COLLECTION FINDING AID



EDWARD RANDALL ARCHITECTURAL DRAWINGS
OF GERALD AND BETTY FORD'S RANCHO MIRAGE HOME, 1977




SUMMARY DESCRIPTION

This collection consists of a complete set of construction drawings for Gerald and Betty Fords post-Presidential home in Rancho Mirage, CA. The drawings include site plans, elevations, and construction details, and covers structural, mechanical, electrical, landscape, and swimming pool elements. The home was designed for the Fords by the Los Angeles firm Welton Becket Associates. Edward Randall was the swimming pool sub-contractor for the project.

QUANTITY
31 drawings

DONOR
Edward Randall (accession number 2000-NLF-030)

ACCESS
Open.

COPYRIGHT
The copyrights to materials within this collection are presumed to remain with the firm that designed the structure, Welton Becket Associates.

RELATED MATERIALS
Additional documents pertaining to the design and construction of the home are located in the Gerald R. Ford Post-Presidential Office Files, General Subject File series, under Ford Rancho Mirage Residence.

Prepared by J.P. Schmidt, January 2016
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CONTAINER LIST

Container 1 - Drawing Title

  • 1 - Index to Drawings and Schedules
  • 2 - Site Plan
  • 3 - Floor Plan
  • 4 - Reflected Ceiling Plan and Details
  • 5 - Exterior Elevations
  • 6 - Building Section and Details
  • 7 - Interior Elevations
  • 8 - Interior Elevations
  • 9 - Interior Elevations and Details
  • 10 - Kitchen Plans and Elevations
  • 11- Bath / Dressing Plans and Elevations
  • 12 - Kitchen Reflected Ceiling Plan and Details
  • 13 - Bath / Dressing Reflected Ceiling Plan and Details
  • 14 - Bar Plan, Elevations and Details
  • 15 - Miscellaneous Details
  • 16 - Miscellaneous Details
  • 17 - Poll Sections and Details
  • S1 - Foundation Plan: General and Details
  • S2 - Roof Framing Plan and Details
  • W1 - Mechanical Site Plan
  • W2 - Mechanical Floor Plan - Plumbing
  • W3 - Mechanical Floor Plan - Air Conditioning
  • W4 - Mechanical Details
  • E1 - Symbols, Fixtures and Details
  • E2 - Plot Plan
  • E3 - Lighting Plan
  • E4 - Power Plan
  • E5 - Communications Systems
  • L1 - Irrigation Plan
  • L2 - Planting Plan
  • L3 - Landscape Details