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Welton Becket architectural drawings and photographs, 1913-2009, bulk 1930-1969

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Becket (Welton) Architectural Drawings and Photographs

Title: Welton Becket architectural drawings and photographs
Dates: 1913-2009, bulk 1930-1969
Number: 2010.M.83
Creator/Collector: Becket, Welton D.
Extent: 1308.5 Linear Feet (35 boxes, 807 flatfile folders, 225 boxed rolls)
Abstract: The Welton Becket architectural drawings and photographs document the career of this architect whose iconic designs defined the built environment of Los Angeles in the mid-twentieth century. Comprised of over 10,000 drawings and over 1500 photographs, the collection includes a selection of projects from Becket's earliest independent work in 1930, through his involvement in the firms of Plummer, Wurdeman and Becket; Wurdeman and Becket; and Welton Becket and Associates, until his death in 1969. The archive also contributes to the discussion of structural and theoretical changes in architectural practice in the mid-twentieth century.
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Language: Collection material is in English.
Repository: The Getty Research Institute
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Los Angeles 90049-1688
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URL: http://hdl.handle.net/10020/askref
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Author: Ann Harrison


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