Henry Andrews Babcock Papers, 1924-1961

Collection Number: 3022

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Henry Andrews Babcock papers, 1924-1961
Collection Number:
3022
Creator:
Henry Andrews Babcock, 1891-
Quantity:
11 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Pamphlets, certificates, reports, and other documents.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Valuation, appraisal and audit reports, certificates and summaries of William H. Babcock and Sons, Inc., 1924-1936. Also, Babcock's files of the Santa Monica, California and Bunker Hill, Los Angeles Redevelopment Projects; and material concerning mass transportation, primarily in Los Angeles.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

A real estate appraiser and engineer, and a former partner of William H. Babcock and Sons, Real Estate Consultants and Valuators of Chicago, Babcock also taught finance courses at the University of Southern California and UCLA. He was involved in several studies of urban transportation problems and mass transit development, primarily in Los Angeles, California. Member, International Fraternity of Lambda Alpha, Los Angeles Chapter.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Valuation, appraisal and audit reports, certificates and summaries of William H. Babcock and Sons, Inc., 1924-1936. Also, Babcock's files of the Santa Monica, California and Bunker Hill, Los Angeles Redevelopment Projects; material concerning mass transportation, primarily in Los Angeles; pamphlets and reports.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Babcock, Henry Andrews, 1891-
William Babcock & Sons.
Lambda Alpha International. Los Angeles Chapter.

Subjects:
City planning.
Local transit--California--Los Angeles.
Real estate--Appraisal.
Urban transportation--California--Los Angeles.
Engineers.
Real estate appraisers.
College teachers.

Places:
Santa Monica (Calif.)
Los Angeles (Calif.)


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Henry Andrews Babcock Papers, #3022. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

RELATED MATERIAL

Part of the Lambda Alpha Literary Archives.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Box 1-4
Wm. Babcock & Sons Inc., Chicago appraisal, valuation, and audit reports, certificates and summaries, 1924-1936 ; some illustrated
Box 5
Santa Monica, Calif. Redevelopment Project reports by Babcock and others, 1961
Box 5
Los Angeles Central Building District, building tabulations, 1934
Box 6
Subject files: Santa Monica Pacific Ocean Park Redevelopment Proposal, 1961 ; 9 files: #1-4, 6, 8-11
Box 6
Bunker Hill Redevelopment Utilities Survey, 1950
Box 6
"Mass Transportation," ca. 1948-1956
Box 7
Reports, studies, books, addresses on rapid transit, mostly Los Angeles, 1925-1960
Box 8-10
Subject files: "Mass Transit" (also: "Mass Transportation," "Rapid Transit"), some with sub-headings, 1949-1960