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AC Martin Partners drawings and records on microfilm, 1906-2006

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AC Martin Partners drawings and records on microfilm
Series III. Office documentation, 1911-1953 6 Reels (1 box) microfilm : negative; 35 mm., 16 mm.
Series III consists of Albert C. Martin and Associates textual records and correspondence copied to microfilm by the firm. It includes project documentation and notes, financial statements, and correspondence with clients and colleagues. It also includes several articles for publication written by Albert C. Martin Sr. regarding architectural practices in California, and concrete as a building material. These copies include both typewritten and handwritten documents.
Titles and dates in this file were supplied by the file separator cards on the microfilm reels. In instances where the original title was repetitive or too ambiguous, a title has been created and the original title has been included in a note in the file.
Conditions Governing Access: All material in Series III is currently unavailable until reformatting is complete.
Arrangement
This material is arranged in three groups: Project documentation, 1911-1952; Correspondence, 1914-1951; and Articles for publication, 1924-1930. Project documentation is arranged alphabetically by client name, and then chronologically within each file, retaining the original file structures. Correspondence is arranged chronologically.
Project documentation, 1911-1952 6 Reels
This grouping documents the professional projects of Albert C. Martin and Associates between 1911 and 1952. It includes general contracts; cost estimates; construction schedules; invoices; payrolls; projects notes; and correspondence with clients, contractors, and suppliers.
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111 R6 American Smelting and Refining Company, 1948-1951
File includes correspondence, cost estimates, drawings-issued lists, and lists of sub-contractors related to the proposed development of an office building for the American Smelting and Refining Company.
111 R5 Annandale Golf Club, 1950-1953
111 R5 Apex Steel Corporation, 1950-1953
File contains correspondence with the Apex Steel Corporation. Series I. Architectural drawings contains drawings for the Apex Steel Corporation - see work order number 46002-01.
111 R2 Auto Club Hotel, 1952
File contains price lists, memoranda, and correspondence with a Mr. J. Wiseman Macdonald regarding proposed alterations to the Auto Club Hotel in Los Angeles.
Board of Education, 1920-1926
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111 R4 Utah Street School, 12 Unit Addition, 1920-1923
File includes invoices, statements, and correspondence with the client, consulting engineers, and material suppliers.
111 R4 Gymnasia - Van Nuys, San Pedro, and San Fernando, 1922-1924
File includes invoices and correspondence with the client and material suppliers.
111 R4 Utah Street School, 12 Room Addition, 1923-1925
File includes invoices, statements, and correspondence with the client and consulting engineers.
111 R4 Utah Street School, Addition No. 2, 1926
File contains correspondence with the client and consulting engineers.
111 R5 Brea Company, 1950-1953
File contains correspondence regarding the Brea Company drug store and market building, and the Thrifty Drug Company warehouse. Series I. Architectural drawings contains drawings for the Brea Company - see work order numbers 253-19, 353-12, 51004-01, 51015-01, 57127-01, and 64061-01.
Brunswig Drug Company, 1945-1953
File contains notes and correspondence regarding the development of a warehouse and office building for the Brunswig Drug Company, Vernon, California. Series I. Architectural drawings contains drawings for the Brunswig Drug Company - see work order numbers 353-6, 1055-13, 1154-5, 1155-14, 30002-01, and 50001-01.
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111 R6 Warehouse and Office Building, 1945 March
File includes correspondence with consulting engineer Lester R. Kelly regarding plans and specifications for a warehouse and office building.
This file is labeled "Kelly, Lester Consulting Engineer" on the microfilm.
111 R5 Correspondence, 1950-1953
111 R5 California Walnut Growers Association, 1950-1953
Series III. Office documentation contains additional correspondence related to this client - see Series III. Office Documentation: Correspondence: Alphabetical files M-W: W, 1939-1951. Series I. Architectural drawings contains drawings for the California Walnut Growers Association - see work order numbers 20001-01, 21003-01, 26003-01, 26004-01, 35001-01, 38001-01, 47002-01, 47005-01, 47006-01, 48002-01, 49001-01, and 52002-01.
111 R5 Cass and Johansing, 1950-1953
File contains correspondence regarding office building alterations for Cass and Johansing. Series I. Architectural drawings contains drawings for Cass and Johansing - see work order number 253-13.
111 R6 Charles Bruning Company, 1946-1947
File includes financial statements and correspondence regarding an office and warehouse in Los Angeles for the Charles Bruning Company. Series I. Architectural drawings contains drawings for the Charles Bruning Company - see work order number 46001-01.
Charles R. Hadley Company, 1945-1952
File contains correspondence with the Charles R. Hadley Company regarding a project at 330 North Los Angeles Street, Los Angeles.
