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Finding Aid for the Victor Cusack papers, 1915-2005, bulk 1932-1989 0000125
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Description
Victor Cusack is an American architect who spent most of his professional career in the offices of William Pereira & Associates, Pereira and Luckman, and Charles Luckman Associates. His papers contain biographical material, including his unfinished memoir about his year with Frank Lloyd Wright at Taliesin and photographs taken during his time there. Also included are reports, printed materials, and drawings for assorted designs in his own practice, and 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 (now called the Bradley terminal) for the Los Angeles International Airport, and several master plans and reports for other projects,including campus planning for the University of California, 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
Open for use by qualified researchers.