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Finding Aid for the Gordon B. Kaufmann drawings, 1933-1940 0000305
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  • Access
  • Custodial History note
  • Preferred Citation note
  • Biographical/Historical note
  • Scope and Content note
  • Related Archival Materials note

  • Title: Gordon B. Kaufmann drawings
    Identifier/Call Number: 0000305
    Contributing Institution: Architecture and Design Collection, Art, Design & Architecture Museum
    Language of Material: English
    Storage Unit: 547
    Physical Description: 9.0 Linear feet (3 flat file folders)
    Date (inclusive): 1933-1940
    creator: Kaufmann, Gordon B.

    Access

    Open for use by qualified researchers.

    Custodial History note

    Gift of the Historic Resources Group, 2009.

    Preferred Citation note

    Gordon B. Kaufmann drawings, Architecture and Design Collection. Art, Design & Architecture Museum; University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Biographical/Historical note

    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.

    Scope and Content note

    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.).

    Related Archival Materials note

    ADC Study collection, Architecture and Design Collection. Art, Design & Architecture Museum; University of California, Santa Barbara.
    Johnson, Kaufmann & Coate drawings of Saint Paul's Catherdral (Los Angeles, Calif.), Architecture and Design Collection. Art, Design & Architecture Museum; University of California, Santa Barbara.
    Roland Eli Coate, Sr. papers, Architecture and Design Collection. Art, Design & Architecture Museum; University of California, Santa Barbara.
    Reginald Johnson papers, Architecture and Design Collection. Art, Design & Architecture Museum; University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Kaufmann, Gordon B.
    Architectural drawings
    Blueprints
    Reprographic copies