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Finding Aid to the Arthur Brown, Jr. Photograph Collection, 1906-1921
BANC PIC 1981.161  
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Series 1 Personal Photographs circa 1914

Physical Description: BANC PIC 1981.161--NEG: Box 1, folders 1-11; Box 4, folder 122a BANC PIC 1981.161--PIC: Box 1, folder 1

Scope and Content Note

This series contains glass negatives of portraits of Arthur Brown, Jr. and other members of the San Francisco City Hall design team, often in a setting with drawings and models of San Francisco City Hall. It also contains two prints made from the glass negatives, probably around 1965.
NEG Box 1, Folder 1

Arthur Brown Jr circa 1914

NEG Box 1, Folder 2

Arthur Brown Jr. at table with book circa 1914

NEG Box 1, Folder 3

Arthur Brown Jr. at table with book circa 1914

NEG Box 1, Folder 4

Arthur Brown Jr. at table with book circa 1914

NEG Box 1, Folder 5

Arthur Brown Jr. with unidentified man circa 1914

NEG Box 1, Folder 6

Arthur Brown Jr. with unidentified man circa 1914

NEG Box 1, Folder 7

Arthur Brown Jr. with unidentified man circa 1914

NEG Box 1, Folder 8

Jean Louis Bourgeois at table circa 1914

NEG Box 1, Folder 9

Jean Louis Bourgeois seated circa 1914

NEG Box 1, Folder 10

Jean Louis Bourgeois seated circa 1914

NEG Box 1, Folder 11

John Baur, Jean Louis Bourgeois, John Bakewell, Jr., unidentified man, and Arthur Brown Jr circa 1914

PIC Box 1, Folder 1

Prints of negatives in folders 1 and 8 above circa 1914

 

Series 2 Professional Photographs 1914-1917

Physical Description: BANC PIC 1981.161--NEG: Box 1, folders 12-14; Boxes 2-3, 7; Box 8, folders 53-56

Scope and Content Note

This series contains materials related to Brown's professional career but not necessarily to activities of design and construction of buildings. It is arranged into two subseries: Reference Photographs and Faculty Photographs: San Francisco Architectural Club/University of Oregon Ateliers.
 

Subseries 2.1 Reference Photographs circa 1914

Physical Description: BANC PIC 1981.161--NEG: Box 1, folders 12-14; Box 2, folder 15

Scope and Content Note

This subseries contains glass negatives of stained glass windows from various churches around the country. Presumably, these images were used as references in Brown's design process.
NEG Box 1, Folder 12

Model of stained glass "David" window, Hennepin Ave M.E. Church, Minneapolis, MN circa 1914

NEG Box 1, Folder 13

Stained glass windows, Christ Church, Gardiner, ME circa 1914

NEG Box 1, Folder 14

Stained glass windows, Christ Church, Glendale, OH circa 1914

NEG Box 2, Folder 15

Stained glass windows, Moses, David, Isaiah, St. John the Baptist, All Soul's Church, Lowell, MA circa 1914

 

Subseries 2.2 Faculty Photographs: San Francisco Architectural Club (SFAC)/University of Oregon Atelier Drawings 1914-1917

Physical Description: BANC PIC 1981.161--NEG: Box 2, folders 16-29; Box 3, 7; Box 8, folders 53-56

Scope and Content Note

This subseries contains glass negatives depicting drawings made by students of Brown and his associates in the ateliers of the San Francisco Architectural Club and at the University of Oregon.
NEG Box 2, Folder 16-27

SFAC Atelier, drawings 1914-1917

NEG Box 2, Folder 28

SFAC Atelier, drawing, "...Court House" circa 1915

NEG Box 2, Folder 29

SFAC Atelier, drawing, "A Chapel" circa 1915

NEG Box 3, Folder 30

SFAC Atelier, drawing, "A Chapel" circa 1915

NEG Box 3, Folder 31

SFAC Atelier, drawing, "A Court House Lobby" circa 1915

NEG Box 3, Folder 32

SFAC Atelier, drawing, "A Fountain in a City Square" circa 1915

NEG Box 3, Folder 33

SFAC Atelier, drawing, "A Fountain", Alfred W. Eichler, "Mention" circa 1915

NEG Box 3, Folder 34

SFAC Atelier, drawing, "A Freestanding Tablet" circa 1915

NEG Box 3, Folder 35

SFAC Atelier, drawing, "A Freestanding Tablet", Eames Jr., Mr. John Reid, patron circa 1915

