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Finding Aid for the Shepley, Rutan & Coolidge drawings of the Mrs. C. H. McCormick house (Montecito, Calif.), circa 1897 0000283
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  • Title: Shepley, Rutan & Coolidge drawings of the Mrs. C. H. McCormick house (Montecito, Calif.)
    Identifier/Call Number: 0000283
    Contributing Institution: Architecture and Design Collection, Art, Design & Architecture Museum
    Language of Material: English
    Storage Unit: 545
    Physical Description: 3.0 Linear feet (1 flat file folder)
    Date (inclusive): circa 1897
    creator: Shepley, Rutan and Coolidge.

    Access

    Partially processed collection, open for use by qualified researchers.

    Preferred Citation note

    Shepley, Rutan & Coolidge drawings of the Mrs. C. H. McCormick house (Montecito, Calif.), Architecture and Design Collection. Art, Design & Architecture Museum; University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Biographical/Historical note

    The firm Shepley, Rutan & Coolidge was established in 1886 and dissolved in 1914. Based in Boston, Massachusetts the firm also operated satellite offices in Saint Louis, Missouri and Chicago, Illinois. Shepley, Rutan, and Coolidge met in the office of architect H. H. Richardson, where the three men worked before forming a partnership after Richardson’s death in 1886.

    Scope and Content note

    The Shepley, Rutan & Coolidge drawings of the Mrs. C. H. McCormick house (Montecito, Calif.) span 3 linear feet and date from circa 1897. The collection consists of two sets of 32 architectural drawings (one set of originals and one set of reprographic copies). Drawings include: plan of beamed ceiling, elevations, sections, details, floor plans, basement and foundation plans, plans for a gate lodge and stable, and a plan of a formal garden.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Coolidge, Charles Allerton, 1858-1936
    Rutan, Charles Hercules, 1851-1914
    Shepley, George Foster, 1861-1903
    Shepley, Rutan and Coolidge.
    Architectural drawings
    Reprographic copies