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111 R6 1945-1946
File includes cost estimates and correspondence regarding alterations to a building for the Charles R. Hadley Company at 333 North Los Angeles Street, Los Angeles.
This file is labeled "Charles R. Hadley Co. Corresp. 1944-47" on the microfilm.
111 R2 1952
File contains correspondence relating to work done for the Charles R. Hadley Company at 330 North Los Angeles Street, Los Angeles.
This file is labeled "Hadley Co. – Charles R Misc. Correspondence" on the microfilm.
111 R5 Chase Brass and Copper Company, 1950-1953
File contains correspondence regarding the Chase Brass and Copper Company, LLC, Waterbury, Connecticut.
111 R3 Collins Radio Company, 1950-1951
File contains correspondence, invoices and receipts relating to work for the Collins Radio Company in Arcadia, California. Series I. Architectural drawings contains drawings for the Collins Radio Company - see work order numbers 59153-01, 59161-01, and 60009-01.
111 R5 Container Corporation of America, 1950-1953
File contains correspondence regarding a Boyle Avenue expansion for the Container Corporation of America. Series I. Architectural drawings contains drawings for the Container Corporation of America - see work order numbers 0287-01, 154-5, 755-15, 67047-01, 68036-01, 68054-01, 68105-01, and 68108-01.
111 R5 Crown Zellerbach Corporation, 1950-1953
File contains correspondence regarding the Los Angeles Citrus Printing Plant on Garfield Avenue, for the Crown Zellerbach Corporation. Series I. Architectural drawings contains drawings for the Crown Zellerbach Corporation - see work order numbers 253-14, 256-1, 356-6, 51009-01, 51016-01, 57081-01, 57087-01, 63014-01, and 63015-01.
111 R5 Daily Residence, 1950-1953
File contains correspondence regarding a residential development for a Mr. Milton Daily in Camarillo, California. Series I. Architectural drawings contains drawings for this client, for both residential and commercial projects - see work order numbers 554-8, 61235-01, 62135-01, 62136-01, and 65060-01.
Desmond's Clothing Store Incorporated, 1914-1922
File documents work completed for Desmond's Clothing Store Incorporated. Series I. Architectural drawings contains drawings for this client - see work order number 23008-01.
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111 R4 Mezzanine, alterations and ventilation system, 1921-1922
File includes cost estimates and correspondence with the client, consulting engineers and material suppliers regarding work at at 553 South Spring Street for the Desmond's Clothing Store Incorporated.
111 R4 Cost estimates and correspondence, 1915-1917
File includes cost estimates, correspondence with the client, contractors, and material suppliers regarding work at 557-555 South Spring Street for Desmond's Clothing Store Incorporated. It also includes images of decorative clay motifs.
This file is labeled "Desmond's Store Building (Madeline Wills)" on the microfilm.
111 R4 Miscellaneous repairs, 1914-1920
File contains correspondence with the client and contractors regarding repairs at 553 South Spring Street for the Desmond's Clothing Store Incorporated.
111 R5 Ducommun Metals and Supply Company, 1950-1953
File contains correspondence regarding the San Diego expansion for the Ducommun Metals and Supply Company. Series I. Architectural drawings contains drawings for the Ducommun Metals and Supply Company - see work order numbers 553-9, 8038-03, 39002-01, 40001-01, 46012-01, 50015-01, 52017-01, 53006-01, 59090-01, 60138-01, 61057-01, and 62119-01.
111 R5 Duque Residence, 1950-1953
File contains correspondence regarding the E. E. Duque Residence, also referred to as the Idylwild or Fleming Ranch.
111 R5 Eichenbaum, Joseph K., 1950-1953
File contains correspondence with Joseph K. Eichenbaum regarding the planning of a parking lot.
111 R5 Flynn Estate Incorporated, 1950-1953
File contains correspondence regarding Porter Hotel and Store Building alterations for Flynn Estate Incorporated. Series I. Architectural drawings contains drawings for the Flynn Estate Incorporated - see work order numbers 12007-01, 27004-01, 27006-01, 37004-01, 38004-01, 51017-01, and 64122-01.
111 R5 General Electric Company, 1950-1953
File contains correspondence with the General Electric Company Building. Series I. Architectural drawings contains drawings for the General Electric Company - see work order numbers 253-17, 1226 (47017-01), 1526-01, 37002-01, 37005-01, 40002-01, 41002-01, 42001-01, 43002-01, 44006-01, 44007-01, 44008-01, 44009-01, 45007-01, 50018-01, 53004-01, and 57170-01.
General Petroleum Corporation, 1945-1952
File contains project documentation and correspondence with the General Petroleum Corporation. Series I. Architectural drawings contains drawings for the General Petroleum Corporation - see work order numbers 355-22, 656-25, 755-6, 47014-01, 52010-01, 52015-01, 57022-01, 58009-01, and 51012-01.