NEG Box 3, Folder 36

SFAC Atelier, drawing, "A Municipal Electric Power Station," Alfred W. Eichler, [May 24, 1913] 1913

NEG Box 3, Folder 37

SFAC Atelier, drawing, "A Municipal Electrical Power Plant", Meyers, Walter K circa 1913

NEG Box 3, Folder 38

SFAC Atelier, drawing, "A Plant for the Manufacture of Firearms" circa 1915

NEG Box 3, Folder 39

SFAC Atelier, drawing, "A Plant for the Manufacture of Firearms" circa 1915

NEG Box 3, Folder 40

SFAC Atelier, drawing, "A State Historical Society Building," Mark L. [Jorgensen], Mar 1, 1915, John Baur, Patron circa 1915

NEG Box 3, Folder 41

SFAC Atelier, drawing, "An Aeronautic School," George Travis, Jan. 9, 1917 circa 1915

NEG Box 3, Folder 42

SFAC Atelier, drawing, "An Infirmary" circa 1915

NEG Box 3, Folder 43

SFAC Atelier, drawing, "An Orangery Under a Terrace" circa 1915

NEG Box 7, Folder 44

SFAC Atelier, drawing, "An Orangery Under A Terrace" circa 1915

NEG Box 7, Folder 45

SFAC Atelier, drawing, "An Orangery," Eichler circa 1915

NEG Box 7, Folder 46

SFAC Atelier, drawing, "Safe Deposit Vault Building" circa 1915

NEG Box 7, Folder 47

SFAC Atelier, drawing, "Safe Deposit Vault Building" circa 1915

NEG Box 7, Folder 48

SFAC Atelier, drawing, "Safe Deposit Vault Building," John Baur, Patron circa 1915

NEG Box 7, Folder 49

SFAC Atelier, drawing, "The Entrance to a House," Alfred W. Eichler, placed 2nd circa 1915

NEG Box 7, Folder 50

SFAC Atelier, drawing, "The Main Lobby of a Large Court House" Carl Warnecke, 1914 circa 1915

NEG Box 7, Folder 51

University of Oregon Atelier, drawing, "An Astronomical Observatory in Arizona, Longitudinal Section," Louis C. Rosenberg, Nov 1, 1915 1915

NEG Box 7, Folder 52

University of Oregon Atelier, drawing, "An Astronomical Observatory" circa 1915

NEG Box 8, Folder 53

University of Oregon Atelier, drawing, "An Astronomical Observatory" circa 1915

NEG Box 8, Folder 54

University of Oregon Atelier, drawing, "An Astronomical Observatory" Rosenberg circa 1915

NEG Box 8, Folder 55

University of Oregon Atelier, drawing "An Astronomical Observatory," Louis C. Rosenberg, Nov 1, 1915 1915

NEG Box 8, Folder 56

University of Oregon Atelier, drawing, "Safe Deposit Vault Building" Joe [Tominaga] circa 1915

 

Series 3 Project Photographs 1906-1921

Physical Description: BANC PIC 1981.161--NEG: Boxes 4-6; Box 8, folders 57-61; Boxes 9-22 BANC PIC 1918.161--PIC: Box 1, folder 1

Scope and Content Note

This series contains glass negatives depicting projects designed by Bakewell & Brown between 1908-1921. Images include copies of drawings, detail models, construction views, and completed buildings. There is also a small number of prints made from the glass negative probably around 1965.
NEG Box 4, Folder 123-124

Arnstein Residence, exterior, front view 1911-1912

NEG Box 4, Folder 125-126

Arnstein Residence, exterior, rear view 1911-1912

NEG Box 4, Folder 127

Arnstein Residence, exterior, view of end wing 1911-1912

NEG Box 4, Folder 128

Arnstein Residence, exterior, view of garden 1911-1912

NEG Box 4, Folder 129-130

Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway, San Diego Station, drawing, elevation, "Preliminary sketch of proposed railroad station for San Diego," Dec 12, 1913 1913

NEG Box 5, Folder 131-133

Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway, San Diego Station, drawing, perspective, "Preliminary sketch of proposed railroad station for San Diego," Dec 12, 1913 1913

