Robert Cleveland Negatives

Machine-readable finding aid created by Lauren Dubell
California Museum of Photography
3824 Main Street
Riverside, California 92521
2015


Descriptive Summary

Title: Robert Cleveland Negatives
Dates: ca. 1950-1965
Collection Number: 1993.0005
Extent: 543 items
Repository: UC Riverside. California Museum of Photography
Riverside, California 92521
Abstract: The Robert Cleveland negative collection contains 543 8x10 negatives and color transparencies. Robert Cleveland, a commercial architectural photographer working primarily in Southern California, photographed for a number of interior and exterior firms and publications in the 1950s and through the early 1960s. The majority of photographs document the trends in interior and exterior design focusing on particular elements such as appliances, hardware, and building materials. Buildings and sites represented in the collection are located in Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, and Utah.
Language of Materials: English

Access

Original negatives are available by appointment, but must be handled by the Curator of Collections. Images should be requested by their print identification numbers.

Acquisition Information

The negatives were donated by the photographer in 1982 and accessioned into the permanent collection in 1993.

Biography

Robert C. Cleveland (1918-1991) was an architectural and design photographer based in Pacific Palisades. In 1953 he published "Architectural Photography of Houses: How to Take Good Pictures of Exteriors and Interiors," describing his practice.

Indexing Terms

Cleveland, Robert

Preferred Citation

Robert Cleveland Negatives. UC Riverside. California Museum of Photography

Scope and Content

The Robert Cleveland negative collection contains 543 8x10 negatives and color transparencies. Robert Cleveland, a commercial architectural photographer working primarily in Southern California, photographed for a number of interior and exterior firms and publications in the 1950s and through the early 1960s. The majority of photographs document the trends in interior and exterior design focusing on particular elements such as appliances, hardware, and building materials. Buildings and sites represented in the collection are located in Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, and Utah. Places of note include Disneyland, Bullock's Westwood, Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), the Beverly Hilton, and many banks, small businesses, and private residences.

Publication Rights

Copyright has been assigned to the UCR/California Museum of Photography. All requests for permission to publish be submitted in writing to the Curator of Collections.

 

Santa Ynez Inn 0903 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 3 items
 

Frew House 1099 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 2 items
 

Jim Jones House 1118 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 1 item
 

Arthur Miller House 1122 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 1 item
 

Dohner House 1145 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 1 item
 

Campbell Glass 1159 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 2 items
 

Renderings for Adele Faulknes 1166 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 2 items
 

Bryce for Better Homes & Gardens 1192 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 4 items
 

H. H. Kline House 1194 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 4 items
 

Manuel House 1217 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 3 items
 

Farnham House 1230 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 3 items
 

Weiss House 1236 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 1 item
 

Schmitz House 1318 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 3 items
 

Shopping Center [architectural drawing] 1335 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 1 item
 

Tampkin & Murphey Houses, for Pabco Flooring 1486 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 9 items
 

Mobile home construction 1502 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 2 items
 

Jim Toland House 1554 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 5 items
 

Canyon Close Model Home, 1561 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 2 items
 

Frank Campell House, 1577 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 3 items
 

Ridley Kit House, for Western Holly, with model 1604 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 3 items
 

Four-level freeway interchange, downtown Los Angeles 1606 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 3 items
 

Bullock’s Westwood Store 1607 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 8 items
 

Abbey Rents 1608 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 2 items
 

Sascha Brastoff, "Ansco Job" 1609 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 2 items
 

Chase Brass & Copper Company 1610 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 4 items
 

Joseph Russell Living Room 1620 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 1 item
 

David Shelly House 1641 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 6 items
 

Redmand House 1682 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 3 items
 

Presbyterian Church 1684 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 2 items
 

Western Holly Built-in Stoves & Ranges 1695 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 3 items
 

Volk-McLain Rendering 1708 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 12 items
 

Elsie Smith House 1739 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 3 items
 

Mormon Temple 1761 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 1 item
 

Palisades Church 1838 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 3 items
 

Gemological Institute of America Building 1860 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 3 items
 

Utter-McKinley Mortuary Building Rendering 1862 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 4 items
 

Heinley Patio With Car 1866 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 3 items
 

William Yates Apartment 1867 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 6 items
 

Fleckett House Plan by Volk-McLain Builders 1874 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 1 item
 

Home Show, Kitchens 1881 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 10 items
 

California Teacher’s Association Building 1884 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 6 items
 

Capitol Records Building 1885 ca. 1955-1965

Physical Description: 1 item
 

Blue Cross Building 1886 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 2 items
 

Home Savings & Loan Association 1887 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 5 items
 

Sixth & Ardmore Building 1888 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 7 items
 

Freeway From Vermont Street Bridge 1889 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 3 items
 

Hardware Setups For Los Angeles Times Home Design 1896 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 10 items
 

Lundberg’s Hawaiian Memorial Park Rendering 1914 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 2 items
 

Max Schechter House, Kitchen 1919 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 1 item
 

Lundberg Armet & Davis' Desert Lawn Memorial Park Rendering 1926 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 2 items
 

