Spear (R.R.) blueprints and sketches Edit


Finding Aid Author
Katie Richardson and Andrew Goodrich
Finding Aid Date
2011 July
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  • 1910 – 1930 (Creation)


  • 1 Linear Feet (Whole)
    30 items

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  • Preferred Citation

    [Box/folder# or item name], R.R. Spear blueprints and sketches, Collection no. 0319, Regional History Collections, Special Collections, USC Libraries, University of Southern California

  • Conditions Governing Use

    All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Manuscripts Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Advance notice required for access.

  • Acquisition

    The collection was given to the University of Southern California by Carroll Morrison in 2003.

  • Abstract

    The collection is comprised of a subdivision map as well as specifications, blueprints, and sketches of several structures constructed in South Los Angeles between 1910 and 1930.

  • Scope and Content

    Included in the collection are 12 blueprints of structures designed by R.R. Spear and W.F. Ruck in South Los Angeles; the general specifications of two single-family residences; and a map of Athens-on-the-Hill, a residential subdivision in South Los Angeles that was platted in the early twentieth century.


  • Type
    Mixed Materials
    Container 1 Type
    Container 1 Indicator