NEG Box 5, Folder 134

Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway, San Diego Station, drawing, plan, "Preliminary sketch of proposed railroad station for San Diego," Dec 12, 1913 1913

NEG Box 21, Folder 191

Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway, San Diego Station, drawing, plan, main floor, sheet 2, April 18, 1914 1914

NEG Box 5, Folder 135

Bank competition, drawing, perspective, Oakland 1906

NEG Box 5, Folder 136

Beale, Truxtun Residence, exterior, front entrance 1910

NEG Box 5, Folder 137

Beale, Truxtun Residence, exterior, rear view 1910

NEG Box 5, Folder 138

Beale, Truxtun Residence, exterior, rear view from terrace 1910

NEG Box 5, Folder 139

Beale, Truxtun Residence, exterior, side view from garden 1910

NEG Box 6, Folder 140

Beale, Truxtun Residence, interior, living room 1910

NEG Box 6, Folder 141

Beaver, Anna Residence, exterior, front view 1909

NEG Box 6, Folder 142

Beaver, Anna Residence, exterior, side view 1909

NEG Box 8, Folder 57

Berkeley City Hall, drawing, cross section, sheet 19 1907

NEG Box 8, Folder 58

Berkeley City Hall, drawing, first floor plan, sheet 13 1907

NEG Box 6, Folder 143

Berkeley Town Hall, drawing, perspective 1907

NEG Box 8, Folder 59-61

Bourn, W.B. Residence (Filoli) garage, model 1917

NEG Box 6, Folder 144

Brown, Arthur, Sr. Residence, interior 1910

NEG Box 6, Folder 145

Burlingame Country Club, exterior, courtyard with fountain circa 1914

NEG Box 6, Folder 146

Burlingame Country Club, interior circa 1914

NEG Box 6, Folder 147

Burlingame Country Club, interior, dining room circa 1914

NEG Box 6, Folder 148

Burlingame Country Club, interior, sitting room circa 1914

NEG Box 16, Folder 149

Burlingame Country Club, interior, solarium circa 1914

NEG Box 16, Folder 150

[Burlingame Country Club], interior circa 1914

NEG Box 16, Folder 151

Chamberlain Residence, exterior, front entrance 1912-1913

NEG Box 16, Folder 152-153

Chamberlain Residence, exterior, rear view 1912-1913

NEG Box 16, Folder 154

Chamberlain Residence, exterior, side view 1912-1913

NEG Box 16, Folder 155

Chamberlain Residence, exterior, view of children's playground 1912-1913

NEG Box 16, Folder 156

Chamberlain Residence, interior, view of dining room 1912-1913

NEG Box 16, Folder 157

Chamberlain Residence, interior, view of library 1912-1913

NEG Box 17, Folder 158

Chamberlain Residence, interior, view of living room 1912-1913

NEG Box 9, Folder 62

City of Paris [Department Store], model of clock 1908-1909

NEG Box 9, Folder 63

City of Paris [Department Store], model of clock 1908-1909

NEG Box 9, Folder 64

City of Paris [Department Store], model of decorative detail, city of Paris ship seal 1908-1909

NEG Box 9, Folder 65

[City of Paris Department Store], model of decorative detail 1908-1909

NEG Box 9, Folder 66

[City of Paris Department Store], model of decorative detail 1908-1909

NEG Box 9, Folder 67

[City of Paris Department Store], models of decorative detail 1908-1909

NEG Box 9, Folder 68

[City of Paris Department Store], models of decorative detail 1908-1909

NEG Box 17, Folder 159

Farmers and Merchants Bank competition, drawing, perspective undated

NEG Box 17, Folder 160

Lent, George Residence, exterior, front view circa 1915

NEG Box 17, Folder 161

Lent, George Residence, exterior, front view circa 1915

NEG Box 17, Folder 162

Lent, George Residence, exterior, view of front entrance circa 1915

NEG Box 17, Folder 163

Lent, George Residence, exterior, view of side entrance circa 1915

NEG Box 17, Folder 164

Lent, George Residence, exterior, view of terrace circa 1915

NEG Box 17, Folder 165

Lent, George Residence, exterior, view of terrace and fountain circa 1915

NEG Box 18, Folder 166

Lent, George Residence, interior, living room circa 1915

NEG Box 21, Folder 192

Mills College Dormitory, drawing, plan, first & second floors, sheet 2, Apr 22, 1921 1921

