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Finding Aid for the Agib Stewart Monroe Papers, ca. 1913-1959
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Description
Agib Stewart Monroe (1886-1959) was a surveyor with the California State Highway Commission (1913), an assistant city engineer in San Diego after World War I, a consulting engineer in the office of attorney Arthur M. Ellis (1922-32), and from 1932-55, had his own office in Los Angeles. The collection consists of correspondence, court transcripts, legal notes, notebooks, stock certificates, maps, blueprints, books, and ephemera.
Background
Monroe was born on January 16, 1886 in Pennsylvania; with no formal training except by correspondence school courses, he became a civil engineer; came to California in 1907; became a surveyor with the State Highway Commission in 1913; served as assistant city engineer in San Diego after World War I; consulting engineer in the office of attorney Arthur M. Ellis (1922-32), and from 1932-55, had his own office in Los Angeles; he died September 22, 1959 in San Marino, California.
Extent
4 boxes (2.0 linear ft.)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.