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Inventory of the Fritz Burns Papers, 1899-circa 1980
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Series 1   Chronological Files 1918-1980

Physical Description: 3 archival document boxes, 7 oversize folders

Scope and Content Note

Arranged chronologically. This series consists of business records related to Dickinson & Gillespie, especially its development of the Palisades del Rey, pamphlets and brochures; and records related to the professional activities of Fritz Burns.
Box 1 : 1

Correspondence : Fritz Burns, Robert Burns, Clifford Gillespie, W.E. Schreyer 1918-1924

Box 1: 2

Dickinson & Gillespie "The Del Rey Development". Empty binder. circa 1924

Box 1 : 3

Dickinson & Gillespie receipt book after 1921

Box 1 : 4

Dickinson & Gillespie--Sales School: Lecture No. 1 and No. 2 after 1921

Box 1 : 5

Palisades del Rey brochure circa 1924

Box Flat file 1

Palisades del Rey newspaper advertising insert after 1924

Box 1 : 6

Palisades del Rey printed views after 1924

Box 1 : 7

"A Few Auction Points to Remember" Clifford Gillespie to Mr. Burns. Also Sales Manager's Daily Report (blank form) and Sales Manager's Campaign Plans (blank form) 1921

Box 1 : 8

Telegrams and letter, Dickinson and Gillespie 1921

Box 1 : 9

Glendale Manor brochure circa 1922

Box Flat file 2

Weekly Report, Dickinson & Gillespie. Brockton Mass., Ellsworth Heights 1922

Box 1 : 10

Hollydale Gardens brochure 1922

Box 1 : 11

Los Angeles University and Loyola University: drawings: bird's eye views showing proposed sites. "List of 106 Lutheran Colleges, Academies and Seminaries throughout the United States" circa 1926

Box Flat file 8

"DEL REY TRACT NO. 9809." Colored drawing which includes the proposed sites for Los Angeles University and Loyola University undated

Box 1 : 12

Dickinson & Gillespie "List of developments, view of offices and officers" circa 1927

Box 1 : 13

Map: "Del Rey Hills served by Six Major Boulevards!!" 1927

Box 1 : 14

Low Cost Housing, Inc. "Message to Prospective Home Owners of Low Cost Housing Incorporated" circa 1937

Box flat file 3

Outline map showing locations of school sites in Los Angles City school districts 1940

Box 1 : 15

"Speeches--Other Organizations" 1940-1942

Box 1 : 16

Certificate: charter member Home Builders Institute of America 1941

Box 1 : 17

Morning Sales Meetings--Preliminary Notes. F.W. Marlow and Fritz B. Burns 1941

Box Flat file 4

"Fritz Burns Knows his Roofs." Advertisement for Red Cedar Shingle Bureau 1942

Box 1 : 18

Fritz Burns booklet: "Livable Homes by Those Who Love Living" 1942

Box 1 : 19

Speech Material 1943-1944

Box 1 : 20

"Speeches and Memos on Speeches and Outlines" 1943-1944

Box 1 : 21

Toluca Wood brochure 1945

Box 1 : 22

Airport 1945-1951

Box 1 : 23

Public Housing circa 1949-1952

Box 1 : 24

Real estate brochure: "The Post-War House Wilshire Blvd. at Highland Ave. Los Angeles" circa 1946

Box 2 : 25

National Association of Home Builders 1950-1951

Box 2 : 26

Bunker Hill Home Restoration 1954

Box 2 : 27

Speeches: notes, announcements about Fritz Burns speaking engagements, letters from Fritz Burns to members of the panel at the Mid-Pacific Housing Conference 1957

Box Flat file 5

Poster with analysis of land use for South Bunker Hill, Los Angeles circa 1958

Box 2 : 28

Invitations to serve on boards, committees, etc. 1958-1963

Box 2 : 29

Zeta Psi Fraternity: clipping, letter from Arthur H. Motley to Fritz Burns, photos of Motley and Burns 1959-1960

