Jump to Content

Collection Guide
Collection Title:
Collection Number:
Get Items:
Finding Aid for the Bennett & Bennett records, 1946-1973 0000110
View entire collection guide What's This?
PDF (52.42 Kb) HTML
Search this collection
Collection Details
Table of contents What's This?
  • Access
  • Custodial History note
  • Preferred Citation note
  • Biographical/Historical note
  • Scope and Content note

  • Title: Bennett & Bennett records
    Identifier/Call Number: 0000110
    Contributing Institution: Architecture and Design Collection, Art, Design & Architecture Museum
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 3.0 Linear feet (1 flat file folder)
    Date (inclusive): 1946-1973
    Location note: 1 Flat File Drawer/ADC - flat files (misc. architects)
    creator: Bennett & Bennett.
    creator: Bennett, Cyril, 1891-1957
    creator: Bennett, Robert Edward, b. 1915


    Partially processed collection, open for use by qualified researchers.

    Custodial History note

    Gift of Robert E. Bennett, 1999.

    Preferred Citation note

    Bennett & Bennett records, Architecture and Design Collection. Art, Design & Architecture Museum; University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Biographical/Historical note

    Bennett & Bennett, formally Bennett & Haskell, was an architectural firm located in Pasadena, California. The practice was a father and son partnership, Cyril Bennett (father) born in 1890 and Robert E. Bennett (son) born 1915. Some of the more prominent work done by this firm includes, the Physical Science Building at University of California Riverside, the Langendorf Bakery in East Los Angeles, and additions/alterations to the Memorial Coliseum in downtown Los Angeles, which began in the 1940s.

    Scope and Content note

    The Bennett & Bennett records span 3 linear feet and date from 1946 to 1973. The collection contains architectural drawings for the additions and alterations to the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum that the Bennett & Bennett architectural firm designed.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Bennett & Bennett.
    Bennett, Cyril, 1891-1957
    Bennett, Robert Edward, b. 1915
    Architectural drawings
    Architectural firms -- California
    Architecture -- California -- 20th century