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Finding Aid for the Walter L. Reichardt papers, circa 1930-circa 1966 0000166
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Student projects, University of Pennsylvania and Europe 1927-1933

Scope and Contents note

Series includes Reichardt's drawings for class assignments while a student at the University of Pennsylvania, 1927-1930, his Rome Prize submission (1930) and drawings made while he studied in Europe, after winning the Rome Prize (1931-1933). Most are watercolor drawings, some large.
Drawer 172, FlatFile 1

Miami War Memorial (#.1) March 19, 1927

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20 x 37 in. Problem C, Design II [2nd]
Drawer 172, FlatFile 2

Fragment of Volute (#.2) March 23, 1927

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Charcoal drawing; 19 x 25 in. Arch 13
Drawer 172, FlatFile 3

Details of Acanthus Foliage (#.3) 1927

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19 x 25 in. Arch 13 [Accepted 3+]
Drawer 172, FlatFile 2

Ionic Capital (#.4) October 14, 1927

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Charcoal drawing, 19 x 24.75 in. Arch 13 [Accepted]
Drawer 172, FlatFile 2

Marble Crater with Dolphin Relief (#.5) November 14, 1927

Scope and Contents note

24.75 x 19 in. Arch 13 [Accepted 2]
Drawer 172, FlatFile 1

Marble Plaque with Acanthus Leaf (#.6) May 10, 1927

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Charcoal drawing 19 x 25 in. Arch 13 [Accepted]
Drawer 172, FlatFile 1

A War Memorial Bridge: 1861-1865 (#.7, #.8) October 28, 1927

Scope and Contents note

2 Drawings. 2nd drawing Untitled, watercolor. Both 18 x 35.75 in. and Grade C, Problem 1
Drawer 172, FlatFile 1

A Memorial Chapel in France (#.9, #.10) December 16, 1927

Scope and Contents note

2 Drawings. 1st is Plan and Elevation drawing, 37.25 x 24.75 in. 2nd Untitled, Plan drawing 20 x 12 in. Both Grade B, Problem 2
Drawer 172, FlatFile 1

A County Courthouse: plan and elevation (#.11, #.12) January 28, 1928

Scope and Contents note

2 Drawings. Watercolor drawing of Elevation, 16.5 x 36.5 in., and Plan; both Grade B, Problem 3
Drawer 172, FlatFile 3

Portrait of a Man (#.13) January 28, 1928

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Charcoal drawing, 16.5 x 36.5 in. Arch 14 [accepted 2]
Drawer 172, FlatFile 2

Michelangelo's Slave (#.14) November 6, 1928

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Charcoal drawing, 25 x 19 in. Arch 15, [accepted 2]
Drawer 172, FlatFile 3

A School for Fine Arts (#.16) March 10, 1928

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Pencil drawing; Design B, Project 4 [3rd mention]
Roll 1**

A Police Post (#.17) May 26, 1928

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Watercolor drawing of Plan and Elevation, 45.25 x 60.5 in. Grade A, Problem 6
Roll 2**

A Masonic Temple (#.19) March 15, 1929

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58.5 x 39.25 in. Class A, IV Project [signed]
Frame 4**

A Municipal Employment Bureau (#.20) May 4, 1929

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Municipal Art Prize, Watercolor drawing, 38.75 x 57.5 in. Class A, V Project [1/2 Mention]
Roll 3**

A Fixture for Light and Sound (#.21) November 26, 1929

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The Emerson Prize, Charcoal drawing, 58.25 x 38.75 in.
Roll 4**

A Civic Arena (#.22) December 7, 1929

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Ink Wash drawing, 39.25 x 58.25 in. Class A, Project II [Mention]
Drawer 172, FlatFile 3

A Bathing Pavilion (#.23) January 13, 1930

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Watercolor drawing, 20.75 x 16.5 in. [4 hour sketch]
Frame 2**

A Zoological Garden (#.25) February 1930

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34 x 26.75 in. [24 hour sketch problem]
Drawer 172, FlatFile 1

Sketch of a Baboon (#.26) March 14, 1930

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Watercolor drawing, 28.5 x 18.5 in.
Drawer 172, FlatFile 2

Sketch of a Chinese Horse (#.27) April 3, 1930

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Watercolor drawing, 21.5 x 15 in.
Drawer 172, FlatFile 2

Portrait of a Roman (#.28) April 3, 1930

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Watercolor drawing, 21.5 x 13.75 in.
Roll 5**

A Suburban Cooperative Apartment House (#.29) 1930

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Watercolor drawing, 38.5 x 61.5 in. Class, IV Project
Drawer 172, FlatFile 3

A Peace Memorial (#.30) 1930

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Charcoal and Crayon drawing of Section, 23.5 x 33.5 in. Class A: First Preliminary Excersise for the 23rd Paris Prize of the Beaux-Arts Society of Architecture-1930
Drawer 172, FlatFile 1

