The Verle and Elizabeth Annis papers contain photographs, pamphlets, postcards, correspondence, architectural designs, and other material created by Verle and Elizabeth Annis. Verle Lincoln Annis (1897-1983) was a scholar and professor of architecture at the University of Southern California until 1962. Verle Annis wrote The Architecture of Antigua Guatemala 1543-1773, published in 1968 by the University of San Carlos de Guatemala. Elizabeth Naomi Annis (née Reed) (1905-2000) was a writer, traveler, and supporter of libraries, having served as a founding member of the Friends of the Library organization at the University of California, Irvine. The physical collection consists of photographs, pamphlets, and postcards from the Annis' travels in Latin America, Spain, and Portugal; a photo index of Latin American architecture on file cards; a few architectural designs; correspondence; travel journals; Verle Annis' course materials; an unpublished manuscript by Elizabeth Annis; and other material dating from approximately 1910 to 1978.
See the Finding Aid for the physical collection.