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The 49-year-old Anoakia School, facing a June deadline for relocation, has opted for local print advertising. Owner Lowry McCaslin apparently wants to develop the property at Foothill Blvd. and Baldwin Ave. However, the school also has numerous city fire code violations and a building that is not up to seismic standards. The school currently has 279 students from K-8th grade.

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Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
January 24, 1990
Pages
p. A-1
Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
January 24, 1990
Pages
p. A-1
Subjects
Schools, Private - Anoakia School
Item ID
3056AN
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The 1913 mansion, Anoakia, former home of Anita Baldwin, is about to be demolished.

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Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
December 2, 1999
Pages
p. 1
Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
December 2, 1999
Pages
p. 1
Subjects
Anoakia
Baldwin, Anita
Item ID
27355AN
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After nearly 90 years, final approval has been given for the demolition of Anoakia.

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Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
January 5, 2000
Pages
p. 3 w/photo, The Star
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
January 5, 2000
Pages
p. 3 w/photo, The Star
Subjects
Anoakia
Item ID
18264AN
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Alaskan design by Maynard Dixon carved into newel post at foot of stairs leading to Jinks Room.

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Date
1976

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Date
1976
Subjects
Anoakia
Dixon, Maynard
Physical Description
8x8 color
ID
70
Collection
Photographs
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Although a Superior Court judge has supported the city's decision to allow demolition of Anoakia, bulldozers may still be a long way away.

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Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
May 12, 2000
Pages
p. A3
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
May 12, 2000
Pages
p. A3
Subjects
Anoakia
Item ID
19130AN
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An informal committee of some 15 people was initiated by the Arcadia Historical Society in mid-September in an effort to preserve the old Anoakia School site, now that the school has relocated to Duarte.

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Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
November 14, 1990
Pages
p. A-1 photos
Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
November 14, 1990
Pages
p. A-1 photos
Subjects
Anoakia
Item ID
433AN
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Anita Baldwin hosing down walkway at Anoakia. Complement to photo #1236.

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Date
unknown

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Date
unknown
Subjects
Baldwin, Anita
Anoakia
Physical Description
5x7 b&w
ID
1237
Collection
Photographs
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Anita Baldwin's bedroom at Anoakia. Shows twin beds, vanity, fireplace, hardwood floors, chairs.

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Date
1976

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Date
1976
Subjects
Anoakia
Physical Description
4 1/2 x 7 1/4 b&w
ID
26
Collection
Photographs
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Anita Baldwin's bedroom on the ground floor of Anoakia. Picture shows twin beds and assorted furniture. Hardwood floors are bare.

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Date
November 1976, photo taken by David McAdam