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111 R5 Correspondence, 1950-1953
111 R3 Change Room Unit, 1951-1952
File contains bills, invoices, cost lists and correspondence, predominantly with P. J. Walker Company builders, in regards to the building of a change room unit for the General Petroleum Corporation, Torrance, California.
General Telephone Company of California, 1950-1953
This file contains project documentation and correspondence with the Associated Telephone Company of California, which became known as the General Telephone Company in the mid-1930s.
Series I. Architectural drawings contains drawings for the Associated Telephone Company. See work order numbers 48005-01, 49002-01, 50002-01, 50006-01, 50007-01, 50009-01, 50017-01, 51002-01, 51003-01, 51005-01. 51008-01, 51011-01, 51013-01, and 52001-01.
Series I. Architectural drawings also contains drawings for the General Telephone Company of California. See work order numbers 153-7, 154-11, 156-1, 253-2, 253-7, 354-5, 453-8, 456-20, 653-9, 555-14, 656-17, 0185-01, 0189-01, 1054-8, 1053-9, 1053-6, 1156-14, 5001-01, 5045-30, 5045-20, 5045-21, 51011-01, 51013-01, 57062-01, 57064-01, 57070-01, 57063-01, 57065-01, 57190-01, 58027-01, 57191-01, 57182-01, 58164-01, 59151-01, 60067-01, 60131-01, 60186-01, 63025-01, 63026-01, 64088-01, 65124-01, 65138-01, 65153-01, 65137-01, 66032-01, 65170-01, 65170-02, 65170-03, 65170-04, 66201-01, 67068-01, 67080-01, 68076-01, 68069-01, 68069-02, 68080-01, 68082-01, 69033-01, 69093-01, 71203-01, 74011-01, 74011-02, 75051-01, 76028-01, 9058-01, 9058-02, and 1981250-01.
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111 R5 Associated Telephone Company Central Office, 1950-1953
File contains correspondence regarding the Associated Telephone Company central office in Reedley, California.
111 R2 General Telephone Company of California, 1951-1952
File includes invoices from contractors, cost estimates, a general contract, and correspondence regarding a store room and pole yard for the General Telephone Company of California at 12905 Los Nietos Road, Whittier, California.
111 R5 George W. Carter Company, 1950-1953
File contains correspondence regarding the George W. Carter Company Building.
Gude's Incorporated 1910-1926
This file contains correspondence relating to two separate Gude's stores in Los Angeles, California.
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111 R4 Broadway Store Alterations, 1910-1921
File includes various bills and correspondence regarding the Gude's Broadway Store.
This file is labeled "A. L. Gude's, Alterations Store" on the microfilm.
111 R4 625 West 7th Street Store, 1923-1924
File includes invoices, cost estimates, and correspondence with material suppliers and contractors regarding the Gude's Store at 625 West 7th Street.
111 R4 Hodge and McMacklin, 1925 September
File contains invoices, permits, and correspondence with contractors Hodge and McMacklin regarding the Gude's Broadway Store, 725 S. Broadway.
111 R4 McClelland, H.S., 1925 September
File contains correspondence with H. S. McClelland in regards to ventilation work for the Gude's Broadway Store.
111 R4 Newbery Electric Company, 1925 September-December
File contains invoices and correspondence with the Newbery Electric Company in regards to wiring work for the Gude's Broadway Store.
111 R4 Commercial Fixture Company, 1925 November
File contains cost estimates, invoices, and correspondence with the Commercial Fixture Company in regards to the Gude's Broadway Store.
111 R4 Thomas Haverty Company, 1925-1926
File contains invoices and correspondence with the Thomas Haverty Company in regards to plumbing work for the Gude's Broadway Store.
111 R4 Broadway Store - Miscellaneous, 1925-1926
File includes cost statements, conference reports, invoices, bills, and correspondence with the client and contractors regarding the Gude's Broadway Store.
Haas, Baruch and Company, 1946-1949
File contains project documentation and correspondence with Haas, Baruch and Company. Series I. Architectural drawings contains drawings for Haas, Baruch and Company - see work order numbers 47007-01, 47008-01, 47011-01, 47012-01, and 48018-01.
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111 R6 Food Plant, 1946-1947
File includes correspondence with engineers and contractors, and descriptions of building materials for a coffee and tea plant (also referred to in the file as a "food plant") for Haas, Baruch and Company on Boyle Avenue.
This file is labeled "Haaus, Baruch and Company Food Plant" on the microfilm.
111 R6 Warehouse, 1948-1949
File includes invoices, statements, and correspondence with Haas, Baruch and Company regarding the development of a warehouse.
