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Finding Aid for the Joseph L. Johnson drawings of the Zetterberg house (Claremont, Calif.), circa 1952 0000259
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  • Title: Joseph L. Johnson drawings of the Zetterberg house (Claremont, Calif.)
    Identifier/Call Number: 0000259
    Contributing Institution: Architecture and Design Collection, Art, Design & Architecture Museum
    Language of Material: English
    Container: 548
    Physical Description: 3.0 Linear feet (1 flat file folder)
    Date (inclusive): circa 1952
    creator: Johnson, Joseph Leupp, 1911-1987


    Open for use by qualified researchers.

    Preferred Citation note

    Joseph L. Johnson drawings of the Zetterberg house (Claremont, Calif.), Architecture and Design Collection. Art, Design & Architecture Museum; University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Biographical/Historical note

    Joseph Leupp Johnson was born on May 23, 1911 in Pasadena, California. Son of the architect Reginald D. Johnson, Joseph Johnson attended Harvard University for undergraduate and graduate study in the field of architecture. Out of graduate school in 1939, Johnson got a job as a draftsman for the architect William W. Wurster from 1939 to 1942. From 1946 to 1949 Johnson collaborated with architects Gregory Ain and Alfred W. Day until he was made a partner in 1949. The three architects worked together as Ain, Johnson & Day until the firm dissolved in 1951. Johnson went on to open his own firm which he operated until he joined forces with Samuel E. Lunden in 1960, to form Samuel E. Lunden, FAIA, Joseph L. Johnson, AIA, Architects, Planners. Joseph L. Johnson died on June 20, 1987.

    Scope and Content note

    The Joseph L. Johnson drawing of the Zetterberg house spans 3 linear feet and dates from circa 1952. The collection consists of one reprographic copy of a plot plan that is undated.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Johnson, Joseph Leupp, 1911-1987
    Architectural drawings
    Reprographic copies