Finding Aid for the Morgan, Walls & Clements drawings 0000262

Finding aid prepared by Jillian O'Connor and Chris Marino
Architecture and Design Collection, Art, Design & Architecture Museum
Arts Building Room 1434
University of California
Santa Barbara, California, 93106-7130
805-893-2724
adc@museum.ucsb.edu


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

FlatFile 1

Store building for Robert D. Campbell and Blanche I. Campbell (Los Angeles, Calif.) 1929

Language of Material: English

Scope and Content note

Six architectural drawings in the form of blueprints. Drawings include: elevations, framing plans and details, basement and first floor plans, and a foundation plan.
FlatFile 2

Shoppe building for Mullen & Bluett (Pasadena, Calif.) 1925

Language of Material: English

Scope and Content note

Folder contains two tear-outs from The Architectural Digest on the Mullen & Bluett building featuring exterior and interior black-and-white photographs of the building. Also included are five architectural drawings in the form of blueprints. Drawings include: details, foundation plan, roof and floor plans, and elevations.