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Finding Aid for the Harold O. Sexsmith millwork drawings and patterns, 1918-1933 0000310
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Description
The Harold O. Sexsmith millwork drawings span 3 linear feet and date from 1918 to 1933. The collection is composed of 19 original architectural drawings of millwork details (18 original and one blueprint). Some drawings are annotated in pencil with mention of a project or client. The collection is also composed of tearsheets from Architecture, dating 1918 and 1921, as well as 46 millwork patterns published by the Millwork Institute of California.
Background
Harold O. Sexsmith was born on March 30, 1889. Sexsmith practiced architecture in Seattle, Washington and also taught at the University of Washington. Circa 1918, Sexsmith was made a captain in the 18th United States Engineers American Expeditionary Forces. After his time in the military, Sexsmith began practicing architecture in Hollywood, California. During this time he became well known for his designs of residences small in size.
Extent
3.0 Linear feet (1 box)
Availability
Partially processed collection, open for use by qualified researchers.