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Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 336 Collections and/or Records:

Sandy Bleifer papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 7077
Overview During her years as a real estate broker and historic preservation advocate in downtown Los Angeles, Sandra Bleifer created and collected a trove of materials documenting the revitalization of downtown in the 1990s and 2000s--decades witnessing an enormous amount of development and gentrification in the city's historic core and neighboring districts. The collection comprises materials on a variety of revitalization projects, plans, and studies undertaken by different organizations and...
Dates: 1990-2010

Luther E. (Luella) Bloom papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Coll2014-084
Abstract Photographs, greeting cards, and records documenting the life of Luther E. "Luella" Bloom, circa 1931-1988. The bulk of the materials date from circa 1975 to 1987. Bloom was a unionized waiter in Los Angeles from 1972-1981. He also had a drag persona, "Luella."
Dates: circa 1931-1988

Walter Bodlander collection of German exile materials

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 6179
Overview Wilhelm Loeb's German passport that indicates that he went to the German consulate in San Francisco to register the additional name "Israel"; collection of correspondence between Ernest Marcus and Alfred Neumann.
Dates: 1932-1962

Cleve Boutell papers

 Collection — Box 1: Series Series 1.
Identifier: Coll2013-114
Abstract Manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, news clippings and other materials from lesbian writer Cleve Marie Boutell (1918-2011). The bulk of the collection is drafts of fictional works by Cleve Boutell. There is also correspondence with her lesbian sister Hortense "Bo" Boutell (1913-2006), a lieutenant colonel and the first female logistician in the United States Army.
Dates: 1949 - 2008; Majority of material found within 1956 - 2007

Bruce E. Bradbury papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Coll2008-022
Abstract Photographs, correspondence, and other materials relating to the life and family of Bruce Bradbury (1923-1992). The documents include family correspondence, photographs, and 8-mm home movies. Other photographs, correspondence, and materials document Bradbury's service in the United States Merchant Marine, his creative writing (including a typescript of his novel Who Are You, Billy Bingleman?), and his interest in motorcycles and tattoos.
Dates: 1942-1991

John Brahm Collection

Identifier: 2092
Abstract Collection consists of annotated shooting scripts, 2 television scripts, stills and photographs of stage productions from the director John Brahm (1893-1982).
Dates: 0000

Maceo Braxton, Jr. family photograph album

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31275049031165]
Identifier: 7109
Overview An album of family portraits and other material assembled at the time of Maceo Braxton, Jr.'s graduation from West Point in 1974. The more than 40 photographs in the album prominently feature Braxton (1953-2008)--a Black physician and military officer--as well as his parents, Maceo Braxton, Sr. (1922-1997) and Bernice Maiflorence Braxton (1924-2013), and his four siblings in their Los Angeles home. Many of the portraits feature Braxton's mother, Bernice, who worked at the University of Southern...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1974; 1944; 1980

Dr. Benjamin Bennett Briggs family papers

Identifier: 0394
Abstract Dr. Benjamin Bennett Briggs was a horticulturist and medical doctor who originally came to California from Ohio during the Gold Rush but returned to Ohio where he married and established a medical practice. He later returned to California to continue with horticultural pursuits and was one of the founders of La Crescenta, where he hoped to establish a health resort. Though he died before he could accomplish all his dreams, today's Crescenta-Canada valley was home to many sanitariums and...
Dates: 1842 - 1975; Majority of material found within 1850 - 1920

Ira M. Britton papers

Identifier: 6097
Overview The Ira M. Britton papers consist of letters, photographs, certificates and notebooks created and collected by American serviceman Ira Britton during World War II. Britton served in both the the Royal Canadian Air Force and the United States Navy. Together, the photographs and letters describe the experience of Americans who served in the RCAF.
Dates: 1941-1945

Edmund G. Brown, Jr. papers

Identifier: 0217
Abstract The Edmund G. Brown, Jr. papers comprise the papers of Jerry Brown during his tenure as California Secretary of State (1971-1975) and his first two terms as the Governor of California (1975-1983). Over the course of his career, Jerry Brown has served as the California Secretary of State (1971-1975), the 34th Governor of California (1975-1983), the Mayor of Oakland (1999-2007), the Attorney General of California (2007-2011), and the 39th Governor of California (2011-2019).
Dates: circa 1971-1987