Box 2 : 30

Invitations accepted and affairs attended 1959-1964

Box Flat file 6

Certificate of membership in the Clipper Club. Made out to "F. Patrick Burns" 1962

Box 2 : 31

Invitations--Regrets [1 of 2] 1963-1964

Box 2 : 32

Invitations--Regrets [2 of 2] 1964

Box 2 : 33

Appraisal Report. Garrett Corporation Property at the Northwest Corner of Sepulveda Blvd. and World Way (Century Blvd.) 1964

Box 2 : 34

Annual Award for Distinguished Service, presented to F. Patrick Burns by the Volunteers of America of Los Angeles 1966

Box 2 : 35

Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation, Inc. Annual Dinner. Menu and program, alphabetical list and table arrangement. 1966

Box 2 : 36

Ford City Village Apartments (Chicago) 1968

Box 2 : 37

Fritz Burns "the Auto-biography" notes circa 1970s

Box 3 : 38

Membership certificate: Fritz B. Burns as a Perpetual Member of Vincentian Association of the Miraculous Medal 1975

Box 3 : 39

Fritz Burns biographical information for The American Catholic Who's Who 1976-1077

Box 3 : 40

F. Patrick Burns: notes, letters, receipts. Also information pertaining to Hilton Hawaiian Village. 1976 1978 undated

Box 3 : 41

Loyola Lawyer: The Magazine of Loyola Law School. Mentions Fritz Burns and the Burns Foundation 1977 1992

Box 3 : 42

Certificate of Appreciation. Los Angeles Beautiful to Fritz B. Burns and Associates. 1980

Box 3 : 43

Booklet: The Beverly Hilton undated

Box 3 : 44

New Mexico brochure undated

Box 3 : 45

Residence Park (Stockton) brochure undated

Box 3 : 46

Erawan Garden Hotel, Indian Wells California (brochure). "An investment of Fritz B. Burns and Associates." undated

Box 3 : 47

"Metropolitan Surveys, Industrial Guide and Street Index of Los Angeles and Its Environs." Los Angles: Metropolitan Surveys. undated

Box 3 : 48

Windsor Hills: for sale sign, sales booklet, invitation to open house undated

Box 10ov : 5

Windsor Hills advertisement undated

Box Flat file 7

Map: Changing Mid-City Area. Map released by the Home Realty Co. undated

 

Series 2  Legal and Financial Records 1927-1936

Physical Description: 1 archival document box

Scope and Content Note

Arranged chronologically. The bulk of this series pertains to business dealings at the Playa del Rey Townsite. There are business records for the Del Rey Swim Club and leases for houses in the townsite.
Box 4 : 1

Collateral Assignment of Beneficial Interest with Fritz and Lucille Burns as the Assignees and W.E. and Gerda Schreyer as the Assignors; an Indenture of Lease with Properties and Securities Corporation, Fritz Burns and W.E. Schreyer as the Lessors and Lou Somers as the Lessee. 1927-1931

Box 4 : 2

Notes on meeting of the Properties and Securities Corporation; Statements of Condition for Union Bank & Trust Co. and Security-First National Bank of Los Angeles; membership card (made out to Fritz Burns) and flyer for Lake Norconian Club; article: "Real Estate Exchange for Los Angeles" by Logan F. Metcalf; letters and statements pertaining to the Del Rey Development and Investment Corporation" 1929-1930

Box 4 : 3

Letter from W.E. Schreyer to Fritz Burns; paperwork between Fritz Burns and Dickinson & Gillespie pertaining to a note for $31,930.00. 1929-1933

Box 4 : 4

weekly statements of the Del Rey Swim Club and a fee sheet for furnishing and placing foundation piles at Playa Del Rey for the Del Rey Swim Club. 1930-1932

Box 4 : 5

drafts of leases in Playa Del Rey Townsite; brochures and letters about Olympic Houses and the possibility of using them as beach houses. 1932-1933

