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Finding aid to the William Peyton Day papers, MS 3616
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  • Title: William Peyton Day papers
    Date (inclusive): 1928-1958
    Collection Identifier: MS 3616
    Creator: Day, William Peyton, ca. 1886-1966.
    Extent: 2 boxes, 1 carton (2.0 linear ft.)
    Contributing Institution: California Historical Society
    678 Mission Street
    San Francisco, CA, 94105-4014
    (415) 357-1848
    URL: http://www.californiahistoricalsociety.org/
    Location of Materials: Collection is stored onsite.
    Language of Materials: Collection materials are in English.


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    Publication Rights

    All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Director of Library and Archives, North Baker Research Library, California Historical Society, 678 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94105. Consent is given on behalf of the California Historical Society as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner. Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], William Peyton Day papers, MS 3616, California Historical Society.

    Separated Materials

    Photographs and photograph album shelved in Photography Collection.

    Additional collection guides

    The legacy finding aid attached to this record may not accurately reflect the contents of the collection. Additional materials may have been added to the collection and container locations may have changed since the description was written.

    Biographical Information

    William Petyon Day was an architect, of San Francisco, California.

    Scope and Contents

    Office records for the architectural firm of W.P. Day, including correspondence, financial and personnel records, project files, and plans; together with some personal papers, and other documents. Projects represented include Golden Gate International Exposition (1939-1940) and San Francisco International Airport (1951).

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog:
    W.P. Day Associates.
    Golden Gate International Exposition (1939-1940 : San Francisco, Calif.).
    San Francisco International Airport (Calif.)
    Architects--California--San Francisco.
    Architectural firms--California--San Francisco.
    International airports--California.
    San Francisco (Calif.)--Buildings, structures, etc.