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Finding Aid for the Charles A. Platt drawings of the Mrs. Henry Stephens house (Montecito, Calif.), 1919 0000281
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  • Preferred Citation note
  • Biographical/Historical note
  • Scope and Content note
  • Related Archival Materials note

  • Title: Charles A. Platt drawings of the Mrs. Henry Stephens house (Montecito, Calif.)
    Identifier/Call Number: 0000281
    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: 1919
    creator: Platt, Charles A. (Charles Adams), 1861-1933

    Access

    Partially processed collection, open for use by qualified researchers.

    Preferred Citation note

    Charles A. Platt drawings of the Mrs. Henry Stephens house (Montecito, Calif.), Architecture and Design Collection. Art, Design & Architecture Museum; University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Biographical/Historical note

    Charles Adams Platt was born on October 16, 1861. He completed coursework at the National Academy of Art in New York as well as the Art Students League in New York. In 1890 Platt opened his own firm based in New York, which he operated until his death in 1933.

    Scope and Content note

    The Charles A. Platt drawings of the Mrs. Henry Stephens house span 3 linear feet and date from 1919. The collection consists of two drawings of the loggia: one an original drawing of the loggia plan and the other a blueprint with handwritten annotations depicting the details for the chimney tops, sash and screens for loggia.

    Related Archival Materials note

    Charles Adams Platt architectural records and papers. Dept. of Drawings & Archives, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library, Columbia University, New York, N.Y.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Platt, Charles A. (Charles Adams), 1861-1933
    Architectural drawings
    Blueprints