Cochrane, Margaret (Peggy) Architectural Collection A Collection in Special Collection

A Guide to the Margaret (Peggy) Cochrane Architectural Collection, 1951-1990 Ms.2013.088

A Collection in Special Collection


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Elena Herrero, Graduate Assistant, Special Collections

Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech
Identification
Ms.2013.088
Title
Margaret (Peggy) Cochrane Architectural Collection,1951-1990
URL:
http://ead.lib.virginia.edu/vivaxtf/view?docId=vt/viblbv01202.xml
Quantity
13.2 Cubic Feet
Creator
Cochrane, Margaret Ann
Language
English .
Abstract
Margaret (Peggy) Cochrane Architectural Collection includes drawings for approximately 70 professional projects. Project drawings vary in size and detail, and most are residential projects in Southern California.

Administrative Information

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from Margaret (Peggy) Cochrane Architectural Collection must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Margaret (Peggy) Cochrane Architectural Collection, Ms2013-088, Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

The Margaret (Peggy) Cochrane Architectural Collection was donated to the International Archive of Women in Architecture by the creator in 2012.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the Margaret (Peggy) Cochrane Architectural Collection was completed in November 2013.


Biographical note

Margaret (Peggy) Ann Cochrane graduated with a B.A. Degree from Scripps College in Claremont, CA. There she majored in architecture, assisted in teaching and won the architecture prize her senior year. She did graduate work in architecture at the University of Southern California and in Columbia University in New York, and studied Architecture and City Planning in Europe (1954). Cochrane had over thirty years of varied experience in all types of construction: office buildings, schools, hospitals, factories, apartment houses, condominiums, housing tracts, custom residential and remodeling.

Some selected firms she has worked for include Kahn and Jacobs (New York, NY); Litchfield, Whiting, Panero, and Severud (Tehran, Iran); Daniel, Mann, Johnson, and Mendenhall (Los Angeles, CA); and the Department of Public Buildings City of Los Angeles. She operated her own practice from March 1959-June 1963 and from February 1978 to the end of her career.

Cochrane died in 2012.

Scope and Content

The Margaret (Peggy) Cochrane Architectural Collection includes drawings for approximately 70 professional projects. Project drawings vary in size and detail, and most are residential projects in Southern California.

Arrangement

The Margaret (Peggy) Cochrane Architectural Collection is arranged by type of construction: Additions, Apartment Complexes, Remodels, Residences, and Miscellaneous.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Architectural drawings (visual works)
  • Architecture (discipline)
  • History of Women in Architecture
  • International Archive of Women in Architecture (IAWA)
  • Women -- History