Higgins Estate 1940-1947
File includes cost estimates, statements, and correspondence regarding various projects for the Higgins Estate.
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111 R6 1940-1946
File includes cost estimates, statements, and correspondence regarding various projects for the Higgins Estate. It includes a roof-sign on a building on the corner of Crenshaw Boulevard and Adams Street, and the painting of a store at Melrose Avenue and Western Avenue.
This file is labeled "Higgins Estate Misc 1941-47" on the microfilm.
111 R6 1945-1947
File includes correspondence with the client, suppliers, and contractors regarding store remodeling for the General Petroleum Corporation in the Higgins Building.
This file is labeled "Higgins Estate Misc 1941-47" on the microfilm.
111 R6 Holleran Medical Group, 1946-1947
File includes correspondence with the client regarding design proposals, and the City of Los Angeles Board of Building and Safety Commission regarding a building permit for a vault and excavation for the Holleran Medical Group.
111 R5 Iles-Ayars Publishing Company, 1950-1953
Series I. Architectural drawings contains drawings for the Iles-Ayars Publishing Company - see work order numbers 48016-01 and 50012-01.
111 R3 J. E. Coberly Incorporated, 1951 August-October
File contains correspondence regarding architectural services for a proposed mezzanine office space for J. E. Coberly Incorporated.
111 R5 Kohler Company, 1950-1953
Series I. Architectural drawings contains drawings for the Kohler Company - see work order number 353-11.
111 R6 Kraft Foods Company, 1946-1948
File includes correspondence with construction contractors, construction cost lists, invoices, telegrams and discussion of drawing revisions for an office and warehouse for the Kraft Foods Company at 5657 East Slauson Avenue, Los Angeles. Series I. Architectural drawings contains drawings for the Kraft Foods Company - see work order number 46008-01.
111 R6 Lawson and Chipman Building, 1946-1947
File includes a project description, cost estimates, and correspondence with independent surveyors and general contractors regarding the Lawson and Chipman Building at Wilshire Boulevard and Bixel Street, Los Angeles.
This file is labeled "Howard B. Lawson + Dr. W. Drew Chipman Building" on the microfilm.
May Company Lakewood Shopping Center, 1946-1953
File contains project documentation and correspondence regarding the May Company's third branch store, the Lakewood Shopping Center. Series I. Architectural drawings contains drawings for the May Department Store Company's Lakewood Shopping Center - see work order numbers 153-4, 154-8, 155-5, 253-4, 254-2, 254-15, 354-8, 454-1, 455-2, 554-11, 555-7, 653-7, 653-11, 753-7, 754-11, 853-1, 853-4, 854-1, 953-6, 1404, 1053-5, 1053-14, 1153-12, 1154-4, 1154-8, 1254-9, 1254-10, 50014-01, 51019-01, and 62029-01. Please note this list only includes drawings identified to date and should not be considered an exhaustive list.
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111 R2 Miscellaneous, 1946-1952
File contains correspondence with the client and independent contractors, invoices, cost analyses, lists of drawings issued, progress reports for the May Company Lakewood Shopping Center. It also includes references to a labor dispute with T-S Construction Engineering Incorporated and a strike on the job site in 1951.
111 R2 Specialty Shops, 1950-1951
File includes correspondence, area calculations, cost estimates, and payroll statements regarding specialty shops in the May Company's Lakewood Shopping Center. It also includes correspondence with the law office of Bridges and Peters, and with architect I. Herman Kanner.
This file is labeled "Lakewood Center Inc. - F. W. Woolworth Company" on the microfilm.
111 R3 Contractors and Engineers, 1950-1952
File contains correspondence with contractors and engineers, primarily T-S Construction Engineers Incorporated, the Otis Elevator Company, Automatic Fire Protection, the Commercial Electric Company, and the Howe Brothers. It also includes invoices, receipts, and cost analysis documents.
This file is labeled "May Co Lakewood" on the microfilm.
111 R5 Agreements and Contracts, 1950-1953
File contains correspondence, detailed invoices, work agreements and contracts for the Lakewood Shopping Center.
This file is labeled "Lakewood Center" on the microfilm.
111 R6 MJB Coffee Company, 1947-1948
File includes cost estimates and correspondence regarding architectural work at a Los Angeles plant for the MJB Coffee Company.
111 R4 McElheney, Mrs. J. F., Loft Building, 1922-1923
File includes cost statements, payrolls, project notes and correspondence regarding work at 934 Wall Street, Los Angeles.
111 R6 Nassour Studios, 1947-1948
File includes lists of construction costs and correspondence regarding the construction of an office building for Nassour Studios at Sunset Boulevard and Van Ness Avenue. Series I. Architectural drawings contains drawings for Nassour Studios Incorporated - see work order number 47013-01.
