Erich Mendelsohn drawings
A limited edition of 30 architectural sketches by Mendelsohn, 1955.
Willis Polk scrapbooks
Five scrapbooks of clippings documenting Polk's career and many important Bay Area events during his time in San Francisco. Subjects of the clippings include the Panama-Pacific International Exposition, the San Francisco civic center, and his partnership with D.H. Burnham and the subsequent establishment of his own firm in San Francisco …
Architectural Panel records
Correspondence, 1956-1969, mostly between Miv Schaaf and architects Richard Neutra, R. Buckminster-Fuller, Gio Ponti, Louis I. Kahn and others; business and financial records, 1956-1971; clippings and exhibition catalogs; subject files, 1958-1972, containing correspondence, business records, photographs and printed material on the Dodge House, Southern California Regional Planning (SCAG), Environmental Goals Committee (E.G.C.), Environment …
Lilian Bridgman papers
bulk circa 1885-circa 1940s
The papers of California architect, Lilian Bridgman, measure 0.24 linear feet and date from circa 1860 to circa 1983, with the bulk of the material dating from circa 1885 to circa 1940s. The collection provides scattered documentation of Bridgman's life including records of her certification as an architect, personal stationery, a booklet about her written by her niece, photographs of Bridgman, and two glass plate negatives of her in the studio.
Oral history interview with Charles Willard Moore
Woodbridge, Sally Byrne
An interview of Charles Willard Moore conducted 1984 Dec. 28, by Sally Woodbridge, for the Archives of American Art.
Reginald Johnson papers
5 oversize scrapbooks (circa 100 pages each) containing newspaper clippings pertaining primarily to California artists and the Southern California art scene from circa 1929-1955. The majority of the clippings are from the Los Angeles Times with reviews by Arthur Millier; other sources include the Christian Science Monitor and Art Digest. The scrapbooks as …
Oral history interview with James Hubbell
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
An interview of James Hubbell conducted 2012 July 30, by Jo Lauria, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at Hubbell's home and studio, in Santa Ysabel, California.
George Kaneko slides and photographs related to George Bayer and the ARCO art collection
George Kaneko slides and photographs related to Herbert Bayer and the ARCO art collection measures 0.4 linear feet and dates from 1975-1985. Included are images of the ARCO (Atlantic Richfield Oil Company) art collection and buildings taken by George Kaneko. Graphic designer, Herbert Bayer, appears in some of the images.
Esther McCoy papers
The papers of Southern California architectural historian, critic, and writer Esther McCoy measure 44.0 linear feet and date from 1876 to 1990 (bulk 1938-1989). McCoy was interested in both Italian and Mexican architecture as well as the folk art and crafts of Mexico and South America. The collection documents McCoy's career, as well as her family and personal life through biographical material, extensive correspondence, personal and professional writings, project files, Southern California architects' files, clippings and other printed material, a large collection of photographs and slides, and taped interviews of Southern California modern architects.
Stanley and Elyse Grinstein papers
Grinstein, Elyse, 1929-2016
The papers of Stanley and Elyse Grinstein date from 1937-2010 and measure 1.3 linear feet. The collection documents the role the Grinsteins played in nurturing and promoting the mid-century Los Angeles art scene through personal friendships with area artists, the print studio Gemini G.E.L., and their art collecting activities. Records include biographical material, artist files including substantive letters and postcards from notable artists, musicians, writers and architects, a small amount of documentation relating to Gemini G.E.L. and Elyse Grinstein's architectural work, printed material, and a few photographs.