Box 4 : 6

Includes leases in Playa Del Rey Townsite; letters pertaining to the Del Rey Swim Club; an "Olympic Beach Club" inventory. 1932-1933

Box 4 : 7

Drafts of a lease in Playa Del Rey Townsite; "Memorandum re Del Rey Trust Property"; an inventory for the Del Rey Swim Club. 1932-1934

Box 4 : 8

REcords pertaining to leasing cottages in Playa Del Rey Townsite. 1932-1935

Box 4 : 9

Drafts of lease and final(?) lease for M.K. Monroe occupy property in Playa Del Rey Townsite. 1933

Box 4 : 10

newspaper ad: "Free Beer! Olympic Beer Garden...at Del Rey"; leases for the bathhouse in Playa Del Rey Townsite and receipts related to that business. 1934

Box 4 : 11

Bill of sale and leases and other paperwork for cottages in Playa Del Rey. 1936

 

Series 3   Photographs 1885-1980

Physical Description: 4 archival document boxes, 8 oversize boxes, 4 flat files
 

Subseries A   Prints 1874-1887

Physical Description: 2 archival document boxes, 5 oversize boxes

Scope and Content Note

Series 3, Subseries A contains photographic prints related to the professional career of Fritz Burns, his major real estate developments, and photographs of his employees. The photographs of the Palisades del Rey date from the 1920s, when Burns spearheaded the development of this last open beachfront property of the Los Angeles beach.
Box 1ov : 1

Aerial--Airports--Hawthorne (1), unidentified (1) undated

Box 1ov : 2

Aerial--Amusement Parks--Pacific Ocean Park (2) undated

Box 1ov : 3

Aerial--Cemeteries--Parklawn (2) undated

Box 1ov : 4

Aerial--Cities & Communities--Burbank (1), Canoga Park (1), Griffith Ranch (1), Long Beach (2). undated

Box 1ov : 5

Aerial--Cities & Communities--Los Angeles (6) undated

Box 1ov : 6

Aerial--Cities & Communities--Marina Del Rey 1960

Box 1ov : 7

Aerial--Cities & Communities--Oceanside (1), Panorama City (2), Santa Monica (2) undated

Box 1ov : 8

Aerial--Cities & Communities--San Fernando Valley (8) undated

Box 1ov : 9

Aerial--Cities & Communities--Sunland (1), Toluca Woods (2), Universal City (1) undated

Box 1ov : 10

Aerial--Cities & Communities--Van Nuys (1); Westchester Area (7), including aerial photograph of Loyola University campus; Windsor Hills (1) undated

Box 10ov : 1

Aerial--Cities & Communities--Westchester, Marina del Rey, Culver City, Inglewood. 1959, 1968, 1970. FRAGILE undated

Box 10ov : 3

Aerial--Cities & Communities--Westchester, Marina del Rey, Los Angeles International Airport 1962

Box Flat file 9

Aerial--Cities & Communities -- Greater Westchester and vicinity including Los Angeles International Airport 1960

