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Finding Aid for the Herbert M. Baruch Corporation Records, ca. 1920-1949
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Series I: Project files, ca. 1920-1949.

Physical Description: 4.5 boxes (2.25 linear ft.)

Scope and Content Note

Photographs of construction projects in progress. Arranged alphabetically by project title.
Box 1, Folder 1

Albertson Motor Co. Garage. 1926-1927.

Physical Description: 3 items.
Box 1, Folder 2

American Laundry Co. Building. 1925.

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

1705 Hooper St. (at 17th St.) Los Angeles, CA. Architect: A. G. Bailey.
Box 1, Folder 3

Army Navy Store Building. 1925-1926.

Physical Description: 11 items.

Scope and Content Note

530 S. Main St. Los Angeles, CA. Architects: Curlett & Beelman.
Box 1, Folder 4

Bankers Building. 1930.

Physical Description: 3 items.

Scope and Content Note

629 S. Hill St. Los Angeles, CA. Includes a brochure of the building showing illustrations and typical floorplates.
Box 1, Folder 5

Baruch Manufacturing Company. no date.

Physical Description: 4 items.

Scope and Content Note

801 E. 51st St. Consulting engineer: Zana Witkin.
Box 1, Folder 6

Belvedere Gardens Market. 1937?.

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Architect: Morgan, Walls & Clements.
Box 1, Folder 7

Beverly Hills City Hall. 1932.

Physical Description: 4 items.

Scope and Content Note

455 N. Rexford Dr. Beverly Hills, CA. Architect: William J. Gage. Includes interior photographs.
Box 1, Folder 8

Beverly Vista School. 1927.

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

200 South Elm Dr. Beverly Hills, CA. Engineer: Holmes & Narver, Inc.
Box 1, Folder 9

B'nai Brith Temple. 1928-1929.

Physical Description: 30 items.

Scope and Content Note

Wilshire Blvd. and Hobart, Los Angeles, CA. photographs. Architect: Edelman & Barnett, Architects, A. C. Zimmerman, Associate Architect. Includes interior photographs.
Box 1, Folder 10

Brandes Residence. no date.

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

6838 Arbol Dr. Hollywood, CA.
Box 1, Folder 11

Luther Burbank Junior High School. 1947.

Physical Description: 7 items.

Scope and Content Note

3700 W. Jeffries Ave. Burbank, CA. Architect: March, Smith & Powell. Engineer: Hillman & Nowell. See box 6 for 2 oversize photographs of this project.
Box 1, Folder 12

California Compressed Gas Co. factory. no date.

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

2317 E. 52 St. Los Angeles, CA. Architect: Austin Co.
Box 1, Folder 13

Capital Co. Building. 1931.

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Hollywood Blvd. and Wilcox Ave. Hollywood, CA.
Box 1, Folder 14

Cedars of Lebanon (Jewish) Hospital. 1929-1930.

Physical Description: 37 items.

Scope and Content Note

4831 Fountain Ave. Los Angeles, CA. Architect: Claud Beelman.
Box 1, Folder 15

Challenge Creamery Building. 1926.

Physical Description: 10 items.
Box 1, Folder 16

Chapman Park Market. 1927-1928.

Physical Description: 9 items.
Box 1, Folder 17

Chapman Store & Studio Building. 1925-1926.

Physical Description: 4 items.

Scope and Content Note

Sixth St. and Alexandria Ave. Los Angeles, CA.
Box 1, Folder 18

City Market of Los Angeles--Sun Produce Co. 1928.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 1, Folder 19

Coogan Garage. no date.

Physical Description: 3 items.
Box 1, Folder 20

D. N. & E. Walter warehouse & office building. 1924-1925, 1929.

Physical Description: 5 items.

Scope and Content Note

8th St. and Wall St. Los Angeles, CA. Engineer: Russell & Ellison Construction. Addition 1929.
Box 1, Folder 21

De Luxe Laundry. no date.

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

140 W. Slauson, Los Angeles, CA. Architect: W. C. Pennell.
Box 1, Folder 22

Drayer Hanson building. 1925.

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

730 E. Pico St. Los Angeles, CA.
Box 1, Folder 23

Dwyer Equipment Co. garage and office building. no date.

