Finding aid to the William Peyton Day papers, MS 3616

California Historical Society
678 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA, 94105-4014
(415) 357-1848

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
Location of Materials: Collection is stored onsite.
Language of Materials: Collection materials are in English.


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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.