Finding Aid for the Smith O'Brien drawing of the Youth Directory building (San Francisco, Calif.), 1908 0000291

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: Smith O'Brien drawing of the Youth Directory building (San Francisco, Calif.)
Identifier/Call Number: 0000291
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: 1908
creator: O'Brien, Smith

Access

Partially processed collection, open for use by qualified researchers.

Preferred Citation note

Finding Aid for the Smith O'Brien drawing of the Youth Directory building (San Francisco, Calif.), Architecture and Design Collection. Art, Design & Architecture Museum; University of California, Santa Barbara.

Biographical/Historical note

Smith O’Brien was born circa 1863. He worked as a draftsman for architect Clinton Day whose practice was based in San Francisco, California. O’Brien later became a partner with architect Frederick Herman Meyer, a partnership which lasted from 1902 to 1908. O’Brien began to practice independently circa 1915 in the San Francisco bay area.

Scope and Content note

The Smith O’Brien drawing of the Youth Directory building spans 3 linear feet and dates from 1908. The collection is composed of one presentation drawing in the form of a reprographic copy. Drawing is dated 1908 and depicts the front elevation of the building which is located, as noted on the drawing, on the south west corner of 19th Street and Church Street in San Francisco, California.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

O'Brien, Smith
Architectural drawings
Presentation drawings (proposals)
Reprographic copies