Container List

Professional Papers
  • box-folder 1 folder: 1
    Curriculum Vitae
  • box-folder 1 folder: 2
    Planning Civic Design by Charles J. Salinas
Project Records
  • Drawings
    • Additions
      • box 5
        [3269 ] Mr. and Mrs. J. Paul de Grasse ( Los Angeles , CA ; addition ) [Dr]
      • box 5
        [4187 ] Mr. Ramiro Salazar ( Pacoima, CA ; addition ) [Dr]
      • box 5
        [6160] Mr. and Mrs. Irvine Somers ( Los Angeles , CA ; addition ) [Dr]
      • box-folder 1 folder: 6box 5
        [6181 ] Mr. and Mrs. Howard Sargent ( Los Angeles , CA ; addition ) [Dr]
      • box 5
        [7175 ] Marilyn Corrigan ( Sylmar , CA ; addition ) [Dr]
      • box 5
        [7166] Mr. Harlod Felix ( Los Angeles , CA ; addition ) [Dr]
      • box 5
        [7180 ] Mr. and Mrs. Joe Curcio ( Pacoima , CA ; addition ) [Dr]
      • box 5
        [7184 ] Mr. and Mrs. Jaime Sanchez ( Mission Hills , CA ; addition ) [Dr]
      • box 5
        [8185 ] Mr. and Mrs. Alex Musser ( Reseda , CA ; addition ) [Dr]
      • box 5
        [9175 ] Mr. and Mrs. Robert Walla ( Los Angeles , CA ; addition ) [Dr]
      • box 5
        Mr. and Mrs. James Adamiak ( N Hollywood , CA ; addition ) [Dr]
      • box 4
        Mr. and Mrs. J.M. Lindauer ( Encino , CA ; addition ) [Dr]
      • box 5
        J & N Sheppard ( Los Angeles , CA ; duplex addition ) [Dr]
      • box 5
        Mr. and Mrs. Richard Stark ( Woodland Hills , CA ; addition ) [Dr]
      • box 5
        Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Venizelos ( Woodland Hills , CA ; addition ) [Dr]
    • Apartments
      • box 6
        [213 ] 27 Unit Apartments ( Encino , CA ; apartments ) [Dr]
      • box 10
        [472 ] Beverly Glen Apts ( Los Angeles , CA , 12/2/1972 ; apartments ) [Dr]
      • box 10
        [6270] 12 Unit Apartment House ( Pasadena , CA ; apartments ) [Dr]
      • box 12box 9
        [68040 ] 508 Unit Apartment Project ( Los Angeles , CA , 5/16/1969 ; apartments ) [Dr]
      • box-folder 1 folder: 9
        4 Unit Condominium, Orange Grove (Pasadena, CA; apartments) [Dr]
      • box-folder 1 folder: 9
        16 Unit Apartment Building (apartments) [Dr]
      • box 10
        20 Unit Apartment ( N Hollywood , CA ; apartments ) [Dr]
      • box 11
        Mr. Harold Newton ( Pasadena , CA , 5/13/1970 ; Co-Op Apartments ) [Dr]
    • Remodels
      • box 4
        [210 ] Mrs. Majorie McKnight ( remodel ) [Dr]
      • box-folder 1 folder: 6
        [1162] Mr. and Mrs. H. Friedmann (Los Angeles, CA; remodel) [Dr, Ms]
      • box 4
        [1261 ] Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hebl ( Los Angeles , CA ; remodel ) [Dr]
      • box 3
        [1275 ] Mr. and Mrs. John Henry ( Los Angeles , CA ; remodel ) [Dr]
      • box 3
        [3163 ] Mr. and Mrs. F. Lee Woodard ( Pico Rivera , CA ; remodel ) [Dr]
      • box 4
        [3178 ] Mr. and Mrs. R. Palmer Reed ( Marina del Rey , CA ; remodel ) [Dr]
      • box 4
        [3180] Mr. Dennis Dvorin ( Brentwood , CA ; remodel ) [Dr]
      • box 3
        [3186 ] Mr. and Mrs. Robert Ross ( Encino , CA ; remodel ) [Dr]
      • box 2
        [4177] Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Albert ( Woodland Hills , CA ; remodel ) [Dr]
      • box 3
        [4183] Mr. Leo Olmos ( Pacioma , CA ; remodel ) [Dr]
      • box-folder 1 folder: 8
        [4592] Mr. and Mrs. R.L. Sheppard (Beverly Hills, CA; remodel) [Dr]
      • box-folder 1 folder: 8
        [4593] Mrs. Shirley Strozer (Beverly Hills, CA; apt. remodel) [Dr]
      • box 4
        [5190] Mr. and Mrs. Robert Zema (Sylmar, CA, 5/26/1990; remodel) [Dr]
      • box 4
        [5763 ] Mr. and Mrs. Weasley Johnston ( Manhattan Beach , CA , 12/9/1963 ; remodel ) [Dr]
        1963
      • box 4
        [6179 ] Mr. and Mrs. V.M. Chamberes ( Los Angeles , CA ; remodel ) [Dr]
      • box 4
        [8161] Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Sworski ( Los Angeles , CA ; remodel ) [Dr]
      • box 3
        [8175 ] Mr. and Mrs. Howard Miller ( Los Angeles , CA ; remodel ) [Dr]
      • box 5box 4