111 R6 Optimist Boys' Home, 1945-1947
File includes a project proposal, lists of cost estimates, and correspondence regarding an addition to the Optimist Boys' Home on North Figueroa Street, Los Angeles.
This file is labeled "Optimist Boys' Home Misc. Corresp. 1944-45" on the microfilm.
Oxnard Union High School 1912-1923
File contains correspondence
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111 R4 1912-1923
File contains general invoices and correspondence with the client and contractors regarding Oxnard Union High School, Oxnard, California. It also includes specifications for waterproofing concrete.
111 R4 1914-1915
File includes invoices and correspondence with the client and contractors regarding Oxnard Union High School. It also includes specifications for waterproofing concrete published by Parrott and Company.
Pacific Coast Borax Company, 1943-1947
This file contains project documentation and correspondence with the Pacific Coast Borax Company. Series I. Architectural drawings contains drawings for the Pacific Coast Borax Company - see work order numbers 23011-01, 24005-01, 28001-01, 29004-01, 46010-01, 48014-01, 51018-01, and 52019-01.
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111 R6 Los Angeles Harbor Wharf, 1943-1945
File includes a survey and inspection report, cost estimates, and correspondence regarding repairs to a damaged wharf in the Los Angeles Harbor belonging to the Pacific Coast Borax Company.
This file is labeled "Pacific Coast Borax Co. Misc. Corresp." on the microfilm.
111 R6 Dissolving pit, ore conveyor, and thickening tank, 1945-1946
File contains correspondence, primarily with the City of Los Angeles Department of Building and Safety, regarding several projects for the Pacific Coast Borax Company. It includes discussions of a dissolving pit, ore conveyor, and a thickening tank.
This file is labeled "Pacific Coast Borax WHSE Dissolving Pit, Ore Conveyor, Thickening Tank" on the microfilm.
111 R6 Packaging plant and warehouse, 1946-1947
File contains cost estimates and correspondence regarding a packaging plant and warehouse for the Pacific Coast Borax Company.
111 R3 Paraffine Companies, 1949-1950
File contains correspondence with The Paraffine Companies regarding a plant project in Anaheim, California.
111 R6 Peck and Hills Furniture Company, 1946 June-September
File includes bills from surveyors and correspondence with the Peck and Hills Furniture Company of California regarding architectural and engineering services. Series I. Architectural drawings contains drawings for the Peck and Hills Furniture Company - see work order number 22002-01.
111 R4 Pioneer Market Company Abattoir, 1917-1918
File includes invoices and correspondence regarding the building of an abattoir for the Pioneer Market Company Wholesale Butchers, San Fernando, California.
111 R6 Preissman, A., 1948 March
File contains correspondence with general contractors regarding the building of a store on the property of Mr. A. Preissman at Melrose Avenue and Wilcox Avenue, Los Angeles. Series I. Architectural drawings contains drawings for Archie Preissman - see work order number 47004-01.
111 R4 Rector Girls Building Industrial School, 1918-1919
File includes invoices, supply orders, and correspondence with Reverend George Doyle regarding a school in Banning, California. It also includes rough sketches of floorplans.
111 R4 Republic Supply Company, 1923
File includes invoices, subcontractor lists, and correspondence regarding an office building and warehouse for the Republic Supply Company. The file also contains references to the Federal Drilling Company, which may have been affiliated with the Republic Supply Company.
Richman Brothers, 1949-1951
This file contains project documentation and correspondence with the Richman Brothers regarding several development projects. Series III. Office documentation contains correspondence related to this client - see Series III. Office Documentation: Correspondence: Alphabetical files M-W: R, 1948-1950.
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111 R6 Crenshaw Development, 1946-1948
File includes cost estimates, pile tabulations, invoices and correspondence regarding Richman Brothers Store development at 40th and Crenshaw, Los Angeles.
111 R3 Broadway Store, 1949-1950
File contains correspondence and notes regarding the Richman Brothers Broadway Store Alterations. It includes construction schedules, contractor invoices, work orders, salary transcripts, and correspondence with the architectural firm Sobel and Drielsma regarding payment agreements.
111 R3 Crenshaw, 1949-1950
File contains correspondence with Sobel and Drielsma, general contractor Kaplan-Johnson, and realtor company Herman N. Fink regarding the Richman Brothers' Crenshaw Store. It also includes some documentation regarding the Glendale Store.
111 R3 Sobel and Drielsma, 1949-1950
File contains correspondence and detailed progress notes regarding the Richman Brothers' Broadway Store project. The correspondence is primarily between T. Handleman and a Mr. Joseph C. Longueville at A. C. Martin & Associates.
