consists of twenty-nine boxes and two oversize folders concerning the California
Gold Rush vessels, California county histories, and miscellaneous ephemera and
John Bartlett Goodman III, (1901-1991) was born in Denver, Colorado and moved to
California by the age of three, first to San Diego and then to Los Angeles in 1916.
After high school he worked in an architect's office, but left in 1920 after a short
time to join the art department of the Famous Players Lasky Company, an early motion
picture company. Shortly after joining, Goodman became interested in maritime
history and sailing ships. Goodman's forty-seven year professional career in the
motion picture industry included work on 252 movies. He spent seventeen years with
Paramount Studios, worked for Warner Brothers Studios, and served as supervising art
director (1942-1945) for Universal Studios, after which, he pursued a freelance
career as an independent art director. Goodman retired from film work in 1967. He
died on June 30, 1991 in Los Angeles County, California.
1976 items in 29 boxes and 2 oversize folders
The Huntington Library does not require that researchers request permission to quote from or publish images of this material,
nor does it charge fees for such activities.
The responsibility for identifying the copyright holder, if there is one, and obtaining necessary permissions rests with
Open to qualified researchers by prior application through the Reader Services Department. For more information, contact Reader