Finding Aid for the Henry J. Hastings papers, circa 1950-circa 1979 0000140

Finding aid prepared by Chris Marino
Architecture and Design Collection, Art, Design & Architecture Museum
Arts Building Room 1434
University of California
Santa Barbara, California, 93106-7130

Title: Henry J. Hastings papers
Identifier/Call Number: 0000140
Contributing Institution: Architecture and Design Collection, Art, Design & Architecture Museum
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 19.0 Linear feet (1 record storage box, 11 box of rolls, and 2 flat file drawers)
Date (inclusive): circa 1950-circa 1979
creator: Hastings, Henry J., 1888-1955


Partially processed collection, open for use by qualified researchers.

Custodial History note

Gift of the children of Henry J. Hastings, 1980.

Preferred Citation note

Henry J. Hastings papers, Architecture and Design Collection. Art, Design & Architecture Museum; University of California, Santa Barbara.

Biographical/Historical note

Henry J. Hastings was born on January 26, 1931 in Littleton, Colorado. He attended the University of Southern California where he graduated with a degree in architecture. Upon graduating he practiced architecture in Los Angeles. In 1964, Hastings relocated to Santa Barbara where he continued to design and remodel primarily commercial buildings. Henry J. Hastings died in 1979, at the age of 48.

Scope and Content note

The Henry J. Hastings papers span 19 linear feet and date circa 1950 to circa 1979. The collection primarily consists of architectural drawings and reprographic copies of commercial buildings, but also contains building supply pamphlets, catalogs for interior furnishings, and letters.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Hastings, Henry J., 1888-1955
Architectural drawings
Reprographic copies