NEG Box 18, Folder 167

Mills College Dormitory, exterior circa 1919

NEG Box 18, Folder 168

Mills College Dormitory, exterior, detail view of central portion circa 1919

NEG Box 18, Folder 169

Mills College Dormitory, exterior, detail view of entrance to dining room circa 1919

NEG Box 18, Folder 170

Mills College Dormitory, exterior, end view showing balcony circa 1919

NEG Box 18, Folder 171

Mills College Dormitory, exterior, entrance to dining room circa 1919

NEG Box 18, Folder 172

Mills College Dormitory, exterior, side view circa 1919

NEG Box 18, Folder 173

Mills College Dormitory, exterior, view of central portion showing sleeping porches circa 1919

NEG Box 9, Folder 69

Panama Pacific International Exposition (PPIE):Horticulture Building, model of sculptural detail, round with sunburst at center and cornucopia around 1914

NEG Box 9, Folder 70

Panama Pacific International Exposition (PPIE): Horticulture Building, drawing, caryatids (negative broken) 1914

NEG Box 10, Folder 71

Panama Pacific International Exposition (PPIE): Horticulture Building, drawing, fish and human motif 1914

NEG Box 10, Folder 72

Panama Pacific International Exposition (PPIE): Horticulture Building, drawing, sculptural detail, caryatids and part of cartouche 1914

NEG Box 10, Folder 73

Panama Pacific International Exposition (PPIE): Horticulture Building, drawing, sculptural detail, flower vase 1914

NEG Box 10, Folder 74

Panama Pacific International Exposition (PPIE): Horticulture Building, drawing, sculptural detail, part of cartouche 1914

NEG Box 10, Folder 75

Panama Pacific International Exposition (PPIE): Horticulture Building, drawing, sculptural detail, pineapple, flowers, and wreath 1914

NEG Box 10, Folder 76

Panama Pacific International Exposition (PPIE): Horticulture Building, drawing, sculptural detail, shell, flower, and fruit motif 1914

NEG Box 10, Folder 77

Panama Pacific International Exposition (PPIE): Horticulture Building, drawing, sculptural detail, tall urn 1914

NEG Box 10, Folder 78

Panama Pacific International Exposition (PPIE): Horticulture Building, drawing, sculptural detail, urn and wreath sculptural details 1914

NEG Box 10, Folder 79

Panama Pacific International Exposition (PPIE): Horticulture Building, drawing, sculptural detail, urn with fish motif 1914

NEG Box 15, Folder 116-119

Pope, George Residence, San Francisco, exterior (prints in 2000.078, folder 20) circa 1912

NEG Box 11, Folder 80

San Francisco City Hall, construction, exterior view of corner portico circa 1914

NEG Box 11, Folder 81

San Francisco City Hall, construction, front elevation circa 1914

NEG Box 11, Folder 82

San Francisco City Hall, construction, front elevation circa 1914

NEG Box 11, Folder 83

[San Francisco City Hall], construction, steel circa 1914

NEG Box 11, Folder 84

[San Francisco City Hall], construction, steel circa 1914

NEG Box 11, Folder 85

[San Francisco City Hall] construction, view of arched window/doorway circa 1914

NEG Box 11, Folder 86

[San Francisco City Hall], construction, view of doorway circa 1914

NEG Box 11, Folder 87-89

[San Francisco City Hall], construction circa 1914

NEG Box 11, Folder 90

[San Francisco City Hall], construction circa 1914

NEG Box 12, Folder 91

San Francisco City Hall, drawing, isometric perspective of east arch in rotunda, sheet [29] circa 1913

NEG Box 12, Folder 92-93

[San Francisco City Hall], excavation circa 1914

NEG Box 12, Folder 94

San Francisco City Hall, interior view of dome construction circa 1914

NEG Box 12, Folder 95

San Francisco City Hall, interior view of dome construction circa 1914

NEG Box 12, Folder 96

San Francisco City Hall, model of spire circa 1913

NEG Box 12, Folder 97

San Francisco City Hall, model of spire circa 1913

Folder 98

San Francisco City Hall, model of tower circa 1913

NEG Box 13, Folder 99

San Francisco City Hall, model of tower circa 1913

NEG Box 19, Folder 174

San Francisco City Hall, drawing, "Preliminary sketch, study of central motif" circa 1913

NEG Box 19, Folder 175

San Francisco City Hall, drawing, "Preliminary sketch, study of corner" circa 1913