A Playground and Athletic Center (#.31) 1930

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24 x 33.75 in. 2nd Preliminary Excersise for the 23rd Paris Prize 1930
Drawer 172, FlatFile 1

A Memorial Mausoleum (#.33) Circa 1930

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Ink Wash drawing, 20.25 x 28.75 in. Grade C, Problem 2
Drawer 172, FlatFile 3

Memorial Mausoleum (#.34) Circa 1930

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Ink Wash drawing, 16.5 x 26.75 in. Grade C, Problem 2
Drawer 172, FlatFile 3

A Steel Arch Bridge (#.35) Circa 1930

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Pencil drawing, 16.5 x 26.75 in. Class A, Special Problem
Drawer 172, FlatFile 3

Corinthian Portico (#.36) December 13, 1926

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Ink Wash drawing of Elevation, 24.75 x 37.25 in. Problem 1, Design 1
Frame 3**

A Restaurant in the Air (#.37) Circa 1930

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58.5 x 39.75 in. Class A, Project III [2nd mention]
Roll 6**

A Summer Residence for the Mayor of a Metropolis (#.38) Circa 1930

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Watercolor drawing of Elevation, 39 x 58 in. Class A, Project 1
Roll 7**

A Horticultural Society Building (#.39) Circa 1930

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Watercolor drawing of Plans and Elevations, 60 x 38.5 in. Class A, Project 1
Drawer 172, FlatFile 1

A Memorial Hall (#.56) Circa 1930

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Pen and Inkwash drawing, 16 x 37 in. Grade C, Problem 2 [3rd mention]
Drawer 172, FlatFile 4-6

Rome Prize Competition Drawings 1930

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The design project is a small church and includes 4 large renderings of plan, elevations, and section, some on boards.
Drawer 172, FlatFile 5

Plan (#.52) 1930

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Board, 20 x 12.5 in.
Drawer 172, FlatFile 4

Front Elevation (#.53) 1930

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Board, 37.5 x 26.25 in.
Drawer 172, FlatFile 5

Side Elevation (#.54) 1930

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26.5 x 36 in.
Drawer 172, FlatFile 6

Section (#.55) 1930

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Board, 26.5 x 36.5 in.
Roll 8**

Restoration Plan of the Vestibule Group at Hadrian's Villa in Tivoli (#.40) June 3, 1931

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Watercolor drawing, 41.75 x 68.75 in.
Frame 1**

Restored Sections of the Vestibule Group at Hadrian's Villa in Tivoli (#.41) June 30, 1931

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Watercolor drawing, 33 x 74.75 in.
Roll 9**

A Small Museum of Sculpture on a Private Estate (#.42) 1931

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Watercolor drawing, 43.75 x 69 in. [Collaborative Problem: Reichardt, Mattison, Price, 1931]
Drawer 172, FlatFile 3

Plan of a Hotel and Ballroom (#.43) 1932

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Watercolor drawing, 26.5 x 38.25 in. [3rd Collaborative Problem: Reichardt, Sutton, Mossman, 1932]
Drawer 172, FlatFile 3

Elevation of a Hotel and Ballroom (#.44) February 6, 1932

Scope and Contents note

Watercolor drawing [3rd Collaborative Problem]
Roll 10**

Palacio de las Pantosas, Toledo (#.45) May 1932

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Watercolor drawing, 26 x 38 in.
Roll 11**

Proposed Development of Property in Rome of the Embassy of the United States of America (#.46) 1933

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Watercolor drawing, 34 x 49.75 in. Plan showing existing conditions
Roll 12**

Proposed Development of Property in Rome of the Embassy of the United States of America (#.47) 1933

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Watercolor drawing, 34 x 49.75 in. Plan showing ground floor.
Roll 13**

Proposed Development of Property in Rome of the Embassy of the United States of America (#.48) 1933

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Watercolor drawing; Plan showing first floor; [project by Walter L. Reichardt, Fellow in Architecture in Collaboration with Henri Chabanne, Fellow in Landscape Architecture]
Roll 17**

Proposed Development of Property in Rome of the Embassy of the United States of America (#.57) 1933

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Watercolor drawing; Offic Group, Elevation on the Via Veneto [signed Walter L. Reichardt, Rome, 1933]
Roll 14**

Plan of Reale Ospedale degli Innocenti (#.49) circa 1932

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Watercolor drawing, 77.5 x 52.5 in.
Roll 15**

Section of Reale Ospedale degli Innocenti (#.50) circa 1932

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Watercolor drawing, 34.75 x 55.75 in.
Roll 16**

Elevations of Reale Ospedale degli Innocenti (#.51) circa 1932

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Watercolor drawing, 34.75 x 55.75
 