Box 1ov : 11

Aerial--Cities & Communities --unidentified (32) undated

Box 1ov : 12

Aerial--Cities & Communities --unidentified (39) undated

Box 1ov : 13

Aerial--Coastal Views (2) undated

Box 2ov : 14

Aerial--Commercial Buildings--American Beauty Macaroni (1) undated

Box 2ov : 15

Aerial--Commercial Buildings--Bill Kellas Ford (2) undated

Box 2ov : 16

Aerial--Commercial Buildings--Boulevard Buick (2) undated

Box 2ov : 17

Aerial--Commercial Buildings--Builder's Emporium (1) undated

Box 2ov : 18

Aerial--Commercial Buildings--Busch Brewery (2) undated

Box 2ov : 19

Aerial--Commercial Buildings--Caldwell, Inc. (1) undated

Box 2ov : 20

Aerial--Commercial Buildings--Central Industrial Engineering Co. (1) undated

Box 2ov : 21

Aerial--Commercial Buildings--Consolidated Trucking Company (1) undated

Box 2ov : 22

Aerial--Commercial Buildings--Crenshaw Shopping Area (2) undated

Box 2ov : 23

Aerial--Commercial Buildings--Familian Pipe and Supply Co. (1) undated

Box 2ov : 24

Aerial--Commercial Buildings--FMC Corporation (1) undated

Box 2ov : 25

Aerial--Commercial Buildings--Gluck Co. (1) undated

Box 2ov : 26

Aerial--Commercial Buildings--Ideal Spring Co. (1) undated

Box 2 : 27

Aerial--Commercial Buildings--Kwikset Locks (1) undated

Box 2 : 28

Aerial--Commercial Buildings--Mead Packaging (1) undated

Box 2ov : 29

Aerial--Commercial Buildings--Muller Bros... "World's Greatest Automotive Center" undated

Box 2ov : 30

Aerial--Commercial Buildings--Reliance Steel and Aluminum Co. (1) undated

Box 2ov : 31

Aerial--Commercial Buildings--S. Roth Co. (1) undated

Box 2ov : 32

Aerial--Commercial Buildings--Sepulveda Brewery, Van Nuys (3) undated

Box 2ov : 33

Aerial--Commercial Buildings--Universal Paper Goods (1) undated

Box 2ov : 34

Aerial--Commercial Buildings--Warner Brothers Studios (2) undated

Box 2ov : 35

Aerial--Commercial Buildings--Western Way Manufacturing Company (1) undated

Box 2ov : 36

Aerial--Commercial Buildings--Wheel Craft, Inc. (1) undated

Box 2ov : 37

Aerial--Commercial Buildings--Whiteman Manufacturing Co. (1) undated

Box 2ov : 38

Aerial--Commercial Buildings--Wholesale Electric Co. Associated (1) undated

Box 2ov : 39

Aerial--Commercial Buildings--Unidentified (6) undated

Box 2ov : 40

Aerial--Country Clubs--Denville Country Club (2), El Caballero Country Club (2) undated

Box 2ov : 41

Aerial--Hospitals--White Memorial Hospital (1) undated

Box 2ov : 42

Aerial--Sports Arena--Dodger Stadium (2) undated

Box 2ov : 43

Aerial-- Unidentified undated

Box 3ov : 44

Dickinson & Gillespie--Airplane (2) undated

Box 3ov : 45

Dickinson & Gillespie--Annual Picnic (1) 1923

Box 3ov : 46

Dickinson & Gillespie--Billboards & Signs (19) undated

Box 3ov : 47

Dickinson & Gillespie--Charts (3) undated

Box 3ov : 48

Dickinson & Gillespie--Contest check and envelopes (3) undated

Box 3ov : 49

Dickinson & Gillespie--Exhibits (3) undated

Box 3ov : 50

Dickinson & Gillespie--Offices (23) undated

Box 5 : 1

Events: Christmas display with Reindeer, Santa Claus. Some photographs show Fritz Burns(16) 1959

Box 5 : 2

Events: Hoo-Hoo Club Luncheon. Fritz Burns and other men 1956

Box 5 : 3

Los Angeles Home Show. Photographs of women who participated in the show, judges, and Fritz Burns. (2) 1952

Box 5 : 4

National Association of Real Estate Boards Covention. Fritz Burns speaking (1) 1952

Box 5 : 5

National Association of Real Estate Boards Covention. Fritz and Gladys Burns receiving plaque from Mr. Cooper. (2) 1953