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

3613 S. Main St. Los Angles, CA. Architect: H. Whiting.
Box 1, Folder 24

Edison Building (Temple Estate Co.). 1926-1927.

Physical Description: 4 items.

Scope and Content Note

Alhambra, CA. Architect: Walker & Eisen.
Box 1, Folder 25

El Segundo High School. 1927-1928.

Physical Description: 29 items.

Scope and Content Note

Architect: Rea & Garstang.
Box 2, Folder 1

Famous Players Lasky Corp. (Columbia Pictures) administration building. 1930.

Physical Description: 4 items.
Box 2, Folder 2

Famous Players Lasky Corp. (Columbia Pictures) camera vault building. 1926.

Physical Description: 13 items.
Box 2, Folder 3

Famous Players Lasky Corp. (Columbia Pictures) property building. 1926.

Physical Description: 13 items.
Box 2, Folder 4

First National Studios Stages. 1927.

Physical Description: 8 items.

Scope and Content Note

Burbank, CA. Construction photos only.
Box 2, Folder 5

Ford Motor Co. Los Angeles branch. 1936.

Physical Description: 1 item.
Box 2, Folder 6

Fox Wilshire Theatre. 1930.

Physical Description: 3 items.

Scope and Content Note

8440 Wilshire Boulevard, Beverly Hills, CA. Architect: S. Charles Lee.
Box 2, Folder 7

Garfield Building (Sun Reality Co.). 1928-1929.

Physical Description: 11 items.

Scope and Content Note

8th St. and Hill St. Los Angeles, CA. Includes interior photographs. Architect: Claud Beelman.
Box 2, Folder 8

Garland Building. 1924.

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

12th St. and Hill St. Los Angeles, CA.
Box 2, Folder 9

George Washington Hotel (Sun Reality Co.). 1926.

Physical Description: 16 items.

Scope and Content Note

Construction photos only.
Box 2, Folder 10

Gotfredson Truck Corp. garage and show room. 1924.

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

1239 E. 9th St. Los Angeles, CA. Architect: Morgan- Walls & Clements.
Box 2, Folder 11

Grandview Substation Building. 1930.

Physical Description: 3 items.

Scope and Content Note

Grandview Ave. and San Fernando Rd. Glendale, CA.
Box 2, Folder 12

Grey Apartments. 1925.

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

1314 W. 38th Place. Los Angeles, CA.
Box 2, Folder 13

Haldeman Store Building. no date.

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Santa Monica Blvd. and Sweetzer Ave. Los Angeles, CA. Architect: E. L. Mayberry.
Box 2, Folder 14

Harris Newmark Building. 1925-1926.

Physical Description: 26 items.

Scope and Content Note

N. W. Corner of 9th St. and Los Angeles St. Los Angeles, CA. Architects: Curlett & Beelman.
Box 2, Folder 15

Mira Hershey Hall (UCLA). 1930.

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

Hilgard Ave. Los Angeles, CA. Architect: Douglas Mclellan.
Box 2, Folder 16

Hollenbeck Junior High School. no date.

Physical Description: 7 items.

Scope and Content Note

2510 E. 6Th St., Los Angeles, CA. Architect: A. F. Rosenheim.
Box 2, Folder 17

Hollywood Bowl. 1926.

Physical Description: 9 items.

Scope and Content Note

Allied Architects Association of Los Angeles, CA.
Box 2, Folder 18

Hollywood Plaza Hotel. 1924-1925.

Physical Description: 25 items.

Scope and Content Note

635 N. Vine St. (near Hollywood Blvd.) Los Angeles, CA. Architect: Walker & Eisen.
Box 2, Folder 19

Hollywood Serrano Building. 1925.

Physical Description: 6 items.

Scope and Content Note

S. E. Corner of Hollywood Blvd. and Serrano St. Los Angeles, CA.
Box 2, Folder 20

Hollywood Vine Corporation Store Building. 1942.

Physical Description: 27 items.

Scope and Content Note

Small photographs: 6" x 3.5" and 4" x 2.5".
Box 2, Folder 21

Hollywood Western Building. 1928.

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

Hollywood Blvd. and Western Ave. Los Angeles, CA. Architect: S. Charles Lee.
Box 2, Folder 22

Jesberg Clinic Building. 1927.

Physical Description: 6 items.