111 R3 Crenshaw, Broadway Store, and Glendale, 1949-1951
File contains contracts, price lists, and correspondence with Sobel and Drielsma, general contractor Kaplan-Johnson, and realtor company Herman N. Fink regarding the Richman Brothers' Masonic Temple Building, Long Beach, California. It also includes correspondence regarding the Richman Brothers' Glendale Store.
This file is labeled "Crenshaw, Broadway Store, Glendale - Kaplan Johnson, Sobel and Drielsma" on the microfilm.
111 R3 Santa Monica Contracts, 1950-1951
File contains project notes and correspondence with Sobel and Drielsma and various contractors regarding the Richman Brothers' Santa Monica Store.
111 R3 Rinshed-Mason Company, 1950-1951
File includes check stubs, invoices from contractors, and payroll sheets regarding a project for the Rinshed-Mason Paint Company, Anaheim, California. Series I. Architectural drawings contains drawings for the Rinshed-Mason Company - see work order number 50013-01.
111 R6 Robertson, George C., 1948 June
File contains correspondence regarding the paving of an alley on the Robertson property.
Roman Catholic Church, 1913-1951
File contains projects completed for the Roman Cathloic Church, including churches and schools. All projects are labeled "R.C.B." on the microfilm.
Brawley - Imperial County School 1911-1925
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111 R4 1911-1913
File contains cost estimates and correspondence with Reverend F. Burelbach regarding the Brawley Church.
111 R4 1925 September
File contains cost estimates, invoices, and correspondence with contractors and Reverend F. Burelbach regarding the Imperial County School.
111 R4 Alhambra Church, 1913-1915
File contains correspondence with Reverend Philip Williams regarding the Alhambra Church.
111 R4 Conaty Memorial High School, 1919-1924
File includes cost estimates, invoices, and correspondence regarding the Conaty Memorial High School, a Catholic Girls School in Los Angeles, California. It also includes two sketches of floorplans and sales material for steel lockers and locks. Series I. Architectural drawings contains drawings for the Conaty Memorial High School - see work order number 21004-01.
111 R6 Los Angeles Catholic Girls High School, 1945-1948
File contains correspondence regarding suggested additions to a high school at 2900 West Pico Boulevard, Los Angeles.
111 R6 St. Brendan's Church, 1945-1948
File contains price quotes and correspondence regarding furnace repair, the waterproofing of a building and other work for the St. Brendan's Church, 311 S Wilton Place, Los Angeles. Series I. Architectural drawings contains drawings for St. Brendan's Church - see work order number 26002-01.
111 R3 St. Elizabeth's Altadena, 1949-1951
File includes construction invoices and correspondence with the St. Elizabeth Parish School, Altadena, California, regarding the construction of a classroom building. Series I. Architectural drawings contains drawings for the St. Elizabeth Parish School - see work order numbers 253-3 and 58008-01.
111 R6 Security Materials Company, 1947-1948
File contains correspondence regarding the proposed development of a building for the Security Materials Company.
111 R6 Schroeder, Chester A., 1947 March-May
File contains correspondence with a Mr. Chester A. Schroeder regarding a project on Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles.
111 R6 Shaw Residence, 1947-1948
File contains correspondence regarding the remodeling of a bathroom for a Mr. and Mrs. Archie Shaw in Raymond, California.
111 R4 Simi Valley Union High School, 1923-1925
File contains cost estimates, bills, and correspondence with the client and contractors regarding the Simi Valley Union High School, Simi Valley, California. It also includes sketches of light fixtures and a photograph of an unidentified one-story brick building. Series I. Architectural drawings contains drawings for the Simi Valley Union High School - see work order numbers 23005-01, 26005-01, and 35006-01.
111 R6 Southwestern Freight Lines, 1945-1946
File contains invoices from construction companies, a legal description of the property in question, electricity consumption tables, and correspondence regarding a freight depot for Southwestern Freight Lines.
111 R6 Stewart Residence, 1946-1947
File contains invoices and correspondence regarding alterations to the residence of a Mr. and Mrs. Maynard Stewart in North Hollywood.
111 R6 St. George's Rectory, 1946-1949
File includes requests for payment, cost calculations, invoices, and correspondence regarding a construction contract with St. George's Rectory, Ontario, California. It also includes correspondence with the Roman Catholic Bishop of San Diego. Series I. Architectural drawings contains drawings for Saint George's Rectory - see work order numbers 23001-01, 46003-01, 48001-01, and 48003-01.
111 R3 St. John Chrysostom Parish, 1949-1950
File includes correspondence, bills, and pay roll information regarding work at the St. John Chrysostom Parish Church, Inglewood, California.
111 R3 United Geophysical, 1948 January
File contains correspondence regarding architectural and engineering services completed by the firm for the company United Geophysical.
