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Finding Aid for the Victor Cusack papers, 1932-2002 0000125
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Description
Victor Cusack is an American architect who worked in the offices of William Pereira, Pereira and Luckman, and Charles Luckman Associates. The papers contain biographical material about Victor Cusack, including his unfinished memoir about being with Frank Lloyd Wright at Taliesin and photographs taken at Taliesin during his time there. Also included are reports, printed materials, and drawings for assorted designs by himself, for William Pereira, Pereira and Luckman, and Charles Luckman, as well as for Herzka & Knowles. Projects at Pereira for which Cusack had design responsibility include the California Federal Savings and Loan Building in Los Angeles, the Lockheed Corporation headquarters in Calabasas, the west terminal for the Los Angeles International Airport, and several master plans and reports for other projects,including campus planning for UC Santa Barbara.
Background
Victor Aubrey Cusack was born December 13, 1915 in Ramsey, Bergin County, New Jersey and grew up in Yonkers, Westchester County, New York, where he was raised from early childhood by his maternal grandparents. He graduated from the Charles E. Gorton High School in North Yonkers in 1934.
Extent
9.0 Linear feet (6 boxes and 1 flat file drawer)
Availability
Partially processed collection, open for use by qualified researchers.