Scope and Content Note

506 S. Lucas St. Los Angeles, CA.
Box 3, Folder 1

Jewish Alliance Club House. 1927.

Physical Description: 6 items.
Box 3, Folder 2

Jewish Orphans Home. 1924-1925.

Physical Description: 11 items.

Scope and Content Note

Vista del Mar, The Palms.
Box 3, Folder 3

Kalb Apartments. 1929.

Physical Description: 8 items.

Scope and Content Note

458 S. Catalina St. Los Angeles, CA.
Box 3, Folder 4

Lafayette Junior High School. no date.

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Owner and architect: Board of Education.
Box 3, Folder 5

Liquid Carbonic Corp. 1930.

Physical Description: 11 items.

Scope and Content Note

2600 Pitt St, Los Angeles, CA.
Box 3, Folder 6

Levi Warehouse & Garage. 1926.

Physical Description: 6 items.
Box 3, Folder 7

Lichtenberger Garage. no date.

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

S. W. Corner of 10th & Santee, Los Angeles, CA. Architect: A. C. Martin.
Box 3, Folder 8

Long Beach Professional Building. 1929.

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

Long Beach, CA.
Box 3, Folder 9

Martin Office and Loft Building. no date.

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

814 S. Figueroa St. Los Angeles, CA.
Box 3, Folder 10

Masonic Club Building. 1925.

Physical Description: 21 items.

Scope and Content Note

631 S. Grand St. Los Angeles, CA.
Box 3, Folder 11

The May Company Garage. 1927.

Physical Description: 18 items.

Scope and Content Note

9th St. and Hill St. Los Angeles, CA.
Box 3, Folder 12

The Mayfair Hotel (Sun Reality Co.). 1926-1927.

Physical Description: 15 items.

Scope and Content Note

1256 West Seventh St. Los Angeles, CA. Architect: Curlett & Beelman.
Box 3, Folder 13

Melody Lane of Wilshire Stores. no date.

Physical Description: 3 items.

Scope and Content Note

Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles, CA. Includes photograph of the interior. Architect: Wayne McAllister (?).
Box 3, Folder 14

Metcalf & Ryan Building. 1928-1929.

Physical Description: 9 items.

Scope and Content Note

112 W. 7th St. and Harlem Pl. Los Angeles, CA.
Box 3, Folder 15

Mortensen Store and Office Building. no date.

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

1558 N. Western Ave. Los Angeles, CA. Architect: Walker & Eisen.
Box 3, Folder 16

Nucio Store and Loft Building. no date.

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

8th St. and Stanford Ave. Los Angeles, CA. Architect: Noerenberg & Johnson.
Box 3, Folder 17

Paye Garage. 1925.

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

1716 S. Hill St. Los Angeles, CA.
Box 3, Folder 18

Pellissier Apartments. 1928.

Physical Description: 10 items.

Scope and Content Note

Ninth St. and Serrano St. Los Angeles, CA. Architect: Kenneth MacDonald Jr. & Co.
Box 3, Folder 19

Pellissier Garage. 1928.

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

808 S. Western Ave. Los Angeles, CA.
Box 3, Folder 20

Perfection Knitting Mills. no date.

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Fedora St and W. Pico Blvd. Los Angeles, CA. Architect: R. D. King.
Box 3, Folder 21

Philharmonic Auditorium modernization. 1938.

Physical Description: 7 items.

Scope and Content Note

427 W. 5th St. Los Angeles, CA. Architect: Claud Beelman.
Box 3, Folder 22

Redondo Beach Comfort Station. 1925.

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

Redondo Beach, CA.
Box 3, Folder 23

Republic Supply Co. office and warehouse. no date.

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

2122 E. 7th St. Los Angeles, CA. Architect: A. C. Martin.
Box 3, Folder 24

Robinson Garage. no date.

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

8th St. and Whittier, Los Angeles, CA. Architect: Norton & Wallis.
Box 3, Folder 25

Roger Young Village. 1946-1947.

Physical Description: 10 items.

Scope and Content Note

See box 6 for 2 oversize photographs of this project.
Box 4, Folder 1

Security Bank Building--Hollywood & La Brea Branch. 1926- 1927.

Physical Description: 5 items.

