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Finding Aid for the Hervey Parke Clark photographs of Southern California architecture, circa 1920-1968 0000118
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  • Custodial History note
  • Preferred Citation note
  • Biographical/Historical note
  • Scope and Content note
  • Separated Materials note

  • Title: Hervey Parke Clark photographs of Southern California architecture
    Identifier/Call Number: 0000118
    Contributing Institution: Architecture and Design Collection, Art, Design & Architecture Museum
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 2.5 Linear feet Five card file boxes
    Date (inclusive): circa 1920-1968
    Location note: Boxes 1-5/ADC - regular
    creator: Clark, Hervey Parke, 1899-1982


    Partially processed collection, open for use by qualified researchers.

    Custodial History note

    Gift of Hervey Clark & Beuttler, 1978. Additional materials gifted by Isabel Clark, 1982 and 1983.

    Preferred Citation note

    Hervey Parke Clark photographs of Southern California Architecture. Architecture and Design Collection. Art, Design & Architecture Museum; University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Biographical/Historical note

    Hervey Parke Clark was born in 1899 in Detroit Michigan and moved to Santa Barbara in 1910. Clark attended Yale and later University of Pennsylvania Architectural School in 1926. After graduating the University of Pennsylvania, Hervey Clark found work at the New York office of Raymond Hood, Godley and Fouilhoux. In 1936, Clark moved to San Francisco and ten years later began a partnership with John Frederick Beuttler. In the mid-1950s through the 1970s, Clark taught design at Stanford’s school of architecture. Hervey Parke Clark died on January 31, 1982, at the age of 82.

    Scope and Content note

    Five card file boxes hold photographs and negatives, most presumed by Clark, of architecture in Southern California.

    Separated Materials note

    Drawings and client files, formely part of this collection were transferred to the Environmental Design Archive, University of California, Berkeley in 2015 (14 record storage boxes and 10 flat file drawers). Clark's collection of photography of Southern California buildings kept at UCSB.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Clark & Beuttler.
    Architecture -- California -- 20th century
    Photographic prints
    Reprographic copies