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Finding Aid for the Morgan, Walls & Clements drawings 0000262
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  • Preferred Citation note
  • Biographical/Historical note
  • Scope and Content note
  • Related Archival Materials note

  • Title: Morgan, Walls & Clements drawings
    Identifier/Call Number: 0000262
    Contributing Institution: Architecture and Design Collection, Art, Design & Architecture Museum
    Language of Material: English
    Storage Unit: 546
    Physical Description: 3.0 Linear feet (2 flat file folders)
    Date (inclusive): 1925-1929
    creator: Morgan, Walls & Clements.

    Access

    Open for use by qualified researchers.

    Preferred Citation note

    Morgan, Walls & Clements drawings, Architecture and Design Collection. Art, Design & Architecture Museum; University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Biographical/Historical note

    The firm Morgan, Walls & Clements was based in Los Angeles. Composed of Octavius Weller Morgan, Sr., Octavius Weller Morgan Jr., John A. Walls and Stiles O. Clements, the firm was founded in 1925 and dissolved in 1937 when Stiles O. Clements left. The firm is best known for theaters and commercial projects around MacArthur Park in Los Angeles, California. Their more notable projects include: the El Capitan Theater, Richfield Tower, the Haas building, and the Music Box Theater.

    Scope and Content note

    The Morgan, Walls & Clements drawings span 3 linear feet and date from 1925 to 1929. The collection is composed of two folders which contain drawings for the following commercial projects: store building for Robert D. Campbell and Blanche I. Campbell (Los Angeles, Calif.) and the shoppe building for Mullen & Bluett (Pasadena, Calif.).

    Related Archival Materials note

    ADC Study collection, Architecture and Design Collection. Art, Design & Architecture Museum; University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Clements, Stiles Oliver, 1883-1966
    Morgan, Octavius Weller, Jr.
    Morgan, Octavius Weller, Sr.
    Walls, John A.
    Architectural drawings
    Blueprints