111 R6 Tanner Motor Livery, 1947 May-November
File contains correspondence regarding work on a Tanner Motor Livery building in Los Angeles.
111 R6 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 1946 May-August
File contains cost estimates and correspondence with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers regarding the building of a veterans hospital in Salt Lake City.
111 R6 Villanova Preparatory School, 1946-1949
File includes invoices and correspondence with contractors and the client regarding construction work at the Villanova Preparatory School, Ojai, California. Series I. Architectural drawings contains drawings for the Villanova Preparatory School - see work order number 29003-01.
111 R6 Von's Grocery Company, 1948-1949
File includes cost summaries, invoices from general contractors, and correspondence regarding the building of a warehouse and office building for the Von's Grocery Company.
Note: Series I. Architectural drawings contains drawings for the Von's Grocery Company. See work-order numbers 355-20, 355-20A, 48015-01, and 60069-01. Series III. Office documentation contains correspondence related to this client. See Series III. Office Documentation: Correspondence: Alphabetical files M-W: V, 1949-1950.
111 R6 Walter Horne Company, 1947
File contains correspondence with the Walter Horne Company of Beverly Hills, regarding a proposal for a department store.
This file is labeled "Horne Walter Misc." on the microfilm.
111 R6 Webb Residence, 1948
File includes invoice statements issued to Watson Webb Jr. from CW Driver Incorporated for labor and materials in relation to alterations on a private home at 11740 Crescenda Street, Los Angeles. It also includes correspondence between AC Martin and Associates and the Del E. Webb Construction Company. Series I. Architectural drawings contains drawings for the Webb residence - see work order numbers 1113-01, 41001-01, 46005-01, 48008-01, 52003-01, and 61244-01.
This file is labeled "Statement No. 1, Watson Webb, to statement No. 5, CW Driver" on the microfilm.
111 R6 Western Hardware Lumber Company, 1945 November
File contains correspondence regarding the building of a shed, dry kiln building, and toilet room for the Western Hardware Lumber Company.
Correspondence, 1914-1951
This file contains copies of the correspondence of Albert C. Martin Sr. made on microfilm by the agency. It includes personal correspondence in relation to the management of personal properties and finances, as well professional correspondence with businesses, clubs, clients and colleagues. The titles in this file were taken directly from the File Separator cards on the microfilm reel.
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111 R1 Gavilan Ranch, 1914-1918
File contains correspondence between Albert C. Martin Sr. and a variety of businesses and financial institutions regarding the management of a private property named Gavilan Ranch. It also includes invoices for hardware supplies, and insurance documentation.
111 R1 Riverside County Land, 1917-1918
File contains correspondence, invoices, and receipts, regarding the purchase and management of private land in Riverside County, California. A majority of the material relates to the Howard Lumber and Investments Company.
111 R1 Holm Building, 1923-1935
File contains correspondence, meeting minutes, and financial statements related to the Holm Building, an unidentified project at 6th Street and Western Avenue, Los Angeles.
Albert C. Martin Sr., 1923-1930
File contains correspondence and telegrams between A. C. Martin Sr., his office, and various companies. It was originally labeled "Personal".
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111 R1 1923-1929
File contains correspondence with the Richfield Oil Company, correspondence regarding financial stocks and social engagements, and building permits for Martin's personal residence. File is labelled "Albert C. Martin Personal" on the reel of microfilm.
111 R1 1924-1925
File contains correspondence with builders, material suppliers, and realty companies. It also includes telegrams between A. C. and his office, congratulatory correspondence regarding the Los Angeles City Hall contract, and a transcript titled, "Conversation between Mr. Martin and Mr. Morgan, March 10, 1925."
111 R1 1926
File contains general correspondence with insurance companies, other architects, roofers, and realtors.
111 R1 1927-1930
File contains special use permits for lots of land in the Inyo National Forest, and correspondence with the U.S. National Forest Service, engineers, attorneys and mutual life companies.
111 R1 1930-1932
File contains correspondence regarding social engagements, life insurance payments, financial stocks, A. C. Martin's account at the California Club, attorney services, tuition payments for his daughters at Immaculate Heart High School, and discussions of construction materials with other professionals. File is labeled "Personal" on the microfilm.
111 R1 1933-1935
File contains correspondence between A.C. Martin and Indiana Limestone Company, Bank of America, Pacific Coast Steel Corporation, and various insurance companies.
111 R1 1936-1939
File contains correspondence between A. C. Martin and several institutions, including the Federal Works Agency, The Master Builders Co., the University of Illinois Engineering Department, and the Housing Authority of California. It also includes stock holder information and receipts for a 1939 Packard Motor Car.
