THE THOMAS AND DOROTHY LEAVEY CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF LOS ANGELES RESEARCH COLLECTION
CHARLES LUCKMAN PAPERS, 1908-2000 (CSLA-34)
ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATIONCOLLECTION TITLE AND NUMBER: Charles Luckman Papers, 1908-2000. CSLA-34ACCESSION NUMBER: 2006.65; donated by Charles Luckman, Jr., and James LuckmanCOLLECTION SIZE: 96 archival document boxes; 16 oversize boxes; 2 unboxed scrapbooks, 2 flat filesDATES: 1908-2000LANGUAGES: EnglishCREATOR: Charles LuckmanPROCESSING HISTORY: Processed byClay Stalls, Department of Archives and Special Collections. Guide written by Clay Stalls. Date: 2008This collection consists of the personal papers of the architect and business leader Charles Luckman (1909-1999). Luckman was president of Pepsodent and Lever Brothers in the 1940s. In the 1950s, with William Pereira, he resumed his architectural career and eventually developed a nationally-known firm responsible for such buildings as the Boston Prudential Center, the Fabulous Forum in Los Angeles, and New York's Madison Square Garden.
CHARLES LUCKMAN BIOGRAPHY: A brief biography of Charles Luckman.
COLLECTION DESCRIPTION: A description of the types, topics, and research value of the materials found in the Charles Luckman Papers.
SERIES ARRANGEMENT: The materials in the Charles Luckman Papers have been organized according to subject matter or topic into series, each with a box and folder list that provides indices to the series' holdings. To view the description and box and folder list of a series, select the appropriate series link:
Series 1: Pepsodent and Lever Brothers Subject Files, 1938-1950
Series 8: Autobiography
Series 2: Correspondence
Series 9: University Subject Files
Series 3: Architectural Project Files
Series 10: Speeches
Series 4: Subject Files
Series 11: Publications
Series 5: Architect's Licenses
Series 12: Photographs and Videocassettes
Series 6: Los Angeles Public Library
Series 13: Additional Lever Brothers Files
Series 7: Scrapbooks and Photograph Albums
Series 14: Citizens Food Committee
RESEARCH ACCESS: The collection is open for research by appointment with no restrictions under the conditions of the access policy of the Department of Archives and Special Collections, William H. Hannon Library, Loyola Marymount University, 1 LMU Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90045. To schedule an appointment, please call the Department of Archives and Special Collections at 310-338-5710 or 310-338-5357, or email the department:Special.Collections@lmu.edu. The Research Collection is a program of the Thomas and Dorothy Leavey Center for the Study of Los Angeles.
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