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SERIES I. PERSONAL PAPERS, 1928-1988, n.d.

Physical Description: Carton 1, Tube 1, Flat File 1

Scope and Contents note

Contains biographical information, student notebooks and drawings from Harvard, and travel slides.

Arrangement note

Arranged chronologically.
 

A. Biographical Information

Carton 1, Folder 1

Ernest J. Kump: California School Architect, Schieber, M., 1947

Carton 1, Folder 2-4a

Biographical Information, 1962-1999, n.d.

Carton 1, Folder 5

Family Biographical Information, 1988

 

B. Correspondence

Carton 1, Folder 6

Letter from Unknown Harvard Classmate, 1986

 

C. Student Work

Carton 1, Folder 7-8

Harvard Student Notebooks, 1931-1932

Flat-File 2, Tube 1

Harvard Student Drawings, 1928-1933

 

D. Miscellaneous

Carton 1, Folder 9

Address Book, 1950

Carton 1, Folder 10-10a

Presidential Luncheons, Notes and Memorabilia, 1962, 1986

Carton 1, Folder 11-16

Travel Slides, 1972, n.d.

 

SERIES II. PROFESSIONAL PAPERS, 1931-1990, n.d.

Physical Description: Carton 1-3

Scope and Contents note

Contains correspondence with publishers and architects; writings and presentation materials on architectural topics; awards from architectural associations and for various projects; patent searches and applications; and transcripts from consulting meetings at the University of Texas. Patent materials in this series are unrelated to patent materials in the final series which relate to specific projects.

Arrangement note

Arranged chronologically
 

A. Correspondence

Carton 1, Folder 1-4

Correspondence with Publishers, 1938-1971

Carton 1, Folder 5

Correspondence with Architects, 1959-1960, 1971-1988

Carton 1, Folder 6

Letters of Commendation, 1958-1974

Carton 1, Folder 7

Hoover Institute Correspondence, 1987-1990

 

B. Writings

Carton 1, Folder 8

Kump Bibliography, 1945-1978

Carton 1, Folder 9-12

Architecture and Man, 1951-1957, 1984

Carton 2, Folder 13

Architecture and Planning, 1947, 1965

Carton 2, Folder 14-16

Architecture for Education, 1943-1967, n.d.

Carton 2, Folder 17

Building Systems and Construction, 1945-1960, n.d.

Carton 2, Folder 18

Architecture and Firms, 1969-1971

 

C. Presentations

Carton 2, Folder 19

Architecture and Man, 1947, 1965

Carton 2, Folder 20

Architecture for Education, 1945-1966

Carton 2, Folder 21

Planning and System Technology, 1945, 1970

Carton 2, Folder 22-23

Role of the Architect, 1947-1965

 

D. Associations and Committees

Carton 2, Folder 24

Juries and Panels, 1937-1939, 1961-1965

Carton 2, Folder 25

Registered Architect Applications, 1963-1976

Carton 2, Folder 26

Presidential Task Force on the Arts and the Humanities, correspondence and reports, 1981

 

E. Awards

Carton 2, Folder 27

Awards from Architectural Associations, 1948, 1960, 1970, 1981-1983

Carton 2, Folder 28

Awards for Various Projects, 1958-1972

 

F. Research

Carton 2, Folder 29

Miscellaneous Notes, 1967

Carton 2, Folder 30

International Housing System, proposed study, 1970

 

G. Reference Files

Carton 2, Folder 31-34

School Design and Planning, 1956, 1964-1973

Carton 2, Folder 35

Progressive Architecture, 1969

Carton 2, Folder 36

Kosel Warehouse Bldg., working drawings, Simpson and Kump (Peter), 1942

Carton 2, Folder 37

Typical Details Manual reference file, n.d.

 

H. Patents

Carton 3, Folder 38-39

Patent Searches, 1931-1937, 1944, 1946

Carton 3, Folder 40-42

Patent Applications, 1946, 1952-1963, 1970, 1973-1976

Carton 3, Folder 43-48

Patents, 1941-1990

Carton 3, Folder 49

Furniture Products Progress Report, Kump Management Company, 1950

 

I. Consulting

Carton 3, Folder 50

Transcripts of Meetings at University of Texas, 1970

 

SERIES III. OFFICE RECORDS, 1932-1989

Physical Description: Carton 3-4, 7-10, Flat Box 5, Document Box 6

Scope and Contents note

Administrative records contain the history of Kump’s various firms. Public relations consist of firm and project brochures, as well as several film strips, including the 1959 School Building filmstrip that references Foothill College and was produced for the AASA School Building Architectural Exhibit in Atlantic City. Photographs and clippings are arranged into two categories: Kump and his firm, and projects. Materials relating to Kump and his firm are arranged chronologically and included on the file list, materials relating to projects are arranged alphabetically and listed on the project index.

