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Historic American Buildings Survey, Southern California District 3
GC 1212  
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Description
Diagrams and blue prints. Henry F. Withey supervised the Southern California project with the California State Historical Association likely having provided administrative support. (Withey's photographs are housed in P-35). Box 1 contains Surveys No. 37-1 through 37-37; 38-1 through 38-10. Box 2 contains Surveys No. 21 through 332. Box 3 contains Surveys No. 3-2 through 3-29. 1937 index in Box 1.
Background
The Historic American Buildings Survey, or HABS, was initiated during the Great Depression to put unemployed architects to work and provide architectural, historical, and photographic documentation of historic structures and sites throughout the United States. (Source: http://californiahistoricalsociety.blogspot.com)
Extent
(Boxes: 3 ov)
Restrictions
Permission to publish, quote or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder
Availability
Research is by appointment only