111 R1 1944-1950
File contains the correspondence of A. C. Martin Sr., including correspondence with the Los Angeles Fire Department regarding troublesome neighbors, legal documents pertaining to Martin's personal residence, and correspondence with other architectural firms. It also includes life insurance policy documentation, loan documentation, and documents concerning the closing of Emmet G. Martin's estate. This file is labeled "Personal Correspondence" on the microfilm.
111 R1 Phi Kappa Fraternity, 1927-1930
File contains member alumni lists and correspondence between A. C. Martin and the fraternity.
111 R1 Club Memberships, 1927-1950
File contains correspondence and documentation of various club memberships held by Albert C. Martin, including the California Club, Los Angeles Country Club, Yosemite Mountain Ranch Ltd, and the Club Casa del Mar. It also includes drawings for a gravity retaining wall for the Los Angeles Country Club by E. Lee, A. C. Martin Architect.
This file is split into two location on the reel of microfilm. One selection is labeled "Club Memberships", and the other is labeled "Club Memberships A. C. Martin".
Alphabetical files M-W, 1939-1951
This file contains correspondence and writings filed in alphabetical order, and uses the original file titles created by the agency. It includes discussions of firm finances, the use of different building materials, and correspondence with several businesses and colleagues. This file does not contain Alphabetical Files for letters A-L, or XYZ; they are not present in this collection.
Arrangement
This file is arranged alphabetically, and uses the original file titles created by the agency.
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111 R3 M, 1948-1951
File contains professional correspondence filed under "M" regarding industry fire-resistant building standards and the use of concrete aggregates.
111 R3 N, 1948-1951
File contains professional correspondence filed under "N" regarding samples of construction materials, and building appraisals conducted by A. C. Martin Architect for the North Coast Walnut Association.
111 R3 O, 1945-1947
File contains professional correspondence filed under "O" regarding a business transaction with the Ojai Improvement Company, and also with a fiber glass company.
111 R3 P, 1943-1951
File contains professional correspondence filed under "P." It includes correspondence with a Mr. N. B. Patten concerning the rental of a house, various clients, a request from the publication Progressive Architecture for the firm to participate in a research project, and correspondence from the Wilson Magazine Camera Company in regards to managing the firms photographic needs.
111 R3 Q, 1943
File contains correspondence filed under "Q" with various clients and contractors, predominantly the Quality Electric Co. Ltd.
111 R3 R, 1948-1950
File contains correspondence filed under "R." It includes correspondence with the architectural firm Sobel and Drielsma (regarding the Richman Brothers projects), and with various suppliers regarding price requests.
Note: Series III. Office Documentation contains project files for this client. See Series III. Office Documentation: Project Documentation: Richman Brothers, 1949-1951.
111 R3 S, 1948-1951
File includes correspondence filed under "T" with various professionals regarding building materials (tiles, lug reinforcement bars, concrete bond tests), and with the Standard Oil Company concerning the building of a parking structure.
111 R3 T, 1945-1947
File includes correspondence filed under "T" regarding bills and payments with various contractors, including the Thomson Glass and Paint Company, Lohman Brothers, and the Tanner Motor Livery.
111 R3 U, 1944-1946
File contains professional correspondence filed under "U," including with Underwriters Laboratories Incorporated and the U.S Naval Hospital.
111 R3 V, 1949-1950
File contains professional correspondence filed under "V," including that with contractors regarding Von's Warehouse and Offices, the Ventura County Courthouse, and various suppliers. Series III. Office Documentation contains project files related to Von's - see Series III. Office Documentation: Project Documentation: Von's Grocery Company, 1948-1949.
111 R3 W, 1939-1951
File contains correspondence and cost lists filed under "W," including correspondence with the California Walnut Growers, the Ralph G. Wolff and Co. building (6233 Wilshire Boulevard), and the Western Pipe and Steel Company.
Note: Series III. Office Documentation contains project files related to the California Walnut Growers Association. See Series III. Office Documentation: Project Documentation: California Walnut Growers Association, 1950-1953.
111 R1 Bonds, 1943-1948
File contains correspondence, invoices, and receipts regarding the purchase and sale of stocks and bonds, primarily through the Citizens National Bank of Los Angeles.
111 R1 Articles for publication, 1924-1930
File contains essays and articles written by A. C. Martin Sr., primarily on the topic of architectural engineering and construction materials. It includes the titles "The Santa Barbara Earthquake and What it Should Teach Us;" "Personal Experiences with Reinforced Concrete and Structural Steel;" "High Commercial Structures;" and "Our New City Hall." It also includes correspondence concerning life insurance, property rentals, and mortgages.
Note: This file is labeled "Resumes, Articles for Publication, and Miscellaneous Writings" on the microfilm.


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