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Historic American Buildings Survey, Southern California District 3
GC 1212  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography/Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Historic American Buildings Survey, Southern California District 3
    Dates: 1937
    Collection Number: GC 1212
    Creator/Collector:
    Extent: (Boxes: 3 ov)
    Repository: Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
    Abstract: 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.
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    Research is by appointment only

    Publication Rights

    Permission to publish, quote or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder

    Preferred Citation

    Historic American Buildings Survey, Southern California District 3. Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

    Biography/Administrative History

    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)

    Scope and Content of Collection

    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.

    Indexing Terms

    Historic American Buildings Survey
    United States. National Park Service. National Architectural and Engineering Records Division