Finding Aid for the United States Coast Guard Rescue Station at Point Arguello (Lompoc, Calif.) drawings, 1937-1952 0000289

Finding aid prepared by Jillian O'Connor and Chris Marino
Architecture and Design Collection, Art, Design & Architecture Museum
Arts Building Room 1434
University of California
Santa Barbara, California, 93106-7130
805-893-2724
adc@museum.ucsb.edu


Title: United States Coast Guard Rescue Station at Point Arguello (Lompoc, Calif.) drawings
Identifier/Call Number: 0000289
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): 1937-1952
creator: United States. Coast Guard.

Access

Partially processed collection, open for use by qualified researchers.

Preferred Citation note

United States Coast Guard Rescue Station at Point Arguello (Lompoc, Calif.) drawings, Architecture and Design Collection. Art, Design & Architecture Museum; University of California, Santa Barbara.

Biographical/Historical note

The United States Coast Guard rescue station and lookout tower at Point Arguello, California was established on December 17, 1936 and ceased normal operation in December 31, 1941. The site on which the station was built was purchased by the Coast Guard in July 22, 1935 and remained under their jurisdiction until February 10, 1958, when it was transferred to the United States Navy. Between the years 1936 and 1941 the following structures were built on the site: administration buildings, barracks, a garage, a small water treatment facility, a flag tower, a lookout tower, a granite rock breakwater, a dock, marine railway, and a boathouse.

Scope and Content note

The United States Coast Guard Rescue Station at Point Arguello drawings span 3 linear feet and date from 1937 to 1952. The collection consists of 20 architectural drawings in the form of reprographic copies. Drawings include: site plans, boat house plan, details, sections, plan for marine railway, plan of a garage building, floor plan of administration building and barracks, and plan of proposed watch room additions. No architect is listed on the plans.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

United States. Coast Guard.
Architectural drawings
Reprographic copies