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Finding Aid for the Historic American Buidlings Survey drawings, circa 1968-circa 1983 0000251
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  • Access
  • Preferred Citation note
  • Biographical/Historical note
  • Scope and Content note
  • Related Archival Materials note

  • Title: Historic American Buildings Survey drawings
    Identifier/Call Number: 0000251
    Contributing Institution: Architecture and Design Collection, Art, Design & Architecture Museum
    Language of Material: English
    Storage Unit: 549
    Physical Description: 5.0 Linear feet (1 record storage box and 1 flat file folder)
    Date (inclusive): circa 1968-circa 1983

    Access

    Partially processed collection, open for use by qualified researchers.

    Preferred Citation note

    Historic American Building Survey drawings, Architecture and Design Collection. Art, Design & Architecture Museum; University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Biographical/Historical note

    The Historic American Buildings Survey or HABS was founded in 1933 as a division of the United States National Park Service (NPS) and was the nation’s first federal preservation program aimed at documenting America’s architectural heritage. Historic buildings are documented according to the HABS guidelines which involve a combination of architectural drawings, photography, and written history.

    Scope and Content note

    The Historic American Buildings Survey drawings span 5 linear feet and date from circa 1968 to circa 1983. The collection is composed of photographic reproductions and negatives of architectural drawings as well as architectural drawings in the form of reprographic copies, for the following buildings: American Trona Salt Storage Plant, Barnsdall Park, Freeman house, Dodge house, Horatio West Court Apartments, Los Angeles Public Library, Irwin house, Lovell (Health) house, Richfield Oil Building, Lovell Beach house, Schindler house, Sowden house, Bradbury building, El Cuartel, the Miranda house, a house owned by Mrs. A. L. M. Vhay, and the Yorba-Abadie house, all located in Los Angeles County or Santa Barbara, California.

    Related Archival Materials note

    Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, Historic American Buildings Survey.
    R. M. Schindler papers, Architecture and Design Collection. Art, Design & Architecture Museum; University of California, Santa Barbara.
    Irving John Gill papers, Architecture and Design Collection. Art, Design & Architecture Museum; University of California, Santa Barbara.
    Carelton Monroe Winslow Sr. papers, Architecture and Design Collection. Art, Design & Architecture Museum; University of California, Santa Barbara.
    Frank Lloyd Wright architectural drawings, Architecture and Design Collection. Art, Design & Architecture Museum; University of California, Santa Barbara.
    Lloyd Wright drawings, Architecture and Design Collection. Art, Design & Architecture Museum; University of California, Santa Barbara.
    Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue drawings, Architecture and Design Collection. Art, Design & Architecture Museum; University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Gill, Irving, 1870-1936
    Goodhue, Bertram Grosvenor, 1869-1924
    Greene and Greene.
    Neutra, Richard Joseph, 1892-1970
    Schindler, R. M., (Rudolph M. ), 1887-1953
    Winslow, Carleton Monroe, 1876-1946
    Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959
    Wright, Lloyd, 1890-1978
    Wyman, George H.
    Architectural drawings
    Negatives
    Photographic prints
    Reprographic copies