Architectural and design projects Bulk, 1932-1969 circa 1926-circa 1989

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Architectural commissions, and wall paper designs, by Reichardt, dated circa 1926-circa 1989, include designs for homes, war workers' housing, civic and commercial buildings, and churches, for circa 18 projects. Materials include original and reproduction architectural drawings, and some photographs and specifications.
Drawer 541, FlatFile 7-8

Cabrillo Houses A, B, C Defense Housing Project circa 1944

Scope and Contents note

3 boards show "A" Type, "B" Type, and "C" Type housing; renderings in watercolor
Drawer 541, FlatFile 9

First Reformed Presbyterian Church Fletcher Drive and Weldon Avenue (Los Angeles, Calif.) undated

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A presentation board with a plan, sections, and elevation. A second board contains ground floor plan, elevation, and 3 black and white photographs.
Drawer 541, FlatFile 10

Fort Moore Pioneer Memorial Competition (Los Angeles, Calif.) July 3, 1957

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Hand drawn floor plan with watercolor option
Drawer 541, FlatFile 11

LeRoy, Mervyn house 332 St. Cloud Road (Bel Air, Los Angeles, Calif.) 1941

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8 black-and-white interior photographs, plot plan, first and second floor plans
Drawer 541, FlatFile 12

Los Angeles City School District, Sylmar School 13251 Phillipi Avenue (Sylmar, Calif.) September 1948

Scope and Contents note

One doard has 5 black and white exterior photographs; second board has 7 black-and-white exterior and interior photographs and one floor plan
Drawer 541, FlatFile 13

Los Angeles City School District, Sylmar School 13251 Phillipi Avenue (Sylmar, Calif.) September 1948

Scope and Contents note

One board with a plot plan and a rendering of bird's eye view of the building, in watercolor
Drawer 541, FlatFile 14

Pasadena Civic Auditorium Prelimanary Plan of Suggested Improvements, Green Street (Pasadena, Calif.) February 25, 1966

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Two boards: first and second floor plans
Drawer 541, FlatFile 15

Reichardt, Mr. and Mrs. L house 690 Old Mill Road (Pasadena, Calif.) 1938

Scope and Contents note

7 black-and-white interior and exterior photographs, and plot plan
Box 1, Folder 2

Specifications 1938

Drawer 541, FlatFile 16

Sebring, Everett Studio 510 West Sixth Street (La Canada, Calif.) undated

Scope and Contents note

1 board holds 4 black and white photographs, and 2nd board has 3 black and white photographs and general notes.
Drawer 540, FlatFile 17

Arboretum Proposed Visitors Center at Flagstaff Woody Mountain Road, (Near Flagstaff, Ariz.) 1989

Scope and Contents note

6 original drawings include an elevation, section, and plan. The property was formerly the McAllister house (1967), also in this folder.
Drawer 540, FlatFile 18

Federal Public Housing Authority, Victory Housing Project Addition to Cabrillo Homes (Long Beach, Calif.) 1943

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Blueprints of site plans and working drawings
Drawer 540, FlatFile 19

First Baptist Church of Hollywood (Hollywood, Calif.) October 1935

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Reproductions
Drawer 540, FlatFile 20

Healy, Mr. Thomas M. house 1995 Layton Avenue (Altadena, Calif.) May 1926

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3 original drawings of details
Drawer 540, FlatFile 21

Leroy, Mr. & Mrs. Mervyn home 332 St. Cloud Road (Bel Air, Calif.) July 1940

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Reproductions
Drawer 540, FlatFile 17

McAllister, Mrs. Frances B house Wody Mountains Road (Near Flagstaff, Ariz.) 1967

Scope and Contents note

The property of the McAllister house was used later for the Arboretum, proposed visitors center, also in the same file.
 

Architectural drawings 1967

Scope and Contents note

49 reproductions of working drawings
Box 1, Folder 1

Specifications 1967

Drawer 540, FlatFile 22

Reichardt, Mr. & Mrs. Walter house 4210 Oakwood Avenue (La Canada, Calif.) 1953-1969

 

Architectural drawings July 1969

Scope and Contents note

Reproductions of working drawings
Box 1, Folder 3

Specifications and photographs 1953

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25 color snapshots of the Reichardt house exterior
Drawer 540, FlatFile 23

Tracy, John Clinic, Research and Speech Center 806 West Adams Blvd. Portion Lot 2 Block 22 (Los Angeles, Calif.) 1969

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Reproductions of working drawings
Drawer 540, FlatFile 24

Wallpaper Designs undated

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6 drawings for designs for wallpaper
Roll 18*

Wallpaper roll undated

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Light brown and black abstract wallpaper design, paper is 30 in. wide.
Drawer 540, FlatFile 25

Webb, Dr. & Mrs. Richard F. 1618 Camino Lindo (South Pasadena, Calif.) 1969

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Reproductions of Working Drawings