Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract The El Nido Services and Lodges records cover the practical details of El Nido's operations, 1930-1980, documenting its real estate management, zoning battles, tax questions, insurance and "disaster preparedness" provisions, and occasional personnel problems of this social service agency. Originally a project of the Los Angeles Section of the National Council of Jewish Women, the Section established a Children's Bureau in Los Angeles in 1925, and three years later built a camp for...
Collection — Box 1
Abstract Correspondence and photographs, along with business, financial, and organizational records, chronicling the life of W. Dorr Legg before and beyond his involvement with ONE, Incorporated. Photographs document his early life along with minimal records of his educational experience at the University of Michigan, his professional life as a landscape designer and professor, and as a Church of Christ, Scientist practitioner, 1909-1994. His family papers include documents from his siblings along with...
Abstract The Los Angeles Union Station Collection documents the planning and construction of the historic landmark, as well as the battles that preceded its actual construction. The collection consists of approximately 22 boxes of legal files, blueprints, maps, correspondence, and planning documents regarding one of Los Angeles's most recognizable architectural icons.
Collection — Box 1-2
Abstract When the Union Pacific Railroad and Southern Pacific Railroad merged in 1997 and the former did a housecleaning of its inventory, many of the Union Pacific's archival materials were saved. The records that were donated to USC were chiefly those that were generated in the 1940s and 50s as part of the Tidelands controversies, concerning the Los Angeles / Long Beach / Wilmington harbor areas, and documenting channels, wetlands, islands, elevations, and shoreline. In addition to many maps,...
Collection — Box 1
Overview 17 historic maps of Beverly Hills, Doheny Beverly Ranch, Bel-Air, Coldwater and Benedict Canyons, and one map of the industrial and commerical development of the San Fernando Valley; 26 10 x 13 photographs and 1 28 x 24 aerial photograph of the G. Allan Hancock home at 2000 N. La Brea Terrace circa 1944.