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Finding Aid for the Roy and Carol Doumani Papers, 1979-1992
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Roy and Carol Doumani Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1979-1992
    Collection number: 288
    Creator: Doumani, Roy
    Extent: 8 boxes (4 linear ft.) 4 oversize boxes
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Roy Doumani graduated from UCLA with a BA in business and finance in 1958. In 1978, architect Robert Graham started construction on their 7500 sq. ft. seaside home in Venice, California. The house, containing works by prominent artists, was bequeathed to UCLA at the end of 1988, and serves as a setting for UCLA arts activities and events. The collection consists of architectural drawings, records, correspondence, and memorabilia relating to the construction and history of the Doumani House.
    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.
    Language: English.

    Administrative 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.

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

    Additional Physical Form Available

    A copy of the original version of this online finding aid is available at the UCLA Department of Special Collections for in-house consultation and may be obtained for a fee. Please contact:
    • Public Services Division
    • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
    • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
    • Box 951575
    • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
    • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
    • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Roy and Carol Doumani, 1994.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Roy and Carol Doumani Papers (Collection 288). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    UCLA Catalog Record ID

    UCLA Catalog Record ID: 1217866 

    Biography

    Roy Doumani graduated from UCLA with a BA in business and finance in 1958; managing partner in WSGP International; president of World Trade Bancorp and chairman, First Interstate Bank of Hawaii; member of UCLA Foundation Board of Trustees; his wife Carol Doumani is a screenwriter; in 1978 architect Robert Graham started construction on their 7500 sq. ft. seaside home in Venice, California; the house, containing works by prominent artists, was bequeathed to UCLA at the end of 1988, and serves as a setting for UCLA arts activities and events.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of architectural drawings, records, correspondence, and memorabilia relating to the construction and history of the Doumani House, designed by Robert Graham. It includes magazines and newspaper clippings, 3 VHS cassettes and one U-matic format videocassette, architectural renderings, photographs, and envelope with water color of the Doumani House by Chris Cary.

    Organization and Arrangement

    Arranged in the following series:
    1. Plans and artists' renderings (Boxes 1-2).
    2. Artist and construction files (Boxes 3-4).
    3. Events and tours (Boxes 4-6).
    4. Articles and clippings (Boxes 7-9).
    5. Videos (Boxes 9-10).
    6. Photographs (Boxes 10-11).
    7. Art work (Box 11).

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Doumani, Roy--Archives.
    Doumani, Carol--Archives.
    Graham, Robert, 1938- .
    Doumani House (Venice, Los Angeles, Calif.)--Archives.
    Dwellings--California--Archival resources.
    Architectural drawings.
    Doumani, Carol.