Finding Aid for the Robert Ingle Hoyt papers, circa 1941-circa 1980 0000143

Finding aid prepared by Chris Marino
Architecture and Design Collection, Art, Design & Architecture Museum
Arts Building Room 1434
University of California
Santa Barbara, California, 93106-7130

Title: Robert Ingle Hoyt papers
Identifier/Call Number: 0000143
Contributing Institution: Architecture and Design Collection, Art, Design & Architecture Museum
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 68.0 Linear feet (23 record storage boxes, 15 flat file drawers)
Date (inclusive): circa 1941-circa 1980
creator: Hoyt, Robert Ingle, 1913-1985


Partially processed collection, open for use by qualified researchers.

Custodial History note

Gift of Evelyn Hoyt, 1985.

Preferred Citation note

Robert Ingle Hoyt papers, Architecture and Design Collection. Art, Design & Architecture Museum; University of California, Santa Barbara.

Biographical/Historical note

Robert Ingle Hoyt was born on March 21, 1913 in Connecticut. He received his Bachelor of Fine Arts from Yale in 1936. In 1941, Hoyt graduated from Cornell University with his Masters degree in Architecture. Following school, Hoyt was employed in multiple architectural firms in New York. In 1947, he opened his own independent firm in Santa Barbara, California. Hoyt’s body of work includes commercial buildings, schools, a museum, parking facilities and residences. Robert Ingle Hoyt died on July 28, 1985.

Scope and Content note

The Robert Ingle Hoyt papers span 68 linear feet and date from circa 1941 to circa 1980. The collection is primarily composed of architectural drawings and reprographic copies, but also includes black-and-white photographs, negatives, correspondence, newspaper and magazine clippings, presentation boards, master plans, specifications, and handwritten notes regarding projects.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Hoyt, Robert Ingle, 1913-1985
Architectural drawings
Photographic prints
Presentation drawings (proposals)
Reprographic copies