Guide to the Our Pool from Start to Finish: Photograph Album

Processed by Andre Ambrus.
© 2004
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Guide to the Our Pool from Start to Finish: Photograph Album

Collection number: MS-R104

Special Collections and Archives

The UCI Libraries

University of California

Irvine, California
Processed by:
Andre Ambrus
Date Completed:
2004
Encoded by:
Andre Ambrus
© 2004 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Our pool from start to finish: photograph album,
Date (inclusive): 1958
Collection number: MS-R104
Creator: Zupp family
Extent: 0.2 linear feet 1 box
Repository: University of California, Irvine. Library. Special Collections and Archives.
Irvine, California 92623-9557
Abstract: This collection comprises a photograph album with 57 tipped-in black and white photographs documenting the building of the Zupp family pool in Van Nuys, California. The photographs (each approximately 9 x 9 cm) and accompanying handwritten captions document the process from start to finish, showing numerous steps including the excavation and shaping of the grounds, installation of steel rods, and plastering. The album, titled "Our Pool from Start to Finish," illustrates the creation of a backyard pool in the 1950s in a working class Southern California neighborhood.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access

Collection open for research.

Publication Rights

Property rights reside with the University of California. Literary rights are retained by the creators of the records and their heirs. For permissions to reproduce or to publish, please contact the Head of Special Collections and University Archives.

Preferred Citation

Our pool from start to finish: photograph album. MS-R104. Special Collections and Archives, The UC Irvine Libraries, Irvine, California. Date accessed.
For the benefit of current and future researchers, please cite any additional information about sources consulted in this collection, including permanent URLs, item or folder descriptions, and box/folder locations.

Acquisition Information

Acquired, 2003.

Processing Information

Processed by Andre Ambrus, 2003.

Scope and Content of Collection

This collection comprises a photograph album with 57 tipped-in black and white photographs documenting the building of the Zupp family pool in Van Nuys, California. The photographs (each approximately 9 x 9 cm) and accompanying handwritten captions document the process from start to finish, showing numerous steps including the excavation and shaping of the grounds, installation of steel rods, and plastering. The album, titled "Our Pool From Start to Finish," illustrates the creation of a backyard pool in the 1950s in a working class Southern California neighborhood.

Collection Contents

Box: 1 : 1

Photograph album,1958.

Physical Description: Black paper cover, 25.5 x 17.5 cm..