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Bernard Maybeck Collection, 1897-1956 (bulk 1902-1939))
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Description
Contains records relating to all aspects of architect Bernard Maybeck's life. The contents include personal papers, correspondence, office files, project files, drawings, and photographs. The records describe the unique vision of Maybeck's designs, including his use of unusual materials and color schemes. The collection is useful for researching Bay Regional style, the use of industrial materials in architecture, the use of cement and other earthquake and fire resistant materials, and the planning of campuses or town spaces.
Background
Bernard Maybeck (1862-1957)
Extent
32.5 boxes, 5 flat boxes, 1 card file box, 1 volume scrapbook, 34 flat file drawers, 157 tubes, 8 large framed drawings, a table, a carved panel, and a plaster ornament
Restrictions
All requests for permission to publish, reproduce, or quote from materials in the collection should be discussed with the Curator
Availability
Collection is open for research