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Date
November 1976, photo taken by David McAdam
Subjects
Anoakia
Physical Description
8x10 b&w
ID
33
Collection
Photographs
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Contents
1. "Famous Santa Anita Rancho." News clip, October 10, 1914. Original in archives. 2. "The building of an ideal California rancho." Out West, May/June, 1914. 3. "Anoakia - where no harm shall..." Pasadena Daily News, circa 1915? 4. "The art of Maynard Dixon." International Studio, May, 1915…
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1. "Famous Santa Anita Rancho." News clip, October 10, 1914. Original in archives.
2. "The building of an ideal California rancho." Out West, May/June, 1914.
3. "Anoakia - where no harm shall..." Pasadena Daily News, circa 1915?
4. "The art of Maynard Dixon." International Studio, May, 1915.
5. "Anoakia, home of Anita Baldwin." News clip, August 3, 1934.
6. Santa Anita Rancho. Anoakia Breeding Farm Private Catalogue, 1916. Black cover. Two copies in Archives.
7. Santa Anita Rancho Los Angeles County California Anita M. Baldwin. Original brochure (black cover with red Maltese cross) describing the animals and crops on Santa Anita Rancho. Photocopy of descriptive brochure.
8. First annual sale of registered hogs. October 24, 1916. Original is missing from Archives since August 1987.
9. "Fabulous estate converted into a school." Pasadena Star News, July 18, 1954.
10. Anoakia - name. Handwritten card giving one opinion.
11. "Anoakia property." News clip, January 19, 1975.
12. Environmental impact report of development of property (DRAFT). November, 1975. 135+ pages.
13. "Anoakia annexation." News clip, January 23, 1975.
14. "Anita Baldwin's Arcadia estate." San Gabriel Valley Tribune, July 11, 1976.
15. Rancho Village. Dinner-dance program given at Anoakia in 1975. Excellent floor plan and room description. Two copies.
16. "Mundy mail." Arcadia Tribune, January 15, 1976.
17. "Association to race." Arcadia Tribune, January 22, 1976.
18. "Estate transformed to girl's school." Arcadia Tribune, September 4, 1941. Photocopy.
19. Anoakia inventory. 1916. Copied from original at Huntington Library.
20. Anoakia kennels. Letterhead, 1917.
21. Anoakia stationery. Letterhead, 1921.
22. Anita Baldwin purchases plants from the New York State Building at the Panama Pacific Exposition. San Francisco, 1915.
23. 23a. Anoakia background. Spring, circa 1977. 23b. Anoakia Background, March 1, 1977, slight revision from 23a. 23c. Letter to Arcadia Historical Society from Lowry B. McCaslin January 19, 1977, with accompanying letter dated December 22, 1976 to the Planning Commission of the City of Arcadia, item 23d.
24. "Anoakia: a quiet place 'where no harm shall befall'." Arcadia Tribune, July 6, 1978.
25. "For all time." News photo of the Daughters of the American Revolution placing a historical marker. Arcadia Tribune, May 27, 1979.
26. "Telegram adds another chapter to Baldwin saga." Arcadia Tribune, August 26, 1979.
27. "Stately homes of California II: Anoakia," by Porter Garnett. Sunset Magazine, January 1914.
28. "Will follow Italian types." Los Angeles Times, September 26, 1912, pt. 5, p. 26.
29. "Unique among homes of America's rich." Los Angeles Times, September 21, 1913, pt. II, p. 7.
30. Anoakia - Tiffany Catalog (light fixtures). No date. Copied from original owned by Lowry McCaslin, owner of Anoakia, 1991.
31. Interview with secretary of Mr. Lowry McCaslin, owner of Anoakia beginning circa 1942. See also Oral History folder, item #8.
32. "Report on the Anoakia property and mansion and its historical significance." Memorandum from Community Development Administrator Donna Butler to the Arcadia Mayor and City Council. December 6, 1994.
33. Minutes of the Arcadia City Council, December 6, 1994. Approval of staff communication with owner Lowry McCaslin regarding the condition and historical significance of the Anoakia property.
34. Letter to Lowry B. McCaslin, McCaslin Properties, February 21, 1995. City of Arcadia Development Services Department requested that a video and related photographs of Anoakia be included in the City's historical records.
35. Obituary of Lowry B. McCaslin, owner of Anoakia since the 1940s. Los Angeles Times, August 11, 1995.
36. "Plans for development force school from idyllic campus." Los Angeles Times (Home Edition), June 28, 1990 (on-line).
37. Note - For information regarding Arthur B. Benton, Architect for Anoakia, see also Architects (Benton, Arthur B.) folder.
38. Correspondence from Mark McCaslin to Arcadia City Council re: Anoakia property, dated June 13, 1996 and July 10, 1996.
39. Program. Senior Ring Ceremony. Anoakia Hall. April 18, 1968.
40. "The West on walls: Maynard Dixon and the McClaughry Murals," California State Library Foundation Bulletin. Summer 1998. several articles about Maynard Dixon murals being placed in the State Library.
41. Arcadia City Planning Commission meeting minutes November 9, 1999 regarding the Anoakia estate.
42. Anoakia Residential Planned Development - Final Environmental Impact Report (FEIR), C.U.P. 99-004 and Vesting Tentative Map 52745. Staff Report for the Arcadia City Planning Commission prepared by the Development Services Department, November 9, 1999.
43. Consideration of Final Map No. 52745 for the Anoakia Residential Planned Development Project at 701 West Foothill Boulevard. Staff Report to Mayor and City Council prepared by the Development Services Department. August 15, 2000.
44. Two pages from Sotheby's Auction Catalog showing Tiffany light fixtures and hanging light from Anoakia. March 10, 2005 catalog pp. 94-95.
45. Sotheby's 20th Century Decorative Arts catalog (in color), New York, March 10, 2005. See pages 94-95 for Tiffany light fixtures from Anita Baldwin's Anoakia estate.
46. Color printout of a 1978 photograph, taken by Sandy Snider in 1978, of the fountain with dragon, originally located at Anoakia estate. Dragon was stolen, but fountain base (bowl) currently located at Gilb Museum of Arcadia Heritage.
47. Wine Tasting at Anoakia, September 26, 1986. Copy of invitation from Friends of the Arcadia Public Library, description of various rooms inside Anoakia Mansion located at 758 Anoakia Lane, hand drawn map, Arcadia Library Association Wine Tasting Notes.
Subjects
Anoakia
Physical Description
2 folders
Item ID
8AF
Collection
Subject Files
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Start Date
1912
End Date
1921
Contents
Anoakia, 715 North Baldwin Avenue. Site Plan 1912-1921
Start Date
1912
End Date
1921
Contents
Anoakia, 715 North Baldwin Avenue. Site Plan 1912-1921
Subjects
Anoakia.
Location
History Room
Box Number
Box 65
Shelf Number
Shelf E6
Item ID
379AF
Collection
Subject Files
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Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
August 3, 1934
Pages
A-2
Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
August 3, 1934
Pages
A-2
Subjects
Anoakia
Item ID
3578AN
Collection
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The Anoakia developer cannot bulldoze the Anita Baldwin mansion without a demolition permit which will not be granted by the city until certain requirements are met.

