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Finding Aid for the Sumner Spaulding architectural drawings for the Spaulding residence, circa 1950-circa 1953 0000178
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  • Access
  • Custodial History note
  • Preferred Citation note
  • Biographical/Historical note
  • Scope and Content note
  • Related Archival Materials note

  • Title: Sumner Spaulding architectural drawings for the Spaulding residence
    Identifier/Call Number: 0000178
    Contributing Institution: Architecture and Design Collection, Art, Design & Architecture Museum
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 3.0 Linear feet (1 flat file folder)
    Date (inclusive): circa 1950-circa 1953
    creator: Spaulding, Sumner, 1892/3-1952

    Access

    Partially processed collection, open for use by qualified researchers.

    Custodial History note

    Gift of Mrs. Waren Loud, 1973.

    Preferred Citation note

    Sumner Spaulding architectural drawings for the Spaulding residence, Architecture and Design Collection. Art, Design & Architecture Museum; University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Biographical/Historical note

    Sumner Spaulding was born June 14, 1892 in Ionia, Michigan. From 1911 to 1913 Spaulding attended the University of Michigan and in 1916 he graduated with his bachelor’s degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. From 1921 to 1926 Spaulding traveled and studied in Europe. After Europe, Spaulding worked in the office of Myron Hunt in Pasadena, was a partner in the firm of Weber, Staunton and Spaulding (1923-1928), and finally a partner in Spaulding, Rex, and DeSwarte (1940-1953). Spaulding’s more notable projects include: the Catalina casino, the Strathmore Drive Apartments in Los Angeles, and dormitories at the Pomona Colleges. Later in his career, Spaulding was a lecturer for the architecture department at the University of Southern California. Sumner Spaulding died at the age of 59, in 1952.

    Scope and Content note

    The Sumner Spaulding architectural drawings span 3 linear feet and date circa 1950 to circa 1953. The collection is composed of sketches, architectural drawings, and specifications relating to the Mrs. Sumner Spaulding residence.

    Related Archival Materials note

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

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Spaulding, Sumner, 1892/3-1952
    Architectural drawings
    Sketches
    Specifications