Finding Aid for the Hervey Parke Clark photographs of Southern California architecture, circa 1920-1968 0000118

Finding aid prepared by ADC staff
The processing of this collection was made possible through generous funding from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, administered through the Council on Library and Information Resources “Cataloging Hidden Special Collections and Archives” Project.
Architecture and Design Collection, Art, Design & Architecture Museum
Arts Building Room 1434
University of California
Santa Barbara, California, 93106-7130

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