        [10180 ] Mr. and Mrs. R. Rice ( Los Angeles , CA ; remodel ) [Dr]
      • box 3
        [11180 ] Mrs. Virginia Morales ( Pasadena , CA ; remodel ) [Dr]
      • box 4
        [11280] Mr. and Mrs. W.M. Principe ( Sherman Oaks , CA ; remodel ) [Dr]
      • box-folder 1 folder: 9box 4
        [11380 ] Mr. Neil Hartley ( Los Angeles , CA ; remodel ) [Dr]
      • box 3
        [12281 ] Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Medina ( Canoga Park , CA ; remodel ) [Dr]
      • box 3
        Mr. and Mrs. Charles Finkel ( Los Angeles , CA ; remodel ) [Dr]
      • box 4
        Mr. Keith Kennedy ( Tarzana , CA ; remodel ) [Dr]
      • box 3
        Mr. and Mrs. Michael Lock ( La Cañada , CA ; remodel ) [Dr]
      • box 4
        Mr. and Mrs. Emmanuel Phillips / 83171 ( Palos Verdes Estate , CA ; remodel ) [Dr]
      • box 4
        Mr. and Mrs. Barry Pollack ( Los Angeles , CA ; remodel ) [Dr]
      • box 3
        Mr. and Mrs. Allen Turner ( Los Angeles , CA ; remodel ) [Dr]
    • Residences
      • box 7
        [201 ] Mr. and Mrs. James F. Bell ( Manhattan Beach , CA , 2/19/1951 ; residence ) [Dr]
      • box 12box 8
        [1179] Mr. Sydney Grobstein ( Reseda , CA , 10/16/1990 ; residence ) [Dr]
        1990
      • box 2box 12
        [2481 ] Mr. and Mrs. L.M. Purcell ( Redondo Beach , CA ; residence ) [Dr]
      • box-folder 1 folder: 9box 7
        [3261 ] Mr. Arthur E. MacBeth ( Los Angeles , CA ; residence ) [Dr]
      • box 7
        [4175 ] Mr. and Mrs. Gary Osborn ( Fairview Palace , CA ; residence ) [Dr]
      • box-folder 1 folder: 3box-folder 1 folder: 5-6box 2box 12
        [4591] Mr. and Mrs. George A. Moran ( Tulare , CA ; residence ) [Dr]
      • box 2
        [4601 ] Mrs. M.C. Bowman ( Los Angeles , CA ; residence ) [Dr]
      • box 2
        [6171 ] Mr. and Mrs. Tom Kelley ( W Los Angeles , CA ; residence ) [Dr]
      • box 7
        [6611 ] Mr. and Mrs. Burton Slatkin ( Beverly Hills , CA ; residence ) [Dr]
      • box-folder 1 folder: 3box-folder 1 folder: 5box 2
        [7159 ] Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Levine ( Pasadena , CA ; residence ) [Dr]
      • box-folder 1 folder: 3box-folder 1 folder: 5box 2
        [10260 ] Miss L.V. Parrott ( residence ) [Dr]
      • box 8
        [70924] Mr. and Mrs. McCune ( Hollywood , CA , 3/17/1977 ; residence ) [Dr]
      • box 7
        W.D. Aitken (residence) [Dr]
      • box-folder 1 folder: 5box-folder 1 folder: 9box 2
        Mr. and Mrs. John French ( Los Angeles , CA ; residence ) [Dr]
      • box 2
        Mr. and Mrs. Donald Gerson ( Hidden Hills , CA ; residence ) [Dr]
      • box-folder 1 folder: 3box-folder 1 folder: 5box 2
        Dolores Wittke (CA , 9/27/1973 ; vacation house ) [Dr]
        1973
    • Miscellaneous
      • box 8
        [440B ] Villa San Dimas ( Bakesfield , CA ; details ) [Dr]
      • box-folder 1 folder: 4box 12box 10
        [1313 ] San Gabriel High School ( Alhambra , CA , July 1953 ; High School ) [Dr]
      • box 9
        [2181] Mr. Jack Berlin ( Los Angeles , CA ; walk in refrigerator ) [Dr]
      • box 9
        [3283] 50/50 Shadow Hills ( 9/1/1983 ) [Dr]
        1983
      • box 8
        [5161 ] Mr. and Mrs. Robert Felburg ( Los Angeles , CA ; fallout shelter ) [Dr]
      • box 11
        [5280 ] Mr. Richard Morel ( Reseda , CA ; Cabaña ) [Dr]
      • box 11
        [7170 ] Mr. and Mrs. Martin Schaffer / ( Santa Monica , CA ; Patio Enclosure ) [Dr]
      • box 9
        [11181 ] Mr. Manuel Perches ( N Hollywood , CA ; garage and storage ) [Dr]
      • box-folder 1 folder: 5box-folder 1 folder: 8
        Four Year College
      • box 12
        Projects done with C. N. Aldrich of Long Beach, CA
    • box 12
      Blue Prints
  • Project Files
    • box-folder 1 folder: 3
      Client List, Personal Practice
    • box-folder 1 folder: 4
      Photographs
    • box-folder 1 folder: 5
      Portfolios
    • box-folder 1 folder: 6
      Project Files, Personal Practice
    • box-folder 1 folder: 7
      Project List, Architectural Firms
    • box-folder 1 folder: 8-9
      Sketches (2 folders)