NEG Box 21, Folder 193

San Francisco City Hall, drawing, plan, 1st floor, sheet 8 1913

NEG Box 21, Folder 194

San Francisco City Hall, drawing, plan, 2nd floor, sheet 10 1913

NEG Box 21, Folder 195

San Francisco City Hall, drawing, plan, 3rd floor, sheet 11 1913

NEG Box 22, Folder 196

San Francisco City Hall, drawing, plan, 4th floor, sheet 12 1913

NEG Box 15, Folder 122

San Francisco War Memorial: Art Center, drawing, Sept 29, 1919 1919

NEG Box 22, Folder 200

San Francisco War Memorial: Opera House, drawing, signed Francis Todhunter circa 1920

NEG Box 13, Folder 100-101

Stanford University, partial model of archway circa 1915

NEG Box 13, Folder 102-104

Stanford University: [Memorial Court], model of details for arches circa 1915

NEG Box 19, Folder 176

Stanford University: Art Gallery, exterior view front entrance circa 1915

NEG Box 19, Folder 177

Stanford University: Art Gallery, exterior view of arcade circa 1915

NEG Box 19, Folder 178

Stanford University: Art Gallery, interior view of gallery circa 1915

NEG Box 19, Folder 179

Stanford University: General Plan, drawing, "Plan of existing and proposed new buildings," Nov, 1914 1914

NEG Box 19, Folder 180

Stanford University: General Plan, drawing, "Plan of old and proposed new buildings," Nov, 1914 1914

NEG Box 19, Folder 181

Stanford University: General Plan, drawing, "Plan of old and proposed new buildings," Nov, 1914 1914

NEG Box 20, Folder 182

Stanford University: General Plan, drawing, Nov, 1914 1914

NEG Box 20, Folder 183

Stanford University: Lane Hospital, surgical building, drawing, operating floor plan 1914

NEG Box 20, Folder 184

Stanford University: Lane Hospital, surgical building, drawing, perspective 1914

NEG Box 20, Folder 185

Stanford University: Lane Hospital, surgical building, drawing, typical floor plan 1914

NEG Box 13, Folder 105-106

Stanford University: Men's (Encina) Gymnasium circa 1915

NEG Box 22, Folder 197

Stanford University: Men's (Encina) Gym, drawing, plan, first floor, sheet 2, revised Sept 15, 1914 1914

NEG Box 20, Folder 186

Stanford University: Stanford Hospital, drawing, Clay Street elevation, Dec, 1914 1914

NEG Box 14, Folder 107

Unidentified apartment building (1), [San Francisco] circa 1915

NEG Box 14, Folder 108

Unidentified apartment building (2), [San Francisco] circa 1915

NEG Box 14, Folder 109

Unidentified apartment building (3), [San Francisco] circa 1915

NEG Box 14, Folder 110

Unidentified apartment buildings (1), [San Francisco] circa 1915

NEG Box 14, Folder 111

Unidentified apartment buildings (2), [San Francisco] circa 1915

NEG Box 14, Folder 112

Unidentified building [Pacific Gas & Electric], [San Francisco] circa 1915

NEG Box 14, Folder 113

Unidentified building [Pacific Gas & Electric], [San Francisco] circa 1915

NEG Box 14, Folder 114

Unidentified building [Sperry Flour Co.], [San Francisco] circa 1915

NEG Box 15, Folder 115

Unidentified building, model of sculptural element circa 1915

NEG Box 22, Folder 198

Unidentified buildings, drawing, perspective, Jul 25 1921

NEG Box 15, Folder 120

Unidentified residence, exterior, view of corner of house and garden with trellis circa 1915

NEG Box 22, Folder 199

Unidentified residence, drawing, perspective, Aug 2 1921

NEG Box 20, Folder 187

Union Trust bank competition, drawing, perspective circa 1915

NEG Box 20, Folder 188

Union Trust bank competition, drawing, perspective circa 1915

NEG Box 20, Folder 189

Union Trust bank competition, drawing, perspective 1908

NEG Box 20, Folder 190

University of California: Class of 1910 Bridge 1910

NEG Box 15, Folder 121

VanAntwerp Residence, interior circa 1920

PIC Box 1, Folder 1

Prints of negatives in folders 63-68, 70-86, 91-95, 98-99, 122, 174-175 above 1