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Finding Aid for the Agib Stewart Monroe Papers, ca. 1913-1959
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Agib Stewart Monroe Papers,
    Date (inclusive): ca. 1913-1959
    Collection number: 777
    Creator: Monroe, Agib Stewart, 1886-1959
    Extent: 4 boxes (2.0 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Agib Stewart Monroe (1886-1959) was a surveyor with the California State Highway Commission (1913), an assistant city engineer in San Diego after World War I, a consulting engineer in the office of attorney Arthur M. Ellis (1922-32), and from 1932-55, had his own office in Los Angeles. The collection consists of correspondence, court transcripts, legal notes, notebooks, stock certificates, maps, blueprints, books, and ephemera.
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

    Additional Physical Form Available

    A copy of the original version of this online finding aid is available at the UCLA Department of Special Collections for in-house consultation and may be obtained for a fee. Please contact:
    • Public Services Division
    • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
    • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
    • Box 951575
    • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
    • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
    • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Mrs. A. Stewart Monroe, 1961.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Agib Stewart Monroe Papers (Collection 777). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Biography

    Monroe was born on January 16, 1886 in Pennsylvania; with no formal training except by correspondence school courses, he became a civil engineer; came to California in 1907; became a surveyor with the State Highway Commission in 1913; served as assistant city engineer in San Diego after World War I; consulting engineer in the office of attorney Arthur M. Ellis (1922-32), and from 1932-55, had his own office in Los Angeles; he died September 22, 1959 in San Marino, California.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of correspondence, court transcripts, legal notes, notebooks, stock certificates, maps, blueprints, books, and ephemera. Includes papers relating to the Investigation Act of 1931.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Monroe, Agib Stewart, 1886-1959--Archives.
    Civil engineers--California, Southern--Archival resources.
    Consulting engineers--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources.