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Inventory of the Gardner A. Dailey Collection, 1923-1979
1999-10  
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Series Description

 

Series I. OFFICE RECORDS, 1929-1975

Physical Description: Boxes 1-5, 26-30

Scope and Content Note

Series includes standard lettering templates and details for office reference, portfolios assembled as proposals for new commissions, photographs of finished projects, clippings pertaining to completed projects, awards from various organizations, correspondence relating to Dailey's veteran's retirement, correspondence with writer from San Francisco Chronicle, and a presentation given at the Annual Convention of the Prestressed Concrete Institute.

Arrangement

Series A,B,C,D,F,G and H arranged chronologically. Series E arranged by alphabetically by project name.
 

A. Biographical Information

 

B. Administrative

 

C. Correspondence

 

D. Public Relations

 

E. Photographs

 

F. Presentations

 

G. Awards

 

H. Clippings/Scrapbooks

 

Series II. PROJECT RECORDS, 1923-1979

Physical Description: Boxes 6-25, Flat Files

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, specifications, notes and drawings of the firm's projects from 1923-1979. Most early residential projects are in flat files; most other projects are in boxes.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by project.
 

A. Files

 

B. Specifications

 

C. Drawings

Container List

 

Series I. OFFICE RECORDS, 1929-1975

 

A. Biographical Information

Box/Folder 1 : 1

Veteran's Retirement , 1928-1929

 

B. Administrative

Box/Folder 1 : 2

Design Standards, n.d.

Box/Folder 1 : 3

Roman Lettering, n.d.

Box/Folder 1 : 4

Standard Domestic Details, n.d.

 

C. Correspondence

Box/Folder 27 | 5

Consultation for article "SF Architecture" in SF Examiner 75th anniversary publication, 1962

 

D. Public Relations

Box/Folder 27 | 6

Photograph Album American Red Cross Headquarters, 1947

Box/Folder 26 | 7-7a

Photograph Album - Assorted Projects, 1953

Box/Folder 26 | 8-8a

Photograph Album - Assorted Projects, 1956

Box/Folder 27 | 9

Photograph Album Prepared for Museums' Architectural Committee, City of Oakland, 1961

Box/Folder 1 | 10

Marketing Portfolio - General Information, 1961

 

E. Photographs

Box 2-5, 28-30

**See Project Index

 

F. Presentations

Box/Folder 1 | 125

Annual Convention of the Prestressed Concrete Institute: Precast Prestressed Classroom & Office Bldgs at UCD, 1963

 

G. Awards

Box/Folder 28 | 126

Honors/Awards, 1947-1960

 

H. Clippings/Scrapbooks

 

1. Clippings

Box/Folder 1 | 127

unidentified clipping, n.d.

Box/Folder 1 | 128

"The Many 'Rooms' of a San Francisco Garden" , n.d.

Box/Folder 1 | 129

Architectural Forum: Houses by Gardner A. Dailey, 1941

Box/Folder 1 | 130

Fortnight Magazine: California Homes, 1946

Box/Folder 1 | 131

McCall's: House of the Month, [1949]

Box/Folder 1 | 132

California Redwood Assoc.: Redwood Siding, 1965

Box/Folder 27 | 133

A.B.M.C. Dedication Ceremonies Scrapbook, 1960

 

2. Clippings - Specific Projects

 

**See Project Index

 

Series II. PROJECT RECORDS, 1923-1979

 

A. Files

 

**See Project Index

 

B. Specifications

 

**See Project Index

 

C. Drawings

 

**See Project Index