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Finding Aid for the Stiles O. Clements drawings of the Coulter Dry Goods Co. Department Store, 1937-1938 0000235
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  • Preferred Citation note
  • Biographical/Historical note
  • Scope and Content note
  • Related Archival Materials note

  • Title: Stiles O. Clements drawings of the Coulter Dry Goods Co. Department Store
    Identifier/Call Number: 0000235
    Contributing Institution: Architecture and Design Collection, Art, Design & Architecture Museum
    Language of Material: English
    Storage Unit: 552
    Physical Description: 3.0 Linear feet (1 flat file folder)
    Date (inclusive): 1937-1938
    creator: Clements, Stiles Oliver, 1883-1966

    Access

    Open for use by qualified researchers.

    Preferred Citation note

    Stiles O. Clements drawings of the Coulter Dry Goods Co. Department Store, Architecture and Design Collection. Art, Design & Architecture Museum; University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Biographical/Historical note

    Stiles Oliver Clements was born in Centerville, Maryland on March 2, 1883. He studied architecture at the Drexel Institute of Technology, where he earned a bachelor’s degree. Clements went on to study architecture at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he earned his master’s degree. After receiving his master’s degree, Clements completed coursework at the Ecole des Beaux- Arts in Paris. In 1911 he moved to Los Angeles, California and became a partner in the firm Morgan, Walls, Morgan and Clements, Architects circa 1923. In 1937, Clements began his own architectural practice based in Los Angeles, until 1955 when his son Robert O. Clements joined the partnership. Stiles O. and Robert O. Clements, Architects was a firm for ten years, until 1965 when Stiles O. Clements retired. Stiles Oliver Clements died in 1966.

    Scope and Content note

    The Stiles O. Clements drawings of the Coulter Dry Goods Co. Department Store consist of five reprographic copies of architectural drawings. Drawings include: plot plan, floor plan for first floor, elevations, and cross section drawings. Drawings are from 1937-1938.

    Related Archival Materials note

    ADC Study collection, Architecture and Design Collection. Art, Design & Architecture Museum; University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Clements, Stiles Oliver, 1883-1966
    Architectural drawings
    Reprographic copies