Finding Aid for the Robert D. Farquhar Architectural Drawings, 1920-1940

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UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
Manuscripts Division
Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
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The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Robert D. Farquhar Architectural Drawings,
Date (inclusive): 1920-1940
Collection number: 1579
Creator: Farquhar, Robert D., b. 1872
Extent: 2 oversize boxes 28 oversize folders
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Robert D. Farquhar Architectural Drawings (Collection 1579). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

UCLA Catalog Record ID

UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4233004 

Scope and Content

Collection consists of architectural drawings, blueprints, sketches, and plans of Robert D. Farquhar, and one photograph of Bourgeois, Arthur Brown's collaborator for the San Francisco Hall. Includes drawings for Florence Brown residence in Bel Air (Los Angeles), Mrs. Henry Weyse residence in Santa Monica, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Quinn residence in Holmby Hills (Los Angeles), and the Harvey Mudd and Richard Rogers residence in Beverly Hills.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.


Farquhar, Robert D., b. 1872--Archives.
Architects--United States--Archival resources.

Genres and Forms of Material

Architectural drawings.

Container List

Folder 1

Florence Brown residence. Bel air - drawings.

Folder 2

Ada McCormick's father's house. Idaho - drawings.

Folder 3

Mr. and mrs. James Whittlesey residence, La Jolla.

Folder 4

Haynes - stairs details, rooms.

Folder 5

Ellis [?] Jones residence, L.S. - sketches and floor plans.

Physical Description: (2 bundles)
Folder 6

Mrs. Henry Weyse residence, Santa Monica - drawings.

Folder 7

House in perspective - RDF.

Folder 8

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Quinn residence, Holmby Hills.

Folder 9

W.L. Garland residence, little cocktail room drawings, blueprints.

Folder 10

Francis Farquhar residence and book cases - sketches and plans.

Folder 11

Titcomb - miscellaneous sketches.

Folder 12

Mr. and Mrs. Ben Stroud residence, Huntington Palisades, Santa Monica.

Folder 13

Titcomb's drawings for California Club and sketches for living room.

Physical Description: (2 bundles)
Folder 14

381 California Terrace, Pasadena. Roland Coates, architect, bought by RDF 1929, sold 1950.

Folder 15

Quinn house, 1936, porch addition, west porch - prints. Quality sheet metal.

Folder 16

Miss T.H. Graham residence, Sierra Madre - drawings.

Folder 17

Greek church[?].

Folder 18

Colin Farquhar: Hunter's Creek - mill house. Colin's Mill house.

Folder 19

Mrs. Quinn's collection - urns, vases, etc.


"Not done, too costly for heirs, about $10,000 for cases. Gift to USC. USC room Mrs. Quinn's pottery."
Folder 20

Danziger residence, Los Angeles - cloth blue prints.

Folder 21

Pembery drawings from England for Quinn Room, Huntington Library - drawings and blue prints. 4 rolls.

Folder 22

Harvey Mudd residence, Beverly Hills - drawings for mantel.

Folder 23

Treanor - front door.

Folder 24

Studio - Browning Building, Waco University.

Folder 25

Mrs. Fudger.

Folder 26


Folder 27

Studio for Alice Lewisohn Crowley at "Crossroads", Ossining, New York.

Folder 27

House for Mrs. Wesley C. Mitchell. Stamford, Connecticut.

Folder 27

The Mill. Hunter's Creek, Walter P. Lewisohn.

Folder 28

[Richard] I. Rogers residence, Beverly Hills.

Folder 29

Quinn - new front iron porch.

Physical Description: (Oversize roll box)
Folder 29

Tippet house, Del Mar - drawings. Tippet garden arbor.

Physical Description: (Oversize roll box)
Folder 29

Marion Macneil Smith residence, Azusa - drawings.

Physical Description: (Oversize roll box)
Folder 30

Photograph of Bourgeois, Arthur Brown's collaborator for the San Francisco Hall, etc.

Physical Description: (10 × 14")