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Records of Helen D. and Prentiss French, 1932-1978
1998-12  
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Series Description

Box 1

I. Professional Papers 1932-1978

Scope and Content Note

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically.
Contains published materials relating to site planning, construction, and materials, course materials from the Cambridge School of Architecture and a small amount of correspondence.
Boxes 1-2, , folder Flat Files

II. Helen D. and Prentiss Project Records 1933-1970

Scope and Content Note

Arrangement

Files arranged alphabetically by project.
Includes drawings of residences in Sarasota, Florida, and California. Also contains photographs of Diablo Canyon from 1968.
Box 2, , folder Flat Files

III. Prentiss French Project Records 1933-1941

Scope and Content Note

Arrangement

Files arranged alphabetically by project.
Contains drawings from residences in Florida and Massachusetts and a 1978 letter regarding a "Jefferson lap desk." Drawings include landscape designs for Harvey Mudd College, the University of Alaska, and the United States Army.
Boxes 3-4, , folder Flat Files

IV. Helen D. French Project Records 1936-1959

Scope and Content Note

Arrangement

Files arranged alphabetically by project.
Includes drawings of residences in Sarasota, Florida, and various California locations, including Palo Alto, Ukiah, San Francisco, Lake Tahoe, San Rafael, Mill Valley, Indio, and Carpinteria.

Container List

 

I. Professional Papers 1936-1937, 1961-1978

Physical Description: Box 1, Flat Files
 

A. Correspondence 1961, 1978

Physical Description: 3 flat files, 3 folders
Box 1, Folder 1

Paris Gardens 1961

Box 1, Folder 2

Jefferson Lap Desk 1978

 

B. Reference Files undated

Physical Description: 1 tube
Box 1, Folder 3

Structural Information n.d.

Box 1, Folders 4

Materials/Construction 1936-1937

Box 1, Folder 5

Landscape and Site Planning 1936, 1962-64

 

II. Helen D. and Prentiss French Project Records 1936-1959

Physical Description: Boxes 3-4, Flat Files
 

**See Project Index

 

III. Prentiss French Project 1933-1941

Physical Description: Box 1, Flat Files, Tubes
 

**See Project Index

 

IV. Helen D. French Project Records 1936-1959

Physical Description: Box 1, Flat Files, Tubes
 

**See Project Index