Jones, A. Quincy (Archie Quincy), 1913-1979

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Archibald Quincy Jones was born in Kansas City, MO, Apr. 29, 1913; BA Architecture, Univ. of WA, 1936; in 1945, he established a private architectural practice that continued throughout his life; partner with Frederick E. Emmons, 1951-69; Jones served as visiting professor and fifth year design critic (1950-78) and dean (1975-78) at the School of Architecture and Fine Arts at USC; served as visiting design critic and lecturer at a number of US academic institutions; he initiated design for perforated curved beam for steel construction, 1956; from 1953-72, he worked on special and innovative projects including US Gypsum, US Steel Corp., and the US Dept. of Defense; he lectured and participated in seminars and panels all over the world and was involved in public committees concerned with architecture and planning; Jones was an active participant in national and regional chapters of the American Institute of Architects (AIA); he was the winner of numerous awards, including the National AIA's First Honor Award in 1950; his credits include: Mutual Housing Assoc. Development, LA (1950), Biological Sciences Building, UC Santa Barbara (1959), Faculty Center, USC (1960), University Research Library, UCLA (1971), Annenberg School of Communications, USC (1976, 79); he died in Los Angeles, Aug. 3, 1979.

From the description of Papers, 1942-1979. (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 39213478

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Archibald Quincy Jones was born in Kansas City, MO, Apr. 29, 1913; BA Architecture, University of Washington, 1936; in 1945, he established a private architectural practice that continued throughout his life; partner with Frederick E. Emmons, 1951-69; Jones served as visiting professor and fifth year design critic (1950-78) and dean (1975-78) at the School of Architecture and Fine Arts at USC; served as visiting design critic and lecturer at a number of U.S. academic institutions; he initiated design for perforated curved beam for steel construction, 1956; from 1953-72, he worked on special and innovative projects including U.S. Gypsum, U.S. Steel Corporation, and the U.S. Department of Defense; he lectured and participated in seminars and panels all over the world and was involved in public committees concerned with architecture and planning; Jones was an active participant in national and regional chapters of the American Institute of Architects (AIA); he was the winner of numerous awards, including the National AIA's First Honor Award in 1950; his credits include: Mutual Housing Association Development, Los Angeles (1950), Biological Sciences Building, UC Santa Barbara (1959), Faculty Center, USC (1960), University Research Library, UCLA (1971), Annenberg School of Communications, USC (1976, 79); he died in Los Angeles, August 3, 1979.

From the guide to the A. Quincy Jones papers, 1942-1979, (University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.)

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Eames, Charles. Papers of Charles and Ray Eames, 1885-1988 (bulk 1965-1988). Library of Congress
referencedIn McCoy, Esther. Esther McCoy papers, 1896-1989 (bulk 1920-1989). Archives of American Art
creatorOf Jones, A. Quincy (Archie Quincy), 1913-1979. Letter, 1961, to Lewis Mumford. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn McCoy, Esther. Esther McCoy papers, 1876-1990 (bulk 1938-1989). Archives of American Art
creatorOf Jones, Archibald. Letter to William A. Hays, Esq., of South Brunswick, Maine, 4 November 1834. Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
creatorOf A. Quincy Jones papers, 1942-1979 University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
referencedIn Esther McCoy papers, 1896-1989, bulk 1920-1989 Archives of American Art
referencedIn Siegel, Ray. Memories about the development of the Crestwood Hills in Brentwood, Calif. [oral history transcript] / Ray Siegel. University of California, Los Angeles
creatorOf Jones, A. Quincy (Archie Quincy), 1913-1979. Papers, 1942-1979. University of California, Los Angeles
creatorOf Walsh, C. Gregory. Photographs of buildings by Los Angeles architects. Getty Research Institute
referencedIn Charles Eames and Ray Eames Papers, 1885-1988, (bulk 1965-1988) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Maynard L. Parker negatives, photographs, and other material., 1930-1974, bulk 1940s-1960s The Huntington Library
referencedIn California State University Dominguez Hills Master Planning / Site Selection Collection, 1958-1984 California State University, Dominguez Hills Archives and Special Collections
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associatedWith California State University, Dominguez Hills corporateBody
associatedWith Eames, Charles. person
associatedWith Eames, Charles. person
associatedWith Eames, Ray. Charles Eames and Ray Eames papers. 1885-1988 person
associatedWith Hays, William A., person
associatedWith McCoy, Esther. person
associatedWith Parker, Maynard L., 1900-1976 person
associatedWith Siegel, Ray. person
associatedWith Walsh, C. Gregory. person
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Maine
California, Southern
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Architecture--Designs and plans
Architects,--California, Southern--Archival resources
Architecture--Designs and plans--Presentation drawings
Real property
Architects--Archival resources
Mills and mill-work
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