Pacific Apartments, Santa Monica 1929 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 2 items
 

J.J. Brennan House 1930 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 4 items
 

Heinley Shutters Shojl Screen 1933 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 6 items
 

Volk-McLain Live Oak Rancho Rendering 1945 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 6 items
 

J.N. Peterson House, Palm Springs 1974 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 2 items
 

Marco Wolff House, Palm Springs 1975 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 1 item
 

J.B. Pike House 1977 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 2 items
 

Stevens House, for House Beautiful Magazine 1989 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 23 items
 

Monsanto House of the Future at Disneyland 2024 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 7 items
 

Beach Cabana for House & Garden Magazine 2036 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 2 items
 

Marin Memorial Park Architectural Rendering 2039 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 2 items
 

Broadbent House 2042 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 2 items
 

Tashjian Rugs 2048 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 6 items
 

G.E.O. Forest Gardens by Ralph Smith 2055 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 3 items
 

Leavitt House 2056 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 3 items
 

Dick Hunt Garden 2076 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 1 item
 

American Airlines Hangar at LA International Airport 2083 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 6 items
 

Disneyland 2088 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 26 items
 

Malibu Shutter Panel 2093 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 3 items
 

Los Angeles Police Building 2105 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 1 item
 

United Steel Workers of America Union, Fontana 2109 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 2 items
 

Baash Ross Tools 2112 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 2 items
 

Immaculate Heart Seminary, San Diego 2164 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 2 items
 

West Los Angeles Animal Shelter, Architectural Rendering 2166 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 1 item
 

Children's Easter Party 2180 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 1 item
 

Hawaiian Memorial Park Rendering 2196 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 1 item
 

David Swedlow House 2206 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 3 items
 

Beverly Hilton 2283 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 3 items
 

Allen Kerr House 2284 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 5 items
 

J.A. McNeil House, Ad for Ford Thunderbird 2286 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 3 items
 

Monsanto Hall of Chemistry, Disneyland 2289 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 1 item
 

A.W. Humphrey House 2353 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 10 items
 

Prudential Building 2404 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 4 items
 

David Barry III House, Exotic Plants 2405 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 9 items
 

Latrobe Steel Company 2440 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 4 items
 

Mid-Wilshire for Los Angeles Times 2445 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 4 items
 

Pacific Ocean Park Aquarium 2468 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 1 item
 

Purex 2533 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 2 items
 

Brubaker House 2546 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 5 items
 

Herbert Cummings House, for Portland Cement Association 2550 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 14 items
 

TWA at LA International Airport 2586 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 4 items
 

Trousdale House 2613 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 9 items
 

Camelback Inn 2625 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 8 items
 

Knudsen House 2631 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 3 items
 

UCLA Campus 2643 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 1 item
 

Dr. & Mrs. John R. Evans House 2649 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 6 items
 

Ajax Hardware 2653 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 10 items
 

Continental Airlines at LA International Airport 2657 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 2 items
 

LA Times Home Magazine Advertisements 2664 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 4 items
 

Jake Lane Home 2686 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 1 item
 

Virgil Oliver House 2692 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 4 items
 

E. Grisinger House 2721 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 4 items
 

Anne Phillips House 2722 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 2 items
 

Tom Douglas House 2728 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 2 items
 

Catherine Armstrong House 2730 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 8 items
 

USC Medical Building 2771 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 1 item
 

Block Ads 2807 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 10 items
 

Concrete Block Ads, Pheniox 2893 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 5 items
 

Space Tech. Lab 2898 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 3 items
 

Indian Wells Hotel, Palm Springs 2935 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 3 items
 

Earl C. Anthony Building Union Bank 2964 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 14 items
 

Hotel Continental 2999 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 2 items
 

Hotel Continental 2999 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 2 items
 

Hal Hibbard House, Kahaub, Utah 3000 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 5 items
 

Julius Epstein Home, Designer Paul Laszlo 3007 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 1 item
 

Hillcrest Medical Building, Portland Cement Association 3110 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 8 items
 

Design Center Building 3115 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 8 items
 

23rd Street Bridge, San Francisco 3131 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 1 item
 

Surfing Cover- PPG 3140 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 7 items
 

Monsanto Exhibit at Disneyland 3147 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 3 items
 

Door Esutchons- PPG 3154 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 5 items
 

Western Airlines, LA International Airport 3165 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 2 items
 

Reuben E. Lee-Sketch 3166 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 1 item
 

Wayne Mfg.-Sweepers at City of Riverside 3185 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 2 items
 

Mesa Lutheran Hospital, Pheniox 3186 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 4 items
 

Stein Eye Center at UCLA 3362 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 2 items
 

Terrazzo Floors- Portland Cement Association 3366 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 1 item
 

Jane Newmark House 3481 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 2 items
 

Rancho California Store 3482 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 12 items
 

Bank of America, Arco Plaza for Celotex 3904 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 4 items
 

Fairmont Foods, Santa Ana, for Celotex 3976 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 4 items
 

Flour Building, Newport Beach, for Celotex 4154 ca. 1950-1965

Physical Description: 5 items