Arrangement note

Arranged chronologically and alphabetically
 

A. Administrative

Carton 3, Folder 1

History of Franklin, Kump and Falk, n.d.

Carton 3, Folder 2-4

Kump Associates, history and administrative records, 1953-1989

Carton 3, Folder 4a

Kump and Takeda, partnership agreement, 1990

Carton 3, Folder 5, Carton 3, Folder 5

Office Cartoons and Drawings, n.d.

Carton 3, Folder 6

Suggested Guidelines for Interview of Architects, 1985

 

B. Correspondence

Carton 4, Folder 7

National Gold Medal Exhibit, New York Architecture League, 1959-1960

Carton 4, Folder 8

National Council of Architectural Registration Boards, 1962

Carton 4, Folder 9-12

Publications, 1957, 1963-1974

 

C. Public Relations

Carton 4, Folder 13-15

Firm Brochures, 1948-1951, n.d.

Carton 4, Folder 16

Project Brochures, 1956, 1965, n.d.

Carton 4, Folder 17

School Building Architectural Exhibit, AASA, Atlantic City (*ref. Foothill College), 1959

Flat-box 5, Folder 22a

A.A.S.A. School Buildings film strip, 1959, 1962

Flat-box 11, Folder 147-149

Planned School Environment, n.d.

Flat-box 11, Folder 150

Planning Surveys: Elementary Schools, n.d.

 

D. Photographs

Physical Description: ** See Project Index
Carton 4, Folder 23

Kump,Portraits and Event Photographs, 1932, 1960, n.d.

Shoe-box 44, Folder 23a

Kump, Portraits (nitrate), n.d.

Carton 4, Folder 24

Kump and Associates, Firm Photographs, 1956-1960, n.d.

Carton 4, Folder 25-25a

Kump at Mills College, event photographs, 1969, 1971

 

E. Presentation Materials

Carton 4, Folder 43-43a

Exhibition Photos, n.d.

 

F. Clippings

Physical Description: ** See Project Index
Carton 4, Folder 44

Franklin, Kump and Falk, 1946

Carton 4, Folder 45-46

E.J.K. Firms News, 1944-1972

Carton 4, Folder 47-48a

E.J.K. News, 1945-1974

Carton 7, Folder 49

Kump and Colleagues, 1945-1951

Carton 7, Folder 50-53

School Architecture Articles, 1944-1959

Carton 7, Folder 54

Architecture, 1952-1953

Carton 10, Folder 144-146

Newspaper Clippings by Job Number, 1956-1961

 

SERIES IV. PROJECT RECORDS, 1935-1976, n.d.

Physical Description: Carton 10, 13-19, 46-56, Document Box 20-39, 57, 62, Flat Box 11-12, 58-61, “Shoe” Box 40-44, Tube 2-58, Flat File 1-2

Arrangement note

Arranged chronologically

Scope and Contents note

The project list is from 1977, and may have been an inventory of Kump’s archival materials that was compiled while the collection was stored at the Hoover Institute. Files include drawings for developing a line of school and public building furniture. The photograph sub-series includes images of completed projects, aerial photographs and photographs of drawings and models.
 

A. Project Lists

Carton 10, Folder 1

Archival Material, list record, 1977

 

B. Files

Physical Description: ** See Project Index
 

C. Photographs

Physical Description: ** See Project Index
 

D. Drawings

Physical Description: ** See Project Index
 

SERIES V. UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SANTA CRUZ (COLLEGE 3), 1959-1973

Physical Description: Carton 63, Document Box 64-68, Tubes 59-68

Arrangement note

Arranged chronologically
 

A. Master Plan Committee, 1961-1974

Scope and Contents note

Includes Long Range Development Plans, site studies, and construction files compiled by Kump and Wernecke
Carton 63, Folder 1

Master Plan, Project News, 1959-1970

Carton 63, Folder 2-7

Construction File, Program Reference (Wernecke/Kump), 1961-1963

Carton 63, Folder 8

Chancellors Speeches, Correspondence, 1961-1962

Carton 63, Folder 9

Office Report, Correspondence, 1962

Carton 63, Folder 10

Chancellor's Memo, 1963, 1966

Carton 63, Folder 11-15, Tube 67, Document-box 62, Folder 15a, Tube 67

UCSC Long Range Development Plan, 1963, 1970, 1971, n.d.

