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.
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.
3 Linear Feet
(1 box, 1 oversize album)
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