Box 5 : 6

Republican rally. Fritz and Gladys Burns with Richard and Pat Nixon. (4) 1956

Box 5 : 7

Unidentified events undated

Box 5 : 8

Unidentified events undated

Box 5 : 9

Wampas Baby Stars, publicity shot 1929

Box 5 : 10

Oil Fields, Coastal (28) undated

Box Flat file 10

Oil Fields, Coastal undated

Box 5 : 11

Palisades del Rey--Photocopies of numbered photographs 1-111 undated

Box 5 : 12

Palisades del Rey--Numbered photographs, 1-16 undated

Box 5 : 13

Palisades del Rey--Numbered photographs, 17-33 undated

Box 5 : 14

Palisades del Rey--Numbered photographs, 34-48 undated

Box 5 : 15

Palisades del Rey--Numbered photographs, 49-63 undated

Box 5 : 16

Palisades del Rey--Numbered photographs, 64-81 undated

Box 5 : 17

Palisades del Rey--Numbered photographs, 82-100 undated

Box 5 : 18

Palisades del Rey--Numbered photographs, 101-111 undated

Box 4ov : 55

Palisades del Rey--General views (2) undated

Box 4ov : 56

Palisades del Rey--General views (2) undated

Box 4ov : 57

Palisades del Rey--General views (2) undated

Box 4ov : 58

Palisades del Rey--General views (2) undated

Box 4ov : 59

Palisades del Rey--General views (2) undated

Box 4ov : 60

Palisades del Rey--General views (10) undated

Box 4ov : 61

Palisades del Rey--Aerial views (5) undated

Box 4ov : 62

Palisades del Rey--Billboard construction (1) undated

Box 4ov : 63

Palisades del Rey--Building on ocean (2) undated

Box 4ov : 64

Palisades del Rey--Cars lined up on road (1) undated

Box 4ov : 65

Palisades del Rey--Community Tennis Court (2) undated

Box 4ov : 66

Palisades del Rey--Del Rey Swim Club (3) undated

Box 4ov : 67

Palisades del Rey--"Diagramatical model of actual street improvements at Unit Supreme..." (4) undated

Box 4ov : 68

Palisades del Rey--Groups of people (10) undated

Box 4ov : 69

Palisades del Rey--Grand Pre Boulevard (5) undated

Box 4ov : 70

Palisades del Rey--Homes (3) undated

Box 4ov : 71

Palisades del Rey--Homes--Fritz Burns' house at 200 Waterloo Ave. (3) undated

Box 4ov : 72

Palisades del Rey--Inspiration Point (1) undated

Box 4ov : 73

Palisades del Rey--Lot Sales (2) undated

Box 4ov : 74

Palisades del Rey--Lot Sales (1) undated

Box 4ov : 75

Palisades del Rey--Lot Sales (1) undated

Box 4ov : 76

Palisades del Rey--Lot Sales (1) undated

Box 4ov : 77

Palisades del Rey--Lot Sales (1) undated

Box 4ov : 78

Palisades del Rey--Lot Sales (1) undated

Box 4ov : 79

Palisades del Rey--Lot Sales (1) undated

Box 4ov : 80

Palisades del Rey--Lot Sales (1) undated

Box 4ov : 81

Palisades del Rey--Lot Sales (1) undated

Box 4ov : 82

Palisades del Rey--Lot Sales (1) undated

Box 4ov : 83

Palisades del Rey--Lot Sales (1) undated

Box 4ov : 84

Palisades del Rey--Lumber delivery (2) undated

Box 4ov : 85

Palisades del Rey--Pacific Electric Street Car (1) undated

Box 4ov : 86

Palisades del Rey--Sales team doing calisthenics on the beach (1) undated

Box 4ov : 87

Palisades del Rey--Tug of war with large group of men (1) undated

Box 4ov : 88

Palisades del Rey--Venice Plunge group, men and boys (1) undated

Box 10ov : 4

Places: Alhambra Heights 1923

Box 3ov : 51

Places: Altadena undated

Box 5 : 19

Places: Altadena Terrace undated

Box 5 : 20

Places: Apartment House, interiors and exteriors. (10) undated

Box 5 : 21

Places: Atlantic City boardwalk (1) undated

Box 5 : 22

Places: Buenos Aires. Some pictures show Fritz and Gladys Burns. (5) , 1960

Box 5 : 23

Places: Fritz Burns and Company--building with women posing in front. (2) undated

