Finding aid to the Historic Houses Scrapbooks MS.544

Finding aid prepared by Anna Liza Posas
Autry National Center, Braun Research Library
234 Museum Drive
Los Angeles, CA, 90065-5030

Title: Historic Houses Scrapbooks
Identifier/Call Number: MS.544
Contributing Institution: Autry National Center, Braun Research Library
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.2 Linear feet (1 box)
Date (inclusive): 1965 - 1968


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Copyright has not been assigned to the Braun Research Library at the Autry National Center. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Library Director. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Braun Research Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.


  • S1: Scrapbook one A - L
  • S2: Scrapbook two M - Z

Preferred citation

Historic Houses Scrapbooks, 1965-1967, Braun Research Library Collection, Autry National Center, Los Angeles; MS.544; [scrapbook number].

Processing history

Processed by Anna Liza Posas, 2012 September 27. Final processing of collection and publication of finding aid made possible by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).

Scope and contents

Scrapbooks of newspaper articles written from 1965-1968, featuring Historic Houses of California and the West arranged alphabetically by geographical location or edifice name into two three-ring binders. Some photographs are also included in the collection.
Most of the articles are from the Los Angeles Times and other California newspapers. Articles include stories about historic buildings in Los Angeles and other regions in California . Also includes information on preservation and demolition and photographs.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Historic buildings -- California
Historic buildings -- West (U.S.)
Historic sites -- California
Historic sites -- West (U.S.)
Los Angeles Times