This collection consists of architectural drawings and renderings for residences and commercial properties designed by Marshall
Wilkinson and his son, Marshall Wilkinson, Jr.. The collection also contains some office files and photographs of one of the
projects, photographed by Hutton Wilkinson, grandson of Marshall Wilkinson, Sr. In absence of original order, the drawings
were alphabetized by project name or client name.
Marshall Phillips Wilkinson, Sr. (1892-1969) was a draftsman in Hollywood as early as 1915. Wilkinson was superintendent of
construction for the Frank P. Meline Company in Beverly Hills in 1917, and founded his own architectural firm in 1918 or 1920
in Los Angeles. He designed many residences and commercial buildings in the Los Angeles area, some of the residences were
designed for Hollywood entertainment industry stars. The Marshall Wilkinson Architectural Firm was joined by Marshall Wilkinson,
Jr. who ran the firm after his father retired. Marshall Wilkinson, Jr. attended the University of Southern California and
died in 1989.
49.0 Linear feet
15 flat file drawers, four boxes
Legal Status note
Hutton and Ruth Willkinson retain copyright.