Box 5 : 24

Places: Glendale Manor (4) undated

Box 5 : 25

Places: Hawaii. Dedication ceremony. One picture shows Fritz Burns. (3) undated

Box 3ov : 52

Places: home interiors undated

Box 5 : 26

Places: Los Angeles--Residential(4) undated

Box 5 : 27

Places: Los Angeles--Western and Pico (4) 1904

Box 5 : 28

Places: Los Angeles International Airport--development drawing. (1) undated

Box 5 : 29-30

Places: Playa del Rey (10) 1885-1924

Box 5 : 31

Miscellaneous photographs: Los Angeles Buccaneers, Fritz Burns's football team; Fritz Burns with company airplanes; banquet with Fritz Burns, Louis B. Mayer, Joe Scott, and Isidore Dockweiler, George Cochran, et alii; bus for inspecting Los Angeles Lutheran University proposed site; William Hannon; loose notes and correspondence re photographs undated

Box 3ov : 53

Places: Whittier undated

Box 3ov : 54

Places: unidentified undated

Box 6 : 30

Portraits--Bartholomew undated

Box 6 : 31

Portraits--Berryman undated

Box 6 : 32

Portraits--Braman, R. undated

Box 6 : 33

Portraits--Budinger (?) undated

Box 6 : 34

Portraits--Burns, Fritz undated

Box 10ov : 2

Portraits--Burns, Fritz 1957

Box 6 : 35

Portraits--Burns, Fritz --breaking ground near a sign for "The 100 Year Home"; calling the start of a children's swim race undated

Box 6 : 36

Portraits--Burns, Fritz and Gladys undated

Box 6 : 37

Portraits--Burns, Fritz and Gladys and others, Biltmore Hotel undated

Box 6 : 38

Portraits--Burns, Fritz and Gladys and others, Cafe Caliente (Olvera Street) undated

Box 6 : 39

Portraits--Burns, Fritz and Gladys and others, Hawaiian Village undated

Box 6 : 40

Portraits--Burns, Fritz, Fred S. Bauersfeld, Maurice Liptz in Panorama City undated

Box 10ov : 3

Portraits--Burns, Fritz with Mitzi Gaynor in Hawaii (1); Mitzi Gaynor with Henry Kaiser in Hawaii (1) undated

