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Finding Aid for the Robert Ingle Hoyt papers, circa 1941-circa 1980 0000143
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  • Custodial History note
  • Preferred Citation note
  • Biographical/Historical note
  • Scope and Content note

  • Title: Robert Ingle Hoyt papers
    Identifier/Call Number: 0000143
    Contributing Institution: Architecture and Design Collection, Art, Design & Architecture Museum
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 68.0 Linear feet (23 record storage boxes, 15 flat file drawers)
    Date (inclusive): circa 1941-circa 1980
    creator: Hoyt, Robert Ingle, 1913-1985


    Partially processed collection, open for use by qualified researchers.

    Custodial History note

    Gift of Evelyn Hoyt, 1985.

    Preferred Citation note

    Robert Ingle Hoyt papers, Architecture and Design Collection. Art, Design & Architecture Museum; University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Biographical/Historical note

    Robert Ingle Hoyt was born on March 21, 1913 in Connecticut. He received his Bachelor of Fine Arts from Yale in 1936. In 1941, Hoyt graduated from Cornell University with his Masters degree in Architecture. Following school, Hoyt was employed in multiple architectural firms in New York. In 1947, he opened his own independent firm in Santa Barbara, California. Hoyt’s body of work includes commercial buildings, schools, a museum, parking facilities and residences. Robert Ingle Hoyt died on July 28, 1985.

    Scope and Content note

    The Robert Ingle Hoyt papers span 68 linear feet and date from circa 1941 to circa 1980. The collection is primarily composed of architectural drawings and reprographic copies, but also includes black-and-white photographs, negatives, correspondence, newspaper and magazine clippings, presentation boards, master plans, specifications, and handwritten notes regarding projects.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Hoyt, Robert Ingle, 1913-1985
    Architectural drawings
    Photographic prints
    Presentation drawings (proposals)
    Reprographic copies