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Maybeck (Bernard) Collection, 1897-1956 (bulk 1902-1939)

About this Collection

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. View collection guide.

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