Architectural drawings collection, ARCH DR 01
Finding aid prepared by Jaime Henderson
California Historical Society2014
678 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA, 94105-4014
Title: Architectural drawings collection
Identifier/Call Number: ARCH DR 01
Contributing Institution: California Historical Society
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 45 oversize folders (180 linear feet)
Date (bulk): 1900-1950
Date (inclusive): 1862-1983
Abstract: This collection comprises architectural drawings, plans, and blueprints for residential, commercial, and civic buildings in Northern California and the Bay Area region, dating from 1862-1983, with the bulk of the materials dating from the first half of the 20th century.
No additions expected.
Collection is open for research.
All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Director of Library and Archives, North Baker Research Library, California Historical Society, 678 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94105. Consent is given on behalf of the California Historical Society as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner. Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.
[Identification of item], Architectural drawings collection, California Historical Society.
This collection was processed by Jaime Henderson in 2013.
This collection comprises architectural drawings, plans, and blueprints for buildings designed or constructed in Northern California and the Bay Area region, dating from 1862-1983, with the bulk of the materials dating from the first half of the 20th century. Residential, commercial, and civic buildings are represented, including the Montgomery Building (former home to the San Francisco Call), the Palace Hotel, (San Francisco), the Pacific Hebrew Orphan Asylum (San Francisco) and the Humboldt Bank Building (San Francisco). Some of the architects and architectural firms represented include Francis Joseph McCarthy and Donald Joseph Forbes, W.J. Cuthbertson, H.W. Cleaveland, and Alfred Henry Jacobs.
All related architectural drawings pertaining to the construction of a building are stored together; architectural drawings of an architect or architectural firm are stored together.
Some architectural drawings included in this survey are part of manuscript collections. Manuscript call numbers are indicated in the survey.
Subjects and Indexing Terms
Homewood Terrace (San Francisco, Calif.)
Humboldt Bank Building (San Francisco, Calif.)
Pacific Hebrew Orphan Asylum and Home Society
Palace Hotel (San Francisco, Calif.)