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Patrick McGrew Collection
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms
  • Additional collection guides

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Patrick McGrew Collection
    Dates: Bulk 1990-2010
    Collection Number: S2014.3
    Creator/Collector: Patrick McGrew
    Extent: 12 linear feet and 1 flat file drawer excludes book collection
    Repository: Palm Springs Art Museum
    Palm Springs, California 92263
    Abstract: Patrick McGrew AIA (1941-2013) was an architect and advocate for historic preservation. A practicing architect in San Francisco for forty-five years, he spent fourteen years as the president of the San Francisco Landmarks Commission. He served as chairman of the Architecture and Design Council at the Palm Springs Art Museum, member of the Palm Springs Historic Site Preservation Board and on the board of directors for the Palm Springs Preservation Foundation.
    Language of Material: English


    The collection is open to qualified researches by appointment only.

    Publication Rights

    No interpretive restriction is placed on material. Separate permissions to be obtained for publishing material. Property rights to the physical object belong to the Palm Springs Art Museum. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where Palm Springs Art Museum does not hold the copyright.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item]. Patrick McGrew Collection. Collection Number: S2014.3. Palm Springs Art Museum

    Acquisition Information

    The collection was acquired from his partner, Robert Stone in late 2013 (S2014.3).

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The Patrick McGrew Collection (S2014.3) was acquired in 2013 and contains computer files, books, magazines, national register nominations, research binders of local residential buildings, drawings, postcards, and working papers representing McGrew’s interest in architecture and preservation. There are 10 series in the collection.

    Indexing Terms

    Architecture – California - Palm Springs
    Architecture – California - San Francisco
    Historic Buildings – California - Palm Springs
    Historic Buildings – California - San Francisco
    McGrew, Patrick (1941-2013) - Archives
    Palm Springs, California
    San Francisco, California
    Historic Preservation – California - Palm Springs
    Historic Preservation - California - San Francisco
    Architectural Historian – California - Palm Springs
    Architects – California - San Francisco

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