Scope and Content Note

Sycamore and Hollywood Blvd. Interior and exterior photographs.
Box 4, Folder 2

Security Bank Building--Melrose & Highland Branch. 1928.

Physical Description: 7 items.

Scope and Content Note

Citrus and Melrose Blvd. Los Angeles, CA. Architect: Morgan, Walls & Clements.
Box 4, Folder 3

Security Trust & Saving Bank Building. 1925.

Physical Description: 11 items.

Scope and Content Note

10th St. & Bronson Ave. Los Angeles, CA.
Box 4, Folder 4

South California Telephone Co. Employee Club House. 1929.

Physical Description: 23 items.
Box 4, Folder 5

St. Clements Convent--Hollywood & La Brea Branch. 1927.

Physical Description: 3 items.

Scope and Content Note

Venice, CA.
Box 4, Folder 6

Sun Reality Building 1. 1927.

Physical Description: 12 items.

Scope and Content Note

Wilshire Blvd. and Oxford Ave. Los Angeles, CA.
Box 4, Folder 7

Sun Reality Building 2. 1927-1928.

Physical Description: 9 items.

Scope and Content Note

6th St. and Alvarado St. Los Angeles, CA.
Box 4, Folder 8

Thomson Building. 1926.

Physical Description: 5 items.

Scope and Content Note

Selma Ave. and Caheunga Blvd. Hollywood, CA.
Box 4, Folder 9

Thousand Gardens (Baldwin Hills). 1941.

Physical Description: 52 items.

Scope and Content Note

See box 6 for 7 oversize photographs of this project.
Box 4, Folder 10

Torrance (Soldiers) Memorial Hospital. 1924-1925.

Physical Description: 5 items.

Scope and Content Note

Torrance, CA.
Box 4, Folder 11

Transit Shed. 1949.

Physical Description: 14 items.
Box 4, Folder 12

Union Terminal Warehouse. 1924.

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

48 E. Long Beach Blvd. Los Angeles, CA.
Box 4, Folder 13

U.S. Post Office, Huntington Park. 1925.

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 4, Folder 14

Untitled projects. ca. 1920-1949.

Physical Description: ca. 100 items.

Scope and Content Note

Untitled photographs, including envelopes of smaller photos.
Box 4, Folder 15

Van Nuys City Hall (Branch Municipal Building). 1932.

Physical Description: 3 items.

Scope and Content Note

Van Nuys, CA. Includes photograph, booklet from corner-stone laying ceremony and newspaper article.
Box 4, Folder 16

Van Nuys Junior High School. 1949?.

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

5435 Vesper Ave. Sherman Oaks, CA.
Box 5, Folder 1

Veterans Administration and Hospital Complex (folder 1 of 2). 1933.

Physical Description: ca. 30 items.

Scope and Content Note

Fort Miley, San Francisco. One album.
Box 5, Folder 2

Veterans Administration and Hospital Complex (folder 2 of 2). 1933.

Physical Description: ca. 30 items.

Scope and Content Note

Fort Miley, San Francisco. One album.
Box 5, Folder 3

Wagner Cafeteria. no date.

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

835 S. Olive St. Los Angeles, CA. Architect: John C. Austin.
Box 5, Folder 4

Western Auto Wash. no date.

Physical Description: 2 items.
Box 5, Folder 5

Wetherby Kayser Shoe Co. 1925.

Physical Description: 3 items.

Scope and Content Note

See box 6 for 1 oversize photograph of this project.
Box 5, Folder 6

Willard Storage Battey Co. Pacific Coast Plant. 1926.

Physical Description: 4 items.
 

Series II: Promotional materials, 1924-1939.

Physical Description: .5 box (.25 linear ft.)

Scope and Content Note

Promotional materials for the firm, including scrapbooks and a photo album.
Box 5, Folder 7

Letters from owners and architects. 1924-1939.

Physical Description: 62 items.

Scope and Content Note

Letters expressing appreciation.
Box 5, Folder 8

Promotional booklet. no date.

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Illustrated printed booklet on the achievements of the firm. See box 6 for an oversize promotional piece.
Box 5, Folder 9

Scrapbook album. 1924-1930.

Physical Description: 1 item.

Scope and Content Note

Scrapbook of clippings and articles about major projects. See box 6 for an additional scrapbook, and an oversize photo album.