Cliff May’s First Ranch Style Building and House
For more information on Cliff May’s early work in San Diego, see Mary A. van Balgooy, “Before LA: Cliff May’s Beginnings in San Diego,” Journal of San Diego History, forthcoming.
(1) Cliff May, interview by Marlene L. Laskey, 1984 (Oral History Program, University of California, Los Angeles), 128.
(2) “New Women’s Clubhouse Center of Interest,” The San Diego Union, 3 June 1934; Sweetwaterwomansclub.org. In the Cliff May Collection of the Architecture and Design Collection, University Art Museum at the University of California, Santa Barbara, there is a letter from Mrs. George (Olive) Norton dated July 17, 1934 where she writes: “Mr. May: Under separate cover, am mailing to you, at Mrs. Horton’s request pictures of our beautiful new Club House. The members of the Club are very proud of their new home. And may I add my personal appreciation of your wholly beautiful work.”
(3) County of San Diego, Deed Book no. 360, 28 November 1934, 110.
(4) County of San Diego, Deed Book no. 398, 9 April 1935, 57.