Finding Aid for the Marcus P. Miller papers, circa 1923-circa 1953 0000158

Finding aid prepared by Chris Marino
Architecture and Design Collection, Art, Design & Architecture Museum
Arts Building Room 1434
University of California
Santa Barbara, California, 93106-7130

Title: Marcus P. Miller papers
Identifier/Call Number: 0000158
Contributing Institution: Architecture and Design Collection, Art, Design & Architecture Museum
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 31.0 Linear feet (1 record storage box and 10 flat file drawers)
Date: circa 1923-circa 1953
creator: Miller, Marcus P., 1891-1949


Partially processed collection, open for use by qualified researchers.

Custodial History note

Gift of Mrs. Marilyn Miller Zuber, 1982.

Preferred Citation note

Marcus P. Miller papers, Architecture and Design Collection. Art, Design & Architecture Museum; University of California, Santa Barbara.

Biographical/Historical note

Marcus P. Miller was born in Illinois on August 5, 1892. He was the Head of the Specifications and Contracts Department at the firm Curlett and Beelman in Los Angeles from 1920 to 1927. In 1927 Miller formed a partnership with William V. Kernan. The office of Kernan and Miller, Architects was located in Los Angeles. A year later in 1938, he established his own firm in Los Angeles, Marcus P. Miller, Architect. Miller died on November 1, 1949.

Scope and Content note

The Marcus P. Miller papers span 31 linear feet and date from circa 1923 to circa 1953. The collection is primarily composed of architectural drawings and reprographic copies of commercial buildings in the Los Angeles area. The collection also includes black-and-white photographs, specifications, contracts, and small architectural reference pamphlets.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Miller, Marcus P., 1891-1949
Architectural drawings
Photographic prints
Reprographic copies