Horace G. Simpson


Simpson, Horace G.

Personal Information

Occupation:    American architect
Location (state):    CA

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AIA Affiliation

Member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) 1916-1939

Biographical Sources

Biographical information:
Contributed by the Environmental Design Archives, University of California, Berkeley:
Horace G. Simpson practiced architecture in the San Francisco Bay Area during the early twentieth century.

Related Records

Archival Holdings

The American Institute of Architects Archives
      Membership file may contain membership application, related correspondence. Contact the AIA Archives at archives@aia.org for further information.

Environmental Design Archives, University of California, Berkeley

Collection Number: 1966-1. Extent: 2 folders, 5 oversize folders, 2 albums, 1 framed drawing. The Horace G. Simpson collection consists of photographs and drawings relating to Simpson's education and to competition entries by the firm Wood & Simpson. Photographs include images of Simpson's second place drawings for the 1908 Rotch Scholarship Competition and a group photograph that may be a class picture. Student work includes drawings from the 1907 and 1908 Rotch competitions, a study for a New York hotel, and a perspective drawing of a skyscraper. Drawings from the firm Wood & Simpson are primarily competition entries for public buildings such as the San Francisco Civic Center and the Santa Barbara County Courthouse. The collection also contains two volumes of full-size details illustrating building in Italy, Greece, France, and Venice. Link to online finding aid: http://www.oac.cdlib.org/findaid/ark:/13030/tf70000603