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Edward Durell Stone Collection
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Series Description



Physical Description: 7 flat boxes, 1 tube box

A. Photographs

Box 1 (1-137)

Construction photographs of Stuart Pharmaceutical building, ca. 1956

[By unknown photographer.]
Box 2 (138-325)

Photographs of finished building, grounds and employees.

[Photographer: Marvin Rand.]
Box 3 (326-390), Folders 1-6

Photographs of drawings, buildings, grounds, aerial views of property, employees, employee activities, and Lanz of California fashion shoot.

[Photographers: Julius Shulman, J. Allen Hawkins, Nolan D. Patterson, and Howard French.]
Box 3, Folder 1

Architectural redenderings (326-328)

Box 3, Folder 2

Buildings and grounds, and employees and unidentified (329-342)

Box 3, Folder 3

Julius Shulman, Photographer (343-352)

Box 3, Folder 4

J. Allen Hawkins, Photographer (353-376)

Box 3, Folder 5

Lanz of California Fashion Shoot (377-384)

Box 3, Folder 6

Stuart Pharmaceutical Building (385-390)


B. Presentation Books

Box 4 (Vols. 1-3)

Promotional albums for the Stuart Company, undated.

[Photographers: Clarence L. Hedman, Rob Gage, and Carl Joe Tyner.]
Box 5

C. Business Records

Box 5, Folder 1

Correspondence: A-G, 1956-1962

Box 5, Folder 2

Correspondence: H-L, 1956-1962

Box 5, Folder 3

Correspondence: M-Z, 1956-1962

Box 5, Folder 4

Correspondence between E. D. Stone and Ludwig Lauerhass.

Box 5, Folder 5

Stuart Building: clippings and publicity.

Box 5, Folder 6

Stuart Company: publications.

Box 5, Folder 7

Stuart Building: original building proposal by Henry L. Eggers and Walter W. Wilkman; Stuart building tours booklet; Stuart building specifications by E. D. Stone

Box 5, Folder 8

General pharmaceutical industry.

Box 5, Folder 9

McCoy, Esther, "Five California Architects," 1960.

Inscribed "To Lud- Remembering our 'architectural journeys' thro [sic] California," Maria, Ed"

D. Publications

Scope and Content Note

Publications with articles mostly about the Stuart Building, ca. 1955-71, as well as articles about E. D. Stone and projects unrelated to Stuart.
Box 6

Publications, 1955-1958

Box 7

Publications, 1958-1959

Box 8

Publications, 1959

Box 9

Publications, 1959-1971


E. Drawings

Box 12

Miscellaneous plans for Stuart Pharmaceutical building and grounds, ca. 1956-57, by E. D. Stone and Thomas Church; Topographical map of "A Portion of Lot 32, Oak Knoll" for Arthur Hanisch, Pasadena; Portion of Rancho Santa Anita , County of Los Angeles, CA. Surveyed Jan. 20, 1955 for the Stuart Company.



Physical Description: 3 flat boxes

A. Printed Materials

Box 10

Clippings and tear sheets about E. D. Stone and his work,1957-1973.


B. Presentation Books

Box 11 (Vols. 4-8)

Presentation books with tear sheets and copies of articles about E. D. Stone's residential and commercial work, ca. 1940s-1960s.

Vols. 4-5 are duplicates. Both contain expanded versions of Stone's resume at the front.

C. Photographs

Box 3 , Folder 7

Photographs (391-395)


Construction photographs of Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula, Carmel, CA. (391-395)


Photographs of model for National Cultural Center, Washington, D.C. (396-398)


Portrait of Edward Durell Stone, undated. (399)

Inscribed "To my friend Lud with affection, Ed"


Physical Description: 1 tube box

A. Drawings

Box 13

Rolled plans and sketches for proposed residence at 2249 E. Crescent Drive, Altadena for Ludwig Lauerhass.

Includes plans by E. D. Stone, Thomas Church, Thom Jones, architect, and Arthur Kelly and Joseph R. Kelly, architects. Residence never built.