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Farquhar (Robert D.) Collection
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Scrapbooks, ephemera, photographs, and correspondence related to architect Robert D. Farquhar and his work, particularly buildings commissioned by William Andrews Clark, Jr.
Robert D. Farquhar (1872-1967) was one of the foremost California architects of the early 20th century. He was born in Brooklyn, NY to David Webber Farquhar (1844-1905) and Sarah Malvia Joslyn in 1872. He was educated at Phillips Exter Academy and Harvard University before studying architecture at MIT and at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris. In 1903, he married tennis championMarion Jones. The couple had three children; David Farquhar, John Percival Farquhar and Colin Farquhar.Note: this list is not exhaustive.
  • El Mirasol (1905), Santa Barbara
  • Mrs. Christian Herter Residence (1905), Santa Barbara
  • Adelbert and Eva Feynes Residence (1906), Pasadena
  • Barlow Medical Library (1907), Los Angeles
  • O.T. Higgins Residence (1908), Redlands
  • Herman Blumenthal Residence (ca. 1908)(building improvement), Los Angeles
  • Dr. Robert P. McReynolds Residence (ca. 1908), Los Angeles
  • E.R. Kellam Residence (1908), Pasdadena
  • Santa Monica Board of Education, Washington School (1908), Santa Monica
  • Major General J.P.Story Residence (1909), Pasadena
  • Dwight Lefferts Residence (1910), Redlands
  • Gorham Residence (1910), Santa Monica
  • Henry Weyse/Charles Morris Residence (1910), Santa Monica
  • Thomasella H. Graham Residence (ca. 1910), Sierra Madre
  • Johnson Bransford Residence (1911), Nashville
  • R.D. Farquhar Residence (1911), Santa Monica
  • Roy Jones Residence (1911) (attributed), Santa Monica
  • Robert A. Rowan Residence (1911), Pasadena
  • Ralph Burnham Residence (1912), Riverside
  • Eugene H. Bragg Residence (1912), Pasadena
  • Chateau Bradbury (1912), Duarte
  • Dr. Haynes Residence (1912), Los Angeles
  • Charles Eaton Residence (1913), San Marino
  • Torrance Public Library, Central Libary (1913), Torrance
  • Panama-Pacific International Exposition's Festival Hall (1915), San Francisco
  • John S.Craven's Estate Pool (1916), Pasadena
  • William Andrews Clark Memorial Library (1924-1926), Los Angeles
  • Alice McManus Clark Memorial Library (1926), University of Nevada, Reno
  • Clark Mausoleum (1924), Hollywood Forever Cemetery, Los Angeles
  • Thomas C. Marlowe Residence (1921), Pasadena
  • Canfield-Moreno Estate (1923), Los Angeles
  • Harry Cohn House (1927), Los Angeles
  • Richard I. Rogers Residence (ca. 1927), Beverly Hills
  • Beverly Hills High School (1928), Beverly Hills
  • California Club (1929), Los Angeles
  • Marion MacNeil Smith Residence, (1931), Azuza
  • William H. Tippett Residence (1932), Del Mar
  • Clark Memorial Hall (1932), University of Virginia Charlottesville, Virginia
  • Owlwood-Roland Arnall Mansion (1936), Los Angeles
  • Mr. and Mrs. James Whittlesey Residence (1937), La Jolla
  • Harold McCormick Residence (1939), Beverly Hills
  • William Garland Residence (1940), Pebble Beach
  • The Pentagon (1941-1942), Arlington County, Virginia
  • Browning Building (1948), Baylor University, Waco, Texas
  • Mr.and Mrs. Billy Workman Residence, Los Angeles
  • Mrs. H.L. MacNeil Residence, Los Angeles
  • Hanson Moore Residence, Los Angeles
  • J.T.Lindley Residence, Azuza
  • Florence Brown Residence, Bel Air
  • Ada McCormicks' Father's Residence, Idaho
  • Mr. and Mrs. Charles Quinn Residence, Holmby Hills
  • Francis Farquhar Residence
  • Mr. and Mrs. Ben Stroud Residence, Santa Monica
  • Harvey Mudd Residence, Beverly Hills
  • Mrs. Fudger Residence
  • Studio for Alice Lewisohn Crowley at "Crossroads", Ossining, New York
  • Mrs. Wesley C. Mitchell Residence, Stamford, Connecticut
  • Walter P. Lewisohn Residence. The Mill, Hunter's Creek
  • Jim Page-LA Library Branch
  • Stevens Residence
  • Extent
    8 Linear Feet (11 boxes)
    Copyright has not been assigned to the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, UCLA. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Clark Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, UCLA as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.
    Collection is open for research.