Carton 63, Folder 16

Long Range Development Group Photographs, 1962

Carton 63, Folder 17

Master Plan for Library, 1963

Carton 63, Folder 18

Articles, 1963-1969

Carton 63, Folder 19

Promotional Brochures for University, 1965-1974

Carton 63, Folder 20

UCSC Academic Plan, 1971

Carton 63, Folder 21

Brochures on Campus Colleges, 1973

 

B. Consulting Architect, 1963-1972

Scope and Contents note

Includes reference and research files regarding college planning, and files for College #5 (Porter College) by Hugh Stubbins created or collected after Kump became the consulting architect for UC Santa Cruz in 1964..
Carton 63, Folder 22-23

University Planning, 1963, 1968, 1972

Document-box 64, Folder 24

Campus Planning Committee and Regents Meetings, 1963-1965

Document-box 64, Folder 25

Capitol Improvement Program, 1963-1966

Document-box 64, Folder 26

Consulting Services Correspondence, 1964-1971

Document-box 64, Folder 27-28

Campus Transportation Planning, 1963-1966

Document-box 64, Folder 29

Natural Resources Study, 1966

Document-box 64, Folder 30-31

College #5 (Porter College) Project Planning, 1966-1969

Document-box 64, Folder 32

Surge Building System, 1967

Document-box 65, Folder 33

West Area Study, 1967

Document-box 65, Folder 34

Student Facilities, Plans, 1968

Document-box 65, Folder 35

Consulting Architect's Report, 1970

Document-box 65, Folder 36

The Demand for Housing by UCSC Students, report, 1971

 

C. Crown College (College Three), 1963-1971

Physical Description: ** See Project Index

Scope and Contents note

Consists primarily of drawings and photographs relating to the design and construction of the college.
 

D. Central Services Building, 1963-1971

Physical Description: ** See Project Index

Scope and Contents note

Consists primarily of project drawings, also includes photographs and news clippings.
 

SERIES VI. KUMP RESEARCH PROJECTS, 1957-1992

Physical Description: Carton 69-70

Arrangement note

Arrangement chronologically

Scope and Contents note

Consists primarily of project files and development, design sketches, correspondence with manufacturers, and patent applications. Kump and Hiko Takeda partnership developed research and concepts for which patents, copyrights, trademarks and other intellectual properties have been created and are documented here.
 

A. Environmental Control Program, 1961-1971, 1992

Carton 69, Folder 1-5

Project Files, 1963, 1992

Carton 69, Folder 6-8

Patent Applications, 1962-1971

Carton 69, Folder 9

Western Sky Industries, Correspondence and Products, 1962, n.d.

Carton 69, Folder 10

School Construction System Development Project File, 1961

Carton 69, Folder 11

"An Environmental Grid", Forum, 1962

 

B. Space Module, 1957-1975

Carton 69, Folder 12

Patent Applications, 1957-1962

Document-box 69, Folder 13

Planning Studies, 1970, 1974-1975

Document-box 69, Folder 14

Writings by Kump, 1957, 1969-1971

Document-box 69, Folder 15

Promotional Brochures, n.d.

Disk 69, Folder 16

Environmental Space Modules, Tape Transcript, 1970

 

C. Tekkto, 1957, 1971-1981

Document-box 69, Folder 17-18

Project Files and Sketches, 1971, 1977-1980

Carton 70, Folder 19-27

Correspondence, 1971-1976

Carton 70, Folder 28

Private Placement Memorandum, 1976, n.d.

Carton 70, Folder 29-34

Research, 1980-1981

Carton 70, Folder 35

Housing Patents, 1973

Carton 70, Folder 36

Bibliography, 1957-1974

 

D. Idea Memo Bank, 1980-1990

Carton 70, Folder 37

Master Chronological File, 1980

Carton 70, Folder 38

Modukube, Project File, 1980, 1989

Carton 70, Folder 39

Module Design Development, 1980

Carton 70, Folder 40

Monocoque Systems World House, 1981-1990

Carton 70, Folder 41

Modumatic Research, 1989-1990

 

E. Research, 1976-1990

Document-box 38, Folder 443, Tube 48

Total Systems Architecture, 1972

Carton 70, Folder 42

Kump Research Collaborative, 1976, 1989

Carton 70, Folder 43

Kump Systems Architecture, 1982

Carton 70, Folder 44

Kump and Takeda Consultants, 1990