Box 6 : 41

Portraits--Burns, Fritz -- with unidentified people undated

Box 6 : 42

Portraits--Burns, Gladys undated

Box 6 : 43

Portraits--Burns [Robert?] undated

Box 6 : 44

Portraits--Butler undated

Box 6 : 45

Portraits--Cay undated

Box 6 : 46

Portraits--Caye [?] undated

Box 6 : 47

Portraits--Chambers undated

Box 6 : 48

Portraits--Cherry undated

Box 6 : 49

Portraits--Chesebro undated

Box 6 : 50

Portraits--Cligg undated

Box 6 : 51

Portraits--Culver, Harry C. undated

Box 6 : 52

Portraits--Daly, Carroll J. undated

Box 6 : 53

Portraits--Dawes undated

Box 6 : 54

Portraits--Duffey undated

Box 6 : 55

Portraits--Elliott undated

Box 6 : 56

Portraits--Evans undated

Box 6 : 57

Portraits--Farmer undated

Box 6 : 58

Portraits--Friedlander undated

Box 6 : 59

Portraits--Fulton, Roy undated

Box 6 : 60

Portraits--Gammon, A.A undated

Box 6 : 61

Portraits--Gammon, Harry undated

Box 6 : 62

Portraits--Gentry undated

Box 6 : 63

Portraits--George [?], Bill undated

Box 6 : 64

Portraits--George [?], Bill undated

Box 6 : 65

Portraits--Glasser undated

Box 6 : 66

Portraits--Gunnerson undated

Box 6 : 67

Portraits--Haddock undated

Box 6 : 68

Portraits--Haggerty undated

Box 6 : 69

Portraits--Hanson undated

Box 6 : 70

Portraits--Harrison undated

Box 6 : 71

Portraits--Heidt[?], George undated

Box 6 : 72

Portraits--Heinfeld [Heinfelt?] undated

Box 6 : 73

Portraits--Hjelt, George undated

Box 6 : 74

Portraits--Horwitz, A. undated

Box 6 : 75

Portraits--Hubbard undated

Box 6 : 76

Portraits--Kemmerer, J.M. undated

Box 6 : 77

Portraits--Kerfoot undated

Box 6 : 78

Portraits--Le Sieur, Val undated

Box 6 : 79

Portraits--Lillard undated

Box 6 : 80

Portraits--Lomser [Lanser?] undated

Box 6 : 81

Portraits--Lube [?] undated

Box 6 : 82

Portraits--McCarthy undated

Box 6 : 83

Portraits--McLeod undated

Box 6 : 84

Portraits--Maclin undated

Box 6 : 85

Portraits--Marriott undated

Box 6 : 86

Portraits--Marshall undated

Box 6 : 87

Portraits--Miller, S.J. undated

Box 6 : 88

Portraits--Minshull undated

Box 6 : 89

Portraits--Moore, E.E. undated

Box 6 : 90

Portraits--Moss undated

Box 6 : 91

Portraits--Moyer undated

Box 6 : 92

Portraits--Murphy undated

Box 6 : 93

Portraits--Neble undated

Box 6 : 94

Portraits--Ofstad [?], Benjamin [?] undated

Box 6 : 95

Portraits--Porter, Earl undated

Box 6 : 96

Portraits--Peterson undated

Box 6 : 97

Portraits--Phipps, Elmer undated

Box 6 : 98

Portraits--Rawlings undated

Box 6 : 99

Portraits--Reiss undated

Box 6 : 100

Portraits--Rice, Andrew undated

Box 6 : 101

Portraits--Robertson undated

Box 6 : 102

Portraits--S...[?]--male undated

Box 6 : 103

Portraits--S...[?]--male undated

Box 6 : 104

Portraits--Sapora undated

Box 6 : 105

Portraits--Saunders undated

Box 6 : 106

Portraits--Shanton undated

Box 6 : 107

Portraits--Sheridan undated

Box 6 : 108

Portraits--Sullivan undated

Box 6 : 109

Portraits--Valle undated

Box 6 : 110

Portraits--Wallace undated

Box 6 : 111

Portraits--Wardell undated

Box 6 : 112

Portraits--Wellinger undated

Box 6 : 113

Portraits--Womensen [?] undated

Box 6 : 114

Portraits--unidentified females (8) unidentified

Box 6 : 115

Portraits--unidentified males (4) undated

Box 6 : 116

Portraits--unidentified males (4) undated

Box 6 : 117

Portraits--unidentified males (4) undated

Box 6 : 118

Portraits--unidentified males (9) undated

Box 6 : 119

Portraits--unidentified people with airplanes (3) undated

Box 6 : 120

Portraits--group of 4 men in an office (1) undated

Box 6 : 121

Portraits--group of 3 men and a boy (1) undated

Box 6 : 122

Portraits--group, college (?) football team "AAC 1916" [Negative for this print filed in the negatives subseries] 1916

Box 6 : 123

Portraits--Group portraits (7) undated

Box 6 : 124

Portraits--headshots, possibly Dickinson & Gillespie sales team members (7) undated

Box 6 : 125

Portraits--unidentified (all 3.25 in. x 5.5 inches or smaller) undated

 

Subseries B   Negatives 1916 1930s

Physical Description: 1 oversize box

Scope and Content Note

Series 3, Subseries B contains negatives to some of the prints found in Subseries A.
Box 5ov : 89

Coastal oil fields (16) 1930s

Box 5ov : 90

Portrait of group, college (?) football team "AAC 1916" [see the corresponding photograph filed under "Portraits--group, college (?) football team "AAC 1916" 1916