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Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
May 18, 2000
Pages
p. 1
Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
May 18, 2000
Pages
p. 1
Subjects
Anoakia
Baldwin, Anita
Item ID
27708AN
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Anoakia Estates construction will begin by the end of the year by Hover Development Company.

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Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
September 14, 2000
Pages
p. 1
Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
September 14, 2000
Pages
p. 1
Subjects
Anoakia
Housing
Item ID
27895AN
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Anoakia Estates model homes to open for viewing by this spring. The community is made up of 31 luxury homes. Developer is Tom Hover. The homes were constructed on the site of Anoakia, an estate owned by Anita Baldwin, daughter of Arcadia city founder, Elias J. "Lucky" Baldwin, at Foothill Boulevard and Baldwin Avenue. The homes will be 2-stories, and 5,000-6,000 square feet.

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Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
February 7, 2002
Pages
p. 1, 9
Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
February 7, 2002
Pages
p. 1, 9
Subjects
Anoakia Estates
Baldwin, Anita
Housing developments
Hover, Tom
Item ID
33614AN
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The Anoakia estate will most likely be demolished in three months, but its destruction could prompt the city to identify and protect other historic buildings.

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Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
December 11, 1999
Pages
p. A3 w/photo
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
December 11, 1999
Pages
p. A3 w/photo
Subjects
Anoakia
Item ID
18203AN
Collection
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Anoakia Mansion (Anita Baldwin's Home)

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Contents
Anoakia Mansion (Anita Baldwin’s home) 701 W. Foothill Blvd, Arcadia, CA. Located at Foothill Blvd at Baldwin Ave., later became 78 Anoakia School (1941-1989)-permits (building, plumbing), correspondence, zoning from 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1980s.
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Anoakia Mansion (Anita Baldwin’s home) 701 W. Foothill Blvd, Arcadia, CA. Located at Foothill Blvd at Baldwin Ave., later became 78 Anoakia School (1941-1989)-permits (building, plumbing), correspondence, zoning from 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1980s.
Subjects
Anoakia Mansion (Anita Baldwin's Home)
Location
Basement
Box Number
Box 129
Shelf Number
Shelf H6
Item ID
442AF
Collection
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Anoakia Oaks, LLC, developers of the Anoakia estate, are willing to give away the Anita Baldwin mansion or it will be demolished.

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Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
November 11, 1999
Pages
p. 1
Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
November 11, 1999
Pages
p. 1
Subjects
Anoakia
Anoakia Oaks, LLC
Baldwin, Anita
Item ID
27353AN
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Anoakia School plans to relocate to another city. The Fire Department has cited the school with many violations in the past year. Last month the Department closed a group of 10 classrooms for being unsafe.

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Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
January 11, 1989
Pages
p. A-1
Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
January 11, 1989
Pages
p. A-1
Subjects
Schools, Private - Anoakia School
Item ID
3054AN
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The Anoakia School, soon to be renamed the Anita Oaks School, won a victory against staunch opponents of the relocation when the Duarte City Council unanimously approved the move to property owned by New Life Assembly of God Church.

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Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
July 15, 1990
Pages
p. A-1
Newspaper
Arcadia Tribune
Date
July 15, 1990
Pages
p. A-1
Subjects
Schools, Private - Anoakia School
Item ID
3058AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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