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Finding Aid for the Gordon B. Kaufmann drawings, 1933-1940 0000305
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Description
The Gordon B. Kaufmann drawings span 9 linear feet and date from 1933 to 1940. The collection is composed of architectural drawings which document three different projects: the Hollywood Palladium Ballroom and Shops (Los Angeles, Calif.), the Weaver Jackson Shop proposed alteration (Westwood, Calif.), and the Newspaper Plan for the Times-Mirror Co. (Los Angeles, Calif.).
Background
Gordon Bernie Kaufmann was born on March 18, 1888 in the United Kingdom. He studied at the London Polytechnic Institute from which he graduated circa 1910. Kaufmann relocated to Los Angeles, California in 1914. From 1921 to 1925 Kaufmann was part of the partnership Johnson, Kaufmann and Coate, Architects located in Pasadena, California. Starting in 1925, Kaufmann worked independently until 1949, the year of his death.
Extent
9.0 Linear feet (3 flat file folders)
Availability
Open for use by qualified researchers.