Box 5ov : 91

Aerial--Commercial Building--Unidentified undated

Box 5ov : 92

Woman modeling in interior of a home (film positive) undated

 

Subseries C   Albums 1899-1980

Physical Description: 2 archival document boxes, 2 oversize boxes, 1 flat file

Scope and Content Note

Series 3, Subseries C contains albums that Fritz Burns or his business associates compiled regarding his business actvities or else his personal life.
Box 7 : 126

21 x 15 cm. bound. Photographs of Fritz Burns as a baby and child, in his military uniform (1918). Photograph of the dormitory at the University of Pennsylvania. Fritz Burn's Seaman's Identification Card 1918

Box 7 : 127

26 x 18 cm. unbound. Photographs showing real estate scenes, including Boulevard Manor, Hollydale Gardens, Glendale Manor, Lincoln Park Manor (Pomona), and the Dickinson and Gillespie office 1922

Box 7 : 128

14 x 12 cm. bound. Four photographs showing "Griffith Ranch." One of the photographs has the name of the ranch and the name "Fritz B. Burns" undated

Box 8

Unbound. Photograph album of Dickinson and Gillespie's Palisades del Rey real estate operations; also photographs of Ocean Park 1924

Box 8ov

Album with photographs and newspaper clippings re contemporary Los Angeles and national developments. Folder with loose photographs and clippings, originally in album. Compiled by William Hannon? 1979-1980

Box 8ov

Westchester-Playa del Rey district plan. Separated from album in Box 8ov, Series 3 undated

Box 9ov

Album with photographs re Dickenson & Gillespie company activities, Del Rey real estate development, Del Rey oilfields, Fritz Burns's professional football team (Los Angeles Bucaneers), Santa Monica, California, and groundbreaking ceremonies for Westchester campus of Loyola Marymount University. Two folders with loose photographs from album undated

 

Series 4  Newspaper Clippings 1899-1980

Physical Description: 2 oversize boxes

Scope and Content Note

Arranged chronologically. Many of the clippings have information about Burns's development projects (e.g. Boulevard Manor, Glendale Manor, Toluca Wood, Westchester, Panorama City). There is also information on Public Housing and the Federal Housing Authority. One file contains biographical articles about Fritz Burns and articles from the time of his death.
Box 6ov : 1

Boulevard Manor 1922

Box 6ov : 2

Ellsworth Heights 1922

Box 6ov : 3

Glendale Manor 1922

Box 6ov : 4

Dickinson & Gillespie 1922 1923

Box 6ov : 5

Monteclair circa 1923

Box 6ov : 6

Los Angeles University 1927

Box 6ov : 7

Loyola University 1927

Box 6ov : 8

Toluca Wood 1940-1941

Box 6ov : 9

Westchester 1942 1951

Box 6ov : 10

Minnesota stories undated

Box 6ov : 11

Fritz B. Burns. Articles about Burns, his ranch, and his death 1943-1979

Box 6ov : 12

Airport 1945-1963

Box 6ov : 13

Panorama City 1948

Box 6ov : 14

Public Housing, Federal Housing Authority 1950-1952

Box 6ov : 15

"Home of Tomorrow" 1951

Box 6ov : 16

Loyola University and Fritz Burns 1963

Box 6ov : 17

Bunker Hill 1963-1965

Box 6ov : 18

Miscellaneous 1958-1978

Box 8ov

Bound copies of Palisades del Rey Press 1926-1928

 

Series 5  Scrapbooks 1920s 1951

Physical Description: 2 oversize boxes

Scope and Content Note

Arranged chronologically. Arranged chronologically One scrapbook contains printed pictures and some other information about Palisades del Rey. The other scrapbook contains clippings about the debate over public housing in Los Angeles.
Box 7ov : 1

Palisades del Rey scrapbook. Primarily printed pictures of Palisades del Rey. Some clippings and photographs 1920s

Box 7ov : 2

Unbound pages. Primarily newspaper clippings, many pertaining to debate over public housing in Los Angeles 1951