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Homer Delawie Papers MSS 727
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Description
The papers of San Diego architect Homer Delawie. The papers, ranging in date from 1945-2007, document Delawie's career as an architect, with information for projects, both completed and unrealized. While files exist for many projects, the collection contains very few actual architectural plans. The collection does include correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, and ephemera.
Background
Homer Delawie was born in Santa Barbara, California in 1927. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy at age 17, shortly before the end of World War II. Following his time in the military, Delawie joined the U.S. Forest Service in Los Padres National Forest. He left forestry work to study architecture at California Polytechnic State University, in Luis Obispo. Delawie graduated in 1951, later becoming the school's first licensed architect.
Extent
7.5 Linear feet 8 archives boxes and 25 oversize folders
Restrictions
Publication rights are held by the creator of the collection.
Availability
The videocassette in Series 5: SUBJECT FILES is restricted. Researchers must request a user copy be produced.