Finding Aid for the Sumner Spaulding architectural drawings for the Spaulding residence, circa 1950-circa 1953 0000178
Finding aid prepared by Chris Marino
Architecture and Design Collection, Art, Design & Architecture Museum
Arts Building Room 1434
University of California
Santa Barbara, California, 93106-7130
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
Partially processed collection, open for use by qualified researchers.
Gift of Mrs. Waren Loud, 1973.
Sumner Spaulding architectural drawings for the Spaulding residence, Architecture and Design Collection. Art, Design & Architecture Museum; University of California, Santa Barbara.
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.
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.
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