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Finding Aid for the University High School architectural drawings, 1923-1984
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • History
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: University High School architectural drawings
    Date (inclusive): 1923-1984
    Collection number: 443
    Creator: University High School
    Extent: 31 oversize folders and 1 oversize box.
    Abstract: The collection is comprised of blueprints and blueline prints of most of the original building on the University High School campus located at 11800 Texas Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90025, as well as most of the various additions and replacement buildings that have been constructed through 1984.
    Language: Finding aid is written in English.
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    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.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. 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 copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of University High School, 2004.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], University High School architectural drawings (Collection Number 443). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

    History

    The school is located at 11800 Texas Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90025. It was known as Sawtelle High School while it was under construction, but was named Warren G. Harding High School when it opened in 1924. In 1929 it was renamed University High School. It is part of the Los Angeles Unified School District. The original Administration building, completed in 1924, was designed by the firm Russell & Alpaugh, and still stands today. It once featured an octagonal tower and a portico, but these features were toppled by the 1933 Long Beach Earthquake. The original auditorium was demolished after the 1971 Sylmar earthquake.

    Scope and Content

    The collection is comprised of blueprints and blueline prints of most of the original building on campus, as well as most of the various additions and replacement buildings that have been constructed through 1984.

    Organization and Arrangement

    Drawings are arranged by building and project.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

    Subjects

    University High School.