stock certificates, maps, blueprints, books,
and ephemera. Includes papers relating to the Investigation Act of 1931.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Monroe, Agib Stewart, 1886-1959--Archives.
Civil engineers--California, Southern--Archival resources.
Consulting engineers--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources.