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Anthony (Earle C.) residence photographs and other material
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Description
A photograph album and other materials related to the Earle C. Anthony residence by architect Bernard Maybeck, built 1927 in Los Feliz, Los Angeles, California. The collection belonged to Harold Grieve, the estate's interior designer, and includes a sketchbook by Grieve.
Background
Earle C. Anthony (1880-1961) was a prominent Packard automobile dealer in Los Angeles and was also the founder and owner of radio station KFI AM 640. He hired architect Bernard Maybeck to design a mansion for him in 1927 on an 8.5-acre property in the Los Feliz neighborhood of Los Angeles, and then hired Harold W. Grieve as interior designer. The estate changed hands in the early 1950s, and in 1971 was bequeathed to the Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, an order of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles, and became a convent.Harold Walter Grieve (1901-1993) was born in Los Angeles and began his career as a motion picture art director and set designer. In the late 1920s he turned to interior decoration, and had a successful career with many clients in the movie business.
Extent
3 Linear Feet (1 box, 1 oversize album)
Restrictions
The Huntington Library does not require that researchers request permission to quote from or publish images of this material, nor does it charge fees for such activities. The responsibility for identifying the copyright holder, if there is one, and obtaining necessary permissions rests with the researcher.
Availability
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